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The Best Folk Albums of 2007

1. Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago

Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
July 8, 2007
Critic Score
84
20 reviews

2. Iron & Wine - The Shepherd's Dog

Iron & Wine - The Shepherd's Dog
September 25, 2007
Critic Score
84
21 reviews

3. Richard Thompson - Sweet Warrior

Richard Thompson - Sweet Warrior
May 29, 2007
Critic Score
83
9 reviews

4. Elliott Smith - New Moon

Elliott Smith - New Moon
May 8, 2007
Critic Score
82
14 reviews

5. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Raising Sand

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Raising Sand
October 23, 2007
Critic Score
81
11 reviews

6. Akron/Family - Love Is Simple

Akron/Family - Love Is Simple
September 18, 2007
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

7. Patty Griffin - Children Running Through

Patty Griffin - Children Running Through
February 6, 2007
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

8. Blitzen Trapper - Wild Mountain Nation

Blitzen Trapper - Wild Mountain Nation
June 12, 2007
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

9. Nina Nastasia & Jim White - You Follow Me

Nina Nastasia & Jim White - You Follow Me
May 28, 2007
Critic Score
79
11 reviews

11. Jana Hunter - There's No Home

Jana Hunter - There's No Home
April 2, 2007
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

12. Phosphorescent - Pride

Phosphorescent - Pride
October 23, 2007
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

13. Angels of Light - We Are Him

Angels of Light - We Are Him
September 11, 2007
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

14. Bowerbirds - Hymns for a Dark Horse

Bowerbirds - Hymns for a Dark Horse
June 17, 2007
Critic Score
77
11 reviews

15. Beirut - The Flying Club Cup

Beirut - The Flying Club Cup
October 9, 2007
Critic Score
76
17 reviews

16. Gogol Bordello - Super Taranta!

Gogol Bordello - Super Taranta!
July 10, 2007
Critic Score
76
11 reviews

17. Marissa Nadler - Songs III: Bird on the Water

Marissa Nadler - Songs III: Bird on the Water
August 12, 2007
Critic Score
76
7 reviews

18. Great Lake Swimmers - Ongiara

Great Lake Swimmers - Ongiara
March 27, 2007
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

19. Levon Helm - Dirt Farmer

Levon Helm - Dirt Farmer
October 30, 2007
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

20. Bright Eyes - Cassadaga

Bright Eyes - Cassadaga
April 10, 2007
Critic Score
75
16 reviews

21. The Acorn - Glory Hope Mountain

The Acorn - Glory Hope Mountain
September 25, 2007
Critic Score
74
9 reviews

22. Laura Veirs - Saltbreakers

Laura Veirs - Saltbreakers
March 27, 2007
Critic Score
74
8 reviews

23. Grizzly Bear - Friend

Grizzly Bear - Friend
November 5, 2007
Critic Score
73
9 reviews

24. Angus & Julia Stone - A Book Like This

Angus & Julia Stone - A Book Like This
September 8, 2007
Critic Score
73
5 reviews

25. Beirut - Lon Gisland

Beirut - Lon Gisland
January 30, 2007
Critic Score
72
5 reviews
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