For The Archives: The Albums Of 2018

This is merely an archival post for albums released in 2018 that originally appeared on the Album Release Schedule page.

January 2018:

1st

  • Urban Pioneers – Hillbilly Swing Music
  • Shea Abshier and the Nighthowlers – Potluck

5th

  • Ronnie Eaton – The Hand That Mocked Them and The Heart That Fed
  • Jeremy McCombs – Troublemaker (Live)
  • Ghostwriter – String Noise & Dust
  • Kimberly Dunn – New Smoke Show

12th

  • Anderson East – Encore
  • Sonia Leigh – Mad Hatter
  • Walker McGuire – s/t EP
  • The Wide Open – Long Road Home
  • Mickey Lamantia – Every Bad Habit
  • Brooks Dixon – White Roses EP
  • Hold Your Horses – Broken Bones And Shattered Dreams
  • Robert Ray – Run Away With You
  • The World Famous Grassholes – The Outlaw Janey Jenkins
  • The Time Burners – The Girl Can Cook
  • Bob Livingston – Up The Flatland Stairs
  • Meghan Patrick – Country Music Made Me Do It
  • Eleven Hundred Springs – The Finer Things In Life
  • Caney Creek – Cool Kentucky Rain
  • The Delta Bombers – Pressure and Time
  • Wylie and the Wild West – 2000 Miles From Nashville

19th

  • Devin Dawson – Dark Horse
  • First Aid Kit – Ruins
  • Lanco – Hallelujah Nights
  • Caitlyn Smith – Starfire
  • Kristy Cox – Ricochet
  • Ugly Valley Boys – Iron Mine
  • R. Finn – Collecting Trip
  • John Gorka – True In Time
  • Moon Taxi – Let The Record Play
  • Glenn Hansard – Between Two Shores
  • Ben Miller Band – Choke Cherry Tree
  • Bahamas – Earthtones
  • Johnny Dango – Dear Everybody, I Love You

20th

  • Charlie McNeal – Runaway Train

26th

  • The Steep Canyon Rangers – Out In The Open
  • Calexico- The Thread That Keeps Us
  • Dusty Rust – Stolen Horse
  • Mary Gauthier – Rifles and Rosary Beads
  • Laura Benitez & The Heartache – With All Its Thorns
  • Ben Miller Band – Choke Cherry Tree
  • Amber Rubarth & Joe Purdy – American Folk Soundtrack
  • Sara Morgan – Average Jane
  • Marie/Lepanto – Tenkiller
  • Jeffrey Gaines – Alright

February 2018:

2nd

  • Montgomery Gentry – Here’s To You
  • Mike and The Moonpies – Steak Night At The Prairie Rose
  • Wood Brothers – One Drop Of Truth
  • John Oates – Arkansas
  • Sunny War – With The Sun
  • Fruition – Watching It All Fall Apart
  • Pearl Charles – Sleepless Dreamer
  • James Hunter Six – Whatever It Takes

3rd

  • Corey Nolen (w/ Ashley Spurling) – Not All Roses

9th

  • Wade Bowen – Solid Ground
  • Ruby Boots – Don’t Talk About It
  • Brandon Jenkins – Taillights In a Boomtown

10th

  • Countryside Ride – I Hope He Breaks Your Heart

16th

  • I’m With Her – See You Around
  • Brandi Carlile – By The Way, I Forgive You
  • JD Wilkes – Fire Dream
  • Marlon Williams – Make Way For Love
  • Courtney Patton – What It’s Like To Fly Alone
  • Craig Gerdes – Smokin’, Drinkim’, Gamblin’
  • Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert – The Ledges
  • Raven & Red – We Rise Up
  • Darling West – While I Was Asleep
  • Bonnie Montgomery – Forever
  • Erica Blinn – Softer Side

23rd

  • Caleb Caudle – Crushed Coins
  • Caroline Rose – LONER
  • 3HatTrio – Lord Of The Desert
  • Shawn Colvin – The Starlighter
  • Jeff Hyde – Norman Rockwell World
  • Grant-Lee Phillips – Widdershins
  • Janiva Magness – Love Is An Army
  • The Low Anthem – The Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depth Of The Sea

28th

  • Ervin Stellar – My Way

March 2018:

2nd

  • Dallas Moore – Mr. Honky-Tonk
  • Vivian Leva – Time Is Everything
  • Whiskey Wolves Of The West – Country Roots
  • Buffalo Tom – Quiet And Peace
  • Michelle Malone – Slings And Arrows
  • Jonathan Wilson – Rare Birds
  • Chris Smithers – Call Me Lucky
  • Josh Grider – Good People
  • Pedigo’s Magic Pilsner – s/t

9th

  • 6 String Drag – Top Of The World
  • Ross Cooper – I Rode The Wild Horses
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Tearing At The Seams
  • The Fratellis – In Your Own Sweet Time
  • Dinnerbell Road – s/t EP
  • Parsonsfield – WE

16th

  • Scotty McCreery – Seasons Change
  • The Oak Ridge Boys – The Boys Are Back
  • Dorothy – 28 Days In The Valley (iTunes has it as Country so hey … )

23th

  • Courtney Marie Andrews – May Your Kindness Remain
  • Jordan Davis – Home State
  • Leslie Tom – Ain’t It Something, Hank Williams

30th

  • Red Shahan – Culberson County
  • Kim Richey – Edgeland
  • The Lonely Biscuits – The Universe In You
  • Ashley McBryde – Girl Goin’ Nowhere
  • Lindi Ortega – Liberty
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter – Sometimes Just The Sky
  • Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour
  • Sam Morrow – Concrete And Mud
  • Shotgun Rider – Palo Duro
  • Caitlin Canty – Motel Bouquet
  • Great Peacock – Gran Pauo Real
  • Jesse Terry – Natural

April 2018:

6th

  • Michael McDermott – Out From Under
  • Blackberry Smoke – Find A Light
  • Western Centuries – Songs From the Deluge
  • Pat Reedy – That’s All There Is
  • Sarah Shook & The Disarmers – Years
  • David Lee Murphy – No Zip Code
  • Johnny Cash – Forever Words
  • Red Marlow – Country As Cornbread
  • Mipso – Edges Run
  • Pat Reedy – That’s All There Is (And There Ain’t No More)

13th

  • Jason Aldean – Rearview Town
  • John Prine – The Tree Of Forgiveness
  • Riders In The Sky – 40 Years The Cowboy Way
  • Laura Veirs – The Lookout

20th

  • Old Crow Medicine Show – Volunteer
  • Brothers Osborne – Port Saint Joe
  • Joshua Hedley – Mr. Jukebox
  • Ashley Monroe – Sparrow
  • The Shires – Accidentally On Purpose
  • Charley Crockett – Lonesome As A Shadow
  • Charlie Overbey – Broken Arrow

21st

  • John Carter Cash – We Must Believe In Magic

27th

  • Willie Nelson – Last Man Standing
  • Randall King – self-titled
  • Kasey Chambers – The Campfire Song
  • Morgan Wallen – If I Know Me
  • Keith Urban – Graffiti U
  • Don Gallardo – Still Here

May 2018:

4th

  • Josh Ward – More Than I Deserve
  • Parker Millsap – Other Arrangements
  • Trampled By Turtles – Life Is Good On The Open Road
  • The Last Bandoleros – San Antonio (Germany release)
  • Lake Street Dive – Free Yourself Up
  • Leon Bridges – Good Thing
  • Traveller – Western Movies
  • Hellbound Glory – Streets of Aberdeen
  • Erik Dylan – Baseball On the Moon
  • Drake White – Pieces
  • Kayla Ray – Yesterday & Me

11th

  • Brandy Zdan – Secretear
  • Brent Cobb – Providence Canyon
  • Luke Winslow-King – Blue Mesa
  • Ashley Campbell – The Lonely One

18th

  • Gretchen Peters – Dancing With The Beast
  • John Calvin Albney – Coyote
  • Ray LaMontagne – Part Of The Light
  • Jason Boland and the Stragglers – Hard Times Are Relative
  • Trent Harmon – You Got ‘Em All
  • Kelly Willis – Back Being Blue

June 2018:

1st

  • Neko Case – Hell-On
  • American Aquarium – Things Change
  • Tami Neilson – SASSAFRASS
  • Thompson Square – Masterpiece
  • Karen Jonas – Butter
  • Michael Ray – Amos
  • Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer
  • Kyle Park – Don’t Forget Where You Come From

8th

  • Erin Rae – Putting Out Airs
  • Sugarland – Bigger
  • Jesse Dayton – The Outsider
  • Dierks Bentley – The Mountain
  • Coco O’Connor – This Ol’ War
  • mmhmm – self-titled

15th

  • Steve Moakler – Born Ready

22nd

  • Paul Cauthen – Have Mercy (EP)
  • Dan + Shay – self-titled
  • Rhyan Sinclair Barnstormer
  • Dawes – Passwords

29th

  • The Milk Carton Kids – All The Things That I Did And All The Things That I Didn’t Do
  • The Wild Feathers – Greetings From The Neon Frontier
  • Cody Canada and the Departed – 3
  • Tyler Childers – Live on Red Barn Radio I & II
  • Charles Lloyd & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams – Vanished Gardens

July 2018:

3rd

  • Kinky Friedman – Circus of Life

6th

  • DevilDriver Tribute – Outlaws ‘Til The End

13th

  • Rayland Baxter – Wide Awake
  • AHI – In Our Time
  • Rodney Crowell – Acoustic Classics
  • Chris Lane – Laps Around The Sun

20th

  • Lori McKenna – The Tree
  • The Punch Brothers – All Ashore
  • Sarah Ross – Nervous Breakdown

27th

  • Catherine McGrath – This Town
  • Kenny Chesney – Songs For The Saints
  • Cody Jinks – Lifers

August 2018:

1st

  • Drew Moreland – s/t

3rd

  • Amanda Shires – To The Sunset
  • Lucero – Among The Ghosts
  • Jim Lauderdale – Time Flies + Jim Lauderdale and Roland White
  • Riley Clemmons – self-titled
  • Phil Wickham – Living Hope
  • Dustin Collins – It’s Been Awhile

10th

  • Shooter Jennings – Shooter
  • Jason Eady – I Travel On
  • Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail – Wild! Wild! Wild!
  • William Clark Green – Hebert Island
  • The War And Treaty – Healing Tide
  • Liz Cooper & The Stampede – Window Flowers
  • William Shatner and Jeff Cook – Why Not Me

17th

  • Cole Swindell – All Of It
  • Buck Owens – Country Singers’ Prayer
  • Austin Lucas – Immortal Americans
  • Joe Ely – The Lubbock Tapes: Full Circle

24th

  • Lucie Silvas – E.G.O.
  • Devil Makes Three – Chains Are Broken
  • Ryan Culwell – The Last American
  • Aaron Watson – Live at The World’s Biggest Rodeo Show
  • Dee White – Southern Gentleman EP

31st

  • Aaron Lee Tasjan – Karma For Cheap
  • Various Artists – Roger Miller Tribute Album ‘King Of The Road’

September 2018:

7th

  • Ruston Kelly – Dying Star
  • Kathy Mattea – Pretty Bird
  • Mike Farris – Silver & Stone
  • Lauren Daigle – Look Up Child
  • Larry Stewart – Shifting Gears
  • Cheryl Deseree – Dreamy Too
  • Abby Anderson – I’m Good (EP)
  • Runaway June – s/t (EP)
  • James Carothers – Still Country, Still King: A Tribute to George Jones
  • William Elliott Whitmore – Kilonova
  • David Ball – Come See Me

14th

  • Carrie Underwood – Cry Pretty
  • David Nail and the Well Ravens – Only This and Nothing More EP
  • Asleep At The Wheel – New Routes
  • Willie Nelson – My Way (Frank Sinatra tribute album)
  • The Jaydees – Dandelions
  • Bill Anderson – Anderson

21st

  • Amy Helm – This Too Shall Light
  • Maggie Rose – Change The Whole Thing
  • John Howie Jr. – Not Tonight
  • Kristina Murray – Southern Ambrosia
  • Bri Bagwell – In My Defense

28th

  • Mandy Barnett – Strange Conversation
  • The Black Lillies – Stranger To Me
  • Loretta Lynn – Wouldn’t It Be Great
  • The Louvin Brothers – Love & Wealth: The Lost Recordings
  • Jimmy Rankin – Moving East

October 2018:

5th

  • Eric Church – Desperate Man
  • Will Hoge – My American Dream
  • For King & Country – Burn The Ships
  • JP Harris – Sometimes Dogs Bark At Nothing
  • Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band – Poor Until Payday
  • Michael Martin Murphey – Austinology: Alleys Of Austin
  • Heather Morgan – Borrowed Heart
  • Waylon Jennings – Live 75
  • Highwaymen – On The Road Again: Aberdeen Broadcast 1992
  • Aaron Watson – An Aaron Watson Family Christmas

12th

  • Colter Wall – Songs Of The Plains
  • Adam Hood – Somewhere In Between
  • Various Artists – Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute To Charlie Daniels (Live)
  • Elvis Costello – Look Now
  • Jimmie Allen – Mercury Lane
  • Morgan Evans – Things That We Drink To

14th

  • Terri Clark – Raising The Bar

19th

  • The Brother Brothers – Some People I Know
  • Jason Isbell – Live at the Ryman

26th

  • Jamie Lin Wilson – Jumping Over Rocks
  • Whitey Morgan – Hard Times and White Lines
  • Dillon Carmichael – Hell On An Angel
  • Blackberry Smoke – Southern Ground Sessions EP
  • Josh Turner – I Serve A Savior
  • Charlie Daniels – Beau Weevils – Songs in the Key of E
  • Nick Dittmeier and the Sawdusters – All Damn Day

November 2018:

2nd

  • Rosanne Cash – She Remembers Everything
  • The Mavericks – Hey! Merry Christmas!
  • The Pistol Annies – Interstate Gospel

9th

  • Kane Brown – Experiment

20th

  • Garth Brooks – The Anthology Part III Live

30th

  • Wheeler Walker Jr. – WW III

December 2018:

7th

  • Brett Young – Ticket to L.A.

14th

  • Mitchell Tenpenny – Telling All My Secrets

 

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