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

1. "Gonna Be Great" (90)
        by Tim Grimm And The Family Band
        from "A Stranger In This Time"
2. "Let Me Sing You A Song" (75)
        by Joe Jencks
        from "Poets, Philosophers, Workers And Wanderers"
3. "Y'all Means All" (70)
        by John McCutcheon
        from "Trolling For Dreams"
4. "These Rollin' Hills" (69)
        by Tim Grimm And The Family Band
        from "A Stranger In This Time"
5. "President Sang Amazing Grace" (68)
        by Zoe Mulford
        from "Small Brown Birds"
6. "Shake Sugaree" (61)
        by Rhiannon Giddens, Dirk Powell, Jason Sypher
        from "Tunes From David Holt's State Of Music 2"
7. "Homeland Blues" (58)
        by Alice Howe
        from "You've Been Away So Long (EP)"
8. "Midnight Train" (57)
        by Dave Rawlings
        from "Poor David's Almanack"
8. "Zillionaire" (57)
        by Zoe Mulford
        from "Small Brown Birds"
10. "Work Hard Love Harder" (56)
        by Susan Cattaneo
        from "The Hammer And The Heart"
11. "Best Of You" (55)
        by Ordinary Elephant
        from "Before I Go"
11. "Further Down The Line" (55)
        by Scott Cook
        from "Further Down The Line"
11. "Gentle On My Mind" (55)
        by Alison Krauss
        from "Windy City"
11. "Wildflowers" (55)
        by The Wailin' Jennys
        from "Fifteen"
15. "13 Years" (54)
        by Tim Grimm And The Family Band
        from "A Stranger In This Time"
16. "Workin's Too Hard" (51)
        by Rayna Gellert
        from "Workin's Too Hard"
16. "You Reap What You Sow" (51)
        by Mara Levine
        from "Facets Of Folk (preview)"
18. "Wildflowers" (50)
        by Chris Hillman
        from "Bidin' My Time"
19. "By My Silence" (48)
        by Mara Levine
        from "Facets Of Folk (preview)"
19. "Gone" (48)
        by John McCutcheon
        from "Trolling For Dreams"
19. "Where The River Meets The Road" (48)
        by Tim O'Brien
        from "Where The River Meets The"
22. "3 Chords And The Truth" (47)
        by John McCutcheon
        from "Trolling For Dreams"
22. "At The Purchaser's Option" (47)
        by Rhiannon Giddens
        from "Freedom Highway"
22. "Birmingham Sunday" (47)
        by Rhiannon Giddens
        from "Freedom Highway"
25. "Sing Me Like A Folk Song" (46)
        by The Steel Wheels
        from "Wild As We Came Here"
25. "Sing People Sing" (46)
        by Emma's Revolution
        from "Revolution Now"
27. "Singin" (45)
        by Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio
        from "Singin'"
27. "Still Not Dead" (45)
        by Willie Nelson
        from "God's Problem Child"
27. "Tanglewood Tree" (45)
        by Gathering Time
        from "Tanglewood Tree (single)"
30. "Scrape Me Off The Ceiling" (44)
        by The Steel Wheels
        from "Wild As We Came Here"
30. "We Could Fly" (44)
        by Rhiannon Giddens
        from "Freedom Highway"
32. "Dark As A Dungeon" (43)
        by Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio
        from "Singin'"
32. "Get Up And Do Right" (43)
        by Cathy Fink And Marcy Marxer
        from "Get Up And Do Right"
32. "Sharecropper's Son" (43)
        by John McCutcheon
        from "Trolling For Dreams"
32. "There But For Fortune" (43)
        by Pat Wictor
        from "This Is Absolutely Real"
36. "Always Turn Around" (42)
        by Sera Cahoone
        from "From Where I Started"
36. "Broken" (42)
        by John Craigie
        from "No Rain, No Rose"
38. "America" (41)
        by Julie Gold
        from "Sixty"
38. "Cumberland Gap" (41)
        by Dave Rawlings
        from "Poor David's Almanack"
38. "Good Enough" (41)
        by Molly Tuttle
        from "Rise"
38. "Strike The Bells" (41)
        by Rayna Gellert
        from "Workin's Too Hard"
42. "Boat In The Water" (40)
        by Tom Paxton
        from "Boat In The Water"
42. "Hard Life Makes A Good Song" (40)
        by The Infamous Stringdusters
        from "Laws Of Gravity"
42. "Knock On The Door" (40)
        by Pat Wictor
        from "This Is Absolutely Real"
42. "Little Rain" (40)
        by KC Groves
        from "Happy Little Trees"
42. "Steel Rail Blues" (40)
        by Ken And Brad Kolodner
        from "The Swift House"
47. "Come On Over My House" (39)
        by Dave Rawlings
        from "Poor David's Almanack"
47. "If I Could Make You My Own" (39)
        by Dori Freeman
        from "Letters Never Read"
47. "Julie" (39)
        by Rhiannon Giddens
        from "Freedom Highway"
47. "Make It Great" (39)
        by Alastair Moock
        from "Alastair Moock"
47. "Never Tire Of The Road" (39)
        by Rachel Baiman
        from "Shame"
47. "Peaceful Easy Feeling" (39)
        by Jack Tempchin
        from "Peaceful Easy Feeling"
53. "Bells Of Rhymney" (38)
        by Chris Hillman
        from "Bidin My Time"
53. "Freedom Highway" (38)
        by Rhiannon Giddens
        from "Freedom Highway"
53. "Hey Joe" (38)
        by The Jerry Douglas Band
        from "What If"
53. "Orphan Girl" (38)
        by Gillian Welch
        from "Boots No. 1: The Official Revival Bootleg"
57. "Railroad Man" (37)
        by Ordinary Elephant
        from "Before I Go"
57. "Solidarity Forever" (37)
        by Joe Jencks
        from "Poets, Philosophers, Workers And Wanderers"
59. "535" (36)
        by Harpeth Rising
        from "Against All Tides"
59. "Diving Duck Blues" (36)
        by Taj Mahal And Keb' Mo'
        from "TajMo"
59. "Grey Bird" (36)
        by Rayna Gellert
        from "Workin's Too Hard"
59. "House Of Mercy" (36)
        by Sarah Jarosz
        from "Undercurrent"
59. "When The Mist Clears Away" (36)
        by Tim O'Brien
        from "Where The River Meets The Road"
64. "American Dream" (35)
        by Wyatt Easterling
        from "Divining Rod"
64. "My Portion" (35)
        by I Draw Slow
        from "Turn Your Face To The Sun"
64. "Say-O" (35)
        by The Early Mays
        from "Chase The Sun"
67. "Black Sky Lightning" (34)
        by Quiles And Cloud
        from "Shake Me Now"
67. "Blackbird" (34)
        by Zoe Mulford
        from "Small Brown Birds"
67. "Boatsman" (34)
        by Jayme Stone
        from "Jayme Stone's Folklife"
67. "Coming Down The Mountain" (34)
        by Mipso
        from "Coming Down The Mountain"
67. "Early Morning Light" (34)
        by Sarah Jarosz
        from "Undercurrent"
67. "Going Home" (34)
        by Joe Jencks
        from "Poets, Philosophers, Workers And Wanderers"
67. "To The Wild" (34)
        by The Steel Wheels
        from "Wild As We Came Here"
74. "Ain't I A Woman" (33)
        by Jack Williams
        from "Far Away Long Ago"
74. "Answer The Knock At The Door" (33)
        by Zoe Mulford
        from "Small Brown Birds"
74. "Bluebird" (33)
        by KC Groves
        from "Happy Little Trees"
74. "Caroline" (33)
        by Steve Martin And The Steep Canyon Rangers
        from "The Long-Awaited Album"
74. "It Ain't Over Yet" (33)
        by Rodney Crowell
        from "Close Ties"
74. "Last Hobo" (33)
        by Tom Paxton
        from "Boat In The Water"
74. "Tennessee Moon" (33)
        by Ray Cardwell
        from "Tennessee Moon"
74. "Waltz 'round The Kitchen" (33)
        by John McCutcheon
        from "Trolling For Dreams"
74. "While We're Here" (33)
        by Catie Curtis
        from "While We're Here"
83. "C And O Train" (32)
        by Lydia Sylvia Martin
        from "Chasing The Ghost"
83. "Forever Young" (32)
        by Millpond Moon
        from "Time To Turn The Tide"
83. "God's Problem Child" (32)
        by Willie Nelson
        from "God's Problem Child"
83. "I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight" (32)
        by Dori Freeman
        from "Letters Never Read"
83. "I've Endured" (32)
        by Ken And Brad Kolodner
        from "The Swift House"
83. "If We Were Vampires" (32)
        by Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit
        from "The Nashville Sound"
83. "John Henry" (32)
        by Jack Williams
        from "Far Away Long Ago"
83. "Stumbling Towards The Light" (32)
        by Wyatt Easterling
        from "Divining Rod"
83. "Too Far To Turn Back Now" (32)
        by Gathering Time with Mara Levine
        from "Too Far To Turn Back Now (single)"
83. "Virgin Guitar" (32)
        by John Craigie
        from "No Rain No Rose"
83. "Waiting On The World To Change" (32)
        by Taj Mahal And Keb' Mo'
        from "TajMo"
83. "When It All Goes Wrong We'll Turn This Ship Around" (32)
        by Christine Lavin
        from "When It All Goes Wrong We'll Turn This Ship Around (single)"
95. "2 Of Us" (31)
        by John Reischman And The Jaybirds
        from "On That Other Green Shore"
95. "Finding Home" (31)
        by Tim Grimm And The Family Band
        from "A Stranger In This Time"
95. "Guardian Angel" (31)
        by Tim O'Brien
        from "Where The River Meets The Road"
95. "Hands" (31)
        by Joe Jencks
        from "Poets, Philosophers, Workers And Wanderers"
95. "High Flying Bird" (31)
        by Tim O'Brien
        from "Where The River Meets The Bend"
95. "Highwayman" (31)
        by Harpeth Rising
        from "Against All Tides"
95. "Maria" (31)
        by I Draw Slow
        from "Turn Your Face To The Sun"
95. "Night The Chinese Restaurant Burned Down" (31)
        by Tom Russell
        from "Play One More: The Songs Of Ian And Sylvia"
95. "Wild Geese" (31)
        by Tom Russell
        from "Play One More: The Songs Of Ian And Sylvia"
104. "Dance Across The Sky" (30)
        by Kipyn Martin
        from "Dance Across The Sky (EP)"
104. "Every Song I Sing" (30)
        by Sarah Jane Scouten
        from "When The Bloom Falls"
104. "Fly Away Sail Away" (30)
        by Merlin Snider
        from "One Light Many Windows"
104. "Getting Ready To Start" (30)
        by Rachel Baiman
        from "Shame"
104. "God Bless The Grass" (30)
        by The Malvinas
        from "God Bless The Grass"
104. "God Don't Like It - I Don't Either" (30)
        by Joel Mabus
        from "Different Hymnals"
104. "Loves Me Like A Rock" (30)
        by The Wailin' Jennys
        from "Fifteen"
104. "Running On Empty" (30)
        by Zoe And Cloyd
        from "Eyes Brand New"
104. "Samson And Delilah" (30)
        by Willie Watson
        from "Folksinger, Vol. 2"
104. "Shine A Light On Washington" (30)
        by Mike Laureanno
        from "Tightrope"
104. "Wagon Wheel" (30)
        by Old Crow Medicine Show
        from "Best Of Old Crow Medicine Show"
104. "Walk That Lonesome Valley" (30)
        by Scott Cook
        from "Further Down The Line"
104. "Your Move" (30)
        by Laura Oden
        from "Peel Back Another Layer"
117. "Black Snake" (29)
        by Tim Grimm And The Family Band
        from "A Stranger In This Time"
117. "Boulder To Birmingham" (29)
        by The Wailin' Jennys
        from "Fifteen"
117. "Darlin' Cory" (29)
        by Tim Grimm And The Family Band
        from "A Stranger In This Time"
117. "Dream" (29)
        by Alastair Moock
        from "Alastair Moock"
117. "Friend And A Friend" (29)
        by Molly Tuttle
        from "Rise"
117. "Lincoln Park" (29)
        by Pat Wictor
        from "This Is Absolutely Real"
117. "Northern Lights" (29)
        by KC Groves
        from "Happy Little Trees"
117. "Only One" (29)
        by Sera Cahoone
        from "From Where I Started"
117. "Shame" (29)
        by Rachel Baiman
        from "Shame"
117. "Things In Life" (29)
        by Julian Lage And Chris Eldridge
        from "Mount Royal"
117. "Trouble In Mind" (29)
        by Brooks Williams
        from "Brook's Blues"
117. "Turn This Ship Around" (29)
        by Christine Lavin
        from "Spaghettification"
117. "The Warmth Of Other Suns" (29)
        by Spuyten Duyvil
        from "The Warmth Of Other Suns"
117. "Who's Gonna Build Your Wall" (29)
        by Tom Russell
        from "The Wounded Heart Of America"

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