News …

Former Rolling Stones manager blasts movie rumors – PR – Inside / Wood Entertainment News Network

EMI vs RadioheadThe Guardian Unlimited

Queen honors founder – Blackpool Gazette / The Press Association

Alicia Keys takes questions, gives answers – Columbus Dispatch / Cox News Service

The Wall Street Journal likes Zune, but says it’s “no iPod” – The Wall Street Journal

Someone isn’t happy with the current R&R Hall Of Fame nominees – San Francisco Chronicle

Views …

Sinead O’Connor in London – Telegraph UK

Van Halen brings the party to The Garden – New York Post

Ben Harper connects with Portland – The Oregonian

Foreigner shows Cardiff what it’s made of – South Wales Echo

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings pull no punches in New England – The Boston Globe

As I Lay Dying enlivens New York – The New York Times (registration may be required)

The Pipettes take Manhattan – Newsday

They Say It’s Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)

Ellis Marsalis is 73

Buckwheat Zydeco is 60

James Young of Styx is 58

Stephen Bishop is 56

Anson Funderburgh is 53

Yanni is 53

Reverend Run of Run-D.M.C. is 43

Rockie Lynne is 43

Jeanette Jurado of Expose is 42

Butch Walker is 38

Travis Barker is 32

Robbie Schaefer is 32

Shyheim is 30