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KEXP Blues music charts for 2005
January
1. (Various) - Sunday Nights: The Songs of Junior Kimbrough (Fat Possum)
2. Al Green - Everything's OK (Blue Note)
3. Willie Hightower - Willie Hightower (Honest Jons/Astralwerks)
4. Amos Lee - Amos Lee (Blue Note)
5. Precious Bryant - The Truth (Terminus)
6. (Various) - Rewind! 4 (Ubiquity)
7. Louisiana Red - No Turn on Red (HMG)
8. The Black Keys - Rubber Factory (Fat Possum)
9. Bettye Swann - Bettye Swann (Astralwerks)
10. The Neville Brothers - Walkin' in the Shadow of Life (Back Porch)

February
1. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
2. (Various) - Sunday Nights: The Songs of Junior Kimbrough (Fat Possum)
3. Willie Hightower - Willie Hightower (Honest Jons/Astralwerks)
4. Al Green - Everything's OK (Blue Note)
5. Solomon Burke - Make Do With What You Got (Shout! Factory)
6. Amos Lee - Amos Lee (Blue Note)
7. J.D. Hobson - Desert Blues (self-released)
8. Precious Bryant - The Truth (Terminus)
9. John Legend - Get Lifted (Getting Out of Our Dreams/Columbia)
10. Louisiana Red - No Turn on Red (HMG)

March
1. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
2. Maktub - Say What You Mean (Velour)
3. Solomon Burke - Make Do With What You Got (Shout! Factory)
4. Willie Hightower - Willie Hightower (Honest Jons/Astralwerks)
5. Al Green - Everything's OK (Blue Note)
6. Blind Boys of Alabama - Atom Bomb (Real World)
7. Scott H. Biram - The Dirty Old One Man Band (Bloodshot)
8. J.D. Hobson - Desert Blues (self-released)
9. Amos Lee - Amos Lee (Blue Note)
10. John Legend - Get Lifted (Getting Out of Our Dreams/Columbia)

April
1. Nikka Costa - Can'tneverdidnothin' (Virgin)
2. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
3. (Various) - Soul Fire: The Majestic Collection (Truth & Soul/Fastlife)
4. Solomon Burke - Make Do With What You Got (Shout! Factory)
5. Maktub - Say What You Mean (Velour)
6. The Lee Boys - Say Yes! (Arhoolie)
7. (Various) - Movements: 14 Deep Funk Pearls (Perfect.Toy)
8. Scott H. Biram - The Dirty Old One Man Band (Bloodshot)
9. Blind Boys of Alabama - Atom Bomb (Real World)
10. Al Green - Everything's OK (Blue Note)

May
1. Nikka Costa - Can'tneverdidnothin' (Virgin)
2. The Quantic Soul Orchestra - Pushin On (Ubiquity)
3. The Lee Boys - Say Yes! (Arhoolie)
4. (Various) - Soul Fire: The Majestic Collection (Truth & Soul/Fastlife)
5. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
6. Maktub - Say What You Mean (Velour)
7. (Various) - Movements: 14 Deep Funk Pearls (Perfect.Toy)
8. Scott H. Biram - The Dirty Old One Man Band (Bloodshot)
9. Solomon Burke - Make Do With What You Got (Shout! Factory)
10. Blind Boys of Alabama - Atom Bomb (Real World)

June
1. Nikka Costa - Can'tneverdidnothin' (Virgin)
2. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
3. The Quantic Soul Orchestra - Pushin On (Ubiquity)
4. Corey Harris - Daily Bread (Rounder)
5. (Various) - Soul Fire: The Majestic Collection (Truth & Soul/Fastlife)
6. Maktub - Say What You Mean (Velour)
7. The Lee Boys - Say Yes! (Arhoolie)
8. (Various) - Movements: 14 Deep Funk Pearls (Perfect.Toy)
9. Scott H. Biram - The Dirty Old One Man Band (Bloodshot)
10. Solomon Burke - Make Do With What You Got (Shout! Factory)

July
1. Corey Harris - Daily Bread (Rounder)
2. Leela James - A Change Is Gonna Come (Warner Bros)
3. (Various) - Soul Fire: The Majestic Collection (Truth & Soul/Fastlife)
4. The Quantic Soul Orchestra - Pushin On (Ubiquity)
5. (Various) - Movements: 14 Deep Funk Pearls (Perfect.Toy)
6. Nikka Costa - Can'tneverdidnothin' (Virgin)
7. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
8. The Lee Boys - Say Yes! (Arhoolie)
9. Maktub - Say What You Mean (Velour)
10. Solomon Burke - Make Do With What You Got (Shout! Factory)

August
1. Leela James - A Change Is Gonna Come (Warner Bros)
2. Corey Harris - Daily Bread (Rounder)
3. (Various) - Hip Hop Roots (Tommy Boy)
4. Otis Taylor - Below the Fold (Telarc)
5. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
6. (Various) - Soul Fire: The Majestic Collection (Truth & Soul/Fastlife)
7. (Various) - Movements: 14 Deep Funk Pearls (Perfect.Toy)
8. The Quantic Soul Orchestra - Pushin On (Ubiquity)
9. Nikka Costa - Can'tneverdidnothin' (Virgin)
10. The Lee Boys - Say Yes! (Arhoolie)

September
1. Bettye LaVette - I've Got My Own Hell to Raise (Anti-)
2. (Various) - Night Train to Nashville Vol. Two (CMF/Lost Highway)
3. Leela James - A Change Is Gonna Come (Warner Bros)
4. King Britt - Presents Sister Gertrude Morgan (Ropeadope)
5. (Various) - Hip Hop Roots (Tommy Boy)
6. Otis Taylor - Below the Fold (Telarc)
7. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
8. Corey Harris - Daily Bread (Rounder)
9. (Various) - Soul Fire: The Majestic Collection (Truth & Soul/Fastlife)
10. (Various) - Movements: 14 Deep Funk Pearls (Perfect.Toy)

October
1. Bettye LaVette - I've Got My Own Hell to Raise (Anti-)
2. (Various) - Searching for Soul (Luv N' Haight)
3. Leela James - A Change Is Gonna Come (Warner Bros)
4. (Various) - I Believe To My Soul (Rhino/Work Song/Hear Music)
5. (Various) - Night Train to Nashville Vol. Two (CMF/Lost Highway)
6. King Britt - Presents Sister Gertrude Morgan (Ropeadope)
7. Otis Taylor - Below the Fold (Telarc)
8. (Various) - Hip Hop Roots (Tommy Boy)
9. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
10. (Various) - Soul Fire: The Majestic Collection (Truth & Soul/Fastlife)

November
1. (Various) - Searching for Soul (Luv N' Haight)
2. (Various) - I Believe To My Soul (Rhino/Work Song/Hear Music)
3. King Britt - Presents Sister Gertrude Morgan (Ropeadope)
4. (Various) - Night Train to Nashville Vol. Two (CMF/Lost Highway)
5. Leela James - A Change Is Gonna Come (Warner Bros)
6. Bettye LaVette - I've Got My Own Hell to Raise (Anti-)
7. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
8. Otis Taylor - Below the Fold (Telarc)
9. (Various) - Soul Fire: The Majestic Collection (Truth & Soul/Fastlife)
10. (Various) - Hip Hop Roots (Tommy Boy)

December
1. The Budos Band - The Budos Band (Daptone)
2. (Various) - Our New Orleans 2005 (Nonesuch)
3. (Various) - Searching for Soul (Luv N' Haight)
4. (Various) - I Believe To My Soul (Rhino/Work Song/Hear Music)
5. King Britt - Presents Sister Gertrude Morgan (Ropeadope)
6. (Various) - Night Train to Nashville Vol. Two (CMF/Lost Highway)
7. Leela James - A Change Is Gonna Come (Warner Bros)
8. Bettye LaVette - I've Got My Own Hell to Raise (Anti-)
9. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
10. Otis Taylor - Below the Fold (Telarc)


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