Updates Sir Sly

Published on February 21st, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Feb. 21, 2021



“Flat White Moon,” Field Music – April 23

“The Rise & Fall of Loverboy,” Sir Sly – April 23

“becalmyounglovers,” Bowerbirds – April 30


“Pleasure & Pain / Sometimes You Win,” Dr. Hook – April 23

“How Blue Can You Get,” Gary Moore – April 30


“Walkin’ After Midnight: The Essentials,” Patsy Cline – April 16

“Now in a Minute (25th Anniversary Edition),” Donna Lewis – April 16


“positions (Deluxe Edition) [Download],” Ariana Grande (2020 album; with five bonus tracks; Republic)

“Conflict of Interest,” Ghetts (guests: Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sandé, Stormzy, Jaykae, Moonchild Sanelly, Aida Lae, etc.; Hear/read here; Warner)

“evil twin,” Isaac Dunbar (seven-song EP; new single: “fan behaviour”; See here; RCA)

“The Ty Tyrfu Sessions,” Margo Timmins (Latent Recordings)

“Distractions,” Tindersticks (See here; City Slang)

“2121,” The Lasso (guests: Nelson Bandela, Hemlock Ernst, iLL Camille, Namir Blade, Fat Tony, Lando Chill, Psypiritual, Cousin Mouth, SadGalNina, Psypiritual, Psychic Twin, REY, Motorkam, Deep Greasy; See here; Mello Music Group)

“Orpheus and the Mermaids,” Anders Osborne (5th Ward)

“The Fraud Department,” Jim Jones & Harry Fraud (guests: French Montana, Curren$y, Conway the Machine, Maino, Kenny Sway, etc.; The Fraud Department / EMPIRE)

“SPIRITS PT.2,” LANKS (new single: “The Silence”; Hear here; THAA)

“Charlotte,” The Missing Letters (producers: Nate Yaccino, The Missing Letters; first single: “Talk”; Hear here; Intel Syndicate)

“Not a Game,” Practice (first single: “The Afterlife”; Renovative)


Here Comes the Shock, Green Day
worst behavior, Ariana Grande
Remember When, Chevelle
Help Is On The Way (Maybe Midnight), TobyMac
Happy Endings, Mike Shinoda feat. iann dior and UPSAHL
Vacío, Luis Fonsi & Rauw Alejandro
Feels, Tory Lanez & Chris Brown
Drive, Ashley Monroe
Lesson in Depression, Charley Crockett
I Swear, Home Free
No Ego, Citizen Queen
Simple Life, Men Among Thieves


David Geffen (78)
Johnny Echols [of Love] (74)
Jerry Harrison (72)
Mary Chapin Carpenter (63)
Steve Wynn (61)
Michael Ward [of The Wallflowers] (54)
James Dean Bradfield [of Manic Street Preachers] (52)
Eric Heatherly (51)
Eric Wilson [of Sublime] (51)
Tad Kinchla [of Blues Traveler] (48)
Rhiannon Giddens (44)
Charlotte Church (35)


Peter Tork (1942-2019)

Clark Terry (1920-2015)

Cleotha Staples (1934-2013)

Les Gray [of Mud] (1946-2004)

Morton Gould (1913-1996)

Murray the K (1922-1982)

Janet Vogel [of The Skyliners] (1941-1980)

 RELEASED ON FEB. 21 IN … 1964 

“Not Fade Away,” The Rolling Stones (Decca) … the band’s third U.K. single was released on this day, then two weeks later in the U.S. as its first American single


Gene Taylor (The Blasters / The Fabulous Thunderbirds)


> Soundgarden Respond to Recent Lawsuit Filed By Vicky Cornell (Yahoo! Entertainment)

> Courtney Love Honors Kurt Cobain on What Would’ve Been His 54th Birthday: ‘Beautiful Boy’ (People)

> Peter Frampton on the Thunderous Legacy of Frampton Comes Alive!, 45 Years Later (Vulture)

> Lana Del Rey Says She Has Recorded a Cover Album of Country Songs (NME)

> The Weeknd’s ‘The Highlights’ Proves That Greatest-Hits Albums Can Still Work in 2021 (Billboard)

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