Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, January 8, 2010...
- The Pogues' Shane MacGowan says he doesn't sleep for seven days while he goes on booze benders. That still doesn't explain his teeth.
When recording an album about the downfall of America, there is really no one better to "get" on your album than Stephen King, right?
My Morning Jacket's Jim James, or Yim Yames, has started his own record label.
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