Deep Roots Albums of the Year, 2017

Our Albums of the Year for 2017, wherein we honor exemplary artistry by ERIC BIBB, GRAYSON CAPPS, RICHARD HARVEY, LITTLE STEVEN CARY MORIN, MARTY STUART and LEE ANN WOMACK. Well done!
by David McGee
 

 
 

Albums of the Year, 2016

From the unexpected (the revitalized Stones on their blues album) to the unclassifiable (Jeremiah Lockwood's KOL NIDRE), our 2016 Album of the Year selections offer sweet music from varied sources.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Mighty Fine (The Best Albums of 2015)

Melody Gardot (Currency of Man), Anonymous 4 (1865), Benedictines of Mary (Easter at Ephesus), Jerry Lawson (Just a Mortal Man), Keith Richards (Crosseyed Heart) and Jeremiah Lockwood (Lockwood).
by David McGee
 

 
 

Top of the World, Ma! (The Best Albums of 2014)

The Deep Roots ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2014 selections honor the artistry of ROSANNE CASH, SEAN COSTELLO, LISA MILLS, PETER ROWAN and JESSE WINCHESTER.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Beat Me Daddy, Five to the Bar: Best Albums of 2013

Led by MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY's career statement RED RIVER DRIFTER, our Albums of the Year honorees offer a wide range of musical experiences in different styles.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Karl Jenkins: The Path To ‘Peacemakers’

EXCLUSIVE: One of our Album of the Year honorees for his epic choral work The Peacemakers, composer/conductor/multi-instrumentalist Karl Jenkins discusses the making and meaning of the album, and his unusual career path.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Dietrich. Deneuve. Garbo. Gardot.

DIETRICH. DENEUVE. GARBO. GARDOT: In The Absence--the Deep Roots Album of the Year 2012--Melody Gardot, trading on mystery and control, is vibrantly present and just out of reach. That’s the point.
by David McGee