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Have You Heard About... Frog Trouble

… the dangers of amphibians? Sandra Boynton adds to her collection of silly CDs with Frog Trouble. The back of the case says, “Boynton Country Music,” and you know you’re off to a good start when the first two songs are about dogs and trucks. However, in addition to both country and western tunes, this album has folk, rock, honky-tonk, and more.

Have You Heard About... Let Them Talk

… the irascible doctor who also sings the blues? Hugh Laurie may be better known for his acting, including his role as Dr. House, but his skills as a singer and musician are on display with Let Them Talk.

Have You Heard About... Signed and Sealed in Blood

… the incredible sounds that come from mixing folk and punk music? The Dropkick Murphys’ Signed and Sealed in Blood is an excellent example of what this American Celtic band can do. The twelve songs on this disc mix the energy and strong beat of punk with the lyricism and traditional instruments of Celtic music.

Have You Heard About... Weapons of Grass Destruction

… the country hits “Strawberry Fields Forever,” “Poison” and “Paint It Black”?

Have You Heard About... Babel

… the second album from Mumford and Sons? For bonafide Mumford and Sons fans, this second album was a long time coming after Sigh No More debuted in early 2010. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this rousing indie-folk quartet from London, it’s time to give Sigh No More a listen. Go ahead. I’ll wait!

Have You Heard About... The Best of Harry James and His Orchestra

… the “swing” music of the 1940’s? Calling all of you jivesters to put on your saddle shoes and cut a rug! You don’t have to remember World War II or have been alive in the 40’s to appreciate The Best of Harry James and His Orchestra. This CD is music at its best.

Have You Heard About... Talco '09

…the Italian ska/punk band that’s getting world-wide acclaim?

Have You Heard About... Florence and the Machine

… the powerful voice of Florence Welch? Florence and the Machine, a British indie-pop group, released their second album, Ceremonials, last fall, and it has been recognized worldwide as a strong, stirring follow-up to their debut album, Lungs.

Have You Heard About... Sigh No More

… British indie folk/rock group Mumford & Sons? Their debut album, Sigh No More, is wildly popular both at home and here in the US. It’s not hard to tell why after listening to the gritty vocals, heart-felt lyrics, and beautiful music.

Have You Heard About... 11:11

… the amazing music of Rodrigo y Gabriela

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