1. 'Music Is Very Healing': Judy Collins Talks Mental Health Awareness and Upcoming Tour With Stephen Stills

    April 24, 2017 12:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 Judy Collins may be known for her musical accomplishments -- her rendition of Joni Mitchell 's “Both Sides Now” was entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame and “Send in the Clowns,” a ballad by Stephen Sondheim , won the 1975 Grammy Song of the Ye ...

  2. Soul Sisters Podcast: Judy Collins On Why 'The Dark Is Very important. It Must Challenge Everything'

    May 30, 2016 9:10 PM EDT Soul Sisters was graced with a true legend this episode, when prolific folk songstress Judy Collins stopped by the Chord Club to talk about her new album Silver Skies Blue , out June 3, and to share her perspective on a career that has spanned five ...

  3. Barely Charting Classics: Bob Marley, Ramones, Sex Pistols, The Smiths & More

    February 03, 2016 5:00 PM EST 0 0 0 A look at artists whose influence far outpaced their initial chart success. Hindsight is a clichéd 20/20. Many songs, albums and artists now considered classics and/or masters of their genres failed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 or the Billboard ...

  4. Joni Mitchell Is 'Making Good Progress' in Her Recovery, Judy Collins Says

    October 15, 2015 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's been 50 years since her cover of Joni Mitchell 's "Both Sides, Now," but Judy Collins is still keeping an eye on Mitchell. The 76-year-old Seattle native posted an update on Mitchell's health to her Facebook page Wednes ...

  5. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Keith Richards, Judy Collins & Darlene Love Debut

    October 02, 2015 8:20 PM EDT On the most recent Billboard 200 chart ( dated Oct. 10 ), Drake and Future flew in at No. 1 with their surprise new album, What a Time to Be Alive . The set moved 375,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Sept. 24, according to Nielsen ...

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  7. Judy Collins, 73, Has Projects Planned Through 2016

    November 08, 2012 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 The veteran artist is currently promoting her new book "Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: My Life in Music." Even as she surveys her past in the new book "Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: My Life in Music," Judy Collins is planning her future, with pro ...

  8. Leonard Cohen Announces Fall Tour of North America

    May 03, 2012 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hallelujah, Leonard Cohen's coming back. The 77-year-old singer-songwriter will launch the North American leg of his "Old Ideas" world tour with a Halloween show in Austin. The 20-date jaunt announced Thursday runs through Dec. 20 and ...

  9. Rumer Preps 'Boys' Covers Album, 2013 Sophomore Release

    February 09, 2012 1:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Even as her debut album, "Seasons of My Soul," starts to gain traction in the U.S., British singer Rumer is looking ahead not one but two albums into her future. Next up, Rumer (real name Sarah Joyce) tells Billboard.com is a covers set ca ...

  10. The Nine Collaborative Albums To Top The Billboard 200

    August 18, 2011 7:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The pairing of star acts on an album isn't uncommon. Last year, Elton John and Leon Russell teamed for "The Union," which reached No. 3 on the Billboard 200. Earlier in 2010, Carole King and James Taylor's "Live at the Troub ...

  11. Chart Beat Thursday: Katy Perry, Lee Brice, Judy Collins

    July 08, 2010 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 PARTY IN THE U.S.A.: Before the release of "California Gurls," Katy Perry revealed her inspiration for co-writing the song: "It's so great that ( Jay-Z and Alicia Keys ') 'Empire State of Mind' is huge and that eve ...

  12. Taylor Swift Among Diverse Honorees At Songwriters Hall

    June 18, 2010 8:28 AM EDT 0 0 0 The iconic ballad "Bridge Over Troubled Water" was so stirring that even a young Paul Simon knew he was onto something special when he composed it 40 years ago. "I thought, 'Hmm. That's better than I usually write,'&quo ...

  13. Taylor Swift Among Diverse Honorees At Songwriters Hall

    June 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The iconic ballad "Bridge Over Troubled Water" was so stirring that even a young Paul Simon knew he was onto something special when he composed it 40 years ago. "I thought, 'Hmm. That's better than I usually write,'&q ...

  14. Crowds Come Out For Record Store Day

    April 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT If Manhattan indie record stores were any indication of this year's Record Store Day turnout, 2010 was another success as it brought out music aficionados of all stripes, all in search of the more than 175 limited editions exclusively manufac ...

  15. Canadian Folk Singer Kate McGarrigle Dies At 63

    January 19, 2010 11:56 AM EST 0 0 0 Canadian folk singer and songwriter Kate McGarrigle , best known for performing with her sister Anna, has died of cancer. She was 63. McGarrigle's brother-in-law, Dane Lanken, said the singer died at her Montreal home Monday night surrounded by ...

  16. Leonard Cohen Returning To Tour After Onstage Collapse

    September 21, 2009 8:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Leonard Cohen is expected to return to the stage on Monday after he collapsed during a concert in Spain on Friday and was rushed to hospital. The Canadian, who turns 75 on Monday, was halfway through a performance of his hit song "Bird o ...

  17. May 1, 2009

    May 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – 1,581 guitarists break a Guinness World Record when they simultaneously play Jimi Hendrix’s “Hey Joe” in the town square of Wrocław, Poland. 2006 – Rapper Big Hawk (born John Edward Hawkins) of Screwed Up Click dies of gunshot wounds in Houst ...

  18. Newport Jazz, Folk Fests Returning To Roots

    April 21, 2009 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lineups for the Newport folk and jazz festivals indicate both are returning to their roots. Joan Baez and Pete Seeger, who played the first Newport festival in 1959 and remain vital figures in the folk genre, are scheduled to perform again this year ...

  19. Wood, Oates Triumph At Radio 2 Folk Awards

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST English folk stalwart Chris Wood and Jackie Oates, a former Young Folk Awards finalist, each won a pair of Radio 2 Folk Awards at the ceremony in London. While much of the U.K. capital came to a standstill with the snow, London's trendy Brewe ...

  20. ASCAP To Honor Judy Collins

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Singer, recording artist and songwriter Judy Collins will be presented with The ASCAP Foundation Champion Award on Dec. 10 in New York. The presentation will highlight the 13th annual ASCAP Foundation Awards Ceremony which will honor a variety of ...

  21. This Day in Music

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Performances from some of the world's most popular and influential bands highlight the conclusion of sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. A 2005 - Performances from some of the world& ...

  22. Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Class Of 2008

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This week, a new set of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers including Madonna and Leonard Cohen are joining the ranks alongside legends like the Beatles and the Ramones. Billboard.com takes a look at -- and A new set of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers is bein ...

  23. Will Radio Pay Artists And Labels?

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Folk singer Judy Collins sat before a dozen members of Congress, at times breaking into song as she testified. Performers should be paid for their recordings that radio stations broadcast over the air, she said -- just as songwriters and publisher ...

  24. House Subcommittee Considers Performers' Right

    July 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Folksinger Judy Collins and R&B legend Sam Moore were among the witnesses today as a House Judiciary Subcommittee held the first hearing examining whether terrestrial radio broadcasters should begin paying royalties to performers and record co ...

  25. Long-Lost Stills Sessions Hitting Stores In July

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nearly 30 years ago, Stephen Stills was in a New York studio with then-girlfriend Judy Collins recording music for the film "The Subject Was Roses." He finished early, so he asked the engineer, "'Can Nearly 30 years ago, Stephen ...

  26. This Day in Music

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Performances from some of the world's most popular and influential bands highlight the conclusion of sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. A 2005 - Performances from some of the world& ...

  27. 44OnTV

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured ...

  28. This Day in Music

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Singer/actress Vanessa L. Williams gives birth to a daughter in New York. The child, Sasha, is the first for Williams and her husband, L.A. Lakers forward Rick Fox.<br clear="none"/><br 2005 - Performance ...

  29. Collins On Tour

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Judy Collins performs in Colorado. Judy Collins performs at the Sheridan Theatre in Telluride, Colo. on Sunday (March 12). The Grammy award-winning folk singer will continue to tour through April 25 at Bend, Ore., plus has a one-off performance sche ...

  30. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 An encyclopedic sourcebook on one of the 20th century's most important artists, "Keys to the Rain" completely chronicles Bob Dylan's recorded work. Author Oliver Trager discusses of all of his officia "Blowin' in the Wi ...

  31. First Round Of Artists Confirmed For SXSW

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Secret Machines, Robert Pollard, Cat Power, Beth Orton, Belle & Sebastian, Calexico, Neko Case, Tom Verlaine, Giant Sand, Nickel Creek and Dashboard Confessional are among the first acts confirmed Secret Machines, Robert Pollard, Cat Power, Beth ...

  32. Elektra Vaults Emptied For New Series

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Collectors' Choice Music has set a Feb. 21 release date for reissues of 15 rarities from the Elektra archive, including material by Eric Clapton's supergroup Powerhouse, Lovin' Spoonful, Roxy, the Wac Collectors' Choice Music has ...

  33. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Mr. Tambourine Man" "Mr. Tambourine Man" (Bob Dylan) &#149; Bob Dylan, Bringing It All Back Home (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979); Biograph/'64 (1985); The Bootleg Series, Volum ...

  34. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Like a Rolling Stone" "Like a Rolling Stone" (Bob Dylan) &#149; Bob Dylan, single (1965); Highway 61 Revisited (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Self Portrait (1970); Eat the Document (film)/'66 (1971); Mas ...

  35. Prine, Miller Top Americana Awards

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran roots music artists Buddy Miller and John Prine took the top honors at the Americana Music Association's fourth annual Americana Honors & Awards, held Sept. 9 at Nashville's Ryman Auditori Veteran roots music artists Buddy Mill ...

  36. AMAs To Honor Collins, Hartford

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Awards set for Sept. 9. Judy Collins and the late John Hartford will be honored with special awards during the fourth annual Americana Music Assn. Honors & Awards, set for Sept. 9 in Nashville. Collins will be given the First Amendment Center/ ...

  37. This Day in Music

    May 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>A record 50,000 fans turn out for the fifth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., headlined by Radiohead and the Cure. 2004 - A record 50,000 fans turn out for the fifth Coachella Valley Music & A ...

  38. Hot Product

    April 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Pianist Jim Brickman's "Grace" (RCA Victor), featuring a guest appearance by vocalist Michael Bolton. Experimental electronic music duo Autechre's "Untilt ...

  39. Ask Billboard

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Lisa Loeb, Olivia Newton-John and Agnetha Faltskog. ALL AROUND THE 'LOEB' Keith, I have become interested in Lisa Loeb upon hearing her most recent CD, "The Way It Really Is." ...

  40. Appalachian Labor Day Concert Stirs Political Pot

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Willie Nelson, Nanci Griffith and Asleep At The Wheel were among those performing for thousands yesterday (Sept. 6) at a riverfront event in Charleston, W. Va. Willie Nelson, Nanci Griffith and Asleep At The Wheel were among those performing for tho ...

  41. Billboard Bits: Judy Collins, Bob Dylan, Travis

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Judy Collins, Bob Dylan, Travis Judy Collins has newly recorded three Leonard Cohen songs for an upcoming compilation of her interpretations of his work, due Aug. 31 from Elektra/Rhino. "Judy Collins Sings Leonard Cohen: Democracy" ...

  42. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Nov. 24-30, 2003. Thursday is Thanksgiving, so that must mean television will be populated with several Christmas specials this week! No, really. The holiday special season gets ...

  43. Mellencamp To Receive Guthrie Honor

    August 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Mellencamp will be among the individuals honored at the Huntington's Disease Society of America's (HDSA) seventh annual Guthrie Awards dinner in October. The artist will receive the Woody Guthrie John Mellencamp will be among the indi ...

  44. Top Acts Contribute 'Songs For Life'

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New songs by Patti LaBelle, Enrique Iglesias, Gerald Levert, Joan Osborne, and Aretha Franklin, and remixes of Britney Spears and Mary J. Blige tracks are part of a compilation that will raise money t New songs by Patti LaBelle, Enrique Iglesias, Ge ...

  45. This Day in Music

    May 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>"Touring Band 2000," the first full-length DVD featuring Pearl Jam, is released. The three-hour disc features 28 live songs filmed in various cities during the band's 2000 U.S. tour. 2001 - "Touring Band ...

  46. 21 Classic Songs, Albums To Step Into Grammy Hall

    January 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Led Zeppelin's 1971 rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven" and Peter, Paul and Mary's classic 1963 recording of "Blowin' in the Wind" are among 21 new additions to the Grammy Hall of Fame, the Recording Aca Led Zeppelin& ...

  47. Billboard Bits: Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field Heralded folk label Vanguard has assembled a three-disc compilation that traces the growth of the genre, from its roots in protest songs of the Depression and through the popular revival of folk, jug ban ...

  48. Vanguard Assembles Folk 'Songs Of Freedom'

    January 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Vanguard is planning a Feb. 5 release for "This Land is Your Land: Songs of Freedom," a 16-song compilation of inspiring folk anthems recorded by Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, the Weavers, the Kingston Trio, Vanguard is planning a Feb. 5 release f ...

  49. Philadelphia Folk Festival40th Anniversary

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The Philadelphia Folk Festival is more than a music festival," writes Sing Out! magazine editor Mark D. "The Philadelphia Folk Festival is more than a music festival," writes Sing Out! magazine editor Mark D. Moss in the 58-page ...

  50. McGuinn Returns To Folk Roots On 'Treasures'

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the leader of the Byrds, Roger McGuinn spent much of the '60s reconstructing folk music by applying to it the backbeat and textures of rock. More than three decades later, he is performing an almos As the leader of the Byrds, Roger McGuinn s ...

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