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Top 50 for 2016 : 50-26

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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50. Bob Weir : Blue Mountain

Columbia Records

Favorite Track : “One More River To Cross”

 

 

 

 

 

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49. Various Artists (Dave Cobb) : Southern Family

Low Country Sound (Elektra Records)

Favorite Track:

Jason Isbell : “God is a Working Man”

 

 

 

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48. Libby Koch : Just Move On

Berkalin Records

Favorite Track: “Back to Houston”

 

 

 

 

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47. Mudcrutch : Mudcrutch 2

Reprise Records

Favorite Track : “Welcome to Hell”

 

 

 

 

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46. Wayne Hancock : Slingin’ Rhythm

Bloodshot Records

Favorite Track : “Dirty House Blues”

 

 

 

 

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45. Shovels & Rope : Little Seeds

New West Records

Favorite Track: “Buffalo Nickel”

 

 

 

 

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 44. Adam Lee : Sincerely, Me

Independent

Favorite Track : “Sing With Me”

 

 

 

 

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43. Margo Price : Midwest Farmer’s Daughter

Third Man Records

Favorite Track : “Hurtin (On the Bottle)”

 

 

 

 

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42. Larry Hooper : No Turning Back

Independent

Favorite Track: “Cry Me A River”

 

 

 

 

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41. Dwight Yoakam : Swimming Pools, Movie Stars

Sugar Hill Records

Favorite Track : “Purple Rain”

 

 

 

 

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40. Luke Bell : Luke Bell

Bill Hill Records

Favorite Track : “Where Ya Been”

 

 

 

 

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39. Lucinda Williams : The Ghosts of Highway 20

Highway 20 Records

Favorite Track: “Bitter Memory”

 

 

 

 

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38. Ben Harper : Call It What It Is

Stax Records

Favorite Track : “Call It What It Is”

 

 

 

 

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37. Amanda Shires : My Piece of Land

BMG

Favorite Track : “Pale Fire”

 

 

 

 

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36. The Devil Makes Three : Redemption and Ruin

New West Records

Favorite Track: “Waiting Around To Die”

 

 

 

 

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35. Leonard Cohen : You Want It Darker

Sony Music

Favorite Track : “On The Level”

 

 

 

 

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34. Wilco : Wilco Schmilco

dBpm

Favorite Track : “Cry All Day”

 

 

 

 

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33. Austin Lucas : Between the Moon and the Midwest

Last Chance Records

Favorite Track : “Wrong Side of the Dream”

 

 

 

 

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32. The Drive-By Truckers : American Band

ATO Records

Favorite Track : “What it Means”

 

 

 

 

 

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31. Hard Working Americans : Rest In Chaos

Melvin Records

Favorite Track : “Dope is Dope”

 

 

 

 

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30. Jack White : Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016

Third Man Records

Favorite Track : “You’ve Got Her In Your Pocket”

 

 

 

 

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29. John Prine : For Better, or Worse

Oh Boy Records

Favorite Track : “Color of the Blues”

 

 

 

 

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28. Sturgill Simpson : A Sailor’s Guide To Earth

Atlantic

Favorite Track : “Oh Sarah”

 

 

 

 

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27. Lydia Loveless : Real

Bloodshot Records

Favorite Track : “Midwestern Guys”

 

 

 

 

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26. Robbie Fulks : Upland Stories

Bloodshot Records

Favorite Track : “Alabama at Night”