1. Publishing Briefs: Bicycle Music Company, Blues Traveler Ride Together, Another Victory Expands Global Network, Steve Lewis Joins SynchTank

    January 23, 2014 4:38 AM EST Bicycle Music Company, Blues Traveler Ride Together The Bicycle Music Company and its affiliates have acquired the Blues Traveler publishing catalog including such songs as “Hook”, “The Mountains Win Again”, “Carolina Blues”, “But Anyway” and “Run ...

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  3. Elvis Presley's Conquest of NYC Shown in Rare Footage: 'It Was Very Emotional'

    November 15, 2012 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 It was June of 1972. Though his career had enjoyed more triumphs than most any other in showbusiness, there was one city that Elvis Presley wanted to conquer: New York City. It had been over fifteen years since the "King of Rock & Roll" ...

  4. Graceland (the Tourist Attraction) Turns 30

    June 13, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Graceland opened to the public 30 years ago this month, nobody knew if it would be a success. Nearly 18 million visitors later, the house where Elvis Presley once lived is a money-making business that's helped transform the city of Memphis ...

  5. How Priscilla Presley Turned Elvis' Graceland Into Big Business 30 Years Ago

    June 13, 2012 7:47 AM EDT The Graceland website homepage MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- When Graceland opened to the public 30 years ago this month, nobody knew if it would be a success. Nearly 18 million visitors later, the house where Elvis Presley once lived is a money-making b ...

  6. Chris Isaak Says Early Elvis Is 'In My DNA'

    August 18, 2011 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Isaak says the forthcoming "Beyond The Sun" -- a collection of songs by Sun Records artists that he recorded in the famed Memphis studio -- is "an album I've been wanting to do probably my whole life." "If you ask ...

  7. Marshall Grant, Who Brought 'Boom Chicka Boom' to Johnny Cash's Band, Dies

    August 09, 2011 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Not all pioneers know exactly where they're going, and that was definitely the case for Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two. Cash, guitarist Luther Perkins and bassist Marshall Grant - the last surviving member of the group who passed away Sund ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Gwyneth Paltrow's Record Deal Dead, JT Mocks Himself Via Mozart

    May 23, 2011 6:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Gwyneth Paltrow's Record Deal Dead Following her leading role in "Country Strong" and numerous performances on "Glee," Gwyneth Paltrow was rumore ...

  9. BACKBEAT: Rosanne Cash Celebrates New Book with Sam Phillips and Notable Music

    September 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rosanne Cash and Sam Phillips relaxed following “An Evening With Rosanne Cash: In Conversation with Marc Weingarten.” The event, held at Beverly Hills’ Sabaan Theatre on August 16 was in celebration of the publication of Rosanne’s autobiography “C ...

  10. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac arrest. He is 52. Braunn had been suffering from a "debilitating physical ailment," according to a post on his official Web 2003 - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik B ...

  11. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known for the 1963 novelty song "On Top of Spaghetti." 2003 - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known ...

  12. Plant, Krauss Cover Everlys, Waits On New Album

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Robert Plant and Alison Krauss put their collaborative stamp on an eclectic repertoire of material on "Raising Sand," due Oct. 23 via Rounder. Among the tracks appearing on the T Bone Burnett-produced Robert Plant and Alison Krauss put the ...

  13. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac arrest. He is 52. Braunn had been suffering from a "debilitating physical ailment," according to a post on his official Web 2003 - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik B ...

  14. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known for the 1963 novelty song "On Top of Spaghetti." 2003 - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known ...

  15. Elvis' 'Ed Sullivan' Visits Head To DVD

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elvis Presley's appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show" will be chronicled on Image Entertainment's 3-disc DVD set "Elvis Presley: The Sullivan Shows." Elvis Presley's appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show" ...

  16. Rockabilly Singer Gene Simmons Dies

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rockabilly singer/songwriter Jumpin' Gene Simmons, who worked with Elvis Presley and had a top 20 hit in 1964 with the bouncy "Haunted House," has died. He was 69. Rockabilly singer/songwriter Jumpin' Gene Simmons, who worked wit ...

  17. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Iron Maiden drummer Michael "Nicko" McBrain is arrested and charged with assault after hitting a parking attendant with his car, according to reports. The incident occurs backstage at th 2003 - Iron Butterfly guit ...

  18. Time Life Boxes Up Jerry Lee Lewis

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jerry Lee Lewis will inaugurate Time Life's "Legends of American Music" with the three-disc boxed set "Jerry Lee Lewis: A Half Century of Hits." Jerry Lee Lewis will inaugurate Time Life's "Legends of American Musi ...

  19. Chuck Berry Film Bolstered With Extras

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Hail! Hail!" will be issued as a two-disc "Special Edition" and a four-disc "Ultimate Edition." Both include 54 minutes of previously unreleased Berry rehearsals. As tipped here in January, Image Entertainment is prepp ...

  20. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Rockabilly singer Malcolm Yelvington dies of heart failure in Memphis at the age of 82. Yelvington recorded for Sam Phillips' Sun Records in the early '50s; his label debut, "Drinkin' Wi 2003 - Folk musi ...

  21. Recordings, Concerts Raise More Hurricane Funds

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The recording also features Terry Dexter and the First Full Gospel Choir of New Orleans. Michael McDonald, Wynona Judd and Eric Benét have joined forces to record "Heart of America," a song to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity 's h ...

  22. Bluesman 'Little' Milton Dies After Stroke

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blues singer, songwriter and guitarist "Little" Milton Campbell, whose gritty vocals and songwriting recalled B.B. King's rough-edged style, died today (Aug. 4) from a stroke, his record company said. Blues singer, songwriter and guit ...

  23. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Iron Maiden drummer Michael "Nicko" McBrain is arrested and charged with assault after hitting a parking attendant with his car, according to reports. The incident occurs backstage at th 2003 - Iron Butterfly guit ...

  24. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known for the 1963 novelty song "On Top of Spaghetti." 2003 - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, ...

  25. Cash Auction Yields Nearly $4 Million

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A three-day auction of items owned by the late Johnny and June Carter Cash raised nearly $4 million, more than twice the amount expected, as over 1,000 bidders snapped up property from the country mus A three-day auction of items owned by the late J ...

  26. Memphis Celebrates Rock'N'Roll's 50th

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pegging the day Elvis Presley recorded a version of Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup's "That's All Right" -- July 5, 1954 -- at as the date "rock" and "roll" were married, Memphis will celebrate 2004 as the 5 ...

  27. Cash Takes Top Americana Honors

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A week after his death at the age of 71, country legend Johnny Cash was bestowed with artist, song and album of the year awards Friday at the Americana Music Awards ceremony in Nashville. A week after his death at the age of 71, country legend Johnn ...

  28. Country Music Legend Johnny Cash Dies

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 American music icon Johnny Cash died at 3 a.m. ET this morning (Sept. 12) in a Nashville hospital of respiratory failure, stemming from complications from diabetes. He was 71. He had been in ill healt American music icon Johnny Cash died at 3 a.m. E ...

  29. Fancy Blue

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On her debut album, Tywanna Jo Baskette stakes out terrain among idiosyncratic singer/songwriters like Jane Siberry, Sam Phillips and Nick Drake. On her debut album, Tywanna Jo Baskette stakes out terrain among idiosyncratic singer/songwriters like ...

  30. Legendary Producer Sam Phillips Dies

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, who decided that a then-unknown Elvis Presley deserved a recording contract when he heard him sing songs for his mother, has died. Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, who decided that a then-unknown Elvis Presley dese ...

  31. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Steely Dan, U2, Eminem and Faith Hill each win three Grammy wins at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 2001 - Steely Dan, U2, Eminem and Faith Hill each win three Grammy wins at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 2001 - Eng ...

  32. Bjork, PJ Harvey, Shins On 'Gilmore' Soundtrack

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Rhino collection "Our Little Corner of the World: Music From Gilmore Girls" will hit stores Sept. 24, the same day its namesake comedy-drama series kicks off its third season on the WB network. The Rhino collection "Our Little Cor ...

  33. Sun Records: The 50th Anniversary Collection

    August 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When revered producer Sam Phillips dies, his obituary will no doubt be led with the fact that his Sun label provided the springboard for rock'n'roll luminaries Elvis, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis. When revered producer Sam Phillips die ...

  34. Sun Keeps 'Rockin' On Home Video

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The documentary "Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records" will be released Oct. 1 on DVD/VHS via Image Entertainment. The documentary "Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records" will be released Oct. 1 on ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. 'O Brother' Comes 'Down From The Mountain' Again

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On the heels of a half-dozen associated Grammy Awards recognizing the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack phenomenon, the Down From the Mountain tour it inspired will hit the road again this summe On the heels of a half-dozen associate ...

  37. Elvis Presley

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 This DVD-Video from Eagle Vision's "Classic Albums" documentary series focuses on the making of Elvis Presley's self-titled debut album. This DVD-Video from Eagle Vision's "Classic Albums" documentary series focuse ...

  38. Rufus Thomas Laid To Rest In Memphis

    December 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rhythm & blues pioneer Rufus Thomas made his last trip to Memphis' Beale Street yesterday (Dec. 20) with a brass band playing "Just a Closer Walk with Thee" marching in front of his hearse. Thomas Rhythm & blues pioneer Rufus ...

  39. Stars To Perform At Spirit Of Liberty Awards

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews, Jackson Browne, Rufus Wainwright, and Sam Phillips with T-Bone Burnett will perform at the 20th anniversary Spirit of Liberty Awards dinner tomorrow (Dec. 11) in Beverly Hills, Calif. Dave Matthews, Jackson Browne, Rufus Wainwright, a ...

  40. Blues Foundation Postpones Awards

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Blues Foundation has postponed until fall 2002 the presentation of its lifetime achievement awards to singer/guItarist Buddy Guy and Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, Billboard Bulletin reports. T The Blues Foundation has postponed until fall 20 ...

  41. Fan Dance

    August 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nonesuch 79625 Nonesuch 79625 Sam Phillips' first studio recording in five years (and her first for Nonesuch) will likely surprise those who initially discovered the singer/songwriter via 1994's Grammy-nominated Martinis and Bikinis (Music ...

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    July 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Blue Cantrell, Bilal, Sam Phillips, the Crystal Method, and more. 'Blu' In The Face For Arista newcomer Blu Cantrell, a serious car accident involving her sister opened the door to a musical career. The Providenc ...

  43. Everlys, Jennings Among Dozen Country Hall Inductees

    July 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Everly Brothers, Sam Phillips, Waylon Jennings, and "Whisperin'" Bill Anderson are among 12 acts to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame this fall. Also to be inducted during a dinner O The Everly Brothers, Sam Phillips ...

  44. Sam Phillips Offers Gentle Touch On 'Fan Dance'

    June 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although Sam Phillips' new album, 'Fan Dance,' clocks in at just over half an hour, the set packs a considerable punch with intelligent, thought-provoking lyrics, and uniquely musical backdrops. Although Sam Phillips' new album, ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. Billboard Bits: Bruce Springsteen, Tricky, Sam Phillips

    February 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Bruce Springsteen, Tricky, Sam Phillips, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Alanis Morissette, Ed Kowalczyk, guitarist Marc Ribot, drummer Carla Azar, Gillian Welch, Van Dyke Parks, T-Bone Burnett, DJ Mug A three-member panel in Geneva, Switzerland, ref ...