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Published on August 18th, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Aug. 18, 2022



“Amor Hardcore,” Isabella Lovestory – Oct. 5

“Homosexual,” Darren Hayes – Oct. 7

“Space Force,” Todd Rundgren – release date, Oct. 14

“Cometa,” Nick Hakim – Oct. 21

“Sentimental Fool,” Lee Fields – Oct. 28

“Wyoming,” Nana Lourdes – Nov. 11

“Live Forever: A Tribute to Billy Joe Shaver,” various artists – Nov. 11

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“Chick Corea: The Montreux Years,” Chick Corea – Sept. 23

“Shake the Feeling: Outtakes & Rarities 2015-2021,” Iceage – Sept. 23

“Meaningless,” Jon Brion – Oct. 21


“Rain, Wind and Speed,” Neal Casal – Dec. 2

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“fountains,” Casey Møøn (five-song EP; new single: “autumn calls”; Hear here; Rainbox)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

29, Demi Lovato |
Runaway Blue, Chloe George |
Open Your Eyes, Madison Galloway |
Deep Down, Joselyn & Don |
Good 4 U, Karine Hannah |
Light Lab, Daniel Carlson


Hugues Aufray (93)
Maxine Brown (83)
Sarah Dash (77)
Nigel Griggs (73)
Dennis Elliott (72)
Steve Wilkinson (67)
John Debney (66)
Ron Strykert (65)
Zac Maloy (54)
Everlast (53)
Masta Killa (53)
Brad Tursi (43)

Getting caught up …

Aug. 17 Birthdays: João Donato (88), Gary Talley (75), Kevin Rowland (69), Eric Johnson (68), Kevin Welch (67), Colin Moulding (67), Belinda Carlisle (64), Everette Harp (61), Gilby Clarke (60), Colin James (58), Maria McKee (58), Steve Gorman (57), Jill Cunniff (56), Kelvin Mercer, aka Posdnuos (53), Donnie Wahlberg (53), Tarja Turunen (45), Phoebe Bridgers (28), Lil Pump (22)


Aug. 18:

Roger Smalley (1943-2015)

Scott McKenzie (1939-2012)

Elmer Bernstein (1922-2004)

Tony Jackson (1938-2003)

Paul Mares (1900-1949)

Aug. 17:

Pierre Vassiliu (1937-2014)

Pearl Bailey (1918-1990)

Gary Chester (1924-1987)

Ira Gershwin (1896-1983)

Paul Williams [The Temptations] (1939-1973)


“See that girl
She knows I’m watching
She likes the way I stare”


Butch Thompson (jazz pianist performed and was a band leader on “Prairie Home Companion”)


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> The Blues Foundation’s Executive Director Judith Black Steps Down | The Blues Foundation

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