Picks and Pans Review: Recent Raves

updated 03/27/2006 at 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/27/2006 01:00AM

>Josh Turner, Your Man Turner seems to have really found his place in the continuum of country music on his very satisfying second album. His great, floorboard-rattling voice truly makes him the man.

Jaheim, Ghetto Classics Showing much love for the street, the R&B crooner comes across as a ghetto-fabulous Luther Vandross. His third CD boasts a classic-soul vibe with lush production that recalls the '70s Sound of Philadelphia.

Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins, Rabbit Fur Coat The Rilo Kiley frontwoman gets a little help from some gospel-singing sisters on her solo debut, an alluring alt-country album wrapped in warm-and-fuzzy sentiments.

Jessi Colter, Out of the Ashes On her first country disc in 21 years, Waylon Jennings's widow shows that she hasn't lost her delicately bluesy touch, sounding better than in her "I'm Not Lisa" days.

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