The complete works of the King of the Delta Blues plus Zito in concert, emotive CDs from Correll and Jay, a joyous Pine Hearts set, and live covers by Osborne.
Lucinda Williams covers Christmas songs and the Rolling Stones; John Sebastian revisits the Spoonful songbook; and four more new releases.
Janis Ian’s latest could be her best—and her last. Plus, overlooked doo-wop, a fine sisters duo, an excellent tribute to the songs of Kevin Gordon, and more.
Watch the video or read the transcript of my recent talk with the Lovin’ Spoonful leader/cofounder, who discusses his early years, his classic hits, the Woodstock festival, his new album, and more.
The latest in a series of David Bowie box sets includes an excellent, previously unreleased album. Elvis Costello’s new CD recalls his early work.
A taste of Freed’s historic rock broadcasts, a high point for Gilkyson, a Mickey & Sylvia anthology, and acoustic blues from Dermody & Fotusky.