1. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $50 2002 - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida…

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    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Cuban-born conga player/percussionist Ramon "Mongo" Santamaria dies in a Miami hospital after suffering a stroke earlier in the week. He is 85. 2003 - Cuban-born conga player/percussionist Ramon "Mongo" Santamaria dies in a Miami hospital after…

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    January 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San Antonio hospital following kidney transplant surgery a week earlier. 2002 - 64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San…

  4. Band Aid 20's 'Christmas' Tops U.K. Chart

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) easily debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Dec. 5). Although the Band Aid 20 track came nowhere near the first-week sal The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury)…

  5. Trail Of Dead Visits New 'Worlds' In January

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 12-track set has been completed for some time but was bumped to 2005 to accommodate Interscope's crowded fall release slate. Texas-based rock act ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead roars back Jan. 25 with its second Interscope album , "Worlds Apart." The 12-track…

  6. Version 2 Version—A Dub Transmission

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The wizard of dub returns, in tandem with bassist Jah Wobble, to offer fans of electronica and dub another fascinating experience. The wizard of dub returns, in tandem with bassist Jah Wobble, to offer fans of electronica and dub another fascinating experience. Bill Laswell, an ace musician…

  7. Pearl Jam Eyeing Winter Studio Return

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After Pearl Jam reassembles in early October for its first live shows in nearly a year, the group will get busy on its eighth studio album. "I think they're planning on going back to the studio this w After Pearl Jam reassembles in early October for its first live shows in nearly a…

  8. Adams Takes On 'Rock,' 'Love'

    December 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST In the three years since Ryan Adams left his acclaimed alt-country band, Whiskeytown, fans and critics alike have adored pretty much everything he has put out -- no matter how far it found him strayin In the three years since Ryan Adams left his acclaimed alt-country band, Whiskeytown, fans…

  9. Collins Plans 'First Farewell' Trek

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Phil Collins will kick off his First Final Farewell Tour in June 2004. Whether the run will actually be the last for the former Genesis member or its moniker is a tongue-in-cheek comment similar to th Phil Collins will kick off his First Final Farewell Tour in June 2004. Whether the run will…

  10. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>R&B singer/pianist Hadda Brooks dies in an L.A. hospital following open-heart surgery. She is 86. 2002 - R&B singer/pianist Hadda Brooks dies in an L.A. hospital following open-heart surgery. She is 86. 2001 - Former pop star and U.K. music entrepreneur…

  11. Breaking & Entering

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Lacuna Coil, James Otto, Venus Hum. ITALIAN IMPORTS: Lacuna Coil launched a U.S. tour this week, about a year after the Italian metal act released its third album, "Comalies." While the group is…

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    September 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video Awards, Canada's annual music video competition. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based group collects p 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the…

  13. This Day in Music

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Rapper Noreaga is labeled a fugitive by police who seek the missing artist in connection with an assault at a post-concert melee. The rapper arrives four hours late for a concert, and is 1998 - Rapper Noreaga is labeled a fugitive by police who seek the missing…

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    August 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Ash drummer Rick McMurray is injured as the band's tour bus driver tries to avoid a shredded tire on Oregon's Interstate 5. The bus, which is carrying the Irish band between Area2 tour g 2002 - Ash drummer Rick McMurray is injured as the band's tour…

  15. Super Furry Animals Exercise 'Power'

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "You have to mix it up a bit," says Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys. "We always want to try out different ways of playing our music." "You have to mix it up a bit," says Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys. "We always want to try out different…

  16. Hot Product

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Super Furry Animals 'Power' Rangers "You have to mix it up a bit," says Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys. "We always want to try out different ways of playing our music." This should come as no surprise from the creators of the biggest-selling Welsh…

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    July 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>It is declared Solomon Burke Day in the artists hometown of Philadelphia, Pa. 2002 - It is declared Solomon Burke Day in the artists hometown of Philadelphia, Pa. 2002 - Blues singer/guitarist "Little" Jimmy King dies at his Memphis home of undetermined…

  18. Retooled Airplane Albums Ready For Takeoff

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Almost 30 years after a host of lineup changes led psychedelic-era pioneers Jefferson Airplane to rechristen themselves as Jefferson Starship (later just Starship), BMG Heritage has prepared deluxe re Almost 30 years after a host of lineup changes led psychedelic-era pioneers Jefferson…

  19. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly overshadowed by his film roles-dies at his New Jersey home of pneumonia, a complication of progressive supranuclear pa 2002 - Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly…

  20. Collins DVD Documentary Due

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST The BBC's Phil Collins documentary "A Life Less Ordinary" will be released on DVD May 20 through Sanctuary Visual Entertainment. First broadcast in November in the U.K., the film is a comprehensive ov The BBC's Phil Collins documentary "A Life Less Ordinary" will…

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