Circuit City files for bankruptcy – CNN Money
Chinese Democracy – The myth! The legend!! The album!!! – The Times Online U.K.
Oops! Brit examination board comes under fire after recommending song by convicted pedophile Gary Glitter in schools – Daily Mail U.K.
Van Morrison in Los Angeles – “For anyone who wasn’t at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday night, there’d be little chance of explaining how Van Morrison’s repetition of one seemingly innocuous sentence – ‘This is a train’ – could turn into a deeply spiritual incantation.” – Los Angeles Times / Pop & Hiss (registration may be required)
Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton in Dallas – “Lindale’s Miranda Lambert is the firecracker to Oklahoman Blake Shelton’s slow burn, and they make one heckuva couple in concert – and apparently in real life, as well.” – The Dallas Morning News
Katie Melua in London – “As she plucked at an electric guitar for a spooky ‘Piece by Piece’ or played piano on the old folk ballad ‘Lilac Wine,’ it was hard to tear your eyes off her.” – The Times Online U.K.
Roy Clark in Arizona – “Even though he moves a little slower than in his HeeHaw days and his hair is a little grayer, the master musician kept the audience entranced with frequent instrument changes and well known songs.” – Mesquite Local News
They Say It’s Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)
Bobby Rush is 74
Donna Fargo is 67
Tim Rice is 64
Greg Lake is 61
Sinbad is 52
Chris Cagle is 40
Warren G is 38
Jim Adkins (Jimmy Eat World) is 33
Eve is 30
Chris Jannou (Silverchair) is 29
Miranda Lambert is 25