1. Sly & The Family Stone Classics Prepped For Reissue

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Epic/Legacy will on March 20 unveil remastered editions of Sly & the Family Stone's first seven studio albums, each with several bonus tracks and new liner notes. Epic/Legacy will on March 20 unveil remastered editions of Sly & the Family Stone's first seven studio albums,…

  2. The Cure, Tiesto Set For Miami's Ultra Festival

    December 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Cure, Tiesto, Deep Dish, Shiny Toy Guns and Miss Kittin will perform during the first night of the Ultra Music Festival on March 23 at Miami's Bicentennial Park. The Cure, Tiesto, Deep Dish, Shiny Toy Guns and Miss Kittin will perform during the first night of the Ultra Music…

  3. This Day in Music

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Jay-Z becomes the first hip-hop artist ever to release an album from the "MTV Unplugged" series when roc-A-Fella/Def Jam issues "Jay-Z Unplugged."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The Pixies wrap their…

  4. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Patty Loveless releases her ninth album "Long Stretch of Lonesome."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Rockabilly singer/guitarist Ronnie Dawson dies at his East Dallas home after a yearlong fight with throat cancer.…

  5. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>To launch Creed singer Scott Stapp's With Arms Wide Open Foundation, the band and Wind-Up Records release a limited edition single of Creed's hit song "With Arms Wide Open." A donation o 2003 - British singer Robert Palmer, best known for his…

  6. Unreleased Cuts Enrich Mobb Deep Best-Of

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rap duo Mobb Deep will offer the previously unreleased tracks "Blood Money" and "Go Head" on its greatest hits album "Life of the Infamous: The Best of Mobb Deep," due Oct. 10 via Loud/Legacy. Rap duo Mobb Deep will offer the previously unreleased tracks "…

  7. SMALL SINS, "Small Sins"

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT So did you hear that Matt Sharp was putting the Rentals back together? Too bad for him that one-man band Thomas D'Arcy has already recorded the best album the former Weezer bassist new wave unit never So did you hear that Matt Sharp was putting the Rentals back together? Too bad for him…

  8. This Day in Music

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Travis drummer Neil Primrose suffers a head injury while swimming in a pool in Belfort, France, necessitating the cancellation of several European concerts.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2005 - Dave Matthews Bandís ìDreamgirlî video premieres…

  9. Regina Spektor

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Born in Russia, bred in the Bronx, Regina Spektor emerged in the New York anti-folk scene five years ago, hypnotizing cafe crowds with her prodigious piano chops and pitch-perfect vocal quirks. Over t Regina Spektor sings in many voices, but she doesn't sound like anyone else. Born in…

  10. How Thom Bell Rang Up The Hits For Philly International

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For fans of soul from the '70s, the hits were unforgettable: "Betcha by Golly Wow," "Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)," "La La Means I Love You," "You Make Me Feel Brand New." For fans of soul from the '70s, the hits were unforgettable: …

  11. International Honors For Philadelphia Soul

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff have visited the United Kingdom several times during their illustrious writing/production careers, but perhaps never in quite such glorious circumstances as on the afternoon Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff have visited the United Kingdom several times during their…

  12. Beatles, Stones Sideman Billy Preston Dies

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and enjoyed his own series of hit singles, including "Outta Space" and "Nothing From Nothing," di Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with the…

  13. 6 Questions With Van Morrison

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rare insight into his country covers album, "Pay the Devil," and future plans. Few long-term recording artists remain as enigmatic as Van Morrison. The Belfast, Ireland-born creator of countless classic albums and songs is notoriously media-wary and prefers to focus his energy on a…

  14. This Day in Music

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Oasis' Liam Gallagher is charged in an Australian court after he allegedly headbutted a fan, breaking the fan's nose. Gallagher, the British group's lead singer, is charged with assault 2000 - Rapper Foxy Brown is treated for minor injuries following a…

  15. Former Jackson 5 Drummer Stabbed To Death

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST A former drummer for the Jackson 5 was stabbed to death inside a Gary, Ind., home. Johnny Jackson, 54, was found dead Wednesday, the city's coroner's office said. A former drummer for the Jackson 5 was stabbed to death inside a Gary, Ind., home. Johnny Jackson, 54, was found dead…

  16. PAUL McCARTNEY

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST The cute Beatle may not have been quite so cuddly. The cute Beatle may not have been quite so cuddly. Christopher Sandford ("Keith Richards: Satisfaction," 2004, etc.) rejects the idea that among the Beatles, John Lennon was the caustic poet of depth and insight while Paul, though…

  17. Killers, Van Dyk Heat Up Ultra Fest Lineup

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Killers, Paul Van Dyk, BT, Hot Hot Heat, Hard-Fi and Carl Cox have joined the lineup for the eighth Ultra Music Festival. The Killers, Paul Van Dyk, BT, Hot Hot Heat, Hard-Fi and Carl Cox have joined the lineup for the eighth Ultra Music Festival, which will be held March 25 at Miami'…

  18. This Day in Music

    December 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Jay-Z becomes the first hip-hop artist ever to release an album from the "MTV Unplugged" series when roc-A-Fella/Def Jam issues "Jay-Z Unplugged."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The Pixies wrap their…

  19. Westlife, Robbie Williams Top U.K. Charts

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Irish pop act Westlife moved into fourth place on the list of artists with the most U.K. No. 1 singles in British chart history, as "You Raise Me Up" debuted yesterday (Oct. 30) at the top of the tall Irish pop act Westlife moved into fourth place on the list of artists with the…

  20. Franz Ferdinand Album Enjoys No. 1 U.K. Debut

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Franz Ferdinand's sophomore album, "You Could Have It So Much Better" (Domino), arrived at No. 1 on the new U.K. chart yesterday (Oct. 9). The only other new entry in the top 10 of the album chart saw Franz Ferdinand's sophomore album, "You Could Have It So Much…

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