Poppy enough to rocket up the charts, yet unique enough to warrant individuality.
One Track Mind
Members of the Rolling Stones join Lewis for a raucous Chuck Berry cover.
One Track Mind: Bob Dylan and the Band, “Odds and Ends” from The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 (2014)
Lost time may never be found again but, sometimes, lost songs are.
Willie Nelson’s presence here means a debt has finally been repaid.
This is music that builds on the past – rather than fetishizing it.
Nastily elastic, fantastically dense, this heralds a new age. Or, really, an old one.
Ruthie Foster offers a song of encouragement in dark times.
This song will always evoke a sense of late-season wistfulness.
Thompson takes an old favorite, and does an unexpected thing.
One Track Mind: Elvis Costello, Jim James + Marcus Mumford, “Nothing To It” from Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes (2014)
You can tell their heart is in it. But something important is off.