1. Gregg Allman Is Latest Rocker to Announce Memoir

    May 20, 2011 8:34 AM EDT Gregg Allman, frontman for the legendary Allman Brothers Band, has signed with William Morrow to bring his untitled memoir to print in spring 2012. Rock memoirs have been a hot category for publishers the last several years. The announcement comes two days after The Who guitarist Pete…

  2. May 19, 2009

    May 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Freddie Garrity of Freddie and the Dreamers dies of blood circulation problems in Gwynedd, Wales, at the age of 69. 2000 – Folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their 40th year together with a U.S. tour that kicks off with a three night stand in Las Vegas. 2000 – The Allman…

  3. Allman Brothers Sue Universal Over Royalties

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Members of the Allman Brothers Band sued UMG Recordings for more than $10 million on Monday over royalties from compact discs sales and digital downloads services such as Apple's iTunes. Members of the Allman Brothers Band sued UMG Recordings for more than $10 million on Monday over…

  4. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs and concert halls throughout the country,…

  5. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs and concert halls throughout the country,…

  6. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their 40th year together with a U.S. tour that kicks off with a three night stand in Las Vegas.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal…

  7. Yes, Allman Bros. Plan Live Releases

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope. Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope.…

  8. Benefit Bash To Celebrate B.B. King's 80th

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT B.B. King will celebrate his approaching 80th birthday with a multi-artist blues concert in Mississippi that will benefit the planned B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center. B.B. King will celebrate his approaching 80th birthday with a multi-artist blues concert in Mississippi that…

  9. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs and concert halls…

  10. Billboard Bits: Rock Fantasy Camp, Locke, Something Corporate

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp, Kimberley Locke, Something Corporate VH1 Classic will go behind the scenes of Rock and Roll Fantasy camp with a two-hour block airing April 2. The segment features interviews with such rock veterans as the Who's Roger Daltrey, the E Street Band's…

  11. Star-Packed Performances Power Grammys

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST As has become tradition, the CBS broadcast of the Grammy Awards ceremony was more about performances than awards. Of the 107 Grammys handed out, only 11 were presented during last night's (Feb. 13) th As has become tradition, the CBS broadcast of the Grammy Awards ceremony was more about…

  12. Betts Jams With Kid Rock, Preps Live CD/DVD

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts dropped in on Kid Rock's show last night (Feb. 10) at Los Angeles' House of Blues, guesting on covers of the Allmans' "Ramblin' Man" and Ray Charles' "Wha Former Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts…

  13. Multi-Artist Performance To Open Grammys

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sunday's (Feb. 13) CBS telecast of the 47th annual Grammy Awards will open with a multi-artist performance stretching across three stages. The spectacle will feature the Black Eyed Peas, Gwen Stefani Sunday's (Feb. 13) CBS telecast of the 47th annual Grammy Awards will open with a…

  14. Grammys Add West, Tributes To Charles, Southern Rock

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST This year's top Grammy Awards nominee is planning to show his skills in a monumental way during next month's 47th annual ceremony. This year's top Grammy Awards nominee is planning to show his skills in a monumental way during next month's 47th annual ceremony. Kanye West,…

  15. Townshend Site To Host Streaming TV Station

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The system has been tested in recent months with a live Who rehearsal and performances by Townshend-mentored singer/songwriter Rachel Fuller. Who guitarist Pete Townshend's official Web site will soon play host to a streaming TV station dubbed "Who TV." The system has been…

  16. Hooker's Last Album Due Next Month

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The album blues great John Lee Hooker was working on at the time of his death will be released next month. "Face to Face," which Hooker was completing with his daughter Zakiya, is due Oct. 28. The album blues great John Lee Hooker was working on at the time of his death will be…

  17. Allman Brothers Look Back To Atlanta

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Legacy/Epic Records has set a Oct. 21 release date for a new double-disc live album by the Allman Brothers Band, Billboard.com has learned. Legacy/Epic Records has set a Oct. 21 release date for a new double-disc live album by the Allman Brothers Band, Billboard.com has learned. "Live at…

  18. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs and concert halls throughout the country, dies at the age of 55. A preliminary investigation determines that McC 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs…

  19. Hot Product

    March 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Allman Brothers Band 'Note' Perfect The Allman Brothers Band's "Hittin' the Note" is the veteran Southern rock combo's first studio album in more than eight years. Due this week on the band's own Peach Records imprint via Sanctuary, the set sports a…

  20. Allman Bros. 'Hit The Note' On New Album

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Allman Brothers Band has set a March 18 release date for "Hittin' the Note," its first studio album in more than eight years. The set is the veteran southern rock group's first with independent la The Allman Brothers Band has set a March 18 release date for "…

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