Precious Bryant is definitely like one of those peaches folks in Georgia like to brag about from time to time. She's a genuine country blues artist who didn't track her debut album ("Fool Me Good," 2002) until she was about 60 years old.
"VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped" consists of 15 hit metal ballads from the '80s that helped break mainstream radio barriers for such bands as Warrant ("I Saw Red") and Slaughter ("Fly to the Angels").
Among Sony BMG's initial DualDisc offerings is this classic from the Columbia catalog. The top-selling jazz album in history and a perennial favorite, it's an appropriate issue for the two-sided CD/DVD hybrid.
When we first heard Coldplay's "Yellow," we thought it was Dave Matthews with a new backing band. When we first heard Blue Merle, we thought it was Coldplay's Chris Martin backed by a latter-day Dave Matthews Band.