Paul Simon, Sufjan Stevens, Bob Marley

Surprising new music from Paul Simon; A preview of outtakes by Sufjan Stevens; Remembering the music of Harry Nilsson; New York rock revivalists The Walkmen; "Incidental Heroin Pop" from Candy Bars; The return of classical guitarist Christopher Parkening; Creative magic from Britain's Gomez; Remembering the legendary reggae artist Bob Marley.

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Paul Simon, Sufjan Stevens, Bob Marley

The Avalanche: Outtakes and Extras from the Illinois Album

Adlai Stevenson

  • Artist: Sufjan Stevens
  • Song: Adlai Stevenson
  • From: The Avalanche: Outtakes & Extras from the Illinois Album

Sufjan Stevens wrote more than 50 songs for his most recent CD, Illinois, though many never appeared on the album. The young artist's next effort, Avalanche, is a collection of outtakes and extras from Illinois.

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Perfect Day

Don't Forget Me

  • Artist: Harry Nilsson
  • Song: Don't Forget Me
  • From: Perfect Day

Harry Nilsson is remembered for songs like "Everybody's Talkin'," made famous in the film Midnight Cowboy, and "Without You," a Badfinger tune. Nilsson died in 1994 and is remembered on this new collection of work he wrote, called Perfect Day.

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A Hundred Miles Off

Emma Get Me A Lemon

  • Artist: The Walkmen
  • Song: Emma Get Me A Lemon
  • From: A Hundred Miles Off

The Walkmen are a New York rock group with two critically acclaimed albums to their credit: 2002's Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me is Gone and 2004's Bows + Arrows. The band is about to release it's third album, A Hundred Miles Off. It's a richly textured, sometimes gritty, sonic adventure in rock.

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Grace Like A River

Koyunbaba, suite for guitar, Op. 19: Moderato and Presto

  • Artist: Christopher Parkening
  • Song: Koyunbaba, suite for guitar, Op. 19: Moderato and Presto
  • From: Grace Like A River

Christopher Parkening is one of the most revered classical guitarists in the world. After years of grueling tours and studio sessions, Parkening dropped out of the music business to pursue his true passion: fly fishing. He returns with a new collection of songs inspired by his Christian faith.

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Notice

Notice

  • Artist: Gomez
  • Song: Notice
  • From: Notice

Gomez is a British rock group with a sound that's always morphing to fit the tastes and styles of the band's five song writers and three lead singers. Their latest CD, like previous efforts, is ultimately rooted in the blues with unpredictable swings toward more experimental pop.

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