June 28, 1999 12:00 PM

>GHETTO HYMNS Dave Hollister (DreamWorks) Tough meets tender in the solo debut CD from Hollister (late of R&B’s Blackstreet), who dresses his old-school soul crooning in street-smart beats on “My Favorite Girl” and other tuneful tracks.

AUSTIN POWERS: THE SPY WHO SHAGGED ME Various Artists (Maverick) Miss Behave herself, Madonna, not only stars on this soundtrack CD along with R.E.M. and Green Day, she also cashes in: The disc is released on her own thriving label.

CONTINENTAL DRIFTER Charlie Mussel white (Pointblank) The harmonica great drifts way south, adding Brazilian and Cuban flavorings to his blues with a little help from amigo Eliades Ochoa and his crack Cuban band, Cuarteto Patria.

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