2006 – An album of jazz standards Diana Ross recor… Read more

2006 – An album of jazz standards Diana Ross recor…

2006 – An album of jazz standards Diana Ross recorded more than 30 years earlier finally sees the light of day. “Blue” was intended as a companion to the hit 1972 soundtrack to “Lady Sings the Blues,” in which Ross portrayed jazz legend Billie Holiday. However, Ross instead followed up the project with the pop […]

2003 – MTV gives viewers a glimpse into the holida… Read more

2003 – MTV gives viewers a glimpse into the holida…

2003 – MTV gives viewers a glimpse into the holiday season at the home of Ozzy Osbourne and his family with “The Osbourne Family Christmas Special.” A wide range of celebrity guests join in on the festivities, including Jessica Simpson, who duets with Ozzy on “Winter Wonderland,” and newlyweds Dave Navarro and Carmen Electra, who […]

2003 – Thanks to its numeric moniker, funk-rock hy… Read more

2003 – Thanks to its numeric moniker, funk-rock hy…

2003 – Thanks to its numeric moniker, funk-rock hybrid quintet 311 designates the day as its own personal holiday. The band celebrates its day by posting a bunch of stuff to it’s Website. In addition to a host of new photos and special deals on 311 merchandise, four previously unreleased mp3 songs are available to […]

2001 – Jazz tenor saxophonist Harold Land dies in … Read more

2001 – Jazz tenor saxophonist Harold Land dies in …

2001 – Jazz tenor saxophonist Harold Land dies in Los Angeles after a stroke. He is 73. Land gained prominence in 1954 when he joined a quintet led by trumpeter Clifford Brown and drummer Max Roach. For many performers, working with a string section is a long-held dream. The lush backdrop warmly supports an instrumentalist […]

2000 – Madonna takes her “Music” to London’s 3,500… Read more

2000 – Madonna takes her “Music” to London’s 3,500…

2000 – Madonna takes her “Music” to London’s 3,500-capacity Brixton Academy for her first U.K. performance in seven years. Playing to an audience comprised of contest winners, guests, and celebrities including Sting and members of the Spice Girls, Madonna plays a half-hour set made up of five tracks from her new “Music” album and the […]