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Boz Scaggs $63.70      Merle Haggard $82.87      Excision $30.80      Glass Animals $22.25      August Burns Red $23.07      Papadosio $21.08      Lyle Lovett $58.26      Dave Mason $48.87      John Mellencamp $89.76      Jeff Dunham $82.80      Arlo Guthrie $48.28      Kenny Chesney $85.37      Old Crow Medicine Show $42.31      Lettuce $23.86      Johnnyswim $24.25      The Avett Brothers $50.03      Marilyn Manson $52.59      Beats Antique $30.34      Floetry $38.23      Stars $25.07      ZZ Top $62.53      Jerry Seinfeld $87.40      Langhorne Slim $17.38      Gabriel Iglesias $59.23      Less Than Jake $21.85      Circa Survive $21.58      Diarrhea Planet $13.43      Pitbull $86.15      Buddy Guy $56.75      Tech N9ne $30.20      Big Daddy Weave $22.04      Rain - A Tribute To The Beatles $52.07      John Fogerty $58.01      Dark Star Orchestra $28.77      Rising Appalachia $19.38      Brad Paisley $36.60      Maroon 5 $84.22      Father John Misty $25.13      "Dancing With The Stars" $58.44      SuicideGirls $26.62      Sublime With Rome $29.58      Ariana Grande $49.51      RL Grime $23.16      Alabama Shakes $40.46      Cody Johnson $15.29      The Beach Boys $51.52      New Kids On The Block $59.09      Widespread Panic $47.12      Cold War Kids $23.47      The Devil Wears Prada $20.24      
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News & Views

09:01 AM Tuesday 3/4/08 | |

Kenny Chesney's 11 CMA nominations, Rod Stewart's hotel problems and DVD piracy-sniffing dogs in News. Neil Young, Patti Smith, Akron/Family and The Magnetic Fields in Views.

News …

Kenny Chesney snags 11 CMA nominations – Reuters

MPAA’s piracy-sniffing dogs to become comic book heroes – Variety

USA still the No. 1 Music Market – ABC News

Roanoke Rapids, NC, and Randy Parton (Dolly’s bro) settle differences to the tune of $750,000 – Nashua Telegraph

Loud music from the next room disrupts Rod Stewart’s hotel stay – Daily Record U.K.

Kris Kristofferson talks about Kris Kristofferson – The Guardian U.K.

Views …

Neil Young in Scotland – "A living legend, and one of the most influential songwriters in music with songs such as 'Harvest Moon' and 'Heart Of Gold,' the 62-year-old's rare appearance in the city did not disappoint." – Edinburgh Evening News

Patti Smith in NYC – "For some musicians the ordinary rules just don’t apply." – The New York Times (registration may be required)

The Magnetic Fields in Los Angeles – "… make exceedingly clever indie-pop records on which you're unlikely to hear an arrangement drowning out any of Merritt's meticulous wordplay." – Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

Akron/Family in New England – "If anything, the band proved to be about music and community. Or music as community.’ The Boston Globe

Matchbox twenty, Alanis Morissette and Mute Math in Oklahoma – "The crowd inside Oklahoma City's Ford Center on Sunday night paid no attention to tornado warnings and flash flooding just outside the doors." – The Oklahoman / NewsOK

Dengue Fever in Philadelphia – "It was a little like turning onto a quiet street in suburban Delaware and walking into the cantina from Star Wars." – The Philadelphia Inquirer

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

Miriam Makeba is 76

Bobby Womack is 64

Chris Squire (Yes) is 60

Shakin' Stevens is 60

Chris Rea is 57

Emilio Estefan (Miami Sound Machine) is 55

Jason Newsted is 45

Grand Puba (Brand Nubian) is 42

Patrick Hannan (The Sundays) is 42

Evan Dando (The Lemonheads) is 41

Fergal Lawler (The Cranberries) is 37

Jason Sellers is 37