1. Patti Smith To Headline Meltdown Festival

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Patti Smith will headline this summer's Meltdown Festival at London's South Bank Centre, which will run from June 11-26. Patti Smith will headline this summer's Meltdown Festival at London's South Bank Centre, which will run from June 11-26. The event will be highlighted…

  2. This Day in Music

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show, on the eve of Easter Sunday, the newly married couple performs "How Great Thou Art." 2000 - Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show,…

  3. This Day in Music

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Songwriter and producer Ritchie Cordell dies in New York of pancreatic cancer. He is 61. 2004 - Songwriter and producer Ritchie Cordell dies in New York of pancreatic cancer. He is 61. 2004 - The Pixies unleash a 27-song set at Minneapolis' Fine Line Music Cafe…

  4. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the age of 41. 2002 - Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the age of 41. 2000 - Phil Collins takes home the Oscar for best original song at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles,…

  5. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards, picking up two statuettes. Yet the evening belongs to career achievement honoree Janet Jackson. The singer, whose ne 2004 - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards,…

  6. Ono, MMW To Play Benefits For NYC Club

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yoko Ono, Medeski Martin & Wood and Jim O'Rourke are among the artists that will play benefit shows to help raise funds for New York club Tonic. Yoko Ono, Medeski Martin & Wood and Jim O'Rourke are among the artists that will play benefit shows to help raise funds for New…

  7. Acoustic

    November 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST The 1998 compilation "John Lennon Anthology" featured outtakes and demos from Lennon's post-Beatles career. With "Acoustic," Yoko Ono has compiled a similar set featuring her late husband's acoustic r The 1998 compilation "John Lennon Anthology"…

  8. 'NOW 17' Trumps Kelly, Jay-Z At No. 1

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST The NOW That's What I Call Music! franchise reaches the summit of The Billboard 200 this week for the second time in 2004. Starting with 407,000 U.S. copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the 17th i The NOW That's What I Call Music! franchise reaches the summit of The Billboard…

  9. Ono Combs The Vaults For New Lennon CDs

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST It's no coincidence two new John Lennon albums, "Acoustic" and "Rock 'N' Roll," were released simultaneously earlier this week via Capitol. It's no coincidence two new John Lennon albums, "Acoustic" and "Rock 'N' Roll,"…

  10. HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/airplay/dance.jsp 1. "DirtyFilthy," Superchumbo Featuring Celeda 2. "EVERYMAN...EVERYWOMAN...," ONO 3. "Looking Good, Feeling Gorgeous," RuPaul 4. "Diary" (Hani Mixes), Alicia Keys Featuring Tony! Toni! Tone! 5. "Free Me," Emma…

  11. HOT PRODUCT

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Previewing new releases from John Lennon, the Rolling Stones, A Perfect Circle and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News John Lennon …

  12. Hot Product

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST John Lennon Lots Of Lennon Capitol this week unveils a new John Lennon compilation of acoustic recordings and an expanded, remixed and remastered version of his 1975 covers album, "Rock'n'Roll." The 17-track "Acoustic" collects favorites from the former Beatle&…

  13. The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus

    October 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The DVD release of this aborted 1968 TV special, first issued on VHS/CD in 1995, packs plenty of additional content as well as a surround-sound mix. The DVD release of this aborted 1968 TV special, first issued on VHS/CD in 1995, packs plenty of additional content as well as a surround-sound…

  14. Musicians Step Up Stumping Ahead Of Election

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With the U.S. presidential election a little more than a week away, everyone from hip-hop moguls Russell Simmons and P. Diddy to John Kerry's old bandmates are making get out the vote appearances. With the U.S. presidential election a little more than a week away, everyone from hip-hop…

  15. Beatles Songs Provide 'Love' For Screenplay

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "All You Need Is Love," a film that will utilize the songs of the Beatles to propel its romantic plot, will be brought to the big screen by Revolution Studios. "All You Need Is Love," a film that will utilize the songs of the Beatles to propel its romantic plot, will be…

  16. Beatles, Cirque Du Soleil Team For Vegas Show

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Beatles are teaming up with Cirque du Soleil to create a theatrical production that will replace the legendary Siegfried & Roy act at Las Vegas' Mirage hotel-casino. The Beatles are teaming up with Cirque du Soleil to create a theatrical production that will replace the legendary…

  17. Lennon's Killer Again Denied Parole

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT John Lennon's killer will remain in prison for at least two more years after being denied parole yesterday (Oct. 5) because of the "extreme malicious intent" he showed in gunning down the former Beatl John Lennon's killer will remain in prison for at least two more years…

  18. Lennon Reissues Take On 'Rock,' Acoustic'

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Capitol is prepping the release of a new John Lennon compilation of acoustic recordings and an expanded, remixed and remastered version of his 1975 covers album, "Rock'n'Roll." Capitol is prepping the release of a new John Lennon compilation of acoustic recordings and an…

  19. Top Acts Rally For Second 'Sudan' Benefit

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of the recently announced "Songs for Sudan" downloadable benefit album, Waxploitation Records is eyeing a late November release for another collection to benefit the war-town African coun On the heels of the recently announced " Songs for Sudan " downloadable…

  20. Stones Return To 'Rock And Roll Circus'

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT ABKCO will on Oct. 12 offer the first DVD release of the Rolling Stones' "Rock and Roll Circus." As tipped here last month, ABKCO will on Oct. 12 offer the first DVD release of the Rolling Stones' "Rock and Roll Circus." The December 1968 concert was filmed for a…

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