Sunday , July 14 2024

R&B

Music Reviews: ‘We Can Work It Out’ (An Anthology of Beatles Covers), plus the Kinks and Marcel Smith

We Can Work It Out

A new Beatles covers collection features a fair number of luminous artists and a few famous covers, but the focus is more on obscure artists and recordings.

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Music Reviews: The Massive ‘Memphis Blues Box,’ plus Tom Russell and the Ink Spots

Memphis Blues Box

Ironically, it took a European record company to compile The Memphis Blues Box, one of the most impressive and essential collections of American music you’ll ever find. Still, I can’t think of a label more suited to the task than Germany’s Bear Family, which is world-famous for its gargantuan and …

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Music Reviews: Cranberries, plus Lee Gallagher, the Three O’Clock, Sylvia Tyson, and Emma Wilson

Cranberries-To the Faithful Departed

Reviews of an expanded edition of the Cranberries' "To the Faithful Departed," plus CDs from Lee Gallagher, the Three O'Clock, Sylvia Tyson, and Emma Wilson.

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Music Reviews: Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Fyfty,’ plus Leon Rosselson, Half Stack, Robert Finley, and Chest Fever

Lynyrd Skynyrd-Fyfty

A box set collects highlights from Lynyrd Skynyrd's career; plus reviews of CDs from Leon Rosselson, Half Stack, Robert Finley, and Chest Fever.

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Film and Music Reviews: DVDs Capture San Francisco’s Glory Days, plus Frankie Ford, Bill Pritchard, Cal Tjader, and David Deacon

A-Night-At-The-Family-Dog-Go-Ride-The-Music-West-Pole

A DVD set features vintage performances by Jefferson Airplane, the Grateful Dead, and more. Plus, CDs from Frankie Ford, Bill Pritchard, Cal Tjader, and David Deacon.

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