Top Ten Country Albums 2010 – 2018

These Top 10 country albums were selected by Frank McHugh on his radio program “That’s Country” on 98.9 North West FM. Sundays 12 noon – 3 pm. Listen online

Top Country Albums of 2018

  1. Various Artists – King of the Road: A Tribute to Roger Miller (BMG)
  2. John Conlee – Black Label And White Lies (Orchard)
  3. Joni Harms – Lucky 13 (Harms Way) (Late Inclusion)
  4. Allan Caswell – Mexico (William Osland Consulting)
  5. Gary P. Nunn – Friends For Life Volume One (Campfire)
  6. Joe Ely – Full Circle, The Lubbock Tapes (Rack ‘em)
  7. Adam Harvey – The Nashville Tapes (Sony)
  8. Eleven Hundred Springs – The Finer Things In Life (Eleven Hundred Springs)
  9. Willie Nelson – Last Man Standing (Sony Legacy)
  10. Joshua Hedley – Mr. Jukebox (Third Man)

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Top Country Albums of 2017

  1. Aaron Watson – Vaquero (Big Label)
  2. Dennis Stroughmatt – Wrong Side Of The World (J&J)
  3. Lonesome River Band – Mayhayley’s House (Mountain Home Music Company)
  4. Donna Ulisse Breakin’ Easy (Mountain Home Music Company)
  5. Adam Harvey and Beccy Cole – The Great Country Songbook Volume II (Sony)
  6. Moonee Valley Drifters – Hill And Range Music (Independent)
  7. Bobby Bare – Things Change (BFD)
  8. Alison Krauss – Windy City (Capitol)
  9. Steve Earle & The Dukes – So You Wannabe an Outlaw (Deluxe Version) (Warners)
  10. Darin & Brooke Aldridge – Faster And Farther (Mountain Home Music Company)

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Top Country Albums of 2016

  1. The Time Jumpers – Kid Sister (17 Track Deluxe Exclusive) (Concord)
  2. Steve Griggs – Fort Worth to Bakersfield (Independent Artist)
  3. Dolly, Emmylou & Linda – The Complete Trio Collection (Rhino)
  4. Robert Mizzell – Travelling Shoes (Cajun)
  5. Don Williams – In Ireland The Gentle Giant in Concert (Country House)
  6. Curtis Wright – Curtis Wright (Voxhall)
  7. Doug Bruce – Unsung, A Tribute To The Songs Of Buddy Bruce (Doug Bruce)
  8. Irene Kelley – These Hills (Mountain Fever)
  9. John Prine – For Better, Or Worse (Oh Boy)
  10. Warren H Williams & Dani Young – Desert Water (ABC)

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Top Country Albums of 2015

  1. Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen – Hold My Beer, Vol. 1 (+180)
  2. Adam Harvey – Harvey’s Bar-The Backyard Sessions (Sony)
  3. Thom Shepherd – 12 Pack (Twang Thang Music)
  4. Don Henley – Cass County (Deluxe) (Capitol)
  5. Brennan’s Bounty – Goin’ For Broke (Brennans’ Bounty)
  6. Waymore’s Outlaws – Keeping The Spirit Alive (Waymore 4)
  7. Kevin Moon – Throwback (Dirt Road)
  8. Lee Kernaghan – Spirit Of The Anzacs (Universal)
  9. Allan Caswell – My Version Of The Truth (Shoestring)
  10. Billy Bridge – Stories Through Time (Independent)

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Top Country Albums of 2014

  1. Working Man’s Poet: A Tribute To Merle Haggard – Various Artists (Broken Bow)
  2. Bitin’ at the Bit – Clay McClinton (Red Chili)
  3. Saturday Night, Sunday Morning – Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives
  4. Band of Brothers – Willie Nelson (Legacy)
  5. Heart On My Dirty Sleeve – Arty Hill (Highlandtown Music)
  6. Free State Serenade – Chuck Mead (Plowboy)
  7. Only Me – Rhonda Vincent (Upper Management)
  8. If These Old Bones Could Talk – Matt Hillyer (Run Up Tree)
  9. I’ll Give You Something To Drink About – Artie Rodriguez (Artie Rodriguez)
  10. Trouble Follows Me – Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice (Rebel)

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Top Country Albums of 2013

  1. The Comeback Album – Eric Brace & Peter Cooper
  2. Country Junkie – Gord Bamford
  3. Live A Little More – Tejas Brothers
  4. Drinks After Work – Toby Keith
  5. In Time – The Mavericks
  6. Only One George Jones – Billy Yates
  7. The Bluegrass Album – Alan Jackson
  8. Old Yellow Moon – Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
  9. Foolproof – Ron Williams
  10. Crazy Again – Jackson Taylor & The Sinners

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Top Country Albums of 2012

  1. Is It Friday Yet? – Gord Bamford (Sony Canada)
  2. One Way Or Another – Gary P. Nunn (Campfire)
  3. Turn Back Time – Will Banister (Clovisite)
  4. Goin’ Down Rockin’ (The Last Recordings) – Waylon Jennings (Saguaro Road)
  5. Pourin’ Whiskey On Pain – Tim Culpepper (Honkytone)
  6. Midway – Eleven Hundred Springs (Eleven Hundred Springs)
  7. Restless – Sweethearts of the Rodeo (Good Trade)
  8. His and Hers – Joey + Rory (Sugar Hill)
  9. Darker Than Light – Bobby Bare (Plowboy)
  10. Alive at Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary – Mark Collie (Wilbanks Entertainment)

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Top Country Albums of 2011

  1. Clancy’s Tavern (Deluxe Edition) – Toby Keith (Show Dog)
  2. Craig Campbell (Deluxe Edition) – Craig Campbell (Bigger Picture)
  3. Falling Into Place – Adam Harvey (Sony Australia)
  4. People Like Me – Justin Haigh (Apache Ranch)
  5. Children Of The Mountain – Volume Five (Mountain Fever)
  6. Concrete – Sunny Sweeney (Republic Nashville)
  7. Josh Slone & Coaltown – Josh Slone & Coaltown (Rural Rhythm)
  8. Big Bang Boogie – Scooter Lee (Scootway)
  9. Texas Songbook – Gary Nicholson (Bismeaux Records)
  10. A Farmhouse Christmas – Joey + Rory (Sugar Hill)

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Top Country Albums of 2010

  1. The Gravy Train – Kenny Joe Blake (Independent) (from Rye, Victoria, Australia)
  2. Taking Texas To The Country – Gary P. Nunn (Campfire Records)
  3. Carryin’ On – Dale Watson (E1 Entertainment)
  4. Album Number 2 – Joey & Rory (Sugar Hill)
  5. A Good Place – Doug Bruce (WJO/Independent) (from Bendigo, Victoria, Australia)
  6. Nashville Songbook Vol. 1 – Gary Nicholson (Fearless Records)
  7. DAC’s Back – David Allan Coe (1618 Virtual)
  8. Whitey Morgan and The 78’s – Whitey Morgan and The 78’s (Bloodshot)
  9. Butcher Holler – Eilen Jewell (Signature Sounds)
  10. High In The Rockies – Jason Boland & The Stragglers (Thirty Tigers)

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