Updates Prince

Published on April 8th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: April 8, 2021



“Lovesick,” Raheem DeVaughn & Apollo Brown – June 4

“Cycles,” Rachel Baiman – June 11

“Spiral,” DARKSIDE – July 23

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“Rock & Roll This, Rock & Roll That: Best Case Scenario, You’ve Got Mumps,” Mumps – June 4

“The Reprise Albums (1968-1971),” Joni Mitchell – June 25

“Welcome 2 America,” Prince (unreleased album from 2010) – July 30


“Meditations,” Sufjan Stevens (first installment of a five-volume collection, an ode to his biological father, who died in September 2020; first single: “Meditation V”; Asthmatic Kitty)

“Rose in the Oblivion,” Saint Disruption (keyboardist John Medeski and spiritual folk healer Jeff Firewalker Schmitt; seven-song EP; See here; Root Doctor Media)


Welcome 2 America, Prince
Shades of Blue, Paul Weller
Ahead of the Game, Gary Kemp
Starstruck, Years & Years
America, London Grammar
Games, Tessa Violet & lovelytheband
Impasto, Sven Wunder
In the Morning Light, Sylph
Good Day, Jax Anderson feat. MisterWives and Curtis Roach
Nothing Ever Hurt Like You, Leela
Haunt, Joseph M.
My Lullaby (Waxlife Rave Mix), Be a Bear
Finally Feeling Young, Sam Robbins


Peggy Lennon (80)
Leon Huff (79)
Steve Howe (74)
Mel Schacher (70)
John Schneider (61)
Izzy Stradlin (59)
Donita Sparks (58)
Julian Lennon (58)
Biz Markie (57)
Craig Honeycutt [Everything] (51)
Darren Jessee [Ben Folds Five] (50)
Ezra Koenig (37)
Matty Healy [The 1975] (32)
Jamie Sierota [Echosmith] (28)


Annette Funicello (1942-2013)

Malcolm McLaren (1946-2010)

Laura Nyro (1947-1997)

Marian Anderson (1897-1993)


“The Clash,” The Clash (their debut album; featuring “White Riot,” “Remote Control,” “I’m So Bored With the USA” and “Police & Thieves”; producer: Mickey Foote; CBS)


Bill Owens (Dolly Parton’s uncle and musical mentor)


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