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One Track Mind: Dave Stewart with Martina McBride, “Every Single Night” (2013)

One Track Mind: Dave Stewart with Martina McBride, “Every Single Night” (2013)

Dave Stewart continues blending his quirky brand of rock with rootsier influences, this time adding big-voiced country chanteuse Martina McBride — who gooses this yearning lament through its soaring bridge

‘It’s way bigger than even I expected’: Kenny Loggins on his new collaboration with Blue Sky Riders

As the Blue Sky Riders kick off a new summer tour on Thursday, they gathered to talk a little — and laugh a lot.

John Oates on a new solo project, life after Hall and Oates’ heyday: ‘Really, it’s uncharted territory’

John Oates on a new solo project, life after Hall and Oates’ heyday: ‘Really, it’s uncharted territory’

“We’re experimenting,” John Oates admits, in this exclusive Something Else! Sitdown. “We’re looking at it a little bit differently.”

Exclusive stream: The McCrary Sisters, “Train” from All the Way (2013)

You may think you’ve never heard of the McCrary Sisters, but you probably have anyway: The quartet was featured, for instance, on Dr. John’s Grammy-winning 2012 Dan Auerbach-produced triumph Locked Down.

Ringo Starr, Steve Lukather, Gregg Rolie, Todd Rundgren + Joe Walsh – Ringo at the Ryman (2013): Movies

Ringo Starr, Steve Lukather, Gregg Rolie, Todd Rundgren + Joe Walsh – Ringo at the Ryman (2013): Movies

Don’t let the goofball demeanor fool you: Ringo Starr is the model of consistency these days, as solid and professional a frontman as there is — and maestro of one of the last decades’ most reliably entertaining guest-packed tours.

One Track Mind: John Oates, “Stand Strong” from Good Road to Follow (2013)

One Track Mind: John Oates, “Stand Strong” from Good Road to Follow (2013)

With John Oates of Hall and Oates fame, the worry might have been that his on-going Nashville residency would lead to a turn toward the soft commercialism of modern-day country music.

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet – From Bamako to Carencro (2013)

BeauSoleil’s first studio recording since 2009’s Alligator Purse finds Michael Doucet’s frisky amalgam retracing Louisiana music’s journey from West Africa to the swamps of south Louisiana

One Track Mind: The Avant-Garde, “Naturally Stoned”/”Honey And Gall” (1968)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qi3V569WwEY&w=500&h=305] Peaking at the No. 40 slot on the national charts in the summer of 1968, “Naturally Stoned” ropes together a spate of different elements, piercing the song with a relatively odd but undeniably catchy sound.

Jeff Coffin and the Mu’Tet – Into the Air (2012)

A dazzling and cosmopolitan trip, Into the Air finds Jeff Coffin and his Mu’Tet in fine form indeed.

Haley Dreis – Lady with a Rocket (2012)

Returning with another batch of tastefully shimmering, open and revealing pop, Haley Dreis doesn’t swerve from the ready-made template of her recent recordings on Lady with a Rocket, so much as tinker around the edges.

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