1. Hot Product

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Wilco, Elvis Costello, Paul Westerberg, Kenny Chesney, Pet Shop Boys, and more. Back To The 'Hotel' Considering all the label drama that has engulfed Wilco and its fourth studio album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," during the past year, it's a bit…

  2. 17TunesOnTV

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 22-28, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 22 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Jimmy Eat World (also scheduled: Val Kilmer, Jennifer Tilly). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Hank III (also scheduled:…

  3. Jimi Hendrix's Father Dies

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, died yesterday (April 17) after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He was 82. A former Golden Gloves boxer who James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, died…

  4. Eagles Confirm 31-Date Summer Tour

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first reported here last week, the Eagles will kick off their first North American tour in seven years May 31 in Reno, Nev. The 31-date trek will wrap July 20 in Biloxi, Miss., and comes as the gro As first reported here last week, the Eagles will kick off their first North American tour…

  5. 16TunesOnTV

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for April 15-21, 2002. MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2002 "The Rosie O'Donnell Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Sheryl Crow (also scheduled: John Stamos, Kate Burton). "The Hughleys," UPN Featured Artists: Shaggy, Destiny's Child's…

  6. Then Came the Night

    April 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT From the pretentious title cut to the inclusion of a Diane Warren song, Tommy Shane Steiner's debut is pretty much devoid of substance. From the pretentious title cut to the inclusion of a Diane Warren song, Tommy Shane Steiner's debut is pretty much devoid of substance. Pseudo-edge…

  7. Silver Lining

    April 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The ever dependable Bonnie Raitt delivers another fine disc—her 16th—by returning to the production team responsible for her previous outing, 1998's Fundamental. The ever dependable Bonnie Raitt delivers another fine disc—her 16th—by returning to the production team responsible for her…

  8. Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison,Take five

    April 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT THE DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET Take Five PRODUCER: Teo Macero 5.1 MIX ENGINEER: Mark Wilder Columbia/Legacy CS 65122 JOHNNY CASH Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison PRODUCER: Bob Johnston 5.1 MIX ENGINEER: Thom C Concurrent with the rising tide of DVD-Audio titles entering the marketplace, new and,…

  9. Eagles Fly Again For Summer Tour

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Eagles are planning a summer U.S. arena tour of secondary markets, set to begin May 31 in Reno, Nev., and conclude July 20. Although dates and venues are still being nailed down, the trek will hit The Eagles are planning a summer U.S. arena tour of secondary markets, set to begin May 31…

  10. A Complete Glenn Tilbrook Hits The Road

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Later this week, former Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook will embark on a U.S. tour in support of his first solo album, "The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook." His third stateside trek since the album's relea Later this week, former Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook will embark on a U.S.…

  11. Bowie, Busta Join Moby For 'Area: Two'

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie and Busta Rhymes are the first acts confirmed to join Moby on his 'Area: Two' tour. Dates and other artists for the North American trek, now in its second year, are still being nailed down David Bowie and Busta Rhymes are the first acts confirmed to join Moby on his &…

  12. Carl Perkins Remembered

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The late rockabilly pioneer Carl Perkins was remembered for his love of music yesterday (April 9) in his hometown of Jackson, Tenn., on what would have been his 70th birthday. The late rockabilly pioneer Carl Perkins was remembered for his love of music yesterday (April 9) in his hometown of…

  13. Grandmaster Flash Picks His 'Essentials'

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Warner Strategic Marketing will turn back the musical clock on May 7 with the release of "Essential Mix: Classic Edition," mixed by famed DJ Grandmaster Flash. The set is the latest in the ongoing "Es Warner Strategic Marketing will turn back the musical clock on May 7 with the…

  14. No 'Shame' In New Uncle Kracker Album

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Uncle Kracker has wrapped work on "No Stranger To Shame," the follow-up to his 2000 Lava/Atlantic debut album "Double Wide." The new album, due in July, was produced by Mike Bradford Singer/songwriter Uncle Kracker has wrapped work on "No Stranger To…

  15. Hot Product

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Goo Goo Dolls, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, and more. Out Of The 'Gutter' Goo Goo Dolls' "Gutterflower" (Warner Bros.) follows the biggest studio album of the threesome's career, 1998's "Dizzy Up the…

  16. Nearing 50, Strummer's Guns Still Blaze

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Joe Strummer is feeling the jetlag. The day after arriving in New York to play a five-night stand in Brooklyn with his band the Mescaleros, Strummer is holding court in the bar of his downtown hotel, Joe Strummer is feeling the jetlag. The day after arriving in New York to play a five-night…

  17. Billboard Bits: Roger Daltrey, Bryan Ferry, Weird Al

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Roger Daltrey, Bryan Ferry, Weird Al The Who's "Baba O'Riley" was originally going to be the theme song for the hit Fox sitcom "That '70s Show," so it seems only fitting that the band's frontman, Roger Daltrey, would guest-star on the show'…

  18. Aerosmith, Sum 41 Show 'Spidey' Sense

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sony's "Spider-Man" soundtrack, due April 30, has snared Aerosmith to cover the film's main theme, Billboard.com has learned. The set also features first single "What We're All About (The Original Ver Sony's "Spider-Man" soundtrack, due April 30,…

  19. Billboard Bits: Celine Dion, Dove Awards, Steve Marriott

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Celine Dion, Dove Awards, Steve Marriott Celine Dion's new album is hot at retail, but some fans trying to play the disc itself are hopping mad. Some European editions of the set, "A New Day Has Come," come embedded with Key2Audio copy protection, which prevent the disc…

  20. Update: Grammys Returning To New York

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST As tipped here last week, the Grammy Awards will return next year to New York for the first time since 1998. This morning (April 3), Recording Academy president/CEO Michael Greene confirmed that the 4 As tipped here last week, the Grammy Awards will return next year to New York for the first…

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