1. THE BAND, "A Musical History"

    November 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST In the era of Iron Butterfly and Ultimate Spinach, the musicians who became known as the Band chose their name with a purpose. It was meant to be down to earth, modest, representing the act's collecti In the era of Iron Butterfly and Ultimate Spinach, the musicians who became known as…

  2. Neko Case Wraps Next Solo Album

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Vocalist Neko Case has set a March 7 release date for her next solo album, "Fox Confessor Brings the Flood." Vocalist Neko Case has set a March 7 release date for her next solo album, "Fox Confessor Brings the Flood." The Anti- set features guest appearances by the Band&…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Gilles Thibault, who co-penned the hit "Comme D'Habitude," which Paul Anka adapted to English as "My Way," dies in Paris of unknown causes. He is 72.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - A van driven by…

  4. B&E: Martha Wainwright

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Martha Wainwright. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. With vulnerable vengeance, Martha Wainwright sets herself apart from her…

  5. The Band recorded its 1968 debut, "Music From Big

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Band recorded its 1968 debut, "Music From Big Pink," in a small, rural house near Woodstock, N.Y. The Band recorded its 1968 debut, "Music From Big Pink," in a small, rural house near Woodstock, N.Y. For its second album, the back-to-roots classic known simply as "…

  6. Robertson Crafting Band Box Set

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fans of the Band should mark their calendars for May 2005, when Capitol/EMI is slated to release a box set, curated by band member Robbie Robertson. Fans of the Band should mark their calendars for May 2005, when Capitol/EMI is slated to release a box set, curated by band member Robbie…

  7. This Day in Music

    August 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>A van driven by blues guitarist Popa Chubby (Ted Horowitz) overturns, injuring Horowitz and two band members, keyboard player Dave Keyes and drummer Rod Gross. 2002 - A van driven by blues guitarist Popa Chubby (Ted Horowitz) overturns, injuring Horowitz and two band…

  8. Billboard Bits: Ronnie Hawkins, The Police, Toadies

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on a Ronnie Hawkins benefit concert, 'The Very Best of the Police & Sting,' and the Toadies. Oct. 4 will officially be declared Ronnie Hawkins Day in Toronto and an all-star lineup will perform a tribute concert in his honor that evening. Kris Kristofferson, Garth Hudson…

  9. This Day in Music

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Country artist Clint Black hosts the third annual Family Television Awards ceremony at the Beverly (Hills, Calif.) Hilton Hotel. 2001 - Country artist Clint Black hosts the third annual Family Television Awards ceremony at the Beverly (Hills, Calif.) Hilton Hotel.…

  10. The Last Waltz

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT THE LAST WALTZ DIRECTOR:Martin Scorese PRODUCER: Robbie Robertson MGM ENTERTAINMENT 1003426 THE BAND The last Waltz REISSUE PRODUCER: Robbie Robertson ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Robbie Robertson Warner Bros. No beloved rock band has retired with more class than the Band, who called it quits on the…

  11. Rhino Leads The Band Through One 'Last Waltz'

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rhino Records, United Artists, and MGM Home Entertainment have teamed for a variety of projects to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the final concert by the original incarnation of the Band, later re Rhino Records, United Artists, and MGM Home Entertainment have teamed for a variety of…

  12. The Band's Garth Hudson Files For Bankruptcy

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Garth Hudson, founding member of seminal rock act the Band, has filed for bankruptcy for a third time and faces foreclosure on his home in New York's Hudson Valley. Garth Hudson, founding member of seminal rock act the Band, has filed for bankruptcy for a third time and faces foreclosure…

  13. Fire It Up

    June 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT This is Perry's first album for Blind Pig, and he has made the most of the opportunity. This is Perry's first album for Blind Pig, and he has made the most of the opportunity. Having previously paid some lead guitar dues with the likes of Richie Havens, Rick Danko, and Garth Hudson,…

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