The Rose Garden, a one-hit wonder from 1967, turn out to be more noteworthy than you might have guessed. Plus a revelatory collection of previously unreleased material from the Byrds’ Gene Clark and standout CDs from Michael Kelsh, Salim Nourallah, and Kevin Gordon.
Poor video quality mars a performance by one of the most innovative comedy group’s of all time but two bonus features offer some compensation.
A two-CD set preserves Bruce Springsteen’s earliest radio broadcasts. Plus, albums from songwriter Tony Joe White, country/rock artist Joe Ely, and folk/pop newcomer Galen Ayers.
Two books examine Pink Floyd’s discography. Plus, the reissue of a classic from the Animals and new albums from Cliff Westfall and Love Canon.
A new film chronicles the life of underappreciated music producer Bert Berns. Plus, a CD from veteran country songwriter John Scott Sherrill and a covers collection from John Wesley Harding.
A bargain-priced new collection offers four hours of John Prine concert material, blues singer Rory Block pays tribute to Bessie Smith. Plus a new CD from the innocence mission and an album of songs associated with bluegrass pioneer John Duffey.