Random music news for Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Today is my parents 65th wedding anniversary. Yay, mom and dad! I put together this round of music news for August 3, 2022, just for you.

  1. Chuck D’s hip-hop documentary Fight the Power is set to debut on PBS.
  2. Speaking of documentaries, this one examines the relationship between old music and our oldest deepest memories.
  3. How is BTS going to perform if they have to do mandatory South Korean military service? Like this.
  4. Fox News’ Sean Hannity is confused about Kid Rock vs. Chris Rock.
  5. More news is starting to leak about what U2 has planned for 2023.
  6. A live-action version of Beavis and Butthead? Could happen. Who would you cast beside Matt Gaetz?
  7. Are these the most controversial songs of all time? Discuss.
  8. Guitar building may never be the same in the future because of this ruling. (Via Andrew)
  9. This guy has a great hobby involving things like rock photos and album covers. (Andrew again)
  10. This looks to be one of Taylor Hawkins’ last drumming performances.
  11. These are the most successful musicians of all time.
  12. How did “Sweet Caroline” become such a sporting anthem? Read this.

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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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