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Published on June 5th, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: June 5, 2022



“Give or Take,” GIVĒON – June 24

“Reboot,” Ronnie Foster – July 15

“Beddy Rays,” Beddy Rays – July 29

“Hold On Baby,” King Princess – July 29

“The Great Heathen Army,” Amon Amarth – Aug. 5

“Dressing Like a Stranger,” Luke Sital-Singh – Sept. 2

Artist Merch Shop: See the New Arrivals. »

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Lost Souls,” Vory (guests: Kanye West, NAV, Yung Bleu, Fresco Trey, Landstrip Chip, BEAM; new single: “Daylight”; Hear here; UMG Recordings)

“High Times,” Dre Island (guests: Richie Spice, Skillibeng, Green Lion Crew, Carlio, Zimi, Prince Lawrence; Hear here; DubShot)

“Loving Feeling,” Chester Miller (five-song EP; Gold Dub)

“Off of the Ground,” FROSTiE (frostieRADIO)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Maybe You’re the Problem, Ava Max |
Maker, Paul Roessler


Bill Hayes (97)
Don Reid (77)
Fred Stone (75)
Laurie Anderson (75)
Gail Davies (74)
Ellen Foley (71)
Nicko McBrain [Iron Maiden] (70)
Peter Erskine (68)
Richard Butler (66)
Kenny G (66)
Keith Marshall (66)
Brian McKnight (53)
Claus Norreen [Aqua] (52)
Mark Wahlberg (51)
P-Nut (48)
Pete Wentz (43)
Seb Lefebvre [Simple Plan] (41)
Harrison Mills [ODESZA] (33)
DJ Mustard (32)

Getting caught up …

June 4 Birthdays: Michelle Phillips (78), Anthony Braxton (77), Toni Wine (75), Danny Brown [The Fixx] (71), Tinsley Ellis (65), El DeBarge (61), Al B. Sure! (54), Stefan Lessard [Dave Matthews Band] (48), Kasey Chambers (46), JoJo Garza [Los Lonely Boys] (42), Zac Farro [Paramore] (32)


June 5:

Don Davis (1938-2014)

Azam Khan (1950-2011)

Jeff Hanson (1978-2009)

Dee Dee Ramone (1951-2002)

Mel Tormé (1925-1999)

Conway Twitty (1933-1993)

Jim Hodder (1947-1990)

June 4:

Rupert Hine (1947-2020)

Joey Covington (1945-2013)

Herb Reed (1929-2012)

Freddie Scott (1933-2007)

Steve Lacy (1934-2004)

John Hartford (1937-2001)

Ronnie Lane (1946-1997)

Derek Leckenby (1943-1994)

Stiv Bators (1949-1990)

Murry Wilson (1917-1973)


“Flowers in the Dirt,” Paul McCartney (his eighth album, featuring “My Brave Face,” “This One,” “Figure of Eight” and “Put It There”; four songs were co-written with Elvis Costello; the album reached No. 1 in the U.K.; producers: McCartney, Mitchell Froom, Neil Dorfsman, Costello, Trevor Horn, Steve Lipson, Chris Hughes, Ross Cullum, David Foster; Capitol)


“Born in the U.S.A.,” Bruce Springsteen (his seventh album and his most commercially successful, selling more than 30 million copies and garnering seven Top 10 singles, including the title track, “Dancing in the Dark,” “I’m on Fire,” “Cover Me” and “Glory Days”; producers: Jon Landau, Chuck Plotkin, Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt; Columbia)


“We’ve got to get together sooner or later
Because the revolution’s here”


Alec John Such (bassist and founding member of Bon Jovi)

Paul Vance (songwriter behind “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini”)

Ken Kelly (KISS album cover artist)

Hal Bynum (country songwriter who co-wrote “Lucille”)


> Peter Gabriel to Release First New Album in 20 Years This Year, According to Drummer | NME

> Kate Bush on ‘Stranger Things’-Fueled Resurgence: ‘It’s All Really Exciting’ | Rolling Stone

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Gerry Galipault debuted Pause & Play online in October 1997. Since then, it has become the definitive place for CD-release dates — with a worldwide audience.

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