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Top Albums and Songs of March 2014 (FOLKDJ-L)

Top Albums and Songs of March 2014 (FOLKDJ-L)

One Evening in May, recorded live at the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, California last May by bluegrass and Americana artist Laurie Lewis with friends Tom Rozum and Nina Gerber, was the most-played album on folk radio during March 2014, according to charts compiled by Richard Gillmann from radio playlists submitted to FOLKDJ-L, an electronic discussion group for DJs and others interested in all folk-based music on the radio. [To view the Top Albums and Songs charts for March 2014, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report's Top 50 Roots/Americana Albums Chart - February 2014

Roots Music Report’s Top 50 Roots/Americana Albums Chart – February 2014

JUNO Award-winning Canadian band Blackie and The Rodeo Kings' January release, South, was #1 on Roots Music Report's new monthly Top 50 Roots/Americana Albums Chart for February 2014. Rounding out the top 10 most-played albums were discs by The Stray Birds, Brandy Clark, Guy Clark, Little Miss Higgins & The Winnipeg Five, The Greencards, Mandolin Orange, Michael Martin Murphey, Tim Easton and Ray Benson. [Roots Music Report's first monthly Top 50 Roots/American Albums Chart is posted with permission on AcousticMusicScene.com. To view it, click on the headline.]

Top Albums and Songs of February 2014 (FOLKDJ-L)

Bright Side of Down, the new release by singer-songwriter John Gorka, was the most-played album on folk radio during February 2014, closely followed by Where Have All The Flowers Gone? The Songs of Pete Seeger, according to charts compiled by Richard Gillmann from radio playlists submitted to FOLKDJ-L, an electronic discussion group for DJs and others interested in all folk-based music on the radio. Gorka's "Holed Up in Mason City" was reportedly the month's most-played song. The monthly top albums and songs charts are posted with permission on AcousticMusicScene.com. To view them, click on the headline.

Top Albums and Songs of January 2014 (FOLKDJ-L)

Inside Llewyn Davis, the T-Bone Burnett-produced original soundtrack album for the 2013 Coen brothers' film of the same name, was the most-played album on folk radio during January 2014 and also sported several of the month's most-played songs, according to charts compiled by Richard Gillmann from radio playlists submitted to FOLKDJ-L, an electronic discussion group for DJs and others interested in all folk-based music on the radio. "King of the Folksingers" by Indiana-based singer-songwriter Tim Grimm was reportedly the month's most-played song. [The top albums and songs charts are posted with permission on AcousticMusicScene.com. To view them, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 02-02-14

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 02-02-14

Guy Clark's My Favorite Picture of You, fresh off winning the Grammy Award for Folk Album of the Year, topped the Roots Music Report folk radio chart last week.. The River & The Thread, the latest release from singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, retained the #1 spot on the Americana/roots country chart. [To view .the Folk and Americana/Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, which are posted with permission on AcousticMusicScene.com, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 01-25-14

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 01-25-14

Jubilee by The Deep Dark Woods, a Canadian folk-rock and alt-country band, topped the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart last week. The River & The Thread, the latest release from American singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, moved up to the #1 spot on the Americana/roots country chart. [To view the latest Folk and Americana-Roots Country Top %0 albums charts, which are posted on AcousticMusicScene.com with permission, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 01-18-14

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 01-18-14

Memories and Moments by Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott continued to top the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart last week, while Texas troubadour Guy Clark's My Favorite Picture of You retained the #1 spot on the Americana/roots country chart. [The Folk and Americana/Roots Country Top 50 albums charts are posted on AcousticMusicScene.com with permission. To read them, Click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 01-11-14

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 01-11-14

Memories and Moments by Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott topped the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart last week, while Texas troubadour Guy Clark's My Favorite Picture of You was #1 on the Americana/roots country chart. [To view the latest Folk and Americana/Roots Country charts, which are posted on AcousticMusicScene.com with permission, click on the headline.]
Top Albums and Songs of 2013 (FOLKDJ-L)

Top Albums and Songs of 2013 (FOLKDJ-L)

Folk harmony trio Brother Sun's sophomore release, Some Part of the Truth, was the most-played album on folk radio during 2013. The trio -- comprised of veteran touring singer-songwriters Joe Jencks, Greg Greenway and Pat Wictor -- also had the most-played song, Jencks’"Lady of the Harbor," according to charts compiled by Richard Gillmann from radio playlists submitted to FOLKDJ-L, an electronic discussion group for DJs and others interested in all folk-based music on the radio. The FOLKDJ-L charts are based on 157,864 airplays from 187 different DJs. The number of reported spins (airplays) is shown in parentheses, while label and release dates appear in brackets. They are posted, with permission, on AcousticMusicScene.com. [To view the Top Albums and Songs of 2013,...

Top Albums and Songs of December 2013 (FOLKDJ-L)

Christine Lavin Presents: Just One Angel v2.0 was the most-played album on folk radio during December 2013, according to charts compiled by Richard Gillmann from radio playlists submitted to FOLKDJ-L, an electronic discussion group for DJs and others interested in all folk-based music on the radio. Six tracks from the album, an eclectic collection of 20 new holiday songs by 20 U.S. singer-songwriters produced by Lavin and Andrew Ratshin, also were reportedly among the month's most-played songs. However, John McCutcheon's classic "Christmas in the Trenches" topped the songs chart.. [To view the Top Albums and Songs charts, which are posted with permission on AcousticMusicScene.com, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 12-21-13

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 12-21-13

The David Bromberg Band's Only Slightly Mad topped the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart last week, while Lori McKenna's album Massachusetts returned to the #1 spot on the Americana/roots country chart. [To view the Folk and Americana/Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, which are posted on AcousticMusicScene.com with permission, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 12-14-13

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 12-14-13

Memories and Moments by Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott continued to top the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart last week, while Internal Sounds by The Sadies returned to the #1 spot on the Americana-roots country chart. {To view the Folk and Americana/Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, which are posted on AcousticMusicScene.com with permission, click on the headline.]