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2020 Albums: WMOT Listener Picks

Thanks to all the WMOT listeners who voted for their favorite albums played on WMOT in 2020! 

  1. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit/Reunions
  2. Margo Price/That's How Rumors Get Started
  3. Nathaniel Rateliff/And It's Still Alright
  4. The Highwomen/The Highwomen
  5. Yola/Walk Through Fire
  6. The War and Treaty/Hearts Town
  7. Black Pumas/Black Pumas
  8. Steve Earle & The Dukes/Ghosts of West Virginia
  9. Billy Strings/Home
  10. Lucinda Williams/Good Souls Better Angels
  11. Ray Wylie Hubbard/Co-Starring
  12. Kathleen Edwards/Total Freedom
  13. The Mavericks/En Espanol
  14. Molly Tuttle/...but I'd rather be with you
  15. Marcus King/El Dorado
  16. Allison Moorer/Blood
  17. Lilly Hiatt/Walking Proof
  18. Sarah Jarosz/World On The Ground
  19. The Allman Betts Band/Bless Your Heart
  20. Willie Nelson/First Rose of Spring
  21. Sheryl Crow/Threads
  22. The Secret Sisters/Saturn Return
  23. Katie Pruitt/Expectations
  24. The Mavericks/Play The Hits
  25. Elizabeth Cook/Aftermath
  26. The Chicks/Gaslighter
  27. Shelby Lynne/Shelby Lynne
  28. North Mississippi Allstars/Up and Rolling
  29. American Aquarium/Lamentations
  30. Sonny Landreth/Blacktop Run
  31. Darrell Scott/Darrell Scott Sings The Blues of Hank Williams
  32. Chuck Prophet/The Land That Time Forgot
  33. Christone Kingfish Ingram/Kingfish
  34. Dawes/Good Luck With Whatever
  35. Teddy Thompson/Heartbreaker Please
  36. Jaimie Wyatt/Neon Cross
  37. Larkin Poe/Self Made Man
  38. Lori McKenna/The Balladeer
  39. Grace Potter/Daylight
  40. The Jayhawks/XOXO
  41. Will Hoge/Tiny Little Movies
  42. Logan Ledger/Logan Ledger
  43. The Wood Brothers/Kingdom In My Mind
  44. Sierra Hull/25 Trips
  45. SG Goodman/Old Time Feeling
  46. Michaela Anne/Desert Dove
  47. The Avett Brothers/Closer Than Together
  48. Courtney Marie Andrews/Old Flowers
  49. Rock Ickes & Trey Hensley/World Full of Blues
  50. Various Artists/Come On Up To The House: Women Sing Waits
  51. Corb Lund/Agricultural Tragic
  52. The SteelDrivers/Bad For You
  53. John Moreland/LPS
  54. Band of Heathens/Stranger
  55. Van Morrison/Three Chords and The Truth
  56. Ruston Kelly/Shape & Destroy
  57. Kelsey Waldon/White Noise/White Lines
  58. Pam Tillis/Looking For A Feeling
  59. Reckless Kelly/American Jackpot-American Girls
  60. Indigo Girls/Look Long
  61. Brandy Clark/Your Life Is A Record
  62. Caleb Caudle/Better Hurry Up
  63. Watkins Family Hour/Brother Sister
  64. Aubrie Sellers/Far From Home
  65. Trigger Hippy/Full Circle and Then Some
  66. The James Hunter Six/Nick of Time
  67. The Avett Brothers/The Third Gleam
  68. Pokey LaFarge/Rock Bottom Rhapsody
  69. Early James/Singing For My Supper
  70. Tami Neilson/Chickaboom!
  71. The Lone Bellow/Half Moon Light
  72. The Mastersons/No Time For Love Songs
  73. Carolina Story/Dandelion
  74. Teskey Brothers/Run Home Slow
  75. John Craigie/Asterisk The Universe
  76. Kendell Marvel/Solid Gold Sounds
  77. Terry Allen and The Panhandle Mystery Band/Just Like Moby Dick
  78. Beth Hart/War In My Mind
  79. Nora Jane Struthers/Bright Lights, Long Drives, First Words
  80. Robert Cray/That's What I Heard
  81. Mark Erelli/Blindsided
  82. Paul Burch/Light Sensitive
  83. Chatham County Line/Strange Fascination
  84. The Reverend Shawn Amos/Blue Sky
  85. William Prince/Reliever
  86. The White Buffalo/On The Widow's Walk
  87. Dustbowl Revival/Is It You, Is It Me
  88. Various Artists/On The Road: A Tribute To John Hartford
  89. Puss N Boots/Sister
  90. Tre Burt/Caught It From The Rye
  91. G. Love/The Juice
  92. Danny Barnes/Man On Fire

Val Hoeppner is the executive director of WMOT 89.5, executive producer of Wired In, 895 Fest, 895 Sessions, 895 Feast and the AmericanaFest Day Stage presented by WMOT, World Cafe and NPR Music. Hoeppner joined WMOT in 2014 and helped transition WMOT from mixed format to American Roots in 2016.
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