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On Second Thought: Paul Simon – Paul Simon (1972)

On Second Thought: Paul Simon – Paul Simon (1972)

Simon blended familiar contexts with his first extended travels into world music.

Jackson C. Frank – Jackson C. Frank (1965; 2014 reissue)

Whatever god dreamed up Jackson C. Frank’s fate must have been in a pretty morbid mood.

Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back … And I’ll Scratch Yours (2014)

Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back … And I’ll Scratch Yours (2014)

Peter Gabriel, always one for the theatrical, released a double-album of interpretive music this week in Scratch My Back … And I’ll Scratch Yours, with mixed results.

Something Else! Interview: Steve Berlin of Los Lobos

Something Else! Interview: Steve Berlin of Los Lobos

The release this week of Disconnected in New York, a nervy live rethinking of Los Lobo’s ever-intriguing catalog, has given long-time member/producer Steve Berlin a chance to reflect.

Nick DeRiso’s Top Albums for 2012: Live Albums and Reissues

Live albums and reissues give us a chance to take stock, be that in reevaluating something you once hated and/or missed — or, even more rewardingly, gaining fresh perspective on songs you thought you knew by heart.

Desert Island Discs: Records to Chill By

Desert Island Discs: Records to Chill By

Everybody has their own definition of a “chill” record. But if ever there was a time when one was desperately needed, it would likely be when you are stranded on a faraway island — with nothing but a volleyball to keep you company.

Streams: Stevie Wonder’s all-star UN concert, featuring Paul Simon and Sting

Streams: Stevie Wonder’s all-star UN concert, featuring Paul Simon and Sting

Stream Stevie Wonder’s all-star concert in celebration of the UN’s 67th anniversary, which will feature special guests Paul Simon and Sting, as well as a number of other celebrities.

Something Else! Interview: Singer-songwriter Edie Brickell

Something Else! Interview: Singer-songwriter Edie Brickell

Most famous for her breakout late-1980s hit “What I Am” with the New Bohemians, Edie Brickell always had an uneasy relationship with fame — and eventually she would leave music behind entirely.

Steve Gadd on ‘Aja,’ ’50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,’ ‘Take It Away,’ others: Gimme Five

Steve Gadd takes us inside mythical sessions with Paul Simon, Paul McCartney and Steely Dan.

Paul Simon – Live in New York City (2012)

If you buy only one music DVD this year, Paul Simon’s Live in New York City should be at the top of the list. On June 6, 2011, Simon treated fans in New York City’s Webster Hall to selections from his vast catalog and his last album, So Beautiful or So What.