Where did rap music originate? American academic says it all started in Scotland – Telegraph U.K.
What’s holding up those Beatles reissues? – The New York Times (registration may be required)
The most disappointing albums of the year? – The Guardian U.K.
My Morning Jacket in Chicago – “By this point, My Morning Jacket is a cohesive five-member unit that filters even the most ragged traditions through their unique brand of cosmic fire.” – Chicago Sun-Times (registration may be required)
Aaron Neville in New Orleans – “Appearing years younger than a man who scored a number-one hit in 1967, Neville’s expressive voice, often approaching falsetto range, is well suited to soul classics like ‘Stand By Me,’ ‘A Change Is Gonna Come,’ and ‘Ain’t No Sunshine.'” – The Epoch Times
They Say It’s Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)
Ed Bruce is 69
Ray Thomas (The Moody Blues) is 67