"Circles", "Escape" and "Mazes" by Moon Duo - T. Rex.! Fuzzy space rock.
Grateful Dead - various tracks - yeah... just catching up...
"The Phosphorescent Blues" by The Punch Brothers - mind-bending bluegrass brilliance by Chris Thile and compatriots
"Modern Blues" by The Waterboys - Mike Scott and the boys decide to rock out.
"Endless Highway: The Music of The Band" - tribute album with the likes of Bruce Hornsby, Death Cab for Cutie, Jakob Dylan, Jack Johnson, Roseanne Cash, Allman Brothers Band, My Morning Jacket
"The Smithsonian Folkways Collection" - Lead Belly - music legend
"Morning Phase" - Beck - Grammy Album of the Year - Beck goes all ambient, orchestral, folky - 'pastoral' as they say
"Medicine" by Drew Holcomb and the Neighbours - Drew is sensational, lovely crooning tenor, nice guitar, great songs. some of this is like David Gray, some like Ryan Adams. great. Check out his Noisetrade Sampler.
"Diamond Rugs" by Diamond Rugs - Members of Deer Tick, Los Lobos and others. What do you get? Garagey rock with a country edge. Brash. Fun.
"Everybody Knows It" by Terns - "Terns hold to no real genre markings, blending jazz, jam and rock inspired grooves with fuzzed out guitar lines, ukulele, banjo and basically anything else that happens to be lying around during the recording process.' Free on Noisetrade.
"All I Do Is Lie" by Sean Watkins - Punch Brothers singer-guitarist give us some introspective acoustic folky stuff. Nice guitar.
"Uptown Special" by Mark Ronson - no, it's not David Bowie's deceased lead guitarist, but the hip record producer. This is me being a hip listener. Stevie Wonder and Bruno Mars feature...
"Living in the Fast Lane" - Michael Bloomfield - fabulous blues from the 60's.
"Single Mothers" by Justin Townes Earle - Steve's little boy wreaks his own sombre but catchy blues.