New CDs September 2015

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Here's our round up of best new CDs added to the Yarra Libraries collection for the month of September. We'll be updating this page at the start of every month. Simply click on the covers to place a hold on the CD of your choice.


Alabama Shakes - Sound and Color

Sound and Color
Alabama Shakes

They may have old-school roots, but this album is very much contemporary Southern soul-rock


Asleep at the Wheel - Ride With Bob

Ride With Bob
Asleep At the Wheel

An amiable, freewheelin’ homage to Bob Wills, the undisputed King of Country Swing.


Cassandra Wilson - Coming Forth by Day

Coming Forth by Day
Cassandra Wilson

Cassandra Wilson gives us imaginative interpretations of Billie Holiday classics


Christianne Stotijin - If the Owl Calls Again

If the Owl Calls Again
Christianne Stotijn

This unusual song recital, by Dutch mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn, includes songs in Russian, French, Hebrew and English


Curtis Knight and the Squires - You Can't Use My Name

You Can’t Use My Name
Curtis Knight and the Squires

A pot-pourri of archival Soul material, featuring a very young Jimi Hendrix.


Genevieve Lacey & The Flinders Quartet - Reinventions

Genevieve Lacey and The Flinders Quartet

Recorder virtuoso Genevieve Lacey presents new interpretations of music by JS Bach and Mozart


Ian Bland - Angel in Reverse

Angel in Reverse
Ian Bland

Melbourne poet and singer Ian Bland presents a compelling selection of folk and roots songs.


John Baldry - Boogie Woogie

Boogie Woogie – the Warner Bros Recordings
John Baldry

Long John Baldry epitomises those wonderful early years of British Blues


Johnny Adams - I Won't Cry

I Won’t Cry: The Complete Ric & Ron Singles 1959-1964
Johnny Adams

An appealing combination of velvety Soul and the earthy rhythms of New Orleans


Kitty, Daisy and Lewis - The Third

The Third
Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

Yes, this is the dynamic trio’s third album; and yes, you’ll find rockabilly, ska and vintage

R & B.


Louis Jordan - The Best of Louis Jordan

The Best of Louis Jordan
Louis Jordan

Listen to Louis Jordan’s good humoured vocals and hot alto sax and you can understand why all these songs were hits


Milk Carton Kids - Monterey

Milk Carton Kids

Contemporary folk with a wistful, poetic feel


Mojo Juju - Seeing Red Feeling Blue

Seeing Red Feeling Blue
Mojo Juju

Perhaps a little bland compared to the raw exuberance of her first album, but Mojo Juju’s voice remains a revelation


Paul and Huw Watkins - British Works for Cello and Piano Vol 4

British Works for Cello and Piano Volume 4
Paul and Huw Watkins

The fourth in a now well-established series in which the Watkins brothers work their way through the substantial repertoire for cello and piano by twentieth century British composers


Ringo - Postcards from Paradise

Postcards from Paradise
Ringo Starr

Ringo’s in a good mood, he’s enjoying his music, and it shows.


Skip James - Hard Time Killing Floor Blues

Hard Time Killing Floor Blues
Skip James

In 1964 Skip James re-recorded his 1930s Blues classics, and here they are, acoustic blues at their best.


Various artists - Remembering Mountains

Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs by Karen Dalton
Various Artists

A moving and quite surreal tribute to Karen Dalton, American folk troubadour of the 1960s


Various artists - Songs from Aloha

Songs from Aloha
Various Artists

This soundtrack for the recent romantic comedy has a mix of pop goodness and traditional Hawaiian folk music.


Various artists - Womad world music 2015

WOMAD – The World’s Festival 2015
Various Artists

This compilation from Adelaide’s iconic World Music festival includes Sinead O'Connor, Public Broadcast Service, Toumani, and much more.


Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard - Django and Jimmie

Django and Jimmie
Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard

These two country music legends are getting old, but as one favourable review noted, ‘they’re not cursing the dark, they’re enjoying the sunset.’


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