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Published on May 21st, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: May 21, 2021



“Super Cool Tree House,” Seth Sentry – June 18

“Sequoia Moon,” Summer Salt – June 25

“Solid Gold,” U-Roy – July 16

“H3000,” H3000 (Empire of the Sun’s Luke Steele with Jarrad Rogers) – Sept. 17

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“Almost Famous: Music From the Motion Picture (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition),” various artists – July 9

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Citizen Penn (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),” Linda Perry (original score; Hear/Read here; Lakeshore)

“Rachel Eckroth,” Rachel Eckroth (four-song EP; producer: David Garza)

“Nothing Feels Right Anymore,” Midsummer (five-song EP; huskytree)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Eden (To Find Love), Bono … from “Citizen Penn (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)”
Butter, BTS
Ancient Dreams in a Modern Land, MARINA
Like I Used To, Sharon Van Etten & Angel Olsen
Our Song, Anne-Marie & Niall Horan
My Cleveland Heart, Jackson Browne
Leave Before You Love Me, Marshmello x Jonas Brothers
The Tall Grass, Counting Crows
I Was on a Boat That Day, Old Dominion
Euphoria, Angels and Airwaves
Remind Me of You, Lily Rose
Missing Piece, Vance Joy
Die Fast, Ruth B.
CHOKE, The Warning
All That I Do, Michael Moloney
Gravity, Charm of Finches
Ellipses, Love Crumbs


Martin Carthy (80)
Ron Isley (80)
John Dalton [The Kinks] (78)
Marcie Blane (77)
Bill Champlin (74)
Leo Sayer (73)
Marc Ribot (67)
Stan Lynch (65)
Mikel Jollet [The Airborne Toxic Event] (47)
Havoc (47)
Gotye (41)
Tony LoGerfo [Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real] (38)
Cody Johnson (34)


Nick Menza [Megadeth] (1964-2016)

Louis Johnson [The Brothers Johnson] (1955-2015)

Twinkle (1948-2015)

Vaughn Monroe (1911-1973)

 RELEASED ON MAY 21 IN … 1971 

“What’s Going On,” Marvin Gaye (featuring “What’s Going On,” “Mercy Mercy Me [The Ecology],” “Inner City Blues [Make Me Wanna Holler]” and “Save the Children”; producer: Gaye; Tamla / Motown)


Alix Dobkin (singer/activist)


> Billie Eilish Announces 2022 Tour (Pitchfork)

> L.A. Teen Band’s Song ‘Racist Sexist Boy’ Goes Viral (NBC News)

> Duran Duran: ‘Almost Everybody in a Situation Like Ours Sabotages Themselves’ (The Guardian)

> The Coded Messages in Hit Songs (BBC)

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