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Random Music News for Saturday, July 25, 2015

In Vegas for Rush. I have to hear “2112” one more time. Let’s examine what’s making music news this Saturday.

  1. Word is that Michael Jackson really, really wanted to play Jar Jar Binks. (Via Tom)
  2. Too much Mozart led police to seize this man’s $7,000 piano.
  3. Meanwhile, Windsor wants Detroit to SHUT THE HELL UP when it comes to noisy party music drifting across the river. (Tom again)
  4. Miley Cyrus decided to share what happen when she had her pits waxed. (Why, Tom? Why?)
  5. YouTube is trying to keep from being blacklisted in Russia.
  6. That long-awaited Alice in Chains biography is set to be released next month.
  7. The Grateful Dead grossed $52 million for those five shows in Chicago earlier this year.
  8. Another Bob Marley box set is coming.
  9. Musician has a freak accident with a blender. C’mon! You gotta be curious!
  10. Please sign up for Tidal so Jay Z can continue to invest in private jets.
  11.  Can you have an album on iTunes if you don’t exist?
  12. YouTube plans to open a “creator space” in Toronto.
  13. Already bankrupt 50 Cent has been hit with another lawsuit.
  14. Prince has another album for us.
  15. Caitlin Jenner made a surprise appearance at a Culture Club concert.
  16. Drake, hip hop and ghostwriting. If you’re a fan, read this.

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