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Published on December 26th, 2020 | by Gerry Galipault

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Pause & Play Today: Dec. 26, 2020

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 UPDATES / ADDITIONS 

NEW RELEASES

“Little Spaces,” Nu:Tone – Feb. 26

“The Darkest Skies Are the Brightest,” Anneke van Giersbergen – Feb. 26

REISSUES

“The Decca Years 1974 to 1977,” Michael Chapman – Feb. 5

“Lost Innocence: Garpax 1960s Punk & Psych,” various artists – Feb. 5

“Laurel Canyon / Put a Little Love In Your Heart / To Be Free / Songs,” Jackie DeShannon – Feb. 26

“Richard Pryor” and “‘Craps’ (After Hours),” Richard Pryor – Feb. 26

VINYL RELEASES

“Breezin’,” George Benson – Feb. 5

“The Cult of Ray” and “Oddballs,” Frank Black – Feb. 12

“Roots” and “There’s No Place Like America Today,” Curtis Mayfield – Feb. 12

“Live in Session ’68,” Leonard Cohen – Feb. 19

 JUST RELEASED 

“Matter of Time,” Eddie Vedder (two-song EP is expanded with four “acoustic at home” tracks; See here; Apple Music; Monkeywrench / Republic)

“Loner,” Tory Lanez (guests: Lil Wayne, Tyga, Rich the Kid, Swae Lee, VV$ Ken, 42 Dugg, Melii; One Umbrella)

“Parallel” and “871,” Four Tet (two new albums, surprise-released on Christmas Day; Read here; Text)

“December,” Trey Anastasio & Page McConnell (six-song EP; producer: Bryce Goggin; Hear here; JEMP)

“Madeline,” Aero Flynn (written, recorded, and produced with Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon; See here; Read here; Dine Alone)

“Melodies+808s (Deluxe),” Shaun John (Hip Hop Mastered Productions)

 NEW SONGS 

Good Days, SZA
Roommates, Dixie D’Amelio
Designer Umbrellaz, RonBaby
Thoughts, Seyi Senzino

 TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS 

Abdul “Duke” Fakir [of The Four Tops] (85)
Phil Spector (81)
Bob Carpenter [of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band] (74)
George Porter Jr. [of The Meters] (73)
Henning Schmitz [of Kraftwerk] (67)
James Kottak [of Scorpions] (58)
Brian Westrum [of Sons of the Desert] (58)
Lars Ulrich (57)
Jay Farrar (54)
Audrey Wiggins (53)
Jay “J” Yuenger [of White Zombie] (53)
Peter Klett [of Candlebox] (52)
James Mercer [of The Shins] (50)
Jared Leto (49)
Chris Daughtry (41)
Jon Bellion (30)
Andy Biersack (30)
Jade Thirlwall [of Little Mix] (28)

Getting caught up …

Dec. 25 Birthdays: Bob James (81), John Edwards [of The Spinners] (76), Jimmy Buffett (74), Barbara Mandrell (72), Joe Louis Walker (71), Annie Lennox (66), Steve Wariner (66), Robin Campbell (66), Shane McGowan (63), Noel Hogan [of The Cranberries] (49), Dido (49), Mac Powell (48), Alecia Elliott (38), Jess and Lisa Origliasso [of The Veronicas] (36), Lukas Nelson (32)

Dec. 24 Birthdays: Ian Burden [of The Human League] (63), Mary Ramsey [of 10,000 Maniacs] (57), Ricky Martin (49), Louis Tomlinson (29)

Dec. 23 Birthdays: Jorma Kaukonen (80), Ron Bushy [of Iron Butterfly] (79), Adrian Belew (71), Dave Murray [of Iron Maiden] (64), Eddie Vedder (56), Irvin Mayfield (43)

 IN REMEMBRANCE 

Teena Marie (1956-2010)

Curtis Mayfield (1942-1999)

 R.I.P. 

Tony Rice (bluegrass guitarist-vocalist)

 RELEASED ON DEC. 26 IN … 2006 

“Mass Appeal: The Best of Gang Starr,” Gang Starr (21-song collection; Virgin)

 MUSIC HEADLINES 

> Paul McCartney Secures First U.K. No. 1 Solo Album in 31 Years (Official Charts)

> Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ Breaks Spotify Record (TMZ)

> Billionaire Buys Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

> Taylor Swift Replaced By Brad Paisley On Famous Nashville Mural (TMZ)

> Pink Floyd Shares Animated ‘One of These Days’ Video, Created By Ian Emes in July 1972

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