1. The Beatles Revisit 'Let It Be'

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a move that has been bantered about for years, a new edition of the Beatles' 1970 swan song "Let It Be" will be released Nov. 17 internationally by EMI. In a move that has been bantered about for years, a new edition of the Beatles' 1970 swan song "Let It Be"…

  2. Little Black Dress & Other Stories

    August 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Anny Celsi, late of Los Angeles bands the Tearjerkers and Annyland, steps out with a dark-hued album for her own indie label. Singer/songwriter Anny Celsi, late of Los Angeles bands the Tearjerkers and Annyland, steps out with a dark-hued album for her own indie label. Celsi…

  3. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses the Beatles, George Strait, falls from No. 1, "American Juniors" and Madonna with readers. JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE AND RINGO Dear Fred, I enjoy reading your "Chart Beat Bonus" and "Chart Beat Chat" columns on the Internet, so thanks for all the…

  4. Lost Highway Collects 'Found' Gems

    August 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Alternative country flagship label Lost Highway has set a Sept. 23 release date for "Lost & Found -- Vol. I," a single-disc collection of rarities, b-sides and unreleased music from artists on the Alternative country flagship label Lost Highway has set a Sept. 23 release date…

  5. Live, Rare Tracks Fill O'Connor Swan Song

    August 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In waving goodbye to a tumultuous music career, Sinéad O'Connor will leave her mark with "She Who Dwells in the Secret Place of the Most High Shall Abide Under the Shadow of the Almighty." Due Se In waving goodbye to a tumultuous music career, Sinéad O'Connor will leave…

  6. Hot Product

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jane's Addiction Rejoice In Relapse The return of Jane's Addiction has been greeted with open arms. "Strays," the band's first new studio album in 13 years, is due this week via Capitol and has enjoyed a huge pre-release buzz thanks to the single "Just Because.…

  7. Under the Influence

    July 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT This gem of a collection, the first in a new series from DMC, finds Morrissey compiling 15 of his favorite eccentric songs by acts that have affected his illustrious 20-year recording career. This gem of a collection, the first in a new series from DMC, finds Morrissey compiling 15 of his…

  8. Courtney Love Signs With Virgin

    July 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Courtney Love has signed a three-record deal with Virgin. The first fruit of the deal will be the Oct. 28 release of the album "America's Sweetheart," Billboard exclus As first tipped here last month, Courtney Love has signed a three-record deal…

  9. Jane's Addiction Returns

    July 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The return of Jane's Addiction has been greeted with open arms. "Strays," the band's first new studio album in 13 years, is due July 22 via Capitol. The set already has a huge pre-release buzz thanks to the single "Just…

  10. Courtney Love Near Deal With Virgin

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love's search for a new label is almost over. The rocker is in advanced negotiations to sign with Virgin Records, sources said. If the deal is closed, Virgin will release "America's Sweethear Courtney Love's search for a new label is almost over. The rocker is in…

  11. This Day in Music

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Singer Dionne Warwick is arrested when baggage screeners at Miami International Airport claim to find 11 suspected marijuana cigarettes inside her lipstick container. Warwick, 61, of Mia 2002 - Singer Dionne Warwick is arrested when baggage screeners at Miami…

  12. Courtney Love In Label Talks

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love is in talks for a label deal with EMI, V2, Sanctuary, and several other companies, according to Dave Lory, who has signed her for personal management in partnership with David Leach, his Courtney Love is in talks for a label deal with EMI, V2, Sanctuary, and several other…

  13. Billboard Bits: Chris Isaak, Jessica Simpson, One Big No

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Chris Isaak, Jessica Simpson, One Big No Premium cable channel Showtime's comedy "The Chris Isaak Show" is in production on its third season, which will find the star interacting with such musical guests as Michelle Branch, Gloria Estefan, Poison's Bret Michaels,…

  14. AFIM's 2003 Indie Awards

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Assn. For Independent Music handed out its 2003 Indie Awards March 18 at a luncheon during its convention at the Orlando (Fla.) World Center Marriott. The AFIM confab was held in conjunction with The Assn. For Independent Music handed out its 2003 Indie Awards March 18 at a luncheon…

  15. T Rex Percussionist Finn Dies

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Mickey Finn, a bongo player with the 1970s glam rock band T Rex, died Saturday in a South London hospital. He was 56. No cause of death was given, but news reports said Finn had suffered from kidney a Mickey Finn, a bongo player with the 1970s glam rock band T Rex, died Saturday in a South…

  16. The '70s Anthology

    December 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Supremes had quite the winning streak in the '60s, with numerous No. The Supremes had quite the winning streak in the '60s, with numerous No. 1 hits, including "Where Did Our Love Go," "You Keep Me Hangin' On," and "I Hear a Symphony." For a…

  17. Antipop Resurfaces On Collaboration With Shipp

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Critically acclaimed New York-based hip-hop trio Anti-Pop Consortium, which announced its breakup in August, will put its collective sound to disc one more time. Critically acclaimed New York-based hip-hop trio Anti-Pop Consortium, which announced its breakup in August, will put its…

  18. 3D

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST This fourth chapter in TLC's nearly 10-year career finds soulful sisters Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas facing a major challenge: How to focus on the music at hand after one-third This fourth chapter in TLC's nearly 10-year career finds…

  19. So Much Shouting/So Much Laughter

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For arch music maverick Ani DiFranco, the art is in the moment, and that's what comes through on this live double set. For arch music maverick Ani DiFranco, the art is in the moment, and that's what comes through on this live double set. Here, the eloquent contrarian is in her…

  20. Shirelles, 5th Dimension Join Vocal Group Hall

    September 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With her fellow 5th Dimension members Lamonte McLemore and Willie Williams joining her on the podium, Florence LaRue fought back the tears last weekend as the group received their Harmony Awards as in With her fellow 5th Dimension members Lamonte McLemore and Willie Williams joining her on…

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