1. MP3.com Sued By Dylan, Joel, Taylor

    October 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, and James Taylor have filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against online music site MP3.com, claiming it distributed their music without authorization, Billboard Bulletin rep Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, and James Taylor have filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against…

  2. Injunction Upholds Bon Jovi Release Date

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A U.S. District Court judge on Friday denied a New York marketing company's request for a preliminary injunction in a lawsuit against Universal Music Group that would have blocked the release of Bon J A U.S. District Court judge on Friday denied a New York marketing company's…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months earlier with primary sclerosing cholangitis, undergoes transplant surgery at the Nebraska Health System hospital 2000 - Chris LeDoux gets his new liver. The cowboy singer, diagnosed two months…

  4. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Dank 2000 - Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue…

  5. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>After months of wrangling over child support, rapper Eminem's divorce becomes official. 2001 - After months of wrangling over child support, rapper Eminem's divorce becomes official. 1998 - Without comment, the Supreme Court refuses to throw out a suit…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 02, 2002 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 2001 - Jazz composer, arranger, conductor, and teacher Manny Albam dies of…

  7. Rap Heavyweights Suit Up For '8 Mile'

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Eminem has recruited some of the biggest names in hip-hop to contribute to the soundtrack for his film debut, "8 Mile." The album is due Oct. 29 from Shady/Interscope; the Universal Pictures film, dir Eminem has recruited some of the biggest names in hip-hop to contribute to the…

  8. CD Price Fixing Suit Settled For $143 Million

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Attorneys general in 41 states and three U.S. commonwealths yesterday (Sept. 30) announced a $143 million settlement of price-fixing charges against the five major U.S. distributors and retailers Tran Attorneys general in 41 states and three U.S. commonwealths yesterday (Sept. 30) announced a…

  9. Update: Love, UMG Reach Settlement In Contract Suit

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Courtney Love and Universal Music Group (UMG) have settled their long-standing contractual dispute. Under terms of the deal, Love is now free from her UMG contract and has already begun r As expected , Courtney Love and Universal Music Group (UMG) have settled their long-standing…

  10. Lawsuit Over Technology Could Delay Bon Jovi Album

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A New York company is suing to block Universal Music Group from using what it claims is a proprietary technology embedded in the packaging of Bon Jovi's album "Bounce" (Island Def Jam). If successful, A New York company is suing to block Universal Music Group from using what it…

  11. This Day in Music

    September 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>The family of Frank Sinatra files suit against Newark, Calif.-based discount clothing company Ross Stores Inc. for copyright infringement. The suit alleges that an album of 75 songs, ""T 1998 - The family of Frank Sinatra files suit against Newark, Calif.…

  12. It's All Relative—Tillis Sings Tillis

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pam Tillis weighs in on her father, Mel's, impressive singer/songwriter canon here with a fine collection that is a credit to both generations. Pam Tillis weighs in on her father, Mel's, impressive singer/songwriter canon here with a fine collection that is a credit to both…

  13. Court Rules In Yoko Ono's Favor

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Yoko Ono reached a settlement today (Sept. 27) with a former John Lennon aide over his use of hundreds of private family photos, ending a dispute that had stretched across two decades. As part of the Yoko Ono reached a settlement today (Sept. 27) with a former John Lennon aide over his use of…

  14. UMG Settlement Could Mean Millions For Courtney

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last week, Courtney Love is nearing a settlement with Universal Music Group's Geffen Records over her highly publicized suit to get out of her recording contract, sources said. The suit As tipped here last week, Courtney Love is nearing a settlement with Universal Music…

  15. Stars And 'Idols' Celebrate The King

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Country star Travis Tritt and "American Idol" contestants Justin Guarini and Tamyra Gray were among those present at last night's (Sept. 24) New York launch party for the new Elvis Presley hits compil Country star Travis Tritt and "American Idol" contestants Justin…

  16. 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,…

  17. Lennon Court Case Proceeds

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A jury hearing Yoko Ono's case against a former assistant over her late husband's personal property watched home videos yesterday (Sept. 24) showing John Lennon frolicking with his family in his final A jury hearing Yoko Ono's case against a former assistant over her late…

  18. Musician Settles Suit On Silent Piece

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. musician Mike Batt agreed yesterday (Sept. 23) to pay an undisclosed six-figure sum to the John Cage Trust, after publishers of the late American composer sued him for compensation, claiming he h What price silence? Six figures, as U.K. musician Mike Batt found out when he included a one…

  19. Ono, Lennon Assistant Square Off In Court

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Yoko Ono's lawsuit against her late husband John Lennon's personal assistant enters New York federal court today (Sept. 23). Ono sued Frederic Seaman in 1999, claiming he exploited the ex-Beatle's dea Yoko Ono's lawsuit against her late husband John Lennon's personal…

  20. It's All Relative—Tillis Sings Tillis

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pam Tillis weighs in on her father Mel's impressive singer/songwriter canon here with a fine collection that is a credit to both generations. Pam Tillis weighs in on her father Mel's impressive singer/songwriter canon here with a fine collection that is a credit to both generations.…

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