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The Stray Birds $15.09      Ladysmith Black Mambazo $45.21      Rain - A Tribute To The Beatles $52.81      Mannheim Steamroller $56.76      Alt-J $39.67      In This Moment $23.95      Pierce The Veil $29.71      Ryan Bingham $30.24      Of Montreal $20.60      Badfish - Trib. to Sublime $17.60      In Flames $28.94      Pitbull $87.00      Home Free $30.84      Five Finger Death Punch $39.95      Matthew West $27.13      John Mellencamp $89.76      Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox $25.32      Casting Crowns $28.48      Napalm Death $19.90      Ed Sheeran $59.86      Cold War Kids $23.48      Enrique Iglesias $86.83      The Tragically Hip $57.00      OK Go $22.02      Diana Krall $76.78      Ricardo Arjona $75.46      Fifth Harmony $36.20      The Chris Robinson Brotherhood $25.10      George Lopez $53.74      Houndmouth $17.40      Steve Aoki $41.49      Mother Mother $27.72      Kevin Hart $68.60      Corey Smith $21.32      The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus $14.88      Celtic Woman $60.46      The Ghost Inside $17.96      Journey $70.47      A Skylit Drive $14.88      Judas Priest $53.23      Griz $26.46      Ana Popovic $25.48      George Thorogood & The Destroyers $51.37      The Time Jumpers $30.50      Ratatat $29.51      Miranda Lambert $56.66      "Kidz Bop Live" $26.44      Smallpools $16.05      "American Idol Live" $57.11      Bassnectar $42.98      
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News & Views

09:01 AM Wednesday 9/24/08 | |

Groups opposed to Paul McCartney's Israel concert, MySpace Music & the music industry, Everlast recaptures the buzz, U2 tour manager honored, a look at those unlimited mobile phone music deals and how those Springsteen at the DNC rumors started in News. Darius Rucker, The Swell Season, Sigur Ros, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Alanis Morissette in Views.

News …

Who doesn't want Paul McCartney performing in Israel? Well … it's complicated - The Times Online U.K.

Nokia has "Comes With Music" and Sony Ericsson has "PlayNow Plus." But how free is the free music? - BBC News / dot.life

Will MySpace Music save change the music biz? - CNN

Everlast gets the buzz again - Great Falls Tribune

Remember all those news stories last month claiming Bruce Springsteen would appear at the Democratic National Convention? Here's how rumors start - Poynter Online

U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan to receive Parnelli Lifetime Achievement Award - The Parnelli Awards / PRNewswire / press release

Views …

Darius Rucker in Minneapolis - "As a Nike cap-wearing Nashville neophyte, Darius Rucker sure showed Minneapolis country fans a good time Tuesday night." - Minneapolis / St. Paul Star Tribune

The Swell Season in Columbus, Ohio - "Group builds upon hit film's successThe group came on in stages, and then only after singer Glen Hansard first brought on a couple of friends from Bell X1 who were playing nearby in the Basement." - The Columbus Dispatch

Sigur Ros in Toronto - " … treated a sold out Massey Hall to a stunning set filled with cascading feedback, bowed-guitar distortion and gorgeous melodies." Eye Weekly

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds in Portland, Oregon - "It was Cave's 51st birthday - 'I am disgracefully old' - but he acted like there was no place he'd rather be than turning his obsessions into art on a Monday night in Portland." - The Oregonian

Alanis Morissette in Boston - " … keeps devoted crowd in her pocket." - The Boston Globe

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

Herb Jeffries is 97

Sonny Turner (The Platters) is 69

Barbara Allbut (The Angels) is 68

Phyllis "Jiggs" Allbut (The Angels) is 66

Gerry Marsden (Gerry & the Pacemakers) is 66

Cedric Dent (Take 6) is 46

Marty Cintron (No Mercy) is 37

Juan DeVevo (Casting Crowns) is 33