1. Chart Beat Chat

    November 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about Lonnie Donegan, Kid Rock's "Picture," and Standfast. SKIFFLE, NO PIFFLE. Dear Fred, Lonnie Donegan, the man who brought "Rock Island Line" (1956) and "Does Your Chewing Gum Lose…

  2. Next Week Brings Kylie Bonanza

    November 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST Australian pop queen Kylie Minogue will manage the notable achievement of having two "new" albums, two DVDs, and a VHS video all released in the U.K. on Monday (Nov. 18), all of which follows the appe Australian pop queen Kylie Minogue will manage the notable achievement of having…

  3. U2 To Take Over Penthouse For Studio

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dublin's docklands redevelopers, who angered U2 by tearing down the group's hallowed old studios, are giving Bono and his colleagues a high-rise penthouse replacement, the two sides announced today (N Dublin's docklands redevelopers, who angered U2 by tearing down the group&…

  4. Coolio Performs For Peacekeeping Troops

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Over the weekend rapper Coolio wrapped up his third USO tour with a show at Peacekeepers Hall on Eagle Base in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the trip, Coolio also performed and visited with tr Over the weekend rapper Coolio wrapped up his third USO tour with a show at Peacekeepers…

  5. Red Letter Days

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST The beauty of the Wallflowers is that they function far beyond time. They don't bend or yield to trends. The beauty of the Wallflowers is that they function far beyond time. They don't bend or yield to trends. Rather, they strive to be a classic band, crafting timeless songs that…

  6. Kooky Tunes

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Keith Thompson is one of those New York theater mainstays whose only reason for not already claiming a Tony Award is the simple, inopportune luck of the draw. Keith Thompson is one of those New York theater mainstays whose only reason for not already claiming a Tony Award is the simple,…

  7. American IV: The Man Comes Around

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST The fourth installation in a remarkably inspired and prolific collaboration between Johnny Cash and Rick Rubin, marked by stunning performances and ambitious song selection, finds the legendary artist The fourth installation in a remarkably inspired and prolific collaboration between Johnny…

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about the Billboard chart year, the Bee Gees, Jimmy Webb, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, and more. IT WAS A VERY GOOD YEAR -- BUT WHEN DOES IT END? Fred, Would you be helpful to us chart hounds by clarifying the week that the 2003 chart year will…

  9. Common Invites Fans To 'Electric Circus'

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Thought-provoking rapper Common will release his fifth album, "Electric Circus," Dec. 10 via MCA. The set will feature guest performances by the likes of Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Bilal, and Cee-Lo, an Thought-provoking rapper Common will release his fifth album, "Electric…

  10. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit and cartoon indie-beat band Gorillaz are the big winners at the eighth annual MTV Europe Music Awards. Limp Bizkit lands a one-two punch, winning in the group 2001 - Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit and cartoon indie-beat band Gorillaz are the…

  11. 2002 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the winning songs from the 2002 BMI Country Awards, held Nov. 5 at BMI's Nashville offices. Listed below the song title is the songwriter, publisher, artist, and record label. AIN'T NOTHING 'BOUT YOU Tom Shapiro Sony/ATV Tree Wenonga…

  12. 2002 ASCAP Country Music Awards

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Here are the winning songs from the 40th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held Nov. 4 at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Listed below the song title is the songwriter and publisher. Ain't Nothing 'Bout You Rivers Rutherford Memphisto Music…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>U2 races to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart with ""All That You Can't Leave Behind,"" pocketing an eighth No. 1 on that survey and denying Blur its fifth in the process. 2000 - U2 races to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart with ""All That…

  14. THIS WEEKS HOT PRODUCT

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Justin Timberlake, Johnny Cash, U2, David Gray, Bjork, and more. 'Justify' My Love 'N Sync's Justin Timberlake says his Jive solo debut, "Justified," was written and recorded in a six-week creative spurt that was reminiscent of "…

  15. 'Skiffle' King Lonnie Donegan Dies

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Lonnie Donegan, a musician whose "skiffle" sound inspired John Lennon and Pete Townshend to learn to play guitar, has died. Donegan died yesterday (Nov. 3) in Peterborough, central England, while on a Lonnie Donegan, a musician whose "skiffle" sound inspired John Lennon…

  16. Hot Product

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Justin Timberlake, Johnny Cash, U2, David Gray, Bjork, and more. 'Justify' My Love 'N Sync's Justin Timberlake says his Jive solo debut, "Justified," was written and recorded in a six-week creative spurt that was reminiscent of "…

  17. Loud Like Nature

    November 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST The question of whether Add N to (X) is a rock band posing as a dance outfit or vice versa is made irrelevant by the deft merging of the two styles on "Loud Like Nature," the group's fourth LP. The question of whether Add N to (X) is a rock band posing as a dance outfit or vice…

  18. Midnight and Lonesome

    November 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST From his thumping take on the Everly Brothers "Price of Love," which opens the festivities, Buddy Miller's latest Hightone release offers another dose of some of country's least-tamed brilliance. From his thumping take on the Everly Brothers "Price of Love,"…

  19. Howard Stern To Remake 'Rock'N'Roll' High School

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Howard Stern has partnered with former Dimension Films executive Dan Gross and his newly launched independent film production company Arclight Films to acquire remake rights to the classic comedies "R Howard Stern has partnered with former Dimension Films executive Dan Gross and his…

  20. Simon's Solo Smashes Stuff New Set

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST "The Paul Simon Collection: On My Way, Don't Know Where I'm Goin'," a two-CD package collecting Paul Simon's solo hits from 1972 through 2000, will be bundled with a bonus disc of previously unrelease "The Paul Simon Collection: On My Way, Don't Know…

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