Random music news for Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Into fantasy football? Try this. It’s…weird. (Via Andrew). Moving to music news for October 7, 2020.

  1. Lost in the coverage of Eddie Van Halen’s death is the passing of Johnny Nash at age 80.
  2. The launch event for the iPhone 12 has been set for October 13.
  3. These celebrities and musicians present the biggest risk for malware if you search for them online. And don’t search for these artists online, either.
  4. Want to take your rhymes to the next level? Try AutoRap.
  5. George Michael’s last live-in lover wants £15,000 a month from his estate.
  6. Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones is a very good painter. He also loves knitting.
  7. These respected musicians were actually awful people in real life.
  8. I’m not jealous. Nope. Not me.
  9. Another look at the FreeBritney thing.
  10. Here’s a documentary about the punk scene in Victoria, BC.
  11. Kim Gordon, ex of Sonic Youth, has a new book.
  12. AC/DC’s Brian Johnson has overcome his hearing problems. Here’s how he did it.
  13. And Johnson wasn’t the only person with health problems. Cliff Williams battled vertigo.
  14. Jesus, Ed Sheeran. What are you doing?

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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