Random music news for Tuesday, July 5, 2022

What could possibly be in a cocktail that sells for US$5,000? This. Now check out some music news for July 5, 2022.

  1. An authorized biography of The Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts is in the works.
  2. How the Sony Walkman changed everything.
  3. And how the smartphone is ruining our memories.
  4. So that’s the guitar solo Eddie Munson is playing in Stranger Things.
  5. The wife of Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer has died. Her illness explains the leave of absence he took three months ago.
  6. Meanwhile, it’s said that Steven Tyler is doing well in rehab.
  7. Slow down, Slowhand
  8. “Rock never dies–but it does get older and wiser.” Discuss.
  9. The inventor of the cell phone wants everyone to put down their devices and “get a life.
  10. Not music related but interesting: The history of the sitcom laugh track.
  11. A good question: Is Radiohead ever coming back?
  12. Blink-182 has teamed up with…Guy Fieri? Yep.
  13. Ukraine vs. Russian via adult entertainment. (Via Sean)
  14. Adele: Still feeling guilty about canceling that first Las Vegas residency.
  15. Noel Gallagher says he’s regularly offered “a couple of hundred million” to reunite Oasis. And he won’t take the money.
  16. Neil Young and CSN are back on Spotify. The Joe Rogan boycott is over.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: This cockatiel could sing for Queen. Maybe.

BONUS BONUS: This is Cancon from 1975. Make sure you listen all the way to the chorus. (Via Curtis.)

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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