Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
January 2024, Week 1

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L

TOP ALBUMS of January 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3108 plays from 107 playlists from 74 Folk DJs

  1: "Together," Tom Paxton & John McCutcheon [Appalseed, 10/2023] (26)
        "This Campfire" (5)
        "Christmas in the Desert" (4)
  2: "More Than a Whisper: Celebrating the Music of Nanci Griffith," Various Artists [Rounder, 10/2023] (18)
        "Trouble In The Fields," Lyle Lovett & Kathy Mattea (4)
        "Banks of The Pontchartrain," Iris DeMent (3)
        "Listen To The Radio," Billy Strings & Molly Tuttle (3)
  3: "Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90," Various Artists [Legacy, 10/2023] (12)
        "Funny How Time Slips Away," Dave Matthews (2)
        "Whiskey River," Billy Strings (2)
  4: "By Request," Mustard's Retreat [Self, 12/2023] (11)
        "Simple Faith" (3)
        "Ohio" (2)
        "Shenandoah" (2)
  5: "The Breath Between," David Francey [Laker, 9/2023] (10)
        "Narrow Boats" (2)
  5: "City of Gold," Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway [Nonesuch, 7/2023] (10)
        "El Dorado" (2)
        "Down Home Dispensary" (2)
        "Alice in the Bluegrass" (2)
  5: "Lavender Moonshine," Tret Fure [Tomboy Girl, 10/2023] (10)
        "Lavender Moonshine" (2)
        "The Teacher" (2)
  8: "I Kept These Old Blues," Muireann Bradley [Tompkins Square, 12/2023] (9)
        "Richland Woman Blues" (2)
        "Buckdancer's Choice" (2)
  8: "Wintersong," Various Artists [Rounder] (9)
        "Hibernation," John McCutcheon (1)
 10: "At the End of the Day," Sylvia Tyson [Stony Plain, 11/2023] (8)
        "Long Chain of Love" (2)
 10: "Ever Onward," Bob & Sarah Amos [Bristlecone, 7/2023] (8)
        "Ever Onward" (2)
        "On the Sunnyside of Life" (2)
 10: "Fear of Falling Stars," Kristen Grainger & True North [Self, 10/2023] (8)
        "What Might Have Been" (2)
        "Extraordinary Grace" (2)
        "Stop Me If I Told You This Before" (2)
 10: "Home," Eliza Gilkyson [Realiza, 6/2023] (8)
        "How Deep" (3)
        "World Keeps On Singing" (3)
        "Home" (2)
 10: "The Lonesome Chronicles," Kathy Kallick Band [Live Oak, 9/2023] (8)
        "Just Lonesome Ol' Me & The Radio" (2)
 10: "Never Too Late," Jim Kweskin [Story, 1/2024] (8)
        "Let's Get Happy Together" (2)
 10: "Old Cane Back Rocker," Darrell Scott String Band [Here, 8/2023] (8)
        "One Hand Upon the Wheel" (2)
        "It's a Great Day to Be Alive" (2)
 10: "Weathervanes," Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit [Southeastern, 7/2023] (8)
        "Death Wish" (2)
        "Strawberry Woman" (2)
 10: "You're the One," Rhiannon Giddens [Nonesuch, 8/2023] (8)
        "Too Little, Too Late, Too Bad" (2)
        "Yet to Be" (2)
 19: "Center of the Universe," Sofia Talvik [Makaki, 8/2023] (7)
        "Too Many Churches" (2)
        "Center of the Universe" (2)
 19: "Folktown," Mark Leggett [Earthsonix, 11/2023] (7)
        "Isolation Spring" (2)
 19: "Sweethearts: A Tribute to the Byrds' Sweetheart of the Rodeo," Christian Parker [Subcat, 10/2023] (7)
        "You Ain't Going Nowhere" (3)
 19: "Two Singing Songs," Ben Gage [Self, 11/2023] (7)
        "Otherside" (1)
 23: "1988," Lori McKenna [Thirty Tigers, 7/2023] (6)
        "1988" (2)
 23: "Broke Down," Slaid Cleaves [Philo, 2000] (6)
        "One Good Year" (6)
 23: "Do You Recall," Dori Freeman [Blue Hens, 12/2023] (6)
        "Movie Screen" (1)
 23: "Equal Strain On All Parts," Jimmy Buffett [SUN] (6)
        "Like My Dog" (1)
 23: "Hold That Spirit," Raye Zaragoza [Rebel, 8/2023] (6)
        "Joy Revolution" (2)
 23: "I Only See the Moon," The Milk Carton Kids [Far Cry, 3/2023] (6)
        "Will You Remember Me?" (2)
 23: "The Little In-Between," Tim Grimm [Vault, 3/2023] (6)
        "The Breath of Burning" (1)
 23: "Mile 77," Jody Stecher & Mile Twelve [Don Giovanni, 1/2024] (6)
        "The Weight of the Years" (2)
 23: "Rants & Romance," Rod MacDonald [Blue Flute, 6/2023] (6)
        "If I Were You" (2)
        "Heal the World" (2)
 23: "Sun to Sun," Alice Gerrard [Sleepy Cat, 10/2023] (6)
        "December Daisy" (2)
        "Sun to Sun" (2)
 23: "Thank God We Left The Garden," Jeffrey Martin [Fluff And Gravy, 11/2023] (6)
        "Red Station Wagon" (2)
        "Paper Crown" (2)
 23: "Traveling Wildfire," Dom Flemons [Smithsonian/Folkways, 1/2023] (6)
        "Slow Dance With You" (2)
 23: "Yule Like This," Mark Stepakoff [Self, 11/2023] (6)
        "New Year's Eve" (2)
        "Your Favorite Christmas Song" (2)

TOP SONGS of January 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3108 plays from 107 playlists from 74 Folk DJs

1. "One Good Year" (7)
     from "Broke Down" (Slaid Cleaves)
2. "Auld Lang Syne" (5)
     from "Auld Lang Syne - single" (Queen Esther)
2. "This Campfire" (5)
     from "Together" (Tom Paxton & John McCutcheon)
2. "Don't Use Our Death & Pain" (5)
     from "Don't Use Our Death & Pain - single" (Robert Sarazin Blake)
5. "Auld Lang Syne" (4)
     from "A Sunday Drive" (Ed Sweeney)
     also "It's Christmas Time in the City" (Ed Sweeney)
5. "Christmas in the Desert" (4)
     from "Together" (Tom Paxton & John McCutcheon)
5. "From A Distance" (4)
     from "From a Distance - single" (Maura O'Connell)
5. "Trouble In The Fields" (4)
     from "More Than a Whisper: Celebrating the Music of Nanci Griffith" (Lyle Lovett & Kathy Mattea)
9. "Banks of The Pontchartrain" (3)
     from "More Than a Whisper" (Iris DeMent)
9. "Burning Bowl" (3)
     from "Burning Bowl - single" (Doug Adamz)
9. "Christmas In The Trenches" (3)
     from "Live At Wolf Trap" (John McCutcheon)
9. "The Circle Game" (3)
     from "Joni Mitchell at Newport" (Joni Mitchell et al)
9. "Do the Work" (3)
     from "Together" (Tom Paxton & John McCutcheon)

TOP ARTISTS of January 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3108 plays from 107 playlists from 74 Folk DJs

1. Tom Paxton & John McCutcheon (23)
        "Together" (23)
2. Smothers Brothers (17)
        "Think Ethnic!" (5)
        "...At the Purple Onion" (3)
3. Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway (14)
        "City of Gold" (10)
        "Crooked Tree" (3)
4. Slaid Cleaves (12)
        "Broke Down" (6)
        "Together Through the Dark" (3)
5. Mustard's Retreat (11)
        "By Request" (11)
5. Nowell Sing We Clear (11)
        "Bidding You Joy" (3)
        "The Best Of Nowell Sing We Clear, 1975-1986" (3)
7. David Francey (10)
        "The Breath Between" (10)
7. Gordon Lightfoot (10)
        "Gord's Gold" (4)
7. Rhiannon Giddens (10)
        "You're the One" (8)
7. Tret Fure (10)
        "Lavender Moonshine" (10)
11. Bob & Sarah Amos (9)
        "Ever Onward" (8)
11. Brittany Jean (9)
        "Colors & Covers" (5)
11. Bruce Cockburn (9)
        "O Sun O Moon" (4)
11. Eliza Gilkyson (9)
        "Home" (7)
11. Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit (9)
        "Weathervanes" (8)
11. John McCutcheon (9)
        "Live At Wolf Trap" (3)
        "Wintersong" (3)
11. Kathy Kallick Band (9)
        "The Lonesome Chronicles" (8)
11. Kristen Grainger & True North (9)
        "Fear of Falling Stars" (8)
11. Muireann Bradley (9)
        "I Kept These Old Blues" (9)
11. Sofia Talvik (9)
        "Center of the Universe" (7)
11. Sylvia Tyson (9)
        "At the End of the Day" (7)
22. The Beatles (8)
        "1" (1)
22. Billy Strings (8)
        "Me/And/Dad" (5)
22. Darrell Scott String Band (8)
        "Old Cane Back Rocker" (8)
22. Emma's Revolution (8)
        "Rooted" (4)
22. Jim Kweskin (8)
        "Never Too Late" (8)
22. Kelly Hunt (8)
        "Ozark Symphony" (4)
22. Mary Chapin Carpenter (8)
        "Come Darkness, Come Light" (5)
22. Odetta (8)
        "Gonna Let It Shine" (2)
30. Lynn Miles (7/9)
        "Winter" (6)
30. Ben Gage (7)
        "Two Singing Songs" (6)
30. Carrie Newcomer (7)
        "A Great Wild Mercy" (5)
30. Christian Parker (7)
        "Sweethearts: A Tribute to the Byrds' Sweetheart of the Rodeo" (7)
30. Chuck Brodsky (7)
        "Gravity, Wings, & Heavy Things" (2)
30. Iris DeMent (7)
        "More Than A Whisper" (3)
        "Workin' on a World" (3)
30. Jimmy Buffett (7)
        "Equal Strain On All Parts" (6)
30. Mark Leggett (7)
        "Folktown" (7)
30. The Milk Carton Kids (7)
        "I Only See the Moon" (6)
30. Peter, Paul and Mary (7)
        "Album 1700" (1)
30. Queen Esther (7)
        "Auld Lang Syne - single" (6)
30. Raye Zaragoza (7)
        "Hold That Spirit" (6)
30. Simone Keane (7)
        "Graced by Leaves" (5)
30. Tim O'Brien (7)
        "Cup of Sugar" (4)
30. Vance Gilbert (7)
        "The Mother of Trouble" (4)
30. Alice Di Micele (7)
        "Interpretations, Vol. 1" (5)

TOP LABELS of January 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3108 plays from 107 playlists from 74 Folk DJs

1. Rounder (78)
2. Smithsonian/Folkways (40)
3. Legacy (35)
4. Columbia (32)
5. Nonesuch (30)
5. Signature Sounds (30)
7. Compass (27)
7. Thirty Tigers (27)
9. Rhino (22)
10. Mercury (21)
10. Sugar Hill (21)
12. Philo (20)
12. RCA (20)
12. True North (20)
15. Borealis (17)
15. Vanguard (17)
17. Stony Plain (15)
17. Warner (15)
19. Red House (14)
20. Appalsongs (13/16)
20. Bear Family (13)

FOLK DJs - January 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3108 plays from 107 playlists from 74 Folk DJs

Allen Larman (KPFK-FM, CA)
Angela Page (WJFF-FM & folkmusicnotebook.com, NY)
Artie Martello (mostlyfolk.org & podcast, NY)
Bill "Rusty" Crowell & Jan Alba (WPPM-FM & mixcloud.com, PA)
Bill Revill (WESU-FM, CT)
Bob Heyer (WEJP-LP & WWOV-LP, WV)
Bob McWilliams (Kansas Public Radio)
Bob Weiser (WOMR-FM & WFMR-FM, MA)
Bruce Cameron (2MCE-FM, Australia)
Bruce Swan (WSFM-LP, NC)
Carolyn VandeWiele (WFHB-FM, IN)
Charlie Backfish (WUSB-FM, NY)
Colin Fielding (3INR-FM, Australia)
Craig Huegel (WMNF-FM, FL)
Dan Shramek (KBOO-FM, OR)
David John (KAXE-FM, MN)
David Sears (WBGU-FM, OH)
Diane Crowe (WMCB-LP, MA)
Diane Hunt (KBOO-FM, OR)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM, OR)
Dick Hermans (WKZE-FM, NY)
Don Jacobson (KBOO-FM, OR)
Doug Tucker (KWVA-FM, OR)
Gerry Goodfriend (CKUT-FM, QC)
Gordon Nash (folkmusicnotebook.com & mixcloud.com, NY)
Graham & Barbara Dean (WBCR-LP, MA)
Greg Priddy (WJCU-FM, OH)
Jack Dugan (WIOX-FM, NY)
Jan Vanderhorst (justusfolk.com, ON)
Jean Geiger (mixcloud.com, WA)
Jenny Flux (2BBB-FM, Australia)
Jeremy Butler (Alabama Public Radio)
Jim Marino (CFMU-FM, ON)
Joe Pszonek (folkmusicnotebook.com, SC)
John Platt (WFUV-FM, NY)
John Rumsey (KVMR-FM, CA)
Jon Colcord (Syndicated, NH)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Kelly Walker (WTSU-FM & podcast, AL)
Ken Batista (WRCT-FM, PA)
Kevin Elliott (WEFT-FM, IL)
Kevin Vance (KPFA-FM & KALW-FM, CA)
Kim Ware (Radio Plastique, GA)
Len Holton (KUAR-FM & mixcloud.com, AR)
Mara Noelle (KVMR-FM, CA)
Marc Albert (KMUZ-FM & mixcloud.com, OR)
Marilyn Rea Beyer (WFMT-FM, IL)
Mark Michaelis (WGDR-FM & WGDH-FM, VT)
Mary Katherine Aldin & Mark Humphrey (KPFK-FM, CA)
Menachem Vinegrad (Radio Upper Galilee & folkmusicnotebook.com, Israel)
Michael Benson (WESU-FM, CT)
Michael Park (mixcloud.com & PRX, NY)
Mike Regenstreif (CKCU-FM, ON)
Mitch Park (Radio Kidnappers & Radio Hawke's Bay, New Zealand)
Norm Mast & Al Kniola (WVPE-FM, IN)
Paul Hartman (WTMD-FM, MD)
Paul Hefti (KUBU-LP, CA)
Paul Porzio (Cox Cable, VA)
Peter Fraissinet (WVBR-FM, NY)
Richard Gillmann (KBCS-FM & mixcloud.com, WA)
Richard Gordon (WRCT-FM & mixcloud.com, PA)
Richard Howard (KZMU-FM, UT)
Ron Cooke (KTAL-LP, NM)
Ron Olesko (WFDU-FM & folkmusicnotebook.com, NJ)
Steve Edge (CiTR-FM, ON)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WHUS-FM & WWUH-FM, CT)
Taylor Caffery (WRKF-FM, LA)
Terry B. Moses & Naomi Soule (KCLC-FM, MO)
Tim Forsman (WMHB-FM, ME)
Tom Coxworth (CKUA-FM, AB)
Tom Druckenmiller (WDIY-FM & podcast, PA)
Tom Funk (KGLP-FM, NM)
Wally Bowen (KOCF-LP, OR)
Wanda Fischer (WAMC-FM & mixcloud.com, NY)


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