1. This Day in Music

    June 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Robert Plant leads the bill for a June 23 benefit concert for Love principal Arthur Lee, who is battling leukemia. 2006 - Robert Plant leads the bill for a June 23 benefit concert for Love principal Arthur Lee, who is battling leukemia. 2005 - Four people are stabbed, one fatally, at a…

  2. This Day in Music

    March 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST - With three awards, singer/songwriter Raphael dominates France's music awards ceremony Les Victoires de la Musique in a show that heralds the rise of the new French scene. The artist wins all th 2006 - With three awards, singer/songwriter Raphael dominates France's music…

  3. This Day in Music

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Retailers in the U.S. are hit with a wave of superstar releases on what the industry dubs "Super Tuesday." Among the sets released are Garth Brooks' "Garth Brooks: Double Live," Whitney 2003 - Arthur Conley, known for his 1967 hit "Sweet…

  4. The Frames Capture Onstage Intensity On 'The Cost'

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ambiance over perfection was the modus operandi for the Frames' new album, "The Cost," frontman Glen Hansard tells Billboard.com "It came out pretty much exactly as I hoped," he says. Ambiance over perfection was the modus operandi for the Frames' new album, …

  5. McLachlan To Get Busy On Next CD After Holidays

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sarah McLachlan fans better enjoy the Canadian singer/songwriter's new Christmas album, "Wintersong," because it may be awhile before they hear anything more from her. Sarah McLachlan fans better enjoy the Canadian singer/songwriter's new Christmas album, "Wintersong,…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>R&B artist Erma Franklin, who sang backup for her better-known sister Aretha, dies of cancer in Detroit. She is 64.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvie up the wealth at the…

  7. A Fond Farewell

    July 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "Like the 309," the last song written by Johnny Cash before his death, is included on "American V: A Hundred Highways." Due this week via American Recordings/Lost Highway, the album was recorded with "Like the 309," the last song written by Johnny Cash before his…

  8. This Day in Music

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Authorities search the home of hardcore rapper DMX (Earl Simmons) and his wife, Tashera as part of an investigation into the shooting of Simmons' uncle and manager, Ray Copeland; the att 2005 - Kanye West emerges a double winner at the 2005 BET Awards, picking…

  9. This Day in Music

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Neil Young is honored in Toronto with a star on the Canada Walk Of Fame. The Toronto native joins prior honorees Bryan Adams, Celine Dion, Gordon Lightfoot, Rush, Christopher Plummer, Ji 2005 - Four people are stabbed, one fatally, at a Corrosion Of Conformity show…

  10. Willie Nelson, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band / May 2, 2006 / Toronto (Air Canada Centre)

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Backed by his longtime Family Band, the "Red Headed Stranger" walked onstage to a standing ovation before kicking off with "Whiskey River," the first of some three-dozen songs he would touch on throug It seems somewhat ironic given his history that Willie Nelson would be…

  11. Cash's Final Song To Appear On 'American V'

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "Like the 309," the last song written by Johnny Cash before his death, will be included on "American V: A Hundred Highways." Due July 4 via American Recordings/Lost Highway, the album was recorded wit "Like the 309," the last song written by Johnny Cash before…

  12. Chart Beat

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Prince nets his fourth chart topping album, Daniel Powter moves to the head of the Hot 100, plus Neil Sedaka, the Raconteurs, Kenny Rogers and more. PARTY LIKE IT’S 3121: If you add 31 + 2 + 1, the total is 34 and coincidentally, Prince spends his 34th week on top of The Billboard 200 with …

  13. This Day in Music

    March 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>The Wilkinsons are voted best country group/duo in at Canada's Juno Awards.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Guitarist John McGeoch, who co-founded post-punk outfit Magazine in 1977 and went on to play in Siouxsie &…

  14. Rick Moranis Channels His Inner 'Cowboy'

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Having phased out his Hollywood career a decade ago, actor Rick Moranis ("Ghostbusters," "Spaceballs") returns to his first love, music, on the album "The Agoraphobic Cowboy," which earned a Grammy no Anyone who came of age in the 1980s is well-versed in the…

  15. This Day in Music

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Retailers in the U.S. are hit with a wave of superstar releases on what the industry dubs "Super Tuesday." Among the sets released are Garth Brooks' "Garth Brooks: Double Live," Whitney 2003 - Arthur Conley, known for his 1967 hit "Sweet…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Canadian singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot, 63, is rushed to the hospital with an undisclosed stomach illness, just hours before he is due to perform in his hometown of Gorilla, Ontario 2004 - Scottish alternative rock act Franz Ferdinand wins the 2004 Nationwide…

  17. This Day in Music

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Phish and the Grateful Dead are the big winners at the second annual Jammy Awards, held at New York's Roseland Ballroom. Phish takes home two of the most prestigious awards _ studio albu 2001 - Phish and the Grateful Dead are the big winners at the second annual…

  18. This Day in Music

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Michael Jackson is sued by his longtime Munich, Germany-based concert promoter Marcel Avram, who accuses the pop king of refusing to perform two scheduled "Millennium Concerts." 2000 - Michael Jackson is sued by his longtime Munich, Germany-based concert…

  19. Canadian Stars Sign On For New Live 8 Show

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Canadian edition of Bob Geldof's Live 8 concerts will be held July 2 at Molson Park in Barrie, Ontario. The lineup features a who's-who of Canadian music, including Celine Dion (via satellite from The Canadian edition of Bob Geldof's Live 8 concerts will be held July 2 at…

  20. This Day in Music

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Guitarist John McGeoch, who co-founded post-punk outfit Magazine in 1977 and went on to play in Siouxsie & the Banshees and Public Image Ltd. in the 1980s, dies. He is 48. 2004 - Guitarist John McGeoch, who co-founded post-punk outfit Magazine in 1977 and went on…

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