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Lead Belly, “Princess Elizabeth” from Lead Belly: Smithsonian-Folkways Collection (2015)

Lead Belly, “Princess Elizabeth” from Lead Belly: Smithsonian-Folkways Collection (2015)

A previously unheard song finds Lead Belly singing about an event both literally and figuratively a world away from his life in the piney woods.

Jamey Johnson, “Alabama Pines” (2015): One Track Mind

Jamey Johnson, “Alabama Pines” (2015): One Track Mind

Jamey Johnson has released his first new non-holiday song since ending a prolonged dispute with Mercury and launching his own label.

Butch Walker + Bob Mould, “Father’s Day” from Afraid of Ghosts (2015): One Track Mind

Butch Walker + Bob Mould, “Father’s Day” from Afraid of Ghosts (2015): One Track Mind

Bob Mould’s scorching turn might have obscured a lesser singer. But Butch Walker’s resonant voice carries “Father’s Day.”

Josh Hoyer and the Shadowboxers,  “Over The City” from Living By The Minute (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Josh Hoyer and the Shadowboxers, “Over The City” from Living By The Minute (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Here’s an exclusive stream of Josh Hoyer and the Shadowboxers’ “Over The City”, a deeply soulful, poignant observation of the people that society forgot.

David Gibson, “The High Road” from Boom! (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

David Gibson, “The High Road” from Boom! (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

“The High Road” is straight-ahead, hard swinging delight from trombonist David Gibson and his quintet.

The Matthew Yeakley Group, “Happy F*ckin’ New Year” (2014): One Track Mind

The Matthew Yeakley Group, “Happy F*ckin’ New Year” (2014): One Track Mind

Here’s a stream of Matthew Yeakley’s polished funk-jazz number “Happy F*ckin’ New Year.”

Nancy Wilson, “What Are You Doing New Year’s?” (1963): One Track Mind

Nancy Wilson, “What Are You Doing New Year’s?” (1963): One Track Mind

Nancy Wilson nails the sense of hopeful anxiety that surrounds Dec. 31 every year, like a more contemplative Dinah Washington.

“Dimebag” Darrell Abbott, “Whiskey Road” (2014): One Track Mind

“Dimebag” Darrell Abbott, “Whiskey Road” (2014): One Track Mind

This previously unheard song from former Pantera guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott proves to be a bittersweet listen.

Justin Townes Earle, “Looking for a Place to Land” (2015): One Track Mind

Justin Townes Earle, “Looking for a Place to Land” (2015): One Track Mind

“Looking for a Place to Land” heralds Justin Townes Earle’s ‘Absent Fathers,’ a continuation of his thoughts on 2014’s ‘Single Mothers.’

Lake Street Dive, “What I’m Doing Here” (2014): One Track Mind

Lake Street Dive, “What I’m Doing Here” (2014): One Track Mind

A stirring mixture of gospel and folk, Lake Street Dive’s “What I’m Doing Here” unfolds without artifice, without retakes, without technology.