Songwriter Felice Bryant Dies

Songwriter Felice Bryant Dies

Felice Bryant, who co-wrote the Everly Brothers' "Wake Up Little Susie" and "Bye Bye Love," and Buddy Holly's "Raining in My Heart," died today (April 22) at her home in Gatlinburg, Tenn., performing rights organization BMI said. She was 77.
First Federal Lawsuit Filed In R.I. Club Fire

First Federal Lawsuit Filed In R.I. Club Fire

The first federal lawsuit stemming from the Feb. 20 fire at Rhode Island nightclub the Station was filed this morning (April 22) in U.S. District Court in Providence. The incident during a concert by Great White killed 99 people.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2000 - Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show, on the eve of Easter Sunday, the newly married couple performs "How Great Thou Art."
Memphis Bleek Roars Back On New Album

Memphis Bleek Roars Back On New Album

Rapper Memphis Bleek will release his first album in three years, "M.A.D.E.," June 24 via Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam. The artist has kept a fairly low profile since the 2000 release of "The Understanding," while he cared for an older brother who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident. A number of high-profile guests appear on "M.A.D.E.," including Jay-Z, Trick Daddy, and Donell Jones.
Pre-Fame Norah Jones Vocals On New Disc

Pre-Fame Norah Jones Vocals On New Disc

Well before she began work on her Grammy-winning debut album, Norah Jones spent a few months working with New York singer/songwriter Peter Malick, touring the Northeast U.S., and recording with his group. The results of that late 2000 pairing will be released on "New York City," a five-song EP by the Peter Malick Group featuring Norah Jones.
U.K. Pop Outfit S Club To Disband

U.K. Pop Outfit S Club To Disband

British pop group S Club ended months of speculation yesterday (April 21) with the announcement that it will officially call it a day at end of May. The six remaining members of the band -- Rachel Stevens, Bradley Macintosh, Tina Barrett, Hannah Spearritt, Jon Lee, and Jo O'Meara -- broke the news during a performance at London's Dockland Arena.
Tricky Shows His 'Vulnerable' Side

Tricky Shows His 'Vulnerable' Side

Ever evolving U.K.-based hip-hop/electronica artist Tricky has set a June 17 release date for his seventh studio album, "Vulnerable." The set will be released worldwide on the artist's own Brown Punk Records label through Sanctuary, except in the U.K. and Europe, where it will go through Epitaph.
DOJ Backs RIAA In Verizon Copyright Suit

DOJ Backs RIAA In Verizon Copyright Suit

In a major victory for record companies, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has sided with the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in its ongoing lawsuit against Internet service provider Verizon Communications.
Fine Tuning

Fine Tuning

An in-depth look at the musical highlights of the April 21-27, 2003, TV schedule.
HOT PRODUCT

HOT PRODUCT

Previewing new releases by Madonna, Daniel Lanois, Blue Man Group, the Yardbirds, and more.

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