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Published on August 25th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Aug. 25, 2021



“You Heat Me Up, You Cool Me Down,” King Krule – Sept. 10

“Starting Now,” Toad the Wet Sprocket – new release date, Sept. 10

“Again (Part 1),” Men Without Hats – Sept. 24

“Voices For Nature: The Anthropocene,” Renée Fleming & Yannick Nézet-Séguin – Oct. 8

“Golden Loam,” Laurel Premo – Oct. 8

“SHE,” JP Cooper – Oct. 15

“Dark Mark vs. Skeleton Joe,” Dark Mark vs. Skeleton Joe – Oct. 15

“Lionheart,” Stephan Moccio – Oct. 15

“our generation,” Flora Cash – Oct. 22

“Deciphering the Message,” Makaya McCraven – Nov. 19

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“Vicennial – 2 Decades of Seether,” Seether – Oct. 15

“THE ATLANTIC YEARS 1986-1994,” Overkill – Oct. 29

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“The Chesky Records 35th Anniversary Collection,” various artists (43-song collection includes tracks by Chuck Mangione, Phil Woods, Clark Terry, John and Bucky Pizzarelli, McCoy Tyner Quartet, Herbie Mann, Livingston Taylor, etc.; Chesky)

“I’ll Be Fine,” Marvin Brooks (Apple Music; Position Music)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Rolling Through California, Fantastic Negrito feat. Miko Marks
Torpedo, Feeder
Circuit Rider, Steve Gunn
BLEED, Evie Irie
The Heart That Never Waits, Joe Bonamassa
Devastating, JOHNNYSWIM
Just Sound, State Champs
No Friends of Mine, Men Without Hats
sometimes, Camylio
Extra Express, TONY & THE KIKI
Murder in a Dancehall, Jeff Tuohy
E. Honda, Pan Amsterdam
The Fool, Hvnted
Popular, Miles Francis
Orange, Pinegrove
Orb Weaver, Natalie Jane Hill
Get Loose, Molly Hanmer & The Midnight Tokers
Drive, Mike Etten
Medusa, Lonely Leonard
Hate It Crave It, Nina Lee
Ode to Rose, CODA FACTO
Crack the Whip, Vera Ellen
Pretty Good For My Mind, Jacob Fitzgerald
Loved You, Dvrk Starr


Wayne Shorter (88)
Walter Williams [The O’Jays] (78)
Henry Paul (72)
Gene Simmons (72)
Rob Halford (70)
James Warren [The Korgis] (70)
Geoff Downes (69)
Elvis Costello (67)
Matt Aitken (65)
Billy Ray Cyrus (60)
Vivian Campbell (59)
Candida Doyle [Pulp] (58)
DJ Terminator X (55)
Jeff Tweedy (54)
Jo Dee Messina (51)
Amy Macdonald (34)


Aaliyah (1979-2001)

Allen Woody (1955-2000)

Jack Nitzsche (1937-2000)

Rob Fisher [Naked Eyes] (1956-1999)

Doug Stegmeyer (1951-1995)

Stan Kenton (1911-1979)

Ted Lewis (1890-1971)

 RELEASED ON AUG. 25 IN … 1976 

“Boston,” Boston (their debut album, featuring “More Than a Feeling,” “Foreplay / Long Time,” “Peace of Mind” and “Rock & Roll Band”; it was the best-selling debut album ever at the time, selling more than 17 million copies alone in the U.S.; the group would receive a Grammy Award nomination for Best New Artist, losing out to Starland Vocal Band; producers: John Boylan, Tom Scholz; Epic)


Fritz McIntyre (original Simply Red keyboardist)


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