1. Record Store Day Q&A With Graham Jones of 'Last Shop Standing'

    April 18, 2013 10:02 AM EDT Record Store Day has made “Last Shop Standing” -- a new documentary on U.K. record shops -- the official film of this year’s edition of its annual event. “Last Shop Standing,” released in the U.K. last year and coming out April 20 on DVD, has ...

  2. Richard Thompson Discusses Songwriting, New Album at SXSW

    March 17, 2013 12:29 AM EDT Richard Thompson sat down with Grammy Foundation VP Scott Goldman to discuss songwriting, his fine new album, "Electric," and how he developed his guitar style in a Songwriter Session at the Austin Convention Center on Friday. He playe ...

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  4. The Civil Wars, Bonnie Raitt Highlight Americana Awards

    September 13, 2012 9:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gillian Welch and her partner Dave Rawlings, The Civil Wars and Alabama Shakes took home trophies, but Music City was the big winner at Wednesday night's Americana Honors & Awards. Five of six winners at the Ryman Auditorium event are based ...

  5. Inaugural Women's Music Summit With Meshell Ndegeocello, Kaki King, Melissa Auf Der Maur, Marnie Stern Announced

    May 09, 2012 4:59 PM EDT The Music Masters Camp Series has announced it is adding a Women's Music Summit to its musician programs with a roster of female players that includes Kaki King, Meshell Ndegeocello, Melissa Auf der Maur and Marnie Stern. The event is slated ...

  6. Richard Thompson Preps New Album of 'Folk-Rock Power Trio Music'

    January 25, 2012 3:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Richard Thompson is working on "another electric album," which he plans to record in May and hopefully release before the end of the year. The wrinkle this time, Thompson tells Billboard.com, is that he's recording with a trio that in ...

  7. Jay-Z and Beyonce Join the History of Famous Parents and Children on Billboard Charts

    January 13, 2012 12:17 PM EST Throughout the rock era, several musical offspring have made their parents proud by following their footsteps onto Billboard charts. Rosanne Cash, Natalie Cole, Miley Cyrus, Jakob Dylan, Norah Jones, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, Kelly Osbourne, Lisa ...

  8. Family Affairs: A History of Famous Parents and Children on Billboard Charts

    January 13, 2012 9:05 AM EST 0 0 0 B.I.C.'s Arrival Lifts the Carters Into Rarified Chart Air Throughout the rock era, several musical offspring have made their parents proud by following their footsteps onto Billboard charts. Rosanne Cash, Natalie Cole , Miley Cyrus , Jakob Dyl ...

  9. TEDDY THOMPSON -- "BELLA"

    March 12, 2011 12:00 AM EST 0 0 British singer/songwriter Teddy Thompson certainly has a strong musical pedigree. The son of folk-rock musicians Richard and Linda Thompson, Teddy hasn't gained much chart success in the United States, but his work has drawn positive reviews and ...

  10. Eclectic Austin City Limits Fest Anchored By Burke Tributes, Eagles

    October 11, 2010 12:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes , Muse , the Eagles and Phish were the big names at the 2010 Austin City Limits Music Festival this weekend (Oct. 8-10), but it was a more modest act that seemed to have divine inspiration. Austin City Limits Photos Muse, the Strokes, Ea ...

  11. Katy Perry Album Gets Dream Start In The U.K.

    September 06, 2010 7:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry scored her first U.K. No. 1 album with "Teenage Dream" (Virgin/EMI), but the title track single had to be content with a No. 2 debut behind former "X Factor" contestant Olly Murs' "Please Don't Let Me Go ...

  12. Jimmy Page Honored At Mojo Awards

    June 11, 2010 8:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 Led Zeppelin 's Jimmy Page was inducted into the Mojo hall of fame at a ceremony in London. The honor, supported by Universal Catalog Marketing, was presented at the Mojo Honours List ceremony at the Brewery venue in London last night (June 10) ...

  13. Eagles, Muse, Phish Top Austin City Limits 2010 Lineup

    May 18, 2010 1:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 T he Eagles , Muse , Phish , the Strokes and M.I.A. will lead the bill at the 9th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival, to be held Oct. 8-9 at Zilker Park in Austin. The Flaming Lips, LCD Soundsystem, Spoon, Vampire Weekend, Norah Jones, Band of ...

  14. Elvis Costello's Live Series Continues With 'Hollywood High'

    December 09, 2009 4:15 PM EST 0 0 0 E lvis Costello 's second release in his "The Costello Show" live performance series will be "Live at Hollywood High," a complete 20-song concert recording from June, 1978. The album, which includes 11 previously unreleased ...

  15. Ask Billboard: Swift's Lucky 13 Top 40 Hits

    November 20, 2009 6:17 PM EST 0 0 0 TRIVIAL MATTERS Hi Gary, Regarding the topic in last week's "Ask Billboard," while some people may be bored by music trivia, I find that there is absolutely nothing boring about it. After all, shows like "American Top 40" wo ...

  16. Judith Owen

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "I've noticed that very dark people are really funny and every funny person I've met has their dark side," Judith Owen says. "I've noticed that very dark people are really funny and every funny person I've met has ...

  17. Watson In Critical Condition With Brain Tumor

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Russell Watson is to have emergency surgery today (Oct. 25) to remove a new and aggressive brain tumor, his manager said. Singer Russell Watson is to have emergency surgery today (Oct. 25) to remove a new and aggressive brain tumor, his manag ...

  18. Linkin Park Stays At No. 1 In Europe

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As Linkin Park's "Minutes To Midnight" (Machine Shop/Warner Bros.) secures a third week atop European Top 100 Albums, there's a new No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles, where "Umbrella" (Def Jam/Universal Island) by Ri ...

  19. Maroon 5, Rihanna Remain Atop U.K. Charts

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Maroon 5's "It Won't Be Soon Before Long" (Octone/A&M) started a second week atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (June 3), as "Umbrella" (Def Jam/Universal) by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z snagged a th Maroon 5's &q ...

  20. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In a slow week for new releases, the top new items are R. Kelly's "Double Up," a par-for-the-Kelly-course romp through sexual exploits, and the debut album from Perry Farrell's new band, Satellite Par A new album from folk/rock v ...

  21. Hold Steady, Neville Bros. Set For Celebrate Brooklyn

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Hold Steady, the Neville Brothers, KRS-One, Richard Thompson and Joan Osborne are among the artists confirmed to perform as part of the 29th Celebrate Brooklyn free concert series, to be held thro The Hold Steady, the Neville Brothers, KRS-One, ...

  22. Tool, Stripes, Panic Joining The Police At Bonnaroo

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 14-17 in Manchester, Tenn. Other acts on the bill include Wilco, the Flaming L Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic wil ...

  23. Rufus Wainwright Seeing 'Stars' On Next Album

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Crooner Rufus Wainwright is eyeing a May release for his next Geffen album, "Release the Stars." The 12-song set was executive produced by Pet Shop Boys principal Neil Tennant and boasts guest appeara Crooner Rufus Wainwright is eyeing a M ...

  24. McKay Rears Her 'Head' On Own Label

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than nine months after its originally scheduled release via Columbia, Nellie McKay's sophomore album, "Pretty Little Head," will finally arrive Oct. 31 on her own Hungry Mouse label. More than nine months after its originally sch ...

  25. A Pirate's Life

    August 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a handful of the artists who have lent their voices to "Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys," due this week via Anti-. Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a h ...

  26. Top Acts Salute Harry Smith On Four-Disc Set

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The life and work of musicologist Harry Smith will be saluted by acts such as Elvis Costello, Beck, Wilco and Lou Reed on the four-disc boxed set "The Harry Smith Project: Anthology of American Folk M The life and work of musicologist Harry Smi ...

  27. Bono, Sting, Lou Reed Fill 'Rogue's Gallery'

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a handful of the artists who have lent their voices to "Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys," due Aug. 22 via Anti-. Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a han ...

  28. Ronstadt Teams With Savoy For New Album

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran performer Linda Rondstadt has collaborated with Cajun music artist/scholar Ann Savoy on "Adieu False Heart," due July 25 from Vanguard Records. Veteran performer Linda Rondstadt has collaborated with Cajun music artist/scholar Ann ...

  29. 18OnTV

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 1 - 7, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 1 “The Tony Danza Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): James Hill (also scheduled: Brooke Burns, Matt Daves). “TRL,” MTV Featured artist(s): Fort Minor. “The Apprentice,” NBC Featured artis ...

  30. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Arctic Monkeys' rapidly selling debut album finally hits U.S. stores, Ray Davies brings forth his first solo album and a surprising hit movie returns with a sequel and a soundtrack in this week's A concert recording from influential so ...

  31. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    February 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A modern-day tribute to the music of the legendary Sly & the Family Stone, a country album from actor Rick Moranis, the U.S. debut of Mylo and a new album from singer/songwriter Sarah Harmer are p The Jack Johson-helmed soundtrack to the animate ...

  32. Thompson's 'Music' Box Due In February

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The five-disc collection set will trace the troubadour's career as a solo artist, with seminal U.K. folk act Fairport Convention, in partnership with ex-wife Linda and in other settings. Details are finally coming to light about "RT - The ...

  33. Tortoise Tackling Two New Albums, Tour

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chicago instrumental rock act Tortoise tackles material by some unlikely sources on "The Brave and the Bold," a collaborative album with indie rock icon Will Oldham. Chicago instrumental rock act Tortoise tackles material by some unlikely ...

  34. Billboard Bits: 50 Cent, MTV VMAs, Richard Thompson

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on 50 Cent, MTV VMAs, Richard Thompson In the wake of the cancellation of the European leg of the multi-artist Anger Management tour, 50 Cent has begun making plans to hit the road there on his own. So far the only confirmed dates are Sept. 13 ...

  35. Hot Product

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A live album from eclectic guitarist Bill Frisell, "East/West" (Nonesuch). The first solo album in 14 years from Stephen Stills, "Man Alive!" (Titan/Pyramid), ...

  36. Free Reed Flourishes With Thompson Box

    July 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K.-based folk archivist Neil Wayne has at least 4,000 admirers in the United States, judging from the number of mail orders his Free Reed label has received in the past few years. Come February, he U.K.-based folk archivist Neil Wayne has at least ...

  37. Pixies Unplug For Newport Folk Festival

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Pixies will unplug for the first time in their career later this summer at Rhode Island's Newport Folk Festival. The Pixies will unplug for the first time in their career later this summer at Rhode Island's Newport Folk Festival. The g ...

  38. Thompson Plans Album, Box, Live Releases

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Revered singer/songwriter/guitarist Richard Thompson has an impressive slate of releases planned throughout the rest of 2005, including a new studio album, a five-disc box set and several live CDs and Revered singer/songwriter/guitarist Richard Thom ...

  39. Hot Product

    August 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: An EP from Los Lobos, “Ride This: The Covers EP,” featuring its rendition of songs by Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, Richard Thompson and Bobby Womack (Hollywood). Vocalist Dayna Kurt ...

  40. Los Lobos Heads To Frisco For Live DVD

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 While on the road supporting its latest Hollywood/Mammoth studio album, "The Ride," Los Lobos is planning on taping its first DVD, slated for a Christmas 2004 release. "During our set, which is two ho While on the road supporting its ...

  41. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blind Boys Of Alabama 'Tell' Me About It The Blind Boys Of Alabama have recruited a star-studded cast to help fill out their upcoming album, "Go Tell It on the Mountain," due this week via Real World Records. The disc will be the ...

  42. Blind Boys Round Up All Stars To 'Tell It'

    August 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Blind Boys Of Alabama have recruited a star-studded cast to help fill out their upcoming album, "Go Tell It on the Mountain," due Sept. 16 via Real World Records. The disc will be the legendary vo The Blind Boys Of Alabama have recruit ...

  43. Elder Wainwright 'Happy' On Sanctuary Debut

    July 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran songsmith Loudon Wainwright III will on Aug. 19 release "So Damn Happy," a live album recorded in January 2002 at Los Angeles' Largo club and the Mystic Theater in Petaluma, Calif. The disc is Veteran songsmith Loudon Wainwrig ...

  44. SARS, Sore Throat Cause Dixie Chicks Postponements

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A day after postponing a show due to an illness suffered by lead singer Natalie Maines, the Dixie Chicks have rescheduled an upcoming Toronto concert due to concerns over the SARS (Severe Acute Respir A day after postponing a show due to an illness ...

  45. Toronto SARS Benefit Sells Out Quickly

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seventy-thousand tickets were sold in three hours yesterday afternoon (May 29) for the Concert for Toronto, featuring Sarah McLachlan, Avril Lavigne, Sum 41, Our Lady Peace, and Barenaked Ladies. The Seventy-thousand tickets were sold in three hours ...

  46. The Old Kit Bag

    May 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran singer/songwriter and virtuoso guitarist Richard Thompson does a lot of things better than most specialists: His Anglo-folk laments move as if he were channeling Celtic ghosts, and he can wail Veteran singer/songwriter and virtuoso guitarist ...

  47. TOP INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/indie_albums.jsp 1. The War On Errorism , NOFX 2. Free Agents: The Murda Mix Tape , Mobb Deep 3. Beneath This Gruff Exterior , John Hiatt & The Goners 4. Kings Of Crunk , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz 5. The Old Kit Bag , Richard T ...

  48. Thompson Smiles Through Adversity On 'Kit Bag'

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For his new CD, "The Old Kit Bag," veteran troubadour Richard Thompson has taken a sidestep away from his signature sound. "It's basically a trio recording," he says. In additio ...

  49. Hot Product

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Acclaimed folk/rock artist Richard Thompson's "The Old Kit Bag" (Cooking Vinyl/spinART). -- Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson's "On and On" (Universal ...

  50. Haynes, Thompson Join Folks Fest

    April 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Warren Haynes (Gov't Mule, Allman Brothers), Richard Thompson, and the Indigo Girls are among the latest acts confirmed to appear at the Rocky Mountain Folks Festival. The 13th annual three-day event Warren Haynes (Gov't Mule, Allman Broth ...

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