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Published on April 24th, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: April 24, 2022



“Ultra,” Vatican – June 17

“Jackpot Juicer,” Dance Gavin Dance – July 29

“I Am The Moon: III. The Fall,” Tedeschi Trucks Band – July 29

“Eraser,” Long Distance Calling – Aug. 26

“I Ran Down Every Dream,” Tommy McLain – Aug. 26

“I Am The Moon: IV. Farewell,” Tedeschi Trucks Band – Aug. 26

“TEKKNO,” Electric Callboy – Sept. 9

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“Live in Cleveland ’77,” Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes – June 3

“Frabjous Days: The Secret World of Godley and Creme 1967-1969,” Godley & Creme – June 10

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Live from the Rooftop (Los Angeles, CA 8.28.20),” Dawes (HUB)

“LoTown Vol. 2,” various artists (new compilation from UMe’s music channel uChill, featuring new mixes of Motown hits)

“Safe House,” Trout Fishing in America (Trout Fishing in America)

“Alegoría,” Gaby Moreno (songs in both English and Spanish exploring themes of hope, love, nostalgia and desolatio; new single: “Nobody’s Wrong”; Hear here; Metamorfosis)

“And Then I’ll Be Happy,” Colatura (producer: Charles Mueller; Hear here; Colatura)

“10 Minutes,” GmBt Life (new single: “Ten Minutes”; Hear here; GmBt Life)

“SongBook,” The Lazy Eyes (new single: “Starting Over”; Hear here; The Lazy Eyes)

“imagine naked!,” OHYUNG (new single: “tucked in my stomach!”; NNA Tapes)

“Someday,” Elohin (EP; CF Entertainment)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

I Don’t Wanna Talk (I Just Wanna Dance), Glass Animals with Albert Hammond Jr. |
Skin and Bones, 070 Shake|
Until I Found You, Stephen Sanchez & Em Beihold |
Bad Dream, Casey Bishop … “American Idol” alum co-wrote the song with Willow Smith |
24 Hours, Fresco Trey |
P.G.N.L., Conor Maynard |
Never Ready to Go, The Speaker Wars … new rock band formed by Stan Lynch and Jon Christopher Davis |

Messed Up, Hazy Shea |
Brazilero, Dglo73 |
Shake My Faith, Slaves To Humanity |
Nail Gun, Regretski
She’s On It, Travis Denning |
making out with vampires, Amanda Frances |
First Stone, Peytan Porter
All the Night We Need, Taylon Hope |
Stone Hearted, Rick and Friends
Kicking and Screaming, Stacy Antonel
Hanging By Your Halo, Lauren Aquilina |
Nothing But Life, Lauren Waller |


Barbra Streisand (80)
Richard Sterban (79)
Doug Clifford (77)
Ann Peebles (75)
Jack Blades (68)
David J (65)
Billy Gould (59)
Patty Schemel (55)
Aaron Comess (54)
Alejandro Fernandez (51)
Brian Marshall [Creed] (49)
Kelly Clarkson (40)
Tyson Ritter [The All-American Rejects] (38)
Carly Pearce (32)

Getting caught up …

April 23 Birthdays: Stan Frazier [Sugar Ray] (54), Aaron and Bryce Dessner (46), Taio Cruz (39), Anthony LaMarca [The War on Drugs] (35), Jake and Josh Kiszka [Greta Van Fleet] (26)


April 24:

Jimmy Giuffre (1921-2008)

Pete Ham (1947-1975)

Otis Spann (1930-1970)

April 23:

Tom King [The Outsiders] (1943-2011)

Johnny Thunders (1952-1991)

Harold Arlen (1905-1986)

Red Garland (1923-1984)


“I can’t understand
What makes a man
Hate another man
Help me understand”


“Goodbye Jumbo,” World Party (their second album, featuring “Way Down Now,” “Put the Message in the Box,” “Thank You World” and “When the Rainbow Comes”; producer: Karl Wallinger; Ensign)


“About a Boy,” Badly Drawn Boy (his second album was the soundtrack to the Hugh Grant film of the same name, featuring “Silent Sigh” and “Something to Talk About”; producers: Badly Drawn Boy, Tom Rothrock, Steve McLaughlin; ARTISTdirect)


Re Styles (former Tubes member and ex-wife of Prairie Prince)


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