1. This Day in Music

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>The U.S. music industry goes into a state of near-total paralysis following the deadly terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. The se 2001 - The U.S. music industry goes into a state of near-total paralysis…

  2. Santana Wraps Up 'Shaman,' Readies Retrospective

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Santana will release "Shaman," the follow up to 1999's 11-million selling "Supernatural," Oct. 22 through Arista. The disc features three songs penned by matchbox twenty frontman Rob Thomas voiced by Santana will release "Shaman," the follow up to 1999'…

  3. This Day in Music

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Singer-songwriter Carolyn Dawn Johnson dominates the Canadian Country Music Awards in Calgary, with five wins. 2001 - Singer-songwriter Carolyn Dawn Johnson dominates the Canadian Country Music Awards in Calgary, with five wins. 2001 - Country singer Chris Cagle…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Country artist Travis Tritt receives the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW) 2001 Hall of Fame Award. The honor is given to individuals for distinguished service to the nation. 2001 - Country artist Travis Tritt receives the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW) 2001…

  5. Musicians Join Gap Ad Campaign

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Willie Nelson, Marianne Faithfull, Ryan Adams, Tweet, and Jakob Dylan of the Wallflowers will be seen and heard performing in television ads as part of clothing retailer Gap's "For Every Generation" g Willie Nelson, Marianne Faithfull, Ryan Adams, Tweet, and Jakob Dylan of the…

  6. Billboard Bits: Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field Heralded folk label Vanguard has assembled a three-disc compilation that traces the growth of the genre, from its roots in protest songs of the Depression and through the popular revival of folk, jug band, and blues music. Due Aug. 13, "…

  7. Plant Returns To Interpretation

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "My ability and vocal chords are all in good shape, but I haven't really felt substantially relevant as a lyricist for a long time." A stunning admission, but one characteristic of Robert Plant, the disarmingly honest voice of Led…

  8. MCA Brings 'Topdog' Music To Stores

    June 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MCA has set a July 30 release date for an album of songs inspired by the Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway play "Topdog/Underdog." The set is led by two new songs from the play's co-stars: Mos Def's "Th MCA has set a July 30 release date for an album of songs inspired…

  9. 35th Anniversary Jam

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT James Cotton, one of the few surviving members of the Muddy Waters Band, sure knows how to throw an anniversary party. James Cotton, one of the few surviving members of the Muddy Waters Band, sure knows how to throw an anniversary party. Cotton and his regular bandmates are joined here by a…

  10. Shake

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Italian Zucchero's homage to John Lee Hooker is an intoxicating, delicious collection of music that begs to be listened to, digested, and listened to again and again. Italian Zucchero's homage to John Lee Hooker is an intoxicating, delicious collection of music that begs to be…

  11. The Real Folk Blues/More Real Folk Blues

    April 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In the midst of the mid-'60s folk-music boom, Chess Records strove to tap into the younger generation's budding enthusiasm for Americana authenticity by presenting its veteran blues artists as folk pi In the midst of the mid-'60s folk-music boom, Chess Records strove to tap…

  12. AMA Update: Michael Jackson To Perform

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST In addition to accepting the Artist of the Century award at the 29th American Music Awards on Wednesday (Jan. 9), Michael Jackson will also perform his 1988 No. 1 hit "Man in the Mirror" on the show, In addition to accepting the Artist of the Century award at the 29th American Music…

  13. Warren Haynes Flourishes As He Keeps The Mule Alive

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's the not knowing whether or not the rug may suddenly be pulled out from under his feet that has helped make Warren Haynes perhaps the hardest-working man on the so-called jam-band circuit. It's the not knowing whether or not the rug may suddenly be pulled out from under his feet…

  14. Wyman Sings, Writes, Archives The Blues

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With the Rolling Stones a memory for him, the group's former bassist Bill Wyman has spent his recent years playing, archiving, listening, interviewing, and writing about the music that acted as the ba With the Rolling Stones a memory for him, the group's former bassist Bill Wyman…

  15. Blues Foundation Postpones Awards

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Blues Foundation has postponed until fall 2002 the presentation of its lifetime achievement awards to singer/guItarist Buddy Guy and Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, Billboard Bulletin reports. T The Blues Foundation has postponed until fall 2002 the presentation of its lifetime…

  16. Hundreds Remember John Lee Hooker

    June 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Blues harmonica great Charlie Musselwhite said that when you listened to John Lee Hooker's music you were hearing his heart. Musselwhite joined fellow blues musicians Bonnie Raitt and Buddy Guy yester Blues harmonica great Charlie Musselwhite said that when you listened to John Lee…

  17. John Lee Hooker Memorial Planned

    June 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A memorial service for late bluesman John Lee Hooker will be held Thursday (June 28) in Oakland, Calif. Hooker died last week of natural causes at his home in Los Altos, Calif. A memorial service for late bluesman John Lee Hooker will be held Thursday (June 28) in Oakland, Calif. Hooker died…

  18. Bluesman John Lee Hooker Dies

    June 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bluesman John Lee Hooker, believed to be 83, died of natural causes yesterday (June 21) at his home in Los Altos, Calif. For six decades, Hooker's rich sonorous voice coupled with a brooding rhythmic Bluesman John Lee Hooker, believed to be 83, died of natural causes yesterday (June 21)…

  19. Joan Osborne Takes On Troubadour Style

    June 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As the unpredictable winds of mainstream popularity shift more frequently than ever, Joan Osborne has been able to sustain her career through steadfast touring and well-received live performances. As the unpredictable winds of mainstream popularity shift more frequently than ever, Joan…

  20. Waters, Hooker, Lewis Among Mississippi Hall Honorees

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bluesmen Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, rock'n'roll pianist Jerry Lee Lewis, and gospel singer James Blackwood are among the 17 new inductees into the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Other indu Bluesmen Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, rock'n'roll pianist Jerry Lee…

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