1. Billboard Bits: Bob Dylan, Fu Manchu, Warren Haynes

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Bob Dylan, Fu Manchu, Warren Haynes Performing his first concert in New York since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Bob Dylan left no doubt last night (Nov. 19) about his fondness for the Big Apple and its citizens. As he finished his nearly two-hour set, Dylan addressed the Madison…

  2. Jam Bands Unite For Vann Benefit

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST Phish bassist Mike Gordon, former God Street Wine guitarist/vocalist Lo Faber, keyboardist John Medeski, and avant-garde turntablist DJ Logic were among the musicians that gathered Sunday night at New Phish bassist Mike Gordon, former God Street Wine guitarist/vocalist Lo Faber, keyboardist…

  3. Mary J. Blige, Jewel To Play My VH1 Awards

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mary J. Blige and Jewel have been confirmed to perform at the My VH1 Music Awards, airing live Dec. 2 from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium on the cable music channel. They join previously announced per Mary J. Blige and Jewel have been confirmed to perform at the My VH1 Music Awards,…

  4. Epiphany Opens 'Door' To Mick Jagger Disc

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mick Jagger says he did not set out to make a solo record.After the Rolling Stones' marathon Bridges to Babylon tour two years ago, he wrote a few songs, began recording them at home -- and he suddenl Mick Jagger says he did not set out to make a solo record.After the Rolling Stones'…

  5. Foo Fighters 29 Songs Into Fourth Album

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Foo Fighters have recorded 29 songs for their upcoming fourth RCA album at frontman Dave Grohl's home studio in Virginia, according to a post on the band's <a href="http://www.foofighters.com" TAR The Foo Fighters have recorded 29 songs for their upcoming fourth RCA…

  6. Kiss Eyeing Live Finale As Members Keep Busy

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Members of the Kiss Army can rest assured: bassist Gene Simmons says the band's seemingly never-ending farewell tour is far from over. Despite a recent shake-up in the band's line-up, Simmons said las Members of the Kiss Army can rest assured: bassist Gene Simmons says the band'…

  7. Hot Product

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Garth Brooks, Paul McCartney, Busta Rhymes, Jewel, Natalie Merchant, Shakira, and more. Final Lap To hear Garth Brooks tell it, "Scarecrow" will be the last studio album of his red-hot career. In the 12 years since his self-titled debut, the artist has…

  8. Marc Anthony's Amazing Salsa On 'Libre'

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Marc Anthony is an artist who usually cuts albums in three weeks to a month. But it took him almost nine months -- more than with any other project -- to wrap up his return to salsa after his successf Marc Anthony is an artist who usually cuts albums in three weeks to a month. But it took him…

  9. Déjame Entrar

    November 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST In his follow-up to 1999's successful El Amor de Mi Tierra, Vives offers an album that at least equals its predecessor in content and reach, while also sprinkling in a handful of extraneous elements. In his follow-up to 1999's successful El Amor de Mi Tierra, Vives offers an album…

  10. Pioneer Awards Honor R&B Artists

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Despite being one-third of the Motown team that wrote hits for the Supremes, the Four Tops, and Marvin Gaye, Brian Holland finds it a bit strange to be honored at the 12th annual R&B Pioneer Award Despite being one-third of the Motown team that wrote hits for the Supremes, the Four Tops,…

  11. 'Concert for New York City' CD Due

    November 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST The star-studded Concert for New York City benefit, held at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 20, will be released as a two-CD set Nov. 27 by Columbia. A VHS/DVD will follow on an as-yet-undetermined date The star-studded Concert for New York City benefit, held at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 20…

  12. Promise Ring Eyeing Spring For New Album

    November 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST Indie rock outfit the Promise Ring has finished recording its forthcoming album with producer Stephen Street (the Smiths, Blur, the Cranberries) at Jacob Studios in Surrey, England. Although no album Indie rock outfit the Promise Ring has finished recording its forthcoming album with producer…

  13. Smash Mouth Gearing Up For Album, Tour

    November 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pop/rock act Smash Mouth has begun to confirm tour dates in support of its self-titled third Interscope album. The trek begins Nov. 30 in Omaha, Neb., three days after the new album hits stores. Dates Pop/rock act Smash Mouth has begun to confirm tour dates in support of its self-titled third…

  14. Jewel Doing Things Her 'Way'

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST When singer/songwriter Jewel ventured into the studio for the first time in two years, she insists, she wasn't there to make a record. She was there to make music. "I had quit the business, really. I When singer/songwriter Jewel ventured into the studio for the first time in two…

  15. Brand New Boots and Panties—A Tribute to Ian Dury

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Physically handicapped since contracting polio at age seven, England's Ian Dury—who died of cancer last year at 57—was one of the odder-looking chaps to emerge from the British New Wave Physically handicapped since contracting polio at age seven, England's Ian Dury—who died of…

  16. 'Concert For NYC' Tally Reaches $30 Million

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Concert for New York City has raised more than $30 million for World Trade Center relief efforts, and donations are still being accepted. The running total as of today (Nov. 1) includes money rais The Concert for New York City has raised more than $30 million for World Trade Center relief…

  17. All-Star Album Features New Harrison Track

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST George Harrison's first composition and recording since beginning his much-publicized battle with cancer will be featured on "Small World Big Band," the new album by British musician and broadcaster J George Harrison's first composition and recording since beginning his…

  18. Hope Sandoval Breaks 'Bread'

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mazzy Star singer Hope Sandoval clearly doesn't like doing interviews. In New York to talk about her new solo album, "Bavarian Fruit Bread" -- released Oct. 23 by Rough Trade/Sanctuary, and credited t Mazzy Star singer Hope Sandoval clearly doesn't like doing interviews.…

  19. Billboard Bits: Bono/Stipe/Moby, Crowes, Napster, Rammstein

    October 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Bono/Stipe/Moby, Crowes, Napster, Rammstein U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby made unannounced appearances last night (Oct. 29) in New York, at the second of two anti-violence benefit concerts organized by the Beastie Boys. Prior to the…

  20. Hot Product

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing albums from Michael Jackson, Lenny Kravitz, Enrique Iglesias, Jermaine Dupri, and more. Jackson's Back It's been six years since Michael Jackson released an album of new material. And, befitting the kind of hype that accompanies the self-proclaimed King of Pop's…

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