Albert Hammond Jnr, Bonehead, AC/DC – your music gossip stop

Welcome to the Daily Gossip: your daily stop-off to find out who in the world of music has been up to what.

Today’s top gossip:

Amy Winehouse and Snoop Dogg had to abandon a recording session last year – because they smoked too much marijuana. Despite Snoop turning up to the session in his dressing gown, the two hit it off instantly, and initially their work rate was good. But after numerous smoking breaks, the session – which produced the bare bones of two songs – was scrapped (The Sun).

From the papers:

Albert Hammond Jr‘s ex, Agyness Deyn, was photographed with Phantom Planet singer Alex Greenwald (The Sun).

Florence Welch says she kidnapped Simian Mobile Disco man (and Florence And The Machine producer) James Ford when the duo first started working together. “We took him to a disused synagogue in Hackney and started banging old pipes to show him the sounds we were after,” she said (Daily Star).

Jimmy Nail was at AC/DC‘s London O2 Arena gig (Daily Mirror).

Chris Martin has denied he and wife Gwyneth Paltrow are planning to move to America (Daily Star).

Alan McGee has booked Osama bin Laden‘s niece Wafur Dufour to appear with her band at his Death Disco night in London on May 6 – alongside former Oasis guitarist Bonehead (Daily Record).

The Ting Tings are planning to record new material with an all-female saxophone section (Daily Star).

GlasvegasJames Allan says he didn’t ask drummer Caroline McKay to be in the band because he fancied her. “If anything, it was her trying to get with me,” he said (Daily Record).

The Enemy singer Tom Clarke has denied that the band’s new album title – ‘Music For The People’ – is pretentious, calling it “humble” (Daily Record).

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