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Charts for January 2 - 8

January 9, 2015
Our first official charts on our blog of 2015! Here's what we're ringing in the new year with!

Jazz - Mack Avenue Superband takes the top spot for the first time in their time on the charts!

1    MACK AVENUE SUPERBAND - Live At DJF 2013 (Mack Avenue)
2    NIKKI YANOFSKY - Little Secret (A440)
3    ANNIE LENNOX - Nostalgia (Blue Note)
4    CONNIE EVINGSON - All The Cats Join In (Minnehaha)
5    PHIL BROWN AND THE NEW ARTS JAZZTET - Arkadia (Self-Released)
6    CHICK COREA TRIO - Trilogy (Concord)
7    BILL FRISELL - Guitar In The Space Age! (OKeh)
8    TONY BENNETT AND LADY GAGA - Cheek To Cheek (Columbia-Interscope)
9    MICHAEL FIORINO - Michael Fiorino/Ensemble 456 (MFE4)
10    DR. JOHN - Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit Of Satch (Concord)

World - We have a debut at number one, as well as a few new names down the top 10!

2    PAA KOW - Ask (Self)
3    KEVIN KINSELLA - Riding Higher Still (I-Town)
4    BATIDA - Dois (Soundway)
5    HOSSAM RAMZY - Sabla Tolo 4 (Arc Music)
6    FANTASMA - Eye Of The Sun [EP] (Soundway)
7    MARIACHI EL BRONX - Mariachi El Bronx (III) (ATO)
8    SILVA - Ocean View (Six Degrees)
9    PIERS FACCINI AND VINCENT SEGAL - Songs Of Time Lost (Six Degrees)
10    LUDOVICO EINAUDI - Stanze (Decca/Universal)

College - The New Basement Tapes keep at that top spot through the year change, but a few new names are cropping up...

1    NEW BASEMENT TAPES - Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes (Harvest-Electromagnetic)
2    RYAN ADAMS - Ryan Adams (Pax-Am-Blue Note)
3    MISS MARCH - That Is All (Self-Released)
4    HEY ROSETTA! - Second Sight (Sonic)
5    SHOVELS AND ROPE - Swimmin' Time (Dualtone)
6    GARY CLARK JR. - LIVE (Warner Bros.)
7    AJ DAVILA Y TERROR AMOR - Beibi (Burger)
8    COPELAND - Ixora (Tooth And Nail)
9    BRUISER QUEEN - Sweet Static (Boxing Clever)
10    SHE AND HIM - Classics (Columbia)

Roots - A brand new number one takes us into 2015!

1    GOV'T MULE - Dark Side of the Mule (Evil Teen Records)
2    ERIC GALES - Good for Sumthin' (Cleopatra)
4    DANA FUCHS - Live From the Road (Ruf Records)
5    MARK ERELLI - Milltowns (Self)
6    LUCINDA WILLIAMS - Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (Highway 20)
7    DEVON ALLMAN - Ragged and Dirty (Ruf Records)
8    KNICKERBOCKER ALLSTARS - Open Mic at the Knick (JP Cadillac Records)
9    BIG HARP GEORGE - Chromaticism (Blues Mountain)
10    SHELBY LYNNE - I Am Shelby Lynne (Rounder)

That wraps it up! Here's to the new year!
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