A massive box set collects every last recording from country singer Lefty Frizzell, plus releases from Roy Orbison, the Velvet Underground, Martha Spencer, Louise Goffin, Taylor Martin, and L.E.S. Douze.
A six-CD box set presents all the sessions for Dylan’s brilliant Blood on the Tracks. Many of the versions here differ dramatically from the familiar ones.
Jeff Slate, who wrote the liner notes for a new Dylan box set, describes the making of “Tangled Up in Blue” in a New Yorker article.
A lavish box set celebrates the Moody Blues’s In Search of the Lost Chord. Plus, albums from Whose Hat Is This?, John Akapo, and Ben Sidran
The Appleseed label celebrates its 21st anniversary with a three-CD set that contains memorable performances by a who’s who of the folk world. Plus, new CDs from Michael Martin Murphey, Belle Plaine, Yum-Yum, and Lee Michaels.
The fourth in a series of boxed reissues from the Ramones finds them sticking to their back-to-basics approach. Plus new CDs from Johnny & Jaalene, Dave Keller, and a great retrospective from Permanent Green Light.