[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]NEW SONGS[/su_highlight] (click on title to stream)

As It Was, Harry Styles |
Strange Game (From The Apple TV+ Original Series “Slow Horses”), Mick Jagger |
When You’re Gone, Shawn Mendes |
Nightfalls, Keith Urban |
Take My Hand, 5 Seconds of Summer |
You Were Loved, Gryffin & OneRepublic |
Wake Up Dead, Lamb of God & Megadeth feat. Dave Mustaine
Living With Your Memory, Jewel |
100 Chicagos, Lupe Fiasco |
WE (Warm Embrace), Chris Brown |
PURGE, Willow feat. Siiickbrain |
Never Til Now, Ashley Cooke + Brett Young
Top Notch, City Girls + Fivio Foreign
Get My Shit Together, Johan Lenox feat. Thouxanbanfauni |
Trouble, Meresha
Forbidden Fruit, Mychelle feat. ENNY |
Killing the Beautiful, Cultus Black |
RUFF!!!, Jahvillani |
Tragic Endings, Tamar Berk |
Someplace Else, Bestfriend |
Bring Me Home, RainCrowd
Break of Dawn, Cory Singer |
Nobody else, Lubalin |

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]JUST RELEASED[/su_highlight] (surprise releases + more)

“Lessons,” Eric Roberson (guests: Raheem DeVaughn, Anthony Hamilton, Kevin Ross, Mumu Fresh, Pop Roberson, Intro, Cory Henry; Hear here; Blue Erro Soul)

“Namen Namen,” Namen Namen (six-song EP; new single: “The One I Love Most”; Massif)

“Our Hell,” Roye Trout & Jesse Fellows (four-song EP; new single: “Dreamers”; See here; Psychic Readings Records)

​​”(Meta)Morphosis,” The Nocturnal Affair (producer: John Moyer; Hear here; Earache)

“Anthems of the Night,” Cobra Spell (four-song EP; Cobra Spell)

“Big Storm,” Pretty Little Goat (Island Ford Productions)

Artist Merch Shop: See the New Arrivals. »

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]UPDATES / ADDITIONS[/su_highlight]


“12th of June,” Lyle Lovett – May 13

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS[/su_highlight]

Rudolph Isley (83)
Jimmy Cliff (74)
Billy Currie (72)
Susan Boyle (61)
Woody Lee (54)
Method Man (51)
Hillary Scott (36)
Arejay Hale [Halestorm] (35)

Getting caught up …

March 31 Birthdays: Shirley Jones (88), Herb Alpert (87), Mick Ralphs (78), Angus Young (67), Bob Crawford [The Avett Brothers] (51), Tony Yayo (44), Christian Scott (39), Jack Antonoff (38)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]IN REMEMBRANCE[/su_highlight]

April 1:

Lonnie Brooks (1933-2017)

Jesse Stone (1901-1999)

Rozz Williams (1963-1998)

Marvin Gaye (1939-1984)

March 31:

Nipsey Hussle (1985-2019)

Jackie McLean (1931-2006)

Tommy Seebach (1949-2003)

Jeffrey Lee Pierce (1958-1996)

Selena (1971-1995)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RANDOM LYRICS[/su_highlight]

“Are you ready for the time of your life?
It’s time to stand up and fight”

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON APRIL 1 … IN 1974[/su_highlight]

“Skin Tight,” Ohio Players (their fifth album, featuring the title track; it reached No. 11 on the Billboard 200 chart and No. 1 for six weeks on the Black Albums chart; producers: Ohio Players; Mercury)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON MARCH 31 … IN 1987[/su_highlight]

“Sign o’ the Times,” Prince (his first album following the disbanding of The Revolution, featuring the title track, “If I Was Your Girlfriend,” “U Got the Look,” with Sheena Easton, and “I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man”; Paisley Park / Warner)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]R.I.P.[/su_highlight]

Bill Fries, aka C.W. McCall (of “Convoy” fame)

John Swenson (OffBeat contributing editor and writer)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]MUSIC HEADLINES[/su_highlight]

> Foo Fighters Won’t Play at the Grammys | SPIN

> Women Are Still Missing in the Music Industry, Especially Behind the Scenes | NPR

> Joni Mitchell, Questlove, Dua Lipa, Megan Thee Stallion to Present at Grammy Awards | Variety

> ‘People Probably Want to Kill Us’: The Oral History of Aqua’s ‘Barbie Girl’ | Rolling Stone