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January additions to Music Online

There has been a BIG release to our streaming music collections in Music Online: Listening.  Alexander Street Press released nearly 400,000 tracks/17,000+ albums of new music to a number of databases.

New music includes:

AMERICAN SONG

2,801 albums (46,874 tracks) from a wide variety of genres and labels, including Daptone Records, JSP Records, Acrobat, GNP Crescendo, and many more. Newly released artists and ensembles include Otis Grand, Ike & Tina Turner, Eddie Dean, Bill Haley, Gene Autry, Rudy Vallee, Buddy Holly & The Crickets, Willie Nelson, Mahalia Jackson, John Denver, James Brown & The Famous Flames, The Highwaymen, and many more.

CONTEMPORARY WORLD MUSIC

10,266 albums (132,667 tracks) from a wide variety of labels and genres, including reggae, acoustic folk, Afro-Cuban, belly dance, banda, dub, drinking songs, hip-hop, Italian folk, Indian classical, world beat, and many more. Newly released artists and ensembles include: Nairobi City Ensemble, Sanjay Subrahmanyan, Eddie Palmieri, Kyoto Kabuki Orchestra, Mind Da Gap, Mariachi Mexico Jalisco, Najwa Karam, Hani Shaker, The New England Irish Harp Orchestra, Calimbo Steel Band, Sri Chinmoy,  Amjad Ali Khan, and many more.

POPULAR MUSIC

In addition to the general release of new materials, we also added 139,626 additional tracks of popular music.  The tracks include a wide variety of genres and labels including rock, film soundtracks, pop, punk, new age, metal, holiday music, hip-hop/rap, electronic, Christian music, children’s music, musical theatre soundtracks, and more.

Example artists and ensembles include: A Flock of Seagulls, Tanya Tucker, Naughty by Nature, Wu-Tang Clan, Edith Piaf, Gloria Gaynor, Kool & The Gang, Liberace, Rod Stewart, The Sex Pistols, Chicago, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, and lots more.

Example new albums include: South Pacific (London Theatre cast recording), Original Television soundtrack of Star Trek, Volume 1: The Cage and Where No Man Has Gone Before, Live Anarchy from the UK (Sex Pistols), Cold Chillin in the Studio Live (Original Jazzy Jay), The Day Will Come (Rod Stewart), and Testimony: The Life and Times of John Lennon in his own words (John Lennon and Yoko Ono)

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