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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”