Because Songs Matter publishes their 2006 Gambler awards has a year-end best album poll each year called the Gambler Awards (named after a beloved forum member who was killed in an auto accident several years ago). All active board members are allowed to vote and 2006 was a record year for voters and albums voted for. Anyway,’s favorite album of the year Rebels, Rogues & Sworn Brothers topped the list! Here is the top 10:

01 Lucero – Rebels, Rogues & Sworn Brothers
(tie)02 Neko Case – Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
(tie)02 The Drams – Jubilee Dive
04 Richard Buckner – Meadow
05 Centro-matic – Fort Recovery
06 M Ward – Post-War
07 Bob Dylan – Modern Times
08 Drive-by Truckers – A Blessing and a Curse
09 Band of Horses – Everything All The Time
(tie)10 The Hold Steady – Boys and Girls in America
(tie)10 Tom Waits – Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards

You can see the entire list here.

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