1. 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 ...

  2. Les Paul: Original Guitar Hero

    August 13, 2009 8:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary guitar and recording innovator Les Paul, 94, died Aug. 13 from complications of severe pneumonia at White Plains (N.Y.) Hospital. A key pioneer in electric guitar sounds, responsible for developing and lending his name to what many conside ...

  3. Les Paul Dies At 94

    August 13, 2009 12:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Les Paul , the guitarist and inventor who changed the course of music with the electric guitar and multitrack recording and had a string of hits, many with wife Mary Ford, died on Thursday. He was 94. According to Gibson Guitar, Paul died of complic ...

  4. April 15, 2009

    April 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Cluster reunite for their first concert since 1996. 2006 – Mary J. Blige’s “Be Without You” sets a record when the song hits 15 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard R&B chart. 2001 – Joey Ramone of the Ramones dies of lymphoma at New York-Pres ...

  5. This Day in Music

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - U.K. artist Ms. Dynamite takes three honors at the seventh annual Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards at the London Arena. Dynamite, winner of the year's Mercury Music Prize, is named best newc 2002 - U.K. artist Ms. Dynamite takes three ...

  6. This Day in Music

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Daniel Kelly, founding father of Irish-American folk-pop band the Kelly Family, dies in Berlin of undisclosed causes after a long illness. He is 71. 2002 - Daniel Kelly, founding father of Irish-American folk-pop band the Kelly Family, dies i ...

  7. This Day in Music

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley releases his first solo album, "Dragonfly," via Private Music. The oldest son of Bob Marley, the artist fronted the Melody Makers through nine studio albums on Capito 2003 - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley rele ...

  8. This Day in Music

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U.K. artist Ms. Dynamite takes three honors at the seventh annual Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards at the London Arena. Dynamite, winner of the year's Mercury Music Prize, is named best newc 2002 - U.K. artist Ms. Dynamite takes three ...

  9. This Day in Music

    August 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Daniel Kelly, founding father of Irish-American folk-pop band the Kelly Family, dies in Berlin of undisclosed causes after a long illness. He is 71. 2002 - Daniel Kelly, founding father of Irish-American folk-pop band the Kelly Family, dies i ...

  10. This Day in Music

    April 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley releases his first solo album, "Dragonfly," via Private Music. The oldest son of Bob Marley, the artist fronted the Melody Makers through nine studio albums on Capito 2003 - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley rele ...

  11. This Day in Music

    October 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Hootie & The Blowfish and the Dave Matthews Band raise close to $1 million at the Farm Aid concert in Louisville, Ky.<br clear="none"/><br 2002 - U.K. artis ...

  12. This Day in Music

    August 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1992 - </b>Drummer Jeff Porcaro dies of cardiac arrest at age 38. The co-founder of Toto was spraying insecticide in his yard and developed an allergic reaction that triggered the heart attack.<br 2002 - Daniel Kelly, founding fath ...

  13. This Day in Music

    April 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell finishes an eight-day promo tour around the world with a packed press conference in Milan. She presents her solo debut single, "Look At Me," and talks fr 2003 - Reggae artist Ziggy ...

  14. Ailing Les Paul Misses Grammys, Tribute Concert

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Electric guitar innovator Les Paul won two Grammy Awards last night (Feb. 8) for an all-star album marking his 90th birthday, but he was unable to pick them up in person because he is hospitalized in Electric guitar innovator Les Paul won two Grammy ...

  15. Chart Beat

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Solo Beyoncé bests her Destiny's Child No. 1 quota, plus inside the stats of Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood, Johnny Cash, Dion DiMucci and Mary J. Blige. PICKING UP THE 'CHECK': With "Check On It" (Columbia) advancing to ...

  16. This Day in Music

    October 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Hootie & The Blowfish and the Dave Matthews Band raise close to $1 million at the Farm Aid concert in Louisville, Ky.<br clear="none"/><br 2002 - U.K. artis ...

  17. CHART BEAT

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Kanye West, Les Paul, Kimberley Locke, Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan. GOING FOR THE 'GOLD': Elvis Presley fans can rest easy -- at least, for this week. The speculation that Mariah Carey' ...

  18. This Day in Music

    August 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1992 - </b>Drummer Jeff Porcaro dies of cardiac arrest at age 38. The co-founder of Toto was spraying insecticide in his yard and developed an allergic reaction that triggered the heart attack.<br 2002 - Daniel Kelly, founding fath ...

  19. This Day in Music

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Reggae artist Ziggy Marley releases his first solo album, "Dragonfly," via Private Music. The oldest son of Bob Marley, the artist fronted the Melody Makers through nine studio albums on 2003 - Reggae artist Ziggy ...

  20. Marley, Stones Recordings Join Grammy Hall

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bob Marley's "No Woman No Cry," the Rolling Stones' "Let It Bleed" album and Ray Charles' rendition of "America the Beautiful" are among the latest additions to the Recording Academy's Grammy Hall of ...

  21. This Day in Music

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>U.K. artist Ms. Dynamite takes three honors at the seventh annual Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards at the London Arena. Dynamite, winner of the year's Mercury Music Prize, is named be 2002 - U.K. artist Ms. Dynamite ...

  22. This Day in Music

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Dave Matthew's strained vocal chords forces the postponement of a DMB show at New York's Madison Square Garden. 2002 - Dave Matthew's strained vocal chords forces the postponement of a DMB show at New York� ...

  23. This Day in Music

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1996 - </b>The Nirvana live album, ""From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah,"" is released, featuring performances recorded between 1989 to 1994. 1996 - The Nirvana live album, ""From the Muddy Banks of the ...

  24. This Day in Music

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>The Foo Fighters treat 300 lucky fans to a rare club show at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif. Winners are chosen from a pool of E-mail entries submitted to the group's official W 2001 - The Foo Fighters treat 3 ...