British rhythm and blues boom musicians

  1. Words & Music

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST "The Rolling Stones Singles 1968-1971" CD boxed set includes MusicnotesXtra technology featuring digital sheet music and pick-hand view of proper technique for the guitar parts. Read Jim Bessman's col "The Rolling Stones Single ...

  2. VH1 Classic To Spotlight Rock Fantasy Camp

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Daltrey, Lofgren on board for special. VH1 Classic will go behind the scenes of Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp with a two-hour special airing April 2. The event finds such rock veterans as the Who's Roger Daltrey, the E Street Band's Nils Lo ...

  3. Van Morrison's Exile Label Links With UMG

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST New album due in May. Van Morrison has reunited with Universal Music Group through a licensing deal for his label Exile Music. The veteran Northern Irish singer/songwriter has delivered a new album, "Magic Time," which will street May 16 ...

  4. Cream Rises For Reunion Shows

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Royal Albert Hall milks legendary band. Legendary rock act Cream will get back together for a four-show reunion in May. The band -- Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton -- will play London's Royal Albert Hall on May 2, 3, 5 and 6. The ve ...

  5. Cream Rises For Reunion Shows

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Royal Albert Hall milks legendary band. Legendary rock act Cream will get back together for a four-show reunion in May. The band -- Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton -- will play London's Royal Albert Hall on May 2, 3, 5 and 6. The ve ...

  6. Queen Honors Roger Daltrey

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the Who, was made a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in the Queen's New Year Honors List, made public Dec. 31. Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the Who, was made a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in the Q ...

  7. Queen Honors Roger Daltrey

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the Who, was made a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in the Queen's New Year Honors List, made public Dec. 31. Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the Who, was made a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in the Q ...

  8. Jazz Saxophonist Dick Heckstall-Smith Dies

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Legendary British saxophonist Dick Heckstall-Smith, who played with a list of musicians that reads like a who's who of the international jazz and rock music scene, died Friday (Dec. 17) of cancer. He Legendary British saxophonist Dick Hecksta ...

  9. Jury: Rod Stewart Must Repay Tour Deposit

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled Friday (Nov. 12) that Rod Stewart must repay $780,000 in deposits he received for a 2002 Latin American tour that never came to pass. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled Friday (Nov. 12) that Rod Stewart ...

  10. Jury: Rod Stewart Must Repay Tour Deposit

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled Friday (Nov. 12) that Rod Stewart must repay $780,000 in deposits he received for a 2002 Latin American tour that never came to pass. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled Friday (Nov. 12) that Rod Stewart ...

  11. Stones, Queen, Robbie Among U.K. Hall Of Famers

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams were chosen by fans to be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame at the inaugural ceremony tonight (Nov. 11) at London' Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, ...

  12. Stones, Queen, Robbie Among U.K. Hall Of Famers

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams were chosen by fans to be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame at the inaugural ceremony tonight (Nov. 11) at London' Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, ...

  13. Cream Stirring Up 2005 Reunion

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Classic rock trio to play London venue. Vintage rock trio Cream will reunite for a string of shows next year at London's Royal Albert Hall, sources tell Billboard.com. The group -- guitarist/vocalist Eric Clapton, drummer Ginger Baker and bas ...

  14. Soundtrack

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST The pairing of Mick Jagger and Dave Stewart (who wrote, performed and produced this soundtrack) lends an ideal accompaniment to the remake of the 1966 film. The pairing of Mick Jagger and Dave Stewart (who wrote, performed and produced this soundt ...

  15. Who's 'Wight' DVD To Get Theater Premiere

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eagle Rock release to debut Aug. 9. Eagle Rock Entertainment is promoting its upcoming concert DVD from the Who, "Live at the Isle of Wight," in theaters and on high-definition television through deals with Regal Entertainment Group, AEG ...

  16. Best Buy Lands Elton John Exclusive

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy has scored an exclusive deal for a DVD boxed set by Elton John. The Minneapolis-based retailer will exclusively sell "Dream Ticket -- Four Destinations: Four DVDs" starting the second week in Best Buy has scored an exclusive dea ...

  17. Best Buy Lands Elton John Exclusive

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy has scored an exclusive deal for a DVD boxed set by Elton John, Billboard.biz has learned. The Minneapolis-based retailer will exclusively sell "Dream Ticket -- Four Destinations: Four DVDs" Best Buy has scored an exclusive deal ...

  18. Best Buy Lands Elton John Exclusive

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy has scored an exclusive deal for a DVD boxed set by Elton John. The Minneapolis-based retailer will exclusively sell "Dream Ticket -- Four Destinations: Four DVDs" starting the second week in Best Buy has scored an exclusive dea ...

  19. Elton John Raises £1.5M For Royal Academy

    July 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elton John's series of charity concerts in the United Kingdom with the Royal Academy of Music's orchestra and choir have raised £1.5 million ($2.74 million) for the academy. Elton John's series of charity concerts in the Un ...

  20. Elton John Raises £1.5M For Royal Academy

    July 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elton John's series of charity concerts in the United Kingdom with the Royal Academy of Music's orchestra and choir have raised £1.5 million ($2.74 million) for the academy. Elton John's series of charity concerts in the Un ...

  21. Guitar Center Acquires Historic Clapton Axes

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "Blackie," the 1950s-era Fender Stratocaster owned by Eric Clapton and auctioned for a record $959,500 last week at Christie's in New York, was acquired along with a handful of other historic instrume "Blackie," the 1950s- ...

  22. British Publisher Kobalt Names Three Key Execs

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based independent music publisher Kobalt Music Group has made three appointments. London-based independent music publisher Kobalt Music Group has made three appointments. Michelle Manghise joins Kobalt as executive director of global admini ...

  23. R&B Star Doris Troy Dead At 67

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Singer graced rock hits by Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd. Singer graced rock hits by Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd. News ...

  24. R&B Star Doris Troy Dead At 67

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Singer graced rock hits by Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd. Singer graced rock hits by Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd. News ...

  25. Clapton, Wyman Team For Kids Charity Concert

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman and popular British musician/TV presenter Jools Holland will perform together for the first time March 15 in a charity event at London's Royal Al Eric Clapton, former Rolling Stones bassi ...

  26. Clapton, Wyman Team For Kids Charity Concert

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman and popular British musician/TV presenter Jools Holland will perform together for the first time March 15 in a charity event at London's Royal Al Eric Clapton, former Rolling Stones bassi ...

  27. Gibson Bows Pete Townshend Guitar

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gibson Guitar Corp. has partnered with Pete Townshend to re-create the J-200 he used to compose classic material for the Who. The Pete Townshend SJ-200 Limited includes a pickup and lighter neck conto Gibson Guitar Corp. has partnered with Pete To ...

  28. Winwood To Retire From Sony U.K.

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST A&R vet due to leave in March Muff Winwood is to retire at the end of March as senior VP of A&R at Sony Music U.K. and managing director of S2, Bulletin has learned. Winwood, 60, joined Sony (formerly CBS) U.K. in 1978 as director of A ...

  29. Winwood To Retire From Sony U.K.

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST A&R vet to exit firm in March Muff Winwood is to retire at the end of March as senior VP of A&R at Sony Music U.K. and managing director of S2, Bulletin has learned. Winwood, 60, joined Sony (formerly CBS) U.K. in 1978 as director of A ...

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