1. Rolling Stones Honored at Carnegie Hall

    March 15, 2012 2:05 AM EDT Marianne Faithfull, Art Garfunkel, David Johansen and Peaches (Among Others) Spend the Night Together Glen Hansard of The Swell Season was more than halfway through his deconstructed version of the woman-suppressing "Under My Thumb" at the "Music of the Rolling Stones"…

  2. The Rolling Stones That Chased the Beatles Get a Carnegie Hall Tribute

    March 12, 2012 11:05 PM EDT Steve Earle Talks March 13th Concert, Where He'll Play the First Song He Ever Learned on Guitar The last time Steve Earle performed at a tribute concert at Carnegie Hall, he was standing 30 feet away from the man he was honoring. "I opened the show, playing 'Nebraska' with…

  3. Phil Spector Denied Wearing A Wig

    August 20, 2010 8:30 AM EDT One of Phil Spector 's sons has praised a documentary that depicts the convicted homicidal music producer as a sociopath and a narcissist. The film, "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector," is based on a three and a half hour interview conducted for the BBC before the music…

  4. Yo La Tengo, Big Star, Jesse Malin Honor Alex Chilton at Benefit Tribute

    July 30, 2010 3:50 PM EDT When Alex Chilton died of heart failure on March 17 of this year , his pioneering power pop band Big Star was booked to play a high-profile showcase at SXSW three days later. The news hit on the first night of the festival, which had gathered countless musicians directly or indirectly…

  5. Faith Hill, Chris Isaak To Perform At Rock Hall

    March 04, 2010 7:23 AM EST Faith Hill may be a country veteran, but the singer will show off her rock roots when she performs at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony later this month. Hill will be joined by Chris Isaak , Adam Levine and Jesse Carmichael of Maroon 5 , Train 's Pat Monahan, Ronnie…

  6. Ronettes Singer Estelle Bennett Dies At 67

    February 13, 2009 2:51 PM EST Estelle Bennett , one of the Ronettes , the singing trio whose 1963 hit " Be My Baby " epitomized the famed "wall of sound" technique of its producer, Phil Spector, has died at her home in Englewood, N.J. She was 67. Bennett's brother-in-law, Jonathan Greenfield ,…

  7. Dr. John, Ronnie Spector Set For Ponderosa Stomp

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dr. John and Jean Knight have been added to the bill of this year's seventh annual Ponderosa Stomp Music Conference, set for April 29-30 at the House of Blues and the Parish in New Orleans. Dr. John and Jean Knight have been added to the bill of this year's seventh annual Ponderosa…

  8. Springsteen Steals The Show At Springsteen Tribute

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Twenty artists paid tribute to the music of Bruce Springsteen at New York's Carnegie Hall last night (April 5), but it was the man himself who stole the show with a surprise performance. The lineup fo Twenty artists paid tribute to the music of Bruce Springsteen at New York's…

  9. R.E.M., Van Halen Lead Rock Hall's '07 Class

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Eminent American rock combos R.E.M. and Van Halen, punk poet Patti Smith, pioneering hip-hop outfit Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five and influential girl group the Ronettes were inducted into th Eminent American rock combos R.E.M. and Van Halen, punk poet Patti Smith, pioneering hip-hop…

  10. Spector Stepping Out With New CD, Hall Of Fame Nod

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ronnie Spector may be headed to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but she's not a museum piece yet. Spector tells Billboard.com that the March 12 induction for the Ronettes will be "just the beginning o Ronnie Spector may be headed to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but she's not…

  11. Underground Garage

    December 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a year that started with our president "staying the course" and ending with him saying the Commission on Iraq had some "good points" (yeah, like screw your course, get the hell out of there, you mo In a year that started with our president "staying the course"…

  12. Hinder, Eddie Money Heading 'Home' Together

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Upstart rockers Hinder will be giving new life to an Eddie Money hit -- and helping the veteran singer with a hoped-for comeback in 2007. The Oklahoma City quintet is planning to record a version of M Upstart rockers Hinder will be giving new life to an Eddie Money hit -- and helping the…

  13. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part three In 1981, Billy's contract with Columbia was up. Having spent so much money and time, and then having earned so much money, Columbia wanted to keep him. And so negotiations were begun. As Elizabeth had backed away from the business and Frank Weber took more and more control of…

  14. Hot Product

    May 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The third album from Danish rock outfit the Raveonettes, "Pretty in Black" (Columbia), with guest appearances by Ronnie Spector and the Velvet Underground's Maureen Tucker. A seven-track mini-album from hard…

  15. Raveonettes Are Back In 'Black' On New Album

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Danish rock duo the Raveonettes will return May 3 with their next Columbia album, "Pretty in Black." Danish rock duo the Raveonettes will return May 3 with their next Columbia album, "Pretty in Black." The set will be led by the single "Love in a Trashcan," which…

  16. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie 'Real' Enough Like its 2002 predecessor, "Heathen," David Bowie's new ISO/Columbia set, "Reality," was co-produced by Bowie and longtime collaborator Tony Visconti. It features Bowie's touring band, including guitarists Earl Slick and Gerry…

  17. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Madonna, trivia and "American Idol" with readers. 'HOLLYWOOD'S' RECORD Fred, I hear "Hollywood" is Madonna's 30th No. 1 dance/club hit. How does this total stack up against other dance music artists, and who has the most number…

  18. Bowie Steps Back Into 'Reality'

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As first reported here last month, David Bowie will release his next studio album, "Reality," Sept. 16 via ISO/Columbia. Like its 2002 predecessor, "Heathen," the new set was co-produced by Bowie and As first reported here last month, David Bowie will release his next…

  19. DVD Spotlights Brian Wilson 'On Tour'

    March 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sanctuary Visual Entertainment has set an April 1 release date for "Brian Wilson on Tour," a DVD capturing the former Beach Boys mastermind in concert appearances over the past four years, along with Sanctuary Visual Entertainment has set an April 1 release date for "Brian…

  20. Police: Spector Met Woman Hours Before Death

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Police think legendary rock producer Phil Spector murdered an actress in the foyer of his hilltop home just hours after meeting her at the House of Blues nightclub on Los Angeles' Sunset Strip where s Police think legendary rock producer Phil Spector murdered an actress in the foyer of…

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