News …

Is Chrysalis for sale? – The Guardian

Robbie Williams apologizes, pays damages for lyric slur – The Times

Mick may not like this art gallery exhibit, but Ron Wood – The Australian

ABBA to be honored by Stockholm museum – Bloomberg

You can never have too much reggae memorabilia – Express / Washington Post

Boy bands are big in Belfast – Belfast Telegram

Views …

John Mellencamp brings the intensity to Rochester – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Van Halen K.O.s Seattle – Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Squeeze still “cool for cats” – The Evening Standard

Duran Duran roll out the red carpet in London – The Telegraph

Jazz Summit in So. Cal. – Los Angeles Times / Calendar Live (registration may be required)

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

Little Richard is 75

J.J. Cale is 69

Jose Carreras is 61

Jim Messina is 60

Tyler England is 44

John Rzeznik (Goo Goo Dolls) is 42

Gary Allan is 40

Margaret Cho is 39