Thursday morning music news: Dylan storms, Frank Ocean scores and Kitty Wells and Jon Lord pass on

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The Queen of Country Music, Kitty Wells, has died at the age of 92.

Listen to Laura Cantrell, recorded live at KDHX this week, pay tribute to Kitty.

Congrats to Robert Plant and Patty Griffin. The two have eloped in Texas.

File under: WWPSD (What would a police state do?): Sir Paul and Bruce get the boot from a London stage.

Shirley Manson vs. death-threat-making Twitter asshole.

Consequence of Sound scores an interview with Jimmy Cliff.

What’s on Jon Hamm’s iPod? The AV Club finds out.

Listen to a new track from Patterson Hood, featuring Kelly Hogan.

Frank Ocean is on track for a gold album.

RIP Motown bassist Bob Babbitt.

You know you want a Frumpies reissue. And Bikini Kill’s new label has you covered.

Spinner takes a long, pained look at Scientologist musicians.

The Guardian takes on the devil’s interval.

Peter Doherty’s trip to a swank Thai rehab center didn’t turn out so hot.

The Polaris Music Prize shortlist is out.

RIP Jon Lord, co-founder of Deep Purple.

Matt and Kim announce new album, with track list.

Mitt Romney’s bad week continues. Dude can’t even catch a break from the DCMA.

A massive blackout hit New York 35 years ago this July. What were Johnny Thunders, David Byrne and Iggy Pop doing?

Bob Dylan is set to release “Tempest” on September 11. And, Bernini references aside, it has the worst album cover in the history of everything.

The NPR music interns are really on a roll right now.

David Bowie + killer funk band + Dinah Shore + the Fonz = Whoa.

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