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The Bird List. A bird's eye view of the combined top 20 lists of what we like to call a "loose confederation of like minded bloggers". This is the inaugural year. It's been a patchy one! But what we do have is a decent idea, and what we feel is an interesting list. So Here it is. The best albums of the year as voted on by 30 of the web's leading aficionados of twanglike music.

1. Justin Townes Earle - Midnight at the Movies
2. Lucero - 1372 Overton Park
3. Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses - Roadhouse Sun
4. Buddy and Julie Miller - Written in Chalk
5. Dave Rawlings Machine - A Friend of a Friend
6. Slaid Cleaves - Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away
7. Todd Snider - The Excitement Plan
8. Avett Brothers - I and Love and You
9. Band of Heathens - One Foot In the Ether
10. Tom Russell - Blood & Candlesmoke
11. Jason Isbell & 400 Unit - Self Titled
12. Corb Lund - Losin' Lately Gambler
13. Charlie Robison - Beautiful Day
14. Drive-By Truckers - The Fine Print
15. Steve Earle - Townes
16. Deer Tick - Born on Flag Day
17. Wrinkle Neck Mules - Let The Lead Fly
18. Magnolia Electric Co. - Josephine
19. Guy Clark – Somedays The Song Writes You
20. Those Darlins - S/T
20. Miranda Lambert - Revolution

Contributing Blogs: A Fifty Cent Lighter, A Truer Sound, Alt-512, Amber Waves of Twang, Americana Rock Mix, Americana Roots, Beat Surrender, Because Whit Happens, Country California, Country Music Pride, Farce The Music, For The Sake of The Song, Front Porch Musings, Heartworn Highways, High Noon Saloon, It's Great To Be Alive, Kim Ruehl (No Depression), Juli Thanki, (The 9513), Romeo Sid Vicious, More Cowbelle, My Aimz Is True, Ninebullets, Sounds Country, The Gobbler's Knob, There's Always Someone Cooler Than You, This Mornin' I Am Born Again, Twang Nation, Twangville, Freight Train Boogie, When You Awake
Special thanks to: Truersound, Sounds Country, Romeo Sid Vicious, and David Attaway

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#1 Justin Townes Earle - Midnight At The Movies

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#2 Lucero - 1372 Overton Park

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#3 Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses - Roadhouse Sun

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#4 Buddy & Julie Miller - Written In Chalk

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#5 Dave Rawlings Machine - A Friend Of A Friend

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#7 Todd Snider - The Excitement Plan

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#8 The Avett Brothers - I and Love and You

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#9 Band of Heathens - One Foot In The Ether

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#10 Tom Russell - Blood and Candlesmoke

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#11 Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit - S/T

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#12 Corb Lund - Losin' Lately Gambler

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#13 Charlie Robison - Beautiful Day

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#14 Drive By Truckers - The Fine Print

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#15 Steve Earle - Townes

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#16 Deer Tick - Born On Flag Day

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#17 Wrinkle Neck Mules - Let The Lead Fly

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#18 Magnolia Electric Co. - Josephine

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#19 Guy Clark - Someday The Song Writes You

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#20 Those Darlins - S/T

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#20 Miranda Lambert - Revolution

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