After recording most of the songs for his landmark 1974 album, "Blood on the Tracks" Dylan was ready to release it but suddenly changed his mind and re-recorded much of it. Those original recordings are now released for the first time on "More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series Volume 14."
Almost one year to the day after he shockingly passed away, "An American Treasure" bridges the gaps between the six cd box set "Playback" released in 1995 with four more discs of previously unreleased material.
The acoustic blues great's last seven releases have been tribute albums to some of the greatest old-time bluesmen, now she's starting on the women. "A Woman's Soul: A Tribute to Bessie Smith" is the first of a series she will dedicate to the women of the blues.
The third solo album from the leader of My Morning Jacket has a title that perfectly describes it. "Uniform Distortion" is a collection of guitar ready rockers about the digital age and it's darker side.
The final song on the new album "All of This Life" is called "I'm Changing" but fans of the band's Grammy nominated debut need not worry they are still rockin' the blues like no other band today and using the experience of the success they've had to inspire them to ever greater heights
Guitars rule on the Australian artist's new album "Tell Me How You Really Feel." The Nirvana inspired bashing combined with her deadpan vocals make this a welcome anomaly in a music world increasingly dominated by synths and auto-tune.
On his new album "The Prodigal Son" there are eight covers of old Blues and Gospel songs and three new originals, illustrating his view of himself as a caretaker of American roots music, one who has returned to where he started more than 50 years ago.
The indie band from Philadelphia has been around for over 15 years but recently re-evaluated their process. Thankfully, tinkering is all that was needed and "Critical Equation" sounds as fresh as anything they've done.