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Disc News, March 19, 2010


Elvis Presley, On Stage: Legacy Edition (RCA/Legacy, 2 CDs). Revisits Elvis’ Las Vegas concerts in August 1969 and February 1970.
Free, Live At the Isle of Wight (Eagle Rock Entertainment, 2-DVD set)
Sonya Kitchell, Convict of Conviction (429 Records)
Coco Montoya, I Want It All Back (Ruf Records)
The Bluesmasters Featuring Mickey Thomas, The Bluesmasters Featuring Mickey Thomas (Redeye Distribution/Direct Music Distribution)
Justin Bieber, My World, Part 2 (Uskabd /def Han)
Goldfrapp, Head First (Mute)
Bobby McFerrin, VOCAbularieS (EmArcy)
Monica, Still Standing (J)
Plies, Goon Affiliated (Atlantic)
Scorpions, Sting in the Tail (UME)


Erykah Badu, New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh) (Universal Motown)
Barenaked Ladies, All In Good Time (Raisin’)
Bone Thugs n Harmony, Uni5: The Worlds Enemy (Asylum)
Alan Jackson, Freight Train (Arista)
Natalie Merchant, Leave Your Sleep (Nonesuch)
RKM & Ken-Y, The Last Chapter (Machete)
Dusty Springfield, Once Upon A Time: 1964-1969 (Reelin’ In The Years, DVD).
Small Faces, All Or Nothing: 1965-1968 (Reelin’ In The Years, DVD).
Gerry & The Pacemakers, It’s Gonna Be All Right: 1963-1965 (Reelin’ In The Years, DVD).
Herman’s Hermits, Listen People: 1964-1969 (Reelin’ In The Years, DVD).
Various artists, British Invasion 5-DVD Box Set (Reelin’ In The Years, 5-DVD box set). In addition to the four individually available DVDs about The Small Faces, Gerry And The Pacemakers, Herman’s Hermits and Dusty Springfield, the box set comes with a bonus disc that features 2-1/2 hours of extra features (including bonus concert footage) that is not sold separately.


Jakob Dylan, Women and Country (Columbia Records). Features guest vocals from Neko Case and Kelly Hogan.
Christine Ohlman, The Deep End (Select-O Hits). Features duets with Marshall Crenshaw, Dion and Ian Hunter.
Downchild, I Need A Hat (Linus Entertainment)
BoDeans, Mr. Sad Clown (429 Records)


Jamie McLean Band, Completely (No label listed)
Stanton Moore, Groove Alchemy (Telarc)
Jeff Beck, Emotion & Commotion (Atco)
Earl Greyhound, Suspicious Package (Hawk Race Records)
Various Artists, No One Knows About Persian Cats Movie Soundtrack (Milan Records)
Iggy And The Stooges, Raw Power: Legacy Edition (Columbia/Legacy, 2 CDs).


Sweet Apple, Love and Desperation (Tee Pee Records). Features J. Mascis, and Cobra Verde and Witch members.
Javelin, No Mas (Luaka Bop)
Incognito, Live in London: The 30th Anniversary (Inakustik/MVD, DVD)
Frank Zappa, The Freak Out List (Sexy Intellectual/MVD, DVD)
Julien Kasper Band, Trance Groove (Toulcat Records)
Willie Nelson, Country Music (Rounder Records)


Emily Jane White, Victorian America (Milan Records)
Iggy And The Stooges, Raw Power: Deluxe Edition (Legacy/Columbia, 4 CDS). It is available for preorder through The four-disc deluxe edition comes in a 7-inch square slipcase. It features the orignal album, a one-hour show at Richards, a disc containing rarities, outtakes and alternates from the Raw Power era and a DVD documentary that follows the making of Raw Power. The deluxe edition also comes with a 48-page softcover book that features an essay by Henry Rollins. In addition, the deluxe edition also features five 5” x 7” prints, a Japanese picture sleeve 45 single reproduction of “Raw Power” b/w “Seek And Destroy.” 


Michael Bolton, Live At the Royal Albert Hall (Eagle Rock Entertainment, DVD and Blu-ray)

MAY 11

Elizabeth Cook, Welder (31 Tigers)


Chamillionaire, Venom (Universal Motown)
NO date listed
Brian Goss, The Firing Line (BTG Records)
The Conleys, Folk Noir (Meroke Sky Records)
The Miracles, City of Angels (Hip-O-Select)
Big East, Condita (Naked Ear Records)
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester, LIve in Berlin —Heute Nacht Oder Nie” (SPV, 2 DVDs).
The Malibooz, Queens’ English (The Pier Group)


The Monkees, The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees (Rhino Handmade). Three-CD set includes mono and stereo mixes of the original album on individual discs, each expanded with rare and unreleased tracks. The third disc collects more than 24 unreleased tracks culled from the albums’ sessions, complemented by a number of rare recordings. The first 1,000 orders will come accompanied by a 45 that includes two unreleased tracks: acoustic versions of “St. Matthew” and “Lady’s Baby.”

Santana, Supernatural: Legacy Edition (Legacy/Arista). Deluxe, 2-CD package contains the original album with new remastering supervised by Carlos Santana and 11 bonus tracks — seven of which were previously unissued. Includes outtakes, dance-club mixes and instrumental material. A 24-page, full-color booklet includes rare photography and memorabilia, plus new liner notes essay by Hal Miller.

Vai DaCapo, Songs of Delight (Decca)
Shooter Jennings, Black Ribbons (R.E.D. Distribution)
Citizen Cope, The Rainwater LP (R.E.D. Distribution)
Rocket Summer, Of Men And Angels (Island)
Jamie Cullum, The Pursuit (Verve, a CD+DVD deluxe edition also is available.)

K.D. Lang, Recollection (Nonesuch, 2 CD set)
Devon Sproule, ¡Don’t Hurry for Heaven! (Black Hen Music)
Bobby Charles, Timeless (Rice N Gravy Records)
Reagan Browne, Daydreams in Stereo (Lucky Frog) Barney Bentall, The Inside Passage (Golden Cage Music)
The Irish Tenors, Ireland (Razor & Tie)

Various artists, Horse Feathers and Animal Crackers: A Tribute to Queen (Main Man Records, 2 CDs). Features performances by Bad Biscuit, Blue Fox, Frankenstein 3000, Doug Wahlberg Band, True Love, Dennis Dunaway and Dimma, Scream, Tuff Darts, Cheetah Chrome, The Easy Outs and more.

Lynn Miles, Black Flowers Volume 1-2 (True North, 2 CDs)
T-Model Ford, The Ladies Man (Alive Records)
Rob Swift, The Architect (Ipecac Recordings)
The Conleys, Folk Noir (Meroke Sky Records)
Heavy Metal Kids, Hit the Right Button Plus (Angel Air)
Marshall Law, Power Game (Angel Air)
White Lightning, Midnight approches/Paradise... At a Price (Angel Air, 2 CDs). Includes bonus tracks.

19 A.D.D., Dead River (Level 36 Recordings)
Johnny Cash, American VI (American Recordings/Lost Highway)
The Sear, House Afire (Not Aloud Records)
Benjy Davis Project, Lost Souls Like Us (Rock Ridge Music)
Arika Kane, Arika Kane (BSE Recordings)
The Astonishment, Banana Sandwich (No label listed)

Richard Hell & The Voidoids, Blank Generation (MVD Visual, DVD)
Mick Taylor Band, The Tokyo Concert (Inakustik/MVD Visual, DVD)
Professor Louie and the Crowmatix, Whispering Pines (Woodstock/MVD Audio)
Jason & The Scorchers, Halcyon Times (Courageous Chicken Music)
Danny Elfman, Alice In Wonderland Soundtrack (Walt Disney Records)

Gorillaz, Plastic Beach (Virgin Records, CD and CD plus DVD deluxe edition).
Old Man Luedecke, My Hands Are On Fire And Other Love Songs (Black Hen Music)
Peter Karp and Sue Foley, He Said-She Said (Blind Pig Records)
Poppa Chubby, The Fight Is On (Blind Pig Records)