Metacritic Aggregate: 2020 Old Music: Country/Americana/Folk

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Sub-Lists

Some breakdowns by genre:

Ranking

  1. Waco Brothers: Resist! (Bloodshot) {5}: xtj:+ -- TH:A-
  2. Grayson Capps: South Front Street: A Retrospective 1997-2019 (The Royal Potato Family) {2}: AM:*, AS:* -- A:85/2
  3. Bobbie Gentry: The Delta Sweete [Deluxe Edition] (Capitol) {2}: AM:*, U:*
  4. Gillian Welch: Boots No 2: The Lost Songs Vol 1 (Acony) {2}: Pf:* -- TH:*
  5. Bobby Bare: Great American Saturday Night (BFD) {1}: SE:+
  6. Johnny Cash: The Complete Mercury Albums 1986-1991 (Mercury Nashville) {1}: SE:+ -- A:60/1
  7. The Everly Brothers: Down in the Bottom: The Country Rock Sessions 1966-1968 (Cherry Red -3CD) {1}: SE:+
  8. Hank Williams: Pictures From Life's Other Side: The Man and His Music in Rare Recordings and Photos (BMG -6CD) {1}: SE:+
  9. Holding Things Together: The Merle Haggard Songbook (Ace -19) {1}: xgm:+