1. Selected Recordings

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT KEITH JARRETT Selected Recordings PRODUCER: Manfred Eicher ECM 440-014-168 JAN GARBAREK Selected Recordings PRODUCER: Manfred Eicher ECM 440-014-165 TERJE RYPDAL Selected Recordings PRODUCER: Manfre The record business is an odd business when the idea of an anthology series curated by the…

  2. Dead's Early England Voyage Documented

    July 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After the Grateful Dead stormed foreign shores in the early 1970s, the band released the three-album set "Europe '72" (Warner Bros.) as a document of its longest trip abroad to that point. Thirty year After the Grateful Dead stormed foreign shores in the early 1970s, the band…

  3. J. Lo, Celine, Kylie Usher In 'NOW' 10

    July 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Tracks from Jennifer Lopez, Ja Rule, Celine Dion, and Kylie Minogue are among the 20 selections to be found on the 10th edition of the multi-artist hits compilation "NOW That's What I Call Music!," du Tracks from Jennifer Lopez, Ja Rule, Celine Dion, and Kylie Minogue are among…

  4. Apex Theory Takes 'Topsy Turvy' To Ozzfest

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Never before has being Armenian generated so much music press. For Los Angeles' Apex Theory, that means continuously differentiating itself from fellow Armenian hard rock act and Ozzfest 2002 touring Never before has being Armenian generated so much music press. For Los Angeles'…

  5. Hot Product

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Oasis, Bow Wow, Green Day, and more. Chemical Reaction "It's far and away the best record since 'Definitely Maybe,'" declares a confident Noel Gallagher of Oasis' fifth album, "Heathen Chemistry" (Big Brother/Epic). "I&…

  6. Dead Reunion Concerts Back On

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Grateful Dead will live again, as Wisconsin's Walworth County board voted 5-0 Friday to allow the band to hold a reunion concert Aug. 3-4. Billed as "Terrapin Station -- A Grateful Dead Family Reu The Grateful Dead will live again, as Wisconsin's Walworth County board voted…

  7. Knock on the Sky

    June 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pop sister trio SheDaisy created a Music Row buzz, mostly negative, with its debut album, which nevertheless was certified double-platinum and generated hits for country radio. Pop sister trio SheDaisy created a Music Row buzz, mostly negative, with its debut album, which nevertheless was…

  8. Who Tour To Continue Despite Entwistle's Death

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Who's summer North American tour will continue on despite the death yesterday (June 27) of founding bassist John Entwistle. According to a note posted on guitarist Pete Townshend's official Web si The Who's summer North American tour will continue on despite the death…

  9. Trick Daddy Takes A 'Holiday'

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic rapper Trick Daddy is returning with his fifth album, "Thug Holiday," due Aug. 6. The album is led by the single "In Da Wind," featuring Cee-Lo, which has risen to No. 45 on Bill Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic rapper Trick Daddy is returning with his fifth…

  10. Timothy White, 1952-2002: A Death In The Family

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Timothy White, Billboard editor in chief since 1991, died suddenly of an apparent heart attack June 27, just as the magazine was going to press. He was 50. Timothy collapsed in an elevator in the Bill Timothy White, Billboard editor in chief since 1991, died suddenly of an apparent heart…

  11. Lil' Romeo Signs On For A Taste of 'Honey'

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Lil' Romeo has taken a sweet role starring opposite Jessica Alba ("Dark Angel") in Universal Pictures' "Honey." Music video director Bille Woodruff will make his feature directorial debut on th Rapper Lil' Romeo has taken a sweet role starring…

  12. Pavarotti Swan Song Set For 2005

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Tenor Luciano Pavarotti has picked a date to sing his last note -- on his 70th birthday, Oct. 12, 2005. He told Connie Chung on last night's (June 25) episode of her CNN show, "Connie Chung Tonight," Tenor Luciano Pavarotti has picked a date to sing his last note -- on his 70th…

  13. Bow Wow Dribbles Across 'Like Mike' Set

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The soundtrack to the forthcoming basketball film "Like Mike" features no less than four appearances by the film's star, Lil Bow Wow. The soundtrack to the forthcoming basketball film "Like Mike" features no less than four appearances by the film's star, Lil Bow…

  14. Claypool Peels Back The 'Purple Onion'

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Primus frontman Les Claypool has set a Sept. 24 release for his solo debut, "The Les Claypool Frog Brigade Presents Purple Onion," which will be issued on his own Prawn Song label. "This is the first Primus frontman Les Claypool has set a Sept. 24 release for his solo debut, …

  15. Ozzfest Acts Set Headlining Dates

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For the second year in a row, several Ozzfest bands have set up headlining performances to run concurrently with stops on the enduring festival tour. System Of A Down, P.O.D., Pulse Ultra, and Meshugg For the second year in a row, several Ozzfest bands have set up headlining performances to…

  16. Seven & The Sun Returns To 'Innocence'

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. To harness the exposure from a national TV appearance, Atlantic is issuing Seven & the Sun's debut six weeks early. "Back to the Innocence" was release yesterday (June 18) in response to a May 15 appearance on NBC soap …

  17. Wallflowers To Deliver 'Red Letter Days'

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Wallflowers will release their fourth album, "Red Letter Days," Sept. 24 via Interscope, according to the band's official Web site. The Wallflowers will release their fourth album, "Red Letter Days," Sept. 24 via Interscope, according to the band's official…

  18. Billboard Bits: Seven-Year Rule, Bobby Brown, Hatfield

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Seven-Year Rule, Bobby Brown, Juliana Hatfield The California Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday (June 18) passed "legislative intent" language on a bill that would repeal the music industry's exemption to the state's "seven-year rule" on personal…

  19. Billboard Bits: Rolling Stones, Gavin Rossdale, Juanes

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Rolling Stones, Gavin Rossdale, Juanes The Rolling Stones have added three shows to their upcoming tour itinerary: Oct. 5 in Hartford, Conn.; Nov. 6 in Tacoma, Wash.; and Nov. 30 in Las Vegas. Tickets for the latter two shows go on sale Saturday (June 22); Hartford tickets go on sale…

  20. Judas Priest Hits The Road, Readies DVD

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran heavy metal outfit Judas Priest is planning a summer North American tour to coincide with the July 23 release of a concert DVD, "Live in London," via SPV USA. The tour will kick off July 5 in Veteran heavy metal outfit Judas Priest is planning a summer North American tour to…

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