Sunday, February 03, 2008

Roots Revelation

Every so often I hear an album which captures & couples music's aesthetic appeal with a startling innovation. "Raising Sand", by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, is the latest addition to that select collection. Expertly produced by long-time Dylan & Costello sidekick, T-Bone Burnett, it harks back to a period when American roots music embraced both the country & blues traditions: .

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