1. This Day in Music

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - June Pointer, a member of singing group the Pointer Sisters, dies of cancer. The 52-year-old singer was the youngest member of the Grammy-winning group, which also featured sisters Ruth, Anita 2006 - June Pointer, a member of singing group the Pointer Sisters, dies of cancer. The 52…

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    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST - U.K. modern rock act Coldplay closes down a section of Los Angeles' Hollywood Blvd. for a free performance that is broadcast live on ABC's premiere of "The Jimmy Kimmel Show." 2003 - U.K. modern rock act Coldplay closes down a section of Los Angeles' Hollywood…

  3. This Day in Music

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Grand Ole Opry stars Riders in the Sky make concert appearance number 4,000 during Cowboy Days in Puyallup, Wash. The group has had the same personnel for 21 years.<br clear="none"/><br 2004 - Famed songwriter/lyricist Fred Ebb dies of a heart…

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    September 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Police announce that Miguel Dega, president of Spain's biggest indie label, Max Music, has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and the attempted murder of his former partner, Ricardo 2001 - Singer-songwriter Carolyn Dawn Johnson dominates the Canadian Country…

  5. This Day in Music

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Country singer Mark Wills of Marietta, Ga., performs his hit single Jacob's Ladder" for his Grand Ole Opry debut. The singer has new soles and heels put on his boots for the big night.<b 2001 - Country artist Travis Tritt receives the Veterans of Foreign…

  6. Shout! Factory Preps Decades-Spanning Hooker Box

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The music of legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker will be released on a 4-CD box set Oct. 31 via Shout! Factory. The music of legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker will be released on a 4-CD box set Oct. 31 via Shout! Factory. "Hooker" will cull material from all eras of the artist'…

  7. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Charlie Daniels wins the Harry Hap Peebles Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the International Entertainment Buyers Association at the organization's annual conference in Nashvill 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce…

  8. 24OnTV

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 12-18, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 12 "Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil' J. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Gnarls Barkley (also featured: Keanu Reeves, Joey Lauren Adams). "…

  9. Wyman Captures Classic Rockers On Film

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A photo exhibit opening today (June 9) shows what former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman was up to when he didn't have his bass in his hands A photo exhibit opening today (June 9) shows what former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman was up to when he didn't have his bass in his hands. "Wyman…

  10. Hooker Estate Licenses Catalog To Shout Factory

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT John Lee Hooker could not read or write, but the legendary Delta blues man's estate is hoping to educate a new legion of fans about his 50-year musical legacy. John Lee Hooker could not read or write, but the legendary Delta blues man's estate is hoping to educate a new legion of…

  11. This Day in Music

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Lonestar vocalist Ritchie McDonald takes a break from the band's tour with the fourth George Strait Country Music Festival to return to Nashville and be with his wife Lorie, who gives bi 2005 - Gretchen Wilson is among the winners at the 2005 CMT Music Awards,…

  12. African Musician Ali Farka Toure Dies

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ali Farka Toure, a traditional African musician who won two Grammy Awards, died today (March 7) in his native Mali after a long battle with bone cancer. Ali Farka Toure, a traditional African musician who won two Grammy Awards, died today (March 7) in his native Mali after a long battle with…

  13. This Day in Music

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Blues drummer S.P. Leary dies at the age of 67 of complications from cancer. During his half-century-long career, the Texas-born musician supported such performers as T-Bone Walker, Mudd 2003 - U.K. modern rock act Coldplay closes down a section of Los Angeles'…

  14. OnTV

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 17-23, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 17 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Rod Stewart (also scheduled: Billie Jean King). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Simply Red (also scheduled: Dakota Fanning). "Total…

  15. Bluesman Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown Dies

    September 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, the singer and guitarist who built a 50-year career playing blues, country, jazz and Cajun music, died yesterday (Sept. 10) in his hometown of Orange, Texas, where he had g Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, the singer and guitarist who built a 50-year…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Grand Ole Opry stars Riders in the Sky make concert appearance number 4,000 during Cowboy Days in Puyallup, Wash. The group has had the same personnel for 21 years.<br clear="none"/><br 2004 - Famed songwriter/lyricist Fred Ebb dies of a heart…

  17. This Day in Music

    September 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Police announce that Miguel Dega, president of Spain's biggest indie label, Max Music, has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and the attempted murder of his former partner, Ricardo 2001 - Singer-songwriter Carolyn Dawn Johnson dominates the Canadian Country…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Country singer Mark Wills of Marietta, Ga., performs his hit single Jacob's Ladder" for his Grand Ole Opry debut. The singer has new soles and heels put on his boots for the big night.<b 2001 - Country artist Travis Tritt receives the Veterans of Foreign…

  19. Garcia Projects Remembered On Concert Sets

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In addition to a Grateful Dead live set already in the pipeline, Rhino is readying a live album and DVD, each chronicling side projects helmed by the band's late leader, Jerry Garcia. In addition to a Grateful Dead live set already in the pipeline, Rhino is readying a live album and DVD,…

  20. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' l 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track…

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