1. Elton John Urges Congress For AIDS Funds

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT British pop singer Elton John, testifying before Congress yesterday (April 12), said America has an obligation to use its vast resources to stop the spread of AIDS around the world. "No nation, corpor British pop singer Elton John, testifying before Congress yesterday (April 12), said…

  2. Tunes On TV

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for April 8-14, 2002. MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2002 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," Featured Artists: Chris Botti, Shawn Colvin (also scheduled: Greta Van Susteren). "MTV's Campus Invasion 2002," MTV Featured Artists: Nickelback, Default,…

  3. Peter Buck Found Not Guilty Of Air Rage

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck walked free from court today (April 5) after a London jury acquitted him of going on a drunken rampage on a trans-Atlantic flight. Buck was cleared of assault, being drunk R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck walked free from court today (April 5) after a London jury…

  4. London Prosecutor Accuses Buck Of Lying

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST R.E.M guitarist Peter Buck was accused today (April 3) of lying to protect his career after an alleged drunken rampage on a trans-Atlantic flight last April. R.E.M guitarist Peter Buck was accused today (April 3) of lying to protect his career after an alleged drunken rampage on a trans…

  5. 14TunesOnTV

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for April 1-7, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2002 "Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC Featured Artist: Shannon McNally (also scheduled: Nathan Lane, Ben Chaplin). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Phantom Planet (also…

  6. Stars Line Up For 'Bandstand' 50th Anniversary

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson and Cher are among the stars who will perform for an upcoming television special to toast the 50th anniversary of "American Bandstand." Hosted by perennial teenager Dick Clark, the May Michael Jackson and Cher are among the stars who will perform for an upcoming…

  7. Michael Stipe Defends 'Southern Gentleman' Buck

    March 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck is a "southern gentleman" who has never been rude to anyone, the band's lead singer Michael Stipe told a London court today (March 27). Stipe appeared as a character witnes R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck is a "southern gentleman" who has never…

  8. Billboard Bits: Jimi Hendrix, Bounty Killer, The Damned

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Jimi Hendrix, Bounty Killer, The Damned Legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix's unique personality will be showcased in the latest release from Experience Hendrix/MCA Records, which has compiled his two summer 1969 guest appearances on "The Dick Cavett Show" for May 14 DVD…

  9. Bono Testifies At Peter Buck's Trial

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST U2 frontman Bono appeared as a character witness at the "air-rage" trial of Peter Buck today (March 25), telling a London court the R.E.M. guitarist is a quiet family man not known for drinking or tak U2 frontman Bono appeared as a character witness at the "air-rage" trial…

  10. 13TunesOnTV

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music related TV listings for March 25-31, 2002. MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2002 "Profiles at Wolftrap," BET On Jazz Featured Artists: Robert Cray, B.B. King, Jonny Lang, Keb' Mo'. "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Bjork, Celine Dion, Shaggy, Natalie…

  11. Buck Denies Drunkenness Accusations

    March 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck denied prosecutors' suggestions that he lied about taking a sleeping pill on a trans-Atlantic flight to avoid accusations of drunkenness after his alleged rampage on the pl R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck denied prosecutors' suggestions that he lied about…

  12. Buck Says He Can't Remember Alleged Air Rage

    March 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck told a London jury today (March 20) he had no recollection of his alleged drunken behavior during a trans-Atlantic flight last April. Prosecutors said he overturned a break R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck told a London jury today (March 20) he had no recollection of…

  13. Buck Branded 'Drunken Lout' In U.K. Trial

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck overturned a breakfast trolley, mistook a stranger for his wife, and scuffled with crew members after getting drunk aboard a trans-Atlantic flight last April, prosecutors s R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck overturned a breakfast trolley, mistook a stranger for his wife,…

  14. DMX Resolves Animal Cruelty Case

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Upholding the terms of a January plea bargain that allowed DMX (real name: Earl Simmons) to avoid prison, a New Jersey judge agreed to allow the rapper to lend his voice to public service announcement Upholding the terms of a January plea bargain that allowed DMX (real name: Earl Simmons) to…

  15. Lucky 7

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dallas' psychobilly patriarch Reverend Horton Heat (aka Jim Heath) can outplay anyone with a guitar this side of Dick Dale. Dallas' psychobilly patriarch Reverend Horton Heat (aka Jim Heath) can outplay anyone with a guitar this side of Dick Dale. Together with slap-bassist Jimbo…

  16. Genesis Plans Archive Concert Releases

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Not unlike the Grateful Dead's Dick's Picks series of live releases, storied U.K. rock act Genesis is planning to mine its own archives for a series of limited-edition albums. Through its recently est Not unlike the Grateful Dead's Dick's Picks series of live releases,…

  17. Love's Labors Not Lost: Arthur Lee Out And About

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST "The news today will be the movies for tomorrow, and look: we're going round and round and how could I forget they're locking them up today, they're throwing away the key -- I wonder who it will be to "The news today will be the movies for tomorrow, and look: we'…

  18. Billboard Bits: McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand Paul McCartney dedicated an a cappella rendition of "Yesterday" to his former Beatles bandmate George Harrison during a tribute concert at Liverpool, England's Empire Theater last night (Feb. 24). Before the show, McCartney…

  19. Dead Percussionists Come To Life

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Grateful Dead may have folded in the wake of Jerry Garcia's death, but life and music continues on for many of the group's former members, including drummer/percussionists Mickey Hart and Bill Kre The Grateful Dead may have folded in the wake of Jerry Garcia's death, but…

  20. Tunes On TV

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 18-24, 2002. MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2002 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Jamiroquai, No Doubt, Shaggy, Ja Rule, Alien Ant Farm, Elbow. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean,…

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