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FOLK DJ CHART FOR April 2018

Compiled from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 14528 plays from 581 playlists from 140 Folk DJs

Folk DJ Chart Top Albums of the Month

Rank Album Artist Plays
1 The Tree of Forgiveness John Prine 159
2 Get Us Out of Fearland Banjo Nickaru and Western Scooches 106
3 The Forgotten Joe Jencks 104
4 Armadillo on a Hot Tin Roof Vi Wickam and Justin Branum 97
5 Black Cowboys Dom Flemons 92
6 The Invisible Comes to Us Anna and Elizabeth 72
7 Last Man Standing Willie Nelson 68
8 Rabbit in the Moon Sparrow Blue 64
9 North of Despair Wood and Wire 63
10 Sometimes Just the Sky Mary Chapin Carpenter 61
11 Whistle Down the Wind Joan Baez 60
12 For Real Rita Hosking 59
13 Voices Tom Rush 58
14 See You Around I'm With Her 55
14 Time Is Everything Vivian Leva 55
16 In City and Country The Young Novelists 54
17 Natural Jesse Terry 53
18 Hot Jazz, Cool Blues and Hard-Hitting Songs Barbara Dane 52
19 Low Tide Tracy Grammer 45
19 Songs of the Mountains, Songs of the Plains The Roe Family Singers 45
21 Songs From the Deluge Western Centuries 44
21 Ghost Light John McCutcheon 44
23 Live From the Art Farm The Fretless 42
24 Edges Run Mipso 41
24 Old Freight Alan Barnosky 41
24 True in Time John Gorka 41
27 Southland Lindsay Lou 40
27 Illinois 14 John Linn 40
29 10,000 Days Like These Low Lily 39
29 Rise Up Belle of the Fall 39
31 Sweet Old Religion Pharis and Jason Romero 37
31 Call Me Lucky Chris Smither 37
33 Motel Bouquet Caitlin Canty 36
34 When the Sun Comes Up Lonesome Ace Stringband 34
35 Live at Club 47 Doc Watson 33
35 Prophets on the Boulevard Rob McHale 33
37 Rifles and Rosary Beads Mary Gauthier 32
38 Sunshiner The Mammals 31
38 The Next Chapter Connla 31
38 Avant l'Orage Genticorum 31
41 Volunteer Old Crow Medicine Show 30
41 Idaho David Robert King 30
43 Carter Stanley's Eyes Peter Rowan 29
44 No Pressure Hot Club Sandwich 27
44 Crown of Jewels Randy Scruggs 27
44 The Gap of Dreams Altan 27
47 Ginkgo Johnsmith 26
48 Fifteen The Wailin' Jennys 25
48 A Heart Never Knows The Price Sisters 25
48 Open Road, Broken Heart True North 25
51 Rivers and Roads Special Consensus 23
52 Little Flower Fred Raimondo 22
52 American Folk (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Various Artists 22
52 The Canadian River James Lee Baker 22
55 The Essential Eric Andersen Eric Andersen 21
56 Arkansas John Oates 20
56 Wishes on a Neon Sign Abbie Gardner 20
56 Letters Never Read Dori Freeman 20
59 The Prodigal Son Ry Cooder 19
59 Out Past the Wires Rod Picott 19
61 Broken Heart of Everything David Francey 18
61 Front and Center Sideline 18
61 Big Fat Love Chris LaVancher 18
64 Ukulele Crimes Joel Mabus 17
64 Freedom Highway Rhiannon Giddens 17
64 Accomplice One Tommy Emmanuel 17
64 Love in Wartime Birds of Chicago 17
64 Spirit to the Sea Trout Steak Revival 17
64 Lord of the Desert 3hattrio 17
64 Tearing at the Seams Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats 17

Folk DJ Chart Top Songs of the Month

Rank Song Artist Plays
1 Knockin' on Your Screen Door John Prine 29
2 The Lonesome Friends of Science John Prine 23
3 When I Get to Heaven John Prine 19
3 Why Are the Guns Still Firing Joe Jencks 19
5 Caravan of Fools John Prine 18
5 Get Us Out of Fearland Banjo Nickaru and Western Scooches 18
7 Back to the Hard Times The Young Novelists 17
8 The President Sang Amazing Grace Joan Baez 16
8 Going Down the Road Feelin' Bad Dom Flemons 16
10 Whippoorwill Sparrow Blue 15
11 I Don't Need No Glasses Banjo Nickaru and Western Scooches 14
11 A Hundred Miles Banjo Nickaru and Western Scooches 14
13 Who Will Speak for Me Joe Jencks 13
13 I Wish the World Knew Why Banjo Nickaru and Western Scooches 13
13 Soar Banjo Nickaru and Western Scooches 13
13 God Only Knows John Prine 13
13 Jeano Anna and Elizabeth 13
18 Kingpin Wood and Wire 12
18 Egg & Daughter Nine John Prine 12
18 Boundless Love John Prine 12
18 Hey Baby Blues Sparrow Blue 12
18 Time Is Everything Vivian Leva 12
23 Earthly Justice Western Centuries 11
23 Pretty Fair Maid in the Garden The Roe Family Singers 11
23 Whiskey Before Breakfast Vi Wickam and Justin Branum 11
23 I Have Met My Love Today John Prine 11
23 Texas Easy Street Dom Flemons 11
23 Mother in the Graveyard Anna and Elizabeth 11
23 The Canadian River James Lee Baker 11
23 Last Man Standing Willie Nelson 11
23 Hundred Miles I'm With Her 11
23 Whistle Down the Wind Joan Baez 11
23 Voices Tom Rush 11
23 Going Down the Road John Linn 11

Folk DJ Chart Top Artists of the Month

Rank Artist Plays
1 John Prine 194
2 Banjo Nickaru and Western Scooches 122
3 Joe Jencks 114
4 Vi Wickam and Justin Branum 97
5 Dom Flemons 92
6 Willie Nelson 90
7 John McCutcheon 84
8 Joan Baez 79
9 Anna and Elizabeth 77
10 Mary Chapin Carpenter 70
11 Tom Rush 67
12 Sparrow Blue 64
12 Pete Seeger 64
14 Wood and Wire 63
15 Rita Hosking 62
16 John Gorka 59
17 I'm With Her 56
18 Vivian Leva 55
18 Tracy Grammer 55
20 The Young Novelists 54
21 Barbara Dane 53
21 Jesse Terry 53
23 Chris Smither 50
24 The Roe Family Singers 48
25 Pharis and Jason Romero 47
26 Peter Rowan 46
27 Western Centuries 45
28 Mipso 44
28 Mary Gauthier 44
30 Caitlin Canty 42
30 The Fretless 42
32 Tom Russell 41
32 Alan Barnosky 41
32 Lindsay Lou 41
35 Low Lily 40
35 Doc Watson 40
35 John Linn 40
38 Old Crow Medicine Show 39
38 Belle of the Fall 39
40 The Mammals 38

Folk DJs

Abby Parks (WLJS-FM, AL)
Al Kniola (WVPE-FM, IN)
Allen Larman (KPFK-FM & syndicated, CA)
Allison Brock (CKUA-FM, AB)
Amanda Lynn Stubley (CHRW, ON)
Amy & Travis Luncan (WYSO-FM, OH)
Angela Page (WJFF-FM, NY)
Anne Fuller and Mike Sakarias (KRNN-FM, AK)
Annie Keville (WVBR-FM, NY)
Art Menius (WCOM-FM, NC)
Arthur Berman (CiTR-FM, BC)
Arthur Dean (WCNI-FM, CT)
Artie Martello (WIOX-FM, mostlyfolk.org-syndicated, powerfolk.org, NY)
Bettie Carlson (WCUW-FM, MA)
Bill Hahn (WFDU-FM, NJ)
Bill Revill (WESU-FM, CT)
Bill Stuart (WFIT-FM, FL)
Bill Wagman (KDVS-FM, CA)
Bob Heyer (WWOV-FM, WV)
Bob McWilliams (KANU-FM & KPR, KS)
Bob Weiser (WOMR-FM, MA)
Brad Edmondson (WVBR-FM, NY)
Brenda & Roman Tacik (CJTR-FM, SK)
Bruce Cameron (2MCE-FM, Australia)
Bud Johnson (syndicated, AK)
Carolyn VandeWiele (WFHB-FM, IN)
Charlie Backfish (WUSB-FM, NY)
Chris Kocher (WHRW-FM, NY)
Chris McGill (WSPN, NY)
Cindy Funk (WYSO-FM, OH)
Colin Fielding (3INR-FM, Australia)
Craig Huegel (WMNF-FM, FL)
Dan Alloway (KTEP-FM, TX)
Darwin Davidson (WERU-FM, ME)
David John (KTRU-FM, TX)
David Sears (WBGU-FM, OH)
Denis McKay (VOX-FM, Australia)
Dennis Brunnenmeyer (KVMR-FM, CA)
Diane Crowe (WMCB-FM, MA)
Diane Hunt (KBOO-FM, OR)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM etc, OR)
Dick Hermans (WHDD-FM, CT)
Don Jacobson (KBOO-FM, OR)
Doug Dick (WQCS-FM, FL)
Ed Mellnik (KBOO-FM, OR)
Eddie O'Strange (Wellington Access Radio, NZ)
Ellen Stanley (KFAI-FM, MN)
Fred Frawley (WMPG-FN, ME)
Fred Knittel (WXPN-FM, PA)
Friedrich Hog (Radio free FM, Germany)
Gaye Auxier (WDBX-FM, IL)
Gerry Goodfriend (CKUT-FM, QC)
Graham and Barbara Dean (WBCR-LP, MA)
Greg Priddy (WJCU-FM, OH)
Greg Schatzmann (CJLX-FM, ON)
Harlon Joye (WRFG-FM, GA)
Ian Zolitor (WXPN-FM, PA)
Jan Hall (syndicated & folkrootsradio.com, ON)
Jared Ingersol (syndicated & sweetharmony.fm, CA)
Jean Geiger (KBCS-FM, WA)
Jeff Robson (CJUM-FM, MB)
Jeff Zolitor (KNYO-FM, CA)
Jeremy Butler (WUAL-FM & APR, AL)
Jim Canales (WWSP-FM, WI)
Jim Fisher (WGCS-FM, IN)
Jim Gilliland (WRUW-FM, OH)
Jim Marino (CFMU-FM, ON)
Jim Rogers (WIUP-FM, PA)
Joe Pszonek (WMSC-FM & radiohowhere903.com, NJ)
John & Maureen Rumsey (KVMR-FM, CA)
John C. Falstaff (WRFG-FM, GA)
John Lupton and George Mercer (WVUD-FM, DE)
John Mazza (WNHU-FM, CT)
John Patterson (WXPI-FM, PA)
John Platt (WFUV, NY)
John Sillberg (CKOL-FM, ON)
John Weingart (WPRB-FM, NJ)
Johnny Bazzano (KRCB-FM, CA)
Jon 'Chip' Colcord (syndicated, NH)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Juergen Kramer (ZuSa, Germany)
Juliet Youngren (WEFT-FM, IL)
Justin Helmer (KVSC, MN)
Karen Rakos (KEUL-FM, AK)
Kate McNally (NHPR, NH)
Kelly Walker (WEOS-FM, NY)
Ken Batista (WYEP-FM, PA)
Ken Nagelberg (WHYR-FM, LA)
Ken Yavit (KBAC-FM, PA)
Kevin Elliott (WEFT-FM, IL)
Larry Hillberg (KVMR-FM, CA)
Larry Hoyt (WAER-FM, NY)
Laurie DesJardins (KVMR-FM, CA)
Len Holton (KUAR-FM, AR)
Lilli Kuzma (WDCB-FM, IL)
Linda Fahey (WKSU-FM & FolkAlley.com, NY)
Lyle D. Skinner (CJUM-FM, MB)
Lyle Skinner (CJUM/UMFM, MB)
Mara Noelle (KVMR-FM & KFOK-LP, CA)
Mark Michaelis (WGDR-FM, VT)
Mark Pedersen (WOJB-FM, WI)
Mary Sue Twohy (SiriusXM & syndicated, DC)
Matt Watroba (WKAR-FM, MI)
Menachem Vinegrad (Upper Galilee-FM, Israel)
Michael Alzo (WSLU-FM, NY)
Michael Stock (WLRN-FM, FL)
Mike Regenstreif (CKCU-FM, ON)
Mitch Park (Kidnappers, New Zealand)
Naomi Soule and Terry Moses (KCLC-FM, MO)
Nick Barr (WAMC-FM, NY)
Norm Mast (WVPE-FM, IN)
Paul Hartman (WTMD-FM, MD)
Paul Hefti (live365.com, CA)
Paul Stamler (KDHX-FM, MO)
Peter Fraissinet (WVBR-FM, NY)
Peter Kernast (WTSR-FM, NJ)
Ray Baumler (WRUR-FM & WITH-FM, NY)
Ray Naylor (WPPM-FM, PA)
Rich Warren (WFMT-FM & syndicated, IL)
Richard Howard (KZMU-FM, UT)
Rik James (KGLT-FM, MT)
Robert Resnik (VPR, VT)
Ron Cooke (KTAL-LP, NM)
Sadie Damascus (KGGV-FM, CA)
Sheila Shigley (WPR, WI)
Sonny Ochs (WIOX-FM, NY)
Steve Brockway (KRFC-FM, CO)
Steve Edge (CITR-FM, BC)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
Sue Kessell (WNUR-FM, IL)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WHUS-FM & WWUH-FM, CT)
Susi Lanagan (PBS-FM, Australia)
Taylor Caffery (WRKF-FM, LA)
Terry Fatseas (2MCE-FM, Australia)
Terry O'Laughlin (WORT-FM, WI)
Tom Druckenmiller (WDIY-FM & syndicated, PA)
Tom Funk (KGLP-FM, NM)
Tom MacArthur (folkchefskitchen.podbean.com, NB)
WTJU Folk (WTJU-FM & WHAN-FM, VA)
Wanda Fischer (WAMC & syndicated, NY)