1. Just the Right Sound—The Association Anthology

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST As noted in this two-disc set's booklet, three of BMI's top 100 songs of the century—"Never My Love," "Cherish," and "Windy"—belong to the Association, which is surpassed on the list onl As noted in this two-disc set's booklet, three of BMI's…

  2. The Wide World Over

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chief Chieftain Paddy Moloney expressly programmed this celebration of the legendary Irish traditional group's 40th anniversary—its 39th album overall—to represent both the band's histor Chief Chieftain Paddy Moloney expressly programmed this celebration of the legendary Irish…

  3. Killa Beez Set Adds Bobby Digital Disc

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST When "The Sting," the sophomore album from Wu-Tang Clan side project Killa Beez, is released on Tuesday (March 12), the In The Paint/Koch set will include a second disc of new RZA as Bobby Digital tra When "The Sting," the sophomore album from Wu-Tang Clan side project…

  4. Warped Tour To Kick Off In Late June

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST The 2002 edition of the Vans Warped Tour will encompass a 46-city, 48-day trek launching June 21 outside Boise, Idaho, and wrapping Aug. 15 in Boston. As previously reported, the summer fest will be h The 2002 edition of the Vans Warped Tour will encompass a 46-city, 48-day trek launching…

  5. Rochester Plans Jazz Fest

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Rochester (N.Y.) International Jazz Festival (RIJF) has landed an impressive talent list that spans from Aretha Franklin and Sonny Rollins to John Hammond and Medeski Martin & Wood. The festiv The Rochester (N.Y.) International Jazz Festival (RIJF) has landed an impressive talent list…

  6. Documentary Captures Metallica's 'Growing Pains'

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky have been shooting a Metallica documentary since last April and have revealed that the footage deals "with some really difficult subject matter," according Filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky have been shooting a Metallica…

  7. Tunes On TV

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 4-10, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2002 "All Star Bluegrass Celebration," PBS Featured Artists: Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Del McCoury, Earl Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, Travis Tritt, Nickel Creek, Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill; hosted by Ricky Skaggs. "…

  8. Marsalis Leads Playboy Jazz Lineup

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to be held June 15-16 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. On the first day of the event, Marsalis will perfor Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to…

  9. CHART BEAT BONUS

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Ashanti, Hank Williams Jr., Tweet, Faith Evans, Ja Rule, and Tim McGraw. OVERNIGHT SENSATION: Four months ago this week, Ashanti had never appeared on The Billboard Hot 100. She made her chart debut the week of Nov. 17, 2001, as the featured artist on Ja Rule's …

  10. J. Lo Nabs Double No. 1s

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Just as Jennifer Lopez' single "Ain't It Funny" captures the top spot on The Billboard Hot 100, her Epic remix album "J to Tha L-O!" rebounds to No. 1 on The Billboard 200. Despite a 24% drop in sales Just as Jennifer Lopez' single "Ain't It Funny…

  11. Cash Buckles Down On 'American Four'

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST While Sony is in the midst of a year-long celebration of Johnny Cash's 70th birthday -- which arrives today (Feb. 26) -- the country music icon is hard at work on his fourth collaboration with produce While Sony is in the midst of a year-long celebration of Johnny Cash's 70th…

  12. Billboard Bits: McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand Paul McCartney dedicated an a cappella rendition of "Yesterday" to his former Beatles bandmate George Harrison during a tribute concert at Liverpool, England's Empire Theater last night (Feb. 24). Before the show, McCartney…

  13. Tunes On TV

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 25-March 3, 2002. MONDAY, FEB. 25, 2002 "MTV Cribs Presents: How To Live Like a Pop Star," MTV Featured Artists: Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Usher, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, N Sync, O-Town, Lil Bow Wow, Willa Ford …

  14. 26 Days on the Road

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST The TwangBangers comprise hard-charging HighTone artists Dallas Wayne, Bill Kirchen, Redd Volkaert, and Joe Goldmark, who joined forces last summer (with Goldmark's rhythm section Johnny and Jack) for The TwangBangers comprise hard-charging HighTone artists Dallas Wayne, Bill Kirchen,…

  15. Billboard Bits: Brandy, Tom Waits, Badly Drawn Boy

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Brandy, Tom Waits, Badly Drawn Boy On top of Brandy's recent revelation that she secretly married producer Robert Smith last year, the R&B star is now said to be expecting her first child. A spokesperson for the artist confirmed yesterday (Feb. 21) that the singer/actress is…

  16. Billy Bragg: What Does It Mean To Be English Today?

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Billy Bragg is back in his own skin. After releasing two Grammy-nominated collections of Woody Guthrie songs recorded with American alt country rockers Wilco, the 44-year-old singer/songwriter has rev Billy Bragg is back in his own skin. After releasing two Grammy-nominated collections of…

  17. Eels Take 'Souljacker' On Tour

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST When the Eels hit the road next month in support of their forthcoming DreamWorks album, "Souljacker," touring guitarist John Parish, who produced and co-wrote a handful of songs on the album, won't be When the Eels hit the road next month in support of their forthcoming…

  18. Jackson Trades Places With J. Lo At No. 1

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Valentine's Day and the extended U.S. President's Day weekend led music retailers to their strongest week this year, and Alan Jackson's "Drive" took full advantage. The Arista Nashville set cruises ba Valentine's Day and the extended U.S. President's Day…

  19. Martin Honors Shawn Colvin With Signature Guitar

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST "It's a great honor," singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin says of her Martin M3SC, a limited edition signature model guitar the revered instrument maker is putting into production. "It's very simple, not f "It's a great honor," singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin…

  20. Hot Product

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Joey Ramone and Dan "The Automator" Nakamura, the "Queen of the Damned" soundtrack, the latest set of Elvis Costello reissues, and more. No Need To 'Worry' Joey Ramone's posthumous debut solo album, "Don't Worry About Me,…

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