1. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. ""A Tribute To Hank Williams"" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim 1999 - Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2002 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…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to dissolve a 1997 joint venture with Joe Thomas, who co-produced Wilson's last album, the 1998 Giant release ""Imagination."" The suit is fi 1999 - Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to…

  4. Duncan Sheik Reveals 'Daylight'

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik is readying his fourth Atlantic album, "Daylight," for an Aug. 27 release. The disc will be Sheik's first since his unconventional 2001 Nonesuch/Atlantic release "Phanto Singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik is readying his fourth Atlantic album, …

  5. R. Kelly To Fight Third Sex Lawsuit

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Lawyers for two-time Grammy winner R. Kelly (full name: Robert Kelly) said yesterday (April 29) they will fight a third civil lawsuit that claims the R&B star had sex with an underage girl. The la Lawyers for two-time Grammy winner R. Kelly (full name: Robert Kelly) said yesterday (April…

  6. Sometimes a Circle

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST It's been roughly 20 years since Goffin last released a solo album; well, she's back with a captivating journey of personal introspection. It's been roughly 20 years since Goffin last released a solo album; well, she's back with a captivating journey of personal…

  7. Billboard Bits: McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand Paul McCartney dedicated an a cappella rendition of "Yesterday" to his former Beatles bandmate George Harrison during a tribute concert at Liverpool, England's Empire Theater last night (Feb. 24). Before the show, McCartney…

  8. Louise Goffin Marks Growth With Solo Set

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST Louise Goffin likens the feeling of making her solo album, "Sometimes a Circle" (due Feb. 26 via DreamWorks), to a person who has worn tight clothes his or her entire life, and then suddenly puts on s Louise Goffin likens the feeling of making her solo album, "Sometimes a…

  9. Colvin, Vega On New Folkways Set

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Recordings from Shawn Colvin, Suzanne Vega, Steve Forbert, Christine Lavin, John Gorka, and Lucy Kaplansky will be featured on the two-disc, 34-track Smithsonian Folkways release "Fast Folk: A Communi Recordings from Shawn Colvin, Suzanne Vega, Steve Forbert, Christine Lavin, John Gorka,…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Bob the Builder and songs appearing twice on the U.K. chart. FIVE PLUS FIVE EQUALS: Who would have ever thought that almost two years after Lou Bega had an international hit with his remake of Perez Prado's "Mambo No. 5," the song would be a hit all over…

  11. Jamiroquai, DJ Otzi Rule U.K. Charts

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The return to popularity of a pop favorite from almost 40 years ago and the commercial appeal of a 60-year-old legend were among the features of the new U.K. sales charts yesterday (Sept. 16). A highl The return to popularity of a pop favorite from almost 40 years ago and the commercial…

  12. Full Force Marshals New-School Army

    May 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT For the first time since 1995's "Sugar on Top" (Calibre Records), Full Force -- the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based group comprising the George brothers (Bowlegged Lou, Paul Anthony, and Brian, aka "B-Fine") and For the first time since 1995's "Sugar on Top" …

  13. Digital Music Initiative Stalls Again

    May 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Members of the Secure Digital Music Initiative (SDMI) have walked away from their fifth meeting this year without any agreement on a screening technology needed to block non-compliant digital music fi Members of the Secure Digital Music Initiative (SDMI) have walked away from their fifth…

  14. Stranger Than Fiction

    May 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Since debuting on dancefloors with "It's Over Now" 12 years ago, singer/songwriter Ultra NatÉ has made a conscious effort to break down the borders that have separated club music from R&B a Since debuting on dancefloors with "It's Over Now" 12 years ago,…

  15. Billboard Bits: Barenaked Ladies, Bon Jovi, and more

    May 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Barenaked Ladies, Bon Jovi, Marcus Miller, Billy Higgins Barenaked Ladies fans will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to the band's upcoming North American tour via a special Internet pre-sale offer. Beginning May 10 at 7 a.m. ET through 10 p.m. PT, half of the available…

  16. The Tenor Giants Featuring Oscar Peterson

    April 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Try this: Walk up to a friend who likes his or her jazz mainstream, finger-poppin', and swingin', and mention Zoot Sims, "Lockjaw" Davis, and the title of this album. Try this: Walk up to a friend who likes his or her jazz mainstream, finger-poppin', and swingin'…

  17. Catchall

    April 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Red-blooded, full-hearted guitar pop returns with a vengeance. Red-blooded, full-hearted guitar pop returns with a vengeance. Mavericks vet Robert Reynolds teamed up with Wilco's Ken Coomer, Tom Petersson of Cheap Trick, keyboardist Jerry Dale McFadden, and Doug Powell to create this…

  18. Industry Leaders On Tap For Internet Music Hearing

    April 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Napster president Hank Barry, veteran rocker Ted Nugent, and EMI Recorded Music president/CEO Ken Berry have joined Don Henley on the list of those slated to testify at tomorrow's Senate Commerce Comm Napster president Hank Barry, veteran rocker Ted Nugent, and EMI Recorded Music…

  19. Devo Members Reunite As Surf Band

    March 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST Three original members of Devo have gotten back together, but don't expect them to be bringing "Whip It" to a town near you. Mark Mothersbaugh, Robert Mothersbaugh, and Robert Casale have reunited as Three original members of Devo have gotten back together, but don't…

  20. Isley Feels Vindicated In Bolton Case

    February 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Feb. 4 episode of the Steve Harvey television show featured Lil' Bow Wow as a rapper who wanted to remake a song originally performed by Harvey's old band. Portraying one of those band members The Feb. 4 episode of the Steve Harvey television show featured Lil' Bow Wow as a…

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