Today we look back to May 2009…

1 Umphrey's McGee Mantis
2 Soul of John Black Black John
3 Shemekia Copeland Never Going Back
4 David Gans The Ones That Look The Weirdest Taste The Best
5 Great Caesar’s Ghost Better Off Dead
6 Bad Plus For All I Care
7 David Fiuczynski KiF Express
8 JJ Cale Roll On
9 Jorma Kaukonen River of Time
10 Bourgeois Gypsies Faulty Fairytales
11 Derek Trucks Band Already Free
12 Seth Walker Leap of Faith
13 FM Waiting For a Friend
14 Justin Townes Earl Midnight at the Movies
15 Lotus Hammerstrike
16 Freekbass Junkyard Waltz
17 The Bridge Blind Man’s Hill
18 Porter Batiste and Stoltz Feat. Page McConnell MOODOO
19 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavillion
20 Boris Garcia One More Into The Bliss
21 Mark Olson & Gary Louris Ready for the Flood
22 Quactus Once a Pond, A Spine
23 Raconteurs Consolers Of The Lonely
24 Railroad Earth Amen Corner
25 Ramblin Jack Elliott A Stranger Here
26 Tea Leaf Green Raise Up The Tent
27 Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
28 Jimmy Landry New Day
29 Michael Franti All Rebel Rockers
30 David Byrne and Brian Eno Everything That Happens, Happens Today