Posts tagged "The Wailin’ Jennys"

Top Albums and Songs – November 2017 (FOLKDJ-L)

Dori Freeman, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, and The Wailin’ Jennys had the most-played albums on folk radio during November 2017, with Letters Never Read, Echo In the Valley, and Fifteen, respectively. New Jersey-based folksinger and song interpreter Mara Levine’s bluegrass-style rendition of Susan B. Shann’s “You Reap What You Sow” was the month’s #1 song. So say 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 monthly top albums and songs charts are posted on AcousticMusicScene.com, with permission. To view them, click on the headline.]

Compass Records Acquires Red House Records

Compass Records Group has added Red House Records to its family of labels. The Nashville, TN-based company announced its acquisition of the St. Paul, MN-based imprint on Nov. 7. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]

Bruce Cockburn and The Wailin’ Jennys Win Juno Awards

True North recording Artists Bruce Cockburn and The Wailin’ Jennys were named as winners in the 41st annual Juno Awards (the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys). The awards were presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) in Ottawa over the weekend. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]

Winners Named in 8th Annual International Acoustic Music Awards

Maddy Rodriguez, an 18-year-old Canadian country-pop singer-songwriter, is the overall grand prize winner in the 8th Annual International Acoustic Music Awards competition. {To read a short article, including a list of winners and runners-up in the competition's eight categories, click on the headline.]

Bruce Cockburn, Dave Gunning and Quebecois Trio Genticorum Among Top Canadian Folk Music Award Winners for 2011

The 2011 Canadian Folk Music Awards were presented in Toronto, Ontario on Sunday evening, Dec. 4. Winners were named in 19 categories and a new Unsung Hero award was presented during a gala event at the Isabel Bader Theatre. Bruce Cockburn, Dave Gunning and Quebecois trio Genticorum each won two awards. [To read the article in its entirety and see a complete list of the award winners, click on the headline.]

Nominees Named for 2011 Canadian Folk Music Awards

With four nominations each, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Gunning are the top nominees vying for awards during the seventh annual Canadian Folk Music Awards slated to be presented during a gala event in Toronto, Dec. 4. The awards were established to bring greater exposure to the breadth and depth of Canadian folk music, celebrating and promoting it in all its forms. Outstanding achievements will be recognized in 19 categories, while a new “Unsung Hero” award also will be bestowed. (To read the article and see a complete list of nominees, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 04-29-11

Bruce Cockburn's Small Source of Comfort continues to top the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart. Following it are albums by The Civil Wars, The Wailin' Jennys, Paul Simon and Abigail Washburn. [To view the Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 04-22-11

Bruce Cockburn's Small Source of Comfort continues to top the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week, wile albums by The Wailin' Jennys, Abigail Washburn, Carrie Elkin and Paul Simon round out the top five. [To view the current Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 04-15-11

Bruce Cockburn's Small Source of Comfort continues to top the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week. Following it are albums by Bobby Long, The Wailin' Jennys, The Civil Wars, and Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion. [To view the current Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 04-08-11

Bruce Cockburn's Small Source of Comfort continues to top the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week. It is followed by albums by Bobby Long, The Civil Wars, Don Gallardo and The Wailin' Jennys. [To view the current Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 04-01-11

Bruce Cockburn's Small Source of Comfort tops this week's Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, followed by albums by The Wailin' Jennys, Abigail Washburn, Diana Jones, and Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion. [To view the current Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 03-24-11

Barton Hollow, the debut album by the folk-Americana duo The Civil Wars, continues to hold the #1 spot on the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart. Following it are albums by Bruce Cockburn, The Wailin' Jennys, Bobby Long and Malcolm Holcombe. [To view the current Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]