Amy Winehouse hospitalized for chest and lungs tests - People
Searching for fame and/or fortune at the CMJ Music Marathon - The New York Times (registration may be required)
As AC/DC sales go up, the Brit economy goes down. - The Guardian U.K.
Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody talks about up amid Northern Ireland bombings - Glasgow Daily Record U.K.
It's not always easy to rest in peace when you're a rock star - The Times Online U.K.
Whose line is it anyway? Bob Dylan or Neil Young? - Calgary Herald / Canada.com
R.E.M. in Dallas - " … kept the room rocking Friday night during a two-hour performance at Nokia Theatre." - The Dallas Morning News
Lucinda Williams in Chicago - "Touring on Little Honey, an album housing a more celebratory sound, Williams focused on her more rocking, if not always as poignant, fare." - The Chicago Tribune
REO Speedwagon in Evansville, Indiana - " … continues to show why they have the staying power it has maintained over the years." - Evansville Courier & Press
T-Pain, Rick Ross in Rochester - "Onstage, it was a relatively stripped-down night. Everyone rapped to turntables and samplers, with no stage set and little in the way of lighting." - Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Lenny Kravitz in London, Ontario - "The very best was his enthralling 'I'll Be Waiting' from his latest album, a triumphant song that proves Kravitz still has it 20 years after starting his career." - London Free Press
Dolly Parton in Richmond, Kentucky - "If there is anything Dolly Parton cannot do, it is difficult to imagine what it could be." - Richmond Register
They Say It's Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)
Lee Greenwood is 66
Jack Daniels is 59
Garry Tallent (Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band) is 59
K.K. Downing (Judas Priest) is 57
Simon Le Bon (Duran Duran) is 50
J.D. McFadden is 44
Jason Finn (The Presidents of the United States of America) is 41
Scott Weiland is 41
Kelly Osbourne is 24