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Mr. Z's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

Dec 23, 2013

Mr. Z of It's All The Blues' favorite blues albums of 2013 are:

Dear listeners, following are my best of 2013, and what I call favorites of 2013 – albums that are very good and deserving of repeated listening, but didn’t make the best of list. All I heartily recommend for your personal private library.

Great listening, and have a music-filled 2014!

Favorites of 2013 (but not quite “best of”):

10. British Sea Power’s “Machineries of Joy
Rock ‘n’ roll and soundscapes in one.

Java John of On The Flipside’s favorite albums of 2013:

10. Roger Taylor’s “Fun On Earth
9. Black Sabbath’s “13
8. Jessica Daumen’s “Finding Flowers
7. Elton John’s “The Diving Board
6. Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion’s “Wassaic Way
5. Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones’ “Foreverly
4. Paul McCartney’s “New
3. Elvis Costello & The Roots’ “Wise Up Ghost
2. Neil Young’s “Live at The Cellar Door

What Are Your Top 10 Albums Of 2013?

Dec 17, 2013

December is the month of holiday cheer, lengthy lines at the store item returns counter, and of course, year-end countdowns.

As the staff of NPR's All Songs Considered wrap up their year-end musical favorites, we at WFIT want to know your favorite new releases of 2013. Give us a top 10 list of your favorite new albums or songs from 2013 on our Facebook or in the comments.

Check back later this week for our WFIT staff picks and see how yours compare!

This year’s 2013 Newport Folk Festival, July 26 – 28, will feature The Avett Brothers, Feist, Jim James (My Morning Jacket), Beck, The Lumineers, Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Beth Orton, Jason Isbell and many more.

You can now watch a live video stream of the 2013 Newport Folk Festival right here.

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