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Mavis Staples + North Mississippi All-Stars, “I’ve Been Buked” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Mavis Staples + North Mississippi All-Stars, “I’ve Been Buked” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

“Mercy!” Staples crows. “Oooh boy, you’re banging on that guit-fiddle!”

The Beatles, “You Can’t Do That” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “You Can’t Do That” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964): Deep Beatles

It should’ve been in the film; it should’ve been a lead single. What happened?

Randy Bachman – Vinyl Tap Tour: Every Song Tells a Story (2014)

Randy Bachman – Vinyl Tap Tour: Every Song Tells a Story (2014)

This conversational concert recording makes the case for an often-ignored legacy.

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson – Thick as a Brick: Live in Iceland (2014)

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson – Thick as a Brick: Live in Iceland (2014)

Whatever the cover says, the star here will always be Gerald Bostock.

Donna Loren – These Are the Good Times: The Complete Capitol Recordings (2014)

Donna Loren – These Are the Good Times: The Complete Capitol Recordings (2014)

A versatile and engaging singer, Loren is joined by the era’s most memorable songwriters and sidemen.

One Track Mind: Elton John, “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters” from Million Dollar Piano (2014)

One Track Mind: Elton John, “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters” from Million Dollar Piano (2014)

This arrives looking like every bad thing that sends you back to the old records.

One Track Mind: ZZ Top, “Chartreuse” from Live at Montreux (2014)

One Track Mind: ZZ Top, “Chartreuse” from Live at Montreux (2014)

They sound utterly reinvigorated on this stomping new live release.

One Track Mind: Peter Gabriel, “Mercy Street” from Back to Front (2014)

One Track Mind: Peter Gabriel, “Mercy Street” from Back to Front (2014)

A mystery-laced tribute to Anne Sexton has lost none of its power, 25 years on.

The Beatles, “I’ll Be Back” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “I’ll Be Back” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964): Deep Beatles

Inexplicably underrated, “I’ll be Back” foreshadows later Lennon-penned masterpieces.

The Beatles’ Hard Day’s Night was a revolution in black and white

The Beatles’ Hard Day’s Night was a revolution in black and white

Mike Tiano on how ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ catapulted the Beatles into stratospheric ubiquity.

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