1. Billboard Bits: George Harrison, Roots, Bob The Builder

    March 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on George Harrison, the Roots, Bob The Builder The International Society of Krishna Consciousness is planning a garden in eastern India in the memory of former Beatle George Harrison, a longtime devotee of Hinduism who died last year . "We are going to set up the George Harrison…

  2. A Better Destiny

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Brothers Rizwan and Muazzam Mujahid Ali Khan are getting on with the family business, as did their uncle, the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Brothers Rizwan and Muazzam Mujahid Ali Khan are getting on with the family business, as did their uncle, the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. The family has…

  3. McCartney, Sting, Enya Garner Oscar Nods

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Musicians and songwriters were not left out of the Hollywood hubbub this morning (Feb. 12) when the nominees for the 74th annual Academy Awards were announced in Los Angeles. This year's best original Musicians and songwriters were not left out of the Hollywood hubbub this morning (Feb.…

  4. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Willie Nelson, the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack, and the late George Harrison. ON THE CHART AGAIN: By debuting at No. 43 on The Billboard 200 with "The Great Divide" (Lost Highway), Willie Nelson has his highest-charting album since 1983,…

  5. U2, Arie, Keys Snare Top Grammy Nominations

    January 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rock veterans U2 lead the field with eight nominations for the 44th annual Grammy Awards, to be handed out Feb. 27 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. R&B newcomer India.Arie was close behind wi Rock veterans U2 lead the field with eight nominations for the 44th annual Grammy Awards, to…

  6. MTV2 'Handpicks' New Compilation

    December 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST MTV2 has partnered with Columbia Records to release its first compilation album, "MTV2 Handpicked," Billboard Bulletin reports. Due Jan. 22, the 18-track set will feature songs from acts that receive MTV2 has partnered with Columbia Records to release its first compilation album, …

  7. Tribute Release Of Harrison's 'My Sweet Lord' Set

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST The original version of "My Sweet Lord," George Harrison's 1971 Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 single, will be released in the U.S. and the U.K. next month as a tribute to the recently deceased former Beatle The original version of "My Sweet Lord," George Harrison's…

  8. Vigil For Harrison's Ashes Ends

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST Hare Krishnas, paparazzi, and fans gave up their wait for the ashes of former Beatle George Harrison to be scattered in the holy Ganges River, as Hindu officials said today (Dec. 11) that Harrison's f Hare Krishnas, paparazzi, and fans gave up their wait for the ashes of former Beatle…

  9. Harrison's Ashes To Be Scattered In India

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST George Harrison's long, intensely intimate relationship with Indian mysticism, music and Hinduism sent his wife and son on a pilgrimage to the holy Ganges River, where religious authorities said the f George Harrison's long, intensely intimate relationship with Indian mysticism,…

  10. 1981-1998

    December 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST It was once believed that the dead could dance, telling stories and interweaving a history of humankind through their haunting dances and songs echoing from the netherworld. It was once believed that the dead could dance, telling stories and interweaving a history of humankind through their…

  11. George Harrison Dies At 58

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST George Harrison, the Beatles' quiet lead guitarist and spiritual explorer who added both rock 'n' roll flash and a touch of the mystic to the band's timeless magic, has died. He was 58. Harrison died George Harrison, the Beatles' quiet lead guitarist and spiritual…

  12. Charlie Hunter Experiments With Vocalists On 'Playground'

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Charlie Hunter is a man of simple aspirations. Given his druthers, his life would include little more than "getting up in the morning, following the ox around the field, and making music." Charlie Hunter is a man of simple aspirations. Given his druthers, his life would include…

  13. Reports: New Cancer Treatment For George

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Former-Beatle George Harrison reportedly has received experimental cancer treatment at Staten Island University Hospital in New York. The 58-year-old Harrison was treated by Dr. Gil Lederman, the hosp Former-Beatle George Harrison reportedly has received experimental cancer treatment at…

  14. Underground Airplay Version 1.0

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Lyricist Lounge brand has represented the best of underground hip-hop culture for at least 10 years. The Lyricist Lounge brand has represented the best of underground hip-hop culture for at least 10 years. What began as a New York City-based open-mike competition has flourished into…

  15. Mystic, India.Arie Team For 'Sisters' Tour

    October 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Goodvibe/Barak/JCOR recording artist Mystic and Motown recording artist India.Arie will co-headline the first Sisters for Hip-Hop & Soul tour, Billboard Bulletin reports. The 11-date tour, sponsor Goodvibe/Barak/JCOR recording artist Mystic and Motown recording artist India.Arie will co…

  16. Deepak Chopra Gets Eurythmicized

    October 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Although he's been rather high profile lately, acting as musical director of TNT's recent tribute to John Lennon, and accompanying U2's performance of "Walk On" during the historic "America: A Tribute Although he's been rather high profile lately, acting as…

  17. Billboard Bits: Elvis Costello, CMA Awards, Bob Marley

    October 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Elvis Costello, CMA Awards, Bob Marley While Rhino mines and reissues his back catalog, Elvis Costello is not resting on his laurels. The artist has scheduled a performance Nov. 7 at New York's Beacon Theatre with the Charles Mingus Orchestra. Together they will perform Mingus…

  18. Archival Townshend Album Due Next Month

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rhino has set an Oct. 16 release date for "The Oceanic Concerts," a previously unreleased collection of live recordings from the Who's Pete Townshend and pianist/harpist Raphael Rudd. The 18 tracks ar Rhino has set an Oct. 16 release date for "The Oceanic Concerts," a…

  19. THE ESSENTIAL RAUTAVAARA

    September 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT This thoughtful anthology surveys Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara's rich Ondine discography, mostly avoiding excerpts in favor of whole works. This thoughtful anthology surveys Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara's rich Ondine discography, mostly avoiding excerpts in favor…

  20. Judge Throws Out Harrison Bid

    August 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A judge has thrown out George Harrison's bid to keep his former business manager and partner from declaring bankruptcy, refusing to accept a claim that the musician was too ill to give a local deposit A judge has thrown out George Harrison's bid to keep his former business manager…

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