1. LaBelle, Scott Pair For 'Purple' Song

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Patti Labelle and Jill Scott are teaming up to record the single "What About Love?" from the Broadway musical version of "The Color Purple." The duet will be released as a bonus track on a cast album Patti Labelle and Jill Scott are teaming up to record the single "…

  2. Glitter Claims He Was Teaching, Not Abusing

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gary Glitter has denied child molestation allegations in Vietnam, telling police he was just teaching English to young girls, state media reported today (Nov. 22). Gary Glitter has denied child molestation allegations in Vietnam, telling police he was just teaching English to young girls,…

  3. Nickel Creek / Nov. 19, 2005 / Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Theatre)

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The trio of SoCal twentysomethings, who have played together since they were preteens in San Diego, long ago apparently decided not to decide. In terms of art Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The trio of SoCal twentysomethings, who have…

  4. Gary Glitter Detained In Vietnam

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former British rock star Gary Glitter has been taken into custody in a southern Vietnamese resort city following allegations that he indulged in lewd acts with a minor, police officials said. Former British rock star Gary Glitter has been taken into custody in a southern Vietnamese resort…

  5. CMAs: Rascal Flats Wins!

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rascal Flatts accepts CMA vocal group of the year award. Rascal Flatts (left to right: Joe Don Rooney, Jay DeMarcus and Gary LeVox) accept the award for vocal group of the year at the 39th Annual Country Music Association Awards Nov. 15 in New York. Lee Ann Womack (three awards) and Keith…

  6. Police Searching For Glitter In Vietnam

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vietnamese authorities said today (Nov. 17) they are searching for former British rock star Gary Glitter over his alleged relationship with a Vietnamese teenager. Vietnamese authorities said today (Nov. 17) they are searching for former British rock star Gary Glitter over his alleged…

  7. This Day in Music

    November 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Kid Rock and Lauryn Hill top the 1999 Billboard Music Video Awards, held at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Drummer Tony Thompson dies in an Encino, Calif., hospital. Thompson is survived…

  8. This Day in Music

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>Following in the footsteps of Garth Brooks, Metallica holds a free concert in Philadelphia to celebrate the release of its newest album "Re-Load."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Van Morrison is ordered in London&…

  9. Trial Begins In R. Kelly/Sheffield Case

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Audio recordings of conversations between a community activist and the business manager for New York Yankees star Gary Sheffield and his wife reveal the activist's attempts to blackmail the couple ove Audio recordings of conversations between a community activist and the business manager…

  10. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1996 - </b>Jazz saxophonist, Eddie Harris dies of bone cancer at County-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. Harris wrote most of the music for the much celebrated "The Cosby Show."<br clear="none"/> 2003 - Blue-eyed soul icon Bobby Hatfield, one-half of…

  11. Tweedy Tackling Loose Fur, Golden Smog CDs

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST In between touring and making a new record with Wilco, frontman Jeff Tweedy is returning to two prior side projects. In between touring and making a new record with Wilco, frontman Jeff Tweedy is returning to two prior side projects. First up is Loose Fur, his trio with producer/artist Jim O&…

  12. Snow Patrol Making Progress On New CD

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Snow Patrol has completed primary recording of eight songs for its next Interscope album. Snow Patrol has completed primary recording of eight songs for its next Interscope album, frontman Gary Lightbody wrote in a post on the band's Web site . The group had been recording in Scotland up…

  13. King, Moore Teaming For European Tour

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Blues guitar legend B.B. King will perform a series of shows early next year that are being billed as "B.B.'s Farewell U.K. Tour." Blues guitar legend B.B. King will perform a series of shows early next year that are being billed as "B.B.'s Farewell U.K. Tour."…

  14. Bacharach To Test New Material In Buffalo

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Friday (Oct. 28) and Saturday night's concerts in Buffalo, N.Y., with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will give Burt Bacharach his first stateside feedback on his deeply personal new album, "At Thi Friday (Oct. 28) and Saturday night's concerts in Buffalo, N.Y., with the…

  15. Dream Boogie: The Triumph Of Sam Cooke

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part two We was in church every time that church door was open. That was a must, no ifs, ands, or buts about it. Saturday night Mama would cook our dinner. Then we'd all get up about 6:30 Sunday morning, 'cause everyone had to take their bath -- seven children, one bathroom! -- so…

  16. Jazz Veteran Shirley Horn Dies

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate, whispery vocals and top-drawer piano playing, died yesterday (Oct. 20) at Gladys Spellman Nursing Home in Cheverly, M Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate, whispery…

  17. 'Light Of Day' Benefit Goes Bi-Costal, Int'l

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Beyond a previously announced three-day New Jersey event, this year's Light of Day fundraising concert series is growing with shows in Los Angeles and Rome. Beyond a previously announced three-day New Jersey event, this year's Light of Day fundraising concert series is growing with…

  18. Michael Jackson Called For Jury Service

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Authorities want Michael Jackson back in court -- this time as a juror. Jackson received a jury summons at his Neverland Valley Ranch in California, four months after he was acquitted of child molesta Authorities want Michael Jackson back in court -- this time as a juror. Jackson received a…

  19. Keys 'Unplugs' For 3rd Straight No. 1 Disc

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys extends her chart-topping legacy this week, notching her third consecutive No. 1 bow on The Billboard 200. With first-week U.S. sales of 196,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, "Un Alicia Keys extends her chart-topping legacy this week, notching her third consecutive…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1992 - </b>Country music singer Lynn Anderson is released from jail in Nashville after serving a two-day contempt of court sentence for swearing at her former husband in front of their teenage chil 2001 - Mexican singer Paulina Rubio, whose languishing career made a spectacular…

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