A Solid Sender

KENNY 'BLUES BOSS' WAYNE is back with ROLLIN' WITH THE BOSS, a cool album of Kansas City boogie-woogie and New Orleans grooves that won't stop rockin'.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Into the Heaven-Sent Light

Between grieving for her deceased son and celebrating the birth of a new daughter, REBECCA FRAZIER wrote a batch of meaningful songs and walked into the light with WHEN WE FALL.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Songs in the Key of Life

Madrid native CARMEN CUESTA follows her acclaimed bossa nova album with a collection of a dozen well-turned, mostly sensual boleros in UNA TODA VIDA...
by David McGee
 

 
 

Michael Bram Goes Yard

Michael Bram's new Suitcase In the Hall is a tape-measure home run of soulful singing, inspired playing, terrific songs and great vibes from first to last.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Staying the Course

On CARTER STANLEY'S EYES, PETER ROWAN journeys into his deepest roots in bluegrass and folk. That's what happens when you stick with it.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Christmas As He Knew It

JOHNNY CASH's CLASSIC CHRISTMAS ALBUM is a sampling from the three Yule albums the Man in Black recorded for Columbia Records. Family and faith are the major, moving themes here.
by David McGee
 

 

 

The Elite Half Hundred of 2016, Part 2

Albums 26 through 50 in Part 2 of the Elite Half Hundred of 2016
by David McGee
 

 
 

A Soul Man Exits, With Love

AIN'T NO MORE LOVE IN THIS HOUSE is the last will and testament on record by classic soul singer LOU PRIDE, who died before its release last year. He went out in grand style, though.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Informal, Intimate and Memorable: Edie Adams Celebrates the Season

Pieced together from audio clips Edie Adams paid a transcription service to record so she could tweak her performances on The Ernie Kovacs Show, The Edie Adams Christmas Album is informal, intimate and memorable--a raft of char...
by David McGee
 

 
 

The Poetry, and The Poet, Within

One of the finest bluegrass singer-songwriters extant, DONNA ULISSE pays homage to the artists that inspired her on SHOWIN' MY ROOTS.
by David McGee
 

 

 

That’s Not Theory, Pal, That’s Life!

ANDY STATMAN is back with another winner in SUPERSTRING THEORY, another scintillating exercise in multicultural musical explorations with guestS TIM O'BRIEN and MICHAEL CLEVELAND in tow.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Church Aphorisms and Mother Wit in Abundance

Still singing songs packed with church aphorisms and mother wit, some of BEVERLY CRAWFORD's most memorable moments are captured on THE ESSENTIAL-VOL 2
by David McGee