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New Music Tuesday - The Smithereens, Diana Ross, America, Coco Montoya, David Bowie, Stars of Track and Field, Crowed House, Yungstar, The Holmes Brothers, Dinah Washington

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I humbly present this week's offering of classic crooners, underground rappers, David Bowie, heavy metal, art rock, prog rock, and even a little yacht rock. 'Tis a pity we are built with only two ears.

Age of Nemesis - Terra Incognita (Magna Carta)
*America (feat. Ryan Adams, Ben Kweller, and Adam Schlesinger) - Here & Now (Burgundy)
Isabelle Antena - Carpe Diem/Les Derniers Guerriers Romantiques (LTM / Boutique NL)
Atrophy - Socialized Hate (Metal Mind)
Atrophy - Violent by Nature (Metal Mind)
*The Autumn Defense - Autumn Defense (Broadmoor)
Blackfoot - Greatest Hits (Collectables)
*David Bowie - Aladdin Sane (Virgin)
*David Bowie - Hunky Dory (Virgin)
*David Bowie - The Man Who Sold the World (Virgin)
*David Bowie - Pin Ups (Virgin)
*David Bowie - Space Oddity (Virgin)
*David Bowie - The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust [Japan] (Virgin)
Catamenia - Eternal Winter's Prophecy (Locomotive Music)
Chumbawamba - Singsong and a Scrap
The Coleman Brothers - 1943 - 1947 (Acrobat)
Gerald Collier - Hoarded Dreams (Cuneiform)
Coyote Poets - Unmistakable Evidence (Square Shaped)
Crimson Glory - Astronomica (Metal Mind)
Crimson Glory - Strange & Beautiful (Metal Mind)
Daniel Crommie - Last Thing I Remember (New Weave)
*Crowded House - Farewell to the World (Capitol)

The rest of this list is conveniently located at both the front and rear of the aircraft... Just follow the jump...

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Rock (continued)
Crüxshadows - Dreamcypher (Dancing Ferret)
DJ Diz - Diz: From Home with Love (HBD Label Group)
*Elis - Griefshire (Napalm)
Fairyland - Fall of an Empire (Napalm)
Far Corner - Endangered (Cuneiform)
Gorguts - Considered Dead (Metal Mind)
Gorguts - Erosion of Sanity (Metal Mind)
Guru Guru - Don't Call Us We Call You (Inside Out Music)
*Guru Guru - Shake Well (Inside Out Music)
Guru Guru - Wah Wah (Inside Out Music)
Hard Boyz - Trapped in the Game (Power Ent )
Heartaches - Too Cool For School (Swami)
Heathen - Victims of Deception (Metal Mind)
Holy Moses - Queen of Siam (Locomotive Music)
Howard Jones - What Is Love (Collectables)
Last Crack - Burning Time (Metal Mind)
Last Crack - Sinister Funkhouse #17 (Metal Mind)
Laughing Hyenas - Deer Hunting Songs (Laughing Hyena)
Lo Moda - Gospel Store Front
Locksley - Don't Make Me Wait
*Moe - The Conch (Fatboy)
Kylie Minogue - Showgirl Homecoming Live (EMI)
Pestilence - Mind Reflections (Metal Mind)
Ponytail - Kamehameha
Jim Quick & Coastline - Sneakin out Back (Landslide)
Realm - Endless War (Metal Mind)
Realm - Suiciety (Metal Mind)
Refrigerator - Bottles of Make Up (Shrimper)
Requiem - Goverment Denies Knowledge (Locomotive Music)
Sadus - Chemical Exposure (Metal Mind)
Sadus - Swallowed in Black (Metal Mind)
Sadus - Vision of Misery (Metal Mind)
Scrabbel - 1909 (Three Ring)
Scruffs - Pop Manifesto
17 Pictures - 17 Pictures (Ahornfelder)
Ari Shine - Age/Occupation (Bongo Beat)
The Skids - Saints Are Coming: The Best of the Skids (EMI)
Slamer - Nowhere Land (Locomotive Music)
*The Smithereens - Meet the Smithereens!:A Tribute To The Beatles (Koch)
Solitude Aeturnus - Beyond the Crimson Horizon (Metal Mind)
Solitude Aeturnus - Into the Depths of Sorrow (Metal Mind)
*Stars of Track and Field - Centuries Before Love and War (Wind - up)
*Subway to Sally - Nackt (Noir)
Supernaut - Burning Through the Motions (In Music We Trust)
Toxik - Think This (Metal Mind)
Toxik - World Circus (Metal Mind)
Various Artists - 12"/80s: Pop (Family Recordings)
Various Artists - At the Crossroads: A Benefit for Homeless Youth (Three Ring)
Various Artists - Departure Lounge: Chill (Petrol)
Various Artists - Homenaje al Rock Mexicano, Vol. 3 (EMI International)
Various Artists - Los Angeles Rhythm & Blues (Acrobat)
Various Artists - Mighty Real: The Queens ' Music, Vol. 1
Various Artists - Music de Wolfe, Vol. 1
Die Verbannten Kinder Evas - Dusk & Void Became Alive (Napalm)
Wah! - Best of Wah! (Gemini Sun)
Woods - At Rear House (Shrimper)
Wuthering Heights - Shadow Cabinet (Sensory)
Xentrix - For Whose Advantage? (Metal Mind)
Xentrix - Kin (Metal Mind)
Xentrix - Shattered Existence (Metal Mind)
The Yardbirds - Yardbirds Family Tree: Birds of a Feather (Mooreland Street )
Zandelle - Vengeance Rising (LMP [SPV])
Znowhite - Act of God (Metal Mind)
Zodiacs - Gone (Holy Mountain )

Bigg Robb - 8 Tracks & 45's (Over Sound)
The Clovers - Jukebox Hits 1949 - 1955 (Acrobat)
*Al Green - Definitive Greatest Hits (Capitol)
John Legend - Once Again [Bonus Tracks] (Sony)
LeVert - Just Coolin' (Collectables)
*Diana Ross - I Love You ( Manhattan )
T-White - Undeniable (BCD Music Group)

Dr. K - Edu-Rap, Vol. 1 (BCD Music Group)
50 Cent/DJ Whoo Kid - Hip Hop Is Dead: G - Unit Radio, Pt. 22 (BCD Music Group)
Gangsta Pat - Greatest Hits: His Deadliest Verses (Power Ent)
J Rock - Streetwize 15th Anniversary Edition
*Yungstar - Throwed Yung Playa
Z-Ro - King of da Ghetto [Chopped and Screwed]
Z-Ro - Z-Ro vs. the World [Chopped & Screwed]

Original Soundtrack - Daddy's Little Girls (Atlantic / Wea)
Original Soundtrack - Elemental Gelade (Geneon [Pioneer])
Original Soundtrack - Ergo Proxy: Opus 1 (Geneon [Pioneer])
Original Soundtrack - Fate Stay Night (Geneon [Pioneer])

Spoken Word
Kevin Kling - Alive (East Side Digital)

*Dianne Reeves - Music for Lovers (Blue Note)
*Frank Sinatra - Romance (Capitol)
*Sarah Vaughan - Music for Lovers (Blue Note)
*Dinah Washington - Music for Lovers (Blue Note)
*Joe Williams - Music for Lovers (Blue Note)
*Nancy Wilson - Music for Lovers (Blue Note)

Bernard Allison - Funkifino (Ruf)
Pat Brown - For Your Information Only (Tapna)
*The Holmes Brothers - State of Grace (Alligator)
The Peter Malick Group/Norah Jones - New York City [Deluxe Collection] (Koch)
*Coco Montoya - Dirty Deal (Alligator)
Stan Mosley - Steppin Out
Roy Roberts & Friends - Blues and Soul Review, Vol. 1 (Rock House)
Sir Lawrence - He's Back
Bessie Smith - Empty Bed Blues - 42 Classic Recordings
Various Artists - 3rd Family of Southern Soul, Vol. 3: The Blues (Hep'me)

Various Artists - Pure Swamp Pop Gold, Vol. 7 (CSP)

Heneghen/Paul C. Morrissey - Comedy Gold: For Men Only (Laughing Hyena)
Wanda Sykes - Sick & Tired (Image)

Lynn Anderson - Listen to a Country Song (Acrobat)
Chet Atkins - Mister Sandman:22 Guitar Classics (Country Stars)
Johnny Cash - At Folsom Prison (Sbme Import)
Ty England - Alive and Well
Durwood Haddock - Honky Tonk Crazy (And Other Love Songs) (Eagle Int'l)
Little Texas - Country Classics (Collectables)
Willie Nelson - Whiskey River and Other Hits (Collectables)

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Easy Listening
Arthur Lyman - Singles Collection (Acrobat)
Polish Radio Polka Band - Polish Polkas and Other Favorites (Collectables)

Chris Liebing - Live at the Womb Tokyo (CLR (Chris Liebing))
Daisuke Miyatani - Diario (Ahornfelder)
Klaus Schulze - Timewind [Bonus Tracks] (Inside Out Music)
Klaus Schulze - Trancefer [Revisited] (Inside Out Music)
Various Artists - Armind: The Collected 12" Mixes (Armada Music NL)
Various Artists - Beginner's Guide to Buddha Lounge (Nascente)
Various Artists - Bluegrass in the Smokies (Rural Rhythm)
Various Artists - Coast2Coast: Kerri Chandler (NRK)
Various Artists - Departure Lounge: Grooves (Petrol)
Various Artists - Departure Lounge: Lounge (Petrol)
Various Artists - Departure Lounge: Love (Petrol)
Various Artists - Departure Lounge: Rhythms (Petrol)
Various Artists - I Love Techno 2006 (541 Belgium )
Various Artists - KM5 Ibiza 2006 (541 Belgium )
Various Artists - Thrivemix, Vol. 3 (Thrive)

Rusty Evans - Burning Man
Eve Goldberg - Kinder Season (Borealis Recording)
Christina Rosenvinge - Continental 62 (Smells Like)
Pete Seeger - Folk Music of the World (Collectables)
The Wyrd Sisters - Wholly (Wyrd Sisters)
Various Artists - Bullfrog Jumped: Children's Folksongs from the Byron Arnold Collection

The Bolton Brothers - One More Time (Blackberry)
The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi - 1945 - 1950 (Acrobat)
Rabbi Hyman Millman - Hebrew Religious Chants (Collectables)
Stacie Orrico - Beautiful Awakening (Virgin)

Joe Craven - Django Latino (Compass)
Chuck Loeb - Love Song Collection (Shanachie)
*The Mahavishnu Project - Return to the Emerald Beyond (Cuneiform)
Jonathan Poretz - Lot of Livin' to Do ( Pacific Coast Jazz)
Django Reinhardt - Best of Gypsy Jazz, Vol.2 (Le Chant Du Monde)
David Sanford & the Pittsburgh Collective - Live at the Knitting Factory (Oxingale)
*Charles Tolliver - Big Band with Love (Blue Note)
Various Artists - You've Been Jazzed 1 (Foreign Media Group)
Various Artists - You've Been Jazzed 2: World Edition (Foreign Media Group)
Various Artists - You've Been Jazzed 3: Chilled Edition (Foreign Media Group)

Banda el Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga - Solo lo Nuestro: 20 Exitos (Sony International)
Bronco - Solo Lo Nuestro! (Sony International)
Jossie Esteban y La Patrulla 15 - Todo Exitos, Vol. 2 (EMI International)
Los Flamers - Solo lo Nuestro: 20 Exitos (Sony International)
Baden Powell - Tempo de Musica (Iris)
Paulina Rubio - Paulina Remixes (EMI International)
Daniel Santos/Jose Feliciano - 2 Grandes Voces de Puerto Rico (Sony International)
Sonora Santanera - Solo lo Nuestro: 20 Exitos (Sony International)
Various Artists - 30 de Piano Pegaditas (Sony International)
Various Artists - History of Flamenco (Foreign Media Group)

New Age
Desert Dwellers - Downtemple Dub: Flames (White Swan)
Group du Jour - Terra Incognita (New Weave)
Vince Madison - Spice of Life
Jean - Francois Maljean - Gallery (Domo)
Various Artists - Harmony & Balance, Vol. 2 (Foreign Media Group)
Various Artists - Mystic Moods, Vol. 1 (Foreign Media Group)
Various Artists - Mystic Moods, Vol. 2 (Foreign Media Group)
Various Artists - Nu Life, Extra Easy Grooves 2 (Foreign Media Group)

Claude Barzotti - Les Indispensables (Sony Intl)
Pierre Guimard - De L'autre Cote (Sony Intl)
Chris Hinze - Tibet (Foreign Media Group)
Jalco - Flamenco Live (Arc)
Mustafa Kandirali - Mustafa Kandirali (Traditional Crossroads)
Gerard Lenorman - Les Indispensables (Sony Intl)
Los Muecas - Solo lo Nuestro: 20 Exitos (Sony International)
Cheb Nacim - Algerian Rai (Arc)
Les Pommes De Ma Douche - On N'Est Pa La Pour Se Faire Engueuler (Le Chant Du Monde)
The Rankin Family - Reunion
Laura Riz - Gypsy Soul (Arc)
Joel Rubin - Midnight Prayer (Traditional Crossroads)
Gurudev Singh - Art of the Indian Sarod (Arc)
Stonehaven Pipe Band - Scotland the Brave (Arc)
Tivol - Early Teeth ( Holy Mountain )
Various Artists - African Dance Beat ( Kingston )
Various Artists - African Dance Beat, Vol. 2 ( Kingston )
Various Artists - Bagpipe Marches and Music of Scotland (Collectables)
Various Artists - Festival of a Thousand Stars (March Hare Music)
Various Artists - Gaelic Scotland , Vol. 2 (Arc)
Various Artists - Golden Afrique, Vol. 3 (World Network)
Various Artists - Legends of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar: Live from Ma (Sharlene Oshiro)
*Various Artists - Putumayo Presents: A Taste of Putumayo ( Putumayo )
Various Artists - Steel Band Music of the Caribbean [Collectables] (Collectables)

Roberto Alagna - Tenor! (Emi Classics)
Maria Callas - Verdi: Il Trovatore (Emi Classics)
Giuliano Carella - Rossini: Adelaide di Borgogna (Opera Rara)
Andrew Carwood - William Byrd: Laudibus in sanctis (Hyperion)
Natalie Clein - The Romantic Cello (Emi Classics)
Natalie Dessay - The Miracle of the Voice (Virgin Classics)
I Fagiolini - Monteverdi: Flaming heart
Formosa Quartet - Formosa Quartet Plays Mozart, Schubert, Debussy, W (Emi Classics)
Martin Goldray - Michael Gordon/David Lang/Julia Wolfe: The Carbon (Cantaloupe)
Bojan Gorisek - Erik Satie: Dada Works & Entr'actes (LTM / Boutique NL)
Bernard Haitink - Beethoven: Symphony Nos. 4 & 8 (Lso Live)
Richard Harwood - Beethoven, Chopin: Sonatas (Emi Classics)
Paul Hindemith - Hindemith: Concert Music; Horn Concerto; Clarinet (Emi Classics)
Stephen Hough - Stephen Hough's Spanish Album (Hyperion)
*Rene Jacobs - René... By Himself [Includes DVD] (Harmonia Mundi Franc)
Philippe Jaroussky - Vivaldi Heroes (Virgin Classics)
Herbert von Karajan - Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier (Emi Classics)
Herbert von Karajan - Verdi: Falstaff (Emi Classics)
King's Consort - Handel: Italian Duets (Hyperion)
Otto Klemperer - Beethoven: Große Fuge; Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmu (Emi Classics)
Colin Lawson - Hook: Clarinet Concerto; JC Bach: Concerted Sympho (Hyperion)
Le Concert D'Astrée - Monteverdi: Combattimento (Virgin Classics)
Le Concert D'Astrée - Monteverdi: Combattimento [Includes DVD] (Virgin Classics)
Paul Lewis [composer] - Beethoven #2 (Harmonia Mundi Franc)
Mischa Maisky - Franck, Debussy: Works for Cello (Emi Classics)
Matthew Owens - Burgon: Choral Music (Hyperion)
Antonio Pappano - Tchaikovsky: Overtures & Fantasies (Emi Classics)
Peter Pears - Heavenly Love, Earthly Joy (RCA)
Rodion Pogossov - Songs (Emi Classics)
Pascal Rogé - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 9 & 25; Rondo K386 (Onyx Classics)
Erik Satie - Dada Works and Entr'actes (LTM / Boutique NL)
Carl Schuricht - Carl Schuricht Conducts Schumann, Mozart & Beethov (Testament)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf 1915 - 2006 (Emi Classics)
Simon Trpceski - Chopin: Sonata No. 2; 4 Scherzos (Emi Classics)
Ilan Volkov - Roslavets: Chamber Symphony; In the hours of the N (Hyperion)
Bach: Notenbuchlein fur Anna Magdalena (Brilliant Classics)
Boccherini: String Quintets Vol. 3 (Brilliant Classics)
Brahms: Symphony No.4 (Harmonia Mundi Franc)
Classical Masterworks (Brilliant Classics)
Dittersdorf: Sinfonias ( Naxos )
Harris Goldsmith Plays Beethoven (Brilliant Classics)
Haydn: Folksong Arrangements Vol. 2 (Brilliant Classics)
Historic Organs (Harmonia Mundi Franc)
José de Nebra: Arias de Zarzuelas [CD+DVD] (Harmonia Mundi Franc)
Kosack: Minsky (Brilliant Classics)
Marais: Suitte d'un Gout Etranger [SACD] (Alia Vox)
Maria Callas 100 Best Classics (Emi Classics)
Music for Compline (Harmonia Mundi Franc)
Music from the Time of Rembrandt (Brilliant Classics)
Ora Divina - Il Salotto, Vol. 9 (Opera Rara)
Rachmaninoff: Etudes - tableaux (Chandos)
Renaissance (Harmonia Mundi Franc)
Respighi: Orchestral Works (Chandos)
Richard Rodney Bennett: Orchestral Works (Chandos)
Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas Vol. 8 (Brilliant Classics)
Shafran: Russian Archives (Brilliant Classics)
Shostakovich: String Quartets (Chandos)
Tchaikovsky: Trios (Koch International)
Telemann: Cantatas from the Harmonische (Brilliant Classics)
Treasures of Russian Chamber Music (Brilliant Classics)
Verdi: Nabucco (Chandos)
Viktoria Mullova & Katia Lebeque in Recital (Onyx Classics)
*Hyunah Yu - Bach, Mozart: Arias (EMI)

Karaoke - Best of Winter Country Multiplex (Audio Stream Karaoke)
Karaoke - Best of Winter Pop Multiplex (Audio Stream Karaoke)
Karaoke - Mixed Country, Vol. 9 (Audio Stream Karaoke)
Karaoke - The Hits of Grease (Audio Stream Karaoke)
Karaoke - Best of the New Millennium Pack, Vol. 2 (Audio Stream Karaoke)
Karaoke - Brooks and Dunn (Chartbuster Karaoke)
Karaoke - Company (Stage Stars)

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