1. Storms of Life

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bernard Allison's debut album for Tone Cool, 2000's Across the Water, was a U.S. breakout release for the talented guitarist. Bernard Allison's debut album for Tone Cool, 2000's Across the Water, was a U.S. breakout release for the talented guitarist. With Storms of Life,…

  2. 2002 BMI Urban Awards Winners

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT BMI Urban Awards winners. The 2002 BMI Urban Awards, which honor the the songwriters, producers and publishers of the most performed songs of 2001 in R&B, rap and hip-hop, were held Aug. 6 in Miami. Below is a complete list of winners, with their songwriters and publishers. "All…

  3. Topdog/Underdog

    August 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The concept of a soundtrack to a straight stage play may seem odd, but it makes perfect sense for the Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog. The concept of a soundtrack to a straight stage play may seem odd, but it makes perfect sense for the Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog. As much…

  4. Grateful Lesh Preaches Organ Donation

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In terms of between-song banter, Deadheads rarely heard much more than "thank you" in the nearly three decades the Grateful Dead conquered the American touring circuit. And in his post-Dead onstage ca In terms of between-song banter, Deadheads rarely heard much more than "thank…

  5. Billboard Bits: Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field Heralded folk label Vanguard has assembled a three-disc compilation that traces the growth of the genre, from its roots in protest songs of the Depression and through the popular revival of folk, jug band, and blues music. Due Aug. 13, "…

  6. Hot Product

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Bruce Springsteen, Linkin Park, Linda Thompson, Beth Orton, and more. The 'Rising' Tide Rock troubadour Bruce Springsteen returns this week with "The Rising" (Columbia) -- his first album of new material since 1995's "The Ghost of Tom…

  7. 31TunesOnTV

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 29-Aug. 4, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Pet Shop Boys, Beyonce Knowles of Destiny's Child, Coral, Ashanti, Coldplay. "VH1 All…

  8. Home Wrecker

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The retro CD cover and killer Bobbi Gentry hairdo don't fully set the tone for what Grey De Lisle is all about on this genre-hopping head-scratcher. The retro CD cover and killer Bobbi Gentry hairdo don't fully set the tone for what Grey De Lisle is all about on this genre-hopping…

  9. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel, Eminem and daughter Hailie Jade, Celine Dion, and LeAnn Rimes. PAUL AND ART: It's been more than 20 years since a Simon & Garfunkel album has debuted on The Billboard 200. "Live From New York City, 1967" (Legacy…

  10. This Day in Music

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Clint Black provides entertainment for "A Night at the Net," a charity doubles tennis match that kicks off the eighth annual Mercedes-Benz Cup. The even benefits MusiCares, the charity f 1999 - Clint Black provides entertainment for "A Night at the Net…

  11. 'Caution': Hot Water Music Heats Up

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed post-punk outfit Hot Water Music will release its second Epitaph album on Oct. 22. Titled "Caution," the Gainesville, Fla.-based quartet's 12-song disc was produced by Brian McTernan (Promis Acclaimed post-punk outfit Hot Water Music will release its second Epitaph…

  12. Musicologist Alan Lomax Dies

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alan Lomax, the celebrated musicologist who helped preserve America's and the world's heritage by making thousands of recordings of folk, blues and jazz musicians from the 1930s onward, died Friday at Alan Lomax, the celebrated musicologist who helped preserve America's and the…

  13. Jerkins' Darkchild Links With Cash Money

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rodney Jerkins' Darkchild Entertainment, home to the Darkchild Records label, has entered into a production and distribution deal with Cash Money Records, Billboard Bulletin reports. Rodney Jerkins' Darkchild Entertainment, home to the Darkchild Records label, has entered into a…

  14. McClinton Angles For 'Room To Breathe'

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran roots singer Delbert McClinton will release a new album, "Room to Breathe," Sept. 24 on New West Records. McClinton co-produced the album with Gary Nicholson, with whom the artist has collabor Veteran roots singer Delbert McClinton will release a new album, "Room to…

  15. Jimmy Eat World, Promise Ring Plea For Peace

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Eat World, Promise Ring, the (International) Noise Conspiracy, Cave In, Cursive, Le Tigre, and Thursday are among the acts confirmed to appear at various stops on the second Plea For Peace/Take Jimmy Eat World, Promise Ring, the (International) Noise Conspiracy, Cave In, Cursive, Le…

  16. Murray Street

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For the better part of a decade, the members of New York avant noise act Sonic Youth have been more notable for their influence on younger experimental guitar-rock groups than for their own creative o For the better part of a decade, the members of New York avant noise act Sonic Youth have…

  17. Billboard Bits: Joan Baez, Rock Boat, LMNT

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Joan Baez, Rock Boat, LMNT The third volley in the Joan Baez Original Master Series of reissued albums is due July 9 via Vanguard. This round will feature two albums, 1964's "5," Baez's appropriately titled fifth album and last completely acoustic set, and the…

  18. In the Arms of Love: Lullabies 4Children + Adults

    June 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT While listening to flamenco guitarist Ottmar Liebert's latest, don't be surprised if you find yourself nodding off—and that's meant as a compliment. While listening to flamenco guitarist Ottmar Liebert's latest, don't be surprised if you find yourself nodding off—and…

  19. Waters Joined By Pink Floyd's Mason In London

    June 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason made a surprise guest appearance on stage at his former colleague Roger Waters' Wembley Arena show in London last night (June 26). Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason made a surprise guest appearance on stage at his former colleague Roger Waters' Wembley…

  20. D'Angelo, Common Lead Fela Kuti Tribute

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT D'Angelo, Common, Dead Prez, Blackalicious, and Macy Gray are among the artists who have contributed to the latest edition in the Red Hot charity album series, "Red Hot + RIOT!," due Oct. 16 from MCA. D'Angelo, Common, Dead Prez, Blackalicious, and Macy Gray are among the…

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