The Roots

Music for The New York Times '100 Notable Books': The Roots, The Smiths, Charles Mingus and More

Buzz 15:17PM EDT

Unfortunately, as music writers, we can't dabble too often in the fairer art of writing (ha, ironic) but we can suggest some albums to accompany you as you tackle the titles from the Times' favorites. Below are ten published works and an album to pair it with.READ MORE

Ray Davies and Donovan headline Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Genres 10:22AM EDT

The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced its 2014 inductees on Tuesday, with The Kinks' Ray Davies and English folk performer Donovan being the most recognizable names on the list. Graham Gouldman, Mark James and Jim Weatherly will also be honored. READ MORE

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