Random music news for Tuesday, December 6, 2022

This guy just can’t seem to find a job. Any openings at your work? Any interest in music news for December 6, 2022?

  1. Speaking of December 6, this is the darkest day in the world. Here’s what I mean by that.
  2. Some Swifties are suing Ticketmaster.
  3. One of Toronto’s biggest metal fans has died after visiting a hospital for help three times in ten days.
  4. The actual lyrics to Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” are WHAT?
  5. Joe Cocker’s old house in Colorado is for sale. It. Is. Spectacular.
  6. Aerosmith just can’t keep their Las Vegas residencies going. Health issues.
  7. Pluto TV is a new streaming service in Canada. There are ads, but it looks pretty promising.
  8. Maybe naming your gun shop “Guns N’ Roses” wasn’t the smartest idea. (Via Andrew)
  9. Do live music audiences suck right now? Some think so.
  10. Here’s a list of some of the best music books of 2022.
  11. Twisted Sister makeup: What took them so long?
  12. Did you ever own any of these pre-smartphone cell phones?
  13. There’s been a change in staffing with Kanye’s 2024 presidential campaign.
  14. Rita Wilson, Tom Hanks’ wife, is an actor and gangasta rapper.
  15. There are more delays with Apple’s AR/VR headset, but it’s still supposed to be ready in 2023.
  16. Here are five songs Dolly Parton plans to record for her first-ever rock album. (Hey, she’s in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…)
  17. Oh, and Dolly’s on TikTok now.

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BONUS: I found this gin for sale in Bali, Indonesia.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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