Friday 5 P.M.

Friday 5 P.M. DON'T MISS SHELBY LYNNE (pictured)Country's greatest semi-famous torch singer has lately devoted herself to reinterpreting the Dusty Springfield songbook, and the project -- captured on her album "Just a Little Lovin'," soon to be on year-end top 10 lists everywhere -- has revitalized her. She's not always consistent live, but reports from her recent tour bode well: This country outsider is poised and determined to dominate any stage she's given. --Ann Powers (Tundra, 5:05-5:55) STAR DE AZLAN There's grit and Tex-Mex spice in the traditional-steeped music of this young singer from San Marcos, Texas, who channels equal parts Patsy Cline and Tammy Wynette. (Mustang, 4:55-5:35) CATCH IT IF YOU CAN NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND This veteran Long Beach-O.C. outfit's claim to fame in terms of country history was its 1972 triple album "Will the Circle Be Unbroken," which linked country and bluegrass stars with their rock counterparts. (Palomino, 5:10-6)
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