Picks and Pans Review: Critics' Choice

updated 06/20/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/20/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>CROSSROADS A six-LP package traces the career of all-time blues-rock great Eric Clapton. (Polygram)

UP YOUR ALLEY Brash and splashy as ever, Joan Jett and the Blackheads keep on the solid side of hard rock. (CBS Associated/Blackheart)

SHADOWLAND Canadian singer k.d. lang salutes some of her country cousins from south of the border. (Sire)

SIMPLE PLEASURES One-man band Bobby McFerrin elevates his extraordinary skills another notch. (EMI-Manhattan)

EVEN WORSE "Weird Al" Yankovic dreams of being Stuck in a Closet with Vanna White, swoons over his Velvet Elvis and generally wreaks havoc. (Rock 'N' Roll)

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