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Published on August 3rd, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Aug. 3, 2021



“How Do You Live,” Amon Tobin – Sept. 24

“You Get It All,” Hayes Carll – Oct. 29

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UPCOMING RELEASES (no release date yet)

Title TBA, Bryan Adams – October 2021

“Spiritual Machines II,” Our Lady Peace – fall 2021


“Think I’m Going Weird: Original Artefacts From The British Psychedelic Scene 1966-68,” various artists – Oct. 29

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“When the Heavy Breaks,” Archie Shuttler (guests: Bela Emerson, Alex Macdonald, Jake Slocombe, Andreas Wolff; R.Cheese)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

FROSTY, ZillaKami
Till It Hurts, JORDY
I’m Not in Love, The Blow … a cover of the 10cc hit


Tony Bennett (95)
Beverly Lee [The Shirelles] (80)
Lee Rocker (60)
James Hetfield (58)
Ed Roland (58)
Dean Sams [Lonestar] (55)
Stephen Carpenter [Deftones] (51)
Spinderella (50)
Jimmy De Martini [Zac Brown Band] (45)
Brent Kutzle [OneRepublic] (36)
D.R.A.M. (33)

Getting caught up:

Aug. 2 birthdays: Garth Hudson (84), Kathy Lennon (78), Andy Fairweather Low (73), Joe Lynn Turner (70), Les Dudek (69), Butch Vig (66), Mojo Nixon (64), Apollonia (62), Neal Morse (61), Lee Mavers [The La’s] (59), Zelma Davis (51), Britt Nicole (36), Charli XCX (29)


Bobby Hebb (1938-2010)

Arthur Lee (1945-2006)

Aug. 2: Jimmy Jones (1930-2012), Ron Townson [The 5th Dimension] (1933-2001), Fela Kuti (1938-1997), David Martin [Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs] (1937-1987), James Jamerson (1936-1983), Brian Cole [The Association] (1942-1972)

 RELEASED ON AUG. 3 IN … 1979 

“Fear of Music,” Talking Heads (featuring “Life During Wartime,” “I Zimbra” and “Cities”; producer: Brian Eno; Sire)

 RELEASED ON AUG. 2 IN … 1978 

“Don’t Look Back,” Boston (it reached No. 1 in the U.S. and sold more than 4 million copies in its first month of release; featuring the title track, “A Man I’ll Never Be” and “Feelin’ Satisfied”; producer: Tom Scholz; Epic)


Paul Cotton (longtime Poco guitarist-singer)

Charles Connor (drummer for Little Richard)


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