1. This Day in Music

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Phil Walden, the colorful and oft-controversial founder of the pathfinding Southern rock label Capricorn Records and manager of Otis Redding and the Allman Brothers, dies of lung cancer at his 2006 - Phil Walden, the colorful and oft-controversial founder of the pathfinding Southern…

  2. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, "Peacekeeper," on the NBC series "Third Watch." The song, which premieres at the end of the episode, is off the group's album "Say You Will. 2003 - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, …

  3. This Day in Music

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles. She is 8 2002 - Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in…

  4. Chart Beat

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Radiohead, 'Juno,' Taylor Swift, Colbie Caillat and more! 'JUNO' AND THE PAYDIRT: Last week, I asked if the "Juno" soundtrack will be "Uno," as in No. 1 on The Billboard 200. We didn't quite get an answer this week, but we're a…

  5. The Walkmen Nine Songs Into New Album

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST If all goes as planned, the Walkmen will wrap up the recording of their fifth album this month, in time for a spring release. If all goes as planned, the Walkmen will wrap up the recording of their fifth album this month, in time for a spring release. "We're all really pumped about…

  6. This Day in Music

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Rapper 50 Cent and veteran modern rock act Green Day are the toast of Las Vegas, as each nab six trophies at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards. 50, who is the top finalist with mentions in eight 2005 - Rapper 50 Cent and veteran modern rock act Green Day are the toast of Las Vegas, as…

  7. Van Halen / Nov. 13, 2007 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST It's all so unlikely, or is it? I'm talking about the fact that David Lee Roth, at 53, has a lustrous, full head of hair, a mind-bogglingly ripped physique and enough command over his voice to lead Va It's all so unlikely, or is it? I'm talking about the fact that David…

  8. This Day in Music

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Aftermath/Interscope artist 50 Cent dominates the Music of Black Origins (MOBO) Awards in London. The rapper is on hand to collect awards for best hip-hop artist, album ("Get Rich or Die Tryin' 2003 - Aftermath/Interscope artist 50 Cent dominates the Music of Black Origins …

  9. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

  10. This Day in Music

    July 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Halfway into the first song of the band's encore for their Mannheim, Germany show, Iron Maiden guitarist Janick Gers falls loses his footing and plunges 10-feet off the front of the stage and i 2000 - Halfway into the first song of the band's encore for their Mannheim,…

  11. Sax Player Boots Randolph Dies At 80

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Boots Randolph, a saxophone player best known for the 1963 hit "Yakety Sax," died today (July 3) in Nashville. He was 80. Boots Randolph, a saxophone player best known for the 1963 hit "Yakety Sax," died today (July 3) in Nashville. He was 80. Randolph suffered a cerebral…

  12. Chart Beat

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses the Beatles, "Don't Stop Believin'," Fantasia and more! COME TOGETHER: Paul McCartney, George Harrison and the songs of John Lennon can all be found in the top 15 of The Billboard 200 this week, the biggest confluence of ex-Beatles in years. McCartney…

  13. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National…

  14. Handled With Care

    June 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After being out of print for more than a decade, the two studio albums from all-star band the Traveling Wilburys will return to the marketplace in a variety of formats this week via Wilbury Records/Rh After being out of print for more than a decade, the two studio albums from all-star band…

  15. This Day in Music

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Phil Walden, the colorful and oft-controversial founder of the pathfinding Southern rock label Capricorn Records and manager of Otis Redding and the Allman Brothers, dies of lung cancer at his 2006 - Phil Walden, the colorful and oft-controversial founder of the pathfinding Southern…

  16. Exclusive: Traveling Wilburys Reborn With Rhino

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After being out of print for more than a decade, the two studio albums from all-star band the Traveling Wilburys will return to the marketplace in a variety of formats June 12 via Wilbury Records/Rhin After being out of print for more than a decade, the two studio albums from all-star band…

  17. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, "Peacekeeper," on the NBC series "Third Watch." The song, which premieres at the end of the episode, is off the group's album "Say You Will. 2003 - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, …

  18. This Day in Music

    January 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles. She is 8 2002 - Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in…

  19. Gibb Inspired By Cash On Country Album

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST If the Bee Gees' Barry Gibb was looking for some inspiration for the country album he plans to record in Nashville, he couldn't have picked a more hallowed piece of ground to put down stakes. If the Bee Gees' Barry Gibb was looking for some inspiration for the country album he…

  20. This Day in Music

    December 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that Gabriel Gomez has been charged with the kidnapping and murder of his half-sister Sandra Rosas, wife of Los Lobos singer/guitarist Cesar Rosas. She disappears from he 2005 - Rapper 50 Cent and veteran modern rock act Green Day are the toast of Las…

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