Today in Music News: Jay Reatard Remembered by Beck, Guns N' Roses, Billy Corgan, Jessica Simpson, Teddy Pendergrass
- "Extremely sad to hear of Jay's passing," writes Beck about death of Jay Reatard. "Only got to play with him once, but had the honor of doing a split single together. Thanks for the songs Jay---you will be missed." Click for "In Memory of Jay Reatard." Click here for interview I did with Jay Reatard this past June.
- Guns N' Roses 'Chinese Democracy' tour debuts in Winnipeg-- Spin gives rave review.
- The only thing more disturbing than Billy Corgan sleeping with Jessica Simpson? Billy Corgan recording with Jessica Simpson.
- Philly soul singer Teddy Pendergrass--most famous for "If You Don't Know Me By Now"--dead at age 59.