Random music news for Monday, July 27, 2020

Imagine how many music files you could store using this technology. Think about it as you go through music news for Monday, July 27, 2020.

  1. Coronavirus update 1: What the hell were these people in Manitoba thinking?
  2. Coronavirus update 2: More covidiots.
  3. Coronavirus update 3: Drive-in concerts are coming to Ottawa.
  4. Coronavirus update 4: Things never did look so good for Live Nation’s drive-in plans.
  5. What a surprise: Taylor Swift sold a bunch of albums and streamed a bunch of songs this weekend.
  6. Kanye says he’ll beat Joe Biden on write-in ballots this presidential election…
  7. …but a panic attack had him sent to hospital on the weekend.
  8. And rapper Biz Markie is in the hospital suffering from complications from diabetes.
  9. Jimmy Carter was the rock’n’roll president? Really?
  10. Who says the ukulele can’t be metal? Check out this guy.
  11. There’s a movement to honor late SNFU frontman Mr. Chi Pig with some art.
  12. A Rob Halford action figure?
  13. RIP Regis Philbin who once auditioned Motley Crue. Sort of.
  14. In the latest chapter of “What’s Wrong with People?” comes this story.
  15. If you’re a fan of the old CFNY The Spirit of Radio, check this out.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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