Josh Ritter’s version of “Rosalie” stands out on a Chris Smithers tribute album with plenty of bigger stars.
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Daniel Lanois’ “Iceland” is unutterably beautiful at one turn, dark and humid the next
Diana Krall’s new take on “California Dreamin'” gives the Mamas and the Papas hit a much-needed makeover.
“Easy Money,” from Johnny Marr’s forthcoming solo album ‘Playland,’ is ridiculously listenable.
Grace Marino’s “Survive” is a heart-gripping song from the Initiative’s terrific self-titled debut album.
’24 Karat Gold’ gives Stevie Nicks a chance to finally get it right with “Twisted.”
A new song from the Who? We should be so lucky, right?
This song bustles and boogies with soul and sweat.
Richard Thompson sings here about taking a moment to understand blessings, beginning with the blessing of being left alone. Completely understandable, considering the situation.
Anchored by a cool-cat groove, this ropes together swing, jazz, and pop.