“Chaos in Bloom,” Goo Goo Dolls – Aug. 12

“Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More,” Steve Hackett – Sept. 2

“A State of Grace,” The House of Love – Sept. 16

“Lines in the Levee,” Town Mountain – Oct. 7

“Rae,” Ashe – Oct. 14

“BIG!,” Betty Who – Oct. 14

“Stumpwork,” Dry Cleaning – Oct. 21

“Note to Self,” Randy Houser – Nov. 11

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“Free All Angels,” Ash – Sept. 16

“Spiders” and “Tin Planet,” Space – Sept. 30

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Unhealthy Obsessions,” TayOG (See here; Revoc Productions)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Rushh, Junior Varsity |
100% Endurance (Elton John Version), Yard Act & Elton John |
What I Love the Most, Ghost Boys |
Familiars, Ruby Tingle | See here
Le bruit, Turquoise |
This Job, Kabwasa
Letting Go, nature airliner |


Judith Durham [The Seekers] (79)
Johnny Lee (76)
Betty Buckley (75)
John Verity (73)
Carla Olson (70)
Aaron Tippin (64)
Stephen Pearcy (63)
Vince Clarke (62)
Scott Borchetta (60)
Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler [Digable Planets] (53)
Kevin Hearn [Barenaked Ladies] (53)
Audra McDonald (52)
Trent Tomlinson (47)
Tonia Tash [Divine] (43)
Elle King (33)

Getting caught up …

July 2 Birthdays: Ahmad Jamal (92), Tom Springfield (88), Roy Bittan (73), Greg Brown (73), Johnny Colla (70), Dave Parsons (57), Melodee DeVevo (46), Michelle Branch (39), Ashley Tisdale (37), Vince Staples (29)


July 3:

Andy Griffith (1926-2012)

Ali Bahar (1960-2011)

Colin Cooper [Climax Blues Band] (1939-2008)

Boots Randolph (1927-2007)

Johnny Russell (1940-2001)

Mark Sandman (1952-1999)

Rudy Vallée (1901-1986)

Jim Morrison (1943-1971)

Brian Jones (1942-1969)

July 2:

Alan Longmuir (1948-2018)

Beverly Sills (1929-2007)

Ray Brown (1926-2002)

Snooky Lanson (1914-1990)

Betty Grable (1916-1973)


“I really feel that I’m losin’ my best friend
I can’t believe this could be the end”


“Waiting for the Sun,” The Doors (their third album, and their only LP to reach No. 1 in the U.S., featuring the No. 1 hit “Hello, I Love You,” “The Unknown Soldier” and “Love Street”; producer: Paul A. Rothchild; Elektra)


“Rust Never Sleeps,” Neil Young & Crazy Horse (the album contained live and studio tracks, featuring “My My, Hey Hey [Out of the Blue],” “Hey Hey, My My [Into the Black]” and “Powderfinger”; producers: Young, David Briggs, Tim Mulligan; Reprise)


Arnold Skolnick (artist who created the Woodstock 1969 poster)

Bruno Falcon (“Smooth Criminal” choreographer)


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