Bob Dylan's third exploration of the Great American Songbook has resulted in a 30-song collection that's as powerful as it is melancholic. Briefly noted: new releases by Peter Rowan, Steve Krase, and James Talley.
Everything still existing from the legendary "Basement Tapes" sessions by Dyan and The Band, including 138 tracks. The deluxe set includes two hardcover books full of extensive liner notes and rare photographs.
What can you say about The Doors? They were intense and self-indulgent, provocative and lyrical. These oppositions only begin to describe their candle, which burned at both ends and in the middle, too.