WNCW's 2017 Top 100 - Staff Picks

Jan 3, 2018

Martin Anderson:
1. Offa Rex – The Queen of Hearts
2. Kacy & Clayton -- The Siren's Song
3. Doc & Merle Watson -- Never the Same Way Once: Bear's Sonic Journals
4. Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters -- Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters
5. Dan Auerbach -- Waiting On a Song
6. Oumou Sangare -- Mogoya
7. Imar -- Afterlight
8. Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit -- The Nashville Sound
9. Nora Jane Struthers -- Champion
10. Steve Winwood -- Greatest Hits Live

Roland Dierauf:
1. Doc and Merle Watson -- Never the Same Way Once: Bear's Sonic Journals
2. Jeb Loy Nichols -- Country Hustle
3. Neil Young -- Hitchhiker
4. Kamasi Washington -- Harmony Of Difference
5. Charlie Crockett -- Lil' GL's Honky Tonk Jubilee
6. Ala Ni -- You & I
7. Jon Stickley -- Maybe Believe
8. DeJohnette, Grenadier, Medeski, Scofield -- Hudson
9. Alexa Rose -- Low and Lonesome
10. Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge -- Mount Royal

Scotty Robertson:
1. Dan Auerbach - Waiting on a song
2. Doc and Merle Watson - Never the Same Way Once
3. Hiss Golden Messenger - Hallelujah Anyhow
4. Jeb Loy Nichols - Country Hustle
5. Steve Winwood - Greatest Hits live
6. Marty Stuart - Way Out West
7. Jason Isbell - The Nashville Sound
8. Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real
9. Zephania Ohora - This Highway
10. Curtis Harding - Free Your Fear

Joe Kendrick:
1. Valerie June: The Order Of Time
2. Dan Auerbach: Waiting On A Song
3. JD McPherson: Undivided Heart And Soul
4. Wild Reeds: The World We Built
5. Hiss Golden Messenger: Hallelujah Anyhow
6. David Childers: Run Skeleton Run
7. Jon Stickley Trio: Maybe Believe
8. Andrew Combs: Canyons Of My Mind
9. Kacy & Clayton: The Siren’s Song
10. Midnight Sister: Saturn Over Sunset

Rob Daves:
1. Kelly Lee Owens - Kelly Lee Owens
2. Evil Triplet - Otherworld
3. Juana Molina - Halo
4. Chicago-London Underground - A Night Walking Through Mirrors
5. Johnny Jewel - Windswept
6. Regrettes - Feel Your Feelings Fool
7. The Atomic Bomb Band - The Atomic Bomb Band Plays William Onyeabor
8. Fink - Sunday Night Blues Club, Vol.1/Resurgam
9. Tashaki Miyaki - The Dream
10. Alice Coltrane - Turiyasangitananda

Joe Greene:
1. Carolina Blue – Sounds Of Kentucky Grass
2. Doc Watson- Never The Same Way Once
3. Gibson Brothers – In The Ground
4. Big Country Bluegrass – Let Them Know I'm From Virginia
5. Bobby Osborne – Original
6. Darin & Brooke Aldridge – Faster and Farther
7. Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver – Life Is A Story
8. Lonesome River Band – Mayhayley's House
9. Rhonda Vincent – All The Rage Live Vol 1
10. Mile Twelve - Onwards

Spencer Jones:
1. Shinyribs- I Got Your Medicine
2. Dangermuffin- Heritage
3. Marty Stuart & the Fabulous Superlatives- Way Out West
4. John Stickley Trio- Maybe Believe
5. Wolf- 1-800-Wolf!
6. Hurray  for the Riff Raff- the Navigator
7. This is The Kit- Moonshine Freeze
8. Tyler Childers- Purgatory
9. Songhoy Blues- Resistance
10. The Wood Brothers- Live at the Barn

Ross O'Neal:
1. Laura Marling -- Semper Femina
2. Jeb Loy Nichols -- Country Hustle
3. Chuck Prophet -- Bobby Fuller Died for Your Sins
4. Kacy and Clayton -- Just Like a Summer Cloud
5. Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile -- Lotta Sea Lice
6. Billy Bragg -- Bridges Not Walls
7. Aimee Mann -- Mental Illness
8. Real Estate -- In Mind
9. Son Volt -- Notes of Blue
10. Langhorne Slim -- Lost at Last Vol. I

Vixter Dameron:
1. Charlie Crockett - Lil’ G.L.’s Honky Tonk Jubilee
2. Radney Foster - For You To See The Stars
3. Samantha Fish - Chills & Fever
4. Chris Stapleton - From A Room Vol.1
5. Dori Freeman - Letters Never Read
6. Randall Bramblett - Juke Joint at the Edge of the World
7. Wild Reeds - The World We Built
8. Eilen Jewell - Down Hearted Blues
9. David Childers - Run Skeleton Run
10. Steve Winwood - Greatest Hits Live
 

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