1. Billboard Bits: Carl Wilson, LK2, Voodoo 2002

    August 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Carl Wilson, LK2, Voodoo 2002 Eric Clapton, Matthew Sweet, Sugar Ray, Van Dyke Parks, and In Bloom will join Brian Wilson for an Oct. 6 benefit concert at Royce Hall on the campus of the University of California at Los Angeles. The event will benefit the Carl Wilson Foundation,…

  2. Kid Rock Rides Into 'Biker Boyz' Flick

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After playing a Trans Am-driving rival of David Spade in "Joe Dirt," Kid Rock is ready to gun it on the big screen again -- this time on two wheels in DreamWorks Pictures' urban motorcycle film "Biker After playing a Trans Am-driving rival of David Spade in "Joe Dirt,…

  3. Billboard Bits: Keith Urban, Elvis Presley, Popa Chubby

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Keith Urban, Elvis Presley, Popa Chubby Capitol has moved up the release of country singer Keith Urban's third album, "Golden Road," from a previously scheduled Nov. 5 bow to a new date of Oct. 8. The set is preceded by the single "Somebody Like You," which is…

  4. Chris Thomas Mixes Old With New On 'Dirty'

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chris Thomas King -- who played Tommy Johnson in the film "O Brother Where Art Thou" and was featured prominently on the soundtrack and subsequent Down From the Mountain tours... Chris Thomas King -- who played Tommy Johnson in the film "O Brother Where Art Thou" and was…

  5. Hot Product

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Trick Daddy, Allison Moorer, Jarvis Church, and more. 'Holiday' Inn Everyone knows rapper Trick Daddy loves a good party. But for his latest Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic release, "Thug Holiday," the Miami native makes a notable shift in his career. …

  6. 'Elvis And Priscilla' Make Theater Plans

    August 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Priscilla Beaulieu Presley and Immortal Entertainment are set to create and co-produce a musical theater production, "Elvis and Priscilla," based on her romance with the King. A nationwide contest wil Priscilla Beaulieu Presley and Immortal Entertainment are set to create and co…

  7. Jarvis Church 'Off' On His Own

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Most people in the industry may know the name Jarvis Church because of his pivotal role in discovering, writing for, and producing Grammy Award-winning DreamWorks artist Nelly Furtado ("Whoa Nelly!"). What they probably don't know…

  8. 31TunesOnTV

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 29-Aug. 4, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Pet Shop Boys, Beyonce Knowles of Destiny's Child, Coral, Ashanti, Coldplay. "VH1 All…

  9. Que Pasa?-The Best of Fania All-Stars

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Columbia/Legacy's four albums celebrating pivotal artists in the history of Latin music in this country are, simply put, a real treasure. XAVIER CUGAT The Original Latin Dance King COMPILATION PRODUCER: Jerry Rappaport ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Xavier Cugat Columbia/Legacy CK 85341 VARIOUS…

  10. Billboard Bits: Farm Aid, Who/Vedder, Motortrax, T. Hip

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Farm Aid, Who/Vedder, Motortrax, T. Hip The 15th Farm Aid benefit concert is set for Sept. 21 at the Post-Gazette Pavilion in Burgettstown, Pa., just outside of Pittsburgh. The lineup will include Farm Aid founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, and Neil Young, plus new board member…

  11. Hot Product

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Solomon Burke, Boyz II Men, Public Enemy, and more. You Get What You 'Give' R&B titan Solomon Burke enjoyed a string of soul hits -- "Just Out of Reach," "Cry to Me," "If You Need Me," "Got To Get You off My Mind,…

  12. A Jacknife to a Swan

    July 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fans of the Bosstones' high-energy mix of ska, punk, and reggae will find a lot to love on their seventh studio project. Fans of the Bosstones' high-energy mix of ska, punk, and reggae will find a lot to love on their seventh studio project. The album features blazing brass passages…

  13. Parton Plans First U.K. Tour In Two Decades

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT This October, Dolly Parton will undertake her first tour of the U.K. and Ireland in 19 years. Promoter Asgard has confirmed that the shows, billed as "An Evening With Dolly Parton," will take place ac This October, Dolly Parton will undertake her first tour of the U.K. and Ireland…

  14. Los Lobos Scores With WB's 'Tucson'

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based rock act Los Lobos will pen an original theme song for the new WB series, "Greetings From Tucson," and provide music to serve as the show's score. The Latino family comedy will air F Los Angeles-based rock act Los Lobos will pen an original theme song for the…

  15. Diana King: 'Respect' Is Like A Second Debut

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Slated for a July 30 release on Maverick, Diana King's "Respect" showcases a myriad of radio-friendly crossover songs designed to return the singer/songwriter to U.S. music consciousness. "Respect" is King's third…

  16. Hot Product

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Dave Matthews Band, Flaming Lips, Robert Plant, and more. You're 'Busted' If at first you don't succeed, try again. That's just what Dave Matthews Band did after sessions with producer Steve Lillywhite were abandoned in the fall of 2000, in…

  17. Plant Returns To Interpretation

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "My ability and vocal chords are all in good shape, but I haven't really felt substantially relevant as a lyricist for a long time." A stunning admission, but one characteristic of Robert Plant, the disarmingly honest voice of Led…

  18. Classic Tracks Set For Sun Records Compilation

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Recordings from Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Roy Orbison will be among those featured on a 44-song, two-disc set chronicling the history of Sun Records. Due Aug. 6 fr Recordings from Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Roy Orbison…

  19. Gates Dethrones The King On U.K. Chart

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The four-week reign of "The King" on the U.K. singles chart is over. "A Little Less Conversation" by Elvis Vs. JXL (RCA) fell 1-3 on yesterday's (July 14) new sales survey, replaced by teenager Gareth The four-week reign of "The King" on the U.K. singles…

  20. Steve Miller Band

    July 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Before a remarkable run of three-chord monsters, Steve Miller was a soulful, highly respected Bay Area guitar slinger operating mostly under the mainstream radar. Before a remarkable run of three-chord monsters, Steve Miller was a soulful, highly respected Bay Area guitar slinger operating…

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