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Solitaire Miles, “Ghost Riders in the Sky” from Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas (2015): One Track Mind

Solitaire Miles, “Ghost Riders in the Sky” from Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas (2015): One Track Mind

Given Solitaire Miles’ musical education, her Susie Blue persona may come as a surprise to some, but it is hardly a lark – and this proves it.

The B-52’s, “Rock Lobster” from The B-52’s (1979): One Track Mind

The B-52’s, “Rock Lobster” from The B-52’s (1979): One Track Mind

“Rock Lobster,” released on July 6, 1979 on the B-52’s eponymous debut, was zany enough to soften the defenses of even the most stubborn music snob.

Warren Haynes, “Common Man” from Ashes and Dust (2015): One Track Mind

Warren Haynes, “Common Man” from Ashes and Dust (2015): One Track Mind

Warren Haynes’ “Common Man” is just what you want from a collaborative effort like this, something that shines a new light on a long-treasured figure.

John Hiatt, “Take It Down” from Crossing Muddy Waters (2000): One Track Mind

John Hiatt, “Take It Down” from Crossing Muddy Waters (2000): One Track Mind

It turns out master singer-songwriter John Hiatt hit the nail on the head concerning the current Confederate flag controversy – some 15 years ago.

The Flower Pot Men, “Let’s Go to San Francisco [Pts. 1-2]” (1967): One Track Mind

The Flower Pot Men, “Let’s Go to San Francisco [Pts. 1-2]” (1967): One Track Mind

The Flower Pot Men’s very name, of course, says much about the era. Still, “Let’s Go to San Francisco (Pts. 1-2)” remains a stunningly produced song, and a flower-power classic.

Taylor Penrose, “Gives Me Everything” (2015): One Track Mind

Taylor Penrose, “Gives Me Everything” (2015): One Track Mind

Driven by Taylor Penrose’s southern-shaded soul-pop vocals, the Initiative’s “Gives Me Everything” evokes a cross between Jackie DeShannon and Freda Payne.

Grace Marino, “Take A Chance (Gotta Get Happy)” (2015): One Track Mind

Grace Marino, “Take A Chance (Gotta Get Happy)” (2015): One Track Mind

The jazzy “Take A Chance (Gotta Get Happy)” sways to the atmospheric cadence of Grace Marino’s affecting vocals and cool-cat instrumentation.

The Jangle Band – “Kill the Lovers / This Soul is Not For Sale” (2015): One Track Mind

The Jangle Band – “Kill the Lovers / This Soul is Not For Sale” (2015): One Track Mind

The Jangle Band certainly does emphasize the jangle on a pitch-perfect power pop single featuring Joe Algeri and others.

Sea Level, “That’s Your Secret” (1977): One Track Mind

Sea Level, “That’s Your Secret” (1977): One Track Mind

Southern fusion rock masters Sea Level gives a hat tip to wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes on their 1977 song “The Your Secret.”

Dan Auerbach + The Arcs, “Stay in My Corner” from Yours, Dreamily (2015): One Track Mind

Dan Auerbach + The Arcs, “Stay in My Corner” from Yours, Dreamily (2015): One Track Mind

The Arcs’ “Stay in My Corner” isn’t any muscle-popping left turn for Black Keys fans. Instead, it simply sticks with what Dan Auerbach does best.