1. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Harold Clayton, who co-wrote the SOS Band hit "Take Your Time (Do It Right)," is killed in a hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles. He is 53.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Carl Wayne, the former lead…

  2. FERNANDO, "Enter to Exit"

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Portland is home to one of the most intriguing sounds of the past 20 years of new rock. Portland is home to one of the most intriguing sounds of the past 20 years of new rock. It's a hazy waltz of Liverpudlian rolls and Topanga Canyon-esque waves that stands as a fitting testament to the…

  3. Brooks & Dunn, Paisley Lead CMA Nominations

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn and Arista Nashville labelmate Brad Paisley dominated the field with six nominations each for the 40th annual Country Music Association awards, which will be held Nov. 6 in Nashville Brooks & Dunn and Arista Nashville labelmate Brad Paisley dominated the field with six…

  4. Crowes Axe Keyboardist, Push Back Album

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Black Crowes have parted ways with longtime keyboardist Eddie Hawrysch due to unspecified "personal issues." The Black Crowes have parted ways with longtime keyboardist Eddie Hawrysch due to unspecified "personal issues." Hawrysch has been an intergral component of the…

  5. Foxy Brown Pleads Guilty To Assault

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Foxy Brown pleaded guilty yesterday (Aug. 28) to misdemeanor assault charges stemming from a fight with salon workers over a manicure. Rapper Foxy Brown pleaded guilty yesterday (Aug. 28) to misdemeanor assault charges stemming from a fight with salon workers over a manicure. The plea…

  6. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Zero 7, Jose…

  7. Snoop Dogg Bumps 'Blue Carpet' Back A Month

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Originally due Oct. 19, Snoop Dogg's eighth solo effort, "Tha Blue Carpet Treatment," will now arrive Nov. 21 via Doggystyle/Geffen. The disc features production by Dr. Dre, Timbaland, Rick Rock and t Originally due Oct. 19, Snoop Dogg's eighth solo effort, "Tha Blue…

  8. 'Wild' Things

    August 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "This is probably the first musical that didn't have the music done before it was shot," OutKast's Andre Benjamin says of the group's film "Idlewild," the soundtrack for which arrives this week. "That "This is probably the first musical that didn&…

  9. Turtle Soup

    August 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With its proclivity for one-off singles, remixes and compilation appearances, Chicago instrumental rock act Tortoise has long been the perfect candidate for boxed set treatment. With its proclivity for one-off singles, remixes and compilation appearances, Chicago instrumental rock act…

  10. Fergie's 'Bridge' Earns Second Week At No. 1

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fergie's "London Bridge" holds atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week and also leads the Hot Digital Songs chart for the same time span. The Hot 100's No. 2-5 slots see no movement, occupied res Fergie's "London Bridge" holds atop the Billboard Hot 100…

  11. Rick Ross' 'Hustle' Pays Off With No. 1 Debut

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bolstered by the hit single "Hustlin'," Miami rapper Rick Ross' debut album "Port of Miami" bows at the top of The Billboard 200. The Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam effort sold 187,000 copies in the United Stat Bolstered by the hit single "Hustlin'," Miami…

  12. Elton Unveils 'Captain' Track List, Release Date

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Elton John has set a Sept. 19 release date for his new studio album, "The Captain and the Kid." As first revealed here last September, the Rocket/Island set is a sequel to the artist's 1975 album "Cap Elton John has set a Sept. 19 release date for his new studio album, …

  13. Vintage Folk Concerts Revived For Three-CD Set

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Vintage previously unreleased performances by Bill Monroe, Mississippi John Hurt, Maybelle Carter, Dock Boggs, Doc Watson and the Stanley Brothers will be heard for the first time on the three-CD set Vintage previously unreleased performances by Bill Monroe, Mississippi John Hurt, Maybelle…

  14. Nugent Ready To Raise Hell On New Album

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ted Nugent lit up VH1 this summer with the "Supergroup" reality show. But the Motor City Madman says not to expect to hear much more from Damnocracy, his 12-day collaboration with ex-Skid Row frontman Ted Nugent lit up VH1 this summer with the "Supergroup" reality show.…

  15. Mann Gets In The Holiday Spirit For New Album

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Aimee Mann was filled with holiday spirit when she entered the studio in May. Aimee Mann was filled with holiday spirit when she entered the studio in May. "You'd be surprised -- it didn't take any time to into the Christmas vibe. Before it got really hot, it was just so nice…

  16. McLachlan Salutes Holiday Season On New CD

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sarah McLachlan salutes the holiday season on her new album, "Wintersong," due Oct. 17 via Arista. Sarah McLachlan salutes the holiday season on her new album, "Wintersong," due Oct. 17 via Arista. Beyond a host of Christmas favorites, the set will feature the newly penned…

  17. 32OnTV

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 7-14, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 7 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jody Watley. "Djangomania!" Sundance Channel Featured artist(s): Django Reinhardt, Quintet of the Hot Club of France. "Gene Simmons Family Jewels,…

  18. OutKast Finally Settles On 'Idlewild' Track List

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With just a few weeks left to spare, OutKast has finalized the track list for the long-awaited soundtrack to its film, "Idlewild." The album arrives Aug. 22 via LaFace/Zomba, while the film hits theat With just a few weeks left to spare, OutKast has finalized the track list for the…

  19. 80 Years Of Tony Bennett

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tony Bennett is a rebel -- he has walked away from recording contracts to keep his integrity and won't sing a song he does not believe in. He adheres to the philosophy of art for art's sake -- whether Tony Bennett is a rebel -- he has walked away from recording contracts to keep his…

  20. Shout! Factory Preps Decades-Spanning Hooker Box

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The music of legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker will be released on a 4-CD box set Oct. 31 via Shout! Factory. The music of legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker will be released on a 4-CD box set Oct. 31 via Shout! Factory. "Hooker" will cull material from all eras of the artist'…

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