1. Music City's Fan Fair Grows

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT More artists have been added to the immense list of performers for Nashville's annual Fan Fair. More artists have been added to the immense list of performers for Nashville's annual Fan Fair , set for this June 13-16. The stages at downtown Nashville's Riverfront Park will now…

  2. Wonder, Brooks To Be Honored By Songwriters Hall

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) will present a pair of special awards to Stevie Wonder and Garth Brooks at the organization's June 13 induction and awards ceremony. Wonder will receive a lifetime The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) will present a pair of special awards to Stevie…

  3. Dando, Lambchop, Cocker Salute Hazlewood

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST The U.K. arm of Berlin-based independent label City Slang will simultaneously release two albums featuring the work of the veteran artist and former music business mogul Lee Hazlewood on June 3 in Eur The U.K. arm of Berlin-based independent label City Slang will simultaneously release two…

  4. Jackson, Sting, Newman Join Songwriters Hall

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson, Sting, Randy Newman, Ashford & Simpson, and Barry Manilow are the newest members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. They will be honored June 13 at the Hall's annual induction dinne Michael Jackson, Sting, Randy Newman, Ashford & Simpson, and Barry Manilow are the…

  5. Matthews, Cash Duet Leads 'We Were Soldiers'

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews and Johnny Cash have teamed to record the song "For You," which will see the light of day Feb. 26 on Sony's "We Were Soldiers" soundtrack. The album also includes new songs from Train (" Dave Matthews and Johnny Cash have teamed to record the song …

  6. Tenacious D: Obnoxious And Rising

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tenacious D's eponymous debut would be the "greatest album ever made" if it weren't for those pesky lads from Liverpool, says singer/actor/guitarist Jack Black, one-half of the acoustic-guitar-wieldin Tenacious D's eponymous debut would be the "greatest album…

  7. The Strokes Tack On More January Dates

    January 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST New York-based rock act the Strokes have tacked 10 North American dates onto a previously announced round of international performances in support of its RCA debut, "Is This It." The new shows begin J New York-based rock act the Strokes have tacked 10 North American dates onto a…

  8. New Foo, Offspring Songs Lead 'Orange County'

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST The pop-laden soundtrack to the Paramount Pictures/MTV Films movie "Orange County," due Dec. 18 from Columbia, will sport new singles from the Offspring and Foo Fighters. The set, which arrives three The pop-laden soundtrack to the Paramount Pictures/MTV Films movie "Orange…

  9. The Strokes Firm Up International Tour

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST New York-based rock act the Strokes have solidified more than a month's worth of international tour dates in support of their RCA debut, "Is This It." New York-based rock act the Strokes have solidified more than a month's worth of international tour dates in support of…

  10. Tenacious D Balancing Film, Touring

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST The comedic rock duo Tenacious D -- Jack Black and Kyle Gass -- is finally tasting the success it has been bragging about for years. While its self-titled Epic debut is at No. 105 in its seventh week The comedic rock duo Tenacious D -- Jack Black and Kyle Gass -- is finally tasting the…

  11. Country Acts Do Their 'Share' Vs. Substance Abuse

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Martina McBride, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Rhett Akins are among a group of country artists who took part in the recording of the feature song for a disc that will benefit drug and alcohol treatment p Martina McBride, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Rhett Akins are among a group of country artists…

  12. Lou Reed Gets Poe-etic

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Lou Reed and stage director Robert Wilson have teamed up to create "POEtry," a musical journey through the spooky and often spine-tingling works of author Edgar Allen Poe. The show will open Nov. 27 a Lou Reed and stage director Robert Wilson have teamed up to create "POEtry,…

  13. Hot Product

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Macy Gray, Tori Amos, Live, Diana Krall, and more. I Got 'Id' Macy Gray admits that she was an irresistible force, if not an immovable object, when it came to weaving the words and music that would evolve into her sophomore Epic album, "The Id."…

  14. Diana Krall's 'Look Of Love'

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Diana Krall, revered by critics and consumers alike as one of today's preeminent jazz singers, returns Sept. 18 with "The Look of Love" -- a Verve release that strives to broaden her creative palette Diana Krall, revered by critics and consumers alike as one of today's…

  15. Laurie Anderson Sails On

    August 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Laurie Anderson's new album, "Life on a String," due Aug. 21 via Nonesuch, could have been a whale of a project, but it ended up being something else. She originally planned to make an album drawn fr Laurie Anderson's new album, "Life on a String," due Aug. 21…

  16. Better Than Ezra Get 'Closer' With Album, Tour

    July 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock veterans Better Than Ezra have lined up a host of tour dates in support of their new Beyond album, "Closer," due Aug. 7. The trek begins July 28 in Omaha, Neb., and runs through an Oct. 26 Modern rock veterans Better Than Ezra have lined up a host of tour dates in…

  17. Artists Named To Songwriters Hall Of Fame

    June 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Songwriters Hall of Fame recognizes that songwriters need singers. So Dionne Warwick is going into the hall even though she didn't write a word of her biggest hits, including "Do You Know the Way The Songwriters Hall of Fame recognizes that songwriters need singers. So Dionne…

  18. Wellwater Conspiracy Unfurls 'Scroll'

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europe and North America, Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron wasted no time getting back into the studio.<br CLEAR="NONE"/> Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europe and North America, Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron wasted no time getting…

  19. Wellwater Conspiracy Unfurls 'Scroll'

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europe and North America, Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron wasted no time getting back into the studio. He and cohort John McBain (ex-member of Monster Magnet) quic Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europe and North America, Pearl Jam drummer Matt…

  20. Angel in the Dark

    April 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Few albums have been as aptly titled, as Laura Nyro's fans will receive these final studio recordings like an angel's gift from heaven. Few albums have been as aptly titled, as Laura Nyro's fans will receive these final studio recordings like an angel's gift from heaven.…

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