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Ed Ward on Brian Wilson's 'Smile'
Tinariwen Makes Music a Powerful Weapon
Joseph Arthur: 'Our Shadows Will Remain'
'Carencro': Marc Broussard's Bayou Soul
Director's Cuts: Frank Zappa's Music Legacy
Dowland Project Blends Traditional and New Music
Singer John Martyn's 'On the Cobbles'
'Beautiful Dreamer: the Songs of Stephen Foster'
Von Freeman's 'The Great Divide'
The Drive-By Truckers: 'The Dirty South'
Classical Recordings: Hindemith Box Set
Duke Ellington Albums Reissued on CD
'Blueberry Boat,' Rock from the Fiery Furnaces
The Roots: 'The Tipping Point'
CD Review: Chris Stamey's 'Travels in the South'