Pop culture media site PopMatters has published their year in review articles, including The Best Bluegrass of 2013.
You may not agree with the Top 10 choices, but, with another perspective, the list (with reviews) may provide impetus to buy if you are missing any of the albums mentioned.
In reverse order, PopMatters Best Bluegrass for 2013 is as follows ….
10 Alan Jackson The Bluegrass Album
9 The Boxcars It’s Just a Road
8 Steep Canyon Rangers Tell the Ones I Love
7 The Steeldrivers Hammer Down
6 Dailey & Vincent Brothers of the Highway
5 Claire Lynch Dear Sister
4 Del McCoury Band Streets of Baltimore
3 Della Mae This World Oft Can Be
2 Gibson Brothers They Called It Music
1 Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen On the Edge
The full article can be found on the PopMatters’ website.
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About the Author (Author Profile)
Richard F. Thompson is a long-standing free-lance writer specialising in bluegrass music topics.
A two-time Editor of British Bluegrass News, he has been seriously interested in bluegrass music since about 1970. As well as contributing to that magazine, he has, in the past 30 plus years, had articles published by Country Music World, International Country Music News, Country Music People, Bluegrass Unlimited, MoonShiner (the Japanese bluegrass music journal) and Bluegrass Europe.
He wrote the annotated series I’m On My Way Back To Old Kentucky, a daily memorial to Bill Monroe that culminated with an acknowledgement of what would have been his 100th birthday, on September 13, 2011.
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