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Published on September 24th, 2015 | by Gerry Galipault

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New Releases: Sept. 25, 2015

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

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Artist: Title: Label:
Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers “Live in Seattle” (11 originals, two covers and three new songs, recorded at Jazz Alley over Valentine’s Day weekend; producer: Abair; See here; MP3) (Concord)
All Things New (Orlando-based Contemporary Christian quartet) “The Good News” (first single: “Can’t Hold Me Down”; Hear here; MP3) (Bec Recordings)
Herb Alpert “Come Fly With Me” (a mix of new originals and classic American tunes; Hear here; MP3) (Herb Alpert Presents / ADA)
AndersonPonty Band (Yes’ Jon Anderson and Jean-Luc Ponty) “Better Late Than Never” (with a 10-song performance DVD and a 20-page booklet; Hear here; MP3) (Liasion Music)
Jill Andrews “The War Inside” (first single: “Get Up, Get On”; Hear here) (Vulture Vulture)
Balthazar (Belgian quintet) “Thin Walls” (producers: Ben Hillier, Jason Cox; Hear here; MP3) (PIAS America)
Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap “The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern” (a mix of new originals and classic American tunes; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (RPM / Columbia)
David Berkeley (singer-songwriter and author) “Cardboard Boat” (accompanied with his novella of 10 interwoven stories titled, “The Free Brontosaurus”; guest: Sara Watkins; Hear here; MP3) (Straw Man)
Big Grams (Big Boi and Phantogram) “Big Grams” (seven-song EP; guests: Skrillex, Run the Jewels; Hear here; MP3) (Epic / Republic)
Clint Black “On Purpose” (first studio album in seven years; Hear here; MP3) (Black Top / Thirty Tigers)
Apollo Brown “Grandeur” (guests: the late Sean Price, Oddisee, Chino XL, Masta Ace, Rapper Big Pooh, etc.; first single: “Detonate”; Hear here; MP3) (Mello Music)
Building 429 “Unashamed” (producers: Seth Mosley, Casey Brown, Chuck Butler, Rob Hawkins, Jason Ingram, Paul Mabury; first single: “Impossible”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Essential)
CHVRCHES “Every Open Eye” (first single: “Leave a Trace”; Hear here; MP3; MP3 Special Edition) (Glassnote)
Shawn Colvin “Uncovered” (covers of Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Tom Waits, etc.; guests: David Crosby, Marc Cohn; first single: “Hold On”; Hear here; MP3) (Fantasy / Concord)
The Dead Weather (Jack White, Alison Mosshart, Dean Fertita and Jack Lawrence) “Dodge and Burn” (new single: “I Feel Love [Every Million Miles]”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Third Man)
The Dears (Montreal rock band) “Times Infinity Volume One” (producer: Murray Lightburn; first single: “I Used to Pray for the Heavens to Fall”; Hear here; MP3) (Dangerbird)
Disclosure “Caracal” (guests: Gregory Porter, Nao, Lion Babe, Kwabs; first single: “Holding On”; Hear here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (PMR / Island)
Micky Dolenz “Micky Dolenz: A Little Bit Broadway, A Little Bit Rock & Roll – LIVE at 54 BELOW” (recorded in early July; producer: Michael J. Moritz Jr.; MP3) (Broadway)
Dungen (Swedish band) “Allas Sak” (Hear here; NPR First Listen; MP3) (Mexican Summer)
Fetty Wap “Fetty Wap” (producers: Brian “Peoples” Garcia, Young Lan; new single: “RGF Island”; Hear here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (RGF Productions / 300 Entertainment)
Girl Band (Irish quartet) “Holding Hands with Jamie” (producers: Girl Band; Hear here; MP3) (Rough Trade)
Heaters “Holy Water Pool” (first single: “Kamikaze”; Hear here; MP3) (Beyond Beyond is Beyond)
Don Henley “Cass County” (guests: Mick Jagger, Dolly Parton, Miranda Lambert, Merle Haggard, Vince Gill, Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood, Lucinda Williams; Hear here; Read here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (Capitol)
Julia Holter “Have You in My Wilderness” (first single: “Feel You”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Domino)
Dylan Holton “Jar of Sunshine” (producer: Bill Bell; guest: Dave Gunning; third single: “Yes She Does”; Hear here; MP3) (Dylan Holton, Sept. 22)
Julio Iglesias “México” (guest: Julion Alvarez; first single: “Fallaste Corazón”; Hear here; MP3; see related reissues below) (Sony Music Latin)
Il Volo (Italian operatic pop trio) “Grande amore” (the title track finished third in Eurovision Song Contest 2015; producers: Francesco Boccia, Ciro Esposito; Hear here; See here;MP3; MP3 International Version) (Sony Music)
The Intelligence “Vintage Future” (Hear here; MP3) (In the Red)
JR JR (formerly Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.) “JR JR” (first single: “Gone”; Hear here; MP3) (Warner)
Jr. Thomas & The Volcanos (L.A. reggae-soul band) “Beware” (producer: Brian Dixon; first single: “More Than Memories”; Hear here; MP3) (Truth & Soul)
Kaskade “Automatic” (guests: Galantis, Ilsey, Estelle, John Dahlbäck, Two Nations, Kolaj, Tamra Keenan, Sasha Sloan, Tess Comrie, etc.; Hear here; MP3) (Arkade / Warner)
Kuku (Nigerian artist) “Ballads & Blasphemy (The Areligious Gospel of Adebola Kuku)” (guests: Tony Allen, Cyril Atef, Misja Fitzgerald Michel; Hear here; MP3) (Buda Musique)
Jeff Lorber Fusion “Step It Up” (producers: Lorber, Jimmy Haslip; guests: Robben Ford, Bob Mintzer; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Heads Up / Concord)
Los Lobos “Gates of Gold” (their first album since 2010; producers: Los Lobos; first single: “Made To Break Your Heart”; Hear/read here; NPR First Listen; MP3) (429)
Bear McCrary “Outlander the Series: Original Television Soundtrack, Vol. 2” (MP3) (Madison Gate)
John McLaughlin “Black Light” (Hear here; See here; MP3) (Abstract Logix)
Rita Moreno “Una Vez Más” (her first all-Spanish album; includes a Spanish version of “Somewhere” from “West Side Story”; producers: Emilio Estefan, Nicholas Tovar; MP3; iTunes) (Crescent Moon)
David Myles (Nova Scotian singer-songwriter) “So Far” (re-recorded and re-imagined acoustic versions of his songs; first single: “Need a Break”; Hear/read here) (Little Tiny)
New Order “Music Complete” (their first album in 10 years; producers: New Order, Tom Rowlands, Stuart Price; guests: Brandon Flowers, Iggy Pop Elly Jackson of La Roux; Hear here; MP3) (Mute)
Danielle Nicole (ex-Trampled Under Foot singer, bassist and songwriter was a 2014 Blues Music Award winner) “Wolf Den” (producer: Anders Osborne; Hear here; MP3) (Concord)
No Devotion “Permanence” (producers: Stuart Richardson, Alex Newport; first single: “Death Rattle”; Hear here; MP3) (Collect)
ONE OK ROCK (Japanese rock band) “35xxxv Deluxe Edition” (with all English language vocals, plus two bonus tracks not available on the Japanese edition; producer: John Feldmann; mixed by engineer Chris Lord-Alge; guests: Tyler Carter, Kellin of Sleeping With Sirens; Hear here; MP3) (Warner)
Doe Paoro (NYC-bred, L.A.-based singer-songwriter) “After” (producers: Sean Carey, BJ Burton; first single: “Nostalgia”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (ANTI- / Epitaph)
Parkway Drive (Australian metalcore quintet) “Ire” (producer: Matt Hyde; first single: “Vice Grip”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Epitaph)
Peaches “Rub” (her first album in six years; guests: Feist, Kim Gordon, Simmone Jones; first single: “Light in Places”; Hear here; MP3) (I U She Music)
The Pollies (experimental alt-country band) “Not Here” (producers: Alabama Shakes’ Ben Tanner, lead singer Jay Burgess; first single: “Lost”; Hear here; MP3) (Single Lock / Thirty Tigers)
Rey Pila (Mexico City quartet) “The Future Sugar” (producers: Chris Coady, Julian Casablancas; Hear here; MP3) (Cult)
Thomas Rhett “Tangled Up” (first single: “Crash and Burn”; Hear here; MP3) (The Valory Music Co.)
Ricked Wicky (led by Robert Pollard) “Swimmer to a Liquid Armchair” (first single: “Poor Substitute”; Hear here; MP3) (Guided By Voices Inc.)
Duke Robillard “The Acoustic Blues & Roots of Duke Robillard” (a selection of vocal and instrumental cuts; guests: Maria Muldaur, Jay McShann, Mary Flower; Hear here; MP3) (Stony Plain)
Kenny Rogers “Once Again It’s Christmas” (his first holiday album since 1998; guests: Alison Krauss, Jennifer Nettles, Home Free, Jim Brickman, Winfield’s Locket; Hear here) (Warner Music Nashville)
John Scofield “Past Present” (Hear here; See here; MP3) (impulse! / UMC)
Silversun Pickups “Better Nature” (producer: Jacknife Lee; first single: “Nightlife”; Hear here; MP3) (New Machine Recordings)
Adam Sliwinski (of Sō Percussion) “Dan Trueman: Nostalgic Synchronic” (composer/inventor Trueman’s eight etudes for bitKlavier, a “prepared digital piano,” performed by Sliwinski; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (New Amsterdam)
The Soul Surfers (Russian soul-funk band) “Soul Rock!” (Hear here; MP3) (Ubiquity)
Skylar Stecker “This Is Me” (guests: Kalin and Myles, Huey Mack; Hear here; MP3) (Cherrytree / Interscope)
Dulcie Taylor “Wind Over Stone” (producer: George Nauful, Tyson Leonard; guests: Time Pierce, Nina Gerber, Scott Breadman, Tony Recupido, Randy Tico, Tom Lackner; first single: “When the Cherokee Roam”; Hear here; MP3) (Mesa / BlueMoon Recordings)
Donna Ulisse (bluegrass singer-songwriter) “Hard Cry Moon” (producer: Bryan Sutton; first single: “It Could Have Been the Mandolin”; Hear here) (Hadley Music Group)
Various artists “A Walk in the Woods (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (featuring new songs, Lord Huron’s “The Birds Are Singing At Night” and Blake Mills’ “Dead End Street,” with tracks from Dwight Yoakam, Chatham County Line, Tim Grimm, and additional songs from Lord Huron; original score composed by Nathan Larson; the Robert Redford-Nick Nolte comedy opened Sept. 2; See here; MP3) (Varèse Sarabande)
Various artists “WOW Hits 2016 Deluxe Edition” (two CDs, 39 songs; MP3) (WOW)
Kurt Vile “b’lieve i’m goin down …” (first single: “Pretty Pimpin”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Matador)
Widespread Panic “Street Dogs” (producer: John Keane; first single: “Steven’s Cat”; Hear here; MP3) (Widespread / Vanguard)
Webb Wilder “Mississippi Moderne” (the veteran roots-rocker’s first album in five years; Hear here; MP3) (Landslide)
Youth Lagoon “Savage Hills Ballroom” (first single: “The Knower”; Hear here; MP3) (Fat Possum)

More Releases for Sept. 25, 2015

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New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Ryan Adams “1989” (his cover of Taylor Swift’s entire album; first single: “Bad Blood”; Hear here; CD, out Nov. 6) (PAX-AM / Blue Note, Sept. 21)
Dan Baird & Homemade Sin “Get Loud” (Hear here; CD, out Nov. 13) (Jerkin Crocus Promotions)
Amy Bezunartea “New Villain” (first single: “New Villain”; Hear here) (Kiam)
V V Brown “Glitch” (first single: “Shift”; Hear here) (YOY)
Drake & Future “What a Time To Be Alive” (joint mixtape; producers: Metro Boomin, Southside, Boi-1da, Noah “40” Shebib; Read here) (Cash Money / Epic, Sept. 20)
Empire Cast “Empire: Music From ‘The Devils Are Here'” (four-song EP; first single: “Born to Lose”) (Columbia, Sept. 23)
Fake the Attack (U.K. alt-rock/pop quartet) “Stranger Times” (producer: John Mitchell; first single: “Foreign Words”; Hear here) (Standby)
Flying Joes (Canadian rock band) “Let It Out” (producer: Glen Robinson; first single: “Battlefield”; Hear here; See here) (fonogramme)
Matthew Good “Chaotic Neutral” (producer: Warne Livesey; guests: Holly McNarland, Midnight Oil bassist Bones Hillman; first single: “All You Sons and Daughters”; Hear here) (Warner Music Canada)
Great Father “Bicentennial Blue” (new single: “The Easiest Answer”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl) (Exit Stencil Recordings)
Patty Griffin “Servant of Love” (her 10th album; producer: Craig Ross; Hear here; CD, out Oct. 16) (Patty Griffin Music / Thirty Tigers)
Happenstance “Everything Changes” (producer: Brian Gallagher; first single: “It’s a Brand New Day [Hey Hey]”; Hear here) (Happenstance)
Seth Lael “Bird Strings” (producers: Lael, McKay Garner; first single: “Big Country”; Hear here) (Seth Lael, Sept. 28)
Jim Lauderdale “Soul Searching: Vol. 1 Memphis/Vol. 2. Nashville” (26-song exploration of the terrain of roots music; producers: Lauderdale, Luther Dickinson, Boo Mitchell; guests: Luther and Cody Dickinson; Hear here) (Sky Crunch)
Lo Brite (L.A. soulful indie pop artist) “Lo Brite” (four-song EP; producer: Tim V. Hutton; first single: “Sunset”; Hear here) (Lo Brite)
Midnight Soundtrack “Foreplay” (side project of award-winning Marcio Novelli, the concept album is a musical journey through one tumultuous night, from 11:59 p.m. to the walk of shame the next morning; producers: Midnight Soundtrack; mastered by Brett Zilahi; first single: “Eleven Fifty Nine”; Hear here) (Midnight Soundtrack)
SandmanJ (gospel rap artist) “Actions Speak Louder Than Words” (producer: Tory “the torch” Hooks; guests: Erica Jordan, Naomi Emanuel, Promise Dixon, L Boogie; first single: “He’s the One”; Hear here) (SandmanJ)
David Serero “All My Love Is for You” (producer: Serero; Hear here) (David Serero Productions, Sept. 27)
George Strait “Cold Beer Conversation” (co-writers: Dean Dillon, Bill Anderson, Jamey Johnson, Brandy Clark, Buddy Cannon; first single: “Cold Beer Conversation”; Hear here; Read here) (MCA Nashville)
Sydney Eloise & The Palms (Atlanta indie-pop band) “Faces” (producers: Damon Moon, Chandler Galloway; new single: “Gentleman”; Hear here) (The Cottage Recording Co., Sept. 22)
Dulcie Taylor and Friends (folk singer-songwriter) “Wind Over Stone” (producers: George Nauful, Tyson Leonard; mixed by Keith Olsen; Hear here; Read here) (Mesa / BlueMoon Recordings)
Tender Glue “Wait For Steady Light” (producers: Tom Gluewicki, Elias Gwinn; Hear here; See here) (Tender Glue)
Various artists “Hamilton: An American Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” (currently playing at the Richard Rodgers Theatre; Hear here; CD version out Oct. 16) (Atlantic)
Jess Vincent (U.K. folk-pop singer) “Shine” (producer: Reg Meuross; first single: “Shine”; Hear here; Import CD) (Hatsongs / Proper)
Wily Bo Walker (British blues-infused rock artist) “Moon Over Indigo” (producer: Walker; guests: Graham Hine, Danny Flam, Cenovia Cummins, Patty Smyth’s Scandal; first single: “I Want To Know [New York Funk Mix]”; Hear here) (Mescal Canyon)

More Digital Releases for Sept. 25, 2015

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Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Band “ICON” (budget-priced best-of; 10 songs) (Capitol / UMe)
Glen Campbell “British Live Performance Series” (recorded in 1990 at the Dome in Doncaster, England, backed by the Jeff Dayton Band; MP3) (Rainman)
Martha Argerich “The Complete Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon” (48-CD box set) (Deutsche Grammophon)
Bachman-Turner Overdrive “Head On / Freeways” (1975, 1977 albums on one disc; remastered) (U.K. – BGO)
Jeff Beck “Original Album Classics” (five-CD set includes “Rough & Ready,” “Jeff Beck Group,” “Blow By Blow,” “Wired” and “Jeff Beck Group with Jan Hammer Live”) (U.K. – Epic)
Bikini Kill “Revolution Girl Style Now” (1991 album; remastered, with three previously unreleased bonus tracks; Vinyl) (Bikini Kill)
David Bowie “Hunky Dory” (1967 album; 2015 remastered version), “Hunky Dory” (1972 album; 2015 remastered version), “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars” (1972 album; 2015 remastered version), “The Man Who Sold the World” (1972 album; 2015 remastered version), “Aladdin Sane” (1973 album; 2015 remastered version), “Bowie Pin Ups” (1973 album; 2015 remastered version) (Rhino / Parlophone)
David Bowie “David Bowie [Five Years 1969-1973]” (12-CD box set featuring material released early in his career, along with rarities; Vinyl) (Rhino / Parlophone)
Petula Clark “Petula” (12 French recordings from the 1960s) (Hallmark)
Billy Cobham “The Atlantic Years 1973-1978” (eight-CD box set, includes unreleased material, 60-page booklet, etc.; MP3) (Rhino / Atlantic)
Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen “Live in San Francisco 1971” (Sundazed)
Neil Diamond “The Christmas Album” (1992 album), “The Christmas Album, Volume II” (1994 album), “A Cherry Cherry Christmas” (2009 album), “The Classic Christmas Album” (Neil Diamond)
Jimmy Helms “Gonna Make You an Offer …: The Complete Cube Recordings 1972-1975” (21 songs, including two previously unissued; Hear here; Track list) (U.K. – Cherry Red)
Jefferson Airplane “Original Album Classics” (five-CD set includes “Jefferson Airplane Takes Off,” “Surrealistic Pillow,” “After Bathing At Baxter’s,” “Crown of Creation” and “Bless Its Pointed Little Head”) (U.K. – RCA)
Montell Jordan “ICON” (budget-priced best-of; 11 songs) (Def Soul / UMe)
Diana Krall “Wallflower: The Complete Sessions”(deluxe edition of her 2015 album; MP3) (Verve)
Loggins & Messina “Loggins & Messina [Hybrid Multichannel SACD]” (1972 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity)
Bob Marley & The Wailers “The Complete Island Recordings” (12-LP box set) (Tuff Gong / Island)
Johnny Mathis “Johnny Mathis: The Singles” (four-CD, 78-song anthology to mark Mathis’ 80th birthday on Sept. 30; MP3) (Columbia / Legacy)
Onyx “ICON” (budget-priced best-of; 11 songs) (Def Jam / UMe)
Itzhak Perlman “The Complete Warner Recordings” (77-CD box set; Read here) (Warner Classics)
Charley Pride “Charley Pride’s 10th Album / From Me To You / Sings Heart Songs / I’m Just Me” (1970, 1971 albums on two CDs; remastered) (U.K. – BGO)
Queen “Queen: Studio Collection” (18-LP box set, with a 108-page hardcover book) (Hollywood)
The Searchers “The Searchers: The Essential Collection” (two CDs, 40 songs; Hear here; Track list) (U.K. – Metro Select / Union Square Music)
Shalamar “Essential Shalamar” (two CDs, 30 songs; Track list) (U.K. – Metro Select / Union Square Music)
Simon & Garfunkel “Original Album Classics” (three-CD set includes “Sounds of Silence,” “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme” and “Bookends”) (U.K. – Columbia)
Sneakers (Chris Stamey and Mitch Easter’s pre-The dB’s and Let’s Active band) “Sneakers” (original six tracks, with five bonus tracks; Read here) (Omnivore Recordings)
Status Quo “Status Quo: The Very Best of the Early Years” (two CDs, 40 songs; Track list) (U.K. – Metro Select / Union Square)
Rod Stewart “Merry Christmas, Baby” (2012 album; CD/DVD deluxe edition, with three bonus tracks) (Verve)
Suburban Lawns “Suburban Lawns” (1980 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks; Hear/read here; Vinyl) (Futurismo)
Tavares “Check It Out” (1974 album; remastered, with one bonus track; Hear/read here) (SoulMusic / Caroline)
3rd Bass “ICON” (budget-priced best-of; 11 songs) (Def Jam / UMe)
Various artists “All About the Girls: Lost Girl Group Gems of the 1960s” (24 songs; Track list) (U.K. – Cherry Red)
Various artists “Baby It’s You: Girl Groups of the 50s & 60s” (two CDs, 40 songs, featuring The Shirelles, The Marvelettes, The Ronettes, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, The Poni-Tails, The Orlons, The Bobbettes, etc.; Track list) (U.K. – Metro Select / Union Square)
Rick Wakeman “British Live Performance Series” (1990 show in Nottingham was recorded for a TV broadcast; MP3) (Rainman)
Muddy Waters & Memphis Slim “Carnegie Hall Live & More!” (Japan – Universal)
Nancy Wilson “Today My Way / Nancy-Naturally (Expanded Edition)” (1965, 1966 albums on one CD; remastered, with six bonus tracks; Read here) (SoulMusic.com / Caroline)
Wolfmother “Wolfmother (10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (2005 album; remastered, with bonus B-sides, unreleased demos, live tracks and remixes; Read here; MP3) (Interscope / UMe)

More Releases for Sept. 25, 2015

Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Ginger Baker’s Air Force “Do What You Like” (studio outtakes from October 1970 and live recordings at the Lyceum, London, Feb. 1, 1971, and the City Hall, Sheffield, Dec. 7, 1970; featuring a famous drum battle with Elvin Jones) (Jazzwerkstatt)
Ender Bowen “Lemonymous” (2005 album; 10th anniversary edition; Read here) (Joint Custody Hearings, Sept. 29)
Julio Iglesias “Yo Canto” (1969 album), “Gwendolyne” (1970 album), “En el Olympia” (1976 album), “Emociones” (1978 album), “Begin the Beguine” (1981 album), “Zärtlichkeiten” (1981 album), “Momentos” (1982 album), “Momenti” (1982 album), “Et L’amour Créa La Femme” (1982 album), “1100 Bel Air Place” (1984 album), “1, Volumen 1” (2011 compilation; Deluxe Edition) (Columbia / Sony Music Latin)
Melanie “Stoneground Words” (1972 album), “Madrugada” (1974 album), “As I See It Now” (1975 album), “Sunset and Other Beginnings” (1975 album) (Morello)
Tampa Red “The Essential Tampa Red” (60 songs) (RCA / Legacy)
John Vanderslice “John Vanderslice Plays David Bowie’s Diamond Dogs” (2013 album) (Reimagine Music)

More Digital Releases for Sept. 25, 2015

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DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label:
David Cassidy, Shirley Jones, et al “The Partridge Family: The Complete Series [DVD]” (eight discs, 96 episodes) (Mill Creek Entertainment)
Tim Curry, Barry Bostwick, et al “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: 40th Anniversary Celebration [DVD]” (1975 film; Blu-ray) (20th Century Fox)
Il Volo “Live From Pompeii [DVD]” (Sony U.S. Latin)
Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, et al “Pitch Perfect 2 [DVD]” (2015 film; Blu-ray + DVD) (Universal Studios)
Rammstein “Rammstein In Amerika [DVD]” (Madison Square Garden concert, filmed and recorded in 5.1 surround, with a feature-length documentary film directed by Hannes Rossacher; Blu-ray) (IDJ / UMe)
Esther Rolle, John Amos, Jimmie Walker, et al “Good Times: The Complete Series [DVD]” (11 discs, 133 episodes) (Mill Creek Entertainment)
Various artists “Gumby: The Complete 50s Series [DVD]” (two discs; See here) (NCircle Entertainment)
Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, Bryan Brown “Breaker Morant (The Criterion Collection) [DVD]” (1980 film; Read here; Blu-ray) (Criterion Collection)

More DVD/Blu-ray Releases for Sept. 22, 2015

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Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher:
The Allman Brothers Band “The Allman Brothers Band Classic Memorabilia, 1969-1976” (Paperback; authors: Willie Perkins, Jack Weston) (Mercer University Press, Oct. 1)
Ray Benson “Comin’ Right at Ya: How a Jewish Yankee Hippie Went Country, or, the Often Outrageous History of Asleep at the Wheel” (Hardcover; co-author: David Menconi) (University of Texas Press, Oct. 1)
Jay Blakesberg (rock photographer) “Hippie Chick: A Tale of Love, Devotion & Surrender” (Hardcover; foreword by Grace Slick, afterword by Grace Potter) (Rock Out Books, Oct. 1)
David Cavanagh “Good Night and Good Riddance: How 35 Years of John Peel Helped to Shape Modern Life” (Kindle) (Faber & Faber)
Adrian Daub & Charles Kronengold “The James Bond Songs: Pop Anthems of Late Capitalism” (Hardcover; Kindle) (Oxford University Press, Sept. 30)
J. Martin Daughtry “Listening to War: Sound, Music, Trauma, and Survival in Wartime Iraq” (Hardcover) (Oxford University Press)
5 Seconds of Summer “5 Seconds of Summer: Official Calendar 2016” (Calendar) (Danilo Promotions Ltd., Oct. 1)
Stephen Fry “Stephen Fry’s Incomplete & Utter History of Classical Music” (Hardcover; as told to Tim Lihoreau) (Boxtree Ltd., Oct. 1)
Jerry Garcia “Dark Star: An Oral Biography of Jerry Garcia” (Paperback; author: Robert Greenfield) (Plexus Publishing)
Michael Garnice “The Ultimate Guide to Great Reggae: The Complete Story of Reggae Told Through Its Greatest Songs, Famous and Forgotten” (Hardcover) (Equinox Publishing, Oct. 1)
Ronnie Gilbert (the founding member of The Weavers died on June 6, 2015) “Ronnie Gilbert: A Radical Life in Song – A Memoir” (Hardcover; foreword by Holly Near) (University of California Press, Oct. 2)
Ariana Grande “Ariana Grande: Official 2016 Calendar” (Calendar) (Danilo Promotions Ltd., Oct. 1)
Billy Idol “Dancing With Myself” (Paperback) (Touchstone)
Grace Jones “I’ll Never Write My Memoirs” (Hardcover; co-author: Paul Morley; Kindle) (Gallery Books)
Tom Jones “Tom Jones: An Extraordinary Life” (Paperback; author: Gwen Russell) (John Blake Publishing Ltd., Oct. 1)
Kelis “My Life on a Plate: Recipes From Around the World” (Hardcover) (Kyle Books, Sept. 28)
Tracy Laird & Brandon Laird “Austin City Limits: A Monument to Music” (Hardcover; photographer: Scott Newton) (Insight Editions)
Madonna “Madonna: Ambition. Music. Style.” (Hardcover; author: Caroline Sullivan) (Carlton Books)
OMC “How Bizarre: Pauly Fuemana and the Song That Stormed the World” (Paperback; author: Simon Grigg) (Awa Press)
One Direction “One Direction: Official 2016 Calendar” (Calendar) (Danilo Promotions Ltd., Oct. 1)
Andrea Davis Pinkney “Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound” (Hardcover; Kindle) (Roaring Brook Press)
Sam Smith “Sam Smith: Official 2016 Calendar” (Calendar) (Danilo Promotions Ltd., Oct. 1)
Thin Lizzy “Are You Ready? Thin Lizzy: Album By Album” (Paperback; author: Alan Byrne) (Soundcheck Books, Oct. 1)
Carl Wilson “Long Promised Road: Carl Wilson, Soul of the Beach Boys – The Biography” (Paperback; author: Kent Crowley) (Jawbone Press)
Ronnie Wood “How Can It Be? A Rock & Roll Diary” (Hardcover) (Genesis Publications)

More Book Releases for the Week of Sept. 25, 2015

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