Black Crowes released Shake Your Money Maker.
March 1992, NBC announced Branford
Marsalis will take over as Music Director and Arranger for "The Tonight
Show with Jay Leno."
Country artists, Travis
Tritt, Marty Stuart, and
Jackson, brought new fans to country music.
debut album, Living With The Law, was acclaimed by both critics
and the popular press. Entertainment Weekly names this as one of the "100
must-have rock albums."In
1993, just under 23 percent of U.S. households had computers, and a
negligible number accessed the Internet with early browsers, searching
a mere 600 websites.
was born and raised in a small town in Southeastern Missouri and grew up
listening to music from Memphis. A&M Records released her Tuesday
Night Music Club in 1993.
Isaac Tigrett from Jackson, Tenneessee, opened
the first House Of Blues in 1993.
Soul from Stockbridge, Georgia, hit the big time in the Spring of 1994
with their hit single "Shine."
In 1994, Hootie
and the Blowfish released Cracked Rear View.
According to the Record
Industry Association of America, 35% of all compact disc, cassettes,
music videos, and LPs sold in the U.S. in 1995 were purchased in the Southern
region of the United States.
Little Richard, B. B. King, Wynton Marsalis, Al
Green, and other musicians performed during the three-hour ceremony of
a massive "Southern Jamboree" jam session to close
the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
After the release of their 1996 self-titled debut
album, it didn’t take long for Nashville’s groundbreaking country band
to move beyond the thriving "Lower Broadway" music scene.
With sophomore album All the Pain Money Can
Buy, the Austin, Texas trio known as Fastball
the potential of their 1996 debut, "Make Your Mama Proud."
"Blood on the Fields" by Wynton
Marsalis, premiered on January 28, 1997 at Woolsey Hall, Yale University,
New Haven, Connecticut. Mr. Marsalis wins the Pulitzer
Prize for music.
wins the 1997 Grammy Award for Best Country Album.
Rimes' debut record, "Blue," entered Billboard's country chart at number
49, making Rimes the youngest country singer to debut that high.
Baduizm and LIVE in 1997
Five, Deana Carter, Junior
Brown and The Squirrel Nut Zippers
hit the road in 1997.
Rounder Records released The Alan
Lomax "Collection Sampler" ...the most sweeping portrait ever assembled
of American vernacular music . . . (Elijah Wald, Boston Globe), . .
.Alan Lomax, one of the secret shapers of 20th-century culture . . .
Feb 10, 1997--Westinghouse Electric Corporation
(NYSE: WX) and Gaylord Entertainment Company (NYSE: GET) announced
a definitive agreement whereby Westinghouse will acquire, through a plan
of merger, Gaylord Entertainment's two major cable networks TNN:
The Nashville Network and CMT: Country Music Television.
On The Skids released Plastic Seat Sweat in 1997.
YOURSELF OR SOMEONE LIKE YOU, the debut
album from Grammy-nominated matchbox20.
The Grammys 98 - Aretha
Franklin, who had already rocked New York's Radio City Music Hall with
"Respect", topped herself by stepping in at the last instant for ailing
opera star Luciano Pavarotti and blowing everybody away with "Nessun dorma",
the hero's big aria from Puccini's Turandot.
P made Forbes list of Top 40 Entertainers
After grinding it out for years, his song "Lullaby" finally caught the
attention of 99X, an influential Atlanta "new rock"-format radio station.
Columbia Records signed Mullins and re-released his CD,
The most talked about act in country music was
also the best selling as the Dixie
Chicks debut disc, Wide Open Spaces, was declared quadruple
platinum indicative of over four million albums sold.
Rolling Stone cover girl Britney
Spears' . . . Baby One More Time was one of 1999s biggest-selling
1999 - Lucinda
Williams wins Grammy For "Best Contemporary Folk Album" CAR WHEELS.
#1 in "Village Voice" pop critics poll! "4 1/2 Stars" - Rolling Stone
"Album of the year" - Spin