Off The Record Best of 2016 Poll Results!

ALBUMS OF THE YEAR

AUSTRALIAN ALBUMS
1. The Skeleton Tree – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
2. Death’s Dateless Night – Paul Kelly & Charlie Owen
3. Let Love Rule – Archie Roach
4. The Golden Halfway Record – Halfway
5. Thieves – Tracy McNeil & The Good Life
6. All The Bridges – Liz Stringer
7. Faithful Satellite – Black Sorrows
8. After What I Did Last Night – Henry Wagons
9. Nonagon Infinity – King Gizzard & The LizardWizard
10. Glasselland – Jordie Lane & The Sleepers

INTERNATIONAL ALBUMS
1. Blackstar – David Bowie
2. Blue & Lonesome – Rolling Stones
3. The Ghosts of Highway 20 – Lucinda Williams
4. Shine A Light – Billy Bragg & Joe Henry
5. You Want It Darker – Leonard Cohen
6. Boots No. 1 – Gillian Welch
7. American Band – Drive By Truckers
8. Wilco Schmilco – Wilco
9. Fallen Angels – Bob Dylan
10. The 1966 Live Recordings – Bob Dylan

GIGS, MUSIC BOOKS & MUSIC FILMS OF THE YEAR

AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS
1. Paul Kelly & Charlie Owen @ Queenscliff Festival
2. Tracy McNeil & The Good Life @ Caravan Music Club
3. The Wilson Pickers @ Caravan Music club

INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS
1. Gillian Welch & Dave Rawlings Machine & The Palais/Festival Hall
2. Brian Wilson @ The Palais
3. Steve Earle @ The Recital Centre / Calexico@ Meeniyan Hall / Tweedy @ Meeniyan Hall

MUSIC BOOKS
1. Born To Run – Bruce Springsteen
2. Grant & I – Robert Forster
3. Bowie A-Z by Steve Wide
4. Without Getting Killed Or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark – Tamara Saviano
5. Working Class Boy – Jimmy Barnes / Testimony – Robbie Robertson

MUSIC FILMS/DOCUMENTARIES
1. Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years (The Beatles)
2. One More Time With Feeling (Nick Cave)
3. What Happened Miss Simone?
4. Miss Sharon Jones!
5. Gimme Danger (Iggy Pop) / Mavis!

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