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A Final Flowering

ANONYMOUS 4 is closing out its near-30-year career with one of its finest albums, 1865--SONGS OF HOPE AND HOME FROM THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR, the third and final installment of its Americana Trilogy.
by David McGee
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Time, Time, Time, See What’s Become of Me

What's better than one new DONNA HUGHES album? Answer: two new DONNA HUGHES albums. The gifted bluegrass singer-songwriter is back with FROM THE HEART and FLY. We appraise, and praise.
by David McGee
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Discovering Something Outside the Realm of the Everyday

The album 'LOCKWOOD' and its author, JEREMIAH LOCKWOOD, are the genuine real deal. Behold timeless blues.
by David McGee
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Black Sacred Music, A.D. to B.D.

An essential overview of black scared folk music recorded between 1926 A.D. (After Arizona Dranes) and 1936 B.D. (Before Thomas Dorsey)
by David McGee
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‘Poor Me’

Christine Santelli performs 'Poor Me' at Checkpoint Charlie's in New Orleans, March 2014
by David McGee
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Anonymous 4: The Exit Interview (Sort of)

An interview with ANONYMOUS 4's MARSHA GENENSKY (above) and SUSAN HELLAUER, reflecting on the Early Music quartet's groundbreaking career in this, its 30th and final year on stage and on disc.
by David McGee
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The View from Deep Space, Via New NASA Interactive App

NASA's new 3DV app previews the starting point for the nation's journey to Mars.
by David McGee
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The Elite Half Hundred of 2014 (Part 1)

THE ELITE HALF HUNDRED OF 2014 (PART 1)--Numbers 1-25 of our half hundred best albums of 2014, excluding the Albums of the Year
by David McGee
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The Elite Half Hundred of 2014 (Part 2)

THE 442s and FARMER JASON bookend Nos. 26-50 of the ELITE HALF HUNDRED OF 2014.
by David McGee
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Top of the World, Ma! (The Best Albums of 2014)

The Deep Roots ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2014 selections honor the artistry of ROSANNE CASH, SEAN COSTELLO, LISA MILLS, PETER ROWAN and JESSE WINCHESTER.
by David McGee
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Last Stop on Market Street: A Visit with Matt de la Peña & Christian Robinson

JULES sits down with MATT DE LA PEÑA, author of one of her favorite new books of 2015, LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET, beautifully illustrated by CHRISTIAN ROBINSON.
by David McGee
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A Dazzling French Connection

After dazzling the opera world on stage last year, Belgium's SONYA YONCHEVA is doing it on record, with her debut album, PARIS, MON AMOUR--a different sort of French connection. Also: TRIO MEDIAEVAL.
by David McGee
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