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Published on August 22nd, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Aug. 22, 2021



“Start Again,” Donny Osmond – release date, Sept. 10

“Love Is the New Black,” Anthony Hamilton – Sept. 24

“In the Court of the Dragon,” Trivium – Oct. 8

“What a Song Can Do,” Lady A – Oct. 22

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“The Visit (The Definitive Edition),” Loreena McKennitt – Sept. 24

“beautifulgarbage (20th Anniversary),” Garbage – Oct. 1

“Carnegie Hall 1970,” Neil Young – Oct. 1

“B-Sides & Rarities (Part II),” Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Oct. 22


“Taking the Long Way,” The Chicks, aka Dixie Chicks – Sept. 24

“Maiden Voyage,” Herbie Hancock – Sept. 24

“Language & Perspective,” Bad Suns – Oct. 22

“Live At the Forum ’76,” Eagles – Nov. 12

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Dead Reckoning,” Oceanhoarse (Helsinki-based heavy metal group’s debut album; Noble Demon)

“Good Thing Going,” Trey Gonzalez (new single: “Neon Queen”; Smith Music)

“Initium,” Pushing Daizies (12-track debut album; Hear here; Dim Mak)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

These Dreams of You, Jesse Colin Young … a cover of Van Morrison
Still Young, Felly
Wild at Heart, The Electric Petals
Gone Do, Julian King


Ron Dante (76)
David Marks [The Beach Boys] (73)
Evelyn Thomas (68)
Vernon Reid (63)
Collin Raye (61)
Roland Orzabal (60)
Debbi Peterson (60)
Gary Lee Conner [Screaming Trees] (59)
Tori Amos (58)
Mila Mason (58)
James DeBarge (58)
GZA (55)
Craig Finn [The Hold Steady] (50)
Paul Doucette [matchbox twenty] (49)
Beenie Man (48)
Howie Dorough (48)
Bo Koster [My Morning Jacket] (47)
Dean Back [Theory of a Deadman] (46)
Jeff Stinco [Simple Plan] (43)
Dua Lipa (26)


Ed King (1949-2018)

Toots Thielemans (1922-2016)

Nick Ashford (1942-2011)

Jerry Leiber (1933-2011)

Bruce Gary [The Knack] (1951-2006)

 RELEASED ON AUG. 22 IN … 1977 

“Pacific Ocean Blue,” Dennis Wilson (his debut solo album, featuring “River Song,” “Dreamer” and “Farewell My Friend”; producers: Wilson, Gregg Jakobson; Caribou / CBS)


Don Everly (Rock and Roll Hall of Famer)

Bill Emerson (Bluegrass Hall of Fame banjo player)


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