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Andrew Bird $39.04      Kanye West $86.52      Deftones $39.73      Widespread Panic $50.60      "Riverdance" $59.70      Newsboys $26.13      Dan and Phil $57.75      "Vans Warped Tour" $34.61      The Johnny Clegg Band $42.46      Dierks Bentley $35.29      Katt Williams $75.09      Daryl Hall & John Oates $45.62      Sturgill Simpson $34.23      Elvis Costello $77.01      Matt Nathanson $35.32      August Burns Red $22.75      Pentatonix $54.83      Maroon 5 $95.45      Breaking Benjamin $34.33      Kris Allen $20.79      "Taste Of Chaos" $31.41      Kansas $56.24      Rodney Carrington $42.33      Martin Lawrence $70.56      Wye Oak $18.17      Strfkr $20.51      Goo Goo Dolls $40.81      Selena Gomez $65.51      Yellowcard $28.07      Jon Bellion $21.99      The Struts $18.43      5 Seconds Of Summer $52.33      Ghost $32.84      Sublime With Rome $30.93      Old Dominion $29.83      Yelawolf $25.75      Chicago $67.90      Jason Isbell $43.01      Chris Stapleton $42.74      The 1975 $38.71      Brand New $38.56      Judah & The Lion $13.83      Cirque du Soleil - "Ovo" $64.64      Rusted Root $29.36      Flight Of The Conchords $46.13      Adele $111.58      Chase Rice $29.61      Turkuaz $20.99      Tony Bennett $80.40      Tedeschi Trucks Band $53.36      
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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

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