For the benefit of Google searchers and other search engines. The specific notification name to disable is 'Music Player'. For Android 11+, goto settings, Apps, scroll to Pandora, then App Notifications. *edit* This isn't a fix for the issue. It is a piss-poor workaround to shutoff the persistent notification 'Pandora is ready to be launched automatically' when nothing else works. The notification 'Music Player' is the notification that includes the controls for the music player, strangely enough 😀 . So a person still needs to go into the Pandora app to do any music control.
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