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Alexander Street Releases Nearly 17,000 Albums on American Song and Contemporary World Music

The ever growing Alexander Street just released a large amount of new albums on American Song and Contemporary World Music. Albums on American Song come from a wide variety of 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. On Contemporary World Music, Alexander Street rolled out 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.

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.

Highlights in American Song include:
*Songs of the US Army
*A Richer Tradition: Country Blues & String Band Music 1923-1937 *New York Blues & R&B 1949-1979 *Robert Johnson: The Legendary Vocalion Recordings *Heart and Soul of Philly Groove *Bill Haley & The Comets: High Heel Sneakers *Gene Autry: Early Sides 1929 *Authentic Rare Bluegrass: Blue Ridge Label Sides 1951-1954 *B.B. King and his Orchestra Live

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.

Highlights in Contemporary World Music include:
*Ana Kiro – Greatest Hits
*The Andalucian Suites
*Benga Oldies
*Edith Piaf – Best of Heritage Songs
*Folk Songs of the Greek Islands
*Gypsy Music of Constantinople
*Iqbal Bano in Concert

We also release a ton of new music to JAZZ MUSIC LIBRARY, which you do not yet own. Let me know if you'd like to upgrade your package to include Jazz Music Library.

4,654 albums (61,796 tracks) from a wide variety of genres and labels, including Storyville Records, JSP Records, Montreux Jazz, Jazz Unlimited, and many more. Newly released artists and ensembles include Frank Sinatra, Django Rheinhardt, Glenn Miller, Mary Lou Williams, Dexter Gordon, Lionel Hampton, Chucho Valdés, Lena Horne, Rossana Casale, Fats Waller, The Peter Brötzmann Octet, Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra, Medeski, Martin & Wood, Bunny Berigan, Dean Martin, The N.Y. Hardbop Quintet, Barcelona Jazz Orquestra, and lots more.

Finally, in late January we will be releasing more material into Classical Music Library; I will put out a separate post when that material goes live.

With this release Music Online now equals:
691,803 tracks
66,855 pages text reference
24,300 scores (399,098 pages)
443 videos