My songs of the year 2017

A little late in getting started on this but here goes. This is the start and I’ll be adding to it in the weeks to follow.

Neil McSweeney – Land of Cockaigne

Jeremy Tuplin – Where the light ends

The Weather Station – The most dangerous thing about you

Reg Meuross – Faraway people

Anna Tivel – Dark Chandelier 

Her Crooked Heart (Rachel Ries) – Adrian

Terra Lightfoot – You get high

Romantica – Let the light go through you

Courtney Marie Andrews – Honest life

Jack Harris – Vanished birds

The Small Glories – Old Garage

Charlie Dore – Dennis and Rose

Martha Tilston – Stories

David Hosking – Someone will catch you 

Winter Mountain – Sunlight, good roads

Lisbee Stainton – The dance upon nothing

Rachel Baiman – Shame

Benjamin Folke Thomas – Finn

Joan Shelley – The push and pull

Peter James Millson – Green

Penguin Cafe – Wheels within wheels

John Smith – Joanna

Co-Pilgrim – Thank my stars

Bedouine – Dusty eyes

Chris Tye – Stronger in numbers

William the Conqueror – Cold Ontario

Offa Rex – The Queen of Hearts

Shake the Chains – Shake the Chains

Ags Connolly – Slow burner

David Rawlings – Airplane

Edgelarks – No Victory

Joana Serratt – Trapped in the fog

Martin Simpson – Blues run the game

Simone White – Harvest

David Ramirez – Time

Caroline Spence – Softball

5j Barrow – Seagreen dress

Sophia Marshall – Bye bye

Julie Byrne – Follow my voice

Charlie Fink – Firecracker

Aimee Mann – Patient zero

Billy Bragg – Not everything that counts can be counted

Police Dog Hogan – Devon Brigade 

Chuck Johnson – Labradorite eye

Ned Roberts – Drifting down

The Barr Brothers – Queens of the breakers

The Worry Dolls – Train’s leaving

Daria Kulesh – Gone

Peter Oren – Anthropocene

Alice Howe – You’ve been away so long

Daisy Chapman -Good luck song

Author: Adam Wilson

I'm a radio presenter with a taste for folk, americana, alt-country, world and blues. I broadcast a fortnightly long running show called The Quiet Revolution on HFM Radio, the local community radio station for Market Harborough, South Leicestershire and North Northamptonshire in the UK East Midlands. You can also listen to the show on 102.3 FM if you live in our transmission area, through your smart speaker and via the HFM Radio and Tune In Radio apps or online at

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