1. Peaches Geldof Funeral Draws Famous Mourners

    April 22, 2014 6:14 AM EDT 0 0 0   Former Rolling Stones member Bill Wyman, Sarah Ferguson and musician and BBC music show host Jools Holland were among the mourners at Peaches Geldof's funeral on Monday. The ceremony was held on Easter Monday at lunchtime at the same church i ...

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  3. Rolling Stones Start Up Reunion With London Blowout

    November 26, 2012 11:30 AM EST th Anniversary Kicks Off at O2 ... Bill Wyman, Mick Taylor Make Rare Cameos ... Mary J. Blige and Jeff Beck Guest Star ... 150 Minutes of Sweaty Rock n' Roll "It took us 50 years to get from Dartford to Greenwich," said Mick Jagger ...

  4. Morning Fix: Frank Barsalona Remembered; Internet Royalties Debate Hits Congress Wednesday; Rolling Stones Kick Off Anniversary Dates

    November 26, 2012 8:45 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix email and other free music-business newsletters FREE FRANK BARSALONA, MUSIC AGENT WHO REVOLUTIONIZED CONCERT BIZ, DEAD AT 74: Frank Barsalona, a pioneering music agent whose Premier Talent age ...

  5. Rolling Stones Arouse Madness in 'Doom and Gloom' Video

    November 21, 2012 10:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Still hell raising after all these years, the Rolling Stones unleashed a rawkous video this week for their "Doom and Gloom" single. Starring "Girl With a Dragon Tattoo" actress Noomi Rapace as a zombie-shooting, breast-flashing b ...

  6. Morning Fix: One Direction & Rihanna Top Charts: Mog CEO Steps Down; Salaam Remi to Sony

    November 21, 2012 8:15 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix email and other music-business newsletters FREE ONE DIRECTION'S 'TAKE ME HOME' DEBUTS AT NO. 1 ON BILLBOARD 200 WITH 2012'S THIRD-BIGGEST SALES WEEK: One Direction scores i ...

  7. The Rolling Stones Talk Tour Dates: 'F--- You, We're 50'

    November 13, 2012 10:34 PM EST 0 0 0 The official line is "we'll see." But the Rolling Stones seem in such fighting trim, clear-eyed and focused, that it's hard to believe there's not more cooking beyond the current flurry of activity surrounding the band' ...

  8. Rolling Stones Doc 'Charlie Is My Darling' Restored, Captures Band at Early Peak

    September 18, 2012 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Archival Footage From 1965 Tour Shows Band's Primal Energy, Hysterical Fans, Camaraderie In September of 1965, the Rolling Stones did a quick two-city tour of Ireland on the heels of the success of their latest single, "Satisfaction." ...

  9. Ask Billboard: Observing Remembrance Day

    November 11, 2011 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and coun ...

  10. Rolling Stones Again At Their Peak In Rerelease

    September 08, 2010 8:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Rolling Stones have hit their peak again in 2010, this time in the form of a rarely seen rereleased movie of a 1972 concert. "Ladies and Gentlemen... The Rolling Stones" was originally released in late 1973 in Britain, but the film was ...

  11. Simply Rod? Faces May Tap Mick Hucknall For Stewart-less Tour

    November 17, 2009 10:51 AM EST 0 0 0 T he Faces appear ready to play live in 2010, with or without Rod Stewart . After performing with guests at an Oct. 25 show at London's Royal Albert Hall for the British Performing Rights Society's Music Members' Benevolent Fund, the ...

  12. April 21, 2009

    April 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Soul singer Al Wilson dies of kidney failure in Fontana, Calif., at the age of 68. 2007 – Australian pub rocker Lobby Loyde dies of cancer in a Melbourne hospital. He is 66. 2004 – Future Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson gets voted off Season 3 o ...

  13. March 18, 2009

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Brenda Lee, Gene Pitney, Isaac Hayes, Ramones, Talking Heads and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 2001 – Four teenage girls are crushed to death in a shopping mall in Indonesia, when hundreds ...

  14. This Day in Music

    January 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer and longtime community activist dies in Los Angeles. He is 72. 2006 - Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer and longtime community activist dies in Los Angeles. He is 72. 1999 - French Jazz piano virtuoso Mic ...

  15. Led Zeppelin Triumphs At London Reunion Show

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Last night (Dec. 10) in London, one of the greatest bands of all time was back in front of its adoring public, if only for two-plus hours. Led Zeppelin's 16-song set at London's O2 Arena came as part Last night (Dec. 10) in London, one of ...

  16. Rodgers Ready To Rock Ahmet Tribute, Queen CD

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Despite the excitement surrounding Led Zeppelin's reunion, Paul Rodgers is hoping that fans will remember the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert on Dec. 10 in London is indeed supposed to be about the late Despite the excitement surrounding Led Zepp ...

  17. Registration Extended For Red-Hot Zeppelin Tix

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Organizers of the Led Zeppelin-headlined Ahmet Ertegun tribute concert on Nov. 26 in London have extended the registration deadline in the wake of "unprecedented demand" for tickets. The ballot has no Organizers of the Led Zeppelin-headlin ...

  18. Keith Richards Inks Deal To Pen Memoir

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rolling Stone Keith Richards is working on a memoir, the object of a multimillion dollar bidding war that will be published by Little, Brown and Company in 2010. Rolling Stone Keith Richards is working on a memoir, the object of a multimillion dolla ...

  19. Various Artists -- A Celebration for Jim Capaldi / Jan. 21, 2007 / London (Roundhouse)

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Any unenlightened observer of this generously mounted tribute concert would have soon realized that Jim Capaldi meant a great deal to an awful lot of his fellow rock musicians. Any unenlightened observer of this generously mounted tribute concert wo ...

  20. This Day in Music

    January 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer and longtime community activist dies in Los Angeles. He is 72. 2006 - Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer and longtime community activist dies in Los Angeles. He is 72. 1999 - French Jazz piano virtuoso Mic ...

  21. Winwood, Townshend Set For Capaldi Charity Gig

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Steve Winwood, Pete Townshend, Paul Weller and Bill Wyman are among those taking part in an all-star celebration of the late former member of Traffic, Jim Capaldi. Steve Winwood, Pete Townshend, Paul Weller and Bill Wyman are among those taking part ...

  22. Wyman Captures Classic Rockers On Film

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A photo exhibit opening today (June 9) shows what former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman was up to when he didn't have his bass in his hands A photo exhibit opening today (June 9) shows what former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman was up to when he didn' ...

  23. Frampton Returns To A&M For 'Fingerprint'

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a nearly 25-year split, guitarist Peter Frampton is returning to A&M Records, with which he enjoyed his biggest successes in the 1970s. After a nearly 25-year split, guitarist Peter Frampton is returning to A&M Records, with which he e ...

  24. This Day in Music

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1993 - </b>Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie dies in an Englewood, N.J., hospital after a yearlong battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 75. The jazz legend received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1989 fr 1999 - French Jazz piano virtuoso Mi ...

  25. Elvis, Chemical Bros. Top U.K. Charts

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Elvis Presley resumed his rule over the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Jan. 30) when RCA's latest reissue of his original British chart-toppers, "It's Now or Never," debuted at No. 1. Elvis Presley resumed his rule over the U.K. s ...

  26. This Day in Music

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>French Jazz piano virtuoso Michel Petrucciani dies in New York following a brief respiratory illness. He is 36. Petrucciani was the first French artist signed to EMI's Blue Note imprint, 1999 - French Jazz piano virtuo ...

  27. Stones Return To 'Rock And Roll Circus'

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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." ...

  28. Knopfler Scores Solo 'Shangri-La'

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mark Knopfler's fourth solo album will be released Sept. 28 via Warner Bros. Dubbed "Shangri-La," the set is the former Dire Straits leader's follow-up to 2002's acclaimed "The Ragpicker's Dream." The Mark Kno ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Knopfler, Face To Face, Soulfly

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Mark Knopfler, Face To Face, Soulfly Mark Knopfler will next week make his first live appearance since the March motorcycle accident that caused the cancellation of his summer U.K. tour. Knopfler has been added to the bill of Wednesday' ...

  32. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 22-28, 2003. These days, there's always lots of music on television. But rare is the week when so many quality programs featuring artists and music I feel rank above ...

  33. Hendrix Label Unearths Vintage Festival Cuts

    August 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chiming in with the "Year of the Blues" theme, Experience Hendrix/Universal Music Enterprises is set to release two DVDs and one CD commemorating the American Folk Blues Festival, featuring performanc Chiming in with the "Year of the ...

  34. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of July 21-27, 2003. Among all of the acts that will be making the rounds on the late night shows this week, I'm most looking forward to a pair of appearances that Jane's ...

  35. Former Stone Bill Wyman Rolls On

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bill Wyman may no longer be a Rolling Stone but he still keeps himself busy. Apart from recording and touring with his band the Rhythm Kings, the former Stones bassist is now a documentary maker and p Bill Wyman may no longer be a Rolling Stone but ...

  36. This Day in Music

    January 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>French Jazz piano virtuoso Michel Petrucciani dies in New York following a brief respiratory illness. He is 36. Petrucciani was the first French artist signed to EMI's Blue Note imprint, 1999 - French Jazz piano virtuo ...

  37. Rock Vets Fete Harrison On Tribute Disc

    December 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Todd Rundgren, Kinks guitarist Dave Davies, former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman, former Byrds leader Roger McGuinn, and late Who bassist John Entwistle are among the artists who have contributed Todd Rundgren, Kinks guitarist Dave Davies, forme ...

  38. Wyman: Stones Would Have No Chance Today

    November 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Rolling Stones would have no chance on the music market if they were to start as newcomers today, according to the band's former bassist Bill Wyman, who exited after the band's 30th anniversary 10 The Rolling Stones would have no chanc ...

  39. The Rolling Stones Remastered - Super Audio CDs

    August 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Super Audio CD (SACD) format, offering higher-resolution audio than the standard compact disc, receives an estimable boost with the Rolling Stones Remastered, a collection of 22 titles from ABKCO The Super Audio CD (SACD) format, offering higher ...

  40. Who Tour To Continue Despite Entwistle's Death

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Who's summer North American tour will continue on despite the death yesterday (June 27) of founding bassist John Entwistle. According to a note posted on guitarist Pete Townshend's official Web si The Who's summer North American t ...

  41. John Paul Jones Summons 'Thunder'

    January 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones will release a new album in the U.K. on Feb. 18 and take part in a charity concert in Manchester, England, on Sunday (Jan. 27), both featuring special guest Former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones will ...

  42. World Mourns George Harrison

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fans around the world are mourning the death of Beatles lead guitarist George Harrison, who died yesterday (Nov. 29) at age 58 in Los Angeles, after a long battle with cancer. Lone surviving Beatles P Fans around the world are mourning the death of ...

  43. Wyman Sings, Writes, Archives The Blues

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the Rolling Stones a memory for him, the group's former bassist Bill Wyman has spent his recent years playing, archiving, listening, interviewing, and writing about the music that acted as the ba With the Rolling Stones a memory for him, t ...

  44. Harrison Responds To Cancer Reports

    July 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Updating an earlier story, George Harrison, who has been battling cancer, said today (July 9) that he's "feeling fine" after receiving radiotherapy treatment in Switzerland. The 58 year-old former Bea Updating an earlier story, George ...

  45. George Harrison Guests On Bill Wyman Album

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A former Beatle teams up with an ex-Rolling Stone on the upcoming two-CD set by Bill Wyman and his group of famous friends, the Rhythm Kings. Aptly titled "Double Bill," the group's fourth album is se A former Beatle teams up with an ...