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

Hey Hey Rise Up, Pink Floyd feat. Andriy Khlyvnyuk of Boombox … their first new music in 28 years with charity single in support of Ukraine |
Denim & Rhinestones, Carrie Underwood |
First Class, Jack Harlow |
Toni, Interpol |
Gettin’ By, Steve Earle & The Dukes |
Long Way Home (From The Motion Picture “Father Stu”), Brett Young |
One Step Ahead, Jack Johnson |
Save Me, Empress Of |
Subzero, Action Bronson |
Go the Distance, New Rules |
Speak, Lloyiso |

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]MORE NEW SONGS[/su_highlight] (bonus coverage!)

What We Had, KB Mike |
The Falls, Chxrry22
Real Pain, Lil Zay Osama |
Addicted, KALI |
Don’t Need a Hero, The Habits |
Better Now, Rose Brokenshire |
School Friends, Novaa |
Romeo and Juliet, Peach Martine |
Spaceman, Electric Callboy feat. FiNCH |
Jim Jack or Jose, Dani Taylor
Vampire Diaries, Bad Neighbors feat. Lil Tracy |
Catharsis, Ink Sticks & Stones |
Other Way Home, Meredith Lazowski |
N.G.B., Baby O
Dancing in the Stars, The Mietus’ Touch |
THEIR MEMORY SURVIVES, Robert Bidney … dedicated to those who died from COVID

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

“Volume II,” Sad Night Dynamite (seven-song EP; Hear here; Elektra)

“A Sympathetic Antipathy,” Lenne (five-song EP; producer: Morgan Rose; Hear here; Imagen)

“Promise,” Michael Beharie (member of NYC’s avant-chamber group Zs; Michael Beharie)

Artist Merch Shop: See the New Arrivals. »

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

NEW RELEASES

“So Far So Good,” The Chainsmokers – May 13

“Heart Inside Your Head,” Nick Piunti & The Complicated Men – May 20

“JERRY JEFF,” Steve Earle & The Dukes – May 27

“Denim & Rhinestones,” Carrie Underwood – June 10

“Joy in the Morning,” Tauren Wells – June 10

“Album,” Joe Iconis & Family – June 17

“Meet the Moonlight,” Jack Johnson – June 24

“The Other Side of Make-Believe,” Interpol – July 15

REISSUES

“Judy In Disguise With Glasses,” John Fred and His Playboy Band – May 6

“Live at the House of Blues, September 25, 2001,” The Knack – May 6

“Plays Super Fly,” Young-Holt Unlimited – June 17

“Sugar Hill Adventures: The Collection,” Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel & The Furious Five – June 24

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

Peggy Lennon (81)
Leon Huff (80)
Steve Howe (75)
Mel Schacher (71)
John Schneider (62)
Izzy Stradlin (60)
Donita Sparks (59)
Julian Lennon (59)
Craig Honeycutt (52)
Darren Jessee [Ben Folds Five] (51)
Ezra Koenig (38)
Jamie Sierota [Echosmith] (29)

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Getting caught up …

April 7 Birthdays: Bobby Bare (87), Charlie Thomas [The Drifters] (85), Mick Abrahams (79), Patricia Bennett [The Chiffons] (75), John Oates (74), John Dittrich [Restless Heart] (71), Janis Ian (71), Mark Kibble (58), Charlie Hall [The War on Drugs] (48), John Cooper [Skillet] (47), Ben McKee [Imagine Dragons] (37), Tauren Wells (36), Anne-Marie (31)

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

April 8:

Annette Funicello (1942-2013)

Malcolm McLaren (1946-2010)

Laura Nyro (1947-1997)

Marian Anderson (1897-1993)

April 7:

John Prine (1946-2020)

Stan Freberg (1926-2015)

Andy Johns (1950-2013)

Lee Brilleaux [Dr. Feelgood] (1952-1994)

Kit Lambert (1935-1981)

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

“It’s high time now, just one crack at life
Who wants to live in, in trouble and strife”

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON APRIL 8 … IN 1975[/su_highlight]

“Toys in the Attic,” Aerosmith (their third album, featuring “Sweet Emotion,” “Walk This Way” and “You See Me Crying”; it sold more than 9 million copies in the U.S.; producer: Jack Douglas; Columbia)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON APRIL 7 … IN 1978[/su_highlight]

“For You,” Prince (his debut album, featuring “Soft and Wet” and “Just as Long as We’re Together”; unheard of at the time, he produced, arranged, composed and performed all the vocals and instrumentation; Warner)

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

> Pink Floyd Releases First New Song in Nnearly Three Decades for Ukraine | The Washington Post

> The Weeknd & Doja Cat Lead 2022 Billboard Music Awards Finalists: Full List | Billboard

> Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic Recruits Tyler Childers, Jason Isbell, Allison Russell | Rolling Stone

> Avril Lavigne And Mod Sun Are Engaged: ‘The Day We Met I Knew You Were The One’ | HuffPost

> Black Star Announce ‘No Fear of Time,’ First New Album in 24 Years | Pitchfork

> Leif Ove Andsnes: Tiny Desk (home) Concert | NPR

> 25 Years Ago: Pioneering Black Country Artist Stoney Edwards Dies | Saving Country Music