Best of 2023 Folk & World Releases
As they have for the last several years, a few of the WTJU Folk & World announcers look back at some of their favorite 2023 releases.
Click on the respective names below for the lists, and see videos from a few of the acts which made their way to multiple lists.
Some of the albums which came up on numerous Best of lists
Mighty Poplar/Mighty Poplar/Free Dirt
Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway/City of Gold /Nonesuch
Natalie Haas & Brittany Haas/HAAS/Padiddle
George Jackson/George Jackson’s Local Trio/Adhyâropa
Michael Cleveland/Lovin’ of the Game/Compass
Iris Dement/Working on A World/Songs of Iris
Joe K. Walsh/If Not Now, Who?/Adhyâropa
Sissoko, Parisien, Peirani, Segal/Les Egares/No Format
Viv & Riley/Imaginary People/Free Dirt
Larry & Joe/Nuevo South Train/ Sidehustle
Alison Brown/On Banjo/Compass
Natalie Merchant/Keep Your Courage/Nonesuch