1. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to dissolve a 1997 joint venture with Joe Thomas, who co-produced Wilson's last album, the 1998 Giant release ""Imagination."" The suit is fi 1999 - Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to…

  2. 20 Years Later, Thompson Returns To The Road

    August 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Come Oct. 5, Linda Thompson will embark on her first U.S. tour in two decades. The veteran folk singer/songwriter will be on the road in support of the recently released "Fashionably Late" (Rounder), Come Oct. 5, Linda Thompson will embark on her first U.S. tour in two decades. The…

  3. 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards, which will be handed out Oct. 17 in Louisville, Ky.: Entertainer of the year: Alison Krauss & Union Station Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver The Del McCoury Band Ricky…

  4. Megadeth Principals Finish Buddy Holly Song

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT More than 40 years after Buddy Holly's death and with the blessing of his widow, two former Megadeth members joined a Mesa, Ariz.-based vocalist to record an unfinished Holly tune, "That Makes It Toug More than 40 years after Buddy Holly's death and with the blessing of his…

  5. Stones Offer A Career Taste On 'Licks'

    August 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As expected, the Rolling Stones have recorded four new tracks for an upcoming retrospective double-disc, set for an Oct. 1 release via Virgin (Sept. 30 outside North America; Sept. 23 in Japan). The 4 As expected , the Rolling Stones have recorded four new tracks for an upcoming retrospective…

  6. Total Lee! The Songs of Lee Hazlewood

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Over the past few years, a younger generation of musicians has embraced Lee Hazlewood's playfully sophisticated music. Over the past few years, a younger generation of musicians has embraced Lee Hazlewood's playfully sophisticated music. It started in 1999, when Sonic Youth's…

  7. The Acoustic Folk Box

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Subtitled "Four decades of the very best acoustic folk music from the British Isles," this four-CD, 85-track boxed set is indeed that, with credit due to the venerable U.K. Subtitled "Four decades of the very best acoustic folk music from the British Isles," this four-CD,…

  8. Billboard Bits: Chicago, Alice Cooper, Pressplay

    August 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Chicago, Alice Cooper, Pressplay "Chicago V" and "Chicago VI" are the next albums in line for reissue in Rhino's ongoing Chicago catalog restoration program. Due Aug. 20, the 1972 and 1973 albums have been remastered, expanded, and repackaged with new liner…

  9. Stewart Rifles Through Standards For J Debut

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran crooner Rod Stewart, who signed to J Records in February after 25 years with Warner-affiliated labels, is eyeing an Oct. 15 release for his label debut. Veteran crooner Rod Stewart, who signed to J Records in February after 25 years with Warner-affiliated labels, is eyeing an Oct. 15…

  10. Strike Scotches New York Mozart Festival

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Most of the scheduled performances at New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts' acclaimed Mostly Mozart summer festival have been canceled in response to the orchestra's decision to go on str Most of the scheduled performances at New York's Lincoln Center for the…

  11. Indie Acts 'Lose' It For Kristofferson

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Independent label Incidental Music is preparing a tribute to legendary songwriter Kris Kristofferson, "Nothing Left to Lose," for an Oct. 8 release. The set will be the second indie compilation to hon Independent label Incidental Music is preparing a tribute to legendary songwriter…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. The Queen's Golden Jubilee 2002: Party at the Palace

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT This keepsake CD recording of the much-touted concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's ascension to the throne should be an essential collectible. This keepsake CD recording of the much-touted concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Her Majesty…

  15. Linda Thompson Returns After 17 Years

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. There's more than just a little irony in the title of Linda Thompson's new album, "Fashionably Late": The CD, which Rounder issues July 30, is her first album of new material since "One Clear Moment" came out in 1985…

  16. Filter Completes Evolution

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com "I am the boss -- I have to admit that," Richard Patrick, founder of Filter, says. "But I always wanted to be in a band. After 22 years of looking, I finally feel like I'm in a band, with the four guys I'll be with for a…

  17. Cash Appears Among 'Kindred Spirits' On Tribute

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Along with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Dwight Yoakam, and Travis Tritt, country legend Johnny Cash appears on his own upcoming tribute album, "Kindred Spirits." Due Sept. 24 from Lucky Along with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Dwight Yoakam, and Travis…

  18. Poll: Eminem, Beyonce Are The 'Reel' Thing

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With a seemingly unending stream of music personalities making their way into the acting world, it's Eminem and Destiny's Child's Beyonce Knowles who fans are most excited to see try their respective With a seemingly unending stream of music personalities making their way into…

  19. Lulu A Hit Again

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. She's been one of Britain's best-loved personalities for 38 years, but Lulu has just made her first U.K. top-10 album chart appearance. It's happened with "Together," a set of collaborations with Elton John, Paul…

  20. Little Steven Show To Debut Bruce Song

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Countin' on a Miracle," a track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming Columbia album "The Rising," will debut a little more than a week before the album's release on E Street Band guitarist Little Ste "Countin' on a Miracle," a track from…

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