1. Gods and Generals

    March 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST The main draw for this Civil War epic's soundtrack is a new track by Bob Dylan. The main draw for this Civil War epic's soundtrack is a new track by Bob Dylan. But while "Cross the Green Mountain" is a restrained and moving number by itself, its arrangement sounds a shade…

  2. The American Song-Poem Anthology

    March 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Recall seeing those "songs-poems" ads in the back pages of supermarket tabloids? Ever wonder about the quality of material submitted, and for a fee, then recorded? If so, look no further than this col Recall seeing those "songs-poems" ads in the back pages of supermarket…

  3. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Steely Dan, U2, Eminem and Faith Hill each win three Grammy wins at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 2001 - Steely Dan, U2, Eminem and Faith Hill each win three Grammy wins at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 2001 - English vocalist Ronnie Hilton, who scored 18 U…

  4. Dixie Chicks Slate North American Tour

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Dixie Chicks will hit the road May 1 on a 52-date North American tour. The country trio will start the Top of the World tour in Greenville, S.C., and not let up through to an Aug. 4 finale in Nash The Dixie Chicks will hit the road May 1 on a 52-date North American tour. The country trio…

  5. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Trace Adkins plays his first concert since breaking his ankle and undergoing surgery for tendon damage. Adkins ignores doctors' warnings to remain seated and walks around the stage so fa 1999 - Trace Adkins plays his first concert since breaking his ankle and…

  6. 'Last Of The Mississippi Jukes' Soundtrack, DVD Due

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST "Last of the Mississippi Jukes," filmmaker Robert Mugge's documentary tribute to the Magnolia State's blues and juke joints, will be released on DVD next month via Sanctuary. Concurrent with the March "Last of the Mississippi Jukes," filmmaker Robert Mugge's…

  7. 2003 Juno Awards Nominees

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST JUNO AWARDS NOMINEES Below are the nominees for Canada's 2003 Juno Awards, to be handed out April 6 at the Corel Centre in the country's capitol region, Ottowa-Gatineau. SINGLE OF THE YEAR "Bulletproof," Blue Rodeo (WEA/Warner) "A New Day Has Come," Celine…

  8. This Day in Music

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1986 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "How Will I Know," Whitney Houston. The song displaces "That's What Friends Are For," the No. 1 song by Houston's cousin, Dionne Warwick. 1986 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "How Will I Know," Whitney…

  9. 'Chicago,' U2, Eminem, Simon Among Oscar Nominees

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" leads the pack with 13 nominations for the 75th annual Academy Awards, including a best picture notice. Among those artists who have earned The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" leads the…

  10. NBA Finalizes All-Star Entertainment

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Country star Martina McBride, singer/actress Gloria Ruben ("ER," "The Agency"), Gladys Knight, and Kool & the Gang are the latest additions to the National Basketball Association's (NBA) 2003 All- Country star Martina McBride, singer/actress Gloria Ruben ("ER…

  11. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Webb, VP Records

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Springsteen, Webb, VP Records The previously reported benefit concert Bruce Springsteen will perform in Somerville, Mass., has grown. The Boss will perform a solo show Feb. 19 at the Somerville Theater in addition to the previously confirmed Feb. 20 event. An official statement…

  12. Sotheby's Sues Michael Jackson

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sotheby's filed a lawsuit Friday against pop superstar Michael Jackson, who the auction house claims has yet to pay nearly $1.4 million dollars for two 19th century paintings he purchased last October Sotheby's filed a lawsuit Friday against pop superstar Michael Jackson, who the…

  13. Toad Reunion Relies On Tour Success

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Expectations are high for Toad the Wet Sprocket's national reunion tour, especially given that there are low expectations of the band staying together for the long-term. After testing the touring waters by opening a few times for Counting…

  14. Billboard Bits: Usher/Doug E. Fresh, Liz Phair & More

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Usher/Doug E. Fresh, Liz Phair & More R&B star Usher and rap veteran Doug E. Fresh have joined the lineup of the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Read to Achieve Celebration. Set for Feb. 8 at Atlanta's Phillips Arena, the event will see Usher joining NBA…

  15. McGraw Sets 'One Band Show' Tour

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw & the Dancehall Doctors will kick off a 52-date U.S. tour March 7 in Birmingham, Ala. Dubbed the One Band Show, the run will feature the artist and his band performing for more than two Tim McGraw & the Dancehall Doctors will kick off a 52-date U.S. tour March 7 in…

  16. Video For New Dylan Song Descends On TNT

    January 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST The video for Bob Dylan's "Cross the Green Mountain" will debut Sunday (Jan. 26) on TNT between 5:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. The video for Bob Dylan's "Cross the Green Mountain" will debut Sunday (Jan. 26) on TNT between 5:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Composed especially for…

  17. Club NBA Drafts Top Acts

    January 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nelly, Ja Rule, Jermaine Dupri, the Clipse, and Nappy Roots are among the wide array of artists confirmed to appear on the Club NBA live music stage during the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Nelly, Ja Rule, Jermaine Dupri, the Clipse, and Nappy Roots are among the wide array of…

  18. Tunes On TV

    January 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 20-26, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 20 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Cam'Ron ("Boy (I Need You)"). "One On One," UPN Featured Artist…

  19. Hidden Beach Recordings Presents: Unwrapped Vol. 2

    January 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Producers Tony Joseph and Darryl Ross again bring together the worlds of hip-hop and jazz for the second volume of Hidden Beach's Unwrapped series. Producers Tony Joseph and Darryl Ross again bring together the worlds of hip-hop and jazz for the second volume of Hidden Beach's…

  20. Dylan Crosses The 'Mountain' On AOL

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST A new Bob Dylan original song, "Cross the Green Mountain," will make its premiere today (Jan. 17) in streaming audio form on AOL Music's First Listen program. As previously reported, the song was reco A new Bob Dylan original song, "Cross the Green Mountain," will…

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