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Album Review: Soundtrack - Act of Valor

Filmed with active-duty Navy SEALs to ensure the accuracy of the events portrayed on film, Act of Valor demanded a strong soundtrack. Do Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Hunter Hayes, Jake Owen and more deliver one? Read on to find out!
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Album Review: Rehab - Gullible's Travels

With a string of strong albums behind them, Rehab returns with Gullible's Travels, the group's first album with AVJ Records, part of the Average Joes Entertainment group. Read on to see what we say about the album.
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Susan Greenbaum - This Life

A strong lyricist, Susan Greenbaum has just released this album via Compass Records. Read on to see what the Singer/songwriter (comparable to Mary Chapin Carpenter) has come up with on This Life.
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Driftwood Fire - How To Untangle A Heartache

There was a time, not very many years ago, when Americana was a haven for female artists. It was the genre for everyone with roots ranging from Emmylou Harris to Mavis Staple. Can this duo help bring women back to the genre?
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The Waifs - Temptation

With an independent spirt that has served them well throughout their career, the Waifs return with Temptation, relased through Compass Records. Does the album rival the best or the worst of roots music in 2011?
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The Civil Wars - Barton Hollow

This new folksy duo from Nashville has released Barton Hollow as a completely DYI effort.  The results are a satisfying album that harkens back to the roots of American (and Irish) music and an album deserving of a feature here.
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Loudon Wainright III - High Wide & Lonesome

Loudon Wainwright III has made plenty of great roots music albums over his career and reurns now with a lovely tribute to Charlie Poole that is an album as layered and complex as the man it pays homage to.