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Jon Anderson + Counting Crows’ Matt Malley, “Family Circle” (2014): One Track Mind

Jon Anderson + Counting Crows’ Matt Malley, “Family Circle” (2014): One Track Mind

Jon Anderson has found something of a kindred spirit with Matt Malley on the new charity single “Family Circle.”

Bernie Marsden + David Coverdale, “Trouble” from Shine (2014): One Track Mind

Bernie Marsden + David Coverdale, “Trouble” from Shine (2014): One Track Mind

Bernie Marsden’s blues-soaked collaboration with David Coverdale recalls their earlier connections to Deep Purple’s more R&B-focused 1970s era.

Cat Stevens, “Tell ‘Em I’m Gone” (2014): One Track Mind

Cat Stevens, “Tell ‘Em I’m Gone” (2014): One Track Mind

Cat Stevens covers Leadbelly’s dark tale of escape, pointing the way to what could have been a very different career path.

Michael Lynch, “Mr. Monster / Going the Wrong Way” (2014): One Track Mind

Michael Lynch, “Mr. Monster / Going the Wrong Way” (2014): One Track Mind

Michael Lynch has given us a great little Halloween tune in “Mr. Monster,” with fierce hook lines and a jiggly, jagged bubblegum beat.

Jerry Garcia, “They Love Each Other” from GarciaLive Volume Five (2014): One Track Mind

Jerry Garcia, “They Love Each Other” from GarciaLive Volume Five (2014): One Track Mind

Jerry Garcia returns to the Grateful Dead staple “They Love Each Other” on a new archival release – and we hear this song again, as it once was.

Kami Thompson, “Careful” from Family (2014): One Track Mind

Kami Thompson, “Careful” from Family (2014): One Track Mind

Kami Thompson leads the Thompson family band through a country-pop romp called “Careful.”

Jimmy Barnes + Joe Bonamassa, Journey’s Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain, “Going Down Alone” (2014): One Track Mind

Jimmy Barnes + Joe Bonamassa, Journey’s Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain, “Going Down Alone” (2014): One Track Mind

Jimmy Barnes is, off these shores anyway, a stone-cold legend — and an all-star cast including Joe Bonamassa, Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain gives him his due here.

Rhiannon Giddens, “Spanish Mary” from The New Basement Tapes: One Track Mind

Rhiannon Giddens, “Spanish Mary” from The New Basement Tapes: One Track Mind

‘The New Basement Tapes’ finally live up to their dizzying promise with Rhiannon Giddens’ darkly contoured reading of “Spanish Mary.”

David Bowie, “Sue [Or In a Season of Crime]” (2014): One Track Mind

David Bowie, “Sue [Or In a Season of Crime]” (2014): One Track Mind

We review David Bowie’s newly released single “Sue,” which finds him once again leaving all possible labels and discriptions behind.

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.”