News …

Jimmy Page – ‘York Stone slabs were to blame” – The Sun UK

John Fogerty – Ultimate lottery winner – The Boston Globe

Eagles last flight? – Los Angeles Times / Calendar Live (registration may be required)

CMA’s boys club – Chicago Sun-Times (registration may be required)

Jimmy Barnes’ family albums – The Australian

Jerry Lee Lewis – Still a whole lotta shakin’ left –The Cleveland Plain Dealer

The Cult’s Ian Astbury absorbs information – New York Post

Views …

Garth’s triumphant return to the concert stage – Kansas City Star

Nickel Creek looks for the Hot Dog King in Roanoke – The Roanoke Times

Ben Harper delivers the goods – The Dallas Morning News

In Seattle – Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Tori Amos playing coy in Milwaukee – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

They Say It’s Your Birthday … (or so says Associated Press)

In 1932, country singer Stonewall Jackson.

In 1933, Joseph Pope of the ’60s rhythm-and-blues group the Tams.

In 1937, Eugene Pitt, leader of the ’60s R&B group the Jive Five.

In 1938, ’60s British rocker P-J Proby; and Jim Pike of the pop vocal group The Lettermen.

In 1941, Doug Sahm

In 1944, Wild Man Fischer.

In 1947, songwriter and record producer George Young, formerly guitarist with the ’60s Australian band the Easybeats.

In 1948, Glenn Frey.

In 1964, Corey Glover of Living Colour.

In 1979, Trevor Penick of O-Town.