Random Music News for May 12, 2014

Yes, it’s Monday.  But at least we can look forward to the long weekend (In Canada, anyway; you Yanks have to wait another week.)

  1. Noel Gallagher is VERY happy about Manchester City taking the Premiere League title. In fact, their victory was enough to bring him and Liam together–briefly, anyway.
  2. Oh, and Johnny Marr joined in on the Man City party, too.
  3. A major court case over the ownership of some Bob Marley songs began in London today.
  4. The post-Eurovision fighting has begun.
  5. Guy robs Denver record store. Manhunt ensues.
  6. The Wall Street Journal explains why this summer concert season could be especially big.
  7. UK boy band Take That have been hit with a MASSIVE tax bill.
  8. Would Steve Jobs have bought Beats?
  9. Cell phone-repellant clothing?
  10. The Police’s first guitarist (no, not Andy Summers) is in trouble over naked pictures.
  11. Bono helped George Clooney celebrate his engagement.

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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