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Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

THE REV. LUTHER BARNES & THE RESTORATION WORSHIP CENTER CHOIR's LOOK TO THE HILLS--one of the best gospel albums of the year--leads BOB MAROVICH's latest batch of top new gospel albums
by David McGee
 

 
 

Standing on Big Shoulders

From Robert Johnson to the present day, SPECIAL CONSENSUS celebrates the Windy City's musical legacy on their 45th anniversary recording, CHICAGO BARN DANCE. The consensus? It's special.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Fashioning a More Thoughtful World

Scottish classical guitarist SEAN SHIBE, playing with lovely clarity and thoughtfulness, adds his own innate sense of the elegant to a trio of BACH lute compositions he has seamlessly transposed to his own instrument.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Eddie Sutton Contained Multitudes

EDDIE SUTTON, one of the winningest college basketball coaches in history, and an inspirational leader, died in Tulsa on May 23. Herein, two of his players pay tribute to a man who changed their lives.
by David McGee
 

 

 

After the Roar, Top Expert Assesses ‘Tiger King’

Sensation though it was, Netflix's TIGER KING was far less than all that. DUNCAN STRAUSS checks in with a tiger expert to discover what's all wrong about JOE EXOTIC and his claim to fame.
by David McGee
 

 
 

‘I Just Can’t Let Us Forget’

Continuing her 'lifetime retrospective' project, RORY BLOCK pays glorious tribute to some outstanding female blues artists of yore, some undeservedly obscure..but no longer so.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Believe

Being about the moment and the moment far ahead, BILL CURRERI's HARD ROAD HOME sends a message of buoyant self-realization at a time when it's most needed.
by David McGee
 

 
 

‘It’s Just Like An Unfinished Diamond’

You know the legend. Here's our Listener's Guide to the essential Little Richard on record.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Musical Memories

From his MUSICAL MEMORIES memoir, CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS reflects on the legacy and standing of his Romantic-era contemporary, M. JULES MASSENET
by David McGee
 

 
 

In Praise of the Torch Holder

In his second solo outing, JUNIOR SISK honors Polonius's advice: "To thine own self be true." In doing so, he creates a traditional bluegrass gem in LOAD THE WAGON.
by David McGee