News …

Judge dismisses invasion of privacy charge against Dr. Dre – The Boston Globe / Associated Press

“From Mozart to Metallica” Christmas music you might have overlooked – The Clarion-Ledger / The Greenville News

Crosby, Stills & Nash make it to Australia – The Sydney Morning Herald

I owe, I owe. It’s off to tour I go – Michael Jackson may tour to alleviate debt – Fox News

Backstreet Boys grow up – New York Post

Keith Urban on keeping life simple – The Tennessean

Views …

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals cut a wild swath through Boston – The Boston Globe

Tool “howls” in L.A. – Los Angeles Times / Calendar Live (registration may be required)

Daryl Hall & John Oates break out the Christmas Cheer – The Patriot Ledger

Sugababes are in the church! – Manchester Evening News

Dewey Cox swaggers in San Fran – San Francisco Chronicle

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

Frank Sinatra would have been 92

Connie Francis is 69

Dionne Warwick is 67

Dickey Betts is 64

Eric Schenkman (Spin Doctors) is 44

Nicholas Dimichino (Nine Days) is 40