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Jethro Tull, “War Child II” (2014): One Track Mind

Jethro Tull, “War Child II” (2014): One Track Mind

With everything that’s gone on, the idea of new music — any new music — from Jethro Tull has to be greeted with unbridled jubilation.

Neil Young, “Tumbleweed” (2014): One Track Mind

Neil Young, “Tumbleweed” (2014): One Track Mind

Life is, as this song reminds, full of strange delights — like finding Neil Young amongst pizzicato strings.

Blackberry Smoke, “Rock ‘n’ Roll Again” (2014): One Track Mind

Blackberry Smoke, “Rock ‘n’ Roll Again” (2014): One Track Mind

With “Rock ‘n’ Roll Again,” Blackberry Smoke got my toes tapping. There’s not much more you can ask for from this type of song.

Alison Moyet, “Horizon Flame [Live]” (2014): One Track Mind

Alison Moyet, “Horizon Flame [Live]” (2014): One Track Mind

Alison Moyet’s return to a synthpop has been triumphal — a culmination of everything she began as part of Yaz.

Neil Young, “When I Watch You Sleepin'” (2014): One Track Mind

Neil Young, “When I Watch You Sleepin'” (2014): One Track Mind

Elsewhere, Neil Young’s Storytone might exceed its own grasp, might try to do too much. But not this song.

James McMurtry, “How’m I Gonna Find You Now” (2015): One Track Mind

James McMurtry, “How’m I Gonna Find You Now” (2015): One Track Mind

James McMurtry has never sounded more visceral, more close up and present.

The Breithaupt Brothers, “Where’s Mantis Evar” (2014): One Track Mind

The Breithaupt Brothers, “Where’s Mantis Evar” (2014): One Track Mind

“Where’s Mantis Evar,” originally by Monkey House, combines elements of the Breithaupt Brothers’ writing modis operandi in a rock setting.

Huntertones, “Theme from Jurassic Park” (2014): One Track Mind

Huntertones, “Theme from Jurassic Park” (2014): One Track Mind

The Huntertones, née The Dan White Sextet, lean on trombonist Chris Ott’s arranging magic to give another cinematic song a swift, hard-bop kick in the pants.

Flying Colors, “A Place in Your World” from Second Nature (2014): One Track Mind

Flying Colors, “A Place in Your World” from Second Nature (2014): One Track Mind

Flying Colors is a group loaded with talent, but in need of a rejiggering of priorities toward its own embedded prog-pop sensibilities.

Bob Dylan, “Tangled Up in Blue” (1975): One Track Mind

Bob Dylan, “Tangled Up in Blue” (1975): One Track Mind

This song is for Bob Dylan’s Seventies what “Like a Rolling Stone” was for his Sixties: a farewell.