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Yet another best of 2011 list (IMO So far)

G. Hayes
The list author says: "My list is a bit of a hodge podge, but good music knows no bounds.
Sooooooooo, in no particular order, here's my best of 2011 list SO FAR."
So Beautiful or So What
So Beautiful or So What
"He's back with another wonderfully culturally textured album of music. Can't go wrong with Mr. Simon and I think Arty G. would agree"
Helplessness Blues
Helplessness Blues
"Contemporary CSNY and that's not a bad thing"
21
21
"Very gifted, Jazz, pop fusion vocalist. Just love her vocal texture, it's so fine. I do wish she's lose some of the seal barking though."
Let Your Hair Down (Special Edition)
Let Your Hair Down (Special Edition)
"Dude is back! His last two albums are fantastic!"
Bright Morning Stars
Bright Morning Stars
"I just love this trio. The harmonies are beautiful."
Welcome to My DNA
Welcome to My DNA
"Steve Wilson is a Prog rock honcho. The 2nd cut is a useless profane number, so be warned"
Dust Bowl
Dust Bowl
"Joe Bonamassa is one of the two best guitarist alive (Satch is #1) and this album is phenomenal!"
Circuital
Circuital
"Saw a Bonaroo music special on the tube a couple yrs ago. MMJ was one of the performances I caught. I've been a fan ever since."
Move Like This
Move Like This
"It's amazing to come back 25yrs later and sound so freaking fresh. Ric doesn't miss a step at all."
Man In Motion
Man In Motion
"The voice behind Govt Mule. If you like Southern Rock, then you like Warren Haynes"
Rockpango-Deluxe
Rockpango-Deluxe
"Serves up another solid winner. These guys play their tails off and I dig it!"
Thompson Square
Thompson Square
"It's good, nothing much else to say"
Translucent Blues
Translucent Blues
"This has been the surprise of 2011 for me. Ray's still got it. I thought this was going to be sloppy uneventful blah. The fact is, it's real really good and I couldn't recommend it enough."
Low Country Blues
Low Country Blues
"The voice of southern rock. With releases like this who needs the band? I do actually, love the brothers too!"
Shiver
Shiver
"Good stuff mane"
Stand Your Ground
Stand Your Ground
"Good vocals"
Bon Iver
Bon Iver
How To Become Clairvoyant
How To Become Clairvoyant
lovestrong.
lovestrong.
"My 2nd surprise of 2011. Thought this would be another pop tart release. BUT IT'S NOT. Highly recommend"
Kiss Each Other Clean
Kiss Each Other Clean
Black Country Communion 2
Black Country Communion 2
"What an awesome supergroup. Glen Hughs has still got that voice. This is better than the debit. These guys and Transatlantic ARE the best supergroups around. Chickenfoot comes in 3rd, because they got Satriani."
Eclipse
Eclipse
"Neal Schon shreds. It's an exceptional release. Steve Perry isn't missed here. On a side note I always wondered why Neal and Greg never hooked back up with Carlos."
Testimony 2
Testimony 2
"Neal is one of my all time faves. A musical genius of the 1st order. everything he does is thoughtful and articulate, musically and lyrically. Can't listen enough."
Fly From Here
Fly From Here
Middle Brother
Middle Brother
Nothing Is Wrong
Nothing Is Wrong
Scandalous
Scandalous
Wasting Light
Wasting Light
Revelator
Revelator
Forevermore
Forevermore
Mission Bell
Mission Bell
Time Of My Life
Time Of My Life
The Playful Heart
The Playful Heart
"This actually released 12/10, but it came out so late in the year I had to prop it up on me 2011 list. If you like Trower (and how could you not) then go and get this album. It's as good as anything he's done."
Build a Rocket Boys!
Build a Rocket Boys!
Memories In My Head
Memories In My Head
"33 min EP! These guys are so good! The music is nothing short of fantastic. If you like prog music, then this is well w the $$"