Paul McCartney will conclude his tour of Japan tomorrow (Thursday) in Tokyo. He says his favorite Japanese food is "vegetarian sushi with avocado and cucumber." And, being British, he loves his English Breakfast Tea, but says he has been enjoying green tea. He notes that he doesn't take it "quite as strong as many Japanese people take it. I find it light and refreshing."

Robert Plant has posted the second installment of his eight-part 2003 trip to Mali on his website.

Aerosmith's Joe Perry was recently in a Tampa, Florida studio laying down guitar tracks on jazz sax player Mindi Abair's new album.