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Random Music for Saturday, November 21, 2015

Off to London tonight and then Frankfurt on Tuesday. How long will the security lines be? And now, the music news.

  1. Will the Bataclan re-open this weekend? The owners say “yes.”
  2. An Eagles of Death Metal film has been pulled from a festival.
  3. Another band cancels their European tour. Lamb of God is staying home after Paris.
  4. Celine Dion has a big tribute to Paris coming up.
  5. Two bands suffered terrible bus crash tragedies.
  6. Fun: How many of these 90s alt-rock songs do you remember?
  7. Good question: where are all the climate change protest songs?
  8. Are you watching Master of None, the Aziz Ansari series on Netflix? The music in the show is awesome. Here’s a Spotify soundtrack that shows what I mean.
  9. Rush fans: The band tells some stories behind their biggest songs.
  10. This California teacher probably picked the wrong time to teach this song to her class.
  11. The life of 1 percenters: Kanye and Kim sold a mansion they’ve never lived in for a $10 million profit.
  12. Miley, Miley, Miley. Is that a dick? It is?
  13. A song designed to cheer up a woman with Lyme disease.,,
  14. …and here’s a song for people with lung issues.
  15. What happens when bad rappers try to go straight?
  16. Bryan Cranston in a boy band? Yeah, sort of…
  17. Donald Trump got called out at the Latin Grammys. But you expected that, right?

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