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


“Some Nights I Dream of Doors,” Obongjayar – May 13

“West Kensington,” Mary Lattimore & Paul Sukeena – May 20

“Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder to the Sky,” Porridge Radio – May 20

“Down By the River Thames,” Liam Gallagher – May 27

“Hyaline,” Maria BC – May 27

“Ghost Woman,” Ghost Woman – July 1

“CrazyTown,” Beth Nielsen Chapman – Sept. 23

Artist Merch Shop: See the New Arrivals. »

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“Dave Brubeck Trio: Live From Vienna 1967,” Dave Brubeck Trio – April 15

“Whenever You Need Somebody (Deluxe Edition),” Rick Astley – May 6

“Tell All Your Friends (20th Anniversary Edition),” Taking Back Sunday – May 27

“Heroes & Villains: The Sound of Los Angeles 1965-1968,” various artists – May 27

“Mr Bongo Record Club Volume Five,” various artists – June 3


“Peter Green: The Biography,” Martin Celmis – Sept. 22

“God, Family, Country: A Memoir,” Craig Morgan – Sept. 27

“Definitely: The Story of Def Leppard,” Def Leppard – Oct. 25

“Where Are Your Boys Tonight?: The Oral History of Emo’s Mainstream Explosion 1999-2008,” Chris Payne – Nov. 1

“Earth, Wind & Fire’s That’s the Way of the World (33 1/3),” Dwight E. Brooks – Nov. 3

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

“Forever,” Phife Dawg (posthumous album; guests: Q-Tip, Busta Rhymes, Redman, Dwele, Angela Winbush, et al; Hear here; Smokin’ Needles / AWAL Recordings)

“Space Case,” Move Like Creatures (five-song EP; producer: Ethan Kaufmann; See here; MLC)

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

Purple Zone, Soft Cell and Pet Shop Boys |
Drink the New Wine, Bauhaus … their first new song in 14 years
Bacteria, Boy George feat. Adam Lambert
Wrong Time, Will Linley |
posed2be, KA$HDAMI |
Pool of Love, Luke Steele |
Altar of Tammy, Mary Lattimore & Paul Sukeena
Dinner for Breakfast, Heavy Gus |
Lost in the Mail, Deadly Cliffs |
Fruit on the Vine, RiverGhost
BLONDE, Raffaella |
Angry at Strangers, Stanhope
No Man’s Land, Aadal |
Brother, Kisskadee
Cage, The Man Who |
Redefine the Purpose, Tommaso Moretti
Blow My Mind, Say She She & Piya Malik |
Dinner, Lia Hide
What If This Was the End?, Joey Jane

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

Michael Nyman (78)
David Grisman (77)
Chaka Khan (69)
Kevin Griffin (57)
Damon Albarn (54)
John Humphrey [The Nixons] (52)
Reggie Watts (50)
Paul Martin (44)
Brett Young (41)
Brett Eldredge (36)
Jan Lisiecki (27)

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Getting caught up …

March 22 Birthdays: Roger Whittaker (86), Angelo Badalamenti (85), Jeremy Clyde (81), George Benson (79), Harry Vanda (76), Andrew Lloyd Webber (74), James House (67), Stephanie Mills (65), Beverley Knight (49), John Otto [Limp Bizkit] (45), Mims (41), Lincoln Parish [Cage the Elephant] (32)

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

March 23:

Lil’ Chris (1990-2015)

Dave Brockie (1963-2014)

Cindy Walker (1918-2006)

Fritz Spiegl (1926-2003)

March 22:

Scott Walker (1943-2019)

Sib Hashian [Boston] (1949-2017)

Phife Dawg (1970-2016)

Derek Watkins (1945-2013)

Rod Price [Foghat] (1947-2005)

Don Murray [The Turtles] (1945-1996)

Dan Hartman (1950-1994)

Dave Guard (1934-1991)

Mark Dinning (1933-1986)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RANDOM LYRICS[/su_highlight]

“I’m feeling good from my hat to my shoe
Know where I am going and I know what to do”

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON MARCH 23 … IN 1983[/su_highlight]

“Eliminator,” ZZ Top (their eighth and most successful album, selling more than 20 million copies worldwide, featuring “Gimme All Your Lovin’,” “Legs” and “Sharp Dressed Man”; producer: Bill Ham; Warner)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON MARCH 22 … IN 1965[/su_highlight]

“Bringing It All Back Home,” Bob Dylan (his fifth album, featuring “Subterranean Homesick Blues,” his first single to reach the U.S. Top 40; producer: Tom Wilson; Columbia)

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

Jared Hancock (Grammy-nominated producer)

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

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