Chronology - USA folk rock albums 1959 - 2010

(also includes guitar wizards)

Original albums.

yearArtists.Album Title.
1959John Fahey Blind Joe Death
1965 The ByrdsMr Tambourine Man
1966 Lovin' SpoonfulDo You Believe in Magic
1967 Simon and GarfunkelBookends
1968 John FaheyThe Yellow Princess
1968 The Byrds The Notorious Byrd Brothers
1968 Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Again
1968 The BandMusic From The Big Pink
1969 Leo Kottke6 and 12 String Guitar
1969 The BandThe Band
1970 Grateful DeadAmerican Beauty
1970 Grateful DeadWorkingman's Dead
1970 Stefan GrossmanYazoo Basin Boogie
1970 Simon and GarfunkelBridge Over Troubled Water
1972 Jerry GarciaGarcia
1973 Roger McGuinnRoger McGuinn
1976 Jerry GarciaReflections
1976 Roger McGuinnCardiff Rose

The 1980s and 90s.

yearArtists.Album Title.
1981Leo Kottke Guitar Music
198310,000 Maniacs Secrets of the I-Ching
1983John Fahey Popular Songs of Christmas and New Year
1985Paul Simon Graceland
198710,000 Maniacs In My Tribe
1991Mercury Rev Yerself Is Steam
1992Cordelia's Dad How Can I Sleep?
1995Great Big Sea Up
1996Sixteen Horsepower Sackcloth 'n' Ashes
1996Black 47 Green Suede Shoes
1998Mercury Rev Deserters Songs
1998Handsome Family Through the Trees
1998Great Big Sea Rant and Roar
1998Dropkick Murphys Do Or Die

The 2000s.

yearArtists.Album Title.
2000Handsome Family In The Air
2000 Flogging Molly Swagger
2000 Sixteen Horsepower Secret South
2001Dropkick Murphys Sing Loud Sing Proud
2001Gillian Welch Time (The Revelator)
2003Sufjan Stevens Michigan
2003 Flogging Molly Drunken Lullabies
2004 Iron and Wine Our Endless Numbered Days
2004 Devendra Banhart Rejoicing in the Hands (Of The Golden Empress)
2004 Devendra Banhart Nine Rojo
2004 Vetiver Vetiver
2005 Sufjan StevensIllinois
2005 Animal CollectiveFeels
2005 The TossersThe Valley of the Shadow of Death
2006 BeirutGulag Orkestar
2006 VetiverTo Find Me Gone
2006 HemFunnel Cloud
2006 Joanna NewsomYs
2007 Beirut The Flying Club Cap
2007  Animal CollectiveStrawberry Jam
2009 Iron and Wine Norfolk 06/20/05
2010 Joanna Newsom Have One On Me

Compilations/ "Best of" packages.

DecadeArtists.Album title.
1950s - 70sJohn Fahey Best of John Fahey 1959 - 1977
1950s - 70s John FaheyEssential
1960s - 70s The Byrds The Essential Byrds

Last updated on 05/02/2011