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Cassandra Wilson, Christopher O'Riley on Radiohead, The Polyphonic Spree

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Cassandra Wilson, Christopher O'Riley on Radiohead, The Polyphonic Spree

Cassandra Wilson, Christopher O'Riley on Radiohead, The Polyphonic Spree

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Modern torch songs with Cassandra Wilson; the gloomy, introspective Lisa Germano; Christopher O'Riley's piano transcripts of Radiohead; have a day with The Polyphonic Spree; Doo wop pioneers The Ravens; and the Stagger Lee story from Taj Mahal.

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Cassandra Wilson, Christopher O'Riley on Radiohead, The Polyphonic Spree

Torch

Harvest Moon

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Harvest Moon

  • from Torch: A Six Degrees Collection of Modern Torch Songs
  • by Various Artists

This collection updates the classic torch song with trip hop rhythms and electronica.

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Lullaby for Liquid Pig

Pearls

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Pearls

  • from Lullaby for Liquid Pig
  • by Lisa Germano

This is a gorgeous but gloomy CD from Lisa Germano who says her music is best listened to alone.

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True Love Waits

Everything in Its Right Place

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Everything in its Right Place

  • from True Love Waits: O'Riley Plays Radiohead
  • by Christopher O'Riley

Christopher O'Riley fell in love with Radiohead's 1997 album, OK Computer and decided to transcribe the music for solo piano.

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The Beginning Stages of …

Have a Day/Celebratory

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Have a Day / Celebratory

  • from The Beginning Stages Of...
  • by The Polyphonic Spree

This happy-go-lucky group includes 23 musicians performing upbeat songs of celebration.

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Roots of Doo Wop

Lilacs in the Rain

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Lilacs in the Rain

  • from Roots of Doo Wop: Savoy Vocal Groups
  • by Various Artists

The Ravens were one of the most influential R&B groups, creating a style and sound that would be imitated for decades to come.

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Hanapepe Dream

Stagger Lee

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Stagger Lee

  • from Hanapepe Dream
  • by Taj Mahal & the Hula Blues

Stagger Lee" has been covered hundreds of times by all kinds of artists. It tells the true story of Lee Sheldon murdering William Lyons (reportedly) over a Stetson hat.

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