1. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Singer/actress Rosemary Clooney dies at her Beverly Hills, Calif., home. She is 74. She had been fighting a recurrence of lung cancer. 2002 - Singer/actress Rosemary Clooney dies at her Beverly Hills, Calif., home. She is 74. She had been fighting a recurrence of…

  2. MTV Plans 'You Hear It First' Tours

    June 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT MTV is putting its "You Hear It First" franchise out on the road with a pair of brief tours: one rock, one hip-hop. Sponsored by Coca-Cola, the rock leg will kick off July 15 in Los Angeles, while the MTV is putting its "You Hear It First" franchise out on the road with a…

  3. TOP INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

    June 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/indie_albums.jsp 1. Kings Of Crunk , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz 2. Vans Warped Tour 2003 Compilation , Various Artists 3. Blackout , Dropkick Murphys 4. American Spirit , Mannheim Steamroller/C.W. McCall 5. I Love It , Craig Morgan Issue date: June 28, 2003 News Craig Morgan …

  4. Alien Ant Farm Ready Road Return

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Alt-metal act Alien Ant Farm is preparing to return to touring for the first time since a bus accident left lead singer Dryden Mitchell with serious spinal injuries more than a year ago. The North Ame Alt-metal act Alien Ant Farm is preparing to return to touring for the first time since a…

  5. Simone Celebrated With Anthology

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A jazz legend will be remembered and celebrated with BMG Heritage's July 1 release of "Nina Simone: Anthology." The two-disc set collects material the late artist recorded for six different labels -- A jazz legend will be remembered and celebrated with BMG Heritage's July…

  6. The Tangled Web

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: Lou Reed and BroadBAND Rocks!, Muze and Super Furry Animals. Keeping you up to date on the Web's most intriguing music-related happenings and destinations. STREAMED JANE: Rock legend Lou Reed's performance…

  7. Studio Album, A&M Box, Tour On Tap For Baez

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Natalie Merchant and Steve Earle are among the contemporary songwriters whose songs Joan Baez has recorded for her first album in six years. Due Sept. 9, "Dark Chords on a Big Guitar" also includes tr Natalie Merchant and Steve Earle are among the contemporary songwriters whose…

  8. This Day in Music

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Michael Jackson is sued by his longtime Munich, Germany-based concert promoter Marcel Avram, who accuses the pop king of refusing to perform two scheduled "Millennium Concerts." 2000 - Michael Jackson is sued by his longtime Munich, Germany-based concert…

  9. Beck Readies 'Jeff,' Tours With B.B.

    June 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rock guitar wizard Jeff Beck will on July 22 issue his latest Epic studio album, "Jeff." Rock guitar wizard Jeff Beck will on July 22 issue his latest Epic studio album, "Jeff," and will support its release on the summer's 12th annual B.B. King Music Festival tour.…

  10. Libertines Guitarist Out Of Band?

    June 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The lineup of rising British rock act the Libertines appears to be in limbo. The lineup of rising British rock act the Libertines appears to be in limbo. According to a posting by guitarist Pete Doherty on the fan site thelibertines.org, the band is touring Europe without him. "I thought…

  11. Billboard Bits: Korn, B.B. King, Pearl Jam

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Korn, B.B. King, Pearl Jam Korn has recorded a new song, "Did My Time," to be featured in the movie "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life." The song will not be on the soundtrack to the Angelina Jolie-starring film, due to hit U.S. theaters July 25. However,…

  12. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick is injured in a car accident in the midst of the Vans Warped Tour. Wick suffers whiplash and bruising in addition to a tear in her cornea as a res 2002 - Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick is injured in a car accident in…

  13. Fats, Ike, B.B. Toasted As 'Blues Kingpins'

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Right Stuff/EMI is mining its catalog to pay proper tribute to the blues with greatest-hits CD packages for six artists the label has dubbed "Blues Kingpins." The discs -- each due Aug. 5 -- will The Right Stuff/EMI is mining its catalog to pay proper tribute to the blues with…

  14. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of June 16-22, 2003. Warm weather! Fresh air! Who needs it? The cool glow of the television is all we need, especially when there's a plethora of music to tune in, sit down, and enjoy. We're starting off with what…

  15. Tunes On TV

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 16-22, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 16 "VH1 All Access: Fleetwood Mac," VH1 Featured Artists: Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks. "100 Greatest Songs of the Last 25…

  16. Petty Prepares Live CD/DVD

    June 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' live prowess is the subject of the DVD/CD package "Live at the Olympic: The Last DJ and More." Due July 22 from Warner Bros./Warner Home Video, the set captures the Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' live prowess is the subject of the DVD…

  17. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky in opening ceremonies for Country Music Fan Fair 2001. 2001 - Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky…

  18. 'Aaron's Jukebox' Fires Up In July

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Aaron Carter will launch his Aaron's Jukebox tour July 26 at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Ariz. Fellow teen pop acts Jump5 and Play will join him on the tour. The U. S. leg of the outing will wra Aaron Carter will launch his Aaron's Jukebox tour July 26 at the Celebrity Theatre…

  19. 'Austin City Limits' Fest Unveils Full Lineup

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT More than 100 artists will perform on eight stages during the second annual Austin City Limits Music Festival. Set for Sept. 19-21, the event is expected to draw more than 75,000 to Zilker Park in the More than 100 artists will perform on eight stages during the second annual Austin City…

  20. This Day in Music

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Georgia honors native son Travis Tritt by renaming a three-mile section of Highway 92 "Travis Tritt Highway." The ceremony takes place in Hiram , Ga., just outside Atlanta. 2001 - Georgia honors native son Travis Tritt by renaming a three-mile section of…

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