1. Hot Product

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT How To Deal 'Deal' Breaker Beth Orton, the Flaming Lips, John Mayer, Liz Phair, and the Donnas are among the artists featured on the soundtrack to "How To Deal," due this week on Capitol Records. Orton has two tracks on the album: "Thinking About Tomorrow" and …

  2. This Day in Music

    July 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Country songwriter and Grand Ole Opry member Johnny Russell dies of complications relating to diabetes in a hospital outside Nashville. He is 61. 2001 - Country songwriter and Grand Ole Opry member Johnny Russell dies of complications relating to diabetes in a…

  3. Breaking And Entering

    July 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Drive-By Truckers, Mogwai, Yonder Mountain String Band A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. KEEP ON TRUCKIN': A little-known cult act two…

  4. Owner To Sell Stone Pony Nightclub

    July 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The owner of a legendary Asbury Park, N.J., nightclub that was once a haunt of Bruce Springsteen has agreed to sell to developers, who say they'll keep the building where it is and fix it up. The owner of a legendary Asbury Park, N.J., nightclub that was once a haunt of Bruce Springsteen…

  5. Billboard Bits: Farm Aid, Bonnaroo, Summit On The Sound

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Farm Aid, Bonnaroo, Summit On The Sound Sheryl Crow, Brooks & Dunn and Trick Pony have been added to the lineup for 2003 edition of Farm Aid, to be held Sept. 7 at the Germain Amphitheater in Columbus, Ohio. As previously reported , Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson, John…

  6. 150,000 Tickets Sold For Toronto SARS Benefit

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The star-studded Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto concert sold a record 150,000 tickets in its first day of sales, according to Ticketmaster Canada. The event's main sponsor, Molson Canadian, also sa The star-studded Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto concert sold a record 150,000…

  7. Hot Product

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley 'Close' Encounters BMG Heritage has combed its vaults for "Elvis: Close Up," a four-disc box set featuring a bounty of unreleased Elvis Presley material. "Close Up" follows last year's RCA release of the box set "Elvis Today, Tomorrow, and…

  8. 2003 Pearl Awards Winners

    June 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 2003 Pearl Awards, handed out June 20 at Cottonwood Auditorium in Salt Lake City, Utah. SACRED RECORDING: "Hear My Praise" (Album: "Hear My Praise") Artist: Kenneth Cope Songwriter: Kenneth Cope Producer: Kenneth Cope …

  9. Lips Nailed For Cat Stevens Song Similarity

    June 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Flaming Lips have been forced to turn over publishing royalties to Cat Stevens as part of a settlement in which Stevens (real name: Yusuf Islam) alleged that the Lips' song "Fight Test" bore a ver The Flaming Lips have been forced to turn over publishing royalties to Cat…

  10. Billboard Bits: Foo Fighters, Fuel, moe.down

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Fire Theft, which features three former members of Sunny Day Real Estate, has signed with Rykodisc for the release of its debut album. The as-yet-untitled set is being lined up for Sept. 23 releas The video clip for the Foo Fighters track "Low," which was rejected by MTV and…

  11. Stones Toronto Show A Benefit, Not A Freebie

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With today's (June 24) official confirmation of a massive Rolling Stones concert in Toronto came the news that the event will not be free. The July 30 show -- which will also feature an eclectic lineu With today's (June 24) official confirmation of a massive Rolling Stones concert…

  12. Lips, MMW, Roots Set For 6th Annual Berkfest

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Berkfest 2003, slated for Aug. 15-17 at Ski Butternut in Great Barrington, Mass., will feature an eclectic bill that will include inventive modern rock act the Flaming Lips, hip-hop heroes the Roots a Berkfest 2003, slated for Aug. 15-17 at Ski Butternut in Great Barrington, Mass., will…

  13. Bonnaroo Part Two Goes Off Without A Hitch

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Quickly becoming the biggest rock festival in the U.S., Bonnaroo wrapped early this morning (June 16) after a marathon set by the Dead. The performance, the last of those on the festival's main stage, Quickly becoming the biggest rock festival in the U.S., Bonnaroo wrapped early this…

  14. RDS Arena, Dublin

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The last time Paul McCartney played Dublin, it was 1963 and Beatlemania was in full swing. Legend has it that after the gig, John, Paul, George, and Ringo had to be transported out of the now-defunct The last time Paul McCartney played Dublin, it was 1963 and Beatlemania was in full swing.…

  15. Billboard Bits: Chemical Bros./Flaming Lips, Solar Fest, Chicago

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Chemical Bros./Flaming Lips, Solar Fest, Chicago The Chemical Brothers have collaborated with the Flaming Lips for a track that will appear on the former's upcoming retrospective album, "The Singles: 1993-03." According to the Lips' official Web site , "The…

  16. The Gorge, George, Wash.

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Located 150 miles east of Seattle in central Washington, the outdoor Gorge Amphitheatre sits high on a rocky hill overlooking the gorge with the Columbia River flowing through, wowing even the bands c Located 150 miles east of Seattle in central Washington, the outdoor Gorge Amphitheatre sits…

  17. Ask Billboard

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Bad Company's "Feel Like Makin' Love," Madonna's video sales record, and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony album sales. MAKIN' LOVE Hi, I was at a drag show last week and someone did a lip sync to a remake of Bad Company&…

  18. R.E.M., Radiohead, Moby Top Glastonbury Lineup

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., Radiohead, and Moby will top the bill at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival, a three-day concert that kicks off June 27. Around 150,000 people are expected to attend this year's edition, which is R.E.M., Radiohead, and Moby will top the bill at the U.K.'s Glastonbury…

  19. Built on Squares

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Few bands can get away with the sound of a tap dancer in a rock song. Few bands can get away with the sound of a tap dancer in a rock song. The Starlight Mints are one, with like-minded acts the Flaming Lips, Apples in Stereo, and Super Furry Animals being some of the others. "Black Cat…

  20. 'moe.down' Drafts Flaming Lips

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jam band moe. has added the Flaming Lips to the bill for its fourth annual moe.down festival. Slated for Aug. 29-31 at the Snow Ridge Ski area in Turin, N.Y., the event will also feature Rusted Root a Jam band moe. has added the Flaming Lips to the bill for its fourth annual moe.down festival…

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