Random music news for Monday, March 4, 2019

A sign of spring: My dealer has asked me to make an appointment to have my snow tires removed. Here is some music for March 4, 2019.

  1. Here’s a review of the Michael-Jackson-was-a-pedo documentary Leaving Wonderland.
  2. Jerry Lee Lewis has been hospitalized after suffering a minor stroke.
  3. Meanwhile, Michael J. Fox has had more health challenges.
  4. Lady Gaga fans are trying this Starbucks scam to push “Shallow” to #1 on the charts.
  5. Okay, so the Warped Tour isn’t quite over yet. There’s one more set of shows.
  6. The government of South Korea is concerned that thanks to plastic surgery, too many K-pop stars look alike.
  7. Notorious B.I.G. bobbleheads. That is all.
  8. RIP Stephan Ellis, bass player for Survivor.
  9. This is a switch: The Fyre Festival is suing someone.
  10. Thieves made off with at least six motorcycles from Keith Richards house. Most of them were of the rare and vintage variety.
  11. The Marvin Gaye postage stamp.
  12. Nice of that person to return that Life magazine with The Beatles on the front. It’s only been gone 50 years. (Via Tom)
  13. Toshiba has just released an all-in-one high-fidelity device that plays, cassettes, CDs, and radio. No, this is not a story from 1985.
  14. Limp Bizkit is charging $3 for a concert in Los Angeles. That’s at least $3 too mich.

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.

One thought on “Random music news for Monday, March 4, 2019

  • March 4, 2019 at 7:29 am

    Keith Flint of Prodigy, dead at age 49.


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