Playlist: The Hear & Now for January 14, 2010 - 10:00pm

Birthday nods to Captain Beefheart and Allen Toussaint. A Bobby Charles tribute. New music by Lissy Walker, Laura Veirs, Real Vocal String Quartet. And some of the top jazz of 2009.

LambchopMy Face Your AssThrillerMerge199710:002:12
Van MorrisonEnlightenmentEnlightenmentPolydor199010:023:18
Captain BeefheartTropical Hot Dog NightShiny Beat (Bat Chain Puller)Rhino198910:054:48
Captain BeefheartBig Eyed Beans From VenusClear SpotReprise197210:094:20
Little FeatOn Your Way DownDixie ChickenWarner Bros.197310:145:34
Allen ToussaintVictims of the DarknessLife, Love, and FaithWater200610:193:30
Tracy NelsonTennessee BluesThe Best of Tracy Nelson/Mother EarthReprise Archives199610:263:50
Ray CharlesThe Jealous KindGenius & SoulRhino199710:304:41
Paul Butterfield's Better DaysTake Your Pleasure Where You Find ItIt All Comes BackRhino199710:353:43
Bobby CharlesSee You Later AlligatorWish You Were Here Right NowStony Plain199510:383:48
Paul Butterfield's Better DaysSmall Town TalkIt All Comes BackRhino199710:425:33
Gram ParsonsNew Soft ShoeThe Complete Reprise SessionsRhino200610:523:55
Lissy WalkerCelluloid HeroesLife Is SweetStrawberry Canyon201010:564:21
Allen ToussaintEgyptian FantasyThe Bright MississippiNonesuch200911:024:35
Allen ToussaintDear Old SouthlandThe Bright MississippiNonesuch200911:063:04
Laura VeirsWhen You Give Your HeartJuly FlameRaven Marching Band201011:093:20
Real Vocal String QuartetFarewell to SpringReal Vocal String QuartetFlower Nose201011:124:01
Bill FrisellI Am Not a FarmerDisfarmerNonesuch200911:163:36
Ben Goldberg, Charlie Hunter, Scott Amendola, Ron MilesInevitableGo HomeBAG Productions Records200911:195:30
Steve Lehman OctetAs Things Change (I Remain the Same)Travail, Transformation, and FlowPi200911:253:48
Darcy James Argue's Secret SocietyTransitInfernal MachinesNew Amsterdam200911:337:01
Henry Threadgill ZooidMirror Mirror the VerbThis Brings Us To, Vol. 1Pi200911:403:19
Vijay Iyer TrioBig BrotherHistoricityACT200911:474:47
Allen ToussaintLong Journey HomeThe Bright MississippiNonesuch200911:534:02
David SlusserHip ReplacementDelight at the End of the TunnelTzadik199711:571:00
LambchopMy Face Your AssThrillerMerge199711:581:00
Clara RockmoreThe SwanThe Art of the TheraminDelos199411:591:00

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