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Random music news for Tuesday, March 7, 2023

I don’t mind subtitles with TV and movies, but there are a lot of shows that are still hard to follow. See? Music news for March 7

  1. It’s sad this question has to be asked year after year: “Why are there so few women headlining music festivals?”
  2. Eva Cassidy is working with the London Symphony Orchestra even though she died 27 years ago.
  3. Guesses on when Fox News will start hammering The Brownies for being too woke? A campfire song has song has been altered.
  4. And speaking of changing/removing songs, Disney has done that recently, too.
  5. Imagine a song like this hitting number one today.
  6. Meta has increased the length of Facebook Reels to 90 seconds.
  7. Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon turned 50 this week. Here’s an article on the gear they used for the album. (Via Rick J)
  8. That was nice, Adele.
  9. One of Chuck Berry’s guitars is going up for auction. This guide price seems like a bargain.
  10. That was an interesting place to hold a gig.
  11. Netflix has a new true crime doc that has a music focus.
  12. Here’s another fun list of old records that sell for thousands these days.
  13. Another fun list: one-hit-wonders of the 90s. (Via Andrew)
  14. This apparently is the real reason governments want to ban TikTok.

BONUS: We’ll soon get a movie called Florida Man. What took so long?

Alan Cross

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