1. Chart Beat

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kanye's 'Gold Digger' continues to make its mark, Madonna's 'Hung Up' keeps Madonna on the dance floor, plus Brown, Fogerty, Hayes and Ray J. 'GOLD' RUSH CONTINUES: Chris Brown will have to be patient for at least one more week. His first chart entry on…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is Tennison's fourth and Gillespie's first.<br clear="none"/><br clear="non 2003 - The paperback edition of late Nirvana…

  3. Mike Peters

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Life is great when the unexpected happens and expectations are met and exceed. Let's do it... Thursday 27th October-Portsmouth Arrived at Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms around 4:30 p.m. Spent the remainder of the afternoon in the dressing room working on the Alarm b-side songs. Managed to…

  4. Coldplay Drafts Apple, Ashcroft For 2006 Tour

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST As first reported here in August, Coldplay will return to North America for a spring 2006 tour, beginning Jan. 25 in Vancouver. As first reported here in August, Coldplay will return to North America for a spring 2006 tour, beginning Jan. 25 in Vancouver. Set to run through early April, the…

  5. QOTSA Double-Dipping With Arena Rock, Secret Shows

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Queens Of The Stone Age are enjoying the best of both concert worlds this fall while playing arenas with Nine Inch Nails as well as "renegade" shows of their own in unusual venues. Queens Of The Stone Age are enjoying the best of both concert worlds this fall while playing arenas…

  6. Trio! / Oct. 14, 2005 / Clearwater, Fla. (Coachman Park)

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bluegrass? Jazz? Acoustic fusion? Trio!, the superstar group with bassist Stanley Clarke, banjo man Bela Fleck and violinist Jean-Luc Ponty -- virtuosos all -- could fairly be described as specializin Bluegrass? Jazz? Acoustic fusion? Trio!, the superstar group with bassist Stanley Clarke,…

  7. The Spores

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST "When I write a song, there's generally a character in my mind," says The Spores' Molly McGuire. "It's generally a puppet." Before launching the Spores, frontwoman Molly McGuire played bass on Queens Of The Stone Age's "Songs for the Deaf,"…

  8. Cream / Oct. 24, 2005 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Echoes of "Goodbye Cream" floated through Madison Square Gardenon the first of a three-night stand at the NYC mecca as Clapton played the opening scale to "I'm So Glad," which hadn't sounded this good If you had no idea who the members of Cream were and saw them…

  9. Mike Peters

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As the tour nears its end, camaraderie among the Dead Men is excellent, as are the shows. Thursday 20th October-Birmingham Spent the day in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Arrived at venue around 4:30 p.m. My friend Keith Birtschin who is a coach with Birmingham City Football Club came over to have a…

  10. Dream Boogie: The Triumph Of Sam Cooke

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part four The war impinged in various ways. Most directly because Willie was in the Army Corps of Engineers overseas -- he was in one of the first units to cross the Rhine, and they eagerly followed the news of his division's movements and looked forward to his letters home. Sam and L.C.…

  11. 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…

  12. Missy Higgins Wins Five ARIAs

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With five wins, Missy Higgins dominated the 19th Australian Record Industry Asociation awards, held last night (Oct. 23) at the Sydney SuperDome. With five wins, Missy Higgins dominated the 19th Australian Record Industry Asociation awards, held last night (Oct. 23) at the Sydney SuperDome.…

  13. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Maggie's Farm" "Maggie's Farm" (Bob Dylan) &#149; Bob Dylan, single (1965); Bringing It All Back Home (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Volume II/'65 (1971); Hard Rain (1976); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979); Real Live (1984) &#149; Solomon Burke,…

  14. Mike Peters

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Dead Men Walking tour continues, a new Alarm album is mastered and future plans are made. Thursday 13th October-Colchester Long drive down to Colchester today so I whiled away the hours watching 'No Direction Home', the Bob Dylan film put together by Martin Scorsese. What an…

  15. Windham Hill Founder Mulling Next Album

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Windham Hill founder Will Ackerman is at work on material that he expects to form the basis of his next studio album. Windham Hill founder Will Ackerman is at work on material that he expects to form the basis of his next studio album. The project will be the follow-up to 2004's "…

  16. 6 Questions With Alicia Keys

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In less than five years, Alicia Keys has accomplished more than seasoned performers twice her age, from releasing two multiplatinum albums and winning nine Grammy Awards to consistently selling out co In less than five years, Alicia Keys has accomplished more than seasoned performers twice…

  17. This Day in Music

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1992 - </b>Country music singer Lynn Anderson is released from jail in Nashville after serving a two-day contempt of court sentence for swearing at her former husband in front of their teenage chil 2001 - Mexican singer Paulina Rubio, whose languishing career made a spectacular…

  18. The New Pornographers / Oct. 9, 2005 / Toronto (Phoenix Concert Theatre)

    October 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The New Pornographers are guilty of taking the basic elements of pop rock -- sweet arrangements, melodies and harmonies -- and creating timeless, shiny, sugar-coated nuggets that you can't really get The New Pornographers are guilty of taking the basic elements of pop rock -- sweet…

  19. I 'Me' Mine

    October 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lest anyone has forgotten, Ashlee Simpson appeared on "Saturday Night Live" last October. As she prepared to sing her second song, a prerecorded vocal track of her first performance erroneously began Lest anyone has forgotten, Ashlee Simpson appeared on "Saturday Night Live…

  20. 'Number' Cruncher

    October 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Breaking the longest musical silence of his decade-plus career, David Berman reactivates his Silver Jews project for its fifth studio album, "Tanglewood Numbers." Breaking the longest musical silence of his decade-plus career, David Berman reactivates his Silver Jews project for its…

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