MATT WATROBA'S TOP TWELVE RELEASES FOR 2002

Following is the list of Matt's personal choices for "top twelve" releases of 2002, in alphabetical order. Six CDs were featured on the Folks Like Us program on December 7, 2002; the other six were featured on the December 14th show.


1/ Andrew Calhoun, Tiger Tattoo (Waterbug)

2/ The Chieftains, Down the Old Plank Road (RCA)

3/ Guy Clark, The Dark (Sugar Hill)

4/ The Flatlanders, Now Again (New West)

5/ Ruthie Foster, Runaway Soul (Blue Corn)

6/ The Juggernaut Jug Band, Jugstaposition (Juggernaut)

7/ Joel Mabus, Thumb Thump (Fossil)

8/ David Massengill, My Home Must Be a Special Place (Gadfly)

9/ Mick Moloney, Far from the Shamrock Shore (Shanachie)

10/ Tom Paxton, Looking for the Moon (Appleseed)

11/ The Raisin Pickers, Drivin' (Flying Raven)

12/ Uncle Earl, She Went Upstairs (Detroit Radio Co.)