One of Lou Reed’s best albums, 1989’s ‘New York,’ reappears in a deluxe edition. Plus, an album of Leonard Cohen covers and new music from Rick Shea.
Though remembered today mostly just for a pair of 1960s hits, Barbara Lewis had a lot more to offer. Also reviewed: a collection of historic country sessions, a first-rate Allman Brothers concert, folksinger Justin Farren, and Sweden’s Christian Kjellvander.
A 1989 show finds The Rolling Stones enthusiastically performing many of their classic numbers. Plus, releases from three little-known but noteworthy artists.
It’s Lennon’s birthday. What would he have thought of today’s world?
A fresh take on some Dylan classics, plus top-notch country, Little Richard reissues, and noteworthy acoustic folk.
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason comes out of retirement to deliver a live set of his old group’s early material. Also, Johnny Iguana and Rich Krueger.