Seven things you should check out this week
Sultry singer's signature tune "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" became a worldwide smash 40 years ago this week
Duo of Jennifer Fiedler and Trey Smith sing of an intoxicating love on latest release
'Today' show host wears wig, goes all-out reading script from tense June 2005 interview
"We need an alien invasion ... to remind us that we're all in this together," says alt-country singer, who covered Jefferson Airplane at fest
The writer's wife shot down the 1974 idea
While contemporary country stars stay out of the political fray, two veterans continue to sound off via disparate approaches
Musician's upcoming online Reverb shop will include over 200 pieces of gear, including kits used during sessions for 'Black Sabbath' and 'Paranoid'
Our take on the second album from the Atlanta band
"Kids started coming from all around the place," frontman tells Jann Wenner in 2005 interview about band's teenaged origins in Dublin
'Purple Rain' and 'OK Computer' reissues, Jeff Tweedy, Algiers and more albums you can stream right now
Our take on the second full-length LP from the Long Beach rapper
Keith praises pot while the country legend/marijuana advocate lights up in a hazy bus video
Alison Brie and the creators talk about resurrecting the Reagan-era guilty-pleasure – and why it became a female-empowerment touchstone
Leslie Jones will host awards show; Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, DJ Khaled among performers
Nashville band's "No Such Thing as a Broken Heart" is the lead single from second album, 'Happy Endings'