CAROLINE SAYS shares a video for "Sweet Home Alabama" (not that one).
LISSIE stopped by The Current for a chat and mini-set including new stuff.
THE WILDWOODS' mini-set at Daytrotter.
THE DUSTBOWL REVIVAL: Bluegrass meets soul at the World Cafe.
ARCADE FIRE shares a demo for "Put Your Money On Me."
BAT FANGS share "Boy of Summer." (singular)
LOS ROSAS share "Christa" and "Lost Cat" for Twofer Tuesday.
THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS: "Fall" and "Sleep Comes Down" for Twofer Tuesday.
THE MONKEES get 108 minutes of discussion on Political Beats with guest Bruce Walker.
THE PAZZ & JOP POLL is out, without much fanfare, or individual critics' lists. Another once-great institution declines. And at the risk of going all "get off my lawn on you," the Top 10 from 1971 onward suggests things really went downhill in this century.
SMASHING PUMPKINS are recording with Rick Rubin.
THE NUMBER ONES essays Lloyd Price's "Stagger Lee."
TOM HANKS is starring in a biopic of Mr. Rogers.
JENNIFER HUDSON will star in an Aretha Franklin biopic.
NICOLE EGGERT has accused former Charles in Charge co-star Scott Baio of repeatedly molesting her when she was a minor.
KATE WINSLET is doing the modified limited hang-out.
GRAMMYS ratings hit an all-time low in the key demo, down 24 percent from last year. And yet it was also the most watched primetime entertainment show since last year’s Oscars.
STAR WARS is looking a little less stellar, as such things go.
RODNEY DANGERFIELD gets posthumous respect from the NYT.
PACHYDERMS WITHOUT BORDERS: An Elephant caught by surveillance cameras crossing a border checkpoint from China into Laos – and then returning across the border into China a couple hours later.
AN ELK stopped by police in Idaho.
BRINGING A 17-FOOT PYTHON to the Chicagoland Fishing, Travel and Outdoor Expo may have been a bad idea.
THE ELUSIVE PALLAS CAT is eluding staff at a zoo in Utah.