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Colin Randall best folk albums of 2009 (48) Review: Abums of 2009? 28 Dec 09

Some of us have agreed here in the past that "albums of the year" lists are at best a guide to what is around, at worst just individual fans' preferences.

But I have been naming mine for so long that the habit is hard to give up, even if my days of reviewing regularly for a newspaper are behind me. Other Mudcatters have asked me in the past to post links here when appropriate and, as always, I'd be very interested to hear what other people made of the music they heard during 2009. Apologies if someone else has already created such a thread which eluded my search.

I went jointly for The Unthanks' "Here's the Tender Coming" and the Topic Records 70th birthday compilation. The latter stretches to seven CDs, of course, but I decided not to make a distinction between new and reissued material.

For what it is worth, then, my full list is here:
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