Playlist for Our Top 20 Albums of 2018

We have created a playlist of some of our favorite songs from our Top 20 Blues, Rock, Roots Albums of 2018 for your enjoyment.

If you read our Top 20 Albums of 2018 article you might be wondering what some of these artists sound like. We’re making it easy for you. Click on the link below and you can listen! Even if you don’t like our choices, many of these albums have a variety of genres so take a peek at some others.

This year brought many outstanding blues, rock and roots albums and we’re so fortunate that there are so many talented artists who are releasing such good music.

Remember, we want to help keep blues, rock and roots music alive—go see live music! Buy the artists’ CDs, vinyl and merch. We want to support them all.

We wish you a joyous and musical holiday season!


“Somebody’s Fool” on Purple HouseRobben Ford

“Crawl” on Cry No MoreDanielle Nicole

“Bleach Blond Bottle Blues” on Venom & FaithLarkin Poe

“I’ll Keep Ramblin’ “ on Find A LightBlackberry Smoke

“Crusin For a Bluesin” on Let It GoBernard Allison

“Confessions” on Carolina ConfessionsThe Marcus King Band

“Sound of a Broken Man” on Winning HandTinsley Ellis

“Southern Discomfort” on NatchezBishop Gunn

“Cognac” on The Blues Is Alive And WellBuddy Guy

“Love Is A Gamble” on Redemption–Joe Bonamassa

“Would You Take My Blood” on America’s ChildShemekia Copeland

“First Class Life” on First Class LifeMike Zito

“Send Me An Omen” on High Water IThe Magpie Salute

“Money” on Victor Wainwright & The TrainVictor Wainwright & The Train

“Blues in the First Degree” on Peace, Love & Loud GuitarsAnthony Gomes

“Trouble” on High Desert HeatToo Slim & The Taildraggers

“The Sweetest Honey” on Live From The 805Alastair Greene

“Sitting On Top Of The World” on Black CoffeeBeth Hart, Joe Bonamassa

“Freedom” on Never Say NeverSari Schorr




By |2018-12-20T14:40:26+00:00December 20th, 2018|Playlists|4 Comments


  1. Gary Jenkins December 21, 2018 at 9:35 am - Reply

    This is my favorite source for learning of groups and musicians that I have not been familiar with or heard the back stories of. I love the fact that my playlist keeps expanding with such great music and talent! Keep up the good work!

    • Martine Ehrenclou December 21, 2018 at 10:16 pm - Reply

      That’s wonderful to hear! Thank you.

  2. Marcus Mclendon December 21, 2018 at 7:57 pm - Reply

    Outstanding well thought out list

    • Martine Ehrenclou December 21, 2018 at 10:15 pm - Reply

      Thank you.

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