1. Joseph Arthur Launching Label With New Album

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur will launch his own label, Lonely Astronaut, with the Sept. 19 release of his fifth studio album, "Nuclear Daydream." Singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur will launch his own label, Lonely Astronaut, with the Sept. 19 release of his fifth studio album, …

  2. Dylan Sets Album Track List, Inspires NYC Tribute

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan has finalized the track list for his new album, "Modern Times," due Aug. 29 via Columbia. Four of the 10 cuts push the six-minute mark, including the nearly eight-minute "Spirit on the Water Bob Dylan has finalized the track list for his new album, "Modern Times,…

  3. Unreleased Cash Duet Bolsters Jennings Box

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A previously unreleased duet with Johnny Cash is among the special tracks to be found on the Waylon Jennings boxed set "Nashville Rebel," due Sept. 26 via RLG Nashville/Legacy. A previously unreleased duet with Johnny Cash is among the special tracks to be found on the Waylon…

  4. 27OnTV

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 10 "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Teddy Geiger, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ne-Yo. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): The Fray (also featured: Michael Douglas, John Witherspoon). "The…

  5. This Day in Music

    July 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nancy Sinatra makes the announcement at a press conference in the capital that the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., have worked out an agreement t 2000 - Halfway into the first song of the band's encore for their Mannheim,…

  6. New Album On The Way From Yet Another New Fall

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Although a hastily recruited new lineup has only been in place for a few weeks, British post-punk pioneers the Fall are already halfway finished with a new album. Although a hastily recruited new lineup has only been in place for a few weeks, British post-punk pioneers the Fall are already…

  7. Colvin Stretches Beyond 'Four Walls'

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Shawn Colvin will ring in the "second half" of her life with "These Four Walls," due Sept. 12 via Nonesuch. Shawn Colvin will ring in the "second half" of her life with "These Four Walls," due Sept. 12 via Nonesuch. Not only has the 50-year-old artist…

  8. Panic! At The Disco Growing Up On Tour

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Panic! At The Disco drummer Spencer Smith says school was in session in the run-up to the band's current headlining tour, which has a date tonight (July 5) in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Panic! At The Disco drummer Spencer Smith says school was in session in the run-up to the band's current…

  9. This Day in Music

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1996 - </b>Neil Young premieres his album, "Broken Arrow" via the Internet. The album is slated for release on July 2, two days after its technologically advanced premiere.<br clear="none"/><br cle 2001 - Country legend Chet Atkins, one of the most…

  10. This Day in Music

    June 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Johnny Cash returns to a Nashville stage and performs for the first time since has was stricken with Shy-Drager Syndrome the preceding October. Cash joins a surprised Kris Kristofferson, 2003 - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka,…

  11. Kool & The Gang Co-Founder Charles Smith Dies

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Claydes Charles Smith, a co-founder and lead guitarist of the group Kool & the Gang, has died. He was 57. Claydes Charles Smith, a co-founder and lead guitarist of the group Kool & the Gang, has died. He was 57. Smith died in Maplewood, N.J., on Tuesday after a long illness, according…

  12. Billboard Bits: Journey, Jason Mraz, Lynyrd Skynyrd

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Journey, Jason Mraz, Lynyrd Skynyrd Five Journey albums have been remastered and expanded with memorabilia-rich album booklets for an Aug. 1 release via Columbia/Legacy. A handful of the titles have new bonus tracks, including 1988's "Greatest Hits," which will feature…

  13. Billboard Bits: George Harrison, Family Values, Antony

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on George Harrison, Family Values, Antony George Harrison's "Living in the Material World" will be reissued on CD and in a deluxe CD/DVD package Sept. 26 via Capitol/EMI. The remastered album will feature two additional tracks, the 1971 B-side "Deep Blue" and …

  14. Kracker, Hiatt, Sweet Cozy Up To 'Earl'

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Previously unreleased songs from Matthew Sweet, Uncle Kracker and John Hiatt will be featured on "My Name Is Earl -- The Album." Previously unreleased songs from Matthew Sweet, Uncle Kracker and John Hiatt will be featured on "My Name Is Earl -- The Album." The soundtrack…

  15. 26OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 26-July 2, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 26 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Def Leppard (also scheduled: Carson Kressley). "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Amy Walter). "The…

  16. Special Feature: Philadelphia International Records

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Flip your TV channels these days, and you're likely to hear the O'Jays' classic "Love Train" as part of Coors' new ad campaign, sounding as inspiring and danceable as it did when it topped Billboard's Flip your TV channels these days, and you're likely…

  17. Eamon Sharing 'Pain' On Sophomore Album

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eamon, the vocalist behind the bold 2004 single "F**k It (I Don't Want You Back)," will on Aug. 1 release his sophomore album, "Love & Pain," via First Priority Music/Jive. Eamon, the vocalist behind the bold 2004 single "F**k It (I Don't Want You Back),…

  18. Latifah Gets 'Support' For HBO Film

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Actor Wendell Pierce, co-star of HBO's crime drama "The Wire," and Anna Deavere Smith from NBC's "The West Wing" have joined Queen Latifah in the cast of the HBO original movie "Life Support." Actor Wendell Pierce, co-star of HBO's crime drama …

  19. 'Man' Of The Hour

    June 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Columbia/Legacy this week revitalizes the 1996 soundtrack to the film "Dead Man Walking," the CD portion of which features a previously unreleased studio version of "Dead Man" recorded in 2004 by Pear Columbia/Legacy this week revitalizes the 1996 soundtrack to the film …

  20. This Day in Music

    June 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Country singer John Berry finds himself in high cotton at President and Mrs. George Bush's "Milestones and Miracles" birthday celebration in Houston. Berry, Larry Gatlin and Michael W. S 2004 - Ray Charles dies at his Beverly Hills, Calif., home from…

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