1. Howard Stern To Remake 'Rock'N'Roll' High School

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Howard Stern has partnered with former Dimension Films executive Dan Gross and his newly launched independent film production company Arclight Films to acquire remake rights to the classic comedies "R Howard Stern has partnered with former Dimension Films executive Dan Gross and his…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Ben Folds Five announces that they are calling it quits. Solo works by Folds are expected. 2000 - Ben Folds Five announces that they are calling it quits. Solo works by Folds are expected. 1999 - Mjuice.com lands an exclusive download of the new Third Eye Blind…

  3. 44ask

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about the Music to My Ears concerts tributing late Billboard editor in chief Timothy White, Tori Amos, and Pink. REMEMBERING WHITE Hi, Just wondering if there are any plans to release a Music to My Ears tribute CD to benefit Timothy White's…

  4. This Day in Music.

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Songstress Barbra Streisand releases her first holiday album in 34 years, ""Christmas Memories."" The album is the artists first studio release since 1999's ""A Love Like Ours."" 2001 - Songstress Barbra Streisand releases…

  5. Billboard Bits: Nirvana, Mos Def, CMA Awards

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on Nirvana's greatest hits set, Mos Def's latest on stage role, and the latest additions to the 2002 CMA Awards broadcast lineup. Universal Music Group's self-titled Nirvana greatest hits set, which was moved from its original Nov. 12 release date to today (Oct. 29), is…

  6. Noted Producer Tom Dowd Dies

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tom Dowd, a legendary record producer and engineer who worked with Aretha Franklin, Eric Clapton, and a host of other stars spanning jazz, soul and rock over 50 years, has died in south Florida at age Tom Dowd, a legendary record producer and engineer who worked with Aretha Franklin, Eric…

  7. In Absentia

    October 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ten years after their auspicious 1992 debut, On the Sunday of Life (for U.K. Ten years after their auspicious 1992 debut, On the Sunday of Life (for U.K. indie Delerium Records), Britain's post-prog-rock progenitors Porcupine Tree is poised to break the U.S. with its much-anticipated…

  8. Beethoven: The Complete Violin Sonatas/ A Life With Beethoven

    October 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Anne-Sophie Mutter is the modern classical record company's dream artist; not only is the 39-year-old German violinist a musician of near peerless virtuosity and unimpeachable integrity, but she is al Anne-Sophie Mutter is the modern classical record company's dream artist; not only…

  9. Diverse Artists On Board AIDS Benefit Bill

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Cassandra Wilson, Stephanie Mills, and Rahsaan Patterson are among the artists who will participate in You Rock My Soul, a benefit concert for the Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC). Cassandra Wilson, Stephanie Mills, and Rahsaan Patterson are among the artists who will participate in You…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Billy Ray Cyrus lends his support to two causes when his tour bus stops in 16 different locations on Nashville's Music Row throughout the day to collect food for Second Harvest Food Bank 2000 - Billy Ray Cyrus lends his support to two causes when his tour bus…

  11. Parton, Womack Among Latest CMA Awards Additions

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT It will certainly be crowded backstage at the 2002 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, as the Nov. 6 show has added yet more performers to the lineup. It will certainly be crowded backstage at the 2002 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, as the Nov. 6 show has added yet more…

  12. 43TunesOnTV

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Oct. 21-27, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 21 "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists: Carlos Santana, Michelle Branch. "Intimate Portrait: Pat Benatar," Lifetime Channel…

  13. New 'Totally Hits' Disc Packs In 20 Tracks

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hit singles by Pink, Michelle Branch, and P. Diddy are among the 20 tracks on "Totally Hits 2002: More Platinum Hits." Due Oct. 29 via Warner Music Group/BMG, the sixth volume in the series combines m Hit singles by Pink, Michelle Branch, and P. Diddy are among the 20 tracks on …

  14. BNL Stuffs DVD Full Of Videos, Live Clips

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Barenaked Ladies have assembled 17 music videos, concert clips, interviews, and other goodies on a self-titled DVD release, due Nov. 5 from Warner Bros. Barenaked Ladies have assembled 17 music videos, concert clips, interviews, and other goodies on a self-titled DVD release, due Nov. 5 from…

  15. Anne Murray Enjoys Croonin' Country

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Calling the work "the highlight of my recording career," Canadian singer Anne Murray says recording her new album, "Country Croonin'," was "more fun than I've ever had in the studio. I knew all of the words to…

  16. Billboard Bits: Vandals, Little Steven, Loose Fur

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on the Vandals, Little Steven, Loose Fur Punk rock act the Vandals has been tapped to headline the 2002 Kung Fu Records tour, which will also boast labelmates Tsunami Bomb and Audio Karate. The West Coast leg of the U.S. tour will kick off Nov. 1 in Salt Lake City and run through Nov. 15…

  17. This Day in Music

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>For the fourth time in its storied career, U2 have a U.K. No. 1 single, after ""Beautiful Day"" surprisingly outsells Robbie Williams' and Kylie Minogue's ""Kids"" to take the top place 2000 - For the fourth time in…

  18. Hot Product

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Faith Hill, LL Cool J, "Red Hot + Riot," Jeff Buckley, and more. 'Cry' Me A River Faith Hill returns this week with her long-awaited new Warner Bros. album, "Cry." The title cut has made a quick impact across the Billboard singles…

  19. Twisted Angel

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Her much-publicized legal wrangles behind her, Rimes is now a bona fide pop artist—which is fine, because she remains a monster vocalist just getting started. Her much-publicized legal wrangles behind her, Rimes is now a bona fide pop artist—which is fine, because she remains a monster…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the group's Web site states, "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways. Both Limp Bizkit and Borland wil 2001 - Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the…

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