Considered one of the godfathers of British Blues -- a distinction he shares with late Alexis Korner -- vocalist and multi-instrumentalist John Mayall gave a jumpstart to that particular idiom well before it took hold with the masses in the latter part of the '60s through bands like Fleetwood Mac ... More >>
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The Soweto Gospel Choir takes gospel back to the Motherland
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Down for Whatever (RCA)
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Everything for the First Time (Alive/Total Energy)
Behind the Music (Universal/Republic)
Cream of the Crap: Collected Non-Album Works Volume 1 (Gearhead)
White Blood Cells (Sympathy for the Record Industry)
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Almost Famous rings in your ears -- and heart -- long after it's over
Charlie Watts Jim Keltner Project (Higher Octave Music)
Sunrise Musical Theatre
Springsteen's still on fire