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Published on May 4th, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: May 4, 2022



“The Blonde & Pink Albums,” Trixie Mattel – June 10

“Substance,” Marvin Sapp – June 10

“Deus Arrakis,” Klaus Schulze – June 10

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“Mr. Drums: The Buddy Rich Collection 1946-55,” Buddy Rich – June 3

“Zappa / Erie,” Frank Zappa – June 3

“As Far As I Can See: The Best of Bill Anderson,” Bill Anderson – June 10

“The Soul Remains Insane: The Studio Albums 1998 to 2004,” Soulfly – June 17

“Bubblerock Is Here To Stay, Volume Two: The British Pop Explosion 1970-73,” various artists – June 17

“Liberators! The Best of 1983-1988,” Spear of Destiny – July 1

“Finally Enough Love: 50 Number Ones,” Madonna – Aug. 19


“The Rolling Stones 7″ Singles 1963-1966,” The Rolling Stones – June 10

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Intro to Scuba, Pt. I,” Viben (new single: “Funk Duster”; Hear here; Viben)

“One and Zero,” Steven Dayvid McKellar (three-song EP; Sonic Ritual)

“KingQueen,” KingQueen (five-song EP; producer: Gabriel Lopez; Hear here; Curtain Call)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

No One Dies From Love, Tove Lo |
Illusions, Yumi Nu |
Fake Phone Calls, Belot
WHOSE LOVE, Naomi Wild feat. Tempest


Ron Carter (85)
Peggy Santiglia Davison [The Angels] (78)
Stella Parton (73)
Darryl Hunt [The Pogues] (72)
Jackie Jackson (71)
Pia Zadora (70)
Oleta Adams (69)
Randy Travi (63)
Gregg Alexander [New Radicals] (52)
Mike Dirnt (50)
Chris Tomlin (50)
Lance Bass (43)
Jidenna (37)
RaeLynn (28)


Nick Kamen (1962-2021)

César Portillo de la Luz (1922-2013)

Adam Yauch (1964-2012)

Mort Lindsey (1923-2012)

Emily Remler (1957-1990)

Paul Butterfield (1942-1987)


“There’s a spark of magic in your eyes
Candyland appears each time you smile”


“Hungry Like the Wolf,” Duran Duran (the band’s fifth single in the U.K., and with the help of the music video’s exposure on MTV, it became their first hit in the U.S., reaching No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100; the video won the first Grammy Award for Best Short Film Music Video; producer: Colin Thurston; Capitol)


> Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to Induct Dolly Parton, Eminem, Duran Duran, Pat Benatar, Lionel Richie and More | Variety

> 5 Times Dolly Parton Went Rock | Rolling Stone

> Rapper Kidd Creole of Grandmaster Flash Gets 16 Years for Killing | Yahoo! News

> Creem Entertainment Hires Former VICE Publisher John Martin as CEO | Billboard

> Sheryl Crow: An Appreciation of the ‘All I Wanna Do’ Singer | Vulture

> Daniel Radcliffe Rocks the Accordion and Hawaiian Shirt in First Weird Al Biopic Trailer | Entertainment Weekly

> Ray Charles ‘Lost’ Concert Makes Way to Digital Platforms | The Associated Press

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