Best of 2014: Lonesome George (CAJ)

As 2015 kicks off, various WTJU Folk staff look back on some of their favorite 2014 releases (or in a few cases albums which arrived at WTJU in 2014).  To see the other lists, including the final WTJU Best of 2014 compilation, click here.

Host: Lonesome George, Co-Host of Cosmic American Jamboree (Wednesday, 4-6 pm)

Here are 20 from 2014 for the list. Some good ones got left out, but I had to include some interesting newcomers and at least one classical/folk crossover in addition to old favorites.

Annie Ford Band, Annie Ford Band, Self

Bonsoir Catin, Light The Stars), Valcour

Chuck Mead, Free State Serenade, Plowboy Records

Corb Lund, Counterfeit Blues, New West Records

Dave & Phil Alvin, Common Ground, Yep Roc

Dirk Powell, Walking Through Clay, Sugar Hill

Dom Flemons, Propect Hill, Music Maker Relief Foundation

Emily Herring, Your Mistake, Self

Gordie MacKeeman, Pickin’ and Clickin, Self

Katie Glassman & Snapshot, Dream A Little Dream, Self

Kristi Guillory & Anya Burgess, Kristi Guillory & Anya Burgess, Valcour

Mandolin Man, Old Times, Dusted Down, ARC

Mike Auldridge/Jerry Douglas/Rob Ickes, Three Bells, Rounder

Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore, Love Runner, Remington Road Records

Old Crow Medicine Show, Remedy, ATO

Parker Milsap, Parker Milsap, Okrahoma

The Haden Triplets, The Haden Triplets, Perro Verde

The Sacred Shakers, Live, Signature Sounds

Time For Three, Time For Three, Universal Music Classics

Various, The Patuxent Banjo Project, Patuxent


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