Random music news for Monday, October 8, 2018

What’s that all about? The Brooklyn home we see in Saturday Night Fever is up for sale. Here’s how. Yes, he’s still dead, but this was a hologram. Speaking of new books, Tina Turner’s new memoir is getting great views. Roy Orbison played a concert in LA. There is, however, music news for October 8, 2018. You may have read about something called the Music Modernization Act that just passed in the US. Green Day makes a bunch of money every September without even trying. It’s Thanksgiving Day here in Canada, which should explain to non-Canadian readers why (a) posts are later than usual this morning; and (b) why there’s fewer of thing. Here’s why. Brad Paisley and his wife are opening a free grocery store in Nashville for people who have fallen on hard times. R Kelly’s wife is now talking about years of abuse. Kanye says he’s off his meds and off social media. Ozzy Osbourne has been hospitalized with an infection. We are not going see the last of LMFAO’s “Party Rock Anthem” for a long time. Here’s a review of the gig. Charles Aznavour, the French version of Frank Sinatra, was given a send-off with a stylish funeral. SNL’s Pete Davidson would like Kanye to reconsider those meds. This. Tired of being bombarded with messages from video screens? I’ve ordered this new book: Never a Dull Moment: 1971-The Year That Rock Exploded. Wow. British musicians are asking a do-over with Brexit. These sunglasses block them all out. Her husband gave her a kidney? You know it’ll be entertaining. (Via Andrew)
Time for some political analysis from Noel Gallagher.
Random music news for Monday, October 8, 2018