1. Divide and Conquer

    February 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Labeled early on as Dwight Yoakam's feminine side, Danni Leigh doesn't do much to distance herself from that image by bringing in longtime Yoakam collaborator Pete Anderson as producer/ musician for t Labeled early on as Dwight Yoakam's feminine side, Danni Leigh doesn't…

  2. Fender, Taylor Released From Hospital

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Musician Freddy Fender (real name: Baldemar Huerta) has been released from a San Antonio hospital following kidney transplant surgery a week ago. Fender, the 64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner, Musician Freddy Fender (real name: Baldemar Huerta) has been released from a San Antonio…

  3. Kaukonen Plans Country Classics Album

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna founding member Jorma Kaukonen is planning to record an album of classic country material. "What we're talking about is an album of me doing period material from the late 1 Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna founding member Jorma Kaukonen is planning to record…

  4. Flatlanders Return To Bring Album, Tour

    January 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Los Angeles-based independent label New West Records will release a new album by the Flatlanders, the neo-country supergroup featuring Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Butch Hancock, on May 21. The L Los Angeles-based independent label New West Records will release a new album by the…

  5. Doughty Coughs Up Solo Tour

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty will kick off a U.S. club tour Feb. 13 in Northampton, Mass., winding down Feb. 28 in Madison, Wis. As with past solo tours in the wake of Soul Coughing's 20 Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty will kick off a U.S. club tour Feb. 13 in…

  6. Bragg Explores Englishness On New Album

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Politically active singer/songwriter Billy Bragg will release "England, Half-English," his first album of self-penned material in more than five years, March 4 in the U.K. via Cooking Vinyl, and a day Politically active singer/songwriter Billy Bragg will release "England, Half…

  7. Tunes On TV

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings - Jan. 28-Feb. 2, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 28 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Cracker. "Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC Featured Artist: Dilated Peoples (also scheduled: William Shatner, Martin Lawrence). "The Late Late Show…

  8. Latin Lovers/Canciones de Amor

    January 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Compilations of romantic Latin standards are about as common as compilations of Cuban music, with the main difference being that they've been floating around for years. Compilations of romantic Latin standards are about as common as compilations of Cuban music, with the main difference…

  9. Mountain to Mohamed

    January 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST This release has enjoyed great success in Europe, and it's not difficult to understand how that happened. This release has enjoyed great success in Europe, and it's not difficult to understand how that happened. Kili, a Moroccan musician, is a rare talent and an artist with a keen…

  10. Sugarcult Sweet On Tour, 'Van Wilder'

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Santa Barbara, Calif.-based pop/punk act Sugarcult is in the midst of a two-month tour in support of its debut album, "Start Static" (Ultimatum Music). The group will also gain some added exposure wit Santa Barbara, Calif.-based pop/punk act Sugarcult is in the midst of a two-month…

  11. Santana Schedules Spring U.S. Dates

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST A slate of spring East Coast concerts will precede Santana's previously announced European tour. The newly confirmed U.S. dates on the Carlos Santana-led band's All for One tour begin March 21 at the A slate of spring East Coast concerts will precede Santana's previously…

  12. Hot Product

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Nine Inch Nails, Nitin Sawhney, KRS-One, Elbow, and more. 'All That' Jazz Nine Inch Nails' concert CD/DVD/VHS "And All That Could Have Been" (Nothing) documents the tour in support of 1999's chart-topping "The Fragile."…

  13. Samba Bossa Nova

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Antonio Carlos Jobim's incredible bossa nova, born of the samba, continues to attract musicians. Antonio Carlos Jobim's incredible bossa nova, born of the samba, continues to attract musicians. This compilation provides a major clue as to the present state of samba and bossa nova in…

  14. Felicity Lott, soprano; Orchestre Suisse Romande/Armin Jordan

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST An up-and-coming French singer was recently quoted as saying that veteran British soprano Felicity Lott "sings French better than most French singers." Dame Lott certainly sings beautifully (and drama An up-and-coming French singer was recently quoted as saying that veteran British…

  15. Walking With Strangers

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST With six albums to her credit, Marilyn Scott knows what works for her. With six albums to her credit, Marilyn Scott knows what works for her. For her Prana debut, the singer/songwriter remains true to her smooth blend of jazz, pop, soul, and R&B. To that end, Walking With Strangers deftly…

  16. Buenos Muchachos

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST As if to shed a bit of its image as a feel-good party band, La Mosca's follow-up to its breakthrough Vísperas de Carnaval kicks off with more introspective material. As if to shed a bit of its image as a feel-good party band, La Mosca's follow-up to its breakthrough Vísperas de…

  17. El Baile del Pirulino/Música Para Escamosos

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Given that soap opera Pedro el Escamoso, the inspiration behind this compilation, is hilarious, it stands to reason that the music it features would be similarly inclined. Given that soap opera Pedro el Escamoso, the inspiration behind this compilation, is hilarious, it stands to reason that…

  18. AMERICAN ROOTS MUSIC

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Effectively covering the vast, ever-vibrant tapestry that is American vernacular music in just four hours is a nearly insurmountable challenge. Effectively covering the vast, ever-vibrant tapestry that is American vernacular music in just four hours is a nearly insurmountable challenge. This…

  19. Dido Begins Work On 'No Angel' Sequel

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dido has begun work on the follow-up to her smash 1999 set "No Angel" (Arista), but says she probably won't devote her full attention to the project until April. "I'm still promoting ["No Angel"], unb Dido has begun work on the follow-up to her smash 1999…

  20. Dido Deleted From Brits Newcomer Category

    January 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dido had her nomination for a best British newcomer award revoked yesterday (Jan. 16), after officials realized she isn't that new after all. The singer, who rose to stardom after rapper Eminem chose Dido had her nomination for a best British newcomer award revoked yesterday (Jan. 16),…

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