1. Dream Boogie: The Triumph Of Sam Cooke

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part three They saw their father as a stern but fair man, but their mother was someone they could tell their secrets to. She treated their friends with the same kind of gentle consideration that she showed all of them, never reluctant to add another place to the table or take a mattress and…

  2. 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.…

  3. O.A.R.

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT There's a trick to staying healthy on the road, and O.A.R. knows it... Aside from that, there have been some good shows, videogame dreams and a visit with Sheryl Crow. We've just finished up a week of shows spanning from Texas to Colorado to Arizona and the extreme weather changes…

  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. Billboard Bits: AMAs, Springsteen, Ministry

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on AMAs, Springsteen, Ministry A trio of country stars has joined the performance lineup for the American Music Awards, which will be broadcast live Nov. 22 on ABC. Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban bolster a roster that also includes Kenny Chesney, Mariah Carey, Rob Thomas and…

  6. 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…

  7. Billboard Bits: CMA Awards, Buffett, Andrew W.K.

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on CMA Awards, Jimmy Buffett, Andrew W.K. Adding local flavor to the staging of the 39th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, New York's Paul Simon and New Jersey's Jon Bon Jovi have been tapped to perform during the Nov. 15 ceremony at Madison Square Garden. The…

  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. OnTV

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 24-30, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bette Midler (also scheduled: Uma Thurman, Bob Harper). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Ashlee Simpson, Barbra Streisand. "Live With Regis &…

  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. Biz Veterans Debate Cult Of Celebrity

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For recording artists who have captured the public's interest not with their talent but mostly with their offstage personal affairs, today's culture of celebrity can be both a blessing and a curse. For recording artists who have captured the public's interest not with their…

  14. Usher's Label Finally Goes Live

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Usher's US Records will make its formal debut next month with the release of the film soundtrack "In the Mix." The Lions Gate romantic comedy -- initially titled "Dying for Dolly" -- finds Usher in hi Usher's US Records will make its formal debut next month with…

  15. 'Light Of Day' Benefit Goes Bi-Costal, Int'l

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Beyond a previously announced three-day New Jersey event, this year's Light of Day fundraising concert series is growing with shows in Los Angeles and Rome. Beyond a previously announced three-day New Jersey event, this year's Light of Day fundraising concert series is growing with…

  16. 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…

  17. Nelly Tries 'Sweatsuit' On Again

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nelly has rounded up 14 highlights from his simultaneously released 2004 albums "Sweat" and "Suit" plus a handful of new songs for the appropriately named "Sweatsuit." Due Nov. 22 via Universal, the s Nelly has rounded up 14 highlights from his simultaneously…

  18. 'Gold Digger' Mines Another Week On Top

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For the seventh week straight, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx is in the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100. The song also begins a seventh frame at No. 1 on the Hot Ringtones chart and For the seventh week straight, Kanye West's "Gold Digger"…

  19. 6 Questions With Alicia Keys

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In less than five years, Alicia Keys has accomplished more than seasoned performers twice her age, from releasing two multiplatinum albums and winning nine Grammy Awards to consistently selling out co In less than five years, Alicia Keys has accomplished more than seasoned performers twice…

  20. Mars Volta Stretches Out On Live Album

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Mars Volta has committed its epic live show to disc on "Scab Dates," due Nov. 8 via GSL/Universal. The Mars Volta has committed its epic live show to disc on "Scab Dates," due Nov. 8 via GSL/Universal. Recorded at various shows between 2003-2005, the set features only…

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