Jim Blum’s Top 15 Albums for 2004

We tried to get Jim to name his Top 10 favorites from the past year – but there were just too many good albums this year. So here is his Top 15 (in no particular order). Click on any link for more information on the artists and albums. Any CD purchased through a Folk Alley Amazon link benefits the service. Registered users should feel free to add their comments below. Listen to Folk Alley the week beginning Jan. 10 to hear Jim play excerpts from his list.

Mary Chapin Carpenter Between Here and Gone
Natalie MacMaster Blueprint
Patty Griffin Impossible Dream
Kieran Kane & Kevin Welch You Can’t Save Everybody
Ruthie Foster Stages
Christine Kane Right Outta Nowhere
Mindy Smith One Moment More
Bob Dylan Live 1964
Crooked Still Hop High
Richard Shindell Vuelta
Stephen Foster tribute Beautiful Dreamer
Iron & Wine Our Endless Numbered Days
Sam Bush & David Grisman Hold On, We’re Strummin’
Maggie & Suzzy Roche Why the Long Face
Eric Bibb, Rory Block & Maria Muldaur Sisters & Brothers

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