1. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe, Grand Ole Opry, UCLA

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV Europe, Grand Ole Opry, UCLA Organizers say the MTV Europe Music Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany, will continue as scheduled. The announcement comes a day after Janet Jackson's decision to cancel her appearance on the show and her entire European tour. "MTV…

  2. Dinosaur Jr. Bleeds Ears On Best-Of

    September 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seminal indie rock outfit Dinosaur Jr. will be the subject of a new greatest hits compilation slated for an Oct. 2 release on Rhino/Warner Archives. "Ear Bleeding Country: The Best of Dinosaur Jr." fe Seminal indie rock outfit Dinosaur Jr. will be the subject of a new greatest hits…

  3. 'O Brother' To Hit The Highway

    August 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Many of the artists who contributed bluegrass and traditional Appalachian music to the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack will bring their music to the people early next year. Emmylou Harris, Ral Many of the artists who contributed bluegrass and traditional Appalachian music to…

  4. Okeeblow

    July 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The timing of Scapegoat Wax—the brainchild of Marty James—couldn't possibly be better. The timing of Scapegoat Wax—the brainchild of Marty James—couldn't possibly be better. The success of Uncle Kracker's "Follow Me" single and his Double Wide disc widens the…

  5. AOL Taps Brooke Allison To Advise 'Tweens'

    June 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Not just a burgeoning pop talent any longer, 2K/Virgin recording artist Brooke Allison has taken on the responsibility of being a "Growing Up Advisor" for a new area on AOL's Kids Only Channel. The 14 Not just a burgeoning pop talent any longer, 2K/Virgin recording artist…

  6. Edwin McCain Readies New Album, Tour Plans

    April 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Edwin McCain will on June 19 release his fourth Lava/Atlantic album, "Far From Over." McCain, who has gained a reputation as a hard-working touring act by performing more than 300 da Singer/songwriter Edwin McCain will on June 19 release his fourth Lava/Atlantic…

  7. The Mose Chronicles—Live in London, Volume 1

    April 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Even in the demimonde of jazz, pianist/vocalist/songwriter Mose Allison is a cult figure. Even in the demimonde of jazz, pianist/vocalist/songwriter Mose Allison is a cult figure. His unique mix of blues and stride-influenced hard-bop piano with witty lyrics and droll delivery have made him…

  8. Waters, Hooker, Lewis Among Mississippi Hall Honorees

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bluesmen Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, rock'n'roll pianist Jerry Lee Lewis, and gospel singer James Blackwood are among the 17 new inductees into the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Other indu Bluesmen Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, rock'n'roll pianist Jerry Lee…

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