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Charts for August 9 -15

August 15, 2014
Some new number ones this week!

Jazz - A new number one, with some new names in the top 5!

1. Al Jarreau - My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke (Concord)
2. Freda Payne - Come Back to Me Love (Artistry)
3. Toni Lincoln - Tony Lincoln (Nuwrinkle)
4. Lenny Pickett with Umo Jazz Orchestra - The Prescription (Random Act)
5. Jackie Allen - My Favorite Color (Self)
6. Chris Greco - Standards, Vol. 1 (GWSFourwinds)
7. Antonio Adolfo - Rio, Choro, Jazz... (Self)
8. Bobby Hutcherson - Enjoy the View (Bluenote)
9. Craig Wuepper - Storytelling (Cellar Live)
10. Cory Weeds - As of Now (Cellar Live)

World - Pretty close to last week, the Bombay Royale stays on top!

1. The Bombay Royale - The Island of Dr. Electrico (HopeStreet)
2. Karol Conka - Batuk Freak (Mr. Bongo)
3. Palo! - Live (Rolling Pin)
4. Tribal Seeds - Representing (Self)
5. Bio Ritmo - Puerta Del Sur (Vampisoul)
6. Deben Bhattacharya - Music of the Santal Tribe (Arc)
7. Bossacucanova - Our Kind of Bossa (Six Degrees)
8. Caetano Veloso - Abracaco (Nonesuch)
9. La Misa Negra - Misa de Medianoche (NAM)
10. Rodrigo y Gabriela - 9 Dead Alive (ATO)

College - A big return for a former number one, and two huge debuts!

1. Nikki Lane - All or Nothin' (New West)
2. Rosebuds -  Sand + Silence (Western Vinyl)
3. Conor Oberst - Upside Down Mountain (Nonesuch)
4. Liam Bailey - Definitely Now (Sony Masterworks)
5. Arkells - High Noon (Dine Alone)
6. Old Crow Medicine Show - Remedy (ATO)
7. Passenger - Whispers (Self)
8. Black Keys - Turn Blue (Nonesuch)
9. War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream (Secretly Canadian)
10. Bamboos - Fever in the Road (Nettwerk)

Roots - A couple of legends top our Roots chart this week - no complaints here!

1. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Hypnotic Eye (Warner)
2. Eric Clapton and Friends - The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale (Surfdog)
3. JP Soars - Full Moon Night in Memphis (Soars High Productions)
4. Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson - For Pops: A Tribute to Muddy Waters (Severn)
5. Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band - Goin' Home (Concord)
6. Etta Britt - Etta Does Delbert (Brittunes Music)
7. Sugar Ray and the Bluetones - Living Tear to Tear (Severn)
8. Royal Southern Brotherhood - Heartsoulblood (Ruf Records)
9. Coco Montoya - Songs From the Road (Ruf Records)
10. John Hiatt - Terms of My Surrender (New West)

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