“Eulogies,” Wolves at the Gate – March 11

“Eyes of Oblivion,” The Hellacopters – April 1

“Lifestyles of the Sick & Dangerous,” Blind Channel – July 8

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“In/Out/In,” Sonic Youth – March 18

“Live in New York City, February 8, 1975,” Alan Braufman – April 8


“Konvicted,” Akon – March 4

“Story Book: The Elektra Albums 1972-1978,” Harry Chapin – March 25

“Encanto (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),” various artists – April 8

“To Be Continued: The Complete Warner Bros. Non Album Singles & More,” The Neon Philharmonic – April 22

“Information Society,” Information Society – June 17


“Split Decision: Life Stories,” Ice-T – July 19

“Cast a Diva: The Hidden Life of Maria Callas,” Lyndsy Spence – Sept. 1


“The Girl Can’t Help It (The Criterion Collection),” Tom Ewell, Jayne Mansfield, Edmond O’Brien, et al – April 19

“‘Round Midnight (The Criterion Collection),” Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet, et al – April 26

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“La Fuerza,” Christina Aguilera (six-song EP; her first Spanish-language recordings in more than 21 years; guests: Ozuna, Becky G, NICKI NICOLE, Nathy Peluso; Hear here; Apple Music; Sony Music Latin)

“on to better things,” Iann Dior (guests: Travis Barker, Machine Gun Kelly, Lil Uzi Vert; Hear here; Apple Music; 10K Projects)

“Grim Wisdom,” Age of Apocalypse (producer: Taylor Young; Hear here; Closed Casket Activities)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Ghareeb Alay, Elyanna & Balti |
In the Dark, Purple Disco Machine + Sophie and the Giants |
NIGHTMARE!, Slush Puppy |
Everything Is Fine, Anna Shoemaker |
Hurts, Cade Hoppe |
Always Will Be, Nicoletta Rosellini
RISE, noah slee feat. L V J |
In Transit, Nicole Sanzio
Happy Birthday Payday, Moses
The Losing End, Garrett Heath |


Chita Rivera (89)
Gary Burton (79)
Anita Pointer (74)
Bill Cunningham [The Box Tops] (72)
Robin Zander (69)
Reggie Calloway (67)
Anita Baker (64)
Earl Falconer (63)
Jonatha Brooke (58)
Marc Nelson [Az Yet] (51)
Nick Harmer [Death Cab for Cutie] (47)

Getting caught up …

Jan. 21 Birthdays: Steve Perry (73), Teddy Gentry (70), Steven Adler (57), Regina Nicks (57), DJ Jazzy Jeff (57), Lizz Wright (42), Willa Ford (41), Ben Moody (41), Logic (32), Silento (24)


Jan. 23:

Hugh Masekela (193-2018)

Bobby Freeman (1940-2017)

Earl Wild (1915-2010)

Richard Berry (1935-1997)

Allen Collins (1952-1990)

Terry Kath (1946-1978)

Paul Robeson (1898-1976)

Kid Ory (1886-1973)

Jan. 22:

Ann Miller (1923-2004)

Billy May (1916-2004)

Billy Mackenzie (1957-1997)


“I once was lost, but now I am found”

 RELEASED ON JAN. 23 … IN 1996 

“Boys for Pele,” Tori Amos (her third album, featuring “Caught a Lite Sneeze,” “Talula,” “Professional Widow” and “Hey Jupiter”; producer: Amos; Atlantic)

 RELEASED ON JAN. 22 … IN 1969 

“Neil Young,” Neil Young (his debut solo album, featuring “The Loner”; producers: Young, David Briggs, Jack Nitzsche; Reprise)


Beegie Adair (jazz musician)

Don Wilson (co-founder of The Ventures)


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