1. Love, Music 'Driving' McCartney Into 2002

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST As Paul McCartney approaches his 60th birthday, he is busy defying the maxim that states rock artists produce nothing of worth once they've past their early 30s. His new Capitol album, "Driving Rain," Editor's note: This interview was conducted before the death of Paul…

  2. Vedder, Crowes Cover Beatles For 'I Am Sam'

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, the Black Crowes, Sarah McLachlan, the Wallflowers, Ben Harper, and Nick Cave are among the artists who have recorded Beatles covers for the V2 soundtrack to "I Am Sam," star Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, the Black Crowes, Sarah McLachlan, the…

  3. McCartney Rush Releasing 2nd Charity Song

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney says he is rushing out a second charity single to raise money for New York's emergency workers affected by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. His new song, "Freedom," which was well receiv Paul McCartney says he is rushing out a second charity single to raise money…

  4. 'Driving Rain' Falls For McCartney In November

    September 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney's first studio album in two years, "Driving Rain," is set for a Nov. 13 release in North America via Capitol, a spokesperson for the former Beatle confirms. As McCartney told Billboard Paul McCartney's first studio album in two years, "Driving Rain,…

  5. Billboard Bits: Wetlands, Joe Henry, Kid 'N Play

    July 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Wetlands, Joe Henry, Kid 'N Play The Wetlands Preserve, a staple of the New York music club scene for more than a decade, will close its doors for good on Sept. 15. The club blames "gentrification" in its Tribeca neighborhood for spiraling rent costs; the building "…

  6. McCartney Engaged To Heather Mills

    July 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Sir Paul McCartney, the former Beatle who lost his first wife Linda to cancer three years ago, is engaged to be married to Heather Mills, an activist for the disabled. McCartney, 59, proposed on Monda Sir Paul McCartney, the former Beatle who lost his first wife Linda to cancer three years…

  7. The Anglo Files

    July 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Essential Festival proves to be one of Britain's best; plus Maize, Danny Tenaglia, and Thomas Brinkmann. Essential Viewing In 2001, Essential's trademark "dance and roots" policy once again helped the festival prove itself to be amongst the most discerning Britain has…

  8. Leiber And Stoller Honored In London

    June 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller are in London for a gala celebration of their careers at Hammersmith Apollo tonight (June 29) in aid of Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy. The duo's classic songs Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller are in London for a gala celebration of their…

  9. McCartney Discusses Land Mines With Powell

    April 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney pushed for the worldwide eradication of land mines during a meeting yesterday (April 19) with U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell in Washington, D.C., but evidently made no headway on Paul McCartney pushed for the worldwide eradication of land mines during a meeting yesterday …

  10. Guided By Voices Return To Form On 'Isolation Drills'

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rock'n'roll runs deep through Robert Pollard's veins. Indeed, the 43-year-old front man of Dayton, Ohio-based underground icons Guided by Voices has been singlehandedly trying to resurrect the glory Rock'n'roll runs deep through Robert Pollard's veins. Indeed,…

  11. Guided By Voices Returns To Form On 'Isolation Drills'

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rock'n'roll runs deep through Robert Pollard's veins. Indeed, the 43-year-old front man of Dayton, Ohio-based underground icons Guided by Voices has been singlehandedly trying to resurrect the glory d Rock'n'roll runs deep through Robert Pollard's veins. Indeed,…

  12. Billboard Bits: Violator, GBV, Fantastic Plastic Machine

    March 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on LL Cool J, Maxwell, Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, Ja Rule, Violator, Q-Tip, Guided By Voices, Robert Pollard, Fantastic Plastic Machine New music from LL Cool J, Maxwell, Busta Rhymes, and Missy Elliott with Ja Rule is due for inclusion on "Violator The Album: V2.0," the…

  13. Paul McCartney On His Not-So-Silly Love Songs

    March 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST Now seems an apt moment once again to listen to what the man said. In an era marked by cynicism and rife with pop music that melds misogyny and other bigotries with seductive beats, it's instructive t Now seems an apt moment once again to listen to what the man said. In an era marked by…

  14. Although the free t-shirt read "Who the fuck is St

    January 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Although the free t-shirt read "Who the fuck is Stephen Malkmus," it was clear the sold-out crowd on hand at New York's Bowery Ballroom last night (Jan. 25) knew the answer. ? Although the free t-shirt read "Who the fuck is Stephen Malkmus," it was clear the sold-out…

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