1. Billboard Bits: Eyes Adrift, Fabolous, Paul Weller

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Eyes Adrift, Fabolous, Paul Weller Meat Puppets frontman Curt Kirkwood, former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, and former Sublime drummer Bud Waugh will release their self-titled debut as Eyes Adrift on Sept. 24 via spinART. The 12-track set will be supported by an extensive North…

  2. Que Pasa?-The Best of Fania All-Stars

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Columbia/Legacy's four albums celebrating pivotal artists in the history of Latin music in this country are, simply put, a real treasure. XAVIER CUGAT The Original Latin Dance King COMPILATION PRODUCER: Jerry Rappaport ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Xavier Cugat Columbia/Legacy CK 85341 VARIOUS…

  3. Musicologist Alan Lomax Dies

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alan Lomax, the celebrated musicologist who helped preserve America's and the world's heritage by making thousands of recordings of folk, blues and jazz musicians from the 1930s onward, died Friday at Alan Lomax, the celebrated musicologist who helped preserve America's and the…

  4. Half A Million Crowd Berlin's Love Parade

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Downtown Berlin's main park was transformed Saturday into a sea of gyrating techno fans, blowing whistles and dancing ecstatically to booming beats as the German capital's Love Parade hit the streets Downtown Berlin's main park was transformed Saturday into a sea of gyrating…

  5. Steve Miller Band

    July 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Before a remarkable run of three-chord monsters, Steve Miller was a soulful, highly respected Bay Area guitar slinger operating mostly under the mainstream radar. Before a remarkable run of three-chord monsters, Steve Miller was a soulful, highly respected Bay Area guitar slinger operating…

  6. Billboard Bits: Aretha, Love Parade, Hot Snakes

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Aretha Franklin, Berlin's Love Parade, and the Hot Snakes. Aretha Franklin is gearing up to hit the road one more time. Described as her "last full-out tour," the Queen of Soul's I'll Be Seeing You With a Song In My Heart jaunt kicks off in summer 2002.…

  7. Billboard Bits: Entwistle, Dixie Chicks, Springsteen

    July 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on John Entwistle, the Dixie Chicks, and Bruce Springsteen. Funeral services for Who bassist John Entwistle will be held next week, according to Universal Music Enterprises, parent of the band's label, MCA. As the services will be private, no details were released other than that…

  8. Sonic Youth Surveys Post-9/11 World

    July 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Sonic Youth's new album, "Murray Street" (released June 25 via DGC/Interscope), is named after the location of the veteran underground rock outfit's downtown New York recording studio. Murray Street also happens to be a…

  9. Songs About Jane

    June 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Vocalist Adam Levine's soulful, syncopated delivery and Mickey Madden's loose, jazzy bass work make comparisons to Jamiroquai inevitable. Vocalist Adam Levine's soulful, syncopated delivery and Mickey Madden's loose, jazzy bass work make comparisons to Jamiroquai…

  10. Who Tour To Continue Despite Entwistle's Death

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Who's summer North American tour will continue on despite the death yesterday (June 27) of founding bassist John Entwistle. According to a note posted on guitarist Pete Townshend's official Web si The Who's summer North American tour will continue on despite the death…

  11. Billboard Bits: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Z-Trip, & More

    June 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Jennifer Love Hewitt, Z-Trip, & More Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt ("Party of Five," "I Know What You Did Last Summer") will switch gears to music as she releases the album "BareNaked" Sept. 24 via Jive Records. The singer/songwriter-oriented affair…

  12. Billboard Bits: Elton John, Korn, moe./Les

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Elton John, Korn, moe./Les Elton John lost his case today (June 24) at London's Court of Appeal, which he had hoped would revive his multimillion-dollar negligence claim against his former accountants. John claimed that his manager, rather than himself, should pay the costs for…

  13. Hot Product

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Nelly, Will Smith, Shedaisy, Sonic Youth, and more. 'Hot' Stuff As music fans can be fickle, artists often have to walk a tightrope of sorts, maintaining a balance between presence in the marketplace and overexposure. Nelly seems to have become a pro at…

  14. McCartney Greets Wedding Hoopla

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney kissed his fiancee, Heather Mills, and handed her a red rose today (June 10) to the cheers of hundreds of fans gathered outside the remote 17th century Irish castle where they are set t Paul McCartney kissed his fiancee, Heather Mills, and handed her a red rose today (June 10)…

  15. Young, Eminem 'Fire' Up U.K. Charts

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Will Young achieved his second consecutive U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (June 2) with a cover of the Doors' "Light My Fire," which he first popularized on the TV talent show "Pop Idol." Young ended Emi Will Young achieved his second consecutive U.K. No. 1 single…

  16. McCartney's Art Goes On Display In Liverpool

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As a youth, Paul McCartney would skip school with fellow Beatle John Lennon and the two would go visit a local art gallery in their Liverpool, England, hometown. McCartney has returned to the same gal As a youth, Paul McCartney would skip school with fellow Beatle John Lennon and the two…

  17. Wake

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Vocally innovative and lyrically intense, Nicholls' sophomore project is instantly striking for its sheer lack of timidity, a quality that many female singer/ songwriters lack. Vocally innovative and lyrically intense, Nicholls' sophomore project is instantly striking for its sheer…

  18. Round Midnight, Bird,Straight, No Chaser

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT DEXTER GORDON Round Midnight ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Herbie Hancock REISSUE PRODUCERS: Didier C. Deutsch, Darcy M. Proper Columbia/Legacy 85811 CHARLIE PARKER Bird ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Lennie Niehaus REISSU With characteristic initiative, Legacy has reissued remastered, expanded editions of three…

  19. Fans Pay Final Respects At Lopes Funeral

    May 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hundreds of admirers lined up early outside a large suburban Atlanta church today (May 2) to attend the funeral of TLC singer Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, who died in a car crash a week ago. Hundreds of admirers lined up early outside a large suburban Atlanta church today (May 2) to…

  20. Dylan, Lesh, Nelson Set For Jazz Aspen Fest

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan is slated to perform Sept. 1 at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day festival in Aspen, Colo. "It's been a long time coming," said festival executive producer Jim Horowitz, who has been trying Bob Dylan is slated to perform Sept. 1 at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day…

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