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Published on May 31st, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: May 31, 2021



“You Walked Up Shaking in Your Boots But You Stood Tall and Left a Raging Bull,” Umphrey’s McGee – July 16

“March 10, 2020 / Madison Square Garden / New York NY,” The Brothers (aka The Allman Brothers Band) – July 23

“We’re Trying Our Best,” Sweet Nobody – Sept. 17

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“Singer of Sad Songs + The Taker/Tulsa + Good Hearted Woman + Ladies Love Outlaws,” Waylon Jennings – July 16

“Live from the Troubadour,” Glen Campbell – July 23

“Grandfather: The Dear Mr. Time Anthology,” Dear Mr. Time – July 23

“Love, Glory, Honor & Heart: The Complete Full Moon and Warner Bros. Recordings 1981-1992,” Peter Cetera – new release date, July 30

“Old Friend: The Deluxe Collection 1976-1998,” Phyllis Hyman – July 30

“Requiem: The London Boys Story,” London Boys – July 30

“Separate Paths Together: An Anthology of British Male Singer / Songwriters 1965-1975,” various artists – July 30

“Taking Some Time On: Underground Sounds of 1970,” various artists – July 30

“See the Big Man Cry: The Complete SUN and Wand recordings 1957-65, plus …,” Ed Bruce – Aug. 6


“Live,” Fleetwood Mac – July 16

“Curtis (50th Anniversary Edition),” Curtis Mayfield – July 16

“MCMXC a.D.,” Enigma – July 23

“Setzer GOES Instru-MENTAL!,” Brian Setzer – July 30

“Tonight: Franz Ferdinand,” Franz Ferdinand – Aug. 6

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Point of Know Return Live & Beyond,” Kansas (InsideOutMusic)

“A Tribute to Bill Monroe,” The Infamous Stringdusters (Americana Vibes)

“No Simple Thing,” The Sheepdogs (Warner Music Canada)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

So May We Start (from the film “Annette”), Sparks
When You Speak, Jeremy Camp
The Anchor, Crowder
Giddy-Up!, David Lee Roth
Hunger Strike, Daughtry feat. Lajon Witherspoon
Fever, Kings of Convenience
Sane, Fozzy
Not a Good Judge, Sweet Nobody
Worried Blues, Bandicoot
nothing but the love, Wrabel
Yesterday, The Naysayers
Your Body, Panik Pop
Royal, JAM
Grace, 4 Minutes Later


Peter Yarrow (83)
Augie Meyers (81)
Corey Hart (59)
DMC (57)
Ed Adkins [The Derailers] (54)
Christian McBride (49)
Scott Klopfenstein [Reel Big Fish] (44)
Andy Hurley [Fall Out Boy] (41)
Waka Flocka Flame (35)
Normani Hamilton [Fifth Harmony] (25)


Roky Erickson (1947-2019)

Johnnie Taylor (1934-2000)

Elsbeary Hobbs [The Drifters] (1936-1996)

 RELEASED ON MAY 31 IN … 1979 

“Discovery,” Electric Light Orchestra (featuring “Shine a Little Love,” “The Diary of Horace Wimp,” “Don’t Bring Me Down,” “Confusion’ and “Last Train to London”; producer: Jeff Lynne; Jet / Columbia)


Turn Me Up Josh (hip-hop producer)

Johnny Trudell (trumpeter played on many Motown hits in the 1960s and ’70s, including Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” album)


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