Random music news for Tuesday, August 10, 2021

In case you haven’t seen that 31 mph strike thrown in the majors last weekend, here it is. Moving now to music news for August 10, 2021.

  1. Still not sure about getting a COVID vaccine? Read this.
  2. Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings have cancelled the US leg of their Together Again–Live in Concert. COVID, you know.
  3. People in the US are once against installing ticketing apps on their phones, a sign that there’s renewed interested in live events.
  4. There’s now a porn parody of the #FreeBritney movement because of course there is.
  5. This is a good read for both fans of The Tragically Hip and The Headstones. (Via Tom)
  6. Adele: The rich get richer.
  7. If you’re a radio person, you will understand this article completely.
  8. A singer-songwriters has something to teach us about introverts, extroverts, and ambiverts.
  9. Here’s a review of the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson.

BONUS: This woman is suing McDonalds for US$14. That’s not a typo.

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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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