Random music news for Wednesday, March 3, 2021

How much oxygen do we have left? Oh. Think about that when you browse through music news for March 3, 2021.

  1. RIP Bunny Wailer, an original member of Bob Marley’s Wailers.
  2. T.I. and his wife Tiny deny any allegations of rape, kidnapping, and drugging.
  3. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions will happen in Cleveland on October 30.
  4. Time for Eurovision–and time for things to get weird.
  5. Kings of Leon say that they’re not punching each other out anymore. That’s…good, right?
  6. And Mick Fleetwood says that he’s reconciled with estranged bandmember Lindsey Buckingham. Could this mean a Fleetwood Mac reunion?
  7. A Jeff Buckley biopic is in the works…
  8. …and another Bee Gees documentary? Possibly.
  9. Now THIS is a cool TV! Too bad it’s US$400,000.
  10. This is another story about how music can be used as therapy.
  11. Here’s a prediction: By 2030–just nine years from now–Spotify will be worth US$300 billion.
  12. Taylor Swift is mad at Netflix for a joke about her dating history on the new show Ginny and Georgia. Does that mean she’s going to write a song about Netflix?
  13. Fun timesuck: How to play with that rumbling in your head.
  14. Who knew that Phil Collins liked to remember The Alamo?
  15. All of Dave Lombardo’s Slayer-era drumkits have been stolen. It took two years, but still…
  16. There’s an Iced Earth parody band that makes fun of guitarist Jon Schaffer’s arrest after storming the US Capitol on January 6.
  17. Here’s the inspiring story of Joe Oombash, a blind, mentally disabled person sent away at age 13 but found music along the way back home. (Via Michael)

BONUS: Classical Bugs Bunny. (Via Tom)

BONUS BONUS: William Shatner is back in a new movie.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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