Thursday , February 29 2024

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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: 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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Music Reviews: The Pretenders’ ‘Relentless,’ plus Wild Rabbit Salad, Crowes Pasture, Torben Westergaard, and Johnny Rawls

the Pretenders -Relentless

Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders deliver a new CD, plus reviews of Wild Rabbit Salad, Crowes Pasture, Torben Westergaard, and Johnny Rawls.

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Music Reviews: ‘The British Psychedelic Sounds of 1967,’ and More New Releases

Too Much Sun Will Burn--The British Psychedelic Sounds of 1967, Volume 2

'Too Much Sun Will Burn' collects British psychedelic sounds of 1967, plus new music from Meredith Moon, Mighty Poplar, City and Colour, The No Ones, Sunny War, and Charlie Cunningham

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Music & Film Reviews: Carly Simon’s ‘Live at Grand Central,’ plus Iggy & the Stooges, R&B from the 1940s, and Robert Forster

Carly SImon-Grand Central

A CD and Blu-ray capture a 1995 surprise concert by Carly Simon. Plus, an expanded edition of Iggy & the Stooges' Raw Power and more.

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