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
  • Album: Shine
  • Song: I Love You

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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  • "I Love You"
  • Album: Shine
  • Artist: Daniel Lanois
  • Label: Anti-
 
Crazy: The Demo Sessions

Crazy

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

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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  • "Crazy"
  • Album: Crazy: The Demo Sessions
  • Artist: Willie Nelson
 
World Without Tears

Minneapolis

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

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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  • "Minneapolis"
  • Album: World Without Tears
  • Artist: Lucinda Williams
  • Label: Lost Highway
 
Desert Blues 2

Baba Dramé

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

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

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  • "Baba Dramé"
  • Album: Desert Blues 2
  • Artist: Boubacar Traoré
 
Pushin' My Luck

Hill Stomp

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

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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  • "Hill Stomp"
  • Album: Pushin' My Luck
  • Artist: Robert Belfour
 
Ninna Nanna

José Embala o Menino (Joseph Rocks the Baby)

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

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

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  • Album: Ninna Nanna
  • Artist: Montserrat Figueras
 

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