A deceased Country music legend leads this week's FOXLight music release roundup. American VI: Ain't No Grave brings down the final curtain for Johnny Cash and his Rick Rubin-produced series, and contains the last lyrics written before his death.
Album number three from California harpist Joanna Newsom arrives on three discs, called Have One On Me, and equals just over two hours of "ditties, weepies...and epics".
Alkaline Trio return with their seventh album This Addiction, in single disc form or as a Deluxe Edition with 6 extra tracks and a bonus live DVD.
A great Swedish rock band with a great name, the Shout Out Louds drop album number three, Work.
The Wolfman: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack features another twisted score from Danny Elfman.
Also out this week...
Latin music sensation Chayanne drops his 22nd album No Hay Imposibles.
Australian soul-stirrer Daniel Merriweather storms these shores with Love & War, and a winning formula snatching up Amy Winehouse's producer, Mark Ronson and backing band, the Dap-Kings.
Jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli interprets Sir Duke's catalog on Rockin' In Rhythm: A Tribute To Duke Ellington.
Country new and old, lost and found this week includes Sarah Buxton's long-awaited self-titled debut finally arriving after hit collabs with Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley and Martina McBride; Way Out Here, the major label debut from Josh Thompson; and the double disc George Jones: The Great Lost Hits features 34 tracks from 1965-1972 that Jones recorded for Musicor Records, never on CD due to legal issues...until now.
Carole King's 1970 album Writer finally sees a CD issue and shows the artist getting ready to fully bloom on the following year's Tapestry.
Was (Not Was) gets an overdue career review, Hey King Kong! Pick Of The Litter: 1980-2010, 19 tracks of extra Was-erful Was-ness.
And Hard To Find 45s on CD: Volume 11 & 12 features classic tracks from The O'Kaysions, Lou Christie, Jay & The Techniques and many others.
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In New York...I'm Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk!