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Who Had The Best Country Albums Of 2012? [Gallery]

Nope.  Not her.  Sorry, Taylor, for once you’re not on the list!  Rolling Stone magazine has their picks for the top country albums of the past year. They may not be who you expect.  Click below and see if you agree

                                                 No,Taylor.   I said not this time!Taylor Swift X Factor

This guy was, however.  ( I mean the guy on the right, not Bob Shieffer)

Jamie Johnson  Bob Schieffer
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Jamie’s “Living For A Song, A tribute to Hank Cochran” is called by the magazine “the year’s best hootenanny”.  I hate when rock publications say things like that. I don’t know whether to take that as a compliment or not, but i guess they liked it!

 

2012 CMT Music Awards - Red Carpet  Kelly Pickler
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I actually think that they like this album the best according to the article.   They call it a perfect balance of throwback twang and contemporary sheen.

Lionel Richie
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Yes, Lionel Richie. He is always had a country influence and he’s back and stronger than ever. This album I could review because I own it. It’s called Tuskeegee and it is fabulous.  There are great duets on it, and in many cases there a new arrangements of his old classics.

Now do you agree? Do you have a favorite? If you do leave it in the comment section. In the meantime you can read the full article here

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/best-country-albums-of-2012-20121207#ixzz2Eb6aMnV1
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