Published on October 1st, 2017 |
by Gerry Galipault
Happy Birthday to Us! Pauseandplay.com Turns 20 Today
Where were you 20 years ago, on Oct. 1, 1997?
Mariah Carey had the No. 1 song that week with “Honey.” The top-selling album was LeAnn Rimes’ “You Light Up My Life – Inspirational Songs.” In theaters, the George Clooney/Nicole Kidman action-political thriller “The Peacemaker” was No. 1 at the box office, and Charles Frazier’s “Cold Mountain” stood atop the New York Times Best Sellers list.
Meanwhile, in a quaint little house in St. Petersburg, Fla., a website called Pauseandplay.com was born that day. Thanks to the Wayback Machine, here’s how our little site looked back then … yep, we’ve come a long way, baby.
To celebrate our 20th birthday, we have handpicked 20 songs from exactly 20 years ago … songs we were listening to then. Join along with our Spotify playlist.
* Release dates are subject to change due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Nov. 25, 2022 » Cliff Richard, Stormzy, David Bowie, The Cure, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Tina Turner, The Flaming Lips, The Mighty Lemon Drops, Paul Desmond, Jim Croce, etc.
Dec. 2, 2022 » Sara Bareilles, Christina Aguilera, Leftfield, The Cure, NOFX, The Beach Boys, Neil Young, Cat Stevens, Vince Guaraldi Trio, Robbie Williams, Olly Murs, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Humble Pie, Nicki Minaj, etc.
Dec. 9-30, 2022 » Journey, Cerrone, ††† (Crosses), David Crosby & The Lighthouse Band, Alabama Shakes, Spice Girls, Halestorm, Frank Zappa, etc.
More New Releases »Jan. 6 and Beyond: Iggy Pop, Margo Price, Måneskin, Ladytron, HARDY, Ladytron, John Cale, Katatonia, New Found Glory, Sam Smith, SG Lewis, Elle King, Ava Max, Tyler Hubbard, Kimbra, Jonah Yano, You Me At Six, PJ Western, Shania Twain, Ellie Goulding, RAYE, Paramore, Yo La Tengo, Chase Rice, In Flames, P!nk, Gorillaz, Godsmack, Lucero, Tiësto, Gina Burch, Macklemore, Fever Ray, Van Morrison, Story of the Year, BABYMETAL, Metallica, The Smashing Pumpkins, Lewis Capaldi, and many more.
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