Metacritic Aggregate: 2021 Old Music: Country/Americana/Folk

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Some breakdowns by genre:


  1. Emmylou Harris & the Nash Ramblers: Ramble in Music City: The Lost Concert (1990, Nonesuch) {7}: ND_r:30, TL_r:8; scm:+ -- TH:**
  2. Elvis Presley: Elvis: Back in Nashville (1971, RCA/Legacy -4CD) {5}: TL_r:1 -- TH:B-
  3. Now That's What I Call Music: Outlaw Country (NOW) {5}: TL_r:19 -- TH:***
  4. Billy Joe Shaver & Kinky Friedman: Live Down Under (2002, Omnivore) {4}: TL_r:15 -- TH:**
  5. Choctaw Ridge: New Fables of the American South 1968-1973 (Ace) {4}: TL_r:3
  6. Frazey Ford: Indian Ocean (2014, Nettwerk) {3}: xmb:1
  7. Emmylou Harris and the Hot Band: Hot Night in Roslyn: 1976 Radio Broadcast Recording (Hobo) {3}: -- TH:***
  8. Johnny Cash: Live at the Carousel Ballroom April 24 1968 (BMG) {2}: TL_r:18
  9. Randy Travis: Storms of Life [35th Anniversary Deluxe Edition] (Warner Nashville) {2}: TL_r:11
  10. Country Funk Volume III: 1975-1982 (Light in the Attic) {2}: aqd:+, pc_c:13
  11. Buck Owens and His Buckaroos: I Wouldn't Live in New York City (Omnivore) {1}: YW_r:47