Steve's Favourite Albums

Release date

Artist

Title

2016

ben bedford

the pilot and the flying machine

2016

blind pilot

and then like lions

2016

elizabeth cook

exodus of venus

2016

felice brothers

life in the dark

2016

fruit bats

absolute loser

2016

justin rutledge

east

2016

lori mckenna

the bird and the rifle

2016

parker millsap

the very last day

2016

peter wolf

a cure for loneliness

2016

pines

above the prairie

2015

dan bern

hoody

2015

dar williams

emerald

2015

dave gunning

lift

2015

decemberists

what a terrible world, what a beautiful world

2015

doug burr

pale white dove

2015

lord huron

strange trails

2015

mandolin orange

such jubilee

2015

richard thompson

still

2015

samantha crain

under branch & thorn & tree

2015

waterboys

modern blues

2014

ben watt

hendra

2014

conor oberst

upside down mountain

2014

counting crows

somewhere under wonderland

2014

jackson browne

standing in the breach

2014

lucinda williams

down where the spirit meets the bone

2014

noah gundersen

ledges

2014

parker millsap

parker millsap

2014

real estate

atlas

2014

reg meuross

england green and england grey

2014

the war on drugs

lost in the dream

2013

blue rose code

north ten

2013

dan bern

drifter

2013

deep dark woods

jubilee

2013

fossil collective

tell where I lie

2013

I am kloot

let it all in

2013

justin rutledge

valleyheart

2013

lord huron

lonesome dreams

2013

lori mckenna

massachusetts

2013

self help group

not waving, but drowning

2013

steve earle

the low highway

2012

amy macdonald

life in a beautiful light

2012

avett brothers

the carpenter

2012

bap kennedy

the sailor’s revenge

2012

ben bedford

what we lost

2012

bruce springsteen

wrecking ball

2012

dunwells

blind sighted faith

2012

great lake swimmers

new wild everywhere

2012

open day rotation

toxic good toxic bad

2012

snowgoose

harmony springs

2012

van morrison

born to sing: no plan b

2011

blind pilot

we are the tide

2011

decemberists

the king is dead

2011

fountains of wayne

sky full of holes

2011

israel nash gripka

barn doors and concrete floors

2011

joe henry

reverie

2011

lori mckenna

lorraine

2011

middle brother

middle brother

2011

my morning jacket

circuital

2011

r.e.m.

collapse into now

2011

tom russell

mesabi

2010

amy macdonald

a curious thing

2010

band of horses

infinite arms

2010

bluetones

a new athens

2010

dylan leblanc

paupers field

2010

i am kloot

sky at night

2010

justin rutledge

the early widows

2010

phosphorescent

here's to taking it easy

2010

robert plant

band of joy

2010

teenage fanclub

shadows

2010

villagers

becoming a jackal

2009

a.a. bondy

when the devil's loose

2009

bap kennedy

howl on

2009

conor oberst & the mystic valley band

outer south

2009

decemberists

hazards of love

2009

great lake swimmers

lost channels

2009

gretchen peters and tom russell

one to the heart, one to the head

2009

indigo girls

poseidon and the bitter bug

2009

nanci griffith

the loving kind

2009

richard shindell

not far now

2009

various artists

man of somebody’s dreams

2008

aimee mann

smilers

2008

eliza gilkyson

beautiful world

2008

great lake swimmers

lost channels

2008

joseph parsons

heavens above

2008

justin rutledge

man descending

2008

kasey chambers & shane nicholson

rattlin’ bones

2008

matthew ryan

vs the silver state

2008

open day rotation

down by the head

2008

seth lakeman

poor man's heaven

2008

teddy thompson

a piece of what you need

2007

amy macdonald

this is the life

2007

ben bedford

lincoln's man

2007

bruce springsteen

magic

2007

josh ritter

the historical conquests of josh ritter

2007

josh rouse

country mouse city house

2007

maria mckee

late december

2007

oh susanna

short stories

2007

phil campbell

joy

2007

tom ovans

party girl

2007

waifs

sundirtwater

2006

bob dylan

modern times

2006

brett dennen

so much more

2006

joe purdy

only four seasons

2006

justin rutledge

the devil on a bench in stanley park

2006

mark knopfler & emmylou harris

all the roadrunning

2006

neil young

living with war

2006

scourge of the sea

make me armored

2006

slaid cleaves

unsung

2006

tim o'reagan

tim o'reagan

2006

willie nile

streets of new york

2005

aimee mann

the forgotten arm

2005

brandi carlile

brandi carlile

2005

dar williams

my better self

2005

jude johnstone

on a good day

2005

lynn miles

love sweet love

2005

maria mckee

peddlin' dreams

2005

mary gauthier

mercy now

2005

sarah lee guthrie & johnny irion

exploration

2005

tom ovans

honest abe and the assassins

2004

anne mccue

roll

2004

eliza gilkyson

land of milk and honey

2004

janis ian

billie's bones

2004

jesse sykes & the sweet hereafter

oh my girl

2004

justin rutledge & the junction forty

no never alone

2004

lori mckenna

bitter town

2004

mary chapin carpenter

between here and gone

2004

mary mcbride

by any other name

2004

patty griffin

impossible dream

2004

slaid cleaves

wishbones

2003

caitlin cary

I'm staying out

2003

dan bern

fleeting days

2003

dar williams

the beauty of the rain

2003

lucinda williams

world without tears

2003

oh susanna

oh susanna

2003

southern culture on the skids

mojo box

2003

thea gilmore

avalanche

2003

tom ovans

tombstone boys, graveyard girls

2003

trish murphy

girls get in free

2003

waifs

up all night

2002

bruce springsteen

the rising

2002

caitlin cary

while you weren't looking

2002

counting crows

hard candy

2002

eliza gilkyson

lost and found

2002

indigo girls

become you

2002

jesse sykes & the sweet hereafter

reckless burning

2002

kreg viesselman

kreg viesselman

2002

mary gauthier

filth & fire

2002

patty griffin

1000 kisses

2002

tom ovans

15 unreleased

2001

annie gallup

swerve

2001

astrid

play dead

2001

lori mckenna

pieces of me

2001

lynn miles

unravel

2001

magic car

yellow main sequence

2001

minibar

road movies

2001

ryan adams

gold

2001

thea gilmore

rules for jokers

2001

tom russell

borderland

2001

weezer

weezer [the green album]

2000

aimee mann

bachelor #2

2000

eliza gilkyson

hard times in babylon

2000

gretchen peters

gretchen peters

2000

janis ian

god & the fbi

2000

joe ely

live at antone’s

2000

lori mckenna

paper wings & halo

2000

richard shindell

somewhere near paterson

2000

todd snider

happy to be here

2000

wallflowers

breach

2000

wiggins sisters

minnesota

1999

cheryl wheeler

sylvia hotel

1999

counting crows

this desert life

1999

damnations TX

half mad moon

1999

kendall payne

jordan's sister

1999

mary gauthier

drag queens in limousines

1999

mojave 3

out of tune

1999

oh susanna

johnstown

1999

old 97s

fight songs

1999

rainravens

rose of jericho

1999

trish murphy

rubies on the lawn

1998

bap kennedy

domestic blues

1998

billy bragg & wilco

mermaid avenue

1998

eva cassidy

songbird

1998

john fogerty

premonition

1998

lucinda williams

car wheels on a gravel road

1998

mollys

moon over the interstate

1998

patty griffin

flaming red

1998

saw doctors

songs from sun street

1998

sinead lohan

no mermaid

1998

stacey earle

simple gearle

1997

b.b. king

deuces wild

1997

bob dylan

time out of mind

1997

cliff eberhardt

12 songs of good and evil

1997

dan bern

dan bern

1997

dayna manning

volume 1

1997

kate campbell

moonpie dreams

1997

kim richey

bitter sweet

1997

matthew ryan

may day

1997

nanci griffith

blue roses from the moons

1997

richard shindell

reunion hill

1996

amanda marshall

amanda marshall

1996

amy rigby

diary of a mod housewife

1996

carol noonan band

noonan building and wrecking

1996

dar williams

mortal city

1996

gretchen peters

secret of life

1996

lynn miles

slightly haunted

1996

patty griffin

living with ghosts

1996

rainravens

rainravens

1996

shawn colvin

a few small repairs

1996

todd snider

step right up

1995

bruce springsteen

the ghost of tom joad

1995

carol noonan

absolution

1995

christine kane

this time last year

1995

emmylou harris

wrecking ball

1995

heather eatman

mascara falls

1995

indigo girls

1200 curfews

1995

melissa etheridge

your little secret

1995

melissa ferrick

willing to wait

1995

sinead lohan

who do you think I am

1995

tom ovans

tales from the underground

1994

bruce cockburn

dart to the heart

1994

catie curtis

truth from lies

1994

grant mclennan

horsebreaker star

1994

hootie and the blowfish

cracked rear view

1994

indigo girls

swamp ophelia

1994

joni mitchell

turbulent indigo

1994

luka bloom

turf

1994

mary-chapin carpenter

stones in the road

1994

pete droge

necktie second

1994

shawn colvin

cover girl

1993

aimee mann

whatever

1993

blue rodeo

five days in july

1993

counting crows

august and everything after

1993

gary hall

what goes around …

1993

maria mckee

you gotta sin to get saved

1993

melissa etheridge

yes I am

1993

nanci griffith

other voices other rooms

1993

october project

october project

1993

sheryl crow

tuesday night music club

1993

tom ovans

unreal city

1992

barbara dickson

don't think twice it's all right

1992

blue rodeo

lost together

1992

bruce springsteen

human touch

1992

buffy sainte-marie

coincidence & likely stories

1992

iris dement

infamous angel

1992

jennifer warnes

the hunter

1992

kate jacobs

the calm comes after

1992

lucinda williams

sweet old world

1992

mary-chapin carpenter

come on come on

1992

michelle shocked

arkansas traveler

1991

buddy guy

damn right I've got the blues

1991

danny gatton

88 elmira street

1991

dire straits

on every street

1991

indigo girls

back on the bus y'all

1991

james reyne

any day above ground

1991

joni mitchell

night ride home

1991

michael mcdermott

620 w.surf

1991

saw doctors

if this is rock and roll, I want my old job back

1991

tom ovans

industrial days

1991

tragically hip

road apples

1990

blue rodeo

casino

1990

cheryl wheeler

circles and arrows

1990

christine lavin

attainable love

1990

clive gregson & christine collister

love is a strange hotel

1990

colin james

sudden stop

1990

indigo girls

nomads, indians, saints

1990

mary-chapin carpenter

shooting straight in the dark

1989

eric clapton

journeyman

1989

indigo girls

indigo girls

1989

madonna

like a prayer

1989

maria mckee

maria mckee

1989

melissa etheridge

brave and crazy

1989

michelle shocked

captain swing

1989

stevie ray vaughan

in step

1989

tina turner

foreign affair

1989

tracy chapman

crossroads

1989

wycombe porteous

wycombe porteous

1988

adventures

the sea of love

1988

lucinda williams

lucinda williams

1988

michelle shocked

short sharp shocked

1988

steve earle

copperhead road

1988

tanita tikaram

ancient heart

1988

'til Tuesday

everything's different now

1988

tina turner

live in europe

1988

toni childs

union

1988

tracy chapman

tracy chapman

1988

u2

rattle and hum

1987

10,000 maniacs

in my tribe

1987

bruce springsteen

tunnel of love

1987

fleetwood mac

tango in the night

1987

jennifer warnes

famous blue raincoat

1987

nanci griffith

lone star state of mind

1987

steve earle

exit 0

1987

suzanne vega

solitude standing

1987

u2

joshua tree

1986

bonnie tyler

secret dreams and forbidden fire

1986

christine lavin

beau woes

1986

nanci griffith

the last of the true believers

1986

peter case

peter case

1986

steve earle

guitar town

1986

tina turner

break every rule

1985

clannad

macalla

1985

dire straits

brothers in arms

1985

madonna

like a virgin

1985

phranc

folksinger

1985

suzanne vega

suzanne vega

1985

whitney houston

whitney houston

1984

bruce springsteen

born in the usa

1984

dire straits

alchemy

1984

meat loaf

bad attitude

1984

r.e.m.

reckoning

1984

tina turner

private dancer

1983

bonnie tyler

faster than the speed of night

1983

kim carnes

café racers

1983

r.e.m.

murmur

1983

stevie ray vaughan

texas flood

1982

bruce springsteen

nebraska

1982

dire straits

love over gold

1982

fleetwood mac

mirage

1982

kim carnes

voyeur

1981

janis ian

restless eyes

1981

jon and vangelis

friends of mr cairo

1981

kim carnes

mistaken identity

1981

sky

sky 3

1980

bruce springsteen

the river

1980

dire straits

making movies

1980

sky

sky 2

1979

dire straits

communique

1979

fleetwood mac

tusk

1979

janis ian

night rains

1979

kim carnes

st vincent's court

1979

sally oldfield

easy

1979

sky

sky

1978

bruce springsteen

darkness on the edge of town

1978

dire straits

dire straits

1978

janis ian

janis ian

1978

neil young

comes a time

1977

bob marley and the wailers

exodus

1977

dr feelgood

sneakin’ suspicion

1977

fleetwood mac

rumours

1977

jackson browne

running on empty

1977

karla bonoff

karla bonoff

1977

meat loaf

bat out of hell

1977

television

marquee moon

1976

al stewart

year of the cat

1976

arlo guthrie

amigo

1976

bad company

run with the pack

1976

bob dylan

desire

1976

jackson browne

the pretender

1976

j j cale

troubadour

1976

joni mitchell

hejira

1976

rory gallagher

calling card

1976

warren zevon

warren zevon

1975

bad company

straight shooter

1975

bob dylan

blood on the tracks

1975

fleetwood mac

fleetwood mac

1975

janis ian

between the lines

1975

rod stewart

atlantic crossing

1975

rory gallagher

against the grain

1974

bad company

bad company

1974

deep purple

burn

1974

jackson browne

late for the sky

1974

janis ian

stars

1974

joni mitchell

court and spark

1974

rory gallagher

irish tour

1974

tom waits

the heart of saturday night

1974

van morrison

veedon fleece

1973

elton john

don't shoot me i'm only the piano player

1973

elton john

goodbye yellow brick road

1973

faces

ooh la la

1973

focus

focus 3

1973

jackson browne

for everyman

1973

rory gallagher

blueprint

1973

rory gallagher

tattoo

1973

tom waits

closing time

1973

van morrison

hard nose the highway

1973

wishbone ash

wishbone 4

1972

deep purple

made in japan

1972

elton john

honky chateau

1972

free

heartbreaker

1972

joni mitchell

for the roses

1972

neil young

harvest

1972

plainsong

In search of amelia earhart

1972

rod stewart

never a dull moment

1972

rolling stones

exile on main street

1972

rory gallagher

live in europe

1972

wishbone ash

argus

1971

carole king

tapestry

1971

deep purple

fireball

1971

don mclean

american pie

1971

faces

long player

1971

janis ian

present company

1971

led zeppelin

led zeppelin iv

1971

rod stewart

every picture tells a story

1971

rolling stones

gimme shelter

1971

rory gallagher

deuce

1971

wishbone ash

pilgrimage

1970

creedence clearwater revival

cosmo's factory

1970

deep purple

in rock

1970

focus

in and out of focus

1970

joni mitchell

ladies of the canyon

1970

melanie

candles in the rain

1970

neil young

after the goldrush

1970

rod stewart

gasoline alley

1970

simon and garfunkel

bridge over troubled water

1970

van morrison

moondance

1970

wishbone ash

wishbone ash

1969

creedence clearwater revival

bayou country

1969

creedence clearwater revival

green river

1969

creedence clearwater revival

willy and the poor boys

1969

flying burrito brothers

the gilded palace of sin

1969

joni mitchell

clouds

1969

led zeppelin

1

1969

led zeppelin

2

1969

muddy waters

fathers and sons

1969

rod stewart

rod stewart

1969

rolling stones

let it bleed

1968

aretha franklin

aretha now

1968

aretha franklin

lady soul

1968

byrds

sweetheart of the rodeo

1968

creedence clearwater revival

creedence clearwater revival

1968

etta james

tell mama

1968

jeff beck group

truth

1968

joan baez

any day now

1968

johnny shines

last night’s dream

1968

rolling stones

beggars banquet

1968

traffic

traffic

1967

albert king

born under a bad sign

1967

beatles

magical mystery tour

1967

charley musselwhite’s south side band

stand back!

1967

magic sam blues band

west side soul

1966

beatles

revolver

1966

bob dylan

blonde on blonde

1966

cream

fresh cream

1966

johnny shines band

masters of modern blues volume1

1966

rolling stones

aftermath

1966

seekers

come the day

1965

beatles

help!

1965

beatles

rubber soul

1965

bob dylan

bringing it all back home

1965

bob dylan

highway 61 revisited

1965

elmore james

the sky is crying

1965

junior wells

hoodoo man blues

1965

paul butterfield blues band

the paul butterfield blues band

1964

beatles

a hard day's night

1964

beatles

meet the beatles

1964

bob dylan

another side of bob dylan

1964

bob dylan

the times they are a-changin’

1964

little richard

little richard is back!

1964

muddy waters

folk singer

1964

rolling stones

the rolling stones

1964

rolling stones

12 x 5

1963

beatles

please please me

1963

billy boy arnold

more blues on the south side

1963

bob dylan

the freewheelin' bob dylan

1963

brownie mcghee & sonnie terry

at the 2nd fret

1962

albert king

the big blues

1962

big bill broonzy

sings folk songs

1962

howlin’ wolf

howlin’ wolf (aka the rocking chair album)

1962

sonny terry & brownie mcghee

at sugar hill

1961

john lee hooker

plays and sings the blues

1961

lightnin’ hopkins & sonny terry

last night blues

1961

memphis slim

broken soul blues

1961

memphis slim

just blues

1961

slim harpo

rainin’ in my heart

1961

sunnyland slim

slim’s shout

1960

elmore james

blues after hours

1960

jimmy reed

found love

1960

john lee hooker

travelin’

1960

lightnin’ slim

rooster blues

1960

lonnie johnson

blues by lonnie johnson

1960

muddy waters

at newport 1960

1960

muddy waters

sings “big bill”

1960

otis spann

otis spann is the blues

1959

chuck berry

chuck berry is on top

1959

jimmy reed

rockin’ with reed

1959

john lee hooker

i’m john lee hooker

1959

lightnin’ hopkins

lightnin’ hopkins

1959

memphis slim

at the gate of horn

1959

ritchie valens

ritchie valens

1959

sonny boy williamson

down and out blues

1958

b b king

the blues

1958

big bill broonzy

big bill’s blues (aka big bill broonzy)

1958

big bill broonzy

the blues

1958

buddy holly

buddy holly

1958

howlin’ wolf

moanin’ in the moonlight

1958

jimmy reed

i’m jimmy reed

1958

little richard

little richard

1957

b b king

singin’ the blues

1957

big bill broonzy

sings country blues

1957

crickets

the “chirping” crickets

1957

little richard

here’s little richard

1956

big joe turner

the boss of the blues

1956

elvis presley

elvis presley

1956

elvis presley

elvis

1955

lightnin’ hopkins

lightnin’ and the blues