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Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Pop, Rock + Roots): Toto, Bob Dylan, Neal Schon + others

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Pop, Rock + Roots): Toto, Bob Dylan, Neal Schon + others

This Mid-Year Best of 2015 list also includes Death Cab for Cutie, James McMurtry, Steve Hackett, Randy Bachman, Richard Thompson and Ringo Starr.

Richard Thompson, “Broken Doll” from Still (2015): One Track Mind

Richard Thompson, “Broken Doll” from Still (2015): One Track Mind

Richard Thompson’s enduring ability to frame heartbreak gives substance to “Broken Doll,” our latest advance taste of the Jeff Tweedy-helmed ‘Still.’

Songs about Boats, Sailing and the High Seas by Crosby Stills and Nash + others: Gimme Five

Songs about Boats, Sailing and the High Seas by Crosby Stills and Nash + others: Gimme Five

Crosby Stills and Nash, Los Lobos and Richard Thompson, and Lyle Lovett are a few of the artists who can help get you ready for summer.

Richard Thompson, “Beatnik Walking” from Still (2015): One Track Mind

Richard Thompson, “Beatnik Walking” from Still (2015): One Track Mind

Richard Thompson is a traveler, always has been, and “Beatnik Walking” — both in its lyric, and in its creation story — speaks to that.

Preston Frazier’s Best of 2014 (Rock, Roots + Pop Music): Brownout, Seth Walker, Chicago

Preston Frazier’s Best of 2014 (Rock, Roots + Pop Music): Brownout, Seth Walker, Chicago

Brownout, Seth Walker, Judith Owen, Chicago, Toto and Nathan East are included on Preston Frazier’s Best of 2014 list for rock, roots and pop.

Kami Thompson, “Careful” from Family (2014): One Track Mind

Kami Thompson leads the Thompson family band through a country-pop romp called “Careful.”

One Track Mind: Thompson, “One Life at a Time” from Family (2014)

One Track Mind: Thompson, “One Life at a Time” from Family (2014)

Richard Thompson sings here about taking a moment to understand blessings, beginning with the blessing of being left alone. Completely understandable, considering the situation.

Richard Thompson, “Walking on a Wire” from Acoustic Classics (2014): One Track Mind

Richard Thompson, “Walking on a Wire” from Acoustic Classics (2014): One Track Mind

Thompson takes an old favorite, and does an unexpected thing.

‘My so-called fans!': All-request shows have added new wrinkles for Richard Thompson

‘My so-called fans!': All-request shows have added new wrinkles for Richard Thompson

They’re requested Crowded House, and he’s complied. They’ve also requested Broadway show tunes.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Fred Frith, “No Birds” (1974)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Fred Frith, “No Birds” (1974)

Many years ago, I made a mix tape specifically for use on long drives in my pickup truck. No, it was not filled with country music.