1. Martha Getting Back Into Music With Holiday Set

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. Plans are for the uber-homemaker's brand to market compilations for…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Jazz composer, arranger, conductor, and teacher Manny Albam dies of cancer at his home in Croton-On-Hudson, N.Y. He is 79. Albam's career spanned decades in which he worked with such jaz 2003 - Radiohead makes it a hat-trick of wins when it wins the "best…

  3. The National, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah / Sept. 23, 2005 / Chicago (Schuba's)

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Friday night, the National played two shows at Schuba's, one of Chicago's cozier and more inviting clubs. The first, featuring Talkdemonic opening, failed to immediately sell out. The second, featurin There's a difference between buzz and hype. Buzz is an honest excitement…

  4. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>A week after his death at the age of 71, country legend Johnny Cash is bestowed with artist, song and album of the year awards at the Americana Music Awards ceremony in Nashville. Cash w 2004 - - Skeeter Davis, a veteran of the Grand Ole Opry, dies at Nashville'…

  5. Billboard Bits: 'Saw II,' Marky Ramone, Veruca Salt

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stories on the 'Saw II' soundtrack, Marky Ramone joining Sirius satellite radio and the return of Veruca Salt. Songs from Mudvayne, the Used and Papa Roach will appear on the soundtrack for horror film sequel "Saw II." The disc is slated for release Oct.25 via Treadstone…

  6. 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…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band…

  8. Columbia Inks Anastasio, CD Due In November

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Columbia has signed former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio, who has spent his entire career on Elektra. Columbia has signed former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio, who has spent his entire career on Elektra. The artist's label debut, "Shine," will be released Nov. 1 as a DualDisc…

  9. HOT PRODUCT

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Previewing New Releases From Gordon & Kottke, BRMC, Flaming Lips & More! /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News …

  10. Hot Product

    August 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mike Gordon & Leo Kottke 'Step' By Step Former Phish bassist Mike Gordon and guitar legend Leo Kottke offer up their second collaborative album, "Sixty Six Steps," this week via RCA Victor. The set blends a handful of originals with such covers as Aerosmith's …

  11. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>DMX and Lauryn Hill are the big winners at the 1999 Source Hip-Hop Awards at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. DMX goes home with artist and live performer of the year, while Hill takes 2004 - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer Bernstein dies in his sleep at…

  12. This Day in Music

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1987 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Who's That Girl," Madonna. It is the title song of Madonna's third film.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1998 - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near…

  13. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1981 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Endless Love," Diana Ross & Lionel Richie. The song holds onto the top spot for nine weeks, making it the most successful duo, most successful Motown single 2003 - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and…

  14. Kottke, Gordon To Spend Fall On Tour

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The trek will begin Sept. 15 in Lawrence, Kan., and wrap Nov. 2 in Washington, D.C. As tipped here last month, Leo Kottke and ex-Phish principal Mike Gordon will spend most of the fall on tour in North America in support of their upcoming RCA album, "Sixty Six Steps." The trek will…

  15. TunesOnTV

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 25-31, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 25 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Babyface (also scheduled: Jessica Biel). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Natalie, Baby Bash …

  16. DVD To Celebrate Phish's 20th Anniversary

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It has been almost a year since Phish disbanded after a weekend's worth of shows in Coventry, Vt., but several releases are in the works to satiate the band's rabid fan base. It has been almost a year since Phish disbanded after a weekend's worth of shows in Coventry, Vt., but…

  17. Gordon, Kottke Stepping Out On Fall Tour

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Due Aug. 23 via RCA Victor, the set blends a handful of originals with such covers as Aerosmith's "Sweet Emotion," Fleetwood Mac's "Oh Well" and Pete Seeger's "Living in the Country." Former Phish bassist Mike Gordon and guitar legend Leo Kottke…

  18. Rockers Ante Up For Vegas Poker Tournament

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Clear Channel Entertainment Properties are partnering for the second annual Vegas Rock Star Poker Tournament and Sweepstakes. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Clear Channel Entertainment Properties are partnering for the…

  19. This Day in Music

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Helen Forrest, often called the best of the big band singers, dies of congestive heart failure at the Motion Picture Country Home and Hospital in Woodland Hills. She is 82.<br clear="non 2002 - R&B pioneer Rosco Gordon dies after suffering a hear attack…

  20. TunesOnTV

    July 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 4-10, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 4 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Earth, Wind & Fire (also scheduled: Julian McMahon). "PJ Harvey: Eurockeennes of Belfort Festival," Showtime Next Featured artist: PJ…

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