Best Americana Albums of 2016


#1 Richmond Fontaine
You Can't Go Back If There's Nothing To Go Back to




#2 Eric Lindell
Matters of the Heart




#3 Caamp
Caamp




#4 River Whyless
We All The Light




#5 Adrian + Meredith
More Than A Little




#6 Michael Nau
Mowing




#7 Hackensaw Boys
Charismo




#8 Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms
Innocent Road




#9 Levi Parham
These American Blues




#10 Sarah Jarosz
Undercurrent




#11 Luther Dickinson
Blues & Ballads




#12 Wilco
Schmilco




#13 Western Centuries
Weight of the World




#14 Dori Freeman
Dori Freeman




#15 Robbie Fulks
Upland Stories




#16 Sam Moss
Fable




#17 Dwight Yoakam
Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars...




#18 Case/Lang/Veirs
case/lang/veirs




#19 Laney Jones
Laney Jones




#20 Matt Patershuk
I Was So Fond of You





















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