1. This Day in Music

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>More than 30 years after the heyday of soul duo Sam & Dave, Sam Moore finally launches a solo career when he releases "Plenty Good Lovin': The Lost Solo Album," in England on Swing C 2002 - More than 30 years after the heyday of soul duo Sam &…

  2. Billboard Bits: 'Jam Sessions,' Brian Wilson, Vibert

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on 'Jam Sessions,' Brian Wilson, Luke Vibert Kanye West, Kid Rock, Alanis Morissette and Black Eyed Peas with John Legend will headline American Express' second annual "Jam Sessions" in the days leading up to the Grammy Awards. Additional acts will be announced…

  3. Cream Plans Short But Sweet Reunion

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST The May 2-3, 5-6 shows will constitute guitarist Eric Clapton, bassist Jack Bruce and drummer Ginger Baker's first on-stage appearances together since Cream's 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hal As first revealed here in early November, classic rock trio Cream is reuniting for…

  4. Lawyers Want To Show Jackson Documentary

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST The prosecution wants jurors in Michael Jackson's molestation trial to have their own screening of a British television documentary about the pop star, a show that the defense denounced as "heavily ed The prosecution wants jurors in Michael Jackson's molestation trial to have…

  5. Billboard Bits: Junos, Beasties, Tsunami Show, Sexton

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Junos, Beasties, Tsunami Show, Sexton Rock legend Neil Young will give a rare awards show performance at Canada's Juno Awards, to be held April 3 at the MTS Center in Winnipeg. Young was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1982 and has earned three Juno awards during…

  6. Ask Billboard

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Anastacia, Kelly Osbourne and AC/DC. EXPLAINING THE UNEXPLAINABLE Hi Keith, First and foremost, thanks for your column. Every Wednesday, I look forward to it, and in the years I've been reading your work, you've even been…

  7. Jack Johnson 'Dreams' Big On New Album

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson will return March 1 with his latest Brushfire Records album, "In Between Dreams." First single "Sitting, Waiting, Wishing" is available for download from Apple's iTunes Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson will return March 1 with his latest…

  8. This Day in Music

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>"The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes home the awards in both musical categories of the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Composer Howard Shore wins the best origi 2004 - "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes…

  9. Billboard Bits: McEntire/Paisley, the Used, Coxon

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on McEntire/Paisley, the Used, Coxon Reba McEntire and Brad Paisley will team up as co-headliners, along with Terri Clark as a special guest, on the Two Hats and a Redhead tour. The tour begins April 15 in Virginia Beach, Va., and before its conclusion in mid-June, will cover some 25…

  10. U.K. Acts To Descend On SXSW

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST A U.K. new talent showcase will be sponsored by BBC Radio 2 and its digital station, 6 Music, in conjunction with the British Phonographic Industry. A second showcase will be aired in the United Kingd There will be a significantly upgraded British presence at this year's South By…

  11. This Day in Music

    January 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Bill Givens, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz Library, dies of a heart attack in Santa Monica, Calif. He is 68. In the late '50s, Givens' indie imprint was among the first 1999 - Bill Givens, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz…

  12. Online Leak Won't Delay Beck's 'Guero'

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Beck's new studio album, "Guero," will be released as planned on March 29 via Geffen, despite an unmixed version of the set hitting the Internet last weekend. Beck's new studio album, "Guero," will be released as planned on March 29 via Geffen, despite an unmixed…

  13. This Day in Music

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles. S 2002 - Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky,…

  14. Top Acts Teaming For Super Bowl Performances

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST The performance slate for the Super Bowl pre-game festivities will bridge the generation gap, with Gretchen Wilson tapped to perform with the Charlie Daniels Band and Black Eyed Peas collaborating wit The performance slate for the Super Bowl pre-game festivities will bridge the generation gap…

  15. Keni Thomas Waves 'Flag'

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Keni Thomas' new project, "Flags of Our Fathers: A Soldier's Story," is one of the best examples of art imitating life to ever emerge from Nashville. Prior to signing with Brent Maher's Moraine Music Group, Thomas served…

  16. Bonnaroo Sets Initial 2005 Lineup

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the Maytals are among the first acts confirmed for Tennessee's fourth annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the Maytals are among the first acts confirmed for…

  17. Fuel Singer Curses At Inaugural Youth Concert

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST One might say the Janet Jackson moment of President Bush's inaugural festivities came yesterday (Jan. 18) at a youth concert with hundreds of preteen Hilary Duff fans in the audience. One might say the Janet Jackson moment of President Bush's inaugural festivities came yesterday …

  18. DMB Plots Maiden Australian Visit

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band will play its first-ever shows in Australia in March. Dave Matthews Band will play its first-ever shows in Australia in March. In addition to a March 24 appearance at the East Coast Blues and Roots Festival in Byron Bay, the group will play in Melbourne (March 20-21),…

  19. Tenacious D Rocks With Vedder, Grohl, Beck

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tenacious D drafted a formidable roster of guests to lend a hand at its benefit for Asian tsunami relief last night (Jan. 17) at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theatre. The show featured solo sets from Pearl Ja Tenacious D drafted a formidable roster of guests to lend a hand at its benefit for…

  20. Singers, Stars Stage Tsunami TV Benefit

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST With Norah Jones singing "we're all in this thing together," movie and music stars contributed their talents for a hastily arranged benefit for tsunami victims televised live tonight (Jan. 15). The tw With Norah Jones singing "we're all in this thing together,"…

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