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audio button March 24, 2002

Neil Finn's '7 Worlds Collide'
Neil Finn's 7 Worlds Collide

Neil Finn
New Zealander Neil Finn (formerly of Crowded House and Split Enz) brought an all-star group including Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam), Phil Selway (Radiohead), Johnny Marr (formerly from The Smiths), Lisa Germano and others together for 7 Worlds Collide on Nettwerk America Records. The collection includes live versions of well-known songs by the artists, as well as new songs from Neil Finn that will appear on his solo CD due out in April.

audio button Listen to "Weather with You"

audio button Listen to "Take a Walk," with Eddie Vedder on vocals.

audio button Listen to "Down on the Corner," with Johnny Marr on vocals.

Remember Shakti's 'Saturday Night in Bombay' CD cover art
Remember Shakti's Saturday Night in Bombay

Remember Shakti
Jazz guitarist John McLaughlin formed his East-West fusion group Shakti in the 1970's, and he reunited with tabla phenom Zakir Hussein in 1999 to form "Remember Shakti". Their virtuosity continues to dazzle on Saturday Night in Bombay on Verve Records.

audio button Listen to "Luki"

audio button Listen to "Giriraj Sudha"

Monty Alexander's 'Goin' Yard' CD cover art
Monty Alexander's Goin' Yard

Monty Alexander
Pianist Monty Alexander serves up smooth Jamaican piano jazz on this live cd, Goin' Yard on Telarc Records. One performance even recreates the studio effects heard in Jamaican dub music onstage.

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audio button Listen to "Could You Be Loved?"