Billboard.com has linked with software developer Broadjam to create a comprehensive online music search service that will provide entertainment and media professionals with a central source of copyright and music licensing information.
2000 - Chicago bluesman and APO Records artist Jimmie Lee Robinson starts a ""hunger fast"" in an effort to stop the University Of Illinois At Chicago's (UIC) south campus expansion plans in the city's Maxwell Street district, often cited as the birthplace of Chicago blues.
Arriving just weeks prior to Lucky Dog/ Sony Nashville's star-studded tribute to Cash (Kindred Spirits, featuring Dylan and Springsteen), Dressed in Black seems certain to be overlooked, as it sports a lineup of such little-known but respected artists as Rosie Flores and Bruce Robison.
Longtime fans of Deep Forest will be more than a little startled by the initial strains of opening track "Endangered Species," which interweaves aggressive fuzz-guitar riffs with a thunderous, arena-styled backbeat.
Following the international success of 2000's Yo No Fui, Pedro Fernández returns more Mexican—and more accessible—than ever with an album that often taps into older, rarely recorded repertoire, as well as new material, all arranged with respect for tradition and with an ear for contemporary taste.