Link-O-Rama …

Will MySpace partner with Amazon for the social networking site’s upcoming music download service? – TechCrunch

Looks as if New Zealand is also considering an annual fee for downloading music – New Zealand Herald

Baby-boomers the world over get a reality check tomorrow as Sir Michael Philip Jagger turns 65 – The Times Online U.K.

They don’t write song lyrics like they used to – The Age

Bad To The Bone George Thorogood does the ol’ Q&A – The Modesto Bee

Earl Lee Nelson, who was half of the r&b team Bob & Earl which wrote “Harlem Shuffle,” dies at 79 – The Chicago Tribune

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Fleet Foxes prowl through the United Kingdom and Ireland during October and November. Stops include October 28 in Norwich at the Waterfront, October 30 in Bristol at Anson Room, November 2 in Nottingham at Trent University, November 5 in London at Shepherds Bush Empire and November 7 in Dublin at Vicar Street. The band returns to London on November 10 for a second gig at Shepherds Bush Empire.

Asylum Street Spankers update today with new ones scattered over the next few months. New dates include August 28 in Boise, Idaho at Neurolux, August 31 in Portland, Oregon at Aladdin Theater, September 5 in Crystal Bay, Nevada at Crystal Bay Club Casino, November 28 in Chicago at Old Town School Of Folk Music and December 27 in Houston at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck.

The Bouncing Souls add a few new listings for both coasts today. New ones include September 6 in Portland, Oregon at Roseland Theater, September 19 in New York City at Terminal 5, September 20 in Asbury Park, New Jersey at Convention Hall and September 21 in Philadelphia at Starlight Ballroom.

And Neil Sedaka finds some room on his calendar for a group of 2009 shows in Vegas. March 26 – 29 is the date span for a new multi-night engagement at The Orleans Hotel & Casino.

During the last couple of hours we also updated the schedules for Rose Hill Drive, Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers, Naturally 7, Monte Montgomery, Nas, Solas, Smashing Pumpkins, Sunset Rubdown, The Mother Truckers, The Hold Steady, The Hackensaw Boys, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, The Nadas and Hot Liquid Sex.

And that’s the way it is as we pass the midway point and move into an afternoon packed with fresh concert data. Don’t miss Your Latest Update, coming up around 3 pm (PDT), from!