[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]UPDATES / ADDITIONS[/su_highlight]


“All These F*****g Feelings,” Too Much Joy – Oct. 21

“SMITHEREENS,” Joji – Nov. 4

“Other Worlds,” The Pretty Reckless – Nov. 4

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“Medazzaland (25th Anniversary Edition),” Duran Duran – Oct. 14

“The Teammates: Twenty Years of Making Music 1965-1985,” Dean Torrence & Friends – Oct. 14

“Olivia Newton-John’s Greatest Hits (Deluxe Edition),” Olivia Newton-John – Oct. 21

“Moonage Daydream – A Film By Brett Morgen,” David Bowie – Nov. 18

“Creatures of the Night (40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition),” KISS – Nov. 18


“Rearviewmirror (Greatest Hits 1991–2003),” Pearl Jam – Oct. 7

“Fleetwood Mac,” Fleetwood Mac – Oct. 14

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]JUST RELEASED[/su_highlight] (surprise releases + more)

“Firelight,” Lucy Morgan (six-song EP; Hear here; Sunflower)

“the other side,” Mark Tuan (GOT7 member’s 20-track LP; new single: “far away”; Hear here; See here; DNA)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]NEW SONGS[/su_highlight] (click on title to stream)

Temporary, Alexa Cappelli |
The Old Gospel Ship, Rebekah Speer feat. Gene McDonald
Take Your Time, evrYwhr
Speaking in Tongues, Kay Nambiar |

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS[/su_highlight]

Dick Halligan (79)
Chris Copping (77)
Diamanda Galás (67)
Dan Truman (66)
Eddi Reader (63)
Elizabeth Fraser (59)
Pebbles (58)
Meshell NdegeOcello (54)
Lucero (53)
Carl Martin (52)
Amanda Marshall (50)
Kyle Cook (47)
David Desrosiers (42)
Lea Michele (36)
Liam Payne (29)

Getting caught up …

Aug. 28 Birthdays: David Soul (79), Hugh Cornwell (73), Wayne Osmond (71), Steve Whiteman (66), Kim Appleby (61), Shania Twain (57), Jack Black (53), Max Collins (44), Jake Owen (41), LeAnn Rimes (40), Florence Welch (36), Cassadee Pope (33)

Aug. 27 Birthdays: Tommy Sands (85), Chuck Girard (79), Jeff Cook (73), Neil Murray (72), Alex Lifeson (69), Glen Matlock (66), Yolanda Adams (61), Matthew Basford (60), Mike Johnson (57), Bobo (55), Colt Ford (53), Tony Kanal (52), Jimmy Pop (50), Mase (47), Sarah Neufeld (43), Jon Siebels (43), Megan Garrett (42), Mario (36), Kim Petras (30)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]IN REMEMBRANCE[/su_highlight]

Aug. 29:

Lee “Scratch” Perry (1936-2021)

Octavio Brunetti (1975-2014)

Anne McKnight (1924-2012)

Honeyboy Edwards (1915-2011)

Charlie Feathers (1932-1998)

Jimmy Reed (1925-1976)

Aug. 28:

Juan Gabriel (1950-2016)

Glenn Cornick (1947-2014)

Adam Goldstein, aka DJ AM (1973-2009)

Aug. 27:

Jesse Pintado (1969-2006)

Giorgos Mouzakis (1922-2005)

Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954-1990)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RANDOM LYRICS[/su_highlight]

“We lose direction
No stone unturned
No tears to damn you
When jealousy burns”

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON AUG. 29 … IN 1980[/su_highlight]

“Signing Off,” UB40 (British reggae group’s debut album, featuring “Food for Thought,” “King,” “My Way of Thinking” and “I Think It’s Going to Rain Today”; the politically poignant LP was a huge success in the U.K., reaching No. 2, and “Food for Thought” peaked at No. 4; producers: Bob Lamb, Ray “Pablo” Falconer, UB40; Graduate)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON AUG. 28 … IN 2015[/su_highlight]

“Beauty Behind the Madness,” The Weeknd (his second album sold more than 400,000 copies in its first week and debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. chart, featuring “The Hills” and “Can’t Feel My Face”; producers: Kanye West, Stephan Moccio, Ben Billions, DannyBoyStyles, Max Martin, Ali Payami, et al; guests: Ed Sheeran, Lana Del Rey, Labrinth; XO / Republic)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON AUG. 27 … IN 1966[/su_highlight]

“Cherish,” The Association (their first U.S. No. 1 hit was written by group member Terry Kirkman; it was the No. 2 best-selling song of the year, according to Billboard; producer: Curt Boettcher; Valiant)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]R.I.P.[/su_highlight]

Warren Bernhardt (studio and touring keyboardist)

Mable John (Motown’s first female solo singer)

Joey DeFrancesco (jazz organist)

Cecil “Skelly” Spence (Israel Vibration)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]MUSIC HEADLINES[/su_highlight]

> Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Multiple Women | Pitchfork

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> Slow Jams: The 25 Greatest R&B Dongs From the ’90s | Yardbarker

> How Kitty Wells’ ‘It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels’ Became Country’s Greatest Diss Track | Rolling Stone