• Adele - 21
  • Alice in Chains (singer Layne Staley died in 2002)
  • Allison, Mose (82 yo; timeless beatnik logic for a beat up world)
  • Amadou and Mariam - Sabali (blind Malian couple - Afro pop steeped in the blues and funk)
  • Animal Collective
  • Arcade Fire
  • Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
  • A Tribe Called Quest
  • Avi, Zee
  • Badu, Erykah (R&B Earth Mother, R&B's most dedicated Earth Mother)
  • BB King
  • Beatles Remasters (9/09)
  • Beatles in Mono
  • Beck - The Information
  • Beck, Jeff
  • Billy Preston
  • Bingham,Ryan
  • Black Keys
  • Black Lips - Let it Bloom
  • Bob Dylan - Modern Times
  • Bowie, David
  • Brightblack Morning Light - Brightblack Morning Light **
  • Buck Owens
  • Buddy Guy - Can't Quit the Blues (Reissue)
  • Buzzcocks
  • Cat Power - The Greatest
  • Christian, Charlie
  • Citizen Cope
  • Cohen, Leonard
  • Contraband (??) (Bruce Hornsby???)
  • Crowded House (Neil Finn)
  • Culture
  • Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks
  • David Bowie
  • Devo - Fresh
  • Dexys Midnight Runners
  • Dick Dale and His Del tones - Surfers' Choice (Reissue)
  • Drake - Over
  • Eaglin, Snooks - Blind New Orleans R&B singer, died 2/18/09
  • Elder Utah Smith - superstar evangelist and guitarist from NW Louisiana - used to preach in giant homemade seraphim wings - died in 1965 - Biography: "I Got Two Wings: Incidents and Anecdotes of the Two-Winged Preacher and Electric Guitar Evangelist"
  • Elliott Murphy (??)
  • ELO - Kelly Grocutt, died 2/19/09. "Don't Bring Me Down" and "Evil Woman"
  • Faces
  • Faithfull, Marianne - Easy Come, Easy Go (duet with Keith Richards)
  • Fats Domino - Alive and Kickin'
  • Flatlanders - Jimmie Dale Gilmore lonesome tenor like Hank Williams and Al Green
  • Fleet Foxes
  • Flogging Molly
  • Flying Burrito Brothers [linked to Phosphorescent]
  • Folk: Bert Janusch
  • Folk: Davey Graham
  • Foo Fighters [Dave Grohl]
  • Franz Ferdinand
  • Free Energy
  • Fugees
  • Gabriel, Peter
  • Gnarls Barkley
  • Gorillaz - Plastic Beach
  • Guns 'n Roses
  • Gwen Stefani - Love, Angel, Music, Baby
  • Harrision, George
  • Harry Smith - Anthology of American Folk Music (CD? book?)
  • Hayes, Isaac - Black Moses
  • Hendrix - Valleys of Neptune
  • Hynde, Chrissy - charity
  • Iggy Pop
  • It's a Beautiful Day
  • Jackson Browne
  • Jane's Addiction
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
  • John Coltrane - Fearless Leader (Reissue)
  • John Legend - Once Again
  • John Lee Hooker - Hooker (Reissue)
  • John Mayer - Continuum
  • Johnny Cash - American V: A Hundred Highways **
  • Johnson, Jack - concert proceeds to charity
  • Johnson, Robert
  • JP, Chrissy and the Fairground Boys - charity (Chrissy Hynde)
  • Kaiser Chiefs
  • Killers (frontman: Brandon Flowers)
  • King, Carl and Taylor, James - profits to NRDC and AWR
  • King Biscuit Time
  • King Crimson
  • LCD - Oh You (Christmas Blues)
  • LCD Soundsystem
  • Leadbelly
  • Levon Helm
  • Lindsey Buckinhgam - Under the Skin
  • Little Walter
  • Love (Arthur Lee) - 1967 "classic" "Da Capo" and 1968 "Forever Changes" - "one of the biggest bands on the burgeoning Sixties Los Angeles Sunset Strip Scene" (huh?)
  • MGMT
  • Moe Asch does Woody Guthrie
  • Molly Hatchett
  • Monsters of Folk
  • Morrissey
  • Muddy Waters
  • Muse (are British prog rockers)
  • My Chemical Romance
  • My Morning Jacket / Jim James [Charity - proceeds go to anti-poverty and others; against Mountaintop Mining - their "Dear Companion" album gives all profits to charity
  • Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Live at the Fillmore East, March 6 & 7, 1970 (Reissue)
  • Neil Young and Crazy Horse - 2006
  • Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Archives Reference Search (??)
  • New York Dolls
  • NY - Mynah Birds - The Complete Mot___ Singers - Volume 6: 1966 (????)
  • OK Go [internet made them video stars - splattered paint photo; Youtube treadmill clip "Here It Goes Again"]
  • Orkustra - Adventures in Experimental Electric Orchestra (1966) (violinist David LaFlamme founded It's a Beautiful Day; bassist Jaime Leopold joined Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks; Guitarist Bobby BeauSoleil fell off the love train and in with Charles Manson and is now serves a life term in prison for a 1969 murder)
  • Orton, Beth - Trailer Park: Legacy Edition (Reissue)
  • Pearl Jam - J
  • Perkins, Pinetop
  • Peter Bjorn and John
  • Pete Seeger
  • Phosphorescent [linked to Flying Burrito Brothers - sounds like?]
  • Pixies
  • Pointer Sisters
  • Porcupine Tree
  • Quit Your Day Job
  • Raconteurs
  • Radiohead
  • Replacements
  • Robert Johnson
  • Robert Lockwood, Jr
  • Rolling Stones
  • Santana
  • School of Seven Bells (The Edge likes)
  • Sean Lennon - Friendly Fire
  • Secret Machines (The Edge likes)
  • Smashing Pumpkins - A Stitch in Time
  • Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped
  • Sonny Boy Williams
  • Sparklehorse (Mark Linkous, suicide 3/6) [Tom Waits: When I first heard Mark's music it was like discovering a golden spider who left his initials for you in the web." Waits played with him on 2001 tune "Dog Door"]
  • Spoon
  • Springsteen - We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
  • Squier, Billy
  • Starless and Bible Black (new prog rock - take their name from a 1974 King Crimson album)
  • Sting
  • Stone Temple Pilots
  • Stooges
  • The Coup - Pick a Bigger Weapon ("Baby Let's Have a Baby Before Bush Do Something Crazy")
  • The Long Blondes - Someone to Drive You Home **
  • The New York Dolls - One Day it Will Plase Us to Remember Even This
  • The Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers (Jack White)
  • The Velvet Underground
  • Thomas, Rob - donates to pet sanctuaries, homeless
  • Thom Yorke (Radiohead) - The Eraser
  • Titus Andronicus - The Monitor
  • Tom Waits - Orphans, Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards
  • Tool - 10,000 Days
  • Train
  • Trey Songz (???? Trey Anastasio ????)
  • U2 - Boy ; Song: Moment of Surrender - the character in the song is a junkie, so that's where I got it (Bono), who has written about heroin addiction before, most famously on Bad from the Unforgettable Fire. Adam Clayton grappled with alcoholism)
  • TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain (Bowie on "Province")
  • Van Zandt, Townes - Deceased - "Pancho and Lefty" and "To Live is to Fly"
  • Velvet Revolution
  • Velvet Revolver
  • Walkmen
  • Warren Zevon
  • Whigs
  • Wilco
  • Wild Light
  • Willie Nelson - The Complete Atlantic Sessions (Reissue)
  • Willie Nelson - You Don't Know Me: The Songs of Cindy Walker
  • Wilson Pickett - Funky Midnight Mover Reissue
  • Wolfmother - Wolfmother
  • Wyclef Jean
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones
  • Yele Fest (??????)
  • Yo La Tengo - I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass

Record Execs:

  • Davis, Clive
  • Ertegun, Ahmet
  • Wexler, Jerry
sep 2 2009 ∞
mar 16 2011 +