The Best Albums of 2001

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The Top 10 Albums of 2001


1) Bob Dylan - Love and Theft

2) Paul McCartney -
Driving Rain

3) Macy Gray - The Id

4) Ben Folds - Rockin' the Suburbs

5) Matthew Ryan - Concussion

6) Alejandro Escovedo - A Man Under the Influence

7) Blues Traveler - Bridge

8) Loudon Wainwright III - Last Man on Earth

9) Lucinda Williams -
Essence

10) Del McCoury Band - Del and the Boys

 

Reissues and Live Albums

1) Grateful Dead - Golden Road (1965-1973)

2) Jerry Garcia Band - Shining Star

3) Grateful Dead -
Dick's Picks, Volume 22

4) Grateful Dead - Dick's Picks, Volume 23

5) Grateful Dead - Nightfall of Diamonds

 

The Best of the Rest

These releases may not be the cream of the crop for 2001, but each is remarkable in its own right be they intriguing debuts, welcome returns, fond farewells, brilliant tributes, stunning leaps forward, or just good efforts from consistently creative artists.

Ryan Adams - Gold

Eric Bibb - Painting Signs

CPR -
Just Like Gravity

Elton John - Songs from the West Coast

Robert Earl Keen -
Gravitational Forces

Natalie Merchant - Motherland

North Mississippi All Stars -
51 Phantom

Glen Phillips - Abulum

Railroad Earth - The Black Bear Sessions

Travis - The Invisible Band

The Wallflowers - Breach
 

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