CINCO DE MAYO STARTS HERE:
...with LOS LOBOS: "I Got Loaded" (with an added snippet of "Turn On Your Lovelight") from their fabulous first full-lengther, How Will the Wolf Survive? "Don't Worry Baby," "Evangeline," "Our Last Night," and "A Matter of Time" were on that album, too.
PEE WEE HERMAN: "Tequila." Obvs.
HERB ALPERT & THE TIJUANA BRASS: Rare video of "A Taste of Honey" from 1967.
CHEAP TRICK brings you the Mariachi mash-up of "Surrender."
JIMMY BUFFETT: Margaritaville. Obvs.
LIZ PHAIR: "Cinco de Mayo." Obvs.
AA BONDY advance streams Enderness.
ANDREW BIRD, Live at City Winery.
FONTAINES DC visit WFUV's Studio A.
IRON & WINE and CALEXICO team up to share "Midnight Sun."
CATE LE BON shares "The Light."
MICHAEL STIPE opened for PATTI SMITH at Webster Hall; you can hear a bit of a new song.
WILCO, ranked (incorrectly) by Soundblab.
NOW SHOWING: This weekend's wide releases include Uglydolls, which is currently scoring 41 percent on the ol' Tomatometer; Long Shot, which is currently scoring 80 percent; The Intruder, which is scoring 29 percent; and El Chicano, which was not screened for critics. Taking a wild guess that Endgame will repeat atop the chart.
PETER MAYHEW, who became known to fans worldwide as the lovable Wookiee Chewbacca in the Star Wars galaxy, has died at age 74. In Variety's obit, he explains why Chewie didn't get a medal.
SOPHIE TURNER & JOE JONAS got hitched in Vegas.
TOY STORY 4 introduces a new character in a new TV spot.
ALEX TREBEK , the longtime host of Jeopardy!, appeared on Good Morning America for a frank interview about his experience with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, including his struggle with depression during chemotherapy.
NICOLE KIDMAN credits Hugh Jackman and his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness, for helping her through her high-profile divorce from Tom Cruise.
SIMON PEGG & NICK FROST are developing a TV adaptation of the epic fantasy novels Rivers of London.
WILLOW might be coming back on Disney's streaming service.
MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE HAIRSTYLES, ranked by Vulture.
A DEFORMED THREE-EYED SNAKE was found in the Aussie outback.
A BABY GORILLA was born at Disney's Animal Kingdom this week. Shoulda been a lion, amirite?
A SPIDER spins a web inside a man's ear.