1. This Day in Music

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Lonestar frontman Richie McDonald runs in the 26th annual Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. McDonald raises over $1,000 in pledge money for patients at St. Jude Children's Resear 2004 - The third time is the charm for Rod Stewart, who with his third…

  2. Neko Case Wraps Next Solo Album

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Vocalist Neko Case has set a March 7 release date for her next solo album, "Fox Confessor Brings the Flood." Vocalist Neko Case has set a March 7 release date for her next solo album, "Fox Confessor Brings the Flood." The Anti- set features guest appearances by the Band&…

  3. Stars Set For 'Broadway Meets Country' Benefit

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Leading names from Broadway and country music have signed on for the aptly named benefit concert Broadway Meets Country. Leading names from Broadway and country music have signed on for the aptly named benefit concert Broadway Meets Country. As previously reported , the Nov. 12 event at…

  4. U2 Dominates Billboard Touring Awards

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U2 came away with the most honors at last night's (Oct. 26) Billboard Roadwork '05 Touring Awards, winning top tour for its Vertigo trek, top draw and top Boxscore for its June 24-27 dates at Croke Pa U2 came away with the most honors at last night's (Oct. 26) Billboard…

  5. Billboard Bits: Cream, El Tri, Connick

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Cream, El Tri, Connick Cream's recent live album "Royal Albert Hall London: May 2-3, 5-6" will be released as a triple-vinyl set Dec. 13 via Reprise. The set debuted earlier this month at No. 59 on The Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 19,000 copies in the United…

  6. Marley, Hawthorne Heights Set For $2Bill Tour

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley and Hawthorne Heights will be featured on MTV2's upcoming 10-stop $2Bill Tour. Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley and Hawthorne Heights will be featured on MTV2's upcoming 10-stop $2Bill Tour. The two acts will play four separate dates before each…

  7. Jackson Denies 'Secret Daughter' Claim

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Janet Jackson says she is not a mother. In a terse statement released today (Oct. 26), the 39-year-old singer denied a former brother-in-law's claim that she has a "secret" 18-year-old daughter. Janet Jackson says she is not a mother. In a terse statement released today (Oct.…

  8. DMX Faces Prison After Guilty Plea

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rapper DMX faces 60 days in prison after he pleaded guilty yesterday (Oct. 25) in New York to violating the conditions of his release following a car crash last year at John F. Kennedy International A Rapper DMX faces 60 days in prison after he pleaded guilty yesterday (Oct. 25) in New York…

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

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part two The Glass Houses tour, Billy's fourth extensive and extended tour in as many years, played throughout Israel and Europe during the early days of the spring of 1980, and played throughout the United States until late into the summer. In June he played another five sold-out nights…

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

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part four Made His Move on Christie Lee After a relatively short tour that culminated with a New Year's Eve performance at Madison Square Garden, Billy found himself back home. Only now the home was empty. "I just have to get used to being on my own," he said. "I'm…

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

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part five Billy and Christie effectively announced their relationship with the release of the second single from the album, "Uptown Girl." "'Uptown Girl' is a joke song," Billy says. "It's a tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons ... It's a…

  12. Roth Named As One Of Stern's Replacements

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The long wait for Howard Stern's replacement on 27 stations owned by Infinity Broadcasting ended today (Oct. 25). The long wait for Howard Stern's replacement on 27 stations owned by Infinity Broadcasting ended today (Oct. 25). Splitting its morning strategy by regions, the company…

  13. Yeah Yeah Yeahs Mixing New Album

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York rock trio Yeah Yeah Yeahs are hoping to have their second Interscope album mixed and mastered by next month. New York rock trio Yeah Yeah Yeahs are hoping to have their second Interscope album mixed and mastered by next month, according to a post from frontwoman Karen O on the fan…

  14. Billboard Bits: CMA Awards, Buffett, Andrew W.K.

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on CMA Awards, Jimmy Buffett, Andrew W.K. Adding local flavor to the staging of the 39th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, New York's Paul Simon and New Jersey's Jon Bon Jovi have been tapped to perform during the Nov. 15 ceremony at Madison Square Garden. The…

  15. Strait Drafts Lambert, Lawrence For Tour

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The tour comes in support of Strait's recent MCA Nashville album, "Somewhere Down in Texas," which debuted in July at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and Billboard's Top Country Albums chart. As tipped here last month, George Strait will begin a North American arena tour Jan.…

  16. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Mr. Tambourine Man" "Mr. Tambourine Man" (Bob Dylan) &#149; Bob Dylan, Bringing It All Back Home (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979); Biograph/'64 (1985); The Bootleg Series, Volume 5: Live 1975—The Rolling Thunder Revue …

  17. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Like a Rolling Stone" "Like a Rolling Stone" (Bob Dylan) &#149; Bob Dylan, single (1965); Highway 61 Revisited (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Self Portrait (1970); Eat the Document (film)/'66 (1971); Masterpieces (1978); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979…

  18. Cam'ron Out Of Hospital After Shooting

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Cam'ron has returned to New York after being shot early Sunday morning in an attempted carjacking in Washington, D.C. Rapper Cam'ron has returned to New York after being shot early Sunday morning in an attempted carjacking in Washington, D.C. Two men pulled alongside Cam'…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1996 - </b>Motown founder Berry Gordy is honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. In the '60's, Gordy made household names of artists like Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, and Stevie Wonder.<br 2002 - Christina Aguilera makes a rare live appearance at…

  20. Henry Rollins / Oct. 20, 2005 / Levittown, N.Y. (Governors Comedy Cabaret)

    October 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although he's often billed as a spoken word performer, Henry Rollins' humorous and insightful monologues could easily be classified as comedy. Although he's often billed as a spoken word performer, Henry Rollins' humorous and insightful monologues could easily be…

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