Okkervil River “Calling And Not Calling My EX” from The Stand Ins CD ALBUM (Jagjaguwar 2008)Buy it!
Visqueen “Summer Snow” from Message To Garcia (Local 638 Records 2009)Buy it!
Roman Candle “I Was A Fool” from Oh Tall Tree in the Ear (Thirty Tigers www.thirtytigers.com 2009)Buy it!
We Are Augustines “Augustine” from Rise Ye Sunken Ships (Oxcart 2011) N —from Brooklyn, New York and featuring members of Pela, guitarist Billy McCarthy, bassist Eric Sanderson and drummer Rob Allen.Buy it!
Fleet Foxes “Helplessness Blues” (Sub Pop 2011) —One of my favorite records of 2011 -- still.Buy it!
Gomez “Options” from Whatever's On Your Mind (ATO / MapleMusic Recordings / Fontana North 2011) N Buy it!
Kings Go Forth “One Day” from The Outsiders Are Back VINYL (Luaka Bop 2010) —Saturday 3 p.m. - Kings Go Forth at LouFestBuy it!
Patti Smith “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from Outside Society: Looking Back 1975-2007 (Arista 2011) N —Smith's fantastic memoir Just Kids will be made into a movie.Buy it!
Sam Phillips “Magic for Everybody” from Solid State (self-released 2011) N Buy it!
The Wilderness of Manitoba “Orono Park” from When You Left The Fire (Popguru Sound & Vision Ltd. 2011)Buy it!
The Duke And The King “If You Ever Get Famous” from The Duke And The King (Anti- www.anti.com 2011) N —Simone Felice and Robert Bird BurkeBuy it!
The Wooden Birds “Folly Club” from Two Matchsticks (Barsuk 2011) N —Led by American Analog Set founder and Broken Social Scene collaborator Andrew Kenny.Buy it!
Little Esther “Street Lights” from Fine Gals, Fast Women & Wailin' Daddies The First Of Leiber & Stoller (El Toro 2010) —RIP Jerome Jerry LeiberBuy it!
The Rolling Stones “Down Home Girl” from The Rolling Stones, Now! (Remastered) (ABKCO 2002) —Jerry Lieber and Art ButlerBuy it!
Elvis Presley “Jailhouse Rock” from The King of Rock 'n' Roll: The Complete '50s Masters (RCA 1957)Buy it!
The Fantastic Johnny C “Stand By Me” from Boogaloo Down Broadway (Phil-La of Soul 1968) —Johnny CorleyBuy it!
The Hold Steady “Cheyenne Sunrise” from Stay Positive (LP vinyl version) (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2008) —Saturday 6 p.m. - The Hold Steady at LouFestBuy it!
Chris Smither “Leave The Light On” from Leave the Light On (Self Produced 2006) R Buy it!
Ana Egge “Driving With No Hands” from Bad Blood (Ammal Records 2011) N —Produced by Steve EarleBuy it!
Bo and the Locomotive “Headaches” from On My Way (S/R 2011) N LBuy it!
Warm Jets USA “Down On The Record” from Warm Jets USA (Cheap Guitar Records 2011) N L —Appearing at the Tower Groove Records Carnival on September 4 at Off BroadwayBuy it!
Sleepy Kitty “NYC Really Has It All” from Infinity City (Euclid Records 2011) N LBuy it!
Bottle Rockets “Smokin' 100's Alone” from Not So Loud: An Acoustic Evening With The Bottle Rockets (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) N L —Friday, August 26 at Vintage Vinyl, 7 p.m.Buy it!
Jackson Browne and Rob Wasserman “You Know the Night” from Note of Hope (429 Records www.429records.com 2011) N —lead single from Note of Hope, a celebration of Woody Guthrie, based on unpublished writings by Woody penned between 1942 and 1954 while living in New York City and Brooklyn.Buy it!
The Moor “Warm Winter” from The Moor (Dilettante 2011) N —Erica Daking and Josiah Steinbrick from LABuy it!
Arrica Rose & the ...'s “Everybody” from Let Alone the Sea (pOprOck 2011) N Buy it!
Tom Waits “Bad As Me” (Anti- www.anti.com 2011) N —new single, album due October 25Buy it!
Cat Power “Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again” from I'm Not There Soundtrack (Columbia 2007) —Sunday 7 p.m. - Cat Power at LouFestBuy it!
Bob Dylan “Positively 4th Street (Mono)” from The Best of the Original Mono Recordings (Columbia 2010)Buy it!
Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion “Speed Of Light” from Bright Examples (Ninth Street Opus 2011) N —Fri Aug 26 Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion Blueberry Hill Duck RoomBuy it!
Jeff Bridges “Maybe I Missed the Point” from Jeff Bridges (EMI 2011) N —Produced by T Bone BurnettBuy it!
The Weather Station “Everything I Saw” from All of It Was Mine (You've Changed Records 2011) N Buy it!
Gillian Welch “Tennessee” from The Harrow & The Harvest (Acony 2011)Buy it!
Zee Avi “31 Days” from Ghostbird (Brushfire 2011) N —Mon, Oct 3 - Off BroadwayBuy it!
The Head and the Heart “Sounds Like Hallelujah” from The Head and the Heart (Sub Pop 2011)Buy it!
Old Lights “Wilder Honey” from Like Strangers EP (self-released 2011) N L —Sunday, August 28 Noon - Old Lights at LouFestBuy it!
The War On Drugs “Come To the City” from Slave Ambient (Secretly Canadian 2011) N Buy it!
Aretha Franklin “You're All I Need to Get By” from 30 Greatest Hits (Atlantic) —Written by the Ashford & Simpson team. RIP Nickolas Ashford.Buy it!
Ray Charles “Let's Go Get Stoned” from Genius - The Ultimate Ray Charles Collection (Concord Records 2009) —Written by the Ashford & Simpson.Buy it!
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