1. Love and Theft

    September 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Few '60s icons still inspire the sort of anticipation that is rife for the follow-up to Bob Dylan's latter-day high-water mark, 1997's Grammy-winning Time Out of Mind. Few '60s icons still inspire the sort of anticipation that is rife for the follow-up to Bob Dylan's…

  2. Hot Product

    September 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Bob Dylan, Jay-Z, Jamiroquai, Stone Gossard, P.O.D., John Hiatt, and more. 'Love' Everlasting Few '60s icons still inspire the sort of anticipation that is rife for the Columbia follow-up to Bob Dylan's latter-day high-water mark, 1997's…

  3. Rod Stewart To Tour Into February

    September 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Having recently completed a 42-city tour of North America in support of his latest Atlantic album, "Human," Rod Stewart has announced another set of North American dates running through October and No Having recently completed a 42-city tour of North America in support of his latest…

  4. X Marks Rhino Reissues

    August 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seminal California punk act X will next month see its first three albums remastered and re-released on CD in their entirety for the first time. Rhino will reissue 1980's "Los Angeles," 1981's "Wild Gi Seminal California punk act X will next month see its first three…

  5. Backstreet Tour Delayed Again

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Backstreet Boys expect to resume the group's Black & Blue World Tour 2001 slightly later than originally planned, following band member AJ McLean's completion of treatment for depression and a The Backstreet Boys expect to resume the group's Black & Blue World Tour…

  6. Chris Whitley Takes A New Stand

    July 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Like many a bluesman of yore, Chris Whitley has faced his share of demons -- and stared at least most of them down. Since his still-revered Columbia debut of 10 years ago, "Living With the Law," the T Like many a bluesman of yore, Chris Whitley has faced his share of demons -- and…

  7. Estranged Brother Dickey Betts Moves On

    July 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Dickey Betts is surprisingly calm as he discusses his new solo set, "Let's Get Together," due out July 31 via Back Alley/FreeFalls Entertainment. Though the album arrives at a pivotal point in his car Dickey Betts is surprisingly calm as he discusses his new solo set, "Let…

  8. Update: Backstreet Boys Postpone North American Tour

    July 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Updating an earlier story, the Backstreet Boys have postponed their summer North American tour through Aug. 7 so group member AJ McLean can enter a treatment program for clinical depression, according Updating an earlier story, the Backstreet Boys have postponed their summer North American…

  9. Hundreds Remember John Lee Hooker

    June 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Blues harmonica great Charlie Musselwhite said that when you listened to John Lee Hooker's music you were hearing his heart. Musselwhite joined fellow blues musicians Bonnie Raitt and Buddy Guy yester Blues harmonica great Charlie Musselwhite said that when you listened to John Lee…

  10. Bluesman John Lee Hooker Dies

    June 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bluesman John Lee Hooker, believed to be 83, died of natural causes yesterday (June 21) at his home in Los Altos, Calif. For six decades, Hooker's rich sonorous voice coupled with a brooding rhythmic Bluesman John Lee Hooker, believed to be 83, died of natural causes yesterday (June 21)…

  11. Beck, Williams, Harper Salute Mississippi John Hurt

    June 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Beck, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle and his son Justin, Taj Mahal, John Hiatt, Gillian Welch, Ben Harper, Geoff Muldaur, Mark Selby, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Bruce Cockburn, Chris Smither, and Bill Morr Beck, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle and his son Justin, Taj Mahal, John Hiatt, Gillian Welch…

  12. Lives!

    May 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT T. T. Graham Brown is a country balladeer with a boogie bluesman's heart, and he more than lives up to his sizable live rep with this collection of past hits and jukebox standards. Brown knows his way around a Delta rave-up, as demonstrated by the rollicking "Happy Ever After"…

  13. Copeland, King Top Handy Blues Awards

    May 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Vocalist Shemekia Copeland and guitar legend B.B. King were the big winners at the Blues Foundation's 22nd annual W.C. Handy Awards, presented last night at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis. Copeland, d Vocalist Shemekia Copeland and guitar legend B.B. King were the big winners at the…

  14. Buddy Guy Goes South For 'Sweet Tea'

    April 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT To record his intrepid new Silvertone/Jive Records album "Sweet Tea," due May 15, bluesman Buddy Guy says, "They sent me down to Mississippi and said, 'Buddy, get on top of this!'" To record his intrepid new Silvertone/Jive Records album "Sweet Tea,"…

  15. Clapton Confirms Second North American Tour Leg

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A list of dates stretching through a two-show mid-August stand at Los Angeles' Staples Center will round out the second leg of Eric Clapton's North American tour in support of his latest Duck/Reprise A list of dates stretching through a two-show mid-August stand at Los Angeles'…

  16. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Return With New Look At Old Themes

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A more mature, confident Nick Cave is revealed on Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' 11th studio set, "No More Shall We Part." Reprise will issue the album April 10 in the U.S., while Mute released it Apr It has been four years since Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds released an album…

  17. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Return With New Look At Old Themes

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It has been four years since Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds released an album of new material. In that time, the multifaceted Cave has curated a major London music festival, finished a screenplay It has been four years since Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds released an album of new material. In…

  18. Blind Boys Give Contemporary Voice To Old-Time Gospel

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and Asian artists on his Real World label than for any enthusiasm for Americana. But when Gabriel heard the British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and Asian…

  19. Blind Boys Give Contemporary Voice To Old-Time Gospel

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and Asian artists on his Real World label than for any enthusiasm for Americana. But when Gabriel heard the new British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and…

  20. Hot Product

    April 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewin new albums from Bruce Springsteen, Guided By Voices, Big Punisher, Run-D.M.C., Ginuwine, and more. Livin' It Up "Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band: Live In New York City," the concert album for which fans have been clamoring, is due Tuesday from Columbia, just…

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