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Charts for January 9-15

January 16, 2015
We've played a TON of new music this past week! Here's what's been the most popular:

Jazz - Nikki Yanofsky takes that top spot once again - but Annie Lennox is right behind!



1    NIKKI YANOFSKY    Little Secret    A440
2    ANNIE LENNOX    Nostalgia    Blue Note
3    BILL FRISELL    Guitar In The Space Age!    OKeh
4    ALEXIS COLE    A Kiss In The Dark    
5    JOHN WEBBER QUARTET    Down For The Count    Cellar Live
6    JASON MARSALIS VIBES QUARTET    21st Century Trad Band    Basin Street
7    TAL GUR    Under Contractions    Internal Compass
8    MACK AVENUE SUPERBAND    Live At DJF 2013    Mack Avenue
9    JAMES FARM    City Folk    Nonesuch
10    JAMES Quick read more or view full article LEARY    Together    Lifeforce Jazz

World - Some new names popping up this week, but we've got a big return!



1    KEVIN KINSELLA    Riding Higher Still    I-Town
2    TERRA GUITARRA    Firelight    
3    PAA KOW    Ask    Self-Released
4    IREESH LAL    Ethnotronica    Self-Released
5    HOSSAM RAMZY    Sabla Tolo 4    Arc Music
6    PARADISE BANGKOK MOLAM INTERNATIONAL BAND    21st Century Molam    Studio Lam
7    BONOBO    Flashlight [EP]    Ninja Tune
8    ABELARDO BARROSO Y LA ORQUESTA SENSACION    Cha Cha Cha    World Circuit
9    FANTASMA    Eye Of The Sun [EP]    Soundway
10    BATIDA    Dois    Soundway

College - A very varied chart this week, complete with a brand new number one!



1    ZELLA DAY    Zella Day    B3SCI-Pinetop
2    MARIACHI EL BRONX    Mariachi El Bronx (III)    ATO
3    HUMAN EXPERIENCE    Embraced    Jumpsuit
4    ZOLA JESUS    Taiga    Mute
5    OLIVIA JEAN    Bathtub Love Killings    Third Man
6    ROSE'S PAWN SHOP    Gravity Well    Self-Released
7    YOUNG STATUES    The Flatlands Are Your Friend    Run For Cover
8    BROODS    Evergreen    Capitol
9    SLOAN    Commonwealth    Yep Roc
10    CLOSE TALKER    Flux    Nevado

Roots - A lot of familiar names on this chart this week, including our returning number one...



1    GOV'T MULE   Dark Side of the Mule   Evil Teen
2    VARIOUS ARTISTS     20 Years Anniversary    Ruf Records
3    BRUCE KATZ BAND     Homecoming   Self-Released
4    ED PALERMO & ROB PAPAROZZI    Play the Music of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band & The Electric Flag - Electric Butter   Self
5    MIKE ZITO    Songs from the Road   Ruf Records
6    SONS OF BILL    Love of Logic    Thirty Tigers
7    LUCINDA WILLIAMS    Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone    Highway 20
8    MAGNUS BERG    Cut Me Down    Screen Door Records
9    GEORGIE BONDS   Stepping Into Time    BGB Music
10    HOT RIZE    When I'm Free   Thirty Tigers/Ten in Hand

Keep listening for these and more great new music!! 
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