Johnny Cole’s Complete List of Favorite Albums & Singles/Album Tracks of 2020

ee ☆ CONTENTS
1. Johnny’s Complete List of Favorite Albums of 2020
2. Johnny’s Honorable Mentioned Albums of 2020
3. Johnny’s Complete List of Favorite Singles/Album Tracks of 2020
Click Here for Johnny Cole’s 2020 Music Favorites (Music Artists, Albums According to Genre, Livestreams, Individual Live Events, etc.)

☆ JOHNNY’S FAVORITE ALBUMS OF 2020

● 1. Letter To You – Bruce Springsteen
● 2. Logan Ledger – Logan Ledger
● 3. Blues with Friends – Dion
● 4. Self Made Man – Larkin Poe
● 5. Burn the Witch – Sarah Peacock
● 6. No Lifeguard By the Gene Pool – Stephen Lee Veal
● 7. Fetch the Bolt Cutters – Fiona Apple
● 8. The Triangle – Lisa Mills
● 9. Forever Worse Better – Great Peacock
● 10. Wreckless Abandon – The Dirty Knobs with ft. Mike Campbell
● 11. Rough and Rowdy Ways – Bob Dylan
● 12. Familiar Ground – John Calvin Abney
● 13. Better Hurry Up – Caleb Caudle
● 14. Led by the Light – Laurie Ann Armour
● 15. McCartney III – Paul McCartney
● 16. Ruffled Feathers: Songs in the Key of Me – Sugarcane Jane
● 17. Punisher – Phoebe Bridgers
● 18. South Front Street: A Retrospective 1997- 2019 – Grayson Capps
● 19. Fellow Man – Sugarcane Jane
● 20. Walking Proof – Lilly Hiatt
● 21. An Evening of New York Songs and Stories – Suzanne Vega
● 22. La Vita Nuova – Maria McKee
● 23. Joymonger – Oh Jeremiah
● 24. Spring Break – Will Kimbrough
● 25. Early Morning Rain – Steve Forbert
● 26. Strange Place – Magnolia Bayou
● 27. Kindred Spirits – Larkin Poe
● 28. She Shimmy – Libby Rae Watson and Bert Deivert
● 29. Starting Over – Chris Stapleton
● 30. Life on Mars – Future Cowboys
● 31. Fugitive Heart – Ten Penny Gypsy
● 32. folklore – Taylor Swift
● 33. Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 1: The Butcher Shoppe Sessions – Sturgill Simpson
● 34. Such Pretty Forks in the Road – Alanis Morissette
● 35. LP5 – John Moreland
● 36. Undercover – Bronwynne Brent
● 37. Falling – Gravity Blinks
● 38. Feel The World – Brenda Bledsoe
● 39. Hobolochitto by Cary Hudson
● 40. Once in a Lifetime – Mac McAnally
● 41. Uncivil War – Shemekia Copeland
● 42. Downloads from the Universe – Jason Daniels Band
● 43. Saturn Return – The Secret Sisters
● 44. Good Souls Better Angels – Lucinda Williams
● 45. That’s How Rumors Get Started – Margo Price
● 46. El Dorado – Marcus King
● 47. Live from Eddie Owen Presents – Ross Newell
● 48. Shape & Destroy – Ruston Kelly
● 49. Reunions – Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
● 50. Idiot Prayer: Nick Cave Alone at Alexandra Palace – Nick Cave
● 51. Undone – Evan Ogden
● 52. Chromatica – Lady Gaga
● 53. Alphabetland – X
● 54. Never Will – Ashley McBryde
● 55. evermore – Taylor Swift
● 56. Microphones in 2020 – The Microphones
● 57. Ghosts of West Virginia – Steve Earle & The Dukes
● 58. Night Without Love – Webb Wilder
● 59. Pick Me Up Off The Floor – Norah Jones
● 60. Semi Automata – The Music Therapy Experiment
● 61. Dockside Saints – Cary Morin
● 62. The Blues – William Shatner
● 63. XOXO – The Jayhawks
● 64. Hate for Sale – The Pretenders
● 65. Hermitage – Ron Sexsmith
● 66. Your Life Is a Record – Brandy Clark
● 67. Building – Shannon Labrie
● 68. Love Is The King – Jeff Tweedy
● 69. Summerlong – Rose City Band
● 70. Hey Clockface – Elvis Costello
● 71. God Made A Woman – Lauren Mascitti
● 72. Shore – Fleet Foxes
● 73. Half Moon Light – The Lone Bellow
● 74. Open Heart – Phil Madeira
● 75. Daughter – Lydia Loveless
● 76. Made of Rain – The Psychedelic Furs
● 77. From an Old Guitar: Rare and Unreleased Recordings – Dave Alvin
● 78. color theory – Soccer Mommy
● 79. Songs I Can’t Live Without – Marshall Chapman
● 80. The Night You Wrote That Song: The Songs of Mickey Newbury – Gretchen Peters
● 81. Aftermath – Elizabeth Cook
● 82. Trouble and Strife – Joan Osborne
● 83. We Still Go to Rodeos – Whitney Rose
● 84. The New OK – Drive-By Truckers
● 85. The Unraveling – Drive-By Truckers
● 86. Tea for the Tillerman² – Cat Stevens
● 87. Long Violent History – Tyler Childers
● 88. All the Good Times Are Past & Gone – Dave Rawlings & Gillian Welch
● 89. Co-Starring – Ray Wylie Hubbard
● 90. Funeral for My Past – Liz Longley
● 91. Chosen Family Tree – Kree Harrison
● 92. Prospect Hill: The American Songster Omnibus – Dom Flemons
● 93. 100 Years of Blue – Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite
● 94. Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs (Vol. 1-3) – Gillian Welch
● 95. Back til I’m Gone – Leon Majcen
● 96. Saint Cloud – Waxahatchee
● 97. First Rose of Spring – Willie Nelson
● 98. And It’s Still Alright – Nathaniel Rateliff
● 99. Whole New Mess – Angel Olsen
● 100. Women in Music Pt. III – HAIM
● 101. Alone Together Sessions – Hayes Carll
● 102. Blacktop Run – Sonny Landreth
● 103. Listen – Kyshona Armstrong
● 104. Agricultural Tragic – Corb Lund
● 105. Rock Bottom Rhapsody – Pokey LaFarge
● 106. Alive in the Hot Zone – Austin Lucas
● 107. Gold Record – Bill Callahan
● 108. Beat Poetry For Survivalists – Luke Haines & Peter Buck
● 109. Last Will & Testament – Bonnie Whitmore
● 110. Neon Cross – Jaime Wyatt
● 111. Blue Eyes, The Harlot, The Queer, The Pusher & Me – Waylon Payne
● 112. Tiny Little Movies – Will Hoge

● 113. New York at Night – Willie Nile
● 114. Life on the Flip Side – Jimmy Buffett
● 115. Keep ‘Em On They Toes – Brent Cobb
● 116. American Love Story – Butch Walker
● 117. Petals for Armor – Hayley Williams
● 118. Old Flowers – Courtney Marie Andrews
● 119. Hearts Town – The War and Treaty
● 120. Song For Our Daughter – Laura Marling
● 121. Future Nostalgia – Dua Lipa
● 122. What’s Your Pleasure? – Jessie Ware
● 123. No Time For Love Songs – The Mastersons
● 124. When Carolina Comes – Jim Lauderdale
● 125. Weather – Huey Lewis and The News

☆ HONORABLE MENTIONS
Additional Albums Enjoyed in 2020 (In alphabetical order)

▪︎ Alicia – Alicia Keys  ▪︎ Amends – Grey Daze ▪︎ American Head – The Flaming Lips ▪︎ American Standard – James Taylor ▪︎ Arm In Arm – The Steep Canyon Rangers ▪︎ As Long as You Are – Future Islands ▪︎ Austin City Limits Live at Moody Theater – Mandolin Orange ▪︎ Bad Wife – Grant Peeples ▪︎ The Barfly Sessions, Volume – Heidi Newfield ▪︎The Black Hole Understands – Cloud Nothing ▪︎ Bless Your Heart – The Allman Betts Band ▪︎ Blue Hearts – Bob Mould ▪︎ Bright Lights, Long Drives, First Words – Nora Jane Struthers ▪︎ …but i’d rather be with you – Molly Tuttle ▪︎ By the Fire – Thurston Moore ▪︎ Copy That – Sara Evans ▪︎ Colores – J Balvin ▪︎ Country Westerns – Country Westerns ▪︎ The Dirt And The Stars – Mary Chapin Carpenter ▪︎ Don’t Walk the Darkness – Will Sexton ▪︎ The Dream – Hailey Whitters ▪︎ En Español – The Mavericks ▪︎ Expectations- Katie Pruitt ▪︎ The End is New – The Suitcase Junket ▪︎ Floor It!!! – The Texas Gentlemen ▪︎ Found a Picture of You – Tyler Ramsey ▪︎ Gaslighter – The Chicks ▪︎ Glad You Made It – Joshua Ray Walker ▪︎ Good Luck With Whatever – Dawes ▪︎ Ghosts V: Together – Nine Inch Nails ▪︎ Ghosts VI: Locusts – Nine Inch Nails ▪︎ Gigaton – Pearl Jam ▪︎ Good Luck, Seeker – The Waterboys ▪︎ Heavy Light – U.S. Girls ▪︎ Homegrown – Neil Young ▪︎ Honky Tonk Hell – Gabe Lee ▪︎ How Ill Thy World Is Ordered – Daniel Romano ▪︎ Ice Cream in Hell – Tinsley Ellis ▪︎ If It Wasn’t for You – Caylee Hammack ▪︎ Imploding the Mirage – The Killers ▪︎ Is It You, Is It Me – Dustbowl Revival ▪︎ Jump Rope Gazers – The Beths ▪︎ Just Like Moby Dick – Terry Allen & The Panhandle Mystery Band ▪︎ Kingdom In My Mind – The Wood Brothers ▪︎ Lady Like – Ingrid Andress ▪︎ The Land That Time Forgot – Chuck Prophet ▪︎ Leave What’s Lost Behind – Colony House ▪︎ The Light – Delta Rae ▪︎ Live at Goose Lake: August 8th, 1970 – The Stooges ▪︎ Live at the Tennessee Theatre – Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors ▪︎ Local Honey – Brian Fallon ▪︎ A Long Way Back: The Songs of Glimmer – Kim Richey ▪︎ Love in the Midst of Mayhem – Joe Ely ▪︎ Love Is an Art – Vanessa Carlton ▪︎ Making A Door Less Open – Car Seat Headrest ▪︎ Medium Rarities – The Wild Feathers ▪︎ Monovision – Ray LaMontagne ▪︎ My Love is a Hurricane – David Ramirez ▪︎ Naked Garden – Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real ▪︎ A Nashville Songbook – Mandy Barnett  ▪︎ The New Abnormal – The Strokes ▪︎ No Dream – Jeff Rosenstock ▪︎ Non-Secure Connection – Bruce Hornsby ▪︎ Nowhere Near Done – Ray Scott ▪︎ Ordinary Man – Ozzy Osbourne ▪︎ The Otherside – Cam ▪︎ Pauline – Ashley Ray ▪︎ Pine Needle Fire – Randall Bramblett ▪︎ Plastic Hearts – Miley Cyrus ▪︎ Power Up – AC/DC ▪︎ The Prettiest Curse – Hinds ▪︎ Reliever – William Prince ▪︎ RESIST! – The Waco Brothers ▪︎ Royal Tea – Joe Bonamassa ▪︎ RTJ4 – Run the Jewels ▪︎ Seasonal Shift – Calexico ▪︎ Shelby Lynne – Shelby Lynne ▪︎ Silver Landings – Mandy Moore  ▪︎ A Simple Trick to Happiness – Lisa Loeb ▪︎ Skeleton at the Banquet – Gill Landry ▪︎ Skeletons – Brothers Osborne ▪︎ The Slow Rush – Tame Impala ▪︎ A Small Death – Samantha Crain ▪︎ Solo – Gordon Lightfoot 82 ▪︎ Sorry You Couldn’t Make It – Swamp Dogg ▪︎ Storm Damage – Ben Watt ▪︎ Strange Days – The Struts ▪︎ Stranger – Band of Heathens ▪︎ Sunday Drive – Brett Eldredge ▪︎ Superstar – Caroline Rose ▪︎ Tabasco & Sweet Tea – The Cadillac Three ▪︎ Tessy Lou Williams – Tessy Lou Williams ▪︎ Touch of You: The Lost Songs of Gary Stewart’ – Mike and the Moonpies ▪︎ Total Freedom – Kathleen Edwards ▪︎ Twelfth – Old 97’s ▪︎ Unfollow the Rules – Rufus Wainwright ▪︎ Wake Up, Sunshine – All Time Low ▪︎ The Waterfall II – My Morning Jacket ▪︎ The Way We Love – The Bacon Brothers ▪︎ Weekend in London – George Benson ▪︎ Welcome to Hard Times – Charley Crockett ▪︎ Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs – Colter Wall ▪︎ What You Gonna Do When the Grid Goes Down? – Public Enemy ▪︎ Wild World – Kip Moore

* Beginning in January through December of each year, I listen to several new albums per week and give them ratings to help compile the year end list.

☆ Favorite Singles (Album Tracks) of 2020:

1. “Letter To You” – Bruce Springsteen,
2. “I’ll See You In My Dreams” – Bruce Springsteen
3.”Butterfly” – Barry Gibb ft. Dave Rawlings & Gillian Welch (Appears in the Bee Gees Documentary & on Gibb’s upcoming album)
4. “Ghosts” – Bruce Springsteen
5. “Dreams I Forgot About” – Chaislyn (Chaislyn Jane)
6. “Invisible” – Grace Davies
7. “Starlight” – Logan Ledger
8. “Wreckless Abandon” – The Dirty Knobs ft. Mike Campbell
9. “My Most Deadly Sin” – Lauren Murphy
10. “These Games” – The Krickets
11. “Note from God (You Are Loved)” – Melissa Summersell
12. “I Remember Everything” – John Prine
13. “Words of a Fool” – Barry Gibb with Jason Isbell
14. “From Zero to One” – Mardi Gras
15. “Military Man” – Pearl Clarkin
16. “Turning” – Justin McLendon
17. “I’m Gonna Grow Me a New Mind” – Sugarcane Jane
18. “House of a Thousand Guitars” – Bruce Springsteen
19. “#Fomo (Fear of Missing Out)” – Chaislyn (Chaislyn Jane)
20. “All I Ever Do” – Great Peacock
21. “Burn the Witch” – Sarah Peacock
22. “God Made a Woman” – Lauren Mascitti
23. “Waking Up America” – Sugarcane Jane
24. “Stories” – Della Memoria
25. “Murder Most Foul” – Bob Dylan
26. “Lonelier Than Me” by Anna Larson
27. “Fellow Man” – Sugarcane Jane
28. “Sailors Take Warning” – Laurie Anne Amour
29. “Will The Lord Remember Me – The Red Clay Strays
30. “So Far” – Laurie Anne Amour with Eric Erdman
31.”A Few More Records” – Lilly Winwood
32. “We’ll All Be Dead” – Summer Overstreet
33 “Feelings in a Song” – Sugarcane Jane
34.”Stupid Love” – Lady Gaga
35. “The Late Great John Prine Blues” – Will Kimbrough
36. “When This Blows Over” – John Calvin Abney
37. “Pot Liquor” – Stephen Lee Veal
38. “Starting Over” – Chris Stapleton
39. “Back til I’m Gone” – Leon Majcen
40. “I Want You to Love Me” – Fiona Apple

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