Playlist: Episode #865, Nov. 29, 2020: 2020 Highlights

2020 has been an unmitigated disaster in almost every regard except for new music, which has been outstanding. Today we’re going to look at some of our favourites in hopes that you might add some music to your online shopping list or your own wish list, especially with the final Bandcamp Friday of the year coming up this week. These aren’t necessarily all of the best songs & albums of the year, just some of our standout favourites.

Artist – Song Title – Album Title – CDN=Canadian – MB=Manitoba Artist – WPG=Winnipeg artist

Kathleen Edwards – Glenfern – Total Freedom – CDN
Jim Bryson – Knights Of 1000 Sleeps ft. Caroline Brooks – single – CDN
Evangeline Gentle – Drop My Name – Evangeline Gentle – CDN
Ken Yates – Easy Way Out – Quiet Talkers – CDN
Graven – Real Rain – Years – CDN

Joe Nolan – Maybe We Didn’t Get Our Timing Right – Drifters – CDN
NQ Arbuckle – Love Songs for the Long Game – single – CDN
Kennedy Road – Kennedy – A Little Fight Left Yet – CDN
Campbell Woods – For You – Keeper – CDN
John Prine – I Remember Everything – single

Sarah Harmer – St. Peter’s Bay – Are You Gone – CDN
Melissa Payne – Shake Me – Darker Than Your Dark – CDN

Icecream Hands – Thank You – No Weapon But Love
Jerry Joseph – Days of Heaven – The Beautiful Madness
Drive-By Truckers – The New OK – The New OK
Chuck Prophet – Marathon – The Land That Time Forgot
Our Man In The Field – I’ll Be Gone – The Company of Strangers

Scott Nolan – Ballad of a Stranger – single – CDN – WPG
William Prince – Old Souls – Reliever – CDN – WPG
Ben de la Cour – In God We Trust … All Others Pay Cash – Shadow Land – CDN

Sean Burns – Gasoline – It Takes Luck To Get The Best Of Me – CDN – WPG
Skinny Dyck – Dreamin’ – Get to Know Lonesome – CDN
Mike Plume – Younger Than We Are Today – Lonesome Stretch of Highway – CDN
Slow Leaves – Miss You – Shelf Life – CDN – WPG


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