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WFHB Top 100 Albums of 2017

Ranking is based on the airplay choices made in 2017 by WFHB’s volunteer DJs. List compiled by Steve Volan.

1. Tanika Charles – Soul Run
2. Opal Fly & Kapow! – Abundance
3. Eilen Jewell – Down Hearted Blues
4. Dan Withered – Stranger in Town
5. Trombone Shorty – Parking Lot Symphony
6. Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives – Way Out West
7. Soul Scratch – Pushing Fire
8. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Soul of a Woman
9. *ask – Discipline & Pressure
10. Meklit – When the People Move, the Music Moves Too
11. Jeb Loy Nichols – Country Hustle
12. Ladama – LADAMA
13. Jason Wilber – Reaction Time
14. Kacy & Clayton – The Siren’s Song
15. Amy O – Elastic
16. Beck – Colors
17. Chicano Batman – Freedom Is Free
18. Nina Miranda – Freedom of Movement
19. Ron Kadish – Tales From Under
20. Pimps of Joytime – Third Wall Chronicles
21. Willie Nelson – God’s Problem Child
22. Los Straitjackets – What’s So Funny About Peace, Love and Los Straitjackets
23. Waxahatchee – Out In The Storm
24. Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love!
25. Kadhja Bonet – The Visitor
26. Rory Block – Keepin’ Outta Trouble
27. Ibibio Sound Machine – Uyai
28. Juana Molina – Halo
29. Thievery Corporation – The Temple of I & I
30. Zion Crossroads – Cross Faded
31. Mavis Staples – If All I Was Was Black
32. Preservation Hall Jazz Band – So It Is
33. A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service
34. Ani DiFranco – Binary
35. Jim Krause & Anne Hurley – Crossing the Inland Sea
36. Kendrick Lamar – Damn.
37. Making Movies – I Am Another You
38. Nikki Lane – Highway Queen
39. Curtis Harding – Face Your Fear
40. Southern Avenue – Southern Avenue
41. Bootsy Collins – World Wide Funk
42. Robert Plant – Carry Fire
43. Sonny Landreth – Recorded Live in Lafayette
44. Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers – The Long-Awaited Album
45. Tinariwen – Elwan
46. Gorillaz – Humanz
47. Iron & Wine – Beast Epic
48. Les Amazones d’ Afrique – République Amazone
49. North Mississippi Allstars – Prayer for Peace
50. Tony Allen – The Source
51. Various Artists – Mavis Staples: I’ll Take You There: An All-Star Concert Celebration
52. Cherry Glazerr – Apocalipstick
53. Stanton Moore – With You in Mind
54. Steelism – ism
55. Alison Krauss – Windy City
56. Joan Shelley – Joan Shelley
57. The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band – Front Porch Sessions
58. Spoon – Hot Thoughts
59. Blondie – Pollinator
60. The Dylan Bishop Band – The Exciting Sounds of the Dylan Bishop Band
61. Ray Davies – Americana
62. Elvin Bishop – Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio
63. Hurray for the Riff Raff – The Navigator
64. Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – The Nashville Sound
65. Rhiannon Giddens – Freedom Highway
66. Son Volt – Notes of Blue
67. T.V. Mike & the Scarecrowes – Manzanita
68. Thundercat – Drunk
69. Gabriel Garzón-Montano – Jardin
70. Gregg Allman – Southern Blood
71. Hoops – Routines
72. Ikebe Shakedown – The Way Home
73. Kermit Ruffins & Irvin Mayfield – A Beautiful World
74. Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ – TajMo
75. The Wailin’ Jennys – Fifteen
76. Las Cafeteras – Tastes Like L.A.
77. Chico Mann & Captain Planet – Night Visions
78. Jason Ricci & The Bad Kind – Approved By Snakes
79. M Gamma – Songs With Una
80. St. Vincent – Masseduction
81. Aurelio – Darandi
82. Lee Scratch Perry + Subatomic Sound System – Super Ape Returns To Conquer
83. Tim Grimm & The Family Band – A Stranger In This Time
84. Alice Coltrane – World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice
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85. Can – The Singles
86. Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up
87. Lord Echo – Harmonies
88. Lucinda Williams – This Sweet Old World
89. Nite Jewel – Real High
90. Outer Embassy – Outer Embassy
91. Portugal. The Man – Woodstock
92. Roberto Fonseca – ABUC
93. Sampha – Process
94. Beth Hart – Fire on the Floor
95. Dietrich Jon – Too Much
96. The Infamous Stringdusters – Laws of Gravity
97. Margo Price – All American Made
98. Nouvelle Vague – I Could Be Happy
99. Ozomatli – Non-Stop: México to Jamaica
100. Valerie June – The Order Of Time

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