The Top 100 CDs as heard on The Sound 2016

Dec 21, 2016

Top 40 CDs as heard on The Sound for 2016

1)Good Times - The Monkees (Rhino)
2)Stranger to Stranger - Paul Simon (Concord)
3)Colvin & Earle (Concord)
4)Rehab Reunion - Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers (429)
5)This is Where I Live - William Bell (Stax)
6)Changes - Charles Bradley (Daptone)
7)Charlie Faye & the Fayetttes
8)I Still Do - Eric Clapton (Surfdog)
9)Dig in Deep - Bonnie Raitt (Red Wing)
10)Hold On! - James Hunter Six (Daptone)
11)The Beautiful Lowdown - Curtis Salgado (Alligator)
12)The Threshold & the Hearth - The Ragbirds (Rock Ridge)
13)Six on the Out - The Westies (Pauper Sky)
14)Wonderful Crazy Night - Elton John (Island)
15)Magic Music (Bright Sun)
16)Robert Ellis (New West)
17)Willow Springs - Michael McDermott (Pauper Sky)
18)Paging Mr. Proust - The Jayhawks (Thirty Tigers)
19)The Things That We Are Made Of - Mary Chapin Carpenter (Lambent Light)
20)Wondrous Traveler - The Small Glories
21)Johannesburg - Mumford & Sons (Glass Note)
22)Okra Candy – Shinyribs
23)Real - Lydia Loveless (Bloodshot)
24)And Then Like Lions - Blind Pilot (ATO)
25)Muddy Water - The Batture Boys
26)Side Pony - Lake Street Dive (Nonesuch)
27)War & Peace - Shannon Labrie
28)Fowl Play - Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds (Party Fowl)
29)Matters of the Heart - Eric Lindell (Red Parlor)
30)Spirit - Amos Lee (Republic)
31)Let Me Get By – Tedeschi Trucks Band (Fantasy)
32)Gotta Get Back - Seth Walker (Royal Potato)
33)Paper Bird (Sons of Thunder)
34)Delilah – Anderson East (Elektra)
35)Day Breaks - Norah Jones (Blue Note)
36)Easy Prey - Jonah Smith (Music Road)
37)Sea of Noise - St. Paul & the Broken Bones (Records)
38)Wa Di Yo - Lakou Mizik (Cumbancha)
39)Good and Dirty – Sarah Borges
40)I Shook the Tree - Karen Savoca (Alcove)
41)Call It What It Is - Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals (Stax)
42)The Very Last Day - Parker Millsap (Okra Homa)
43)2 - Mudcrutch (Reprise)
44)For a Song - Mark Erelli
45)Love Wins Again - Janiva Magness (Blue Elan)
46)The Greatest Things You'll Ever Learn - The Roosevelts
47)Weighted Mind - Sierra Hull (Rounder)
48)Westerner - John Doe (Cool Rock)
49)Young In All the Wrong Ways - Sara Watkins (New West)
50)Gonna Die Tryin’ – Chris O’Leary (American Showplace)
51)Jive - Swamp Cabbage
52)Spacedust & Ocean Views - Anders Osborne (Back on Dumaine)
53)Cleopatra - The Lumineers (Dualtone)
54)Home Sweet Hotel - Amelia White
55)In the Magic Hour - Aoife O'Donovan (Yep Roc)
56)Lucky Dog - Brad Absher (Montrose)
57)Promised Land or Bust - Moreland & Arbuckle (Alligator)
58)Alex Dezen (Rock Ridge)
59)Earth - Neil Young & Promise of the Real (Reprise)
60)Give It Back to You - The Record Company (Concord)
61)Moon Sugar – Hannah Elizabeth Smith
62)Ain't Who I Was - Bonnie Bishop (Thirty Tigers)
63)My Way Home - Eli "Paperboy" Reed (Yep Roc)
64)Sooner or Later - Sonny Knight and the Lakers (Secret Stash)
65)Southern Iron - Derik Hultquist (Carnival)
66)The Token - Elise Davis (Thirty Tigers)
67)These American Blues - Levi Parham (Music Road)
68)Undercurrent - Sarah Jarosz (Sugar Hill)
69)Off-Grid Lo-Fi - Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer (Hearth)
70)Carousel - Gerry Beckley (Blue Elan)
71)Men & Coyotes - Red Shahan (Magnolia)
72)The Ghosts of Highway 20 - Lucinda Williams (Thirty Tigers)
73)Blooming through the Black - Parsonsfield (Signature)
74)Blues & Ballads - Luther Dickinson (New West)
75)God Don't Never Change… the Songs of Blind Willie Johnson (Alligator)
76)Gon' Boogaloo - C.W. Stoneking (King Hokum)
77)Native Tongue - Reed Turner
78)Poker All Night Long - The Royal Hounds
79)Salt as Wolves – Jeffrey Foucault (Blue Blade)
80)SCI Sound Lab, Volume I - String Cheese Incident (ATO)
81)Some Call It Freedom (Some Call It the Blues) - R.B. Stone (Middle Mountain)
82)American Fork - Tim Easton (Last Chance)
83)Careless - Richard Shindell (Amalgamated Balladry)
84)Empty Glasses - Reagan Boggs (Reckless Bess)
85)House Party at Big Jon's - Big Jon Atkinson & Bob Corritore (Delta Groove)
86)Let the Devil Win - The Walcotts (Local Hero)
87)The Narrows - Grant-Lee Phillips (Yep Roc)
88)Quiero Creedence (Concord Picante)
89)Man in a Neon Coat - Aoife O'Donovan (Yep Roc)
90)Symphonies of Dirt & Dust – Chris Trapper (Starlit)
91)75th Birthday Celebration - Joan Baez (Razor & Tie)
92)All Night Live Volume 1 - The Mavericks (Mono Mundo)
93)Little Seeds - Shovels & Rope (New West)
94)Method to my Madness – Tommy Castro (Alligator)
95)The Northern South Vol. 1 - Whitehorse (Six Shooter)
96)Like An Arrow - Blackberry Smoke
97)Old School - Si Cranstoun (Ruf)
98)Heart Like a Levee - Hiss Golden Messenger (Merge)
99)Live Vol. II – Rob Drabkin
100)True Sadness - The Avett Brothers (Republic)