Shannon Kincaid

Fools

Painted Records

After opening with a short tap dance by one of her young friends, Texas-based singer Kincaid jumps headfirst into the title track: a bouncy number by Sylvia Lee that sounds like something Willie Nelson could have covered for his “Stardust” album.

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Sonny Landreth

Grant Street

Sugar Hill

Landreth has been busy of late, reviving John Hiatt’s backing band The Goners; joining Gov’t Mule for their most recent live album/DVD; guesting on Jimmy Buffett’s newest album, “License to Chill”; and playing Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Festival, the prestigious Festival International de Jazz de Montreal and The New Orleans Jazz Fest last summer.

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Dwight Twilley

47 Moons

Digital Musicworks International

Twilley serves as a case in point for why old-timers shouldn’t summarily be dismissed as washed-up, past their prime or simply having nothing to say.

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Rosco Gordon

No Dark in America

Skuntry/Dualtone

This is Gordon’s swan song, finished a few months before his death in July 2002 at the age of 74.

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Planet P Project

1931

Baby Boomer Music

“Why me?”

That was the name of a big hit by Planet P Project back in 1983. It’s also what fans have been asking themselves for 20 years, since the group previously only released two albums.

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