The A.V. Club asked Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn to cover Europe’s glam rock classic “The Final Countdown,” and the results were expectedly great. Somewhere Gob Bluth is smiling ... Discuss

Back in 1988, U2 released a song with blues legend BB King called “When Love Comes to Town” which was featured on the album Rattle and Hum. As Uproxx notes however, U2 hasn't played the tune live in more than 20 years. This week though, that all changed. Following the passing of The King of Blues—who was 89—U2 broke out the hit again in tribute to the music icon... Discuss

The King of Blues has passed away. Music icon BB King was recently hospitalized following complications with diabetes, and died last night at the age of 89. A blues pioneer, King is largely recognized as one of the greatest guitar players of all time, and he wrote several major hits over his 70-year career. Eric Clapton was one of the many musicians to post tributes following the news. In a video, Clapton said, “I want to thank him for all the inspiration and encouragement he gave me as a player over the years, and for the friendship that we enjoyed ... He was a beacon for all of us who love this kind of music” ... Discuss

David Letterman favorite Ryan Adams stopped by The Late Show this week for one final performance before the legendary host retires. As always, it proved to be memorable ... Discuss

As it turns out, U2’s surprise subway show last week was a bit for The Tonight Show. Host Jimmy Fallon, also in disguise, was able to film the concert on a hidden camera—that is until they decided to ditch the fake mustaches and rock out for the lucky commuters ... Discuss

This week, Jesse joins the crew in-studio and Joy makes her return from sabbatical—and we do something we’ve never done in 10 years of podcasting: We record the show live, in one take! (Yikes.) Plus, we talk to Lauren Winner about her new book. Read More