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Charts for December 12-18

December 19, 2014
Wow! We have a lot of new names on the charts this week!

Jazz - A few new names, a new number one... Can't ask for anything better!

1. Al Muirhead - It's About Time (Chronograph Records)
2. Larry Corban and the Apurtistic Trio - The Corbanator (Nabroc Records)
3. Dr. John - Ske-Dat-de-Dat: The Spirit of Satch (Proper Records)
4. Alicia Olatuja - Timeless (World Tune Records)
5. Annie Lennox - Nostalgia (Blue Note)
6. Nikki Yanofsky - Little Secret (A440)
7. Chris Walden Big Band - Full On! (Origin)
8. Eli Bennett - Breakthrough (Addo Records)
9. Mack Avenue Superband - Live from the Detroit Jazz Festival Quick read more or view full article (Mack Ave.)
10. The Frank Walton/Yoron Isreal Sextet - Live in Chicago (Han-Walproductions)

World - A TON of debuts on the World chart this week, including a new number one!

1. Various Artists - Ten Cites (Soundway)
2. Paa Kow - Ask (Self Release)
3. Batida - Dois (Soundway)
4. Fantasma - Eye of the Sun (Soundway)
5. Kevin Kinsella - Riding Higher Still (I-Town Records)
6. The Rua - Essence EP (FOD)
7. Peruquois - The Original Essence (Self Release)
8. Piers Faccini and Vincent Segal - Songs of Time Lost (Six Degrees)
9. Horseman - Dawn of the Dread (Mr. Bongo)
10. Salsa de la Bahia - Vol. 2, Hoy y Ayer (Patois)

College - After keeping in the top 5, The New Basement Tapes finally take the top spot, while Shakey Graves stays put at number 2!

1. The New Basement Tapes - Lost on the River (Electro-Magnetic/Harvest)
2. Shakey Graves - And The War Came (DualTone)
3. Wilco - Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Rare Songs from 1194 - 2014 (Nonesuch)
4. The National Parks - Young (Self Release)
5. Streets of Laredo - Volume I & II (Dine Alone)
6. Immigrant Union - Anyway (Musebox)
7. The Flaming Lips - With a Little Help From My Fwends (Warner)
8. Rose's Pawn Shop - Gravity Well (Self Release)
9. Sleater-Kinney Start Together 1994 - 2006 (SubPop)
10. ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - IX (Richter)

Roots - Lucinda keeps up high on the Roots charts, and there's a ton of new Bluegrass on this chart this week!

1. Lucinda Williams - Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (Highway 20)
2. Dustbowl Revival - Carry Me Home (Self Release)
3. Phil Leadbetter - The Next Move (Pinecastle)
4. Various Artists - 20 Years Anniversary (Ruf Records)
5. The Ed Palermo Big Band & Rob Paparozzi - Electric Butter (Self Released)
6. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Hypnotic Eye (Warner)
7. Jeff Dale and the South Woodlawners - Good Music (Pro Sho Bidness)
8. Big Apple Blues - Energy (Stone Tone Records)
9. Johnny Winter - Step Back (Megaforce)
10. Calico the Band - Rancho California (California Country Records)

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