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Published on July 22nd, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: July 22, 2022

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Middle of a Breakup, Panic! At the Disco |
Degradation Rules, Ozzy Osbourne feat. Tony Iommi |
Hittin My Shoulder + Space Cadet + Flex Up + I Know, Lil Uzi Vert |
Grand, Kane Brown |
Valley of Lies, TOMORROW X TOGETHER feat. iann dior |
Pressurelicious, Megan Thee Stallion feat. Future |
Are You Entertained, Russ feat. Ed Sheeran |
A Line of Shots, The Afghan Whigs |
Mr. Saturday Night, Jon Pardi |
If I Get Caught, dvsn |
Free Yourself, Jessie Ware |
CHANT, Macklemore feat. Tones and I |
Coochie (a bedtime story), Shygirl |
Late Night Feels, Sam Feldt with Monsta X |
Heat and Disorder, BADSOMA |

Probabilities, Maude Latour |
When It Rains, It Pours, Bad Boy Chiller Crew |
The Way I Love You, Daniel Blume |
Lovely Lovely Lovely, Carter & the Capitals |
outspoken, Jesse Maxwell |
This Ain’t That, Brenda Cay
Have You Felt Lately?, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith |
Dark Star, Eva Schubert |
Red, Moastjfs
Wish, girlpuppy |
Two Way Street, Bree Jaxson
The future looks bright, Pilod
House in the Hills, Carleton Stone |

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Guitar Songs,” Billie Eilish (two new songs: “TV” and “The 30th”; Hear here; Darkroom / Interscope)

“Overcomer (Deluxe Edition),” Tamela Mann (2021 album, with one bonus track; CD out Aug. 19; TillyMann Music Group)

“Egg in the Backseat,” Em Beihold (L.A. singer-songwriter’s seven-song debut EP; Hear here; Moon Projects / Republic)

“JAMIE,” Montell Fish (new single: “Darling”; Hear here; Lord’s Child / Virgin)

“You Still Here, Ho?,” Flo Milli (new single: “No Face”; Hear here; RCA)

“kill all my feelings,” Will Linley (20-year-old South African songwriter and musician’s five-song debut EP; Hear here; This Fiction / BMG Rights Management)

“Better Off,” Love and Theft (six-song EP; Love and Theft)

“The Condensation,” Seasoning (new single: “Next to Me”; Hear here; Seasoning)

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“Makes Me Sick Makes Me Smile,” Pretty Sick – Sept. 30

“Lessons for Mutants,” Johanna Warren – Oct. 7


Chuck Jackson (85)
George Clinton (81)
Bobby Sherman (79)
Rick Davies (78)
Don Henley (75)
Alan Menken (73)
Brian Howe (69)
Lonette McKee (69)
Al Di Meola (68)
Jon Oliva (62)
Keith Sweat (61)
Emily Saliers (59)
Will Calhoun (58)
Pat Badger (55)
Daniel Jones (49)
Rufus Wainwright (49)
Kate Ryan (42)
Selena Gomez (30)

Getting caught up …

July 21 Birthdays: Helen Merrill (92), Yusuf Islam [Cat Stevens] (74), Eric Bazilian (69), Taco (67), Jim Martin (61), Emerson Hart (53), Fitz (52), Paul Brandt (50), Korey Cooper (50), Tato Melgar (45), Brandon Heath (44), Damian Marley (44), Brad Mates (44), Blake Lewis (41), Paloma Faith (41), Romeo Santos (41), Johan Carlsson (38)

July 20 Birthdays: John Lodge (79), T.G. Sheppard (78), Kim Carnes (77), Carlos Santana (75), Jay Jay French (70), Dave Evans (69), Paul Cook (66), Mick McNeil (64), Radney Foster (63), Stone Gossard (56), Courtney Taylor-Taylor (55), Vitamin C (53), Elliott Yamin (44), Charlotte Hatherley (43), Mike Kennerty (42)


July 22:

Eugene Record (1940-2005)

Illinois Jacquet (1922-2004)

Sasha Distel (1933-2004)

July 21:

Robert Broberg (1940-2015)

Long John Baldry (1941-2005)

Jerry Goldsmith (1929-2004)

July 20:

Chester Bennington (1976-2017)

Wayne Carson (1943-2015)

Dieter Moebius (1944-2015)

Artie Traum (1943-2008)


“So you say it’s not okay to be gay, well, I think you’re just evil
You’re just some racist who can’t tie my laces
Your point of view is medieval”



“Fulfillingness’ First Finale,” Stevie Wonder (his 17th album was a winner on the charts and at the Grammys; the LP topped the Billboard chart for two weeks, “You Haven’t Done Nothin'” peaked at No. 1 and “Boogie on Reggae Woman” reached No. 3, and he won Grammys for Album of the Year, Best Male Pop Vocal and Best Male Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance; producer: Wonder; Tamla / Motown)


“Appetite for Destruction,” Guns N’ Roses (their debut album is one of the best-selling albums of all time, with sales of more than 30 million copies worldwide; it spawned a trio of hits: “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” “Welcome to the Jungle” and “Paradise City”; producer: Mike Clink; Geffen)


“Like a Rolling Stone,” Bob Dylan (his most successful song reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, and considering it clocked in at 6 minutes, 13 seconds, that was a major feat for its time; the song was punctuated by the improvised Hammond B2 organ of session musician Al Kooper; in Rolling Stone’s most recent list of “500 Greatest Songs of All Time,” it ranked No. 4; producer: Tom Wilson; Columbia)


Don K. Reed (WCBS radio personality who hosted “The Doo Wop Shop”)

Shonka Dukureh (portrayed Big Mama Thornton in “ELVIS”)

Michael Henderson (bassist for Miles Davis and Stevie Wonder and vocalist on Norman Connors’ “You Are My Starship”)


> Ricky Martin Speaks Out After Legal Case Is Dismissed: ‘I Was Victim of a Lie’ | The Hollywood Reporter

> Pat Benatar Has Stopped Singing ‘Hit Me With Your Best Shot’ in Protest of Gun Violence | CNN

> U2, Gladys Knight, Amy Grant Among Next Kennedy Center Honorees | The Washington Post

> The Weeknd Drops Nightmarish ‘How Do I Make You Love Me’ Animated Video, New Remix | Rolling Stone

> 10 Artists Who’ve Turned Down ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Parodies | Billboard

 TOUR NEWS  (see more Tour Dates)

> Marcus Mumford Announces First Solo Tour for Fall | Variety

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