1. This Day in Music

    July 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - British R&B artist "Long John" Baldry dies in Vancouver after battling a chest infection for four months. He is 64. Having begun his career playing folk and jazz in the late 1950s, Baldry w 2005 - British R&B artist "Long John" Baldry dies in Vancouver after…

  2. The Police, West, Mayer Close Out Live Earth New York

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Police got a little help from rapper Kanye West and guitarist John Mayer for their show-closing set at the New York-area edition of Live Earth tonight (July 7), with those guests joining the reuni The Police got a little help from rapper Kanye West and guitarist John Mayer for their show…

  3. Pink Floyd Members Appear At Barrett Tribute

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The surviving members of Pink Floyd took part in a tribute concert last night (May 10) to pay respects to their former frontman, Roger "Syd" Barrett. Guitarist David Gilmour, bassist Roger Waters, dru The surviving members of Pink Floyd took part in a tribute concert last night (May…

  4. Lineups Taking Shape For Live Earth Concerts

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Some of the biggest acts in music are confirmed for the New York area and London installments of the Live Earth concerts, happening worldwide on July 7. The Police, Smashing Pumpkins, Roger Waters, Da Some of the biggest acts in music are confirmed for the New York area and London…

  5. Waters Bringing 'Dark Side' Back To North America

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Roger Waters will follow up his fall North American tour performing "Dark Side of the Moon" in its entirety with a spring run, kicking off May 18 in West Palm Beach, Fla. Roger Waters will follow up his fall North American tour performing "Dark Side of the Moon" in its…

  6. Ask Billboard

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about the Fixx, the Jonas Brothers and Van Morrison. IT'S ABOUT TIME Hi Keith, I'm a little embarrassed that my first question to you is about the Jonas Brothers. I noticed that they debuted this week at No. 40 on The Billboard Hot 100 with "…

  7. This Day in Music

    December 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Jazz bassist Arvell Shaw dies at his home in Long Island, N.Y., of an apparent heart attack. He is 79.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) easily…

  8. This Day in Music

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>David Bowie launches a six-week tour of North America in Vancouver, British Columbia. The tour hits clubs, ballrooms, and theaters.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of…

  9. This Day in Music

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>The Beastie Boys begin touring in support of their fifth release, "Hello Nasty," at Seattle's Key Arena. It is their first headlining tour since 1995's "Quadrophonic Joystick" tour.<br c 2005 - British R&B artist "Long John…

  10. Billboard Bits: Roger Waters, Evanescence, Puffy AmiYumi

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Roger Waters' 2000 double-disc concert album "In the Flesh Live" and the subsequent year's DVD of the same name will be packaged together for the first time in a new edition. Roger Waters' 2000 double-disc concert album "In the Flesh Live" and the subsequent…

  11. The Who / July 2, 2006 / London (Hyde Park)

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The rejuvenation of a classic rock titan can be as exhilarating as the discovery of a new one. Purists may say that the Who died when Keith Moon did, and question whether Paul McCartney and Ringo Star The rejuvenation of a classic rock titan can be as exhilarating as the discovery of a new…

  12. Pink Floyd Co-Founder Syd Barrett Dies At 60

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd co-founder Roger "Syd" Barrett died Friday (July 7) at the age of 60, reportedly due to complications from diabetes. The artist, who left Pink Floyd in the late 1960s after his mental healt Pink Floyd co-founder Roger "Syd" Barrett died Friday (July 7) at the…

  13. Roger Waters Revisits The 'Dark Side'

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An exclusive Billboard Q&A with the former Pink Floyd fronman about the album that changed his band forever and made his wife cry. This week, Pink Floyd's landmark album "Dark Side of the Moon" notches a significant milestone: 1,500 weeks on the Billboard charts (The…

  14. Floyd's 'Dark Side' Celebrates Chart Milestone

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT On March 17, 1973, a band in musical transition named Pink Floyd hit the Top 200 chart with the release of its new album, "Dark Side of the Moon." It entered the chart at No. 95, the top debut that we On March 17, 1973, a band in musical transition named Pink Floyd hit the Top 200…

  15. Waters Bringing 'Dark Side' To North America

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters will tour North America this fall and will be performing the band's classic 1973 album "Dark Side of the Moon" in its entirety. As expected, Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters will tour North America this fall and will be performing…

  16. Palestinians Protest Waters' Israel Show

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Palestinian artists have appealed to former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters to cancel a concert in Israel out of solidarity with their fight against the West Bank barrier. Palestinian artists have appealed to former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters to cancel a concert in Israel out of…

  17. The Who, Waters Party With Hard Rock

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hard Rock International will launch its 35th anniversary celebration with the festival Hyde Park Calling, to be held July 1-2 in the London venue. Hard Rock International will launch its 35th anniversary celebration with the festival Hyde Park Calling, to be held July 1-2 in the London venue.…

  18. Waters Returns To The 'Dark Side'

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST With Pink Floyd guitarist/vocalist David Gilmour about to launch a new solo album and world tour, the band's former bassist/vocalist Roger Waters is gearing up to perform the classic 1973 album "Dark With Pink Floyd guitarist/vocalist David Gilmour about to launch a new solo album…

  19. Gilmour Fine Without Floyd On New Album, Tour

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST David Gilmour has remained quiet since Pink Floyd's unexpected reunion last July for the Live 8 concert at Hyde Park, but hardly inactive. The man described as "the guitar and the voice of Pink Floyd" David Gilmour has remained quiet since Pink Floyd's unexpected reunion…

  20. Q&A: David Gilmour

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST David Gilmour has remained quiet since Pink Floyd's reunion last July for the Live 8 concert at Hyde Park; quiet but hardly inactive. David Gilmour has remained quiet since Pink Floyd's reunion last July for the Live 8 concert at Hyde Park; quiet but hardly inactive. The man…

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