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Pause & Play Today: May 14, 2021

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“Welcome to Countryland,” Flatland Cavalry – July 2

“Chloe Flower,” Chloe Flower – July 16

“Gold-Diggers Sound,” Leon Bridges – July 23

“The Ultra Vivid Lament,” Manic Street Preachers – Sept. 3

3 Months Free of Amazon Music Unlimited. »

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

“Beam Me Up Scotty,” Nicki Minaj (2009 mixtape, with three new tracks; Hear/Read here; Republic)

“The Off-Season,” J. Cole (producers: Cole, Timbaland, Boi-1da, T-Minus, etc.; Hear/Read here; Dreamville / Roc Nation)

“Haitian Boy Kodak,” Kodak Black (Hear here; Atlantic)

“Be Right Back,” Jorja Smith (CD out June 4; FAMM Limited / Jorja Smith)

“See My Friends EP,” Andy Bell (four songs; Sonic Cathedral)

“BOY ANONYMOUS,” Paris Texas (eight-song EP; Paris Texas LLC)

“Zeitgeister,” CALIBAN (producer: Benjamin Richter; new single: “nICHts”; Century Media)

“Drifter94,” Senso (four-song EP; Petrola 80 & Opal Tapes)

“Coming Soon: The Pandemic Sessions,” Rachel Lark (Rachel Lark)

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

Electric, Katy Perry … recorded in conjunction with Pokémon’s 25th anniversary
good 4 u, Olivia Rodrigo
Straightenin, Migos
We Are the People (Official UEFA EURO 2020 Song), Martin Garrix feat. Bono & The Edge
Too Bizarre, Skrillex, Swae Lee & Siiickbrain
White Teeth, YoungBoy Never Broke Again
Motorbike, Leon Bridges
Happy For You, Lukas Graham
Sad Songs and Waltzes, Cody Johnson & Willie Nelson
Part of Me, Noah Kahan
Frankenstein, Claire Rosinkranz
barcelona, Winnetka Bowling League & Sasha Sloan
Simple, Sam Fischer
Got Me, Laura Mvula
Forgot About, Priya Ragu
Wildfire, Cautious Clay
Won’t Sleep, Tones and I
Nightfall, The Devil Wears Prada
Not Forgiving You, J. Breckenridge
Sideways, Lxandra
All I Know, The Ghost Club
Rioja (Next To You), Ahmore

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

Gene Cornish (77)
Jay Beckenstein [Spyro Gyra] (70)
David Byrne (69)
Steve Hogarth [Marillion] (65)
C.C. DeVille (59)
Ian Astbury (59)
Shelley Preston [Bucks Fizz] (57)
Fabrice Morvan (55)
Mike Inez [Alice In Chains] (55)
Raphael Saadiq (55)
Greg Kurstin (52)
Danny Wood (52)
Natalie Appleton (48)
Shanice (48)
Henry Garza [Los Lonely Boys] (43)
Ketch Secor [Old Crow Medicine Show] (43)
Dan Auerbach (42)
Mike Retondo [Plain White T’s] (40)
Olly Murs (37)
Martin Garrix (25)

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

B.B. King (1925-2015)

Frank Sinatra (1915-1998)

Keith Relf (1943-1976)

Sidney Bechet (1897-1959)

Fanny Mendelssohn (1805-1847)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON MAY 14 IN … 1982[/su_highlight]

“Combat Rock,” The Clash (featuring “Rock the Casbah,” “Should I Stay or Should I Go,” “Know Your Rights” and “Straight to Hell”; producers: The Clash; engineer and mixed by Glyn Johns; guests: Allen Ginsberg, Ellen Foley, Futura 2000, Joe Ely, Tommy Mandel, etc.; Epic)

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

J. Yoon (singer with Korean band M.C. The Max)

Jack Terricloth (The World/Inferno Friendship Society)

Norman Simmons (jazz pianist)

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

> Nicki Minaj Breaks Silence on Father’s ‘Devastating’ Hit-and-Run Death (Yahoo! Entertainment)

> On Spotify, An Arranged Marriage Between Music and Podcasts (The New York Times)

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