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Published on March 21st, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: March 21, 2022



“Broken Hearts Club,” Syd – April 8

“Goodnight Euphoria,” Alice Austin – April 22

“Boombox,” Fozzy – May 6

“Harder Than It Looks,” Simple Plan – May 6

“New Day,” Black Uhuru – May 13

“Unify,” Lettuce – June 3

“Upright Animals,” Dragged Under – June 10

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“True Democracy,” Steel Pulse – June 17

“Anthology,” The Babys – July 29


“Moonfall,” Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, et al – April 26

“The Alfred Hitchcock Classics Collection,” various actors – May 10

“The Untouchables,” Kevin Costner, Charles Martin Smith, Andy Garcia, et al – May 31

“Becker: The Complete Series,” Ted Danson, Hattie Winston, Shawnee Smith, Alex Désert, Terry Farrell, et al – May 31

“Shaft (The Criterion Collection),” Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi, et al – June 21

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

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

“Here​, ​There & Everywhere,” Lord Jah-Monte Ogbon (Jewelry Rap Productions)

“Main Character,” MUNGMUNG (six-song EP; Hear here; MUNGMUNG)

“Lessons From Earth, Part 1,” Sonia Stein (six-song EP; Hear here; Marathon Artists)

“Backseat,” Mountain Head (six-song EP; producers: Darcy Yates, David Peyote; Hear here; Mountain Head)

“Particles of the Infinite,” Alex Anthony Faide (Hear here; 7d Media)

“Inferno,” Kandle (six-track EP featuring re-imaginings of songs from her 2021 album “Set the Fire”; Hear here; Kandle Music)

“Field Guide,” Andy Ostwald Trio (CD out March 25; Digital Victrola)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Troubles, Denzel Curry feat. T-Pain |
Sacrifice, Josh One, Aloe Blacc & Demetrius Rhymes |
Magic City, Fivio Foreign feat. Quavo |
SNAP, Rosa Linn … the song will be included in Eurovision Song Contest 2022 as Linn represents her native Armenia |
Brand New Day, Black Uhuru
Sundown, Kitchen Dwellers |
Palm Sunday, Papercuts
Sad Teenage Flower, Lia D’sau |
Rock On, Alex Exists … a cover of the David Essex hit |
Kiss My Attitude, Ruth Koleva
u dont kno me, Yot Club |
Need You, The Degrees
Rapture, Kendra Erika |
THANK GOD, Waconzy
Andalusian Dog, Melt Motif |
Yahwe, Paul Payne837 feat. Catherine Ndhlovu
Drifting to the Right, Michael Gutierrez-May |
​​On the Line, Brady Lee feat. Gracie Carol
To Ten, Sylvia Rose Novak |
Satellites, Caterpillars


Keith Potger [The Seekers] (81)
Rose Stone (77)
Ray Dorset [Mungo Jerry] (76)
Roger Hodgson (72)
Conrad Lozano [Los Lobos] (71)
Russell Thompkins Jr. [The Stylistics] (71)
DJ Premier (56)
Maxim (55)
Jonas “Joker” Berggren [Ace of Base] (55)
Andrew Copeland (54)

Getting caught up:

March 20 Birthdays: Don Edwards (83), Ranger Doug (76), Marcia Ball (73), Carl Palmer (72), Jimmie Vaughan (71), Jim Seales (68), Slim Jim Phantom (61), Adrian Oxaal [James] (57), Nick Wheeler [The All-American Rejects] (40)

March 19 Birthdays: Clarence “Frogman” Henry (85), Ruth Pointer (76), Gert Bettens [K’s Choice] (52), Bun B (49), Zach Lind [Jimmy Eat World] (46)


March 21:

Pinetop Perkins (1913-2011)

Loleatta Holloway (1946-2011)

Bobby Short (1924-2005)

Leo Fender (1909-1991)

Robert Preston (1918-1987)

March 20:

Kenny Rogers (1938-2020)

Johnny Pearson(1925-2011)

March 19:

Andrew Wood (1966-1990)

Randy Rhoads (1956-1982)

Paul Kossoff (1950-1976)


“Once upon a time I was falling in love
But now I’m only falling apart”


“Let There Be Rock,” AC/DC (their fourth album, issued in Australia on the Albert Productions label and internationally on Atlantic in July, featuring the title track and “Whole Lotta Rosie”; it was the final album for bassist Mark Evans; producers: Harry Vanda, George Young)


“Meet the Temptations,” The Temptations (their debut album, featuring their first big hit, “The Way You Do the Things You Do”; producers: Berry Gordy, Andre Williams, William “Mickey” Stevenson, Smokey Robinson, Norman Whitfield; Gordy)


“Aqualung,” Jethro Tull (their fourth album, featuring “Hymn 43,” “Locomotive Breath,” “Cross-Eyed Mary” and the title track; producers: Ian Anderson, Terry Ellis; Chrysalis)


LaShun Pace (The Anointed Pace Sisters)


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