Christmas Music Before Thanksgiving and Other Musical News Tidbits

The music world mourns the death of iconic singer-songwriter
The music world mourns the death of iconic singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen Leonard Cohen, the iconic singer-songwriter whose appeal spanned six decades, crossing multiple generations and winning fans of all musical tastes, died at the age of 82 at his home in Los Angeles on Thursday. “It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter, and artist Leonard Cohen has passed away,” the singer’s Facebook page said . “We have lost one of music’s most revered and prolific v…
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Cutting Edge Cuts Co-Ownership Deal With Electric Ent. For Music Library
EXCLUSIVE: Cutting Edge has acquired a significant stake in Dean Devlin’s Electric Entertainment’s music library in what is said to be a seven-figure deal which closed while execs were attending the Los Cabos International Film Festival in Mexico. With the co-ownership agreement, comes a strategic alliance between Cutting Edge and Electric who will work together to monetize the library of music around the world and to build a future business. That includes over  over 130 hours …
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Chicago Radio Station Starts Playing Christmas Music Before Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is still two weeks away, but you can already start humming your favorite Christmas tunes. A local radio station has already switched to all Christmas music Thursday afternoon. You can hear your favorite holiday songs 24-7 through Dec. 26 on 93.9 MY F.M. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas? Maybe not, but it sure sounds like it….
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