Ranking the best of what went around and came around again.
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>
Jesse Jackson sings a city's soul to wake
Coconut Grove's Hoagy has the music but little insight into Carmichael himself
Duo tunes into our past
One from the Heart soundtrack (Sony/Legacy)
Harmonica Baron Thielemans suffers the jazz bug gladly
The Water Is Wide (ECM)