Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
January 2024, Week 4

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L

TOP ALBUMS of January 2024, Week 4
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2610 plays from 90 playlists from 73 Folk DJs

  1: "Dark Harvest," Malcolm Macwatt [Need To Know, 1/2024] (21)
        "Buffalo Thunder" (6)
        "Out On The Western Plain" (5)
        "Strong Is the North Wind" (5)
  2: "Never Too Late," Jim Kweskin [Story, 1/2024] (19)
        "Let's Get Happy Together" (3)
        "The Sheik Of Araby" (3)
        "What Does the Deep Sea Say" (3)
  3: "By Request," Mustard's Retreat [Self, 12/2023] (17)
        "The Minstrel and the Bear" (4)
  3: "Simple Motion," Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz [Red Beet, 1/2024] (17)
        "Can't Change the Weather" (6)
        "Frost on the South Side" (4)
        "Just a Moment" (3)
  5: "Even Better on the Bad Days," Scott Sean White [Self, 1/2024] (15)
        "Hope You Never Do" (3)
        "Pulling Weeds" (3)
        "Not The Year" (2)
        "Same Street" (2)
  6: "Wanderlust," Elexa Dawson & Stanley Hotel [Turns Out, 1/2024] (14)
        "Wanderlust" (3)
        "Sweet Sisters" (3)
        "Lonely Coyote" (2)
        "Lot Of Life" (2)
  7: "More Than a Whisper: Celebrating the Music of Nanci Griffith," Various Artists [Rounder, 10/2023] (13)
        "Love at the Five & Dime," John Prine and Kelsey Waldon (3)
        "Gulf Coast Highway," Brandy Clark (2)
        "Banks of the Pontchartrain," Iris Dement (2)
  7: "Interpretations, Vol. 1," Alice Di Micele [Alice Otter, 1/2024] (13)
        "Harvest Moon" (4)
        "Sugaree" (3)
        "Square One" (2)
        "Old Man" (2)
  9: "The Lonesome Chronicles," Kathy Kallick Band [Live Oak, 9/2023] (12)
        "Roscoe Got The Rabbit" (2)
 10: "So Strong," Jaspar Lepak [Self, 1/2024] (11)
        "When I Was The Moon" (4)
        "P Is For Placenta" (2)
        "My Own Moves" (2)
        "I am human" (2)
 11: "American Patchwork Quartet," American Patchwork Quartet [Carolina Jasmine, 1/2024] (10)
        "Beneath the Willow" (3)
        "Lazy John" (2)
        "Wind and Rain" (2)
 12: "Old Ghosts," Diane Coll [Happy Fish, 1/2024] (9)
        "One Lullaby" (2)
        "When You Fly" (2)
 13: "Au Coeur De l'Aube," Genticorum [Self, 12/2023] (8)
        "Ruban Rose" (2)
        "Old Yamaska" (2)
 13: "Songs to Fight Oppression," Scott Free [Leather/Western, 1/2024] (8)
        "Money For Healthcare Not For War" (2)
 15: "Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90," Various Artists [Legacy, 10/2023] (7)
        "I Gotta Get Drunk," Billy Strings (1)
 16: "Lavender Moonshine," Tret Fure [Tomboy Girl, 10/2023] (6)
        "The Teacher" (2)
 16: "The Little In-Between," Tim Grimm [Vault, 3/2023] (6)
        "I Don't Know This World" (2)
 18: "No Fear," Sister Sadie [Mountain Home, 1/2024] (5/7)
        "Willow" (2)
        "Diane" (2)
 18: "Colors & Covers," Brittany Jean [Self, 11/2023] (5/6)
        "The Circle Game" (2)
        "The Dutchman" (2)
 18: "At the End of the Day," Sylvia Tyson [Stony Plain, 11/2023] (5)
        "Cynical Little Love Song" (1)
 18: "Desert Pavement," Ismay [Tunzi LLC/Singular Record, 1/2024] (5)
        "Stranger in the Barn" (3)
 18: "Do You Recall," Dori Freeman [Blue Hens, 12/2023] (5)
        "Soup Beans Milk and Bread" (1)
 18: "Fear of Falling Stars," Kristen Grainger & True North [Self, 10/2023] (5)
        "Stop Me If I Told You This Before" (1)
 18: "Highlander," Missy Raines [Compass, 1/2024] (5)
        "I Would Be a Blackbird" (3)
        "Listen To the Lonesome Wind" (2)
 18: "Home," Eliza Gilkyson [Realiza, 6/2023] (5)
        "True North" (2)
 18: "I Kept These Old Blues," Muireann Bradley [Tompkins Square, 12/2023] (5)
        "Shake Sugaree" (2)
 18: "Jubilee," Old Crow Medicine Show [ATO, 9/2023] (5)
        "Miles Away" (1)
 18: "Just Because I'm A Woman," ~ [Sugar Hill] (5)
        "Jolene" (2)
 18: "Melt Into You," Gurf Morlix [Rootball] (5)
        "Spare Change" (2)
 18: "A Recipe for Hope," Linda Marks [Self, 1/2024] (5)
        "Coat Hanger Abortions And People Shooting Guns" (2)
 18: "Rhapsody in Blue," Béla Fleck [Thirty Tigers, 1/2024] (5)
        "Rhapsody in Blue grass" (2)
        "Rhapsody in Blue" (2)
 18: "Songs for the Canyon," John Vincent Iii [Concord, 1/2024] (5)
        "Dandelion" (2)
        "Highway Woman" (2)
 18: "The Songs of Tom Gala," The Free Wheelin' Fools [Self, 1/2024] (5)
        "How Do You Drive" (3)
 18: "Stranger in My Town," Nick Justice [Self, 1/2024] (5)
        "Let the Wind Blow" (2)
 18: "Together," Tom Paxton & John McCutcheon [Appalseed, 10/2023] (5)
        "In America" (1)
 18: "Other Voices, Other Rooms," Nanci Griffith [Elektra, 2004] (5)
        "Ten Degrees and Getting colder" (1)

TOP SONGS of January 2024, Week 4
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2610 plays from 90 playlists from 73 Folk DJs

1. "Buffalo Thunder" (6)
     from "Dark Harvest" (Malcolm Macwatt)
1. "Can't Change the Weather" (6)
     from "Simple Motion" (Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz)
3. "Frost on the South Side" (5)
     from "Simple Motion" (Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz)
3. "The Great Forgetting" (5)
     from "The Great Forgetting - single" (Natalia Zukerman)
3. "Out On The Western Plain" (5)
     from "Dark Harvest" (Malcolm Macwatt)
3. "Strong Is the North Wind" (5)
     from "Dark Harvest" (Malcolm Macwatt)
7. "Boombox" (4)
     from "Little Sun" (Charlie Parr)
7. "Even When the Light is Low" (4)
     from "Even When the Light is Low - single" (Tom Prasada-Rao)
7. "Girlstown" (4)
     from "Girlstown - single" (Buddy Mondlock)
7. "Harvest Moon" (4)
     from "Interpretations, Vol. 1" (Alice Di Micele)
7. "Let's Get Happy Together" (4)
     from "Never Too Late" (Jim Kweskin)
7. "Love at the Five & Dime" (4)
     from "More Than a Whisper: Celebrating the Music of Nanci Griffith" (John Prine & Kelsey Waldon)
7. "The Minstrel and the Bear" (4)
     from "By Request" (Mustard's Retreat)
7. "Third Rail Topic Blues" (4)
     from "Morning Sun" (Lisa Klotz)
7. "When I Was The Moon" (4)
     from "So Strong" (Jaspar Lepak)

TOP ARTISTS of January 2024, Week 4
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2610 plays from 90 playlists from 73 Folk DJs

1. Malcolm Macwatt (22)
        "Dark Harvest" (21)
2. Jim Kweskin (21)
        "Never Too Late" (19)
3. Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz (17)
        "Simple Motion" (17)
3. Melanie (17)
        "The Encore Collection" (3)
        "Precious Cargo" (3)
5. Mustard's Retreat (16)
        "By Request" (16)
6. Scott Sean White (15)
        "Even Better on the Bad Days" (15)
7. Alice Di Micele (14)
        "Interpretations, Vol. 1" (12)
8. Kathy Kallick Band (13)
        "The Lonesome Chronicles" (12)
8. Leadbelly (13)
        "Complete Recorded Works vol 4" (3)
10. Elexa Dawson & Stanley Hotel (12)
        "Wanderlust" (12)
11. American Patchwork Quartet (11)
        "American Patchwork Quartet" (10)
11. Jaspar Lepak (11)
        "So Strong" (11)
13. Bob Dylan (9)
        "Dylan" (4)
13. Diane Coll (9)
        "Old Ghosts" (9)
13. Genticorum (9)
        "Au Coeur De l'Aube" (8)
16. Joan Baez (8)
        "Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration" (3)
16. Scott Free (8)
        "Songs to Fight Oppression" (8)
16. Tim Grimm (8)
        "The Little In-Between" (6)
19. I See Hawks In L.A (7/12)
        "I See Hawks In L.A." (3)
19. Dori Freeman (7)
        "Do You Recall" (5)
19. Eliza Gilkyson (7)
        "Home" (5)
19. Kelly Hunt (7)
        "Ozark Symphony" (4)

TOP LABELS of January 2024, Week 4
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2610 plays from 90 playlists from 73 Folk DJs

1. Rounder (65)
2. Smithsonian/Folkways (40)
3. Compass (37)
4. Thirty Tigers (21)
5. Legacy (19)
5. Red House (19)
5. Vanguard (19)
8. Sugar Hill (17)
9. Columbia (16)
9. Need To Know (16)
9. New West (16)
9. Nonesuch (16)
13. Red Beet (15)
13. Story (15)
15. Elektra (12)
15. Live Oak (12)
15. Rhino (12)
15. Signature Sounds (12)
19. Green Linnet (10)
19. RCA (10)
19. Turns Out (10)
19. Warner (10)

FOLK DJs - January 2024, Week 4
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2610 plays from 90 playlists from 73 Folk DJs

Al Kniola (WVPE-FM, IN)
Allen Larman (KPFK-FM, CA)
Art Menius (WHUP-LP, NC)
Artie Martello (mostlyfolk.org & podcast, NY)
Bill "Rusty" Crowell & Jan Alba (WPPM-FM & mixcloud.com, PA)
Bill Revill (WESU-FM, CT)
Bill Wagman ()
Bob Heyer (WEJP-LP & WWOV-LP, WV)
Bob Weiser (WOMR-FM & WFMR-FM, MA)
Bruce Cameron (2MCE-FM, Australia)
Carolyn VandeWiele (WFHB-FM, IN)
Charlie Backfish (WUSB-FM, NY)
Chris McGill (WSPN-FM, NY)
Colin Fielding (3INR-FM, Australia)
Craig Huegel (WMNF-FM, FL)
Dan Alloway (KTEP-FM, TX)
Dan Maher (folkmusicnotebook.com & mixcloud.com, WA)
Daryana Antipova (WFHB-FM, IN)
David Sears (WBGU-FM & syndicated, OH)
Diane Hunt (KBOO-FM, OR)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM, OR)
Dick Hermans (WKZE-FM, NY)
Don Jacobson (KBOO-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)
Harlon Joye (WRFG-FM, GA)
Helen Leicht (folkmusicnotebook.com, PA)
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 Canales (WWSP-FM, WI)
Jim Fisher (WGCS-FM, IN)
Jim Gilliland (WRUW-FM, OH)
Jim Marino (CFMU-FM, ON)
Joe Pszonek (folkmusicnotebook.com, SC)
John Weingart (WPRB-FM, NJ)
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)
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)
Mark Pedersen (WOJB-FM, WI)
Matt Watroba (WKAR-FM, MI)
Menachem Vinegrad (Radio Upper Galilee & folkmusicnotebook.com, Israel)
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 & kiwifolk.com-FM, New Zealand)
Nick Noble (WICN-FM, MA)
Paul Hartman (WTMD-FM, MD)
Richard Gillmann (KBCS-FM & mixcloud.com, WA)
Richard Howard (KZMU-FM, UT)
Robert Resnik (Vermont Public Radio)
Ron Cooke (KTAL-LP, NM)
Steven Morrison (KBOO-FM, OR)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WHUS-FM & WWUH-FM, CT)
Terry B. Moses & Naomi Soule (KCLC-FM, MO)
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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