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Random Music News for Wednesday, November 22, 2017

This will be the start of a fallow period for music news. America is closing down for Thanksgiving and then going shopping. Still, there is some music news for November 22.

  1. Here’s a list of the 20 most important protest songs of 2017.
  2. Did you catch the Bowie/Prince Easter eggs in Justice League?
  3. This article tries to explain the neurological reasons behind one hit wonders.
  4. Here’s a great story about a youth choir in St. Catharines.
  5. Deacon Frey, son of the late Glenn, will sub in for his dad on the next Eagles tour.
  6. More #MeToo news: A Swedish record executive has been ousted.
  7. What sort of streaming project does Facebook have planned for India next year? Maybe this.
  8. Noel Gallagher: “My cat is more rock and roll than Radiohead.”
  9. Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has been admitted to hospital with heart problems.
  10. This music festival in Hong Kong looks interesting.
  11. This Egyptian singer was accused of “debauchery” after she released a video of her eating a banana in her underwear.
  12. This is NOT what smart speakers were designed for.
  13. So now security is removing people from concerts for the crime of dancing?
  14. Are you a fan of rock photography? Then take a look at this.
  15. Beware the online Van Halen imposter.
  16. Is/was Foxconn using “illegal student labour” to assemble the iPhone X?
  17. Here it comes: Pretty Woman: The Musical.

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