© 2024 KMUW
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
00000179-cdc6-d978-adfd-cfc6d87f0001KMUW music hosts Jedd Beaudoin, Carla Eckels and Chris Heim share their selections for the best music releases of 2019 - including world music, jazz, R&B and gospel, blues and archival releases.Join us throughout January 2020 for a month-long feature of the Best of 2019.

Strange Currency's Best Releases & Reissues/Archival Releases Of 2019

Strange Currency's Best Releases of 2019

  1. New Songs For The 20th Century—Chris Stamey
  2. The Help Machine—Fastball
  3. Gypsy—Eilen Jewell
  4. Charlie Parr—Charlie Parr
  5. Higher Ground—Jon Regen
  6. Texas Piano Man—Robert Ellis
  7. Close To Home—Chuck Mead
  8. Live The Love Beautiful—Drivin N Cryin
  9. The Dark & The Light—Shawn James
  10. Sugar Drops—Davina & The Vagabonds
  11. Bone Almanac—Philip B. Price
  12. Blue With Lou—Nils Lofgren
  13. These Times—The Dream Syndicate
  14. Heavy Age—Unwed Sailor 
  15. High Line—SUSS
  16. Quiet River of Dust Vol.2—Richard Reed Parry
  17. Solstice—Luther Dickinson & Sisters of the Strawberry Moon
  18. Carrying On—Kacy & Clayton
  19. Zed For Zulu—Those Pretty Wrongs
  20. The Floating World—Rob Laufer
  21. Interpreting The Masters Vol.2: A Tribute To Van Halen—The Bird And The Bee
  22. Wake Up Again—Eleni Mandell
  23. Evergreen—Beth Bombara
  24. Medium Cool—Luther Russell
  25. Cordelia Elsewhere—Drunken Prayer

Strange Currency's Best Reissues/Archival Releases of 2019

  1. Dead Man’s Pop—The Replacements
  2. Abbey Road—The Beatles
  3. 1999—Prince
  4. Karma For Cheap: Reincarnated—Aaron Lee Tasjan
  5. Misora—Sachiko Kanenobu
  6. Steady On: 30th Anniversary Acoustic Edition—Shawn Colvin
  7. Songs From Robin Hood Lane—Alex Chilton 
  8. Rolling Thunder Revue—Bob Dylan
  9. Cosmic Thing—The B-52s
  10. Live At Woodstock—Creedence Clearwater Revival

Jedd Beaudoin is host/producer of the nationally syndicated program Strange Currency. He has also served as an arts reporter, a producer of A Musical Life and a founding member of the KMUW Movie Club. As a music journalist, his work has appeared in Pop Matters, Vox, No Depression and Keyboard Magazine.