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Random Music News for Saturday, September 5, 2015

Back from London, although I think my soul is still in transit somewhere over the Atlantic. Hopefully we’ll be reunited by Tuesday.  And now, the music news…

  1. Billy Corgan, really, really, really likes what Donald Trump is doing.
  2. Aretha Franklin really, really, really doesn’t want anyone to see that 1972 concert film.
  3. Things don’t look good for Lemmy. Again.
  4. Chrissie Hynde is not backing down on her comments about rape.
  5. All cops should be this happy and dance-y.
  6. It’s Labour Day weekend. Here’s how to sing away the end-of-summer blues.
  7. Do you have an account with ReverbNation?  They’ve been hacked.
  8. It’s interesting how Spotify seems to be targeting Foo Fighters fans with direct email marketing.
  9. Here’s how things are going for Soundgarden in the recording studio.
  10. So about the audio quality of streaming: Is Neil Young right?
  11. This new memoir from John Fogerty sounds like it contains all kinds of dirt.
  12. Are you on the Blue Jays bandwagon? Here’s the story behind their theme song, “OK Blue Jays.”
  13. The chances of Bono ever playing the guitar again are pretty slim.
  14. Who wants a new story on Death from Above 1979?

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