New music from the old and old music from the new...and old music from the old.  That's the haps on the music drops this week.

--"Dedicated", Wilson Phillips .  The ladies sing songs made popular by their parents. The  Beach Boys songs include:  "California Dreamin'""Wouldn't It Be Nice""Good Vibrations", and "Fun Fun Fun".  Mamas and the Papas songs include "Monday Monday""Don't Worry Baby", and "Dedicated to the One I Love".

--"The Return of the Spectacular Spinning Songbook!!!", Elvis Costello & the Imposters . . . [CD+DVD]

--"My Head Is an Animal", Of Monsters And Men

--"Hit Me Like a Man", The Pretty Reckless . . . an EP from the band fronted by former "Gossip Girl" star Taylor Momsen.

--"Love Stories & Other Musings", Candlebox . . . Nine new tracks plus five re-recorded hits including "Far Behind"

--"Pink Friday:  Roman Reloaded", Nicki Minaj . . . It includes her new singles "Starships" and "Right By My Side".

--"Thick as a Brick 2", Ian Anderson from Jethro Tull . . . This is sort of a sequel to Jethro Tull's "Thick as a Brick", which came out in 1972.

--"Locked Down"Dr. John

 

--"Lost Change: 10th Anniversary Expanded & Limited", Will I Am . . . [Extra tracks]

--"First Serve", De La Soul's Plug 1 & Plug 2

--"Bottoms Up", Obie Trice