1. Fancy Blue

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT On her debut album, Tywanna Jo Baskette stakes out terrain among idiosyncratic singer/songwriters like Jane Siberry, Sam Phillips and Nick Drake. On her debut album, Tywanna Jo Baskette stakes out terrain among idiosyncratic singer/songwriters like Jane Siberry, Sam Phillips and Nick Drake.…

  2. This Day in Music

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Bruce Springsteen fans flock to stores for the release of "The Rising," the Boss' first album with the E Street Band since 1987. 2002 - Bruce Springsteen fans flock to stores for the release of "The Rising," the Boss' first album with…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Jazz musician John Nelson, the father of pop star Prince, dies at the age of 85. Nelson wrote several of his sons songs, including "Computer Blue," "The Ladder," "Christopher Tracy's Par 2001 - Jazz musician John Nelson, the father of…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Foo Fighters cancel the remaining three dates of their U.K. and European tour after drummer Taylor Hawkins is hospitalized. Hawkins "apparently overindulged during festivities" following 2001 - Foo Fighters cancel the remaining three dates of their U.K. and…

  5. Skywatching

    August 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The mainstream got its first taste of Seattle-based singer/songwriter Pete Droge in 1994, when the infectious "If You Don't Love Me (I'll Kill Myself)" appeared in the movie "Dumb and Dumber." Those w The mainstream got its first taste of Seattle-based singer…

  6. NYC's Central Park To Host BMG's 'Weekend'

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Direct-to-customer distributor BMG Music Service has unveiled plans to host a two-day concert series next month in New York. "A Weekend in Central Park" will feature concerts Sept. 13-14, including an Direct-to-customer distributor BMG Music Service has unveiled plans to host a two…

  7. Keen Peels Back The 'Onion'

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Texas singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen will on Oct. 7 release a new studio album, "Farm Fresh Onions." The set is his first for Audium/Koch and features 11 new tracks, as well as guest appearances f Texas singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen will on Oct. 7 release a new studio album…

  8. Dixie Chicks Pluck Thorns For Euro, Oz Dates

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Dixie Chicks will welcome fellow trio the Thorns to open for them on their upcoming European and Australian tour dates. The alt-country leaning band of like-minded singer/songwriters -- Matthew Sw The Dixie Chicks will welcome fellow trio the Thorns to open for them on their upcoming…

  9. Legendary Producer Sam Phillips Dies

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, who decided that a then-unknown Elvis Presley deserved a recording contract when he heard him sing songs for his mother, has died. Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, who decided that a then-unknown Elvis Presley deserved a recording contract when he heard him…

  10. This Day in Music

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1995 - </b>Selling 331,000 copies, Selena's "Dreaming of You," her first English album, debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard chart. The slain Tejano singer becomes the first Latin artist ever to debut 1995 - Selling 331,000 copies, Selena's "Dreaming of You…

  11. This Day in Music

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Foul weather forces teen pop icon Britney Spears off the stage in Mexico City after only four songs. Spears later issues an apology. 2002 - Foul weather forces teen pop icon Britney Spears off the stage in Mexico City after only four songs. Spears later issues an…

  12. Tunes On TV

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 21-27, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 21 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Toni Braxton (also scheduled: Ethan Zohn, Gabrielle Union). "200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons (Pt. 1 of 5),"…

  13. R. Kelly Plans Road Trip

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Embattled R&B star R. Kelly will be able to put his troubles on the shelf for a while this summer as he hits the road for a brief set of shows. Kelly's run of headlining shows begins Aug. 15 in Oa Embattled R&B star R. Kelly will be able to put his troubles on the shelf for a…

  14. 2003 MuchMusic Video Awards Winners

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT MuchMusic Video Awards Winners Below are the winners for the 2003 MuchMusic Video Awards, which were held June 22 at the music channel's headquarters in Toronto. Best video: Our Lady Peace, "Innocent" Best pop video: Shawn Desman, "Get Ready" MuchLOUD best rock…

  15. R.E.M. Revamps Tour Plans, Takes Requests

    June 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The group, which kicked off its first world tour in four years June 21 in Utrecht, Holland, has added two dates and altered city and/or venue details for a handful of others on the North American leg Veteran modern rock act R.E.M. has made a few changes in its fall North American tour . The…

  16. Lavigne, Treble Charger, Our Lady Peace Top MuchMusic Awards

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rock bands Treble Charger and Our Lady Peace, and pop princess Avril Lavigne were the big winners last night (June 22), each taking home two honors from the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. Canadian rock bands Treble Charger and Our Lady Peace, and pop princess Avril Lavigne were…

  17. So Solid Crew Member Sentenced To Prison

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jason Phillips, a member of the British garage band So Solid Crew, was sentenced yesterday (June 19) to four years in prison for carrying a loaded handgun. A jury at Southwark Crown Court in London co Jason Phillips, a member of the British garage band So Solid Crew, was sentenced yesterday …

  18. This Day in Music

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Industrial supergroup the Damage Manual is forced to scrap its North American tour, due to what an Invisible Records spokesperson describes as "continued processing delays of the band an 2000 - Industrial supergroup the Damage Manual is forced to scrap its North…

  19. 2003 Teen Choice Awards Nominees

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 2003 Teen Choice Awards, which will be handed out Aug. 6 during a live two-hour ceremony that will be broadcast by Fox. Below are the nominees for the 2003 Teen Choice Awards, which will be handed out Aug. 6 during a live two-hour ceremony that will be broadcast by Fox.…

  20. The Thorns

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT There are a lot worse things an act could be accused of than sounding like Crosby, Stills & Nash. There are a lot worse things an act could be accused of than sounding like Crosby, Stills & Nash. And that's exactly who comes to mind when you press "play" and start…

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