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New Album Releases, 3-13-2007: The Roches, Graham Parker, Uncle Earl

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This week we get Moonswept, the first proper new album in over a decade from the Roche sisters, Maggie, Terre, and Suzzy. Ten of the fourteen songs are new Roche sister compositions. They are a highly under appreciated act, particularly the awesome eponymous album. They've written some outstanding songs, but most especially there's nothing else like their unique family vocal harmonies.

Don't Tell Columbus is the latest from Graham Parker, one of the original apostles of the English 70s punk/new wave reformation movement. He's well past his artistic prime, but he can still squeeze off a sharp song now and again. Anyway, it's just good to see him still looking healthy and pissed off.

Here's the complete list of this week's major new releases, courtesy AMG:

The Fratellis Costello Music Fallout/Drop The Gun/Island
Garage Rock Revival, Indie Rock

Metheny Mehldau Quartet Quartet Nonesuch
Fusion, Post-Bop, Modern Creative

Musiq Soulchild Luvanmusiq Atlantic
Neo-Soul, Urban, Contemporary R&B

The Roches Moonswept 429
Contemporary Folk, Alternative Folk, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Progressive Folk, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Folk-Rock

Neil Young Live at Massey Hall 1971 [CD/DVD] Reprise
Singer/Songwriter, Folk-Rock

Agnostic Front/Discipline Working Class Heroes Knockout
Punk Metal, Hardcore Punk

Buddy Alan Owens The Best of Buddy Alan Owens [Sundazed] Sundazed
Bakersfield Sound, Country-Pop

Aqualung Memory Man Columbia
Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock

Auto Interiors Let's Agree to Deceive Our Best Friends Rykodisc
Indie Rock, Post-Punk, Garage Rock, Psychedelic

The Buckaroos The Best of the Buckaroos Sundazed
Bakersfield Sound, Country-Pop, Honky Tonk

Canned Heat/Henry Vestine Human Condition Revisited/I Used to Be Mad! (But Now I'm Half Crazy) SPV
Boogie Rock, Blues-Rock, Modern Electric Blues

Yue Deng Claus Ogermann: Works for Violin & Piano Decca
Contemporary Chamber Music

Dokken From Conception: Live 1981 Rhino
Pop-Metal, Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Arena Rock, Hair Metal

Fats Domino Sentimental Journey: Live at the University of New Orleans SPV
New Orleans R&B, Rock & Roll, R&B

Mitch Easter Dynamico Electric Devil
Jangle Pop, Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Pop, College Rock

8ball & MJG Ridin High Bad Boy
Dirty South, Southern Rap, Hardcore Rap

Girl Authority Road Trip [CD/DVD] Zoe
Teen Pop, Adult Contemporary

Jimmy Giuffre 3 The Life of a Trio: Saturday Owl/Sunnyside
Avant-Garde Jazz, Free Jazz, Chamber Jazz

The Goldebriars Straight Ahead! Collectors' Choice Music
Folk-Pop, Pop, Sunshine Pop

Tommi Hakala Toivo Kuula: Tule, armaani (Come, My Love) Ondine

Modern Vocal Music

Jeff Healey Adventures in Jazzland STP
Classic Jazz

Jeff Healey Among Friends STP
Classic Jazz

I Am Robot and Proud Catch/Spring Summer Autumn Winter Darla
Indie Electronic, IDM

Jennifer Koh Schumann: The Sonatas for Violin and Piano Cedille
Romantic Chamber Music

Legend Moonshine [Bonus Tracks] Repertoire
Pub Rock, Rock & Roll, Hard Rock

Lloyd Street Love The Inc/Universal/Motown Contemporary R&B, Urban

Stick McGhee New York Blues and R&B 1947-1955 JSP
R&B, Jump Blues, Electric Blues

James McMurtry Best of the Sugar Hill Years Sugar Hill
Americana, Roots Rock, Singer/Songwriter

Garrick Ohlsson Justin Dello Joio: Two Concert Etudes; The March of Folly; Sonata for Piano Bridge
Contemporary Chamber and Piano Music

Andrew Russo Dirty Little Secret Endeavour
Contemporary Piano Music

Various Artists Hollywood Hits: 70 Years Of Memorable Movie Music Shout! Factory
Movie Themes, Musicals, Show Tunes

Graham Parker Don't Tell Columbus Bloodshot
Singer/Songwriter

Artimus Pyle Artimus Venomus Cleopatra

Jon Rauhouse Steel Guitar Heart Attack Bloodshot
Western Swing Revival, Americana, Cocktail

Rich Boy Rich Boy Interscope
Southern Rap

Bessie Smith Queen of the Blues Volume 1 JSP
Classic Jazz, Classic Female Blues

Rosie Thomas These Friends of Mine Sing-a-long
Contemporary Folk, Indie Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock

Type O Negative Dead Again SPV/Steamhammer
Goth Metal, Alternative Metal, Heavy Metal

Uncle Earl Waterloo, Tennessee Rounder
Neo-Traditional Folk, Contemporary Folk

Various Artists If You Ain't Got the Do-Re-Mi Smithsonian/Folkways
Appalachian Folk, Folksongs, Folk-Blues, String Bands, Political Folk, Traditional Folk, Old-Timey, Acoustic Blues

Various Artists Stax 50th Anniversary Celebration Stax
Memphis Soul, Deep Soul, Southern Soul, Pop-Soul, R&B, Soul

Chuck E. Weiss 23rd & Stout Cooking Vinyl
Roots Rock, Beat Poetry

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    Thanks for dropping by the Retro Music Blog and for your full support of all things anti-emo. It’s really getting insane over there!

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