Updates + Additions

New Releases

“Day,” Nils Frahm – March 1

“Liam Gallagher & John Squire,” Liam Gallagher & John Squire – March 1

“The Messthetics and James Brandon Lewis,” The Messthetics and James Brandon Lewis – March 15

“Everything I Thought It Was,” Justin Timberlake – release date and preorder links, March 15

“JPEG RAW,” Gary Clark Jr. – March 22

“In Search of the Antidote,” FLETCHER – March 22

“Good Morning Seven,” Good Morning – March 22

“But Who’s Gonna Play the Melody?,” Christian McBride & Edgar Meyer – March 22

“Sinseerly Yours,” Thee Sinseers – March 22

“The Garden Dream,” gglum – March 29

“Nonstandard,” Nicholas Mycio – March 29

“Surfacing,” Jane Penny – April 5

“Revelator,” Phosphorescent – April 5

“So Medieval,” Blue Bendy – April 12

“Skinwalker,” Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard – April 12

“Potholes,” Call Me Spinster – April 12

“One Deep River,” Mark Knopfler – April 12

“Unwishing Well,” The Reds, Pinks & Purples – April 12

“Blue Eclipse,” Blue Lab Beats – April 19

“Windchimes,” Thomas Csorba – April 19

“Name Your Sorrow,” Pillow Queens – April 19

“Glen Campbell Duets: Ghost On The Canvas Sessions,” various artists – April 19

“$10 Cowboy,” Charley Crockett – April 26

“Music From Crazy Hearts,” Wesley Dean – April 26

“Hyperdrama,” Justice – April 26

“The Plow That Broke the Plains,” Lawrence Rothman – April 26

“Nightlife Stories,” Billy Tibbals – April 26

“For the Life of Me,” Will Kimbrough – May 3

“Undefeated,” Frank Turner – May 3

“I’m totally fine with it don’t give a f*ck anymore,” Arab Strap – May 10

“Darkroom,” Ghostly Kisses – May 17

The Classics

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“I Am a Lineman For the County: Glen Campbell Sings Jimmy Webb,” Glen Campbell – Feb. 23

“Gypsy Bells: Columbia Recordings 1967,” Lou Christie – Feb. 23

“NOW That’s What I Call Country Classics ’70s,” various artists – March 1

“Billion Dollar Babies (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition),” Alice Cooper – March 8

“Precious Memories: 20 Hymns & Gospel Classics,” Barbara Mandrell – March 15

“Where’s the Money? / Striking It Rich / Last Train To Hicksville … The Home of Happy Feet,” Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks – April 5

“Spanky and Our Gang / Like To Get To Know You / Anything You Choose / Live,” Spanky & Our Gang – April 5

Just Released

(Surprise releases + more)

“Bon Jovi (Deluxe Edition),” Bon Jovi (40th anniversary of the 1984 album, featuring “Runaway”; with nine bonus tracks; Mercury / UMe)

“All Is Yellow,” Lyrical Lemonade (guests: Eminem, Jack Harlow, Kid Cudi, Chief Keef, Lil Durk, Gus Dapperton, et al; Hear here; Def Jam)

“The Dream Dreaming,” Craig Wedren (new single: “Pronouns”; See here; Tough Lover)

“Dance Me Down Easy: The Woodstock Sessions EP,” Town Mountain (six songs; Hear here; New West)

“Memories Don’t Love You Back,” Eric Hagen (five-song EP; Hear here; Blackwater Music Group)

“Old Ghosts,” Diane Coll (Atlanta-based folk singer-songwriter’s second album; Hear here; Diane Coll)

“Signal Fire,” Eddie Berman (Hear here; Nettwerk)

“EKKSTACY,” EKKSTACY (Hear here; UnitedMasters)

“Diggin’ in the Dirt,” Rolie Polie Guacamole (producer: Dean Jones; Hear here; Rolie Polie Guacamole Records)

“dear dolly,” Ashley Anne (six-song EP; Hear here; Ashley Anne)

“Chew Magna,” Chew Magna (Hear here; Stray Cat Records)

“Circular Motion,” Francesco Crosara (Hear here; OA2)

I'm standing in the middle of life with my plans behind me

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

Selfish, Justin Timberlake 
Wanna Come Thru, Coi Leray 
Prove It to You, Brittany Howard 
Burn the Hard Drive, Jade Bird feat. Mura Masa 
Knife, Bad Wolves 
RNS, ATL Jacob 
Pick Me, Alec Benjamin 
Destiny, Foggieraw 
Closer, Eric Hilton (of Thievery Corporation) 
Showbiz / Braids, Previous Industries (Open Mike Eagle, Still Rift, and Video Dave) 
Everything’s Beautiful, Hiatus Kaiyote 
Night Brain, Jesse Dayton 
House of Lies, Lillian Hepler 
El Camino Sierra, David Haerle 
Hills, Joshua Hyslop 
Unlovable, Jenny Stenger 
The Illinois River Song, The Brother Brothers 
Your Worst Song Is Your Greatest Hit, The Reds, Pinks & Purples 
Helen Highway, Moonsville Collective 
Vampire Disco, Friday Pilots Club 
my mind (now), Paris Paloma 
Paper Crown, Leah Jane 
See you soon, Wisp 
TMFO, Lagoona Bloo 
Anything But What It Was, Zach John King 
The Best Part of Breaking Up, Beks 
These Seeds, Neil Leyton 
Dreamer, Carl Clarks


Melanie (pop/folk legend)

Margo Smith (country and gospel singer)

Susie Tennant (former Geffen Records executive who played a major role in the rise of Nirvana)

Frank Farian (founder and producer of Boney M and Milli Vanilli)

Norman Jewison (director of “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Moonstruck,” etc.)

This Week In … 1964

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “There! I’ve Said It Again,” Bobby Vinton  

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “You Don’t Own Me,” Lesley Gore (from No. 37 to No. 18) 

Highest Debut (No. 45) – “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” The Beatles 

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Java,” Al Hirt (from No. 78 to No. 53) 

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “As Long as I Know He’s Mine,” The Marvelettes  

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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