1. Band Vibe Brings Joe Strummer Alive

    July 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Most artists get a little nervous once they've finished an album and are waiting for feedback from friends, their record label, critics, and others. But, with his third solo album, "Global a Go-Go" (d Most artists get a little nervous once they've finished an album and are…

  2. Billboard Bits: Sevendust, Lambchop, Dodgy

    July 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Sevendust, Lambchop, Dodgy To fill the gap until its new studio album emerges in the fall, hard rock act Sevendust will on Aug. 14 release its first DVD. Titled "Retrospect," the TVT set will feature the band's entire "Live & Loud" concert (released on VHS…

  3. Ringo Lines Up All Starr Band Itinerary

    July 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour will kick off July 26 in Rama, Ontario, and play nearly 30 dates before closing Sept. 2 in San Diego. As previously reported, the seventh edition of Starr's band Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour will kick off July 26 in Rama, Ontario…

  4. American DJ Sanchez Overtakes U.K. Singles Chart

    July 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT U.S. DJ Roger Sanchez is the latest denizen of clubland to go overground on the U.K. pop chart, after his single "Another Chance" (Defected) raced to No. 1 on the territory's singles chart yesterday ( U.S. DJ Roger Sanchez is the latest denizen of clubland to go overground on…

  5. Roger Sanchez Plays Secret London Gig

    July 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT New York house producer/DJ Roger Sanchez celebrated Independence Day in the U.K. yesterday (July 4) with a surprise appearance at an independent record store in London's Soho. New York house producer/DJ Roger Sanchez celebrated Independence Day in the U.K. yesterday (July 4) with a…

  6. Townshend Dredges Archives For 'Scoop 3'

    June 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Who guitarist Pete Townshend has finished the third installment of his archival "Scoop" releases, according to a post on his official Web site. The two-CD set, for which a release date has not yet bee Who guitarist Pete Townshend has finished the third installment of his archival …

  7. Billboard Bits: Hendrix, Backstreet Boys, Joplin

    June 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Jimi Hendrix, Backstreet Boys, Janis Joplin An auction held yesterday (June 21) at Bonhams & Brooks auction house in London sold more than 100 items once owned by guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, in part benefitting charity organization Drugscope. The auction, organized by one-time…

  8. Etheridge Maps Out Full Tour

    June 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Melissa Etheridge has confirmed the full itinerary for her summer solo tour, which, as previously reported, will kick off Aug. 6 with the first of three shows at Washington, D.C.'s Warner Theatre. The Melissa Etheridge has confirmed the full itinerary for her summer solo tour, which, as…

  9. Billboard Bits: MTV, American Recordings, Roger McGuinn

    June 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV, American, Rick Rubin, Def Jam, Roger McGuinn MTV is planning a concert to celebrate its 20th anniversary, sources tell Billboard Bulletin. The network will televise the event, which is set for Aug. 1 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. No acts have been confirmed. Last month…

  10. Stars Gather In Nashville For 'America' Recording

    June 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT More than 60 country and contemporary Christian artists gathered last night (June 19) in a Nashville studio to record "America the Beautiful" under the guidance of producers Tony Brown of MCA Nashvill More than 60 country and contemporary Christian artists gathered last night (June…

  11. Strait, Jackson Win Big At TNN Awards

    June 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT An absent George Strait was named the top entertainer in country music last night (June 13) at the TNN & CMT Country Weekly Music Awards in Nashville, and shared three fan-voted awards with Alan J An absent George Strait was named the top entertainer in country music last night (June 13)…

  12. Vince Gill To Receive Career Achievement Honor

    June 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Vince Gill will receive the Country Weekly Career Achievement Award at the upcoming TNN & CMT Country Weekly Music Awards. The June 13 awards show will be telecast live on both TNN and CMT from Na Vince Gill will receive the Country Weekly Career Achievement Award at the upcoming TNN &…

  13. Part II

    June 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT If Brad Paisley feels pressured by his mantle of trad country's savior, he certainly doesn't show it. If Brad Paisley feels pressured by his mantle of trad country's savior, he certainly doesn't show it. He does, though, live up to it, as Part II is loaded with great songs…

  14. Yardbirds Anthology Takes Flight

    May 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rhino is celebrating the career of the Yardbirds, the British guitar rock group that gave rise to the careers of Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, and Jimmy Page. The two-disc "The Yardbirds: Ultimate!," due J Rhino is celebrating the career of the Yardbirds, the British guitar rock group…

  15. Hot Product

    May 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Brad Paisley, Air, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Goo Goo Dolls, and more. 'II' Times A Charm Brad Paisley seems to have been everywhere in the past two years. The 28-year-old West Virginia native has become the country industry's most acclaimed new artist,…

  16. MARK McGUINN

    May 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Mark McGuinn must have tossed his copy of How to Be a Country Music Star out the window, and country music is better off for it. Mark McGuinn must have tossed his copy of How to Be a Country Music Star out the window, and country music is better off for it. Definitely not cookie- cutter,…

  17. Friends Help Out On New Ringo Starr Album, Tour

    May 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT To coincide with the start of Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour, Koch Records will release "The Anthology ... So Far: Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band," a three-CD live collection, Billboard Bu To coincide with the start of Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour,…

  18. Centerfield

    May 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT John Fogerty has said he spent every day of 10 years working on Centerfield—and it certainly paid off. John Fogerty has said he spent every day of 10 years working on Centerfield—and it certainly paid off. The former Creedence Clearwater Revival creative force wrote, produced, and played…

  19. Original Duran Duran Lineup To Reunite

    May 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The original five members of Duran Duran are reforming for the first time in more than 15 years. Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, and Andy Taylor have not recorded together since The original five members of Duran Duran are reforming for the first time in more than 15…

  20. Dixie Chicks, Womack Lead ACM Winners

    May 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Dixie Chicks and Lee Ann Womack topped the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards last night (May 9), each taking home a trio of trophies from the ceremony at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. Dixie Chicks and Lee Ann Womack topped the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards last night …

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