1. DVD To Chronicle Inaugural Bonnaroo Fest

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Records Group has set an Oct. 22 release date for the previously tipped "Live From Bonnaroo" DVD. Sanctuary Records Group has set an Oct. 22 release date for the previously tipped "Live From Bonnaroo" DVD. Along with a companion double-disc CD released yesterday …

  2. Drowning Pool Frontman Died Of Natural Causes

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Drowning Pool vocalist Dave Williams' death was due to natural causes and was not drug or alcohol related, as had been widely speculated. On Aug. 14, the 30-year-old frontman was found dead in a bunk Drowning Pool vocalist Dave Williams' death was due to natural causes and was not…

  3. New Book Chronicles Pete Best's Beatles Adventures

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For 40 years, Pete Best has been known as the world's most famous sacking victim, the man dismissed by the Beatles when they were on the very cusp of becoming the most successful group of all time. Th For 40 years, Pete Best has been known as the world's most famous sacking victim,…

  4. Billboard Bits: SHeDAISY, Jammys, Alejandro Escovedo

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT NEws on SHeDAISY, Jammys, Alejandro Escovedo Sibling country trio SHeDAISY was on hand to perform at last night's (Sept. 23) New York premiere party for the Touchstone film "Sweet Home Alabama." While the group struggled to hold the attention of the schmoozing stars during its…

  5. Hill, Jackson, Strait Join CMA Lineup

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, and George Strait have been added to the performance lineup for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, and George Strait have been added to the performance lineup for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards.…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. ""A Tribute To Hank Williams"" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim 1999 - Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever…

  7. Folds Solo Jaunt Yields Live Album

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Highlights of the solo piano tour Ben Folds embarked on earlier this year have been assembled into "Ben Folds Live," a 17-track single disc album due Oct. 8 via Epic. The first 100,000 copies of the a Highlights of the solo piano tour Ben Folds embarked on earlier this year have…

  8. 'America' Tribute Honored With Emmys

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The four major broadcast television networks received the Governors Award at last night's (Sept. 22) Emmy Awards for mounting a music-driven tribute to victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks just 1 The four major broadcast television networks received the Governors Award at last night…

  9. Mind Elevation

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Quirky British producer George Evelyn (aka Nightmares on Wax) has been creating groundbreaking downtempo grooves for Warp since 1995. Quirky British producer George Evelyn (aka Nightmares on Wax) has been creating groundbreaking downtempo grooves for Warp since 1995. His albums Smoker's…

  10. Yoakam Box Compiles Faves, Rarities

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kentucky-born, Southern California-bred honky-tonker Dwight Yoakam will find his impressive 16-year career surveyed Nov. 5 on "Reprise Please Baby: The Warner Bros. Years." Kentucky-born, Southern California-bred honky-tonker Dwight Yoakam will find his impressive 16-year career…

  11. Janet Jackson Sings For 'Chicago'

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Janet Jackson will record a new song for the "Chicago" movie soundtrack, Billboard Bulletin reports. The track, which is still untitled, is expected to be the soundtrack's first single. The album is t Janet Jackson will record a new song for the "Chicago" movie…

  12. Friends Flank Willie Nelson On Live Album

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The recent USA Network special "Willie Nelson & Friends: Stars & Guitars" will be released as an audio CD Nov. 5 via Lost Highway Records. Broadcast May 31, the event at Nashville's Ryman Audi The recent USA Network special "Willie Nelson & Friends: Stars &…

  13. Public Enemy, Minus Flav, Still Pushing Buttons

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Public Enemy is back on the road, but prominent group member Flavor Flav is back in a place that's unfortunately too familiar: jail. Flav, whose real name is William Drayton, was arrested in New York Public Enemy is back on the road, but prominent group member Flavor Flav is back in a…

  14. Eminem, Nelly, Lavigne Notch New Platinum Marks

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Recent albums by rappers Eminem and Nelly and young rocker Avril Lavigne each reached new platinum levels in their latest reviews by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Recent albums by rappers Eminem and Nelly and young rocker Avril Lavigne each reached new platinum levels…

  15. Chart Top Makes Cozy 'Home' For Dixie Chicks

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Dixie Chicks' "Home" lodges its third-straight week atop The Billboard 200, despite suffering a 42% sales dip to 214,00 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The trio's Monument/Columbia set easi The Dixie Chicks' "Home" lodges its third-straight week…

  16. Nickelback Leads High Times' 'Doobie' List

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As the only band with two nominations, hard rock act Nickelback leads the field for the third annual Doobie Awards for Conscious Music. Hosted by counterculture magazine High Times, the Sept. 25 cerem As the only band with two nominations, hard rock act Nickelback leads the field for the…

  17. Chambers, Lloyd, Silverchair Lead ARIA Nominations

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kasey Chambers, Alex Lloyd, and Silverchair lead the nominations for the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, with seven each. New acts George and the Vines received six nominations a Kasey Chambers, Alex Lloyd, and Silverchair lead the nominations for the Australian Record…

  18. McCartney To Release Vintage Beatles Song

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney is ready to release a Beatles song that's been in the archives for more than 35 years. The Times of London reports McCartney will use a track called "Carnival of Light" as the soundtrac Paul McCartney is ready to release a Beatles song that's been in the…

  19. This Day in Music

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Trisha Yearwood joins the Georgia Music Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. A native of Monticello, Ga., Yearwood is inducted by Georgia Gov. 2000 - Trisha Yearwood joins the Georgia Music Hall of Fame during ceremonies at…

  20. Americana Awards Honor Music Greats

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Held Friday night in Nashville, the Americana Music Association's (AMA) inaugural Americana Awards honored the likes of Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, and producer/artist T Bone Burnett, while Cash and Held Friday night in Nashville, the Americana Music Association's (AMA) inaugural…

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