1. Bush Stops Using Orleans' 'Still The One'

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Bush campaign abruptly stopped using the 1970s hit "Still the One" at campaign rallies today (Oct. 29) after the songwriter, no fan of the president, claimed the Republicans never got permission. The Bush campaign abruptly stopped using the 1970s hit "Still the One" at…

  2. Billboard Bits: Flaming Lips, Ray J, Tom Petty

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Flaming Lips, Ray J, Tom Petty The Flaming Lips' official Web site will be the sole source for the photo collection "Waking Up With a Placebo Head Wound: Images of the Flaming Lips From the Archives of Jay Blakesberg and J. Michelle Martin-Coyne -- 1987-2004." The 184…

  3. Scissor Sisters To Slice Through America

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Scissor Sisters, one of the groups at the forefront of the return of danceable new wave rock, will hit the road in the United States near the end of the year. The Scissor Sisters, one of the groups at the forefront of the return of danceable new wave rock, will hit the road in the United…

  4. Love Ordered To Stand Trial For Assault

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love was ordered yesterday (Oct. 27) to stand trial on a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon in Los Angeles despite her attorney's claim that the case had been "grossly overcharged. Courtney Love was ordered yesterday (Oct. 27) to stand trial on a felony charge of…

  5. Williams Sings On Broadway & Beyond

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Vanessa Williams has scheduled a four-night stand on Broadway that will precede a brief U.S. holiday-themed tour. Vanessa Williams has scheduled a four-night stand on Broadway that will precede a brief U.S. holiday-themed tour. The limited New York engagement will run Dec. 1-4 at the Palace…

  6. New Music Seminar Lives On With Ropeadope

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The now-defunct New Music Seminar is remembered -- dimly, in the case of some fun-loving attendees -- as New York's major new music fiesta of the '80s and early '90s. The now-defunct New Music Seminar is remembered -- dimly, in the case of some fun-loving attendees -- as New…

  7. Gil, Fischer-Dieskau Win Polar Music Prize

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian singer Gilberto Gil and German romance singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau are the 2005 winners of the Polar Music Prize for their contributions to music. Brazilian singer Gilberto Gil and German romance singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau are the 2005 winners of the Polar Music Prize for…

  8. 44TunesOnTV

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 25-31, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 25 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Ray Charles (also scheduled: Carson Daly). "Sessions @ AOL," Fuse Featured artist: Yellowcard. "The Brooke Ellison Story," A…

  9. Legs to Make Us Longer

    October 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Guitarist Kaki King had a delightful start to her career when she was handpicked out of a gig at the Knitting Factory by Velour Records and produced last year's adventurous "Everybody Loves You." Now Guitarist Kaki King had a delightful start to her career when she was…

  10. Fuego

    October 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A.B. Quintanilla and his Kumbia Kings have been steadily evolving with every album. A.B. Quintanilla and his Kumbia Kings have been steadily evolving with every album. Its latest, "Fuego," includes the Kings' trademark cumbia, but their R&B-tinged material is limited to two…

  11. New Covers Disc Completes Ozzy Box

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A 10-track disc of cover songs will be the gem inside Epic's four-disc Ozzy Osbourne box set, "Bible of Ozz." A 10-track disc of cover songs will be the gem inside Epic's four-disc Ozzy Osbourne box set, "Bible of Ozz." Due Feb. 8, the 52-track collection will…

  12. Mavis Prevails With A Little 'Faith'

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The gospel market has been flooded with music by newer acts this year, but one of the most intriguing releases is by a veteran artist who remains in peak form. Mavis Staples' Alligator Records release, "Have a Little Faith," is…

  13. Bacilos Slates Fall U.S. Tour

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Miami-based Latin pop act Bacilos will kick off a tour Nov. 10 in San Francisco. At deadline, nine dates were confirmed for the first leg of the run, with more expected next year. Miami-based Latin pop act Bacilos will kick off a tour Nov. 10 in San Francisco. At deadline, nine dates were…

  14. Dido, Robbie, Sting Sing For 'Bridget'

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New recordings from Sting with Annie Lennox, Rufus Wainwright with Dido, Jamie Cullum, Robbie Williams and Will Young will be found on the soundtrack to "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason," due Nov. 1 New recordings from Sting with Annie Lennox, Rufus Wainwright with Dido, Jamie…

  15. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 18-24)

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 18-24, 2004). REMEMBERING BROTHER RAY: There was none like him and that's why an impressive selection of artists turned out to pay him tribute recently in Los Angeles. The result is the CBS special "Genius: A Night for Ray…

  16. Tunes On TV

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 18-24, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artists: Jane Monheit, Michael Buble (also scheduled: Jimmy Carter). "Live with Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist:…

  17. Aiken Confirms Holiday Tour Dates

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The most commercially successful graduate of the Fox performance series "American Idol" has begun confirming dates for a planned holiday tour. The most commercially successful graduate of the Fox performance series "American Idol" has begun confirming dates for a planned…

  18. Billboard Bits: Roy Orbison, Wyclef Jean, Del McCoury

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Roy Orbison, Wyclef Jean, Del McCoury Four live Roy Orbison shows have been bundled together under the banner "Authorized Bootleg Collection" and will be released Tuesday (Oct. 19) by Eagle Rock Entertainment. The titles are drawn from concerts on May 9, 1969, in Batley,…

  19. Springsteen's 'Plugged' Grows A Little On DVD

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Bruce Springsteen home video title "MTV Plugged" will be reissued Nov. 9 on DVD with the addition of one performance not included in the original 1992 concert broadcast. The Bruce Springsteen home video title "MTV Plugged" will be reissued Nov. 9 on DVD with the…

  20. Dummy

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Still flying under the pop radar after 35 years of rollick and mischief, NRBQ delivers "Dummy," a raw rocking album of 13 tunes bred from spontaneity, humor and good-times gusto. Still flying under the pop radar after 35 years of rollick and mischief, NRBQ delivers "Dummy,"…

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