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Published on May 20th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: May 20, 2021



“Different Kinds of Light,” Jade Bird – Aug. 13

“Watchhouse,” Watchhouse – Aug. 13

“9,” Pond – Oct. 1

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“Origin of Symmetry (XX Anniversary RemiXX),” Muse – June 18

“Angel Dream (Songs From The Motion Picture “She’s the One”),” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – July 2

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Decades,” Mara Connor (five-song EP features one cover per decade from the 1950s-’90s; Side Hustle)

“Waves,” Kelly McMichael (producers: McMichael, Jake Nicoll; new single: “Stepping Stone”; Kelly McMichael)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Blue Banisters / Text Book / Wildflower Wildfire, Lana Del Rey
River Rise, David Crosby feat. Michael McDonald
I Wanna Remember, NEEDTOBREATHE feat. Carrie Underwood
Rest, Alanis Morissette
World of Pain, Hoodoo Gurus … their first new music since 2010
Different Kinds of Light, Jade Bird
America’s Cup, Pond


Jill Jackson [Paul & Paula] (79)
Cher (75)
Warren Cann [Ultravox] (71)
Jane Wiedlin (63)
Susan Cowsill (62)
Nick Heyward (60)
Dan Wilson (60)
Brian Nash [Frankie Goes to Hollywood] (58)
Tom Gorman [Belly] (55)
Kit Clark [Danny Wilson] (54)
Busta Rhymes (49)
Ryan Martinie [Mudvayne] (46)
Rachel Platten (40)
Naturi Naughton [3LW] (37)
Jon Pardi (36)


Ray Manzarek (1939-2013)

Ken Lyons [38 Special] (1953-2012)

Robin Gibb (1949-2012)

Manuel Fernández Aparicio [Los Bravos] (1943-1968)

Rudy Lewis [The Drifters] (1936-1964)

 RELEASED ON MAY 20 IN … 1977 

“In the City,” The Jam (their debut album, featuring the title track and covers of Larry Williams’ “Slow Down” and Neal Hefti’s “Batman Theme”; producers: Vic Coppersmith-Heaven, Chris Parry; Polydor)


Roger Hawkins (longtime drummer in the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section)


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