THE DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET
PRODUCER: Teo Macero
5.1 MIX ENGINEER: Mark Wilder
Columbia/Legacy CS 65122
Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison
PRODUCER: Bob Johnston
5.1 MIX ENGINEER: Thom Cadley
Columbia/Legacy CK 65955
This follow-up to the Cleveland native's 2000 debut, My Thoughts—which featured R&B/pop hits "Separated" and "My First Love"—finds the singer/songwriter joining creative forces again with producer/multi-instrumentalist Steve Huff.
Goo Goo Dolls have begun confirming dates for a North American tour in support of their latest Warner Bros. album, "Gutterflower," released this week. The first six dates begin May 23 in Houston and will be preceded by a May 3 show at the Astoria in London.
Two New York tribute events are in the works for May 19, which would have been late Ramones frontman Joey Ramone's 51st birthday, Billboard.com has learned. Ramone's mother Charlotte Lesher and brother Mickey Leigh are organizing a benefit concert at the Bowery Ballroom, which will raise funds for the not-for-profit Joey Ramone Cure for Lymphoma fund. Lineup and ticket information is still being finalized.
Veteran British electronic duo Pet Shop Boys has lined up a spring/summer world tour due to kick off May 14 in Miami. The trek crosses over to Europe beginning June 12 in Madrid and concludes with 12 dates in the group's U.K. home base. It comes in support of the pair's eighth EMI studio album, "Release," which debuts this week at No. 5 on the European Top 100 Albums chart. The set is due April 23 in North America.