August 17, 1998 Music reviewer Tom Moon looks at Lucinda Williams' new release Car Wheels on a Gravel Road . Fans have been waiting for the singer-songwriter to produce something new. Her last release was, Sweet Old World, in 1992.
August 5, 1998 Music critic Will Hermes has a review of the latest album by Chicago rock band Tortoise. He says that the music isn't exactly rock, as most people define it — but that it's definitely more interesting than most other current musical trends.
April 13, 1995 A new retrospective album of the '60s and '70s Hi Label hits has been released. Mitchell was one of the hit makers for the Memphis based label in its early days and later was the influential producer who made the sounds of soul greats Al Green, Ann Peebles and Otis Clay so well known.
December 6, 1993 The progressive rock stations of the late 1960s were good to Scottish guitarist John Martyn. Since that time, he's been known primarily to other guitar players, having faded from the airwaves. If Martyn is known beyond the world of musicians, it's for his song "May You Never," which was recorded by Eric Clapton. Now, Martyn is making something of a comeback.
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March 20, 1993 On her latest recording, Devil's Got Your Tongue, jazz singer Abbey Lincoln includes two songs about her parents -- both of whom are now dead. Lincoln says she composed the songs because there were a few things she still needed to write down and to say.
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January 31, 1991 After nearly 20 years without recording for a major U.S. label, jazz singer Abbey Lincoln has a new album, World is Falling Down.
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