1. Ono Buys Lennon's Childhood Home

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Yoko Ono has bought the childhood home of her late husband John Lennon. Ono said she purchased the Liverpool, England, house at 251 Menlove Ave. where Lennon lived with his Aunt Mimi and where the Qua Yoko Ono has bought the childhood home of her late husband John Lennon. Ono said she…

  2. Rush's 'Vapor Trails' Due In May

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Canadian power trio Rush has set a May 14 release date for its upcoming Anthem/Atlantic album, "Vapor Trails." As previously reported, the set was recorded in Toronto, with band members Geddy Lee, Ale Canadian power trio Rush has set a May 14 release date for its upcoming Anthem…

  3. 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…

  4. Billboard Bits: The Offspring, Danzig, Pennywise

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on The Offspring, Danzig, Pennywise Southern California punk act the Offspring is the latest addition to the lineup of the Beyond 2002 Super Festival. As previously reported , the April 12-14 event will present artists on five stages at Miami's Bicentennial Park. Among the artists…

  5. Chuck Leavell Unveils 'Forever Blue' And 'Forever Green'

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST In-demand session player and A-list sideman Chuck Leavell can add "solo recording artist" to his resume with the release of his solo piano album, "Forever Blue," on Terminus Records. Leavell made his In-demand session player and A-list sideman Chuck Leavell can add "…

  6. Hot Product

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from N*E*R*D, Destiny's Child, Bob Mould, B2K, and more. 'Search' And Ye Shall Find Production duo the Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo) have spent the past few years churning out hits for the likes of Britney Spears, Ol' Dirty Bastard, and &…

  7. 11TunesOnTV

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-releated TV listings for March 11-17, 2002. MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2002 "Fear Factor," NBC Featured Artist: Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson (also scheduled: Stephen Baldwin, Alison Sweeney, Kelly Packard, Alan Thicke, Ali Landry; hosted by Joe Rogan). "The NewMusic,…

  8. Ferry Covers Dylan, Teams With Roxy Mates

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Bryan Ferry, most recently seen on Roxy Music's 2001 reunion tour, resumes his solo career with the April 15 U.K. release of his new album "Frantic." The Virgin set features guest appearances by Radio Bryan Ferry, most recently seen on Roxy Music's 2001 reunion tour,…

  9. U.K. Jubilee Concert Adds Bennett, Lennox

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tony Bennett, Annie Lennox, Sir Cliff Richard, and U.K. garage hitmakers Mis-Teeq have been added to the lineup of "Party at the Palace," the Queen's golden jubilee rock and pop show June 3 at Bucking Tony Bennett, Annie Lennox, Sir Cliff Richard, and U.K. garage hitmakers Mis…

  10. Warped Tour To Kick Off In Late June

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST The 2002 edition of the Vans Warped Tour will encompass a 46-city, 48-day trek launching June 21 outside Boise, Idaho, and wrapping Aug. 15 in Boston. As previously reported, the summer fest will be h The 2002 edition of the Vans Warped Tour will encompass a 46-city, 48-day trek launching…

  11. Billboard Bits: Faith Hill, Yorn/Elbow, Windham Hill

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Faith Hill, Pete Yorn/Elbow, Windham Hill Faith Hill is confirmed to perform at this year's Academy Awards, where she'll sing "There You'll Be" from the "Pearl Harbor" soundtrack. The Diane Warren-penned track is nominated in the best original song…

  12. Rochester Plans Jazz Fest

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Rochester (N.Y.) International Jazz Festival (RIJF) has landed an impressive talent list that spans from Aretha Franklin and Sonny Rollins to John Hammond and Medeski Martin & Wood. The festiv The Rochester (N.Y.) International Jazz Festival (RIJF) has landed an impressive talent list…

  13. Mould Joins United Musicians For Albums, Tour

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran rock artist Bob Mould has joined the label collective United Musicians, founded by musicians Aimee Mann and Michael Penn. The company, in conjunction with RED Distribution and Mould's own Gran Veteran rock artist Bob Mould has joined the label collective United Musicians, founded…

  14. Makeba, Gubaidulina Win Polar Music Prize

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST South African singer Miriam Makeba and Tatarstani avant garde composer Sofia Gubaidulina have been designated as the winners of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music's annual Polar Music Prize. Sweden's South African singer Miriam Makeba and Tatarstani avant garde composer Sofia…

  15. 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…

  16. INXS Perseveres For Summer Tour

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST INXS is lining up its first North American tour since original lead singer Michael Hutchence's 1997 suicide. The 40-city tour will begin May 30 in Anaheim, Calif., with vocalist Jon Stevens filling Hu INXS is lining up its first North American tour since original lead singer Michael…

  17. Tunes On TV

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 4-10, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2002 "All Star Bluegrass Celebration," PBS Featured Artists: Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Del McCoury, Earl Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, Travis Tritt, Nickel Creek, Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill; hosted by Ricky Skaggs. "…

  18. The Lexicon of Love

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST In its wonderfully thorough renovation of the Bob Marley catalog, Universal has reissued remastered, bonus-track-enhanced versions of not only all of his studio and live albums but also the hit four-d In its wonderfully thorough renovation of the Bob Marley catalog, Universal has reissued…

  19. 'God Save the Queen' Re-Release Set For Jubilee

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST A quarter century after the Sex Pistols belted out an acerbic punk tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, the song is being re-released to mark the monarch's golden jubilee. Virgin Records plans to release "G A quarter century after the Sex Pistols belted out an acerbic punk tribute to…

  20. Grammy Bits: 'O Brother,' Elliott, Linkin Park, TMBG

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Hollywood Reporter's Daryl Morden reports from backstage at last night's 44th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The Hollywood Reporter's Daryl Morden reports from backstage at last night's 44th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles : Taking home the nonclassical…

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