Cody Lee's Top 100 Albums of 2017

Jan 10, 2018

Cody Lee’s Best of 2017

  1. Jesca Hoop/Memories Are Now

  2. The Heliocentrics/A World of Masks

  3. Toussaint Morrison/Lesser Restoration

  4. King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard/Flying Microtonal Banana

  5. Cat Clyde/Ivory Castanets

  6. El Michels Affair/Return to the 37th Chamber

  7. Izo Fitzroy/Skyline

  8. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings/Soul of a Woman

  9. The Deslondes/Hurry Home

  10. Truckstop Honeymoon/Big Things and Little Things

  11. JD McPherson/Undivided Heart & Soul

  12. Lord Echo/Harmonies

  13. Lisa LeBlanc/Why You Wanna Leave Runaway Queen?

  14. North Mississippi Allstars/Prayer for Peace

  15. Stanton Moore/With You in Mind

  16. Willie Watson/Folksinger Vol.2

  17. Jeb Loy Nichols/Country Hustle

  18. Antibalas/Where the Gods are in Peace

  19. La Misa Negra/La Misa Negra

  20. Little Hurricane/Same Sun Same Moon

  21. The Yawpers/Boy in a Well

  22. Jake La Botz/Sunnyside

  23. The Como Mamas/Move Upstairs

  24. Thievery Corporation/The Temple of I and I

  25. The Frightnrs/More to Say Versions

  26. Sallie Ford/Soul Sick

  27. Mavis Staples/If All I Was Was Black

  28. King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard/Murder of the Universe

  29. Chicano Batman/Freedom is Free

  30. The Get Ahead/Mind is a Mountain

  31. Samantha Fish/Chills & Fever

  32. Jade Jackson/Gilded

  33. Alt-J/Relaxer

  34. Ala.Ni/You and I

  35. This is the Kit/Moonshine Freeze

  36. Legendary Shack Shakers/After You’ve Gone

  37. Trio Da Kali and Kronos Quartet/Ladilikan

  38. Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives/Way Out West

  39. Hurray for the Riff Raff/The Navigator

  40. Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real/ Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

  41. Shook Twins/2 EP

  42. Chance the Rapper/Coloring Book

  43. Bonzie/Zone on Nine

  44. Kasey Chambers/Dragonfly

  45. Razteria/Cruzando Corazones

  46. Rhiannon Giddens/Freedom Highway

  47. Jungle Fire/Jambu

  48. Pickwick/Love Joys

  49. Bonobo/Migrations

  50. Cecile McLorin Salvant/Dreams and Daggers

  51. Mr. Elevator & the Brain Hotel/When the Morning Greets You

  52. Fink/Fink’s Sunday Night Blues Club Volume 1

  53. David Rawlings/Poor David’s Almanack

  54. Cactus Channel/Stay a While

  55. Brigitte DeMeyer & Will Kimbrough/Mockingbird Soul

  56. Chaz Bundick Meets the Mattson 2/Star Stuff

  57. Kacy & Clayton/The Siren’s Song

  58. Chico Mann & Captain Planet/Night Visions

  59. The Buttertones/Gravedigging

  60. Robert Plant/Carry Fire

  61. Rain City Ramblers/Hateful Ways

  62. Gabriel Garzon-Montano/Jardin

  63. Sarah Shook & the Disarmers/Sidelong

  64. Lila Downs/Salon, Lagrimas, Y Deseo

  65. Bombadil/Fences

  66. Steelism/Ism

  67. Black Pistol Fire/Deadbeat Graffiti

  68. Timber Timbre/Sincerely, Future Pollution

  69. Willie Nelson/God’s Problem Child

  70. Jeremy Pinnell/Ties of Blood and Affection

  71. Forro in the Dark/Sandcastle

  72. Spoon/Hot Thoughts

  73. Nick Hakim/Green Twins

  74. Samantha Fish/Belle of the West

  75. Josh Ritter/Gathering

  76. Mr. Lif & Brass Menazeri/Resilient

  77. Black Lips/Satan’s Graffiti or God’s Art

  78. Curtis Harding/Face Your Fear

  79. Tinariwen/Elwan

  80. Lee Ann Womack/The Lonely, The Lonesome & the Gone

  81. Ancient Cat Society/Ancient Cat Society

  82. Suitcase Junket/Pile Driver

  83. St. Tropez/ St. Tropez

  84. Shitkid/Fish

  85. Tift Merritt/Stitch of the World

  86. Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton/Wildflower Blues

  87. Evolfo/Last of the Acid Cowboys

  88. Peter Rowan/My Aloha!

  89. Xanthe Alexis/Time of War

  90. John Craigie/No Rain, No Rose

  91. Mickey Hart/Ramu

  92. Dave Childers/Run Skeleton Run

  93. Bruce Cockburn/Bone on Bone

  94. Otis Taylor/Fantasizing About Being Black

  95. Imelda May/Life. Love. Flesh. Blood

  96. Elouise/Deep Water

  97. Crooked Colours/Vera

  98. Hiromi & Edmar Castaneda/Live in Montreal

  99. Emancipator/Baralku

  100. Karriem Riggins/Headnod Suite