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The Current's Bill DeVille shares his top songs of 2016.
The Current's Bill DeVille shares his top songs of 2016.MPR graphic

by Bill DeVille

December 06, 2016

Top 11 Songs of 2016

I turned up to 11 in 2016 (in no particular order).

Michael Kiwanuka – "Love & Hate"
Margo Price – "Hands of Time"
Drive-By Truckers – "What It Means"
Leonard Cohen – "You Want It Darker" (Departure lounge is busy this year.)
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – "I'm Still Here"
The Frightnrs – "Nothing More to Say"
Ryley Walker – "Roundabout"
Margaret Glaspy – "Emotions and Math"
The Cactus Blossoms – "Mississippi"
Charles Bradley – "Changes"
Car Seat Headrest – "Fill in the Blank"

Honorable Mentions

David Bowie – "Lazarus"
Hiss Golden Messenger – "Biloxi"
Jack Garrett – "Weathered"
Marlon Williams – "Dark Child"
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – "Jesus Alone"
The Jayhawks – "Quiet Corners and Empty Spaces"
The Shelters – "Rebel Heart"
Wilco – "If I Ever Was a Child"

The Current Hosts' and Staffers' Top 89 of 2016

Brett BaldwinBill DeVilleJay GablerLeah GaraasJadeCecilia JohnsonLindsay KimballMary LuciaJim McGuinnSean McPhersonShelley MillerDan NassMike NovitzkiMatt PerkinsBrian OakeJill RileyJake RudhNate RyanDavid SafarDerrick StevensAndrea SwenssonLuke TaylorAnna ReedMark WheatMac Wilson