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Simple Minds, “Honest Town” from Big Music (2014): One Track Mind

Simple Minds, “Honest Town” from Big Music (2014): One Track Mind

Simple Minds are back with something unexpected, something personal — and something as involving as anything they’ve ever done.

Bob Dylan and the Band, “Lo and Behold” (2014): One Track Mind

Bob Dylan and the Band, “Lo and Behold” (2014): One Track Mind

We review the initial take on Bob Dylan and the Band’s “Lo and Behold,” when the song was still loose and not quite fully formed.

Irvin Mayfield, “O Tannenbaum / O Christmas Tree,” (2014): One Track Mind

Irvin Mayfield, “O Tannenbaum / O Christmas Tree,” (2014): One Track Mind

Irvin Mayfield’s effervescent Christmas redo will shake your stockings off the mantel.

AC/DC, “Play Ball” from Rock or Bust (2014): One Track Mind

AC/DC, “Play Ball” from Rock or Bust (2014): One Track Mind

AC/DC returns missing a key member, but none of its familiar sound.

Annie Lennox, “Summertime” from Nostalgia (2014): One Track Mind

Annie Lennox, “Summertime” from Nostalgia (2014): One Track Mind

This is the kind of richly textured, reminiscent version of “Summertime” required as the first cool fingers of fall close around you.

Eric Johnson + Mike Stern, “Benny Man’s Blues” from Eclectic: One Track Mind

Eric Johnson + Mike Stern, “Benny Man’s Blues” from Eclectic: One Track Mind

“Benny Man’s Blues” lives up to the outsized, genre-bending expectations surrounding a studio pairing of Eric Johnson and Mike Stern.

Josh Ritter, “Rosalie” from Link of Chain: A Songwriters Tribute to Chris Smither (2014)

Josh Ritter, “Rosalie” from Link of Chain: A Songwriters Tribute to Chris Smither (2014)

Josh Ritter’s version of “Rosalie” stands out on a Chris Smithers tribute album with plenty of bigger stars.

Daniel Lanois, “Iceland” from Flesh and Machine (2014): One Track Mind

Daniel Lanois, “Iceland” from Flesh and Machine (2014): One Track Mind

Daniel Lanois’ “Iceland” is unutterably beautiful at one turn, dark and humid the next

Diana Krall, “California Dreamin'” from Wallflower (2014): One Track Mind

Diana Krall, “California Dreamin'” from Wallflower (2014): One Track Mind

Diana Krall’s new take on “California Dreamin'” gives the Mamas and the Papas hit a much-needed makeover.

Johnny Marr, “Easy Money” from Playland (2014): One Track Mind

Johnny Marr, “Easy Money” from Playland (2014): One Track Mind

“Easy Money,” from Johnny Marr’s forthcoming solo album ‘Playland,’ is ridiculously listenable.