This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - Alan Jackson and his wife, Denise, lead 2,300 motorcyclists on a charity ride in Nashville. Jackson is grand marshal for Rolling Titan Thunder 3, benefiting the Chris Sanders Foundation for the homeless and the veteran's group Operation Stand Down.
Lonestar Takes 'Front Porch' On The Road

Lonestar Takes 'Front Porch' On The Road

Country quartet Lonestar will embark next month on the 22-city Acoustic on the Front Porch tour, set to kick off Oct. 23 in Columbus, Ohio. The group will be supporting its career-spanning disc "Greatest Hits -- From There to Here" (BNA/RLG), released earlier this year.
'Idol' Finalist Locke Signs With Curb

'Idol' Finalist Locke Signs With Curb

Kimberley Locke, who finished in third place behind Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken on the second season of "American Idol," has been signed to Curb Records.
Series Gears Classical To Infant 'Playful Minds'

Series Gears Classical To Infant 'Playful Minds'

The children's music arena has been awash with classical recordings aimed at parents of newborns since a much-publicized late 1990s book "The Mozart Effect" claimed that infants' intelligence could be increased through repeated exposure to classical music.
Jane's Addiction 'Strays' Toward Gravity Games

Jane's Addiction 'Strays' Toward Gravity Games

Jane's Addiction is a last-minute addition to this year's Gravity Games and will to perform Sept. 12 at the fifth annual event in Cleveland. Also featuring Static X and Simple Plan, who will headline on different evenings next week, the concerts are a part of what promoters are calling "the ultimate sports, music, and lifestyle festival on the planet."
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - R&B artist Erma Franklin, who sang backup for her better-known sister Aretha, dies of cancer in Detroit. She is 64.
THE TANGLED WEB

THE TANGLED WEB

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