McCartney, Peppers To Rock Bridge School

McCartney, Peppers To Rock Bridge School

Paul McCartney, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tony Bennett, Sonic Youth, Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Los Lonely Boys and Tegan & Sara will join event founder Neil Young on the bill for the 18th annual Bridge School Benefit. The shows will be held Oct. 23-24 at Shoreline Amphitheatre outside San Francisco.
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Westerberg Indulges His 'Folker' Side

Westerberg Indulges His 'Folker' Side

Rarely does a recording artist resist the urge to extrapolate in longwinded fashion about their latest project. When prompted, most will discuss both broad concepts and minute details with equal aplomb. But most artists aren't Paul Westerberg.
Beyoncé Notches Quadruple Platinum

Beyoncé Notches Quadruple Platinum

As her public reunion with Destiny's Child nears, Beyoncé is celebrating her debut solo album's quadruple platinum certification last month by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
'Hello Dolly': Parton Plans Career-Spanning Tour

'Hello Dolly': Parton Plans Career-Spanning Tour

Dolly Parton will hit the road this fall for her most extensive tour in decades. Hello, I'm Dolly will find the artist performing material from throughout her storied career, from early country favorites and pop hits to recent recordings that revisit her bluegrass roots. The outing kicks off Oct. 14 in Greenville, S.C.
FCC To Fine CBS-Owned Stations Over Jackson

FCC To Fine CBS-Owned Stations Over Jackson

Janet Jackson's televised bare breast flash earlier this year will result in a record $550,000 fine for 20 CBS stations, U.S. Federal Communications Commission officials said.
Top Acts Rally For Second 'Sudan' Benefit

Top Acts Rally For Second 'Sudan' Benefit

On the heels of the recently announced "Songs for Sudan" downloadable benefit album, Waxploitation Records is eyeing a late November release for another collection to benefit the war-town African country.
Verve Best-Of Boasts Unreleased Cuts

Verve Best-Of Boasts Unreleased Cuts

The legacy of U.K. rock act the Verve will be celebrated on the CD "This Is Music: The Singles 92-92" and a "Best of" DVD of music videos.
Court To Hip-Hop Nation: No Free Samples

Court To Hip-Hop Nation: No Free Samples

A federal appeals court ruled yesterday (Sept. 7) that rap artists should pay for every musical sample included in their work -- even minor, unrecognizable snippets of music.
McGraw Lives Large At No. 1

McGraw Lives Large At No. 1

Tim McGraw is living it up on top of The Billboard 200 as his latest Curb set "Live Like You Were Dying" notches a second week at No. 1. Although the title suffered a 70% sales decline, according to Nielsen SoundScan, a U.S. sales total of 227,000 copies is enough to stave off three top 5 debuts.

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