1. Live From New York City, 1967

    July 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Recorded in concert at Lincoln Center a few months after the release of the duo's third album, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme, this immaculately produced disc harks back to a time when Paul Simon a Recorded in concert at Lincoln Center a few months after the release of the duo's…

  2. Sharon Osbourne Faces Chemo For Spreading Cancer

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After having a foot of her colon surgically removed earlier this month, Sharon Osbourne has learned that her cancer has spread. "It was not the best news," the wife and manager of heavy metal icon Ozz After having a foot of her colon surgically removed earlier this month, Sharon…

  3. Kravitz, N.E.R.D. Lead 'Blue Crush' Set

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "If I Could Fall in Love," the latest single from rocker Lenny Kravitz, leads the eclectic Virgin soundtrack to the surfing film "Blue Crush." The track, which also appears on Kravitz's 2001 Virgin al "If I Could Fall in Love," the latest single from rocker…

  4. 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…

  5. Sigur Ros Cancels Euro Festival Dates

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Experimental Icelandic quartet Sigur Ros has backed out of six European festival appearances in order to finish work on its next MCA studio album. Experimental Icelandic quartet Sigur Ros has backed out of six European festival appearances in order to finish work on its next MCA studio album …

  6. Former Dead Principals Prep For Reunion

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh tells Billboard.com he's "stoked to the eyeballs" about the nearing Terrapin Station, his first full-fledged reunion with his former bandmates since Dead vocalis Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh tells Billboard.com he's "…

  7. Billboard Bits: CMC, MECCA Awards, Rosco Gordon

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Ja Rule, CMC, MECCA Awards, Rosco Gordon Ja Rule will go back to his roots with the Cash Money Click -- now known as the Cash Murda Click, or simply CMC -- to release a new album in the fall. Due Nov. 26 via Murder Inc./TVT, "Est. Since '93," will bring the chart…

  8. Slick Rick Detained On Immigration Flap

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT English-born, New York-bred rapper Slick Rick (real name: Ricky Walters) is being held in Bradenton, Fla., by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) after being arrested on board a crui English-born, New York-bred rapper Slick Rick (real name: Ricky Walters) is being held in…

  9. Krall Continues Touring For 'Love'

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Jazz artist Diana Krall has launched the second leg of her tour in support of "The Look of Love" (Verve), which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Jazz Albums chart and a career-best No. 9 on The Bil Jazz artist Diana Krall has launched the second leg of her tour in support of…

  10. Powerman 5000 Heads Back To The Studio

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After discarding a completed album last year and losing two band members, Powerman 5000 is ready to return to the studio. After discarding a completed album last year and losing two band members , Powerman 5000 is ready to return to the studio. While no release date has been set, a DreamWorks…

  11. Lulu A Hit Again

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. She's been one of Britain's best-loved personalities for 38 years, but Lulu has just made her first U.K. top-10 album chart appearance. It's happened with "Together," a set of collaborations with Elton John, Paul…

  12. McCartney 'Driving' Back To U.S. Arenas

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Paul McCartney has announced another round of U.S. arena dates for September and October. The Back In The U.S. Tour is set to begin Sept. 21 at the Bradley Center in M As first tipped here last month , Paul McCartney has announced another round of U.S. arena…

  13. Billboard Bits: Nelly, The Strokes, Steve Earle

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Nelly, The Strokes, Steve Earle Rap star Nelly, whose second Universal album, "Nellyville" is No. 1 on The Billboard 200, is getting ready to add TV star to his resume with a comedy in development at Paramount Network Television. According to the deal, which is still being…

  14. Amos Plans 'Scarlet's Walk' In Fall

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Tori Amos has slated an Oct. 15 release for her next album, "Scarlet's Walk." Singer/songwriter Tori Amos has slated an Oct. 15 release for her next album, "Scarlet's Walk." The set will be her debut for Epic following a 13-year association with…

  15. McClinton Angles For 'Room To Breathe'

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran roots singer Delbert McClinton will release a new album, "Room to Breathe," Sept. 24 on New West Records. McClinton co-produced the album with Gary Nicholson, with whom the artist has collabor Veteran roots singer Delbert McClinton will release a new album, "Room to…

  16. S Club Sees 'Double' In Film Debut

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Popular British teen pop group S Club is heading to the big screen in "Seeing Double," which video director Nigel Dick is in negotiations to direct. The Sony Pictures will be distributed in the United Popular British teen pop group S Club is heading to the big screen in "Seeing…

  17. Half A Million Crowd Berlin's Love Parade

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Downtown Berlin's main park was transformed Saturday into a sea of gyrating techno fans, blowing whistles and dancing ecstatically to booming beats as the German capital's Love Parade hit the streets Downtown Berlin's main park was transformed Saturday into a sea of gyrating…

  18. Papa Roach Ready To Rock 'Anger Management'

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As Papa Roach looks forward to Thursday's (July 18) kickoff of the Anger Management tour with Eminem, Ludacris, D12, and Xzibit in Buffalo, N.Y., the hard rock act can't help but think back to last su As Papa Roach looks forward to Thursday's (July 18) kickoff of the Anger…

  19. Tortoise, Trans Am To Help Thrill Jockey Celebrate

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A host of acts from the Thrill Jockey roster will descend on New York Sept. 5-7 to celebrate the eclectic Chicago-based label's 10th anniversary. The event kicks off at Irving Plaza, with performances A host of acts from the Thrill Jockey roster will descend on New York Sept. 5-7 to…

  20. Thirty Years On, 'Ziggy' Still Shines

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On June 6, 1972, a moderately successful left-field musician named David Bowie released an album with a strange and extraordinarily long-winded title. "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spid On June 6, 1972, a moderately successful left-field musician named David Bowie released…

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