Rhino Investigates Elvis' Attractions

Rhino Investigates Elvis' Attractions

Rhino is readying the second batch of Elvis Costello reissues for release next month. Due Feb. 19 are expanded editions of three albums from three different eras of the artist's work with his longtime backing band, the Attractions -- "This Year's Model" (1978), "Blood and Chocolate" (1986), and "Brutal Youth." (1994). Each one features the album in its originally issued form plus a bonus disc of rarities, as well as a 28-page booklet with new liner notes by Costello, song lyrics, rare photos, and reproductions of memorabilia from the era.
McFerrin Goes 'Beyond Words'

McFerrin Goes 'Beyond Words'

"Beyond Words," the 12th album from vocal innovator Bobby McFerrin, is set for a March 12 on Blue Note/Angel. It's the first set to be released in collaboration between jazz label Blue Note and classical imprint Angel, which signed McFerrin early last year under the Jazz & Classics umbrella of Capitol Records.
Tunes On TV

Tunes On TV

TV listings Jan 14.-20, 2002
Stranger in My House

Stranger in My House

Guitarist Cyril Lance, formerly of the swamp blues outfit Mel Melton & the Wicked Mojos, produced this album and wrote seven original tunes as well.
Stillmatic

Stillmatic

There's nothing like a little friendly competition to get the creative juices flowing. Just ask Nas.
No Distractions

No Distractions

In recent years, the Southern gospel music community has lost some of its best-loved talents, among them Rex Nelon, Glen Payne, and J.D. Sumner.
Love Is Here

Love Is Here

At long last, one of the bigger rock releases in the U.K. finds its way to the States.
The End Is Not in Sight

The End Is Not in Sight

Highly regarded singer/songwriter and Amazing Rhythm Aces frontman Russell Smith revisits past songs and delivers strong new ones on this debut release from fledgling independent Muscle Shoals Records.
Motivation

Motivation

Frankie Knuckles began his DJ career in the clubs of New York City 30 years ago, long before the mainstream media coined the music and its culture "disco." Then, Knuckles was known to follow his own instincts when it came to picking and choosing the vinyl that made its way to his turntables.
Moreno

Moreno

Jorge Moreno's vocals, which go from nasal to raspy—and from smooth to wavering—may take some getting used to.

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