- Before launching his “The Wall” tour, Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters said that David Gilmour would join him on stage at one show. That show was last night in London, where Floyd’s Nick Mason also joined the pair, making it just the second time the trio performed together in 30 years. Gilmour joined Waters for “Comfortably Numb,” and again later for “Outside the Wall.”
- “If there were any songs, verses or lines censored, nobody ever told me about it and we played all the songs that we intended to play.” That’s Bob Dylan, in a statement on his Web site, responding to criticism that he compromised on selections for his recent concerts in China.
- A Jeff Mangum reference on last night’s episode of “Parks and Recreation”? Sure, why not?
- On Wednesday, pop critic Chris Richards chimed in on the 30-second snippet of Michaele Salahi's new pop single "Bump It" and promised more analysis if the full song actually showed up on iTunes. Well, for 99 cents "Bump It" can now be yours. After a full listen, Richards describes it as "sub-Jenna Maroney."
Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Friday morning:
- The Go-Betweens, “Streets of Your Town”