Best Americana Songs 2016



#1 Bayou Country - Eric Lindell



#2 Black Crow - Brent Cobb



#3 Kristine - Joe Purdy



#4 Graveyard Fields - The Dead Tongues



#5 In My Cups - Western Centuries



#6 If I Ever Was a Child - Wilco



#7 Carry Me Home - Miner



#8 Drivin' - Robert Ellis



#9 Biloxi - Hiss Golden Messenger



#10 Off The Ground - The Record Company



#11 Wake Up Ray - Richmond Fontaine



#12 Beat The Machine - Quaker City Night Hawks



#13 Run Away - Carter Sampson



#14 Unfortunate Kind - BJ Barham



#15 Lost In The Tide - The Cave Singers



#16 Hartford - Kieran Kane



#17 Loser Without Your Love - Lee Harvey Osmond



#18 Eloise - The Tumbling Wheels



#19 Town Called Patience - Waiting For Henry



#20 Place In My Heart - Lucinda Williams



Best Albums of 2015




#1 Sam Lewis - Waiting on You




#2 Jami Lynn - Fall is a Good Time to Die




#3 Dave Rawlings Machine - Nashville Obsolete




#4 The Deslondes - The Deslondes




#5 Kevin Sekhani - Day Ain't Done




#6 Donnie Fritts - Oh My Goodness




#7 Asleep At The Wheel - Still The King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys




#8 The Decemberists - What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World




#9 Jason Isbell - Something More Than Free




#10 Pokey LaFarge - Something in the Water




#11 Spirit Family Reunion - Hands Together




#12 Todd Grebe & Cold Country - Citizen




#13 Darren Hanlon - Where Did You Come From?




#14 The Bottle Rockets - South Broadway Athletic Club




#15 John Statz - Tulsa




#16 Samantha Crain - Under Branch & Thorn & Tree




#17 Steve Earle & The Dukes - Terraplane




#18 Cicada Rhythm - Cicada Rhythm




#19 Jim White vs. The Packway Handle Band - Take it Like a Man




#20 James McMurtry - Complicated Game


Best Songs of 2015




#1 Martha Scanlan - The Shape of Things Gone Missing,
The Shape of Things to Come





#2 Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats - Wasting Time





#3 6 String Drag - Choppin' Block





#4 Charlie Parr - Over The Red Cedar





#5 Darren Hanlon (feat. Elle King) - The Will of the River





#6 The Bottle Rockets - Ship It On the Frisco





#7 Jami Lynn - Texas





#8 Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem - I Love This City





#9 Sam Lewis - Texas





#10 John Calvin Abney - James and Julie





#11 Eilen Jewell - Pages





#12 Jason Isbell - Flagship





#13 Kasey Chambers - Is God Real?





#14 Victor Krummenacher - Chemtrails





#15 The Railsplitters - Tilt-A-Whirl





#16 The Dustbowl Revival - Lampshade On





#17 Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys - Hot Hands





#18 Pops Staples - Somebody Was Watching





#19 Steve Earle & The Dukes (feat Eleanor Whitmore) - Baby's Just As Mean As Me





#20 Jeffrey Foucault - Take Your Time