Top 89

4:31 pm
Thu January 1, 2015

The Top 89 of 2014

Presenting, the Top 89 albums of 2014 as voted on by our listeners.  Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below, but please keep it friendly.  We know how these lists can get.  And remember, these were voted on by our listeners. If you didn't vote, you can't complain!

Congratulations to real-deal good-guy, Paul Thorn on landing the top spot with "Too Blessed to be Stressed" - a former CD of the Month.  It truly could not have happened to a nicer guy!

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Top 89
11:03 am
Mon December 8, 2014

The Top 89: Vote For Your Favorite Albums Of 2014


It's time to vote for your favorite albums of 2014.  Based on the votes of WNKU listeners, we will determine the Top 89 albums of 2014 and begin the countdown in the New Year!  To cast your vote, simply fill out the online form with your top 5 picks in order by midnight on December 19th.

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Top 89
2:00 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

The Top 89 of 2013

We present to you the Top 89 CD's of 2013 as voted on by our listeners! Use the comments section below to tell us what you think, but be nice.  We didn't do the voting.  Our listeners did.  And remember.  If you didn't vote, you can't complain.

Congratulations to the Tedeschi Trucks Band for coming out on top for the 2nd time in three years with their CD, Made Up My Mind.

Here is the Top 89 of 2013 in its entirety:

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3:15 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

The Top 89 of 2012

And here they are - The Top 89 CD's of 2012 as voted on by our listeners!  Let the listomania debates begin!  Feel free to comment below, but please keep it friendly.  Oh, and if you didn't vote, you're not allowed to complain!

Thanks to everyone who did vote, however.  An even bigger thanks to everyone for listening, and an extra super huge thanks especially to everyone who made a contribution to WNKU in 2012.  Because of you, we can look forward to the Top 89 of 2013.

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Your Favorites
2:27 pm
Mon January 2, 2012

Top 89 0f 2011

The list is in!  It's the Top 89 CD's of 2011 as voted on by our listeners.  Let the debate begin.  Feel free to leave your comments below, but please keep it kind and remember, this list was decided on by those who voted.  So, if you didn't vote, you can't complain!  Thanks to those who did vote, however, and thanks to everyone who tuned in and supported WNKU in 2011.

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Top 89
12:00 am
Wed December 8, 2010

Top 89 of 2010

Here they are! The top 89 CD's of 2010 as voted on by our listeners!

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Top 89
12:00 am
Tue December 8, 2009

Top 89 of 2009

Here they are! The top 89 CD's of 2009 as voted on by our listeners!

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Top 89
12:00 am
Mon December 8, 2008

Top 89 of 2008
  1. Lucinda Williams: Little Honey
  2. James McMurtry: Just Us Kids
  3. My Morning Jacket: Evil Urges
  4. Buddy Guy: Skin Deep
  5. Rodney Crowell: Sex And Gasoline
  6. Old Crow Medicine Show: Tennessee Pusher
  7. Bob Dylan: Tell Tale Signs
  8. Susan Tedeschi: Back to the River
  9. The Pretenders: Break Up the Concrete
  10. The Hiders : Penny Harvest Field
  11. John Hiatt : Same Old Man
  12. Dar Williams : Promised Land
  13. Fleet Foxes : Fleet Foxes
  14. Kathleen Edwards: Asking For Flowers
  15. John Mellencamp : Life, Death,
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The Top 89
12:00 am
Fri December 7, 2007

Top 89 of 2007

  1. Over the Rhine: The Trumpet Child
  2. Robert Plant | Alison Krauss: Raising Sand
  3. Wilco: Sky Blue Sky
  4. Patty Griffin: Children Running Through
  5. Lucinda Williams:West
  6. Steve Earle:Washington Square Serenade
  7. Bruce Springsteen: Magic
  8. Joni Mitchell: Shine
  9. Grace Potter & the Nocturnals:This Is Somewhere
  10. Lyle Lovett: It's Not Big It's Large
  11. Feist: The Reminder
  12. John Fogerty:Revival
  13. Levon Helm:Dirt Farmer
  14. Ryan Adams: Easy Tiger
  15. Brandi Carlile: The Story
  16. Mark Knopfl
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Top 89
4:05 pm
Thu December 7, 2006

Top 89 of 2006

  1. Bob Dylan: Modern Times
  2. Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris: All The Roadrunning
  3. Rosanne Cash: Black Cadillac
  4. Neil Young: Living With War
  5. Dixie Chicks: Taking The Long Way
  6. Old Crow Medicine Show: Big Iron World
  7. J.J.
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