Aaron’s favorite 20 CDs of 2009

1. Van Morrison Astral Weeks: Live at the Hollywood Bowl (Listen to the Lion)

2. Levon Helm Electric Dirt (Vanguard)

3. U2 No Line on the Horizon (Interscope)

4. The Del McCoury Band Family Circle (McCoury Music)

5. The Swell Season Strict Joy (Anti)

6. Dailey & Vincent Brothers from Different Mothers (Rounder)

7. Imogen Heap Ellipse (RCA)

8. The Black Crowes Before the Frost (Silver Angel/Angelus)

9. The Avett Brothers I and Love and You (American)

10. Steve Martin The Crow (Rounder)

11. David Gray Draw the Line (Mercer Street)

12. Lyle Lovett Natural Forces (Lost Highway)

13. Bebel Gilberto All in One (Verve)

14. Alejandro Escovedo Real Animal (Back Porch)

15. Neko Case Middle Cyclone (Anti)

16. The Felice Brothers Yonder is the Clock (Team Love)

17. Ben Harper & Relentless7 White Lies for Dark Times (Virgin)

18. Ricky Skaggs Solo: Songs My Dad Loved (Skaggs Family)

19. Dave Rawlings Machine A Friend of a Friend (Acony)

20. Bob Dylan Together Through Life (Columbia)