1. Friends in the Can

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Longtime blues fans know this band from the days of Bob "the Bear" Hite and Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson. Longtime blues fans know this band from the days of Bob "the Bear" Hite and Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson. The only remaining member from those days is…

  2. From the opening surfing and hovercraft sequences

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT From the opening surfing and hovercraft sequences to the closing ice- lake car chase, the 20th James Bond film is chock-full of action. From the opening surfing and hovercraft sequences to the closing ice- lake car chase, the 20th James Bond film is chock-full of action. Its two-disc DVD is…

  3. Poodle Hat

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After nearly four years between albums, "Weird Al" Yankovic returns to once again deconstruct some of the pop hits of the day. After nearly four years between albums, "Weird Al" Yankovic returns to once again deconstruct some of the pop hits of the day. Poodle Hat crackles…

  4. Robinella & the CCstringband

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ready for something special? Look no further than Robinella & the CCstringband's self-titled, major-label debut. Ready for something special? Look no further than Robinella & the CCstringband's self-titled, major-label debut. It's a country swing-bluegrass-jazz-fusion…

  5. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky in opening ceremonies for Country Music Fan Fair 2001. 2001 - Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky…

  6. Sony Music Nashville Slashes Artist Roster

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT New Sony Music Nashville president John Grady has cut in half the artist roster for the company's four imprints -- Columbia, Epic, Monument, and Lucky Dog. New Sony Music Nashville president John Grady has cut in half the artist roster for the company's four imprints -- Columbia,…

  7. Zwan Clips Euro Tour's Wings

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Billy Corgan-led rock group Zwan has canceled the remaining dates on its current European tour. A statement issued by the band's label, Reprise, said the decision was "due to family matters." No m The Billy Corgan-led rock group Zwan has canceled the remaining dates on its…

  8. P. Diddy Rolls Out Sean John Designer SUV

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sean "P. Diddy" Combs has partnered with Lincoln to design a Limited Edition Sean John Navigator. He was seen showcasing the $85,000 luxury ride at last week's MTV Movie Awards and his private after-p Sean "P. Diddy" Combs has partnered with Lincoln to design a…

  9. Jackson Settles Suit With Former Advisers

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A $12 million lawsuit against Michael Jackson by former financial advisers that could have revealed details of his finances has been settled, his lawyer said yesterday (June 11). The attorney declined A $12 million lawsuit against Michael Jackson by former financial advisers that could have…

  10. Films Herald Fahl Solo Set

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The fact that Mary Fahl's songs are influenced by movies has proved to be a boon for Odyssey/Sony Classical, which released her debut solo album, "The Other Side of Time," May 6. The disc has already been heralded by "Going…

  11. Breaking & Entering

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Postal Service, Lumidee, Dierks Bentley, and RA. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. GOING POSTAL: Indie-rock duo the Postal Service…

  12. Guests Abound On Zevon's 'The Wind'

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Terminally ill artist Warren Zevon has gathered an impressive list of famous friends to contribute to what will likely be his final studio album, "The Wind." Due Aug. 26 via Artemis, the album feature Terminally ill artist Warren Zevon has gathered an impressive list of famous…

  13. Fountains Of Wayne Celebrates Biz World

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. While listening to the new Fountains of Wayne album "Welcome Interstate Managers," which arrives June 10 on S-Curve/Virgin, one might think that songwriters Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger had some experience writing fiction. Not…

  14. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week Beyonce fans get ready. Saturday night, Ms. Knowles will be the star of a Pay-Per-View special live from the Ford Motor Company's 100th Anniversary Celebration in Dearborn, Mich. "Beyonce Knowles, Friends & Family Live"…

  15. 'Hairspray,' Joel, Simmons Win Tonys

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A musical with a gay sensibility and a play about a gay baseball player dominated the 57th annual Tony Awards, presented yesterday (June 8) at Radio City Music Hall in New York. "Hairspray," the smash A musical with a gay sensibility and a play about a gay baseball player dominated…

  16. 2003 Tony Awards Winners

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 57th annual Tony Awards, presented June 8 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Here are the winners of the 57th annual Tony Awards, presented June 8 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Play: "Take Me Out." Musical: "Hairspray." Revival-play: "Long…

  17. This Day in Music

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Peter Gabriel marries longtime companion Meah Flynn at the Li Capanni hotel he owns near Sardinia's Emerald Coast. 2002 - Peter Gabriel marries longtime companion Meah Flynn at the Li Capanni hotel he owns near Sardinia's Emerald Coast. 2000 - Boyz II Men…

  18. Royal Academy of Reality

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT It's difficult to believe that this pioneering Atlanta new-wave band hasn't issued a new album in 14 years. It's difficult to believe that this pioneering Atlanta new-wave band hasn't issued a new album in 14 years. The Q's return to indie-label turf (after on-and-off…

  19. Kool Haus, Toronto

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Backed by a stellar supporting cast in the Dukes, a fit-looking Earle opened with "Amerika V. 6.0 (The Best We Can Do)." Backed by a stellar supporting cast in the Dukes, a fit-looking Earle opened with "Amerika V. 6.0 (The Best We Can Do)." Changing one lyric to, "…

  20. This Day in Music

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Seattle's Experience Music Project museum opens its first international exhibition with Island Revolution: Jamaican Rhythm from Ska to Reggae, 1956-1981. The exhibit traces the history o 2001 - Seattle's Experience Music Project museum opens its first…

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