Local Releases November 04 2000

PAULA BENSON, Najane (PAE); smooth jazz/R&B/pop vocalist's debut; www.paulanthonyenterprisesinc.com
CAFETERIA, Knee Deep (Backburner); debut from alt-country/folk band led by Athens' songwriter Taylor Joiner; features Jack Logan and Kelly Keneipp; www.backburnerrecords.com
COLLECTIVE SOUL, Blender (Atlantic); fifth album by modern rock favorites; guests include Elton John, Shawn Mullins and Butch Walker; see review; www.collectivesoul.com
DORIA ROBERTS, Radio Doria (Hurricane Doria); folk singer/songwriter's fourth release; a collection of her political songs; release party on election day, Nov. 7, at Seven Stages; www.doriaroberts.com