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


“Strike a Nerve,” Drowning Pool – Sept. 30

“Warriors,” Monster Truck – Sept. 30

“INTO THE BLUE,” Broken Bells – Oct. 7

“The Healing,” Ghost Light – Oct. 7

“Atoms Form,” Truth & Salvage Co. – Oct. 7

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“Early Years: The Albums 1961-62,” Judy Collins – Sept. 9

“See the Ocean Blue,” The Ocean Blue – Sept. 16

“Bustin’ + Dronin’,” Blur – Sept. 23

“Josh Groban (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition),” Josh Groban – Sept. 23

“The Spirit of Christmas,” Ray Charles – Oct. 21

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

“FOREVER 1,” Girls’ Generation (their first full-length album in five years; SM Entertainment)

“love that 4 u,” altopalo (five-song EP; Hear here; Nettwerk)

“9m88 Radio,” 9m88 (Jazz Baby Co. / Waves Collective)

“Classic,” Madame Daley (five-song debut EP; producer: Mike Davidson; See here; Madison Daley)

“Good Times,” Jeffrey Joslin (IAMwe Records)

“Divided States,” Voice of Addiction (Wrecking Ball Productions)

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

Vault of Heaven, Pixies | See here
on air, Moby and serpentwithfeet |
Burning, Yeah Yeah Yeahs |
Easy On Your Own?, Alvvays |
Kiss, Editors |
Shake, Santigold |
Give Me Grief, Titus Andronicus |
Georgetown, Loyle Carner feat. John Agard |
pg.4 a picture of three hedges / through your window, julie |
Cool, Miko |
The Light That Guides Me, Nels Johnson |
Not Settling Yet, Carousel Kings feat. A.J. Perdomo |
222, Bailey Miller
The TFD, TFD |
Baby Why, Sarah Cothran |

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

Ian Anderson (75)
Gene Johnson (73)
Patti Austin (72)
Charlie Peacock (66)
Mark Price (63)
Jon Farriss (61)
Julia Fordham (60)
Aaron Hall (58)
Todd Nichols (55)
Lorraine Pearson (55)
Michael Bivins (54)
Jennifer Hanson (49)
Cary Ann Hearst (43)
Nikki Bratcher (42)

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Getting caught up …

Aug. 9 Birthdays: Jack DeJohnette (80), Barbara Mason (75), Pete Thomas (68), Kurtis Blow (63), Arion Salazar (52), Mack 10 (51), Juanes (50), Arlo Parks (22)

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

Aug. 10:

Eydie Gormé (1928-2013)

Jody Payne (1936-2013)

Billy Grammer (1925-2011)

Isaac Hayes (1942-2008)

Michael Houser (1962-2002)

Aug. 9:

Eduardo Falú (1923-2013)

Calvin “Fuzz” Jones (1926-2010)

Paul Samson (1953-2002)

Jerry Garcia (1942-1995)

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)

Bill Chase (1934-1974)

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

“I’ll be there, with a love that will shelter you
I’ll be there, with a love that will see you through”

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON AUG. 10 … IN 1963[/su_highlight]

“Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter from Camp),” Allan Sherman (the novelty song, based on letters of complaints from his son attending Camp Champlain in Westport, NY, peaked at No. 2 for three weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, denied the top spot by Little Stevie Wonder’s “Fingertips” and The Angels’ “My Boyfriend’s Back”; producer: Jimmy Hilliard; Warner)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]DEBUTING ON THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 ON AUG. 9 … IN 1969[/su_highlight]

“Hot Fun in the Summertime,” Sly & The Family Stone (released just before their performance at the Woodstock festival, this non-album single peaked at No. 2; it was later included on their 1970 “Greatest Hits” compilation; producer: Sly Stone; Epic)

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

Lamont Dozier (Motown songwriter and solo artist)

Darryl Hunt (The Pogues bassist)

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

> Olivia Newton-John ‘Struggled With a Lot of Pain’ in Days Before Death: Niece | Page Six

> Lamont Dozier’s Most Memorable Songs | The Guardian

> Britney Spears & Elton John’s ‘Hold Me Closer’ Is Coming | Billboard

> Marcus Mumford: ‘I Was Sexually Abused as a Child’ at 6 Years Old | Variety

> The Gloriously Weird B-52’s Say Farewell to the Road | The New York Times

> Steve Martin Thinks He’ll Retire After ‘Only Murders in the Building’: ‘This Is, Weirdly, It’ | Yahoo! Entertainment

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]TOUR NEWS[/su_highlight] (see more Tour Dates)

> The Lemonheads Announce It’s a Shame About Ray 30th Anniversary Tour | Consequence