SONGVEST To Partner With Black Sheep's Willie Basse For Album Sales Auction To Benefit Charity

SongVest Has Announced Their Next Major Online Auction Will Take Place Nov 1-21 At And Will Include 'Trouble In The Streets,' The Debut Album From Classic Metal Band Black Sheep

Online PR News – 12-October-2010 – – SongVest, the company that reinvented the music memorabilia business by offering the ultimate fan collectable - the songs themselves - has announced their next major online auction will take place Nov 1-21 at and will include 'Trouble In The Streets', the debut album from classic metal band Black Sheep.

'Trouble In The Streets' turns 25 years old in November and to celebrate this milestone band founder Willie Basse will be auctioning a percentage of the album's re-release sales.

Willie Basse states, "I'm holding an online auction called 'Rock For Recovery' to give fans a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a part of this album and benefit some of my favorite charities with a portion of proceeds!"

"This Special Limited Edition CD" will include a previously unreleased track that features a guitar solo by Gilbert that is unmatched.
Fans and collectors have three unique packages to bid on:

This Platinum Edition includes:
• 10% of the Album's Sales
• Executive Producer credit on the reissue CD
• Personalized, one-of-kind platinum album award and signed CD
• LIFETIME Backstage Pass to any Willie Basse, or Black Sheep Concerts (with Advanced Notice)
• Presentation of album award at WILLIE BASSE / Steel Panther performance on Dec 6th 2010 at the Key Club in Hollywood (travel and accommodations paid for by purchaser)

This Gold Edition includes:
• 1.5% of the Album's sales
• Personalized, one-of-kind Gold album award and signed CD
• Backstage Pass to any Willie Basse, or Black Sheep Concerts (with Advanced Notice)
• Autographed Black Sheep / Willie Basse CD Catalog

This Silver Edition includes:
• .5% of the Album's sales
• Personalized, one-of-kind silver album award and signed CD
• Autographed Black Sheep / Willie Basse CD Catalog

Monies raised from the auction and Willie Basse's 25th Anniversary Tour will benefit Childhaven, N.A.M.I. and MAP (Musicians Assistance Program) - for more info visit

The auction will end at 2PM EST on Sunday, Nov 21. Fans can register now at and go behind the scenes through a video of Willie Basse to learn the inside scoop about the album.

About "Trouble In The Streets"

BLACK SHEEP "Trouble In The Streets" features PAUL GILBERT (Racer-X / Mr Big) on guitars. This was his first LA band recording in late 1984 that set the pace for many musicians and bands of the now infamous "Sunset Strip Era." The album was never issued on CD and is a much sought after collector's item fetching as high as $57.50 for unopened vinyl on sites like eBay.

About SongVest

Since 2007, SongVest has offered music fans, collectors, and investors the unique opportunity to share the royalties with the writers of their favorite music. Past auctions have included the rights to songs recorded by Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Carrie Underwood, Ringo Starr, Ozzy Osbourne, and The Monkees.