MI2N
Music Industry News Network
MONDAY, JANUARY 26TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 01-17-2013

Praise Continues For New Studio Project From Bobby Brooks Wilson

Bookmark and Share
Website: http://www.plateaumusic.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Praise Continues For New Studio Project From Bobby Brooks Wilson
It’s About Time Receives High Marks From Critics, Industry Vets And Fellow Performers Alike


Nashville, TN (Jan 17, 2013) – Critics on both sides of the Atlantic continue to heap praise on It’s About Time, the brand new release from Bobby Brooks Wilson. From the UK, Juke Blues Magazine reviewer Ray Ellis says, “Bobby Brooks Wilson’s vocal similarity to that of his father Jackie Wilson is quite remarkable: his passion and fortitude on this finely tuned set of well-known songs and original material is only matched by his fascinating story as revealed by Motown PR guru Al Abrams.”

Sharon Davis of SoulMusic.com says, “Am listening to the CD now and my first impression is one of OMG!!!! Bobby has a rich commanding voice and I love the full support vocals. It's sophisticated and spine tingling in places, particularly when he covers Jackie's originals. Although having said that I particularly love 'I Can't Love You Anymore.'”

LA based music journalist Larry Buford in his review for EURweb.com declares, “They say he’s the son of legendary singer Jackie Wilson. After seeing his photo and listening to just the first few songs on his CD I don’t care if he is or not, Bobby Brooks Wilson (BBW) looks and sounds like Jackie reincarnated, and that’s something very refreshing for today’s music scene – a real true, distinguishable singer! No over-produced and overwhelming production – just some finely crafted musicianship with a Southern Soul flavor that’s been absent for too long...”

The brainchild of Plateau Music’s Tony Mantor, It’s About Time features a unique mix of new songs and classic R&B. While a four song EP is currently available through iTunes (with release of the full 12 song CD audio package scheduled for a 2013 release), the full 12 song CD packaged with The Jackie Wilson Family Scrapbook, a special limited production commemorative collector's item booklet featuring text by Al Abrams along with rare and never before seen photographs, is available exclusively from Plateau Music by logging onto their website and clicking the Cool Stuff button.

But it is not just the critics that are talking about It’s About Time. After hearing the CD, Paul Nixon the creator of Cellarfull of Motown and Motown Anthologies said, “Somewhere up in 'soul heaven' the late great Jackie Wilson must be as proud as a peacock over his long lost son, Bobby Brooks Wilson who through various reasons never knew his father. Following in his father’s footsteps, Bobby who sounds uncannily like his pop releases the album, It's About Time. Overcoming personal tragedies that read like a work of fiction, Bobby sings some of his father’s finest moments such as “I Got The Sweetest Feeling,” “Higher and Higher,” “Lonely Teardrops,” and an amazing version of Otis Redding's “I've Been Loving You Too Long.” How apt it the title of this album for it truly is About Time.”

Legendary performer Bill Medley (The Righteous Brothers) weighs in with "Great production, great vocal, great songs, I'm really proud of Bobby." From her home in Essex, England, Suzi Quatro (The Pleasure Seekers, Cradle) says, “I have listened to Bobby's CD...and enjoyed it very much... shades of Jackie for sure, but still pure Bobby. He will definitely keep the 'Wilson' torch burning bright.”

For more reviews and comments about It’s About Time go to www.plateaumusic.com and click on the Reviews page.

When not on the road performing, Bobby is writing his autobiography detailing how this U.S. Navy veteran's uncanny ability to not only sound like the late great Jackie Wilson but to mimic him in mannerism and even speech lead to a series of events that culminated in his discovery that he had come by his ability to replicate Jackie Wilson quite naturally…because the elder Wilson was actually his father.

Bobby Brooks Wilson is scheduling media appearances for 2013 to share his compelling story. Contact Tony Mantor for availability.

####


For More Information Contact:
Plateau Music
Tony Mantor
615-379-1068
tony@plateaumusic.com

Thompson Entertainment Group
Chuck Thompson
615-742-8004 x2
cthompson@thompsonentertainmentgroup.com




Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

MarilynMusic Welcomes You To A Creative And Fruitful 2015

The Beijing Underground Showcase No1

"An Afternoon Of Artist Development" With Appearances And Panels With GRAMMY®-Winners Colbie Caillat And Toby Gad To Be Held In Anaheim

IQzic Music Discovery And Funding Platform Announces January 26th Launch

Cosmpolitan Country Artist, Rhea Francani, Releases Debut Single "Dizzy" To World Market January 20, 2015

Chinese Singer Ruhan Jia Heads To Paris To Introduce Her Album "Smile"

Hyphenics Presents Transmission In Shanghai, January 30 2015

Hip-Hop/Reggae Music Group BIMB Family Creates New Sub-Genre "Dub 2.0"



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Shazam Announces $30 Million Investment At $1 Billion Valuation
» Back To The Future Sounds: Moog Recommences Manufacturing Large Format Modular Synthesizers
» Nettwerk Music Group Acquires Robot Of The Century Music
» Introducing: Uphoric, The Global Festival Television Network
» GIVE ME A BREAK Radio Our Guest Thom Bresh
» PledgeMusic Names Alissa Crevier To Global Head Of Brand
» New Parlor Guitars Website Launched
» MODEST MOUSE SET TO HEADLINE Tampa’s Gasparilla Music Festival 2015
» 10th Anniversary CD Reissue & First Time Vinyl Release Of The Landmark Pink Floyd Tribute Album Back Against The Wall!
» The Doobie Brothers To Receive Music Biz 2015 Chairman’s Award


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Red Bull Music Academy Sessions Kicks Off China Tour
» Red Bull Music Academy Accepting Applications For Paris Academy
» Nasty 8-bit Zombie GUIGUISUISUI Begins 2015 Tour
» Hyphenics Presents Transmission At Shanghai's URVC
» Vintage King Launches "Make Your Mark" Video Series
» Music Therapy May Provide Hope To Alzheimer And Parkinson Sufferers
» Asia Society: Shanghai / New York: Future Histories
» Is Nashville's New "It" City Status Threatening Its Musical Roots?
» The Connect Sessions: An Extravaganza Presented By SPIN And Powered By Microsoft
» BMG Signs Worldwide Rights Management Deal With Chinese Music Company Giant Jump
» CMA Gives Snapshot Into Music Discovery Behavior
» How To Manage Your Talent: FIVE Realistic Tips For Success

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.