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

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TW LW Artist CD Title Label
1 1 PATTY GRIFFIN AMERICAN KID NEW WEST
2 2 RUTH MOODY THESE WILDER THINGS RED HOUSE
3 3 DAVID FRANCEY SO SAY WE ALL RED HOUSE
4 5 THE BILLS YES PLEASE INDIE
5 6 THE STRAY BIRDS THE STRAY BIRDS SELF
6 9 BROTHER SUN SOME PART OF TRUTH SELF
7 7 GURF MORLIX FINDS THE PRESENT TENSE SELF
8 16 SALLY BARRIS WILDER GIRL SELF
9 8 HEIDI TALBOT ANGELS WITHOUT WINGS COMPASS
10 12 STEPHEN FEARING BETWEEN HURRICANES LOWDENPROUD
11 10 SOLAS SHAMROCK CITY SELF
12 13 PAUL KELLY SPRING AND FALL GAWD AGGIE / UNIVERSAL
13 4 ANAIS MITCHELL & JEFFERSON HAMER CHILD BALLADS WILDERLAND
14 14 LORI REID TEMPERANCE HOTEL SELF
15 11 DARRYL PURPOSE NEXT TIME AROUND BLUE ROCK
16 15 KATE RUSBY 20 ISLAND
17 0 REBECCA FRAZIER WHEN WE FALL COMPASS
18 33 KARYN OLIVER MAGDALENE SELF
19 23 DAVE GUNNING NO MORE PENNIES WEE HOUSE OF MUSIC
20 17 OLD MAN LUEDECKE TENDER IS THE NIGHT TRUE NORTH
21 18 SUSAN MCKEOWN BELONG HIBERNIAN MUSIC
22 19 LAURA MARLING ONCE I WAS AN EAGLE RIBBON MUSIC
23 21 PHARIS & JASON ROMERO LONG GONE OUT WEST BLUES SELF
24 20 MEAN MARY YEAR OF THE SPARROW WOODROCK
25 0 RED TAIL RING THE HEART’S SWIFT FOOT EARTH-WORK RECORDS
26 0 MELISSA FERRICK THE TRUTH IS MPRESS RECORDS
27 22 JASON COLLETT RECKON ARTS & CRAFTS
28 24 THE UNSEEN STRANGERS FOLLOW THE SOUND SELF
29 29 MUMFORD & SONS BABEL GLASSNOTE RECORDS
30 26 TRENT SEVERN TRENT SEVERN OUTSIDE MUSIC
31 27 JORY NASH LITTLE PILGRIM THIN MAN RECORDS
32 28 ENTER THE HAGGIS THE MODEST REVOLUTION FIREBRAND
33 30 MARIA DUNN PIECE BY PIECE DISTANT WHISPER MUSIC
34 31 AMELIA CURRAN SPECTATORS SIX SHOOTER
35 0 JOY KILLS SORROW WIDE AWAKE SIGNATURE SOUNDS
36 36 VARIOUS ARTISTS FOLK SONGS FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE SIGNATURE SOUNDS
37 38 GREAT BIG SEA XX WARNER MUSIC
38 34 OVERMOUNTAIN MEN THE NEXT BEST THING RAMSEUR
39 25 LAURA CORTESE INTO THE DARK INDIE
40 39 WHITEHORSE THE ROAD TO MASSEY HALL SIX SHOOTER
41 37 ASHLEIGH FLYNN A MILLION STARS HOME PERM
42 40 ANNABELLE CHVOSTEK RISE BOREALIS
43 32 LORI BURKE HOLD ON SELF
44 42 HAT CHECK GIRL ROAD TO RED POINT WATERBUG
45 44 AUSTIN LOUNGE LIZARDS HOME AND DERANGED SELF
46 0 KIMBERLY M’CARVER HARD WALTZ KOCKER
47 46 CARA LUFT DARLINGFORD BLUE CASE TUNES
48 47 MATTY POWELL KISS THE CITY INDIE
49 0 VANDAVEER OH, WILLIE, PLEASE QUACK MEDIA
50 0 DYLAN SNEED TEXODUS SELF
For the Week of June 07, 2013

RMR Radio Airplay Chart - Roots Country Top 50 Albums

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TW LW Artist CD Title Label
1 2 BILLY BRAGG TOOTH & NAIL COOKING VINYL
2 1 STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES (& DUCHESSES) THE LOW HIGHWAY NEW WEST
3 3 BLACK LILLIES RUNAWAY FREEWAY BLUES ATTACK MONKEY
4 4 EMMYLOU HARRIS & RODNEY CROWELL OLD YELLOW MOON WARNER
5 7 RICHARD THOMPSON ELECTRIC NEW WEST
6 6 HOLLY WILLIAMS THE HIGHWAY GEORGIANA
7 5 SON VOLT HONKY TONK ROUNDER
8 12 GARRETT LEBEAU RISE TO THE GRIND MUSIC ROAD
9 8 KELLY WILLIS & BRUCE ROBISON CHEATER’S GAME PREMIUM
10 9 CORB LUND CABIN FEVER NEW WEST
11 13 JOHN WORT HANNAM BRAMBLES & THORNS BOREALIS
12 14 BONNIE BISHOP FREE SELF
13 18 THE MAVERICKS IN TIME THE VALORY MUSIC
14 16 BARNEY BENTALL FLESH AND BONE TRUE NORTH
15 10 LUKE WINSLOW-KING THE COMING TIDE BLOODSHOT
16 21 BLACK PRAIRIE A TEAR IN THE EYE IS A WOUND IN THE HEART SUGAR HILL
17 24 LINDA MCRAE ROUGH EDGES & RAGGED HEARTS 42 RECORDS
18 37 AVETT BROTHERS THE CARPENTER AMERICAN
19 11 VARIOUS ARTIST UNSUNG HERO – A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF RON DAVIES LITTLE CHICKADEE
20 26 CARRIE RODRIGUEZ GIVE ME ALL YOU GOT NINTH STREET OPUS
21 32 GREG BROWN HYMNS TO WHAT IS LEFT SAWDUST
22 27 100 MILE HOUSE WAIT WITH ME CHRONOGRAPH
23 15 SHANNON MCNALLY SMALL TOWN TALK SACRED SUMAC
24 33 SONS OF FATHERS BURNING DAYS SELF
25 38 YVETTE LANDRY NO MAN’S LAND SOKO
26 34 JUSTIN RUTLEDGE VALLEYHEART OUTSIDE MUSIC
27 35 THE STEEL WHEELS NO MORE RAIN SELF
28 19 WILLIE NELSON AND FAMILY LET’S FACE THE MUSIC AND DANCE SONY LEGACY
29 0 MICHAEL & THE LONESOME PLAYBOYS BOTTLE CAP SKY BW
30 23 JASON BOLAND AND THE STRAGGLERS DARK & DIRTY MILE THIRTY TIGERS
31 17 TOM JONES SPIRIT IN THE ROOM ROUNDER
32 25 STURGILL SIMPSON HIGH TOP MOUNTAIN THIRTY TIGERS
33 49 SLAID CLEAVES STILL FIGHTING THE WAR MUSIC ROAD
34 0 SHOOTER JENNINGS THE OTHER LIFE EONE
35 41 JOSHUA DAVIS A MIRACLE OF BIRDS EARTH-WORK
36 0 VARIOUS ARTISTS GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY HEAR MUSIC
37 47 RAY WYLIE HUBBARD THE GRIFTER’S HYMNAL BORDELLO
38 22 DALE WATSON EL RANCHO AZUL RED HOUSE
39 46 STEPHEN KELLOGG BLUNDERSTONE ROOKERY ELM CITY MUSIC
40 0 LEFT ARM TAN ALTICANA SELF
41 31 STATESBORO REVUE RAMBLE ON THE PRIVILEGE CREEK SHALLEY RECORDS
42 0 BUDDY MILLER & JIM LAUDERDALE BUDDY & JIM NEW WEST
43 0 RYAN BINGHAM TOMORROWLAND AXSTER BINGHAM RECORDS
44 50 JIMMY LAFAVE DEPENDING ON THE DISTANCE MUSIC ROAD
45 0 RONNIE FAUSS I AM THE MAN YOU KNOW I’M NOT NORMALTOWN
46 0 MARK DAVID MANDERS THE GREENHOUSE SESSIONS BLIND NELLO
47 29 SHANNON WHITWORTH HIGH TIDE EF RECORDS
48 40 DREW HOLCOMB AND THE NEIGHBORS GOOD LIGHT GOOD TIME RECORDS
49 0 SWITCHBACK KANOKA WAY GOOD RECORDS
50 0 KASEY CHAMBERS & SHANE NICHOLSON RATTLIN’ BONES LIBERATION
For the Week of June 07, 2013

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