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

NEW RELEASES

“Screen Violence,” Chvrches – Aug. 27

“these words are all for you,” Wrabel – Sept. 24

“Outsider,” Roger Taylor – Oct. 1

Artist Merch Shop: See the New Arrivals. »

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REISSUES

“The Best of The Psychedelic Furs,” The Psychedelic Furs – June 25

“Rip It Up: The Best of Specialty Records,” various artists – Aug. 6

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

Lost Cause, Billie Eilish
How Not to Drown, Chvrches & Robert Smith
Fine Dining, Clinic
Bloody Knuckles, Sleeping With Sirens
The Hanged Man, Anders Buaas

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

Larry Santos (80)
Charlie Watts (80)
Chubby Tavares (77)
David Dundas (76)
Michael Steele [The Bangles] (66)
Lydia Lunch (62)
Tony Hadley (61)
Merril Bainbridge (53)
B-Real (51)
Tim Rice-Oxley [Keane] (45)
Butterfly Boucher (42)
Irish Grinstead [702] (41)
Fabrizio Moretti [The Strokes] (41)
Dan Cahoon [Marshall Dyllon] (38)
ZZ Ward (35)
Matthew Koma (34)

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

Ray Bryant (1931-2011)

Bo Diddley (1928-2008)

Vince Welnick [The Tubes and Grateful Dead] (1951-2006)

Junior Braithwaite (1949-1999)

Doc Cheatham (1905-1997)

Sammy Kaye (1910-1987)

Andrés Segovia (1893-1987)

Stan Rogers (1949-1983)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON JUNE 2 IN … 1987[/su_highlight]

“Whitney,” Whitney Houston (her second album featured five Top 10 hits, the first four of which peaked at No. 1 in the U.S.: “I Wanna Dance with Somebody [Who Loves Me],” “Didn’t We Almost Have It All,” “So Emotional,” “Where Do Broken Hearts Go” and “Love Will Save the Day”; it was the first album by a female artist to ever debut at No. 1 on the Billboard chart; producers: Narada Michael Walden, Michael Masser, Jellybean Benitez, Kashif; Arista)

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

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

> YouTube Says It Paid the Music Industry Over $4 Billion in the Last 12 Months | Music Business Worldwide

> Lady Gaga Postpones ‘Chromatica Ball’ Tour Until 2022 | Variety

> Ricky Martin Felt ‘Violated’ When Barbara Walters Asked Him to Clear Up Gay Rumors on National TV in 2000 | Entertainment Weekly

> Bad Wolves Announce New Singer | Blabbermouth

> Nelson Riddle: American Music’s Artist Behind the Scenes | The Wall Street Journal