As is KRCC’s year-end tradition, we’ve posted the 100 most popular songs played on air (along with links to purchase the songs from iTunes (a portion of which goes to benefit the station). Our DJs have also posted their Top 10 favorite songs of the year . You can see them all HERE. You can see and download The Big Something’s favorite songs from the Free Music Archive below (in no particular order).

Tomorrow: our Top 10 favorite Big Something posts of the year.


 

One Response to KRCC’s Best of 2010: Songs

  1. Marty says:

    It was a better year than I thought, actually left off some pretty good stuff (Sharon Jones, Old 97’s, Spoon) to keep it at 10:

    Band of Horses – Infinite Arms
    Blaze Foley – The Dawg Years
    Carolina Chocolate Drops – Genuine Negro Jig
    Jamey Johnson – Guitar Song
    Laura Veirs – July Flame
    The New Pornographers – Together
    Paul Thorn – Pimps and Preachers
    Roky Erikson – True Love Cast Out All Evil
    Sarah Jaffe – Suburban Nature
    Pernice Bros – Goodbye Killer

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