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Published on October 17th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Oct. 17, 2021



“Fragments,” Bonobo – Jan. 14, 2022

“Young Man,” Jamestown Revival – Jan. 14, 2022

“The Gods We Can Touch,” Aurora – Jan. 21, 2022

“The Light at the End of the Line,” Janis Ian – Jan. 21, 2022

Artist Merch Shop: See the New Arrivals. »


“Chronicles: 60 Years of The Chieftains,” The Chieftains – Nov. 12


“DMX: The Legacy,” DMX – Nov. 19

“Head First,” Goldfrapp – Nov. 26

“Indianola Mississippi Seeds,” B.B. King – Nov. 26

“First Century Dementia: The Oldest Novelty Records of All Time,” Dr. Demento, et al – Nov. 26

“The Tea Party (Deluxe Edition),” The Tea Party – Dec. 10


“A Hard Day’s Night (The Criterion Collection) [4K UHD + Blu-ray],” The Beatles, et al – Jan. 18, 2022

su_highlight background=”#f29999″]NEW SONGS[/su_highlight] (click on title to stream)

Every Day Is Blue, Maidan Rose|
Everybody Keep Running, Zight & Peter Forest


Jim Seals (79)
Gary Puckett (79)
Bill Hudson (72)
Alan Jackson (63)
René Dif [Aqua] (54)
Ziggy Marley (53)
Wyclef Jean (52)
Chris Kirkpatrick (50)
Eminem (48)

Oct. 16 Birthdays: Angela Lansbury (96), C.F. Turner (78), Bob Weir (74), Tony Carey (68), Gary Kemp (62), Bob Mould (61), Flea (59), Wendy Wilson (52), B-Rock (50), Chad Gray [Mudvayne] (50), John Mayer (44)


Oct. 16:

Tim Hauser [The Manhattan Transfer] (1941-2014)

Etta Jones (1928-2001)

Art Blakey (1919-1990)

Gene Krupa (1909-1973)

Leonard Chess (1917-1969)

Minor Hall (1897-1959)

 RELEASED ON OCT. 17 IN … 1966 

“The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators,” The 13th Floor Elevators (their debut album, featuring “You’re Gonna Miss Me” and “Reverberation [Doubt]”; producer: Lelan Rogers; International Artists)

The 13th Floor Elevators – You're Gonna Miss Me (1966) from MUNROW'S RETRO on VIMEO on Vimeo.

 RELEASED ON OCT. 16 IN … 1968 

“Electric Ladyland,” The Jimi Hendrix Experience (their third and final album, featuring “All Along the Watchtower,” “Crosstown Traffic” and “Voodoo Chile [Slight Return]”; guests: Steve Winwood, Al Kooper, Jack Casady, Brian Jones, Buddy Miles, Dave Mason, The Sweet Inspirations, Chris Wood; producer: Hendrix; Reprise)


Ronnie Tutt (longtime drummer for Elvis Presley)

Alan Hawkshaw (British TV theme composer)

Billy Robinson (Hank Williams and Grand Ole Opry steel guitarist)


> Elton John Scores First U.K. No. 1 Single in 16 Years With ‘Cold Heart’ Dua Lipa Duet | Billboard

> Camila Cabello: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert | NPR

> Randy Bachman to Be Reunited With His Guitar That Was Lost for Four Decades | The Guardian

> A Day to Remember’s Bassist Has Left the Group | NME

> ‘Karma Man,’ David Bowie | YouTube

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