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Random Music News for Friday, February 10, 2017

Woke up in Singapore again, minus my soul. When I fly great distances, my body moves faster than my soul. It should arrive later this morning. And now, the music news.

  1. A Winnipeg jeweler has something in this year’s Grammy goody bag. (Via Tom)
  2. Loverboy–yes, them–is back with a free single and a chance to win a guitar.
  3. Here’s how Prince’s estate is planning to monetize his music going forward.
  4. No GWAR-B-Q this year. Sad!
  5. Has As I Lay Dying singer Tim Lambesis been released from jail?
  6. What happened to the potential of SoundCloud? Let’s examine the situation.
  7. Aretha Franklin says she’s retiring.
  8. Ever hear of Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield, arguably America’s first black pop star.
  9. Are you a socially awkward dancer? Here are some tips that might help.
  10. The CEO of Deezer explains why we have entered the age of the curator with music.
  11. Bill Murray is coming to Toronto for an interesting musical gig.

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