Best of 2003 Listener Poll

Your favorites from our annual end-of-the-year listener poll.

  1. The Jayhawks - Rainy Day Music
  2. Warren Zevon - The Wind
  3. Lucinda Williams - World Without Tears
  4. Fountains of Wayne - Welcome Interstate Managers
  5. Damien Rice - O
  6. TIE: Rufus Wainwright - Want One
    The Thorns - The Thorns
  7. Steve Winwood - About Time
  8. Joss Stone - The Soul Sessions
  9. The Thrills - So Much For The City
  10. Mavericks - The Mavericks
  11. White Stripes - Elephant
  12. Richard Thompson - The Old Kit Bag
  13. Rickie Lee Jones - The Evening of My Best Day
  14. Rosanne Cash - Rules of Travel
  15. Erin McKeown - Grand
  16. Emmylou Harris - Stumble into Grace
  17. Shelby Lynne - Identity Crisis
  18. Josh Ritter - Hello Starling
  19. Josh Rouse - 1972
  20. Los Lonely Boys - Los Lonely Boys
  21. Annie Lennox - Bare
  22. Gillian Welch - Soul Journey
  23. Joe Jackson - Volume 4
  24. Neil Young - Greendale
  25. Ben Harper - Diamonds on the Inside
  26. Van Morrison - What's Wrong With This Picture
  27. Elvis Costello - North
  28. Kathleen Edwards - Failer
  29. Radiohead - Hail to the Thief
  30. Jack Johnson - On and On
  31. Lyle Lovett - My Baby Don't Tolerate
  32. Bruce Cockburn - You've Never Seen Everything
  33. Eastmountainsouth - Eastmountainsouth
  34. North Mississippi Allstars - Polaris
  35. Dar Williams - The Beauty of the Rain
  36. Beth Orton - The Other Side of Daybreak
  37. Chris Smither - Train Home
  38. Dave Matthews - Some Devil
  39. Alexi Murdoch - Four Songs
  40. Daniel Lanois - Shine
  41. Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros - Streetcore
  42. John Hammond - Ready for Love
  43. John Mayer - Heavier Things
  44. Allman Brothers Band - Hittin' The Note
  45. Dan Bern - Fleeting Days
  46. Johnny Cash - Unearthed
  47. David Bowie - Reality
  48. Mary Lee's Corvette - 700 Miles
  49. Patty Griffin - A Kiss in Time
  50. Stephen Clair - Little Radio