Taylor Swift elects to not 'forever hold her peace' in this week's FOXLight music release roundup.  Speak Now is her latest ultra-personal set...

Michael Bublé drops Hollywood: The Deluxe EP, with eight new studio and live tracks.  It's also paired with his last album on Crazy Love: Hollywood Edition...

Blues legend Buddy Guy gets help from BB King and Carlos Santana on Living Proof...

Nile Rodgers, David Gilmour and Scissor Sisters are just three guests who join Bryan Ferry on Olympia, which also includes his first reunion with members of Roxy Music since 1973...

And The Imus Ranch Record II, curated once again by FBN's resident curmudgeon Don Imus to support his ranch for kids with cancer, features tracks by Jamey Johnson, Cheap Trick and Sam Moore.

Also out this week...

Jeff Beck goes live with the Amazon exclusive Jeff Beck: Live and Exclusive From The Grammy Museum...

Smooth Jazz supergroup Fourplay welcome guitarist Chuck Loeb into the fold on Let's Touch The Sky...

Monster Magnet bring the 'heavy' back to 'heavy metal' on their long-awaited Mastermind...

Glee's very own Puck, Mark Salling, drops the first album under his own name, Pipe Dreams...

Treme: Music From The HBO Original Series, Season 1 features Nola darlings Dr. John, Kermit Ruffins and the Rebirth Brass Band...

And almost 6 ½ years after his death, we're blessed with new music from Ray Charles. Rare Genius: The Undiscovered Masters features 10 pop, funk and country tracks found in his vaults, including a great duet with Johnny Cash.

And on the Reissue Front...

Apple Records, the label started by The Beatles, housed not only their own music, but that of many artists they championed including James Taylor, Badfinger and Billy Preston.  14 of those non-Beatles albums get remastered and reissued individually and together in the Apple Records Box Set, which adds 2 additional exclusive CDs of unreleased tracks; and Come And Get It: The Best of Apple Records cherry picks the best of the crop on one 21 track CD.  The 14 individual album releases (each with bonus tracks), should you like to opt for just your favorites, are:

  • James Taylor - James Taylor
  • Badfinger - Ass
  • Badfinger - Straight Up
  • Badfinger - No Dice
  • Badfinger - Magic Christian Music
  • Billy Preston - Encouraging Words
  • Billy Preston - That's The Way God Planned It
  • Doris Troy - Doris Troy
  • Mary Hopkin - Earth Song Ocean Song
  • Mary Hopkin - Post Card
  • John Tavener - The Whale/Celtic Requiem
  • Jackie Lomax - Is This  What You Want
  • Modern Jazz Quartet - Under the Jasmine Tree/Space
  • The Radha Krsna - Temple

Sony/Legacy's The Essential...series returns with a new genre-busting list of artists, each getting their own obligatory 2 CD career-spanning retrospectives.  They include Dixie Chicks, Paul Simon (his solo catalog returns to Columbia Records after almost 30 years at Warner Bros.), The Highwaymen, Perry Como, Aretha Franklin: The Columbia Years, The Charlie Daniels Band, The Guess Who, Kansas, Ted Nugent, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Billie Holiday: The Columbia Years, and Frank Sinatra: The Columbia Years...

And Beach Boy brother Carl Wilson rocked out on his 1983 solo album Youngblood, which till now only saw a limited Japanese release on CD.  This reissue goes wide, and is remastered from the original master tapes.

**UPDATE 10/27/10 @ 10am** Fans of The Monkees should HEAD over to RhinoHandmade.com, cause that's the only place you can grab the all-new Head (Deluxe Edition), which expands their 1968 opus to 3 CDs adding 21 previously unreleased tracks, outtakes and rarities.

**UPDATE 10/27/10 @ 10am** Jethro Tull gives the Deluxe Edition treatment to 1969's Stand Up, adding six bonus tracks and a full 2 CDs of live performances.

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In New York...I'm Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk!