Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.
2017 Albums

Listening Through The Lens: 20 Favorite Albums of 2017

08 January 2018

Listening Through The Lens: 20 Favorite Albums of 2017

  1. Rhiannon GiddensFreedom Highway
  2. Billy StringsTurmoil & Tinfoil
  3. David LuningRestless
  4. John MorelandBig Bad Luv
  5. Margo PriceAll American Made
  6. Valerie JuneThe Order of Time
  7. David RawlingsPoor David’s Almanack
  8. Jason Isbell and The 400 UnitThe Nashville Sound
  9. Marty Stuart and His Fabulous SuperlativesWay Out West
  10. Chris StapletonFrom A Room: Volume 1
  11. Dori FreemanLetters Never Read
  12. Jason EadyJason Eady
  13. Old 97’sGraveyard Whistling
  14. Rodney CrowellClose Ties
  15. The Ahern BrothersThe Ahern Brothers
  16. Rose CousinsNatural Conclusion
  17. Chuck ProphetBobby Fuller Died for Your Sins
  18. Tyler ChildersPurgatory
  19. Ray Wylie HubbardTell the Devil I’m Gettin’ There as Fast as I Can
  20. Gregg AllmanSouthern Blood