Everything you love and hate about the AMA's summarized in 15 Kodak Moments - Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)
Amy Winehouse's husband loses appeal attempt - Associated Press
Opera Australia director found dead in hotel room - The Sydney Morning Herald
Paul McCartney and the ghosts that haunt him - The Times Online U.K.
Catching up with Simple Minds' Jim Kerr - Sunday Herald U.K.
Lucinda Williams in Los Angeles - "Crazy good. And sane good, sexy good, playful good, anguished good, angry good, cathartic good, brawny good, rockin' good, bluesy good -- head, heart and soul good." - Los Angeles Times / Pop & Hiss (registration may be required)
AC/DC in the Twin Cities - "The very reason AC/DC has maintained such a strong following over more than three decades - and drew a rabid, sold-out crowd of 15,419 Sunday night - is the band's unwavering commitment to, well, rocking out, which was fully evident at the X."- Pioneer Press / Twin Cities.com (registration may be required)
Billy Joel in Perth, Australia - "Listening to Joel was like stepping straight back into the 80s, with synthesizers, a sassy saxophone solo, beat-timed lighting, mic stand twirling and a revolving piano stage on show." - Sunday Times / PerthNow
Sigur Ros in London - "If Moses had arrived bearing the tablets of stone he would not have been given a more reverential reception than that accorded to the Icelandic quartet as they sidled in near darkness on the Alexandra Palace stage." - The Times Online U.K.
Bob Weir & Ratdog in Fort Myers, Florida - "The concert kicked off with a groovy jam that found its way into the Grateful Dead's 'The Music Never Stopped.'" - The News-Press
Punch Brothers Feat. Chris Thiles - The progressive bluegrass quintet melds modern and traditional elements. It's sometimes bluegrass, sometimes folk, sometimes classical and sometimes even alternative." - Arkansas Democrat & Gazette / nwanews.com
They Say It's Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)
Johnny Carver is 68
Pete Best is 67
Donald "Duck" Dunn (Booker T. & the MG's) is 67
Lee Michaels is 63
Clem Burke (Blondie; The Romantics) is 53
John Squire (Stone Roses) is 46
Gary Stonadge (Big Audio) is 46
Chad Taylor (Live) is 38