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Random Music News for April 30, 2014

Last day of April? I don’t know about where you are, but where I am, it feels like mid-March.

  1. The Beatles A Hard Day’s Night is heading back to theatres on its 50th anniversary.
  2. Meet Cookie Marenco, a pioneer of high quality digital recording.
  3. Does Diddy want to buy the Clippers if Donald Sterling is force to sell?
  4. Willie Nelson may be in his 80s, but he now has a fifth degree black belt in karate.
  5. I’m surprised this hasn’t happened earlier: Simon Cowell’s DJ Search.
  6. A Kanye West spoken word album? Yep.
  7. Here are Noel Gallagher’s terms for an Oasis reunion.  Someone call Durex!
  8. Yahoo! would like to stream one concert a day for a year. (Thanks to John.)
  9. William Shatner gets NASA’s top civilian award.
  10. You do NOT want to get arrested in Dubai for insulting Islam.  The drummer for the Scorpions is learning that.

Alan Cross

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