“Head Above Water,” Laura Cox – Jan. 20, 2023

“Time’s Arrow,” Ladytron – Jan. 20, 2023

“AudioLust & HigherLove,” SG Lewis – Jan. 27, 2023

“When We Disappear,” The Mother Hips – Jan. 27, 2023

“Homemaker,” Jill Barber – Feb. 10, 2023

“Tear Me to Pieces,” Story of the Year – March 10, 2023

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“Nimrod (25th Anniversary Edition),” Green Day – Jan. 27, 2023

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Black Radio III Supreme Edition,” Robert Glasper (deluxe version of the third installment of his acclaimed “Black Radio” series; guests: PJ Morton, Estelle, Luke James, Bilal, BJ The Chicago Kid, India.Arie, Alex Isley, Emily King; See here; Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)

“How to Say Goodbye,” Chris de Sarandy (four-song EP; Embassy of Music)

“Lost Dog,” Bec Sandridge (five-EP; Hear here; Bec Sandridge)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

In Between, Qwynn
I Am The White Stripes, Nihilists | See here
Madness, Jade Empress
Rodeo Drive, Breadman MGV
Landslide, DB Armitage


Dick Holler (88)
C.F. Turner (79)
Roger Hawkins (77)
Bob Weir (75)
Tony Carey (69)
Gary Kemp (63)
Bob Mould (62)
Flea (60)
Wendy Wilson (53)
B-Rock (51)
Chad Gray [Mudvayne] (51)
John Mayer (45)

Getting caught up …

Oct. 15 Birthdays: Barry McGuire (87), Linda Lavin (85), Don Stevenson [Moby Grape] (80), Richard Carpenter (76), Chris de Burgh (74), Tito Jackson (69), Mark Reznicek [Toadies] (60), Eric Benét (56), Kimberly Schlapman [Little Big Town] (53), Ginuwine (52), Jaci Velasquez (43), Keyshia Cole (41), Jessie Ware (38)


Oct. 16:

Etta Jones (1928-2001)

Art Blakey (1919-1990)

Gene Krupa (1909-1973)

Minor Hall (1897-1959)

Oct. 15:

Gloria Lynne (1931-2013)

Cole Porter (1891-1964)

 RELEASED ON OCT. 16 … IN 1989 

“The Sensual World,” Kate Bush (her sixth album was a gold-seller in the U.S. and reached No. 2 on the U.K. chart; featuring the title track, “This Woman’s Work” and “Love and Anger”; producer: Bush; EMI)

 RELEASED ON OCT. 15 … IN 1984 

“Valotte,” Julian Lennon (his debut album, featuring a pair of U.S. Top 10 hits, the title track and “Too Late for Goodbyes”; he grabbed a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist but lost to Sade; producer: Phil Ramone; Atlantic)


Joyce Sims (R&B singer-songwriter)

Noel Duggan (founding member of Clannad)


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