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Nick Bollinger reviews a combined CD and cookbook with musical and culinary origins in the black American south; the debut of young Illinois roots-rockers Houndmouth, and a solo outing from Crooked Still front-woman Aiofe O’Donovan.

Artist: Various
Song: Greasy Spoon
Composer: Rice/Hayes/Porter/Shamwell
Song: Soul Food
Composer: McDaniel

Song: Watermelon Man
Composer: Oscar Brown Jr.
Pig Snoots
Composer: Sain/Williams

Song: Corn Bread and Beans
Composer: Brodie
Song: Strokin' The Grits
Composer: Whitfield/Baral/Whitfield

Song: Grits
Composer: Diggs/Turner
Album: Soul Food: The Sound Of African American Cooking
Label: Tricont

Artist: Houndmouth
Songs: Ludlow, On The Road, Hoiuston Train, Halfway To Hardinsburg, Hey Rose, Come On Illinois
Composer: Mysers/Toupin/Cody/Appleby
Album: From The Hills Below The City
Label: Rough Trade

Artist: Aoife O'Donovan
Songs: Lay My Burden Down, Briar Rose, Rd & White & Blue & Gold, Beekeeper, Thursday's Child, Fire Engine, Oh Mama
Composer: O'Donovan
Album: Fossils
Label: Yep Rock