The Dean’s List



1 King Sunny Ade The Best of the Classic Years [SHANACHIE] 20

2 Buck 65 Talkin’ Honky Blues [WEA IMPORT] 19

3 Drive-By Truckers Decoration Day [NEW WEST] 12

4 The Wrens The Meadowlands [ABSOLUTELY KOSHER] 12

5 Liz Phair Liz Phair [CAPITOL] 11

6 Fountains of Wayne Welcome Interstate Managers [S-CURVE] 6

7 Lyrics Born Later That Day . . . [QUANNUM PROJECTS] 5

8 The Libertines Up the Bracket [ROUGH TRADE] 5

9 Kimya Dawson My Sweet Fiend Sweet Princess [IMPORTANT] 5

10 Missy Elliott This Is Not a Test! [ELEKTRA] 5

11 Yo La Tengo Summer Sun [MATADOR]

12 The Rough Guide to Highlife [WORLD MUSIC NETWORK IMPORT]

13 The Shins Chutes Too Narrow [SUB POP]

14 Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt God Bless Jug and Sonny [PRESTIGE ’00]

15 Wire Send [PINKFLAG]

16 OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below [ARISTA]

17 Down in the Basement [OLD HAT]

18 Fannypack So Stylistic [TOMMY BOY]

19 Kaito U.K. Band Red [SPINART]

20 Rancid Indestructible [HELLCAT]

21 Warren Zevon The Wind [ARTEMIS]

22 Amy Rigby Til the Wheels Fall Off [SIGNATURE SOUNDS]

23 Festival in the Desert [WORLD VILLAGE]

24 Lucinda Williams World Without Tears [LOST HIGHWAY]

25 The Handsome Family Live at Schuba’s Tavern [DCN ’02]

26 Electric Six Fire [XL]

27 Brother Ali Shadows on the Sun [RHYMESAYERS ENTERTAINMENT]

28 Four Tet Rounds [DOMINO]

29 Lifesavas Spirit in Stone [QUANNUM PROJECTS]

30 The Rapture Echoes [STRUMMER/UNIVERSAL]

31 The Fever Pink on Pink [KEMADO]

32 Johnny Cash American IV: The Man Comes Around [AMERICAN ’02]

33 The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk [A&M]

34 The Dandy Warhols Welcome to the Monkey House [CAPITOL]

35 Mamani Keita & Marc Minelli Electro Bamako [PALM]

36 Bettye Lavette A Woman Like Me [BLUES EXPRESS]

37 Bettie Serveert Log 22 [PALOMINE]

38 Kaito The Montigola EP [DEVIL IN THE WOODS ’02]

39 The Bottle Rockets Blue Sky [SANCTUARY]

40 Timbaland & Magoo Under Construction Part II [BLACKGROUND]

41 Todd Snider Todd Snider Live: Near Truths and Hotel Rooms [OH BOY]

42 Murs . . . The End of the Beginning [DEFINITIVE JUX]

43 Arabesque Tlata 3 [REACT IMPORT]

44 Akrobatik Balance [COUP D’ETAT]

45 Panjabi MC Beware [SEQUENCE]

46 Gaby Kerpel Carnabailito [NONESUCH]

47 Craig David Slicker Than Your Average [WILDSTAR/ATLANTIC ’02]

48 The Postal Service Give Up [SUB POP]

49 The Klezmatics Rise Up!/Shteyt Oyf! [ROUNDER]

50 Lftr-Pllr Soft Rock [THE SELF-STARTER FOUNDATION ’02]

51 The Rough Guide to the Music of Egypt [WORLD MUSIC NETWORK IMPORT]

52 Koffi Olomide Best of Koffi Olomide [NEXT MUSIC IMPORT ’02]

53 Television Live at the Old Waldorf [RHINO HANDMADE]

54 Aaliyah I Care 4 You [BLACKGROUND ’02]

55 The Kings of Highlife [WRASSE IMPORT]

56 Ragga Ragga Ragga! 2003 [GREENSLEEVES]

57 NOFX The War on Errorism [FAT WRECK CHORDS]

58 Extra Yard [BIG DADA IMPORT ’02]

59 The Rough Guide to South African Gospel [WORLD MUSIC NETWORK IMPORT]

60 Al Green I Can’t Stop [BLUE NOTE]

61 Amy Allison No Frills Friend [DIESEL ONLY]

62 Ndala Kasheba Yellow Card [LIMITLESS SKY ’02]

63 Jean Grae The Bootleg of the Bootleg EP [BABYGRANDE]

64 Ramiro Musotto Sudaka [FAST HORSE]

65 Mr. Lif Sleepyheads [THOUGHT WIZARD]

66 The Guitar and Gun [STERN’S AFRICA]

67 McEnroe Disenfranchised [PEANUTS AND CORN]

68 Gilad Atzmon Exile [ENJA]

69 The Blue Series Continuum GoodandEvil Sessions [THIRSTY EAR]

70 Jon Langford and His Sadies Mayors of the Moon [BLOODSHOT]

71 James Blood Ulmer No Escape From the Blues [HYENA]

72 Horace X Sackbutt [OMNIUM]

73 The Naysayer Pure Beauty [CARROT TOP]

74 The Go-Betweens Spring Hill Fair [CIRCUS/JETSET ’02]


1 Panjabi MC featuring Jay-Z “Beware of the Boys (Mundian To Bach Ke)” [SEQUENCE]

2 Fannypack “Hey Mami” [TOMMY BOY]

3 Justin Timberlake “Senorita” [JIVE]

4 Lil Jon & the Eastside Boyz “Get Low Remix” [TVT]

5 Todd Snider “Beer Run” [OH BOY]

6 MC Hawking “Entropy” [NO LABEL]

7 Justin Timberlake “Rock Your Body” [JIVE]

8 OutKast “Hey Ya!” [ARISTA]

9 Yerba Buena “Guajira” [RAZOR & TIE]

10 Vybz Kartel “Sweet to the Belly” [GREENSLEEVES]