There was a lot of news over the holiday break so we'll be doing the News Roundup in parts this week. Click here for Part 1.
From Reader's Digest
- Margo Timmins (Cowboy Junkies) to receive Order of Ontario
- Talkin' Blues Podcasts: Bucky Berger (Fathead drummer), Alec Fraser
- Billboard Ranks Canada's Top of 2016
- Top 10 Canadian Country Music Songs Played on the Radio
- Shock Jock Scruff Connors passes
- Company that runs Classic Rock, Metal Hammer and other magazines closes.
- Journey Wins Rock Hall of Fame Vote
- 2017 Rock Hall of Fame Inductees
- Passings: Allam Williams (Beatles' 1st manager), Bob Coburn (Rockline Host), Bob Krasnow (Elektra Chairman and Rock Hall of Fame Founder)
- Americana Radio's Top of 2016
- Bizarre Holiday Albums
- Video: Comedian Demetri Martin shows how to market a band
Links: Demitri Martin, Video above courtesy of Hamilton B. Lous