1. Phish Come Back 'Round' For New Studio Set

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Absence truly does make the heart grow fonder for the members of Phish. The group, which will end a two-year hiatus with a New Year's Eve concert at New York's Madison Square Garden, has written enoug Absence truly does make the heart grow fonder for the members of Phish. The group,…

  2. Sean-Nós Nua

    October 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With her Pope-pic-ripping days but a memory, Sinead O'Connor now delivers one of her finest albums to date—and she's done it by going back to her cultural roots. With her Pope-pic-ripping days but a memory, Sinead O'Connor now delivers one of her finest albums to date—and she&…

  3. Billboard Bits: VNU/Reuters, Ja Rule/Outkast, Chieftains

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on VNU/Reuters, Ja Rule/Outkast, Chieftains Reporting and charts from Billboard, Billboard Bulletin , and Billboard.com will be part of a new, real-time entertainment information service being launched in April 2003 by global media giant Reuters with Billboard parent company VNU Business…

  4. Hot Product

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Bon Jovi, Tom Petty, Jurassic 5, Sinead O'Connor, and more. 'Bouncing' Around The Room After Sept. 11, 2001, Jon Bon Jovi started keeping a diary. He wrote down all the experiences and events that kept his life in motion. He also traced the ongoing…

  5. Phishermen Hook Three Jammys

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With frontman Trey Anastasio picking up two awards, the band winning one, and he and bassist Mike Gordon together again onstage, last night's (Oct. 2) 2002 Jammy Awards Presented by TDK went a long wa With frontman Trey Anastasio picking up two awards, the band winning one, and he and…

  6. Frank Black & The Catholics Double Up

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. A decade ago, Charles Thompson, aka Frank Black, was opening for U2 on the Zoo TV tour as Black Francis, the abrasively creative guitar-playing frontman of the Pixies. Success was smiling on Thompson and his critically lauded band; Kurt Cobain…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Jazz composer, arranger, conductor, and teacher Manny Albam dies of cancer at his home in Croton-On-Hudson, N.Y. He is 79. Albam's career spanned decades in which he worked with such jaz 2001 - Jazz composer, arranger, conductor, and teacher Manny Albam dies of…

  8. 40TunesOnTV

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 30-Oct. 6, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 30 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: David Bowie, Supergrass, Pink, Puddle Of Mudd. "Intimate Portrait," Lifetime Featured…

  9. Billboard Bits: SHeDAISY, Jammys, Alejandro Escovedo

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT NEws on SHeDAISY, Jammys, Alejandro Escovedo Sibling country trio SHeDAISY was on hand to perform at last night's (Sept. 23) New York premiere party for the Touchstone film "Sweet Home Alabama." While the group struggled to hold the attention of the schmoozing stars during its…

  10. 39TunesOnTV

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 23-29, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 23 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Goo Goo Dolls (also scheduled: Mark Paul Gosselaar, Aida Turturro, Paige Davis). "Total…

  11. Yoakam Box Compiles Faves, Rarities

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kentucky-born, Southern California-bred honky-tonker Dwight Yoakam will find his impressive 16-year career surveyed Nov. 5 on "Reprise Please Baby: The Warner Bros. Years." Kentucky-born, Southern California-bred honky-tonker Dwight Yoakam will find his impressive 16-year career…

  12. Billboard Bits: Latin Grammys, DMX, Pantene Pro-Voice

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Latin Grammys, DMX, Pantene Pro-Voice Celia Cruz, Alejandro Sanz, and Vicente and Alejandro Fernandez have been added to the talent lineup for tomorrow's (Sept. 18) third annual Latin Grammy Awards. They join previously announced performers Carlos Santana with P.O.D., Marc…

  13. Imagine

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Blix Street founder Bill Straw continues to keep the late Songbird sensation Eva Cassidy's eternal flame burning with a set of unreleased material left over from various sessions that again exhibit he Blix Street founder Bill Straw continues to keep the late Songbird sensation Eva…

  14. Jazz Legend Lionel Hampton Laid To Rest

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The remains of jazz great Lionel Hampton were carried in a white horse-drawn hearse through the streets of New York's Harlem neighborhood on Saturday, with trumpeter Wynton Marsalis blowing a dirge to The remains of jazz great Lionel Hampton were carried in a white horse-drawn hearse…

  15. Canadian Singer Gordon Lightfoot Hospitalized

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Gordon Lightfoot was being treated in a hospital yesterday (Sept. 8) for an undisclosed ailment. The 63-year-old Canadian singer/songwriter was rushed to a hospital in Orillia, Ontario, shortly before Gordon Lightfoot was being treated in a hospital yesterday (Sept. 8) for an undisclosed…

  16. Dead, Phish, Allmans Members Slated For Jammys

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir, Phish bassist Mike Gordon, and the Allman Bros./Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes are among the artists who have signed on to perform at this year's third annual Jammy Awards, p The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir, Phish bassist Mike Gordon, and the…

  17. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>A free concert intended to be a gift from hard rock act System Of A Down to its fans in Los Angeles turns into a stage-swarming, speaker-tossing melee that results in six arrests and lea 2001 - A free concert intended to be a gift from hard rock act System Of A Down…

  18. Jazz Great Lionel Hampton Dies

    September 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT -year-old vibraphone virtuoso, showman, and bandleader Lionel Hampton died yesterday (Aug. 31) of heart failure at New York's Mount Sinai Medical Center, said his manager, Phil Leshin. Hampton suffe 94-year-old vibraphone virtuoso, showman, and bandleader Lionel Hampton died yesterday …

  19. Shortlist Prize's 'Long List' Announced

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A total of 75 albums make up the "Long List" from which the finalists for the second annual Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music will be chosen. A total of 75 albums make up the "Long List" from which the finalists for the second annual Shortlist Prize for…

  20. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Chicago bluesman and APO Records artist Jimmie Lee Robinson starts a ""hunger fast"" in an effort to stop the University Of Illinois At Chicago's (UIC) south campus expansion plans in th 2000 - Chicago bluesman and APO Records artist Jimmie…

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