Music News: 5 Things That Happened Last Week

The most important happenings… as told by social media:

 

1. Bruce Springsteen will head to Broadway this fall for an eight-week run at the Walter Kerr Theatre. There are no specific dates for the performances yet.

 

2. “Imagine” was officially declared the song of the century by the National Music Publishers Association. It is also now credited as a Lennon/Ono composition.

Proudest day of my life: The National Music Publishers Association just gave the centennial (song of the century) award…

Posted by Sean Lennon on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

 

3. Bob Dylan reportedly plagiarized his acceptance speech for his Nobel Prize in Literature. Multiple phrases from the SparkNotes version of Moby-Dick were found in Dylan’s speech.

 

4. A new Stevie Nicks song, “Your Hand I Will Never Let It Go,” has been released. The song is from the upcoming movie The Book of Henry.

 

5. Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit will not be held this year, due to “personal reasons.” Young founded the benefit with his ex-wife Pegi in 1986.

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Danielle Zabielski (aka “that girl who loves the Bee Gees more than anything else in the whole wide world”) is an artist, freelancer, and radio producer based in Philadelphia. Art and music are the two loves of her life, particularly the art and music of the 1960s through ‘70s.