Friday , December 6 2019

Rock

Music Reviews: Bruce Springsteen – ‘Western Stars’ (Songs from the Film), Plus Rampart Records, the Revelers, New Riders of the Purple Sage

Bruce Springsteen releases live versions of the songs on his recent ‘Western Stars’ CD. Also: an anthology collects singles from the defunct Rampart Records label; Cajun music from the Revelers; and a 1972 concert from New Riders of the Purple Sage.

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Music Reviews: Rolling Stones – ‘Let It Bleed’ (50th Anniv. Ed.), ‘Bridges to Buenos Aires’

It’s safe to say that most Stones lovers already own 'Let It Bleed'; but it’s also a good bet that if your copy is vinyl, it’s rather worn and scratchy after half a century. If that’s the case, the new 50th anniversary edition offers lots of reasons to upgrade.

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Music Review: Bob Dylan – ‘Travelin’ Thru, 1967–1969, Bootleg Series, Vol. 15,’ Plus Kinky Friedman, Moody Little Sister, Steve Goodman

The latest volume of Bob Dylan's bootleg series features must-hear collaborations with Johnny Cash. Also in today's column: new albums from Kinky Friedman and Moody Little Sister, and a Steve Goodman reissue.

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Music Reviews: The Ramones ‘It’s Alive’ 40th Anniversary Set Delivers a Shot of Adrenaline, Plus Nilsson and More

It's Alive 40th Anniversary Edition

The 40th anniversary of the Ramones live album 'It's Alive' will get you out of bed, into the shower, and dancing down the street.

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Three Reasons to Take Another Stroll Down the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ on Its 50th Anniversary

The latest anthology version of The Beatles' 'Abbey Road' delivers amazing sound quality, demos and outtakes, and a 100-page book.

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