The Secret Sisters

Laura and Lydia Rogers sound like something dreamed up by NPR. They're Alabama sisters produced by roots major-domo T Bone Burnett. They dress like it's 1954, and sing like it, too — the album mixes country, folk and classic pop. They're also boundless fun. Pouring out harmonies on originals ("Tennessee Me"), spunky covers (the kitsch classic "Something Stupid") and sublime traditional ballads ("Do You Love an Apple"), they make you believe, for three minutes or so, the lie that music was purer and better way back when.