Lonesome George’s Best Folk Albums of 2015

Lonesome George, host of Cosmic American Jamboree (Thursday, 12-2 pm est)*

In no particular order (artist/album/label)
Bumper Jacksons – Too Big World (Self Release)
Eilen Jewell – Sundown Over Ghost Town (Signature Sounds)
The Revelers – Get Ready (Self Release)
The Dustbowl Revival – With A Lampshade On (Signature Sounds)
The Malpass Brothers – The Malpass Brothers (Organic)
Dave And Phil Alvin – Lost Time (Yep Roc)
Rhiannon Giddens – Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch)
The DesLondes – The DeLondes (New West)
Guy Davis – Kokomo Kidd (MC)
Woody Pines – Country Blues-Ragtime-Viper Jazz (Muddy Roots)
The Grahams – Glory Bound/Rattle The Hocks (Creative)
Hillfolk Noir – Pop Songs For Elk (Self Release)
Harpeth Rising – Shifted (Grimm Rising)
Jon Stickley Trio – Lost At Last (Self Release)
Various – Cold And Bitter Tears, Tribute to the songs of Ted Hawkins (Eight 30)

*Because of all the great local albums which were released in 2015, I made a conscious decision to only focus on those acts outside the Central Virginia area.  But there were certainly plenty of great releases around the WTJU listening area!

 

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