June 9, 2011
/PRNewswire/ -- ValCom, Inc. (VLCO.PK) announced today that it has started the process of re-mastering its audio library in preparation for a major international release of 4 music albums and a feature film.
In the process of re-mastering the audio library, company representatives have had their first opportunity to listen to rare and unreleased performances of
, The Platters,
Ike and Tina Turner
, and many others from the early 1960s.
On one master tape, Elvis is featured in a studio session along with the legendary vocal group The Platters. The session was produced by
and engineered by Elvis's long-time, personal engineer Bones Howe. It was a joint effort between The Platters,
, and Elvis to produce an anniversary album that included renditions of
The Great Pretender
Love Me Tender
Mack the Knife
Don't Be Cruel
The first play-out of the master tapes took place in an undisclosed
recording studio with ValCom CEO,
and a team of recording and television industry executives in attendance.
"The quality of the master tapes is pristine! It was an incredible experience to hear performances from these pioneers of rock & roll. This is the first step of many in monetizing our library and bringing revenue and earnings creating shareholder value," stated
, President and CEO of ValCom.
Also in attendance in
, a music industry veteran who is responsible for generating millions of dollars in music sales and is credited with breaking multiple music artists including
No Doubt, The Goo Goo Dolls,
. Wertman has been tapped to work with ValCom in producing a minimum of 4 albums that will be distributed in an output deal with Universal.
ValCom and Wertman will also be collaborating to produce a feature film that tells the true story of The Platters. The 4 albums and feature film are the first of many products that will be developed by ValCom utilizing the vast resources available in its content library.