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New Music Tuesday: Matisyahu, The Knife, Switchfoot, Mogwai, America, Quincy Jones, N.W.A.

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I still want a hula hoop. But I'll settle for a sweet stash of new music and reissues. Here are the newbies for this festive holiday week. [via All Music]

America - Silent Letter/Alibi (Beat Goes On)
Bananarama - Really Saying Something: The Platinum Collection (WEA International)
Beloved, The - Platinum Collection: Sun's Rising/Halcyon (WEA International)
Bronski Beat/Communards - Age of Consent/Platinum Collection (WEA International)
Emma Bunton - Life in Mono [Bonus Tracks] (Umvd Import)
Anthony Callea - New Chapter (Sbme Import)
Petula Clark - Very Best of Petula Clark [Mastersong] (Mastersong)
Darts, The - Platinum Collection (WEA International)
Doobie Brothers, The - Captain and Me (WEA International)
Doobie Brothers, The - Doobie Brothers (WEA International)
Doobie Brothers, The - Livin' on the Fault Line (WEA International)
Doobie Brothers, The - Minute by Minute (WEA International)
Doobie Brothers, The - One Step Closer (WEA International)
Doobie Brothers, The - Stampede (WEA International)
Doobie Brothers, The - Takin' It to the Streets (WEA International)
Doobie Brothers, The - Toulouse Street (WEA International)
Doobie Brothers, The - What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits (WEA International)
Everly Brothers, The - Platinum Collection: Love Hurts, Vol. 1 & 2 (WEA International)
Girls Aloud - Sound of Girls Aloud: The Greatest Hits (Umvd Import)
Happy Mondays - Platinum Collection (WEA International)
Jools Holland - Moving Out to the Country (WEA International)
Incognito - Bees + Flowers + Things (Narada)
Karaoke - Karaoke: 2006 Pop Hits (Chartbuster Karaoke)
Richie Kotzen - Into the Black (Frontiers)
John Lennon/Yoko Ono - Unfinished Music No. 2: Life with the Lions [Bonus (Video Arts Japan)
John Lennon - Unfinished Music, No. 1: Two Virgins [Bonus Track] (Video Arts Japan)
John Lennon & Yoko Ono - Wedding Album [Bonus Tracks] (Video Arts Japan)
Bernie Marsden - Blues 'N' Scales: A Snakeman's Odyssey (Castle Music UK)
Michael Learns to Rock - Ultimate Collection: 15th Anniversary Edition [Bon (EMI)
Mogwai - Zidane: A 21st Century Portait (Play It Again Sam UK)
The Monkees - Platinum Collection: Daydream Believer, Vol. 1/Pla (WEA International)
Iggy Pop - Where the Faces Shine (Easy Action)
The Saints - Cabaret at the Roundhouse: Live 1977
Brian Setzer/68 Comeback Special - Ignition! [Japan Bonus Tracks] (JVC Japan)
747s - Zampano
Sheila - Juste Comme Ca: The Best of Sheila (WEA International)
Adrian Maxwell Sherwood - Becoming a Cliche (EMI)
Stackridge - Stackridge (Angel Air)
Switchfoot - Oh! Gravity. (Sony)
TV Eyes - TV Eyes (JVC Japan)

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Rock (Continued)

Various Artists - 30 Minute Music (Turn Up The Music)
Various Artists - 60 Greatest Drive in Classics (Turn Up The Music)
Various Artists - American Made Choppers (Turn Up The Music)
Various Artists - Family Values Tour 2006
Various Artists - Family Values Tour 2006 [Clean]
Various Artists - Fried Glass Onions: Memphis Rocks the Beatles, Vol (Inside Sounds)
Various Artists - Hed Kandi: Nu Cool 65 (Hed Kandi)
Various Artists - Honky Tonk Ladies Night (Turn Up The Music)
Various Artists - Ibiza: The Sound of Renaissance, Vol. 3 (Renaissance Dance Uk)
Various Artists - NRK: 10 (NRK)
Various Artists - Proud to Be a Redneck (Turn Up The Music)
Various Artists - Rednecks Chicks (Turn Up The Music)
Various Artists - Sixteen in the City (Turn Up The Music)
Stevie Ray Vaughan - Ultimate Stevie Ray Vaughan: The Real Deal, Vol. 1 (Sony)
Vaya Con Dios - Ultimate Collection (BMG Germany)
Vega 4 - You and Others (Sony / BMG Import)
Rick Wakeman - G'ole!
Simon Webbe - Grace (EMI)
Who, The - Special Box Set (Universal Japan)
William Academy, The - Wildlife Warriors: It's Time - A Tribute to St (EMI)
Matt Willis - Don't Let It Go to Waste (Umvd Import)

Chet Baker/Art Pepper - Complete Recordings (Lonehill Jazz)
Clifford Brown - Complete Studio Recordings
Art Farmer - Brass Shout/The Aztec Suite (Gambit Espana)
Maynard Ferguson - Maynard Ferguson's Horn, Vol. 6: Live at Ronni (BCD Music Group)
Jim Hall - Complete Jazz Guitar [Bonus Tracks] (Gambit Espana)
Quincy Jones - This Is How I Feel About Jazz (Lonehill Jazz)
Jackie McLean/Mal Waldron Original Quartet - Complete Recordings [Bonus Tracks] (Lonehill Jazz)
Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus [Bonus Tracks]
Wayne Shorter - Introducing Wayne Shorter [Lonehill Jazz] (Lonehill Jazz)

Jimmy Reed - Greatest Hits [Zen Guitar]
Little Kim Stewart - Backyard Party (Hep'me)
Various Artists - 3rd Family of Southern Soul, Vol. 3: The Blues (Hep'me)

Various Artists - Multiplication Songs (Kidzup)

Balkan Transit - Bulgarian Folk Music (Gega)
John Martyn - One World: Sampler (One World)

Da Yoopers - 21st Century Yoopers in Space (You Guys)

Chet Atkins - Very Best of Chet Atkins (Mastersong)
Karaoke - Karaoke: 2006 Country Female (Chartbuster Karaoke)
Karaoke - Karaoke: 2006 Country Male (Chartbuster Karaoke)
Karaoke - Karaoke: December Country Hits (Chartbuster Karaoke)
Karaoke - Karaoke: Tanya Tucker (Chartbuster Karaoke)
Various Artists - 60 Greatest Country and Folk Hits (Turn Up The Music)
Various Artists - 60 Greatest Country Duets (Turn Up The Music)
Various Artists - 60 Greatest Country His and Hers (Turn Up The Music)
Various Artists - Country Fabulous Music (Turn Up The Music)
Various Artists - Essential Plus Pack: 2006 Country Hits (Chartbuster Karaoke)
Various Artists - Stars of Country Music (Turn Up The Music)

Cosmic Gate - Earth Mover (Central Station)
Knife, The - Silent Shout (Rabid)
Patrick Moraz - Timecode (I-Disk / Time Wave)
Various Artists - 60 Greatest 90's Dance Hits (Turn Up The Music)
Various Artists - Redneck Party Music (Turn Up The Music)
Various Artists - Teens Just Wanna Have Fun (Turn Up The Music)

Steven Curtis Chapman - Now and Then (Sparrow)
dc Talk - Jesus Freak [10th Anniversary Edition] (Forefront)
Passion Worship Band - Best of Passion (So Far) (Sparrow)
Matt Redman - Beautiful News (Sparrow)
Tobymac - Made to Love (Forefront)
Various Artists - Worship Favorites (Turn Up The Music)

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Various Artists - Moonbows for Christmas (Sharlene Oshiro)

Chetes - Blanco Facil [Bonus Tracks] (EMI International)

New Age
Enigma - LSD: Love, Sensuality and Devotion -- The Remix Co (Virgin)

Earth, Wind & Fire - Beautiful Ballads (Sony)
Aretha Franklin/Otis Redding - Platinum Collection: Love Songs (WEA International)
Marvin Gaye - Master [Box Set] (Umvd Import)
Isley Brothers, The - Beautiful Ballads, Vol. 2 (Sony)
Ben E. King/The Drifters - Platinum Collection: Stand by Me/Dance with Me (WEA International)
Gladys Knight - Beautiful Ballads (Sony)
Patti LaBelle - Beautiful Ballads (Sony)
Lady Audrey - Never Get Too Old to Get Your Groove On (Studio Showtime)
Lebrado - Try Me (Ifgam)
O'Jays, The - Beautiful Ballads (Sony)
Omarion - 21 (Sony)
Various Artists - 60 Greatest Soul Hits of the 50's (Turn Up The Music)
Paul Williams - Collection 1969-1979: Songs for the Family of Man (Raven)

Flo Masters Inc. - Flo Masters, Vol. 2 (Fillmoe Coleman)
Gang Starr - Mass Appeal: Best of Gang Starr [CD/DVD] (Virgin)
Gang Starr - Mass Appeal: Best of Gang Starr [Clean] (Virgin)
Gang Starr - Mass Appeal: The Best of Gang Starr (Virgin)
Jake the Flake & the Flint Thugs - Jake the Flake & the Flint Thugs (Power Ent)
Mos Def - Tru3 Magic (Geffen)
Mos Def - Tru3 Magic [Clean] (Geffen)
N.W.A. - Best of N.W.A. (Priority)
N.W.A. - Best of N.W.A. [CD/DVD] (Priority)
N.W.A. - Best of N.W.A. [Clean CD/DVD] (Priority)
N.W.A. - Best of N.W.A. [Clean] (Priority)
Rick Ross/Nitty Torch/Gunplay Murdoch - What Da Lick Read (BCD Music Group)
Soul P. - Premiere (Beatmart Recordings)
Various Artists - 15 Years on Death Row (Death Row)
Various Artists - Death Row's 15th Anniversary [Clean] (Death Row)
Various Artists - Hyphy City [Bonus DVD] (Sumo)
Various Artists - Somethin' to Lean to, Vol. 4 (Wreckless Ent.)

King Tubby - Meets Scientist in a Midnight Rock Dub, Vol. 1
Matisyahu - No Place to Be (Sony)
Slim Smith - Just a Dream (Clocktower)

Bill Conti - Rocky Balboa: The Best of Rocky (Capitol)
Angela Lansbury - Legends of Broadway (Sony Classics)
Chita Rivera - Legends of Broadway (Sony Classics)

Barbara Cook - Legends of Broadway (Sony Classics)
Il Divo - Limited Deluxe Box [CD/DVD] (BMG Japan)
Il Divo - Siempre [Bonus DVD] [Bonus Track] (BMG Japan)
Mireille Mathieu - Films et Shows (Universal France)
Daniel O'Donnell - From Daniel with Love (DPTV Media)
Bernadette Peters - Legends of Broadway (Sony Classics)

Suzie LeBlanc - Portrait (Atma Classique)
Vit Micka - The Melodic Howard Richards (MMC)
Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Nino Rota: La Strada; Weill: Symphony No. 2 (Atma Classique)
Clara Rockmore - The Lost Theremin Album (Bridge)
Peter Rundel - Claude Vivier: Orion; Siddartha; Cinq chansons pou (Kairos)
Les Violons du Roy - Astor Piazzolla: Works for Strings [Hybrid SACD] (Atma Classique)
5 Dances for Cello & Piano/Piano Quintet 1 (New Millennium)
Alchemy: American Works for Oboe & English Horn (Albany)
Amazing Grace: Organ Music of Adolphus Hailstork (Albany)
America's Singers Recorded The First Generat (Symposium)
American Masterworks for Flute & Piano (Pergola)
Antiphonica (Aca Digital)
Art of Samuel Feinberg 2/Piano Sonatas (Classical)
Chagall Piano Trios: Borderlands (Campion)
Classic Recordings: Gisela May Performs Kurt Weill (Berlin Classics)
Complete Concert of March 21 1954 (Music & Arts)
Complete Symphonies (Hybr) (Arts)
Complete Works for Two Pianos (Northern Flowers)
Daser: Ave Maria (Aeolus)
Dimitri Schostakowitsch: Symphonie Nr. 7 "Leni (Berlin Classics)
Documents of Great Singers Careers 2 (Preiser)
East Meets West (Albany)
Edition 4 (Cascavelle)
Electronic Compositions (Bridge)
Empyreum: Heroines in Heaven (Divine Art)
Eternity (Gallo)
Fields of Wonder: Songs & Spirituals Of (Albany)
Fischer: Blumen Strauss (Aeolus)
Flying Kites: Trafford Miscellany (Campion)
Folk Songs (Boheme)
Fretsongs (Tall Poppies)
From Castille to Samarkand (Atma Classique)
From My Homeland: Flute Music by Russian Composers (Titanic)
Glsiten (Albany)
Graham Whettam: Piano Music (Divine Art)
Great Singers of the Past (Berlin Classics)
Harmonia Artificioso-Ariosa: Diversi Mode Accordat (Bridge)
Homage to Komitas: Armenian & German Songs (Hybr) (Audite)
Klemperer Conducts Symphony 9 (Music & Arts)
LA Traviata (Melodram)
Legacy of Maria Yudina 1 (Boheme)
Legacy of Maria Yudina 2 (Boheme)
Legandary Voices of the Past (Preiser)
Legendary Voices of the Past (Preiser)
Legendary Voices of the Past (Preiser)
Let Me Fly: Music of Strugle Solace & Survival In (Albany)
Liebeslieder Waltzes & Choruses (Arts)
Lieder (Berlin Classics)
Madeleine Grey Sings Canteloube & Ravel (Cascavelle)
Magnificat: Organ of the Holy Cross (Plenum Vox)
Matrix: Music of Louis Karchin (Albany)
Messiah Highlights (Berlin Classics)
Monodrame (Skarbo)
Music for Piano Duet (Altara)
Music for Violin & Piano (Classical)
Music of John Harbison 1 (Bridge)
Naji Hakim at the 1912 Georg Stahlhuth Organ (Aeolus)
New Century Series, Vol. 19 (MMC)
Partitas (Connoisseur Society)
Piano Concertos 20 & 21 (Berlin Classics)
Piano Music 1 (Claves)
Piano Music 3 (Tall Poppies)
Piano Music of Frank Bridge 1 (Somm)
Piano Sonata (Danacord)
Portrait (CD Accord)
Preludes & Fugues & Fantasies for Organ (Alba)
Sings Sacred Arias of J.S. Bach (Berlin Classics)
Sonatas from the Court of Bayreuth (Aeolus)
String Quartets (Claves)
String Trios/Piano Trios (Opus Kura)
Suite de Morceaux Pour Orgue (Aeolus)
The Golden Age of Light Music: The Hall of Fame - (Guild)
Thomas Pasatieri: Songbook (Albany)
Three Organs of Skansen (Nosag)
Tonight (Preiser)
Violin Concerto (Biddulph)
Violin Concertos (Boheme)
Vivat St Petersburg (Boheme)
Vocalise (MSR Classics)
What Good News Angels Bring: Old Salem Christmas (Raven)
Witold Rowicki Conducts Brahms Symphonies 1 & 3 (Altara)

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