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October 2, 2010 1:04 PM ET

Susan Boyle Cancels 'Dancing With the Stars' Performance
A throat infection has forced Susan Boyle to cancel her performance of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" on tonight's episode of Dancing With the Stars. Boyle tearfully bowed out of America's Got Talent after Lou Reed denied her permission to cover his "Perfect Day." [ USA Today ]

Weezer Announce New York Memories Tour Dates
Weezer have rounded out their Memories Tour schedule with two shows at New York's Roseland Ballroom on December 17th and 18th. The first night will feature a complete performance of The Blue Album, the second will be Pinkerton. Both nights will also include a greatest hits set. [Weezer]

Ke$ha Claims Former Manager Was Unlicensed Agent
In response to a $14 million lawsuit filed against her by a former manager, Ke$ha said that her 2006 contract with DAS Communications should be voided because the company was unlicensed in California, a violation of the Talent Agencies Act. In their lawsuit, DAS claims Ke$ha owes the company $14 million in unpaid commissions. [ The Hollywood Reporter's THR Esq.]

T.I. to Face Judge On October 15th
T.I. will head to court on October 15th, and a judge will determine whether the rapper violated his parole when he was arrested on drug possession charges in Los Angeles last month. If T.I.'s probation is revoked, he may be sent back to prison. [TMZ]

Bob Dylan Extends Tour
Bob Dylan has tacked on an additional 12 concerts to his autumn jaunt, including three nights at New York's Terminal 5 on November 22-24. [ Brooklyn Vegan]

Plus: Michael Jackson estate sued, Glastonbury sells out and more.

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Song Stories

“Don't Dream It's Over”

Crowded House | 1986

Early in the sessions for Crowded House's debut album, the band and producer Mitchell Froom were still feeling each other out, and at one point Froom substituted session musicians for the band's Paul Hester and Nick Seymour. "At the time it was a quite threatening thing," Neil Finn told Rolling Stone. "The next day we recorded 'Don't Dream It's Over,' and it had a particularly sad groove to it — I think because Paul and Nick had faced their own mortality." As for the song itself, "It was just about on the one hand feeling kind of lost, and on the other hand sort of urging myself on — don't dream it's over," Finn explained.

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