Year In Review

WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

World Cafe Archives

Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

Folk Radio

Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.
Listen Live

Top 50 Countdown (2006): The Albums

Rank Artist Album
1 Bob Dylan Modern Times
2 Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere
3 KT Tunstall Eye to the Telescope
4 Beck The Information
5 The Decemberists The Crane Wife
6 Bruce Springsteen We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
7 Ray Lamontagne Till the Sun Turns Black
8 Citizen Cope Every Waking Moment
9 The Raconteurs Broken Boy Soldiers
10 Amos Lee Supply and Demand
11 Emmylou Harris & Mark Knopfler All the Roadrunning
12 John Mayer Continuum
13 Josh Ritter Animal Years
14 Thom Yorke The Eraser
15 Snow Patrol Eyes Open
16 Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae
17 Tom Petty Highway Companion
18 The Killers Sam's Town
19 Pete Yorn Nightcrawler
20 James Hunter People Gonna Talk
21 Dixie Chicks Taking the Long Way
22 Rosanne Cash Black Cadillac
23 Los Lobos The Town and The City
24 Flaming Lips At War with the Mystics
25 My Morning Jacket Okonokos
26 Tom Waits Orphans, Brawlers, Bawlers, and Bastards
27 Eric Clapton & JJ Cale The Road to Escondido
28 Rodrigo y Gabriela Rodrigo y Gabriela
29 Neko Case Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
30 TV on the Radio Return to Cookie Mountain
31 Paul Simon Surprise
32 Madeleine Peyroux Half the Perfect World
33 Johnny Cash American V: A Hundred Highways
34 Alexi Murdoch Time without Consequence
35 Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium
36 Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am That's What I'm Not
37 David Gilmour On an Island
38 Beth Orton The Comfort of Strangers
39 The Hold Steady Boys and Girls in America
40 Damien Rice 9
41 Slo Mo feat. Mic Wrecka My Buzz Comes Back
42 Neil Young and Crazy Horse Live at The Fillmore East
43 Los Lonely Boys Sacred
44 Pearl Jam Pearl Jam
45 Neil Young Living with War
46 Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint The River In Reverse
47 M Ward Post War
48 Joan Osborne Pretty Little Stranger
49 Alejandro Escovedo Boxing Mirror
50 Rhett Miller The Believer

Your Amazon Purchases Support WXPN

GoogleNews