1. Top Stars Have 'American Dreams'

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT NBC's nostalgic family drama "American Dreams" will continue its tradition of casting pop stars as 1960s artists in the show's second season. Already lined up to appear in upcoming episodes are R& NBC's nostalgic family drama "American Dreams" will…

  2. This Day in Music

    May 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Loretta Lynn opens her Coal Miner's Daughter Museum in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. The 18,000-square-foot complex is filled with mementos collected by Lynn over the past 40 years and items do 2001 - Loretta Lynn opens her Coal Miner's Daughter Museum in…

  3. Carlton Prepping Tunes For Sophomore Album

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton is about to hit the studio to record her sophomore A&M album, with an eye on an early 2004 release. Singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton is about to hit the studio to record her sophomore A&M album, with an eye on an early 2004 release. "I have to…

  4. This Day in Music

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>63-year-old American composer John Corigliano wins the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in music for his "Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra. 2001 - 63-year-old American composer John Corigliano wins the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in music for his "Symphony No. 2 for String…

  5. 'American Dreams' Spawns Soundtrack Album

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last month, the NBC drama "American Dreams," which centers on the 1960s version of the classic music show "American Bandstand," has spawned a soundtrack. As tipped here last month, the NBC drama "American Dreams," which centers on the 1960s version…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the influence of Indian music, the Dixie Chicks controversy, and songs covered by international artists with readers. SENSING A CONNECTION Fred, Sean Paul blasts his way toward the top of Billboard's Hot 100 with his Diwali-influenced "Get Busy." Diwali…

  7. This Day in Music

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Vince Gill and Amy Grant welcome the arrival of a baby girl, Corrina Grant Gill, at a Nashville area hospital. Corrina weighs 7 lbs. 9 1/4 oz. and is 19 1/2 inches long. 2001 - Vince Gill and Amy Grant welcome the arrival of a baby girl, Corrina Grant Gill, at a…

  8. This Day in Music

    March 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Dusty Springfield, the blue-eyed soul singer whose husky voice ignited such tracks as "Son Of A Preacher Man" and "Wishin' and Hopin'," passes away at her home in Henley-on-Thames, Engla 1999 - Dusty Springfield, the blue-eyed soul…

  9. Miss Fortune

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With this, her third album, the Nashville resident Allison Moorer will continue to confound—and perhaps amaze—those on Music Row (see story, page 9). With this, her third album, the Nashville resident Allison Moorer will continue to confound—and perhaps amaze—those on Music Row (see story,…

  10. Obvious

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Armed with the timeless Come Away With Me, newcomer Norah Jones may very well prove to be the Alicia Keys in the best new artist category at next year's Grammy Awards. Armed with the timeless Come Away With Me, newcomer Norah Jones may very well prove to be the Alicia Keys in the best…

  11. Inverse Catch-22

    July 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With a name like Cynical Blend, many might come to the conclusion that Inverse Catch-22 is the product of an act that owes much to the dark-edged sounds of such pre-electronica electronic groups as Jo With a name like Cynical Blend, many might come to the conclusion that Inverse Catch-22 is…

  12. Whiskeytown On Lost Highway

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he begins to describe the two-year delay in the release of the alt-country band's third full-length album, "Pneumonia. "It was like waiting in a really "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he begins…

  13. Whiskeytown On Lost Highway

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he begins to describe the two-year delay in the release of the alt-country band's third full-length album, "Pneumonia. "It was like waiting in a really long "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he…

  14. Grammy Hall Of Fame Adds 31 Titles

    February 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Recording Academy has added 31 recordings to its Grammy Hall of Fame, bringing the total to 530, Billboard Bulletin reports. Among the titles added this year are the Beatles' "Hey Jude," Ray Charl The Recording Academy has added 31 recordings to its Grammy Hall of Fame,…

  15. Punk All-Stars Revisit The '60s0

    February 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST Members of Foo Fighters, NOFX, Lagwagon, and the Swingin' Utters have reactivated the side project Me First And The Gimme Gimmes to release their third covers album, "Blow In The Wind," March 20 on Fa Members of Foo Fighters, NOFX, Lagwagon, and the Swingin' Utters have…

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