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D. Rogers: Sparks on the Tarmac

Melodic pop effort will appeal to country and pop fans alike.

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Darrin James Band: The Lovely Ugly Truth

Sophomore effort shows versatility and artistic growth; sometimes wandering is a good thing.

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The Pantones: Inside the Sun's Wild Flame

Another mix of powerpop, Americana, and '60s pop impressively blended.

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Christine Ohlman and Rebel Montez: The Deep End

The songs on The Deep End draw as much upon gospel and urban doo-wop as they do blues and Americana. Expect this album to pepper a few best-of lists in December.

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Phonophone

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Bridge Street Records

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Muse: Under Review

Thanks to the involvement of key insiders like former manager Safta Jaffrey and producer John Leckie, this documentary is better than most, favoring historical information over speculative posturing.

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All Together Now

Director Adrian Wills skillfully captures the massive scale of the Cirque du Soleil production from concept to reality, as well as the enormous challenges facing the individual contributors.

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Horizon

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James McMurtry: Live in Europe

James McMurtry's character-driven songs get a muscular workout on this live CD/DVD package which offers the first authorized footage of McMurtry in concert.

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Hall and Oates: Do What You Want, Be What You Are

While anthologies by their very nature can never be everything to everyone, this is a wonderfully assembled overview of Hall and Oates ranging from their roots to the present day.

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Reigning Sound: Love and Curses

The antithesis of fabricated pop music. Greg Cartwright channels pain, love, angst, and soul through his passionate, dynamic songs.

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http://www.legacyrecordings.com

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Gomorrah

The typical gangster film is turned on its ear; unlike its biblical namesake, no God passes judgment here.

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The 2000 Year Old Man: The Complete History

This anthology includes all five comedy albums plus a DVD featuring two 1961 television appearances, the animated special and an interview with Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks.

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Jefferson Airplane: Thirty Seconds Over Winterland

Recorded as the band was imploding, this warts-and-all live document shows it was now only occasionally capable of alignment.

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A Good Life: The Joe Greshecky Story

The long time Pittsburgh icon gets his due, but the documentary is mostly a one-note song. Fortunately, it lets the music do the talking.

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Lightning Rod

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www.legacyrecordings.com

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Election Day

On Election Day 2004, cameras follow 11 individuals as they participate in the process. This is a sobering reminder of the power -- and the privilege -- of the 'right to vote'.

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Iconoclassic

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Flat Broke Productions

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Monty Python: The Other British Invasion

An informative look at the origin of Monty Python's Flying Circus and its impact upon comedy and television in America.

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