Java John of On The Flipsideâ€™s favorite albums of 2013:
10. Roger Taylorâ€™s â€śFun On Earthâ€ť 9. Black Sabbathâ€™s â€ś13â€ť 8. Jessica Daumenâ€™s â€śFinding Flowersâ€ť 7. Elton Johnâ€™s â€śThe Diving Boardâ€ť 6. Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irionâ€™s â€śWassaic Wayâ€ť 5. Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jonesâ€™ â€śForeverlyâ€ť 4. Paul McCartneyâ€™s â€śNewâ€ť 3. Elvis Costello & The Rootsâ€™ â€śWise Up Ghostâ€ť 2. Neil Youngâ€™s â€śLive at The Cellar Doorâ€ť
December is the month of holiday cheer, lengthy lines at the store item returns counter, and of course, year-end countdowns.
As the staff of NPR's All Songs Considered wrap up their year-end musical favorites, we at WFIT want to know your favorite new releases of 2013. Give us a top 10 list of your favorite new albums or songs from 2013 on our Facebook or in the comments.
Check back later this week for our WFIT staff picks and see how yours compare!
This yearâ€™s 2013 Newport Folk Festival, July 26 â€“ 28, will feature The Avett Brothers, Feist, Jim James (My Morning Jacket), Beck, The Lumineers, Ramblinâ€™ Jack Elliot, Beth Orton, Jason Isbell and many more.
Listen to the new album Nightingale Floors from Rogue Wave. It's Rogue Wave's fifth album and first for indie punk label Vagrant Records. Nightingale Floors finds the band secure in it's sound and brimming with confidence.