News …

From the “desk” of EMI (satire) – The Times Online

Morrissey fan writes book about Morrissey fans – Manchester Evening News

Latin America, politics and music – The Chicago Tribune

Photographer Autumn de Wilde and the indie bands she shoots – The Boston Globe

Labels look for new ways to sell music – Detroit Free Press / Associated Press

Jeff Daniels – Not just another actor with a guitar – The Grand Rapids Press

Joe Jackson – “I don’t think it matters where I am” – Telegraph UK

Memphis, Sex Pistols and 1978 – The Commercial Appeal

Views …

Kid Rock shows Atlantic City how to party – Press Of Atlantic City

The spectacle of The Dresden DollsThe Chicago Tribune

Natalie Merchant sings a new tune (several, actually) in NYC gig – The New York Times (registration may be required)

Craig Ferguson keeps Dallas in stitches – The Dallas Morning News

Jazzman Wayne Shorter meets the Liverpool Symphonic Orchestra – Liverpool Daily Post

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

Jack Greene is 78

Paul Revere (Paul Revere & The Raiders) is 70

Kenny Loggins is 60

Marshall Chapman is 59

David Lee Murphy is 49

Kathy Valentine (Go-Go’s) is 49

John Ondrasik (Five For Fighting) is 43

John Rich (Big & Rich) is 34