Speak Those Things: POL Chapter 3

Speak Those Things: POL Chapter 3

As one of very few who can truly take credit for ushering gospel into the era of modern urban and R&B music, anything Fred Hammond does is closely watched.
Johnny Cash at Madison Square Garden

Johnny Cash at Madison Square Garden

A tuxedo-clad Johnny Cash must have cut an imposing figure when he took the stage at New York's Madison Square Garden in December 1969, performing songs about prison, cocaine, and murder alongside gospel hymns and patriotic antiwar sentiments (as a self-proclaimed "dove with claws").
Spirit Dancer

Spirit Dancer

In the first release since the death of founding member Van Stephenson, BlackHawk's Henry Paul and Dave Robbins combine big-picture themes with catchy melodies, and the trademark BlackHawk harmonies remain intact behind Paul's distinctive lead vocal.
Grandes Hits

Grandes Hits

Mexican balladeer Cristian has had a remarkable career of radio hits penned by some of Latin music's best-regarded writers.
Roots of Our Nature

Roots of Our Nature

This meeting of the masters involves Steve Miller Band vet Norton Buffalo and producer/slide guitar wiz Roy Rogers.
Flesh on Flesh

Flesh on Flesh

Guitarist Al Di Meola returns to the bins after a three-year absence with a jazz project worthy of our undivided attention.
La Musica Della Mafia: Il Canto di Malavita

La Musica Della Mafia: Il Canto di Malavita

Like Buena Vista Social Club before it, La Musica Della Mafia sheds light on a traditional folk music that until now, went highly unnoticed by the masses.
Matchbox Spreads 'Disease'

Matchbox Spreads 'Disease'

"Disease," a track co-written by singer Rob Thomas and the Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger, has been tapped as the first radio single from matchbox twenty's new Atlantic album, "More Than You Think You Are." The song will be sent Sept. 30 to U.S. radio outlets for airplay consideration. Although the two artists worked together on the song, Jagger does not appear on the recording.
Pearl Jam Single Hits The Net

Pearl Jam Single Hits The Net

"I Am Mine," the first single from Pearl Jam's upcoming album "Riot Act," is being previewed online beginning today (Sept. 13) via AOL's First Listen (keyword: First Listen) program and Netscape Music.
Tillis To Tour Again

Tillis To Tour Again

Veteran country artist Mel Tillis says he's going to begin touring again beginning next year. This after a 45-year career that has yielded more than 60 albums. The 70-year-old entertainer has a full slate of dates in Branson, Mo., and a few road dates scheduled through October.
TLC To Issue '3D' Tribute To Lopes

TLC To Issue '3D' Tribute To Lopes

R&B superstar act TLC is set to release "3D" -- the group's fourth album and first since the death of group member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes earlier this year. Due Nov. 12 via Arista, the album will be the follow-up to 1999's "Fanmail," which debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 4.68 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan.

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