Various Artists, "The Rounder Records Story"
The 88 tracks collected in this four-disc set are a mere snapshot of the staggering wealth of blues, jazz, folk, country, bluegrass, pop, R&B, world, and rock music this venerable local institution has released over the last 40 years. But what an incredible slice it is, encompassing everything from obscure, virtuosic old-time banjoists like George Pegram to one of the biggest rock stars on the planet in Robert Plant. With each disc devoted to a single decade from the '70s to the '00s, this is a treasure chest of music history.
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