1. This Day in Music

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Shania Twain begins her first headlining tour, along with a nine-piece band in her Canadian homeland in Sudbury, Ontario.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Pianist John Lewis, leader of the elegant jazz institution the Modern…

  2. HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE: My Life Recording the Music of the Beatles

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST GQ contributing editor Richmond gives the great singer-composer her due. GQ contributing editor Richmond gives the great singer-composer her due. Perhaps because Peggy Lee (1920–2002) sang with deceptive ease, her artistry has received less critical attention than that of such peers as Louis…

  3. HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE: My Life Recording the Music of the Beatles

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Fab Four's sound engineer, present from their first single to their final album, tells all about sharing studio time with the biggest rock band in history. The Fab Four's sound engineer, present from their first single to their final album, tells all about sharing studio time…

  4. RIP IT UP AND START AGAIN: Postpunk 1978-1984

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST The history of postpunk rock gets a microscopic examination by a keen-eyed English observer. The history of postpunk rock gets a microscopic examination by a keen-eyed English observer. British critic Reynolds, who picked apart the development of house music, techno and the U.K. rave scene in…

  5. TOO MUCH, TOO LATE

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST A garage-rock band made up of middle-aged guys suddenly hits the big time in this lightweight comedy. A garage-rock band made up of middle-aged guys suddenly hits the big time in this lightweight comedy. Back in the early '90s, the Jane Ashers, a power-pop quartet led by charismatic…

  6. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Raymond Rogers, who performed under the name Freaky Tah in the hip-hop group the Lost Boyz, is fatally shot in New York. Rogers, 28, is fired on by an unidentified black male wearing a s 2004 - Adan Chalino Sanchez, one of the most promising young regional Mexican…

  7. Billboard Bits: Nick Lachey, Ben Harper, Built To Spill

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Nick Lachey, Ben Harper, Built To Spill Nick Lachey will release his first post-Jessica Simpson breakup album, "Resolution," May 9 via Jive. First single "What's Left of Me," which premiered last month on AOL Music, is No. 39 this week on the Billboard Pop 100…

  8. Little Steven's Underground Garage

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Arctic Monkeys and Willie Nile lead Little Steven's 'Cool' charts this week. WELCOME FELLOW FREAKS , misfits, and outcasts -- this week the Underground Garage celebrates the debut of its fifth season (and they said it wouldn't last!) To celebrate we're going on the…

  9. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly overshadowed by his film roles-dies at his New Jersey home of pneumonia, a complication of progressive supranuclear pa 2005 - Former Crowded House and Split Enz drummer Paul Hester is found dead of…

  10. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Lauryn Hill tops the 13th annual Soul Train Music Awards, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. She receives awards for best R&B/soul or rap music video ("Doo Wop [That Thing 2002 - Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the…

  11. This Day in Music

    March 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1985 - </b>Prince wins an Oscar for Best Original Score for the film "Purple Rain."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take…

  12. TELEVISION PERSONALITIES, "My Dark Places"

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST "My Dark Places" is a paranoid, woozy and tangible wreck, indicative of the dark places Television Personalities mastermind Dan Treacy has been over the last eight or so years. "My Dark Places" is a paranoid, woozy and tangible wreck, indicative of the dark places…

  13. Smokey Robinson Pledges 'Timeless Love'

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Motown legend Smokey Robinson delves into the Great American Songbook on "Timeless Love," an album of standards due June 13 via Universal's New Door imprint. Motown legend Smokey Robinson delves into the Great American Songbook on "Timeless Love," an album of…

  14. Keane Readies New Album For June Release

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST U.K. pop/rock trio Keane will release its sophomore album, "Under the Iron Sea," June 12 internationally via Polydor and June 20 in North America via Interscope. The 12-track set will be led by the si U.K. pop/rock trio Keane will release its sophomore album, "Under the Iron…

  15. Chart Beat Chat

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses "American Idol," Daniel Powter, chart records and more with readers. LISA, LISTEN TO ME Hi Fred, I know that you have access to the "American Idol" finalists. Can you please tell Lisa Tucker for me NOT to choose bubblegum pop songs anymore, and go back to…

  16. Bandcamp

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST This week's travels inlcude Philly and the requisite cheesesteak experience, which does not disappoint. MATT So we finished last week out with shows in Connecticut and Philly. The place in CT was called the Space and had the coolest vibe. It was like a huge bedroom with records…

  17. Chart Beat

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sean Paul is the latest leader on a rapidly changing Hot 100 while Mary J. Blige has the top of the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs locked up. Plus notes on Brad Paisley and Pearl Jam. 'TEMPERATURE' RISING: The very rapid turnover of No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 continues, as Ne-Yo&…

  18. Paul's 'Temperature' Rises To The Top

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sean Paul's "Temperature" moves up one rung to seize the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The cut ends the two-week run of Ne-Yo's "So Sick," which falls to No. 3. Pearl Jam scores the Hot Sean Paul's "Temperature" moves up one rung to…

  19. This Day in Music

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill and his girlfriend for the past decade, actress Charleen "Chuck" McCrory, finally tie the knot. The pair exchanges vows at Tony's Ballroom in Houston before 200 2004 - Roy "Pop" Lewis, patriarch of bluegrass gospel…

  20. Eno Not Working On New Roxy Music Album

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Contrary to media reports, Brian Eno is not rejoining Roxy Music for the group's first new studio album since 1982's classic "Avalon." Contrary to media reports, Brian Eno is not rejoining Roxy Music for the group's first new studio album since 1982's classic …

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