Top 100
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Wed September 5, 2012

WNCW`s 1997 Top 100 Results

WNCW`s Top 100 of 1997

100. WANDA LU GREENE - TELLIN' LIES (Fried Okra)

99. BILL JANOVITZ - LONESOME BILLY (Beggars Banquet)

98. RANK OUTSIDERS - CHECKPOINT (Rank)

97. DAVID BYRNE - FEELINGS (Luaka Bop/Warner Bros.)

96. WORLD PARTY - EGYPTOLOGY (The Enclave)

95. BEAUSOLEIL - L'AMOUR OU LA FOLIE (Rhino)

94. RICHARD BUCKNER - DEVOTION & DOUBT (MCA)

93. BETH ORTON - TRAILER PARK (Dedicated/Heavenly)

92. R.B. MORRIS - TAKE THAT RIDE (Oh Boy)

91. COREY HARRIS - FISH AIN'T BITIN'(Alligator)

90. JAYHAWKS - SOUND OF LIES (American)

89. BIG SANDY AND HIS FLY-RITE BOYS - FEELIN' KINDA LUCKY (Hightone)

88. RICE, RICE, HILLMAN, & PEDERSEN - OUT OF THE WOODWORK (Rounder)

87. BLUES TRAVELER - STRAIGHT ON TILL MORNING (A&M)

86. MAURA O'CONNELL - WANDERING HOME (Hannibal/Rykodisc)

85. LUTHER ALLISON - RECKLESS (Alligator)

84. ZIGGY MARLEY AND THE MELODY MAKERS - FALLEN IS BABYLON (Elektra)

83. PATTI SMITH - PEACE AND NOISE (Arista)

82. THE ROBERT CRAY BAND - SWEET POTATO PIE (Mercury)

81. SNAKE OIL MEDICINE SHOW - SNAKE OIL MEDICINE SHOW (Mind Tonic)

80. FARMER NOT SO JOHN - FARMER NOT SO JOHN (Compass)

79. CATIE CURTIS - CATIE CURTIS (Guardian)

78. MADELINE PEYROUX - DREAMLAND (Atlantic)

77. GREGG ALLMAN - SEARCHING FOR SIMPLICITY (550/Epic)

76. GIPSY KINGS - COMPASS (Nonesuch)

75. THE BLUE RAGS - RAG N' ROLL (Sub Pop)

74. CHRISTINE KANE - A THOUSAND GIRLS (Bridge)

73. JONATHA BROOKE - 10 CENT WINGS (MCA)

72. PHISH - SLIP, STITCH & PASS (Elektra)

71. THE FAIRFIELD FOUR - I COULDN'T HEAR NOBODY PRAY (Warner Bros.)

70. JOHN LEE HOOKER - DON'T LOOK BACK (Pointblank/Virgin)

69. ROOMFUL OF BLUES - UNDER ONE ROOF Bullseye/Rounder)

68. ORQUESTRA WAS - FOREVER'S A LONG LONG TIME (Verve/Forecast)

67. BOTTLE ROCKETS - 24 HOURS A DAY (Atlantic)

66. MARCIA BALL - LET ME PLAY WITH YOUR POODLE (Rounder)

65. RY COODER - BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB (World Circuit/Nonesuch)

64. LEO KOTTKE - STANDING IN MY SHOES (Private Music)

63. (various artists) - HERITAGE (Six Degrees/Island)

62. (various artists) - PAINT IT BLUE (House Of Blues)

61. JOAN BAEZ - GONE FROM DANGER (Guardian)

60. NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE - YEAR OF THE HORSE (Reprise)

59. BOZ SCAGGS - COME ON HOME (Virgin)

58. CHRIS SMITHER - SMALL REVELATIONS (Hightone)

57. JERRY GARCIA BAND - HOW SWEET IT IS (Grateful Dead)

56. LOREENA MCKENNITT - THE BOOK OF SECRETS(Warner Bros.)

55. (various artists) - SONGS OF JIMMIE RODGERS (Egyptian/Columbia)

54. JULIE MILLER - BLUE PONY (Hightone)

53. THE BACKSLIDERS - THROWIN' ROCKS AT THE MOON (Mammoth)

52. MORPHINE - LIKE SWIMMING (Dreamworks/Rykodisc)

51. SHERYL CROW - SHERYL CROW (A&M)

50. NANCI GRIFFITH - BLUE ROSES FROM THE MOON (Elektra)

49. TUATARA - BREAKING THE ETHERS (Epic)

48. ANI DIFRANCO - LIVING IN CLIP (Righteous Babe)

47. TIM O'BRIEN - WHEN NO ONE'S AROUND (Sugar Hill)

46. DAVID WILCOX - TURNING POINT (Koch)

45. CHRIS ROSSER - ARCHAEOLOGY (ISG)

44. K.D. LANG - DRAG (Warner Bros.)

43. PAUL SIMON - SONGS FROM THE CAPEMAN (Warner Bros.)

42. DELBERT MCCLINTON - ONE OF THE FORTUNATE FEW (Rising Tide)

41. WIDESPREAD PANIC - BOMBS AND BUTTERFLIES (Capricorn)

40. SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS - PLASTIC SEAT SWEAT (DGC)

39. ACOUSTIC SYNDICATE - ACOUSTIC SYNDICATE (Little King)

38. ROLLING STONES - BRIDGES TO BABYLON (Virgin)

37. JEB LOY NICHOLS - LOVERS KNOT (Capitol)

36. LONGVIEW - LONGVIEW (Rounder)

35. DAVID LAMOTTE - HARD EARNED SMILE (ISG)

34. JOHN HIATT - LITTLE HEAD (Capitol)

33. SARAH MCLACHLAN - SURFACING (Arista)

32. KATE CAMPBELL - MOONPIE DREAMS (Compass)

31. SECONDS FLAT - SECONDS FLAT (Redbird/Green Linnett)

30. JOHNNY CASH - UNCHAINED (American)

29. MEYER/FLECK/MARSHALL - UNCOMMON RITUAL (Sony Classical)

28. INDIGO GIRLS - SHAMING OF THE SUN (Epic)

27. LEFTOVER SALMON - EUPHORIA (Hollywood)

26. DARRELL SCOTT - ALOHA FROM NASHVILLE (Sugar Hill)

25. JOHN FOGERTY - BLUE MOON SWAMP (Warner Bros.)

24. B.B. KING - DEUCES WILD (MCA)

23. DAR WILLIAMS - END OF THE SUMMER (Razor & Tie)

22. BEN HARPER - THE WILL TO LIVE (Virgin)

21. THE CHARLIE HUNTER QUARTET - NATTY DREAD (Blue Note)

20. GUY CLARK - KEEPERS (Sugar Hill)

19. LAURA LOVE - OCTOROON (Mercury)

18. PATTY LARKIN - PERISHABLE FRUIT (High Street)

17. SON VOLT - STRAIGHTAWAYS (Warner Bros.)

16. JOHN PRINE - LIVE ON TOUR (Oh Boy)

15. JAMES MCMURTRY - IT HAD TO HAPPEN (Sugar Hill)

14. BEN FOLDS FIVE - WHATEVER AND EVER AMEN (550/Epic)

13. RICKY SKAGGS - BLUEGRASS RULES! (Rounder)

12.VAN MORRISON - THE HEALING GAME (Polydor)

11. GREG BROWN - SLANT 6 MIND (Red House)

10. WHISKEYTOWN - STRANGER'S ALMANAC (Outpost)

9. BRUCE COCKBURN - THE CHARITY OF NIGHT (Rykodisc)

8. ROBERT EARL KEEN - PICNIC (Arista Austin)

7. KIM RICHEY - BITTERSWEET (Mercury)

6. ALLISON KRAUSS & UNION STATION - SO LONG, SO WRONG (Rounder)

5. TAJ MAHAL - SENOR BLUES (Private Music)

4. BOB DYLAN - TIME OUT OF MIND (Columbia)

3. CLARENCE "GATEMOUTH" BROWN - GATE SWINGS (Verve)

2. STEVE EARLE - EL CORAZON (Warner Bros.)

1. DOC WATSON & DAVID GRISMAN - DOC AND DAWG (Acoustic Disc)