Top 89 of 2020: Jim McGuinn


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The end of the year is near, and that means it's time to reflect on your favorite music of 2020! Here are Jim McGuinn's favorite songs and albums of the year. Once you've made your own Top 10 list, vote in The Current's Top 89 poll, and we'll count down our listeners' Top 89 of 2020 on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Top 20 Songs of 2020

IDLES – "Model Village"
Gorillaz – "Strange Timez (feat. Robert Smith)"
Fiona Apple – "Shameika"
Sports Team – "Here's The Thing"
Yves Tumor – "Gospel for a New Century"
beabadoobee – "Care"
The War and Treaty – "Five More Minutes"
Janelle Monáe – "Turntables"
Disq – "Daily Routine"
Sorry – "Right Round The Clock"
Mavis Staples – "All In It Together"
Semisonic – "You're Not Alone"
The Beths – "Dying to Believe"
Perfume Genius – "Jason"
Paul Weller – "On Sunset"
Angel Olsen – "Waving, Smiling"
Tame Impala – "Lost In Yesterday"
Christine and the Queens – "People, I've been sad"
The Jayhawks – "This Forgotten Town"
Anderson .Paak – "Lockdown"

Top 10 Albums of 2020

Gorillaz – Song Machine
Bob Dylan – Rough and Rowdy Ways
Fiona Apple – Fetch the Bolt Cutters
IDLES – Ultramono
Sports Team – Deep Down Happy
Paul Weller – On Sunset
Tame Impala – The Slow Rush
Lianne La Havas – Lianne La Havas
Low Cut Connie – Private Lives
Taylor Swift – Folklore

Vote now: Top 89 of 2020

The Current staff's favorite music of 2020

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