Wednesday , May 25 2022

R&B

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: Alan Freed’s Radio Shows, Eliza Gilkyson, Mickey & Sylvia, and Grant Dermody & Frank Fotusky

A taste of Freed's historic rock radio broadcasts, Gilkyson's best album, an anthology from Mickey & Sylvia, and acoustic blues from Dermody & Fotusky.

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Music Reviews: David Crosby, plus Steve Goodman, People Years, John DeNicola, and a Landslide Records Anthology

An expanded reissue offers a second chance to appreciate David Crosby's critically derided solo debut, which was also his last album under his own name for 18 years.

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Music Reviews: Ruth Brown, Laura Nyro, Dori Freeman, James McMurtry, Al Ross & the Planets, Bren Holmes, and Chillingsworth Surfingham

An anthology from R&B queen Ruth Brown, Laura Nyro at age 18, a Dori Freeman gem, and more new releases you ought to hear.

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