2019 Staff Favorites - Music

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2019 Staff Favorites - Music (PDF)

Country / Folk /Bluegrass

Chains Are Broken
Devil Makes Three, 2018
CDFO / DEV
Liked by Lisa W.

Karelia Visa
Hedningarna, 1999
CDFO / 947.15 HED
Liked by Matt W.

Van Lear Rose
Loretta Lynn, 2004
CDCW / LYN
Liked by Rachel B.

Girl Going Nowhere
Ashley McBryde, 2018
CDCW / MCB
Liked by Joel S.

Turn the Page
Mr. and Mrs. Something, 2018
CDFO / MR
Liked by Elaine B.

Wrangled
Angaleena Presley, 2017
CDCW / PRE
Liked by Lisa W.

Years
Sarah Shook & the Disarmers, 2018
CDCW / SHO
Liked by Joel S.

 

Classical

Sonatas for Viola and Piano
Paul Hindemith, 2009
CDCL / HIN
Liked by Natalie B.

The Complete String Quartets
Felix Mendelssohn, 2005
CDCL / MEN
Liked by Natalie B.

 

Jazz

Ella & Louis +
Ella Fitzgerald, 1957
CDJZ / FIT
Jazz / FITZGERALD
Liked by Lauren C. and Elaine B.

The Hot Sardines
Hot Sardines, 2014
CDJZ / HOT
Liked by Elaine B.

Sound of Red
René Marie, 2016
CDJZ / MAR 
Liked by Becky K.

 

Holiday

A Charlie Brown Christmas +
Vince Guaraldi, 1965
CDHOL / GUA
Holiday / GUARALDI
Liked by Elaine B.

Hey! Merry Christmas!
Mavericks, 2018
CDHOL / MAV
Liked by Joel S.

My Kind of Christmas
Reba McEntire, 2017
CDHOL / MCE
Liked by Janet R.  

Socks
J.D. McPherson, 2018
CDHOL / MCP
Liked by Joel S.

 

International

Original Albums Collection
Laurel Aitken, 2014
CDFO / 972.92 AIT
Liked by Brian R.

Semper Femina
Laura Marling, 2017
CDFO / 941 MAR
Liked by Matt W.

Collections
Maddy Prior, 2005
CDFO / 941 PRI
Liked by Matt W.

 

Pop

Sweetener
Ariana Grande, 2018
CDPO / GRA
Liked by Natalie B.

Tell Me You Love Me
Demi Lovato, 2017
CDPO / LOV
Liked by Shalini S.

Beasts of Burgundy
Squirrel Nut Zippers, 2018
CDPO / SQU
Liked by Matt W.

 

Religious

Tent Revival Homecoming
Bill Gaither, 2011
CDRL / GAI
Liked by Janet R.

Rise
Danny Gokey, 2017
CDRL / GOK
Liked by Janet R.

There is More
Hillsong Worship, 2018
CDRL / HIL
Liked by Janet R.

WOW Hits 2018: 36 of Today’s Top Christian Artists & Hits
Various Performers, 2017
CDRL / WOW
Liked by Janet R.

 

Rock

Lotta Sea Lice
Courtney Barnett, 2017
CDRO / BAR
Liked by Paul H.

Future Me Hates Me
The Beths, 2018
CDRO / BET
Liked by Ian C.

Death Song
Black Angels, 2017
CDRO / BLA
Liked by Brian R.

All Nerve
Breeders, 2018
CDRO / BRE
Liked by Paul H.

First Flower
Molly Burch, 2018
CDRO / BUR
Liked by Ian C. 

Hell-on
Neko Case, 2018
CDRO / CAS
Liked by Kasia H.

Wanderer
Cat Power, 2018
CDRO / CAT
Liked by Lisa W.

Honeymoon
Lana Del Rey, 2015
CDRO / DEL
Liked by Rachel B.

Fallen
Taylor Deupree, 2018
CDRO / DEU
Liked by Paul H.

Tumult
Ex, 1983
CDRO / EX
Liked by Brian R.

Ruins
First Aid Kit, 2018
CDRO / FIR
Liked by Matt W.

We’re Not Talking
The Goon Sax, 2018
CDRO / GOO
Liked by Ian C.

Get Color
Health, 2009
CDRO / HEA
Liked by Liz P.

Loud City Song
Julia Holter, 2013
CDRO / HOL
Liked by Liz P.

Beyondless
Iceage, 2018
CDRO / ICE
Liked by Paul H.

The Order of Time
Valerie June, 2017
CDRO / JUN
Liked by John D.

CRAZYTALK
Mat Kearney, 2018
CDRO / KEA
Liked by Becky K.

Led Zeppelin IV +
Led Zeppelin, 1971
CDRO / LED ZEPPELIN
Rock & Pop / LED
Liked by Rachel B.

I’m All Ears
Let’s Eat Grandma, 2018
CDRO / LET
Liked by Ian C. and Joel S.

Magnolia Electric Co.
Magnolia Electric Co., 2003
CDRO / MAG
Liked by John D.

Mattiel
Mattiel, 2017
CDRO / MAT
Liked by Brian R. and Lisa W.

Undivided Heart and Soul
JD McPherson, 2017
CDRO / MCP
Liked by Joel S.

God’s Favorite Customer
Father John Misty, 2018
CDRO / MIS
Liked by Rachel B.

Art Angels
Grimes, 2015
CDRO / GRI
Liked by Natalie B.

Be the Cowboy
Mitski, 2018
CDRO / MIT
Liked by Ian C.

Dirty Computer
Janelle Monáe, 2018
CDRO / MON
Liked by Lisa W. and Natalie B.

Hope Downs
Rolling Blackouts C.F., 2018
CDRO / ROL
Liked by Ian C.

Freedom’s Goblin
Ty Segall, 2018
CDRO / SEG
Liked by Brian R.

Repentless +
Slayer, 2015
CDRO / SLA
Rock & Pop / SLAYER
Liked by Joel S.

The Sciences
Sleep, 2018
CDRO / SLE
Liked by Paul H.

Lush
Snail Mail, 2018
CDRO / SNA
Liked by Ian C.

Masseduction
St. Vincent, 2017
CDRO / ST
Liked by John D.

Ctrl
SZA, 2017
CDRO / SZA
Liked by Rachel B.

I’m Terry
Terry, 2018
CDRO / TER
Liked by Ian C.

Record
Tracey Thorn, 2018
CDRO / THO
Liked by Kasia H.

Rain Dogs
Tom Waits, 1985
CDRO / WAI
Liked by Joel S.

R.E.V.O. 
Walk Off the Earth, 2013
CDRO / WAL
Liked by Becky K.

Runaljod – Ragnarok
Wardruna, 2016
CDRO / WAR
Liked by Joel S.