Daniel Lanois, Boubacar Traoré, Willie Nelson

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A new solo release from Daniel Lanois; The early demo sessions of Willie Nelson; A new look at Lucinda Williams; Gentle tunes from Mali: Boubacar Traore; Memphis bluesman Robert Belfour; World lullabies from Montserrat Figueras.

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Daniel Lanois, Boubacar Traoré, Willie Nelson

Shine

I Love You

  • Artist: Daniel Lanois
  • Song: I Love You
  • From: Shine

Daniel Lanois has produced albums for U2, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris and others. This is his first solo recording in ten years.

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Crazy: The Demo Sessions

Crazy

  • Artist: Willie Nelson
  • Song: Crazy
  • From: Crazy: The Demo Sessions

These early demo recordings from Willie Nelson were never meant to be released. They were used instead to interest other, more established singers in Nelson's songs.

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World Without Tears

Minneapolis

  • Artist: Lucinda Williams
  • Song: Minneapolis
  • From: World Without Tears

This is Lucinda Williams' follow-up to 2000's Essence. It's a loose collection of mostly live recordings, produced with few overdubs.

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Lost Highway

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Desert Blues 2

Baba Dramé

  • Artist: Boubacar Traoré
  • Song: Baba Dramé
  • From: Desert Blues 2

It took more than 30 years, but Boubacar Traoré is now considered one of Mali's greatest musical treasures.

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Desert Blues 2
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Pushin' My Luck

Hill Stomp

  • Artist: Robert Belfour
  • Song: Hill Stomp
  • From: Pushin' My Luck

Robert Belfour has been playing the blues for nearly 60 years, but this is only his second album. His debut was What's Wrong With You, released in 2000.

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Ninna Nanna

José Embala o Menino (Joseph Rocks the Baby)

  • Artist: Montserrat Figueras
  • Song: José Embala o Menino (Joseph Rocks the Baby)
  • From: Ninna Nanna

This is a collection of gorgeous lullabies from around the world, sung by soprano Montserrat Figueras.

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