Noteworthy new music from three acts, plus a 1976 Southern rock concert and the first recorded reading of the epic poem “Howl.”
Here’s a quick look at half a dozen new EPs and full-length albums from artists you might not have heard of. They all merit a listen, and at least a few of them deserve standing ovations.
A three-CD set offers fascinating previously unreleased material from Dylan’s 1970 sessions. Also reviewed: New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers, Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno, and 3 Pairs of Boots.
A classic album reappears in a 50th anniversary box. Plus more new releases.
A massive box collects everything from a group whose output included 17 Top 40 hits. Also: Lloyd Cole in concert.
Steve Van Zandt delivers four CDs’ worth of live material, including a Beatles tribute in Liverpool that is also available as a video.