News …

Challenging conventional wisdom with RadioheadThe New York Times (registration may be required)

It’s a day in jail, six months in halfway house for Beanie SigelCNN / Associated Press

Trent Reznor’s ISP copyright music tax – Cnet

Stewart Copeland, cod liver oil and The PoliceThe Age

Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy – “I still have this Protestant work ethic toward music and towards this band” – Victoria Times Colonist

Museum in Britney’s hometown features exhibit about the troubled pop star. And no, it’s not in a trailer park – The Daily Mail

Views …

The perfect storm that is MadnessBridgwater Mercury

JJ Grey & Mofro – “dirty, authentic Southern grooves and deep fried soul lyrics” – Broward / Palm Beach New Times

Songwriters shine at Concrete Frequency concert series at Walt Disney Concert Hall – Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

All-action jazz with Jean Carne, Glenn Jones and Shirley JonesThe Evening Standard

What do you get when you mix the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Zebra’s Randy Jackson and Led Zeppelin songs? – The Dallas Morning News

“fever” in DC – The Washington Times

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

Scott McKenzie is 69

Frank Sinatra Jr. is 64

Rod Stewart is 63

Donald Fagen is 60

Singer Pat Benatar is 55

is 53

Shawn Colvin is 52

Curt Kirkwood (Meat Puppets) is 49

Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies) is 44

Matt Roberts (3 Doors Down) is 30

Chris Smith (Kris Kross) is 29