1. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Los Angeles sheriff's investigators search for Sandra Ann Rosas, the wife of Los Lobos singer-guitarist Cesar Rosas, after finding her van abandoned in La Puente, Calif., and arresting h 2004 - For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Van Morrison becomes the first inductee to the Hot Press Irish Music Hall of Fame (IMHF) at a ceremony in Dublin.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Panamanian Singer/songwriter and actor Ruben Blades begins his tenure as…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Harold Clayton, who co-wrote the SOS Band hit "Take Your Time (Do It Right)," is killed in a hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles. He is 53.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Carl Wayne, the former lead…

  4. Friends Line Up To Duet With B.B. King

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With a special birthday just around the corner, B.B. King is nearly ready to unveil his latest star-studded duets album. Due Sept. 13, just three days before the blues great's 80th birthday, the Geffe With a special birthday just around the corner, B.B. King is nearly ready to unveil his…

  5. Glastonbury Gears Up For Another Year

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rain, hail or mud: nothing is likely to dampen the spirits of those visiting England's annual Glastonbury Festival. The three-day event, which begins Friday (June 24), is widely recognized as one of t Rain, hail or mud: nothing is likely to dampen the spirits of those visiting England&…

  6. Kings Of Leon, Secret Machines Make Touring Team

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here in April, Kings Of Leon and Secret Machines will head out on the road together this summer. As first tipped here in April, Kings Of Leon and Secret Machines will head out on the road together this summer. The tour will begin July 15 in Portland, Ore., and will last…

  7. Benefit Bash To Celebrate B.B. King's 80th

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT B.B. King will celebrate his approaching 80th birthday with a multi-artist blues concert in Mississippi that will benefit the planned B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center. B.B. King will celebrate his approaching 80th birthday with a multi-artist blues concert in Mississippi that…

  8. System Of A Down 'Mezmerizes' Album Chart

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scoring its second No. 1 with "Mezmerize," System Of A Down leads an influx of Billboard 200 entries, breathing life into the chart after weeks of declining sales. The American/Columbia title provided Scoring its second No. 1 with "Mezmerize," System Of A Down leads an…

  9. Oasis Tops U.K. Singles Chart

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Lyla" (Big Brother) gave Oasis its seventh No. 1 U.K. single yesterday (May 22), ending Akon's two-week run at the top with "Lonely" (Universal). Meanwhile, veteran dance act Faithless scored an inst "Lyla" (Big Brother) gave Oasis its seventh No. 1 U.K.…

  10. Hot Product

    May 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from New York-based psychedelic rock outfit Mercury Rev, "The Secret Migration" (V2). An expanded reissue of influential U.K. rock quartet Gang Of Four's 1977 debut album, "Entertainment!…

  11. Gov't Mule Plans Free EP, Tour

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With a slate of summer tour dates confirmed, Gov't Mule is planning to extend the life of its' 2004 album "Deja Voodoo" with the release of a free five-song EP. With a slate of summer tour dates confirmed, Gov't Mule is planning to extend the life of its' 2004…

  12. Secret Machines Follow New 'Road'

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock trio the Secret Machines will unveil a new EP on June 7, led by the single "The Road Leads Where It's Led." Rock trio the Secret Machines will unveil a new EP on June 7, led by the single "The Road Leads Where It's Led." In addition to the previously…

  13. Lineup Set For Glastonbury Festival

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes are among the headline acts at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival, to be held June 24-26. Veteran artists Brian Wilson, Van Morrison and Elvis Costello are a Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes are among the headline acts at the U.K.&…

  14. Make Do With What You Got

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sixties soul great Solomon Burke continues the comeback that began when "Don't Give Up on Me" won the 2002 Grammy Award for best contemporary blues album. Sixties soul great Solomon Burke continues the comeback that began when "Don't Give Up on Me" won the 2002…

  15. B.B. Celebrating 80 With Tour, Album, Museum

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blues legend B.B. King won't celebrate his 80th birthday until Sept. 16, but a host of events are in the works leading up to the occasion. Blues legend B.B. King won't celebrate his 80th birthday until Sept. 16, but a host of events are in the works leading up to the occasion. King…

  16. Hot Product

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Soul legend Solomon Burke’s “Make Do With What You Got” (Shout! Factory), featuring songs penned by Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and Dr. John. The sophomore album from hard rock act the Mars Volta, “Frances the Mute” (Strummer…

  17. Ghosts

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST New York-based Irishman Mark Geary, a recent finalist in Disc Makers' Independent Music World Series (of which Billboard is a sponsor), offers an outstanding sophomore release in "Ghosts." His obscuri New York-based Irishman Mark Geary, a recent finalist in Disc Makers'…

  18. Burke 'Makes Do' With Dylan, Dr. John

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran soul vocalist Solomon Burke will release his next album, "Make Do With What You Got," March 1 via Shout! Factory. Veteran soul vocalist Solomon Burke will release his next album, "Make Do With What You Got," March 1 via Shout! Factory. On the Don Was-produced…

  19. Secret Machines Working Out New Tunes On Tour

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Despite the fact the majority of the next set is ostensibly written, singer/bassist/keyboardist Brandon Curtis stresses its musical direction remains elusive. Hotly tipped rock act the Secret Machines will take advantage of its upcoming North American tour with Interpol to perfect some of the…

  20. Genius Loves Company

    September 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ray Charles did it right for his swan song. He not only enlisted the duo support of a dozen top-drawer singers, but he recorded the sessions face to face, voice to voice. Ray Charles did it right for his swan song. He not only enlisted the duo support of a dozen top-drawer singers, but he…

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