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Glen Campbell, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” (2014): One Track Mind

Glen Campbell, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” (2014): One Track Mind

Glen Campbell, stricken with Alzheimer’s, doesn’t shy away from the disease’s brutal realities on “I’m Not Gonna Miss You.”

One Track Mind: Lucinda Williams, “Magnolia” from Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

One Track Mind: Lucinda Williams, “Magnolia” from Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

A perfectly calibrated tribute, one full of broken Stonesy grandeur.

‘It’s been just incredible': The Eagles’ Don Henley notes deep-cut confusion among surge of new fans

‘It’s been just incredible': The Eagles’ Don Henley notes deep-cut confusion among surge of new fans

“Half the audience,” Henley says, “came to the party a little bit later.”

One Track Mind: Lucinda Williams, “East Side of Town” from Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

One Track Mind: Lucinda Williams, “East Side of Town” from Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

Every detail is given the kind of weight only Lucinda Williams can provide.

Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, the Mavericks, LeAnn Rimes + others – Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute to Motley Crue (2014)

Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, the Mavericks, LeAnn Rimes + others – Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute to Motley Crue (2014)

There’s not nearly enough “outlaw” here to justify the name of this album.

‘Uh, don’t touch our masters': The controversy surrounding the Eagles’ first No. 1 song

‘Uh, don’t touch our masters': The controversy surrounding the Eagles’ first No. 1 song

Don Henley became so infuriated that he came up with an ingenious plan.

One Track Mind: Billy Joe Shaver with Willie Nelson, “Hard To Be An Outlaw” (2014)

One Track Mind: Billy Joe Shaver with Willie Nelson, “Hard To Be An Outlaw” (2014)

Willie Nelson’s presence here means a debt has finally been repaid.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Country Boy” from Jericho (1993)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Country Boy” from Jericho (1993)

Richard Manuel, and this is so sad, was on to something at the end.

The Road Hammers – Wheels (2014)

The Road Hammers – Wheels (2014)

Forget about the genre this album is supposed – or not supposed – to be.

Deep Beatles: “I’ll Cry Instead,” A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “I’ll Cry Instead,” A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

This song shows where John Lennon would go as a Beatle, and as a solo artist.