Lemonade, please

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One of the best CDs I brought recently is G. Love's "Lemonade."

Released Aug. 1, 2006, it's a collection of really nice tunes with a host of guest musicians including Ben Harper, Marc Broussard, Jack Johnson (the CD is on Johnson's Brushfire Records), Tristan Prettyman, Blackalicious.

Philly-based hip/hop bluesman Garrett "G. Love" Dutton (who one reviewer calls "one of the premier purveyors of a funky fusion of sparkling acoustic pop, white-boy rap, and ragged blues" .. whew, whatever) has one nice CD. I'll think I'll be listening to it for quite awhile.

Here's the track list:

1. Ride
2. Ain't That Right
3. Hot Cookin'
4. Can't Go Back to Jersey
5. Missing My Baby
6. Holla!
7. Banger - Blackalicious, G. Love, Lateef the Truth Speaker
8. Thanks and Praise - G. Love,
9. Let the Music Play - Marc Broussard, G. Love,
10. Free
11. Beautiful - G. Love, Tristan Prettyman
12. Rainbow - G. Love, Jack Johnson
13. Breakin' Up
14. Still Hanging' Around/Sneakster
15. Love