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February 2012 Listening List

These are the albums (all of the compact disc variety; I’m not a download dude) that are commanding my attention lately, not to mention keeping me sane and happy during these turbulent times. As usual, it’s a mixed bag of old and new, covering various genres. Just the way I like it!


Cut Copy – Zonoscope

John Cale – Paris 1919

Mayer Hawthorne – How Do You Do

Gabor Szabo – Spellbinder

Dusty Springfield – Dusty in Memphis


Al Kooper – Rare and Well Done

Saint Etienne – Sound of Water (Deluxe Edition)

Howard Tate – Howard Tate

Ryan Adams – Ashes & Fire

Ornette Coleman – The Shape of Jazz to Come


Hank Crawford – Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing

Elvis Costello – National Ransom

Mike Scott – Bring ‘Em All In

The Jazz Crusaders – Live at the Lighthouse ‘66

The Drums – Portamento


Townes Van Zandt – Live at the Old Quarter; Houston, Texas

The Cannonball Adderley Sextet – In New York

Camel – Lunar Sea: An Anthology

Poco – Under the Gun/Blue and Gray

Destroyer – Kaputt


The Lotus Eaters – No Sense of Sin

Bon Iver – Bon Iver

Eddie Hinton – A Mighty Field of Vision: The Anthology 1969-1993

Duke Ellington – The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse

Robbie Robertson – How to Become Clairvoyant


Ebo Taylor – Life Stories

14-Carat Black – Ghetto: Misfortune’s Wealth

Gomez – Five Men in a Hut

The War on Drugs – Slave Ambient

Passion Pit – Manners


Lenny Kravitz – Black and White America

Grateful Dead – Europe ’72, Vol. 2

Pale Fountains – From Across the Kitchen Table

NRBQ – Keep This Love Goin’

Snow Patrol – Fallen Empires


Darondo – Listen to my Song

The Billy Cobham-George Duke Band – Live on Tour in Europe

The Pursuit of Happiness – The Downward Road

Willie Tee – I’m only a Man

Peter Bruntnell – Ends of the Earth


Dizzy Gillespie – On the French Riviera

M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming

Jimmy Eat World – Invented

Various Artists – Saint Etienne Presents Song from the Dog & Duck

Sonny Rollins – Freedom Suite

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