First Things First

This is an approximate list of the albums I’ve listened to this year up to my Birthday. Hopefully a more detailed entry will be posted for anything listened to after that date.


Reality Show – Jazmine Sullivan
With the Beatles – The Beatles
Please Please Me –  The Beatles
Fatteliku – Youssou N’dour
Fire on the Bayou – 79’rs Gang
Dough Roller Blues – Garfield Akers
Fake Yoga – The Foxymorons
Foil Deer – Speedy Ortiz
Station to Station – David Bowie
Heroes – David Bowie
Lust for Life – Iggy Pop
Factory Girl – Rhiannon Giddens
KSAN Studios San Francisco – Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks
On the Border – Eagles
The Gilded Palace of Sin – The Flying Burrito Brothers
This weekends the Night – Drive by Truckers
Beatles for Sale – The Beatles
Have Moicy 2
Jeffrey Lewis Album
Omana Wapi – Franco & Rochereau
Ray Charles Presents Fathead
Cabaret Showtime – The Waco Brothers
Cass Country – Don Henley
Of Lovers, Gamblers and Parachute Skirts – Taraf de Haidouks
Grievous Angel – Gram Parsons
Tinariwen – Live in Paris 2014
A Rose is Still a Rose – Aretha Franklin.
Badlands – Halsey
Random White Dude be Everywhere – Diplo
Airless Midnight – Estzer Balint
Songs to Play – Robert Foster
Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares – Bulgarian State Television Female Choir
GP – Gram Parsons
The Shape of Jazz to Come – Ornette Coleman
Aretha Arrives – Aretha Franklin
Time and Place – Lee Moses
Ancient Future – Protoje
2nd Kate and Anna
Mermaid Avenue – Wilco etc
August Love Song – Roswell Rudd & Heather Masse
Aja – Steely Dan
Rough Guide to Psychedelic Cumbia
Kaani – Tal National
Modern Vampires of the City – Vampire Weekend
Ry Cooder – Ry Cooder
Into the Purple Valley – Ry Cooder
Zoy Zoy – Tal National
Get Rhythm – Ry Cooder
Paradise and Lunch – Ry Cooder
Airwalkers – Roswell Rudd
…It’s too late to Stop Now (Expanded) – Van Morrison
Portrait in Jazz – Bill Evans
Upland Stories – Robbie Fulks
Lost Time – Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin
Never no more Blues – Jane Voss
His Band and Street Choir – Van Morrison
Court and Spark – Joni Mitchell
Dig in Deep – Bonnie Raitt
Rumours – Fleetwood Mac
Born under a Bad Sign – Albert King
I Wanna get Funky – Albert King
Going Down in History – Waco Brothers
Pretzel Logic – Steely Dan
Stuff Like That There – Yo La Tengo
Jug Band Music- Jim Kweskin
Come on In – Jim Kweskin
Midwest Farmers Daughter- Margo Price
Stranger to Stranger – Paul Simon
Alone at the Village Vanguard – Fred Hersh
Big Day in a Small Town
The Evenfall Quartet – The Evenfall Quartet
An Old Raincoat won’t ever let You Down – Rod Stewart
Evert Picture Tells a Story – Rod Stewart
Angola Soundtrack 2  – Various
Made in Dakar – Orchestra Baobab
Life in the Dark – The Felice Brothers
Lo & Behold – Coulson, Dean, McGuinness, Flint
The Circle Game – Tom Rush
Accept No Substitute – Delaney & Bonnie & Friends
Blind Joe Death – John Fahey
Out of Our Heads – The Rolling Stones
Of Rivers and Religion – John Fahey
Penny’s Farm – Jim Kweskin, Geoff Muldaur