Bob

Bob Marley
Halloween 1973

Live radio bootleg.

Waits

Tom Waits
Early Years, Vol. 1

Summerteeth

Wilco
Summerteeth

AmericanBeauty

Grateful Dead
American Beauty

Gotta have some dead.

ComfortEagle

Cake
Comfort Eagle

Always makes me smile.

NeverTurnBack

Mavis Staples
We'll Never Turn Back

The civil rights movement set to music.

MonkTrane

Thelonious Monk &
John Coltrane
At Carnegie Hall

Two geniuses at their peak.

BottomoftheSea

Brown Bird
Bottom of the Sea

One of my recent favorite discoveries.

Buchanon

Roy Buchanon
Anthology

Awsome guitar work.

LiveFromMars

Ben Harper
Live From Mars, Disc 1

I come back to this often.

BangMasters

Van Morrison
Bang Masters

Collection of alternative versions to some of his greatest stuff.

Nashville

Solomon Burke
Nashville

Blues great takes on country and wins big.

Kisses

Patty Griffin
1000 Kisses

Voice of an angel.

CanyonJoe

Joe Purdy
Canyon Joe

Another new favorite.

MidnightRadio

Big Head Todd & The Monsters
Midnight Radio

Not likely to fall off this list.

Honorable Mention
Mary Gauthier Mercy Now David Lindley & Hani Naser Playing Even Better Ryan Adams Heartbreaker
The Elected Sun, Sun, Sun Bob Dylan Modern Times Feist The Reminder The National Boxer
Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros Global A Go-Go John Mayall Chicago Line The Avett Brohers Emotionalism
Sufjan Stevens Illinoise Right Away, Great Captain The Bitter End Blind Pilot Three Rounds and a Sound

Current Top Fifteen Albums

This list reflects my current top fifteen. No particular order. Maybe not my top fifteen "of all time" because that might be too difficult to figure out. This is just what I would take with me on an extended journey if I left today. It's constantly changing.

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