Wednesday , May 18 2022

Classic Rock

Music Reviews: The Crests’ ‘Sixteen Candles: The Definitive Collection’ plus Michael Weston King and My Darling Clementine

An anthology offers 51 trips to doo-wop heaven. Also: Michael Weston King's first solo outing in 10 years and Elvis Costello covers from My Darling Clementine.

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Music Reviews: Mark Knopfler’s ‘The Studio Albums 1996–2007,’ plus Jesper Lindell’s ‘Twilights’

Mark Knopfler's The Studio Albums 1996-2007

A box set collects the first five solo albums from Dire Straits' leader and Jesper Lindell hits a home run with his sophomore release.

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Music Reviews: Willy DeVille’s ‘Venus of the Docks: Live in Bremen 2008,’ plus Erika Lewis, Michelle Malone, and Stew Cutler

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A live set from Willy DeVille embraces punk, doo-wop, Cajun, and Latin music.

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Music Reviews: The Left Banke, ‘The Beatles and India,’ Peter Tosh, the HawtThorns, and April March

Previously unheard baroque rock gems from the group that gave us the classic "Walk Away Renee." Also: a great reggae concert, Beatles covers by Indian artists, and more.

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Music Reviews: Lucinda Williams and John Sebastian, Plus Marshall Crenshaw, Wild Rivers, Michael Veitch, and Kate MacLeod

Lucinda Williams covers Rolling Stones and Christmas songs, and John Sebastian revisits the Spoonful songbook. Plus four more new releases.

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