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Published on October 23rd, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Oct. 23, 2022



“Never Let Me Go,” Sam Himself – Jan. 27, 2023

“Gloria,” Sam Smith – Jan. 27, 2023

“Truth Decay,” You Me At Six – Jan. 27, 2023

“Higher Than Heaven,” Ellie Goulding – Feb. 3, 2023

“DARKFIGHTER,” Rival Sons – March 10, 2023

“1982,” A Certain Ratio – March 31, 2023

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“Freek Show (Twiztid 25th Anniversary),” Twiztid – Feb. 3, 2023

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Merry Christmas, Y’all,” Thomas Rhett (four-song EP; producer: Dann Huff; The Valory Music Co.)

“hugo,” Loyle Carner (producer: kwes.; Hear here; Republic)

“Snowblind in the Rising Sun,” Joecephus and the George Jonestown Massacre (Saustex)

“I can’t eat nearly as much as I want to vomit,” Shutups (mixed and mastered by producer Jack Shirley; See here; Kill Rock Stars)

“616,” The Unguided (Napalm)

“Christmas Alone (Live from The Blue Room),” Lola Kirke (new single: “Christmas Alone”; Hear here; Third Man)

“Estella Jane,” Steve Salett (six-song EP; new single: “Feathers”; See here; Historical Fiction)

“California Rays,” Derek James (four-song EP; Coastal Country)

“Crab Park,” Atta Boy (See here; Atta Boy)

“Goldpark 2!,” Goldpark (five-song EP; producer: Jeremy Lutito; Hazel Street / The Orchard)

“Iceblynk,” Iceblynk (NYC trio’s debut five-song EP; Hear here; A Secret Brand)

“UWUW,” UWUW (Toronto group’s debut album; We Are Busy Bodies)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

California Christmas, Switchfoot | See here
Last Thing On Your Mind, Billy Lockett | See here
The Empty Vault, Suit of Lights
Electricide, Frankie and the Witch Fingers | See here
Reach Out, Sam Redmore feat. Lumi HD
Walk Through Fire, Bluphoria | See here
too fast, sunsetto | See here
Better Angels, Bailey James (finalist of the 2022 John Lennon Songwriting Contest)
Dancing with Devils of Mine, BUEL | See here
Tomboy, A STARR | See here
VICTOR, Sasha McVeigh
Exonerate, The Hails
Scars, dwi (bassist of The Zolas)
Blue Yodel in G, The Comancheros
Sweet Symphony, H3RIZON
Till the Shadow, Naomi Tessler
TTT, We the Lion


Ned Rorem (99)
Carol Fran (89)
Barbara Ann Hawkins [The Dixie Cups] (79)
Ernie Watts (77)
Dianne Reeves (66)
Dwight Yoakam (66)
“Weird Al” Yankovic (63)
Robert Trujillo (58)
David Thomas [Take 6] (56)
Brian Nevin [Big Head Todd and The Monsters] (56)
Junior Bryant [Ricochet] (54)
Jimmy Wayne (50)
Eric Bass [Shinedown] (48)
Matthew Shultz [Cage The Elephant] (39)
Miguel (37)
Allen Branstetter [St. Paul & The Broken Bones] (32)


Pete Burns [Dead or Alive] (1959-2016)

Leon Bibb (1922-2015)

Gypie Mayo (1951-2013)

Michael Marra (1952-2012)

Lebo Mathosa [Boom Shaka] (1977-2006)

Robert Merrill (1919-2004)

Maybelle Carter (1909-1978)

Al Jolson (1886-1950)


“To lead a better life I need my love to be here”

 RELEASED ON OCT. 23 … IN 1983 

“Uh-Huh,” John Cougar Mellencamp (his seventh album, featuring three Top 15 hits: “Crumblin’ Down,” “Pink Houses” and “Authority Song”; producers: John Mellencamp, Don Gehman; Riva / Mercury)


Zuri Craig (“America’s Got Talent” finalist)


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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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