1. Dead Mines Famed '69 Fillmore Stand

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A legendary 1969 four-night Grateful Dead stand at San Francisco's Fillmore West already produced an iconic album in the form of that year's two-LP Warner Bros. set "Live/Dead." A legendary 1969 four-night Grateful Dead stand at San Francisco's Fillmore West already…

  2. Keys Nearly Had Bruce, Keef For 'Unplugged'

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys' "Unplugged" CD/DVD (due Oct. 11 via J) has no shortage of special guests, including Common, Mos Def, Damian Marley and Maroon 5's Adam Levine. But the project nearly got a major lift from Alicia Keys' " Unplugged " CD/DVD (due Oct. 11 via J) has…

  3. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nearly 36 million viewers tune in for the 32nd Annual CMA Awards live on CBS television.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta-born Drusky studied…

  4. There's a reason why they called this, the

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT There's a reason why they called this, the first-ever U.S.-issued compilation of the work of U.K. power belter Terry Reid, "Superlungs." There's a reason why they called this, the first-ever U.S.-issued compilation of the work of U.K. power belter Terry Reid, "…

  5. Destiny's Child Rounds Up Hits, New Songs

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In addition to a live DVD first reported here last month, the soon-to-split Destiny's Child will say goodbye to fans with the album "#1's," due Oct. 25 via Music World/Columbia. The set will include t In addition to a live DVD first reported here last month, the soon-to…

  6. CSNY, Matthews, Norah Jones Set For Bridge School

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Event founder Neil Young will also perform with his CSNY bandmates David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash. Dave Matthews, Norah Jones and Bright Eyes lead the lineup for the 19th annual Bridge School Benefit concerts, to be held Oct. 29-30 at Shoreline Amphitheatre outside San Francisco…

  7. CHART BEAT

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jones, McCartney, King, Weezer & So Many More! /bb/chartbeat/index.jsp News McCartney , Weezer …

  8. CHART BEAT

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart accomplishments of George Jones, Paul McCartney, B.B. King, Weezer, Genesis and Trisha Yearwood. GEORGE'S GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY: By the next decade, it will be commonplace for rock artists to celebrate their 50th anniversary on the Billboard charts.…

  9. Kanye Keeps Digging No. 1 Single

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite losing his grip on the top rung of the album chart, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" solidifies its No. 1 status on several Billboard charts again this week. The Jamie Foxx-featuring song is No. 1 f Despite losing his grip on the top rung of the album chart, Kanye West's…

  10. This Day in Music

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Diana Ross is held in police custody at London's Heathrow Airport for several hours following an incident involving a member of the airport's security staff. Ross is arrested then cautio 2002 - Sting receives an Emmy for the A&E documentary, "Sting…

  11. Billboard Bits: Willie Hutch, Trak Starz, 4AD

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Willie Hutch, Trak Starz, 4AD Veteran singer/songwriter/producer Willie Hutch died Monday (Sept. 19) of undisclosed causes in Dallas. He was 59. Best known for his work at Motown, his association with the label began in 1970 when record producer Hal Davis asked Hutch to help complete…

  12. Wall Emerges As Billboard 200 'Champ'

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a week that sees seven new top tier entries, Houston rapper Paul Wall emerges triumphant with a No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200 with "The Peoples Champ." The album sold 176,000 copies in the Unite In a week that sees seven new top tier entries, Houston rapper Paul Wall emerges…

  13. Windham Hill Celebrates 30 With Box

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." The four-disc set is due Nov. 8 via Sony Legacy and is split into…

  14. BREAKING & ENTERING

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Farm Girl Sows Pop Music /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News …

  15. Weller Gets Back Into The Jam

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Throughout most of the 1990s, Paul Weller kept his musical past at arm's length, determined to re-establish himself as a solo artist. But these days, he not only drops the occasional Jam or Style Coun Throughout most of the 1990s, Paul Weller kept his musical past at arm's length,…

  16. Mariah Carey Leads AMA Nominees

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With four mentions, Mariah Carey leads the nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA). With four mentions, Mariah Carey leads the nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA). Kelly Clarkson, 50 Cent and Green Day each netted three nods for the honors, which will be…

  17. 2005 American Music Awards Nominees

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA) to be distributed Nov. 22 in Los Angeles. Below are the nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA) to be distributed Nov. 22 at Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. POP/ROCK Favorite male artist: 50…

  18. Listeners may say what Sam Beam of Iron & Wine

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Listeners may say what Sam Beam of Iron & Wine really needs is for something to fill all the empty spaces in his raw, yearning tracks -- and what Calexico needs is two firm feet to keep its dusty Listeners may say what Sam Beam of Iron & Wine really needs is for something to fill all…

  19. Love them or love them not, you have to

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Love them or love them not, you have to appreciate the "doing what we want" ethos of the Dandy Warhols' new "Odditorium or Warlords of Mars." Love them or love them not, you have to appreciate the "doing what we want" ethos of the Dandy Warhols' new …

  20. Isobel Campbell, St. Etienne Sign New Deals

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former Belle & Sebastian principal Isobel Campbell has signed a worldwide deal with V2, while Saint Etienne has inked with Savoy Jazz. Former Belle & Sebastian principal Isobel Campbell has signed a worldwide deal with V2. Her previously announced collaborative album with Mark Lanegan…

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