1. Kiss Eyeing Live Finale As Members Keep Busy

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Members of the Kiss Army can rest assured: bassist Gene Simmons says the band's seemingly never-ending farewell tour is far from over. Despite a recent shake-up in the band's line-up, Simmons said las Members of the Kiss Army can rest assured: bassist Gene Simmons says the band'…

  2. Billie Holiday Celebrated With Brand New 'Lady Day'

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT For various cultural and commercial reasons, Billie Holiday's later years with Commodore, American Decca, and Verve have garnered more attention than the early years of her career, not only in recent American pop music abounds in tragic icons-artists such as Robert Johnson, Hank Williams…

  3. Earl Scruggs Calls On 'Friends' For All-Star Album

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Country music has few, if any, icons left who can attract musical collaborators as diverse as Don Henley, Elton John, Melissa Etheridge, Sting, Billy Bob Thornton, Steve Martin, Travis Tritt, and John Country music has few, if any, icons left who can attract musical collaborators as diverse…

  4. Billboard Bits: Train, Fuel, Earl Scruggs, Travis Tritt

    August 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Train, Fuel, Earl Scruggs, Travis Tritt Train and Fuel will take a break from their current tours to perform as part of the Sam Adams/VH1 World Class Summer Jam Saturday (Aug. 25) at the Fleet Pavilion in Boston. Tickets to the event are only available through radio station giveaways…

  5. Kiss Kollected For 4 Disc Box Set

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Kiss fans now have more to look forward to than the announcement of what are expected to be the band's final live shows ever. On Nov. 6, Mercury will release an 80-track, four-disc box set spanning th Kiss fans now have more to look forward to than the announcement of what are expected…

  6. Los Straitjackets Draft Guests For New Set

    May 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Sixpence None The Richer frontwoman Leigh Nash, Mavericks singer Raul Malo, and X's Exene Cervenka are those who will be dueting with quirky rock act Los Straitjackets on the group's next album. Sixpence None The Richer frontwoman Leigh Nash, Mavericks singer Raul Malo, and X's…

  7. The Tenor Giants Featuring Oscar Peterson

    April 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Try this: Walk up to a friend who likes his or her jazz mainstream, finger-poppin', and swingin', and mention Zoot Sims, "Lockjaw" Davis, and the title of this album. Try this: Walk up to a friend who likes his or her jazz mainstream, finger-poppin', and swingin'…

  8. The Beatnuts Keep Squeezin' It

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST When it comes to the career-building concept of paying dues, the Beatnuts are well-versed. With eight years in the business and five albums ("Intoxicated Demons," "Street Level," "Stone Crazy," When it comes to the career-building concept of paying dues, the…

  9. The Beatnuts Keep Squeezin' It

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST When it comes to the career-building concept of paying dues, the Beatnuts are well-versed. With eight years in the business and five albums ("Intoxicated Demons," "Street Level," "Stone Crazy," remix When it comes to the career-building concept of paying dues,…

  10. George Harrison Guests On Bill Wyman Album

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST A former Beatle teams up with an ex-Rolling Stone on the upcoming two-CD set by Bill Wyman and his group of famous friends, the Rhythm Kings. Aptly titled "Double Bill," the group's fourth album is se A former Beatle teams up with an ex-Rolling Stone on the upcoming two-CD set…

  11. Billboard Bits: Bowie/Moby, Red House Painters, and more

    January 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on David Bowie and Moby joining the Tibet House Lineup, new Red House Painters album, death of James Carr, and Kristin Hersh/Rosenbergs at Washington, D.C. music summit.. David Bowie and Moby have joined the lineup for the 2001 Tibet House Benefit, set for Feb. 26 at New York's…

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