Heartache in Memphis Compiles Best of Music from Memphians


The Memphis Music Foundation has teamed up with Indie Memphis and the Memphis Shelby County Film Commission to create a Memphis music sampler for music supervisors and creative directors. On November 3rd, in conjunction with the launch of the Indie Memphis Film Festival, Heartache in Memphis, a compilation of 20 songs will be available to stream live on SoundCloud.
A limited number of CDs will be available at the Indie Memphis Film Festival.


“Memphis music is so many things. We have wellspring of diverse sounds. The theme of heartache gives music directors and music supervisors a thematic perspective,” noted Memphis Music Foundation Director of Development & Communications, Pat Mitchell. “Heartache in Memphis explores heartache through a diverse collection of artists.”

The Heartache in Memphis selection committee included representatives from Indie Memphis, The Memphis Music Foundation, The Memphis Shelby County Film Commission and members of the Music Resource Center.

Included in Heartache in Memphis are
Furry Lewis “Worried Blues”
Amy LeVere “Cry My Eyes Out”
Grace Askew “Jupe”
Nancy Apple “Hard Luck ‘N’ Old Dogs”
Susan Marshall “It’s Hitting Me”
Black Rock Revival “Lola Falana”
Deering and Down “Love is a Rock”
The Bo-Keys “Sundown on Beale”
Trashed Romeos “Gotta Find New Love”
Tiger High “Why Oh Why”
Jeffrey James and the Haul “Rain’s Coming Down”
Chris Milan “Always in Love”
Glorie “Water Drops”
Hot Freak Nation “12th of Never”
Marcela Pinilla “Mientras No Estes” (While You Were Away)
Jim Mize “Looking for You”
Star & Micey “Carly”
The Late Show “Judy”
The Tim Terry Experience “Can’t Get You”
Musaria featuring Saturna “Moment” (jazz re-mix)


China Singapore IN-CONCERT 2010 at Poly Theatre, Beijing


CHINA-SINGAPORE IN-CONCERT 2010 is a celebration of twenty years of entertainment culture. The multi-artist concert extravaganza showcases world class artists in music, film and television. The event marks the first bi-lateral concert of its kind involving performances from major music, film, and television celebrities of the past 20 years from both countries. It was recorded at the Beijing Poly Theater for broadcast during the month of October to over 100 million viewers.

As one of the most important and historical events to be co-produced by China and Singapore, the concert is an ambitious mutual collaboration between the Media Development Authority (MDA) and the China Broadcasting and Performing-Arts Troupe (CBPAG) and commemorates the 20th Anniversary of China-Singapore Diplomatic relations and cultural connections.

“We are proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of established diplomatic relations between China and Singapore this year by jointly presenting China Singapore In-Concert 2010 as a symbol of the cultural exchange between two countries that have long shared the same affinity for culture and values,” said Mr. Wang Shu Wei, China Broadcasting Performance Arts Group (CBPAG) General Manager and co-host of the China-Singapore In-Concert 2010.

Dr. Tan Chin Nam, Chairman, Media Development Authority (MDA) of Singapore commented, “The China-Singapore In-Concert 2010 performances are sure to rekindle memories of the countless classic memorable music pieces dating back over twenty years that have become a familiar language linking Chinese and Singaporeans.”

“In both countries, we believe that the performance of classic film and television theme songs will inject new dynamism into the media ties between the two countries and I look forward to continued collaborations between China and Singapore in Music, Film, and Television,” said Zhang Pi Min, Vice-Minister, State of Administration of Radio, Film, and Television of China.

“China-Singapore In-Concert 2010 is the culmination of twenty years of cultural exchanges between the two countries. It is one of many new and brilliant China and Singapore media enterprise collaborations that we believe appeal to international audiences,” said Dr. Christopher Chia , CEO Media Development Authority (MDA) of Singapore.

Shan Xiao Yang, General Manager, China Radio Film, and Television Cultural Performance Co., LTD said, “We are proud of the tremendous determination and goodwill exemplified by both countries’ leaders as well as the incredibly talented performers of the past twenty years who were able to come together in such a short period of time in order to achieve this massive production.”

“This event is not only symbolic of the alliance between the two countries, it demonstrates the ability of two closely connected friends working together to bring some of the best singers and artists from both countries performing on one stage,” said Yeo Chun Chang, Chief Information Officer and Director, Broadcast and Music, Media Development Authority (MDA) of Singapore.

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