1. ON TV

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 27 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Shakira, Wyclef Jean (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Chris Kattan). "Martha," Syndicated Featured artist: Aretha Franklin (also scheduled: Dougray…

  2. This Day in Music

    March 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Vocalist Kelle Bryan quits U.K. R&B/crossover act Eternal, leaving the band as the duo of sisters Easther and Vernie Bennet.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Edmund Sylvers, former lead singer of '70s family group…

  3. This Day in Music

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Randy Travis escapes a bus accident in Lakeville, Pa., without serious injury. The country act, his wife/manager Elizabeth Travis and tour manager Jeff Davis are traveling along Rt. 590 2005 - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown dies of complications from diabetes…

  4. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Despite a slight mix up in introduction, Elton John is honored to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II. Even though he is announced as "Sir John Elton," the singer maintains "They 2003 - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, "…

  5. Dear Ryan...

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST A big fan takes stock and asks: 'How much is too much?' Ryan Adams had a very busy 2005. He released three Lost Highway albums, one of which a double-disc, and tailed it with a major tour to support the first, "Cold Roses." Since the balloons have fallen and the glasses of…

  6. Ailing Les Paul Misses Grammys, Tribute Concert

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Electric guitar innovator Les Paul won two Grammy Awards last night (Feb. 8) for an all-star album marking his 90th birthday, but he was unable to pick them up in person because he is hospitalized in Electric guitar innovator Les Paul won two Grammy Awards last night (Feb. 8) for an all-star…

  7. Massive Attack Plots Best-Of, New Album, Tour

    February 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST While it progresses on its fifth studio album, influential British rock act Massive Attack has set an April 4 release for the retrospective "Collected." While it progresses on its fifth studio album, influential British rock act Massive Attack has set an April 4 release for the…

  8. Queen Honors Led Zeppelin's Page

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has been honored by Queen Elizabeth II -- but the award was for his work with poor Brazilian children rather than his music. Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has been honored by Queen Elizabeth II -- but the award was for his work with poor Brazilian…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Songwriters/producers/musicians Vada Nobles, Johari Newton, Tejumold Newton, and Rasheem Pugh file lawsuit against Lauryn Hill alleging that the Ruffhouse/Columbia artist failed to give 2004 - Vines lead singer Craig Nicholls reveals that he has Asperger Syndrome, a…

  10. Ryan Adams Preps Third CD Of 2005

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Ryan Adams is following through on his pledge to release three separate albums this year. On the heels of May's "Cold Roses" and September's "Jacksonville City Nights," the series wi Singer/songwriter Ryan Adams is following through on his…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>German schlager artist Rex Gildo dies from injuries he sustained three days earlier when he jumped from the second floor of his Munich flat.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the…

  12. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part two The Glass Houses tour, Billy's fourth extensive and extended tour in as many years, played throughout Israel and Europe during the early days of the spring of 1980, and played throughout the United States until late into the summer. In June he played another five sold-out nights…

  13. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part three In 1981, Billy's contract with Columbia was up. Having spent so much money and time, and then having earned so much money, Columbia wanted to keep him. And so negotiations were begun. As Elizabeth had backed away from the business and Frank Weber took more and more control of…

  14. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part four Made His Move on Christie Lee After a relatively short tour that culminated with a New Year's Eve performance at Madison Square Garden, Billy found himself back home. Only now the home was empty. "I just have to get used to being on my own," he said. "I'm…

  15. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Los Angeles sheriff's investigators search for Sandra Ann Rosas, the wife of Los Lobos singer-guitarist Cesar Rosas, after finding her van abandoned in La Puente, Calif., and arresting h 2004 - For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder…

  16. Dead Can Dance / Oct. 12, 2005 / Chicago (Auditorium Theatre)

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dead Can Dance wasn't terribly shy about why they disbanded back in 1999: the ol' creative differences, with visionaries Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry not quite seeing eye to eye. Dead Can Dance wasn't terribly shy about why they disbanded back in 1999: the ol' creative…

  17. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard Stern announces he will abandon terrestrial…

  18. New INXS Books North American Tour

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The new INXS lineup will open its first North American tour Jan. 18 in Vancouver. The new INXS lineup will open its first North American tour Jan. 18 in Vancouver. The group recently replaced late lead singer Michael Hutchence via the public audition/TV reality show " Rock Star: INXS ,…

  19. Britney, Junkie XL Team Up On Remix Disc

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A new Britney Spears song that has been remixed by Junkie XL will lead the upcoming collection "Remixed," due Nov. 8 via Jive. A new Britney Spears song that has been remixed by Junkie XL will lead the upcoming collection "Remixed," due Nov. 8 via Jive. "And Then We…

  20. 'Family Music' Keeps Zanes Busier Than Ever

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite having new children's book and DVD projects in stores this month, Dan Zanes has no plans of slowing down. On horizons near and not so far for the popular "family music" maker is a U.S. tour, a Despite having new children's book and DVD projects in stores this month…

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