Random music news for Monday, November 23, 2020

You know all those one thousand dollar bills you have lying around? Better take them to the bank before the government rules them worthless. Now that’s on your to-do list, here’s music news for November 23, 2020.

  1. Shut up, Ted Nugent.
  2. Shut up, dude from Trapt. Good move, Facebook.
  3. If you’re in Toronto, you can now book a musician to come sing holiday songs at your door.
  4. I was on the Having’ a Chat podcast. You can listen here.
  5. A cache of Bob Dylan lyrics, letters, and papers just sold for almost US$500,000.
  6. And speaking of auctions, wow. The minimum bid on this thing is US$400,000. This could make it the most expensive vinyl record of all time. (Via Michael)
  7. We will never run out of projects on the history of The Beatles. See?
  8. We knew this was coming. Guitar Centre, the biggest seller of musical instruments in the US, has filed for bankruptcy. (Via Sean)
  9. Here’s a cool music poster that will makes a great gift.
  10. And so is this die-cast AC/DC truck from the Back in Black tour.
  11. KISS at Walmart. Wait–what?
  12. And speaking of whom, a MILLION DOLLARS’ worth of pyro? Yep.

And as a bonus…

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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