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Bruce Springsteen, a Monty Python musical, Lucinda Williams

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Bruce Springsteen, a Monty Python musical, Lucinda Williams

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New music from Bruce Springsteen; Live from the Fillmore: Lucinda Williams; Joseph Arthur gambles on Tara Angell; The Irish folk group Altan; Celtic rockers The Young Dubliners; A Broadway musical from Monty Python; Mozart performed by Richard Goode; Pop producer and composer Jack Nitzsche; World jazz percussionist Jack DeJohnette.

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Bruce Springsteen, a Monty Python musical, Lucinda Williams

Devils and Dust

Maria's Bed

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Maria's Bed

  • from Devils & Dust
  • by Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen recorded his latest album without the E Street Band, returning to a sometimes spare, mostly acoustic sound reminiscent of his earliest work.

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Live @ the Fillmore

Change the Locks

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Change the Locks

  • from Live @ the Fillmore
  • by Lucinda Williams

This is Lucinda Williams' first-ever live album, recorded at the historic Fillmore theater in San Francisco. This song, "Change the Locks" originally appeared on her self-titled 1988 CD.

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Come Down

Uneven

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Uneven

  • from Come Down
  • by Tara Angell

Tara Angell is a Texas singer/songwriter who convinced Joseph Arthur to produce her debut CD. Angell says "I consider some of the work on this record pure magic."

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Local Ground

The Wind and Rain

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The Wind and Rain

  • from Local Ground
  • by Altan

Altan is a Northern Ireland band, here playing a slightly upbeat version of the classic murder ballad "The Wind and Rain."

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Real World

Real World

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Real World

  • from Real World
  • by Young Dubliners

Dublin natives Keith Roberts and Paul O'Toole formed The Young Dubliners after meeting at a pub in Los Angeles in the early '90s.

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Monty Python's Spamalot

You Won't Succeed on Broadway

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You Won't Succeed on Broadway

  • from Monty Python's Spamalot
  • by Cast

This new Broadway musical is "lovingly ripped off" the comedy group's film classic, "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."

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Mozart: Works for Solo Piano

Allegretto from Sonata in F Major, K. 533/494 (Mozart)

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Allegretto from Sonata in F Major, K. 533/494 (Mozart)

  • from Richard Goode Performs Mozart
  • by Richard Goode

Pianist Richard Goode here performs a collection of sonatas and rarely heard short works by Mozart.

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Hearing is Believing: The Jack Nitzsche Story 1962-1979

Ashes, The Rain & I

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Ashes, The Rain & I

  • from Hearing is Believing: The Jack Nitzsche Story 1962-1979
  • by The James Gang

Jack Nitzsche was a producer and composer who arranged early Phil Spector hits like "Be My Baby" and "Then He Kissed Me." He later worked with the Rolling Stones and Neil Young. Nitzsche died in 1995. He's remembered on this collection of his most popular works.

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Music from the Hearts of Masters

Ocean Wave

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Ocean Wave

  • from Music from the Hearts of the Masters
  • by Jack DeJohnette/Foday Musa Suso

Percussionist Jack De Johnette has played with a diverse group of jazz and rock artists, from Miles Davis and John Coltrane to Carlos Santana. Here De Johnette collaborates with Foday Musa Suso, who performs the Kora, a kind of African lute.

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