Wednesday, September 30, 2009

News 10/1/09

The BOB DYLAN GPS story that would not die ! (ivillage) and ANOTHER one ! (Slate)
see : Examiner articles here and here.

ROGER DALTREY on Ellen, October 2 (Ellen/WB)

DENNIS HOPPER Taken to Hospital (Popeater)

Grammy-Winning Producer GREG LADANYI Dies at 57 (Spinner)

Premiere: An Unreleased Live NIRVANA Song From the Bleach Reissue (Pitchfork)

ROBYN HITCHCOCK and Heavy Friends to cover Abbey Road live ! (Robyn Hitchcock) Yet another awesome benefit for Medecins Sans Frontieres (

Monday, September 28, 2009

News 9/29/09

SPRINGSTEEN to play complete albums at Giants Stadium (

LUCY (of 'In The Sky With Diamonds ' fame) dies (

YOKO ONO on The View Wednesday . .with Sean ! (ABC)


CRAIG FERGUSON: Late-Night Transplant Looks Back at His Path (NY Times)

DANIEL JOHNSTON: A Brain on Fire, Spreading to Phones (NY Times)

BOB DYLAN for Glastonbury 2010 ? (

RAY DAVIES to Tour Behind New Kinks Choral Collection (Prefix Mag)

Why I can't wait for a new GILLIAN WELCH album (Guardian)

Greenpeace to release 1970 concert recording of JONI MITCHELL, JAMES TAYLOR and PHIL OCHS on 10 November (Greenpeace)

RADIOHEAD'S THOM YORKE Enlists Flea, Godrich For Solo Live Gigs (Billboard)

News 9/28/09

McCartney prize-winning school essay discovered (Independent)

Report: Elvis Costello's Spectacle, with Levon Helm, Nick Lowe, Richard Thompson,and Allen Toussaint (Relix)

Portland Rabbi lends kosher stamp of approval to BOB DYLAN: Prophet, Mystic, Poet (dylanprophet)

Bob Dylan to make "Must Be Santa" video? Plus Co-op bank ad(Examiner)

PETER and PAUL pay tribute to MARY (Relix)

Further tour dates, featuring BOB WEIR and PHIL LESH (

Updated track list for RAY DAVIES compilation (

TOM WAITS Glitter and Doom Live (Amazon UK)

Review: Nick Hornsby's new book, "Juliet, Naked" (NY Times)

BEATLES: Nagra reels saved for posterity (Yer Blog)

MADONNA to appear on Letterman Wednesday (CBS)

Friday, September 25, 2009

News 9/25/09


1. JEFF BECK and ERIC CLAPTON London Concert: February 13. (Eric Clapton)

2. HARPER SIMON (son of Paul) is on tour. (My Space)

3. LEVON HELM is on tour. (Levon Helm)

a. Springsteen to appear on ELVIS COSTELLO's "Spectacle" television program (to be recorded September 25). Other guests announced so far :
Neko Case, Sheryl Crow, Ron Sexsmith, Jesse Winchester (9/21)
Ray LaMontagne, John Prine, Lyle Lovett (9/23)
Levon Helm, Nick Lowe, Richard Thompson, Allen Toussaint, with Ray LaMontagne,Larry Campbell, and the Imposters(9/24)
b. U2 covers Springsteen in New Jersey. (NY Times)
c. Bruce working on a new song ? (Google Groups)
d. Paperless ticket problems. (Ticket News)

5. Limited Edition (500) of ROBYN HITCHCOCK's "I Often Dream Of Trains" DVD/CD. (Yep Roc)

6. DALTREY, TYLER, ZANDER to guest with Trans-Siberian Orchestra. (Roadrunner)

7. MOUNTAIN GOATS to appear on Colbert Report, October 6. (Pitchfork)

8. Jonathan Demme talks about new NEIL YOUNG film. (Rolling Stone)

9. BOB DYLAN adds six tour dates. (Examiner)

10. FARM AID adds more acts. (Farm Aid)