1. Hot Product

    October 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warren Zevon 'Sandwich' Board Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, the Pixies, Don Henley, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, the Wallflowers and Pete Yorn are among the artists filling out the tribute album "Enjoy Every Sandwich: The Songs of Warren Zevon," due this week via Artemis.…

  2. Beautiful Soul

    October 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "Beautiful Soul" has all the right ingredients to catapult 17-year-old Jesse McCartney into teen idol territory. "Beautiful Soul" has all the right ingredients to catapult 17-year-old Jesse McCartney into teen idol territory. It mixes one part Justin Timberlake, one part…

  3. Nancy Sinatra

    October 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nancy Sinatra's hits with Lee Hazelwood made her a 1960s chart mainstay. Now, a younger generation of fans might well return her to the airwaves. Nancy Sinatra's hits with Lee Hazelwood made her a 1960s chart mainstay. Now, a younger generation of fans might well return her to the…

  4. Welcome to Woody Creek

    October 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The classic Nitty Gritty Dirt Band lineup convened at Jimmy Ibbotson's Unami studio in Woody Creek, Colo., to record the bulk of the veteran act's latest effort. The classic Nitty Gritty Dirt Band lineup convened at Jimmy Ibbotson's Unami studio in Woody Creek, Colo., to record…

  5. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses top singles of presidential eras, Steve Winwood, the Hot 100, Brian Wilson, George Strait and more with readers. WEST WINGING IT Dear Fred, With the upcoming election I thought it might be interesting to list the top 5 hits of each presidential administration from…

  6. Broken Social Scene Chugs Along On New CD

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "Mainly, we're just trying to see between the 15 or 20 songs we have, what is the record?," bassist/guitarist Brendan Canning tells Billboard.com. Toronto-based rock outfit Broken Social Scene is in the home stretch of work on its third studio album , due in late March or early…

  7. Gabriel Remixes Music Clips For DVD

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Peter Gabriel has made some of the most groundbreaking clips of the video era. Now fans will get a chance to study his work with "Play," the British artist's first career-spanning DVD collection. The 23-track set includes such…

  8. Billboard Bits: Paisley, CMAs, Taste Of Chaos, N.O.R.E.

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Brad Paisley, CMAs, Taste Of Chaos, N.O.R.E. Country star Brad Paisley will kick off a 2005 tour with a Jan. 15 benefit show in Wheeling, W. Va., not far from his hometown of Glen Dale. The Mud in the Valley concert at the WesBanco Arena will raise funds for flood relief organizations…

  9. DVD Captures Norah In Nashville

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Norah Jones' Aug. 8-9 stand at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium forms the basis for the upcoming DVD "Norah Jones and the Handsome Band: Live in 2004." Norah Jones' Aug. 8-9 stand at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium forms the basis for the upcoming DVD "Norah Jones…

  10. 'Goodies' Still Good Enough For No. 1

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The title track of Ciara's debut album is beginning a seventh week at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100. "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo is the lead single from the artist's Sho'nuff/Music Line/LaFace albu The title track of Ciara's debut album is beginning a…

  11. Flaming Lips Dreaming Up New Sound Collages

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Flaming Lips have begun work on their next Warner Bros. studio album with longtime producer Dave Fridmann. The Flaming Lips have begun work on their next Warner Bros. studio album with longtime producer Dave Fridmann. However, Lips frontman Wayne Coyne admits to Billboard.com, "It…

  12. Update: Streisand, Diamond Not Planning Tour

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Industry speculation that Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand would embark on a co-headlining tour in 2005 appears to be incorrect, according to a Diamond spokesperson. While no details are finalized, a Industry speculation that Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand would embark on a co-headlining…

  13. Earle's 'Revolution' Hits The Highway

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Steve Earle will hit the road for about three weeks of U.S. tour dates beginning tomorrow (Oct. 13) in Nashville. The trek comes in support of his new album, "The Revolution Starts... Now," recently r Steve Earle will hit the road for about three weeks of U.S. tour dates beginning…

  14. Capitol Boxes Up Early Beatles Albums

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Beatles' first four U.S. albums -- "Meet the Beatles," "The Beatles Second Album," "Something New" and "Beatles '65" -- will be bundled together in the boxed set "The Capitol Albums Volume 1," due The Beatles' first four U.S…

  15. Cat Power Communes With 'Trees' On DVD

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Chan Marshall, better known as Cat Power, is the subject of the upcoming documentary "Speaking for Trees: A Film by Mark Borthwick." Singer/songwriter Chan Marshall, better known as Cat Power, is the subject of the upcoming documentary "Speaking for Trees: A…

  16. Bee Gees Round Up 'Number Ones'

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In the vein of similar projects celebrating the Beatles and Elvis Presley, Universal will on Nov. 9 release "Bee Gees Number Ones," compiling chart-topping hits from the legendary Gibb brothers. The p In the vein of similar projects celebrating the Beatles and Elvis Presley,…

  17. Matador Celebrates 15 With Triple-Disc Set

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Matador Records will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a double-disc collection of favorite tracks and rarities, plus a DVD of music videos. Matador Records will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a double-disc collection of favorite tracks and rarities, plus a DVD of music videos. The…

  18. Wedren Dances Again With Baby

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As the vocalist/guitarist for late, great rock act Shudder To Think, Craig Wedren gave life to some of the most original, bizarre and inspiring post-punk music of the 1990s. As the vocalist/guitarist for late, great rock act Shudder To Think, Craig Wedren gave life to some of the most…

  19. Hate to Be Loved

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It makes sense that the River City Rebels are more fun than Velvet Revolver, for which they've opened: Velvet Revolver is a business deal, and River City Rebels are the real deal. It makes sense that the River City Rebels are more fun than Velvet Revolver, for which they've opened:…

  20. Mind Body & Soul

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With "Mind Body & Soul," Joss Stone proves that her 2003 breakout debut, "The Soul Sessions," was no fluke. With "Mind Body & Soul," Joss Stone proves that her 2003 breakout debut, "The Soul Sessions," was no fluke. For her second collection,…

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