Random Music News for May 5, 2014

Happy (merry?) Cinco de Mayo!

 

  1. It’s Music Monday in Canada.  Learn more about what’s happening here.  I’ll be at the Ontario Science Centre for that.
  2. Yes’ Rick Wakeman explains how David Bowie saved him millions.
  3. Courtney Love’s biological father still thinks that she had something to do with Kurt’s death.
  4. Meanwhile, Courtney played a gig in a London coffee shop.
  5. Liam Gallagher’s ex-wife has put the family home up for sale.
  6. Smuggled Mozart manuscript expected to sell for big dollars.
  7. One Direction is thinking of suing the makers of the One Erection condom.
  8. The $99 album with just one song that features Kirk Hammett, Nick Cave, Weird Al and more.  Yes, it’s an art project.
  9. Furby, the cat DJ.  Insert “cat scratch fever” joke [here].
  10. There was a stage-diving death at a show in New York City.

 

 

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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