1. Piano C. Red, Chicago Blues Musician, Dies at 79

    June 05, 2013 12:03 AM EDT Chicago blues piano player Piano C. Red, who performed with Muddy Waters, B.B King, Fats Domino and Buddy Guy before being paralyzed in 2006, has died. Red's son, James Britton, confirmed Tuesday that his 79-year-old father died Monday. He sa ...

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  3. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Talks Turning 35, Covering Rihanna on 'Twenty Dozen'

    October 25, 2012 9:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Dirty Dozen Brass Band is quietly celebrating its 35th anniversary -- a landmark that crept up on the group, which still includes five original members. "It's amazing that time went by like that, that fast," saxophonist Roger Lewi ...

  4. Glen Campbell, Diana Ross, George Jones, Allman Brothers, More Honored at Grammy Special Merit Awards

    February 12, 2012 5:30 PM EST Lifetime Achievement Award winners (from left) George Jones, Gregg Allman, Diana Ross and Glen Campbell at The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Special Merit Awards Ceremony at L.A.'s Wilshire Ebell Theatre. (Photo: WireImage) LOS ANGELES -- Glen ...

  5. Is Adele's 'Someone Like You' The First No. 1 Piano-And-Vocal-Only Ballad?

    September 13, 2011 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 H ello Gary! I was amazed (and very, very happy) that Adele 's wonderful and mesmerizing ballad "Someone Like You" has made it all the way to the top of the Hot 100 , helped by her incredible performance at the MTV Video Music Awards ...

  6. Cornell Dupree, R&B Guitarist, Dies at 69

    May 10, 2011 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 C ornell Dupree , a prolific session guitarist in jazz, R&B and funk, died at 69 in Fort Worth, Tex. on Sunday (May 8). According to Variety , Dupree had recently been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The Texas-born musician ...

  7. Ask Billboard: "Glee," Olivia Newton-John, Bee Gees

    May 14, 2010 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. TOTAL "GLEE"-CLIPSE OF ...

  8. New Orleans Jazz Fest / April 23-25 / Fairgrounds Racetrack

    April 27, 2010 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 With three days of memorable performances by artists as varied as Simon and Garfunkel , Drake , My Morning Jacket , the Allman Brothers , and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band , the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (April 23 ...

  9. Songwriter Bobby Charles Dies At 71

    January 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Bobby Charles, the Louisiana singer-songwriter who penned such hits as Fats Domino's "Walking to New Orleans" and "See You Later Alligator" by Bill Haley and the Comets, has died. He was 71. His longtime publicist Karen Jo ...

  10. U.S. Songwriter Bobby Charles Dies At 71

    January 14, 2010 12:00 AM EST Bobby Charles, the Louisiana singer-songwriter who penned such hits as Fats Domino's "Walking to New Orleans" and "See You Later Alligator" by Bill Haley and the Comets, has died. He was 71. His longtime publicist Karen Jo ...

  11. New Orleans Bluesman Eddie Bo Dies

    March 24, 2009 10:28 AM EDT 0 0 0 New Orleans blues singer-pianist Eddie Bo, who worked with musicians such as Irma Thomas and Art Neville, has died of a heart attack. He was 79. His death was confirmed Friday by his close friend and booking agent, Karen Hamilton. Hamilton said Eddi ...

  12. February 26, 2009

    February 26, 2009 3:26 PM EST - Otha Turner, one of the last exponents of North Mississippi's pre-blues fife-and-drum tradition, dies in Gravel Springs, Miss., of pneumonia. He is 94. 1998 - Rocker Tommy Lee of Motley Crue fame is formally charged with abusing his wife ...

  13. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST - With the aid of a private jet, Jay-Z plays seven 30-minute shots across the country in one day in advance of the release of his comeback album, "Kingdom Come." 2006 - With the aid of a private jet, Jay-Z plays seven 30-minute shots ...

  14. Fats Domino Documentary To Air On PBS

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fats Domino lost his sprawling yellow-and-white house in Hurricane Katrina and with it, the keepsakes of an extraordinary career that took him from New Orleans honky-tonks to worldwide hitmaker. When Katrina swamped his Lower 9th Ward neighborhood ...

  15. This Day in Music

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Adding another chapter to her 2005 comeback story, Mariah Carey walks away the big winner at the third annual Vibe Awards. Carey nets artist of the year, album of the year ("The Emancipation of 2005 - Adding another chapter to her 2005 c ...

  16. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2000 - Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty requests that Ca ...

  17. BBC Airs Lost Beatles Interview Tape

    July 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Beatles interview from the 1960s in which John Lennon and Paul McCartney discussed the way they composed songs together was broadcast on British radio today (July 1) after it was found in a film can A Beatles interview from the 1960s in which John ...

  18. This Day in Music

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Otha Turner, one of the last exponents of North Mississippi's pre-blues fife-and-drum tradition, dies in Gravel Springs, Miss., of pneumonia. He is 94. 2003 - Otha Turner, one of the last exponents of North Mississippi's pre-blues f ...

  19. This Day in Music

    February 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Rapper/producer James Yancey aka J Dilla dies in Los Angeles at the age of 32. 2006 - Rapper/producer James Yancey aka J Dilla dies in Los Angeles at the age of 32. 2004 - Internet leaks of the new Janet Jackson track "Just a Little Whil ...

  20. This Day in Music

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Bill Givens, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz Library, dies of a heart attack in Santa Monica, Calif. He is 68. In the late '50s, Givens' indie imprint was among the first to rel 1999 - Bill Givens, founder of pioneer ...

  21. This Day in Music

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Nashville-based country fan magazine Music City News closes its doors after 37 years of publication. 2000 - Nashville-based country fan magazine Music City News closes its doors after 37 years of publication. 2000 - Violence erupts during a c ...

  22. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST - With the aid of a private jet, Jay-Z plays seven 30-minute shots across the country in one day in advance of the release of his comeback album, "Kingdom Come." 2006 - With the aid of a private jet, Jay-Z plays seven 30-minute shots ...

  23. This Day in Music

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Adding another chapter to her 2005 comeback story, Mariah Carey walks away the big winner at the third annual Vibe Awards. Carey nets artist of the year, album of the year ("The Emancipation of 2005 - Adding another chapter to her 2005 c ...

  24. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2000 - Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty requests that Ca ...

  25. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D&# ...

  26. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D&# ...

  27. Music Legends Crowd Fats Domino Tribute Album

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Robert Plant and Willie Nelson have put their own spin on Fats Domino hits for an upcoming charity tribute album, due Sept. 25 via Vanguard. The double-disc "Go Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Rob ...

  28. This Day in Music

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Otha Turner, one of the last exponents of North Mississippi's pre-blues fife-and-drum tradition, dies in Gravel Springs, Miss., of pneumonia. He is 94. 2003 - Otha Turner, one of the last exponents of North Mississippi's pre-blues f ...

  29. Chart Beat

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses song titles with celebrity names, Pat Boone, Norah Jones and more! CULT OF PERSONALITY: What do Johnny Cash, Jane Fonda, Grace Kelly and Tim McGraw have in common? They're all on the Billboard charts this week -- not as artists, ...

  30. This Day in Music

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Rapper/producer James Yancey aka J Dilla dies in Los Angeles at the age of 32. 2006 - Rapper/producer James Yancey aka J Dilla dies in Los Angeles at the age of 32. 2004 - Internet leaks of the new Janet Jackson track "Just a Little Whil ...

  31. Stewart, Connick Jr., Morrison Set For Jazz Fest

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Organizers of the 38th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival have announced the lineup for this year's two-weekend event. Rod Stewart, Van Morrison, Norah Jones, Brad Paisley and Dr. John le Organizers of the 38th annual New Orleans J ...

  32. Kid Rock Prepping Album Full Of 'Bangers'

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a rugged late 2006, Kid Rock says he's "back focusing what I do best -- music." The genre-blending Detroit artist is hard at work on his eighth album, which will be his first of new material sin After a rugged late 2006, Kid Roc ...

  33. This Day in Music

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Bill Givens, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz Library, dies of a heart attack in Santa Monica, Calif. He is 68. In the late '50s, Givens' indie imprint was among the first to rel 1999 - Bill Givens, founder of pioneer ...

  34. This Day in Music

    January 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Nashville-based country fan magazine Music City News closes its doors after 37 years of publication. 2000 - Nashville-based country fan magazine Music City News closes its doors after 37 years of publication. 2000 - Violence erupts during a c ...

  35. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Police and prosecutors raid Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch in Los Olivos on a $3 million arrest warrant for child molestation.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Broadway comp ...

  36. This Day in Music

    November 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>British rock star Gary Glitter, born Paul Francis Gadd, 55, pleads guilty at Bristol Crown Court in England, to 54 counts of taking and possessing indecent photographs of underage childr 2005 - Adding another chapter to her ...

  37. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>German schlager artist Rex Gildo dies from injuries he sustained three days earlier when he jumped from the second floor of his Munich flat.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Courtne ...

  38. Ailing Domino Cancels Jazz Fest Appearance

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fats Domino, the headliner for yesterday's (May 7) final day of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, canceled his performance just hours before he was to take the stage. "He wasn't feeling we Fats Domino, the headliner for ye ...

  39. Fats Domino Set To Help Young Musicians

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fats Domino is coming out of his post-Katrina seclusion to help a cause near to his heart -— getting instruments into the hands of the city's young musicians. Fats Domino is coming out of his post-Katrina seclusion to help a cause near to his h ...

  40. Upcoming book releases

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Upcoming book releases April The Mayor Of MacDougal Street Dave Van Ronk with Elijah Wald (Da Capo) Metallica Ross Halfin (Omnibus) May The Tao Of Willie: A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart Willin Nelson with Turk Pipkin (Gotham/Penguin) He' ...

  41. upcoming book releases

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 upcoming book releases... April The Mayor Of MacDougal Street Dave Van Ronk with Elijah Wald (Da Capo) Metallica Ross Halfin (Omnibus) May The Tao Of Willie: A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart Willin Nelson with Turk Pipkin (Gotham/Penguin) He&# ...

  42. Springsteen's New Band Added To Jazz Fest

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen and his new Seeger Sessions Band, Herbie Hancock, Etta James and Warren Haynes have been added to the lineup for the 2006.. Bruce Springsteen and his new Seeger Sessions Band, Herbie Hancock, Etta James and Warren Haynes have been ...

  43. upcoming book releases

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 upcoming book releases March Never Enough: The Story of the Cure Jeff Apter (Omnibus) All Yesterday's Parties: The Velvet Underground In Print 1966-1971 Edited by Clinton Heylin (Da Capo) Never Enough: The Story Of The Cure Jeff Apter (Omnibus) ...

  44. This Day in Music

    February 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>At the 39th annual Grammy Awards held in New York, surprising wins include The Beatles for Best Pop Performance by a Duo Or Group With Vocal for the song "Free As A Bird," Best Music Vid 2003 - Otha Turner, one of ...

  45. Dylan, Simon, DMB Sign On For Jazz Fest

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The event will be held in its usual location at the city's Fair Grounds Race Course on April 28-30 and May 5-7, despite the ravages of Hurricane Katrina. Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Dave Matthews Band, Jimmy Buffet, Allen Toussaint with Elvis Costel ...

  46. This Day in Music

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1993 - </b>Willie Nelson and the IRS settle their longstanding tax feud. The government will keep $3.6 million in assets it already seized and Nelson will pay $5.4 million of the $13.1 million bala 2004 - Internet leaks of the new Jan ...

  47. Jazz Fest Stays Put In New Orleans

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival will be held in its usual location at the city's Fair Grounds Race Course on April 28-30 and May 5-7, despite the ravages of Hurricane Katrina. The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival will be held i ...

  48. This Day in Music

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>Courtney Love appears in Australian court on charges of abusing a flight attendant. The singer admits to responding with an obscenity when a Quantas flight attendant told her to take her 1999 - Bill Givens, founder of pione ...

  49. This Day in Music

    January 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Mel "Sporty Spice" Chisholm, drum'n'bass artist Goldie, and Everything But The Girl's Ben Watt are among the pop glitterati whose donated sneakers hit the auction block running. The foot 2000 - Nash ...

  50. Upcoming book releases

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Upcoming book releases January Here Comes The Sun: The Spiritual Journey Of George Harrison Joshua M. Greene (Wiley) Her Mother's Daughter: A Memoir of the Mother I Never Knew and of My Daughter, Courtney Love Linda Carroll (Doubleday) The Stor ...

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