1. 2002 ASCAP Country Music Awards

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Here are the winning songs from the 40th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held Nov. 4 at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Listed below the song title is the songwriter and publisher. Ain't Nothing 'Bout You Rivers Rutherford Memphisto Music…

  2. Spiritual Memories Captured On 'Monterey Pop' DVD

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST In the hit song "Monterey" -- commemorating the landmark Monterey Pop Festival of June 16-18, 1967, in northern California -- Eric Burdon & the Animals sang the lyrics: "Young gods smiled upon the In the hit song "Monterey" -- commemorating the landmark Monterey…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Rhonda Vincent and the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack are big winners at the 12th annual International Bluegrass Music Assn. Awards. 2001 - Rhonda Vincent and the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack are big winners at the 12th annual…

  4. Artists Celebrate 'Being Out'

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A combination of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and straight artists "committed to openness and honesty" have contributed tracks to the benefit compilation "Being Out Rocks." A combination of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and straight artists "committed…

  5. This Day in Music

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>For the first time ever, the Recording Academy agrees to accept a downloadable single for Grammy consideration. Virgin Records releases two singles, ""Dig In,"" by Lenny Kravitz and ""Go 2001 - For the first time ever, the Recording…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions on Erma Franklin, "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson, No. 1 singles in Europe and the U.S., criteria for ranking top artists of all-ti REMEMBERING ERMA Fred, I was saddened to learn of the death of Erma…

  7. More B.S.

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sharp's sophomore debut, More B.S., is anything but. In a current music industry flood of artist soundalikes and lookalikes, Sharp stands on her own. Sharp's sophomore debut, More B.S., is anything but. In a current music industry flood of artist soundalikes and lookalikes, Sharp…

  8. Billboard Bits: Kelly Clarkson, The Cure, Erma Franklin

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson's debut album, the Cure's planned 'Trilogy Concerts,' and the death of Erma Franklin. The debut album release by "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson has been postponed until early 2003. Sources say that…

  9. Songwriter Bert Berns Saluted

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As a songwriter/performer/arranger, the late Bert Berns was responsible for songs that are synonymous with the likes of Van Morrison ("Brown Eyed Girl"), Ben E. King ("Stand By Me"), the Drifters ("Un As a songwriter/performer/arranger, the late Bert Berns was…

  10. Brother Sues For Share Of Hendrix Estate

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Leon Hendrix, the brother of rock icon Jimi Hendrix, filed suit last Friday to gain what he considers his fair share of Hendrix's estate. Hendrix died more than three decades ago at the height of his Leon Hendrix, the brother of rock icon Jimi Hendrix, filed suit last Friday to gain what…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>The Rolling Stones perform their first concert in Russia, playing through a driving rain before an appreciative crowd estimated at 70,000. 1998 - The Rolling Stones perform their first concert in Russia, playing through a driving rain before an appreciative crowd…

  12. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz trumpeters, dies in Gosport, Hampshire. He is 90. Gonella led one of the most popular dance bands of the '30s and was regarded by some a 1998 - Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz…

  13. 31TunesOnTV

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 29-Aug. 4, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Pet Shop Boys, Beyonce Knowles of Destiny's Child, Coral, Ashanti, Coldplay. "VH1 All…

  14. This Day in Music

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Jazz tenor saxophonist Harold Land dies in Los Angeles after a stroke. He is 73. Land gained prominence in 1954 when he joined a quintet led by trumpeter Clifford Brown and drummer Max R 2001 - Jazz tenor saxophonist Harold Land dies in Los Angeles after a stroke. He…

  15. O, Yeah! Ultimate Aerosmith Hits

    July 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For many, this set's key selling point is also its biggest flaw. For many, this set's key selling point is also its biggest flaw. O, Yeah! was the first of the many Aerosmith collections to combine the act's early material with its post-reunion repertoire. Having at long last…

  16. Don't Be 'Cruel': Soft Cell Breaks Its Silence

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Long-dormant U.K. synth-pop duo Soft Cell has reunited and will release its first album in 18 years. Due Sept. 10 on Cooking Vinyl/spinART, "Cruelty Without Beauty" is the first Soft Cell record since Long-dormant U.K. synth-pop duo Soft Cell has reunited and will release its first…

  17. Soca Gold 2002

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For those who couldn't make it to carnival in Trinidad and Tobago, VP Records has once again performed a public service by collecting all the soca (soul-calypso) hits from carnival season in a two-CD For those who couldn't make it to carnival in Trinidad and Tobago, VP Records has…

  18. Aerosmith Finalizes Best-Of Tracklist

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith hasn't yet named its new greatest hits collection, due June 25 from Columbia, but the tracklist for the double-disc set has been finalized. The 30-song set spans the Boston-based rock outfit Aerosmith hasn't yet named its new greatest hits collection, due June 25 from…

  19. 18TunesOnTV

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 29-May 5, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: The Doves, New Order, Oasis, Pulp, Nickelback, Darren Hayes. "Howard Stern," E!…

  20. Jimi Hendrix's Father Dies

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, died yesterday (April 17) after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He was 82. A former Golden Gloves boxer who James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, died…

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