Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
January 2024, Week 2

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L

TOP ALBUMS of January 2024, Week 2
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2521 plays from 86 playlists from 69 Folk DJs

  1: "By Request," Mustard's Retreat [Self, 12/2023] (22)
        "Motherlode" (4)
        "Part of Me Remembers" (3)
  2: "Interpretations, Vol. 1," Alice Di Micele [Alice Otter, 1/2024] (17)
        "Give Yourself to Love" (4)
        "Old Man" (3)
  3: "Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90," Various Artists [Legacy, 10/2023] (13)
        "We Had It All," Willie Nelson & Keith Richards (2)
  4: "Two Singing Songs," Ben Gage [Self, 11/2023] (11)
        "Company" (3)
        "Messenger Bird" (3)
        "Broken Hearts" (2)
  5: "Never Too Late," Jim Kweskin [Story, 1/2024] (10)
        "The Lone Pilgrim" (2)
  5: "Songs to Fight Oppression," Scott Free [Leather/Western, 1/2024] (10)
        "I'm Already Against The Next War" (3)
        "Welcome Here" (2)
        "Her Body Her Choice" (2)
  7: "More Than a Whisper: Celebrating the Music of Nanci Griffith," Various Artists [Rounder, 10/2023] (9)
        "You Can't Go Home Again," Sarah Jarosz (1)
  8: "The Songs of Tom Gala," The Free Wheelin' Fools [Self, 1/2024] (8)
        "Most Everyday" (3)
        "Traffic Light's Red" (2)
  9: "The Lonesome Chronicles," Kathy Kallick Band [Live Oak, 9/2023] (7)
        "Never Been So Lonesome" (2)
        "Lonesome Dobro Blues" (2)
  9: "Old Ghosts," Diane Coll [Happy Fish, 1/2024] (7)
        "Old Ghosts" (2)
        "Slipping Away" (2)
 11: "The Three Pickers," Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson And Ricky Skaggs [Rounder, 2003] (6)
        "Soldier's Joy" (2)
 11: "I'm The Only One Who Will Tell You, You're Bad," Goodnight Moonshine [Keep The Spark, 2018] (6)
        "January Skies" (5)
 11: "A Recipe for Hope," Linda Marks [Self, 1/2024] (6)
        "Psychotherapist's Work Song" (1)
 11: "So Strong," Jaspar Lepak [Self, 1/2024] (6)
        "I Am Human" (2)
 11: "Together," Tom Paxton & John McCutcheon [Appalseed, 10/2023] (6)
        "Do the Work" (2)
 16: "Nothing but Green Willow: The Songs of Mary Sands & Jane Gentry," Martin Simpson & Thomm Jutz [Topic, 9/2023] (5/9)
        "Jacob's Ladder" (2)
 16: "Black Bayou," Robert Finley [Self, 1/2024] (5/6)
        "Gospel Blues" (2)
 16: "Born Again Bluegrass," Marty Falle [Self, 1/2024] (5)
        "Chimney Letters" (1)
 16: "Do You Recall," Dori Freeman [Blue Hens, 12/2023] (5)
        "River Runs" (3)
 16: "Endless Turn Of Day Into Night," The Last Birds [Self] (5)
        "Endless Turn of Day into Night" (2)
        "Lucky Star" (2)
 16: "Fear of Falling Stars," Kristen Grainger & True North [Self, 10/2023] (5)
        "Memories and Moments" (2)
 16: "The Outset," Project Smok [Self] (5)
        "1984" (2)
 16: "Ozark Symphony," Kelly Hunt [Compass, 10/2023] (5)
        "On the Bayou" (3)
 16: "Songs for the Canyon," John Vincent Iii [Concord, 1/2024] (5)
        "Highway Woman" (2)
 16: "Tarwater," Colin Cutler [Self, 11/2023] (5)
        "Run to the River" (3)
 16: "Wanderlust," Elexa Dawson & Stanley Hotel [Turns Out, 1/2024] (5)
        "High on the Street" (2)
 27: "At the End of the Day," Sylvia Tyson [Stony Plain, 11/2023] (4)
        "Generous Heart" (2)
 27: "Au Coeur De l'Aube," Genticorum [Self, 12/2023] (4)
        "La Bateliere" (2)
 27: "Everybody Wants My Hat," Marc Black [Suma, 2021] (4)
        "Everybody Wants My Hat" (3)
 27: "Harvest Highway," Jimmy Rankin [Song Dog] (4)
        "Our Time Is Tonight" (1)
 27: "Higher," Chris Stapleton [Mercury] (4)
        "The Bottom" (1)
 27: "Leaning In," Open Book [Self, 12/2023] (4)
        "January Knows" (4)
 27: "The Little In-Between," Tim Grimm [Vault, 3/2023] (4)
        "The Little in-Between" (2)
        "New Boots" (2)
 27: "The Long & Lonesome Letting Go," Jim Lauderdale & The Po Ramblin' Boys [Sky Crunch] (4)
        "Ghost Of A Rose" (1)
 27: "Off the Edges," Wilson Thicket [Self] (4)
        "Luck Beat the Gambler" (3)
 27: "Old Soul," Doug Harsch [Self] (4)
        "I Had Never Met Anyone" (1)
 27: "Rants & Romance," Rod MacDonald [Blue Flute, 6/2023] (4)
        "If I Were You" (2)
        "The Pandemic" (2)
 27: "The Songs of Jimmie Rodgers: A Tribute," Various Artists [Columbia] (4)
        "Travelin' Blues," Lefty Frizzell (1)

TOP SONGS of January 2024, Week 2
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2521 plays from 86 playlists from 69 Folk DJs

1. "The Great Forgetting" (7)
     from "The Great Forgetting - single" (Natalia Zukerman)
2. "The Calendar For Peace" (5)
     from "The Calendar For Peace - single" (Colleen Kattau)
2. "January Skies" (5)
     from "I'm The Only One Who Will Tell You, You're Bad" (Goodnight Moonshine)
4. "Everybody Wants My Hat" (4)
     from "Everybody Wants My Hat" (Marc Black)
4. "Give Yourself to Love" (4)
     from "Interpretations, Vol. 1" (Alice Di Micele)
4. "January Knows" (4)
     from "Leaning In" (Open Book)
4. "Motherlode" (4)
     from "By Request" (Mustard's Retreat)
4. "Old Man" (4)
     from "Interpretations, Vol. 1" (Alice Di Micele)
9. "Au Derriere Du Bayou" (3)
     from "Gumbo De Mon Pere" (Le Travaillant)
9. "Bridget O'Brien" (3)
     from "Bridget O'Brien" (Maggie's Wake)
9. "Company" (3)
     from "Two Singing Songs" (Ben Gage)
9. "Dreaming of Hassan Playing" (3)
     from "Dreaming of Hassan Playing" (Mike Laureanno)
9. "I'm Already Against The Next War" (3)
     from "Songs to Fight Oppression" (Scott Free)
9. "Jerusalem Blues" (3)
     from "Changes" (John Ferullo)
9. "Luck Beat the Gambler" (3)
     from "Off the Edges" (Wilson Thicket)

TOP ARTISTS of January 2024, Week 2
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2521 plays from 86 playlists from 69 Folk DJs

1. Alice Di Micele (19)
        "Interpretations, Vol. 1" (18)
1. Mustard's Retreat (19)
        "By Request" (19)
3. Joan Baez (17)
        "Whistle Down The Wind" (2)
4. Ben Gage (15)
        "Two Singing Songs" (11)
5. Bob Dylan (12)
        "Blood On The Tracks" (2)
6. Jim Kweskin (11)
        "Never Too Late" (10)
7. Scott Free (10)
        "Songs to Fight Oppression" (10)
8. Diane Coll (8)
        "Old Ghosts" (7)
8. The Free Wheelin' Fools (8)
        "The Songs of Tom Gala" (8)
8. Kate Wolf (8)
        "Gold In California" (4)
8. Kathy Kallick Band (8)
        "The Lonesome Chronicles" (7)
8. Tom Paxton (8)
        "The Best of Tom Paxton: I Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound" (1)
13. Joni Mitchell (7/11)
        "Court And Spark" (8)
13. The Beatles (7/8)
        "The White Album" (2)
13. John Prine (7)
        "For Better or Worse" (2)
13. Nanci Griffith (7)
        "Working In Corners" (4)
13. Natalia Zukerman (7)
        "The Great Forgetting - single" (7)
13. Pete Seeger (7)
        "American Favorite Ballads, Vols. 1-5" (2)
13. Robert Finley (7)
        "Black Bayou" (6)
13. Tom Russell (7)
        "Play One More: The Songs Of Ian And Sylvia" (2)
13. Willie Nelson (7)
        "One For The Road" (1)

TOP LABELS of January 2024, Week 2
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2521 plays from 86 playlists from 69 Folk DJs

1. Rounder (61)
2. Smithsonian/Folkways (33)
3. Columbia (30)
3. Compass (30)
5. Legacy (22)
6. Red House (21)
7. Nonesuch (19)
8. Rhino (17)
9. Alice Otter (16)
9. Free Dirt (16)
11. RCA (15)
12. Sugar Hill (14)
13. True North (13)
14. Topic (11/12)
14. Appleseed (11)
16. Signature Sounds (10)
16. Thirty Tigers (10)
16. Yep Roc (10)
19. Elektra (9)
19. Warner (9)

FOLK DJs - January 2024, Week 2
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2521 plays from 86 playlists from 69 Folk DJs

Al Kniola (WVPE-FM, IN)
Allen Larman (KPFK-FM, CA)
Arthur Berman (CiTR-FM & podcast, BC)
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 Weiser (WOMR-FM & WFMR-FM, CA)
Bruce Cameron (2MCE-FM, Australia)
Bruce Swan (WSFM-LP, NC)
Carolyn VandeWiele (WFHB-FM, IN)
Charlie Backfish (WUSB-FM, NY)
Chris McGill (WSPN-FM, NY)
Craig Huegel (WMNF-FM, FL)
Dan Alloway (KTEP-FM, TX)
Dan Maher (folkmusicnotebook.com & mixcloud.com, WA)
Dan Shramek (KBOO-FM, OR)
David Sears (WBGU-FM & syndicated, OH)
Dennis Brunnenmeyer (KVMR-FM, CA)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM, OR)
Dick Hermans (WKZE-FM, NY)
Don Jacobson (KBOO-FM, OR)
Gerry Goodfriend (CKUT-FM, QC)
Graham & Barbara Dean (WBCR-LP, MA)
Greg Priddy (WJCU-FM, OH)
Harlon Joye (WRFG-FM, GA)
Jack Dugan (WIOX-FM, NY)
Jan Vanderhorst (justusfolk.com, ON)
Jenny Flux (2BBB-FM, Australia)
Jeremy Butler (Alabama Public Radio)
Jim Fisher (WGCS-FM, IN)
Jim Marino (CFMU-FM, ON)
Joe Pszonek (folkmusicnotebook.com, SC)
John Weingart (WPRB-FM, NJ)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM & soundcloud.com, NY)
Karen Rakos (KEUL-FM, AK)
Kelly Walker (WTSU-FM & podcast, AL)
Ken Batista (WRCT-FM, PA)
Kevin Elliott (WEFT-FM, IL)
Kevin Vance (KALW-FM, CA)
Laurie DesJardins (KVMR-FM, CA)
Len Holton (KUAR-FM & mixcloud.com, NY)
Mara Noelle (KVMR-FM, CA)
Marilyn Rea Beyer (WFMT-FM, IL)
Mark Michaelis (WGDR-FM & WGDH-FM, VT)
Menachem Vinegrad (Radio Upper Galilee & folkmusicnotebook.com, Israel)
Michael Alzo (WSLU-FM, NY)
Michael Benson (WESU-FM, CT)
Michael Park (mixcloud.com & PRX, NY)
Mike Regenstreif (CKCU-FM, ON)
Mitch Park (Radio Hawke's Bay & Radio Kidnappers, New Zealand)
Nick Noble (WICN-FM, MA)
Paul Hartman (WTMD-FM, MD)
Paul Hefti (KUBU-LP, CA)
Paul Porzio (Cox Cable, VA)
Richard Gillmann (KBCS-FM & mixcloud.com, WA)
Richard Gordon (WRCT-FM & mixcloud.com, PA)
Richard Howard (KZMU-FM, UT)
Robert Resnik (Vermont Public Radio)
Ron Cooke (KTAL-LP, NM)
Steve Edge (CiTR-FM, BC)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WWUH-FM, CT)
Terry B. Moses & Naomi Soule (KCLC-FM, MO)
Tim Forsman (WMHB-FM, ME)
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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