1. Rock Vets To Celebrate Harrison's 60th

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In addition to a posthumous studio album from Beatles guitarist George Harrison, the coming months will bring a Harrison/Beatles tribute album under the moniker "Songs From the Material World." Accord In addition to a posthumous studio album from Beatles guitarist George Harrison,…

  2. Hot Product

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from John Coltrane, John Doe, Layo & Bushwacka!, Porter Wagoner, and more. The Master's 'Legacy' Verve Music Group will wrap up a year-long celebration of the 70th anniversary of John Coltrane's birth with the release this week of "Legacy,…

  3. Final George Harrison Album Due In November

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The studio album former Beatles guitarist George Harrison was working on prior to his death last November will be released this fall. "Brainwashed," produced by Harrison and his son Dhani in tandem wi The studio album former Beatles guitarist George Harrison was working on prior to…

  4. One and Only

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT This is one of those albums that succeeds beautifully on every level. This is one of those albums that succeeds beautifully on every level. The songwriting is impressive, the vocals are engaging, and the musicianship is skilled and adventurous. This talented outfit from Mobile, Ala., has…

  5. 'Let's Roll' Compilation Benefits Beamer Foundation

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Let's roll" were among the last words spoken by Todd Beamer, who joined a group of passengers that confronted the hijackers of United Flight 93 on Sept. 11. The same words serve as the title of an ec "Let's roll" were among the last words spoken by Todd Beamer,…

  6. Tweedy, O'Rourke Untangle 'Loose Fur'

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here in March, a long-finished album from producer/multi-instrumentalist Jim O'Rourke and Wilco members Jeff Tweedy and Glen Kotche will finally see the light of day early next year. As first tipped here in March, a long-finished album from producer/multi-instrumentalist…

  7. Russia: Bass' Space Shot Scuttled

    September 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 'N Sync singer Lance Bass has been asked to leave Russia's cosmonaut training program because his sponsors didn't come up with the $20 million for a trip to the International Space Station, a Russian 'N Sync singer Lance Bass has been asked to leave Russia's cosmonaut…

  8. Tunes On TV

    September 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Sept. 2-8, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 2 "Teen Choice Presents: Summer Music Mania," ABC Family Channel Featured Artists:, Alanis Morissette, No Doubt, Britney Spears, Ja Rule, Ashanti…

  9. Bar Talk

    August 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Drummer extraordinaire Jeff "Tain" Watts—an alumnus of Branford Marsalis' bands, among others—has conceived a project with keenly urban, fully adult sensibilities; in other words, the re Drummer extraordinaire Jeff "Tain" Watts—an alumnus of Branford Marsalis'…

  10. A Rush of Blood to the Head

    August 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's 2000 debut, Parachutes, earned critical raves for such crossover hits as "Yellow" and "Trouble," but the praise seemed a bit much for a young band still so beholden to its influences (Jeff Coldplay's 2000 debut, Parachutes, earned critical raves for…

  11. Footsteps of Our Fathers

    August 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Marsalis Quartet has long been considered one of the most adventurous working ensembles in jazz today. The Marsalis Quartet has long been considered one of the most adventurous working ensembles in jazz today. Here, bowing for its leader's own label, the ensemble makes walking the…

  12. Alabama Farewell Tour Starts To Take Shape

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The members of veteran country act Alabama will wave goodbye to their fans next year with a farewell tour that will kick off on New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. The full schedule has not yet been unveiled The members of veteran country act Alabama will wave goodbye to their fans next year…

  13. Hot Product

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Coldplay, Dixie Chicks, Queens Of The Stone Age, Eve, and more. 'Rush' Hour Coldplay's 2000 debut "Parachutes" earned critical raves for such crossover hits as "Yellow" and "Trouble," but the praise seemed a bit much for…

  14. GBV, Jimmy Eat World Hit The 'Picnic'

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Guided By Voices, Jimmy Eat World, and the Donnas will anchor the indie-focused This Ain't No Picnic festival in Irvine, Calif., this October. Returning after a two-year hiatus, the Oct. 5 event will Guided By Voices, Jimmy Eat World, and the Donnas will anchor the indie-focused This Ain…

  15. Poll: Fans Can't Wait For Pearl Jam Album

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam's as-yet-untitled next album is the release rock fans are most looking forward to, according to a Billboard.com poll. Pearl Jam's as-yet-untitled next album is the release rock fans are most looking forward to, according to a Billboard.com poll. Of 3,716 votes, the Seattle…

  16. Shortlist Prize's 'Long List' Announced

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A total of 75 albums make up the "Long List" from which the finalists for the second annual Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music will be chosen. A total of 75 albums make up the "Long List" from which the finalists for the second annual Shortlist Prize for…

  17. Geldof Reemerges With 'Sex, Age & Death'

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "I never expected five years of sh*t to end up as an album," admits a typically blunt Bob Geldof, referring to "Sex, Age & Death," his first North American release of new material since 1993's "Th "I never expected five years of sh*t to end up as an…

  18. Simmons, Def Jam Relaunch Rap The Vote

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Russell Simmons, Def Jam, and the NAACP yesterday (Aug. 20) officially relaunched the Rap the Vote campaign as a strategic partnership between Rock the Vote and the NAACP. In preparation for the Nov. Russell Simmons, Def Jam, and the NAACP yesterday (Aug. 20) officially relaunched the Rap the…

  19. Faithfull Books 'Time' On The Road

    August 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Marianne Faithfull will support her recently released Virgin album, "Kissin' Time," with a tour encompassing a handful of U.S. dates and an extensive European itinerary. Faithfull will kick of the tre Marianne Faithfull will support her recently released Virgin album, "…

  20. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Foo Fighters cancel the remaining three dates of their U.K. and European tour after drummer Taylor Hawkins is hospitalized. Hawkins ""apparently overindulged during festivities"" followi 2001 - Foo Fighters cancel the remaining three dates of…

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