Norah Jones tops local lists, again |

Norah Jones tops local lists, again

Daily Staff Report

Mojo Music – Avon1. Norah Jones “Feels Like Home”2. Outkast “Love Below/Speakerboxxx”3. Twista “Kamikaze”4. Incubus “A Crow Left Of Murder”5. Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Crimes Of Passion”6. Westside Connection “Terrorist Threats”7. Crystal Method “Legion Of Boom”8. Ludacris “Chicken & Beer”9. Dido “Life For Rent”10. Coldplay “Rush Of Blood To The Head”Mojo Music Manager Tom Heriot’s Record of the Week: Ladysmith Black Mambazo “Raise Your Spirits Higher (2004)””The African vocal group best known for their work with Paul Simon on his album “Graceland’ have released their latest effort, “Raise Your Spirits Higher.’ Ladysmith’s strong African vocals, along with the word of the gospel and peace, is a very harmonic combination. They have become internationally known within their 30 years of singing, and have worked with Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Dolly Parton and Ben Harper.”B-Side Music – Edwards1. Norah Jones “Feels Like Home”2. Outkast “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below”3. Easy Star Dub All-Stars “Dub Side of the Moon”4. Air “Talkie Walkie”5. Big Head Todd “Crimes of Passion”6. Michael McDonald “Motown”7. Josh Groban “Closer”8. Black Eyed Peas “Elephunk”9. Incubus “A Crow Left of the Murder”10. Kayne West “College Dropout”B-Side Music Owner Denise Sturdivant’s Record of the Week: Norah Jones “Feels Like Home””I love the country feel to some of the songs. There is a duet with Dolly Parton that is great. It’s mellow and easy and her voice is sweet and soft. One thing that worries me is will we get tired of the same soft Norah Jones album after album?”Eagle Valley Music Co. – Vail1. Norah Jones “Feels Like Home”2. Outkast “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below”3. Incubus “A Crow Left of the Murder”4. Coldplay “Rush Of Blood To The Head”5. Big Head Todd “Crimes of Passion”6. Kenny Chesney “When the Sun Goes Down”7. Five For Fighting “Battle for Everything”8. Keb’ Mo’ “Keep it Simple”9. Harry Connick Jr. “Only You”10. Courttney Love “America’s Sweetheart”Eagle Valley Music Co. co-owner Tom Robbins Record of the Week: 2 Waylon Jennings Tributes: “Lonesome, On’ry, and Mean” and “I’ve Always Been Crazy””There are three or four stand-out tracks on each. “Lonesome…’ features covers by Norah Jones, Robert Earl Keen and Henry Rollins, so there’s a lot of different people (styles). “I’ve Always …’ has John Mellencamp, Kenny Chesney, Kid Rock and Ben Harper. Both albums are from the same label. They both pull up rock-‘n-roll roots from when Waylon played with Buddy Holly and those guys – he actually gave up his seat on the plane that Holly died on. I think the album illustrates how rock ‘n’ roll roots and country roots sprang up from the same place.”

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