Wavelength’s 100 Favorite Albums (60-51)

Ted Grimsrud—March 16, 2014

In honor of my late, great Wavelength radio show (archived shows are here), featured on WEMC from 2002 to 2010, I am making a list of Wavelength’s 100 favorite albums—all in good fun. There is nothing scientific (or even necessarily accurate) about this list. The list was completed on March 16, 2014. It does include several albums that have been released since December 2010, hence it is a list of Wavelength’s current favorites, not the favorites of what was featured on the show.

Before beginning the countdown of the top 100, I will offer a list of the second 200, those that didn’t quite make the cut. These records are listed alphabetically, not in order of preference. Here is the link to that list.

Here’s a link to Favorites 100 to 91.

Here’s a link to Favorites 90 to 81.

Here’s a link to Favorites 80 to 71.

Here’s a link to  Favorites 70 to 61.

Below are the Favorites 60 to 51—in inverse order:

60. Patti Smith. Dream of Life

59. Bruce Springsteen. The Ghost of Tom Joad

58. The Handsome Family. Through the Trees

57. Slaid Cleaves. Broke Down

56. The Rolling Stones. Beggar’s Banquet

55. Alejandro Escovedo. A Man Under the Influence

54. Van Morrison. Into the Music

53. Patti Smith. Twelve

52. Leonard Cohen. I’m Your Man

51. Jerry Jeff Walker. A Man Must Carry On

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