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On Second Thought: Rickie Lee Jones – Flying Cowboys (1989)

On Second Thought: Rickie Lee Jones – Flying Cowboys (1989)

Rickie Lee Jones has produced a series of stellar albums (including her self-titled debut, Pirates and The Magazine, among others) and more than one head shaker (the dismal album Pop Pop and 2009’s Ben Harper train wreck The Devil You Know). Perhaps one of the commonalities regarding her great albums is the use of strong, yet empathetic, producers. Jones’ betterRead More

Something Else! sneak peek: Chuck E. Weiss, “Boston Blackie” from Red Beans and Weiss (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Chuck E. Weiss, “Boston Blackie” from Red Beans and Weiss (2014)

You ever wonder what Tom Waits does with his spare time? I bet he gets up in the morning, has coffee and a plate of bacon and eggs with rye toast, and then heads out with the newspaper under his arm to make a pass through the local yard sales

Desert Island Discs: Cover Songs Edition

On this particular island, there will be sun and sand — but nary an original artist. Join us, as we query our intrepid panel on its must-have cover songs for their fateful journey.

Rickie Lee Jones – The Devil You Know (2012)

Rickie Lee Jones – The Devil You Know (2012)

First, I’ll come right out admit that, unlike a lot of so-called critics, I kind of like covers albums. The complaints usually range from variants on “Their career is over and they’re desperate”

New Music Monday: Aimee Mann, Band of Horses, Ben Folds Five, Lonnie Smith, Marillion

New Music Monday gets off to a quick start with great stuff from Aimee Mann, Band of Horses, Ben Folds Five, Dr. Lonnie Smith and Marillion.

Something Else! sneak peek: Rickie Lee Jones, "Sympathy for the Devil" (2012)

Rickie Lee Jones’ brilliant new take on “Sympathy for the Devil,” featured on a forthcoming album of cover songs for Concord Records, neatly sidesteps expectations.