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885 Countdown 2011

#ArtistSong 
1AdeleRolling In The Deep (live) Buy
2Amos LeeShout Out Loud (live) Buy
3Richard Thompson1952 Vincent Black Lightning (live) Buy
4Citizen CopeHurricane Waters (live) Buy
5Ray LamontagneYou Are The Best Thing (live) Buy
6Elvis CostelloAll This Useless Beauty (World Cafe live version) Buy
7Ben Folds FiveBrick (live) Buy
8Neil YoungWalk On Buy
9Bonnie RaittLove Letter Buy
10Indigo GirlsLeast Complicated Buy
11Dave Matthews BandAll Along The Watchtower Buy
12Mumford & SonsWinter Winds (live) Buy
13Dar WilliamsYou're Aging Well (live) Buy
14Joni MitchellA Case Of You Buy
15Warren ZevonLawyers, Guns And Money Buy
16R. E. M.Radio Free Europe Buy
17WilcoYou And I Buy
18Paul SimonGraceland (live) Buy
19Alison KraussForget About It* Buy
20Lyle LovettChurch (live) Buy
21The Avett BrothersI And Love And You Buy
22Lucinda WilliamsCan't Let Go (live) Buy
23Robert Plant & Alison KraussKilling The Blues Buy
24Dr. DogShadow People Buy
25David GrayPlease Forgive Me (live) Buy
26Johnny CashRing Of Fire Buy
27ColdplayShiver (live) Buy
28David BowieScary Monsters (live) Buy
29Paul McCartneyMaybe I'm Amazed Buy
30DawesWhen My Time Comes Buy
31Counting CrowsMr. Jones (live) Buy
32Tom WaitsSan Diego Serenade Buy
33Patty GriffinMad Mission (live) Buy
34Rosanne CashSeven Year Ache (live) Buy
35Josh RitterThe Curse Buy
36My Morning JacketWordless Chorus (live) Buy
37John HiattThing Called Love Buy
38The DecemberistsThis Is Why We Fight (live) Buy
39Ingrid MichaelsonThe Way I Am Buy
40Grace Potter And The NocturnalsToothbrush & My Table (live) Buy
41Brandi CarlileWhat Can I Say (live) Buy
42Aimee MannGoing Through The Motions (live) Buy
4310,000 ManiacsCandy Everybody Wants Buy
44James TaylorSuzanne (live) Buy
45Bruce CockburnWondering Where The Lions Are Buy
46Steve EarleTranscendental Blues (live) Buy
47Bela Fleck & The FlecktonesThe Sinister Minister Buy
48Adrian LeggCradle Songs Buy
49The Black KeysStrange Times Buy
50John PrineNew Train Buy

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