2001 – Returning home after a 46-year absence, guitarist Carlos Santana unveils a plaque in Autlan De Navarro declaring him the “favorite son” of the west-central Mexican town. Mayor Armando Perez also gives Santana the keys to the town where he spent his early childhood and where his father was a well-known musician. The town’s […]
2000 – Former Judas Priest vocalist Rob Halford announces that he’s written his old band-mates a letter of conciliation, fanning rumors of a reunion.
1999 – The Best of Van Halen, Vol. 1 [Japan Bonus Tracks] Release date: 1999-10-05 By trying to give the David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar eras equal space, The Best of Van Halen, Vol. 1 winds up a little uneven. The first eight songs run through several of Diamond Dave’s biggest songs — “Ain’t […]
1999 – The Artist Formerly Known As Prince steals the show at the second annual Yahoo! Internet Life Awards, held at Studio 54 in New York. He wins best Internet-only single (“War”) and leads an impromptu musical reunion that features James Brown saxophonist Maceo Parker and four members of Sly & the Family Stone.
1999 – It is announced that drummer Tommy Lee has quit Motley Crue to devote time to his new band and family, following his reunion with Pamela Anderson Lee. Lee’s new band is called Methods of Mayhem.
1998 – Ray Charles celebrates his 50th year in the music industry by performing with an all-star reunion band at the 15th annual Chicago Blues Festival in Grant Park. He is joined by David “Fathead” Newman, Hank Crawford, and Leroy “Hog” Cooper on saxes and Philip Guilbeau on trumpet. Mabel John, a former Raelett performs […]
1997 – Fleetwood Mac’s reunion show at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J., grosses a house record of $1,094,520.
1997 – The Fleetwood Mac reunion tour in support of the band’s new album “The Dance,” gets under way at the Meadows in Hartford, Conn.
1997 – Fleetwood Mac’s reunion album “The Dance” is released.
1995 – Legendary country duo George Jones and Tammy Wynette release reunion album “One.”
1995 – Former Led Zeppelin duo Jimmy Page and Robert Plant kick off a year-long world tour in Pensacola, Fla., supporting their live “No Quarter” reunion album.