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Published on February 13th, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Feb. 13, 2022



“Rave & Roses,” Rema – March 25

“What Else Can She Do,” Kaitlin Butts – April 15

“Spell 31,” Ibeyi – May 6

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“David Hepworth: Deep 70s: Underrated Cuts From A Misunderstood Decade,” various artists – May 27


“Remember Her Name,” Mickey Guyton – March 4

“Roxy Music” and “For Your Pleasure,” Roxy Music – April 1

“The Lost Nashville Sessions,” Waylon Jennings – May 20

“Summer of Soul (… Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) [Highlights From Official Motion Picture Soundtrack],” various artists – May 20

“On a Wire,” The Get Up Kids – May 27

“You & Me,” The Walkmen – May 27

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Bustin’ Loose (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),” Roberta Flack (digital release of her music from the 1981 Richard Pryor film; Hear here; Geffen / UMe)

“Asha’s Awakening,” Raveena (guests: Vince Staples, Asha Puthli, TWEAKS; new single: “Mystery”; Hear here; See here; Warner)

“Mal de Amores,” Sofía Reyes (guests: Rita Ora, Becky G, Jason Derulo, Anitta, Jhay Cortez, Danny Felix, CORBATA, etc.; Hear here; Warner Music Latina)

“Time is Muney,” Kenny Muney (producers: Bandplay, Tay Keith; guests: Key Glock, Dreezy, Big Moochie Grape; Hear here; Read here; Paper Route Empire)

“Live at Lee’s,” The Sheepdogs (11-track album recorded across four nights in November last year at Lee’s Palace, a 450-capacity venue in Toronto; Hear here; Read here; Warner Music Canada)

“Just for You,” Cousin Stizz (Stizz Music)

“Love // Chaos,” Adventure Club (25 songs; guests: Krewella, Yuna, Lucii, Prince Fox, Blanke, Kaivon, ALRT, Sara Diamond, HALIENE, etc.; Hear here; Apple Music; Ultra)

“My Bed,” Jane Bruce (singer-songwriter starred in “Jagged Little Pill” on Broadway; Jane Bruce)

“When Flowers Bloom,” Adria Kain (guest: Leila Dey; new single: “Only With Time”; Hear here; See here; COLORSxSTUDIOS)

“Riot for Romance,” Riot for Romance (six-song EP; Hear here; Friend Club / Steadfast)

“Awake Sleeper,” Amy Jay (NYC-based singer-songwriter’s debut album; producer: Jonathan Seale; Hear here; Amy Jay Music)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Child At Heart, Hanson |
La Novela, boy pablo & Cuco |
How Can I Help You?, Kevin Devine |
Waltz for Beverly, Scott Metzger |
Talkin’ Whiskey, George Shingleton |
And You, Kyle Morgan |
Easter, Walter Martin |
Somewhere, Warden and Co.
Hope in This World, MESSER |
Shining, AWavez feat. Paola B |
Rebound, JD Reynolds


Stockard Channing (78)
Peter Gabriel (72)
David Naughton (71)
Peter Hook (66)
cEvin Key (61)
Henry Rollins (61)
Freedom Williams (56)
Matt Berninger (51)
Sonia (51)
Todd Harrell [3 Doors Down] (50)
Scott Thomas [Parmalee] (49)
Robbie Williams (48)
Feist (46)
Natalie Stewart [Floetry] (43)


E-Dubble (1982-2017)

Members of Viola Beach (Kris Leonard, River Reeves, Tomas Lowe and Jack Dakin) – all killed in a car crash (2016)

Dale Hawkins (1936-2010)

Waylon Jennings (1937-2002)

Lily Pons (1904-1976)

Portia White (1911-1968)

Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

 RELEASED ON FEB. 13 … IN 1981 

“Face Value,” Phil Collins (his debut solo album, featuring “In the Air Tonight,” “I Missed Again” and “If Leaving Me Is Easy”; producers: Collins, Hugh Padgham; Atlantic)


Howard Grimes (Hi Rhythm drummer)


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