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WNCW`s 2005 Top 100 Results

WNCW`s Top 100 of 2005

1. James McMurtry - Childish Things
2. Del McCoury Band - The Company We Keep
3. Neil Young -- Prairie Wind
4. Donna the Buffalo - Life's A Ride
5. Rodney Crowell - The Outsider
6. John Prine - Fair and Square
7. Beck - Guero
8.Ryan Adams and the Cardinals - Cold Roses
9. Duhks - The Duhks
10. Jerry Douglas - The Best Kept Secret
11.John Hiatt - Master of Disaster
12. Bob Dylan -No Direction Home Soundtrack
13. Tim O'Brien - Cornbread Nation and Fiddler's Green
14. Son Volt - Okemah and the Melody of Riot
15. Nickel Creek - Why Should the Fire Die?
16. Robert Earl Keen - What I Really Mean
17. Mary Gauthier - Mercy Now
18. Blind Boys of Alabama - Atom Bomb
19. Biscuit Burners - A Mountain Apart
20. Jack Johnson - In Between Dreams
21. Steep Canyon Rangers - One Dime at a Time
22. Fiona Apple - Extraordinary Machine
23. Blue Highway - Marbletown
24. Ry Cooder - Chavez Ravine
25. Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon - Sixty-Six Steps
26. Tracy Chapman - Where You Live
27. Wilco - Kicking Television: Live in Chicago
28. Bruce Springsteen - Devils and Dust
29. Lucinda Williams - Live at the Fillmore
30. Bonnie Raitt - Souls Alike
31. Clem Snide - End of Love
32. White Stripes - Get Behind Me Satan
33. Kathleen Edwards - Back to Me
34. North Mississippi Allstars - Electric Blue Watermelon
35. Various Artists - Moody Bluegrass: A Nashville Tribute to the Moody Blues
36. Eric Clapton - Back Home
37. Susan Tedeschi - Hope and Desire
38. Ryan Adams and the Cardinals - Jackson City Nights
39. Willie Nelson - Countryman
40. Jackson Browne - Solo Acoustic Vol. 1
41. Calexico/ Iron and Wine - In the Reins
42. Van Morrison - Magic Time
43. Death Cab For Cutie - Plans
44. Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver - You Gotta Dig a Little Deeper
45. Caitlin Cary and Thad Cockrell - Begonias
46. Indigo Girls - Rarities
47. Buddy Guy - Bring 'Em In
48. Kate Bush - Aerial
49. Trey Anastasio - Shine
50. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Still Morning/Digital Ash in a Digital Urn
51. Cherryholmes - Cherryholmes
52. Ani DiFranco - Knuckle Down
53. The Decemberists - Picaresque
54. Sheryl Crow - Wildflower
55. Delbert McClinton - Cost of Living
56. Larry Keel and Natural Bridge - Larry Keel and Natural Bridge
57. Nanci Griffith - Hearts in Mind
58. Jimmie Dale Gilmore - Come on Back
59. Iron and Wine - Woman King
60. Lonesome River Band - Head on into Heartache
61. Los Lobos - Live at the Fillmore
62. Divine Maggees - Love Me Like the Roses
63. Cowboy Junkies - Early 21st Century Blues
64. David Holt - Let it Slide
65. Dwight Yoakam - Blame the Vain
66. Ralph Stanley - Shine On
67. Dar Williams - My Better Selfl
68. Blue Moon Rising - On the Rise
69. Alison Brown - Stolen Moments
70. Malcolm Holcombe - I Never Heard You Knockin
71. Aimee Mann - the Forgotten Arm
72. Lou Reid and Carolina - Time
73. Widespread Panic - Live at Myrtle Beach
74. Tater - Hi-Test Hillbilly
75. Ronnie Bowman - It's Getting' Better All the Time
76. Jamie Hartford - Part of Your History
77. Ben Folds - Songs For Silverman
78. Erin McKeown - We Will Become Like Birds
79. Toubab Krewe - Toubab Krewe
80. Rolling Stones - A Bigger Bang
81. Josh Rouse - Nashville
82. John Cowan Band - 8,745 Feet
83. Alvin Youngblood Hart - Motivational Speaker
84. Burning Spear - Our Music
85. Bruce Cockburn - Speechless
86. Chieftains - Live from Dublin
87. Patty Loveless - Dreamin' My Dreams
88. Amadou and Miriam - Dimanche a Bamako
89. Stephanie's Id - Spiral In
90. Paul McCartney - Chaos and Creation in the Backyard
91. BB King and Friends - 80
92. Kenny and Amanda Smith Band - Always Never Enough
93. Marcia Ball - Live! Down the Road
94. String Cheese Incident - One Step Closer
95. Drew Emmitt - Across the Bridge
96. Robbie Fulks - Georgia Hard
97. Amos Lee - Amos Lee
98. Firecracker Jazz - Firecracker Jazz Band
99. Mark O'Connor's Hot Swing Trio - Live in New York
100. Dave Desmelik - When Your Eyes Are Closed


 Top 20 ARC Overnight Releases of 2005

1. My Morning Jacket  "Z"
2. Gorillaz  "Demon Days"
3. Digable Planets  "Beyond the Spectrum: The Creamy Spy Chronicles"
4. Kings of Leon  "Aha Shake Heartbreak"
5. Black Mountain  "Black Mountain"
6. Echo and The Bunnymen  "Siberia"
7. A Band of Bees  "Free the Bees"
8. Clap Your Hands And Say Yeah
9. Devendra Banhart   "Cripple Crow"
10. Mos Def  "The New Danger"
11. Benevento Russo Duo  "Best Reason To Buy The Sun"
12. Sufjan Stevens  "Illinois"
13. Eels  "Blinking Lights and Other Revelations"
14. Brian Eno  "Another Day On Earth"
15. Frank Black Francis
16. Sigur Ros  "Takk"
17. M. Ward  "Transistor Radio"
18. Gang of Four  "Return The Gift"
19. Sleater-Kinney  "The Woods"
20. Dub Syndicate  "Pure Thrillseekers"


Top 20 Celtic Releases of 2005

1. The Chieftains - Live from Dublin
2. The Duhks - The Duhks
3. Celtic Fiddle Festival - Play On
4. John Doyle - Wayward Son
5. Solas - Waiting For an Echo
6. Old Blind Dogs - Play Live
7. Karan Casey - Chasing the Sun
8. Liz Carroll and John Doyle - In Play
9.Clannad - Live in Concert
10. Cherish the Ladies - Woman of the House
11. Kate Rusby - The Girl Who Couldn't Fly
12. Great Big Sea - The Hard and the Easy
13. Al Petteway and Amy White - Land of the Sky
14. Fiddler's Bid - Naked and Bare
15. Julia McRory Weatherford- The View From Here
16. Danu - When All is Said and Done
17. Shooglenifty - Radical Mestizo
18. Ciaran Tourish - Down the Line
19. Shannon, Gavin, Goldsmith and Murray - Tunes
20. Devilish Merry - Beauty is Everywhere


Top 20 Regional Releases of 2005

1. Biscuit Burners – A Mountain Apart
2. Steep Canyon Rangers – One Dime at a Time
3. Larry Keel and Natural Bridge – self-titled
4. Tater- Hi-test Hillbilly
5. Mad Tea Party – Flying Saucers
6. Firecracker Jazz Band – self-titled
7. Stephanie's Id – Spiral In
8. Toubab Krewe – self-titled
9. Tyler Ramsey –self-titled
10. Ruby Slippers – Living Room
11. Linville Ridge Band – Hopes and Dreams
12. Chris Cates – Sneak Preview
13. Dave Desmelik – When Your Eyes Are Closed
14. The Everybody Fields – Plague of Dreams
15. John Doyle – Wayward Son
16. Timothy Seth Avett – The Mourning, the Silver and the Bell
17. The Far City Boys – A Cross for a Crown
18. The Divine Maggees – Love Me Like the Roses
19. Greasy Beans – Busted
20. DesChamps Band – White Azalea Hotel


Top 50 Bluegrass Releases of 2005

1. Del McCoury Band - The Company We Keep
2. Steep Canyon Rangers - One Dime at a Time
3. Biscuit Burners - A Mountain Apart
4. Blue Highway - Marbletown
5. Tim O'Brien - Cornbread Nation
6. Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver - You Gotta Dig a Little Deeper
7. David Grisman - Tone Poets
8. Larry Keel and Natural Bridge - self-titled
9. Ralph Stanley - Shine On
10. Larry Sparks - 40
11. Blue Moon Rising - On the Rise
12. Various Artists - Moody Bluegrass a Nashville Tribute to the Moody Blues
13. Boohers - Grandma's Songs
14. Cherryholmes - Cherryholmes
15. Low Reid and Carolina - Time
16. Lonesome River Band - Head on into Heartache
17. Kenny and Amanda Smith Band - Always Never Enough
17. Drew Emmit - Across the Bridge
18. Ronnie Bowman - It's Getting' Better All the Time
19. Wildfire - Rattle of the Chains
20. Chatham County Line - Route 23
21. Chris Hillman - The Other Side
22. Various Artists - Telluride Bluegrass Festival - 30 Years
23. The Far City Boys - A Cross for a Crown
24. The Linville Ridge Band - Hopes and Dreams
25. Hit and Run Bluegrass - Without Maps and Charts
26. Phil Ledbetter - Slide Effects
27. Honi Deaton and Dream - Promise to a Solider
28. A Deeper Shade of Blue - Straight Drive
29. Michelle Nixon and Drive - What more Should I Say?
30. Whitewater Bluegrass Company - Still Havin' Fun
31. Bluegrass Gospel Project - Wander On
32. Darrell Webb - Behind the Scenes
33. The Chapmans - Simple Man
34. Jesse McReynolds and Charles Whitstein - A Tribute to Brother Duets
35. Various Artists - All-star Bluegrass Celebration
36. The Bluegrass Experience - Respect for Tradition
37. Haley and the Boys - Its All Good
38. Abigail Moore - These Mountains (Winter Snow)
39. Jim Mills - Hide Head Blues
40. Kathy Kallick Band - Warmer Kind of Blue
41. The Primitive Quartet - Who Rolled the Stone Away
42. Paul Williams and the Victory Trio - When the morning Comes
43. Liz Mayer - the Storm
44. Marty Rabon and Full Circle - The Gospel Black and White
45. Mountain Legacy - Fiddler's Feast
46. Andy Carson Band - Log-A-Rhythm
47. Clay Jones - Mountain Tradition
48. Paul Kelly and the Stormwater Boys
49. Larry Rice - Clouds Over Carolina
50. Cedar Hill - Stories