1. Sleepless

    November 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Once upon a time, he was the manic grasshopper frontman for the J. Geils Band. Once upon a time, he was the manic grasshopper frontman for the J. Geils Band. Now, with Sleepless, his sixth solo outing, Peter Wolf's '70s whiskey has completed its transmogrification into fine wine.…

  2. 'Down With Wilco' To Surface On Yep Roc

    November 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST The long-awaited collaboration between Wilco and part-time Seattle supergroup the Minus 5, originally slated for release by the now-extinct Mammoth Records, will finally see the light of day Feb. 25 v The long-awaited collaboration between Wilco and part-time Seattle supergroup the Minus 5,…

  3. Body Of Coasters' Billy Guy Remains Unclaimed

    November 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Billy Guy, one of the original members of the Coasters, has been dead since Nov. 5, but his body has not been claimed. Local entertainers and friends held a fund-raiser last night (Nov. 20) in Las Veg Billy Guy, one of the original members of the Coasters, has been dead since Nov. 5, but his…

  4. Tosca Reconvenes For 'Delhi 9'

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Electronic music duo Tosca (Richard Dorfmeister and Rupert Huber) will release a new studio album, "Delhi 9," Feb. 25 via Dorfmeister's G-Stone imprint and distributed in North America via Studio K7. Electronic music duo Tosca (Richard Dorfmeister and Rupert Huber) will release…

  5. From Clarksdale to Heaven: Remembering John Lee Hooker

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST John Lee Hooker passed away June 21, 2001, depriving the blues world of yet another pivotal artist whose influence will persist throughout the 21st century. John Lee Hooker passed away June 21, 2001, depriving the blues world of yet another pivotal artist whose influence will persist…

  6. The Gospel According to Jazz . . . Chapter II

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Renowned soprano saxophonist Whalum returns with a superb sequel to his 1999 hit. Renowned soprano saxophonist Whalum returns with a superb sequel to his 1999 hit. Generously sharing the spotlight with a number of stellar guests, including George Duke, Paul Jackson Jr., Jonathan Butler, and…

  7. U2 To Take Over Penthouse For Studio

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dublin's docklands redevelopers, who angered U2 by tearing down the group's hallowed old studios, are giving Bono and his colleagues a high-rise penthouse replacement, the two sides announced today (N Dublin's docklands redevelopers, who angered U2 by tearing down the group&…

  8. This Day in Music

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Following up on 22-year-old vocalist/pianist Fiona Apple's 1996 debut, the oh-so-succinctly titled ""Tidal,"" Clean Slate/Epic releases Apple's ""When The Pawn Hits The Conflicts He Thin 1999 - Following up on 22-year-old…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Michael Jackson makes his first-ever instore appearance at the Virgin Megastore in New York's Times Square. The event is broadcast live on MTV's "Total Request Live." 2001 - Michael Jackson makes his first-ever instore appearance at the Virgin…

  10. Mandy Moore Tipped For 'Summer' Remake

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Mandy Moore is being courted to star in a remake of the 1959 film "A Summer Place." The movie is a romantic drama about two teenagers who fall in love at a summer resort at the same time that her marr Mandy Moore is being courted to star in a remake of the 1959 film "A Summer…

  11. Gabriel Looks Ahead To Tour, Next Album

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST When Peter Gabriel's first album in 10 years lit up the charts around the world, no one was more surprised than the cerebral pop veteran himself. When Peter Gabriel's first album in 10 years lit up the charts around the world, no one was more surprised than the cerebral pop veteran…

  12. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>U2 races to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart with ""All That You Can't Leave Behind,"" pocketing an eighth No. 1 on that survey and denying Blur its fifth in the process. 2000 - U2 races to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart with ""All That…

  13. Spiritual Memories Captured On 'Monterey Pop' DVD

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST In the hit song "Monterey" -- commemorating the landmark Monterey Pop Festival of June 16-18, 1967, in northern California -- Eric Burdon & the Animals sang the lyrics: "Young gods smiled upon the In the hit song "Monterey" -- commemorating the landmark Monterey…

  14. Napster Gets Final Loan Approval

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Napster Inc. today (Nov. 1) won final approval of a $250,000 loan that the debtor company will use to cover expenses while it negotiates a sale of substantially all of its assets in a proposed $5 mill Napster Inc. today (Nov. 1) won final approval of a $250,000 loan that the debtor company…

  15. White Honored At First Amendment Gala

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST As part of a benefit that featured performances by Elvis Costello, Lou Reed, Shawn Colvin, Ruben Blades, and Public Enemy, the Creative Coalition posthumously honored Billboard editor in chief Timothy As part of a benefit that featured performances by Elvis Costello, Lou Reed, Shawn Colvin,…

  16. New Simon, P. Diddy Tracks Highlight 'Wild Thornberrys'

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST An eclectic mix of pop and world music comes together to form the soundtrack to "The Wild Thornberrys Movie," due Nov. 26 via Nick Records/Jive. Among the 14-tracks framing the animated feature will b An eclectic mix of pop and world music comes together to form the soundtrack to …

  17. Erasure Tackles 'Other People's Songs'

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran synth-dance-pop group Erasure will release an album of covers Jan. 28 via Mute North America. Dubbed "Other People's Songs," the duo's 12-track set features songs by Peter Gabriel, Buddy Holly Veteran synth-dance-pop group Erasure will release an album of covers…

  18. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2000 - Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty requests that Canada's federal…

  19. Broadway Lyricist Adolph Green Dies

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Adolph Green, the Broadway lyricist who, with longtime collaborator Betty Comden, wrote such valentines to New York as "On the Town" and "Wonderful Town," as well as the screenplay for the classic mov Adolph Green, the Broadway lyricist who, with longtime collaborator…

  20. R.E.M. Recording In Vancouver

    October 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Venerable modern rock band R.E.M. is in Vancouver working on its 13th studio album, according to a post by the band's general counsel Bertis Downs on the group's official Web site. Venerable modern rock band R.E.M. is in Vancouver working on its 13th studio album, according to a…

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