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Random music news for Saturday, June 3, 2023

I know that the Succession is long over, but something just hit him. Logan Roy grinded his teeth at night (revealed in S04 E09 by the wives/mistresses), foreshadowing Tom’s confession to Mattson that he also grinds his teeth at night in S04 E10. Another Easter egg. Moving on to music news for June 3, 2023…

  1. A Triumph reunion? Probably not.
  2. Yeah, I’m done with Roger Waters. And I’m not alone.
  3. Wait: It was originally going to be “Mongolian Rhapsody?” Apparently so.
  4. This Queen/Brian May 3-D exhibit looks pretty cool.
  5. Tina Turner, the statue.
  6. Speaking of Tina, she had a thing for St. John’s, Newfoundland.
  7. An apology note from The Beatles? Yeah. And it sold for big dollars.
  8. Fake heiress Anna Delvey now has a podcast and is about to release a single.
  9. Love this: School kids designing album artwork. (Via Rick J)
  10. Noel Gallagher: “England is becoming a difficult place to be.”
  11. Also from Noel: A sort-of compliment for Liam. I think.
  12. Tupac is getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He will not be attending the unveiling ceremony. We think.
  13. Can these DJs turn Toronto into a rave city?
  14. Record labels may be cooling when it comes to signing artists that go viral on social media.
  15. Apple’s App Store is now a US$1.1 trillion ecosystem.
  16. I’m not sure what’s going on here.
  17. The tumour removed from Disturbed’s David Draiman’s arm turned out to be benign.
  18. Who sells the most records on Record Store Day? Here’s a list.

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BONUS: Here’s a new use for Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Freebird.”

Alan Cross

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