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Charts June 5 - 11

June 12, 2015
Well, the Palisade Bluegrass and Roots Festival begins today - and you can tell the influence it's had here this week! We've got a bunch of new number 1 spots, as well!

Jazz - New number 1, new top 5!

1    CORY WEEDS    Condition Blue, The Music Of Jackie Mclean    (Cellar Live)
2    CURTIS NOWOSAD    Dialectics    (Cellar Live)
3    DANA LANDRY QUARTET    Standard Elevation    (Artist Alliance)
4    REGGIE QUINERLY    Invictus    (Independent)
5    STOCKTON HELBING    Patina    (Armored)
6    DAWAN MUHAMMAD    Consider The Source    (Lifeforce Jazz)
7    JAGA JAZZIST    Starfire    (Ninja Tune)
8    GREG RUBY AND RHYTHM RUNNERS    Washington Hall Stomp    (Greg Ruby)
9    ELIANE ELIAS    Made In Brazil    (Concord)
10    TODD MARCUS JAZZ ORCHESTRA    Blue For Tahrir    (Hipnotic)

World - Xavier Rudd FALLS this week! Check out our new number 1!

1    JESSE COOK    One World    (Coach House)
2    XAVIER RUDD AND THE UNITED NATIONS    Nanna    (Self-Released)
3    NIYAZ    The Fourth Light    (Six Degrees)
4    ALEX CUBA    Healer    (Caracol)
5    BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB    Lost And Found    (World Circuit)
6    CHIMURENGA RENAISSANCE    Kudada Nekuva Munhu Mutema    (Brick Lane)
7    QUITAPENAS    Quitapenas    (White Iris)
8    SKINTS    FM    (Easy Star)
9    IBEYI    Ibeyi    (XL)
10    MBONGWANA STAR    From Kinshasa    (World Circuit)

College - Some new names popping up in the 10 this week!

1    DELLA MAE    Della Mae    (Rounder)
2    LORD HURON    "Fool For Love"    (Iamsound)
3    KAIL BAXLEY    A Light That Never Dies    (Forty Below)
4    DJANGO DJANGO    Born Under Saturn    (Ribbon)
5    FOOL'S GOLD    Flying Lessons    (ORG Music)
6    POKEY LAFARGE    Something In The Water    (Rounder)
7    LUCID    Dirt    Full Circle     (Self-Release)
8    SAM LEWIS    "Waiting For You"    (Brash)
9    BRITISH INDIA    Nothing Touches Me    (Liberation)
10    DAWES    All Your Favorite Bands    (HUB)

Roots - A lot of Bluegrass influence here this week... wonder why...

1    JAMES MCMURTRY    Complicated Game    (Self-Released)
2    EILEN JEWELL     Sundown Over Ghost Town    (Signature Sounds)
3    TROUT STEAK REVIVAL    Brighter Every Day    (Self-Released)
4    THE STEEL WHEELS    Leave Some Things Behind    (Big Ring Records)
5    SHELBY LYNNE    I Can't Imagine    (Rounder)

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