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Published on August 15th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Aug. 15, 2021



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“Silver Lining Suite,” Hiromi – Oct. 8

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“76-77,” Sex Pistols – Sept. 24

“A Little Bit Is Better Than Nada: Prime Cuts 1990-1996,” Texas Tornados – Oct. 1

“It’s a Good, Good Feeling: The Latin Soul of Fania Records – The Singles,” various artists – Oct. 8

“Demodelica,” Primal Scream – Oct. 15

“The Middle Years (1978-1996),” Livingston Taylor – Oct. 15


“The Bob’s Burgers Music Album Vol. 2,” various artists – Sept. 3

“The Screamadelica 12″ Singles,” Primal Scream – Sept. 17

“The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady” and “Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus,” Charles Mingus – Oct. 29

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Dirt,” Keane (four-song EP of previously unreleased tracks from their “Cause & Effect” recording sessions; See here; Apple Music; Island)

“One Night Lonely,” Mary Chapin Carpenter (26-song concert, taped in November 2020 at Wolf Trap in Virgina; the concert premiered on PBS on Aug. 14; Hear here; Apple Music; DVD out Oct. 12; Lambent Light / Thirty Tigers)

“CODA (Soundtrack from the Apple Original Film),” various artists (See here; Apple Music; Republic)

“Just a Matter of Slime,” YNW Melly (guests: Lil Baby, Lil Uzi Vert, Future, Young Thug, etc.; Hear/Read here; YNW Melly)

“Day, Now,” Cigar Club (Snareguy)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

The Killing Moon (Amazon Original), Chvrches
My Life Is Better With You (My Brother, My Brother & Me Podcast Theme Song), Montaigne
You Get Me (20th Anniversary Edition), Michelle Branch
Down South, Wale feat. Yella Beezy & Maxo Kream
Holupwait, Lecrae
Summertime Breeze, Rich Hippie
Backseat, goodboy noah & Brasstracks
Ble Pierre, Tacsidermi
How It’s Supposed To Be, Mike & The Nerve
Sjubidua, Infinity Wik feat. Kaptein Kaliber & Sturle Kvilekval
Let Me Go Son, BUKVE
Freak, Little Thief
Late Night Shift, Marlena Dae x


Stix Hooper [The Crusaders] (83)
Pete York [The Spencer Davis Group] (79)
Jimmy Webb (75)
Tom Johnston [The Doobie Brothers] (73)
Tommy Aldridge [Whitesnake] (71)
Billy Griffin [The Miracles] (71)
Matt Johnson [the The] (60)
Michael “Mikey” Graham [Boyzone] (49)
Tim Foreman [Switchfoot] (43)
Ted Dwane [Mumford & Sons] (37)
David Welsh [The Fray] (37)
Joe Jonas (32)
DJ Smoove da General [Cali Swag District] (31)

Getting caught up …

Aug. 14 Birthdays: Dash Crofts (83), David Crosby (80), Connie Smith (80), Brent Maher (79), Steve Martin (76), Larry Graham (75), Maddy Prior [Steeleye Span] (74), Terry Adams [NRBQ] (73), Sarah Brightman (61), Cody McCarver [Confederate Railroad] (53), Kevin Cadogan [Third Eye Blind] (52)


Aug. 15:

Bob Birch (1956-2012)

Betty Thatcher [Renaissance] (1944-2011)

Jerry Wexler (1917-2008)

Yavuz Çetin (1970-2001)

Norman Petty (1927-1984)

Artur Schnabel (1882-1951)

Aug. 14:

Julian Bream (1933-2020)

Jill Janus (1975-2018)

Bob Johnston (1932-2015)

Allen Lanier [Blue Öyster Cult] (1946-2013)

Tony Williams [The Platters] (1928-1992)

Roy Buchanan (1939-1988)

Robert Calvert [Hawkwind] (1945-1988)

Charles Fizer [The Olympics] (1940-1965)

Johnny Burnette (1934-1964)

 RELEASED ON AUG. 15 IN … 1979 

“In Through the Out Door,” Led Zeppelin (their eighth and final album, featuring “Fool in the Rain,” “All My Love” and “In the Evening”; a month later, on Sept. 25, drummer John Bonham died, and the band subsequently disbanded; producer: Jimmy Page; Swan Song)

 RELEASED ON AUG. 14 IN … 2000 

“Born to Do It,” Craig David (his debut album, released in the U.K. on Aug. 14 and later that year in the U.S., featuring “Fill Me In,” “7 Days,” “Walking Away” and “Rendezvous”; producers: David, Mark Hill; Wildstar)


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