1. 43TunesOnTV

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Oct. 21-27, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 21 "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists: Carlos Santana, Michelle Branch. "Intimate Portrait: Pat Benatar," Lifetime Channel…

  2. Contemporary: Original Jazz Classics Sampler

    October 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The 1950s and early '60s were the heyday of the indie jazz label, and it wasn't just Blue Note. For some years, Berkeley, Calif.-based Fantasy Inc. The 1950s and early '60s were the heyday of the indie jazz label, and it wasn't just Blue Note. For some years, Berkeley,…

  3. Anne Murray Enjoys Croonin' Country

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Calling the work "the highlight of my recording career," Canadian singer Anne Murray says recording her new album, "Country Croonin'," was "more fun than I've ever had in the studio. I knew all of the words to…

  4. System Invites Fans To 'Steal This Album'

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock outfit System Of A Down has compiled a host of odds and ends on "Steal This Album," which will be released in late November or early December by American Recordings/Columbia. The final tra Modern rock outfit System Of A Down has compiled a host of odds and ends on "…

  5. Jerusalem

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Living up to his reputation as the voice of Americana, Steve Earle comments on a post-Sept. Living up to his reputation as the voice of Americana, Steve Earle comments on a post-Sept. 11 world with the gravity and complexity that the subject deserves. Unabashedly political, Jerusalem decries…

  6. The Art of Translation

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Grits is a talented duo propelled by the skills of Teron "Bonafied" Carter and Stacy "Coffee" Jones. Grits is a talented duo propelled by the skills of Teron "Bonafied" Carter and Stacy "Coffee" Jones. Previous efforts garnered Grits exposure on BET and…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>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 wil 2001 - Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the…

  8. Almost 'Idol' Guarini Signs Recording Pact

    October 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Justin Guarini, the hopeful singer that U.S. television viewers got to know through the Fox series "American Idol," has taken another step toward the big time. Guarini, who was runner up to Kelly Clar Justin Guarini, the hopeful singer that U.S. television viewers got to know…

  9. Hot Product

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from "American Idol," LeAnn Rimes, the Rolling Stones, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and more. You're My 'Idol' The media blitz from Fox's "American Idol" continues with "American Idol: Greatest Moments," due this week from…

  10. Randy Travis 'Rises' To The Occasion

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Randy Travis spent years preparing for the release of his first Christian album, "Inspirational Journey," in 2000. The project fulfilled a long-held personal goal. Now having taken the plunge, he's back with "Rise & Shine.…

  11. Girls of Grace

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT At a time when many successful artists aren't mindful of their platform and the impact their music can have on young people, Christian pop foursome Point of Grace (POG) understand the responsibility a At a time when many successful artists aren't mindful of their platform and the…

  12. Although he left an indelible mark on the world

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Although he left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment—mastering film, TV, and stage—the achievements of Danny Kaye have largely evaded modern-day scrutiny. Although he left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment—mastering film, TV, and stage—the achievements of Danny Kaye…

  13. RCA Compiles Memorable 'Moments' From 'Idol'

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fox's "American Idol" reality series will be chronicled on the collection "American Idol: Greatest Moments," due Oct. 1 from RCA. The single-disc compilation will be the first full-length album featur Fox's "American Idol" reality series will be…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an assembly held in his honor at Gibbs High Scholl, the country singer is greeted by local dignitaries and faculty from 2000 - Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an…

  15. Billboard Bits: Cole/Price, Lyricist Lounge, Wainwright

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Billboard Bits: Natalie Cole and Kelly Price at the Avon Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer concert and awards, Lyricist Lounge tour postponed, and Rufus Wainwright schedules a handful of shows. Natalie Cole -- who will release her debut Verve album, "Ask a Woman Who Knows," tomorrow …

  16. All Right Here

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Last year's Conversations propelled this talented songwriter from witty, charming high-school English teacher to one of Christian music's most highly acclaimed new artists. Last year's Conversations propelled this talented songwriter from witty, charming high-school English…

  17. Speak Those Things: POL Chapter 3

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As one of very few who can truly take credit for ushering gospel into the era of modern urban and R&B music, anything Fred Hammond does is closely watched. As one of very few who can truly take credit for ushering gospel into the era of modern urban and R&B music, anything Fred…

  18. Life Is Looking 'Up' For Peter Gabriel

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Peter Gabriel laughs heartily when he ponders the intensely dark tone of "Up," his first studio effort in a decade, due Sept. 24 via Geffen. "I'm just a happy-go-lucky fellow, aren't I?" he says, smiling. "…

  19. Into Your Head

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Who imagined that three guys from Northern England would write the quintessential American pop album of 2002? Throughout Into Your Head, BBMak demonstrates what two years in the trenches can do for yo Who imagined that three guys from Northern England would write the quintessential American…

  20. 'Let's Roll' Compilation Benefits Beamer Foundation

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Let's roll" were among the last words spoken by Todd Beamer, who joined a group of passengers that confronted the hijackers of United Flight 93 on Sept. 11. The same words serve as the title of an ec "Let's roll" were among the last words spoken by Todd Beamer,…

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