Tunes On TV

Tunes On TV

Music-related TV listings for Sept. 1-7, 2003.
'Whistle Test' DVD Showcases Vintage Performances

'Whistle Test' DVD Showcases Vintage Performances

The U.K.'s legendary '70s and '80s live rock-performance TV series "The Old Grey Whistle Test" (BBC Video) arrives on DVD Sept. 16. The disc contains 28 performance clips from such varied talents as John Lennon, U2, the Police, the Ramones and Bonnie Raitt, along with interviews with such luminaries as Lennon, Elton John, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Robert Plant.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - Australian rocker Ted Mulry dies in a Sydney hospital, following a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He is 49.
ASK BILLBOARD

ASK BILLBOARD

Readers' Questions About Placebo, Opeth And Dio Are Answered.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Steve Wariner receives the 2002 Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award during the Grand Ole Opry's tribute to Minnie Pearl. The previous year's winner, Kathy Mattea, presents the award to Wariner.
Acts Salute Jennings At Red River Fest

Acts Salute Jennings At Red River Fest

The Red River Tribute, set for Sept. 19-20 at Saengerhalle in New Braunfels, Texas, will feature like-minded musicians honoring legendary outlaw Waylon Jennings as best they know how: by playing music their way. Lee Ann Womack, Cross Canadian Ragweed, Billy Joe Shaver, Jason Boland and the Stragglers and Ray Wylie Hubbard will all be on hand.
THE TANGLED WEB

THE TANGLED WEB

The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: Musictoday.com, iTunes and Dashboard Confessional.
American Tune

American Tune

Eva Cassidy's tragic death from melanoma in 1996—five years before her posthumously released album "Songbird" brought her international fame—sadly ended her recording career before it really began.

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