[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]NEW SONGS, PART 1[/su_highlight] (click on title to stream)

The Loneliest Time, Carly Rae Jepsen & Rufus Wainwright
How You Love Someone, Mickey Guyton
Swan Upon Leda, Hozier | See here
Hold Me Closer (Joel Corry Remix), Elton John & Britney Spears
La Única, Kali Uchis | See here
Sleepwalking, All Time Low | See here
Love Me Like I Am, for KING & COUNTRY with Jordin Sparks | See here
Difficult, Gracie Abrams | See here
You, Me, & Whiskey, Justin Moore & Priscilla Block | See here
Call on Me, Vianney feat. Ed Sheeran | See here
Turning Onto You, First Aid Kit | See here
Ghost of You, Mimi Webb | See here
THE LONELIEST, Måneskin | See here
Not Another Rockstar, Maisie Peters
All By Myself, Alok, Sigala & Ellie Goulding
608, Carli Hanson | See here
Stand Up (From the Original Motion Picture “Till”), Jazmine Sullivan

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]NEW SONGS, PART 2[/su_highlight] (click on title to stream)

Hard to Make a Living, Honey Harper | See here
Strike Gold, Larkin Poe | See here
Juice of Mandarins, Ibeyi | See here
M1, Nick Hakim
All Roads, Dan Mangan | See here
High, Fauness | See here
Bad Premonition, Tei Shi | See here
Before I Saw the Sea, Me and My Friends | See here
Peachy World, Blair Lee | See here
Wish You the Best, Arrows feat. Tejas | See here
Stronger Together, The Mendenhall Experiment | See here
The Machine, MILCK
Take Off, Hound
Hollow Dreams, Maddox Lim
Sunny Eggs, Twin Toes | See here
Little Treasure (Contour 3), Booka Shade
No Dogs At This Party, DARTZ
through the fire, SESPOOL
Ever Presence, Cabin Fever Orchestra

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]JUST RELEASED[/su_highlight] (surprise releases + more)

“The Velvet Rope (Deluxe Edition),” Janet Jackson (Digital release; 2002 album, expanded to 38 tracks; Black Doll / UMG Recordings)

“Eclipse,” Hilary Hahn & Frankfurt Radio Symphony & Andrés Orozco-Estrada (Deutsche Grammophon)

“Hysteria,” Indigo Sparke (producer: Aaron Dessner; See here; Sacred Bones)

“Motive,” Joyce Wrice (five-song EP; producer: Kaytranada; guests: Freddie Gibbs, Lucky Daye, KAYTRANADA, Masego, Westside Gunn, UMI, Devin Morrison; Joyce Wrice Music / The Orchard)

“The Well,” The Dead Century (six-song EP; The Dead Century)

“Time Stopped,” The Coronas (producer: George Murphy; SoFarSoGood Records / Blix Street)

“Onwards!,” Contour (new single: “At All”; Hear here; Touching Base / Venice Music)

“Excuse Me,” Allday (four-song EP; guest: Jade Alice; Hear here; Allday Music)

Artist Merch Shop: See the New Arrivals. »

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]UPDATES / ADDITIONS[/su_highlight]


“The Band from Wellington, New Zealand,” DARTZ – Nov. 4

“Marry Me,” Olly Murs – Dec. 2

“Ne pas trop rester bleue,” Laure Briard – Feb. 10, 2023

“Should’ve Learned By Now,” Lucero – Feb. 24, 2023

“On the Prowl,” Steel Panther – Feb. 24, 2023

“Voices,” The Cold Stares – March 10, 2023


“Make Up the Breakdown,” Hot Hot Heat – Dec. 2

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS[/su_highlight]

Kevin Godley (77)
Kieran Kane (73)
John Mellencamp (71)
Ricky Phillips (71)
Tico Torres (69)
Yo-Yo Ma (67)
Michael W. Smith (65)
Simon Cowell (63)
Charlie Marinkovich (63)
Ann Curless [Exposé] (59)
Sam Brown (58)
Toni Braxton (55)
Thom Yorke (54)
Damian Kulash (47)
Taylor Hicks (46)
Nathaniel Rateliff (44)
Flying Lotus (39)
Lewis Capaldi (26)

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Getting caught up …

Oct. 6 Birthdays: Thomas McClary (73), Kevin Cronin (71), David Hidalgo (68), Matthew Sweet (58), Tim Rushlow (56), Tommy Stinson (56), Melinda Doolittle (45), Will Butler (40), Meg Myers (36)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]IN REMEMBRANCE[/su_highlight]

Oct. 7:

Smiley Lewis (1913-1966)

Mario Lanza (1921-1959)

Oct. 6:

Johnny Nash (1940-2020)

Eddie Van Halen (1955-2020)

Ginger Baker (1939-2019)

Nick Curran (1977-2012)

Nelson Riddle (1921-1985)

Johnny O’Keefe (1935-1978)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RANDOM LYRICS[/su_highlight]

“Girl, there’s a better life for me and you”

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON OCT. 6 … IN 1982[/su_highlight]

“Lionel Richie,” Lionel Richie (his debut solo album, recorded while he was still a member of the Commodores; his first single, “Truly,” hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and the follow-up singles, “You Are” and “My Love,” both reached the Top 5; a very young Richard Marx sang backup on four tracks, including “You Are”; producers: James Anthony Carmichael, Richie; Motown)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON OCT. 5 … IN 1973[/su_highlight]

“Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” Elton John (his seventh album, a double LP, is considered one of his best, featuring the title track, “Bennie and the Jets,” “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting,” “Candle in the Wind” and “Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding”; producer: Gus Dudgeon; MCA)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]R.I.P.[/su_highlight]

Lenny Lipton (“Puff the Magic Dragon” lyricist)

Jody Miller (Grammy-winning country singer)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]MUSIC HEADLINES[/su_highlight]

> Joey Ramone Estate Sells Publishing Rights for $10 Million | Exclaim!

> Loretta Lynn, in Memoriam: Manager Tells How the Star Captivated New Generations of Fans, With a Little Help From Jack White | Variety

> Justin Bieber Postpones Remaining Justice World Tour Dates | Access

> ‘We Carried Pistols to Defend Ourselves’: The Four Tops and the Temptations on Six Decades of Soul | The Guardian

> Guns N’ Roses – You Could Be Mine (Live In New York, Ritz Theatre – May 16, 1991) | YouTube