1. Jackson's 'Night And Day' Revisited, Revamped

    July 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Joe Jackson's "Night and Day" will be re-released July 29 by A&M/UME. The "deluxe edition" of the 1982 album has been digitally remastered from the original analog master tapes, and is expanded wi Joe Jackson's "Night and Day" will be re-released…

  2. In the Pursuit of Leisure

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In the Pursuit of Leisure doesn't waste any time getting to the good stuff. In the Pursuit of Leisure doesn't waste any time getting to the good stuff. It's front-loaded with a quartet of perfect pop-rock tunes that weasels its way into your head. The set opens with the head…

  3. Hot Product

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sugar Ray Trivial 'Pursuit' Pop/rock combo Sugar Ray rears its head this week with its fifth Atlantic album, "In the Pursuit of Leisure." First single "Mr. Bartender (It's So Easy)" is No. 23 on Billboard's Adult Top 40 chart this week. The new album is…

  4. Billboard Bits: Coldplay, Joe Jackson, Burning Spear

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Coldplay, Joe Jackson, Burning Spear Coldplay's May 31 show at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl will be broadcast live across the U.S. by Westwood One. The two-hour special is set to air on more than 150 stations, including WXRK New York and KROQ Los Angeles. The U.K. act will…

  5. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses Joni Mitchell, Apple's iTunes, last name chart coincidences, James Ingram, and Madonna, with readers. TRAVELS WITH JONI Hi Fred, As a longtime Joni Mitchell fan (and chart junkie), I have a few Joni-related chart questions: First,…

  6. Something Fierce

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As its name implies, this rock quartet —led by singer/multi-instrumentalist/ songwriter Spencer Albee, formerly of Rustic Overtones—is a many-tentacled beast. As its name implies, this rock quartet —led by singer/multi-instrumentalist/ songwriter Spencer Albee, formerly of Rustic Overtones—is…

  7. Sugar Ray Cruises In 'Pursuit Of Leisure'

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pop/rock combo Sugar Ray is finalizing the details for its fifth album, "In the Pursuit of Leisure," due June 3 from Atlantic. The set will be preceded by the single "Mr. Bartender (It's So Easy)," wh Pop/rock combo Sugar Ray is finalizing the details for its fifth…

  8. Week of April 7-13

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV highlights for April 7, 2003. Let's start the week off with some hot country music! Monday night on CMT we'll find out exactly who's the hottest on the "Flameworthy Music Video Awards." Videos by Faith Hill , Toby Keith , and Shania Twain are each…

  9. Pump Up The 'Volume'

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Joe Jackson After realizing that 2003 would be the 25th anniversary of the recording of his debut album, "Look Sharp!," Joe Jackson says, "I picked myself up off the floor. I was so stunned." Indeed, it is hard to imagine that it was as far back as 1978 that he and the Joe…

  10. Joe Jackson Turns Up 'Volume' With Original Band

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted feature from the magazine for Billboard.com that has been expanded with artist quotes and information exclusive to the online version. After realizing that 2003 would be the 25th anniversary of the recording of his debut album, "Look Sharp!," Joe Jackson says, "I…

  11. Billboard Bits: Joe Jackson, Arista, The Gits

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Joe Jackson, Arista, The Gits Initial pressings of Joe Jackson's upcoming album, "Volume 4," will include a bonus six-track live disc of old favorites. Recorded in September during a brief U.K. tour with the reunited Joe Jackson Band, the disc will feature the classics …

  12. Performers, Schedule Set For South By Southwest

    December 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST Producer/artist Daniel Lanois will give the keynote address during the next edition of annual music-industry festival South By Southwest, which will be held March 12-16 in Austin, Texas. Producer/artist Daniel Lanois will give the keynote address during the next edition of annual music…

  13. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Four Elvis confidants known as ""The Memphis Mafia"" commemorate the 20th anniversary of the King's passing with a webcast interview. In the chat, hosted live at http://www.natsatinc.com 1997 - Four Elvis confidants known as ""The…

  14. Jackson Reforms Band For 'Look Sharp' Anniversary

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pop veteran Joe Jackson is going back on his word. Even though he had said it would never happen, he is reforming the original Joe Jackson Band to record an album and tour in celebration of next year' Pop veteran Joe Jackson is going back on his word. Even though he had said it would…

  15. Joe Jackson Tour Spawns Web-Only Live Album

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Joe Jackson has released a live album, "Two Rainy Nights - Live in the Northwest - The Official Bootleg," that is only available via his official Web site. Recorded last April in Seattle and Portland, Joe Jackson has released a live album, "Two Rainy Nights - Live in the…

  16. City

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST For her 13th album, Jane Siberry has compiled a gorgeous album that brings together numerous winning moments—collaborations and music for films—from her past. For her 13th album, Jane Siberry has compiled a gorgeous album that brings together numerous winning moments—collaborations and music…

  17. Artists To Support Artists Through NYC Benefit

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Musicians Suzanne Vega, the X-ecutioners, John Zorn, and Joe Jackson are among those who will take part in a Jan. 11 benefit performance, dubbed Arts on a High Wire, at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom Musicians Suzanne Vega, the X-ecutioners, John Zorn, and Joe Jackson are among those…

  18. Amos Taking 'Strange Little Girls' On The Road

    August 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Armed with only a piano, Tori Amos will support her upcoming Atlantic album, "Strange Little Girls," with a North American tour due to kick off Sept. 28 in West Palm Beach, Fla. As previously reported Armed with only a piano, Tori Amos will support her upcoming Atlantic album, "…

  19. Billboard Bits: 'Dark Angel,' Joe Jackson, Peter White

    July 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Dark Angel,' Joe Jackson, Peter White Fox's popular TV series "Dark Angel," helmed by director James Cameron ("Titanic," "Terminator"), is said to be planning a soundtrack spinoff featuring music from its first and second seasons. Among…

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