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Random music news for Wednesday, June 12, 2019

  1. Mick Jagger says he’s “feeling pretty good” after heart surgery.
  2. The Apple Store has visions of rebuilding Notre Dame in Paris? Really?
  3. New Britney Spears conspiracy: Paparazzi are altering photos of her to make her look heavier.
  4. There’s a lawsuit over a fire that apparently destroyed thousands of important recordings.
  5. The next installment of Often Forgotten Canadian Hard Rock/Metal Bands features Young Gun.
  6. Liam Gallagher has written a song for his formerly estranged daughter.
  7. You know what’s getting hotter on Spotify? Broadway show tunes.
  8. Jerry Lee Lewis has left rehab three months after suffering a stroke.
  9. When smalltown radio disappears, society suffers. See?
  10. Meanwhile, in Japan, there are underground rap battles for businessmen.
  11. ‘Tis the season for “yacht rock.”
  12. Songs Ontario Premier Doug Ford doesn’t want you to hear.
  13. Rocketman, the Elton John biopic, has been banned in Samoa because of the film’s gay sex scenes.
  14. A lock of Beethoven’s hair just sold for $58,000 at auction.
  15. Ariana Grande donated proceeds from a show in Atlanta to Planned Parenthood.

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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