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Random music news for Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Interesting: Seven times the weather changed history. Also interesting: music news for September 13, 2023.

  1. Duran Duran’s Andy Taylor, who is suffering from severe prostate cancer, says he was visited by an angel during treatment.
  2. A dream trip to see Taylor Swift was ruined by an airplane toilet.
  3. U2’s residency at The Sphere in Las Vegas begins in a couple of weeks. It would make sense for the band to release some new music, right?
  4. Ampy is a new startup that claims to be “Spotify Wrapped on steroids.” We’ll see.
  5. Is this the greatest fast food anthem of all time?
  6. Doug Putnam, the Canadian who was able to turn around HMV, was unable to do the same for a 400-store chain of home, garden, and kitchen supplies called Wilko.
  7. Tim Burton does not like AI.
  8. Maybe we all could use some back-up singers.
  9. Back in the day, people used to throw fireworks at performers onstage. No, really. (Via Tom)
  10. There’s a new book on the Bee Gees coming. I really like the author, too.
  11. Sales of Jimmy Buffet’s music has spiked since he died. No surprise there.
  12. Puddle of Mudd’s Wes Scanlin is at it again. (Via Josh)
  13. Oh, dear. Someone should explain the concept of “air guitar” to this person. (Via Tom)\
  14. Behold the world’s longest mullet.
  15. Are albums becoming shorter because of the influence of TikTik? Discuss.

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BONUS: Poor possum.

BONUS BONUS: Could he be cloned?

BONUS BONUS: What if Mr. Rogers was crossed with Arnold Schwarzenegger?

Alan Cross

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