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.
Producers pair the vocals from Roy Orbison and Beach Boys classics with newly recorded backup from London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Plus, CDs from Kinky Friedman and Liz Frame.
A DVD gives us a glimpse of Chrissie Hynde offstage, and a major bonus feature preserves a 1981 Pretenders concert.
A new box set features 121 songs and sound bites from the Korean War, plus a 160-page book about the music and the era.
John Mellencamp shines on a concert Blu-ray/CD set. Plus new releases from Screamin’ Jay Hawkins and the Young Novelists, an exotica anthology, and a book about the Clash.