Sugar's 'Best of 2017' Albums

Credit JT Thomas

KVNF Music Director Candy "Sugar" Pennetta shares her favorite album releases of 2017, in no particular order.

ARTIST ALBUM
Garland Jeffreys  14 Steps To Harlem
Jackie Greene  Modern Lives Volume 1
Trombone Shorty   Parking Lot Symphony
Lettuce   Mt. Crushmore
Beth Hart   Fire On The Floor
Izo Fitzroy   Skyline
Otis Taylor   Fantasizing About Being Black
Isley Brothers & Santana   Power of Peace
Bootsy Collins   World Wide Funk
Aretha Franklin   A Brand New Me: Aretha Franklin with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Mavis Staples   If All I Ever Was Was Black
Curtis Harding   Face Your Fear
Terra Lightfoot  New Mistakes
Greg Allman  Southern Blood
Rag N Bone Man   Human
Scruffy Pearls   Scruffy Pearls
Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real  Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real
Leonard Cohen   You Want It Darker
Pokey LaFarge  Manic Revelations
Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo'   TajMo
Paul Shaffer & The World’s Most Dangerous Band  Paul Shaffer & The World’s Most Dangerous Band
Nattali Rize  Rebel Frequency
Morgan Heritage   Avrakedabra
Cigarettes After Sex   Cigarettes After Sex
Dee Dee Bridgewater   Memphis… Yes I’m Ready
Bruce Cockburn  Bone on Bone
Van Morrison   Versatile
Sweet Pea Atkinson   Get What You Deserve
Randy Newman  Dark Matter
Jocelyn & Chris Arndt   Go
Leon Russell   On A Distant Shore
Cilantro Boombox   Shine
Dan Auerbach   Waiting On A Song
Valerie June   The Order of Time
Tedeschi Trucks Band   Live From the Fox Oakland
Chicano Batman   Freedom Is Free
Ozomatli  Nonstop Mexico Jamaica
Robert Randolph & The Family Band   Got Soul
Five Alarm Funk   Sweat
Lloyd Price   This Is Rock N Roll
Joan Osborne   Songs of Bob Dylan
Beck   Colors
Joe Goddard   Electric Lines
Joe Bonamassa  Live At Carnegie Hall
Thievery Corporation   Temple of I and I
Nouvelle Vague   I Could Be Happy
Son Little   New Magic
Keyon Harrold  The Mugician
Thundercat  Thundercat Presents "Drunk"
Bob Marley   Exodus 50th Anniversary