Six of the ND top ten were in my top 10 as well.
- Jason Isbell - Southeastern
- Patty Grifin - American Kid
- Holly Williams - The Highway
- Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison - Cheater's Game
- Richard Thompson - Electric
- Son Volt - Honky Tonk
- Willie Sugarcapps - S/T
- Robbie Fulks - Gone Away Backward
- Steve Earle - The Low Highway
- The Mavericks - In Time
Here is the rest of the Top 50.