2005 – Veteran performer Olivia Newton-releases a … Read more

2005 – Veteran performer Olivia Newton-releases a …

2005 – Veteran performer Olivia Newton-releases a studio album specifically for sale as part of a Hallmark program in support of breast cancer awareness month. “Stronger Than Before” is to be available Sept. 1-Oct. 31 exclusively through Hallmark Gold Crown stores. The CD retails for $9.95 with two dollars from each sale benefiting the Susan […]

2004 – After nearly 60 years of recordings, Ray Ch… Read more

2004 – After nearly 60 years of recordings, Ray Ch…

2004 – After nearly 60 years of recordings, Ray Charles posthumously earns the first platinum award of his career with “Genius Loves Company” during September certifications by the RIAA. The R&B veteran’s final studio album debuted at No. 2 on The Chart Toppers 200 in September, 2004, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Charles scored five gold […]

2003 – Van Morrison is ordered in London’s High Co… Read more

2003 – Van Morrison is ordered in London’s High Co…

2003 – Van Morrison is ordered in London’s High Court to pay 40,000 pounds ($67,000) in damages to a hotel owner over the cancellation of a scheduled gig. Gary Marlow, landlord of the Crown Hotel in Wiltshire, England, had sued the veteran singer and his production company Exile for up to 400,000 pounds ($670,000), claiming […]

2003 – Veteran pop artist Joe Jackson comes out ag… Read more

2003 – Veteran pop artist Joe Jackson comes out ag…

2003 – Veteran pop artist Joe Jackson comes out against New York’s ban on smoking in public places. In an Op/Ed piece in the New York Times titled “Want to Smoke? Go to Hamburg,” the U.K. born, New York City resident says, “Smokers are being demonized and victimized all out of proportion,” and suggests that […]

2001 – Insisting the imagery the band uses _ speci… Read more

2001 – Insisting the imagery the band uses _ speci…

2001 – Insisting the imagery the band uses _ specifically its skeleton mascot “Vic Rattlehead” _ is unsuitable for the nation’s youth, Malaysian authorities ban veteran metal act Megadeth from performing in the country. The band planned to perform Aug. 2 at the Warp Club in the country’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur, in support of […]

2001 – Beloved hard rock veterans Spinal Tap come … Read more

2001 – Beloved hard rock veterans Spinal Tap come …

2001 – Beloved hard rock veterans Spinal Tap come back from the dead at New York’s Carnegie Hall with a 20-song, 90-minute performance as part of the annual Toyota Comedy Festival. This next tune is in the key of D-minor… which is the saddest of all keys… it’s called… “Lick my love pump!”… OH and […]