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

NEW RELEASES

“Flourish,” Mike Donehey – Aug. 27

“Dearly Beloved,” Daughtry – Sept. 17

“Dancer,” Shortly – Sept. 24

“Vessel,” The Accidentals – Oct. 1

“True Love,” Hovvdy – Oct. 1

“DO YOUR ART,” Big D and the Kids Table – Oct. 22

Deal of the Day, Lightning Deals and More Daily Deals. »

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UPCOMING RELEASES (no release date yet)

“Seasons,” Weezer – 2022

REISSUES

“Rory Gallagher (50th Anniversary Edition),” Rory Gallagher – Sept. 3

VINYL

“Hopelessly in Love (Deluxe 40th Anniversary Edition),” Carroll Thompson – Oct. 15

MUSIC BOOKS

“The Perfect Day to Boss Up: A Hustler’s Guide to Building Your Empire,” Rick Ross – Sept. 7

“Bessie Smith: A Poet’s Biography of a Blues Legend,” Jackie Kay – Sept. 21

“Photographs of Janis Joplin: On the Road & On Stage,” Elliott Landy – Oct. 15

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

“Luminol,” Midwife (six-song EP; See here; Vinyl, out Aug. 13; Cassette, out July 30; The Fenser)

“Dear Universe,” Felicity (See here; Adventure Cat)

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

Shapeshifter / Sweet Dream, Alessia Cara
Downtown as Fruits, Curtismith
Seize the Day, Graciela
Go Getter, The Accidentals
Sticky, Dava
Silence, Jessy Yasmeen
Chorus, No Thee No Ess
Choogie Billum, ElectroBluesSociety feat. Boo Boo Davis
Small Talk, BUEL

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

Brian Auger (82)
Dion (82)
Frank Farian (80)
Martha Reeves (80)
Evie Sands (75)
Cesar Zuiderwijk [Golden Earring] (73)
Wally Bryson [Raspberries] (72)
Richard Branson (71)
Ricky Skaggs (67)
Terry Chambers [XTC] (66)
Nigel Twist [The Alarm] (64)
Daniel de los Reyes [Zac Brown Band] (59)
John Hermann [Widespread Panic] (59)
M.I.A. (46)
Daron Malakian [System of a Down] (46)
Tony Fagenson [Eve 6] (43)
Ryan Cabrera (39)
Aaron Gillespie [Underoath] (38)
Paul Kowert [Punch Brothers] (35)
Joe Dean Jr. [Dailey and Vincent] (32)

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

Adrian Cronauer (1938-2018)

Mimi Fariña (1945-2001)

Nico (1938-1988)

Bobby Fuller (1942-1966)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON JULY 18 IN … 1966[/su_highlight]

“Fifth Dimension,” The Byrds (their third album, featuring “Eight Miles High,” “Mr. Spaceman,” “5d [Fifth Dimension]” and “Wild Mountain Thyme”; producer: Allen Stanton; Columbia)

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

Sir Graham Vick (founder and artistic director of Birmingham Opera Company)

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

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> The 35 Best Debut Albums of All Time | The Independent