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* James Yorkston Tortoise Regrets Hare When The Haar Rolls In Domino New from Fife, Scotland (to follow up on Brian's Pogues tune). A nice folk-revival album.
Ike & Tina Turner I Idolize You Proud Mary: The Best of Ike & Tina Turner Sue / EMI Happy 69th birthday to Tina Turner today! This one's from 1960.
Ike & Tina Turner It's Gonna Work Out Fine Proud Mary: The Best of Ike & Tina Turner Sue / EMI 1961 here. #14 on the pop charts, #2 R&B
Ike & Tina Turner [old radio spot about the then-new 1970 record...] Proud Mary: The Best of Ike & Tina Turner Sue / EMI
Ike & Tina Turner Sexy Ida (Part 1) Proud Mary: The Best of Ike & Tina Turner Sue / EMI 1974
The Sisters Love Rise Give Me Your Love Soul Jazz more early 70s
Soul Angels It's All In Your Mind (VA) What It Is! Funky Soul & Rare Grooves Rhino
* Blitzen Trapper Furr Furr Sub Pop new catchy catchy stuff!
* +/- Halos Xs On Your Eyes Absolutely Kosher
Elvis Costello Imagination (Is A Powerful Deceiver) My Aim Is True Rykodisc From the CD re-issue (not on the original LP)
* Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs Bottom Below Dirt Don't Hurt Transdreamer new
Takako Minekawa Cat House Cloudy Cloud Calculator Emperor Norton Japanese pop from 1999
Kinky Coqueta Rarities Sonic360 from Mexico
We Are Wolves Vietnam Total Magique Dare To Care from Montreal
* Zuco 103 Back Home After The Carnival Six Degrees new from Brazil
Fran├žois Hardy L'Amitie Fran├žois Hardy BMG-France her 1965 debut album
* Amp Fiddler / Sly & Robbie Be Alright Inspiration Information Strut A title borrowed from Shuggie Otis gots to be worth a spin...
* Times New Viking Pagan Eyes Stay Awake EP Matador new from Columbus, OH
* Dirty Little Heaters The Dry Wait Fatty Don't Feel Good Churchkey new from DURHAM
* The Dixons Thanks A Lot Still Your Fool Cow Island Straight-up Bakersfield honky tonk from Brooklyn NY. New. Great song made famous by Ernest Tubb.
Ernest Tubb Two Glasses, Joe Country Music Hall of Fame Series: Ernest Tubb MCA 1954
* MIJ Never Be Free Yodeling Astrologer ESP Disk a.k.a. Jim Holmberg, 1969. Yodeling? Feedback? Why not?
Jimmie Rodgers Jimmie's Texas Blues The Singing Brakeman Bear Family 1930
Steven Bernstein's Millenial Territory Orchestra Happy Hour Blues MTO Volume 1 Sunnyside 2006 project re-visiting tunes from the 20s & 30s
* The Old South Quartette Oysters And Wine At 2a.m. Polk Miller & His Old South Quartette Tompkins Sqaure This song was recorded in the 20s by the Quartette, years after their mate Miller had died
Bascom Lamar Lunsford The Last Gold Dollar Ballads, Banjo Tunes, and Sacred Songs of Western North Carolina Smithsonian Folkways NC music legend
Trailer Bride Felt Like A Sin Whine de Lune Bloodshot 1999
* Tyvek Frustration Rock Summer Burns What's Your Rupture new from Detroit
Jimi Hendrix Power To Love Band of Gypsys Capitol live on New Year's Eve 1969-70
Josefus Such Is Life Josefus Mainstream Texas, 1970.
Loretta Lynn The Window Up Above Home MCA George Jones tune. 1975.