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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 9/15/13

  1. Sun Ra: Love In Outer Space – Purple Night (A&M, 1990)
  2. Two Tons of Steel: Hellcat – Unraveled (Big Bellied, 2013)
  3. Houndstooth: Francis – Ride Out the Dark (No Quarter, 2013)
  4. Eddie Palmieri: Colombia Te Canto – Lucumi, Macumba, Voodoo (Epic, 1978)
  5. Boris Kovač & LaDaABa Orchest: Begin-ing – The Last Balkan Tango, An Apocalyptic Dance Party (Piranha Musik, 2001)
  6. Mulatu Astatke: Surma (ft. Fatoumata Diawara) – Sketches Of Ethiopia (Jazz Village, 2013)
  7. Laura Veirs: America – Warp And Weft (Raven Marching Band, 2013)
  8. Ry Cooder & Corridos Famosos: Vigliante Man – Live In San Francisco (Nonesuch, 2013
  9. Caro Emerald: Riviera Life – Deleted Scenes From The Cutting Room Floor (Grandmono, 2010)
  10. X: The Hungry Wolf – Under The Big Black Sun (Elektra, 1982)
  11. José Rizo’s Mongorama: Suavecito – Baila Que Baila (Saungu, 2013)
  12. David Chesky: Transcendental Tripping – Jazz In The New Harmonic (Chesky Binaural, 2013) 
  13. Little Richard: The Girl Can’t Help It – Little Richard (Specialty, 1958)
  14. Zookeeper’s Palace: Nothing Left To Gain – Red Sky Ruminations (self released, 2013)
  15. The Cash Box Kings: Blues Falling Down On Me – Black Toppin’ (Blind Pig, 2013)
  16. Gilberto Santa Rosa: Mama Güela – A Dos Tiempos de Un Tiempo (Sony Discos, 1992)
  17. Cyril Neville: Magic Honey – Magic Honey (Ruf, 2013)
  18. Patty Larkin: Best Of Intentions – Still Green (Signature Sounds, 2013)  
  19. Everlast: Stone In My Hand – The Life Acoustic (Martyr Inc., 2013)
  20. The Civil Wars: I Had Me A Girl – The Civil Wars (Sensibility/Columbia, 2013)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Annette Szczesiul, Bruce Swan, Cliff Furnald, David DellaPietro, howard thompson, John Rivera, Kevin Gallagher, Kyle Starkey, Steve di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 9/8/13

  1. Bobby McFerrin: Glory – Spirityouall (Sony Masterworks, 2013)
  2. Chester Thompson Trio: Black Market – Approved (Joyful Noise, 2013)
  3. Fat Freddy’s Drop: Soldier – Blackbird (The Drop, 2013)
  4. The Animals: Worried Life Blues – Animal Tracks (EMI/Columbia, 1965)
  5. Neko Case: Man – The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You (ANTI, 2013)
  6. Janel & Anthony: Where Will We Go – Where Is Home (Cuneiform, 2012)
  7. Clairy Browne & the Bangin’ Rackettes: Love Letter – Baby Caught The Bus (Cult Classics, 2013)
  8. Tom Waits: Ol’ 55 – The Early Years, Vol. 2 (Manifesto, 1993)
  9. Lys Guillorn and the Mercy Choir: Trouble – Trouble (Dead Language, 2013)
  10. Big Hard Excellent Fish: And The Question Remains (single, One Little Indian, 2013)
  11. Fanfare Ciocarlia and Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra: James Bond Theme – Balkan Brass Battle (Asphalt Tango Records, 2011)
  12. Ben Sidran: Don’t Cry For No Hipster – Don’t Cry For No Hipster (Self/CD Baby, 2013)
  13. Filastine: Shanty Tones – Loot (Post World Industries, 2012)
  14. Minneapolis Guitar Quartet: Cinema Castaneda – Thrum (Innova Recordings, 2013)
  15. The Pretty Things: She Says Good Morning – S.F. Sorrow (EMI/Columbia, 1968)
  16. Serena Ryder: For You – Harmony (Capitol, 2013)
  17. The Strypes: I Can Tell – Snapshot (Mercury UK, 2013)
  18. The Rolling Stones: Surprise, Surprise – Now! (London, 1965)
  19. Buddy Holly: Not Fade Away – The “Chirping” Crickets (Brunswick, 1957)
  20. The Civil Wars: Same Old Same Old – The Civil Wars (Sensibility/Columbia, 2013)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Bob D’Aprile, Deb Guhl, howard thompson, Rod Richardson, Steve di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 9/1/13

  1. Suicide: Keep Your Dreams – Suicide (2cd edition) (Mute, 1998)
  2. Royal Southern Brotherhood: Moonlight Over the Mississippi – Royal Southern Brotherhood (Ruf, 2012)
  3. B’shnorkestra: Symposium – Go To Orange (Present Sounds, 2013)
  4. Andrea Echeverri: A Palo Seco No – Ruiseñora (Nacional Records, 2013)
  5. Kirsten Thien: Please Drive (ft. Hubert Sumlin) – Delicous (Screen Door, 2010)
  6. White Manna: Acid Head – White Manna (Holy Mountain, 2012)
  7. Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet: Closing Credits – In a World of Mallets (Basin Street, 2013)
  8. Egyptian Project: Ya Sabhi – Ya Amar (Six Degrees Records, 2012)
  9. J.J. Cale: Roll On (ft. Eric Clapton) – Roll On (Rounder, 2009)
  10. Nicole Mitchell’s Ice Crystal: Yearning – Aquarius (Delmark, 2013)
  11. Goldfrapp: Drew – Tales Of Us (Mute, 2013)
  12. Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis: Anamesa Nissirou – Greekadelia (Riverboat, 2012)
  13. Johnathan Rice: Lou Rider – Good Graces (SQE, 2013)
  14. Easy Baby: Wade in the Water – Cold Water (Rotary, 2012)
  15. Loudon Wainwright III: The Prisoner’s Song (ft. Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks – Boardwalk Empire Vol. 2: Music from the HBO Series (Abkco, 2013)
  16. Skip&Die: Jungle Riot – Riots In The Jungle (Crammed Discs, 2012)
  17. Louie Romery y Su Grupo Mazacote: Lou’s Afro-Cuban Blues – Salsa de la Bahia (Patois, 2013)
  18. Sly & The Family Stone: What’s That Got To Do With Me – Higher (Legacy, 2013)
  19. Tierney Sutton Band: I Get a Kick Out of You – I’m With The Band (Telarc, 2005)
  20. Adam Rudolf: Part Seven (Fast) (ft. Go: Organic Orchestra) – Sonic Mandala (Meta, 2013)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Bruce Swan, David Golden, howard thompson, KC Ryan, Pete Stewart, Rod Richardson, Simon Hunter, Steve di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 8/25/13

  1. Jocelyn Pook: Bleeding Soles – Desh (Pook, 2012)
  2. Earl Sweatshirt: Hoarse – Doris (Tan Cressida/Columbia, 2013)
  3. Natalie Maines: Without You – Mother (Columbia, 2013)
  4. Charaga La Tapa: Vamonos P’al Monte – La Tapa (SAR, 1994)
  5. Fairport Convention: Hungarian Rhapsody – Rosie (A&M, 1973)
  6. Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society: Aloft/Coney Island – Brooklyn Babylon (New Amsterdam, 2013)
  7. Sarah McQuaid: Can She Excuse My Wrongs – The Plum Tree and the Rose (Waterbug, 2013)
  8. Gov’t Mule: Funny Little Tragedy – Shout (Blue Note, 2013)
  9. Chick Corea: Portals to Forever – Vigil (Concord, 2013)
  10. Red Baraat: Halla Bol (Dave Sharma remix) – Big Talk (Sinj, 2013)
  11. Austin Lucas: Small Town Heart – Stay Reckless (New West, 2013)
  12. Curtis Mayfield: We People Who Are Darker Than Blue – Curtis Live (Curtom, 1971)
  13. Chicane: Offshore (Ambient Mix) – Very Best of Café Del Mar Music (Café Del Mar, 2012)
  14. Julianna Barwick: Forever – Nepenthe (Dead Oceans, 2013)
  15. David Lynch: The Line It Curves – The Big Dream (Sacred Bones, 2013)
  16. Ella Fitzgerald: Too Darn Hot (RAC remix) – Verve Remixed, the First Ladies (Verve, 2013)
  17. Weekend: July – Jinx (Slumberland, 2013)
  18. Bengt Berger: Metapolka – Beches Brew BIG (Country and Eastern, 2013)
  19. Ollie Vee: Party Fools – Lonesome Girl (Ollie Vee, 2013)
  20. Lee Hazelwood: In Our Time – These Boots Are Made For Walkin’: The Complete MGM Recordings  (Ace, 2002)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Bruce Swan, Cliff Furnald, David Golden, David DellaPietro, Deb Guhl, DJ Darkflow, howard thompson, Kevin Gallagher, Paul Bercovici, Rod Richardson, Steve di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 8/18/13

  1. Tail Dragger: Alabama Bound – Stop Lyin’ (Delmark, 2013)
  2. Los Texmaniacs: Amor Bonito – Texas Towns & Tex-Mex Sounds (Smithsonian/Folkways, 2012)
  3. Lisa Fischer: Sure On This Shining Night – 20 Feet From Stardom (Columbia, 2013)
  4. Dreamers’ Circus: Quantum Fantasy/Julspolskan – A Little Symphony (Go’ Danish Folk Music, 2013)
  5. Freebo: Sometimes It’s For Nothin’ – Something to Believe (Poppabo, 2011)
  6. Shpongle: How the Jellyfish Jumped up the Mountain – Museum of Consciousness (Twisted, 2013)
  7. Moon Duo: Goners – Mazes (Sacred Bones, 2011)
  8. Judy Dyble: Featherdancing – Flow and Change (Gonzo, 2013)
  9. Rick Shaffer: Ain’t Easy – Stacked Deck (Tarock, 2013)
  10. Valerie June: You Can’t Be Told – Pushin’ Against a Stone (Concord, 2013)
  11. Hookworms: Preservation – Pearl Mystic (Gringo, 2013)
  12. The Band of Heathens: Miss My Life – Sunday Morning Record (BOH, 2103)
  13. 17 Hippies: Gator’s Grin – Chantent en Français (Buda Musique, 2013)
  14. White Manna: Acid Head – White Manna (Holy Mountain, 2012)
  15. Dominique Pruitt: You Don’t Have a Heart – Dominique Pruitt (Merovee, 2013)
  16. Pere Ubu: Feuksley Ma’am, The Hearing – Lady From Shanghai (Fire Records, 2013)
  17. Jagwar Ma: Come Save Me – Howlin (Mom & Pop, 2013)
  18. RoseAnn Fino: Sink Your World – RoseAnn Fino (Woodstock, 2013)
  19. Mott The Hoople: Roll Away The Stone (single version) (CBS, 1973)
  20. The Magnetic Fields: Andrew In Drag – Love at The Bottom of the Sea (Merge, 2012)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Bruce Swan, Chuck Wolfe, Cliff Furnald, David Golden, David DellaPietro, Deb Guhl, howard thompson, Paul Bercovici, Ray Terlaga, Rod Richardson, Simon Hunter, Steve Di Costanzo, Terry Hopper, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 8/11/13

  1. Mark Masters Ensemble: Black Cow – Everything You Did, the Music of Walter Becker & Donald Fagen (Capri, 2013)
  2. Ray Barretto: Indestructible – Indestructible (Fania, 1973)
  3. Daisy House: Ready To Go – Daisy House (self-released, 2013)
  4. Azam Ali & Loga Ramin Torkian: Ocean – Lamentation of Swans (self-released, 2012)
  5. Charlie Brown: Ballad Of Earl Durand – Teton Tea Party (Folkways, 1967)
  6. Van Dyke Parks: Black Gold – Songs Cycled (Bella Union, 2013)
  7. Buddy Guy: I Go By Feel – Rhythm & Blues (RCA, 2013)
  8. Slaid Cleaves: Rust Belt Fields – Still Fighting the War (Music Road, 2013)
  9. Julia Holter: In The Green Wild – Loud City Song (Domino, 2013)
  10. Don Braden & Karl Latham: Grover Miles – Big Fun(k) Live (Creative Perspective, 2012)
  11. Dominique Pruitt: He’s Got It Bad – Dominique Pruitt (Merovee, 2013)
  12. David Lynch: Wishin’ Well – The Big Dream (Sacred Bones, 2013)
  13. Eddie Palmieri: Azucar – Azucar Pa’ti (Sugar For You) (Tico, 1965)
  14. The Rides: Honey Be – Can’t Get Enough (429 Records, 2013)
  15. Gogol Bordello: Hieroglyph – Pura Vida Conspiracy (ATO, 2013)
  16. Dumpstaphunk: If I’m In Luck (ft. Flea) – Dirty Word (Lousiana Red Hot, 2013)
  17. Guy Clark: The High Price of Inspiration – My Favorite Picture of You (Dualtone, 2013)
  18. Cedar Walton: I’ll Remember April – Naima (32 Jazz, 1998)
  19. Elvis Presley: Promised Land – Elvis At Stax (Sony Legacy, 2013)
  20. M1, Brian Jackson & the New Midnight Band: Opponent (ft. Dead Prez) – Evolutionary Minded, Furthering the Legacy Of Gil Scott-Heron (Motéma, 2013)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Bruce Swan, Dave Golden, David DellaPietro, howard thompson, John Rivera, Kevin Gallagher, Mark Mushin, Rod Richardson, Valerie Richardson, Walter Wagoner

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