Neil Young’s legendary lost album gets a release (pictured), singing is banned on Ontario patios, and Montreal’s Canada Day plans. Also in the headlines are Steven Lee Olsen, Kwento, Live Nation, Tencent, Bruce Springsteen, EMI Records, indie power players, Spotify, covid-era concerts, MusiCares, Wave, Black Sabbath, Bob Dylan, Fiona Apple, Beyonce, and indie record stores.
The music industry lost a dear friend on Wednesday with the passing of Greg Simpson who was struck down with a stroke and died at age 71 at the University Hospital in London, ON. Jim 'Jj' Johnston captures the life story and the essence of the man and his muse.
Sharon Taylor wrote this piece shortly before Greg Simpson died Wednesday morning at the University Hospital in London, ON.