Thursday, December 19, 2013

TnJ 472 (12/19/13)

Hitting as many of 2013’s high points as possible in 2 hours (minus commercials), here are some of the most toast-worthy recordings of the year…


HERBIE HANCOCK – Chameleon  (2013 Herbie Hancock – the Complete Columbia Album Collection 1972-1988 [box set], 1975 Flood [Japanese-only release])
ROBERT RANDOLPH & the FAMILY BAND – Welcome Home  (2013 Lickety Split)
TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND – All That I Need  (2013 Made Up Mind)
GRATEFUL DEAD – China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider  (2013 Sunshine Daydream, 8/27/72 Veneta, OR)
BLACK LILLIES – Gold and Roses  (2013 Runaway Freeway Blues)


ANTHONY LEON & the CHAIN – How the West Was Won  (2013 Hell to Pay)
RUSTY WRIGHT BAND – Baby Roll On  (2013 This, That & the Other Thing)
BUDDY GUY – Meet Me in Chicago  (2013 Rhythm & Blues)
BONERAMA – Swamped In  (2013 Shake It Baby)
PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND – Sugar Plum  (2013 That’s It!)
GARLAND JEFFREYS – Dragons to Slay  (2013 Truth Serum)
the MAVERICKS – Come Unto Me  (2013 In Time)
ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND w/ ERIC CLAPTON – Why Does Love Got to be So Sad  (2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY)
SARAH JAROSZ – Over the Edge  (2013 Build Me Up from Bones)

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SOON: I'll flesh out the lists of high points for the year and post my usual year-end listmania, promise (^_^) TOAST 

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