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Posted by: Dave on January 17, 2008 at 8:00 am

DustinKensruePleaseComeHomeExcept for the songs that made my Top 20 songs of 2007 and the representative tracks from my Top 20 Albums of 2007, these are the rest of the best alt country, roots rock and blues rock tracks of 2007. To be eligible, a song needed to be included on an album released in the United States between December 1, 2006 and November 30, 2007.

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1. Dustin Kensrue “I Knew You Before” Please Come Home (Equal Vision)

2. Two Gallants “The Deader” Two Gallants (Saddle Creek)

3. Wilco “Walken” Sky Blue Sky (Nonesuch)

4. Blitzen Trapper “Wild Mountain Nation” Wild Mountain Nation (Sub Pop)

5. The White Stripes “Effect and Cause” Icky Thump (Warner Brothers)

6. McCarthy Trenching “Wedding Song” McCarthy Trenching (Team Love)

7. Kings of Leon “Ragoo” Because of the Times (RCA)

8. Wilco “Hate It Here” Sky Blue Sky (Nonesuch)

9. Dustin Kensrue “Pistol” Please Come Home (Equal Vision)

10. The Dexateens “Neil Armstrong” Hardwire Healing (Skybucket)

11. Rilo Kiley “The Angels Hung Around” Under the Blacklight (Warner Brothers)

12. Bright Eyes “Soul Singer In A Session Band” Cassadaga (Saddle Creek)

13. McCarthy Trenching “My Old Ways” McCarthy Trenching (Team Love)

14. Wilco “Shake It Off” Sky Blue Sky (Nonesuch)

15. Jason Isbell “Try” Sirens of the Ditch (New West)

16. The White Stripes “300 M.P.H. Torrential Outpour Blues” Icky Thump (Warner Brothers)

17. John Fogerty “Longshot” Revival (Fantasy)

18. Kings of Leon “The Runner” Because of the Times (RCA)

19. Two Gallants “Reflections of the Marionette” Two Gallants (Saddle Creek)

20. The Beauty Shop “A Desperate Cry For Help” Crisis Helpline (Believe Music)



One Response to “Alt Country/Roots Rock/Blues Rock of 2007”

  1. Jan Says:

    When you make this list for next year, check out the BoDeans new album, “Still.” It’s amazing!

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