News …

Tonight’s the night! Zep in London – The Times

New York Philharmonic to play North Korea – Associated Press

Yet another article about Radiohead’s way of selling music – The New York Times (registration may be required)

Gene Simmons’ “peculiar lifestyle” – Brisbane Times

Alan Jackson, Katharine McPhee perform for President Bush – Associated Press

‘Tis the season for bad Christmas music – Baltimore Sun

Views …

Bon Jovi get back to basics – Winnipeg Free Press

A good time for all at Minneapolis Star-Tribune (registration may be required)

Andrea Bocelli plays The Garden – The New York Times (registration may be required)

Ronnie Spector comes out to play – San Francisco Chronicle

Chris Brown’s arena adventure – Chicago Tribune

Babyface in Bean Town – The Boston Globe

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

Gloria Loring is 61

Walter “Clyde” Orange (The Commodores) is 61

Ralph Tavares (Tavares) is 59

Jessica Cleaves (Friends of Distinction) is 59

Johnny Rodriguez is 56

Paul Hardcastle is 50

Nia Peeples is 46

J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr.) 42

Kevin Sharp is 37

Meg White (The White Stripes) is 33