1. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Sandy West, drummer for influential '70s band the Runaways, dies after a long battle with lung cancer. He is 47. 2006 - Sandy West, drummer for influential '70s band the Runaways, dies after a long battle with lung cancer. He is 47. 2004 - In the midst of the Halloween season…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta-born Drusky studied veterinary medicine at Emory University before embarking on a music career. He placed 42 s 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta…

  3. Creedence Albums Get Deluxe Reissue Treatment

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Creedence Clearwater Revival's first six albums will be reissued in expanded versions on Sept. 30 via Fantasy Records, for which the band recorded until its 1972 breakup. Creedence Clearwater Revival's first six albums will be reissued in expanded versions on Sept. 30 via Fantasy…

  4. Billboard Bits: Franz Ferdinand, LonPaul Ellrich, A-Trak

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Franz Ferdinand has uploaded to its Web site instrumental snippets from several new songs likely to appear on its next studio album. The as-yet-untitled set is due this fall via Epic. Franz Ferdinand has uploaded to its Web site instrumental snippets from several new songs likely to appear on…

  5. Jammy Awards Reunite Phish, For A Moment

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The reunion of all four members of Phish on stage at the Jammy Awards, which took place last night (May 7) at the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden, was a stunning, albeit brief, highlight of the The reunion of all four members of Phish on stage at the Jammy Awards, which took place last…

  6. The Neville Brothers Prevail As Live Legends

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Since their debut in 1977 at New Orleans club Tipitina's, the Neville Brothers have been known as one of the best live bands in the country. Since their debut in 1977 at New Orleans club Tipitina's, the Neville Brothers have been known as one of the best live bands in the country.…

  7. Prince To Headline Second Night Of Coachella

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Prince will make a rare U.S. festival appearance at Coachella later this month. Organizers confirmed today that the artist will headline the Saturday (April 26) lineup, joining previously announced he Prince will make a rare U.S. festival appearance at Coachella later this month. Organizers…

  8. Procol Harum's Booker Wins Back 'Pale' Rights

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Procol Harum founder Gary Brooker today (April 4) won his court battle over royalty rights to the band's most famous hit, the 1967 song "A Whiter Shade of Pale." Procol Harum founder Gary Brooker today (April 4) won his court battle over royalty rights to the band's most…

  9. This Day in Music

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST - MTV gives viewers a glimpse into the holiday season at the home of Ozzy Osbourne and his family with "The Osbourne Family Christmas Special." A wide range of celebrity guests join in on the fes 2003 - MTV gives viewers a glimpse into the holiday season at the home of Ozzy…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Sandy West, drummer for influential '70s band the Runaways, dies after a long battle with lung cancer. He is 47. 2006 - Sandy West, drummer for influential '70s band the Runaways, dies after a long battle with lung cancer. He is 47. 2004 - In the midst of the Halloween season…

  11. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta-born Drusky studied veterinary medicine at Emory University before embarking on a music career. He placed 42 s 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta…

  12. Report: My Bloody Valentine Mulling Coachella Reunion

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Seminal U.K. shoegazer act My Bloody Valentine is considering an offer to reunite and co-headline the 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. A tour would follow later in the year, according Seminal U.K. shoegazer act My Bloody Valentine is considering an offer to reunite and co…

  13. Chart Beat Chat

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Carrie Underwood, DeFranco Family hits, Fergie and more! LIVING IN CARRIE'S NATION Mr. Fred Bronson, In your Chart Beat column of July 5, 2007, Carrie Underwood was featured for having the longest-running title ("Before He Cheats") among all of the…

  14. Music On TV: July 30 - August 5

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for July 30 - August 5, 2007. MONDAY, July 30 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured Artist(s): The Rentals. "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  15. Chart Beat Chat

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Kool and the Gang, cover songs, "Girlfriend" and more! 'STILL KOOL' AFTER ALL THESE YEARS Mr. Bronson, I was curious how well Kool and the Gang's first new studio release in 10 years did in relation to their past albums. Are they "…

  16. Top Stars Pay 'Respect' To Stax On PBS

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Isaac Hayes, Bono, Booker T. & the MGs and Jesse Jackson are among the names weighing in on the legacy of Stax Records in an upcoming documentary. Isaac Hayes, Bono, Booker T. & the MGs and Jesse Jackson are among the names weighing in on the legacy of Stax Records in an upcoming…

  17. Prince, Andre 3000 Bolster West's 'Never Forget'

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dr. Cornel West's upcoming album, "Never Forget: A Journey of Revelations," touches down at a time when renewed debate over hip-hop lyrics and video imaging is still swirling post-Don Imus. Prince, Ta Dr. Cornel West's upcoming album, "Never Forget: A Journey of…

  18. Spoon, New Pornographers Rock The 'River'

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Acts like Spoon, Booker T. & the MGs, Drive-By Truckers, the New Pornographers and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings have signed on for the summer-long River to River concert series in New York. Acts like Spoon, Booker T. & the MGs, Drive-By Truckers, the New Pornographers and Sharon…

  19. They Don't Make 'Em Like This No More

    March 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Country legends Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price poll their talents on a collaborative album, "Last of the Breed," due this week via Lost Highway. The double-disc set sports 22 songs recorde Country legends Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price poll their talents on a…

  20. Haggard Harvests Bluegrass Album, Clinton Ode

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Merle Haggard can make a case for himself as the hardest working man in country music these days. Before the year's out, Haggard plans to put out his first-ever bluegrass album, "Runaway Mama," and a Merle Haggard can make a case for himself as the hardest working man in…

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