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Thu August 30, 2012

WNCW's 2010 Top 100 Results

WNCW`s Top 100 CD`s of 2010


1    Avett Brothers – Live, Volume 3
2    Carolina Chocolate Drops – Genuine Negro Jig
3    Black Keys – Brothers
4    Bob Dylan – Bootleg Series V. 9: Witmark Demos '62-64
5    Balsam Range – Trains I Missed
6    Drive-By Truckers – The Big To-Do
7    Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs
      – God Willin' and the Creek Don't Rise
8    Darrell Scott – A Crooked Road
9    Derek Trucks Band – Roadsongs
10    Band of Horses – Infinite Arms
11    Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More
12    Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
13    Robert Plant – Band of Joy
14    Neil Young – Le Noise
15    Shannon Whitworth – Water Bound
16    Mavis Staples – You Are Not Alone
17    John Prine – In Person & On Stage
18    Alejandro Escovedo – Street Songs of Love
19    Eric Clapton - Clapton
20    Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Mojo
21    Tim O'Brien – Chicken & Egg
22    Sol Driven Train – Believe
23    Nikki Talley – Beautiful Charmer
24    Big Daddy Love – To the Mountain
25    Jimi Hendrix – Valleys of Neptune
26    Blue Highway – Some Day: The Fifteenth Anniversary Collection
27    J.J. Grey & Mofro – Georgia Warhorse
28    Widespread Panic – Dirty Side Down
29    Infamous Stringdusters – Things That Fly
30    Toubab Krewe – TK2
31    Red June – Remember Me Well
32    Willie Nelson – Country Music
33    Gov't Mule – Mulennium
34    Frazey Ford – Obadiah
35    Buddy Guy – Living Proof
36    Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – I Learned the Hard Way
37    Keller & The Keels – Thief
38    Elvis Costello – National Ransom
39    Railroad Earth – self-titled
40    Justin Townes Earle – Harlem River Blues
41    Patty Griffin – Downtown Church
42    Anders Osborne – American Patchwork
43    Los Lobos – Tin Can Trust
44    Johnny Cash – American VI: Ain’t No Grave
45    Michael Franti & Spearhead – The Sound of Sunshine
46    Darin & Brooke Aldridge – (self-titled)
47    Southern Culture on the Skids – Kudzu Ranch
48    Chatham County Line – Wildwood
49    Yarn – Come On In
50    Jack Johnson – To the Sea
51    Galen Kipar Project – The Scenic Route
52    Cowboy Junkies – Renmin Park
53    Broken Bells – Broken Bells
54    Punch Brothers – Antifogmatic
55    Jim Lauderdale – Patchwork River
56    Dehlia Low – Live
57    Indigo Girls – Staring Down the Brilliant Dream
58    Kings of Leon – Come Around Sundown
59    Var.: Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows – Songs of John Prine
60    Asleep At the Wheel – It's a Good Day
61    Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate – Ali and Toumani
62    Dr. John – Tribal
63    Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – The Live Anthology
64    Boxcars – self-titled
65    Ben Folds & Nick Hornby – Lonely Avenue
66    Tallest Man on Earth – The Wild Hunt
67    Crooked Still – Some Strange Country
68    Phosphorescent – Here's To Taking It Easy
69    Ben Harper & Relentless 7 – Live From the Montreal Int'l Jazz Festival
70    Cadillac Sky – Letters in the Deep
71    Andrew and Noah Van Norstrand – All the Good Summers
72    Vampire Weekend – Contra
73    7 Walkers – 7 Walkers
74    Dierks Bentley – Up On the Ridge
75    Afrocubism – Afrocubism
76    Richard Thompson – Dream Attic
77    Soulive – Rubber Soulive
78    Honey Dewdrops – These Old Roots
79    Freight Hoppers - Mile Marker
80    Dr. Dog – Shame, Shame
81    Stereo Fidelics - You Are Having a Wonderful Time
82    Merle Haggard – I Am What I Am
83    Hank Williams III – Rebel Within
84    John Hiatt – The Open Road
85    Natalie Merchant – Leave Your Sleep
86    Aaron Burdett – Stand Up Eight
87    Steel Drivers – Reckless
88    David Gray – Foundling
89    Jackson Browne & David Lindley – Love is Strange
90    Anais Mitchell – Hadestown
91    Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses - Junky Star
92    Asylum Street Spankers – God’s Favorite Band
93    Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver - Light On My Feet, Ready to Fly
94    Grascals – The Famous Lefty Flynn's
95    Tift Merritt - See You On the Moon
96    Secret Sisters – Secret Sisters
97    Robin Rogers – Back in the Fire
98    Brushfire Stankgrass - One For the Salamanders
99    Old 97's – The Grand Theatre, Vol. One
100    Chieftains with Ry Cooder – San Patricio


WNCW'S TOP 20 Regional CD's OF 2010


1 Red June - Remember Me Well
2 Shane Pruitt Band - State of Grace
3 Toubab Krewe - TK2
4 Dehlia Low - Live
5 Shannon Whitworth - Water Bound
6 Big Daddy Love - To the Mountain
7 Nikki Talley - Beautiful Charmer
8 Gigi Dover & The Big Love - The Avocado Sessions
9 Brushfire Stankgrass - One For the Salamanders
10 Robin Rogers - Back In The Fire
11 Skinny Legs and All - The Original
12 Galen Kipar Project - The Scenic Route
13 Freddie Vanderford - Greasy Greens
14 Matthew Knights Williams - She's Got a Mind Of Her Own
15 Lazybirds - Broken Wing
16 Charles Hedgepath - Spirituals
17 Aaron Burdett - Stand Up Eight
18 Leigh Glass Band - The Drone
19 Jar-E - Blood of the Summer
20 Overmountain Men - Glorious Day



WNCW'S TOP 50 Bluegrass CD's OF 2010
  
1.         Balsam Range - Trains I Missed
2.       Blue Highway - Some Day: The Fifteenth Anniversary Collection
3.       Boxcars - Self-Titled
4.       Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver - Light On My Feet, Ready To Fly
5.       Darin & Brooke Aldridge - Self-Titled
6.       Rhonda Vincent - Taken
7.       Lonesome River Band - Still Learning
8.       Blue Moon Rising - Strange New World
9.       Darrell Webb Band - Bloodline
10.   Grascals - The Famous Lefty Flynn's
11.   Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa - Out in the Middle of Nowhere
12.   Jerry Douglas & Friends - Southern Filibuster: A Tribute to Tut Taylor
13.   Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band - Legacy
14.   Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice - Heartaches and Dreams
15.   Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen - Self-Titled
16.   Crowe/Lawson/Williams -Old Friends Get Together
17.   Audie Blaylock and Redline - Cryin' Heart Blues
18.   Lou Reid & Carolina - Sounds Like Heaven To Me
19.   Don Rigsby & Midnight Call - The Voice of God
20.   Brand New Strings - No Strings Attached  
21.   Snyder Family Band - Comin' on Strong
22.   Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road - Carolina Hurricane
23.   Bartley Brothers - Hit the Road
24.   Paul Williams & The Victory Trio - Just a Little Closer Home
25.   All-Star Jam - Live at Graves Mountain
26.   Primitive Quartet - He Lifted Me Out
27.   River Boy - Self-Titled
28.   Ben Greene - Bluegrass Sideman
29.   Donna Ulisse - Holy Waters
30.   Wildfire - Crash Course in the Blues
31.   Ashleigh Caudill - Fruit of the Vine
32.   Big Country Bluegrass - The Boys in Hats & Ties
33.   Steve Gulley & Tim Stafford - Dogwood Winter
34.   Summertown Road - Self-Titled
35.   Bill Emerson and Sweet Dixie - Southern
36.   Della Mae - Self-Titled
37.   Last Road - Six Days in a Dusty Field
38.   Nu-Blu - Nights
39.   Carpenter & May - Self-Titled
40.   Chapmans - Grown Up (A Revisionist History)
41.   David Grindstaff - Here & Now
42.   Hillbenders - Down To My last Dollar
43.   Larry Stephenson - 20th Anniversary
44.   Darren Beachley and Legends of the Potomac - Take Off
45.   Moore Brothers Band - Self-Titled
46.   Bankester Family - Somewhere in Between
47.   Whitewater Bluegrass Co. - …The Celebration Continues!
48.   Jett's Creek - Guilty
49.   Bobby & Blue Ridge Tradition - I Live for Him
50.   Chris Warner - Goin' To the Dance




WNCW'S TOP 20 Blues CD's OF 2010


1     Derek Trucks Band - Roadsongs 
2     Buddy Guy - Living Proof 
3     Shane Pruitt Band - State of Grace 
4     Robin Rogers - Back In The Fire 
5     J.J. Grey & Mofro - Georgia Warhorse 
6     Mavis Staples - You Are Not Alone 
7     Elvin Bishop - Red Dog Speaks 
8     Freddie Vanderford - Greasy Greens 
9     Cyndi Lauper - Memphis Blues 
10    Bettye LaVette 
   - Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook 
11    Pinetop Perkins & Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith
   - Joined At The Hip 
12    Delta Moon - Hellbound Train 
13    Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band - Live In Chicago 
14    James Cotton - Giant 
15    Steve Miller Band - Bingo 
16     Lucky Peterson - You Can Always Turn Around 
17    Otis Taylor - Clovis People, Vol. 3 
18    Hill Country Revue - Zebra Ranch 
19    Eric Lindell - Between Motion and Rest 
20    Eric Bibb - Booker's Guitar 



WNCW'S TOP 20 Jazz CD's OF 2010


1   Charlie Hunter - Gentlemen, I Neglected to Inform
                               You You Will Not Be Getting Paid
2   Mose Allison - The Way of the World
3   Preservation Hall Jazz Band - Preservation
4   Pat Metheny - Orchestrion
5   Soulive - Rubber Soulive
6   Garaj Mahal - More Mr. Nice Guy
7   Frank Vignola Trio - 100 Years of Django
8   Duke Robillard - Tales From The Tiki Lounge
9   Charles Hedgepath - Spirituals
10 Stanton Moore - Groove Alchemy
11 Larry Coryell - Prime Picks
12 Dr. Lonnie Smith - Spiral
13 Regina Carter - Reverse Thread
14 Vertigo Jazz Project - Paragon
15 John Pizzarelli - Rockin' In Rhythm: A Tribute to Duke Ellington
16 Marco Benevento - Between The Needles and Nightfall
17 Bad Plus - Never Stop
18 Hot Club Of Detroit - It's About That Time
19 Kermit Ruffins - Happy Talk
20 Alien Music Club - Samurai Werewolves From Mars
20 Cory Weeds - The Many Deeds Of Cory Weeds
20 Paquito D'Rivera - Panamericana Suite
20 Waitiki 7 - New Sounds of Exotica


WNCW'S TOP 20 Celtic CD's OF 2010


1     Chieftains with Ry Cooder - San Patricio 
2     Karan Casey & John Doyle - Exiles Return 
3     Solas - The Turning Tide 
4     Old Blind Dogs - Wherever Yet May Be 
5     Lunasa - La Nua 
6     Hugh Morrison - Robert Burns Rocks 
7     Altan - 25th Anniversary Celebration
    with the RTE Orchestra 
8     Sharon Shannon - Saints & Scoundrels 
9     John McSherry - Soma 
10    Heidi Talbot - The Last Star 
11    Jeremy Kittel - Chasing Sparks 
12    Colcannon - Three Days in May 
13    Teada - Ceol & Cuimhne 
14    Liz Knowles - Making Time 
15    Grada - Natural Angle 
16    Nuala Kennedy - Tune In 
17    Patrick & Cathy Sky - Down To Us 
18    Chris Norman & David Greenberg Duo 
19    Brian Maskew - Songs in Good Company 
20    Joe Derrane - Grove Lane