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Music Review: Andrew Reed – ‘If All the World Were Right’ Metes Out Dazzling Soft Rock

Andrew Reed

This is a beautiful album, full of sumptuous rich melodies laced with exquisite, mellow energy. Reed’s voice is easy to listen to, placid and satisfying. 'If All the World Were Right' is perfect for chilling on a sunny afternoon.

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Music Review: Katie Melua’s ‘In Winter’ Is a Captivating Journey

One could view 'In Winter' as a stylish stopgap between Melua's last recording 'Ketevan' and her next album. However, one should embrace it as an inspired seasonal concept album that ties 'The House' as her most ambitious undertaking yet.

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Music Review: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – ‘Circlin’ Back: Celebrating 50 Years’

Back when the term "Americana" just meant pioneer-era antiques, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band was bringing American folk music into the pop-music mainstream. To celebrate half a century of making music, the group is releasing a live album of 18 favorite tunes recorded at Nashville's famous Ryman Auditorium, many featuring guest artists from the pantheon of folk, Americana, and country music.

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Music and DVD Review: Pete Seeger ‘Pete-Pak’: ‘pete’ and ‘Living Music Festival’ with Paul Winter Consort

In his old age Pete Seeger was a towering near-deity to the Hudson Valley folkies I know, those who'd had the opportunity to know or at least run into the man whom I've come to think of as folk music's Great Integrator.

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