Music Director Cody Lee's Top 50 Albums of 2020

Jan 12, 2021

  1. Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus Experience - ‘To Know Without Knowing’
  2. S.G. Goodman - ‘Old Time Feeling’
  3. Lera Lynn – ‘On My Own’
  4. Free Radicals – ‘White Power Outage’
  5. Nubya Garcia – ‘The Source’
  6. Lianne La Havas – ‘Lianne La Havas’
  7. Ladama – ‘Oye Mujer’
  8. Chicano Batman – ‘Invisible People’
  9. The Archives – ‘Carry Me Home: A Reggae Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson’
  10. The Freedom Affair – ‘Freedom Is Love’
  11. Lido Pimienta – ‘Miss Colombia’
  12. Captain Planet – ‘No Visa’
  13. Bella White – ‘Just Like Leaving’
  14. The James Hunter Six – ‘Nick of Time’
  15. Marcus King – ‘El Dorado’
  16. Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings – ‘Just Dropped in to See What Condition My Rendition Was In’
  17. Khruangbin & Leon Bridges – ‘Texas Sun’
  18. Fiona Apple – ‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters’
  19. Ondara – ‘Folk N’ Roll Vol. 1: Tales of Isolation’
  20. Resistance Revival Chorus – ‘This Joy’
  21. Paul Burch & WPA Ballclub – ‘Light Sensitive’
  22. Jungle Fire – ‘Jungle Fire’
  23. The Budos Band – ‘Long in the Tooth’
  24. Logan Ledger – ‘Logan Ledger’
  25. VickiKristinaBarcelona – ‘Pawn Shop Radio’
  26. Brennen Leigh – ‘Prairie Love Letter’
  27. Waxahatchee – ‘Saint Cloud’
  28. Ghost Funk Orchestra – ‘Ode to Escapism’
  29. Sharon Isbin & Amjad Ali Khan – ‘Strings for Peace’
  30. Sa-Roc – ‘The Sharecropper’s Daughter’
  31. Emma Donovan & the Putbacks – ‘Crossover’
  32. Chanda Rule + Sweet Emma Band – ‘Hold On’
  33. Terry Allen & the Panhandle Mystery Band – ‘Just Like Moby Dick’
  34. Jake Blount – ‘Spider Tales’
  35. Darrell Scott – ‘Jaroso’
  36. Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite – ‘100 Years of Blues’
  37. Mapache – ‘From Liberty Street’
  38. Shelby Lynne – ‘Shelby Lynne’
  39. Bent Arcana – ‘Bent Arcana’
  40. Run the Jewels – ‘RTJ4’
  41. Tom Misch & Yussef Dayes – ‘What Kinda Music’
  42. Freddy & Francine – ‘I Am Afraid to Die’
  43. Colter Wall – ‘Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs’
  44. Bobby Rush – ‘Rawer Than Raw’
  45. Angela Munoz – ‘Introspection’
  46. John Nemeth – ‘Stronger Than Strong’
  47. Gitkin – ‘Safe Passage’
  48. Dirty Projectors – ‘5 Eps’
  49. Kandace Springs – ‘The Women Who Raised Me’
  50. Paris – ‘Safe Space Invader’