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Saturday December 27, 2008 - Best Of 2008

I got up early to be a guest on CBC Radio's North By Northwest. Host Sheryl McKay had invited me to play some of my favourite songs of the year (only managed to squeeze in 7 of them, though!)
#ArtistSong TitleAlbum (label)
1Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow QuartetBanjo Picking GirlAbigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet (Nettwerk)
2Del McCouryMoneylandMoneyland (McCoury Music)
3The BreakmenBrookmereWhen You Leave Town (
4HeadwaterNever Going BackLay You Down (
5NiyazHejranNine Heavens (Six Degrees)
6Julie FowlisLon-Dubh - BlackbirdSingle (
7Matt AndersenHow I WishSomething Between (Indie, NB)
Then I drove up to CiTR for my show, but the Student Union Building was locked up till 9:15am, so it was a late start again. Most aggravating!
1Patrick StreetMusic For A Found HarmoniumIrish Times (Green Linnet)
2UmalaliMeruaGarifuna Womens Project (Cumbancha)
3ChiwonisoKurimaRebel Woman (Cumbancha)
4Issa BagayogoSeberoMali Koura (World Village)
5TerakaftAmidine Wa Dagh Nohar TimarAkh Issudar (World Village)
6Markus JamesMystifiedSnakeskin Violin (Firenze)
7Jayme Stone & Mansa SissokoDakarAfrica to Appalachia (Indie, Quebec/Ontario)
8NiyazHejranNine Heavens (Six Degrees)
9Red ChamberSunny Spring & White SnowRedgrass (Indie, Vancouver)
10Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow QuartetKangding Qingge / Oldtime Dance PartyAbigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet (Nettwerk)
11Pacific CurlsWhakamahanaPacific Celta (Indie, NZ)
12Michael Franti & SpearheadAll I Want Is YouAll Rebel Rockers (Anti)
13Lila DownsBlack Magic WomanShake Away (Manhattan)
14LaBrassBandaBrassbandaHabediehre (Trikont)
15Haugaard & HoirupIngelas ValsRejsedage (Go! Discs)
16Marc Atkinson TrioVorizoIV (Warner)
17The Horse FliesBaghdad ChildrenUntil The Ocean (Pest Control)
18Peter OstroushkoBaghdad BluesOur Side Of Town (Red House)
19Paul ReddickMorning BellSugar Bird (Northern Blues)
20Pine Leaf BoysCountry Playboy SpecialHomage A Passe (Lionsgate)
21I See Hawks In L.A.Good & Foolish TimesHallowed Ground (Bigbook Records)
22Joan OsborneTo The One I LoveLittle Wild One (Time Life)
23James HunterHand It OverThe Hard Way (Hear Music)
24Matt AndersenHow I WishSomething Between (Indie, NB)
25Old Crow Medicine ShowMary's KitchenTennessee Pusher (Nettwerk)
26Wyckham PorteousPlease Please Me3am (Cordova Bay)
27Julie FowlisLon-Dubh - BlackbirdSingle (
28Porkbelly FuturesGotta Love A TrainPorkbelly Futures (Cordova Bay)
29Eliza GilkysonRunaway TrainBeautiful World (Red House)
30Crooked StillCaptain CaptainStill Crooked (Signature Sounds)
31The Steel DriversIf It Hadn't Been For LoveThe Steel Drivers (Rounder)
32The BreakmenPlay Me Another OneWhen You Leave Town (
33HeadwaterPicture ShowLay You Down (
34Steve DawsonSomebody's Got To Help YouWaiting For The Lights To Come Up (Black Hen)
35Kim EdgarRedButterflies & Broken Glass (
36Tim O'BrienThe GardenChameleon (Proper America)
37Seth LakemanI'll Haunt YouPoor Man's Heaven (Relentless)
38SolasThere Is A TimeFor Love & Laughter (Compass)
39Mark DunlopThe NightingaleIslands On The Moon (Greentrax)
40Martin Hayes & Dennis CahillThe Girl Who Broke My HeartWelcome Here Again (Compass)
41BellowheadWhiskey Is The Life Of ManMatachin (Navigator)
42BlackthornFarewell To Whiskey / Blue Eyes Polka / I Hardly Knew HerSweet Forget Me Not (
43Mauvais SortBee's / CormierJettatura (Indie, Quebec)
44La Volee d'CastorsLe Sentier De NeigeL'Album Du Temps Des Fetes (Indie, Quebec)