10 Albums to Love and Cherish

  • "Wrecking Ball" Emmylou Harris
  • "Mama's Blues" Rory Block
  • "Este Mundo" Gipsy Kings
  • "Acadie" Daniel Lanois
  • "Puddle Dive" Ani Difranco
  • "Shaking the Tree" Peter Gabriel
  • "The Stranger" Billy Joel
  • "Surfacing" Sarah McLachlan
  • "Rhythm of the Saints" Paul Simon
  • "Earth and Sun and Moon" Midnight Oil
Author Comments: 

These are albums which tended to jump to mind--either because of their uplifting rhythms or the beauty of the lyrics matched with the singer.