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Cassandra Wilson, “Strange Fruit” (2015): One Track Mind

Cassandra Wilson, “Strange Fruit” (2015): One Track Mind

This brave song, written about the horror of racism long before the Civil Rights movement, is given a different complexity by Cassandra Wilson.

Staple Singers, “Samson and Delilah” from Freedom Hwy. Complete (2015): One Track Mind

Staple Singers, “Samson and Delilah” from Freedom Hwy. Complete (2015): One Track Mind

There was no small amount of violence in Blind Willie Johnson’s original take, and that’s boldly recaptured in this unheard version by the Staple Singers.

Russell Malone, “Soul Leo” from Love Looks Good on You (2015): One Track Mind

Russell Malone, “Soul Leo” from Love Looks Good on You (2015): One Track Mind

In a rare turn as a leader, Russell Malone reminds us of his canny ability to play with both speed and emotion, power and space.

Robben Ford with Keb Mo + Robert Randolph, “Justified” (2015): One Track Mind

Robben Ford with Keb Mo + Robert Randolph, “Justified” (2015): One Track Mind

Robben Ford’s new song is loose, truly collaborative — the opposite of those emailed digital confections so often dubbed “duets” these days.

Death Cab for Cutie, “No Room in Frame” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

Death Cab for Cutie, “No Room in Frame” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

Death Cab for Cutie show here that they know where they’ve been, but also a determination to carry that experience into vibrant new places.

JJ Grey + Mofro, “Everything is a Song” from Ol’ Glory (2015): One Track Mind

JJ Grey + Mofro, “Everything is a Song” from Ol’ Glory (2015): One Track Mind

JJ Grey and Mofro get the forthcoming ‘Ol’ Glory’ off to a spirited start with the joyous, charmingly uncomplicated “Everything is a Song.”

Mahalia Barnes & the Soul Mates + Joe Bonamassa, “Nasty Gal” from Ooh Yea, The Betty Davis Songbook (2015): Exclusive stream

Mahalia Barnes & the Soul Mates + Joe Bonamassa, “Nasty Gal” from Ooh Yea, The Betty Davis Songbook (2015): Exclusive stream

Here is an exclusive stream of Mahalia Barnes’ cover of the irresistibly raunchy Betty Davis funk number “Nasty Gal,” featuring Joe Bonamassa.

Joe Mandica, “Like You Do” from The Initiative (2015): One Track Mind

Joe Mandica, “Like You Do” from The Initiative (2015): One Track Mind

Watching “Like You Do” makes you want to boogie to the catchy beat — and hear more from Joe Mandica and his extremely gifted colleagues.

Randy Bachman + Neil Young, “Little Girl Lost” from Heavy Blues (2015): One Track Mind

Randy Bachman + Neil Young, “Little Girl Lost” from Heavy Blues (2015): One Track Mind

Randy Bachman’s new Neil Young collaboration is a scroungy groover in the tradition of Young’s garage-rattling Crazy Horse projects.

Brian Wilson, “The Right Time” from No Pier Pressure (2015): One Track Mind

Brian Wilson, “The Right Time” from No Pier Pressure (2015): One Track Mind

Brian Wilson’s collaboration with fellow Beach Boys alums Al Jardine and David Marks places ‘No Pier Pressure’ into a compelling new context.