Ryan Adams, Michelle Shocked, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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The revolutionary Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; One last waltz with The Band; Former Whiskeytown frontman Ryan Adams; New music from Michelle Shocked; A great unknown from Ohio: 6 Parts 7; and the extraordinary guitarist, Bob Brozman.

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Ryan Adams, Michelle Shocked, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Will the Circle Be Unbroken

Will the Circle Be Unbroken

  • Artist: The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  • Album: Will the Circle Be Unbroken
  • Song: Will the Circle Be Unbroken

Thirty years before the soundtrack to O Brother, Where Art Thou? the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's Will The Circle Be Unbroken introduced rock-and-roll fans to old-timey folk and bluegrass.

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  • Album: Will the Circle Be Unbroken
  • Artist: The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
 
The Last Waltz

The Weight

  • Artist: The Band
  • Album: The Last Waltz [Rhino Box Set]
  • Song: The Weight

The Band's legendary farewell concert recorded as The Last Waltz is being reissued along with Martin Scorsese's ground-breaking documentary of the show.

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  • "The Weight"
  • Album: The Last Waltz
  • Artist: The Band
  • Label: Rhino
 
Gold

Nobody Girl

  • Artist: Ryan Adams
  • Album: Gold
  • Song: Nobody Girl

Part Van Morrison, part Neil Young, with a little Robbie Robertson thrown in, Ryan Adams draws from some of the greatest songwriters of the past 30 years for his second solo release, Gold.

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  • Album: Gold
  • Artist: Ryan Adams
  • Label: Universal
 
Deep Natural

Can't Take My Joy

  • Artist: Michelle Shocked
  • Album: Deep Natural
  • Song: Can't Take My Joy

An unusual 2-CD set blending gospel, Jamaican reggae, and the blues, Deep Natural is Michelle Shocked's first release in 4 years.

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  • Album: Deep Natural
  • Artist: Michelle Shocked
  • Label: Mighty Sounds
 
Things Shaped in Passing

Now Like Photographs

  • Artist: The Six Parts Seven
  • Album: Things Shaped in Passing
  • Song: Now Like Photographs

A great dreamy guitar record from an unknown group from Ohio, Things Shaped In Passing can be heard often between stories on NPR's All Things Considered.

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  • Album: Things Shaped in Passing
  • Artist: The Six Parts Seven
  • Label: Suicide Squeeze
 
Digdig

Place D'Youville

  • Artist: RenĂ© Lacaille & Bob Brozman
  • Album: Digdig
  • Song: Place D'Youville

A master of Hawaiian slide guitar, Bob Brozman collaborates with René Lacaille on this largely instrumental album he calls "world blues."

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  • Album: Digdig
  • Artist: Bob Brozman
  • Label: World Music Network
 

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