1. A New Double Shot Of Live Dead

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nearly seven years since death of guitarist Jerry Garcia and the demise of the Grateful Dead, the band's substantial performance legacy continues to be solidified with a seemingly endless array of off Nearly seven years since death of guitarist ...

  2. Cash Appears Among 'Kindred Spirits' On Tribute

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Along with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Dwight Yoakam, and Travis Tritt, country legend Johnny Cash appears on his own upcoming tribute album, "Kindred Spirits." Due Sept. 24 from Lucky Along with the likes of Bruce Springste ...

  3. Classic Tracks Set For Sun Records Compilation

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Recordings from Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Roy Orbison will be among those featured on a 44-song, two-disc set chronicling the history of Sun Records. Due Aug. 6 fr Recordings from Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Joh ...

  4. Dirt Band Expands Unbroken Circle

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This fall, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will release "Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Vol. 3." The Capitol Nashville album is the latest installment in a guest-laden exploration of folk and country roots m This fall, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band ...

  5. Eclectic Artists 'Dressed In Black' For Cash Tribute

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dualtone Music Group's Johnny Cash tribute album, "Dressed in Black," has been completed, with contributions from the likes of Hank Williams III, Rodney Crowell, the Mavericks' Raul Malo, Rosie Fl The Dualtone Music Group ...

  6. Andy Griggs Enjoys His 'Freedom'

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 (Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com) It's the rare young country artist who can sound equally comfortable working with Martina McBride and Cinderella's Tom Keifer, but Andy Griggs d It's the rare young country artis ...

  7. Unreleased Live Set Among Cash Reissues

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Continuing its yearlong celebration of Johnny Cash's 70th birthday, Columbia Legacy has scheduled four more of the country music veteran classic albums for reissue in its "American Milestones" series, Continuing its yearlong celebrati ...

  8. Tunes On TV

    May 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV Listings for May 27-June 2. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 27 "Willie Nelson & Friends: Stars & Guitars," USA Network Featured Artists: Sheryl Crow, Dixie Chicks, V ...

  9. Music City's Fan Fair Grows

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 More artists have been added to the immense list of performers for Nashville's annual Fan Fair. More artists have been added to the immense list of performers for Nashville's annual Fan Fair , set for this June 13-16. The stages at downtow ...

  10. Billboard Bits: Essence Awards, Johnny Cash, The Vines

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Essence Awards, Johnny Cash, The Vines Alicia Keys, India.Arie, and Janet Jackson will be honored at this year's Essence Awards, to be taped May 31 at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles and air June 6 on Fox. Jackson will receive ...

  11. Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison,Take five

    April 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 THE DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET Take Five PRODUCER: Teo Macero 5.1 MIX ENGINEER: Mark Wilder Columbia/Legacy CS 65122 JOHNNY CASH Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison PRODUCER: Bob Johnston 5.1 MIX ENGINEER: Thom C Concurrent with the rising tide of DVD-Audio titl ...

  12. The "Hey, Y'all!" Soundtrack

    April 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Don't think you're out of the loop if you haven't heard of Hey, Y'all! The variety show, equal parts Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour and Hee Haw, is a figment of the slightly warped imaginations of James D Don't think you're ...

  13. Rings Around the World

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In the mood for some psychedelic pop-rock that draws from such iconic figures as Brian Wilson, Burt Bacharach, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Costello? Now, toss in some smartly placed electronic wizardry (as In the mood for some psychedelic pop-rock that d ...

  14. Country Songwriter Harlan Howard Dies

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Harlan Howard, the country songwriter who wrote "I Fall to Pieces," "Busted," and more than 100 other hits, died yesterday (March 3) in Nashville. He was 74 and had suffered from heart trouble, accord Harlan Howard, the country s ...

  15. One Night in America

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 They called him Memphis Charlie Musselwhite when the budding blues harmonica legend followed his black Mississippi Delta blues mentors north to Chicago to carve his own blues fame. They called him Memphis Charlie Musselwhite when the budding blues h ...

  16. Cash Buckles Down On 'American Four'

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 While Sony is in the midst of a year-long celebration of Johnny Cash's 70th birthday -- which arrives today (Feb. 26) -- the country music icon is hard at work on his fourth collaboration with produce While Sony is in the midst of a year-long c ...

  17. Dave Matthews Band Sets Summer Tour

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Before its spring tour has even started, the Dave Matthews Band is looking ahead to a two-month U.S. summer tour, due to kick off with a pair of shows July 5-6 in West Palm Beach, Fla. The latest seri Before its spring tour has even started, the Dav ...

  18. Artists Salute Waylon Jennings

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Artists are paying tribute to Waylon Jennings, who died Wednesday at the age of 64 from diabetes-related health problems. "Waylon Jennings was an American archetype, the bad guy with a big heart," sai Artists are paying tribute to Waylon J ...

  19. Hot Product

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Kasey Chambers, Johnny Cash, Freddy Fender, and more. Thick As A 'Brick' From the first verse of the first track, Kasey Chambers' sophomore Warner Bros. set, "Barricades & Brickwalls," bursts w ...

  20. Matthews, Cash Duet Leads 'We Were Soldiers'

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews and Johnny Cash have teamed to record the song "For You," which will see the light of day Feb. 26 on Sony's "We Were Soldiers" soundtrack. The album also includes new songs from Train (" Dave Matthews and ...

  21. Springsteen, Dylan Pay Tribute To Johnny Cash

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Steve Earle, and Dwight Yoakam are among the rock and country giants that will be featured on an upcoming Johnny Cash tribute album. As previously reported, the set is be Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Steve Earle, and D ...

  22. Warrant Issued For Carlene Carter

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 An Albuquerque, N.M., judge has issued an arrest warrant for country singer Carlene Carter after she failed to show up for arraignment last month on a felony drug charge. Although the Bernalillo Count An Albuquerque, N.M., judge has issued an arrest ...

  23. Chapman, Mullen Among Dove Nominees

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With eight nominations each, Steven Curtis Chapman, Nicole C. Mullen, Toby McKeehan, and Rebecca St. James lead the field for the Gospel Music Association's (GMA) 33rd annual Dove Awards. Michael W. S With eight nominations each, Steven Curtis ...

  24. The Great Divide

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Like his contemporaries Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, and George Jones, Willie Nelson has managed to craft brilliant albums that live up to a legendary career, and The Great Divide is certainly in that Like his contemporaries Johnny Cash, Merle Haggar ...

  25. 'Essential' Set, Reissues Celebrate Cash's 70th

    January 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 To commemorate the upcoming 70th birthday of country music legend Johnny Cash (Feb. 26), Columbia Legacy will release a new compilation, "The Essential Johnny Cash," and reissue five of his vintage al To commemorate the upcoming 70th birth ...

  26. Haggard, Cash Recovering

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two country music legends -- Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard -- are convalescing following recent health scares. Cash checked out of Nashville's Baptist Hospital on Thursday following his second stay fo Two country music legends -- Johnny Cash an ...

  27. Johnny Cash Hospitalized Again

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country legend Johnny Cash is back in the hospital with bronchitis. The 69-year-old entertainer was listed in stable condition last night (Oct. 31), according to a spokesperson for Nashville's Baptist Country legend Johnny Cash is back in the h ...

  28. Billboard Bits: Johnny Cash, Wilco, Isaac Stern

    October 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on Johnny Cash, Wilco, and Isaac Stern. Country legend Johnny Cash was released from Nashville's Baptist Hospital yesterday (Oct. 22), according to his management company, Artists Consultants, Inc. The 69-year-old singer was admitted to ...

  29. Johnny Cash Hospitalized With Bronchitis

    October 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country legend Johnny Cash was hospitalized Sunday in Nashville, diagnosed with bronchitis. "It doesn't look serious, but because of his condition we don't take any chances," his manager Lou Robin sai Country legend Johnny Cash w ...

  30. Blondie, Plastic Letters, Parallel Lines, Eat to the Beat, Autoamerican, The Hunter

    October 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For many, this fan included, Blondie (as well as acts like the Talking Heads) defined the genre-bending and -blurring era (1976-'82) when punk gave way to disco then morphed into new wave. BLONDIE Blondie REISSUE PRODUCER: Kevin Flaherty ORIGIN ...

  31. Hank Williams: Timeless

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite the best intentions, the icons of popular music aren't always best-served by "tribute" albums—as fans of these artists well know. Despite the best intentions, the icons of popular music aren't always best-served by " ...

  32. Vital Reissues

    September 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 These reissues—the first trio in a complete, thematic Rhino rollout of Elvis Costello's entire back catalog—set a new standard for the remastering, repackaging, and reconsideration of a ELVIS COSTELLO My Aim IS True RESSIUE Producers: Gary Stew ...

  33. Earl Scruggs Calls On 'Friends' For All-Star Album

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country music has few, if any, icons left who can attract musical collaborators as diverse as Don Henley, Elton John, Melissa Etheridge, Sting, Billy Bob Thornton, Steve Martin, Travis Tritt, and John Country music has few, if any, icons left who ca ...

  34. Actor Billy Bob Thornton Channels 'Private Radio'

    August 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Academy Award winner Billy Bob Thornton has one request: Listen to his Lost Highway debut, "Private Radio," with open ears and an open mind. "I'm not saying you have to like [the record]," he says. "I Academy Award winn ...

  35. Anthony, Beck Lead TNT's Lennon Tribute

    August 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Marc Anthony and Beck lead the list of artists who will celebrate the music of John Lennon during a TNT taping Sept. 20 at New York's historic Radio City Music Hall. "Come Together: A Night for John L Marc Anthony and Beck lead the list of ...

  36. Legal Woes Continue To Dog Epstein, Carter

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Owners of a kennel north of Santa Fe, N.M., are suing country singer Carlene Carter and her companion, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers bassist Howie Epstein, for more than $22,000 in fees they say t Owners of a kennel north of Santa Fe, N.M., are ...

  37. Robert Earl Keen Hopes New Disc Will Defy 'Gravity'

    July 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Already a monster act in his home state of Texas, singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen is making serious inroads in many other markets. Hopes are that Keen's new Lost Highway release, "Gravitational For Already a monster act in his home stat ...

  38. Howie Epstein, Carlene Carter In Legal Fix

    June 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Howie Epstein, bassist for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and singer/songwriter Carlene Carter were arrested last night (June 27) in Albuquerque, N.M., after they were stopped in a stolen vehicle, p Howie Epstein, bassist for Tom Petty and the Hea ...

  39. Dare to Dream

    May 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Already into his second album before most kids are into their second molars, Billy Gilman is now a seasoned veteran. Already into his second album before most kids are into their second molars, Billy Gilman is now a seasoned veteran. With Dare to Dr ...

  40. Borderland

    April 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gifted singer/songwriter Tom Russell has a talent for spinning Western-themed yarns of epic proportions, often covered successfully by other artists. Gifted singer/songwriter Tom Russell has a talent for spinning Western-themed yarns of epic proport ...

  41. Experience Music Project Honors Sun, Reggae

    April 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seattle's Experience Music Project (EMP) will feature live performances by rock legends Jerry Lee Lewis and Ike Turner next month as part of its month-long celebration of Sun Records. "Dawn of Rock: T Seattle's Experience Music Projec ...

  42. Walk Alone

    April 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Whether it's a savvy marketing ploy or a genuine statement about musical pedigree, the name Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash chose is guaranteed to produce some ink. Whether it's a savvy marketing ploy or a genuine statement about musical pedig ...

  43. TNT's Brian Wilson Tribute Taping In March

    March 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As first revealed here last December, cable network TNT will host its "All-Star Tribute To Brian Wilson" March 29 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The event is listed on the Web sites of both the As first revealed here last Decemb ...

  44. Keith, Womack Top ACM Awards Nominations

    February 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Toby Keith and Lee Ann Womack lead the nominees for the 36th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, set for May 9 at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. Both are up for six awards. Other multi Toby Keith and Lee Ann Womack lead the nominees ...

  45. Country Kids Gilman, Andrews Planning Tour

    February 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two of country music's fastest-rising young stars -- Jessica Andrews and Billy Gilman -- are planning a joint tour this summer. "It's going to be kind of a co-headlining thing," Andrews says. "I think Two of country music� ...

  46. Billboard Bits: R.E.M., Robbie Williams, Johnny Cash

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on R.E.M., Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Bill Berry, Mike Mills, Robbie Williams, Johnny Cash R.E.M. has chosen "Imitation Of Life" as the first single from its upcoming album "Reveal," due May 15 on Warner Bros. Band members M ...

  47. Veterans Clean Up At 43rd Grammys'

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Perhaps it's a wave started by Carlos Santana, whose Arista comeback album "Supernatural" earned him a record tying eight Grammys last year. Indeed, while the music charts seem dominated by younger ta Perhaps it's a wave started ...

  48. Johnny Cash's Health 'Improving'

    February 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country music legend Johnny Cash, hospitalized in Nashville last week with pneumonia, has been upgraded from serious to satisfactory condition. "He is improving," a Baptist Hospital spokesperson said Country music legend Johnny Cash, hospi ...

  49. Johnny Cash Hospitalized In Nashville

    February 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pneumonia has once again put country singer Johnny Cash in the hospital. Cash, who was admitted to Baptist Hospital in Nashville yesterday (Feb. 11) according to a spokesperson, is listed in serious b Pneumonia has once again put country singer John ...

  50. Rodney Crowell Looks Back On 'Houston Kid'

    February 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Rodney Crowell takes an unflinching look at his rough-and-tumble Texas upbringing with his new album, "The Houston Kid," due Feb. 13 on Sugar Hill Records. Singer/songwriter Rodney Crowell takes an unflinching look at his ...

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