Published on June 22nd, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: June 22, 2022



“View With a Room,” Julian Lage – Sept. 26

“Sonics of the Soul,” Buzzcocks – Sept. 23

“The Hum Goes On Forever,” The Wonder Years – Sept. 23

“Darkbloom,” We Came As Romans – Oct. 14

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“Live at Gilley’s – Pasadena, TX: September 15th, 1981,” Kris Kristofferson – Sept. 2


“Lady Gaga: Applause,” Annie Zaleski – Nov. 1

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“SZNZ: Summer,” Weezer (seven-song EP; Crush Music / Atlantic)

“Emilee: Act I,” Hauskey (four-song mixtape; Hear here; slowplay / Republic)

“Tilted Summer,” Kris N. (five-song EP; Hear here; Poptek)

“Searching,” ROWSIE (four-song EP; ROWSIE)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Cracker Island, Gorillaz feat. Thundercat |
Angel, First Aid Kit |
She’s in L.A., Josh Rouse | See here
Still to Be, Heavy Gus |
Dream Sequence #29, Daydream Review |
Dizzy, The Revelries |
Baker Miller Pink, Sofie Royer |


Verne Allison [The Dells] (86)
Kris Kristofferson (86)
Chris Blackwell (85)
Peter Asher (78)
Howard “Eddie” Kaylan (75)
Todd Rundgren (74)
Alan Osmond (73)
Cyndi Lauper (69)
Derek Forbes [Simple Minds] (66)
Green Gartside (66)
Garry Beers (65)
Ruby Turner (64)
Alan Anton [Cowboy Junkies] (63)
Jimmy Sommerville (61)
Bobby Gillespie (60)
Mike Edwards [Jesus Jones] (58)
Steven Page (52)
Chris Traynor [Helmet] (49)
Dinah Jane [Fifth Harmony] (25)


Vinnie Paul (1964-2018)

James Horner (1953-2015)

Ted Gärdestad (1956-1997)

Dennis Day (1916-1988)

Fred Astaire (1899-1987)

Peter Laughner (1952-1977)

Judy Garland (1922-1969)


“Moon appears to shine and light the sky
With the help of some fireflies”


“Blue,” Joni Mitchell (her fourth album, recorded after her breakup with Graham Nash and during her relationship with James Taylor, featuring “A Case of You,” “Carey,” “California” and “River”; in Rolling Stone’s 2020 list of “500 Greatest Albums of All Time,” it ranked No. 3, highest among female artists; producer: Mitchell; Reprise)


James Rado (co-creator of the hit musical “Hair”)

Patrick Adams (pioneering disco producer-songwriter)

Todd Brodginski (Art Garfunkel’s manager and veteran music publicist)


> Ed Sheeran Awarded Over $1.1 Million in Legal Fees in ‘Shape of You’ Copyright Case | Rolling Stone

> In Rare Interview, Kate Bush Raves About ‘Stranger Things,’ Reveals Meaning of ‘Running Up That Hill’ | Variety

> UK’s Glastonbury Festival Welcomes Back Fans After Pandemic | The Associated Press

> A Lotta Love to Give: The Brilliant Voice and Too-Short Life of Nicolette Larson | Rolling Stone

 TOUR NEWS  (see more Tour Dates + Festivals)

> Lil Baby, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Gucci Mane and More To Headline ONE Musicfest | HYPEBEAST

> Johnny Depp Announces Summer 2023 Tour With Hollywood Vampires | NME

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