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You know how it is... rockin' and rollin' and whatnot...

Below is this week's hearty list of new releases. Try to consume at least two servings of new music a week as part of balanced diet. Please send all thank-you notes, fruit baskets and cookie platters to the fine people at AllMusic for providing such wonderous data.

Blues
Roger "Hurricane" Wilson - Way I Am

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Celtic
Iona - Circling Hour (Open Sky UK)

Childrens’
Various Artists - Baby Einstein: Lullaby Classics, Vol. 2 (Buena Vista)
Various Artists - Lullaby Classics, Vol. 2 (Buena Vista)

Rock
707 - Fourth Decade (Renaissance)
Berurier Noir - Invisible
Bob Dylan - Blues [Barnes & Noble Exclusive] (Sony / BMG Import)
Bonfire - Early Days of Bonfire
Doobie Brothers, The - Listen to the Music: The Very Best of the Doobie B (WEA International)
Doors, The - Doors (WEA International)
Doors, The - Strange Days (WEA International)
Harem Scarem - Human Nature (Vespa Canada)
Harry Perry Band - Video Commander (Thump)
Jags - Best of Jags (Umvd Import)
Jerry Lee Lewis - Rockin' with the Killer (Fuel 2000)
Katerine - Louxor J'Adore (Umvd Import)
Kidstars - Sing the Songs from ABBA (Outer Recordings)
Killers, The - Bones EP (Umvd Import)
Lifestyl - Deep in the Game (Rap Classics)
Lisa Gerrard - Silver Tree (EMI)
Lordi - Arockalypse [Bonus Tracks] (BMG Germany)
Louis Bertignac - Live Power Trio (Umvd Import)
Loverboy - Keep It Up-Lovin' Every Minute of It (Beat Goes On)

way more after the jump...

Rock (continued)

Moody Blues, The - Ballads (Umvd Import)
My Chemical Romance - Black Parade [Clean] (Reprise / Wea)
Neil Young - Living with War - "In the Beginning" (Reprise / Wea)
No-Neck Blues Band - Nine for Victor (Victo)
Pack, The - Skateboards 2 Scrapers [Clean] (Jive)
Plot, The - Plot (Majestic Rock)
Rex Goudie - Look Closer (Vik Recordings)
Saxon - Denim and Leather (EMI)
Soft Cell - Demo Non Stop (Some Bizzare)
Status Quo - Essential Quo, Vol. 2 (Umvd Import)
Status Quo - Essential Quo, Vol. 3 (Umvd Import)
Sugarcubes, The - Complete Studio Albums Box (One Little Indian)
Take That - Beautiful World (Umvd Import)
Tubes, The - Alive in America (Renaissance)
Various Artists - Essential Songs (Umvd Import)
Various Artists - Hed Kandi: Nu Cool 65 (Hed Kandi)
Various Artists - NRK: 10 (NRK)
Various Artists - Ultimate 50's Collection (Fuel 2000)
Yusuf Islam, Friends & Children - I Look, I See (EMI)

Soundtracks
Christophe Beck - We Are Marshall (Varese Sarabande)
Javier Navarrete - Pan's Labyrinth (Milan)
James Newton Howard - Blood Diamond (Varese Sarabande)
John Powell - Happy Feet (Atlantic / Wea)
Alan Silvestri - Night at the Museum (Varese Sarabande)
Various Artists - Sound of Music: London Palladium Cast Album 2006 (Umvd Import)

Classical
Robert Ian Winstin - Holidays of the New Era (Erm Media)
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson - Peter Lieberson: Neruda Songs (Nonesuch)

Country
Johnny Cash/June Carter - Live at the Louisiana Hayride (Cbuj Ent)
Kentucky Headhunters, The - Electric Barnyard (Cbuj Ent)
Kentucky Headhunters, The - Rave On! (Cbuj Ent)
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The - Make a Little Magic-Jealousy (Beat Goes On)
Conway Twitty - Love Songs (Collectables)
Chris Webster - Something in the Water (Dig Music)

Electronica
Bass Clef - Smile Is a Curve That Straightens Most Things
DJ Friction - Next Level 2
Faithless - To All New Arrivals (Sbme Import)
Freemasons - Shake Down
Loose Cannons, The - Muy Fuerte (Umvd Import)
Paul Oakenfold - Lively Mix
Speedometer - Diggin Deeper
Various Artists - Lounge Supreme, Vol. 5 (Clubstar Germany)
Various Artists - United State of Consciousness Six Year Anniversary

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Gospel
Abundant Life Cathedral Choir, The - Life-There's Something More (AB-Life)
Kathleen Carnali - All to You (Chrematizo)
Erik Kleven - Erik Kleven (Dig Music)
Sara Renner - Joy (Chrematizo)
Sara Renner - Savior of All (Chrematizo)
Winans, The - Gospel Greats: The Winans (Collectables)

Jazz
Bunny Berigan - Bunny-Bunny Berigan and His Boys (Collectables)
Al Hirt - Introduction to Al Hirt (Fuel 2000)
Charles Mingus - Three or Four Shades of Blue-Cumbia and Jazz Fusion (Collectables)
David "Fathead" Newman - Many Facets Of-Heads Up (Collectables)
William Parker & The Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra - For Percy Heath (Victor)
Victor Silvester - Dancing With Victor Silvester (Goldies)
Grover Washington, Jr. - Platinum Collection (WEA International)

Latin
Aventura - K.O.B. (Sony International)
Canelos de Durango - Mas Impactantes... (Universal Latino)
Cornelio Vega - Soy un Titere (Universal Latino)
Hector & Tito - Gold Series: Season Finale (Machete Music)
La Secta Allstar - Hit Parade (Universal Latino)
Miguelito - Más Grande Que Tu (Machete Music)
Don Omar - King of Kings [CD-DVD] (Machete Music)
Don Omar - Last Don: The Gold Series (Machete Music)
RBD - Rebels [Bonus Tracks] (Virgin)
RBD - Rebels [CD-DVD] (Virgin)
Various Artists - 30 Bandas Poderosas en Dos CD's (Sony International)
Various Artists - 4 Grandes de la Cumbia (Universal Latino)
Various Artists - 4 Grandes Norteños (Universal Latino)
Various Artists - 4 Grandes Sonideros (Universal Latino)
Various Artists - Reggaeton 60 Super Hits (Universal Latino)
Various Artists - Reggaeton Jamz [EMI] (Universal Latino)
Various Artists - Reggaeton Jamz, Vol. 2 (Universal Latino)
Various Artists - Reggaeton Jamz, Vol. 3 (Universal Latino)
Various Artists - Reggaeton Rookies [2CD] (Universal Latino)

R&B
Eddie Kendricks - Essential Collection (Umvd Import)
Barbara Lynn - You'll Lose a Good Thing (ITP)
Curtis Mayfield - Gospel Greats (Collectables)
Teddy Pendergrass - Platinum Collection (WEA International)
Styles, The - Doo Wop and Blue-Eyed Soul, Vol. 1 (Collectables)
Styles, The - Doo Wop and Blue-Eyed Soul, Vol. 2 (Collectables)
Sweet Sensation - Take It While It's Hot-Love Child (Collectables)
Various Artists - Juke Joint Soul! (Fuel 2000)
Various Artists - Variety (Thump)
Amy Winehouse - Back to Black (Umvd Import)

Rap
Blak Jak - Place Your Bets [Clean] (Republic)
Bow Wow - Price of Fame (Sony)
DJ Clue? - Professional, Pt. 3 (Roc-A-Fella)
DJ Clue? - Professional, Pt. 3 [Clean] (Roc-A-Fella)
Do or Die - Headz or Tailz [Chopped & Screwed] (Rap-A-Lot)
Eamon - Love & Pain (BMG International)
First Degree the D.E. - Fu3: The Dark Assembly (Sumo)
Flo Masters Inc. - Flo Masters, Vol. 2 (Fillmoe Coleman)
Jake the Flake & the Flint Thugs - Jake the Flake & the Flint Thugs (Power Ent)
Lil' Flip - Welcome 2 Screwston (BCD Music Group)
Lil' Flip - Young Bosses Getting Cash (BCD Music Group)
Mac Dre-DJ Backside - 16 Wit Dre, Vol. 2 (Thizz)
Nas - Hip Hop Is Dead (Def Jam)
Nas - Hip Hop Is Dead [Clean] (Def Jam)
Pack, The - Skateboards 2 Scrapers (Jive)
Styles P - Time Is Money (Ruff Ryders)
Styles P - Time Is Money [Clean] (Ruff Ryders)
Trick Daddy - Back by Thug Demand (Atlantic / Wea)
Trick Daddy - Back by Thug Demand [Clean] (Atlantic / Wea)
Various Artists - Chicano Riders at the Park (Thump)
Various Artists - Flow, Vol. 2: The French Hip Hop Avant Garde (Thump)
Various Artists - GBM Presents Hip Hop & Reggaeton (Universal Latino)
Various Artists - Grand Hustle Presents: In da Streets, Vol. 4 (Atlantic / Wea)
Various Artists - Grand Hustle Presents: In Da Streets, Vol. 4 [Clean] (Atlantic / Wea)
Various Artists - Variety, Vol. 2 (Thump)

Reggae
Various Artists - Bandoleros: The Gold Series (Machete Music)
Various Artists - Machete World Remixes Part 1 (Machete Music)
Various Artists - Massive Dub (Fuel 2000)

Vocal
Angelis - Angelis (Sony / BMG Import)
Jane Monheit - Taking a Chance on Love [Bonus Track] (Sbme Import)
Juliette Gréco - Temps d'Une Chanson (Umvd Import)
Madeleine Peyroux - Half the Perfect World [Bonus Tracks] (Universal Japan)
Sissel - Det Beste 1986-2006 (Umvd Import)

World
Ahumanu - Ahumanu the Gathering (Ululoa Productions)
Arthur H - Show Time (Umvd Import)
Dumas - Fixer le Temps
Franco-T.P.O.K. Jazz - Troisieme Anniversaire La Mort du Grand Maitre
Koffi Olomide - Droit de Veto
Koffi Olomide - Loi
Koffi Olomide - Ultimatum
Koffi Olomide - V12
Les Respectables - Live au Centre Bell
Maghrebika-Bill Laswell - Neftakhir (Barraka)
Makondo - Makondo (Magda)
Michel Sardou - Hors Format (Umvd Import)
Nema Mint Choueikh - Mauritanian Music from the Trarza Region (P.A.M.)
Various Artists - Merengues del Casandra (Machete Music)

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