Top New Folk Favorites for 2010
So I’ve thought a lot about how to present this list of 2010 Folk Favorites it could be a Top Ten of 2010, but that would leave out some great music I discovered this year! So I am calling it just Ten New Folk Favorites of 2010 in some cases their albums were released in 2010 others I listened to older albums! So here goes in no real order!
Ben Bedford – Land of the Shadows See one of my favorites from 2010 was released in 2009! For me this is an all around terrific album great story songs that are sung with passion!
John Wort Hannam – Queen’s Hotel This album won the 2010 Canadian Folk Music Award for Contemporary Album of the Year! It’s a great album and it took me a while before I found it at The Princeton Record Exchange! In the mean time I loved John’s first two albums Pocket Full of Holes and ‘Dozers and Dynamite!
Tim Hus – Hockeytown – a Canadiana Cowboy and a fine addition to my music library. I listened to and bought Hockeytown after listening and really enjoying Huskies & Husqvarnas.
Ernie Hendrickson – Walking with Angels – I listened to this album again the other night and really enjoyed it again and it needs to be in the rotation more!
Tim Harrison – Grey County (2005) – another one of those great Canadians that stays hidden from me. He’s a great songwrtiter and I look forward to checking out some of his other work this coming year!!
So that rounds out ten but here’s some more – Tim Grimm listened to his new release Farm Songs and his older one Heartland liked them both a lot! and Terrence Martin’s The Last Black and White TV good stuff!
You know what I have been thinking about solo Folk Artists and forgot some groups that I love, two in particular Red Horse and Red Molly and their great album James. Another group that I haven’t written about yet but liked there album is Neptune’s Car and Strawberry Moon! One day I’ll write about that one and there are a bunch more here is the compiled list of top Albums for 2010 from the folk dj list!