Classic level greatness from Bobby Bare – with the complete The Real Thing and I Hate Goodbyes/Ride Me Down Easy records from 1970 and 1973 – plus a smattering of some his best ever recordings as bonus tracks! At his peak – and we consider this to be peak material – Bobby ... read moreCD
Cash's fourth volume of stark, sparely-arranged studio recordings for producer/set list provider Rick Rubin. As Johnny gets on in the years his always haunting voice, like Bob Dylan's, is weighted by age, but the heavily-breathed delivery only adds to the ghostly quality of the increasingly dark ... read moreCD
A really compelling mix of folk roots and deeper soul – served up here by one of the most unique artists we've heard in years! Valerie June is really carving out some unique territory here – singing and playing guitar at a level that feels rooted in Appalachia, but also sometimes ... read moreCD
Rocking early work from Brenda Lee – a set that's filled with groovers all the way through, making for a nice change from some of the mellower sounds of her bigger hits! The package does a great job of sifting through early Lee 45s recorded for Decca and Brunswick – material that ... read moreCD
The heretofore unreleased solo album from Don Rich – guitarist and bandleader in Buck Owens' Buckaroos – and a prime architect in the Bakersfield honky tonk sound! As distinct and recognizable as his voice is, it's hard to believe that Don Rich doesn't have a half dozen proper albums ... read moreCD
Kim Richey —
Rise ... CD Lost Highway, 2002. Used ....