1. Hendrix Family Sues for Rights

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The family of Jimi Hendrix is suing a music company over the rights to recordings the rock guitarist made before he became famous. Experience Hendrix, the family firm that controls the rights to all H The family of Jimi Hendrix is suing a music company over the rights to recordings the rock…

  2. DJ Shadow Meets The 'Press' On Tour

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Critically acclaimed musical pastiche artist DJ Shadow has announced six U.S. headlining live dates to coincide with the June 4 release of his sophomore album, "The Private Press" (MCA). Critically acclaimed musical pastiche artist DJ Shadow has announced six U.S. headlining live…

  3. 'Rhapsody' Named U.K.'s Favorite Single

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Bohemian Rhapsody," the record-breaking hit by rock band Queen, is Britain's favorite single of all time, according to a poll published today (May 8). The song beat John Lennon's ballad "Imagine" to "Bohemian Rhapsody," the record-breaking hit by rock…

  4. Hot Product

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Musiq Soulchild, Lauryn Hill, Tom Waits, and more. 'Listen' Up Musiq, the artist formerly known as Musiq Soulchild, returns this week with his sophomore Def Soul album, "Juslisen." The set is the follow-up to 2000's "Aijuswanaseing,…

  5. KMFDM Sets Plan Of 'Attak' On Tour

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reunited industrial act KMFDM, featuring founding members Sasch Konietzko and Raymond Watts (aka Pig), will mount its first tour in five years this summer, launching May 31 in Seattle. The 31-date jau Reunited industrial act KMFDM, featuring founding members Sasch Konietzko and Raymond Watts …

  6. Still More Bounce

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For many West Coast rappers, Roger Troutman and his inspired funk stylings were an essential part of their musical upbringing. For many West Coast rappers, Roger Troutman and his inspired funk stylings were an essential part of their musical upbringing. Therefore, it makes sense that,…

  7. 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!…

  8. 'Now 9' Hits Double Platinum

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The latest edition of the multi-artist hits compilation "NOW That's What I Call Music!" has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The latest edition of the multi-artist hits compilation "NOW That's What I Call Music!…

  9. Wyclef Continues The 'Masquerade'

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Fugees principal Wyclef Jean has wrapped work on his third solo album, "Masquerade," due June 18 from Columbia. First single "PJ's" has begun to get early airplay on U.S. radio outlets... Former Fugees principal Wyclef Jean has wrapped work on his third solo…

  10. Dion, Black To Perform For Sailors

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Celine Dion and Clint Black have a date to sing for sailors. The artists, along with Jessica Simpson and Lonestar, are scheduled to perform May 2 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in For Celine Dion and Clint Black have a date to sing for sailors. The artists, along with Jessica…

  11. Breeders Going Global For 'Title TK'

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Resurrected alt-rockers the Breeders have announced a host of European and North American tour dates running through mid-August in support of the new record. Resurrected alt-rockers the Breeders -- whose third album , "Title TK" (Elektra), is due May 21 -- have announced a host of…

  12. Hot Product

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Wilco, Elvis Costello, Paul Westerberg, Kenny Chesney, Pet Shop Boys, and more. Back To The 'Hotel' Considering all the label drama that has engulfed Wilco and its fourth studio album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," during the past year, it's a bit…

  13. The Real Folk Blues/More Real Folk Blues

    April 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In the midst of the mid-'60s folk-music boom, Chess Records strove to tap into the younger generation's budding enthusiasm for Americana authenticity by presenting its veteran blues artists as folk pi In the midst of the mid-'60s folk-music boom, Chess Records strove to tap…

  14. Jellyfish Stings With Box Full Of Rarities

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Short-lived but beloved early-'90s power-pop outfit Jellyfish will be the subject of an exhaustive, limited-edition box set, tentatively slated for release in June. Short-lived but beloved early-'90s power-pop outfit Jellyfish will be the subject of an exhaustive, limited-edition…

  15. Promise Ring Poppier On 'Woodwater'

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT It took three years for the Promise Ring to reinvent itself. That's the length of time it's been since the act released "Very Emergency," a Midwestern power-pop blend of scrappy guitars and Davey VonB It took three years for the Promise Ring to reinvent itself. That's…

  16. Jimi Hendrix's Father Dies

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, died yesterday (April 17) after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He was 82. A former Golden Gloves boxer who James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, died…

  17. Crow, Train, Marley Step 'Outside'

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first reported yesterday by Billboard Bulletin, Sheryl Crow, Train, Ziggy Marley, and O.A.R. have signed on for the Jeep World Outside Festival tour, kicking off July 10 in Charlotte, N.C., and wra As first reported yesterday by Billboard Bulletin , Sheryl Crow, Train, Ziggy Marley, and O…

  18. 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…

  19. CHART BEAT BONUS

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Ashanti, debut chart-topping singles, LeAnn Rimes, and Gordon Lightfoot. TWO FOR TWO: After a six-week reign, "Ain't It Funny" (Epic) by Jennifer Lopez and Ja Rule falls out of pole position on Billboard's Hot 100, making way for Ashanti to have her…

  20. Epitaph Acts Crowd 'Punk-O-Rama'

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The seventh edition of Epitaph Records' "Punk-O-Rama" compilation series will be released June 25 and feature 19 tracks from the likes of Rancid, Bad Religion, NOFX, Pennywise, the Hives, and Bouncing The seventh edition of Epitaph Records' "Punk-O-Rama"…

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