1. Sweethearts of the Rodeo

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Released in 1968, "Sweethearts of the Rodeo" was a landmark album for the Byrds and rock music as a whole. Released in 1968, "Sweethearts of the Rodeo" was a landmark album for the Byrds and rock music as a whole. Underappreciated at the time, it has since been hailed for…

  2. Reality

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Through his recent deal with Columbia, David Bowie can issue a new record pretty much whenever he wants. Through his recent deal with Columbia, David Bowie can issue a new record pretty much whenever he wants. And, based on "Reality" (which comes fairly quickly on the heels of last…

  3. Crunk King Lil Jon Readies CD/DVD

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Part II," a Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz CD/DVD, will be released Nov. 25 via TVT. "Part II," a Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz CD/DVD, will be released Nov. 25 via TVT. The DVD is a video diary of the Dirty South rap act's rise to popularity, while the audio…

  4. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Reba McEntire, older artists and the charts and ABBA with readers. FROM NASHVILLE WITH LOVE I was reading "Chart Beat Chat" and read the question posed to you about Reba McEntire's new single. With all respect, I must correct you. You said that her last…

  5. Australian Icon Slim Dusty Dies

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Australian country music icon Slim Dusty died today (Sept. 19) in Sydney at the age of 76, after a two-year battle with cancer. His signature tune, 1957's "The Pub With No Beer," was a top-10 hit in t Australian country music icon Slim Dusty died today (Sept. 19) in Sydney at…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an assembly held in his honor at Gibbs High Scholl, the country singer is greeted by local dignitaries and faculty from 2000 - Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an…

  7. Hurricane Blows Away Jackson's NYC Show

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Alan Jackson's free performance tomorrow (Sept. 19) in New York's Rockefeller Plaza has been postponed due to the impending landfall of Hurricane Isabel. The country hitmaker was due to perform as par Alan Jackson's free performance tomorrow (Sept. 19) in New York's…

  8. Loveless Much At 'Home' With Latest CD

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After a pair of acclaimed acoustic-oriented albums -- 2001's "Mountain Soul" and last year's "Bluegrass & White Snow - A Mountain Christmas" -- Patty Loveless' new album can be seen as her return to…

  9. Billboard Bits: CMJ, Crosby/Nash, 'Road To Voodoo'

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on CMJ, Crosby/Nash, 'Road To Voodoo' My Morning Jacket, Black Box Recorder, Killing Joke, the New Deal, the Fever and VHS Or Beta will perform at the kick-off concert for the 2003 CMJ Music Marathon. The show will be held Oct. 22 on multiple floors at New York's Webster…

  10. Pajo, Lenchantin Set Papa M Tour Plans

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. portion of the trek begins Sept. 20 in Baltimore and wraps Oct. 27 in Champaign, Ill. Nine European dates will follow, beginning Nov. 4 in Copenhagen. As first tipped here last month, former A Perfect Circle/Zwan member Paz Lenchantin will join her former Zwan bandmate David Pajo&…

  11. Vocal Group Hall Of Fame Inducts 2003 Class

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As Martha Reeves and the Vandellas took the stage to accept their induction into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame last night (Sept. 16) in Sharon, Pa., Reeves told the story of how the group came about. As Martha Reeves and the Vandellas took the stage to accept their induction into the Vocal…

  12. Q&A With Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Three years after the August 2000 death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov't Mule marks the end of an era -- and the start of a new one -- with the Oct. 7 release of "The Deepest End." The two-CD/DVD Three years after the August 2000 death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov&…

  13. Bowie Tour Hits North America In December

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie's A Reality tour will arrive in North America Dec. 6 in Atlantic City, N.J., and wrap Feb. 5 in Phoenix. As previously reported, the trek -- Bowie's most extensive in more than a decade -- David Bowie's A Reality tour will arrive in North America Dec. 6 in Atlantic…

  14. Corgan Pulls Plug On Zwan

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Billy Corgan's post-Smashing Pumpkins band Zwan has broken up, he told Chicago's WGN this morning (Sept. 15). "A couple of people asked me, 'Why didn't you tell anybody?' I'm sort of out of the period Billy Corgan's post-Smashing Pumpkins band Zwan has…

  15. HOT PRODUCT

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from David Bowie, Aretha Franklin, the Blind Boys Of Alabama, and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Aretha Franklin , David Bowie …

  16. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie 'Real' Enough Like its 2002 predecessor, "Heathen," David Bowie's new ISO/Columbia set, "Reality," was co-produced by Bowie and longtime collaborator Tony Visconti. It features Bowie's touring band, including guitarists Earl Slick and Gerry…

  17. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper DMX's "Grand Champ" (Def Jam), which is being touted as his final album. Guests include 50 Cent, Cam'ron, Patti Labelle, and Styles. -- A mini-album from soul vocalist Erykah Badu, "Worldwide…

  18. Tunes On TV

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 15-21, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 15 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Simon & Garfunkel (also scheduled: Hugh Jackman, Naomi Campbell). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured…

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

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 15-21, 2003. A new talk show hosted by Sharon Osbourne undoubtedly means more music on your TV, but don't freak out, cuz it won't be all Ozzy all the time! On the premiere episode, the syndicated show …

  20. Underworld

    September 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The album that accompanied "The Crow" captured the dark, industrial tone of that hit 1994 film and set a standard for soundtracks of a gothic nature. The album that accompanied "The Crow" captured the dark, industrial tone of that hit 1994 film and set a standard for…

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