1. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 1-7)

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 1-7, 2004). VOTE! If you are a registered U.S. voter, remember to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 2! If you're either not registered or not yet of voting age, then please encourage those you know who are to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 2. If you…

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    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 1-7, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 1 "The Jane Pauley Show," Syndicated Featured artist: John Mellencamp. "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: Black Eyed Peas. "BET Concert Special: Live From Paradise,…

  3. Kanye, Common Jumpstart Homelessness Project

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kanye West and Common are among the artists who will perform Friday (Nov. 5) in New York to benefit the New Life Project, an organization that aims to end homelessness in the United States. Kanye West and Common are among the artists who will perform Friday (Nov. 5) in New York to benefit the…

  4. Nirvana Box Track List Revealed

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Nirvana box set "With the Lights Out" will take a chronological look at the Kurt Cobain-led band's brief but enormously influential career, beginning with a Led Zeppelin cover from its debut show The Nirvana box set " With the Lights Out " will take a…

  5. R. Kelly Off Jay-Z Tour, Pursues Legal Action

    October 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lawyers for singer R. Kelly were filing a criminal complaint against a member of rapper Jay-Z's entourage and considering other legal action after the platinum-selling stars' joint tour came to an abr Lawyers for singer R. Kelly were filing a criminal complaint against a member of…

  6. Ramones Raw

    October 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Concurrent with the release of the "End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones" theatrical documentary is this loosely structured but equally rewarding DVD made up largely of drummer Marky Ramone's Concurrent with the release of the "End of the Century: The Story of the…

  7. Avril Agitated Over Lip-Synching

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While she can relate to the pressures of learning how to play live and work an audience for the first time, Avril Lavigne says she takes exception to the practice of lip-synching, which has been in th While she can relate to the pressures of learning how to play live and work an audience for…

  8. Billboard Bits: Bad Boy, Krauss, Radiohead/O'Riley

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Bad Boy, Krauss, Christopher O'Riley Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy label bundles together its best-known R&B material on the CD/DVD "R&B Hits." Due Nov. 23, the audio disc gathers up such favorites as P. Diddy's "I Need a Girl (Part One…

  9. Simpson Unveiling Holiday Set, Live DVD

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jessica Simpson will unveil two new releases on Nov. 23 via Columbia: an expanded edition of a seasonal album previously made available exclusively via North American 7-Eleven convenience stores and a Jessica Simpson will unveil two new releases on Nov. 23 via Columbia: an expanded edition of…

  10. Steinem Gets Political With Le Tigre

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rock trio Le Tigre will be joined at its shows tonight (Oct. 27) in Pittsburgh and Friday in Philadelphia by veteran activist Gloria Steinem, who is in the midst of her own tour of U.S. presidential e Rock trio Le Tigre will be joined at its shows tonight (Oct. 27) in Pittsburgh and Friday in…

  11. Williams Sings On Broadway & Beyond

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Vanessa Williams has scheduled a four-night stand on Broadway that will precede a brief U.S. holiday-themed tour. Vanessa Williams has scheduled a four-night stand on Broadway that will precede a brief U.S. holiday-themed tour. The limited New York engagement will run Dec. 1-4 at the Palace…

  12. Fatboy Fall Tour To Hit Unique Venues

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fatboy Slim will visit unique venues on his seven-date North American tour, which kicks off Nov. 10 at Film Studios in Toronto. Fatboy Slim will visit unique venues on his seven-date North American tour, which kicks off Nov. 10 at Film Studios in Toronto. At that gig, the artist will recreate…

  13. Franz Ferdinand Debut Bolstered By B-Sides

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Breakout Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand's self-titled debut will be re-released in an expanded edition Nov. 23 via Epic. The full album will be included on one disc, while a bonus disc will sport a Breakout Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand's self-titled debut will be re-released…

  14. Opera Star Robert Merrill Dies

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed singer Robert Merrill, the opera baritone who felt equally comfortable on opening night at the Metropolitan Opera House or opening day at Yankee Stadium, has died. Acclaimed singer Robert Merrill, the opera baritone who felt equally comfortable on opening night at the Metropolitan…

  15. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 25-31)

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 25-31, 2004). BOO! Halloween is upon is! It's always been a high holiday on my list, and an old roommate of mine felt it was the pinnacle of the calendar year. I have a hard time disagreeing with him, I mean, c'mon! Candy,…

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    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 25-31, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 25 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Ray Charles (also scheduled: Carson Daly). "Sessions @ AOL," Fuse Featured artist: Yellowcard. "The Brooke Ellison Story," A…

  17. Update: Simpson 'SNL' Gaffe Blamed On Acid Reflux

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT If Ashlee Simpson's stomach was upset Saturday night, imagine how she's feeling now. Busted for a "Saturday Night Live" lip-synch gone awry, her manager-father said today (Oct. 25) his 19-year-old dau If Ashlee Simpson's stomach was upset Saturday night, imagine how…

  18. Palookaville

    October 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With his fourth studio set, Fatboy Slim eschews the smaller beats of his last album, "Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars" (2000), for the bigger beats of his 6-year-old debut, "You've Come a Lon With his fourth studio set, Fatboy Slim eschews the smaller beats of his…

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses No. 1s, Clay Aiken and numerical chart coincidences with readers. TAKING A COUNT OF GEORGE Hello again, Fred, Thought I'd throw my two cents in regarding the question one of your readers asked about the title to George Strait's "50 Number Ones"…

  20. Venegas Tops MTV Latin Awards

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The show was held last night (Oct. 21) at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach. Mexican singer/songwriter Julieta Venegas, who went from being an alternative niche artist to a major commercial success thanks to her 2003 album "Sí" (BMG), was the top winner at the…

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