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

NEW RELEASES

“Pop Smoke,” Pop Smoke – July 16

“The Sum of All Things,” Tantric – July 23

“Borrowed Time,” Joe Troop – Aug. 20

“BLK VINTAGE,” BLK ODYSSY – Aug. 27

“Showgirl,” L’FREAQ – Aug. 27

Artist Merch Shop: See the New Arrivals. »

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REISSUES

“Backwards and Forwards: The WEA Recordings 1984-1995,” Aztec Camera – Aug. 27

“I Wouldn’t Want to Live in New York City,” “The Kansas City Song” and “Your Mother’s Prayer,” Buck Owens and His Buckaroos – Aug. 27

“Joni Mitchell Archives – Volume 2: The Reprise Years (1968-1971),” Joni Mitchell – Oct. 29

VINYL

“Live 2015,” My Morning Jacket – Sept. 3

“Live at Carnegie Hall 1969,” Joni Mitchell – Oct. 29

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

“The Album (Acoustic),” Chase Rice (Read here; Broken Bow)

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

Infinite, Lyn Lapid
Across the Bay, Violet Daze
SUMMERLOVE, Marcoux
Canopy of Stars, Cabin Fever Orchestra
4AM, Kaelin Kost

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

Diana Trask (81)
Randy Jackson [“American Idol”] (65)
Leee John [Imagination] (64)
Steve Shelley [Sonic Youth] (59)
Chico DeBarge (51)
Yann Tiersen (51)
KT Tunstall (46)
Virgo Williams [Ghost Town DJ’s] (46)
Jason Mraz (44)
Memphis Bleek (43)
Duffy (37)
Chet Faker (33)

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

Dave Bartholomew (1918-2019)

Ralph Stanley (1927-2016)

Bobby “Blue” Bland (1930-2013)

Darryl Read (1951-2013)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON JUNE 23 IN … 1992[/su_highlight]

“The One,” Elton John (featuring “The One,” “Runaway Train,” “The Last Song” and “Simple Life”; producer: Chris Thomas; MCA)

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

Jim Bessman (music journalist for Billboard and other trades)

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

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