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Published on February 7th, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Feb. 7, 2022



“Corners,” Bastards of Soul – March 11

“The Life and Times of Eddie Gage,” Aldo Nova – April 1

“In Stasis,” MONUMENTS – April 15

“Neon Blue,” Joshua Hedley – April 22

“Aldo Nova 2.0 Reloaded,” Aldo Nova – April 22

“Wise River,” Kitchen Dwellers – April 29

“Hell & High Water,” The Builders and The Butchers – May 6

“Ear Candy,” Osaka Popstar – May 6

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“Here Again: A Retrospective (1994-2002),” Say ZuZu – March 18

“Greatest Hits,” Whitesnake – May 6

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“The Love,” Kid Capri (his first album in 24 years; Hear here; Read here; Apple Music; No Kid’n)

“Journey Songs One,” Clark Datchler (30-song collection of solo recordings from the lead singer of Johnny Hates Jazz; Apple Music; Journey Songs)

“Ladies and Gentlemen, Kick and the Hug,” Kick and the Hug (Hear here; Apple Music; Red Garage)

“Tramplin,” Kim & Buran (Hear here; Nang)

“Ancient History Shares a Knowing Smile,” Fletcher Gull (five-song EP; Hear here; happy-sad music / AWAL)

“WACHTRAUM,” Michael Veitch (Hear here; Apple Music; Michael Veitch)

“Twenty Twenty,” Mike Freund (producers: Freund, Mitch Webb; first single: “Breathe”; Hear here; Madisyn Entertainment)

“Memory Lanes,” Disorientations (Hear here; Disorientations / [PIAS] Recordings)

“a deep clean you can count on!,” Owen FitzGerald (new single: “Don’t Give Me a Pet”; Sleepy Cat)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Jenny, Barrie |
Murder Machines, Marillion |
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, The Highway Women |
Midnight, Joanne |
I’m a Mess in Winter, Rigbi feat. Dave Depper (of Death Cab for Cutie) |
Mystic Voices / Butoh, Sven Väth |
Solen är en trumma, Pershagen |
It Is Finished When It’s Destroyed / Ghost Foxes, The Academy of Sun
Winter’s Sleep, Amy Goloby |
Better Days, Liar Thief Bandit |
No Blues No Jazz / Trashing the Ghost, SAVAK
Dear Friend, AbsurdHero |
Firebreak, Caravãna Sun |


Brian Travers [UB40] (63)
Garth Brooks (60)
David Bryan [Bon Jovi] (60)
Wes Borland (47)
Tom Blankenship [My Morning Jacket] (44)


Blossom Dearie (1924-2009)

Big Pun (1971-2000)

Dave Peverett [Foghat] (1943-2000)

Bobby Troup (1918-1999)

Guitar Slim (1926-1959)

Henry E. Steinway (1797-1871)


“My face ain’t looking any younger
Now I can see love’s taken a toll on me”

 RELEASED ON FEB. 7 … IN 1989 

“Mystery Girl,” Roy Orbison (his final album, released two months after his death; Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Bono and George Harrison contributed to the album; the first single, “You Got It,” peaked at No. 5, giving Orbison his first U.S. Top 10 hit since 1964’s “[Oh] Pretty Woman”; producers: Roy Orbison, Mike Campbell, Jeff Lynne, T Bone Burnett, Barbara Orbison, Bono; Virgin)


George Crumb (Grammy-winning avant-garde composer)

Alexander Hamilton (Aretha Franklin’s “Amazing Grace” choir director/arranger)


> Billie Eilish Stops Atlanta Concert to Help Fan Get an Inhaler | CNN

> ‘Encanto’ Soundtrack No. 1 for Fourth Week on Billboard 200 Chart | Billboard

> Rock Band to Release 1,000-Track Album of 30-Second Songs to Protest Spotify Royalty Rate | NME

> The Who Announce Dates for 2022 North American Tour | Rolling Stone

> Nine Inch Nails Announce 2022 U.S. Tour | Pitchfork

> Foo Fighters Free Concert to Livestream After Super Bowl on Facebook, Instagram — and in VR | Variety

> Micky Dolenz Announces Monkees Celebration Tour | Variety

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