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Boner’s C(o)untry Cumpilation

Only albums 1990-present. Somewhat random mix of stuff I dig, not in any way comprehensive or even fully representative of my favorites. Don’t love everything here but it’s all at least good and worth a listen.
1Uncle Tupelo
No Depression


Alt-country ground zero, cowpunk-influenced
*Essential*
2Iris DeMent
Infamous Angel


Americana, pretty, sad
3Lucinda Williams
Sweet Old World


Alt-country, slightly poppy
4Uncle Tupelo
March 16 to 20, 1992


Americana, mix of trad folk covers and originals
5The Jayhawks
Hollywood Town Hall


Alt-country, country rock
6Dwight Yoakam
This Time


Contemporary country
7Robert Earl Keen
A Bigger Piece of Sky
8Grant Lee Buffalo
Mighty Joe Moon


Alt-country, alt-rock
9The Jayhawks
Tomorrow the Green Grass


Alt-country, country rock
10Guy Clark
Dublin Blues


Americana, folky
11James McMurtry
Where'd You Hide the Body


Country rock, Americana
12Son Volt
Trace


Alt-country
13Freakwater
Old Paint


Americana, old-fashioned
14Gillian Welch
Revival


Americana, old-fashioned
*Essential*
15Wilco
Being There


Alt-country, country rock, roots rock, double album
*Essential*
16Old 97s
Too Far to Care


Alt-country, cowpunk, raucous
17Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac


Alt-country, Americana
*Essential*
18Steve Earle
El Corazón


Country rock, alt-country
*Essential*
19Midnight Choir
Amsterdam Stranded


Norwegian Americana, slowcore and chamber pop influences, hidden classic
20Calexico
The Black Light


Mostly instrumental, Tex-Mex influence, soundtrack vibes
21Lucinda Williams
Car Wheels on a Gravel Road


Alt-country, Americana, perfect songwriting
*Essential*
22Golden Smog
Weird Tales


Alt-country, country rock, supergroup
23Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
I See a Darkness


Alt-country, folk, slowcore, sad
*Essential*
24Neko Case
Furnace Room Lullaby


Twangy alt-country, incredible vocals
25Ryan Adams
Heartbreaker


Alt-country, Americana, “separate the art from the artist”-core
26Gillian Welch
Time (The Revelator)


Americana, acoustic
*Essential*
27Silver Jews
Bright Flight


Alt-country, indie rock
28Kathleen Edwards
Failer


Alt-country, Americana
29Jesse Sykes and The Sweet Hereafter
Reckless Burning


Alt-country, slowcore influences
30Neko Case
Blacklisted


Alt-country, a bit Gothic
*Essential*
31James McMurtry
Saint Mary of the Woods


Country rock
32Magnolia Electric Co
Magnolia Electric Co


Alt-country, country rock, sad as fuck
*Essential*
33Drive-By Truckers
Decoration Day


Country rock, Southern rock, stories
*Essential*
34Richmond Fontaine
Post To Wire


Alt-country
35Ryan Adams
Cold Roses


Country rock, alt-country
36Calexico and Iron and Wine
In the Reins


Americana
37Deer Tick
War Elephant


Alt-country, Americana
38Phosphorescent
Pride


Americana, indie folk, campfire-core
39The Felice Brothers
The Felice Brothers


Americana, roots, raucous
40Hayes Carll
Trouble in Mind


Contemporary country, country rock
41The Avett Brothers
I and Love and You


Americana
42Turnpike Troubadours
Diamonds and Gasoline


Capital C Country, great songwriting, pleb filter vocals
43The Decemberists
The King Is Dead


Americana, folk rock
44Bill Callahan
Apocalypse


Americana
45Phosphorescent
Muchacho


Americana, chamber pop, a bit psych
*Essential*
46Kacey Musgraves
Same Trailer Different Park


Contemporary country, legs, small-town-life-core
47Hiss Golden Messenger
Haw


Americana, folk rock
48Futurebirds
Baba Yaga


Psychedelic country rock
49Patty Griffin
American Kid


Americana
50John Moreland
In The Throes


Alt-country, Americana, sad
*Essential*
51Jason Isbell
Southeastern


Americana, folk, sobriety-core
*Essential*
52Sarah Jarosz
Build Me Up from Bones


Americana, progressive bluegrass
53Israel Nash
Israel Nash's Rain Plans


Country rock, a bit psych, Neil Young worship
54Brandy Clark
12 Stories


Contemporary country, stories
55Hurray For The Riff Raff
Small Town Heroes


Americana, folk, small-town-life-core
56The Delines
Colfax


Alt-country, country soul
57Nikki Lane
All or Nothin'


Country pop, twangy
58Sturgill Simpson
Metamodern Sounds In Country Music


Outlaw country, a bit psych
59John Fullbright
Songs


Americana, folk rock
60Lucinda Williams
Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone


Americana, country rock, blues rock, double album
61Angaleena Presley
American Middle Class


Contemporary country, small-town-life-core
62Ryan Bingham
Fear and Saturday Night


Americana
63Steve Gunn and The Black Twig Pickers
Seasonal Hire


Americana, old-time, folk
64James McMurtry
Complicated Game


Americana, folky, best lyrics
*Essential*
65Chris Stapleton
Traveller


Contemporary country, Americana, massive vocals
66The Deslondes
The Deslondes


Americana, old-fashioned
67Phil Cook and His Feat
Southland Mission


Country rock, Southern rock, feel-good
68Jason Isbell
Something More Than Free


Americana, stories, sobriety-core
69Dave Rawlings Machine
Nashville Obsolete


Americana
70The Cactus Blossoms
You're Dreaming


Americana, close harmony
71Richmond Fontaine
You Can't Go Back if There's Nothing to Go Back To


Alt-country, Americana, stories
72Parker Millsap
The Very Last Day


Americana, folk rock, bluesy
73Various Artists (Country)
Southern Family


Americana, contemporary country, concept
74Sturgill Simpson
A Sailor's Guide To Earth


Country soul
*Essential*
75Lori McKenna
The Bird & The Rifle


Sugary-sweet Americana
76Brent Cobb
Shine On Rainy Day


Contemporary country
77Son Volt
Notes of Blue


Alt-country, bluesy
78Willie Nelson
God's Problem Child


Progressive country, weed
79John Moreland
Big Bad Luv


Americana, roots rock
80Colter Wall
Colter Wall


Americana, contemporary folk, old-fashioned
81Justin Townes Earle
Kids In The Street


Americana, roots
82Get Your Gun
Doubt Is My Rope Back To You


Gothic country
83Turnpike Troubadours
A Long Way From Your Heart


Americana
84Hans Chew
Open Sea


Country rock, Neil Young worship
85Brandi Carlile
By the Way, I Forgive You


Americana, folk rock, amazing vocals
86Dogwood Tales
Too Hard to Tell


Americana, alt-country
87Courtney Marie Andrews
May Your Kindness Remain


Americana
88Kacey Musgraves
Golden Hour


Country pop
89Ashley Monroe
Sparrow


Country pop, strings, Nashville Sound
90Shannen Moser
I'll Sing


Americana, folk
91Amanda Shires
To the Sunset


Alt-country, indie pop
92Dean Wareham and Cheval Sombre
Dean Wareham Vs. Cheval Sombre


Alt-country, dream pop, slowcore
93Emily Scott Robinson
Traveling Mercies


Americana
94Faye Webster
Atlanta Millionaires Club


Country pop, indie pop, R&B/soul influences
95Ian Noe
Between The Country


Americana, John Prine-core
96Honey Harper
Starmaker


Alt-country, gorgeous
97Waxahatchee
Saint Cloud


Alt-country, Americana
98Jerry Joseph
The Beautiful Madness


Country rock, roots rock
99Ruston Kelly
Shape and Destroy


Contemporary country
100Waylon Payne
Blue Eyes, the Harlot, the Queer, the Pusher & Me


Progressive country, Americana
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