Tuesday, September 18, 2012

10 Great Late-Career Records

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Loretta Lynn - Van Lear Rose

It's something of a comeback record cliche. A currently-hot artist using their clout to put a personal hero back in the spotlight. But, you know, that scenario often works. Jack White produced Van Lear Rose for legendary country spit-fire Loretta Lynn in 2004, 44 years after her first studio album. Now, with a bit of distance, it's almost certainly her best. (Her most consistent, at a minimum.)

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