Picks and Pans Review: Worth a Listen
updated 03/06/2000 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 03/06/2000 AT 01:00 AM EST
A STONE'S THROW Mick Taylor (Cannonball Blues) The onetime Rolling Stone whose expressive guitar helped make LPs like Let It Bleed classic, Taylor proves he can sing the blues (not bad) as well as play (great).
SAY IT IS SO Tim Finn (Sonny's Pop) The New Zealand pop-smith (late of Crowded House) recorded this far-from-country CD in Nashville, filling it with hooks and lyric quirks: "She was a shiver looking for a spine."