Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
May 2022, Week 1

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L


TOP ALBUMS OF May 2022, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3452 plays from 108 playlists from 83 Folk DJs

  1: "Tucson," Amy Speace [Windbone, 3/2022] (22)
        "If You Fall" (7)
        "Cottonwood" (6)
        "Little Red" (3)
        "Why I Wake Early" (3)
  2: "Dobrosinger," Abbie Gardner [Self, 4/2022] (21)
        "Born in the City" (6)
  3: "Gravity, Wings, & Heavy Things," Chuck Brodsky [Self, 4/2022] (20)
        "Half The People" (5)
        "It Takes Two Wings" (5)
        "Cup of Coffee" (2)
        "The Country Needed Baseball" (2)
        "How I Changed His Mind" (2)
        "If This Is It" (2)
  4: "All Is Quiet," Susan Cattaneo [Self, 4/2022] (17)
        "Broken Things" (3)
        "All Is Quiet" (3)
        "Blackbirds" (2)
        "Hold Onto Hope" (2)
        "Diamond Days" (2)
        "Time + Love + Gravity" (2)
        "Borrowed Blue" (2)
  5: "20 Printemps," Le Vent Du Nord [La Compagnie Du Nord, 3/2022] (16)
        "Tour du monde" (4)
        "Turlute du mai" (3)
        "Dans l'eau de vie de l'arbre" (2)
        "L'auberge" (2)
  6: "Crooked Tree," Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway [Nonesuch, 4/2022] (15)
        "Flatland Girl" (3)
        "Crooked Tree" (3)
        "Big Backyard" (2)
        "She'll Change" (2)
        "The River Knows" (2)
  6: "Get on Board," Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder [Nonesuch, 4/2022] (15)
        "I Shall Not Be Moved" (4)
        "Pick A Bale of Cotton" (2)
        "Hooray Hooray" (2)
        "Packing Up Getting Ready To Go" (2)
        "What a Beautiful City" (2)
  6: "Steel & Wool," Kim Beggs [Self, 5/2022] (15)
        "Steel and Wool" (6)
        "They Shut the Greyhound Down" (3)
        "When She Divides The Town" (2)
        "Not A Man of God" (2)
  9: "1960," Martyn Joseph [Pipe, 4/2022] (14)
        "Born Too Late" (4)
        "We Are Made Of Stars" (3)
        "This Light Is Ours" (2)
  9: "A Beautiful Time," Willie Nelson [Legacy, 4/2022] (14)
        "I Don't Go To Funerals" (4)
        "We're Not Happy" (3)
        "Tower of Song" (2)
  9: "The Smithsonian Folkways Collection," Pete Seeger [Smithsonian/Folkways, 2019] (14)
        "Well May the World Go" (2)
        "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" (2)
        "If I Had A Hammer" (2)
 12: "Tell 'Em You Were Gold," Pharis & Jason Romero [Smithsonian/Folkways, 4/2022] (13)
        "Souvenir" (8)
        "Pale Morning" (5)
 13: "Cosmic Dreamer," Barney Bentall [True North, 4/2022] (12)
        "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go" (3)
        "Shadows" (3)
        "Potter's Wheel" (3)
 13: "Songs From The River Wind," Eliza Gilkyson [Howlin' Dog, 2/2022] (12)
        "Wind River and You" (3)
        "At the Foot of the Mountain" (2)
        "Wanderin'" (2)
 15: "Never Slow Down," Po' Ramblin' Boys [Smithsonian/Folkways, 4/2022] (11)
        "Blues Are Close At Hand" (2)

TOP SONGS OF May 2022, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3452 plays from 108 playlists from 83 Folk DJs

1. "If You Fall" (8)
     from "Tucson" (Amy Speace)
1. "Put My Little Shoes Away" (8)
     from "What Are They Doing in Heaven Today?" (Kathy Kallick)
1. "Souvenir" (8)
     from "Tell 'Em You Were Gold" (Pharis & Jason Romero)
1. "Ukrainian Now" (8)
     from "Ukrainian Now - single" (John McCutcheon)
5. "Born In The City" (7)
     from "Dobrosinger" (Abbie Gardner)
6. "Cottonwood" (6)
     from "Tucson" (Amy Speace)
6. "Half The People" (6)
     from "Gravity, Wings, & Heavy Things" (Chuck Brodsky)
6. "Steel and Wool" (6)
     from "Steel & Wool" (Kim Beggs)
9. "12th of June" (5)
     from "12th of June" (Lyle Lovett)
9. "It Takes Two Wings" (5)
     from "Gravity, Wings, & Heavy Things" (Chuck Brodsky)
9. "Pale Morning" (5)
     from "Tell 'Em You Were Gold" (Pharis & Jason Romero)
12. "Born Too Late" (4)
     from "1960" (Martyn Joseph)
12. "I Don't Go To Funerals" (4)
     from "A Beautiful Time" (Willie Nelson)
12. "If I Had A Hammer" (4)
     from "Songs of Hope and Struggle" (Pete Seeger)
12. "I Shall Not Be Moved" (4)
     from "Get on Board" (Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder)

TOP ARTISTS OF May 2022, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3452 plays from 108 playlists from 83 Folk DJs

1. Pete Seeger (60)
        "The Smithsonian Folkways Collection" (8)
2. Amy Speace (25)
        "Tucson" (22)
3. Abbie Gardner (23)
        "Dobrosinger" (21)
4. Chuck Brodsky (22)
        "Gravity, Wings, & Heavy Things" (20)
5. John McCutcheon (21)
        "Bucket List" (7)
        "Ukrainian Now - single" (6)
        "To Everyone In All The World" (4)
        "Water from Another Time - A Retrospective" (2)
5. Pharis & Jason Romero (21)
        "Tell 'Em You Were Gold" (13)
        "Bet On Love" (6)
        "A Passing Glimpse" (2)
7. Willie Nelson (20)
        "A Beautiful Time" (14)
8. Martyn Joseph (17)
        "1960" (14)
8. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (17)
        "Dirt Does Dylan" (10)
        "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" (3)
8. Susan Cattaneo (17)
        "All Is Quiet" (17)
11. Le Vent Du Nord (16)
        "20 Printemps" (16)
12. Kim Beggs (15)
        "Steel & Wool" (15)
12. Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder (15)
        "Get on Board" (15)
14. Judy Collins (14)
        "Spellbound" (3)
        "Forever Changing" (2)
15. Eliza Gilkyson (13)
        "Songs From The River Wind" (12)
15. The Judds (13)
        "Number One Hits" (4)
        "River of Time" (4)
        "Reunion Live" (2)
15. Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway (13)
        "Crooked Tree" (13)
18. Barney Bentall (12)
        "Cosmic Dreamer" (12)
18. Po' Ramblin' Boys (12)
        "Never Slow Down" (11)
20. Bonnie Raitt (11)
        "Just Like That" (7)
        "Made Up Mind" (2)
        "Road Tested" (2)
20. Dar Williams (11)
        "I'll Meet You Here" (4)
20. Matt Andersen (11)
        "House to House" (8)
        "Lookin' Back at You" (2)
20. Mike Stevens (11)
        "Breathe in the World, Breathe Out Music" (10)

TOP LABELS OF May 2022, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3452 plays from 108 playlists from 83 Folk DJs

1. Rounder (83)
2. Smithsonian/Folkways (78)
3. Nonesuch (46)
4. Compass (40)
4. Red House (40)
6. Columbia (37)
7. Appleseed (30)
8. Signature Sounds (29)
8. Sugar Hill (29)
10. Borealis (22)
11. Free Dirt (21)
12. Organic (19)
12. Windbone (19)
14. True North (18)
15. Capitol (16)
15. Rhino (16)
15. Warner (16)

FOLK DJs - May 2022, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3452 plays from 108 playlists from 83 Folk DJs

Allen Larman (KPFK-FM, CA)
Allen Mullen (KEPW-LP, OR)
Angela Page (WJFF-FM, NY)
Artie Martello (WIOX-FM & bluesandrootsradio.com, NY)
Bill "Rusty" Crowell & Jan Alba (WPPM-FM, PA)
Bill Revill (WESU-FM, CT)
Bob Heyer (WWOV-LP, WV)
Bob McWilliams (Kansas Public Radio)
Bob Sherman (WFUV-FM, NY)
Bob Weiser (WOMR-FM & WFMR-FM, MA)
Brenda Tacik (CJTR-FM, SK)
Carl Newman (WFVR-LP, VT)
Carly Jamieson (soundcloud.com)
Carolyn VandeWiele (WFHB-FM, IN)
Charlie Backfish (WUSB-FM, NY)
Chris Kocher (WHRW-FM, NY)
Chris McGill (WSPN-FM, NY)
Chuck Markowitz (WERU-FM, ME)
Craig Huegel (WMNF-FM, FL)
Dan Murphy (folkfrontier.com, NH)
David Sears (WBGU-FM & syndicated, OH)
Dennis Brunnenmeyer (KVMR-FM, CA)
Diane Hunt (KBOO-FM, OR)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM, OR)
Dick Hermans (WKZE-FM, NY)
Don Jacobson (KBOO-FM, OR)
Fred Frawley (WMPG-FM, ME)
Gerry Goodfriend (CKUT-FM, QC)
Greg Torrington (stingray.com, QC)
Harlon Joye (WRFG-FM, GA)
Jack Dugan (WIOX-FM, NY)
Jan Hall (CFRU-FM & soundcloud.com, ON)
Jan Vanderhorst (justusfolk.com, ON)
Jean Geiger (KBCS-FM, WA)
Jeremy Butler (Alabama Public Radio)
Jim Marino (CFMU-FM, ON)
Jim Welsh (Radio Summerhall & mixcloud.com, UK)
Joe Pszonek (folkmusicnotebook.com & podcast, SC)
John Weingart (WPRB-FM, NJ)
Jon Colcord (Syndicated, NH)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Karen Rakos (KEUL-FM, AK)
Kate McNally (New Hampshire Public Radio)
Kelly Walker (WTSU-FM & podcast, AL)
Ken Batista (WYEP-FM, PA)
Kevin Elliott (WEFT-FM, IL)
Len Holton (KUAR-FM & syndicated, AR)
Lilli Kuzma (WDCB-FM, IL)
Lyle D. Skinner (CJUM-FM & CKJS-FM, MB)
Mara Noelle (KVMR-FM, CA)
Marc Albert (KMUZ-FM, OR)
Marilyn Rea Beyer (WFMT-FM, IL)
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)
Michael Kane (WBRS-FM, MA)
Michael Park (mixcloud.com & PRX, NY)
Michael S. Stock (WLRN-FM, FL)
Mike Regenstreif (CKCU-FM, ON)
Mitch Park (Radio Kidnappers & acousticrainbow.com, New Zealand)
Ned Johnston (WERU-FM, ME)
Norm Mast (WVPE-FM, IN)
Paul Hartman (WTMD-FM, MD)
Peter Fraissinet (WVBR-FM, NY)
Peter Kernast (WTSR-FM & syndicated, NJ)
Richard Gillmann (KBCS-FM, WA)
Richard Gordon (WRCT-FM & WVUD-FM, PA)
Richard Howard (KZMU-FM, UT)
Robert Resnik (Vermont Public Radio)
Ron Cooke (KTAL-LP, NM)
Ron Olesko (WFDU-FM, NJ)
Steve Edge (CiTR-FM & podcast, QC)
Steve Soucy (WERU-FM, ME)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WWUH-FM & WHUS-FM, CT)
Susi Lanagan (PBS-FM, Australia)
Taylor Caffery (WRKF-FM, LA)
Terry B. Moses & Naomi Soule (KCLC-FM, MO)
Tom Coxworth (CKUA-FM, AB)
Tom Druckenmiller (WDIY-FM & podcast, PA)
Wally Bowen (KOCF-LP, OR)
Wayne Greene (KZCC-LP & KZCW-LP, TX)


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