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Published on August 31st, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Aug. 31, 2021



“Beaumonster,” Jesse Dayton – Nov. 5

“Get Yourself a Friend,” Ultra Q – Nov. 19

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“A Head Full of Ideas,” The Charlatans UK – Oct. 15

“The Velvet Underground: A Documentary Film By Todd Haynes (Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack),” The Velvet Underground – Oct. 15

“We Gotta Sing! The Soul Years 1962-1971,” The Drifters – Oct. 22

“What Goes Around Comes Around / Music Man / Black On Black / Waylon and Company,” Waylon Jennings – Oct. 29

“Breakthrough: Underground Sounds of 1971,” various artists – Oct. 29


“A Drummer Boy Christmas,” for KING & COUNTRY – Oct. 29

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“You, Yeah, You,” Tré Burt (Hear here; Oh Boy)

“As Simple as a Dream,” CoCo Zandi (aka Alexander Beggins, one-half of the duo Wild Child; producer: Walker Lukens; Hear here; Apple Music; OneRPM)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

ANNIVERSARY, Duran Duran |
Bury Me Alive, Synymata & neverwaves |
Irene, Vapors of Morphine (former members of Morphine) |
Things Right, Panik Pop |
Ghosts of New York State, STAR ROVER (producer: Jesse Harris) |
Ben, Ready Set Bro |
Bye Baby Bye Bye, ElectroBluesSociety feat. Boo Boo Davis |
Hella Country, Dave Herrera
friends or not, Zeph
Shimmer, Maeve Steele


Jerry Allison (82)
Van Morrison (76)
Itzhak Perlman (76)
Cyril Jordan [Flamin’ Groovies] (73)
Rudolf Schenker (73)
Kim Kashkashian (69)
Anthony Thistlethwaite [The Waterboys] (66)
Glenn Tilbrook (64)
Gina Schock (64)
Tony DeFranco (62)
Larry Waddell [Mint Condition] (58)
Jeff Russo [Tonic] (52)
Debbie Gibson (51)
Greg Richling [The Wallflowers] (51)
Del Marquis [Scissor Sisters] (44)
Tamara (44)

 RELEASED ON AUG. 31 IN … 1964 

“Where Did Our Love Go,” The Supremes (their second studio album, featuring the title track, “Baby Love” and “Come See About Me”; producers: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Smokey Robinson, Norman Whitfield, Robert Gordy; Motown)


Brian Green (keyboardist for Steven Curtis Chapman)


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