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As its title might indicate, The Facts of Life is a concept album about sex. But unlike Let’s Get It On or, well,...

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A Man Under the Influence Alejandro Escovedo (Bloodshot Records) Relief is something that seldom comes easy for the...

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The Mind of Gil Scott-Heron: A Collection of Poetry and Music Gil Scott-Heron (TVT) Dropping his charismatic,...

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Do you remember last August when Eddie Vedder sang that double-time version of Elvis’ “Can’t Help Falling In Love”?...

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Finally, an answer to that persistent musical question: What if the Ramones had been Swiss art-school babes? With 46...

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The Houston Kid Rodney Crowell (Sugar Hill Records) This is easily the best thing Rodney Crowell has ever done. With...

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Roots Blue Mountain (Blue Mountain Music) . The Oxford, Mississippi, band Blue Mountain have endured some tumultuous...

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Babyface: A Collection of His Greatest Hits Babyface (Epic) A lot of blame can be indirectly attributed to Kenneth...