1. This Day in Music

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Bill Sammeth files suit against Cher, charging that she owes him a 15% personal manager's fee involving the proceeds of "Believe," her hit single. Sammeth says he masterminded her comeba 1999 - Bill Sammeth files suit against Cher, charging that she…

  2. The Other Ones: Dead Again

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST With a Valentine's Day benefit concert at San Francisco's Warfield Theatre, the Other Ones will abandon their name in favor of one somewhat closer to their roots: the Dead. With a Valentine's Day benefit concert at San Francisco's Warfield Theatre, the Other Ones will…

  3. Supreme Court Upholds Copyright Extension Act

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Supreme Court yesterday (Jan. 15) upheld the 1998 Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act (CTEA), which extended copyright protection an extra 20 years -- to the life of the author plus 70 years. The Supreme Court yesterday (Jan. 15) upheld the 1998 Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act…

  4. T Rex Percussionist Finn Dies

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Mickey Finn, a bongo player with the 1970s glam rock band T Rex, died Saturday in a South London hospital. He was 56. No cause of death was given, but news reports said Finn had suffered from kidney a Mickey Finn, a bongo player with the 1970s glam rock band T Rex, died Saturday in a South…

  5. Other Ones Tour Revives The Dead

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. While the chances of a full-fledged reunion (one that would include a return to the studio) are unclear at the moment for the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, percussionist Mickey Hart is hailing he and his bandmates' first tour…

  6. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Rick Danko, bassist and singer for acclaimed rock act the Band, dies at his home in Woodstock, N.Y. The Ontario-born musician would have celebrated his 57th birthday on December 29. 1999 - Rick Danko, bassist and singer for acclaimed rock act the Band, dies at his…

  7. Billboard Bits: T. Rex, Deep Dish, CDnow/Amazon

    December 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on T. Rex, Deep Dish, CDnow/Amazon "Electric Warrior," T. Rex's breakthrough 1971 album, will be reissued Feb. 25 by Rhino in an expanded and remastered version. Released at the forefront of the glam era, the Tony Visconti-produced album features the classic rock radio…

  8. Billboard Bits: Alan Jackson, Other Ones, Josh Groban

    November 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Alan Jackson, Other Ones, Josh Groban With a host of CMA Awards under his belt and his holiday album "Let It Be Christmas" (Arista) debuting this week at No. 52 on The Billboard 200, Alan Jackson is gearing up for a seasonal special of the same name. "Alan Jackson: Let…

  9. Ween 'Just About Done' With New Album

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Beloved rock duo Ween is "just about done" with its next studio album, guitarist Mickey "Dean Ween" Melchiondo tells Billboard.com. "That doesn't mean it's going to come out for awhile," he cautions. Beloved rock duo Ween is "just about done"…

  10. 42askbillboard

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caufield answers readers' questions on "American Idol" contestant Tamyra Gray, Tori Amos, and Christina Aguilera. OTHER 'IDOLS' Hi, I really loved "American Idol" and thought that Kelly Clarkson is a wonderful performer. But through the entire show my…

  11. 42TunesOnTV

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 14-20, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 14 The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Pink (also scheduled: Debra Messing). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured…

  12. Other Ones To Wrap Tour In Bay Area

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in California's Bay Area. The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in California's Bay Area. As previously reported …

  13. Billboard Bits: Tim McGraw, Ween, 'Songs Of Protest'

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Tim McGraw, Ween, 'Songs Of Protest' Country music star Tim McGraw's planned NBC concert special has been slated for Nov. 27, the night before Thanksgiving. Dubbed "Sing Me Home," the one-hour show will feature footage of McGraw's Sept. 7 homecoming…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Tim McGraw is featured on the cover of TV Guide, due to his various nominations for the 34th Annual CMA Awards. 2000 - Tim McGraw is featured on the cover of TV Guide, due to his various nominations for the 34th Annual CMA Awards. 1998 - The first ever Lilith Fair…

  15. Billboard Bits: Pretenders, Folk Implosion, Bon Jovi

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Pretenders, Folk Implosion, Bon Jovi The Pretenders have ended a career-long association with Warner-affiliated labels by inking a new deal with Artemis. The Chrissie Hynde-led band's label debut, "Loose Screw," is due Nov. 19 and will be preceded by first single "…

  16. Billboard Bits: Other Ones, Kids' Day, 'Lizzie McGuire'

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Other Ones, Kids' Day, 'Lizzie McGuire' Following a successful weekend stand at Terrapin Station: A Grateful Dead Family Reunion in East Troy, Wis., post-Grateful Dead act the Other Ones has tentatively laid out a fall U.S. tour. Initially announced dates concentrate on…

  17. The Dead Successfully Brought To Life

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Other Ones -- a group formed around the surviving core of the Grateful Dead -- conquered the crowds in East Troy, Wis., over the weekend, and look likely to start a new chapter in the Dead's legac The Other Ones -- a group formed around the surviving core of the Grateful Dead --…

  18. A New Double Shot Of Live Dead

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nearly seven years since death of guitarist Jerry Garcia and the demise of the Grateful Dead, the band's substantial performance legacy continues to be solidified with a seemingly endless array of off Nearly seven years since death of guitarist Jerry Garcia and the demise of the Grateful…

  19. Former Dead Principals Prep For Reunion

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh tells Billboard.com he's "stoked to the eyeballs" about the nearing Terrapin Station, his first full-fledged reunion with his former bandmates since Dead vocalis Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh tells Billboard.com he's "…

  20. Dead Reunion Concerts Back On

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Grateful Dead will live again, as Wisconsin's Walworth County board voted 5-0 Friday to allow the band to hold a reunion concert Aug. 3-4. Billed as "Terrapin Station -- A Grateful Dead Family Reu The Grateful Dead will live again, as Wisconsin's Walworth County board voted…

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