Better late than never!

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

Talking to Yourself, Carly Rae Jepsen | See here
I Don’t Think That I Like Her, Charlie Puth
Game Over, Babyface & Queen Naija | See here
IF YOU GO DOWN (I’M GOIN’ DOWN TOO), Kelsea Ballerini | See here
Hung Up on Tokischa, Madonna x Tokischa
If I Was Your Lover, Kip Moore feat. Morgan Wade | See here
You Have What It Takes, a-ha | See here
Love in the Way, BLEU & Nicki Minaj | See here
Bad to Me, Wizkid
I’m So Happy, Jeremy Zucker and BENEE | See here
White Rabbit (Amazon Original), Molly Tuttle
Northern Attitude, Noah Kahan | See here
fmk, GAYLE with blackbear | See here
The Nicest Thing, Jana Kramer
PSYCHO, Anne-Marie x Aitch | See here
7/11, Fresco Trey | See here
HOW U FEELIN’, Naomi Wild & Tempest
The Place to Be, The Scarlet Opera | See here
Top of the World, Brenden Starr | See here
Evade, Vixen77 | See here
Nothing Into Something, 12am
Feels Like Yesterday, Jackson Watson
XXX La Llamada, Danilo Concepcion

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

“Butterfly: 25th Anniversary Expanded Edition,” Mariah Carey (1997 album; digital-only release, with eight bonus tracks; Columbia / Legacy)

“WORLD DAMINATION,” KA$HDAMI (13-track mixtape; guests: midwest, XLOVCLO, NoCap, ilyfall, Slump6s; See here; Mercury / Republic)

“YESSIE,” Jessie Reyez (producers: Anthony Szczachor, Calvin Harris, Daoud, Maneesh, Moose, Phinisey, Pomo, Pop Wansel, Rykeyz, Tim Suby; FMLY / Island)

“If It All Goes South,” Amy Ray (guests: Brandi Carlile, Allison Russell, Phil Cook, H.C. McEntire, Sarah Jarosz, Natalie Hemby, I’m With Her; Daemon)

“Four Songs,” Blood Orange (four-song EP; Hear/Read here; Domino / RCA)

“Lori,” Iron and Wine (four-song EP; Black Cricket Recording Co.)

“Take It As It Comes,” The Buckleys (five-song EP; Petrol / UMe)

“gaps,” Miloe (six-song EP; new single: “where u are”; See here; Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)

“Heart Blossom,” TOM and his Computer (two-song EP; See here; In My Room)

“Helix,” Nick Palma (guests: Matti Hoffman, Brian Kang, Karissa Pasquarella; new single: “Gravity”; Nick Palma)

“Trececerotres,” Daniela Lalita (five-song EP; new single: “Pisoteo”; See here; Young)

“Overland,” Maeve Steele (five-song EP; producer: Brian Malouf; new single: “Riptide”; Marathon)

“Chromatic,” AIR APPARENT (new single: “Leave Me”; AIR APPARENT)

“Why So Serious,” Emi Jeen (six-song EP; new single: “Everything, Something, Nothing”; See here; Emi Jeen)

“Hidden In Plain Sight,” Chris Day (producers: Joe Nicolo, Day; Heart Songs Music Group)

“Held My Gaze,” Lecx Stacy (new single: “Took My Time”; See here; THANKS Recordings)

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


“Stick Season,” Noah Kahan – Oct. 14

“The Greatest Thing I’ll Never Learn,” DYLAN – Oct. 28

“SEXY,” Coco & Clair Clair – Nov. 4

“Heroes & Villains,” Metro Boomin – Nov. 4

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“Reba: The Ultimate Christmas Collection,” Reba McEntire – Oct. 14

“A Neil Diamond Christmas,” Neil Diamond – Oct. 28

“In the Skies (Expanded Edition),” Peter Green – Nov. 18


“Can’t Buy a Thrill,” Steely Dan – Nov. 4

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

LaMonte McLemore (87)
Shelby Flint (83)
Fee Waybill (74)
Ty Tabor (61)
Baz Luhrmann (60)
BeBe Winans (60)
Doug E. Fresh (56)
Anastacia (54)
Adam Devlin (53)
VinRock (52)
Marcus Sanders (49)
Nona Gaye (48)
Chuck Comeau (43)
Jonathan McReynolds (33)

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Getting caught up …

Sept. 16 Birthdays: Janis Paige (100), Billy Boy Arnold (87), Joe Butler (81), Bernie Calvert (80), Betty Kelly (78), Sonny LeMaire (76), Ron Blair (74), Kenney Jones (74), David Bellamy (72), Earl Klugh (69), Colin Newman (68), Terry McBride (64), Richard Marx (59), Dave Sabo (58), Marc Anthony (54), Shannon Noll (47), Musiq Soulchild (45), Flo Rida (43), Teddy Geiger (34), Nick Jonas (30)

Sept. 15 Birthdays: Kelly Keagy (70), Maggie Reilly (66), Mitch Dorge (62), DJ Kay Gee (53), Zach Filkins (44)

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

Sept. 17:

David Willcocks (1919-2015)

George Hamilton IV (1937-2014)

Marvin Rainwater (1925-2013)

Bernie McGann (1937-2013)

Frankie Vaughan (1928-1999)

Hugo Winterhalter (1909-1973)

Jimmy Yancey (1898-1951)

Sept. 16:

Jane Powell (1929-2021)

Willie “Big Eyes” Smith (1936-2011)

Mary Travers (1936-2009)

Norman Whitfield (1940-2008)

Sheb Wooley (1921-2003)

Marc Bolan (1947-1977)

Sept. 15:

Ric Ocasek (1944-2019)

Harry Dean Stanton (1926-2017)

Jackie Lomax (1944-2013)

Arrow (1949-2010)

Richard Wright (1943-2008)

Johnny Ramone (1948-2004)

Cootie Williams (1910-1985)

Bill Evans (1929-1980)

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

“The Eastern world, it is explodin’
Violence flarin’, bullets loadin'”

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON SEPT. 17 … IN 1990[/su_highlight]

“Heaven or Las Vegas,” Cocteau Twins (their sixth album was their most commercially successful LP, reaching No. 7 in the U.K. and No. 99 in the U.S.; featuring the title track, “Iceblink Luck” and “Cherry-Coloured Funk”; producers: Cocteau Twins; 4AD)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON SEPT. 16 … IN 1974[/su_highlight]

“Starting Over,” Raspberries (their fourth and final album, featuring “Overnight Sensation [Hit Record]” and “Cruisin’ Music”; lead singer Eric Carmen would move on to a successful solo career; producer: Jimmy Ienner; Capitol)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON SEPT. 15 … IN 1972[/su_highlight]

“Rocky Mountain High,” John Denver (his sixth album, featuring the title track, was his first to reach the Top 10 in the U.S.; the title track is one of two official state songs for Colorado; producer: Milton Okun; RCA)

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

Jim Post (one-half of Friend & Lover, of “Reach Out in the Darkness” fame)

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