1. King, Lang, Diddley On Tap For Doheny Blues Fest

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Blues legends B.B. King and Bo Diddley, as well as contemporary blues stars such as Jonny Lang and Marcia Ball, will be on hand for the Doheny Blues Festival next weekend in Dana Point, Calif. Produce Blues legends B.B. King and Bo Diddley, as well as contemporary blues stars such as Jonny…

  2. Oasis Unveils North American Tour Plans

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Oasis has announced details of a North American tour in support of its forthcoming fifth studio album, "Heathen Chemistry," due July 2 via Epic. Dates begin Aug. 2 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and are cur Oasis has announced details of a North American tour in support of its forthcoming…

  3. Linda Thompson Arrives 'Fashionably Late'

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. folk rock artist Linda Thompson will release "Fashionably Late," her first new studio album in 17 years, July 30 via Rounder. The album follows 1985's "One Clear Moment" (Warner Bros.), and a pai U.K. folk rock artist Linda Thompson will release "Fashionably…

  4. Dylan, Hill, Gray, Krauss Get Their 'Ya-Yas' Out

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT New songs by Bob Dylan and Lauryn Hill will be featured on the forthcoming T Bone Burnett-produced soundtrack to "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood." New songs by Bob Dylan and Lauryn Hill will be featured on the forthcoming T Bone Burnett-produced soundtrack to "Divine…

  5. Stones Make Grand Entrance To Announce Tour

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones arrived by blimp at New York's Van Cortland Park this afternoon (May 7) to announce their 2002/2003 world tour, which, as first reported here this morning, will kick off Sept. 5 at The Rolling Stones arrived by blimp at New York's Van Cortland Park this afternoon …

  6. Stones' 40th Anniversary Tour Bows In Beantown

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones will announce 32 dates for its year-long, 40th anniversary world tour today (May 7) at a press conference in New York's Van Cortland Park, Billboard Bulletin reports. The tour kicks The Rolling Stones will announce 32 dates for its year-long, 40th anniversary world…

  7. Middlehope

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rebecca Martin's jazzy vocals lent a sleepy, coquettish charm to the work she did with the now-defunct folk-pop band Once Blue. Rebecca Martin's jazzy vocals lent a sleepy, coquettish charm to the work she did with the now-defunct folk-pop band Once Blue. So it isn't surprising…

  8. My Favorite Things: A Richard Rodgers Celebration

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sometimes the less said—or in this case, the less sung—the better. Sometimes the less said—or in this case, the less sung—the better. In this tribute to Broadway composer Richard Rodgers, country stars Martina McBride and Collin Raye seem swallowed up by the swelling orchestrations. The…

  9. Snoop, James Brown Bring The Funk 'Undercover'

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records brings the funk with the '70s-inspired soundtrack to the upcoming Universal comedy "Undercover Brother." Snoop Dogg's "Undercova Funk (Give Up the Funk)" will serve as the lead singl Hollywood Records brings the funk with the '70s-inspired…

  10. Vintage Simon & Garfunkel Live Set Due In July

    May 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last summer, Simon & Garfunkel will soon be the subject of the first live album recorded during its heyday. "Live From New York City 1967," due in July from Columbia/Legacy, documen As tipped here last summer, Simon & Garfunkel will soon be the subject of the…

  11. McCartney Blocks 'Hey Jude' Lyrics Sale

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Beatle Paul McCartney won a last-minute court order yesterday (April 29) preventing the auction house Christie's from selling his handwritten lyrics to the song "Hey Jude." Former Beatle Paul McCartney won a last-minute court order yesterday (April 29) preventing the…

  12. 18TunesOnTV

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 29-May 5, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: The Doves, New Order, Oasis, Pulp, Nickelback, Darren Hayes. "Howard Stern," E!…

  13. Billboard Bits: Rolling Stones, Billy Bragg, Kim Richey

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Rolling Stones, Billy Bragg, Kim Richey In addition to a probable 40th anniversary tour this year, look for the Rolling Stones to return to the studio to record a number of new tracks, potentially for release on a retrospective or an album of new material. According to sources, the…

  14. Queens Nab Grohl, Lanegan For Summer Tour

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rock duo Queens Of The Stone Age has begun confirming dates for a spring/summer North American tour, which, as previously reported, will feature Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl on drums. Former Screa Rock duo Queens Of The Stone Age has begun confirming dates for a spring/summer North…

  15. Beta Band Unplugs For Powerless Fans

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT There was something a little too poetic about the refrain, "I need light" in the Beta Band's signature song, "Dry the Rain," last night (April 18) at Chicago's Vic Theatre. Making the best of a power There was something a little too poetic about the refrain, …

  16. Hot Product

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Sheryl Crow, Phish, Michelle Williams, the Band, and more. Still 'Crow'ing After walking away from the record for a spell, and at times contemplating bringing in an outside producer or even setting it aside to make a record of covers instead, Crow finally…

  17. Billboard Bits: Mammoth/Hollywood, Nelly, Britney/Justin

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bits on Mammoth/Hollywood, Nelly, Britney/Justin The Walt Disney Co.'s Buena Vista Music Group is shutting down operations at Mammoth Records and letting go the 14-person staff, sources tell Billboard Bulletin. The roster of Mammoth, which will continue to exist as an imprint, will be…

  18. 'Bandstand' 50th Gala Grows

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R&B stars Brandy and Babyface are among the latest performers confirmed for next month's "American Bandstand's 50th ... A Celebration!" special on ABC. Set to air May 3, the two-hour special will R&B stars Brandy and Babyface are among the latest performers…

  19. Orton Plans Tour Behind 'Daybreak'

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. singer/songwriter Beth Orton has set a July 30 release date for her upcoming Heavenly/Astralwerks album, "Daybreaker." It's the follow-up to 1999's "Central Reservation" (Arista), which debuted a U.K. singer/songwriter Beth Orton has set a July 30 release…

  20. Hot Product

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Goo Goo Dolls, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, and more. Out Of The 'Gutter' Goo Goo Dolls' "Gutterflower" (Warner Bros.) follows the biggest studio album of the threesome's career, 1998's "Dizzy Up the…

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