New Music Tuesday: Lemmy, Yanni, & Big Shanty...

One of these releases is perfect for your Valentine's Day celebrations...
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Blame it on the cold meds I'm hopped up on but I actually thought it would be funny to do a Letterman parody of the Uma/Oprah bit, substituting Lemmy/Yanni. Blame the cold meds and the recording industry for a second week of titles that are lacking in interest for me. Yes, there are new sets from Yanni and Motorhead. I'd go with Lemmy.

There's also a Miles Davis Bitches Brew Live set on the roster this week, which offers three previously unreleased tracks from one of his Newport preformances as well as the 37th installment of Now That's What I Call Music, which is actually not what I would call it at all. I'd go with Miles.

There's also a 2-CD set from Big Shanty called Collection, and it offers up songs from across this eclectic, renegade bluesman's career. The songs have been remastered and some of these have been out of print or hard to find even for those who have following him for a while. I use the term bluesman and it applies but traditionalists beware! These songs are not authentic Delta ruminations. Rock and funk are enthusiastically fused to his blues roots.

And there you have it, folks. Yanni. Lemmy. Shanty. I'm going to crawl back into my grave until next week, when I hope to either be fully dead or healed. I don't care which…

Adair, Beegie - I Love Being Here With You
Akron/Family - S/T Ii: The Cosmic Birth And J
American Pinup - Strange Creatures
And You Will Know Us By The - Tao Of The Dead
And You Will Know Us By The - Tao Of The Dead (Deluxe Ver)
Anenzephalia - Ephemeral Dawn
Artas - Riotology
Arundel, Jeff - Bomb
Atkins, Nicole - Mondo Amore
Axton, Hoyt - Snowblind Friend / Free Sailin’ (2-For-1)
Baker, Ginger - Live At The Jazz Café 2009
Battlelore - Doombound
Belphegor - Blood Magick Necromance
Blut Aus Nord - Mystical Beast Of The
Celeste Ray Ensemble - Strings Of Gold
Coasters,The - Baby, That Is Rock N Roll?
Cochran, Eddie - Twenty Flight Rock
Con-Dom - The Eighth Pillar (A Confession Of Faith)
Contrastate - A Live Coal Under The Ashes
Crowbar - Sever The Wicked Hand
Davis, Miles - Bitches Brew Live
Defiled - In Crisis
Der Blutharsch - The Pleasures Received In Pain
Der Blutharsch - First
Dictators, The - Manifest Destiny C/W Bloodbrothers
Edguy - The Legacy (Gold Edition)
Esben And The Witch - Violet Cries
Falkenbach - Tiurida
Fire + Ice - Runa
Fire + Ice - Hollow Ways
Four Celtic Voices - Four Leaf Clover
Fury, Billy - Turn My Back On You
Gold, Murray - Doctor Who-Series 5 / Original Television Soundtrack
Graumahd - Cheru
Hell Rell/J.R. Writer - Gun Clap
Helrunar - Sól I - Der Dorn Im Nebel
Helrunar - Sól Ii - Zweige Der Erinnerung
Helstar - The Glory Of Chaos
Hi-Power Presents - Gangster Love 7
Holcomb, Drew & The Neighbors - Chasing Someday
Hour Of 13 - Ritualist, The
Howlin’ Wolf - Live And Cookin’ At Alice’s Revisited
Janitor - Qoumran 4-Ever
Jessica Lea Mayfield - Tell Me
Kent, Sean - Waiting For The Rapture
Lbc Crew, The - Haven't You Heard
Led Zeppelin Tribute - Piano Tribute To Led Zeppelin
Les Chasseurs De La Nuit (Of T - Homo Homini Lupus
Levy, Yasmin - Sentir
Lil O - Blood Money - Retold
Macabre - Grim Scary Tales
Made Of Hate - Pathogen
Manuscripts Don't Burn - The Breathing House
Michael Jackson - Do You Remember? Ultimate Tribute: Unauthorised (Shape Disc)
Modern Superstar - 1 Part Saint, 2 Parts Sinner
Monster Magnet - The Lowdown
Moonbeam - Space Odyssey
Most Wanted - Most Wanted
Motorhead - World Is Yours, The
Motorjesus - Wheels Of Purgatory
Mountain - Live In Texas
Mr Sam - Opus Quarto
Murphey, Michael (Martin) - Michael Murphey / Lone Wolf / Peaks Valleys Honky-Tonks & Alleys ... Plus (Double Cd)
Neither/Neither World - She Whispers
Now 37 - Now 37
Now...Modern Songbook - Now...Modern Songbook
Objekt Urian - Agitation
Onslaught - Sounds Of Violence
Over The Rhine - The Long Surrender
Perry, Katy - X-Posed
Phillips, Anthony - Missing Links Vol 1 To 3
Pinhas, Richard - L'ethique
Pink Floyd Tribute - Piano Tribute To Pink Floyd
Poor Genetic Material - Island Noises
Prospero - Turning Point
Re-Animator - Condemned To Eternity
Refugee - Refugee C/W Live In Newcastle
Rhino Bucket - Who's Got Mine
Schmidt, Danny - Man Of Many Moons
Scott, Alison - Chinese Whispers
Scott, Bon - Forever (Shape Disc)
Shakatak - Greatest Hits From The Playhouse
Silent Stream Of Godless Elegy - Navaz
Silk Flowers - Ltd.Form
Sing-Off, The - The Best Of Season 2
Soundtrack - Gnomeo And Juliet
Soundtrack/Movie - Nanny Diaries, The
Starsailor - On The Outside
Starsailor - On The Outside-Deluxe Edition
Stranglers - In The Night Limited Edition
Surman, John - Flashpoint: Ndr Jazz Workshop - April '69 (Cd/Dvd)
Tafari, Ya - Millennium
Tho-So-Aa - Identify
Thompson Square - Thompson Square
Todtgelichter - Angst
Tribe Of Circle - Children Of A Weakened God
Urcola, Diego Quartet - Appreciation
Various - Poetry Classics - Great Voices
Various - Sonic Sci-Fi
Various - Miami / Southbeach Tunes Vol.1
Various - Rock & Roll Train: A Millenium Tribute To Ac/Dc
Various - Thai? Dai!
Vortex - Phanopoeia
Wailin' Jennys - Bright Morning Stars
Wild Nothing - Gemini
Yanni - Truth Of Touch
Yes Tribute - Piano Tribute To Yes