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Published on May 4th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: May 4, 2021



“Devil in the Hills: Coal Country Reckoning,” Mary Hott with The Carpenter Ants – June 4

“Vincent Neil Emerson,” Vincent Neil Emerson – June 25

“Hideaway,” Wavves – July 16

“9th & Walnut,” Descendents – July 23

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“The Warner Albums 1988-1993,” Bulletboys – June 18

“I Saw Her in a Mustang,” The Vandals – June 25

“Gary Crowley’s Lost 80s, Vol. 2,” various artists – June 25


“All the Greatest Hits,” Zapp & Roger – June 18

“Our Love to Admire,” Interpol – June 25

“Winelight,” Grover Washington Jr. – July 9


Going Down South, The Black Keys
Help is on the Way, Wavves
Baby Doncha Know, Descendents
I Want Her So Bad, The Rubinoos
Small Talk (Okay), Booka Shade + SOHMI
Better, J4
500 days, Milan André


Ron Carter (84)
David LaFlamme (80)
Peggy Santiglia Davison [The Angels] (77)
Georg Wadenius [Blood, Sweat & Tears] (76)
Stella Parton (72)
Darryl Hunt [The Pogues] (71)
Jackie Jackson (70)
Mick Mars (70)
Pia Zadora (69)
Oleta Adams (68)
Randy Travis (62)
Gregg Alexander [New Radicals] (51)
Mike Dirnt (49)
Chris Tomlin (49)
Lance Bass (42)
Ari Levine (37)
Jidenna (36)
RaeLynn (27)


César Portillo de la Luz (1922-2013)

Adam Yauch (1964-2012)

Mort Lindsey (1923-2012)

Emily Remier (1957-1990)

Paul Butterfield (1942-1987)


“Up-Tight,” Stevie Wonder (featuring “Uptight [Everything’s Alright]” and “Blowin’ in the Wind”; producers: Henry Cosby, William “Mickey” Stevenson, Clarence Paul, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier; Tamla / Motown)


Ed Ward (music journalist, author and historian)

Tony Smith (veteran New York disco DJ)

Tommy West (one-half of Cashman & West and co-producer of Jim Croce albums)

Charles McCardell (Time-Life music writer-producer)

Pierce Fulton (EDM producer)


> Conan O’Brien Ends His Long Run in Late Night Next Month (CNN)

> Bruce Springsteen Receives Woody Guthrie Prize (New York Daily News)

> Britney Spears Criticizes ‘Hypocritical’ Documentaries About Her Life (NBC News)

> Puddle of Mudd Guitarist Says Hospital Stay Left Him With Brain Injury (TMZ)

> Red Hot Chili Peppers to Sell Entire Song Catalog for $140 Million (Spin)

> P!nk Reveals She Rewrote Her Will While Battling COVID: ‘It Was Really, Really Scary’ (People)

> YouTube Announces New Originals Starring Will Smith and Alicia Keys (The Verge)

> Michael Jackson Estate Wins Ruling in IRS Battle (Complex)

> Lil Nas X Is Here to Prove You Wrong (Entertainment Weekly)

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Gerry Galipault debuted Pause & Play online in October 1997. Since then, it has become the definitive place for CD-release dates — with a worldwide audience.

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