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Random Music News for Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thirty-five years ago today, some record called Thriller was released. Anyone remember it? And now, some music news for November 30.

  1. Prince’s Minneapolis complex, Paisley Park, is looking for an alcohol license so it can stage events.
  2. Things have changed a lot since 2006 for touring indie rock bands.
  3. HMV is doing okay in the UK, thanks in part to all the vinyl Noel Gallagher and Ed Sheeran are selling.
  4. Here’s a big oopsie by Apple. Got High Sierra installed? Check this out.
  5. These Neil Young rumours have been fun, haven’t they?
  6. Justin Bieber joined a midget hockey team in Whistler.
  7. Amazon launches its special U2 Songs of Experience Experience [sic] today.
  8. This is why the original Napster ended up being good for the industry.
  9. This is what it was like to live next to Malcolm Young of AC/DC. Seems like he was a good neighbour.
  10. A new book on Bon Scott says he didn’t die of alcohol poisoning.
  11. Here’s a history of the famous cover artwork for Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.
  12. Yep. Jay-Z cheated on Beyonce.
  13. Noel Gallagher is a fan of  Kanye West. And Ed Sheeran.
  14. Rihanna is getting a street named after her in Barbados.
  15. Would you want this guy on your flight? Maybe, maybe not.
  16. Never marry Mariah Carey because you’ll just have to divorce her. And it’ll cost you.

Alan Cross

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