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  1. Belmont University's Student Road Crew: The Tour Launches...

    June 11, 2012 5:48 PM EDT Ed. Note: For 10 music-business students of Belmont University in Nashville, the summer of 2012 will include an experience they probably never dreamed they'd be getting school credit for: Being the road crew for a touring band, handling every ...

  2. Davy Jones and the Monkees' Billboard Chart Legacy

    February 29, 2012 7:08 PM EST One week before the official 1966-67 television season began, NBC previewed two of its new fall series. Both turned out to be pop-culture milestones, winning millions of fans around the world and making an impact that lasted far beyond the shows&# ...

  3. The Monkees Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 Hits

    February 29, 2012 3:49 PM EST The Monkees were one of the biggest acts on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the late 1960s, as proven by this recap of the pop quartet's biggest hits. Comprising Davy Jones - who passed away of a heart attack earlier today -- Micky Dol ...

  4. Davy Jones, Lead Singer of The Monkees, Dead at 66

    February 29, 2012 1:26 PM EST Davy Jones of the The Monkees, who sang lead on many of the band's hits including "Daydream Believer," died in his sleep of a heart attack Wednesday morning in Florida, his rep Deborah Robicheau has confirmed. According to TMZ, the ...

  5. Butch Walker's Second Project With The Black Widows Is Bigger And Rougher

    September 01, 2011 11:30 AM EDT When Butch Walker records an album under his own name, it's usually sandwiched between jobs producing for others. His new album, The Spade, his sixth and second with his band the Black Widows, came together after Walker spent the spring in ...

  6. Moog Music Sales Increase in the Digital Era

    May 13, 2011 4:09 PM EDT RALEIGH, N.C. - In an era when all music is digital, Moog Music is doing fine with analog, thank you very much. Sales of synthesizers, guitars, effects pedals and Theremins are up 35 percent through April 2011 over the same period last year, says ...

  7. Don Kirshner Dead at 76

    January 18, 2011 12:00 AM EST For many music fans, Don Kirshner was the straightfaced host of his own "Don Kirshner's Rock Concert" -- so matter-of-fact that his introductions were famously, and lovingly, lampooned on "Saturday Night Live." But Kirshne ...

  8. Aussie Artist Randell Dies

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Australian performer Lynne Randell, who at 15 became known for her mod looks and recorded four hits for EMI and CBS in the mid-60s, died June 8 of an apparent suicide. The 57-year-old had been battling an addiction to diet pills. Randell was heard ...

  9. Songwriter, Producer Steve Duboff Dies At 62

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Steve Duboff, singer/songwriter, producer and manager, died Feb. 28 in Malibu, Calif. He was 62. Steve Duboff, singer/songwriter, producer and manager, died Feb. 28 in Malibu, Calif. He was 62. Duboff is best known for co-writing with Artie Kornfe ...