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Roger Waters, Billy Joel, Sting, James Taylor, John Mellencamp, Sheryl Crow, and Don Henley were all on hand Monday to pay tribute to Timothy White, the late editor in chief of Billboard Magazine.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

The Rolling Stones launched their 40th anniversary tour at Boston's Fleet Center with the self-assured cockiness of a band that knows how good it still is, playing a set of hits including "Satisfaction," "Jumping Jack Flash," "Street Fighting Man," "Brown
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

R. Kelly was cleared to leave Illinois to perform in Miami over the weekend. The singer was ordered to surrender his passport and avoid illegal contact with minors.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

The "Terrapin Station" reunion of surviving Grateful Dead members took place in Wisconsin under heavy police scrutiny to allay the fears of local officials that Deadheads would overrun the place.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Bruce Springsteen's "The Rising" (Columbia) debuted at No. 1 on the British album chart and is expected to follow suit in the United States when strong opening-week numbers are counted.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

The "Terrapin Station" reunion of surviving Grateful Dead members took place over the weekend in Wisconsin under heavy police scrutiny to allay the fears of local officials that Deadheads would overrun the place.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Grateful Dead fans are eagerly awaiting the Aug. 3-4 reunion of the surviving members of the band at Alpine Valley Music Theater in East Troy, Wis. "Terrapin Station" is the first full-fledged reunion of the former bandmates since Dead vocalist/guitarist
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Grateful Dead fans are buzzing over the spectacular performances being delivered by former GD bassist Phil Lesh's band, Phil Lesh and Friends, on the current summer tour.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

The Who opened its U.S. tour Monday at the Hollywood Bowl with Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, the surviving members of the band, offering up the only appropriate tribute to their late partner, bassist John Entwistle, who died last week on the eve of th
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

The Who will embark on its North American tour as scheduled beginning Monday night at the Hollywood Bowl, with Pino Palladino replacing bassist John Entwistle, who died last week on the eve of the tour's planned opening night in Las Vegas.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock 'n' Roll -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

It's no secret that Phil Lesh & Friends has evolved into the best of the post-Grateful Dead solo projects; even the band's most ardent supporters are likely to
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Bill and Marianne Bruss of Winfield, Ill., are suing their Catholic church, St. John The Baptist, and its officials over the church's "tuition free" education policy. It says parishioners can send their kids to the church's elementary school free ... as l

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

NO GO FOR DEAD SHOW IN WISCONSIN
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Jazz Condition -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Alto saxophonist Greg Osby is in the vanguard of jazz musicians making inroads to new audiences. An independent thinker and a restless musicologist, Osby has sp
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

DEFENDING COMMERCIALISM
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Rock News: Music's high & low notes

EMINEM ON TOP
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Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

GOODBYE ROSIE
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People

Celebrities in the news for May 22
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Rock 'n' Roll -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Each year the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival offers a sub-theme highlighting a particular world music culture. The native American theme of this year's
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is May 5. Traditional jazz cornetist and valve trombonist Pete Daily was born this day in Portland, Ind., in 1911. He died in 1986.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is May 4. Big band drummer Sonny Payne was born this day in New York in 1926. On and off he worked with the Count Basie band between 1954 and 1974, ...
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Rock 'n' Roll -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

The shape of 21st century music is emerging over two weekends in New Orleans surrounding the world's most important music event, the New Orleans Jazz and Herita
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

MUSICAL OSCARS The Susan Lucci of the Oscars, Randy Newman, finally won an Academy Award Sunday night. It was his first win in 16 nominations.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(March 15) Today's birthdays include producer Arif Mardin, who was born in 1932 (age 70); Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh in 1940 (age 62); Mike Love of the Beach Boys in 1941 (age 61); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(March 9) Today's birthdays include country's Mickey Gilley, who was born in 1936 (age 66); Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere and the Raiders, and John Cale of The Velvet Underground, both in 1942 (age 60); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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