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New books in the library

New Books

Isaac Asimov, I, Robot

Mia Kirschner, I Live Here

Beowulf : an Illustrated Edition

Banned Books aka Christmas Wish List for Fun Trouble Makers.

Vladimir Nabakov, Lolita

Elie Wiesel, The Night Trilogy

Tolkien, J.R.R., Lord of the Rings Trilogy


A House on fire : the Rise and Fall of Philadelphia Soul

Jelly roll, bix and Hoagy : Gennett Studios and the Birth of Recorded Jazz

Dick Clark’s, The First 25 Years of Rock & Roll

Folkways Records: Moses Asch and His Encyclopedia of Sound

Graphic Novels

Gorillaz,  Phase 2 : Slowboat to Hades

Gorillaz, Rise of the Ogre

Wagner, Matt, Grendel : Devil by the Deed

New CDs

Lily Allen, It’s Not Me, It’s You

Beenie Man, Tropical Storm

Bird Roughs, The Underground Railroad to Candyland

David Bowie, Hunky Dory

Cheap Trick, Budokan

Alice Coltrane, Ptah the el Daoud

Elvis Costello & allen Toussaint, The River in Reverse

The Decemberists, Hazards of Love

Earth, Bees Made Honey in the Lion’s Skull

Jem, Down to Earth

Jethro Tull, Aqualung

Talib Kweli, Reflection Eternal

John Lennon, Mind Games

Machine Head, The Blackening

Bob Marley and The Wailers, Catch a Fire

Megapuss, Surfing

Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapels, Orange Peels & Rattle Snakes

Charles Mingus, Blues & Roots/ Pithecanthropus Erectus

Mott the Hoople, All the Young Dudes

Robert Plant & Alison Kraus, Raising Sand

Sigur Ros, Agaetis Byrjun

Todd Rundgren, Something/Anything?

Cat Stevens, Tea for the Tillerman

Simon and Garfunkel, Bridge Over Troubled Water

Various Artists, Rock, Rhythm and Doo Wop : the Greatest Songs from Early Rock & Roll [Box Set]

Yes, Fragile

Neil Young, Harvest

Request for some Classical music:

Bela Bartok, Music for strings, percussion and celesta

Igor Stravinsky, The Soldier’s Tale

Antonin Dvorak, Symphony no. 9 “From the New World”

Aaron Copland, Appalachian Spring Rodeo ; Bill the Kid ; Fanfare for the Common Man

Librarians Recommendations aka “Who Ordered THIS crap?”

Harry Belafonte, Calypso

Jackie Bretson, The Mistreater

Buena Vista Social Club, Live at Carnegie Hall

Blind Lemon Jefferson

The Ry Cooder Anthology

Curtis Gordon, “Play the Music Louder”

Jerry Ragovoy Story, Time is On My Side, 1953-2003

Ma Rainey, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Very Best of Sam & Dave

Nina Simone, Nina Simone in Concert

Mavis Staples, “We’ll Never Turn Back”

Bessie Smith

Sons of the Pioneers, “Classic Cowboy Songs”

The Chronological Mary Lou Williams

And to add to the Psychedelic or “White Bicycle” section

13th Floor Elevators, The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators

Electric Prunes, I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night

Jefferson Airplane, 2400 Fulton Avenue

Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era [Box Set] Shout out to Dugan and Elliot! This is AMAZING!

Requests for ‘90s music

Beck, Odelay

Cardigans, First Band on the Moon

Chemical Brothers, Exit Planet Dust

Cornershop, When I was Born for the 7th Time

Deee-lite, World Clique

Hole, Live Through This

Lemonheads, It’s a Shame About Ray

Megadeath, Walk with Me in Hell

Notorious B.I.G., Ready to die

Oasis, Definitely Maybe

Pavement, Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

Lis Phair, Exile in Guyville

IPR Community

Chris Carlyle, Carlyle Style

The Thundertones

Dance Band, Geekadelic

Honeydogs, Sunshine Committee

Revolutionary Snake Ensemble, Forked Tongue

New DVDs–(**=watch before you graduate collection)

Dazed and Confused

Dead Poets Society

Pirates of Silicon Valley

The Smartest Guys in the Room

Request for “old” Classic movies

1950s Rock and Roll Rebellion /Identity

**American Graffiti

The Wild One

**On the Waterfront

Rebel Without a Cause

East of Eden

Decent Soundtrack from the 60s

Forrest Gump

Good Morning, Viet Nam

The Power of Media

All the President’s Men


**Dog Day Afternoon

Talk Radio


Wolfgang Buld documentaries:

Reggae in Babylon

Punk in London

Punk in England

Lamb of God : Walk With Me in Hell

AudioProduction and Engineering

Sound Recording and Reproduction (1943) Oldie but a goodie.



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