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Published on December 11th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Dec. 11, 2021



“Shoals,” Palace – Jan. 21, 2022

“Radio Waves,” Joan Osborne – Feb. 18, 2022

“Hardcastle X: The Eclipse,” Paul Hardcastle – Feb. 25, 2022

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“Charmed Life: The Best of The Divine Comedy,” The Divine Comedy – Feb. 4, 2022

“The Complete Soul City/Bell Singles 1966-1975,” The 5th Dimension – Feb. 4, 2022

“Around the World in a Day,” Prince and The Revolution – Feb. 4, 2022


“Dirty Mind,” Prince – Feb. 4, 2022

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Fighting Demons,” Juice WRLD (his fourth album, released posthumously; guests: Justin Bieber, Polo GM, Trippie Redd, Suga, etc.; Hear here; Grade A Productions / Interscope)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Be Free, A Boogie Wit da Hoodie
Candy Drip, Lucky Daye
Follow Me, Sam Feldt feat. Rita Ora
Stop Coming Over, Chris Lane
Peachy, Bad Suns
Two Ships, Jason Rueger and the Eyes


Rita Moreno (90)
David Gates (81)
Brenda Lee (77)
Paul Beasley [The Blind Boys of Alabama] (77)
Jermaine Jackson (67)
Mike Mesaros [The Smithereens] (64)
Nikki Sixx (63)
Dave King [Flogging Molly] (60)
Justin Currie [Del Amitri] (57)
David Schools [Widespread Panic] (57)
Yasiin Be, aka Mos Def (48)
Hailee Steinfeld (25)


Ravi Shankar (1920-2012)

Lynn Strait [Snot] (1968-1998)

Simon Jeffers (1949-1997)

Lee Wiley (1908-1975)

Sam Cooke (1931-1964)


“I’ve got no fare to ride a train
I’m nearly drowin’ in the pourin’ rain”

 RELEASED ON DEC. 11… IN 2001 

“Rock Steady,” No Doubt (their fifth album, featuring “Hey Baby,” “Hella Good,” “Underneath It All” and Running”; “Hey Baby” and “Underneath It All” won the Grammy for Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal in two separate years; producers: Nellee Hooper, No Doubt, Ric Ocasek, William Orbit, Prince, Sly & Robbie, Steely & Clevie; Interscope)


Garth Dennis (Black Uhuru)

Denis O’Brien (former manager of George Harrison)


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