The MyPillow guy is nuts. Truly nuts. Let’s try some reality with music news for August 7, 2021.
- Patricia Morrison, partner of Jim, has died at 75.
- House producer Paul Johnson has died of COVID at age 50.
- Shinedown’s drummer has to miss some shows because of a breakthrough COVID infection…
- …and yet we have bands who do this.
- And here come the cancellations and postponements again.
- Live Nation is VERY bullish on the return of live music.
- Yes, radio is still important to an artist’s success. See?
- Bryan Adams photographed some very interesting people for a calendar.
- The Macarena has now been plaguing us for 25 years.
- Here’s a profile of musician/producer Jack Antonoff.
- About UK musicians being able to tour the EU visa-free: Not so fast.
- We’re about to get a new Rick James documentary.
- Britney just got her first iPad. She’s 39.
- I forgot that all these musicians appeared on Miami Vice back in the day. (Via Andrew)
- Actual baby metal!
BONUS: A collection of albums featuring ventriloquist dummies. (Via Tom)
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