- You know it’s officially political campaign season when a classic rocker tells a Republican candidate to quit using his song as rallies. This time it was Tom Petty disapproving of Michele Bachmann using “American Girl.” We’ve been through this many times before.
- The Claw will live on even after U2’s 360 Tour comes to an end. The band is in discussions with promoters to find a permanent home for parts of the monstrous contraption.
- This is pretty cool — with keyboardist Jenny Conlee battling breast cancer and undergoing chemotherapy treatment, the rest of her Decemberists bandmates have shaved their heads in solidarity.
Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Wednesday morning:
- Waylon Jennings, “Lay It Down”