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Top 50 of 2016 : 26-1

2016 saw a ton of amazing records being released. While I am sure I have missed a few (I can think of a couple right off the top of my head that I have not heard yet) here are my favorites of the year ranked in order. You can view the rest of the list here.

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25. Matt Harlan and Rachel Jones : In the Dark

Berkalin Records

Favorite Track : “Warm November”

 

 

 

 

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24. Eric Brace and Peter Cooper : C&O Canal

Red Beet Records

Favorite Track : “John Wilkes Booth”

 

 

 

 

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23. Chelle Rose : Blue Ridge Blood 

Lil’ Damsel Records

Favorite Track : “Paintsville Table”

 

 

 

 

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22. Lincoln Durham : Revelations of a Mind Unraveling

Droog Records

Favorite Track : “Creeper”

 

 

 

 

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21. St Paul and The Broken Bones : Sea of Noise 

Independent

Favorite Track : “All I Ever Wonder

 

 

 

 

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20. A Tribe Called Quest : We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service 

Epic Records

Favorite Track : “Enough”

 

 

 

 

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19. Various Artists : Highway Prayer, A Tribute To Adam Carroll 

Eight 30 Records

Favorite Track : Scott Nolan : “Rain”

 

 

 

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18. Van Morrison : Keep Me Singing

Caroline International

Favorite Track : “Share Your Love With Me”

 

 

 

 

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17. Rorey Carroll : Love is an Outlaw 

Lohi Records

Favorite Track : “1:42 Night Train”

 

 

 

 

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16. Caleb Caudle : Carolina Ghost 

This Is American Music

Favorite Track : “Piedmont Sky”

 

 

 

 

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15. Justin Wells : Dawn in the Distance 

August Music

Favorite Track : “Little Darlings”

 

 

 

 

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14. Todd Snider : Eastside Bulldog 

Aimless Records

Favorite Track : “Hey Pretty Boy”

 

 

 

 

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13. Roger Hoover : Pastures 

Last Chance Records

Favorite Track : “Devil in the End”

 

 

 

 

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12. Amos Lee : Spirit 

Republic

Favorite Track “Wait Up For Me”

 

 

 

 

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11. Malcolm Holcombe : Another Black Hole 

Gypsy Eyes Music

Favorite Track : “Another Black Hole”

 

 

 

 

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10. Jeff Plankenhorn : Soulslide 

Loungeside Records

Favorite Track : “Trouble Find Me”

 

 

 

 

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9. Elizabeth Cook : Exodus of Venus 

Agent of Love Music

Favorite Track : “Methadone Blues”

 

 

 

 

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8. Chicago Farmer : Midwest Side Stories 

Independent

Favorite Track : “Two Sides of the Story”

 

 

 

 

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7. The Rolling Stones : Blue and Lonesome 

Interscope

Favorite Track : “Just Your Fool”

 

 

 

 

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6. Hayes Carll : Lovers and Leavers 

Hwy 87 Records

Favorite Track : “Good While It Lasted”

 

 

 

 

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5. Brock Zeman : The Carnival is Back in Town 

Busted Flat Records

Favorite Track : “The Juggler”

 

 

 

 

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4. Parker Millsap : The Very Last Day 

Okrahoma Records

Favorite Track : “Heaven Sent”

 

 

 

 

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3. Tommy Womack : Namaste 

Independent

Favorite Track  : “Nashville”

 

 

 

 

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2. Matt Woods : How To Survive 

Lonely Ones Records

Favorite Track : “Fireflies”

 

 

 

 

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  1. Aaron Lee Tasjan : Silver Tears 

New West Records

Favorite Track : “12 Bar Blues”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Podcast Episode 27: Peter Cooper, Eric Brace, Thomm Jutz

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Last month I got to sit down with my old friends, Peter Cooper and Eric Brace and they brought along, guitarist, Thomm Jutz. We talked for a little while prior to their show at Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza and Live … read more

The Power of Music

I’m walkin’ through streets that are dead Walkin’, walkin’ with you in my head My feet are so tired My brain is so wired And the clouds are weepin’… It’s October 1997, I am driving around in my first car, … read more