1. This Day in Music

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Skip Battin, former bassist for the Byrds and other notable country-rock bands of the '70s and '80s, dies near Palm Springs, Calif., of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He is 69. 2005 - A bus carrying performers bound for the Denver stop on the…

  2. This Day in Music

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Herman Brood, one of Holland's best-known rock personalities commits suicide. He is 54. The singer/pianist/painter jumps from the roof of the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel. On his body, police 2005 - A cross-party collective of British politicians close the gap between…

  3. In your ideal world, how would you ALWAYS get your music? CDs, mobile, online?

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Remember the angry youth of the ‘80s, sporting hairspraied-doos, who fought hard for their beloved channel by screaming, “I want my MTV”? Well, their kids, including myself, now want our mp3s. Remember the angry youth of the ‘80s, sporting hairspraied-doos, who fought hard for their beloved…

  4. International Honors For Philadelphia Soul

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff have visited the United Kingdom several times during their illustrious writing/production careers, but perhaps never in quite such glorious circumstances as on the afternoon Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff have visited the United Kingdom several times during their…

  5. This Day in Music

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Tex Beneke, who took over the Glenn Miller Orchestra after the bandleader's death during World War II, dies at his home in Santa Ana. He is 86.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Mickie Most, one of the top U.K. producers…

  6. Patton Juggling Numerous New Projects

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mike Patton should give a seminar on how to juggle several projects at once. As the May 30 release of his new album under the moniker Peeping Tom approaches, Patton has a number of other endeavors in Mike Patton should give a seminar on how to juggle several projects at once. As the May 30…

  7. Jam On

    April 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "You get growing pains when you get taller, but we got them when we were trying to shrink," Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder says with a laugh, reflecting back on the extraordinary early years of the S "You get growing pains when you get taller, but we got them when we were…

  8. Pearl Jam's 'New' World Order

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eddie Vedder chuckles when he looks back on the early years of Pearl Jam's lifecycle and how the group balanced the pressures of success: "You get growing pains when you get taller, but we got them wh Eddie Vedder chuckles when he looks back on the early years of Pearl Jam's…

  9. NICOLAI DUNGER, "Here's My Song. You Can Have It ... I Don't Want It Anymore/Yours 4-Ever"

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Recorded in 2003 and sitting in limbo until now, former Swedish soccer sensation Nicolai Dunger's latest album is finally up and out thanks to the Zoe/Rounder A&R department. Recorded in 2003 and sitting in limbo until now, former Swedish soccer sensation Nicolai Dunger's latest…

  10. US Firm Pays S. African Heirs Of 'Lion' Composer

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST A U.S. company has settled a long-running legal dispute with a South African family over the copyright to "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," one of Africa's most famous tunes, lawyers said. A U.S. company has settled a long-running legal dispute with a South African family over the…

  11. Bill Frisell Quintet / Jan. 23, 2005 / Los Angeles (Jazz Bakery)

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Bill Frisell began his one-night stand Monday at Los Angeles' Jazz Bakery leading his quintet in a loose-limbed, lowdown, shoes-off treatment of "You Are My Sunshine," taken at a sexually ev Guitarist Bill Frisell began his one-night stand Monday at Los Angeles'…

  12. 'Walk The Line' Scores Big At Golden Globes

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Johnny Cash biography "Walk the Line" won the Golden Globe for best musical or comedy film last night (Jan. 16) and earned acting honors for stars Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon, boosting t The Johnny Cash biography "Walk the Line" won the Golden Globe for best…

  13. Chart Beat

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mariah ties an Elvis record, 'Georgia' and 'Postman' return to the charts, and American Idols and Madonna are among those making chart news. WHY YOU'LL REMEMBER 'FORGET': It was already Mariah Carey's most successful year on the charts, but she manages…

  14. Bauhaus / Nov. 16, 2005 / Toronto (Kool Haus)

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST With an almost obligatory dress code of black in effect and the entire venue immersed in near darkness, the reunited Bauhaus introduced its 19-song set with a series of brooding noises and effects, as Although they have few rivals when it comes to goth music, Bauhaus seemed to have missed the…

  15. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1996 - </b>Jazz saxophonist, Eddie Harris dies of bone cancer at County-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. Harris wrote most of the music for the much celebrated "The Cosby Show."<br clear="none"/> 2003 - Blue-eyed soul icon Bobby Hatfield, one-half of…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson, a Britain-based American Saxophonist admired for his liquid tone and lyrical verve, dies at the age of 71.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Italian tenor Franco Corelli, one of opera…

  17. 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.…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>At the request of NASA, Diamond Rio hosts a 30th anniversary bash for the Kennedy Space Center. The group performs in the Rocket Garden area of the Visitor Center.<br clear="none"/><br c 2004 - Legendary Southern Rock figure Lacy Van Zant dies at…

  19. This Day in Music

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Mariah Carey uses her celebrity status to try to help police find a missing 13-year-old girl. The Grammy award-winning singer joins the family of Christina Williams at a Beverly Hills, C 2003 - Skip Battin, former bassist for the Byrds and other notable country-rock…

  20. 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…

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