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Random Music News for Tuesday, November 8, 2016

There’s an election today? Gee, that snuck up on us, didn’t it? Maybe there’s also some music news…

  1. One of Rod Stewart’s old Lamborghinis sold for $1.1 million.
  2. The Walking Dead vs. the guy who wrote the Easy Street song.
  3. Interesting article: What do taxi drivers listen to? Can we learn anything from what they do?
  4. Are you currently in a broadcasting program at school? Then read this.
  5. This new UK radio station exists only to help babies sleep.
  6. A Kinks reunion? Forget about it, says Dave Davies.
  7. Are we trending back to an era of massive speakers for music listening? (I really hope so…)
  8. Are you a fan of the products of Manic Panic? Then read this.
  9. Interesting: The world’s biggest arms dealer is an investor in Pandora.
  10. Peter Tosh is finally getting his own museum.
  11. Donald Trump can’t seem to pronounce “Beyoncé.”
  12. You know the “You have mail” guy from the AOL years? He’s now an Uber driver.
  13. Lorde wrote a very long message for all of us regarding her new album.
  14. Having trouble learning to play the guitar? Them maybe you could use one of these.
  15. Examining the infotainment system in a new Ford Lincoln: There’s good news and bad news for radio.

Alan Cross

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