Random music news for Saturday, September 14, 2019

Amy Winehouse would have been 35 day. In other music news for September 14, 2019…

  1. Here are my weekly music picks for GlobalNews.ca.
  2. Whoa! This teen hacker from the UK has been busted for hacking into the accounts of musicians show he could steal and leak songs.
  3. Adele has filed for divorce. That should be good for a few songs.
  4. Amazon has an Alexa hardware event planned for September 25. What will they unveil? We’re not sure.
  5. Courtney Love vs. the heiress of the pharmaceutical company that gave us OxyContin. Gotta side with Courtney on this one.
  6. Strawberry Fields in Liverpool has finally opened as a tourist attraction.
  7. Tom Petty’s ex-wife went head-to-head with a superfan to buy the rocker’s childhood home.
  8. REM has shared a previously unreleased track to help with hurricane relief efforts in The Bahamas.
  9. It’s good to be Ed Sheeran.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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