Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
April 2008

Compiled by Richard Gillmann of KBCS-FM
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L

TOP ALBUMS AND SONGS OF APRIL 2008
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 12351 airplays from 145 different DJs

  1: "10 Years Of European World Of Bluegrass," Various Artists [Strictly Country, new] (67)
        "Fields Of Gold," Fragment (6)
        "I've Got A Feelin," Liz Meyer With Nugget (6)
        "Typewriter," Rawhide (5)
  2: "Able Baker Charlie And Dog," Joe Crookston [Self, 2/08] (54)
        "Logical Song" (12)
        "Red Rooster In The Mash Pile" (10)
        "Able Baker Charlie And Dog" (7)
        "Bird By Bird" (7)
  3: "Chameleon," Tim O'Brien [Obus, 3/08] (53)
        "Get Out There And Dance" (8)
        "Where's Love Come From" (6)
        "Crooked Road" (5)
  3: "Round My Door," Dana And Susan Robinson [Threshold, 3/08] (53)
        "Pastures Of Plenty" (13)
        "Round My Door" (9)
        "Glory In The Meeting House" (5)
  5: "Coal," Kathy Mattea [Captain Potato, 4/08] (48)
        "Coal Tattoo" (8)
        "L And N Don't Stop Here Anymore" (7)
        "You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive" (7)
        "Green Rolling Hills" (6)
  5: "Solo Acoustic, Vol. 2," Jackson Browne [Inside, 3/08] (48)
        "In The Shape Of A Heart" (9)
        "Somebody's Baby" (7)
        "Redneck Friend" (5)
  7: "Bound To Go," Andrew Calhoun And Campground [Waterbug, new] (44)
        "Blow Your Trumpet Gabriel" (7)
        "Bound To Go" (5)
        "No More Cane On The Brazos" (4)
  8: "Even Trade," Terence Martin [Good Dog, new] (39)
        "Who's Breathing All The Air" (9)
        "Never Look Back" (7)
        "Go Ask The Rain" (6)
  9: "Dump The Bosses Off Your Back," Anne Feeney [Self, new] (37)
        "Hillcrest Mine" (6)
        "How Much For The Life Of A Miner?" (6)
        "Whatever You Say, Say Nothing" (5)
 10: "Come Up Full," Meg Hutchinson [Red House, 3/08] (36)
        "Home" (8)
        "Good Day To Die" (4)
 11: "Good Summer Rain," Erica Wheeler [Blue Pie, 3/08] (34)
        "Apache Motel" (7)
        "As The Crow Flies" (6)
        "Good Summer Rain" (6)
 11: "Ships In The Forest," Karan Casey [Compass, 4/08] (34)
        "Black Is The Colour" (8)
        "Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye" (6)
        "Love Is Pleasing" (5)
 13: "Little Grey Sheep," Danny Schmidt [Waterbug, 2/08] (31)
        "Company Of Friends" (6)
        "Drawing Board" (6)
        "Song For Judy And Bridget" (5)
 14: "Lantana," Caroline Herring [Signature, 3/08] (30)
        "Midnight On The Water" (5)
        "Paper Gown" (5)
        "Stone Cold World" (5)
 15: "Our Side Of Town," Various Artists [Red House, 2/08] (28)
        "Baghdad Blues," Peter Ostroushko (4)
        "Late Breaking News," Jorma Kaukonen (3)
 16: "Thirteen Stories High," Joel Rafael [Inside, 4/08] (27)
        "This Is My Country" (9)
        "I Ought To Know" (5)
 16: "Retold," Joel Mabus [Fossil, 1/08] (27)
        "Duct Tape Blues" (4)
        "Hopelessly Midwestern" (4)
 18: "Better Dreams," The Kennedys [Appleseed, 1/08] (26)
        "Give Me Back My Country" (6)
        "Speed Of Soul" (6)
        "Breathe" (4)
 18: "The Steeldrivers," The Steeldrivers [Rounder, 1/08] (26)
        "If It Hadn't Been For Love" (7)
        "Drinkin' Dark Whiskey" (6)
 20: "The Geography Of Light," Carrie Newcomer [Philo, 2/08] (25)
        "There Is A Tree" (5)
        "Geodes" (4)
 20: "Ripe," The Dixie Bee-Liners [Pinecastle, 1/08] (25)
        "Why Do I Make You Cry" (5)
        "Bugs In The Basement" (4)
        "Down On The Crooked Road" (4)
 20: "The Time I Spend With You," Brooks Williams [Red Guitar Blue, 2/08] (25)
        "Lightning" (7)
        "61 Highway" (3)
 23: "Never Close Enough," Sarah Sample [Ramona, new] (24)
        "Moonlight Band" (5)
        "Never Close Enough" (5)
        "Count The Colors" (4)
 23: "Roses And Tears," Capercaillie [Compass, new] (24)
        "Don't You Go" (6)
        "Him Bo" (6)
 23: "Sermon On The Mound," John McCutcheon [Appalseed, new] (24)
        "Baseball On The Block" (5)
        "Talking Yogi Talk" (4)
 26: "Sundirtwater," The Waifs [Compass, new] (23)
        "Sundirtwater" (6)
        "How Many Miles" (4)
        "Pony" (4)
 27: "Honoring The Fathers Of Bluegrass," Ricky Skaggs And Kentucky Thunder [Skaggs Family, 3/08] (22)
        "It's Mighty Dark To Travel" (5)
        "Bluegrass Breakdown" (4)
 27: "Just Another Day," Dan McKinnon [Self, new] (22)
        "Captain And The Queen" (4)
        "Just Another Day" (4)
 27: "A Long Time Since," Noel Lenaghan [Waterbug, new] (22)
        "Biddy Buller's Finger" (8)
        "Come On Home Annie" (3)
 27: "Through The Window Of A Train," Blue Highway [Rounder, 2/08] (22)
        "Through The Window Of A Train" (5)
        "Homeless Man" (4)
 31: "2:10 Train," Jimmy Gaudreau And Moondi Klein [Rebel, new] (21)
        "Black Jack Davey" (3)
        "Dreamer Or Believer" (3)
 31: "Cover Their Eyes," Krista Detor [Corazong, 4/08] (21)
        "Cover Their Eyes" (3)
        "Icarus" (3)
 31: "Nothing Sweet Nothing," Kym Tuvim [Retrofit, 2/08] (21)
        "In My Head" (5)
        "Far Away" (3)
 31: "Shotgun Singer," Kris Delmhorst [Signature, 4/08] (21)
        "Blue Adeline" (3)
        "Freediver" (3)
 31: "The Story So Farà," Lunasa [Compass, new] (21)
        "Cregg's Pipes" (3)
        "Floating Crowbar" (3)
 36: "Airstream," David Wilcox [What Are, 3/08] (20)
        "Little White Lie" (3)
        "No Telling Where" (3)
 36: "Facets," Noel Paul Stookey [New World, 3/08] (20)
        "Facets Of The Jewel" (6)
        "But A Moment" (3)
 38: "Everything," Caren Armstrong [Wildplum, 2/08] (19)
        "Everything" (3)
        "Savasana" (3)
 38: "Goin' By Feel," Ray Bonneville [Red House, 5/07] (19)
        "I Am The Big Easy" (5)
        "Cemetery Road" (3)
 38: "Iron And Diamonds," The Gibson Brothers [Sugar Hill, 4/08] (19)
        "Iron And Diamonds" (5)
        "Gone Home" (3)
 38: "Where The Waters Run," Leela And Ellie Grace [Self, 3/08] (19)
        "Until A Drop Becomes A Flood" (5)
        "Red Rocking Chair" (4)
 42: "In Love And Light," Heidi Talbot [Compass, 2/08] (18)
        "Blackest Crow" (4)
        "Glenlogie" (3)
 42: "Someone's Got To Pay," The Wilders [Free Dirt, new] (18)
        "Hey Little Darlin" (8)
 44: "Blue Roads, Red Wine," Tom May [Waterbug, new] (17)
        "Yukon Journey, 45 Below" (4)
        "Watchin' The River Flow" (3)
 44: "Comedians And Angels," Tom Paxton [Appleseed, 2/08] (17)
        "How Beautiful Upon The Mountain" (5)
        "Comedians And Angels" (3)
 44: "Dirty Dusty Road," Dillonaires [Wepecket Island, new] (17)
        "Catfish Song" (3)
        "Rising Sun" (3)
 44: "Loaded," The Waybacks [Compass, 3/08] (17)
        "City Boy" (6)
        "Beyond The Northwest Passage" (3)
 44: "Praying For Land," Randall Williams [Musafir, 2/08] (17)
        "Causeway" (3)
        "Praying For Land" (3)
 44: "Something Worth Standing For," Andrew McKnight [Falling Mountain, 2/08] (17)
        "These Shoes" (3)
 44: "Typical American Tragedy," Anthony Da Costa [Self, 3/08] (17)
        "Wall Around Baghdad" (7)
        "Ain't Much Of A Soldier" (4)
 51: "Hideaway," The Weepies [Nettwerk, new] (16)
        "Can't Go Back Now" (5)
        "Little Bird" (5)
 51: "Acoustic Rainbow 31," Various Artists [Poetman, new] (16)
        "Whiskey Never Lies," Sligo Rags (4)
        "Cutting Edge Of Passe," Limeliters (3)
 51: "Cars And Lovers," David Glaser [Newsu, new] (16)
        "Picture In My Car" (5)
        "Lie To Myself" (3)
 51: "Get Onboard," Eric Bibb [Flatbrim, 3/08] (16)
        "Get On Board" (4)
        "New Beale Street Blues" (4)
 51: "Proof Of Love," Old Man Luedecke [Black Hen, new] (16)
        "Just Like A River" (4)
        "Proof Of Love" (4)
 51: "Raising Sand," Robert Plant And Alison Krauss [Rounder, 10/07] (16)
        "Killing The Blues" (4)
        "Your Long Journey" (4)
 57: "Cross The Water," Cindy Kallet And Grey Larsen [Sleepy Creek, 2007] (15)
        "If You Say Yes" (4)
        "Courage" (3)
 57: "Keep It Simple," Van Morrison [Lost Highway, new] (15)
        "Keep It Simple" (3)
        "School Of Hard Knocks" (3)
 57: "Song," Lissa Schneckenburger [Footprint, new] (15)
        "Fair Maid By The Sea Shore" (5)
        "Jam On Gerry's Rock\Willie's" (3)
 57: "Standing On The Side Of Love," Greg Greenway [Face, new] (15)
        "Standing On The Side Of Love" (5)
        "Highway 4am" (3)
 57: "Waterloo, Tennessee," Uncle Earl [Rounder, 3/07] (15)
        "Wallflower" (4)
 62: "Asking For Flowers," Kathleen Edwards [Zoe, 3/08] (14)
        "Asking For Flowers" (6)
 62: "Book Of Sparrows," Tracy Grammer [Self, 11/07] (14)
        "April Come She Will" (4)
        "Lord Of The Buffalo" (3)
 62: "Dailey And Vincent," Dailey And Vincent [Rounder, 1/08] (14)
        "Sweet Carrie" (3)
 62: "Deep In The Mountains," Longview [Rounder, new] (14)
        "Eating Out Of Your Hand" (3)
        "Weathered Gray Stone" (3)
 62: "Don't Let Go," Jack Williams [Wind River, new] (14)
        "Heart Of Saturday Night" (2)
 62: "Fringe," Cris Williamson [Wolf Moon, 11/07] (14)
        "Alazan" (2)
 62: "Hollywood Pocketknife," Eric Taylor [Blue Ruby, 1/08] (14)
        "Hollywood Pocketknife" (4)
 62: "IV," Chatham County Line [Yep Roc, 3/08] (14)
        "Chip Of A Star" (4)
        "Birmingham Jail" (3)
 62: "One Hell Of A Ride," Willie Nelson [Columbia, new] (14)
        "Pancho And Lefty" (4)
        "When I've Sung My Last Hillbilly Song" (3)
 62: "Watch The Sky," Patty Larkin [Vanguard, 1/08] (14)
        "Dear Heart" (3)
        "Hallelujah" (3)
 72: "Awkward Annie," Kate Rusby [Pure, 8/07] (13)
        "High On A Hill" (3)
 72: "The Good Life," Justin Townes Earle [Bloodshot, 3/08] (13)
        "Who Am I To Say" (5)
        "Hard Livin" (3)
 72: "Old Dogs," Bill Staines [Red House, 11/07] (13)
        "Old Dogs" (3)
 72: "Paperdust :: Stardust," We're About 9 [Self, 2/08] (13)
        "Nobody Flying" (3)
 72: "Roamin' And Ramblin'," Honeyboy Edwards [Earwig, 2/08] (13)
        "Apron Strings" (3)
 72: "Steam," Tony Allen [RMR, new] (13)
        "Down By The River" (3)
 72: "Welcome Here Again," Martin Hayes And Dennis Cahill [Green Linnet, 1/08] (13)
        "P. Joe's Reel" (3)
 79: "Hush," James Moors [Self, 2/08] (12)
        "Chenille" (3)
 79: "Letters From Sinners And Strangers," Eilen Jewell [Signature, 7/07] (12)
        "How Long" (3)
        "Rich Man's World" (3)
 79: "Restless Soul," Sally Barris [Self, 1/08] (12)
        "Last Drink Of Wine" (3)
 79: "Season Of The Witch," Strangelings [Kennedys, 8/07] (12)
        "Matty Groves" (3)
 83: "The Baseball Ballads," Chuck Brodsky [Self, 2002] (11)
        "Lefty" (3)
        "Dock Ellis No-No" (2)
 83: "Follow Me," Bearfoot [Glacier, 2006] (11)
        "Deep River Blues" (3)
        "Go On Home" (2)
 83: "Honeydew," Shawn Mullins [Vanguard, 3/08] (11)
        "For America" (3)
        "Homeless Joe" (3)
 83: "Radio Songs," Robin And Linda Williams [Red House, 11/07] (11)
        "50,000 Names" (3)
        "Down Home Diva" (2)
 83: "Town And Country," John-Alex Mason [Naked Jaybird, 1/08] (11)
        "Bury My Boots" (2)
        "Chef Menteur" (2)
 88: "The Dragonfly Races," Ellis Paul [Black Wolf, 1/08] (10)
        "The Dragonfly Races" (3)
        "I Lost A Day To The Rain" (3)
 88: "Territory," Tony Trischka [Smithsonian/Folkways, new] (10)
        "John Henry Medley: John Henry/Bonaparte's Retreat/Twist And Turn" (3)
        "Leatherwing Bat" (3)
 88: "Across The Sea," Allison Downey With John Austin [MacKinaw Harvest, 3/08] (10)
        "Across The Sea" (4)
        "All That Matters 439," Allison Downey (2)
 88: "Between Daylight And Dark," Mary Gauthier [Lost Highway, 9/07] (10)
        "I Ain't Leaving" (2)
        "Please" (2)
 88: "Big Old Life," Rani Arbo And Daisy Mayhem [Signature, 6/07] (10)
        "Big Old Life" (4)
        "Joy Comes Back" (2)
 88: "Black And White," Cherryholmes [Skaggs Family, 6/07] (10)
        "Tell Me Why" (4)
        "9 Yards" (2)
 88: "Get Your Monkey Off My Dog," The Bobs [Self, 1/08] (10)
        "Imaginary Tuba" (3)
        "Tight Pants Tango 314" (2)
 88: "If I Had Known: Essential Recordings, 1980-1996," Greg Brown [Red House, 2003] (10)
        "Good Morning Coffee" (3)
        "Laughing River" (2)
 88: "Just Us Kids," James McMurtry [Lightning Rod, new] (10)
        "Cheney's Toy" (2)
        "Ruins Of The Realm" (2)
 88: "Live Cactus!," Joe Ely And Joel Guzman [Rack'em, new] (10)
        "Ranches And Rivers" (2)
        "White Freightliner Blues" (2)
 88: "Marching Home," Balsam Range [Mountain Home, 10/07] (10)
        "Blue Mountain" (4)
        "Could've Fooled Me" (2)
 88: "Noir," Jack Hardy [Great Divide, 3/08] (10)
        "Uley Mill Song" (2)
 88: "The Old King's Reel," Bruce Holmes [Haven, 3/08] (10)
        "Fields Of Wheat" (3)
        "The Old King's Reel" (3)
 88: "Peace, Love & BBQ," Marcia Ball [Alligator, new] (10)
        "Down In The Neighborhood" (2)
        "Peace, Love And Bbq" (2)
 88: "Second Sight," Corinne West [Make, 10/07] (10)
        "Gandy Dancer" (3)
        "Hell Yes" (2)
 88: "Song In Her Heart," Mary Kathleen Burke [Greentrax, 2/08] (10)
        "Black Is The Colour" (3)
        "The Home I Left Behind" (2)


TOP SONGS OF APRIL 2008
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 12351 airplays from 145 different DJs

1. "Logical Song" (13)
        by Joe Crookston
        from "Able Baker Charlie And Dog"
1. "Pastures Of Plenty" (13)
        by Dana And Susan Robinson
        from "Round My Door"
3. "This Is My Country" (11)
        by Joel Rafael
        from "Thirteen Stories High"
3. "Who's Breathing All The Air" (11)
        by Terence Martin
        from "Even Trade"
5. "If It Hadn't Been For Love" (10)
        by The Steeldrivers
        from "The Steeldrivers"
5. "Red Rooster In The Mash Pile" (10)
        by Joe Crookston
        from "Able Baker Charlie And Dog"
5. "Round My Door" (10)
        by Dana And Susan Robinson
        from "Round My Door"
8. "Black Is The Colour" (9)
        by Karan Casey
        from "Ships In The Forest"
8. "In The Shape Of A Heart" (9)
        by Jackson Browne
        from "Solo Acoustic, Vol. 2"
10. "Biddy Buller's Finger" (8)
        by Noel Lenaghan
        from "A Long Time Since"
10. "Bird By Bird" (8)
        by Joe Crookston
        from "Able Baker Charlie And Dog"
10. "Blow Your Trumpet Gabriel" (8)
        by Andrew Calhoun And Campground
        from "Bound To Go"
10. "Coal Tattoo" (8)
        by Kathy Mattea
        from "Coal"
10. "Crazy In Alabama" (8)
        by Kate Campbell
        from "The Portable Kate Campbell"
        also "Visions Of Plenty"
10. "Fields Of Gold" (8)
        by Fragment
        from "10 Years Of European World Of Bluegrass"
10. "Get Out There And Dance" (8)
        by Tim O'Brien
        from "Chameleon"
10. "Hey Little Darlin" (8)
        by The Wilders
        from "Someone's Got To Pay"
10. "Home" (8)
        by Meg Hutchinson
        from "Come Up Full"
10. "I Am The Big Easy" (8)
        by Ray Bonneville
        from "Goin' By Feel"
10. "You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive" (8)
        by Kathy Mattea
        from "Coal"
21. "Able Baker Charlie And Dog" (7)
        by Joe Crookston
        from "Able Baker Charlie And Dog"
21. "Apache Motel" (7)
        by Erica Wheeler
        from "Good Summer Rain"
21. "Bound To Go" (7)
        by Andrew Calhoun And Campground
        from "Bound To Go"
21. "City Boy" (7)
        by The Waybacks
        from "Loaded"
21. "Drinkin' Dark Whiskey" (7)
        by The Steeldrivers
        from "The Steeldrivers"
21. "Facets Of The Jewel" (7)
        by Noel Paul Stookey
        from "Facets"
21. "Green Rolling Hills" (7)
        by Kathy Mattea
        from "Coal"
21. "Him Bo" (7)
        by Capercaillie
        from "Roses And Tears"
21. "I Ought To Know" (7)
        by Joel Rafael
        from "Thirteen Stories High"
21. "I've Got A Feelin" (7)
        by Liz Meyer With Nugget
        from "10 Years Of European World Of Bluegrass"
21. "John Jones" (7)
        by Joe Crookston
        from "Able Baker Charlie And Dog"
21. "L And N Don't Stop Here Anymore" (7)
        by Kathy Mattea
        from "Coal"
21. "Lightning" (7)
        by Brooks Williams
        from "The Time I Spend With You"
21. "Never Look Back" (7)
        by Terence Martin
        from "Even Trade"
21. "Somebody's Baby" (7)
        by Jackson Browne
        from "Solo Acoustic, Vol. 2"
21. "Wall Around Baghdad" (7)
        by Anthony Da Costa
        from "Typical American Tragedy"
21. "Where's Love Come From" (7)
        by Tim O'Brien
        from "Chameleon"
38. "As The Crow Flies" (6)
        by Erica Wheeler
        from "Good Summer Rain"
38. "Asking For Flowers" (6)
        by Kathleen Edwards
        from "Asking For Flowers"
38. "Big Yellow Taxi" (6)
        by Joni Mitchell
        from "Shine"
38. "Company Of Friends" (6)
        by Danny Schmidt
        from "Little Grey Sheep"
38. "Don't You Go" (6)
        by Capercaillie
        from "Roses And Tears"
38. "Drawing Board" (6)
        by Danny Schmidt
        from "Little Grey Sheep"
38. "Gasoline" (6)
        by Joe Jencks
        from "The Candle And The Flame"
38. "Give Me Back My Country" (6)
        by The Kennedys
        from "Better Dreams"
38. "Go Ask The Rain" (6)
        by Terence Martin
        from "Even Trade"
38. "Good Summer Rain" (6)
        by Erica Wheeler
        from "Good Summer Rain"
38. "Hillcrest Mine" (6)
        by Anne Feeney
        from "Dump The Bosses Off Your Back"
38. "How Many Miles" (6)
        by The Waifs
        from "Sundirtwater"
38. "How Much For The Life Of A Miner?" (6)
        by Anne Feeney
        from "Dump The Bosses Off Your Back"
38. "Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye" (6)
        by Karan Casey
        from "Ships In The Forest"
38. "Just Another Day" (6)
        by Dan McKinnon
        from "Just Another Day"
38. "Late Breaking News" (6)
        by Jorma Kaukonen
        from "Our Side Of Town"
38. "Laughing River" (6)
        by Greg Brown
        from "If I Had Known: Essential Recordings, 1980-1996"
38. "My Favorite Spring" (6)
        by Tom Paxton
        from "Live For The Record"
38. "Paradise" (6)
        by John Prine
        from "John Prine"
38. "Ready For Memphis" (6)
        by Neal And Leandra
        from "Stranger To My Kin"
38. "Red Dog In The Morning" (6)
        by Tim O'Brien
        from "Chameleon"
38. "Redneck Friend" (6)
        by Jackson Browne
        from "Solo Acoustic, Vol. 2"
38. "Speed Of Soul" (6)
        by The Kennedys
        from "Better Dreams"
38. "Standing On The Side Of Love" (6)
        by Greg Greenway
        from "Standing On The Side Of Love"
38. "Sundirtwater" (6)
        by The Waifs
        from "Sundirtwater"
38. "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" (6)
        by Steve Goodman
        from "No Big Surprise: The Steve Goodman Anthology"
38. "There Is A Tree" (6)
        by Carrie Newcomer
        from "The Geography Of Light"
38. "Through The Window Of A Train" (6)
        by Blue Highway
        from "Through The Window"
38. "Whatever You Say, Say Nothing" (6)
        by Anne Feeney
        from "Dump The Bosses Off Your Back"
38. "Whiskey Never Lies" (6)
        by Sligo Rags
        from "Acoustic Rainbow 31"
68. "April Come She Will" (5)
        by Tracy Grammer
        from "Book Of Sparrows"
68. "Baseball On The Block" (5)
        by John McCutcheon
        from "Sermon On The Mound"
68. "Blackest Crow" (5)
        by Heidi Talbot
        from "In Love And Light"
68. "Blue Mountain" (5)
        by Balsam Range
        from "Marching Home"
68. "Boys Of The Tracks" (5)
        by Dana And Susan Robinson
        from "Round My Door"
68. "Chip Of A Star" (5)
        by Chatham County Line
        from "IV"
68. "Cold And Lonely" (5)
        by Chapmans
        from "10 Years Of European World Of Bluegrass"
68. "Crooked Road" (5)
        by Tim O'Brien
        from "Chameleon"
68. "Cutting Edge Of Passe" (5)
        by Limeliters
        from "Acoustic Rainbow 31"
68. "Down On The Crooked Road" (5)
        by The Dixie Bee-Liners
        from "Ripe"
68. "Enough Of The Night" (5)
        by Jackson Browne
        from "Solo Acoustic, Vol. 2"
68. "Fair Maid By The Sea Shore" (5)
        by Lissa Schneckenburger
        from "Song"
68. "Freddy The Falcon" (5)
        by Joe Crookston
        from "Able Baker Charlie And Dog"
68. "Gandy Dancer" (5)
        by Corinne West
        from "Second Sight"
68. "Geodes" (5)
        by Carrie Newcomer
        from "The Geography Of Light"
68. "Get On Board" (5)
        by Eric Bibb
        from "Get Onboard"
68. "Glory In The Meeting House" (5)
        by Dana And Susan Robinson
        from "Round My Door"
68. "Hideaway Girl" (5)
        by Jimmy Lafave
        from "Cimarron Manifesto"
68. "Hopelessly Midwestern" (5)
        by Joel Mabus
        from "Retold"
68. "How Beautiful Upon The Mountain" (5)
        by Tom Paxton
        from "Comedians And Angels"
68. "In My Head" (5)
        by Kym Tuvim
        from "Nothing Sweet Nothing"
68. "In The Woods" (5)
        by Michael Johnathon
        from "Walden: The Earth Song Collection"
68. "Iron And Diamonds" (5)
        by The Gibson Brothers
        from "Iron And Diamonds"
68. "It's Mighty Dark To Travel" (5)
        by Ricky Skaggs And Kentucky Thunder
        from "Honoring The Fathers Of Bluegrass"
68. "Killing The Blues" (5)
        by Robert Plant And Alison Krauss
        from "Raising Sand"
68. "Love Is Pleasing" (5)
        by Karan Casey
        from "Ships In The Forest"
68. "Midnight On The Water" (5)
        by Caroline Herring
        from "Lantana"
68. "Moonlight Band" (5)
        by Sarah Sample
        from "Never Close Enough"
68. "Never Close Enough" (5)
        by Sarah Sample
        from "Never Close Enough"
68. "New Beale Street Blues" (5)
        by Eric Bibb
        from "Get Onboard"
68. "No Gods" (5)
        by Dick Gaughan
        from "Gaughan Live"
68. "Paper Gown" (5)
        by Caroline Herring
        from "Lantana"
68. "Picture In My Car" (5)
        by David Glaser
        from "Cars And Lovers"
68. "Song For Judy And Bridget" (5)
        by Danny Schmidt
        from "Little Grey Sheep"
68. "Stone Cold World" (5)
        by Caroline Herring
        from "Lantana"
68. "Talking Yogi Talk" (5)
        by John McCutcheon
        from "Sermon On The Mound"
68. "True Love Will Never Fade" (5)
        by Mark Knopfler
        from "Kill To Get Crimson"
68. "Typewriter" (5)
        by Rawhide
        from "10 Years Of European World Of Bluegrass"
68. "Watercolor Eyes" (5)
        by Dana And Susan Robinson
        from "Round My Door"
68. "When You Sing" (5)
        by John Gorka
        from "Writing In The Margins"
68. "Who Am I To Say" (5)
        by Justin Townes Earle
        from "The Good Life"
68. "World Of Trouble" (5)
        by Tim O'Brien
        from "Chameleon"


TOP ARTISTS OF APRIL 2008
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 12351 airplays from 145 different DJs

1. Tim O'Brien (79)
2. Joe Crookston (68)
3. Jackson Browne (59)
4. Dana And Susan Robinson (57)
5. Kathy Mattea (56)
6. Andrew Calhoun And Campground (49)
7. John McCutcheon (47)
8. Bob Dylan (45)
9. Greg Brown (44)
9. Terence Martin (44)
9. Tom Paxton (44)
12. Anne Feeney (42)
13. Brooks Williams (40)
13. Danny Schmidt (40)
13. Karan Casey (40)
13. Pete Seeger (40)
17. Meg Hutchinson (39)
18. Erica Wheeler (38)
19. Joel Mabus (37)
20. Carrie Newcomer (35)
21. Joel Rafael (33)
21. The Steeldrivers (33)
23. Caroline Herring (32)
23. Dick Gaughan (32)
23. Ricky Skaggs And Kentucky Thunder (32)
26. David Wilcox (31)
26. The Kennedys (31)
26. Kris Delmhorst (31)
29. Willie Nelson (29)
30. Jack Williams (28)
30. The Waybacks (28)
32. Capercaillie (27)
32. The Dixie Bee-Liners (27)
32. Emmylou Harris (27)
32. Greg Greenway (27)
32. The Waifs (27)
37. Ray Bonneville (26)
38. Blue Highway (25)
38. Dan McKinnon (25)
38. Eliza Gilkyson (25)
38. Heidi Talbot (25)
38. Joan Baez (25)
38. John Gorka (25)
38. The Wilders (25)
45. The Gibson Brothers (24)
45. Kate Campbell (24)
45. Kate Rusby (24)
45. Lunasa (24)
45. Sarah Sample (24)
50. Chuck Brodsky (23)
50. Krista Detor (23)
50. Lissa Schneckenburger (23)
50. Noel Lenaghan (23)
50. Noel Paul Stookey (23)
50. Robin And Linda Williams (23)
50. Steve Goodman (23)
57. Bill Staines (22)
57. Joni Mitchell (22)
57. Kym Tuvim (22)
57. Uncle Earl (22)
57. The Weepies (22)
62. David Francey (21)
62. Ellis Paul (21)
62. Garnet Rogers (21)
62. John Prine (21)
62. Patty Larkin (21)
62. Tracy Grammer (21)
68. Jimmy Gaudreau And Moondi Klein (20)
68. Laurie Lewis (20)
68. Leela And Ellie Grace (20)
68. Richard Shindell (20)
68. Susan Werner (20)
68. Tom May (20)
74. Andrew McKnight (19)
74. Caren Armstrong (19)
74. Eric Bibb (19)
74. Gillian Welch (19)
74. Leo Kottke (19)
74. Lou And Peter Berryman (19)
74. Nanci Griffith (19)
74. Randall Williams (19)
74. Robert Plant And Alison Krauss (19)
83. Harvey Reid (18)
83. Anthony Da Costa (18)
83. Bruce Springsteen (18)
83. Chatham County Line (18)
83. Cheryl Wheeler (18)
83. Cris Williamson (18)
83. Dave Carter And Tracy Grammer (18)
83. Eric Taylor (18)
83. Lucy Kaplansky (18)
83. Peggy Seeger (18)
83. Peter Mulvey (18)
83. Rani Arbo And Daisy Mayhem (18)
83. Tom Russell (18)
83. Van Morrison (18)
97. Chris Smither (17)
97. Christine Lavin (17)
97. Wailin' Jennys (17)
100. Dillonaires (16)
100. Alison Krauss (16)
100. Cindy Kallet And Grey Larsen (16)
100. Cosy Sheridan (16)
100. David Glaser (16)
100. Duhks (16)
100. Magpie (16)
100. Old Man Luedecke (16)
108. Arlo Guthrie (15)
108. Dailey And Vincent (15)
108. David Mallett (15)
108. Jeffrey Foucault (15)
108. Jorma Kaukonen (15)
108. Longview (15)
108. Martin Simpson (15)
108. Michael Johnathon (15)
108. Sam Bush (15)
108. Tim Grimm (15)
108. Woody Guthrie (15)
119. Lynn Miles (14)
119. Austin Lounge Lizards (14)
119. Cliff Eberhardt (14)
119. David Roth (14)
119. Eilen Jewell (14)
119. Honeyboy Edwards (14)
119. Judy Collins (14)
119. Justin Townes Earle (14)
119. Kathleen Edwards (14)
119. Lyle Lovett (14)
119. Mary Gauthier (14)
119. Oysterband (14)
131. Bill Monroe (13)
131. Bob Gibson (13)
131. Corinne West (13)
131. Dar Williams (13)
131. David Bromberg (13)
131. Jim Lauderdale (13)
131. Johnsmith (13)
131. Kim And Reggie Harris (13)
131. Marcia Ball (13)
131. Phil Ochs (13)
131. Richard Thompson (13)
131. Sparky And Rhonda Rucker (13)
131. Strangelings (13)
131. Tom Rush (13)
131. Tony Allen (13)
131. We're About 9 (13)
147. Fairport Convention (12)
147. Allison Downey (12)
147. Doc Watson (12)
147. Earl Brothers (12)
147. Genticorum (12)
147. James Keelaghan (12)
147. James McMurtry (12)
147. James Moors (12)
147. Jimmy Lafave (12)
147. Johnny Cash (12)
147. Kevin Danzig (12)
147. Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch And Fats Kaplin (12)
147. Sally Barris (12)
147. Steve Earle (12)
147. Utah Phillips (12)
162. Balsam Range (11)
162. Biscuit Burners (11)
162. The Bobs (11)
162. Bruce Cockburn (11)
162. Cherryholmes (11)
162. Chieftains (11)
162. Crooked Still (11)
162. Erik Balkey (11)
162. Iris DeMent (11)
162. Janet Bates (11)
162. John Wort Hannam (11)
162. Kate Wolf (11)
162. Liz Meyer (11)
162. Mark Knopfler (11)
162. Martin Hayes And Dennis Cahill (11)
162. Mary Kathleen Burke (11)
162. McDades (11)
162. Merle Haggard (11)
162. Pat Wictor (11)
162. Rachael Davis (11)
162. Rod MacDonald (11)
162. Shawn Mullins (11)
162. Steeleye Span (11)
162. Townes Van Zandt (11)
186. Michelle Cupit (10)
186. Sligo Rags (10)
186. Tony Trischka (10)
186. Anne Hills (10)
186. Bearfoot (10)
186. Bruce Holmes (10)
186. Carolina Chocolate Drops (10)
186. Carter Family (10)
186. Cherish The Ladies (10)
186. Dave Alvin (10)
186. David Olney (10)
186. Emma's Revolution (10)
186. Hank Williams (10)
186. Jack Hardy (10)
186. Joe Ely And Joel Guzman (10)
186. Laura Love (10)
186. Le Vent Du Nord (10)
186. Patty Griffin (10)
186. Peter, Paul And Mary (10)
186. Rosemary Phelan (10)
186. Seldom Scene (10)
186. Small Potatoes (10)
186. Wil Maring (10)
186. Wood Brothers (10)


TOP LABELS OF APRIL 2008
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 12351 airplays from 145 different DJs

1. Rounder (256)
2. Compass (238)
3. Red House (233)
4. Waterbug (163)
5. Sugar Hill (123)
6. Signature (117)
7. Columbia (115)
8. Appleseed (90)
9. Inside (79)
10. Vanguard (76)
11. Philo (74)
12. Greentrax (71)
13. Proper (66)
13. Smithsonian/Folkways (66)
15. Flying Fish (60)
16. Rebel (59)
17. Warner (57)
18. Threshold (54)
19. Borealis (50)
19. Rhino (50)
21. Pinecastle (46)
22. Green Linnet (44)
22. Shanachie (44)
24. Bloodshot (40)
25. Wind River (39)
26. Lost Highway (38)
26. Nettwerk (38)
28. Strictly Country (37)
29. Milagrito (34)
30. Capitol (32)
30. Hightone (32)
32. Captain Potato (31)
32. Good Dog (31)
32. Sony (31)
35. Reprise (29)
36. Bear Family (28)
36. Black Hen (28)
36. MCA (28)
39. Blue Pie (27)
40. Woodpecker (26)
40. Fossil (26)
40. Nonesuch (26)
40. Red Guitar Blue (26)
44. Alligator (25)
44. Folk-Legacy (25)
44. Appalseed (24)
47. Corazong (23)
48. Falling Mountain (22)
49. Putumayo (21)
49. Skaggs Family (21)
51. Poetman (20)
51. RCA (20)
53. Hannibal (18)
53. Elektra (18)
55. Face (17)
55. Maggie's (17)
55. Ramona (17)
55. True North (17)
55. What Are (17)
60. Gadfly (16)
60. Koch (16)
60. Sleepy Creek (16)
63. Acoustic Disc (15)
63. Anti (15)
63. Arhoolie (15)
63. Atlantic (15)
63. Blind Pig (15)
63. Free Dirt (15)
63. Island (15)
63. Musafir (15)
63. New World (15)
63. Pure (15)
63. Retrofit (15)
63. Telarc (15)
63. Yep Roc (15)
63. Zoe (15)
77. Jsp (14)
77. A&M (14)
77. Footprint (14)
77. Legacy (14)
77. Razor And Tie (14)
77. Wolf Moon (14)
83. EMI (13)
83. Northern Blues (13)
85. Yazoo (12)
85. Blue Ruby (12)
85. CMH (12)
85. Glacier (12)
85. New West (12)
85. Rykodisc (12)
85. Tortes (12)
85. M. C. (11)
85. MacKinaw Harvest (11)
85. Make (11)
85. Mountain Home (11)
85. Oh Boy (11)
85. Rising Son (11)
85. Rmr (11)
85. Wildplum (11)
85. Windham Hill (11)
101. Yep (10)
101. County (10)
101. Northside (10)
101. Earwig (10)
101. Fellside (10)
101. Great Divide (10)
101. Lightning Rod (10)
101. Snow Goose (10)
101. Stony Plain (10)


FOLK DJs - APRIL 2008
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 12351 airplays from 145 different DJs

Al Kniola (WVPE-FM, IN)
Andrew Doerr (KCSB-FM, CA)
Angela Page (WJFF-FM, NY)
Annie Keville (WVBR-FM, NY)
Arthur Berman (CITR-FM, BC)
Arthur Dean (WCNI-FM, CT)
Arthur Elliott (4RED-FM, Australia)
Barry Parks (2HHH-FM, Australia)
Betsi Meissner (KXCI-FM, AZ)
Bill Hahn (WFDU-FM, NJ)
Bill Stuart (WFIT-FM, FL)
Bill Wagman (KDVS-FM, CA)
Blair Larsen (KUSU-FM & UPR, UT)
Bob Blackman (WKAR-FM, MI)
Bob Gregory (WRFL-FM, KY)
Bob McWilliams (KANU-FM & KPR, KS)
Bob Weiser (WBRS-FM & WOMR-FM, MA)
Brenda Tacik (CJTR-FM, SK)
Bruce Cameron (2MCE-FM, Australia)
Bud Johnson (syndicated, AK)
Charlie Backfish (WUSB-FM, NY)
Chip Morgan (WMUD-FM, VT)
Chrisana McGill (WSPN-FM, NY)
Cindy Funk (WYSO-FM, OH)
Clytia Fuller (KZSC-FM, CA)
Craig Huegel (WSLR-FM, FL)
Dan Alloway (KTEP-FM, TX)
Dan Ross (KACI-FM, OR)
Danny Watson (2MAX-FM, Australia)
David John (KTRU-FM, TX)
David Sears (WBGU-FM, OH)
Deadwood Dick (KKUP-FM, CA)
Dennis Brunnenmeyer (KVMR-FM, CA)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM etc, OR)
Don Charles (KJZA-FM, AZ)
Don Jacobson (KBOO-FM, OR)
Doug Dick (WVGN-FM, VI)
Doug Tucker (KWVA-FM, OR)
Ed McDonald (WVMR-FM etc, WV)
Frank Gosar (KLCC-FM, OR)
Frank Hoppe (KCSN-FM, CA)
Gary Harrison (KVMR-FM, CA)
Gary Irving (WVUD-FM, DE)
Gaye Auxier (WDBX-FM, IL)
Gene Shay (WXPN-FM, PA)
George Maida (WCVE-FM, VA)
Gerd Stassen (EVW, Germany)
Gerry Goodfriend (CKUT-FM, QC)
Graham McDonald (ArtSound-FM, Australia)
Graham Rice (WJFF-FM, NY)
Greg Schatzmann (CJLX-FM, ON)
Hal Durden (KBCS-FM, WA)
Harlon Joye (WRFG-FM, GA)
Henk de Weerd (5EBI-FM, Australia)
Henry Hallett (KXCI-FM, AZ)
Jamie Hoover (KSUT-FM, CO)
Jean Brendecke (KBCS-FM, WA)
Jeff Robson (CJUM-FM, MB)
Jenny Flux (2AIR-FM, Australia)
Jeremy Butler (WUAL-FM & APR, AL)
Jessica Ellis-Wilson (WUMD-FM, MA)
Jim Blum (WKSU-FM etc, OH)
Jim Gilliland (WRUW-FM, OH)
Jim Marino (CFMU-FM, ON)
Jim Rogers (WIUP-FM, PA)
Jim Sigler (KMST-FM, MO)
Joel Wortzman (CKLN-FM, ON)
John Kalb (WSCL-FM, MD)
John Mazza (WNHU-FM, CT)
John McLaughlin (WMUC-FM, MD)
John Platt (WFUV-FM, NY)
John Sincock (KBCS-FM, WA)
John Trout (WYEP-FM, PA)
John Weingart (WPRB-FM, NJ)
John Wright (WLUW-FM, IL)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Jude & Mart Fowler (2HHH-FM, Australia)
Judith Gennett (KPSU, OR)
Juliet Youngren (WEFT-FM, IL)
Jürgen Kramer (ZuSa, Germany)
Karen Rakos (KEUL-FM, AK)
Ken Batista (WYEP-FM, PA)
Ken Connors (WZNZ-AM, FL)
Ken Yavit (KBAC-FM, NM)
Kent Anderson (KCSC-FM, OK)
Kevin Elliott (WEFT-FM, IL)
Kevin Vance (KALW-FM, CA)
Larry Hillberg (KVMR-FM, CA)
Larry Hoyt (WAER-FM, NY)
Laurel Paulson-Pierce (KRBS-FM, CA)
Laurie DesJardins (KVMR-FM, CA)
Lee Larcheveque (WMUA-FM, MA)
Len Holton (KUAR-FM, AR)
Leonard Epstein (KRFC-FM, CO)
Lilli Kuzma (WDCB-FM, IL)
Lyle D. Skinner (CJUM-FM, MB)
Maggie Ferguson (WXOU-FM, MI)
Mara Noelle (KVMR-FM, CA)
Mark Michaelis (WGDR-FM, VT)
Mark Pedersen (WOJB-FM, WI)
Matt Watroba (WDET-DM, MI)
Mel DeYoung (WPSU-FM, PA)
Menachem Vinegrad (Upper Galilee-FM, Israel)
Michael Alzo (WSLU-FM, NY)
Michael Stock (WLRN-FM, FL)
Mike Fitzgerald (WEBR, VA)
Mike Flynn (KUAF-FM & syndicated, AR)
Mike Regenstreif (CKUT-FM, QC)
Mitch Park (Kidnappers, New Zealand)
Naomi Soule and Terry Moses (KCLC-FM, MO)
Norman Whitman (WYSO-FM, OH)
Paul Hefti (cable FM, CA)
Paul Stamler (KDHX-FM, MO)
Paula Ascher (KZAS-FM, OR)
Peggy Mitchell (WFSS-FM, NC)
Peter Fraissinet (WVBR-FM, NY)
Peter Kernast (WTSR-FM, NJ)
Randall Auxier (WDBX-FM, IL)
Ray Baumler (WRUR-FM, NY)
Rebecca Derry (WOBC-FM, OH)
Rich Pietrzak (WPRK-FM, FL)
Rich Warren (WFMT-FM, XM & syndicated, IL)
Richard Gillmann (KBCS-FM, WA)
Robert Resnik (VPR, VT)
Roger Wise (KGNU-FM, CO)
Roz Larman (KPFK-FM & syndicated, CA)
Sean Donovan (KBCS-FM, WA)
Sonja Hedlund (WJFF, NY)
Sonny Ochs (WRPI-FM, NY)
Steve Brockway (KRFC-FM, CO)
Steve Clarke (CHES-FM, ON)
Steve Edge (CITR-FM, BC)
Steve Jerrett (KOPN-FM, MO)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WHUS-FM, CT)
Suzi Wollenberg (WVUD-FM, DE)
Taylor Caffery (WRKF-FM, LA)
Todd Tyson (The Point-FM, VT)
Tom Bingham (WCVF-FM, NY)
Tom Coxworth (CKUA-FM, AB)
Tom Funk (KGLP-FM, NM)
Tom Martin-Erickson (WPR, WI)
Tom Pittman (KOOP & KUTX, TX)
Valerie Cormier (CITR-FM, BC)
Wanda Fischer (WAMC & syndicated, NY)

Folk Music Airplay Charts © Copyright 2008 by Richard Gillmann