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NEW RELEASE INFORMATION – RELEASE DATE 11/01/2010 Release Date: 11/01/2010 Artist

Imagined Village Cat.No: ECC002 Format: CD


Empire & Love Barcode: 5060214040020 Label: ECC RECORDS Genre: FOLK Follow up to their critically acclaimed awardwinning album which was released on Real World Records. The current line up includes Martin Carthy, Eliza Carthy, Chris Wood, Jackie Oates Simon Emmerson and Simon Richmond of the Bays. UK national tour to support the release. It starts at Celtic Connections and culminates at the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Hall, London. Confirmed press includes Q, Uncut, Mojo, Guardian, Independent, FT, Sunday Times, Telegraph, Irish World, Songlines & fRoots. The single 'Space Girl' has been played on the Mike Harding show Radio 2 with more sessions & interviews to come.

One of the most unusual collaborations of the past decade, The Imagined Village made a significant impression with their critically acclaimed and commercially successful début album (released via Peter Gabriel’s Real World label). They toured extensively, appeared on TV's Later…With Jools show and won out at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. If the band had initially developed as a loose collective of singers and musicians, they have subsequently consolidated into a working, growing, organic band. The music on “Empire and Love” is played by Martin Carthy, Eliza Carthy, Chris Wood, Simon Emmerson, Barney Morse Brown, Sheema Mukerjhee, Johnny Kalsi, Andy Gangadeen, Ali Friend and Simon “Palmskin” Richmond. The ‘Parish Council’ as they call themselves. Tracks: My Son John / Sweet Jane / Space Girl / Byker Hill / Scarborough Fair/ Mermaid / The Handweaver and the Factory Maid / Lark In the Morning / Rose Buds in June.,Mrs Preston’s Horn Pipe / Cum On Feel the Noize / Scarborough Fair, String Reprive

Rock & Pop NEW RELEASE INFORMATION - RELEASE DATE 11/01/2010 Release Date: 11/01/2010 Author

John “Drumbo” French Cat.No: PMO101 Format: BOOK


Beefheart: Through The Eyes Of Magic Barcode: 9780956121219 Label: PROPER RECORDS Genre: ROCK/POP

Written by the man who spent more time than anyone else with Don Van Vliet and The Magic Band this book serves as the definitive book about the group. Clocking in at nearly 900 pages with 16 pages of very rare and often previously unpublished photos this is already causing a stir in the media. Tracing the history of the group it includes reminiscences from key members of The Magic Band and The Mothers Of Invention. There are amazing stories about the recording process, particularly Trout Mask Replica, and life on the road with the Captain. Confirmed articles/extracts in The Sunday Times, Mojo and The Wire. Reviews in Q, Mojo, Word and more.

Few names carry such formidable mystique and rabid cult status as Captain Beefheart, who led various line-ups of his Magic Band to make some of the most startling, ground-breaking albums of the last century. In 1982, he retired to concentrate on painting, leaving the mythology he’d stoked himself to grow untamed over the years. John French is better qualified than anyone to talk about Beefheart, joining the Magic Band in 1966 at the age of 17 just before recording their Safe As Milk debut album, finding himself plunged into a tyrannical regime which would dominate his life for the next 14 years as he played a major role in eight subsequent albums, including translating the mind-blowing avantblues assault of 1969’s Trout Mask Replica into readable music for the Magic Band from the Captain’s piano poundings under torturous conditions he likens to a cult. French’s remarkable memoir starts with a vivid description of the rarely-documented early 60s Lancaster garage-rock scene which also spawned names like Ry Cooder and Beefheart’s childhood friend and later nemesis Frank Zappa, whose appearances in the book will enthral his own legion of fans. As his spellbinding, often shocking tale unwinds, he encounters names including jazz giant Ornette Coleman, Jim Morrison and Paul McCartney, writing with dry, sometimes surreal humour and disarming honesty about his old boss and even himself, occasionally bringing in his old Magic Band comrades to jog his memory. The book is packed with new revelations, many previously-unseen photos and enough anecdotes to keep the Beefheart faithful ruminating for years, French finally crystallising and bringing to life over 40 years of legend and speculation in what has to be the ultimate book on the mercurial genius of Captain Beefheart.

World NEW RELEASE INFORMATION - RELEASE DATE 11/01/2010 Hossam Ramzy Best Of Om Kolthoum & Mohammed Abdul Wahab EUCD2259





A double CD with the songs of two of Egypt’s greatest singers arranged by Hossam Ramzy and performed together with his Egyptian ensemble. Tracks: CD 1:Enta Omri I (Wahab) / Enta Omri II (Wahab) / Enta Omri III (Wahab) / Ansak Da Kalam (Hamdy) / Ana Fintizrak (El Soumbatic) / Ghannili Sheway Sheway (Ahmed) / Yamsahharny (Mekkawy) / CD 2: Zeina (Wahab) / Set Elhabayib ya Habiba (Wahab) / Khai Khai (Wahab) / Olli Amallak Eih Albi (Wahab) / Mawkib Ennoor (Wahab) / Aziza (Wahab) / Layali Ramadan (H. Ramzy)


Memphis Harps & Jugs






Long awaited re-release of this greatly sought after album. Whilst out of stock this CD was fetching over $100.00 on the internet! Some of the very best in vintage Memphis blues. Tracks; Joe Williams (And Jed Davenport). I Want It Awful Bad / Mr. Devil Blues. Jed Davenport. How Long Blues How Long / Cow Cow Blues. Jed Davenport And His Beale Street Jug Band. Beale Street Breakdown / You Ought To Move Out Of Town / The Dirty Dozen / Jug Blues / Save Me Some / Piccolo Blues. Beale Street Rounders (With Jed Davenport). I’m Sittin’ On Top Of The World / Talkin’ ‘Bout Yo-Yo. Minnie Wallace and her Night Hawks. The Cockeyed World / Field Mouse Stomp / Let’s Do That Thing / Pick ‘Em Up And Put ‘Em Down. Little Buddy Doyle. Hard Scufflin’ Blues / Grief Will Kill You / Renewed Love Blues/ Bad In Mind Blues / Three-Sixty-Nine Blues / She’s Got Good Dry Goods / Lost Baby Blues / Sweet Man Blues


Memphis Blues Volume 3 1927 - 1930






Superb vintage blues from the kings of the Jug Bands; The Memphis Jug Band. With additional tracks by their friends and contemporaries. Tracks; Memphis Jug Band. Sun Brimmer’s Blues / Stingy Woman Blues / Memphis Jug-Blues / Newport News Blues / Snitchin’ Gambler Blues / She Stays Out All Night Long / Lindberg Hop (Overseas Stomp) / Stealin’ Stealin’. Will Weldon. Turpentine Blues / Hitch Me To Your Buggy. Vol Stevens. Vol Stevens Blues / Baby Got The Rickets. Will Shade. Better Leave That Stuff Alone / She Stabbed Me With An Ice-Pick. Hattie Hart. Won’t You Be Kind To Me? / You Wouldn’t Would You Papa?. Kaiser Clifton. Cash Money Blues / Fort Worth And Denver Blues / She’ll Be Back Someday / Teach Me Right From Wrong

Luther Allison RUF1157

Songs From The Road





CD + DVD package for the price of single CD Luther taught each of us many lessons; perseverance, acceptance, redemption, triumph, unrequited friendship, and generous, overwhelming love. His most enduring lesson, however, may be the message to live our lives in the precious present. To hold his precious present, Luther assaulted endings. Every night he battled the performer’s enemy, curfews and closing times. He extended encores for hours as one song became five became ten. He fought to keep club lights on until every fan had been personally touched. It was these exquisite moments Luther never ignored. His final message to us all was “Leave your ego, play the music, love the people.” We need to remember how warm his heart was to all. We need to remember he saw only people, no color difference. We need to live our lives and conduct our affairs remembering his final words. Thomas Ruf, Luther’s dear friend and owner of Ruf Records, sums up the loss best, “The Blues lost a true hero. Luther had the unique ability to pull new fans in to the blues.” Whenever I left a Luther show, I wished I could see the experience over and over again. Songs From The Road is the ultimate celebration of Luther Allison’s powerful message to the world. From Art Tipaldi – Contributing Editor of Blues Revue and BluesWax and the author of the book Children Of The Blues, Profiles of 49 Blues Musicians, including Luther and Bernard Allison. Tracks; CD: Cancel My Check / Living In The House Of The Blues / What Have I Done Wrong / Will It Ever Change / You Can, You Can / There Comes A Time / Cherry Red Wine (Watching You) / Low Down And Dirty / It Hurts Me Too / Serious Tracks; DVD: Cancel My Check / Living In The House Of Blues / You Can, You Can / Cherry Red Wine (Watching You) / Low Down And Dirty / It Hurts Me Too / Move From The Hood

Cumbancha Records NEW CATALOGUE - AVAILABLE NOW Various Artists CMBCD91

Hear Globally: A Cumbancha Collection





Great low price label sampler from Cumbancha Records. Tracks: Ska Cubano – Tabu / The Idan Raichel Project – Ayal Ayale / Andy Palacio & the Garifuna Collective - Weyu Larigi Weyu / Dobet Gnahore - Jho Avido / Habib Koite & Bamada – Namania / Umalali – Nibari / Rupa & the April Fishes – Maintenant / Chiwoniso – Vanorapa / Novalima – Concheperla / The Idan Raichel Project - Mai Nahar / Chiwoniso - Woman of the Well / Rupa & the April Fishes - C'est Moi / Novalima - Tumbala (Chris Franck Remix)

Andy Palacio & the Garifuna Collective CMBCD3




Wátina WORLD

The Belize musician Andy Palacio belongs to the Garifuna society, a mix of West African and indigenous Caribbean cultures that once flourished along the Caribbean coast of Central America. Irresistibly danceable yet musically subtle, this collection, which features Garifuna musicians from Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras, seeks to keep the culture's musical traditions alive in a set with each song sung in Garifuna to traditional rhythms. Recently defined in the Observer Music Monthly magazine as one of the '50 Albums of the Decade.' Tracks: Wátina (I Called Out) / Weyu Lárigi Weyu (Day by Day) / Miami / Baba (Father) / Lidan Aban (Together) / Gaganbadibá (Take Advice) / Beiba (Go Away) / Sin Precio (Worthless) / Yagane (My Canoe) / Águyuha Nidúheñu (My People Have Moved On) / Ayó Da (Goodbye My Dear) / Ámuñegü (In Times to Come)

Rupa & The April Fishes CMBCD15


Este Mundo




San Francisco’s agit-prop nomads Rupa & the April Fishes are back with a second album crossing borders with a blend of French alternative chansons, rousing Latin grooves and energetic Gypsy swing. Radio: BBC London - DJ Ritu + interview / 105 FM Cambridge - DJ Skunk will air interview before cargo show / Radio Ceredigion - Mikey J UK 2010 TOUR DATES: Jan 19 Norwich Norwich Arts Centre / Jan 20 London Rich Mix / Jan 21 Bristol St. Georges / Jan 22 York The Duchess / Jan 23 Glasgow Celtic Connections

Tracks: (la frontera) / c'est moi / por la frontera / la linea / la rose / culpa de la luna / l'elephant / soledad / el camino del diablo / este mundo / soy payaso / neruda / trouble / espero la luna / la estrella caìda

ALSO AVAILABLE: Catalogue No Full Artist CMBCD13 Sarazino CMBCD12 Kimi Djabate CMBCD11 Novalima CMBCD10 The Idan Raichel Project CMBCD9 Novalima CMBCD8 Chiwoniso CMBCD7 Rupa & the April Fishes CMBCD6 Umalali CMBCD5 Habib Koité & Bamada CMBCD2 The Idan Raichel Project

Full Title Ya Foy! Karam Coba Coba Remixed Within My Life Coba Coba Rebel Woman eXtraOrdinary rendition The Garifuna Women’s Project Afriki The Idan Raichel Project


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Folk NEW RELEASE INFORMATION - RELEASE DATE 11/01/2010 Sandy Wright / Various Songs Of Sandy Wright NAVIGATOR23





We’d like you to meet Sandy Wright, a longtime underground hero in his native Edinburgh, latterly championed by the likes of Eddi Reader, Kris Drever, Karine Polwart and folk/pop favourites Aberfeldy and last year nominated as Composer of The Year at the Scot’s Trad Music Awards. Navigator Records Present: The Songs of Sandy Wright A two disc collection featuring recordings from Sandy Wright and a disc of covers from mainstay Navigator Records artists like Kris Drever, Roddy Woomble, Chris Wood & Karine Polwart. Limited Edition Double Cd includes fold out poster of chords and lyrics to play and sing along! Tracks: Disc.1. Sandy Wright & The Toxic Cowboys. This Old House / Beads & Feathers / My Shining Star / Whisky Moon / Hotel Caledonia / Happy Pills / 53rd State of America / Whores & Bitches / Alligator Handbags / The Wonder of the World / In The Summertime / Tin Badge Tracks: Disc.2. Various. Chris Wood - Beads & Feathers / Inge Thomson & Martin Green - Tears of the Sun / Karine Polwart & Corrina Hewat - Fourteen Hands / Kris Drever - Steel & Stone (Black Water) / Eddi Reader - My Shining Star / Sarah McFayden - Life's Too Short / Heidi Talbot - Angel of Mercy / Dean Owens - Can't Win Can't Lose / Gramercy Arms & Mascott - In The Summertime / William Douglas - Little Bird / Roddy Woomble, Kris Drever & The Islanders - Stoned Again / Lori Watson Silver Geese / Boo Hewerdine - All on a Summer's Morning / Michelle Burke - Hey Mama / Mary Cullen - MacMaster/Hay

Mick West Sark O'Snaw CDTRAX344





One of Scotland’s finest traditional style singers who deserves to be more widely recognised. This album, produced by Fraser Fifield, should certainly enhance Mick’s reputation. There is some fine accompaniment by such artists as Fraser (keyboard, whistle, sax & more); Ali Hutton (guitar); Stevie Lawrence (bouzouki); Graeme Stephen (electric guitar); Mario Caribe (double bass); Torlhild Ostad (vocals); Lillebjorn Nilsen (Hardanger fiddle) & more. Tracks; Gairdner Chiel / Matt Highland / Chylde Owlett / Kelvins Purlin Streams / Kringsatt Av Fiender (Face The Foe) / My Last Farewell To Stirling / The Well Below The Valley / Tail Toddle / When a Man’s In Love; Bloody Waterloo / The Rambling Sailor







First release from young UK trio, recent winners of Promoters Choice award 2009 The John Turville Trio are one of the most creative new ensembles to emerge from the recent jazz resurgence in London. Their music has a ‘rhythmic vitality, deep lyricism and collective empathy’ and shows influences from a wide variety of sources including tango, South Indian and contemporary classical music. In 2009 they won the coveted ‘promoters choice’ award and will tour their new album in January and February 2010. John has played with many of the top UK jazz artists in Britain, Europe and South America including Tim Garland and Gilad Atzmon, while top UK bassist Chris Hill is a current member of Jamie Cullum’s band. Tracks; First Flight / All Or Nothing At All / Hand Maid / Midas / Fruit Tree / Waltz For Bill Evans / All Around Us / Crossfade / Albaicin / Solitude




Byd Bach RASAL


Acclaimed and award winning author and singer songwriter releases her third studio album. Unlike her first two albums, “Byd Bach” (Small World) is a concept album that takes the listener on a whistle-stop tour of the artist’s favourite haunts in Wales. During the trip, you get to see a little bit of everywhere, namely Aberaeron, Porthgain, Penrhiwllan and Cardiff, before she charges back up the A470, paying visits to Anglesey and Llandygai Mountain. There has certainly never been a Welsh album like it. As soon as we hear “Pobol Bach,” Fflur’s playful response to the Randy Newman song, “Short People,” in which she introduces us to the “short” cast of her “Small World,” or Abercuawg, an imaginary place referenced by the poet R.S. Thomas, we realise that we are in the hands of an unusual and gifted songwriter. Certainly there is something on this album for everyone, and it once again showcases the unique partnership between Fflur and her excellent band. Although no one musical style drives the album, with each location claiming its own particular musical style and flavour, we can certainly recognise the musical energy and strong, catchy melodies that have come to characterise “Fflur Dafydd a’r Barf”, and have certainly been responsible for their broad appeal in Wales and beyond. Tracks; Pobol Bach / 47dim / Caerdydd / Penrhiwllan / Aberaeron / Byd Bach / Porthgain / Y Llwybrau / Abercuawg / R Ymylon

Sonja Kristina MSMCD150

Harmonics of Love




Enhanced limited issue digi-sleeve reissue of acclaimed 1994 release with previously unreleased bonus tracks and 8pp booklet with revised artist notes and images. Post her genre-defining solo release ‘Songs From The Acid Folk’, former Curved Air vocalist and songwriter Kristina moved on to ‘astro folk’ with 1994’s ‘Harmonics of Love’, an album that bridges her progressive rock and acid folk past with the electronic experimentalism that was to emerge in the noughties via a giddy ‘new age’ rush of melodic and ambient music connecting acousticity to studio effects and natural sounds sampled from locations as disparate as the Amazon rain forest and that year’s Glastonbury Festival. Bonus tracks for this enhanced reissue take in later work including a Motorhead cover (!) and output from her current project MASK. Tracks; Tropical Birth / Angel / Heart of Glass / Marimbas, Lullaby / Baby Song / A Woman’s Heart / Divine Cloud Space / Elfin Boy / Glastonbury Dawn / Blindman / Dreamers / Remember Yourself. Bonus tracks: Melinda More Or Less / Don't Believe a Word / Threnody / Beloved / Nightfall / Healing Senses


All Dressed In Yellow





Album Of The Year Scottish Trad Awards 2009 Constantly drawing inspiration from their rich,unique roots in the Shetland Islands,Fiddlers’ Bid have come to epitomise the vibrant sound of contemporary Shetland music. ‘All dressed in yellow’ is the next giant leap forward in the musical lives of the seven formidable musicians that make up Fiddlers’ Bid. Constantly drawing inspiration from their rich, unique roots in the Shetland Islands, Fiddlers’ Bid have come to epitomise the vibrant sound of contemporary Shetland music. Since the creation of the band eighteen years ago their open mindedness and desire to constantly develop, has seen the band turn into an international act in every sense of the word. Band members now travel from the U.S.A., Norway, Scotland and of course Shetland to share their music with other cultures, worldwide, including Japan, Australia, USA and all over Europe. 'All Dressed in Yellow' has been a labour of love for the band for the past two years. The music was inspired by and created in Shetland, Gartmore, (on the edge of the Trossachs in Scotland) and the beautiful Norwegian island of Søtra. Whether it was the isolation of a small farm house in Shetland or the outdoor hot tubs and swims in the freezing fjords of Søtra, the band have come up with an album full of vibrance and creativity. The band chose to record in the highly acclaimed ‘British Grove’ studios in London and working with one of the countries top engineers and producers Calum Malcolm, Fiddlers’ Bid have created their finest album to date. The ‘Bids’ now trademark raw energy and emotion combined with stunning precision has been captured to dazzling effect. Please share in the power yet fragility of this band as they pour out their ideas into their love of the Shetland fiddle tradition. They have a recipe that you will treasure. Fiddlers’ Bid are. Andrew Gifford – fiddle, Chris Stout – fiddle, Kevin Henderson – fiddle, Maurice Henderson – fiddle, Catriona McKay-Clarsach and Piano, Fionan DeBarra – guitar Jonathan Ritch-Bass Tracks; The Fiddlers’ Bid Ode to Joy / Apo Fetlar Top / Astrid’s Vals / Skeklers / Midnight / All Dresses in Yellow

Rock ‘N’ Roll NEW RELEASE INFORMATION: 04/01/2010 - 11/01/2010 Cliff Richard Essential Early Recordings – Available 04/01/10 PRMCD6098





Cliff Richard’s first two albums, both from 1959, are presented in their entirety here along with several of his most popular hit singles. Altogether, they reveal the raw talent which first made him a star. CD1: Living Doll / High Class Baby / Livin’ Lovin’ Doll / Steady With You / My Feet Hit The Ground / Apron Strings / My Babe / Down The Line / I Got A Feeling / Jet Black / Baby I Don’t Care / Donna / Move It / Ready Teddy / Too Much / Don’t Bug Me Baby / Driftin’ / That’ll Be The Day / Be-Bop-A-Lula / Danny / Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On CD2: Travellin’ Light / Dynamite / Mean Streak / Never Mind / Schoolboy Crush / Blue Suede Shoes / The Snake And The Bookworm / I Gotta Know / Here Comes Summer / I’ll String Along With You / Embraceable You / As Time Goes By / The Touch Of Your Lips / Twenty Flight Rock / Pointed Toe Shoes / Mean Woman Blues / I’m Walkin’ / I Don’t Know Why (I Just Do) / Little Things Mean A Lot / Somewhere Along The Way / That’s My Desire

Cliff Richard SCCD1193

Just About As Good As It Gets!





It hardly seems necessary to write sales notes for Cliff Richard; what can we say about him that hasn’t been said before. Unquestionably Britain’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll star, Cliff’s career which started in the late 50’s and is still running 60 years on, he has to be a living legend. However, as with Elvis, many of us feel his best days were undoubtedly when he was a rock ‘n’ roller rather than his later ballad and crooner years. This double compilation puts together all his recordings from the last years of the 50’s including some recordings from his first film outing. Many feature the Drifters as backing band who of course then mutated into the Shadows. Simply the best of Cliff in the 50’s this 70 track double album will delight both old and new fans. A great addition to the series. Tracks; CD1. Livin' Lovin' Doll / Apron Strings / Move It / Twenty Flight Rock / Dynamite / Livin' Doll / The Snake And The Bookworm / Never Mind / Here Comes Summer / I Gotta Know / My Feet Hit The Ground / Bongo Blues ( Instrumental featuring The Shadows / Travellin' Light / I'm Walkin' / High Class Baby / Mean Streak / Steady With You / Pointed Toe Shoes / Mad About You / Mean Woman Blues / A Voice In The Wilderness / Chinchilla (Instrumental featuring The Drifters / Blue Suede Shoes / No Turning Back / Love / Schoolboy Crush / The Shrine On The Second Floor / Livin' Doll (From the Sountrack of the Film 'Serious Charge') / Twenty Flight Rock (Stereo Version) / Pointed Toe Shoes (Stereo Version) / The Snake And The Bookworm (Alternate Stereo Version) / Here Comes Summer (Stereo Version) / I Gotta Know (Alternate Stereo Version) / Mean Woman Blues (Stereo Version) / I'm Walkin' (Stereo Version)/ Blue Suede Shoes (Stereo Version). CD 2. Apron Strings / My Babe / Down The Line / I Got A Feeling / Jet Black (Instrumental featuring The Drifters) / Baby I Don't Care / Donna / Move It / Ready Teddy / Too Much / Don't Bug Me Baby / Driftin' (Instrumental featuring The Drifters) / That'll Be The Day / Be-Bop-A-Lula (featuring The Drifters) / Danny / Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On / T.V.Hop / Rockin' Robin / High School Confidential / Early In The Morning / King Creole / I'll Try / Somebody Touched Me / Turn Me Loose / Three Cool Cats (with Marty Wilde and Dickie Pride) / Early In The Morning (with Marty Wilde) / As Time Goes By / I'll String Along With You / I Don't Know Why (I Just Do) / Somewhere Along The Way / Embraceable You / That's My Desire / Little Things Mean A Lot / The Touch Of Your Lips


Rockin' With The King





TRIPLE CD SET INCLUDING CHRISTMAS DISC More than thirty years after his death Elvis Presley remains the undisputed king of popular music. The records that he released in the fifties revolutionised music, ushered in the new era of rock’n’roll and provided the inspiration for countless others. The first 2 discs of Rockin’ With The King collects 40 of these hits including That's Alright Mama, Heartbreak Hotel, Blue Suede Shoes, Love Me Tender, Hound Dog, Jailhouse Rock, All Shook Up and many more. The third disc in this set features tracks from Elvis’ Christmas Album. Originally released in 1957, it contains classic Christmas tracks, including White Christmas, alongside Presley’s interpretation of carols such as Silent Night. With over 9 million sales worldwide, this album is the biggest selling Christmas record of all time. DISC ONE: That's Alright Mama/Blue Moon Of Kentucky/Good Rockin’ Tonight/I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine/Milk Cow Blues Boogie/You're A Heartbreaker/I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone/Baby Let's Play House/Mystery Train/I Forgot To Remember To Forget/Heartbreak Hotel/I Was The One/Blue Suede Shoes/Tutti Frutti/I Want You, I Need You, I Love You./My Baby Left Me/Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel/Love Me Tender/Anyway You Want Me (That's How I Will Be)/Blue Moon DISC TWO: I Got A Woman/I'm Counting On You/I'll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin)/I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Cry (Over You)/I Love You Because/Trying To Get To You/Just Because/Money Honey/One Sided Love Affair/Shake Rattle & Roll/Lawdy, Miss Clawdy/Too Much/Playing For Keeps/All Shook Up/That’s When Your Heartache Begins/(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear/Loving You/Jailhouse Rock/Treat Me Nice DISC THREE: White Christmas/Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)/I'll Be Home For Christmas/Blue Christmas/Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me/O Little Town Of Bethlehem/Silent Night/Peace In The Valley (For Me)/I Believe/Take My Hand Precious Lord/It's No Secret (What God Can Do)


Greatest Hits & Essential Tracks 8717278721941



Change was an Italian-American Disco/R&B group formed in Bologna, Italy in 1979 by the creative genius of businessman and executive producer Jacques Fred Petrus (1949-1986) and Mauro Malavasi. The band had massive success throughout Europe in the 80’s and this double CD contains every major hit from the band as well as those mixes and tracks that are considered essential to the serious collector, including 2 previously unreleased tracks. The digipak also includes a 32 page booklet covering the bands history. The band's debut album, The Glow Of Love, was released in 1980 and featured the million seller "A Lover's Holiday". The follow-up hits from the album, "Searching" and the title song feature lead vocals by the then unknown Luther Vandross. The three songs combined spent 9 weeks at #1 on Billboard's Disco charts, enough to make it the #1 Disco album of the year and a million seller in the U.S. The follow-up album, Miracles, featured the hits "Paradise", "Hold Tight," and "Heaven Of My Life," which, combined, spent 6 weeks at the number one spot in 1981 on Billboard's Disco chart. With the help of up and rising producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis the group re-established itself having their first top ten R&B hit in three years with the title song from their Change Of Heart album in 1984. The following year the band released their final album, Turn On Your Radio, which featured the minor hit "Let's Go Together." Tracks: CD1. The Glow Of Love / Paradise / The Very Best In You / This Is Your Time / Let's Go Together / Change Of Heart / Searching / Miracles / Hard Times (It's Gonna Be Alright) / Magical Night / You Are My Melody / Got To Get Up / A Lover's Holiday / It burns Me Up / It's A Girl's Affair / Hold Tight / Your My Number One / Say You Love Me Again CD2. The Glow Of Love (Long Version) / Let's Go Together (The Paul Hardcastle Remix) / The Change Medley: Change Of Heart, You Are My Melody, Warm / Paradise (UK Single Mix) / Mutual Attraction (Nick Martinelli Version) / Oh What A Feeling (The Paul Hardcastle Remix) / The Change MegaMix: Miracles, On Top, A Lover's Holiday, The Glow Of Love, Your Move, Hold Tight, Heaven of My Life, Angel In My Pocket, Paradise / Searching (Parkside Remix) / If Only I Could Change Your Mine (Previously Unreleased) / Say What You Wanna Say (Previously Unreleased)

World NEW RELEASE INFORMATION - RELEASE DATE 11/01/2010 "Paralympioi" Estia Pieridion Mousson And Songs From Greece EUCD2256



Traditional Music



Melodious and captivating music from Katerini, northern Greece – traditional songs and dances played on laouto, oud, Pontic lyra, clarinet and darbouka. TRACKS: Milo mou kokino (My red apple) / Aniksan ta dendra ula (All the trees are in bloom) / Georgitsa (Little Georgia) / Kontoula lemonia (Little short lemon tree) / Emis edo den irtame (We came because we love you) / Hymnos eklisiastikos (My soul) / O diamandenios o stavros (The diamond cross) / Organiko: Omorfoula (Beautiful girl) (instr.) / Adama palikaria (Together, brave boys) / Seranta mila (omal) Pontias song of love (“Forty apples”) / Amarandos (Plan which does not fade) / Lianohortaroudia (Little herbs) / Stis Pikrodaffnis tonantho (On the blossom of the laurel) / Mantilatos (Dance with handkerchiefs) (instr.) / Stergios / Xipna mikro mou teri (Wake up my little partner) / Ti ithela ke sagapousa (Why should I fall in love with you?)

Various Artists EUCD2258

Bollywood Party - Bhangra & More





Bouncy, swaying, upbeat and vibrant Bollywood Party music from a star-studded line-up of the biggest names in the genre. An exciting combination of traditional and modern instruments with catchy melodies and very danceable rhythms. Tracks: Shweta Pandit / Sukhwinder Singh: Mahiya ve (Sukhwinder Singh) / Rajinder kaur Raina: Chori chori / Jasbir Jassi: Kaagzi pyar nu (Dheeraj Dhanak) / Bindaas Boyz: Nith kher (Bindaas Boyz) / Rajeshwari Sachdev: Palla sipaya (Jayanta Pathak) / Daler Mehndi: Koi dheere dheere (Daler Mehndi) / Kebi Dhindsa: Maan mitro (Ravi Bal) / Ashok Masti: Haye oye (Jaspal Moni Dinesh) / Rajinder kaur Raina: Nath / Shweta Pandit / Sukhwinder Singh: Pardesia (Sukhwinder Singh) / Jasbir Jassi: Makhni malai / Rajeshwari Sachdev: Lathe di chaddar (Jayanta Pathak) / Daler Mehndi: Aaja nach le (Daler Mehndi) / Jasbir Jassi: Ek tumhi pe (Jasbir Jassi)

Vitaly Romanov EUCD2260

The Most Beautiful Songs Of Russia





Russian singer Vitaly Romanov presents a wonderful selection of Russian traditional songs, including The Volga Boatman, Kalinka, Black Eyes. Accompanied on balalaikas, accordion, bass. Tracks: Svetit Mesiat (The Moon) (unidentified) (instr.) / Eï oukniem (The Volga Boatmen) (trad.) / Doroga dlinnaïa (The Flower Season) (unidentified) / Step da step (The Endless Steppe) (unidentified) / Waltz (unidentified) (instr.) / Vuidou na Oulitsou (I Go Out) (unidentified) / Kalinka (trad.) (instr.) / Karobushka (The Cloth Merchant) (trad.) / Otchi Tchorniye (Black Eyes) (trad.) / Volinka (unidentified) (instr.) / Pitierskaïa (The Girl from St. Petersburg) (unidentified) / Bradiaga (The Vagabond) (unidentified) / Iz Pod Douba (From Under the Oak) (unidentified) / Volga (unidentified) (instr.) / Kolokoltchik (The Little Bell) (trad.) / Nastasia (trad.) / Berioza (The Birchtree) (trad.) (instr.) / Stenka Razin (trad.) / I Met You (trad.) (instr.)

World NEW RELEASE INFORMATION - RELEASE DATE 11/01/2010 Raheel - Travelling EUCD2261

Gypsies Of The Nile





Gypsy music performed up and down the Nile at weddings, festivals and religious celebrations. Recorded and produced at Giza by Hossam Ramzy. Tracks: Yarit Etjiny Yaghaly (Trad.) / Wein Ergady (Trad.) / Nally Addeit (Trad.) / Leit El Ghaly Leya Ye Oud (Trad.) / Sharetny Oyounha (Trad.) / Loumi Ala Leiyam / Men Kotr Ghalak Alaya (Medley) (Trad.) / Min Nar Oyounik Ya Nesma (Trad.) / La, La, La, Omri Manhounik (Trad.) / Weinak Ya Awwal Habib? (Trad.) / Gypsy Dance (Trad.) Instr.

Various Artists EUCD2262

Best Of Latin America





Tracks: Salas / Cárcamo / Solís: Allá viene un corazón (trad. Venezuela, arr. S. Solis / P. Salas) / Salas / Cárcamo / Solís: Fantasía para charango (P. Cárcamo) / Salas / Cárcamo / Solís: Entre a mi pago (A. Carabajal, arr. S. Solis) / Patricia Salas: Burbujas de amor (Juan Luis Guerra) / Duo Nueva America: Pampa lirima (R. Marquez) / Sebastian Solís: Las tres heridas (Hernandez / J. M. Serrat) / Salas / Cárcamo / Solís: Pedro canoero (T. Parodi, arr. S. Solis) / Salas / Cárcamo / Solís: Se partío en Nicaragua (S. Rodriguez, arr. S. Solis) / Salas / Cárcamo / Solís: Ternura (Lima, arr. P. Cárcamo) / Patricia Salas: Me pones mala (Mariela Romero) / Salas / Cárcamo / Solís: Según el favor del viento (V. Parra) / Sebastian Solís: Preludio del pastor (Eduardo Falu) / Patricia Salas: La pollera colora (trad, arr. P. Salas / P. Cárcamo) / Alfredo Fernando: Carnaval (Ajieta Garcia Jimenez) / Sebastian Solís: Milonga para Johann Sebastian (S. Solis) / Patricia Salas: Pa' todo el año (Jimenez) / Duo Nueva America: Selección San Juanitos (trad.) / Sebastian Solís: Yo pisare las calles nuevamente (Pablo Milanes) / Patricia Salas: Bemba colora' (J. C. Fumero) / Duo Nueva America: Aptao (H. Salinas) / Sebastian Solís: La rosa blanca (G. F. Paglia / S. Solis) / Patricia Salas: Bachata Rosa (Juan Luis Guerra)

Southside Harmonics Steel Orchestra Best Of Caribbean Steeldrums EUCD2263





Nearly an hour of steeldrum classics including: Yellow Bird, Island in the Sun, Fire Down Below, Jamaica Farewell, Sound of Silence, Redemption Song …. Tracks: Yellow Bird (Burgie) / Island in the Sun (Burgess / Belafonte) / Fire Down Below (Lambeth Community Steel Orchestra) / Poom Poom (Lambeth Community Steel Orchestra) / Nah Do Dat (Lambeth Community Steel Orchestra) / Meditation (Lambeth Community Steel Orchestra) / Jamaica Farewell (Burgie) / April in Portugal (Lambeth Community Steel Orchestra) / Break Down (Lambeth Community Steel Orchestra) / Tell me Why (Lambeth Community Steel Orchestra) / Sound of Silence (Simon) / Redemption Song (B. Marley)


Pale Bih Ando

LM54121 794881886821




Created in 2000 by Djordje Knezevic, this new line up of Odjila finds itself enriched by the accordion and exceptional voice of Boban Milojevic. After a self-produced 2002 debut, Gypsytrans, followed by Gypsytrans 2, in 2004, the band played on the gold Sanseverino album, Les Sénégalaises, offering the tune L' Etrangère. Two years in the making, O'Djila now release Pale Bih Ando - sometimes euphoric and sometimes melancolic, it's music full of intensity and colour with slavic and gipsy accents that warm your heart with melodies from the Balkans. TRACKS: Tike, Tacke (Dj. Knezevic/B. Milojevic) / Bil-Bul (Dj. Knezevic/B. Milojevic/ Traditionnal) / Maruska (S. Bajramovic) / Jag Bari (D. Armeanca) / Dade, Dade (Traditionnal) / Duhovi me prate (D. Vranic/Dj. Knezevic/I. Ormond) / Zvonija (L. Buttler) / Gocino Kolo (B. Spuzvic Kvaka/B. Jovanovic) / Duso... (Dj. Knezevic/B. Milojevic/L. Buttler) / Kalo Pampuri (Traditionnal) / Cik Pogodi (Lepa Brena) / Svake Noci Iste Stvari (Dj. Knezevic/B. Milojevic) / Bonus track : Zajdi, Zajdi (Traditionnal)

World NEW RELEASE INFORMATION – AVAILABLE NOW T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo The Kings of Benin Urban Groove 1972-80 SNDWLP004

827565006311 LP2



Arguably West Africa’s best-kept musical secret, Orchestre Poly Rhythmo are from the Republic of Benin, West Africa and are a household name in their home country. This collection reflects their many poly-rhythmic styles including hard afro-funk, driving afrobeat, deep afro-Latin and Cuban grooves – this fusion is the product of combining the sounds they had heard in Lagos with two traditional Vodun rhythms: Sato and Sakpata. Being such a small country, Benin has had little in the way of musical exposure over the years and many people have no idea it’s exact location sandwiched alongside Togo between Ghana and Nigeria. In 2009 the band reformed and embarked on their first European tour putting Benin firmly on the map. This compilation earmarks the cream of their recording output that sounds as fresh today as it did then. Touring Europe extensively in 2010 Press Quotes: “One of the hottest funk bands in Seventies Africa. Finally, Britain is discovering their magic sound.” The Telegraph “Hot afro licks with a magical and hypnotic quality” MOJO (UK) Tracks: Aihe Ni Kpe we / Les Djos / Gendamou Na Wili We Gnannin / Mi Si Ba To / Avoun Doupou Me Douga / kokoriko / Ne Te Faches Pas / Kou Tche Kpo So O / Gbeto Vivi / Agnon Djidjo / Medida / Angelina II


Still Spinning 5060109093759



A collection of Mick’s favourites over lots of years of singing before, during and after THE SPINNERS.


Herein is a bunch of songs learned, loved and performed over many years. Produced by Phil Beer and served up with the help of Jackie Oates, Becki Driscoll and Jim Causley rising young stars of the British folk scene. Mick’s long association with Liverpool and the sea is reflected in rousing and heart-warming renditions of Santy Anno and Marques. The latter borrowed from fellow Spinner Hughie Jones. The battle of the sexes infuses the Foggy Dew, Bold English Navvy and Woman Smarter Than Man sung here in memory of a great friend and SPINNER Cliff Hall. The newer tradition gives us the D-Day Dodgers and Flowers of Manchester, a version re-recorded in 2008 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster. Returning the rich seam of home grown song, rousing renditions of Derby Ram, John Barleycorn and Bucket of the Mountain Dew, are joined by the atmospheric She Move Through the Fair and Carrickfergus then back to the sea with Lord Franklin and Greenland WhaleFishing. Tracks; Santy Anno / Marques / Jacky Brown, Becki’s Jig / Mary Anne / Beautiful Cedars / Beware Oh Take Care / Foggy Dew / Gentleman Soldier / D-Day Dodgers / Bold English Navvy / Woman Smarter Than Man / Flowers of Manchester / Derby Ram / John Barleycorn / She Moved Through The Fair / Carrickfergus / Bucket of the Mountain Dew / Wild Colonial Boy / Lord Franklin / Greenland Whalefishing.

Rattle On The Stovepipe WGS371CD

No Use In Cryin’ 5016700113020




American traditional old time music ‘so deftly played and so perfectly paced’ Shirly Collins ‘For a rattling good time, let Pete, Dave and Dan rattle on YOUR stovepipe! Great songs and tunes, mostly fiddle-led, but with fine work on banjos, guitars and (sometimes) melodeon, as well’ - Tom Paley ‘it’s immensely refreshing to hear real old time music played with such verve and melodic nous, by musicians at the very top of their game.’ Clive Pownceby. Rattle on the Stovepipe are: Dave Arthur - Vocals, Banjo, Guitar, Melodeon. Pete Cooper -Vocals, Fiddle, Viola. Dan Stewart - Guitar, Banjo Tracks; Elzick’s Farewell / Short Jacket And White Trousers / Sadie At The Back Door. / Willie Moore / Red Apple Juice / Old John Peel, Rock That Cradle, Joe / You’ve Been A Friend, Frisky Jenny / Princess Royal / Monday Morning Go To School / Ways Of The World / Damned Old Piney Mountains / Sally In The Garden / Dillard Chandler / Roll, Alabama, Roll!

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