Music News Digest: Week Of July 3, 2022

July 10, 2022 by Amy Gold

During the week of July 3, 2022, a high-def analog audio disc featuring a new version of Bob Dylan's classic "Blowin' In The Wind," which he recorded last year, sold in London at a Christie's auction for about 1.5 million pounds or almost 1.8 million dollars.

Also that week, Carlos Santana collapsed on stage from heat exhaustion and dehydration while performing in over 100 degree heat at a concert in Clarkston, MI. Santana band drummer and wife, Cindy Blackman Santana, reported that he is recovering nicely and expected to be good as new soon. Several concerts from his Miraculous Supernatural Tour originally set to take place later this month have been rescheduled. For the band's complete itinerary, visit

A special presentation of a concert that Queen + Adam Lambert gave in early June during the current European leg of their Rhapsody Tour will premiere July 24, 2022 via the Kiswe global streaming platform. Titled "Rhapsody Over London," this event features Queen and Lambert performing a 28-song set at London's O2 arena as part of the band's 10-show run at this venue.

Finally, Randy Bachman of The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive was reunited with his beloved Gretsch guitar which was stolen 45 years ago from a hotel in Toronto. This long-lost instrument, which Bachman used to write "American Woman" and other hits, was returned to him by a Japanese musician who had purchased it in 2014 at a store in Tokyo without knowing its history.

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