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

Patty Griffin american kid album cover

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

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RMR Radio Airplay Chart - Roots Country Top 50 Albums

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TW LW Artist CD Title Label
1 3 BLACK LILLIES RUNAWAY FREEWAY BLUES ATTACK MONKEY
2 4 EMMYLOU HARRIS & RODNEY CROWELL OLD YELLOW MOON WARNER
3 2 STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES (& DUCHESSES) THE LOW HIGHWAY NEW WEST
4 7 SON VOLT HONKY TONK ROUNDER
5 1 BILLY BRAGG TOOTH & NAIL COOKING VINYL
6 9 KELLY WILLIS & BRUCE ROBISON CHEATER’S GAME PREMIUM
7 6 HOLLY WILLIAMS THE HIGHWAY GEORGIANA
8 5 RICHARD THOMPSON ELECTRIC NEW WEST
9 8 GARRETT LEBEAU RISE TO THE GRIND MUSIC ROAD
10 19 VARIOUS ARTIST UNSUNG HERO – A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF RON DAVIES LITTLE CHICKADEE
11 10 CORB LUND CABIN FEVER NEW WEST
12 11 JOHN WORT HANNAM BRAMBLES & THORNS BOREALIS
13 15 LUKE WINSLOW-KING THE COMING TIDE BLOODSHOT
14 12 BONNIE BISHOP FREE SELF
15 14 BARNEY BENTALL FLESH AND BONE TRUE NORTH
16 13 THE MAVERICKS IN TIME THE VALORY MUSIC
17 23 SHANNON MCNALLY SMALL TOWN TALK SACRED SUMAC
18 33 SLAID CLEAVES STILL FIGHTING THE WAR MUSIC ROAD
19 32 STURGILL SIMPSON HIGH TOP MOUNTAIN THIRTY TIGERS
20 16 BLACK PRAIRIE A TEAR IN THE EYE IS A WOUND IN THE HEART SUGAR HILL
21 47 SHANNON WHITWORTH HIGH TIDE EF RECORDS
22 17 LINDA MCRAE ROUGH EDGES & RAGGED HEARTS 42 RECORDS
23 0 MILK CARTON KIDS THE ASH & CLAY ANTI
24 31 TOM JONES SPIRIT IN THE ROOM ROUNDER
25 21 GREG BROWN HYMNS TO WHAT IS LEFT SAWDUST
26 20 CARRIE RODRIGUEZ GIVE ME ALL YOU GOT NINTH STREET OPUS
27 22 100 MILE HOUSE WAIT WITH ME CHRONOGRAPH
28 18 AVETT BROTHERS THE CARPENTER AMERICAN
29 0 FRANK BANG & THE SECRET STASH DOUBLE DARE BLUE HOSS
30 0 WHEELER BROTHERS GOLD BOOTS GLITTER BISMEAUX
31 28 WILLIE NELSON AND FAMILY LET’S FACE THE MUSIC AND DANCE SONY LEGACY
32 26 JUSTIN RUTLEDGE VALLEYHEART OUTSIDE MUSIC
33 0 ERIC BRACE & PETER COOPER THE COMEBACK ALBUM RED BEET RECORDS
34 36 VARIOUS ARTISTS GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY HEAR MUSIC
35 0 GENE CLARK HERE TONIGHT – THE WHITE LIGHT DEMOS OMNIVORE
36 41 STATESBORO REVUE RAMBLE ON THE PRIVILEGE CREEK SHALLEY RECORDS
37 0 DAWES STORIES DON’T END ATO
38 0 DELBERT MCCLINTON AND GLEN CLARK BLIND, CRIPPLED AND CRAZY NEW WEST
39 0 THE CIVIL WARS AND T BONE BURNETT A PLACE AT THE TABLE (OST) BMG / SENSIBILITY MUSIC
40 0 VARIOUS ARTISTS LOVE FOR LEVON – A BENEFIT TO SAVE THE BARN STAR VISTA / TIME LIFE
41 30 JASON BOLAND AND THE STRAGGLERS DARK & DIRTY MILE THIRTY TIGERS
42 38 DALE WATSON EL RANCHO AZUL RED HOUSE
43 0 ROGER KNOX AND THE PINE VALLEY COSMONAUTS STRANGER IN MY LAND BLOODSHOT
44 25 YVETTE LANDRY NO MAN’S LAND SOKO
45 0 THE BLACK TWIG PICKERS ROUGH CARPENTER THIRLL JOCKEY
46 35 JOSHUA DAVIS A MIRACLE OF BIRDS EARTH-WORK
47 27 THE STEEL WHEELS NO MORE RAIN SELF
48 37 RAY WYLIE HUBBARD THE GRIFTER’S HYMNAL BORDELLO
49 34 SHOOTER JENNINGS THE OTHER LIFE EONE
50 0 SID HEMPHILL THE DEVIL’S DREAM MISSISSIPPI
For the Week of June 14, 2013

Listen to the new Roots Music Express Show” Via: KZMU FM & streamed all week on Roots Music Report.