News Ticker: Julian Casablancas, Chris Brown, Ian Brown, Mary Travers

November 3rd, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

  • Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas tells the NME he plans to release “I Wish It Was Christmas Today” as a holiday single 7″ in December (the song is available as a bonus track on iTunes now). The chipper little tune originated on an episode of SNL, when it was performed by Horatio Sanz, Jimmy Fallon, Chris Kataan and Tracy Morgan.

  • Chris Brown has revealed the cover for his December 15th album Graffiti via Twitter. He stands against a futuristic backdrop holding an electric guitar and a can of spray paint that’s aimed at a crew of cartoon characters.
  • The Stone Roses’ Ian Brown has been arrested for suspected domestic abuse. The BBC reports Brown was released on bail and will return to court in December.
  • On November 9th at 6 p.m., New York City’s Riverside Church will host a memorial for Peter, Paul and Mary singer Mary Travers. The event is free and open to the public, and will feature Pete Seeger, Whoopi Goldberg, Dolores Huerta and more participants.

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