Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
January 2024, Week 3

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L

TOP ALBUMS of January 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2797 plays from 99 playlists from 79 Folk DJs

  1: "Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90," Various Artists [Legacy, 10/2023] (21/23)
        "Seven Spanish Angels," Allison Russell & Norah Jones (2)
  2: "Interpretations, Vol. 1," Alice Di Micele [Alice Otter, 1/2024] (18)
        "Square One" (4)
        "Give Yourself to Love" (3)
        "Sugaree" (3)
        "The Hounds of Winter" (3)
  3: "More Than a Whisper: Celebrating the Music of Nanci Griffith," Various Artists [Rounder, 10/2023] (17)
        "Trouble In The Fields," Lyle Lovett & Kathy Mattea (5)
  4: "So Strong," Jaspar Lepak [Self, 1/2024] (14)
        "Stay True" (3)
        "My Own Moves" (2)
        "Mary" (2)
        "Kind" (2)
        "So Strong" (2)
  5: "Never Too Late," Jim Kweskin [Story, 1/2024] (12)
        "Let's Get Happy Together" (4)
        "You're Just in Love" (2)
  6: "I Kept These Old Blues," Muireann Bradley [Tompkins Square, 12/2023] (11)
        "Candyman" (2)
        "Frankie" (2)
        "Delia" (2)
        "Buck Dancers Choice" (2)
  6: "The Songs of Tom Gala," The Free Wheelin' Fools [Self, 1/2024] (11)
        "Traffic Light's Red" (2)
        "I bought a Can of 30 Weight" (2)
        "My Idea Of Heaven" (2)
        "Bounce Back" (2)
        "Free Wheelin' Fool" (2)
  8: "The Lonesome Chronicles," Kathy Kallick Band [Live Oak, 9/2023] (10)
        "I'm Gonna Miss This House" (2)
        "A Beautiful Life" (2)
  9: "By Request," Mustard's Retreat [Self, 12/2023] (9)
        "City Beat" (2)
        "Jeremy Brown" (2)
        "Canned Goods" (2)
  9: "A Great Wild Mercy," Carrie Newcomer [Available Light, 9/2023] (9)
        "Potluck" (3)
        "A Tissue or two" (2)
 11: "Dark Harvest," Malcolm Macwatt [Need To Know, 1/2024] (8)
        "Buffalo Thunder" (2)
 11: "Love Is Why," Kerri Powers [Wildflower Child, 1/2024] (8)
        "Are We Free" (2)
 11: "Old Ghosts," Diane Coll [Happy Fish, 1/2024] (8)
        "This Heart" (4)
        "When You Fly" (3)
 14: "Born Again Bluegrass," Marty Falle [Self, 1/2024] (7/9)
        "Long Long Road" (2)
        "Blue Blaze Breakdown" (2)
 14: "Even Better on the Bad Days," Scott Sean White [Self, 1/2024] (7)
        "Hope You Never Do" (2)
 14: "A Recipe for Hope," Linda Marks [Self, 1/2024] (7)
        "Love Always Wins" (2)
        "The Road To Hope" (2)
 17: "At the End of the Day," Sylvia Tyson [Stony Plain, 11/2023] (6)
        "At The End Of The Day" (2)
        "Long Chain Of Love" (2)
 17: "Be Brave," Catherine Miles & Jay Mafale [Self, 9/2023] (6)
        "Stronger" (2)
 17: "The Breath Between," David Francey [Laker, 9/2023] (6)
        "Offering" (1)
 17: "Heat Comes Down," John R. Miller [Rounder, 11/2023] (6)
        "Summer Lens" (1)
 17: "I'm The Only One Who Will Tell You, You're Bad," Goodnight Moonshine [Keep The Spark, 2018] (6)
        "January Skies" (6)
 17: "Leave the Light On," Terry Klein [Signature Sounds, 11/2023] (6)
        "Shimmers And Hums" (1)
 17: "Simple Motion," Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz [Red Beet, 1/2024] (6)
        "Frost on the South Side" (3)
 17: "Sun to Sun," Alice Gerrard [Sleepy Cat, 10/2023] (6)
        "Old Jim Crow" (2)
 17: "Together," Tom Paxton & John McCutcheon [Appalseed, 10/2023] (6)
        "In America" (2)
 17: "Under a Cathedral Sky," Ynana Rose [Self, 11/2023] (6)
        "Right Now" (1)
 17: "Wanderlust," Elexa Dawson & Stanley Hotel [Turns Out, 1/2024] (6)
        "High On The Street" (2)
        "Will Of The World" (2)
 28: "Do You Recall," Dori Freeman [Blue Hens, 12/2023] (5)
        "Do You Recall" (2)
 28: "The Long & Lonesome Letting Go," Jim Lauderdale & the Po' Ramblin' Boys [Sky Crunch, 12/2023] (5)
        "Long and Lonesome Letting Go" (2)
 28: "Pete," Pete Seeger [Living Music, 1996] (5)
        "Mlk 14" (1)
 28: "Quiet Flame," Caitlin Canty [Self, 7/2023] (5)
        "Odds of Getting Even" (2)
 28: "Upstate Crossroads," Tim Ball [Irelandville, 1/2023] (5)
        "Apple Brewer's Reel" (1)
 28: "Valley of Heart's Delight," Margo Cilker [Fluff & Gravy, 9/2023] (5)
        "I Remember Carolina" (3)
 28: "Kinetic Tone," Balsam Range [Mountain Home] (5)
        "Echo Canyon" (2)

TOP SONGS of January 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2797 plays from 99 playlists from 79 Folk DJs

1. "Even When The Light Is Low" (6)
     from "Even When the Light Is Low - single" (Tom Prasada-Rao)
1. "Hard To Hate" (6)
     from "Bigger Than In Between" (Sam Robbins)
1. "January Skies" (6)
     from "I'm The Only One Who Will Tell You, You're Bad" (Goodnight Moonshine)
1. "Let's Get Happy Together" (6)
     from "Never Too Late" (Jim Kweskin)
5. "Everybody Wants My Hat" (5)
     from "Everybody Wants My Hat" (Marc Black)
5. "Trouble In The Fields" (5)
     from "More Than a Whisper" (Lyle Lovett & Kathy Mattea)
7. "Boombox" (4)
     from "Little Sun" (Charlie Parr)
7. "The Calendar For Peace" (4)
     from "The Calendar For Peace - single" (Colleen Kattau)
7. "The Great Forgetting" (4)
     from "The Great Forgetting - single" (Natalia Zukerman)
7. "This Heart" (4)
     from "Old Ghosts" (Diane Coll)
7. "Square One" (4)
     from "Interpretations, Vol. 1" (Alice Di Micele)
12. "Border Wall" (3)
     from "Nuevo South Train" (Larry & Joe)
12. "Columbus & 89th" (3)
     from "Polaroid Lovers" (Sarah Jarosz)
12. "Frost on the South Side" (3)
     from "Simple Motion" (Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz)

TOP ARTISTS of January 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2797 plays from 99 playlists from 79 Folk DJs

1. Alice Di Micele (18)
        "Interpretations, Vol. 1" (18)
1. Jaspar Lepak (18)
        "So Strong" (14)
3. Pete Seeger (15)
        "Pete" (5)
4. Bob Dylan (14)
        "Dylan" (3)
5. Kathy Kallick Band (13)
        "The Lonesome Chronicles" (10)
6. Jim Kweskin (12)
        "Never Too Late" (11)
7. The Free Wheelin' Fools (11)
        "The Songs of Tom Gala" (11)
7. Muireann Bradley (11)
        "I Kept These Old Blues" (11)
9. Carrie Newcomer (10)
        "A Great Wild Mercy" (9)
9. Lyle Lovett (10)
        "More Than A Whisper" (5)
        "Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90" (3)
11. Odetta (9/10)
        "At The Gate Of Horn" (1)
11. David Francey (9)
        "The Breath Between" (6)
11. Steve Earle (9)
        "Guitar Town" (2)
14. Diane Coll (8)
        "Old Ghosts" (8)
14. Kerri Powers (8)
        "Love Is Why" (8)
14. Malcolm Macwatt (8)
        "Dark Harvest" (8)
14. Molly Tuttle (8)
        "When You're Ready" (3)
14. Mustard's Retreat (8)
        "By Request" (8)
14. Sweet Honey In The Rock (8)
        "Breaths" (2)
20. Gordon Lightfoot (7/11)
        "Sundown" (8)
20. Jo-El Sonnier (7/9)
        "The Legacy" (3)
20. Marty Falle (7/9)
        "Born Again Bluegrass" (9)
20. Eva and the Vagabond Tales (7/8)
        "My Huckleberry Friend" (3)
20. Cliff Eberhardt (7)
        "Knew Things" (2)
20. Eliza Gilkyson (7)
        "Home" (3)
20. Ellis Paul (7)
        "55" (4)
20. Iris Dement (7)
        "Workin' on a World" (4)
20. Joe Crookston (7)
        "Nine Becomes One" (2)
20. Linda Marks (7)
        "A Recipe for Hope" (7)
20. Sam Robbins (7)
        "Bigger Than In Between" (4)
        "Hard To Hate - single" (3)
20. Scott Sean White (7)
        "Even Better on the Bad Days" (7)
20. Stan Rogers (7)
        "Between The Breaks...Live!" (2)
20. Tom Prasada-Rao (7)
        "Even When The Light Is Low - single" (6)

TOP LABELS of January 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2797 plays from 99 playlists from 79 Folk DJs

1. Rounder (67)
2. Compass (36)
2. Legacy (36)
4. Red House (25)
5. Columbia (24)
5. Smithsonian/Folkways (24)
7. Nonesuch (20)
8. Thirty Tigers (19)
9. Vanguard (18)
10. Rhino (17)
11. Borealis (15)
11. Reprise (15)
11. Signature Sounds (15)
11. Sugar Hill (15)
15. Alice Otter (14)
15. Philo (14)
17. Appleseed (12)
17. Elektra (12)
17. New West (12)
17. Story (12)
17. Tompkins Square (12)

FOLK DJs - January 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2797 plays from 99 playlists from 79 Folk DJs

Angela Page (WJFF-FM & folkmusicnotebook.com, NY)
Annie Keville (WVBR-FM, NY)
Art Menius (WHUP-LP, NC)
Art Podell (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, MA)
Bruce Swan (WSFM-LP, NC)
Carolyn VandeWiele (WFHB-FM, IN)
Charlie Backfish (WUSB-FM, NY)
Chris Kocher (WHRW-FM, NY)
Chris McGill (WSPN-FM, NY)
Colin Fielding (3INR-FM, Australia)
Craig Huegel (WMNF-FM, FL)
Dan Maher (folkmusicnotebook.com & mixcloud.com, WA)
Dan Shramek (KBOO-FM, OR)
Dave Aton (WRFG-FM & mixcloud.com, GA)
David John (KAXE-FM & KBXE-FM, MN)
David Sears (WBGU-FM & syndicated, OH)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM, OR)
Dick Hermans (WKZE-FM, NY)
Ellen Stanley (KFAI-FM, MN)
Gerry Goodfriend (CKUT-FM, QC)
Gordon Nash (folkmusicnotebook.com & mixcloud.com, NY)
Graham & Barbara Dean (WBCR-LP, MA)
Greg Priddy (WJCU-FM, OH)
Harlon Joye (WRFG-FM, GA)
Helen Leicht (folkmusicnotebook.com, PA)
Jack Dugan (WIOX-FM, NY)
Jan Vanderhorst (justusfolk.com, ON)
Jenny Flux (2BBB-FM, Australia)
Jeremy Butler (Alabama Public Radio)
Jim Canales (WWSP-FM, WI)
Jim Fisher (WGCS-FM, IN)
Jim Marino (CFMU-FM, ON)
Joe Pszonek (folkmusicnotebook.com, SC)
John Platt (WFUV-FM & podcast, NY)
John Rumsey (KVMR-FM, CA)
Johnny Bazzano (KRCB-FM, WI)
Jon Colcord (Syndicated, NH)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Karen Rakos (KEUL-FM, AK)
Kelly Walker (WTSU-FM & podcast, AL)
Ken Batista (WRCT-FM, PA)
Kevin Elliott (WEFT-FM, IL)
Kevin Vance (KPFA-FM & KALW-FM, CA)
Laurie DesJardins (KVMR-FM, CA)
Len Holton (KUAR-FM & mixcloud.com, AR)
Marc Albert (KMUZ-FM & mixcloud.com, OR)
Marilyn Rea Beyer (WFMT-FM & podcast, IL)
Mark Michaelis (WGDR-FM & WGDH-FM, VT)
Mary Anne Moorman (KBCS-FM, WA)
Michael Alzo (WSLU-FM, NY)
Michael Benson (WESU-FM, CT)
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 Hawke's Bay & newfolkrecords.com, New Zealand)
Nick Noble (WICN-FM, MA)
Norm Mast (WVPE-FM, IN)
Paul Hartman (WTMD-FM, MD)
Paul Hefti (KUBU-LP, CA)
Richard Gillmann (KBCS-FM & mixcloud.com, WA)
Richard Howard (KZMU-FM, UT)
Steve Edge (CiTR-FM, BC)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
Sue Kessell (WNUR-FM, IL)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WWUH-FM & WHUS-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 ()
Wayne Greene (KEOS-FM, TX)


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