Updates Jennifer Hudson

Published on May 16th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: May 16, 2021



“Royal,” Jesse Royal – June 11

“VAR!,” Pony Hunt – July 16

“tendency to be a loner,” Zachary Knowles – Aug. 6

“RESPECT (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),” Jennifer Hudson – Aug. 13

“England Screams,” Strange Bones – Aug. 20

“Love Will Be Reborn,” Martha Wainwright – Aug. 20

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“Live at the BBC,” The Pretty Things – July 16


“Poems, Prayers & Promises,” John Denver – Aug. 13

“N.O.R.E.,” N.O.R.E. – Sept. 17

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“…but i’d rather be with you, too,” Molly Tuttle (three-song EP of covers; See here; Compass)

“Solutions,” Don’t Believe In Ghosts (See here; Imagen)

“Now Is the Time (2021 Version),” Lavender Diamond (Download; 2020 album; with two bonus tracks; Hear here; Petaluma)

“Evergreen,” Andrew Ripp (See here; Andrew Ripp Music)

“Tanker Som Rir Natten,” Djevel (Hear here; Aftermath Music)

“Alpha Love,” MoonBoy (new single: “Galactic Shower”; 3:33PM)

“Menetekel,” Rædsel (five-song EP; Fluttery)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Blessings, Anthony Ramos
Dingaling, Greentea Peng
Rebel, The Picturebooks feat. Lzzy Hale
Madhuvan, Goose
Bigger Man, Joy Oladokun & Maren Morris
England Screams, Strange Bones
Follow, Booka Shade & Felix Raphael
Try My Lovin’, Lexy Tra La La
How to Feel Human, JORDY + OSTON
Cold Void, Biesmans
Scammers, Knifes
Head in the Clouds, Bear Grillz feat. Nevve
tendency to be a loner, Zachary Knowles

Cruel, Jessica Wilde
Diamond Ghosts, Brudini
Memories in Flight, Sampology
You Were Anyone, But Not Anywhere…, Fred Lee & The Restless
Tailspin, Daggerplay
Still Broke, Samm Henshaw feat. Keyon Harrold
Free Spirit, Clear Mortifee
I Choose You, Kay Jay Keller
Still Falling for You, Faint Louis feat. Eve Jones
Whiskey Burnin’, Bobby McClendon
Pranayama, Genus
Hey, Lucas Lou
Sunday Driving, Pretty in Between
Backstreet Liberace, Velvet Insane
Joyful, Was


Billy Cobham (77)
Robert Fripp (75)
Jonathan Richman (70)
Richard Page (68)
Hazel O’Connor (66)
Glenn Gregory [Heaven 17) (63)
Boyd Tinsley (57)
Krist Novoselic (56)
Janet Jackson (55)
Ralph Tresvant (53)
Rick Trevino (50)
Special Ed (49)
Sonny Sandoval [P.O.D.] (47)
B. Slade [aka Tonex] (46)
Emilíana Torrini (44)
Alex Pall [The Chainsmokers] (36)
Kirstin Maldonado [Pentatonix] (29)
IU (28)


Chuck Brown (1936-2012)

Ronnie James Dio (1942-2010)

Hank Jones (1918-2010)

Brian Pendleton [The Pretty Things] (1944-2001)

Marv Johnson (1938-1993)

Sammy Davis Jr. (1925-1990)

Jim Henson (1936-1990)

Ernie Freeman (1922-1981)

Django Reinhardt (1910-1953)

 RELEASED ON MAY 16 IN … 1980 

“McCartney II,” Paul McCartney (like his 1970 solo debut album, he performed all the instruments himself, with wife Linda contributing additional vocals; featuring “Coming Up” and “Waterfalls”; producer: McCartney; Columbia)


Fred Dellar (music journalist and crossword compiler)


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> Johnny Cash Receives Mississippi Country Music Trail Marker (The Associated Press)

> Jamie Foxx’s Hilarious Cover of ‘The Brady Bunch’ Theme Song Resurfaces on Twitter (Today Show)

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