Monday, July 9, 2012

Listener Submitted 2012 Favorites (So Far)

A few Dirty Roots Radio fans submitted their list of Favorite Releases of 2012 (So Far)...

Victoria from Colorado…

-Dr. John – Locked Down (It would be hard to top Dr. John's new one. Can't seem to pop it out of my deck.)
-Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas (lovely)
-Alabama Shakes (super fun)
-Bonnie Raitt – Slipstream (Love, love, love… went beyond my expectations.)
-Norah Jones – Little Broken Hearts
-Justin Townes Earl – Nothing’s Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now

Warren from California…

-Magic Sam -- Raw Blues Live
-Bonnie Raitt -- Slipstream
-Dr. John -- Locked Down
-Galactic -- Carnivale Electricos
-Anders Osborne -- Black Eye Galaxy
-Sista Monica -- Living In The Danger Zone
-Buddy Guy – Buddy and the Juniors [Remastered]
-Soul Rebels -- Unlock Your Mind

-33 1/3: Amazing Grace -- Aaron Cohen
-Half-Blood Blues -- Esi Edugyan

-We Juke Up in Here! Mississippi Juke Joint Culture at the Crossroads


  1. Yup! That's some good stuff right there. I got his debut record, "Gris-Gris" last night. It's SO good!! It's different, but you can definitely see it as a precursor to what he's doing with "Locked Down". Thank goodness for Dan Auerbach to help draw that back out of him!