Updates + Additions

New Releases

“work in progress,” Holly Humberstone – March 15

“Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran,” Shakira – March 22

“Renaissance: Act II,” Beyoncé – March 29

“One Guitar Woman (A Tribute to the Female Pioneers of Guitar),” Sue Foley – March 29

“Echoes of the Inner Prophet,” Melissa Aldana – April 5

“Bailar,” Sheila E. – April 5

“Three,” Four Tet – April 12

“Strong,” Tyler Hubbard – April 12

“Up on Gravity Hill,” METZ – April 12

“Dark Matter,” Pearl Jam – April 19

“Water’s Here in You,” Babehoven – April 26

“Banished By Sin,” Deicide – April 26

“Picasso’s Villa,” Anders Osborne – April 26

“Fu##in’ Up,” Neil Young with Crazy Horse – April 26

“Here in the Pitch,” Jessica Pratt – May 3

“Better Will Come,” Flamingosis – May 10

“Five Ways to Say Goodbye,” Mick Harvey – May 10

“Rhumba Country,” Pokey LaFarge – May 10

“Anniversary,” Abigail Lapell – May 10

“American Boys,” Don McLean – May 17

“Locust Land,” Bill MacKay – May 24

“Drama King,” Peter Bibby – May 31

“Chaos Angel,” Maya Hawke – May 31

“Sonido Cósmico,” Hermanos Gutiérrez – June 14

This Week's Vinyl Releases

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“Machine Head (Super Deluxe Edition),” Deep Purple – March 29

“A Night At The Village Vanguard: The Complete Masters,” Sonny Rollins – March 29

“Pink Shoelaces: The Singles & Albums Collection 1959-62,” Dodie Stevens – April 5

“What’s Love Got to Do With It (30th Anniversary),” Tina Turner – April 26

“Hopes and Fears 20,” Keane – May 10


“Cold Spring Harbor,” “Streetlife Serenade,” “Turnstiles,” “52nd Street,” “Songs in the Attic” and “Live at the Great American Music Hall, 1975,” Billy Joel – April 5

“Silver’s Serenade,” Horace Silver – April 5

“You Don’t Mess Around With Jim,” Jim Croce – May 17

“The Dream Weaver,” Gary Wright – May 17

Just Released

(Surprise releases + more)

“Slut Pop Miami,” Kim Petras (12-track EP; Hear here; Amigo / Republic)

“Desire, I Want To Turn Into You: Everasking Edition,” Caroline Polachek (2023 album; with seven bonus tracks; Hear here; Perpetual Novice) 

“Love’s Letter,” Shaé Universe (guests: Lalah Hathaway, Kojey Radical; See here; Shaé Universe)

“Dancin Round the Room,” James Black (indie pop/rock artist’s six-song debut EP; producer: Black; first single: “I Like This,” co-produced by Gordon Raphael; See here; James Black)

“Club Shy,” Shygirl (six-song EP; Because Music)

“Loving You Is Killing Me,” MY LIFE STORY (Exilophone / Republic of Music)

“Sound Emporium,” Lee Wilder (Blind Owl)

The color of your skin don't matter to me / As long as we can live in harmony

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

Training Season, Dua Lipa
yes, and?, Ariana Grande & Mariah Carey
Dark Matter, Pearl Jam
Lovers in a Past Life, Calvin Harris with Rag’n’Bone Man
Country’s Cool Again, Lainey Wilson
La Romana, Luis Fonsi
Wish You Would, Tyler Hubbard
Beautiful Drug (Remix), Zac Brown Band feat. Avicii
Bored, Waxahatchee
Too Much Too Little, Georgia
27 CLUB, Tierra Whack
kinda smacks, Royal & the Serpent & GAYLE
Carrusel, Ozuna
When All You Can Manage Is a Sigh, Georgia Gets By 
R&B, MIKE & Tony Seltzer 
In a Rush, JupiterReign
Eyes Wide Open, Kittie … their first new song in 13 years
Waving at Trains, Liz Kennedy 
Tightrope, Magenta Wave 
The Next One, Ryan Nelson 


Randy Sparks (founder of The New Christy Minstrels and The Back Porch Majority)

Wilhelmenia Wiggins Fernandez Smith (opera star)

This Week In … 1965

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’,” The Righteous Brothers 

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “King of the Road,” Roger Miller (from No. 39 to No. 22) 

Highest Debut (No. 61) – “Goodnight,” Roy Orbison

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Red Roses for a Blue Lady,” Vic Dana (from No. 95 to No. 69)

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Orange Blossom Special,” Johnny Cash

No. 1 Album – “Beatles ’65,” The Beatles

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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