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Eric Church $47.35      Casting Crowns $29.01      Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club $47.67      ZZ Top $62.53      The Tea Party $30.09      Purity Ring $24.06      Theresa Caputo $59.23      Nashville Symphony $39.61      Ana Popovic $26.72      Alton Brown $57.13      Jason Isbell $37.44      Straight No Chaser $42.70      SOJA $29.42      Trans-Siberian Orchestra $56.82      Above & Beyond $42.25      Langhorne Slim $17.38      Barry Manilow $71.91      The Beach Boys $51.52      Rising Appalachia $19.38      George Clinton And Parliament Funkadelic $33.43      Bryan Adams $57.86      Glass Animals $22.25      Celtic Woman $60.30      Aaron Pritchett $26.48      The Great Zucchini $5.40      "DigiTour" $28.20      Ariana Grande $49.51      Floetry $38.23      Bad Suns $15.51      Blue Man Group $55.27      The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus $14.88      Boz Scaggs $63.70      Rodney Carrington $47.13      Marilyn Manson $52.59      Reel Big Fish $21.78      "Weird Al" Yankovic $47.05      Jackson Browne $63.83      In Flames $28.94      Primus $44.35      Slightly Stoopid $31.38      The Districts $14.11      Cody Johnson $15.29      Ron White $54.83      Jason Aldean $73.84      John Fogerty $57.78      Gabriel Iglesias $59.23      Fleetwood Mac $126.24      Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox $27.39      J.J. Grey & Mofro $27.04      Keb' Mo' $48.98      
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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