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Music hosts Jedd Beaudoin, Chris Heim, Carla Eckels and Bill Pearce run down the year's best music, including world, rock, local music, jazz, R&B, gospel, blues, and books about music.Join KMUW's music hosts on Global Village, Strange Currency, Night Train, Crossroads, Soulsations & Straight No Chaser as they highlight their favorites. See show pages for upcoming show information or to listen to past shows through the streaming archive.Enjoy.

Crossroads | Best of 2017

  1. Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm – Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm (Jay-Vee)
  2. Wee Willie Walker & the Andy Paule Soul Orchestra – After a While (Blue Dot)
  3. Sherman Holmes Project – The Richmond Sessions (M.C.)
  4. Sonny Landreth – Recorded Live in Lafayette (Provogue)
  5. Altered Five Blues Band – Charmed and Dangerous (Blind Pig)
  6. John Primer & Bob Corritore – Ain’t Nothing You Can Do (Delta Groove)
  7. Eric Bibb – Migration Blues (Stony Plain)
  8. Van Morrison – Roll with the Punches (Exile/Caroline)
  9. Savoy Brown – Witchy Feelin’ (Ruf)
  10. James Armstrong – Blues Been Good to Me (Catfood)
  11. Cash Box Kings – Royal Mint (Alligator)
  12. Bobby G & Curtis Grant Jr. and the Midnight Rockers – Still Standing (Third Street Cigar)
  13. Don Bryant – Don’t Give Up on Love (Fat Possum)
  14. Various artist – Howlin’ at Greaseland (West Tone)
  15. Stanton Moore – With You in Mind (Cool Green)
  16. Williams, Wayne & Isaak – Big City, Back Country Blues (Brandon Isaak)
  17. Jim Byrnes – Long Hot Summer Days (Black Hen)
  18. Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ – TajMo (Concord)
  19. Peter Parcek – Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven (Lightnin’)
  20. Samantha Fish – Chills and Fever (Ruf)
  21. Coco Montoya – Hard Truth (Alligator)
  22. Tommy Castro & The Painkillers - Stompin’ Ground (Alligator)
  23. Andrea Marr – Natural (Only Blues Music)
  24. Randall Bramblett – Juke Joint at the Edge of the World (New West)
  25. Ronnie Baker Brooks – Times Have Changed (Provogue)


  1. Various Artists – Jesus Rocked the Juke Box (Craft)
  2. Jimmy Reed – Mr. Luck (Craft)
  3. Pee Wee Crayton – The Pee Wee Crayton Collection 1947-62 (Acrobat)
  4. Washington Phillips - Washington Phillips & His Manzarene Dreams (Dust to Digital)
  5. Various Artists – The Rough Guide to Jug Band Blues (World Music Network)