Roots Music Report compiles weekly radio airplay charts for various roots-related genres. These are based on spin totals reported by music directors and DJs from more than 400 terrestrial and Internet radio stations. The latest Folk and Roots Country charts are posted here with permission.

RMR Radio Airplay Chart - Folk Top 50 Albums

Rose Cousins

 
TW LW Artist CD Title Label
1 2 ROSE COUSINS WE HAVE MADE A SPARK OUTSIDE MUSIC
2 1 CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS LEAVING EDEN NONESUCH
3 4 NANCI GRIFFITH INTERSECTION PROPER / HELL NO
4 5 RED MOLLY LIGHT IN THE SKY SELF
5 6 THE CHIEFTAINS VOICE OF AGES HEAR MUSIC
6 11 SARAH MCQUAID THE PLUM TREE AND THE ROSE WATERBUG
7 10 PIETA BROWN MERCURY RED HOUSE
8 16 100 MILE HOUSE HOLLOW PONDS HOLE IN MY SHOE PRODUCTIONS
9 0 JOHN DOYLE SHADOW AND LIGHT COMPASS
10 17 THE ONCE ROW UPON ROW OF THE PEOPLE THEY KNOW BOREALIS
11 19 JUNE TABOR RAGGED KINGDOM TOPIC
12 7 GRETCHEN PETERS HELLO CRUEL WORLD SCARLET LETTER
13 12 THE REFUGEES 3 WABUHO
14 8 LEONARD COHEN OLD IDEAS COLUMBIA
15 0 ANAIS MITCHELL YOUNG MAN IN AMERICA THIRTY TIGERS
16 0 THE WAYMORES THE WAYMORES SELF
17 14 LAURA MARLING A CREATURE I DON’T KNOW EMI
18 18 JON BROOKS DELICATE CAGES SELF
19 9 PHARIS & JASON ROMERO A PASSING GLIMPSE LULA
20 0 KATE CAMPBELL 1000 POUND MACHINE LARGE RIVER MUSIC
21 21 RANI ARBO & DAISY MAYHEM SOME BRIGHT MORNING SIGNATURE SOUNDS
22 15 BATTLEFIELD BAND LINE UP TEMPLE
23 3 MADISON VIOLET THE GOOD IN GOODBYE TRUE NORTH
24 0 POKEY LAFARGE & THE SOUTH CITY THREE MIDDLE OF EVERYWHERE FREE DIRT
25 22 THE DEEP DARK WOODS THE PLACE I LEFT BEHIND SIX SHOOTER / SUGAR HILL
26 37 COLD SPECKS HOLLAND ARTS AND CRAFTS
27 32 LORETTA HAGEN MUD AND STONE BEARFORT
28 23 PETER MULVEY THE GOOD STUFF SIGNATURE SOUNDS
29 20 SUZANNE VEGA CLOSE UP, VOL. 3 – STATE OF BEINGS AMAOUENSIS
30 0 KAT GOLDMAN GYPSY GIRL SELF
31 25 STACEY EARLE AND MARK STUART DEDICATION GEARLE
32 27 LAURA REPO GET YOURSELF HOME REPO GIRL
33 31 JONAH TOLCHIN CRIMINAL MAN NEW WHEEL
34 0 THE CIVIL WARS BARTON HOLLOW SENSIBILITY
35 13 GOOD LOVELIES LET THE RAIN FALL SELF
36 28 VARIOUS ARTISTS MARK TWAIN: WORDS & MUSIC MAILBOAT
37 29 LA BOTTINE SOURIANTE APPELLATION DORIGINE CONTROLEE BOREALIS
38 30 BRUCE GUTHRO CELTIC CROSSING SELF
39 40 ARIANA GILLIS FORGET ME NOT AG
40 33 RONNY COX RONNIE, RAD AND KAREN GROOVE HOUSE
41 36 CRABTREE & MILLS RISE ABOVE FREE & EASY
42 34 PEYTON TOCHTERMAN A NEW WORLD SELF
43 39 TIM READMAN INTO THE GREEN BIG CITY
44 35 STEVE GATES A BEE IN HER MOUTH BLACK GUILLMOT MUSIC
45 46 DAVID FERRARD JOOURNEYMAN ALTER ROAD
46 47 DREW NELSON TILT-A-WHIRL RED HOUSE
47 42 DAVID FRANCEY LATE EDITION LAKER MUSIC
48 43 BAHAMAS BARCHORDS BRUSHFIRE RECORDS
49 0 JARON FREEMAN-FOX MANIC ALMANAC – SLOW MOBIUS SELF
50 0 BARREN RIVER TRIO AMERICAN FOLK BARREN RIVER TRIO
For the Week of June, 08 2012 All data entered online direct to the RMR database by member stations

RMR Radio Airplay Chart - Roots Country Top 50 Albums

Ray Wylie Hubbard (right) with AcousticMusicScene.com's Michael Kornfeld

 
TW LW Artist CD Title Label
1 2 RAY WYLIE HUBBARD THE GRIFTER’S HYMNAL BORDELLO
2 1 JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE NOTHING’S GONNA CHANGE THE WAY YOU FEEL ABOUT ME NOW BLOODSHOT
3 3 ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO BIG STATION FANTASY / CONCORD
4 17 LYLE LOVETT RELEASE ME CURB / LOST HIGHWAY
5 4 WILLIE NELSON HEROES LEGACY
6 7 DARRELL SCOTT LONG RIDE HOME FULL LIGHT
7 0 KELLY HOGAN I LIKE TO KEEP MYSELF IN PAIN ANTI
8 13 HOOTS & HELLMOUTH SALT SELF
9 11 DAVE CARTER & TRACY GRAMMER LITTLE BLUE EGG RED HOUSE
10 6 FISH & BIRD EVERY WHISPER IS A SHOUT ACROSS THE VOID FIDDLE HEAD RECORDS
11 10 ROBERT EARL KEEN READY FOR CONFETTI LOST HIGHWAY
12 15 JAY FARRAR, WILL JOHNSON, ANDERS PARKER, AND YIM YAMES NEW MULTITUDES ROUNDER
13 0 THE STEEL WHEELS LAY DOWN, LAY LOW SELF
14 16 THE MCEUEN SESSIONS FOR ALL THE GOOD MESA
15 9 MARTY STUART & HIS FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES NASHVILLE VOL. 1 — TEAR THE WOODPILE DOWN SUGAR HILL
16 0 DEL BARBER HEADWATERS SIX SHOOTER
17 39 ANDRE WILLIAMS AND THE SADIES NIGHT & DAY YEP ROC
18 14 KASEY CHAMBERS STORYBOOK LIBERATION MUSIC
19 12 BETTYSOO AND DOUG COX ACROSS THE BORDERLINE — LIE TO ME SELF
20 5 AARON FLINN MISS READY BLOSSOM AND THE SEED OF DREAMS SELF
21 0 DOYLE LAWSON & QUICKSILVER DRIVE TIME MOUNTAIN HOME MUSIC
22 27 TURNPIKE TROUBADOURS GOODBYE NORMAL STREET BOSSIER CITY
23 18 VARIOUS ARTISTS THIS ONE’S FOR HIM – A TRIBUTE TO GUY CLARK ICEHOUSE MUSIC
24 8 LUCERO WOMEN & WORK ATO
25 0 LINDA MCRAE ROUGH EDGES & RAGGED HEARTS 42 RECORDS
26 26 HANK WILLIAMS III LONG GONE DADDY CURB
27 22 CATHERINE MACLELLAN SILHOUETTE TRUE NORTH
28 21 TODD SNIDER TIME AS WE KNOW IT – THE SONGS OF JERRY JEFF WALKER AIMLESS
29 24 JOHN HIATT DIRTY JEANS AND MUDSLIDE HYMNS NEWWEST
30 20 JASON EADY AM COUNTRY HEAVEN UNDERGROUND SOUND
31 0 SARA WATKINS SUN MIDNIGHT SUN NONESUCH
32 29 LYDIA LOVELESS INDESTRUCTIBLE MACHINE BLOODSHOT
33 23 PUNCH BROTHERS WHO’S FEELING YOUNG NOW? NONESUCH
34 30 CORNFLOWER BLUE RUN DOWN THE RAILS SELF
35 32 CHRIS CASTLE LAST BIRD HOME DIRT SANDWICH
36 35 MOOT DAVIS MAN ABOUT TOWN HIGHWAY KIND
37 25 THE DOC MARSHALLS LOOK OUT, COMPADRE TWINPOST MUSIC
38 31 O’BRIEN PARTY OF 7 REINCARNATION – THE SONGS OF ROGER MILLER HOWDY SKIES
39 37 TOM JONES PRAISE & BLAME LOST HIGHWAY
40 36 NATASHA BORZILOVA OUT OF MY HANDS HADLEY MUSIC GROUP
41 41 WARPED 45S MATADOR SUNSET PHEREMONE
42 44 CHELLE ROSE THE GHOST OF BROWDER HOLLER SELF
43 34 THE LITTLE WILLIES FOR THE GOOD TIMES EMI / MILKING BULL
44 42 CHUCK PROPHET TEMPLE BEAUTIFUL YEP ROC
45 43 LONESOME HEROES DAYDREAM WESTERN SELF
46 0 BOVINE SOCIAL CLUB BOVINE SOCIAL CLUB ECLIPSO RECORDS
47 0 GOOD OLD WAR COME BACK AS RAIN SARGENT HOUSE
48 40 NEW RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE 17 PINE AVENUE WOODSTOCK
49 45 BRYAN CLARK & THE NEW LYCEUM PLAYERS SOUTHERN INTERMISSION SELF
50 46 THE GOURDS OLD MAD JOY VANGUARD
For the Week of June, 08 2012 All data entered online direct to the RMR database by member stations