Random music news for Thursday, November 5, 2020

Still confused about the US election? There’s this rabbit hole:

Now let’s try music news for November 5, 2020.

  1. Johnny Rotten is defending his support of Donald Trump. Quite vociferously, too.
  2. Looking at the US presidential race, 60,000 people voted for Kanye. That’s about 0.1% of the vote.
  3. Kanye is being sued by his own staff for $1 million.
  4. Things are not so good at Facebook when it comes to employee morale.
  5. This is rare: a Beatles story no one’s ever heard.
  6. Remember the Nirvana “smiley face” lawsuit? It’s still going on.
  7. There’s a new line of AC/DC shoes and clothes.
  8. Speaking of AC/DC, Walk Off the Earth has covered “Thunderstruck.”
  9. What’s this “celestial announcement” Liam Gallagher has planned for Monday.
  10. Rick Astley is now on TikTok because of course he is.

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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