Arriving just weeks prior to Lucky Dog/ Sony Nashville's star-studded tribute to Cash (Kindred Spirits, featuring Dylan and Springsteen), Dressed in Black seems certain to be overlooked, as it sports

Arriving just weeks prior to Lucky Dog/ Sony Nashville's star-studded tribute to Cash (Kindred Spirits, featuring Dylan and Springsteen), Dressed in Black seems certain to be overlooked, as it sports a lineup of such little-known but respected artists as Rosie Flores and Bruce Robison. Regardless, some of these performances will likely outshine a few on Kindred. Witness Raul Malo's velvety take on "I Guess Things Happen That Way" or Rodney Crowell's sweet, flawless version of "Ballad of a Teenage Queen." Although some of these covers are rather bland, there's a few gems here that shouldn't be missed.—WO

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