Random music news for Saturday, January 22, 2022

Wearing a helmet has always been a good idea. (Via Larry). Transitioning to music news for January 22, 2022…

  1. Here’s why some artists are removing their songs from Spotify.
  2. ABBA has settled their lawsuit with Abba Mania.
  3. Fake lyrics. It’s a problem.
  4. The band took a festival URL hostage so they could get a spot on the lineup.
  5. Nirvana NFTs? Sure. Whatever.
  6. This should be fascinating: A Sinead O’Connor documentary.
  7. We also lost comedian Louis Anderson last week to cancer. Here’s a story about how he lost $80K gambling and then managed to win it back.
  8. You never want your tour bus to catch fire.
  9. The Fugees have canceled their 25th anniversary tour.
  10. Queen’s Brian May might end up in a children’s show.

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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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