Poll Results: Listeners Pick The Best Music Of 2017

Dec 29, 2017

Top row, left to right: Cover art for Jason Isbell, Jalan Crossland, and Rhiannon Giddens. Bottom row, left to right: Elk Tongue, Kendrick Lamar, and Josh Ritter.
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The Best Music Of 2017

We asked listeners to vote from two lists and we received an abundance of votes this year! Thanks to everyone who voted and thank you for listening to Wyoming Sounds. Here are their picks for the best music of 2017:

Top 20 Albums

1.       Jason Isbell – Nashville Sound

2.       Willie Nelson – God’s Problem Child

3.       Father John Misty – Pure Comedy

4.       Chris Stapleton – From a Room

5.       Josh Ritter - Gathering

6.       Kendrick Lamar – DAMN

7.       Greg Allman – Southern Blood

8.       Rhiannon Giddens – Freedom Highway

9.       Dan Auerbach – Waiting on a Song

10.   Fleet Foxes – Crack Up

11.   Taj Mahal & Keb Mo – TajMo

12.   The National – Sleep Well Beast

13.   Iron and Wine – Beast Epic

14.   Portugal the Man – Woodstock

15.   War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding

16.   Spoon – Hot Thoughts

17.   Alt-J Relaxer

18.   Sheryl Crow – Be Myself

19.   The Wailin’ Jennys – Fifteen

20.   Lukas Nelson and The Promise of The Real

20     TIE: Steve Earle – So You Wanna Be An Outlaw

 

Top 10 Wyoming Albums

1.       Jalan Crossland – Singalongs for the Apocalypse

2.       The Two Tracks – Postcard Town

3.       Tris Munsick & the Innocents – Dancehall Days

4.       Screen Door Porch – Pay It Forward

5.       Elk Tongue – Salmon Palace

6.       Dauphin – Prodigal Songs For the End of Days

7.       Wynona – Rest is History

8.      TIE: Canyon Kids – Leviathan and The Nate Champion Band 

9.     Sneaky Pete and the Secret Weapons – Liftoff

10.   The Woodpile – Hunting Hearts