A previously unreleased live set from Zappa, one of rock’s most versatile and idiosyncratic performers. Also: Ashley Riley’s gorgeous CD and more new releases.
A British Invasion-era group that never actually invaded. Plus, a song cycle inspired by the immigrant crisis and a potent shot of soul.
An American one-hit wonder who has had a long and notable career in the U.K., plus an album of Waylon Jennings covers and more.
An expanded edition of a CSNY classic offers an opportunity to reappraise it, see how it came together, and pick through some of the considered material that didn’t wind up on the original release. Plus, three more noteworthy new albums.
A new edition expands Fleetwood Mac’s 1980 concert album from 91 to 167 minutes. Plus noteworthy music from an obscure 1960s group and an upbeat vocal collection inspired by a divorce.
Longtime folk-music eccentric Peter Stampfel delivers a song for every year from 1901 to 2000. Plus, previously unreleased Steve Goodman demos and star-studded readings of Buddy Holly classics.