1. Dream Boogie: The Triumph Of Sam Cooke

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part four The war impinged in various ways. Most directly because Willie was in the Army Corps of Engineers overseas -- he was in one of the first units to cross the Rhine, and they eagerly followed the news of his division's movements and looked forward to his letters home. Sam and L.C.…

  2. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part two The Glass Houses tour, Billy's fourth extensive and extended tour in as many years, played throughout Israel and Europe during the early days of the spring of 1980, and played throughout the United States until late into the summer. In June he played another five sold-out nights…

  3. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part three In 1981, Billy's contract with Columbia was up. Having spent so much money and time, and then having earned so much money, Columbia wanted to keep him. And so negotiations were begun. As Elizabeth had backed away from the business and Frank Weber took more and more control of…

  4. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part four Made His Move on Christie Lee After a relatively short tour that culminated with a New Year's Eve performance at Madison Square Garden, Billy found himself back home. Only now the home was empty. "I just have to get used to being on my own," he said. "I'm…

  5. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part five Billy and Christie effectively announced their relationship with the release of the second single from the album, "Uptown Girl." "'Uptown Girl' is a joke song," Billy says. "It's a tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons ... It's a…

  6. ABBA's 'Waterloo' Named Best Eurovision Song

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ABBA's 1974 hit song "Waterloo" was voted the "All-Time Best Song of the Eurovision Song Contest" Saturday during a show organized on behalf of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) by Danmarks Radio ABBA's 1974 hit song "Waterloo" was voted the "…

  7. FIFA Drafts Gabriel For World Cup Ceremony

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The world soccer body FIFA has tapped Peter Gabriel to organize the opening ceremony for next year's World Cup finals in Germany. The world soccer body FIFA has tapped Peter Gabriel to organize the opening ceremony for next year's World Cup finals in Germany. The man who only…

  8. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Mr. Tambourine Man" "Mr. Tambourine Man" (Bob Dylan) • Bob Dylan, Bringing It All Back Home (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979); Biograph/'64 (1985); The Bootleg Series, Volume 5: Live 1975—The Rolling Thunder Revue …

  9. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Maggie's Farm" "Maggie's Farm" (Bob Dylan) • Bob Dylan, single (1965); Bringing It All Back Home (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Volume II/'65 (1971); Hard Rain (1976); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979); Real Live (1984) • Solomon Burke,…

  10. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Like a Rolling Stone" "Like a Rolling Stone" (Bob Dylan) • Bob Dylan, single (1965); Highway 61 Revisited (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Self Portrait (1970); Eat the Document (film)/'66 (1971); Masterpieces (1978); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979…

  11. SAINT MORRISSEY: A Portrait of This Charming Man by an Alarming Fan

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alternative music's most obsessed-about icon gets the business from an appropriately obsessed fan. Alternative music's most obsessed-about icon gets the business from an appropriately obsessed fan. Barely two pages into this "psychobio" of the former lead signer of The…

  12. Cam'ron Shot During Attempted Carjacking

    October 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York rapper Cam'ron was shot and wounded during a botched carjacking near a waterfront night spot in Washington, D.C. The artist, who was recovering at Howard University Hospital, had stopped at a New York rapper Cam'ron was shot and wounded during a botched carjacking near a…

  13. Mike Peters

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Dead Men Walking tour continues, a new Alarm album is mastered and future plans are made. Thursday 13th October-Colchester Long drive down to Colchester today so I whiled away the hours watching 'No Direction Home', the Bob Dylan film put together by Martin Scorsese. What an…

  14. Crystal Method Scores With 'London'

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Electronica duo the Crystal Method will unveil its own Tiny E label with the Jan. 24 release of its first film soundtrack, "London." Electronica duo the Crystal Method will unveil its own Tiny E label with the Jan. 24 release of its first film soundtrack, "London." The…

  15. Dead Can Dance / Oct. 12, 2005 / Chicago (Auditorium Theatre)

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dead Can Dance wasn't terribly shy about why they disbanded back in 1999: the ol' creative differences, with visionaries Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry not quite seeing eye to eye. Dead Can Dance wasn't terribly shy about why they disbanded back in 1999: the ol' creative…

  16. Phish Commits New Year's 1995 To Disc

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Phish's Dec. 31, 1995, New Year's show at New York's Madison Square Garden is headed to the marketplace Dec. 20 as a three-CD set via Rhino. Phish's Dec. 31, 1995, New Year's show at New York's Madison Square Garden is headed to the marketplace Dec. 20 as a three…

  17. Drive-By Truckers Eyeing New Album In Spring

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Southern rock act the Drive-By Truckers are spending much of their fall putting the finishing touches on their as-yet-untitled sixth studio album, due next spring on New West Records. Southern rock act the Drive-By Truckers are spending much of their fall putting the finishing touches on…

  18. This Day in Music

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine, original guitarist for Canned Heat, is found dead in his hotel room in France. The cause of death is undetermined.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - A man identifying himself as Kid…

  19. Billboard Bits: Queen, Ricky Martin, The Doors

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Queen, Ricky Martin, The Doors Queen's 1975 album "A Night at the Opera" will arrive in a 30th anniversary collector's edition Nov. 22 via Hollywood Records. The original CD, best known for "Bohemian Rhapsody," features remastered audio. An accompanying…

  20. ASAMOV, "And Now..."

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Yeah, Snoop popped up all over town throughout Super Bowl week, but for the most part, Jacksonville, Fla., does not enjoy a particularly thick hip-hop history: the last big-time MC to come out of its Yeah, Snoop popped up all over town throughout Super Bowl week, but for the most part,…

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