1. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert with Buena Vista Social Club bassist Cachaito Lopez in Basel, Switzerland. Gonzalez collapses shortly after perf 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert…

  2. Spiritual Memories Captured On 'Monterey Pop' DVD

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST In the hit song "Monterey" -- commemorating the landmark Monterey Pop Festival of June 16-18, 1967, in northern California -- Eric Burdon & the Animals sang the lyrics: "Young gods smiled upon the In the hit song "Monterey" -- commemorating the landmark Monterey…

  3. Eli and The Thirteenth Confession, New York Tendaberry, Gonna Take a Miracle

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Laura Nyro's immortality is re-affirmed by Columbia/Legacy's initial three entries—replete with bonus material—in an expanded and remastered Columbia/Nyro catalog reissue schedule. LAURA NYRO Eli and the Thirteenth Confession REISSUE PRODUCER: Al Quaglieri ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Charlie…

  4. Voyage

    May 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Laura Nyro's untimely death five years ago at age 49 still pains her fans. This two-disc live set—taken from successive 1993/1994 Christmas Eve concerts at New York's Bottom Line nightclub, and Laura Nyro's untimely death five years ago at age 49 still pains her fans. This two…

  5. Vanessa Carlton Embarks On Second Career

    May 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pop ingenue Vanessa Carlton is only 21 years old and she is already working on her second career. Her first, as a ballerina, began at 14 when she was accepted into the School of American Ballet. While Pop ingenue Vanessa Carlton is only 21 years old and she is already working on her second…

  6. Obvious

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Armed with the timeless Come Away With Me, newcomer Norah Jones may very well prove to be the Alicia Keys in the best new artist category at next year's Grammy Awards. Armed with the timeless Come Away With Me, newcomer Norah Jones may very well prove to be the Alicia Keys in the best…

  7. City

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST For her 13th album, Jane Siberry has compiled a gorgeous album that brings together numerous winning moments—collaborations and music for films—from her past. For her 13th album, Jane Siberry has compiled a gorgeous album that brings together numerous winning moments—collaborations and music…

  8. 5th Dimension Singer Townson Dies

    August 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ron Townson, centerpiece singer for the Grammy-winning pop group the 5th Dimension, died yesterday (Aug. 2) at his home in Las Vegas. He was 68. The singer suffered renal failure as a result of a four Ron Townson, centerpiece singer for the Grammy-winning pop group the 5th Dimension, died…

  9. Angel in the Dark

    April 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Few albums have been as aptly titled, as Laura Nyro's fans will receive these final studio recordings like an angel's gift from heaven. Few albums have been as aptly titled, as Laura Nyro's fans will receive these final studio recordings like an angel's gift from heaven.…

  10. Hot Product

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new music from 112, Lionel Richie, Old 97's, Toadies, Jon B, Sherrie Austin, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes Third Time's A Charm In contrast to its past two Bad Boy/Arista albums, 112's "Part III" was mostly written and produced by the R&B foursome. …

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