Written by Matt Fogelson

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Terra Lightfoot, from Ontario, Canada, hits my ear as a cross between Melissa Etheridge and Heart. While I am not a huge fan of either of those acts, in this case, two wrongs do make a right.

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The Memorial Playlist compiles songs by some of the rock musicians who passed away during the year. Sadly, this year’s playlist is a Who’s Who of rock legends, from Chuck Berry to Gregg Allman to Tom Petty to Chris Cornell.

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Calling all Black Crowes fans! Run, don’t walk, to your phone, laptop, record store — however you roll — and check out The Magpie Salute’s debut record.

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The Suitcase Junket is a one-man band from Amherst, Mass., starring Matt Lorenz. The Junket is equal parts folk, blues, bluegrass, and when Lorenz kicks up the distortion, punk.

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This essay was originally published by The Washington Post.

If I could offer one piece of unsolicited advice to new parents, it would be to think through your bedtime song selections with an eye to when that partially formed newborn cooing in your arms weighs 100 pounds and can beat you at chess.