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Joe Bonamassa / Live At Carnegie Hall - An Acoustic Evening - J&R Adventures: Double CD - 15 Tunes - Outstanding lineup - A Gracious Guitarist/Vocalist/Songwriter in a worthy setting...

Bob Marley & The Wailers / Exodus - The Movement Continues / Tuff Gong-Island: Bob Marley's son, Ziggy, in commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of the release of "Exodus"  in 1977, has mixed the original album from scratch again; including alternate vocal takes, instrument parts not used, alternate takes of songs, etc. It was a mind blower 40 years ago and it will take your breath away today...

Dan Auerbach / Waiting On A Song / Easy Eye Sound: The Grammy Award Winning Musician, Singer/Songwriter, Producer and member of Black Keys has created another winner - With 10 tunes beginning with the title track and following thru with a heap of talented musicians (Mark Knopfler on "Shine On Me") and terrific lyrics...

Dan Auerbach / Waiting On A Song / Easy Eye Sound: The Grammy Award Winning Musician, Singer/Songwriter, Producer, Black Keys member has come through with another winner - 10 tunes that begin with the  title track and follow thru with a heap of talented musicians (Mark Knopfler on "Shine On Me"...) and remarkable lyrics...

Cigarettes After Sex / Cigarettes After Sex / Partisan: Frontman Greg Gonzalez is indeed a fabulous Writer, Vocalist & Guitar Player and when he adds the sumptuous Keyboards, Bass & Drums the result is a sensual, lush sound that will have you loving everything and everybody...

Cigarettes After Sex / Cigarettes After Sex / Partisan: Frontman Greg Gonzalez can indeed Write, Sing and Play Guitar, and when he adds the Bass, Keyboards & Drums, he creates the lushest, most sensual of romantic sounds that will leave you mellow and loving everything and everybody...

Cigarettes After Sex / Cigarettes After Sex / Partisan: Greg Gonzalez can indeed write, sing and play guitar, and when he adds Bass, Drums & Keyboard, he creates the lushest, most sensual of romantic sounds that will have you completely mellow and  loving everything and everybody

Ciagrettes After Sex / Cigarettes After Sex / Partisan: Greg Gonzalez can indeed write, sing and play guitar, and when he adds Bass, Drums & Keyboard, he creates the lushest, most sensual of romantic sounds that will have you completely mellow and  loving everything and everybody

Elliot Moss/ Boomerang / Sounds Expensive-Pias: The NY Songwriter/MultiInstrumentalist/Producer/Visual Artist has created a lush and very seductive sound with voice and instrumentation plus lyrics and a sensation of profund thought that may leave you breathless...

Joe Goddard / Electric Lines / Domino: Founding member  of England's "Hot Chip" has a gem with his 1st official solo release and a serious homage to the history of Dance Music - The Indietronica blends well with an R&B beat, and British vocalist Slo & others add vocals for an irresistible AltDance/SynthPop sound...

Pokey LaFarge / Manic Revelations / Rounder: A bit of a departure from previous releases, this CD rocks a bit more with a soulfulness that the St Louis musician harbors via tunes like "Riot In The Streets" and 9 others..

Morgan Heritage / Avrakedabra / Cool To Be Conscious Music Group: Cool Reggae from an extremely cool group who are joined by the likes of Mr Talkbox,  DreZion,  R City,  Dre Island, Kabaka Pyramid and  Ziggy & Stephen Marley...

Trombone Shorty / Parking Lot Symphony / Blue Note: "Part Jimi Hendrix, Part James Brown,  and All New Orleans" might begin to capture the spirit of Troy Andrews, but the Jazz, Funk, Gospel, R&B, Soul, Ragtime, HipHop sounds he brings will carry you away, have you dancing and smiling big time...

Taj Mahal & Keb Mo / TajMo / Concord: Not sure if you are into the Blues?!! Hold on! Crossing generations, Taj and Keb join up to make the Blues sound better and more inspiring than ever! And with guest appearances by Sheila E, Lizz Wright & Bonnie Raitt and the most upbeat of tunes; you may develop a whole new love affair with The Blues...

Tuxedo / Tuxedo II / Stones Throw: Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One present their second release as "Tuxedo" and the R&B, Funk, Soul, DooWop, 80s Club Grooves keep comin...

The Meltdown / The Meltdown / Hope Street: The debut album from the Australian band is HOT and they indeed are "Melbourne's purveyors of the finest country soul... Blending Country, Gospel & 60s Soul" - Extremely Outstanding...

Goldfrapp / Silver Eye / Mute: "A Deep, Dark & Electronic Musical Palette" as you have come to  expect from the group and with an "eclectic collection of new collaborators"  the Dance Floor Beat, Synth and Sensuality abound...

Garland Jeffreys / 14 Steps to Harlem / Luna Park: The veteran New York singer brings his unique brand of vocal and lyrical soul with his subliminal political implications to the world and is joined by his daughter and his friend Lou Reed's widow, Laurie Anderson to make it even more powerful...

Gary Clark, Jr / Live/North America 2016 / WB: The Texas BluesMan offers new and unreleased live recordings from his 2016 performances and with Leon Bridges joining him on "Shake" the CD Rocks... 

Gary Clark, Jr / Live / North America 2016 / WB: The Texas BluesMan offers up new and unreleased live recordings from 2016 performances and he Rocks the Blues  - Leon Bridges joins him on "Shake" for an added bonus... 

Tanika Charles / Soul Run / Record Kicks: The debut full length release from the Canadian Soul/R&B Singer is jam packed from Track 1 thru Track 11...

Tanika Charles / Soul Run / Record Kicks: The Debut Full Length Release from the Canadian Soul/R&B Singer is a winner from Track 1 thru Track 11...

Five Alarm Funk / Sweat / FAF: The Vancouver 8 piece group offers up 12 colossal arrangements with Trumpet, Bass, Sax, Guitar, Congas, Drums, Timbales, Keyboards, Vocals...And we all know: We All Need A Little More Funk...

Thundercat / Drunk / Brainfeeder: 23 Tracks from the Grammy Winning Singer/Bassist make for a Jazzy/Alternative/Dance type blend with a rainbow list of guest artists;  Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Kamasi Washington, Wiz Khalifa - A remarkable, seductive, serious & humorous sound...

Jose James / Love In A Time Of Madness / Blue Note: Known primarily in the Jazz World, Jose is very capable of a Funky, Soulful, Bluesy Riff and this CD is filled with Voice and Vibe and Very Valuable Lyrics that lean in all directions, crossing all genres...

Izo Fitzroy / Skyline / Jalapeno: The Singer/Songwriter/Pianist  from London brings Gospel, Soul, Funk, Jazz and  Blues to her "Gutsy Vocals" and with Production by Dr Rubberfunk, her range is wide and wonderful...

Bridget Kearney / Won't Let You Down / Signature Sounds - You know her as the New England Conservatory trained Bass player of Lake Street Dive, but here she focuses on her passion for Songwriting and she solos pretty well - She encourages you to listen to "Wash Up" - I encourage you listen to it all...

Otis Taylor / Fantasizing About Being Black / Otis Taylor Trance Blues: Take the Time and Listen to the Lyrics, the Music and the Message - More important now  than ever...

Beth Hart / Fire On The Floor / ProVogue: The LA Based Singer Songwriter belts the Blues, Rock, Gospel, Soul & Jazz Fusion and is joined by Ivan Neville & Jeff Beck & Waddy Wachtel on a few tracks to make it even hotter.

Elvin Bishop / Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio / Alligator: A much needed, refreshing approach to the world around us via Elvin Bishop's unique take on the Blues with his sense of humor, his" muscular guitar & soulful slide," accompanied by Bob Welsh on Piano & Guitar and the irrepressible Willy Jordan on Vocals. Charlie Musselwhite & Kim Wilson drop by too - Take a leap and jump into the Fun Pool with Elvin & friends!

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