[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]UPDATES / ADDITIONS[/su_highlight]

NEW RELEASES

“KEYS,” Alicia Keys – CD version, Feb. 11

“With Love, The James Hunter Six,” The James Hunter Six – Feb. 14

“Now and the Evermore,” Colin Hay – March 18

“Songs of the Recollection,” Cowboy Junkies – March 25

“Euphoria Season 2 (An HBO Original Series Soundtrack),” various artists – April 22

Deals on Warner Bros. Movies & More. »

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REISSUES

“BeforeAfter,” Daryl Hall – April 1

MUSIC BOOKS

“The Gorillaz Art Book,” Jamie Hewlett and other contributing artists – April 26

“Came the Lightening, Came the Light: Twenty Poems for George,” Olivia Harrison – May 24

“Heady Daze: The Mission Years, 1985-1990,” Wayne Hussey – May 26

“Tony Hadley: My Life in Pictures,” Tony Hadley – Sept. 1

DVD / BLU-RAY

“For All Mankind (The Criterion Collection),” Apollo astronauts – April 26

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]JUST RELEASED[/su_highlight] (surprise releases + more)

“Baby Stars/Dead Languages,” Brian Straw (Apple Music; Brian Shaw)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]NEW SONGS[/su_highlight] (click on title to stream)

Watercolor Eyes (From “Euphoria” An HBO Original Series), Lana Del Rey |
Walkin, Denzel Curry |
Stand Up, Papa Roach |
Keeping the Light On, Joy Oladokun |
Ordinary Lives, Lee Fields |
I Wanna Be a Boy, Addison Grace |
Dopamine, Lauren Waller |
To Say Goodbye, Ferera Swan |
Eclipse / Blunt Force, AP Tobler |
I Started Running from the Sun, The Derevolutions |
Betting, ID:EARTH feat. Dbo

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS[/su_highlight]

Doug Kershaw (86)
Ray Stevens (83)
Aaron Neville (81)
Neil Diamond (81)
Becky Hobbs (72)
Matthew Wilder (69)
Jools Holland (64)
Sleepy Brown (52)
Beth Hart (50)
Mitchell Marlow [Filter] (43)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]IN REMEMBRANCE[/su_highlight]

Mark E. Smith [The Fall] (1957-2018)

Butch Trucks (1947-2017)

Ken Darby (1909-1992)

Gordon MacRae (1921-1986)

James “Shep” Sheppard [Shep & The Limelites] (1970)

Edwin Fischer (1886-1960)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RANDOM LYRICS[/su_highlight]

“Too many broken hearts have fallen in the river
Too many lonely souls have drifted out to sea”

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON JAN. 24 … IN 1972[/su_highlight]

“Young, Gifted and Black,” Aretha Franklin (her 18th album, featuring “Rock Steady,” “Day Dreaming,” “All the King’s Horses” and the title track; producers: Tom Dowd, Arif Mardin, Jerry Wexler; guests: Billy Preston, Donny Hathaway, The Memphis Horns, Dr. John, The Sweet Inspirations, Hugh McCracken, etc.; Atlantic)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]R.I.P.[/su_highlight]

Dick Halligan (a founding member of Blood, Sweat & Tears)

Terry Tolkin (former Elektra Records A&R executive who championed alt-rockers)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]MUSIC HEADLINES[/su_highlight]

> Taylor Swift Slams Damon Albarn Over Claim She Doesn’t Write Her Own Songs, Albarn Apologizes | Variety

> Sony Music Buys Bob Dylan’s Recorded Music | The New York Times

> Meat Loaf’s Wife Describes ‘Gut-Wrenching’ Grief After Husband’s Death | HUFFPOST

> A Few Last Words From Meat Loaf: In an Unpublished Interview, the Singer Reveals Secrets of ‘Bat Out of Hell’ | Variety

> Adele’s ‘Easy on Me’ Tops Billboard Hot 100 for Milestone 10th Week | Billboard

> Eric Clapton Claims People Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Are Under ‘Hypnosis’ | New York Post

> Is Old Music Killing New Music? | The Atlantic

> SiriusXM Announces Caitlin Larkin As New Host On The Beatles Channel | uDiscover Music

> Cyndi Lauper Joins the YouTube 1 Billion Views Club | Tone Deaf