Folk

The Best Folk Albums of 2010

1. Anaïs Mitchell - Hadestown

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Anaïs Mitchell - Hadestown
March 9, 2010
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

2. Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series Vol. 9: The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964

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Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series Vol. 9: The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964
October 19, 2010
Critic Score
89
7 reviews

3. Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me

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Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me
February 23, 2010
Critic Score
84
23 reviews

4. Jack Rose - Luck in the Valley

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Jack Rose - Luck in the Valley
February 23, 2010
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

5. The Tallest Man On Earth - Sometimes The Blues Is Just A Passing Bird

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The Tallest Man On Earth - Sometimes The Blues Is Just A Passing Bird
September 6, 2010
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

6. Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can

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Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can
April 6, 2010
Critic Score
81
17 reviews

7. Roky Erickson with Okkervil River - True Love Cast Out All Evil

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Roky Erickson with Okkervil River - True Love Cast Out All Evil
April 20, 2010
Critic Score
81
14 reviews

8. Sam Amidon - I See the Sign

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Sam Amidon - I See the Sign
April 13, 2010
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

9. Justin Townes Earle - Harlem River Blues

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Justin Townes Earle - Harlem River Blues
September 14, 2010
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

10. The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt

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The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt
April 13, 2010
Critic Score
80
19 reviews

11. Ólöf Arnalds - Innundir Skinni

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Ólöf Arnalds - Innundir Skinni
September 14, 2010
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

12. John Grant - Queen of Denmark

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John Grant - Queen of Denmark
April 19, 2010
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

13. Shearwater - The Golden Archipelago

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Shearwater - The Golden Archipelago
February 23, 2010
Critic Score
77
16 reviews

14. Sharon Van Etten - Epic

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Sharon Van Etten - Epic
September 21, 2010
Critic Score
77
9 reviews

15. Megafaun - Heretofore

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Megafaun - Heretofore
September 14, 2010
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

16. Phosphorescent - Here's to Taking It Easy

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Phosphorescent - Here's to Taking It Easy
May 11, 2010
Critic Score
77
11 reviews

17. Richard Thompson - Dream Attic

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Richard Thompson - Dream Attic
August 31, 2010
Critic Score
76
7 reviews

18. Mountain Man - Made the Harbor

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Mountain Man - Made the Harbor
June 14, 2010
Critic Score
76
9 reviews

19. Villagers - Becoming a Jackal

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Villagers - Becoming a Jackal
June 8, 2010
Critic Score
76
15 reviews

20. Nina Nastasia - Outlaster

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Nina Nastasia - Outlaster
June 22, 2010
Critic Score
76
9 reviews

21. James Blackshaw - All Is Falling

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James Blackshaw - All Is Falling
August 24, 2010
Critic Score
76
8 reviews

22. Laura Veirs - July Flame

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Laura Veirs - July Flame
January 12, 2010
Critic Score
76
12 reviews

23. The Extra Lens - Undercard

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The Extra Lens - Undercard
October 19, 2010
Critic Score
76
9 reviews

24. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - The Wonder Show of the World

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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - The Wonder Show of the World
March 23, 2010
Critic Score
76
12 reviews

25. Meursault - All Creatures Will Make Merry

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Meursault - All Creatures Will Make Merry
May 24, 2010
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

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