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Published on February 8th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Feb. 8, 2021



“Alafia Moon,” Damon Fowler – March 26

“50 Years of Funk & Soul: Live at the Fox Theater • Oakland, CA • June 2018,” Tower of Power – March 26

“OH NO,” Xiu Xiu – March 26

“Bright Green Field,” Squid – May 7


“No One Sings Like You Anymore,” Chris Cornell – CD and vinyl, March 19

“The Better Life (20th Anniversary Edition),” 3 Doors Down – March 26

“Tales of the New West (Deluxe Edition),” The Beat Farmers – April 2

“A Group Called Smith / Minus-Plus,” Smith – April 2

“Antidepressant,” Lloyd Cole – April 16


“Holiday,” America – March 26

“Boston,” Boston – March 26

“Gimme Fiction,” Spoon – March 26

“Drops of Jupiter (20th Anniversary Edition),” Train – March 26

“Doll Revolution,” The Bangles – April 2


“Reprise Rarities Volume 2: Very Good Years … Indeed! [Download],” Frank Sinatra (13 tracks; Read here; Frank Sinatra Enterprises / UMe)

“:) EP [Download]” and “:( EP [Download],” AQUIHAYAQUIHAY (See here; Dim Mak En Fuego)


Subliminals, VOFF
Hear not Say, Western Column
Love Has Found Its Way, Annicia Banks
Opaque Crater, Ritual Cloak
You, Keep Shelly In Athens feat. Georgia Hurd
Fame, Ava De Bara
Backseat Love, Dan Reardon
Ain’t Nothing Better, Stephanie Ryann
Walk Away, Lia Kay
I Want Fire, Miesha & The Spanks


John Williams (89)
Tom Rush (80)
Creed Batton (78)
Vince Neil (60)
Tjinder Singh [of Cornershop] (53)
Mika Karppinen [of HIM] (50)
Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo [of Daft Punk] (47)
Dave “Phoenix” Farrell [of Linkin Park] (44)
Joey Ryan [of The Milk Carton Kids] (39)
Jim Verraros (38)
Jeremy Davis [of Paramore] (36)
Anderson .Paak (35)
Nikki Yanofsky (27)


Rina Matsuno (1998-2017)

Marvin Sease (1946-2011)

Elton Dean (1945-2006)

Keith Knudsen (1948-2005)

Del Shannon (1934-1990)

 RELEASED ON FEB. 8 … IN 1965 

“Stop! In the Name of Love,” The Supremes (producers: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier; writers: Holland-Dozier-Holland; it would reach No. 1 in the U.S. at the end of March; Motown)


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