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A double-disc live album from rock act My Morning Jacket, "Okonokos" (ATO/RCA).

A country album from soul legend Solomon Burke, "Nashville," featuring duets with Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris and Patty Loveless (Shout! Factory).

The latest album from pop parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic, "Straight Outta Lynwood" (Volcano).

The soundtrack to the animated film "Open Season," featuring songs by the Replacements' Paul Westerberg (Lost Highway).

A new album from Jerry Lee Lewis, "Last Man Standing," featuring collaborations with Jimmy Page, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen and Keith Richards, among many others (Artists First).

The first album from Evan Dando's Lemonheads since 1996, a self-titled set for Vagrant.

A double-disc live set chronicling Keith Jarrett's Sept. 26, 2005, concert at New York's Carnegie Hall (ECM).

A live DVD/CD from Depeche Mode, "Touring the Angel" (Sire).

A five-disc retrospective boxed set from pianist Tori Amos, "A Piano: The Collection" (Rhino).

Southern rapper Sleepy Brown's "Mr. Brown" (Purple Ribbon/Virgin).