1. Imbruglia Signs On For Film Debut

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT John Malkovich and U.K.-based Australian pop star Natalie Imbruglia have signed to star opposite British comedian Rowan Atkinson in Working Title Films' spy spoof "Johnny English," according to the fi John Malkovich and U.K.-based Australian pop star Natalie Imbruglia have…

  2. The "Hey, Y'all!" Soundtrack

    April 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Don't think you're out of the loop if you haven't heard of Hey, Y'all! The variety show, equal parts Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour and Hee Haw, is a figment of the slightly warped imaginations of James D Don't think you're out of the loop if you haven't heard…

  3. Ness Furthers Social Distortion

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness says he hopes to have the band's first album following the 2000 death of guitarist and co-founder Dennis Dannell out before the end of the year. Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness says he hopes to have the band's first album following the 2000…

  4. Success Should Be 'No Problem' For Chesney's New Album

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST After eight years of developing his career the slow and steady way, Kenny Chesney finally seems to be poised on the brink of major stardom. Two factors that may push him up into that rarefied air are After eight years of developing his career the slow and steady way, Kenny Chesney finally…

  5. Dwight Yoakam Exits Warner Bros.

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dwight Yoakam has split from Warner Bros./Reprise after 16 years and 15 albums, Billboard Bulletin reports. Yoakam, who has a leading role in the current hit film "Panic Room," will tour this spring a Dwight Yoakam has split from Warner Bros./Reprise after 16 years and 15 albums,…

  6. 14TunesOnTV

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for April 1-7, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2002 "Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC Featured Artist: Shannon McNally (also scheduled: Nathan Lane, Ben Chaplin). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Phantom Planet (also…

  7. Rings Around the World

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST In the mood for some psychedelic pop-rock that draws from such iconic figures as Brian Wilson, Burt Bacharach, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Costello? Now, toss in some smartly placed electronic wizardry (as In the mood for some psychedelic pop-rock that draws from such iconic figures as Brian…

  8. Social D Self-Funding Its Next Album

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness tells Billboard.com he hopes to have the band's first album following the 2000 death of guitarist and co-founder Dennis Dannell out before the end of the year. "We Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness tells Billboard.com he hopes to have the band…

  9. Artists, Snowboarders Battle Breast Cancer

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Crazy Town, New Found Glory, and Dan "the Automator" Nakamura will headline the seventh annual Boarding for Breast Cancer (BFBC) Snowboard and Music Festival April 14 at the Sierra Resort in Twin Brid Crazy Town, New Found Glory, and Dan "the Automator" Nakamura will…

  10. New Compilation Pays Homage To Johnny Paycheck

    March 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Perhaps one of country music's most under-appreciated vocal stylists, Johnny Paycheck receives the star treatment with "The Soul & the Edge: The Best of Johnny Paycheck," due April 30 on Columbia/ Perhaps one of country music's most under-appreciated vocal stylists,…

  11. Charlatans, Starsailor Return To Isle Of Wight

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Charlatans U.K., Starsailor, Ash, and Robert Plant & Strange Sensations are among the acts confirmed for the return of the Isle Of Wight festival, the first staging of the U.K. event since 197 The Charlatans U.K., Starsailor, Ash, and Robert Plant & Strange Sensations are among…

  12. Dando, Lambchop, Cocker Salute Hazlewood

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST The U.K. arm of Berlin-based independent label City Slang will simultaneously release two albums featuring the work of the veteran artist and former music business mogul Lee Hazlewood on June 3 in Eur The U.K. arm of Berlin-based independent label City Slang will simultaneously release two…

  13. The The Spin Again At '45 RPM'

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST The first album to anthologize the 20-year recording history of The The, one of the U.K.'s most notable modern rock bands of the past two decades, will be issued May 20 by Epic in Britain. Titled "45 The first album to anthologize the 20-year recording history of The The, one of the…

  14. Hot Product

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Glenn Lewis, Jimmy Buffett, Angelique Kidjo, Super Furry Animals, and more. 'Window' Paine "Don't You Forget It," Toronto-bred singer/songwriter Glenn Lewis' first single from his Epic Records debut "World Outside My Window,"…

  15. Keith, Brooks & Dunn Lead ACM Nominees

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. Both acts are nominated in the entertainer of the year cat With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the…

  16. Vintage Richard Hell Frozen In 'Time'

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Punk original Richard Hell is in retrospective mode. On March 19, Matador Records will release "Time," a two-CD compilation of vintage 1975-1984 live recordings -- more than half of them previously un Punk original Richard Hell is in retrospective mode. On March 19, Matador Records…

  17. Zeppelin's John Paul Jones Brings The 'Thunder'

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST As a principal member of what was arguably the greatest rock'n'roll band of all time, John Paul Jones was in need for a change by the time Led Zeppelin dissolved in 1980. Putting his own music on the As a principal member of what was arguably the greatest rock'n'roll band…

  18. Country Songwriter Harlan Howard Dies

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Harlan Howard, the country songwriter who wrote "I Fall to Pieces," "Busted," and more than 100 other hits, died yesterday (March 3) in Nashville. He was 74 and had suffered from heart trouble, accord Harlan Howard, the country songwriter who wrote "I Fall to Pieces,…

  19. One Night in America

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST They called him Memphis Charlie Musselwhite when the budding blues harmonica legend followed his black Mississippi Delta blues mentors north to Chicago to carve his own blues fame. They called him Memphis Charlie Musselwhite when the budding blues harmonica legend followed his black…

  20. 7 Worlds Collide—Live at the St. James

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Featuring Neil Finn, formerly of Crowded House and Split Enz, backed by an all-star band—brother Tim Finn, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Featuring Neil Finn, formerly of Crowded House and Split Enz, backed by an all-star…

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