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Crooked Beat just announced that Benjy Ferree will be playing an in-store on Valentine’s Day at 7 p.m. Doesn’t this beat a fancy dinner at fixed-menu prices? Ferree will be playing new stuff from his new album, Come Back to the Five and Dime Bobby Dee Bobby Dee. Crooked Beat promises to have CDs of the new record on hand three days before its official release date. Meanwhile, you can preview tracks which have an experimental soul vibe. Maybe for the in-store, he’ll sound closer to his Daytrotter session. If you can’t make it, there will be a listening party the next night at Saint Ex.