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COUNTING CROWS SINGER TO SHUT BEAK FOR A WEEK

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Adam Duritz won't be much of a songbird for a week.

A doctor found soft nodules on the throat of the Counting Crows' lead singer Monday and ordered him not to sing for a week.Duritz noticed his throat was really sore at the end of Sunday night's show, Geffen Records publicist Kevin Kennedy said. Shows scheduled for Monday and Tuesday were pushed back a week.

Duritz didn't have much to say about it - he's resting his voice by not giving interviews.

The Counting Crows' debut album, "August And Everything After," sold more than three million copies. The band was named was named best new artist at the MTV Video Music Awards, and scored hits with the songs "Mr. Jones," "Round Here" and "Rain King."

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Director Arthur Penn 72

Actor Greg Morris 60

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Singer Shaun Cassidy 36