1. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Elton John receives a knighthood in British Prime Minister Tony Blair's first New Year's Eve Honours List.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Scottish artist Martyn Bennett dies in Edinburgh following a long battle…

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    June 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, whose avant-garde approach to his instrument influenced John Coltrane and others, dies of cancer in Boston. He is 69. 2004 - Soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, whose avant-garde approach to his instrument influenced John Coltrane and…

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    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>In a surprising move, Vermont-based jam band Phish announces that it plans to split following the conclusion of its summer tour in August. 2004 - In a surprising move, Vermont-based jam band Phish announces that it plans to split following the conclusion of its…

  4. This Day in Music

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Renato Carosone, a key figure in Italian music in the post-war era, dies in Rome at the age of 81. Carosone, a Neapolitan, was most famous for his 1956 hit "Tu Vuo'Fa'L'Americano" ("You 2001 - Renato Carosone, a key figure in Italian…

  5. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San Antonio hospital following kidney transplant surgery a week earlier. 2002 - 64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San…

  6. Roots Rockers Bolster Los Super Seven

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Texas-based rock act Los Super Seven gets a lift from a host of roots rock artists on its third studio album, "Heart It on the X." The set is due March 22 as the first release in a new deal with Telar Texas-based rock act Los Super Seven gets a lift from a host of roots rock artists…

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses the Beatles, George Strait, falls from No. 1, "American Juniors" and Madonna with readers. JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE AND RINGO Dear Fred, I enjoy reading your "Chart Beat Bonus" and "Chart Beat Chat" columns on the Internet, so thanks for all the…

  8. This Day in Music

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Coinciding with the publication of the first issue of Gene Simmons Toungue Magazine, Kiss introduces its novelty Kiss Kondomes to consumers. 2002 - Coinciding with the publication of the first issue of Gene Simmons Toungue Magazine, Kiss introduces its novelty Kiss…

  9. This Day in Music

    May 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>More than two dozen people are injured in a mosh pit stampede while rapper Eminem is performing at Washington, D.C.'s RFK Stadium. One man suffers a heart attack during the melee and is 2002 - More than two dozen people are injured in a mosh pit stampede while…

  10. This Day in Music

    May 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Renato Carosone, a key figure in Italian music in the post-war era, dies in Rome at the age of 81. Carosone, a Neapolitan, was most famous for his 1956 hit "Tu Vuo'Fa'L'Americano" ("You 2001 - Renato Carosone, a key figure in Italian…

  11. Hiatt Covers Collected, New Album To Follow

    March 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST The songwriting talents of John Hiatt will be celebrated on an upcoming multi-artist tribute set due May 13 from Vanguard Records. "It'll Come to You - The Songs of John Hiatt" will feature 13 of the The songwriting talents of John Hiatt will be celebrated on an upcoming multi…

  12. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San Antonio hospital following kidney transplant surgery a week earlier. 2002 - 64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner Freddy Fender (Baldemar Huerta) is released from a San…

  13. Anthony Captures A Trio Of ALMA Awards

    May 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony walked away from Saturday night's American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) awards ceremony in Los Angeles with three music honors, including the outstanding male performer trophy. Colombian song Marc Anthony walked away from Saturday night's American Latino Media Arts (ALMA)…

  14. La Música de Baldemar Huerta

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Paying homage to the music he heard as a youth (ergo the CD title bearing Fender's birth name), Freddy Fender revisits Latin classics like "Rayito de Luna," "Perfidia," and "Noche de Ronda" with elega Paying homage to the music he heard as a youth (ergo the…

  15. Fender Recovering, Celebrating First Solo Grammy

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Last night's (Feb. 27) Grammy Awards netted legendary musician Freddy Fender the best Latin pop album honor for his Back Porch/Virgin release "La Musica De Baldemar Huerta." The trophy is the first so Last night's (Feb. 27) Grammy Awards netted legendary musician Freddy…

  16. Hot Product

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Kasey Chambers, Johnny Cash, Freddy Fender, and more. Thick As A 'Brick' From the first verse of the first track, Kasey Chambers' sophomore Warner Bros. set, "Barricades & Brickwalls," bursts with passionate songwriting and a singing…

  17. Fender, Taylor Released From Hospital

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Musician Freddy Fender (real name: Baldemar Huerta) has been released from a San Antonio hospital following kidney transplant surgery a week ago. Fender, the 64-year-old two-time Grammy Award winner, Musician Freddy Fender (real name: Baldemar Huerta) has been released from a San Antonio…

  18. Fender's Kidney Transplant Deemed Successful

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Musician Freddy Fender had successful kidney transplant surgery, with his daughter providing the necessary organ for the award-winning singer and songwriter. The two-hour procedure was performed yeste Musician Freddy Fender had successful kidney transplant surgery , with his daughter…

  19. Freddy Fender To Have Kidney Transplant

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Singer Freddy Fender, who is battling health problems including hepatitis C, will have an operation next month to receive a kidney donated by his 21-year-old daughter. "It's not that easy to ask someo Singer Freddy Fender, who is battling health problems including hepatitis C, will…

  20. Los Super Seven Regroups On 'Canto'

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex supergroup Los Super Seven -- comprising Los Lobos' David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas, Rick Trevino, Flaco Jimenez, Joe Ely, With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex supergroup…

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