This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Founding Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby succumbs to AIDS after an eight-year battle with the disease. Crosby, who co-wrote many of the pop-metal band's best-known songs, is 42.
Spike Lee Film Music Takes Center Stage

Spike Lee Film Music Takes Center Stage

Spike Lee's artistic vision isn't just what he sees, but what he hears: And in a new multimedia show called "The Movie Music of Spike Lee and Terence Blanchard," which makes its first U.S. stop in Philadelphia, it's the music of Lee's films that takes center stage.
TLC Members Turn Attention To AIDS Prevention

TLC Members Turn Attention To AIDS Prevention

Concert touring may not be in TLC's future, but Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas are on the road to support a worthy cause: HIV/AIDS education.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone (Douglas Glenn Colvin) is found dead in his Hollywood, Calif., home. He is 50.
Norah Jones 11 Songs Into Next Album

Norah Jones 11 Songs Into Next Album

Grammy-winning vocalist Norah Jones has recorded 11 songs for her next Blue Note album and hopes to release it in 2004. "When we were making it we were like, `Wow, this is a way different record! This is like a funky record!' And then we listened to it again, and we're like, wow it's still a snoozer," she says.
Studdard, Aiken Singles To Go Head-To-Head

Studdard, Aiken Singles To Go Head-To-Head

Consumers will vote with their dollars next week when "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard's debut single is released on the same day as that of runner-up Clay Aiken. Both are due Tuesday (June 10), less than three weeks after the finale of the Fox reality show/talent contest's second season.
DMB's Tinsley Begins Solo Journey

DMB's Tinsley Begins Solo Journey

After years of toying with the idea, Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley tells Billboard.com the decision to record his Bama Rags/RCA solo debut.
Wallflowers Grow Acoustic Tour

Wallflowers Grow Acoustic Tour

Following a handful of appearances on Midwest festival bills to open July, the Wallflowers will head west for a brief "semi-acoustic tour."

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