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Published on May 8th, 2018 | by Jon Bunnies


Random music new for Tuesday, May 8, 2018

As of today, smallpox has been eradicated from the planet for 38 years. Take that, anti-vaxxers. And for music news on May 8, 2018…

  1. Canadian album sales last week vs. a year ago: Total albums, -22.3%; physical albums, -21.5%; CDs, -26.1%; digital tracks, -20.4%; vinyl, +60.5%(!!!); streaming, +54.6%.
  2. Anyone up for some re: DJ Khaled and Liam Gallagher.
  3. George Harrison’s first electric guitar is going to sell for big dollars.
  4. A very rare Beatles album is also for sale. !
  5. This guy in Japan REALLY wants that . (Via Tom)
  6. Warner Music Group sold its Spotify shares and ended up with .
  7. Lady Antebellum is still trying to sort out . (Tom again)
  8. Krist Novoselic, the former bass player for Nirvana, . You read that right.
  9. Flaming Lips beer? ?
  10. A could be a reality by next year.
  11. The myth of the band reunion. . (Via Ed)
  12. If you’re interested in the history behind our CanCon regulations on radio, .
  13. There’s a petition aimed at preventing the CBC from destroying an irreplaceable archive of music. .
  14. A has been created in the name of the play-by-play person killed in the Humboldt Broncos tragedy.
  15. Did Syria create ?
  16. Here’s some in the UK.
  17. “.” Interesting. (Via Larry)
  18. There’s. They don’t open new facilities like this much anyLet`s see.
  19. Will Harry and Meghan have ?

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