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Published on December 6th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Dec. 6, 2021



“A Very Lonely Solstice,” Fleet Foxes – Download, Dec. 10 / CD + Vinyl, May 27, 2022

“The Trip Out,” The Crystal Method – Feb. 11, 2022

“Synchro Anarchy,” VOIVOD – Feb. 11, 2022

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“ABC,” The Jackson 5 – Jan. 21, 2022

“Todd,” Todd Rundgren – Jan. 28, 2022

“Skin Tight,” Ohio Players – Feb. 11, 2022

“The Best of The Trammps,” The Trammps – Feb. 11, 2022

“Honey,” Ohio Players – Feb. 25, 2022

“The Best of Percy Sledge,” Percy Sledge – Feb. 25, 2022


“Up Above the City, Down Beneath the Stars,” Barry Adamson – Feb. 24, 2022

“One-Hit Wonders: An Oblique History of Popular Music,” Sarah Hill – Feb. 24, 2022

“Conversations,” Steve Reich – March 8, 2022

“Every Good Boy Does Fine: A Love Story, in Music Lessons,” Jeremy Denk – March 22, 2022

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“Dune,” Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, et al – Jan. 11, 2022

“Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C.: The Complete Series,” Jim Nabors, Frank Sutton, Ronnie Schell, et al – Feb. 22, 2022

“Everybody Hates Chris: The Complete Series,” Tyler James Williams, Chris Rock, et al – Feb. 22, 2022

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Where Heaven Touches Earth: The Afters Live at The Grove,” The Afters (Hear here; Apple Music; Fair Trade Services)

“Ancient Hole,” Sylph (solo project of former S.C.U.M founder and vocalist Thomas Cohen; four-song EP; collaborators: Regis, Terence Fixmer, Nicolas Bougaïeff, Anni Hogan; Hear here; Mute)

“PLASTIC,” deadforest (producer: Dera Meelan; Hear here; Apple Music; YKK)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Party With You, Cobra Starship |
Brooklyn Bridge, Anaïs Mitchell |
Thank You, Lady Wray |
Please Come Home for Christmas / I’ll Be Home for Christmas, grentperez |
Cobriza de hojarasca, la tierra aguarda, Juan María Solare |
Nothing I Wouldn’t Do, Adem Dalipi |
Hypnotize, Awaken the Giant
Familiar Faces, IMBER |


Helen Cornelius (80)
Frankie Beverly (75)
Rick Buckler [The Jam] (66)
Tish Hinojosa (66)
Bill Lloyd (66)
Edward Tudor-Pole (66)
Peter Buck (65)
David Lovering [Pixies] (60)
Ben Watt (59)
Ulf “Buddha” Ekberg [Ace of Base] (51)
Jacob Chesnut [Rush of Fools] (32)

Getting caught up …

Dec. 5 Birthdays: Jose Carreras (75), Jim Messina (74), Ty England (58), John Rzeznik (56), Gary Allan (54), Regina Zernay (49), Keri Hilson (39)


Dec. 6:

Dobie Gray (1940-2011)

Danny Williams (1942-2005)

Roy Orbison (1936-1988)

Dec. 5:

Johnny Hallyday (1943-2017)

Big Syke (1968-2016)

Dave Brubeck (1920-2012)

Doug Hopkins [Gin Blossoms] (1961-1993)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)


“Like an eagle protects his nest, for you I’ll do my best”

 RELEASED ON DEC. 6 … IN 1968 

“Beggars Banquet,” The Rolling Stones (their ninth album, featuring “Sympathy for the Devil” and “Street Fighting Man”; Brian Jones’ final album before his death in July 1969; producer: Jimmy Miller; London)

 RELEASED ON DEC. 5 … IN 1981 

“Damaged,” Black Flag (influential debut album, featuring Henry Rollins on lead vocals; producers: Spot, Black Flag; SST)


Gary Scruggs (performer, songwriter and son of Earl Scruggs)

Buddy Merrill (guitarist was a regular on “The Lawrence Welk Show”)

Stonewall Jackson (country music legend)


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