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Feel Like Going Home Top 80 of 2011

I had fun counting down my favorite albums of the year over the last two weeks. So, here they are, for posterity's sake, if nothing else. Don't forget: For a limited time you can stream the countdowns on the FLGH show page by clicking Listen.

 

Enjoy, and thanks for listening!

 

Roy

 

1. Gillian Welch - The Harrow & the Harvest (Acony)

2. Paul Simon - So Beautiful or So What (Hear Music)

3. Tom Waits - Bad as Me (Anti-)

4. Charles Bradley - No Time For Dreaming (Dunham)

5. Abigail Washburn - City of Refuge (Rounder)

6. The Milk Carton Kids - Prologue (Self-released)

7. Various Artists - This One's For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark (Music Road)

8. The Decemberists - The King Is Dead (Capitol)

9. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues (Sub Pop)

10. Centro-matic - Candidate Waltz (Undertow)

11. Marianne Faithfull – Horses and High Heels

12. Apex Manor – The Year of Magical Drinking (Merge)

13. The Jayhawks – Mockingbird Time (Rounder)

14. Emmylou Harris - Hard Bargain (Nonesuch)

15. Kyp Harness - Resurrection Gold (Self-Released)

16. Drive-By Truckers – Go Go Boots (ATO)

17. The Civil Wars – Barton Hollow (Sensibility)

18. The Duke & the King - The Duke & the King (Anti-)

19. Dan Baker – Sad Song Junkie (Self-released)

20. Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three - Middle of Everywhere (Free Dirt)

21. Joe Henry – Reverie (Anti)

22. Booker T. Jones - The Road to Memphis (Anti-)

23. Mandolin Orange - Haste Make/Hard Hearted Stranger (Self-released)

24. Bon Iver - Bon Iver (Jagjaguwar)

25. Richard Buckner – Your Blood (Merge)

26. Glen Campbell - Ghost on the Canvas (Surfdog)

27. Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down (Nonesuch)

28. Lucinda Williams - Blessed (Lost Highway)

29. Young Statues – Young Statues (Run For Cover)

30. The Antlers – Burst Apart (Frenchkiss)

31. Ollabelle – Neon Blue Bird (Self-released)

32. Real Estate - Days (Domino)

33. The Black Keys - El Camino (Nonesuch)

34. The Blind Eyes - With a Bang (Self-released)

35. Telekinesis - 12 Desperate Straight Lines (Merge)

36. Amy LaVere - Stranger Me (Archer)

37. Madeleine Peyroux – Standing on the Rooftop (Decca)

38. Tyler Ramsey – The Valley Wind (Fat Possum)

39. Alison Krauss and Union Station - Paper Airplane (Rounder)

40. David Wax Museum – Everything Is Saved (Self-released)

41. Ha Ha Tonka - Death of a Decade (Bloodshot)

42. Jessica Lea Mayfield - Tell Me (Nonesuch)

43. The Bangles - Sweetheart of the Sun (Waterfront)

44. Feist – Metals (Interscope)

45. Shelby Lynne - Revelation Road (Everso)

46. Sarah Jarosz – Follow Me Down (Sugar Hill)

47. Dolorean – The Unfazed (Partisan)

48. American Babies – Flawed Logic (Engine Room)

49. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake (Island)

50. Alela Diane & Wild Divine - Alela Diane & Wild Divine (Rough Trade)

51. The Rural Alberta Advantage - Departing (Saddle Creek)

52. Sloan - The Double Cross (Yep Roc)

53. The War On Drugs – Slave Ambient (Secretly Canadian)

54. Tom Russell - Mesabi (Shout! Factory)

55. Over the Rhine – The Long Surrender (Great Speckled Dog)

56. Dawes - Nothing is Wrong (ATO)

57. Raphael Saadiq – Stone Rollin' (Columbia)

58. Gregg Allman - Low Country Blues (Rounder)

59. Gwyneth and Monko - Gwyneth and Monko (Self-released)

60. Vetiver – Errant Charm (Sub Pop)

61. Roadside Graves – We Can Take Care of Ourselves (War and Oats)

62. Blind Pilot - We Are the Tide (Expunged)

63. Wanda Jackson – The Party Ain't Over (Nonesuch)

64. Mayer Hawthorne - How Do You Do? (Universal Republic)

65. Ron Sexsmith – Long Player Late Bloomer (Thirty Tigers)

66. Jeff Black – Plow Through the Mystic (Lotus Nile)

67. Duke Garwood – Dreamboatsafari (Stillwater / Fire)

68. The Low Anthem - Smart Flesh (Nonesuch)

69. The Mountain Goats – All Eternals Deck (Merge)

70. Willie Nile – The Innocent Ones (River House)

71. Horrible Crowes – Elsie (Side One Dummy)

72. Sunbears! – You Will Live Forever (New Granada)

73. Ryan Adams – Ashes & Fire (PAX-AM / Capitol Records)

74. Martin Simpson – purpose + grace (Topic)

75. The Walkabouts – Travels in the Dustland (Fire & Skill)

76. Mount Moriah - Mount Moriah (Holidays for Quince)

77. Wild Flag - Wild Flag (Merge)

78. The Middle East – I Want That You Are Always Happy (Missing Piece)

79. Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi - Rome (Capitol)

80. JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound - Want More (Bloodshot)

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