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Published on September 25th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Sept. 25, 2021



“Brett Young & Friends Sing The Christmas Classics,” Brett Young – Oct. 22

“Kartoon World,” The Korgis – Dec. 10

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“Howard Jones at the BBC,” Howard Jones – Nov. 26

“In the Name of Love: The Elektra Years 1979-1984,” Grover Washington Jr. – Nov. 26

“The Rare Reprise Singles,” Trini Lopez – Dec. 3

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Reprise Rarities: Volume 5,” Frank Sinatra (14 songs; Reprise)

“The Tide, Vol. 1,” Leigh Nash (six-song EP; guests: Vince Gill, Tanya Tucker, CeCe Winans, Stephen Wilson Jr., Ruby Amanfu; Hear here; Apple Music; Visionary Entertainment)

“Solitude,” David Arkenstone (Hear here; Neo Pacifica Recordings)

“Enfant Roi,” Poupie (French artist’s debut album; new single: “Mucha Labia”; Hear here; slowplay / Capitol)

“The Trilogy, Pt. 1: Red,” Brian Culbertson (Hear here; Apple Music; BCM Entertainment)

“This One’s For Chuck Brown: Doug E. Fresh Salutes The Godfather of Go-Go,” Doug E. Fresh (his first album since 1995; Hear/Read here; Get Fresh Crew)

“Fear & Fantasy,” Vapors of Morphine (first single: “Irene”; Hear here; Schnitzel)

“Showgirl,” L’FREAQ (five-song EP; new single: “Gimmick”; Hear here; Apple Music; Positive Music)

“Grown Up,” Miss Pirate (three-song EP; Hear here; Miss Pirate)

“A Live Sensation,” Luke James & Nu Deco Ensemble (Hear here; Apple Music; Culture Collective / Howling Wolf)

“The Heavy,” Chris Nine (three-song EP; new single: “the rage”; Hear here; Chris Nine)

“Velvets,” Velvets (Finnish rock duo’s debut album; Hear here; The Sign)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

After All, Elton John & Charlie Puth
Hard Skool, Guns N’ Roses |
My Universe, Coldplay x BTS |
Is It Gonna Be Yes or No, The Temptations feat. Smokey Robinson |
How Will I Know, Whitney Houston x Clean Bandit
For God Is With Us, for KING & COUNTRY |
Pinwheel, Natalie Hemby |
7:28, Waylon Payne (a tribute to his mother, the late singer Sammi Smith) |
Martirio, The Warning |
Let Me Not, Hollis |
Delirium Passes, Anand Wilder |
A Woman’s World, Amy Allen |
Hell to Pay, Davy Knowles |
Back to Never, Crystal McGrath |
Local Bar Opry Star, Zachariah Malachi
Morse, Scenes feat. Jesse Davidson |
Queen of the Rodeo, Victoria Bailey |
A Night to Remember, Brion Starr


Ian Tyson (88)
Jimmy Sturr (79)
Steve Severin [Siouxsie and the Banshees] (66)
Zucchero (66)
Will Smith (53)
T.I. (41)
Donald Glover [Childish Gambino] (38)

Getting caught up …

Sept. 24 Birthdays: Sonny Turner [The Platters] (82), Phyllis “Jiggs” Allbut Sirico [The Angels] (79), Cedric Dent [Take 6] (59), Shawn Crahan [Slipknot] (52), Marty Mitchell [Ricochet] (52), Marty Cintron [No Mercy] (50), Juan DeVevo [Casting Crowns] (46), Ben Platt (28)

Sept. 23 Birthdays: Julio Iglesias (78), Bruce Springsteen (72), Leon Taylor [The Ventures] (66), Don Herron [BR549] (59), Ani DiFranco (51), Sam Bettens [K’s Choice] (49), Jermaine Dupri (49), Erik-Michael Estrada [O-Town] (42)


Sept. 25:

Andy Williams (1928-2012)

John Bonham (1948-1980)

Johann Strauss I (1804-1849)

Sept. 24:

Buckwheat Zydeco (1947-2016)

Sept. 23:

Robert Hunter (1941-2019)

Etta Baker (1913-2006)

Robbie McIntosh (1950-1974)

 RELEASED ON SEPT. 25 IN … 1989 

“The Seeds of Love,” Tears for Fears (their third album, featuring “Sowing the Seeds of Love,” “Woman in Chains” and “Advice for the Young at Heart”; producers: Tears for Fears, Dave Bascombe; Mercury)

 RELEASED ON SEPT. 24 IN … 1991 

“Nevermind,” Nirvana (their second album, featuring “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” “Come As You Are,” “Lithium” and “In Bloom”; the album has sold more than 30 million copies worldwide; producers: Butch Vig, Nirvana; DGC)

 RELEASED ON SEPT. 23 IN … 2003 

“Speakerboxxx/The Love Below,” OutKast (their fifth studio album, featuring “Hey Ya!,” “The Way You Move,” “Roses” and “Ghetto Musick”; producers: André 3000, Big Boi, L.A. Reid, Carl Mo, Mr. DJ, Cutmaster Swiff, Dojo5; Arista)


Alfred “Pee Wee” Ellis (James Brown bandleader and prolific songwriter)

Bob Moore (Nashville “A Team” bassist)


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