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Thursday Morning Music News: Wilco announces St. Louis show, Tom Petty disses Michele Bachmann and Stephen Colbert rocks on

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Wilco is releasing a new album, The Whole Love, on September 27 and touring this fall. St. Louis date is October 4 at the Peabody.

Read Bruce Springsteen's powerful eulogy for his friend, Clarence Clemons.

88.1 KDHX looks back at the first half of 2011 with lists of DJ favorite albums and top spins, January through June.

Women's rights group Between Friends will be protesting Odd Future's set at Pitchfork Festival.

The hackers of LulzSec say they're retiring out of boredom. If only the Kings of Leon would do the same.

Billboard considers what Google+ means for the music biz.

NewsCorp sells Myspace to advertising network Specific Media for a cool $35 million. Not quite as cool as the $580 million the company paid for it six years ago.

Spinner talks to DJ Shadow about his forthcoming album, new video and single "I Gotta Rokk." The album, The Less You Know, the Better, will be released September 5.

A new anthology from Throwing Muses is due out in September.

You knew it was going to happen. It was only a matter of time. Groupon is now a record label. Sort of. David Gray has released Lost and Found—Live in Dublin on the daily deal site.

If you run a fansite for Morrissey, be prepared to take the heat.

Lady Gaga has a fashion blog.

Chuck Berry will finally get that statue in the Delmar Loop.

Michele Bachmann likes Tom Petty. The feeling is not mutual.

Roger Daltrey is finding that touring isn't what it used to be.

My Morning Jacket, Andrew Bird, Sondre Lerche, the Airborne Toxic Event and more appear on The Muppets: Green Album, doing covers of Muppet standards. The album is due out August 23.

Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock is working on a film score for Queens of Country, a movie about a really obsessive country music fan.

Stephen Colbert's awesome music week continues with a performance with the Black Belles. Must see.

Big week for Jill Scott and Bon Iver on the charts. Scott notches first No. 1 album on Billboard 200 and Bon Iver checks in at No. 2.

Glen Campbell announces that he has Alzheimer's disease. But he's going to make a go at one last tour.

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