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Published on October 28th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Oct. 28, 2021



“A Little Brains, A Little Talent,” Randy Rainbow – Nov. 12

“New Standards,” Kenny G – Dec. 3

“Lucifer on the Sofa,” Spoon – Feb. 11, 2022

“Matisyahu,” Matisyahu – March 4, 2022

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“NOW That’s What I Call Christmas,” various artists – Nov. 19

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Lonely Guest,” Lonely Guest (new project conceived and produced by Tricky; guests: IDLES’ Joe Talbot, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Marta, Oh Land, Breanna Barbara, Murkage Dave, etc.; Read here; False Idols)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Doesn’t Matter, BENEE ​|
Sean Price, Fly Anakin ​|
Good World, Daniel Hex ​|
BIG SWAG, Lancey Foux feat. 24kGoldn ​|
The One Armed Man, Daddy Raygun ​|
Sundown, Kent Loon feat. Chester Watson ​|
Such a Freak, Dylan Dunn ​|
Like You, Tralala
When I Do Die, Benjamin Dakota Rogers ​|
NO I.D, YIBBY feat. Black Josh ​|
Midnight Special, Patricia Silverberg ​|
Pray4u, lucianblomkamp feat. Ninajirachi ​|
Shake, Crushed Velvet & The Velveteers
Stardusted, The Neverlutionaries ​|
Messin’ Me Up, What So Not feat. EVAN GIIA ​|


Cleo Laine (94)
Telma Hopkins (73)
Desmond Child (68)
Stephen Morris (64)
William Reid (63)
Caitlin Cary (53)
Ben Harper (52)
Brad Paisley (49)
Justin Guarini (43)
Brett Dennen (42)
Dave Tirio [Plain White T’s] (42)
Frank Ocean (34)


Taylor Mitchell (1990-2009)

Porter Wagoner (1927-2007)

Oliver Nelson (1932-1975)

Baby Huey (1944-1970)

 RELEASED ON OCT. 28 IN … 1972 

“Talking Book,” Stevie Wonder (his 15th album, featuring the No. 1 hits “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” and “Superstition”; producer: Wonder, Robert Margouleff, Malcolm Cecil; Tamla / Motown)


Benjamin Vallé (Viagra Boys)

William Shelby (Lakeside)

Ginny Mancini (big band singer and widow of Henry Mancini)

Roy Harper (country singer)


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