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Here are my favorite albums of the year – not at all official, or in any particular order, just my own personal picks.  Let me know what records you couldn’t get enough of this year!

James McMurtry – Complicated Game

Cold and Bitter Tears: The Songs of Ted Hawkins

Bottle Rockets – South Broadway Athletic Club

Shinyribs – Okra Candy

William Clark Green – Ringling Road

Jamie Wilson – Holidays & Wedding Rings

Blue Water Highway – Things We Carry

Rod Picott – Fortune

Ryan Culwell – Flatlands

Josh Ritter – Sermon on the Rocks

Songs I Couldn’t Get Out of My Head in 2015

“I’m Convicted” – Danny Barnes

“24 Frames” – Jason Isbell

“Aunt Ramona” – Brent Best

“Bear” – Matt The Electrician

“Blue Smoke” – Gurf Morlix

“All Your Favorite Bands” – Dawes

“Hot Corn, Cold Corn” – Robert Earl Keen

“Farther Down The Line” – Bryan Hayes

“Sixteen Angels Dancing ‘Cross The Moon” – Chip Taylor & John Prine

“Southern Eyes” – Joe Ely