Random Music News for Friday, November 6, 2015

Happy birthday FM radio! You’re 80 years old today. And now, the music news…

  1. It seems that the idea of an Apple car goes back to at least 2008.
  2. Christina Aguilera just helped Hilary Clinton raise $1 million.
  3. Whoops! Ex-boy bander Nick Lachey isn’t going to be an Ohio pot potentate after all.
  4. Bad Brains’ Dr. Know is apparently improving in hospital.
  5. Thinking of buy a .radio domain? There may be a problem.
  6. The WORST party house in LA. Be thankful you’re not a neighbour.
  7. This Christmas, Noel Gallagher is going to get a whole lot richer.
  8. Meanwhile, an Oasis tribute singer was beaten, robbed and threatened with being burned alive.
  9. Would someone please tell Justin Bieber who Bette Midler is?
  10. The “Hotline Bling” sweater. Does Drake know about this?
  11. Ozzy apologizes to the Alamo. Finally.
  12. So Gavin and Gwen are selling their house now that they’re getting divorced. Just $13.25 million USD.
  13. Looking for a weird musical instrument? Try this.
  14. These 15 music conspiracies aren’t real. Are they?
  15. Who’s right, Bugs Bunny or Daffy Duck? (You’ll see what I mean.) (Via Tom)
  16. Carrie Brownstein and Amy Poehler helped a couple of women get married.
  17. http://nypost.com/2015/11/04/madonnas-rebel-heart-tour-fails-to-match-previous-success/Is Madonna’s current tour a stiff? Check out the Toronto numbers.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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