I have good news for those of you who have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of your Jersey Jack Godfather Collector's Edition pinball machines. Production of CE's for customers in the United States has begun. Look at all these playfields about to go into cabinets (see below).
Speaking of Jersey Jack Pinball, the company's recent charitable collaboration with Mark Tremonti and Slash for "Take A Chance For Charity" and the National Down Syndrome Society was a huge success. All 500 limited edition records created for the event sold in an hour raising $20,000 for the cause. Kudos to JJP and the stars for helping such a worthy charity.
JJP is going to add the song to its Godfather pinball machines in a future update. I have embedded the video about the fundraiser and song below.
"Welcome to our exclusive behind-the-scenes journey into the making of "Speak Softly Love," an extraordinary musical collaboration featuring Grammy-award winning musician Mark Tremonti, the Frank Sinatra Band, and iconic rock guitarist Slash. This video provides an insider's look at the recording process, the inspiration behind the project, and the remarkable charitable cause it supports.
In this captivating footage, witness the Palisade Theater in Chicago, Illinois, transform into a musical sanctuary as Mark Tremonti and the Frank Sinatra Orchestra bring the timeless melody of "Speak Softly Love" to life. As the recording unfolds, immerse yourself in the magic of their combined talents, showcasing their remarkable synergy and passion for music.
The purpose of this recording is remarkable. The song will find its place within Jersey Jack Pinball's latest pinball machine, The Godfather 50th Anniversary, adding an extra layer of nostalgia and emotion to the gameplay. But it doesn't stop there—this musical masterpiece will also be released as a limited edition (500 pieces) 45 vinyl record. Side A features Mark Tremonti's soulful rendition of "Speak Softly Love," while Side B showcases Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Slash, delivering an electrifying guitar version.
What makes this vinyl record truly special is that each limited edition copy will bear the authentic signatures of both Mark Tremonti and Slash. Furthermore, the proceeds from the sale of these records will be dedicated to Mark Tremonti's Take A Chance for Charity, supporting the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS).
Throughout this video, you'll hear from Mark Tremonti and Jersey Jack Pinball Lead Designer, Eric Meunier, who share their insights and excitement about recording the song and incorporating various versions of "Speak Softly Love" into the pinball machine.
Prepare to be enchanted as you witness the creation of a musical masterpiece, the coming together of extraordinary talents, and the impact it will have on a charitable cause. Join us in celebrating the union of Mark Tremonti, the Frank Sinatra Orchestra, Slash, and Jersey Jack Pinball as they create something truly unforgettable.
Don't miss this rare opportunity to go behind the scenes and witness the birth of a musical legacy."