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Here Are The Top Americana/Folk Albums for May 2023

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Zach Bryan’s major label debut album American Heartbreak continues to push up the goosebumps that trail under music listeners’ skin as it leads the top Americana/Folk albums for May 2023. The massive album comes with thirty-four exceptional songs, each entailing different feelings of loss, heartbreak, and forgiveness – and fans revel in it.

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Meanwhile, there are new names on this list, including Gordon Lightfoot Gord’s Gold, a remarkable album containing some of his best songs from the 1970s and 1980s. These tracks perfectly capture the alchemy of Lightfoot’s songwriting and storytelling. 

There’s also boygenius – three of the most iconic, impressive indie-rock songwriters of the past decade. The Record showcased the trio’s strikingly pure vocals combined in nostalgic harmony. 

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There’s so much more on this list. So, let’s get into this! Keep scrolling below for the top Americana/Folk albums for May 2023.

  1. American Heartbreak by Zach Bryan
  2. Traveller by Chris Stapleton
  3. Gord’s Gold by Gordon Lightfoot
  4. Starting Over by Chris Stapleton
  5. The Record by boygenius
  6. Hozier by Hozier
  7. Purgatory by Tyler Childers
  8. Summertime Blues by Zach Bryan
  9. Elisabeth by Zach Bryan
  10. Live On Red Barn Radio I & II by Tyler Childers
  11. Five Seconds Flat by Lizzy McAlpine
  12. DeAnn by Zach Bryan
  13. Aurora (Soundtrack) by Daisy Jones & The Six
  14. Easy On My Eyes by Stephen Sanchez
  15. Cleopatra by The Lumineers
  16. Simon And Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits by Simon & Garfunkel
  17. Country Squire by Tyler Childers
  18. Strange Trails by Lord Huron
  19. This Old Dog by Mac DeMarco
  20. Definitive All-Time Greatest Hits by John Denver
  21. The Lumineers by The Lumineers
  22. In Between Dreams by Jack Johnson
  23. Photographs & Memories: His Greatest Hits by Jim Croce
  24. Dream Your Life Away by Vance Joy
  25. The Best That I Could Do 1978 – 1988 by John Mellencamp

So, what do you think about the top Americana/Folk albums for May 2023?