Based on revealed preference as submitted to the No Depression top 100 (I missed voting in WNCW's top 100 by 35 minutes - dang it!):
- Jason Isbell - Southeastern
- Scott Miller - Big, Big World
- Patty Griffin - American Kid
- Steve Earle - The Low Highway
- Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison - Cheaters Game
- Holly Williams - The Highway
- Donna the Buffalo - Tonight Tomorrow & Yesterday
- Son Volt - Honky Tonk
- Acoustic Syndicate - Rooftop Garden
- Patty Griffin - Silver Bell
- I think I missed out on these (they're on my Christmas list): Avett Brothers - Magpie and the dandelion; Tedeschi Trucks Band - Made up mind; Neko Case - The worse things get ...; What else did I miss?
- Here is a video of Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison.
- Here are the previous top 10 lists.
- Thanks to Will Wheeler for the Holly Williams tip.
Here is a video of Jason Isbell: