1. Neil Young Brings New Concert Film to Slamdance Festival

    January 23, 2012 8:20 AM EST 0 0 0 'Journeys' marks Young's fourth film with Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme Neil Young recalls how his first concert film with director Jonathan Demme was a lush, stately tribute to country music. He says their latest, "Neil ...

  2. Neil Young's 'Journeys' Plays Slamdance Film Fest

    January 23, 2012 7:00 AM EST PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - Neil Young recalls how his first concert film with director Jonathan Demme was a lush, stately tribute to country music. He says their latest, "Neil Young Journeys," is more like an electric bolt, with a "grin ...

  3. Pegi Young Talks Bridge School Benefit at 25, Neil's Memoir

    October 20, 2011 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Between organizing the 25th annual Bridge School Benefit Concerts , readying 25th anniversary CD and DVD sets and making an album of her own, Pegi Young can rival her husband, Neil, these days for a perpetually busy schedule. Young is gearing up for ...

  4. Steve Cropper Taps B.B. King, Steve Winwood for 5 Royales Tribute Album

    June 30, 2011 3:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Steve Winwood , B.B. King , Sharon Jones , Bettye LaVette and Lucinda Williams are among the artists assisting guitarist Steve Cropper in his salute to the pre-rock 'n' roll band that has had a lasting effect on his career, the 5 Royales . ...

  5. Neil Young Looks Back on 'Treasure,' Aims for 'Archives 2' Release in 2012

    June 14, 2011 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young says that his latest archival album, "A Treasure," will be the first of many similar projects that will use unauthorized video material to enhance and flesh out the music that's on those releases. "Anything that anybod ...

  6. North Mississippi Allstars' 'Keys' Album Inspired by 'Brutal' Family Upheaval

    February 01, 2011 10:19 AM EST 0 0 0 Luther Dickinson says the North Mississippi Allstars ' new "Keys to the Kingdom" was "in lot of ways the easiest record I've ever made," even though it was spurred by one of the worst periods of his life. Dickinson came ...

  7. Stars Lining Up For Jerry Wexler Memorial Celebration

    October 13, 2009 4:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jerry Wexler, the man who coined the term "rhythm and blues," will get a first-class memorial sendoff on Oct. 30 in New York City. Wexler died in August 2008, and it's been hard getting everyone in the same place for his service. But ...

  8. Metallica, Run-DMC Inducted Into Rock Hall Of Fame

    April 05, 2009 1:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica shoved the mosh pit into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Heavy metal's heaviest hitters, whose menacing, monstrous sound has banged heads around the globe for decades, were inducted into rock's shrine on Saturday night, capping a ...

  9. Cleveland Rocks As Hall Of Fame Festivities Begin

    April 04, 2009 11:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the throes of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame mania, Cleveland was loaded with revelry on the night before Saturday's induction ceremony. About 1,200 people turned out Friday night for an official VIP induction pre-party at the Rock and Roll Hall ...

  10. Update: Metallica To Be Two-Bassist Band At Hall Of Fame

    April 01, 2009 8:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 It seems that Metallica will be a two-bassist band at this weekend's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony in Cleveland. A day after former bassist Jason Newsted told Billboard.com that his replacement, Robert Trujillo, would not take p ...

  11. Bonnaroo: Veterans Lesh, Helm, King Hit The Right Notes

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music veterans like Phil Lesh, Levon Helm and B.B. King showed the younger generation a thing or two on the second day of Bonnaroo, offering a strong contrast to performances by rockers like Pearl Jam If Friday's day and night of music at Bonna ...

  12. Drive-By Truckers / May 15, 2008 / Music Farm, Charleston, S.C.

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A lot of ground is covered at Drive-By Truckers shows these days. A lot of ground is covered at Drive-By Truckers shows these days. In addition to the band's typically roaring takes on lives, politics, the broken social contract, Southern and N ...

  13. Looking Bright For The Truckers

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 First things first: the Drive-By Truckers' seventh record, "Brighter Than Creation's Dark," due Jan. 22 on New West, is extremely long. Nineteen tracks long, can't-burn-two-seconds-more-on-the-CD long First things first: the ...

  14. Cat Power Cements New Album Track List

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cat Power has settled on the track list for "Jukebox," her second covers album. The 12-track set is due Jan. 22 via Matador and includes a new original, "Song for Bobby," plus a fresh rendition of Cat Cat Power has settled on the ...

  15. Tunes On TV

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television for the week of September 3 - 9. MONDAY, Sept. 3 "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured artist(s): The Cribs. "Justin Timberlake: FutureSex / LoveShow," HBO Featured artist(s): Justin Timberlake. "The Late Show ...

  16. LaVette Rocks With Drive-By Truckers On New CD

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul vocalist Bettye LaVette is backed by Southern rock combo the Drive-By Truckers on her new album, "The Scene of the Crime." Soul vocalist Bettye LaVette is backed by Southern rock combo the Drive-By Truckers on her new album, "The ...

  17. Second Junior Senior Set Finally Hitting U.S.

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Junior Senior's sophomore album, "Hey Hey My My Yo Yo," will finally see the light of day in North America via Crunchy Frog/Rykodisc, Billboard has learned. Junior Senior's sophomore album, "Hey Hey My My Yo Yo," will f ...

  18. Pegi Young Preps First Album With Help From Hubby Neil

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pegi Young has toured as a backing vocalist with her husband Neil for years, but on June 12, her own music will be in the spotlight with the release of her self-titled debut for Warner Bros. Pegi Young has toured as a backing vocalist with her husba ...

  19. 'Fast' Enough For You

    June 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the fall, Frank Black said with a chuckle that he was mulling whether to release "a lean and mean record with 11 songs on it, or a self-indulgent opus with everything." In the fall, Frank Black said with a chuckle that he was mulling wh ...

  20. Frank Black Fashions Double Album

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The double-disc "Fastman/Raiderman" will arrive June 20 via Back Porch/EMI and is the follow-up to 2005's "Honeycomb," which debuted at No. 11 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart. As tipped here last October, Frank Black h ...

  21. Frank Black Still Feeling Country

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Franz Ferdinand's sophomore album, "You Could Have It So Much Better" (Domino), arrived at No. 1 on the new U.K. chart yesterday (Oct. 9). The only other new entry in the top 10 of the album chart saw Pixies guitarist/vocalist Frank B ...

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    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young Blowin' In The 'Wind' Neil Young revisits the country-tinged, acoustic sound of such prior albums as "Harvest" and "Silver & Gold" on "Prairie Wind," due this week as the first release in a ...

  23. Young Debuts 'Prairie Wind' In Nashville

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young debuted material from his panoramic "Prairie Wind" album to an appreciative audience last night (Aug. 18) at the first of two shows at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. The set is due Neil Young debuted material from h ...

  24. Emmylou To Join Neil In Nashville

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young will be joined at his upcoming stand at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium by Emmylou Harris, Wayne Jackson of the Memphis Horns, the Fisk University Jubilee Singers and Carl Gorodetsky and the N Neil Young will be joined at his upcoming s ...

  25. 'Wind' Blowing In New, Rare Young Albums

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young has christened his new studio album "Prairie Wind," which will be released as a CD/DVD package Sept. 20 via Reprise. "The DVD shows us recording the whole record," the artist writes on his Neil Young has christened his ...

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    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Frank Black Land Of Frank And 'Honey' Pixies vocalist/guitarist Frank Black this week releases his first album in nine years under his own name, "Honeycomb." The 14-track Back Porch set was recorded in Nashville with such veteran ...

  27. Black Eyeing Second Nashville-Based Album

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Frank Black is eyeing an early 2006 release for an album recorded late last year in Nashville, where he also recorded his upcoming solo project, "Honeycomb." As previously reported, that album is due Frank Black is eyeing an early 2006 rel ...

  28. Young, Demme Collaborating On Concert Film

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although details are still under wraps, singer/songwriter Neil Young will be the subject of a concert film to be taped in August at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, Billboard.com has learned. The as-yet-un Although details are still under wraps, sin ...

  29. Neil Young Recording In Nashville

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A month after undergoing surgery to address a brain aneurysm, veteran singer/songwriter Neil Young has returned to Nashville to resume sessions for his next album. Longtime collaborators such as keybo A month after undergoing surgery to address a br ...

  30. Black Takes 'Honeycomb' To Back Porch

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pixies vocalist/guitarist Frank Black has inked with EMI imprint Back Porch Records for the release of his first solo album in nine years. Pixies vocalist/guitarist Frank Black has inked with EMI imprint Back Porch Records for the release of his fir ...

  31. Nashville Sessions Generate Two Black CDs

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As the Pixies' reunion tour plows ahead, singer/guitarist Frank Black plans to release two albums' worth of material recorded earlier this year in Nashville, with a solo trek to follow. As tipped here As the Pixies' reunion tour plows ...

  32. Artists Salute Dylan's Inspirational Albums

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Columbia will on March 25 release an 11-track tribute to two of Bob Dylan's inspirational albums. "Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan" will pay homage to 1979's "Slow Train Coming" an Columbia will on M ...