1. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 3)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 2 ... Why the name Atlantic? We tried 15 other names first.…

  2. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The act, comprised of Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura, fronts an initiative to encourage Americans 2006 - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the…

  3. Luscious Jackson Rounds Up Hits, Children's Music

    January 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST New York-based rock act Luscious Jackson, which split in 2000, will be back in the spotlight next month thanks to Capitol/EMI's Feb. 20 release of a "Greatest Hits" collection. New York-based rock act Luscious Jackson, which split in 2000, will be back in the spotlight next…

  4. Judge Dismisses Three Cases Against Courtney Love

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sobbing with joy, Courtney Love thanked a judge Monday after he terminated her probation and dismissed three misdemeanor cases, including two drug-related charges. Sobbing with joy, Courtney Love thanked a judge Monday after he terminated her probation and dismissed three misdemeanor cases,…

  5. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Aimee Mann headlines a Seattle "release party" for Sub Pop's "Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska," issued the month before. Mann is joined by fellow contributors Damien 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie…

  6. 'VH1 Rock Docs' Sign Up Love, NYC, Air Guitar

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love, the cultural explosion of New York circa 1977 and the Air Guitar Championships are among the subjects of five feature-length documentaries set to air on VH1 part of its "VH1 Rock Docs" Courtney Love, the cultural explosion of New York circa 1977 and the Air Guitar…

  7. THE MELVINS, "A Senile Animal"

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST From Mr. Bungle's Trevor Dunn to Kevin Rutmanis of the Cows to Shirley Temple's granddaughter, the Melvins have seen quite a cast of characters pass through their ranks over the course of 20-odd years From Mr. Bungle's Trevor Dunn to Kevin Rutmanis of the Cows to Shirley Temple…

  8. Tweedy, Costello, Jones Enliven New Louvin Album

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Elvis Costello and George Jones are among the artists pitching in on country legend Charlie Louvin's first new album in more than a decade. The self-titled 12-track set will arriv Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Elvis Costello and George Jones are among the artists…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is Tennison's fourth and Gillespie's first.<br clear="none"/><br clear="non 2003 - The paperback edition of late Nirvana…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Intel cybercasts the 13th annual Bridge School Benefit concert. The show features performances by the Who, Pearl Jam, and Brian Wilson, among others.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell)…

  11. Cobain Bests Elvis As Top-Earning Dead Celeb

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley has ceded his crown to Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain on Forbes.com's list as the top-earning dead celebrity. Elvis Presley has ceded his crown to Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain on Forbes.com's list as the top-earning dead celebrity. The list, published yesterday …

  12. Billboard Bits: Tenacious D, Gretchen Wilson, MerleFest

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In a first-of-its-kind promotion, Tenacious D is making a short film, "Time Fixers," available in two portions via the iTunes Music Store. In a first-of-its-kind promotion, Tenacious D is making a short film, "Time Fixers," available in two portions via the iTunes Music…

  13. Nirvana Concert Film Making DVD Debut

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Nirvana concert film "Live! Tonight! Sold Out!" will make its DVD debut Nov. 7 via Geffen. Originally issued on VHS in 1994, the release was conceived by Kurt Cobain as a way to anthologize Nirvan The Nirvana concert film "Live! Tonight! Sold Out!" will make its DVD…

  14. LAMBCHOP, "Damaged"

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT On Lambchop's ninth album, 'chop chieftain Kurt Wagner delves deeper yet into his own idiosyncracies, creating an album that's by turns familiar to Lambchop followers, confusing to newcomers and likel On Lambchop's ninth album, 'chop chieftain Kurt Wagner delves…

  15. Even in His Youth

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT At some point during the evening, the event's organizer happened to mention that another notable musical milestone was soon to pass: February 20, 2007 would mark the 40th birthday of one Kurt Donal Just a couple of weeks ago, I was taking part in a tribute to Sonic Youth, on the…

  16. 34OnTV

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 21-27, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 21 "7th Avenue Drop," Fuse Featured artist(s): Jurassic 5. "When The Levees Broke: A Requiem In Four Acts, Acts 1 & 2," HBO Featured artist(s): Donald Harrison, Terence Blanchard, Wynton Marsalis, Harry…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>DMX and Lauryn Hill are the big winners at the 1999 Source Hip-Hop Awards at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. DMX goes home with artist and live performer of the year, while Hill takes 2004 - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer Bernstein dies in his sleep at…

  18. Tom Waits / Aug. 9, 2006 / Chicago (Auditorium Theatre)

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The album-tour-album-tour pattern is so well established that any deviation comes as a pleasant surprise. Of course, anything Tom Waits does is generally full of surprises and more than a little bit d The album-tour-album-tour pattern is so well established that any deviation comes as a…

  19. Billboard Bits: George Winston, Jones/Haggard, Twilight Singers

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on George Winston, Jones/Haggard, Twilight Singers In addition to a new studio album , "Gulf Coast Blues and Impressions -- A Hurricane Relief Benefit," due next month, pianist George Winston will see two of his prior releases repackaged Oct. 3 via Windham Hill/Dancing Cat…

  20. Dixie Chicks Doc To Hatch At Toronto Film Fest

    July 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A documentary about the firestorm that greeted the Dixie Chicks' anti-Bush comments will make its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. "Dixie Chicks -- Shut Up and S A documentary about the firestorm that greeted the Dixie Chicks' anti-Bush…

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