May 17, 1987 |
In this feature, The Times' pop-music writers spotlight albums--old or new, obscure or mainstream--to which they have a special attachment. Album: "WOMAD Talking Book, Volume Three: An Introduction to Europe." History: WOMAD stands for World of Music, Arts and Dance, and England's WOMAD Foundation describes itself as an "educational charity dedicated to promoting and introducing to a wide audience music from around the world."
December 16, 2001 |
Remember Bruce Willis' stab at a recording career in the '80s? He doesn't mind if you don't--he's not exactly a big fan himself of the two albums he made for Motown Records before that pursuit kind of, well, died hard. Now he's getting back into the music business--not to make albums of his own, but to provide a home for music he believes is important but marginalized by the major labels and radio. To that end, the actor is launching his own label, Uptop Music Corp.