TOP ARTISTS OF 2017
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 165520 airplays from 176 different DJs

1. John McCutcheon
2. Tom Russell
3. Tim Grimm
4. Rhiannon Giddens
5. Tom Paxton
6. Pete Seeger
7. Tim O'Brien
8. Bob Dylan
9. John Prine
10. Joe Jencks
11. Gillian Welch
12. Zoe Mulford
13. The Wailin' Jennys
14. Willie Nelson
15. Alison Krauss
16. Joel Mabus
17. Steve Martin And The Steep Canyon Rangers
18. John Gorka
19. Joan Baez
20. Emma's Revolution
20. The Steel Wheels
22. The Infamous Stringdusters
23. Bela Fleck And Abigail Washburn
24. Christine Lavin
25. Dori Freeman
26. Heather Pierson
27. Harpeth Rising
28. Brooks Williams
28. Jimmy Lafave
30. Johnny Cash
31. Cathy Fink And Marcy Marxer
32. Mara Levine
33. Ordinary Elephant
34. Emmylou Harris
35. Carrie Newcomer
36. Scott Cook
37. Jayme Stone
38. Catie Curtis
39. John Reischman And The Jaybirds
40. Rayna Gellert
41. The Early Mays
42. Bruce Cockburn
43. Slaid Cleaves
44. April Verch
44. Chris Hillman
44. Steve Earle
47. Brother Sun
48. Kc Groves
49. I Draw Slow
50. Gathering Time
51. Jack Williams
51. Old Crow Medicine Show
53. Sarah Jarosz
54. Dave Rawlings
55. The Gibson Brothers
56. Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra
56. Pat Wictor
58. Greg Brown
59. Joni Mitchell
60. Ken And Brad Kolodner
61. Rodney Crowell
62. Taarka
63. Doc Watson
64. The Malvinas
64. Wyatt Easterling
66. Nanci Griffith
67. Richard Thompson
68. Billy Strings
68. Mipso
70. Guy Clark
70. Rachel Baiman
72. Ray Cardwell
73. Phil Ochs
74. Sera Cahoone
75. Beppe Gambetta
76. Lydia Sylvia Martin
76. Sarah Jane Scouten
78. Richard Shindell
78. Stan Rogers
78. The Waifs
81. Bill Monroe
81. Byrd And Street
81. Si Kahn
84. Julian Lage And Chris Eldridge
85. Peter, Paul And Mary
86. Willie Watson
87. Eliza Gilkyson
87. Glen Campbell
89. Norman Blake
90. John Hartford
90. Mary Chapin Carpenter
92. The Bucking Mules
92. David Grisman
92. Julie Gold
92. Rosalie Sorrels
96. Woody Guthrie
97. Noam Pikelny
98. Cassie And Maggie
98. Zoe And Cloyd
100. Alice Howe
100. Peter Mulvey
100. Susan Cattaneo
103. Guy Davis And Fabrizio Poggi
103. O'Connor Band
103. Seldom Scene
106. Joe Crookston
106. Judy Collins
108. Arlo Guthrie
108. Susan Werner
110. Chuck Brodsky
110. Del McCoury
112. Alastair Moock
112. Eilen Jewell
112. The Stray Birds
115. Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit
115. Merlin Snider
115. Molly Tuttle
118. The Jerry Douglas Band
118. John Craigie
120. Claire Lynch
121. David Mallett
122. Battlefield Band
122. Elaine Mahon
124. Lindsay Straw
125. Rose Cousins
126. Cheryl Wheeler
126. Matthew Byrne
128. Dave Carter And Tracy Grammer
128. Quiles And Cloud
130. Gordon Lightfoot
130. Kate Wolf
132. Front Country
132. Laurie Lewis And The Right Hands
134. Kate Rusby
134. Rachael Sage
136. Bill Staines
136. Montgomery Delaney
138. Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs
138. Magpie
140. Hanneke Cassel
140. Kate Campbell
140. Lucinda Williams
140. Rebecca Loebe
144. Beatles
145. Gregg Allman
145. Robert Earl Keen
147. Sean McConnell
148. Anna Tivel
148. Beth Desombre
150. Dar Williams
151. Robin And Linda Williams
151. Sam Baker
153. David Francey
153. Jim Kweskin And Geoff Muldaur
153. Lee Murdock
156. Jack Tempchin
156. The Jeremiahs
156. Ray Davies
156. Ruthie Foster
156. Sam Bush
156. Taj Mahal And Keb' Mo'
162. Leonard Cohen
162. Runa
162. Ryanhood
165. Kim And Reggie Harris
165. Tom Chapin
167. Anne Hills
167. Balsam Range
167. Doyle Lawson
167. Truckstop Honeymoon
171. Chris Ronald
171. Friction Farm
173. Night Tree
174. Laura Oden
175. Solas
176. Buffy Sainte-Marie
176. Chris Jones
178. Mandolin Orange
179. Bruce Springsteen
179. Tom Rush
181. Billy Crockett
181. Chris And Meredith Thompson
183. Bumper Jacksons
183. Iris DeMent
183. Lucy Kaplansky
186. Calan
186. Cosy Sheridan
186. Jim Page
186. Neil Young
190. Ben Hunter, Phil Wiggins, Joe Seamons
190. Crowes Pasture
190. Ellis Paul
190. John Flynn
190. Millpond Moon
190. Sierra Hull
196. Shawna Caspi
197. Hank Williams
197. Jim Lauderdale
197. Merle Haggard
197. Steve Goodman
197. Tift Merritt
202. Blackie And The Rodeo Kings
202. Dan Zanes And Friends
202. Emily Mure
202. Fairport Convention
202. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
202. Red Tail Ring
208. Carrie Elkin
208. Pokey Lafarge
208. Rhonda Vincent
208. Skinner And T'witch
212. Amber Cross
212. Barbara Jo Kammer
212. Dale Ann Bradley
212. Gigi Love
212. Robin Greenstein
217. Darden Smith
218. Red Molly
219. Eric Andersen
219. Greg Trooper
221. Charlie Parr
221. Laura Zucker
221. Lyle Lovett
221. Robbie Fulks
221. Sultans Of String
226. Noel Paul Stookey
227. The Earls Of Leicester
227. Fred Eaglesmith
227. Matt Patershuk
227. Zephaniah Ohora
231. Chieftains
231. Chris Smither
231. Chuck Berry
231. Dave Van Ronk
231. Sherman Holmes
236. Bill And Joel Plaskett
236. Jeffrey Martin
236. Pete's Posse
236. Sweet Honey In The Rock
236. Tony Furtado
241. Davey O
241. Justin Townes Earle
243. Old Salt Union
244. Ani Difranco
244. David Bromberg
244. Loudon Wainwright III
247. Danny Barnes
247. Fred Gillen Jr.
247. Lesley Kernochan
247. The Lonely Heartstring Band
247. Lonesome River Band

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