Published on July 13th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: July 13, 2021



“Tinctures In Time (Community Music, Vol. 1),” Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra – Sept. 3

“SIDE-EYE NYC (V1.IV),” Pat Metheny – Sept. 10

“I Want the Door to Open,” Lala Lala – Oct. 8

“Nightmare Daydream,” The Velveteers – Oct. 8

“How Are You Coping With This Century?,” Novelty Island – Oct. 15


Artist Merch Shop: See the New Arrivals. »

UPCOMING RELEASES (no release date yet)

“The Zealot Gene,” Jethro Tull – early 2022


“The Complete Live at the Lighthouse,” Lee Morgan – new release date, Aug. 20


“A Charlie Brown Christmas (Original Sound Track Recording of the CBS Television Special),” Vince Guaraldi Trio – Sept. 3

“Mass Romantic,” The New Pornographers – Dec. 10


“Beaumonster: A Memoir,” Jesse Dayton – Nov. 9

“40×40: Bad Reputation / I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Joan Jett and the Blackhearts – Nov. 16

“Pink Floyd Live: Collected,” Alison James – Dec. 1

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Live From Telluride,” Dierks Bentley (guests: The War and Treaty, Larkin Poe, Sam Bush; Hear here; Apple Music; Capitol Nashville)

“Plan 9 Records July 13th, 2006,” Drive-By Truckers (Download; recorded in Richmond, Va., to celebrate the store’s then-25th anniversary; band lineup: Patterson Hood, Mike Cooley, Jason Isbell, Brad Morgan, John Neff and Shonna Tucker; Hear/Read here; CD and Vinyl out Aug. 6; New West)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

She’s Fire, Diane Warren, G-Eazy & Carlos Santana
Caviar, Wavves
Only Love, Tycho & Benjamin Gibbard
Start the Fire, Twelve Foot Ninja
Love Isn’t Real, Kidd G & Leah Marie Mason
I’m Only Talking, Mewn
Cadillac Man, D.D. Verni & the Cadillac Band
Karaoke Queen, Sam Barron
Everything Is Slow Motion, Mia Pixley
The Feast, Garrett Heath
Almond Milk, Fly Golden Eagle
The Strangest Times, Big Big Train


> Trey Anastasio Band

> Band of Horses

> Paula Cole

> Iron & Wine

> Khruangbin

> The New Pornographers


Stephen Bladd [The J. Geils Band] (79)
Roger McGuinn (79)
Cheech Marin (75)
Didi Conn (70)
Louise Mandrell (67)
Mark “The Animal” Mendoza (65)
Lawrence Donegan [Lloyd Cole and the Commotions] (60)
Victoria Shaw (59)
Rhonda Vincent (59)
Paul Thorn (57)
Neil Thrasher (56)
Deborah Cox (48)
Will Champion (43)
Ida Maria (37)
Leon Bridges (32)


Lorin Maazel (1930-2014)

Cory Monteith (1982-2013)

Arthur Kane [New York Dolls] (1949-2004)

Eileen Rodgers (1930-2003)

Compay Segundo (1907-2003)


“Introducing the Hardline According to …,” Terence Trent D’Arby (released in the U.K. on this day and eventually spent nine weeks at No. 1 there; it was released in the U.S. in October 1987; featuring “Wishing Well,” “Sign Your Name,” “If You Let Me Stay” and “Dance Little Sister”; producers: Martyn Ware, Terence Trent D’Arby, Howard Gray; Columbia; BTW: He legally changed his name to Sananda Maitreya on Oct. 4, 2001.)


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