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Published on August 26th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Aug. 26, 2021



“The Beautiful Unknown,” Matt Goss – Nov. 19

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“Let It Be (Special Edition),” The Beatles – Oct. 15

“Bear’s Sonic Journals: Live At The Carousel Ballroom, April 24, 1968,” Johnny Cash – new release date, Oct. 29

“Magic Carpet Ride: The Dunhill / ABC Years 1967-1971,” Steppenwolf – Oct. 29


“The Vinyl Collection, Vol. 1,” Billy Joel – Nov. 5

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“The Cosmic Mellow,” The Cosmic Mellow (Apple Music; Cosmic Yellow Music)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

South On Ya, Luke Combs
Somewhere To Fall, Matt Goss
All Talk, midwxst
Sparrow, Chin Injeti
Tender, Jax Anderson feat. Yoke Lore
Looking, Single Girl, Married Girl
Falling in Love, Julia Wolf
Ananas, Pieter Herweijer
Meteorite, HjNX
ShredDiva, The Great Kat
Pomba Gira, Mia Carucci
Strong for Me, Tamera
Full Cup, Juliana Riccardi


Vic Dana (81)
Nik Turner [Hawkwind] (81)
Valerie Simpson (76)
Bob Cowsill (72)
Branford Marsalis (61)
Jimmy Olander [Diamond Rio] (60)
Shirley Manson (55)
Dan Vickrey [Counting Crows] (55)
Adrian Young [No Doubt] (52)
Thalía (50)
Tyler Connolly [Theory of a Deadman] (46)
Brian Kelley [Florida Georgia Line] (36)
Cassie (35)


Ellie Greenwich (1940-2009)

Denis D’Amour (1960-2005)

Laura Branigan (1952-2004)

Ronnie White [The Miracles] (1939-1995)

Carlos Paião (1957-1988)

Lee Hays [The Weavers] (1914-1981)

 RELEASED ON AUG. 26 IN … 1966 

“Sunshine Superman,” Donovan (his third album, featuring “Sunshine Superman,” “Season of the Witch” and “The Trip”; producer: Mickie Most; Epic)


Dennis Caplinger (Grammy-winning multi-instrumentalist)


> 40 Under 40: Billboard Reveals 2021 List of Trailblazing Young Music Executives | Billboard

> ABBA Tease New Music in Cryptic Social Media Post | Variety

> BTS Doesn’t Want to Keep Singing in English | Vulture

> Stevie Van Zandt’s Long Walk Home From E Street | Rolling Stone

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