Later today, history will be made. Glass ceilings will be shattered when Hillary Clinton accepts the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention. Let's celebrate this historical moment with a Coffee Break featuring female-fronted bands.
Elvis Presley's first interview appeared in print; Moscow teens were pilfering pay-phone parts to make their own electric guitars; Mick Jagger made his acting debut; Natalie Merchant sang her last gig with 10,000 Maniacs; and Jerry Lee Lewis made his TV debut on The Steve Allen Show, Today in Music History.
The Avett Brothers, War on Drugs, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Phantogram and Mumford and Sons make debuts; Courtney Barnett, Chance The Rapper and Radiohead are inducted to the Hall of Fame; and Beck wows to No.1.
The Minnesota Wild are considering changing their longtime goal-celebration song: “Crowd Chant” by Joe Satriani. In an e-mail to season ticket holders, the Wild ask whether the song should be changed to Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy” — or something else. (Star Tribune) Crystal Pepsi coming back, sponsors ’90s stars in concert Crystal Pepsi, one of the most…