I had tried that. I think Fab got me all squared away. Turns out it was an ad blocking problem deep down, even though I have no ad blocking apps on my phone...to fix the Force Closes (and hopefully reboots too) run the following command in terminal emulator:
Again, credit to Fabolous (bigxie) for telling me how to fix this problem. Hope this will help others. Thanks Fab!
Edit: Still getting FCs every time I click on a song. I believe it only happens on 3G.