Loretta Lynn, Caetano Veloso, Toots and the Maytals : All Songs Considered Former Byrds frontman Roger McGuinn; Foreign sounds from Caetano Veloso; The true love of Toots and the Maytals; San Francisco poet and musician Azeem; The angular swamp funk of Eszter Balint and more

Loretta Lynn, Caetano Veloso, Toots and the Maytals

Loretta Lynn, Caetano Veloso, Toots and the Maytals

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Former Byrds frontman Roger McGuinn; Foreign sounds from Caetano Veloso; The true love of Toots and the Maytals; San Francisco poet and musician Azeem; The angular swamp funk of Eszter Balint; A quirky new EP from The Decemberists. Featured Artist: Loretta Lynn.

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Loretta Lynn, Caetano Veloso, Toots and the Maytals

Van Lear Rose

Van Lear Rose

  • from Van Lear Rose
  • by Loretta Lynn

70 year-old country legend Loretta Lynn teams up here with White Stripes rock guitarist Jack White for her first collection of original material in four years.

Limited Edition

Parade of Lost Dreams

  • from Limited Edition
  • by Roger McGuinn

Roger McGuinn is the former frontman for The Byrds. His latest album includes five classic folk tunes and seven new songs co-written by his wife, Camilla.

A Foreign Sound

Cry Me a River

  • from Foreign Sound
  • by Caetano Veloso

Caetano Veloso has been called the Bob Dylan of Brazil. On his latest album he covers an unusual mix of songs from Gershwin to Kurt Cobain.

True Love

Sweet and Dandy

  • from True Love
  • by Toots and the Maytals

Toots Hibbert and the Maytals have been making great reggae music since the 1960s. Here they team up with an unusual assortment of rock and reggae artists, including Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton, Bootsy Collins and the Roots.

Mayhem Mystics

Rebel Music

  • from Mayhemystics
  • by Azeem/Variable Unit

Born Ismail Azeem, this San Francisco artist has been called one of the best performance poets in the US.

Mud

Here We Are

  • from Mud
  • by Eszter Balint

Remember the 16 year-old cousin in the film Stranger Than Paradise? Well it was Eszter Balint, and she's just released her second CD, a collection of spooky, dark roots-rock.

The Tain

The Tain (excerpt)

  • from The Tain
  • by The Decemberists

This five-piece indie pop group from Portland uses an odd mix of instruments - bottles, tin toys, a glockenspiel - for their latest CD: an EP they're calling a Celtic epic.