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Random music news for Friday, November 11, 2022

Stormy Daniels is back in the news again, but not for reasons that you must expect. Music news for November 11, 2022, is more conventional and with fewer Cthulhu.

  1. RIP Boomtown Rats guitarist Garry Roberts. He was 72.
  2. RIP Don Lewis. You probably don’t know his name but you certainly have heard his sounds MILLIONS of times.
  3. RIP Tyrone Downie, keyboardist for Bob Marley.
  4. YouTube says it now has 80 million paid subscribers.
  5. Paul McCartney is going to release a 159-track singles box set on December 2.
  6. Here’s why so many musicians are canceling or rethinking tours.
  7. We’re going to see some big changes in the recorded music industry. Here are some predictions.
  8. There’s an interesting book on Genesis coming soon. Fans will want this.
  9. Can you imagine doing this with your dad?
  10. A Snoop Dogg biopic? It’s in the works.
  11. What about a Britney Spears biopic? She says no.
  12. Ye merchandise will still be sold by Adidas except
  13. …and speaking of Ye, here’s a summary of all this sh!tstorms. Would you want to work for this guy? Hell, no.
  14. Nice talk, Paul.
  15. Shortwave radio: Not dead yet, thanks to the war in Ukraine.
  16. Let’s take a trip inside a record label’s vault. What, exactly, is in there?

BONUS: This graphic shows which actors say “shit” the most.

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