Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
January 2022, Week 5

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L


TOP ALBUMS OF January 2022, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2990 plays from 80 playlists from 58 Folk DJs

  1: "The Light At The End Of The Line," Janis Ian [Rude Girl, 11/2021] (29)
        "Dancing With the Dark" (6)
        "Wherever Good Dreams Go" (4)
        "I'm Still Standing" (4)
        "Better Times Will Come" (4)
        "Swannanoa" (3)
        "Dark Side of the Sun" (3)
  2: "Head Above Water," Heather Sarona [Self, 1/2022] (18)
        "For Me" (3)
        "Window to Break" (2)
        "Head Above Water" (2)
        "Better Than What I Got" (2)
        "A Little More" (2)
        "Don't Want to Let It Go" (2)
        "All I Need" (2)
  2: "Strings, Wings And Curious Things," Sue Horowitz [Self, 1/2022] (18)
        "January" (6)
        "Angels" (4)
        "Won't Always Be This Way" (3)
        "Big Town Small Town" (2)
  4: "Songs From The River Wind," Eliza Gilkyson [Howlin' Dog, 1/2022] (16)
        "At the Foot of the Mountain" (2)
        "Before the Great River Was Tamed" (2)
        "Bristlecone Pine" (2)
        "Farthest End" (2)
        "Don't Stop Lovin' Me" (2)
  5: "Long Haul," John Wort Hannam [Black Hen, 1/2022] (13)
        "Hurry Up Kid" (3)
        "Meat Draw" (2)
        "Wonderful Things" (2)
  6: "Age Of Apathy," Aoife O'Donovan [Yep Roc, 1/2022] (12)
        "Passengers" (3)
        "Prodigal Daughter" (2)
        "Town of Mercy" (2)
  6: "Anthems Of Home," Hudost [Open Sesame, 1/2022] (12)
        "Testament" (3)
        "This Is How My Story Ends" (3)
        "Our Words Will Be Louder" (2)
  8: "Bucket List," John McCutcheon [Appalseed, 9/2021] (8)
        "Bucket List" (3)
  8: "Folk Hero," House Of Hamill [Self, 1/2022] (8)
        "The Bully of Skidmore Town" (3)
  8: "Hell On Church Street," Punch Brothers [Nonesuch, 1/2022] (8)
        "Church Street Blues" (3)
        "Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" (2)
  8: "Raise The Roof," Robert Plant And Alison Krauss [Rounder, 12/2021] (8)
        "You Led Me To The Wrong" (2)
        "Quattro" (2)
  8: "Sacred Spaces," Eric Bannan [Reality Check Media, 1/2022] (8)
        "Bird's Eye View" (2)
        "If You Can't Fly" (2)
        "Sacred Spaces" (2)
  8: "Until Now," Carrie Newcomer [Available Light, 8/2021] (8)
        "Like Molly Brown" (2)
 14: "Then And Now," Dan And Faith [Self, 2020] (7/10)
        "Polly Von" (2)
 14: "Come What May," Kevin Burgess Project [Self, 1/2022] (7)
        "No More Soul in the River" (3)
 14: "Good To Be...," Keb' Mo' [Rounder, 2022] (7)
        "Lean On Me" (3)
 14: "Outside Child," Allison Russell [Fantasy, 6/2021] (7)
        "Nightflyer" (2)
 14: "Rabbit," Buffalo Rose And Tom Paxton [Misra, 1/2022] (7)
        "I Give You The Morning" (4)
        "Green Light" (2)
 14: "Renewal," Billy Strings [Rounder, 10/2021] (7)
        "Ice Bridges" (2)
 20: "Arrivals," Declan O'Rourke [East West, 1/2022] (6)
        "The Harbour" (3)
 20: "Chinook Waltz," Over The Moon [Borealis, 11/2021] (6)
        "Someday Soon" (2)
 20: "The Empress," The McDades [Self, 11/2021] (6)
        "Lonely Road" (2)
 20: "Long Time Coming," Sierra Ferrell [Rounder, 9/2021] (6)
        "West Virginia Waltz" (2)
 20: "Right Where I Am," Jonathan Edwards [Rising, 10/2021] (6)
        "Right Where I Am" (4)
        "50 Years" (2)
 20: "Songs For The Sparrows," Nefesh Mountain [Eden Sky] (6)
        "Piece of The Sun" (2)
 20: "Violet Light," Maya De Vitry [Self, 1/2022] (6)
        "Never on the Map" (1)
 20: "A World Like This," George Mann [Running Scared, 10/2021] (6)
        "Let the Healing Begin" (2)
        "They All Sang Bread and Roses" (2)
 20: "Forget-Me-Nots Volumes 1 And 2," Jesse Terry [Self, 1/2022] (6)
        "My Back Pages" (2)
        "Hold On" (2)

TOP SONGS OF January 2022, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2990 plays from 80 playlists from 58 Folk DJs

1. "Sister's Keeper" (9)
     from "Sister's Keeper - single" (Crys Matthews)
2. "Dancing With the Dark" (6)
     from "The Light At The End Of The Line" (Janis Ian)
2. "I'm Still Standing" (6)
     from "The Light At The End Of The Line" (Janis Ian)
2. "January" (6)
     from "Strings, Wings And Curious Things" (Sue Horowitz)
5. "Angels" (4)
     from "Strings, Wings And Curious Things" (Sue Horowitz)
5. "Better Times Will Come" (4)
     from "The Light At The End Of The Line" (Janis Ian)
5. "The Harbour" (4)
     from "Arrivals" (Declan O'Rourke)
5. "Part Of The Truth" (4)
     from "Sing for the Silenced" (Marc Black)
5. "Right Where I Am" (4)
     from "Right Where I Am" (Jonathan Edwards)
5. "Sober" (4)
     from "Sober - single" (Grace Morrison)
5. "Swannanoa" (4)
     from "The Light At The End Of The Line" (Janis Ian)
5. "Wherever Good Dreams Go" (4)
     from "The Light At The End Of The Line" (Janis Ian)
5. "Won't Always Be This Way" (4)
     from "Strings, Wings And Curious Things" (Sue Horowitz)

TOP ARTISTS OF January 2022, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2990 plays from 80 playlists from 58 Folk DJs

1. Janis Ian (34)
        "The Light At The End Of The Line" (29)
2. John McCutcheon (25)
        "Bucket List" (8)
        "To Everyone In All The World" (8)
        "Ghost Light" (4)
3. Eliza Gilkyson (24)
        "Songs From The River Wind" (14)
        "2020" (7)
4. Sue Horowitz (19)
        "Strings, Wings And Curious Things" (18)
5. Heather Sarona (18)
        "Head Above Water" (18)
6. The Last Chance (15)
        "Claiming The Sky" (8)
        "Timeless Hours" (5)
        "Summer Again" (2)
7. John Wort Hannam (14)
        "Long Haul" (13)
8. Aoife O'Donovan (12)
        "Age Of Apathy" (12)
8. Hudost (12)
        "Anthems Of Home" (12)
10. Kate Wolf (11/16)
        "Back Roads" (4)
        "Weaver Of Visions" (3)
10. Joan Baez (11/14)
        "Live At Newport" (2)
12. Crys Matthews (10)
        "Sister's Keeper - single" (8)
12. Jackson Browne (10)
        "Downhill From Everywhere" (5)
        "Jackson Browne" (2)
14. John Roberts & Tony Barrand (9/10)
        "Dark Ships in the Forest" (2)
        "Mellow With Ale from the Horn" (2)
14. Carrie Newcomer (9)
        "Until Now" (8)
14. Dar Williams (9)
        "I'll Meet You Here" (4)
        "The Honesty Room" (2)
14. Eric Bannan (9)
        "Sacred Spaces" (8)
14. Punch Brothers (9)
        "Hell On Church Street" (8)
14. Reggie Harris (9)
        "Ready To Go" (5)
        "On Solid Ground" (4)
14. Robert Plant And Alison Krauss (9)
        "Raise The Roof" (8)
21. Billy Strings (8)
        "Renewal" (7)
21. House Of Hamill (8)
        "Folk Hero" (8)
21. John Flynn (8)
        "Wild Beat The Wings" (4)
        "Two Wolves" (2)
21. Keb' Mo' (8)
        "Good To Be..." (7)
25. Joel Mabus (7/20)
        "Different Hymnals" (6)
        "Ukulele Crimes" (6)
        "Time And Truth" (4)
25. Pete Seeger (7/13)
        "The Smithsonian Folkways Collection" (7)
25. Allison Russell (7)
        "Outside Child" (7)
25. Buffalo Rose And Tom Paxton (7)
        "Rabbit" (6)
25. The East Pointers (7)
        "What We Leave Behind" (4)
25. George Mann (7)
        "A World Like This" (6)
25. Jesse Terry (7)
        "Forget-Me-Nots Volumes 1 And 2" (5)
25. John Gorka (7)
        "Bright Side Of Down" (2)
        "Out Of The Valley" (2)
25. Jonathan Edwards (7)
        "Right Where I Am" (6)
25. Lucy Kaplansky (7)
        "Everyday Street" (3)
        "Every Single Day" (2)
        "Flesh and Bone" (2)
25. Maya De Vitry (7)
        "Violet Light" (6)
25. Nanci Griffith (7)
        "Poet in my Window PhiloJan" (2)
25. Tret Fure (7)
        "Roses In November" (3)

TOP LABELS OF January 2022, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2990 plays from 80 playlists from 58 Folk DJs

1. Rounder (65)
2. Red House (44)
3. Smithsonian/Folkways (31)
4. Rhino (24)
5. Columbia (16)
5. Nonesuch (16)
7. Rude Girl (15)
7. Yep Roc (15)
9. Black Hen (14)
9. Borealis (14)
9. Fantasy (14)
9. Howlin' Dog (14)
13. Compass (13)
13. Free Dirt (13)
13. Vanguard (13)
16. Sugar Hill (12)
17. Inside (11/12)
17. Signature Sounds (11)
17. Warner (11)
20. Appleseed (10)
20. Mountain Fever (10)
20. Philo (10)
20. Reprise (10)
24. Appalsongs (9/12)
24. Appalseed (9)

FOLK DJs - January 2022, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2990 plays from 80 playlists from 58 Folk DJs

Abby Parks (WLJS-FM, AL)
Allen Larman (KPFK-FM, CA)
Allen Mullen (KOCF-LP, OR)
Artie Martello (WIOX-FM & bluesandrootsradio.com, NY)
Bill "Rusty" Crowell & Jan Alba (WPPM-FM, PA)
Bill Wagman (KDVS-FM, CA)
Bob Heyer (WWOV-LP, WV)
Bob McWilliams (Kansas Public Radio)
Bob Weiser (WOMR-FM & WFMR-FM, MA)
Brenda Tacik (CJTR-FM, SK)
Bud Johnson (KNBA-FM & syndicated, AK)
Carolyn VandeWiele (WFHB-FM, IN)
Charlie Backfish (WUSB-FM, NY)
Chris Denerley (beyondradio.co.uk, UK)
Chris Kocher (WHRW-FM, NY)
Chuck Markowitz (WERU-FM, ME)
Dan Alloway (KTEP-FM, TX)
Dan Murphy (folkfrontier.com, NH)
Dave Hardy (live365.com)
David John (KAXE-FM, MN)
Dick Hermans (WKZE-FM, NY)
Don Jacobson (KBOO-FM, OR)
Graham & Barbara Dean (WBCR-LP, MA)
Greg Priddy (WJCU-FM, OH)
Jack Dugan (WIOX-FM, NY)
Jean Geiger (KBCS-FM, WA)
Jim Gilliland (WRUW-FM, OH)
Joe Pszonek (folkmusicnotebook.com & podcast, SC)
John Platt (WFUV-FM, NY)
John Sillberg (CKOL-FM, ON)
Jon Colcord (Syndicated, NH)
Jon Stein (WARE-AM & WTBQ-AM, NY)
Karen Rakos (KEUL-FM, AK)
Kate McNally (New Hampshire Public Radio)
Kelly Walker (WTSU-FM & podcast, AL)
Kevin Vance (KPFA-FM & KALW-FM, CA)
Larry Hoyt (WAER-FM, NY)
Len Holton (KUAR-FM, AR)
Lyle D. Skinner (CJUM-FM & CKJS-FM, MB)
Mark Michaelis (WGDR-FM & WGDH-FM, VT)
Matthew Baya (WERU-FM, ME)
Menachem Vinegrad (Radio Upper Galilee & folkmusicnotebook.com, Israel)
Michael Alzo (WSLU-FM, NY)
Norm Mast (WVPE-FM, IN)
Paul Hartman (WTMD-FM, MD)
Paul Porzio (Cox Cable, VA)
Richard Gillmann (KBCS-FM, WA)
Rik James (KGLT-FM, MT)
Ron Cooke (KTAL-LP, NM)
Ron Olesko (WFDU-FM, NJ)
Steve Edge (CiTR-FM, BC)
Steve Soucy (WERU-FM, ME)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
Taylor Caffery (WRKF-FM, LA)
Terry B. Moses & Naomi Soule (KCLC-FM, MO)
Tom Coxworth (CKUA-FM, AB)
Tom Funk (KGLP-FM, NM)
Wanda Fischer (WAMC-FM, NY)


Fri Dec 2 03:45:52 2022 © Copyright 2022 by Richard Gillmann