1. Cowboy Troy Back In The 'Saddle' On New CD

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nashville "hick-hop" purveyor Cowboy Troy has set a June 5 release for his next Raybaw/Warner Bros. album, "Black in the Saddle." Nashville "hick-hop" purveyor Cowboy Troy has set a June 5 release for his next Raybaw/Warner Bros. album, "Black in the Saddle.…

  2. 11OnTV

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 12 - Mar. 18, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 12 "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," VH1C Featured Artists: : Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., The Ronettes (also scheduled: Patti Smith, Van Halen, Eddie Vedder, Keith Richards, Jay-Z, Velvet Revolver,…

  3. This Day in Music

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The members of Split Enz announce they are reuniting for an Australian arena tour 22 years after they originally broke up. 2006 - The members of Split Enz announce they are reuniting for an Australian arena tour 22 years after they originally broke up. 2005 - Rob Thomas' solo…

  4. After Four-Disc Set, All Gill Has Left To Try Is Polka

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Years ago, Vince Gill remembers, he went to his record company and proposed the idea of doing "a box set of all new music. Everybody said 'We don't think that's a good idea.' Okay. But it's always bee Years ago, Vince Gill remembers, he went to his record company…

  5. Gill Drafts Top Stars For Quadruple Album

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Vince Gill is readying an unusual boxed set for fall release. While most such sets are career retrospectives, Gill's ambitious, four-CD package, "These Days," will feature only new material. Vince Gill is readying an unusual boxed set for fall release, Billboard.com has learned…

  6. This Day in Music

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Neil Young is honored in Toronto with a star on the Canada Walk Of Fame. The Toronto native joins prior honorees Bryan Adams, Celine Dion, Gordon Lightfoot, Rush, Christopher Plummer, Ji 2005 - Four people are stabbed, one fatally, at a Corrosion Of Conformity show…

  7. This Day in Music

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>LeAnn Rimes takes to the Web to directly address her fans about her ongoing legal wrangling and to apologize for the recently released album "I Need You," which she says she was "shocked 2005 - Rob Thomas' solo debut single, "Lonely No More,…

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mariah Carey, Madonna, British acts, artists named "Brown" and tequila songs are among the topics Fred discusses with readers. ONE SWEET YEAR Fred, I was not the least bit surprised when Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" was awarded Hot 100 Song of the Year at the…

  9. This Day in Music

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Michael Jackson is sued by his longtime Munich, Germany-based concert promoter Marcel Avram, who accuses the pop king of refusing to perform two scheduled "Millennium Concerts." 2000 - Michael Jackson is sued by his longtime Munich, Germany-based concert…

  10. Angels & Outlaws

    April 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Howard and David Bellamy have built an international following and remarkable career longevity by writing perceptive, witty songs and singing them with casual aplomb. Howard and David Bellamy have built an international following and remarkable career longevity by writing perceptive, witty…

  11. Love Flows To The Bellamy Brothers

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It says a lot about an act when it can record an album commemorating a 30-year career and have the likes of Alan Jackson, Dolly Parton, Montgomery Gentry and George Jones eager to join in the fun. Then again, the Bellamy Brothers have always had…

  12. This Day in Music

    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…

  13. This Day in Music

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Michael Jackson is sued by his longtime Munich, Germany-based concert promoter Marcel Avram, who accuses the pop king of refusing to perform two scheduled "Millennium Concerts." 2000 - Michael Jackson is sued by his longtime Munich, Germany-based concert…

  14. Dusty Drake

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Those impressive young country guns just keep a-comin'. Those impressive young country guns just keep a-comin'. Dusty Drake busts out of the box with keen songwriter's instincts and a stone country vocal that recalls John Anderson. "Too Wet to Plow" is country with an…

  15. This Day in Music

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Hit songwriter John Jarrad dies in Nashville of respiratory failure. He is 47. Jarrad wrote 11 No. 1 records. His hit songs include John Anderson's "Money In The Bank," BlackHawk's "I Su 2001 - Hit songwriter John Jarrad dies in Nashville of…

  16. Country Stars Pay Tribute To Hank Jr.

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST A truckload of country musicians and southern rockers have banded together to pay tribute to hard-working outlaw icon Hank Williams Jr. on "The Songs of Hank Williams Jr. (A Bocephus Celebration)," du A truckload of country musicians and southern rockers have banded together to pay…

  17. Americana Awards Honor Music Greats

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Held Friday night in Nashville, the Americana Music Association's (AMA) inaugural Americana Awards honored the likes of Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, and producer/artist T Bone Burnett, while Cash and Held Friday night in Nashville, the Americana Music Association's (AMA) inaugural…

  18. Waylon Jennings Hospitalized

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Hospitalization for surgery on his leg has forced country veteran Waylon Jennings to cancel performances tomorrow (Nov. 16) in Tuscon, Ariz., and Saturday in Phoenix. Jennings was admitted to a Phoeni Hospitalization for surgery on his leg has forced country veteran Waylon Jennings to cancel…

  19. Country Kudos For Kenny

    April 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Rogers will receive a career achievement award at the 36th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, set for May 9 in Los Angeles. The award is periodically given to an artist who has had a substa Kenny Rogers will receive a career achievement award at the 36th annual Academy of Country…

  20. Knopfler 'Sailing' On World Tour

    March 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mark Knopfler -- best known as frontman of U.K.-arena rock act Dire Straits -- will launch a world tour with a March 27-28 stand at Mexico City's National Auditorium. The artist's first tour in more t Mark Knopfler -- best known as frontman of U.K.-arena rock act Dire Straits --…

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