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Music: December 2012 Archives

Should Have Been Bigger

Our music columnist, Errol Nazareth brought in a 2 CD set called, "Barbara Lewis: The Complete Atlantis Singles".
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Stocking Stuffers

If you celebrate Christmas, then you know it's only five days away. And if you're still searching for some last minute gifts, our music columnist Errol Nazareth recommends the following titles:

Subway Salsa: The Montuno Records Story.
Bossa Jazz: The Birth of Hard Bossa, Samba Jazz and the Evolution of Brazilian Fusion.
Timi Yuro: The Complete Liberty Singles.
Stompers, Floaters & Floorshakers: Essential Northern Soul.
The Very Best of Ethiopiques: Cult Hits from the Original Series.
Cumbia Beat: Experimental Guitar Driven Tropical Sounds from Peru 1966-1983.
Country Funk 1969-1975
Delta Swamp Rock: More Sounds From The South 1968-75

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Different Christmas Music

"It's Beginning To Sound A Lot Like Christmas: The Alternative Yuletide Collection", is a 2-CD set featuring 56 seasonal songs. But unlike your average Christmas music compilation, our music columnist Errol Nazareth says this one features fairly obscure artists who worked in various genres like R&B, country, rockabilly, swing and pop offering their takes on Christmas tunes.
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