1. 'Curtain' Falls On Phish's Career

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Phish called it a career last night (Aug. 15) at the end of the second day of its weekend-long finale in Coventry, Vt. Before a crowd of more than 70,000 fans, the Vermont-based jam band wrapped thing Phish called it a career last night (Aug. 15) at the end of the second day of its weekend…

  2. Hot Product

    August 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The debut album from rap trio 213 (Snoop Dogg, Warren G and Nate Dogg), "The Hard Way" (TVT). Pianist Bruce Hornsby's "Halcyon Days" (Columbia), featuring guest spots by Sting, Elton John and Eric…

  3. Wu-Tang Reunion Chronicled On 'Disciples'

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The album "Disciples of the 36 Chambers" arrives first on Sept. 28 via Sanctuary, with the DVD to follow on Oct. 12. As tipped here last month, the Wu-Tan Clan's first show in a decade with all nine of its principal members is heading to CD and DVD this fall. The album "…

  4. Hot Product

    August 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan/Johnny Paycheck This Is Just A Tribute Toots Hibbert, Beres Hammond, Sizzla and Israel Vibration's Apple Gabriel are among the reggae heavyweights contributing to "Is It Rolling, Bob?," a reggae tribute to Bob Dylan. The 15-track set arrives this week via Sanctuary…

  5. Billboard Bits: Isley, Krauss, Lightfoot, Grammys

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Ronald Isley, Alison Krauss, Lightfoot, Grammys The Isley Brothers' Ronald Isley is relaxing at home in St. Louis after suffering a minor stroke July 30 in London. The 63-year-old artist is expected to make a full recovery, according to his spokesperson. The Isleys' first…

  6. Norah's 'Home' Gets New Additions

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Norah Jones' sophomore Blue Note album "Feels Like Home" will be re-released as a double-disc package Sept. 21. Norah Jones' sophomore Blue Note album "Feels Like Home" will be re-released as a double-disc package Sept. 21. Three previously unreleased songs will…

  7. N'Awlinz: Dis Dat or D'Udda

    July 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dr. Dr. John's latest is a cultural history of his native "N'awlinz," a sweeping 360-degree vision of 150 years of music, myth, storytelling and tradition. Stops include spirituals, voodoo, jazz funerals, Mardi Gras, folk tales and funk. Anything but a solo project, the…

  8. Blues Legends Capture 'Lightning In A Bottle'

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to the Blues" concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will hit stores this fall. Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to the Blues" concert at New York's…

  9. Hot Product

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from Dr. John, "N'Awlinz: Dis, Dat or D'udda" (Blue Note), featuring Willie Nelson, B.B. King, and Mavis Staples. Norah Jones collaborator Jesse Harris and the Ferdinandos' "While…

  10. McFly, Usher Rule U.K. Charts

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Teen favorite McFly has a No. 1 album to add to its two chart-topping singles, as its debut set "Room on the 3rd Floor" (Universal) went straight to the chart summit yesterday (July 11) in the United Teen favorite McFly has a No. 1 album to add to its two chart-topping singles, as…

  11. This Day in Music

    December 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>LaFace/Arista artist Usher sues trendy clothing company Tommy Hilfiger for alleged infringement of publicity rights and false endorsement. 1998 - LaFace/Arista artist Usher sues trendy clothing company Tommy Hilfiger for alleged infringement of publicity rights and…

  12. Interscope Celebrates 'Unsung' Helmet

    December 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Group leader Page Hamilton was involved in the selection of the songs, which include the 1997 Modern Rock Tracks chart hit "Exactly What You Wanted" and such staples as "Unsung," "Milquetoast" and "Gi Interscope has penciled in a Jan. 27 release for "…

  13. This Day in Music

    December 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1975 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Let's Do It Again," The Staple Singers. 1975 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Let's Do It Again," The Staple Singers. 1962 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Telstar," The Tornadoes. The Tornadoes are the first…

  14. Billboard Bits: Duran Duran, Grammys, Orange Bowl

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Duran Duran, Grammys, Orange Bowl Duran Duran has added additional markets and more dates to its U.K. comeback tour . Now due to kick off at Nottingham Arena on April 11, the outing will mark the first time that the band's original lineup has toured its home country in 18 years.…

  15. Daft Punk Heads Back To The 'Club'

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Although a new Daft Punk album is still a ways off, the group will on Jan. 27 unleash the Virgin remix album "Daft Club." The 14-track set collects material that was previously only available to membe Although a new Daft Punk album is still a ways off, the group will on Jan. 27…

  16. This Day in Music

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Country outfit Lonestar gives an acoustic performance at the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville. The performance marks the 10th year the National Academy of Recording Arts and S 2002 - Country outfit Lonestar gives an acoustic performance at the…

  17. DEBORAH GIBSON

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fifteen years after splashing her wares across pop radio, Deborah Gibson continues to indulge her creative muse as a celebrated Broadway-stage staple. Fifteen years after splashing her wares across pop radio, Deborah Gibson continues to indulge her creative muse as a celebrated Broadway-stage…

  18. Brown, Lynn, Perlman Honored By Kennedy Center

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST "The Godfather of Soul" James Brown, country music icon Loretta Lynn and violinist Itzhak Perlman were among five stars honored in Washington, D.C., yesterday (Dec. 7) for their contributions to Ameri "The Godfather of Soul" James Brown, country music icon Loretta Lynn and…

  19. R&B/Hip-Hop Acts Lead Grammy Nominees

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé, Jay-Z, OutKast and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams are tied for the lead with six nominations for the 46th Grammy Awards. Missy Elliott, Eminem, Evanescence, 50 Cent, the Neptunes' Chad Beyoncé, Jay-Z, OutKast and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams are tied for the lead…

  20. Duff Heads To 'Summer' School

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Actress-singer Hilary Duff will put her talents to use as star of the upcoming teen music drama "Heart of Summer," for FilmEngine and New Line Cinema. Actress-singer Hilary Duff will put her talents to use as star of the upcoming teen music drama "Heart of Summer," for…

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