1. This Day in Music

    December 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung cancer. He is 51. Macmichael formed Cutting Crew in 1985 with English vocalist Nick Van Eede, and the new group quickly sco 2002 - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung cancer. He is…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months earlier with primary sclerosing cholangitis, undergoes transplant surgery at the Nebraska Health System hospital in Omah 2000 - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months earlier with…

  3. Eagles / Sept. 18, 2008 / Nashville, TN (Sommet Center)

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "We all read the fable about the tortoise and the hare and we decided a long time ago, it was better to be the tortoise," Don Henley told the enthusiastic Nashville audience last Thursday night (Sept. "We all read the fable about the tortoise and the hare and we decided a long…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - David Schnaufer, who brought dulcimer to recordings of artists ranging from Chet Atkins to Cyndi Lauper, dies in Nashville of cancer. He is 53. A native of Texas, Schnaufer lifted dulcimer play 2006 - David Schnaufer, who brought dulcimer to recordings of artists ranging from Chet…

  5. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac arrest. He is 52. Braunn had been suffering from a "debilitating physical ailment," according to a post on his official Web 2003 - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac…

  6. This Day in Music

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Blues singer and guitarist Jessie Mae Hemphill, who made her recording debut in 1981 with "She-Wolf," dies in Memphis, Tenn. at the age of 71. 2006 - Blues singer and guitarist Jessie Mae Hemphill, who made her recording debut in 1981 with "She-Wolf," dies in…

  7. Bennett, Mellencamp, Mayer, Henley Join Joel At Shea

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Even with a night of crowd-pleasing special guests, at a stadium in its final days with the imposing shadow of a new showplace over his shoulder, Billy Joel and his versatile band ruled the night yest Even with a night of crowd-pleasing special guests, at a stadium in its final days with the…

  8. Patty Smyth, Scandal To Reunite, Record

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For the first time since 1984, '80s darlings Patty Smyth and Scandal have plans to release new music. For the first time since 1984, '80s darlings Patty Smyth and Scandal have plans to release new music. The band's original members -- Smyth, guitarist Keith Mack and keyboardist…

  9. Whitesnake Turns 30 With New Album, Tour

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST After a decade-plus gap between studio albums, Whitesnake makes its debut on SPV with "Good To Be Bad," due April 22. After a decade-plus gap between studio albums, Whitesnake makes its debut on SPV with "Good To Be Bad," due April 22. "The album contains all the…

  10. Ask Billboard

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Keith and his readers discuss Ashlee Simpson, Reba McEntire, college charts and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . OUTTA MY TRACKLIST Hi, Keith! In mid-December we heard Ashlee Simpson's comeback…

  11. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-piece ban 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the…

  12. This Day in Music

    December 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung cancer. He is 51. Macmichael formed Cutting Crew in 1985 with English vocalist Nick Van Eede, and the new group quickly sco 2002 - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung cancer. He is…

  13. Revised Chart Policy Lands Eagles At No. 1

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Eagles' first new studio album in 28 years, the Wal-Mart exclusive "Long Road Out of Eden," takes a short route to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after Billboard revised a significant chart policy tod The Eagles' first new studio album in 28 years, "Long Road Out of…

  14. The Long 'Road'

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fans who have waited since 1979 for a new studio album from the Eagles surely won't be disappointed with "Long Road Out of Eden," which arrives this week. Fans who have waited since 1979 for a new studio album from the Eagles surely won't be disappointed with "Long…

  15. The Billboard Q&A: The Eagles' Don Henley

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In an exclusive talk with Billboard, Don Henley dissects the Eagles' new "Long Road Out of Eden." Twenty-eight years in the making, it's coming soon to a Wal-Mart near you. "I've been biding time with crows and sparrows while peacocks prance and strut upon the…

  16. The Billboard Q&A: The Eagles' Glenn Frey

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In this exclusive interview, Glenn Frey takes Billboard through the making of "Long Road Out of Eden," the Eagles' first studio album since 1979. In this exclusive interview, Glenn Frey takes Billboard through the making of "Long Road Out of Eden," the Eagles'…

  17. This Day in Music

    October 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months earlier with primary sclerosing cholangitis, undergoes transplant surgery at the Nebraska Health System hospital in Omah 2000 - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months earlier with…

  18. First Listen: The Eagles' 'Long Road Out Of Eden'

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fans who have waited since 1979 for a new studio album from the Eagles surely won't be disappointed with "Long Road Out of Eden," which arrives Oct. 30. The two-disc set, which will be available exclu Fans who have waited since 1979 for a new studio album from the Eagles surely…

  19. McEntire Named Billboard's Woman Of The Year

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Reba McEntire has been named the first recipient of Billboard's Woman of the Year award. The honor, which will be presented during an Oct. 5 breakfast at the Core Club in New York, coincides with the Reba McEntire has been named the first recipient of Billboard's Woman of the Year…

  20. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

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