EOY List Aggregate: 2019 Old Music: Country/Americana/Folk

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Some breakdowns by genre:


  1. Hank Williams: The Complete Health & Happiness Recordings (BMG -2CD) {8}: YW_r:4 -- TH:A-
  2. Gene Clark: No Other [Deluxe Edition] (4AD) {7}: Mc:+, PM_r:20; am:+, am_o:+, aqd:+, npr_re:+
  3. Terry Allen and the Panhandle Mystery Band: Pedal Steal + Four Corners (1985-93, Paradise of Bachelors -3CD) {6}: PM:+, PO:+, TMT:+, YW_r:12; aqd:+
  4. George Jones: United Artists Rarities (1962-64, EMI Nashville) {4}: PO:+ -- TH:***
  5. Ray Charles: Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music: Volumes 1 & 2 (Concord) {3}: JC_r:+; gl:+, jsw:+
  6. Kinloch Nelson: Partly on Time: Recordings 1968-1970 (Tompkins Square) {3}: aqd:+, tg:+ -- TH:*
  7. Townes Van Zandt: Sky Blue (Fat Possum) {3}: gl:+, scm:+ -- TH:*
  8. Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns: The Soundtrack (SMG -5CD) {3}: YW_r:8
  9. The Rough Guide to the Roots of Country Music: Reborn and Remastered (World Music Network) {3}: -- TH:***
  10. The Bakersfield Sound: Country Music Capital of the West 1940-1974 (Bear Family -10CD) {2}: am:+, am_o:+
  11. Tyler Childers: Live on Red Barn Radio I & II (2013-14, Hickman Holler -EP -18) {1}: Rx:57 -- RC:[A-], TH:[***]
  12. Guy Clark: The Best of the Dualtone Years (Dualtone -17) {1}: Rx:39 -- RC:[A-], TH:[***]
  13. Lefty Frizell: An Article From Life: The Complete Recordings (Bear Family -20CD -18) {1}: jcmb:7
  14. Merle Haggard & the Strangers: Live From Austin TX '78 (New West) {1}: PO:+
  15. Wayne Hancock: Man of the Road: The Early Bloodshot Years (Bloodshot) {1}: YW_r:28
  16. John Hartford: Backroads, Rivers & Memories: The Rare & Unreleased John Hartford (Real Gone Music) {1}: tg:+
  17. Buck Owens & His Buckaroos: The Complete Capitol Singles: 1971-1975 (Omnivore -2CD) {1}: am_o:+
  18. The Bakersfield Sound (Bear Family -10CD) {1}: aaj:+