Here's a list of every CD review (and its star rating), book review, live review,  and feature of 2016!


CD REVIEWS

2COUNTRY4NASHVILLE Just Us 2 Self Release (Apr) 3
JASON ALDEAN They Don’t Know Sony Music (Oct) 2½
AMERICAN YOUNG American Young (EP) Curb (Apr) 2½
AMERICAN YOUNG Ay Curb (Sep) 3½
KATHRYN ANDERSON Black Sheep Kathryn Anderson Music (Apr) 3½
APPLEWOOD ROAD Applewood Road Gearbox (Feb) 3
AUBURN Love & Promises Scarlet (Aug) 2½
MIKE BADGER Honky Tonky Angels On Motorbikes Generator (Jun) 4
MOE BANDY Lucky Me Moe Bandy Music (Jul) 5 (Album of the Month)
WILL BANNISTER What A Way To Live Clovisite (Dec) 5
MATTHEW BARBER & JILL BARBER The Family Album Outside (Aug) 3
B J BARHAM Rockingham At The Helm (Sep) 4
MAX T BARNES Storms Of Life Self Release (Jul) 2
ELI BARSI Portrait Of A Cowgirl Red Truck International (Jun) 3
GLENNA BELL Lone Star: Songs And Stories Straight From The Heart Of Texas Self Release (Apr) 5
LUKE BELL Luke Bell Self Release (Aug) 5 (Honky Tonker of the Month)
NATHAN BELL I Don’t Do This For Love, I Do This For Love Stone Barn (Mar) 5
TERRI BINION The Day After The Night Before Self Release (Apr) 3½
THE BLOOD FEUD FAMILY SINGERS No Moon Dimitte Nobis (Jan) 5
THE ROBERT BOBBY DUO Folk Art I Like Mike (Jul) 1
JANNET BODEWES Blue Days Westwood International (Sep) 3½
BONNIE PRINCE BILLY Pond Scum Drag City (Apr) 4
THE BOXCARS Familiar With The Ground Mountain Home (May) 4
BILLY BRAGG & JOE HENRY Shine A Light Cooking Vinyl (Aug) 4
GARTH BROOKS & TRISHA YEARWOOD Christmas Together Sony Music (Dec) 4½
BROTHERS OSBORNE Pawn Shop Hump Head (Feb) 3
CLIFTON BROWN Country: Live It, Love It, Breathe It Self Release (Oct) 4
JIM ED BROWN / JIM ED BROWN & HELEN CORNELIUS Best Of Jim Ed Brown / Jim Ed & Helen Greatest Hits Morello (Dec) 4
BART BUDWIG The Moon And Other Things Self Release (Jun) 4
PAUL BURCH Meridian Rising Ploughboy (May) 4
TRACY BYRD All American Texan Self Release (Dec) 3½
THE CACTUS BLOSSOMS You’re Dreaming Red House (Mar) 5 (Album of the Month)
CAM Untamed Sony / RCA (Jan) 4
KATE CAMPBELL The K.O.A. Tapes, Volume 1 Large River (Feb) 4
LAURA CANTRELL Laura Cantrell At The BBC Spit And Polish (May) 4
LAURA CANTRELL Not The Tremblin’ Kind Spit And Polish (May) 4
MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER The Things That We Are Made Of Lambent Light / Thirty Tigers (Apr) 2
SANDY CARROLL Last Southern Belle Catfood (Feb) 3
NEKO CASE / K.D. LANG / LAURA VEIRS Case / Lang / Veirs ANTI (Aug) 4
PAUL CAUTHEN My Gospel Lightning Rod (Nov) 4
THE CHAPIN SISTERS Today’s Not Yesterday Lake Bottom (May) 3
CHATHAM COUNTY LINE Autumn Yep Roc (Sep) 2
BOB CHEEVERS Fifty Years – Half A Century Of Songwriting Howlin’ Dog (Dec) 3
KENNY CHESNEY Cosmic Hallelujah Blue Chair / Sony (Dec) 3
JIM CHESNUT This Guy Sings! Self Release (Mar) 2
MARK CHESNUTT Tradition Lives BFD (Aug) 5 (Album of the Month)
JOSH CHRISTINA I’m 21 Go Time (Nov) 2
ERIC CHURCH Mr. Misunderstood EMI Nashville (Apr) 2½
BRANDY CLARK Big Day In A Small Town Warner Bros (Aug) 5
THE COAL PORTERS No.6 Prima (Sep) 3
ANDREA COLBURN Sad Songs And Switchblades Self Release (Jan) 5
COLVIN & EARLE Colvin & Earle Concord (Jun) 4
AGS CONNOLLY Traditional – 12 Cowboy Songs Self Release (Aug) 5
ELIZABETH COOK Exodus Of Venus Agent Love (Jul) 5
CORNBREAD AND ICE TEA Raised On Country Music Self Release (Mar) 4
MARY BETH CROSS Feels Like Home Self Release (Nov) 3
CHUCK CUSIMANO Broken Hearts And Honky Tonks i2i (Nov) 5 (Album of the Month)
CHUCK CUSIMANO Cold In Colorado Cusimusico (Jan) 5 (Honky Tonker of the Month)
BILLY RAY CYRUS Thin Line Blue Cadillac Music (Oct) 4
THE DANBERRYS Give And Receive Self Release (Jun) 3½
GARY DANIEL My Kinda Country Self Release (Aug) 4
CHARLIE DANIELS Night Hawk CDC (Nov) 3½
THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND The Epic Trilogy, Volume 3 Floating World (Nov) 4
DAN + SHAY Obsessed Warner Bros (Aug) 4
DAVE & SUGAR Greatest Hits + New York Wine & Tennessee Shine Morello (Nov) 2
MICHAEL DAVES Orchids And Violence Nonesuch (Mar) 3
BIANCA DE LEON Love, Guns & Money Lonesome Highway Music (May) 4
THE DETENTIONS Three Self Release (Mar) 3
ALLISON DIETZ Pretty Lies Self Release (May) 1½
LANDON DODD What Comes Natural To A Fool Heart Of Texas (May) 5 (Album of the Month)
DOTTSY Texas Sensation Heart Of Texas (Jun) 3½
LILLY DRUMEVA Strong Machine Self Release (Sep) 1
DAVE DUDLEY Truck Drivin’ Son-Of-A-Gun - The Definitive Collection Hump Head (Jun) 5
TIM EASTON American Fork At The Helm (Oct) 2
WC EDGAR I Lied Self Release (Apr) 5 (Honky Tonker of the Month)
THE ELECTROLINERS The Common Clay Of The New West Nectar & Venom (Aug) 4
LUCY ELLIE AND THE HOPHEAD BAND Taking A Pit Stop (EP) Self Release (Nov) 1
EMPTY BOTTLES BROKEN HEARTS Too Little Too Late Apollon (Jul) 4
LOWRI EVANS Everyone Is From Somewhere Else Shimi (Feb) 3
SHAWN FENNER Homemade Hits Self Release (Jul) 5
ANDY FERRELL At Home And In Nashville Self Release (Nov) 2
CREED FISHER Rednecks Like Us Fishdog (Sep) 4
FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE Dig Your Roots Big Machine (Sep) 4
THE FLYIN’ A’S You Drive Me Crazy Flyin’ A (Oct) 1
FORBES FAMILY A Forbes Family Treasure Volumes 1 And 2 Rebel (Jan) 4
FRANK FOSTER Good Country Music Lone Chief (Dec) 3
KEVIN FOWLER Coming To A Honky Tonk Near You Kevin Fowler (Dec) 3½
DORI FREEMAN Dori Freeman Free Dirt (Mar) 3
DONNIE FRITTS Oh My Goodness Single Lock (Apr) 3½
ROBBIE FULKS Upland Stories Bloodshot (May) 4
FURNACE MOUNTAIN Shadow Of Plenty Self Release (Nov) 4
MICKEY GALYEAN & CULLEN’S BRIDGE My Daddy’s Grass Rebel (Sep) 4
RACHEL GARLIN Wink At July Tactile (Feb) 2
VINCE GILL Down To My Last Bad Habit MCA Nashville (Mar) 4½
VERN GOSDIN Out Of My Heart + Nickels And Dimes And Love Morello (Aug) 4
JACK GRELLE Got Dressed Up To Be Let Down Big Muddy (Dec) 3
STEVE GRIGGS From Fort Worth To Bakersfield Self Release (May) 4
TYLLER GUMMERSALL Long Ride Home Self Release (Mar) 2
HACKENSAW BOYS Charismo Free Dirt (May) 4
HALLUR Cozy Cowboy HJ (Feb) 3½
CHRIS HAMILTON Just As I Am (EP) Self Release (Jul) 2½
TYLER HAMMOND Everything To Lose Self Release (Dec) 4
THE HANDSOME FAMILY Unseen Loose Music (Nov) 5
LYNNE HANSON 7 Deadly Spins Continental Record Services (Jan) 4½
CASE HARDIN Over Fort Worth Case Hardin Music (Mar) 3½
J. HARDIN The Piasa Bird Self Release (Aug) 3
BILLY HARDWICK JR. The Day Merle Haggard Died Rusty Washboard Music (Dec) 5 (Album of the Month)
RAY HARRIS Kinda Sets The Tone Self Release (Jun) 4
TRAVIS HARRIS AND THE WEST COAST TURNAROUNDS The Truth And Other Lies Self Release (Apr) 3½
HAT FITZ AND CARA After The Rain Self Release (Dec) 4
MARTHA L. HEALY To Be Free FrogEye (Oct) 4
MICHAEL HEARNE Red River Dreams Howling Dog (Dec) 5
TERRI HENDRIX Love You Strong Wilory (Mar) 3½
TERRI HENDRIX The Slaughterhouse Sessions Wilory (Oct) 4
THE HERESIES I Want My Honky Tonk Back Coffeetonk Songs (Mar) 5 (Honky Tonker of the Month)
ROB HERON AND THE TEA PAD ORCHESTRA Something Blue Tea Pad (Jun) 4
THE HIGH BAR GANG Someday The Heart Will Trouble The Mind True North (Aug) 4
HIGH PLAINS HONKY Good And High Flyin’ Sad Pad (Oct) 3
THE HIGHWAYMEN The Very Best Of… Sony Legacy (Aug) 3½
ARTY HILL Live: Church On Saturday Night Arty Hill Music (Nov) 4½
THORNE HILL No More Holding Back Self Release (Apr) 5
JOEL HOFMANN BAND Shop Sessions Genuine Cowhide (Jun) 4
DEREK HOKE Southern Moon Little Hollywood (Aug) 4
MALCOLM HOLCOMBE Another Black Hole Proper (Mar) 4
HOME FREE Country Evolution Sony (Jan) 4
THE HONEYCUTTERS On The Ropes Organic (Jul) 3½
TOMMY HOOKER It Should Be Easier Now… But It Ain’t i2i (Jan) 4
HOT CLUB OF COWTOWN Midnight On The Trail Gold Strike (Apr) 3½
BEN HUNTER AND JOE SEAMONS Take Yo Time Rhapsody (Feb) 4
THE CORNELL HURD BAND Boonville: Live In Mendocino County Behemoth (Feb) 4
HUNTER HUTCHINSON What Do You Say Self Release (Mar) 3½
ROB ICKES & TREY HENSLEY The Country Blues Compass (Aug) 5
CERA IMPALA Tumbleweed Self Release (Jul) 2½
JACK INGRAM Midnight Motel Rounder (Nov) 5
DAVE INSLEY Just The Way That I Am DIR (Apr) 4
KRISTINA JACOBSEN Three Roses Three Roses Music (Feb) 4
SARAH JAROSZ Undercurrent Sugar Hill (Jun) 4
WAYLON JENNINGS The Lost Nashville Sessions Country Rewind (Nov) 3
CODY JINKS I’m Not The Devil Cody Jinks Music (Sep) 4½
JOEY + RORY Hymns That Are Important To Us Gaither Music / Cracker Barrel (Mar) 5
JOHNS & NOWAK Johns & Nowak Self Release (Nov) 2
CODY JOHNSON Gotta Be Me Self Release (Sep) 5
DIANA JONES Live In Concert Proper (Feb) 4
GEORGE JONES Cold Hard Truth + Live With The Possum Morello (Mar) 3
GEORGE JONES A Picture Of Me (Without You) + Nothing Ever Hurt Me (Half As Bad As Losing You) Morello (Aug) 4½
JESSE JONES Honky Tonk Highway Tej Entertainment (Feb) 5 (Honky Tonker of the Month)
ANNIE KEATING Trick Star Self Release (Jul) 3½
BILLY KEEBLE Down In Texas Self Release (Jan) 5 (Album of the Month)
IRENE KELLEY These Hills Mountain Fever (Oct) 5
STEPHEN KELLOGG South, West, North, East Bread And Butter (May) 2
BILL KIRCHEN AND AUSTIN DE LONE Transatlanticana Red House (Nov) 3½
LIBBY KOCH Just Move On Berkalin (Aug) 3½
JANE KRAMER Carnival Of Hopes Self Release (Jan) 2
KRIS KRISTOFFERSON The Complete Monument And Columbia Albums Collection Sony Music (Jul) 4
BEN KUNDER Golden Self Release (May) 2
EVIE LADIN BAND Jump The Fire Evil Diane Music (Apr) 3
VANCE LANE Moonlight, Whiskey & Rainbows Southland (May) 4½
VANCE LANE Night Life Southland (May) 4
JIM LAUDERDALE This Changes Everything Sky Crunch (Oct) 5 (Honky Tonker of the Month)
CYNDI LAUPER Detour Sire (Jun) 5 (Album of the Month)
DOYLE LAWSON & QUICKSILVER Burden Bearer Mountain Home Music (Aug) 3
ADAM LEE Sincerely, Me Self Release (Oct) 3
BRENDA LEE Brenda Lee Sings Country: Ultimate Country Collection Hump Head (Aug) 2
JOHNNY LEE You Ain’t Never Been To Texas Smith Music Group (Jul) 4
AARON LEWIS Sinner Dot / Big Machine (Dec) 3
JIMMY LEWIS Don’t Bring The Cowboy Out In Me Self Release (Dec) 4
LINDA GAIL LEWIS Hard Rockin’ Woman! Lanark (Jan) 3
LEWIS & LEIGH Ghost Celticana (Aug) 5
JOHN LILLY Thinking About The Weather Self Release (Aug) 5
LITTLE BIG TOWN Wanderlust Capitol Nashville (Aug) 2½
KENYON LOCKRY Family Man Self Release (Mar) 3
LOCUST HONEY STRING BAND Never Let Me Cross Your Mind Self Release (Jan) 5
THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND Deep Waters Rounder (Jul) 4
GABRIELLE LOUISE If The Static Clears Sandalwood (Oct) 1
THE LOWEST PAIR Fern Girl & Ice Man Team Love (Jun) 2
THE LOWEST PAIR Uncertain As It Is Uneven Team Love (Jun) 2
AUSTIN LUCAS Between The Moon And The Midwest Last Chance (Apr) 3
CLAIRE LYNCH North By South Compass (Oct) 3
LORETTA LYNN Full Circle Sony Legacy (Mar) 4
LORETTA LYNN White Christmas Blue Sony Music (Dec) 4½
MIA ROSE LYNN Follow Me Moon Self Release (Oct) 1½
NORMA MACDONALD Burn The Tapes Pigeon Row (Jul) 3
MARK MANDEVILLE AND RAIANNE RICHARDS Grain By Grain Nobody’s Favourite (May) 4
JAYDEE MANESS From Where I Sit Piks & Bar Music (Feb) 4
THE MAVERICKS All Night Live Volume 1 Mono Mundo (Oct) 3½
MARTINA MCBRIDE Reckless NASH Icon (May) 2
PAUL MCCLURE Songs For Anyone Clubhouse (Jan) 3½
SEAN MCCONNELL Sean McConnell Rounder (Nov) 4
JOHN MCEUEN Made In Brooklyn Chesky (Oct) 4
TIA MCGRAFF Crazy Beautiful Bandana (Jul) 4
KEEGAN MCINROE Uncouth Pilgrims Self Release (Oct) 5
CHARLIE MCNEAL Remember The Time Self Release (Dec) 5 (Honky Tonker of the Month)
DANIEL MEADE & THE FLYING MULES Let Me Off At The Bottom At The Helm (May) 5
MICHAELA ANNE Bright Lights And The Fame Kingswood (Jul) 4
GIULIA MILLANTA Moonbeam Parade Ugly Cat Music (Nov) 2
BUDDY MILLER AND FRIENDS Cayamo Sessions At Sea New West (Feb) 4½
DUB MILLER The Midnight Ambassador Smith Music (Mar) 2
MISS TESS Baby, We All Know Rights (Sep) 5
DALLAS MOORE Live At The Bullitt County Jail Sol (Dec) 5
JUSTIN MOORE Kinda Don’t Care (Deluxe) Valory Music (Oct) 2½
ALLISON MOORER The Essential Collection Hump Head (Jan) 5
CLINT MORGAN Scofflaw Lost Cause (Jun) 3
LORRIE MORGAN Letting Go… Slow Shanachie Entertainment (Mar) 3
WILLIAM MICHAEL MORGAN Vinyl Warner Bros (Nov) 4
SAM MORROW There Is No Map Forty Below (Oct) 1
KIMBERLY MOSES Now Or Never Creole Poet (Aug) 2½
MOUNTAIN HEART Blue Skies Compass (Jun) 3
JOE MULLINS & THE RADIO RAMBLERS Sacred Memories Rebel (May) 4
CHRIS MURPHY Red Mountain Blues Teahouse (Oct) 3
KACEY MUSGRAVES A Very Kacey Christmas Decca (Dec) 5
DAVID NAIL Fighter Hump Head (Aug) 2
WILLIE NELSON For The Good Times: A Tribute To Ray Price Sony Legacy (Sep) 4
WILLIE NELSON Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin Sony Legacy (Feb) 3½
JENNIFER NETTLES Playing With Fire Big Machine (May) 5
NEWTOWN Harlan Road Mountain Home (Aug) 5
PENNY NICHOLS Golden State Pensongs (Jan) 4
RANCE NORTON Rance Norton Heart Of Texas (Jun) 5
THE NUTHER BROTHERS Honky Tonk Life Uncle Mike’s Music Works (Sep) 3
AOIFE O’DONOVAN In The Magic Hour Yep Roc (Jan) 4
SHANTELL OGDEN The Road That Drives Me Hip Farm Chic (Dec) 3
CHET O’KEEFE Because Of You Scarlet (Sep) 2
OLD DOMINION Meat And Candy RCA Nashville (Jan) 3
ORFILA Never Slowin’ Down Black Dog (Oct) 2
THE ORPHAN BRIGADE Soundtrack To A Ghost Story Self Release / Proper (Jan) 4
MARIE OSMOND Music Is Medicine Oliveme (Jun) 5
SHANE OWENS Where I’m Coming From AmeriMonte (Dec) 4
JON PARDI California Sunrise Capitol (Jul) 3
DOLLY PARTON Pure & Simple Sony Masterworks (Sep) 5 (Album of the Month)
DOLLY PARTON, LINDA RONSTADT AND EMMYLOU HARRIS The Complete Trio Collection Rhino (Aug) 4
BILLY PAYNE Genuine Leather Self Release (May) 4
CAM PENNER Sex And Politics Self Release (Feb) 2
ANGELA PERLEY AND THE HOWLIN’ MOONS Homemade Vision Vital (Mar) 2
GRETCHEN PETERS The Essential Gretchen Peters Proper (Feb) 5
PINE STREET RAMBLERS Hazy Shade Of Gold Pine Street (Jul) 5
MO PITNEY Behind This Guitar Curb (Oct) 5 (Album of the Month)
THE PONDEROSA ACES Honky Tonkin’ My Life Away Self Release (Mar) 5
BUFORD POPE The Poem & The Rose Unchained (Feb) 2
PRAIRIE REHAB Conformateur Filament Glow Music (Sep) 4
PRAIRIE REHAB Idiomatic Filament Glow Music (Sep) 3½
MARGO PRICE Midwest Farmer’s Daughter Third Man (May) 3½
THE PRICE SISTERS The Price Sisters Rebel (Oct) 4
JOHN PRINE For Better, Or Worse Oh Boy (Sep) 4
DARRYL PURPOSE Still The Birds Self Release (May) 3
CHRIS RAGGATT I Love Your Style Self Release (Oct) 3
RED SKY JULY The Truth And The Lie Absolute (Mar) 5
THE REEVES BROTHERS Home Sweet Honky-Tonk Joe Missouri Entertainment (Nov) 4½
THE RIFTERS Architecture Of A Fire Howlin’ Dog (Oct) 2½
MARTY ROBBINS R.F.D. / My Kind Of Country Morello (Dec) 3
MARTY ROBBINS Today / Don’t Let Me Touch You Morello (Jul) 4
TERRY ROBBINS New Memories Country Discovery (Nov) 3
CARRIE RODRIGUEZ AND THE SACRED HEARTS Lola Luz / Thirty Tigers (Feb) 4
JOHNNY RODRIGUEZ My Third Album – Songs About Ladies And Love Hux (Feb) 4
RANDY ROGERS BAND Nothing Shines Like Neon Tommy Jackson (Feb) 4½
KOREY ROSE Korey Rose (EP) Cheaha (Nov) 4½
THE ROSIN SISTERS It’s All Your Fault Self Release (Sep) 4½
JIMMY RUGGIERE A Heartache Couldn’t Happen To A Nicer Guy Blue Streak (Feb) 2½
KEVIN RUSSELL Country Swing Self Release (Jun) 4
DOUG SAHM & THE SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET Hell Of A Spell / Nuevo Wave / Texas Hero Retroworld (Jun) 4
CARTER SAMPSON Wilder Side Continental Song City (Jun) 4½
RAY SANDERS That’s Just The Way It Is Hillside (Jun) 4½
PAUL SCHLESINGER AND HIS KNIGHTS OF TEXAS SWING Paul Schlesinger And His Knights Of Texas Swing Self Release (Jul) 5 (Honky Tonker of the Month)
DARRELL SCOTT Couchville Sessions Full Light (Apr) 4
EVE SELIS See Me With Your Heart Hot (Jul) 3½
HENRY SENIOR JR. Plates Of Meat Maiden Voyage (Dec) 4
SESSION AMERICANA WITH JEFFERSON HAMER Great Shakes Self Release (Oct) 2
BROTHER SHAW Brother Shaw’s Texas Swing Revival Self Release (Jun) 5 (Honky Tonker of the Month)
SHEESHAM AND LOTUS AND ‘SON 78rpm Sepia Phone (Feb) 3
BLAKE SHELTON If I’m Honest Warner Bros (Jul) 3½
JEAN SHEPARD Country Music: Pure And Simple Hump Head (Aug) 4
THE SHIRES My Universe Decca (Nov) 3½
CAROLYN SILLS COMBO Dime Stories: Volume Two Self Release (Jul) 3
SILO ROAD Last Call Love Self Release (Feb) 5
LUCIE SILVAS Letters To Ghosts Decca (Sep) 2
STURGILL SIMPSON A Sailor’s Guide To Earth Atlantic (Jun) 4
MARGIE SINGLETON On The Other Side Of Life Ashley (Apr) 1
THE SMALL GLORIES Wondrous Traveler Self Release (Jul) 2
DAVID G. SMITH First Love Self Release (Feb) 2
TODD SNIDER Eastside Bulldog Aimless (Oct) 4
FRANK SOLIVAN Family, Friends & Heroes Compass (Apr) 4
DUSTIN SONNIER Country Songs Of Sadness To Salve The Soul (May) 5 (Honky Tonker of the Month)
THE SOUTHERN COMPANION 1000 Days Of Rain Self Release (Apr) 5
SOUTHERN HALO Southern Halo Southern Halo (Jul) 3
SOUTHERN TENANT FOLK UNION Join Forces Johnny Rock (Oct) 3
SCOTT SOUTHWORTH The Last Honky Tonk In Town Self Release (Sep) 5 (Honky Tonker of the Month)
SPEEDBUGGY USA South Of Bakersfield Wagon Wheel (Jun) 3
SPICEWOOD SEVEN Still Mad Phoebe Clair Publishing (Apr) 2
SHAKIN’ STEVENS Echoes Of Our Times Right Track (Sep) 5
GINGER ST. JAMES One For The Money Busted Flat (Jun) 4
WILLIE STRATTON Della Rosa Self Release (Oct) 4
DIETRICH STRAUSE How Cruel That Hunger Binds Self Release (Nov) 4
THE STRAY BIRDS Magic Fire Yep Roc (Aug) 5
DENNIS STROUGHMATT One More Time: A Tribute To Ray Price’s Cherokee Cowboys, Vol. II Self Release (Aug) 4
EVI TAUSEN Make This Life A Dance TUTL (Feb) 3½
CHIP TAYLOR I’ll Carry For You Train Wreck (Sep) 3
CHIP TAYLOR Last Chance / Some Of Us Morello (Mar) 4
CHIP TAYLOR Little Brothers Train Wreck (Sep) 3½
JACKSON TAYLOR & THE SINNERS Which Way Is Up Sin House (Sep) 4
TEXAS MARTHA AND THE HOUSE OF TWANG Long Way From Home Self Release (Feb) 2
HAYDEN THOMPSON Boonville Mississippi Flash / The Time Is Now Bluelight (Apr) 3
TEDDY THOMPSON AND KELLY JONES Little Windows Cooking Vinyl (May) 4½
TIP JAR Let Go Shine A Light (Feb) 2
THE TIME JUMPERS Kid Sister Rounder (Oct) 5
JUSTIN TREVINO Live At London Dance Hall Heart Of Texas (Jan) 4
CALE TYSON Careless Soul Clubhouse (Apr) 5 (Album of the Month)
UNDERHILL ROSE The Great Tomorrow Self Release (Mar) 4
UPTOWN DRIFTERS Recollections In Swing Self Release (Aug) 3½
TOWNES VAN ZANDT The Late Great Townes Van Zandt Charly (Jan) 4
VARIOUS ARTISTS Bob Harris Country Sessions Hump Head (Apr) 5
VARIOUS ARTISTS Christmas On The Lam And Other Songs From The Season Red House (Nov) 4
VARIOUS ARTISTS Feel Like Going Home: The Songs Of Charlie Rich Memphis International (Nov) 4
VARIOUS ARTISTS The Golden Age Of American Popular Music - More Country Hits Ace (Jun) 4
VARIOUS ARTISTS The Music Of Nashville: Season 4 / Volume 1 Big Machine (Aug) 4
VARIOUS ARTISTS Out Of Left Field – Where Soul Meets Country Ace (Mar) 4
VARIOUS ARTISTS Remembering Kitty Wells Heart Of Texas (Jun) 5
PETER VESTH & FRIENDS Favorites Wilhelm Hansen Musikforlag (Aug) 4
HENRY WAGONS After What I Did Last Night Goldview (Mar) 1
WHEELER WALKER JR. Redneck Shit Pepper Hill (Mar) 4
ROBERT REX WALLER JR Fancy Free Western Seeds (Jul) 2
WARD THOMAS Cartwheels Sony Music (Nov) 4
PAUL WASHINGTON A Soft Spot For You Self Release (Mar) 3½
RUPERT WATES Colorado Mornings - True Love Songs Bite (Jun) 4
SARA WATKINS Young In All The Wrong Ways New West (Jul) 4
DALE WATSON Live At The Big ‘T’ Roadhouse Chicken S#!+ Sunday Red House (Oct) 4
DALE WATSON Under The Influence Red River Entertainment (Nov) 5 (Honky Tonker of the Month)
GENE WATSON Barrooms And Bedrooms: The Capitol And MCA Years Hump Head (Mar) 5
GENE WATSON Real. Country. Music. Fourteen Carat Music (Feb) 5 (Album of the Month)
THE WAY DOWN WANDERERS The Way Down Wanderers Self Release (Dec) 4
DALLAS WAYNE Songs The Jukebox Taught Me Heart Of Texas (May) 4
JAMES ROBERT WEBB Pictures Bison Creek (Jun) 3
WENDY WEBB This Is The Moment Spooky Moon (Jan) 3½
GILLIAN WELCH Boots No.1: The Official Revival Bootleg Acony (Dec) 4
THE WESTERN FLYERS Wild Blue Yonder Versa-Tone (Dec) 5
AMELIA WHITE Home Sweet Hotel White-Wolf (Feb) 3½
DRAKE WHITE Spark Dot (Oct) 4
HANNAH WHITE Whose Side Are You On Self Release (Jun) 3
TONY JOE WHITE Rain Crow YepRoc (May) 3
BROOKS WILLIAMS My Turn Now Continental Song City (Apr) 2
HANK WILLIAMS JR It’s About Time Nash Icon (Feb) 2
LUCINDA WILLIAMS The Ghosts Of Highway 20 Thirty Tigers (Mar) 5
MATT WOODS How To Survive Lonely Ones (Oct) 4
JIM & LYNNA WOOLSEY Heart And Soul, Blood And Bone Broken (Sep) 3
TAMMY WYNETTE Bedtime Story + My Man Morello (Mar) 5
WYNONNA & THE BIG NOISE Wynonna & The Big Noise Curb (Apr) 3
DWIGHT YOAKAM Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars Sugar Hill (Nov) 5
CHRIS YOUNG It Must Be Christmas Sony (Dec) 4
DANI YOUNG & WARREN H. WILLIAMS Desert Water ABC / Universal (Sep) 4

BOOK REVIEWS
BOBBY BRADDOCK: A LIFE ON NASHVILLE’S MUSIC ROW (Feb)
DELTA LADY: A MEMOIR - RITA COOLIDGE (Jun)
THE MUSIC OF THE STANLEY BROTHERS (Jan)
MAC WISEMAN: ALL MY MEMORIES FIT FOR PRINT (May)

FEATURES
8 SEGUNDOS (Feb)
50 FROM 30 (Fifty Greatest Country Albums) (Sep)
50 FROM 30 (Fifty Greatest Country Songs) (Oct)
AMERICANAFEST (Nov)
MOE BANDY (Aug)
BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR (Nov)
BELFAST NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL (May)
GLENNA BELL (Nov)
CLINT BLACK (Feb)
BILLY BRAGG & JOE HENRY (Oct)
BROTHERS OSBORNE (Jun)
CAM (Jan)
BEN CAPLAN (Aug)
KENNY CHESNEY (Nov)
MARK CHESNUTT (Aug)
GUY CLARK (Jun)
SHAWN COLVIN & STEVE EARLE (Jul)
C2C COUNTRY TO COUNTRY (Apr)
COVER CD GUIDE (Nov)
CRITIC’S CHOICE (Jan)
BILLY RAY CYRUS (Oct)
RUSSELL DECARLE (Apr)
HOLLY DUNN (Dec)
BRETT ELDREDGE (Apr)
SHAWN FENNER (Oct)
BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN (Feb)
FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE (Oct)
DONNIE FRITTS (May)
VINCE GILL (Apr)
RAY GRIFF (Apr)
MERLE HAGGARD (May)
BOB HARRIS (May)
ROB HERON (Jul)
ARTY HILL (Dec)
INDEX 2015 (Jan)
SONNY JAMES (Apr)
SARAH JAROSZ (Sep)
IRENE KELLEY (Dec)
CORB LUND (Jun)
LORETTA LYNN (Mar)
MADDIE & TAE (Sep)
MAC MCANALLY (Feb)
SCOTTY MOORE (Aug)
JENNIFER NETTLES (Jun)
JODY NIX (Mar)
OLD DOMINION (Jan)
BUCK OWENS (Jul)
JON PARDI (Jul)
DOLLY PARTON (Sep)
BILLY PAYNE (Jul)
ROD PICOTT (Jan)
WOODY PINES (Jun)
JEREMY PINNELL (Jan)
CURTIS POTTER (Mar)
READERS’ ALL-TIME FAVOURITE SONGS & ARTISTS (Nov)
THE REEVES BROTHERS (Dec)
KIMMIE RHODES (Jul)
PAUL SCHLESINGER (Nov)
JACK SCOTT (Feb)
BROTHER ETHAN SHAW (Sep)
JEAN SHEPARD (Nov)
RED SIMPSON (Feb)
RALPH STANLEY (Aug)
SHAKIN’ STEVENS (Dec)
DENNY STRICKLAND (Dec)
MEL TILLIS (Mar)
CALE TYSON (Apr)
UK AMERICANA AWARDS (Mar)
SARA WATKINS (Dec)
AARON WATSON (May)
DALE WATSON (Dec)
GENE WATSON (Mar)
NEIL WHITE (Dec)
FARON YOUNG (Mar)

FILM REVIEWS
DOLLY PARTON’S COAT OF MANY COLORS (Jan)
I SAW THE LIGHT (Jun)