Top albums of 2008

Man o man…I think this is a fair representation of what this years top albums look like. I apologize to those left out and/or forgotten but when you mix sounds of several varieties–these lists make for quite the challenge. Either way, I hope you find some surprises here and maybe even a new artist or two to check out…if you like any of these sounds, come on over and check out the show.

60. Razed- EOTO
59. Down in New Orleans. the Blind Boys of Alabama
58. Desert Crossroads- Etran Finatawa
57. In Search of my Roots- Abiyou Solomon
56. Angels & Curves- Leroy Powell
55. Jah is Real- Burning Spear
54. Someone Else’s Shoes- Tommy Talton
53. 1861- Moreland & Arbuckle
52. Music for Dorothy- Topaz & Mudphonic
a tie@51. Raindrops-Duane Andrews & Quiet Strength-Russel Blake
50. It’s Hot in Here- EG Kight
49. Hi FI Stereo- Reverand Organdrum
48. Saxless- Celia Baron
47. Radiolarians 1- MMW
46. Deidem- Taj Weekes & Adowa
45. The Prelude EP- the Mighty Underdogs
44. We can get Together- Sean Costello
43. Legends of the Preacher- Nation Beat
42. Forked Tongue-Revolutionary Snake Ensemble
41. Skin Deep- Buddy Guy
40. Sesame Street Playground
39. Maestro- Taj Mahal
38. Pebble to a Pearl- Nikka COsta
37. Music for People- Blvd
36. Country of Guns- Kaleta & Zozo Afrobeat
35. En Paz- Eljuri
34. 11i- Supreme Beings of Leisure
33. Palmystery- Victor Wooten
32. Pocket Fulla Nasty- Doug Johns
31. Anarchy & Alchemy- Dub Gabriel
30. Carribean Soul & Calypso- Calypsoul
29. Kabash Rockers w/ Bill Laswell
28. Scratch Came Scratch Saw Scratch Conquered-Scratch Perry
27. Devotion- Cheb i Sabbah
26. Superhero Brother- G Love & Special Sauce
25. Jump for George- Imaginary Homeland
24. Nassira- Grant Calvin Weston
23. Center Stage- Tommy Emmanuel
22. Lobster Leaps In- the Microscopic Septet
21. Dark Shade of Blue- Xavier Rudd
20. Funky Kidz
19. BAck to the Cat- Barry Adamson
18. Never Never Love- Pop Levi
17. Shivaboom- Eccodek
16. In the Skyscraper- Secretary feat. Big Boss
15. MOODOO- Porter/Batiste/Stoltz
a TIE @14. Freedom- Sol & Thunder- SMV
a TIE @13. CinemaSonics- Doug Wimbish & Sex Sells-Rithma
12. Make the Road by Walking- Menahan Street Band
11. Takin’ you Back to the Magic Suite-Dayton Flic
10.Bruja on the Corner- Mad Juana
9. Orange Blossoms- JJ Grey & Mofro
8. Soul Summit- live at the Berks Jazz Fest
7. Funk Fixes & Remixes- the Pimps of Joyime
6. Terrorvision- Mister Rourke
5. All One Tribe- Skeebo Knight
4. Sidewalk Caesars- Scrapomatic
3. Rotonova- Razl
2. Global Noize- DJ Logic/Jason Miles
1. Marcus- Marcus Miller


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