1. The Outspoken Roger Waters Talks New Album, The Wall Tour at Billboard Touring Conference

    November 14, 2013 11:24 AM EST A full recording of Ray Waddell's talk with Roger Waters can be found at the bottom of this article. "The only other thing I would ever consider doing," said Roger Waters, the legendary Pink Floyd frontman, about pursuing a career ...

  2. Arhoolie Records' 50 Years of Roots Music Celebrated in Film at SXSW

    March 12, 2013 5:58 PM EDT Arhoolie Records founder Chris Strachwitz built his label by recording blues, conjunto, Cajun music, zydeco and New Orleans brass bands in places where other producers would not go -- so it only made sense to celebrate the film about Strachwitz ...

  3. Doc Watson, Clarence Ashley Footage Unearthed for New Doc

    June 19, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Folklorist Alan Lomax threw a house party at his New York City home in 1961 to fete the folk musicians -- Roscoe Holcomb, Clarence Ashley and Doc Watson -- in town for a concert thrown by the Friends of Old Time Music. He wanted to mix it up a bit a ...

  4. Willie Dixon, Doc Watson, Memphis Slim Footage Unearthed For New Documentary

    June 18, 2012 6:39 PM EDT Folklorist Alan Lomax threw a house party at his New York City home in 1961 to fete the folk musicians -- Roscoe Holcomb, Clarence Ashley and Doc Watson -- in town for a concert thrown by the Friends of Old Time Music. He wanted to mix it up a bit ...

  5. Nov 26th 2008

    November 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST – Tony Sylvester, founding member of the R&B trio Main Ingredient, dies in New York at the age of 66. 2006 – Raul Velasco, the legendary host of Mexican TV show "Siempre En Domingo" and champion of countless artists, dies of natur ...

  6. This Day in Music

    November 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Tony Sylvester, founding member of the R&B trio Main Ingredient, dies in New York at the age of 66. 2006 - Tony Sylvester, founding member of the R&B trio Main Ingredient, dies in New York at the age of 66. 2006 - Raul Velasco, the le ...

  7. This Day in Music

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Tony Sylvester, founding member of the R&B trio Main Ingredient, dies in New York at the age of 66. 2006 - Tony Sylvester, founding member of the R&B trio Main Ingredient, dies in New York at the age of 66. 2006 - Raul Velasco, the le ...

  8. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 2)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 1 ... What did it ...

  9. This Day in Music

    November 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Manuel Garcia, Many Chao, and U2 each win two awards at Spain's fifth Premios Amigo ceremony in Madrid.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - James Carter, an ex-convict whose 1959 ...

  10. This Day in Music

    November 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Manuel Garcia, Many Chao, and U2 each win two awards at Spain's fifth Premios Amigo ceremony in Madrid.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - James Carter, an ex-convict whose 1959 ...

  11. Norah Jones Sweeps Grammys

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Norah Jones was the big winner last night (Feb. 23) at the 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in New York, taking home all five awards for which she was nominated. Jones won the coveted best new artis Norah Jones was the big winner last night (Feb. ...

  12. 24th Annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards Nominees

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nominees for the Blues Foundation's 24th annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards, to be given out May 22 in Memphis, Tenn. Below are the nominees for the Blues Foundation's 24th annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards. The honors will be given out May 22 in ...

  13. Music Greats Granted Grammy Lifetime Honors

    November 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Etta James, Johnny Mathis, Glenn Miller, Tito Puente, and Simon & Garfunkel have been chosen by the Recording Academy as the recipients of its 2003 Lifetime Achievement Awards. Etta James, Johnny Mathis, Glenn Miller, Tito Puente, and Simon & ...

  14. Musicologist Alan Lomax Dies

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alan Lomax, the celebrated musicologist who helped preserve America's and the world's heritage by making thousands of recordings of folk, blues and jazz musicians from the 1930s onward, died Friday at Alan Lomax, the celebrated musicologis ...

  15. Folkways Revives Dylan, Monroe Tracks

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Smithsonian Folkways will release an album of previously unreleased and hard-to-find cuts from the likes of Bob Dylan, bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe, and ragtime guitarist Reverend Gary Davis to a The Smithsonian Folkways will release an album o ...

  16. Eminem/Elton Duet Highlights Grammy Performances

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eminem seemed humble when he claimed three Grammy Awards (see earlier report) in Los Angeles last night (Feb. 21) amid protests over his furious lyrics, but the Staples Center crowd wasted no time rew Eminem seemed humble when he claimed three Gramm ...

  17. Hot Product for Monday, January 22, 2001

    January 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Jennifer Lopez, Dream, O-Town, George Harrison, Dolly Parton and more 'Lo' In The House Jennifer Lopez's sophomore Epic set "J. Lo" features first single "Love Don't Cost A Thing," w ...