1. A New Double Shot Of Live Dead

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nearly seven years since death of guitarist Jerry Garcia and the demise of the Grateful Dead, the band's substantial performance legacy continues to be solidified with a seemingly endless array of off Nearly seven years since death of guitarist Jerry Garcia and the demise of the Grateful…

  2. 30Tunes

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for July 22-28, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 22 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Bryan Adams, Ashanti, Nelly, Dee Dee, DJ Marky, Darren Hayes, Gareth Gates, Fischerspooner,…

  3. Former Dead Principals Prep For Reunion

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh tells Billboard.com he's "stoked to the eyeballs" about the nearing Terrapin Station, his first full-fledged reunion with his former bandmates since Dead vocalis Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh tells Billboard.com he's "…

  4. Widespread Panic Notches Five Jammy Nods

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With five nominations, Widespread Panic leads the field for the third annual Jammy Awards, including nods in the live performance and live album of the year categories. The event, which recognizes "mu With five nominations, Widespread Panic leads the field for the third annual Jammy…

  5. Hot Product

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Dave Matthews Band, Flaming Lips, Robert Plant, and more. You're 'Busted' If at first you don't succeed, try again. That's just what Dave Matthews Band did after sessions with producer Steve Lillywhite were abandoned in the fall of 2000, in…

  6. Plant Returns To Interpretation

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "My ability and vocal chords are all in good shape, but I haven't really felt substantially relevant as a lyricist for a long time." A stunning admission, but one characteristic of Robert Plant, the disarmingly honest voice of Led…

  7. Seiji Ozawa Bids Farewell To BSO

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In an emotional coda to his career directing the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), Seiji Ozawa ended 29 years as music director yesterday (July 14) by turning his back to the orchestra and conducting h In an emotional coda to his career directing the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), Seiji…

  8. 29TunesOnTV

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 15-21, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 15 "2002 WNBA All-Star Game," ESPN Featured Artists: Brian McKnight (performing the National Anthem), Ashanti (halftime performance; live from the MCI…

  9. Poll: Fans Split On The Who's Decision To Tour

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fans are split on whether it was right for guitarist Pete Townshend and singer Roger Daltrey -- the surviving members of legendary rock act the Who -- to continue with the band's touring plans in the Fans are split on whether it was right for guitarist Pete Townshend and singer Roger…

  10. Billboard Bits: Lance Bass, Adams/Plant, Brownies

    July 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Lance Bass, Adams/Plant, Brownies 'N Sync's Lance Bass is negotiating with the Russian Space Agency at its cosmonaut training center as part of his bid to become the next space tourist, officials said today (July 9). Bass arrived at Russia's Star City, north of Moscow,…

  11. Molson Brings Summer Snow, Music

    July 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Filter, Jimmy Eat World, Unwritten Law, and Default are just a few of the acts that will be taking part on various dates of the forthcoming North American Molson Snow Jam The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Filter, Jimmy Eat World, Unwritten Law, and Default are just a…

  12. Incubus Heading Back On The Road This Fall

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Having just wrapped a headlining stint on Honda's Civic Tour, California-based modern rock outfit Incubus has unveiled plans for a fall North American jaunt. The 39-date tour will largely visit second Having just wrapped a headlining stint on Honda's Civic Tour, California-based…

  13. 28TunesOnTV

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 8-14. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 8 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Dolly Parton (also scheduled: Tom Hanks). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured…

  14. Project Pat Seeks New Weapons Trial

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Project Pat (real name: Patrick Houston), recently convicted on federal weapons charges, is seeking a new trial, claiming that the judge and jury were improperly influenced by his lyrics. The h Rapper Project Pat (real name: Patrick Houston), recently convicted on federal weapons…

  15. Universal Truths and Cycles

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With the rising popularity of neo-garage bands, if ever there were a time for Guided by Voices (GBV)—arguably the grandaddy practitioners of alt-vintage aesthetics—this is it. With the rising popularity of neo-garage bands, if ever there were a time for Guided by Voices (GBV)—arguably the…

  16. Singer/Actor Rosemary Clooney Dies

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rosemary Clooney, the mellow-voiced singer who co-starred with Bing Crosby in "White Christmas" and staged a dramatic comeback after her career was nearly destroyed by drugs and alcohol, died Saturday Rosemary Clooney, the mellow-voiced singer who co-starred with Bing Crosby in …

  17. Elvis, Eminem Stay On Top Of U.K. Charts

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley and Eminem maintained their supremacy at the top of the new U.K. sales charts yesterday (June 30). "A Little Less Conversation" by Elvis Vs. JXL (RCA) is Britain's No. 1 single for a thi Elvis Presley and Eminem maintained their supremacy at the top of the new U.K…

  18. CHART BEAT BONUS

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Brian Adams, Elvis Presley, "Lilo & Stitch," and Nelly. WHAT MAKES SAMMY CHART?: While Bryan Adams has saved most of the songs he has written for himself, nine other acts have charted on Billboard's Hot 100 with songs composed by the Canadian rocker.…

  19. The Who's John Entwistle Dies In Vegas

    June 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT John Entwistle, bassist for legendary U.K. rock act the Who, was found dead of an apparent heart attack today (June 27) in a Las Vegas hotel room, according to a spokesperson for the Clark County Coro John Entwistle, bassist for legendary U.K. rock act the Who, was found dead of an apparent…

  20. R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To Child Porn Charges

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R&B star R. Kelly, accused of videotaping sex acts with a 13-year-old girl, pleaded innocent to 21 counts of child pornography today (June 26) in Chicago. Kelly, whose first name is Robert, made n R&B star R. Kelly, accused of videotaping sex acts with a 13-year-old girl, pleaded…

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