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Charts for November 1-7

November 7, 2014
A bit of a change up this week! A few new number ones, and a few triumphant returns...

Jazz - A brand new number one, and Al Jarreau moves back up the chart!



1. Connie Evingson - All the Cats Join In (Minnehaha)
2. Al Jarreau - My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke (Concord)
3. Stanley Clarke Band - Up (Mack Avenue)
4. Singer and the Songwriter - What A Difference A Melody Makes (Self)
5. Rebirth Brass Band - Move Your Body (Basin Street)
6. Annie Lennox - Nostalgia (Blue Note)
7. Kat Edmonson - The Big Picture (Sony)
8. Chick Corea Trio - Trilogy (Concord)
9. Bobby Quick read more or view full article Hutcherson - Enjoy the Blue (BlueNote)
10. Lenny Pickett with Umo Jazz Orchestra - The Prescription (Random Act)

World - A new number one here as well!



1. Peliroja - Injusticia (Chulo)
2. Saor Patrol - Outlander (Arc)
3. Melaza - Melaza (Chulo)
4. Campo - Remixes and Rarezas (Self)
5. Geoffrey Gurrumul - Gurrumul (Skinny Fish)
6. The Rua - The Rua (FOD)
7. Silva - Ocean View (Six Degrees)
8. Salsa de la Bahia - Vol. 2, Hoy y Ayer (Patios)
9. Bombay Royale - The Island of Dr. Electrico (Hope)
10. Fela Kuti - The Very Best of Black President 2 (Knitting Factory

College - Some new names up on these charts, but Ryan Adams climbs his way back up!



1. Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams (Paxamericana)
2. Streets of Laredo - Volume I & II (Dine Alone)
3. Immigrant Union - Anyway (The Musebox)
4. Banks - Goddess (Harvest)
5. Jenny Lewis - Voyager (Warner)
6. Young Statues - The Flatlands are Your Friend (Run For Cover)
7. Lily and Madeleine - Fumes (Asthmatic Kitty)
8. Gary Clark Jr. - Live (Warner)
9. Blake Mills - Heigh Ho (Verve)
10. Sondre Lerche - Please (Mona)

Roots - A bunch of new names, including a brand new number 1!



1. Lucinda Williams - Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (Highway 20 Records)
2. Johnny Winter - Step Back (Megaforce)
3. Deak Harp - Clarksdale Breakdown (Self)
4. Jackson Browne - Standing in the Breach (Inside Recordings)
5. Devon Allman - Ragged & Dirty (Ruf Records)
6. Eric Gates - Good For Sumthin' (Cleopatra)
7. Ray Charles - Genius Loves Company Reissue (Concord)
8. Nils Lofgren - Face the Music (Fantasy)
9. Benny Turner - Journey (Nola Blues
10. Popa Chubby - I'm Feelin' Lucky (Cleopatra)

We've always got great new music coming out - so keep it tuned to KAFM!
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Charts for September 20-26

September 26, 2014
New charts this week, with some new names popping up!

Jazz - A new number one this week, the Singer and the Songwriter falls!



1. Al Jarreau - My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke (Concord)
2. Dr. John - Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spririt of Satch (Concord)
3. Singer and the Songwriter - What A Difference a Melody Makes (Self)
4. Freda Payne - Come Back to Me Love (Artistry)
5. Cory Weeds - As of Now (Cellar Live)
6. Oliver Gannon Quartet - Easy Sailing (Cellar Live)
7. Frank Walton and Yoron Israel Sextet - Live in Chicago (Han Walproductions)
8. Elias Haslanger - Live at the Gallery (Cherrywood)
9. Quick read more or view full article Sean Jones Quartet - Improvise (Mack Avenue)
10. Dave Kain - Raising Kain (Stop Time)

World - A very similar chart this week!



1. Tribal Seeds - Representing (Self)
2. Campo - Remixes and Rarezas (Self)
3. Melaza - Melaza (Chulo)
4. Saor Patrol - Outlander (Arc)
5. Bombay Royale - The Island of Dr. Electrico (HopeStreet)
6. Kupaoa and Kaulana - Na Pua Mohala (Hulu Kupuna)
7. Bio Ritmo - Puerta Del Sur (Vampisoul)
8. Deben Bhattacharya - Music of Santal Tribe (Arc)
9. Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 - A Long Way to the Beginning (KFR)
10. Fela Kuti - The Best of the Black President 2 (Knitting Factory)

College - Ryan Adams is back on top this week!



1. Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams (Reprise)
2. Old Crow Medicine Show - Remedy (ATO)
3. Puss N Boots - No Foos, No Fun (Blue Note)
4. Conor Oberst - Upside Down Mountain (Nonesuch)
5. Somebody's Darling - Adult Roommates (Self)
6. Black Keys - Turn Blue (Nonesuch)
7. Kyle Hollingsworth - Speed of Life (SCI Fidelity)
8. David Gray - Mutineers (IHT)
9. Avi Buffalo - At Best Cuckold (SubPop)
10. Beck - Song Reader (Capitol)

Roots - Some very familiar names back in the top ten this week!



1. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Hypnotic Eye (Warner)
2. Stacy Mitchhart - Live My Life (Dr. Sam)
3. Markey Blue - Hey Hey (Soul Sound)
4. Elvin Bishop - Can't Even Do Wrong Right (Alligator)
5. Rob Stone - Gotta Keep Rollin' (Vizztone)
6. Pieta Brown - Paradise Outlaw (Redhouse)
7. John Hiatt - Terms of My Surrender (New West)
8. Johnny Winter - Step Back (Megaforce)
9. Hurricane Ruth - Born on the River (Ruth Publishing)
10. Devon Allman - Rugged & Dirty (Ref Records)

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