2001 - Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the group's Web site states, "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways. Both Limp Bizkit and Borland will continue to pursue their respective musical careers."
At first glance, this disc's track listing seems rather peculiar: It's somehow unjust to put Bob Marley and Desmond Dekker songs on the same album with Inner Circle's "Bad Boys," Third World's "Now That We've Found Love" and/or—yikes!—Big Mountain's cover of Peter Frampton's "Baby I Love Your Way." But, in this context, all these styles—from roots reggae to cheese reggae—work.
Chris Thomas King played bluesman Tommy Johnson in the Coen Brothers' celebrated film O Brother, Where Art Thou?, but anyone who expects Thomas' new album to be a sortie through traditional blues is in for a jolt.
Luscious and dreamy, pianist/composer/ singer Eliane Elias' first album on Bluebird Jazz is a collection of original tracks on which Elias mixes her straight-ahead jazz improvisations with a wide range of Brazilian influences.