1. Lou Reed Gets Poe-etic

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Lou Reed and stage director Robert Wilson have teamed up to create "POEtry," a musical journey through the spooky and often spine-tingling works of author Edgar Allen Poe. The show will open Nov. 27 a Lou Reed and stage director Robert Wilson have teamed up to create "POEtry,…

  2. Indie Rockers Beef Up Indie Film Soundtrack

    October 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A who's who of the independent rock scene graces the soundtrack to the independent film "Dean Quixote," due out Nov. 20, appropriately, via indie label spinART. The set includes songs by Beachwood Spa A who's who of the independent rock scene graces the soundtrack to the…

  3. Star-Studded 'What's Going On' Disc Due

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A disc of wide-ranging mixes and remixes of the all-star recording of Marvin Gaye's classic single "What's Going On" will be released Oct. 30 via Columbia. Originally lanned for release tomorrow (Oct. A disc of wide-ranging mixes and remixes of the all-star recording of…

  4. Sean Lennon Signs With Capitol

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Sean Lennon has inked a multi-album deal with Capitol Records, which is currently home to the back catalog of his late father John, as well as his mother, Yoko Ono. Lennon, who released his debut albu Sean Lennon has inked a multi-album deal with Capitol Records, which is currently home to…

  5. Jackson Completes Charity Single

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson has completed work on "What More Can I Give," a new single he hopes will raise $50 million for relief organizations in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Among the artists who Michael Jackson has completed work on "What More Can I Give," a new…

  6. R.E.M., Pearl Jam Battle World Hunger

    October 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seattle is preparing for Sunday's (Oct. 14) kickoff of Groundwork 2001, a week of concerts striving to raise awareness of solutions to world hunger and money to help small farmers in developing countr Seattle is preparing for Sunday's (Oct. 14) kickoff of Groundwork 2001, a week of…

  7. Avalanches Start A Landslide

    October 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT To get a feel for Australian dance/electronic five-piece the Avalanches, all one need do is view their video for "Frontier Psychiatrist." Lensed by Kuntz + Maguire for Propaganda Films, the visually s To get a feel for Australian dance/electronic five-piece the Avalanches, all one…

  8. Billboard Bits: United We Stand, De La Soul, Slade

    October 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on United We Stand, De La Soul, Slade Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Goo Goo Dolls, Train, and Rod Stewart are the latest additions to the United We Stand benefit concert, set for Oct. 21 at Washington, D.C.'s RFK Stadium. They join previously confirmed performers such as Michael…

  9. Billboard Bits: Brian McKnight, Ween, Warp Records

    October 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Brian McKnight, Ween, Warp Records R&B singer/songwriter Brian McKnight will premiere a one-hour concert special Oct. 21 on the Oxygen cable television network. Beginning at 8 p.m. ET, the previously taped "Up Close and Personal With Brian McKnight" will be hosted by…

  10. Top Stars 'Unite' For D.C. Benefit Concert

    October 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pop acts Michael Jackson, 'N Sync, Ricky Martin, the Backstreet Boys, and Aaron Carter will join with rock heavyweights Aerosmith, Kiss, and Mick Jagger for an Oct. 21 benefit concert for victims of t Pop acts Michael Jackson, 'N Sync, Ricky Martin, the Backstreet Boys, and Aaron…

  11. Billie Holiday Celebrated With Brand New 'Lady Day'

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT For various cultural and commercial reasons, Billie Holiday's later years with Commodore, American Decca, and Verve have garnered more attention than the early years of her career, not only in recent American pop music abounds in tragic icons-artists such as Robert Johnson, Hank Williams…

  12. Vocal Hall Inducts 14 Acts

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Fourteen vocal harmony groups, including the Bee Gees, the Chordettes, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Gladys Knight and the Pips, the Lennon Sisters, the Four Freshmen, the Lettermen, and the Vogue Fourteen vocal harmony groups, including the Bee Gees, the Chordettes, Smokey Robinson and…

  13. Here Come the Derailers

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A slicker studio presence and an A-list producer have done little to dilute the purity of the Derailers' retro-honk style on their Lucky Dog debut. A slicker studio presence and an A-list producer have done little to dilute the purity of the Derailers' retro-honk style on their…

  14. Barenaked Ladies Finalize Hits Tracklist

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Canadian pop/rock act Barenaked Ladies has finalized the track list for its upcoming hits collection, "Disc One: All Their Greatest Hits/1991-2001." The album was expanded to include 19 cuts at the la Canadian pop/rock act Barenaked Ladies has finalized the track list for its…

  15. Billboard Bits: CD Copying, Sheryl Crow, George Winston

    September 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on CD Copying, Sheryl Crow, George Winston Vivendi Universal, home to such artists as Emimem, Limp Bizkit, and Elton John, plans to introduce copy-protected CDs next month, Billboard Bulletin reports. "With the extent of piracy and the extent of CD-burning that's going on, we…

  16. Quincy Celebrated With Rhino Box

    September 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Quincy Jones's wide-ranging and influential career accomplishments will be celebrated in a four-disc box set due Oct. 16 from Rhino. The release of "Q: The Musical Biography of Quincy Jones" will coin Quincy Jones's wide-ranging and influential career accomplishments will…

  17. Manson Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Misconduct

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Shock rocker Marilyn Manson (real name: Brian Warner) was arraigned Friday in Clarkston, Mich., on a sexual misconduct charge stemming from allegations that he gyrated against the neck and head of a s Shock rocker Marilyn Manson (real name: Brian Warner) was arraigned Friday in Clarkston,…

  18. All Saints: Collected Instrumentals, 1977-1999

    September 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Renowned as a chameleonic, fashion-setting singer, songwriter, and pop icon, David Bowie has also been an experimental composer of instrumental music, particularly in the late '70s in league with ambi Renowned as a chameleonic, fashion-setting singer, songwriter, and pop icon, David…

  19. Billboard Bits: McCartney, Michael Jackson, U2 & More

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News about McCartney, Michael Jackson, U2 & More Paul McCartney told New York radio station WPLJ-FM today (Sept. 21) that he plans to play a benefit concert in the city next month, with proceeds benefiting city firefighters who have perished in the terrorist attacks. McCartney's…

  20. Beatles, Sex Pistols Memorabilia Auctioned

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Beatles memorabilia, including a letter from George Harrison to the "fifth Beatle," won the highest bids at a rock auction yesterday (Sept. 20) in London, but the Sex Pistols nearly stole the show. Th Beatles memorabilia, including a letter from George Harrison to the "fifth…

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