News …

Who needs musicians when you have machines? Associated Press

Unknown Dylan lyrics on the auction block – Uncut

Jason Bonham on playing in dad’s band – Belfast Telegraph

Usher in talks to star in Broadway musical – New York Post

Q&A with Kenny Wayne ShepherdModern Guitars Magazine

Sir Paul says divorce may interrupt tour plans – The Mirror

Views …

Straight ahead rock & roll with Daughtry at the wheel – The New York Times (registration may be required)

The intimate experience that is Missy HigginsThe Advertiser

All-star trio of Bill Frisell, Ron Carter and Paul Motian conjure “soft, warm glow” – The New York Times (registration may be required)

Marilyn Manson lives up to his rep – The Times

Talkin’ About The Grammy Nominations …

Taking stock of the nominees – The Dallas Morning News

“Not your granny’s Grammys” – Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Grammy’s “wild bunch” – Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

Year of living dangerously? – San Diego Union-Tribune

They got some of it right – Miami Herald

Nominations a 40 year setback? – Rocky Mountain News

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

Gary Morris is 59

Tom Waits is 58

Tim Butler (The Psychedelic Furs) is 49

Aaron Carter is 20