1. Marshall Grant, Who Brought 'Boom Chicka Boom' to Johnny Cash's Band, Dies

    August 09, 2011 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Not all pioneers know exactly where they're going, and that was definitely the case for Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two. Cash, guitarist Luther Perkins and bassist Marshall Grant - the last surviving member of the group who passed away Sund ...

  2. Jeff Beck Honors Les Paul With Special Club Gig

    June 10, 2010 8:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jeff Beck honored his late friend and mentor, Les Paul , with an intimate performance at his favorite haunt, the Iridium Jazz Club. The legendary Paul played there every Monday night until his death last August, so it was an appropriate place for a ...

  3. April 10, 2009

    April 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Jazz singer Dakota Staton dies in New York at the age of 76. 2003 – Singer Little Eva dies of cancer at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston, N.C., at the age of 59. 1998 – Radio personality Eddie O’Jay dies at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, N ...

  4. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78. Noonan started at Billboard in 1949, and in the November 12, 1955 issue of the magazine introduced the Top 2006 - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard H ...

  5. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78. Noonan started at Billboard in 1949, and in the November 12, 1955 issue of the magazine introduced the Top 2006 - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard H ...

  6. 51OnTV

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 18-24, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Martina McBride (also scheduled: Sylvester Stallone). "106 & Park," BET Featured artist(s): Bow Wow, Nas, Trick D ...

  7. 48OnTV

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 27 "Dew Circuit Breakout Challenge," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer, Brandtson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured art ...

  8. 47OnTV

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 20 "Makes A Video|30 Seconds To Mars Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): 30 Seconds To Mars). "Making the Video," MTV Featured artist(s): Gwen Stefani.. "Char ...

  9. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson, a Britain-based American Saxophonist admired for his liquid tone and lyrical verve, dies at the age of 71.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 ...

  10. The Orchard Strikes New Digital Deals

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Distro says Dim Mak, Norton, others join roster. Digital distributor The Orchard has added four labels to its roster. The aggregator announced today (Sept. 13) that it will handle digital distribution and marketing for Dim Mak, Norton, Cornerstone ...

  11. Rockabilly Singer Gene Simmons Dies

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rockabilly singer/songwriter Jumpin' Gene Simmons, who worked with Elvis Presley and had a top 20 hit in 1964 with the bouncy "Haunted House," has died. He was 69. Rockabilly singer/songwriter Jumpin' Gene Simmons, who worked wit ...

  12. Ringin' In The New Year

    December 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 At best, New Year's Eve is not only a time to celebrate another year passing, but also a time to see great music. New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas will be hosting the biggest names in pop and rock, At best, New Year's Eve is not only a ...

  13. ONTV

    November 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2005. MONDAY, NOV. 28 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artists: Queens of the Stone Age perform with ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons. "Last Call With Carson Daly," NBC Featu ...

  14. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson, a Britain-based American Saxophonist admired for his liquid tone and lyrical verve, dies at the age of 71.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 ...

  15. Mike Peters

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Frontman of the Alarm on the road with fellow 'survivors' from the Stray Cats, the Damned and Spear Of Destiny in the United States and England. Thursday 22nd September-California I'm driving back from the House of Blues in Anaheim. W ...

  16. Billboard Bits: DMB, SummerStage, Brian Setzer

    April 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Dave Matthews Band, Central Park SummerStage, Brian Setzer Dave Matthews Band will make a rare return to a small venue setting for a May 9 show at New York's Roseland Ballroom, the evening before the group's new RCA album, "St ...

  17. 52TunesOnTV

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 20-26, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 20 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist: Madonna. "Today," NBC Featured artist: Chris Isaak (also scheduled: Sigourney Weave ...

  18. New Seasonal Offerings Compete For Attention

    November 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ever year, artists and labels pull together holiday music releases in hopes of striking perennial silver and gold, and 2004 can be considered a banner year for seasonal fare. Thanks to new albums from Ever year, artists and labels pull together holi ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Spacey, Setzer, COC

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on Kevin Spacey, Brian Setzer Orchestra and Corrosion Of Conformity. Kevin Spacey has dabbled very lightly in the world of song in the past, even contributing a version of "Mind Games" during a televised tribute to John Lennon a fe ...

  20. Player!

    July 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guitarist/vocalist Nick Curran nabbed the W.C. Handy Award for best new artist in 2004. Guitarist/vocalist Nick Curran nabbed the W.C. Handy Award for best new artist in 2004. A veteran of the Texas blues/rockabilly circuit—he has toured with Ronny ...

  21. 52TunesOnTV

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 22-28, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artist: Hilary Duff "Today," NBC Featured Artist: Stacie Orrico. "Live With Regis & ...

  22. Setzer, Straitjackets Set Retro Holiday Tours

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rock'n'roll swing revivalist act the Brian Setzer Orchestra and surf twangers Los Straitjackets will kick off separate holiday treks in the coming weeks. Rock'n'roll swing revivalist act the Brian Setzer Orchestra and surf twange ...

  23. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state prison in a New York court, after he failed to appear at an Oct. 1 hearing regarding the mandatory drug rehabili 2001 - Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron ...

  24. Tunes On TV

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 30-July 6, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 30 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Blu Cantrell. "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artists: P. Di ...

  25. Stray Cats Howl Again For Hootenanny

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The ninth annual southern California rockabilly/car culture festival Hootenanny will be held July 5-6 at a new location, Cal State University-Fullerton Field in Fullerton, Calif. The festival's headli The ninth annual southern California rockab ...

  26. 3TunesOnTV

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 13-19, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 13 "The 30th Annual American Music Awards," ABC Featured Artists: Paula Abdul, Alabama, Erykah Badu, Pat Boon ...

  27. 52TunesOnTV

    December 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 23-29, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, DEC. 23 "Christmas in Washington," TNT Featured Artists: Yolanda Adams, Brooks & Dunn, Dr. John, Alison Krauss ...

  28. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state prison in a New York court, after he failed to appear at an Oct. 1 hearing regarding the mandatory drug rehabili 2001 - Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron ...

  29. Petty Takes Live Show To The Movies

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will perform their entire new album, "The Last DJ," Oct. 15 at Los Angeles' Grand Olympic Auditorium, a show that will be broadcast live via satellite to 38 U.S. movie Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers wi ...

  30. Tom Petty Spins For The 'Last DJ'

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers have set an Oct. 8 release date for their new Warner Bros. studio set, "The Last DJ." The set, produced by longtime collaborator George Drakoulias, is the follow-up t Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers have ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Michelle Branch, Elvis, Brian Setzer

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Michelle Branch, Elvis, Brian Setzer Up-and-coming pop artist Michelle Branch is due to guest star on NBC's new nostalgic drama "American Dreams." Executive produced by Dick Clark and Jonathan Prince, the show is set in the ea ...

  32. Eagles Primed To Soar Again Next Year

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Eagles' 32-date tour of secondary-market arenas, which wrapped July 19-20 in Biloxi, Miss., drew more than 400,000 attendees and grossed about $38 million, the band's manager Irving Azoff tells Bi The Eagles' 32-date tour of secon ...

  33. Poll: Eminem, Beyonce Are The 'Reel' Thing

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a seemingly unending stream of music personalities making their way into the acting world, it's Eminem and Destiny's Child's Beyonce Knowles who fans are most excited to see try their respective With a seemingly unending stream o ...

  34. Band Vibe Brings Joe Strummer Alive

    July 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Most artists get a little nervous once they've finished an album and are waiting for feedback from friends, their record label, critics, and others. But, with his third solo album, "Global a Go-Go" (d Most artists get a little nervous ...

  35. Setzer Revisits The Trio With '68 Comeback Special

    April 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 He led the rockabilly revival as a member of three-piece hitmakers the Stray Cats in the 1980s, and in the '90s led the swing revival fronting the Brian Setzer Orchestra (BSO). Now, the tattooed and p He led the rockabilly revival as a member o ...