Best of 2009

2009 Top ten

1. Webb Wilder, More Like Me

2. Pieta Brown, Shimmer (EP)

3. Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women

4. Tim Easton, Porcupine

5. Los Fabulocos featuring Kid Ramos

6. The Band of Heathens, One Foot in the Ether

7. Rosie Flores & The Pine Valley Cosmonauts, Girl of the Century

8. Eilen Jewell, Sea of Tears

9. Kim Lenz and the Jaguars, It’s All True

10. Those Darlins

Compilations, re-issues

• V. A., Man of Somebody’s Dream – A Tribute to Chris Gaffney

• V. A., Wild Thing – The Songs of Chip Taylor

• Louie & The Lovers, The Complete Recordings

Runners-up (alphabetical)

• Slaid Cleaves, Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away …

• Ethyl & The Regulars, Fill’er Up

• Tish Hinojosa; Our Little Planet

• Teri Joyce, Kitchen Radio

• Lil’ Mo and the Monicats, On the Moon

• Shannon McNally and Hot Sauce, Coldwater

• Geoff Muldaur and the Texas Sheiks

• Tom Russell, Blood and Candle Smoke

• Todd Snider, The Excitement Plan

• Tejas Brothers