12 Great Country, Americana Albums You Probably Didn't Hear in 2017
Sara Evans' 'Words' and Jeffrey Steele's 'Sons of the Palomino' project are two 2017 albums worth seeking out. Steve Jennings/WireImage; Anna Webber/Getty Images for SiriusXM

These albums – some from known stars, others from still on-the-fringe artists – may not have been on everyone's radar in 2017, but we think each is well worth seeking out.