Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
January 2024, Week 5

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L

TOP ALBUMS of January 2024, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 1491 plays from 48 playlists from 33 Folk DJs

  1: "Interpretations, Vol. 1," Alice Di Micele [Alice Otter, 1/2024] (12)
        "Give Yourself to Love" (3)
        "Old Man" (2)
        "Harvest Moon" (2)
  2: "American Patchwork Quartet," American Patchwork Quartet [Carolina Jasmine, 1/2024] (10)
        "Wayfaring Stranger" (3)
        "Big Sciota" (2)
  2: "Never Too Late," Jim Kweskin [Story, 1/2024] (10)
        "What Does The Deep Sea Say" (2)
        "Relax Your Mind" (2)
        "Let's Be Happy Together" (2)
  4: "More Than a Whisper: Celebrating the Music of Nanci Griffith," Various Artists [Rounder, 10/2023] (8)
        "You Can't Go Home Again," Sarah Jarosz (2)
  5: "Dark Harvest," Malcolm Macwatt [Need To Know, 1/2024] (7)
        "Semi Scotsman" (2)
        "Out On the Western Plain" (2)
  5: "I Kept These Old Blues," Muireann Bradley [Tompkins Square, 12/2023] (7)
        "Police Sergeant Blues" (1)
  5: "I Only See the Moon," The Milk Carton Kids [Far Cry, 3/2023] (7)
        "Running on Sweet Smile" (2)
  5: "So Strong," Jaspar Lepak [Self, 1/2024] (7)
        "Stay True" (2)
        "Kind" (2)
  9: "Even Better on the Bad Days," Scott Sean White [Self, 1/2024] (6)
        "Hope You Never Do" (2)
        "Pulling Weeds" (2)
  9: "Highlander," Missy Raines [Compass, 1/2024] (6)
        "Listen to the Lonesome Wind" (1)
  9: "Wanderlust," Elexa Dawson & Stanley Hotel [Turns Out, 1/2024] (6)
        "Lot of Life" (2)
 12: "Gently as I Go," Caroline Cotter [Self, 8/2023] (5/10)
        "Remind Me of You" (2)
 12: "Ozark Symphony," Kelly Hunt [Compass, 10/2023] (5/8)
        "What About Now?" (2)
        "Top of the World" (2)
 12: "Of Hard Times & Harmony," Windborne [Wand'ring Feet, 2022] (5)
        "Lady Of The Harbor" (1)
 15: "Bandits, Ballads and Blues," James Talley [Cimarron] (4)
        "If We Could Love One Another" (2)
 15: "Bigger Than in Between," Sam Robbins [Self] (4)
        "Hard To Hate" (2)
 15: "The Breath Between," David Francey [Laker, 9/2023] (4)
        "Two Shadows" (2)
 15: "Colors & Covers," Brittany Jean [Self, 11/2023] (4)
        "Dear Mr. Green" (1)
 15: "Letter from a Groundhog," Jeff Cannon [Warm Lion] (4)
        "Letter from a Groundhog" (4)
 15: "The Love You Bleed," Danielle Nicole [Forty Below] (4)
        "Make Love" (1)
 15: "Morning Shift," Steep Canyon Rangers [Yep Roc, 9/2023] (4)
        "Alabama Calling" (2)
 15: "Old Cane Back Rocker," Darrell Scott String Band [Here, 8/2023] (4)
        "Red Bird" (2)
 15: "Prayin' For Sunshine," Suzy Boggus [Loyal Duchess] (4)
        "It All Falls Down To The River" (1)
 15: "Promised Land," Danny Burns [Waterbug, 7/2023] (4)
        "Fields of Gold" (2)
 15: "Simple Motion," Eric Brace & Thom Jutz [Red Beet] (4)
        "Can't Change the Weather" (1)
 15: "Two Singing Songs," Ben Gage [Self, 11/2023] (4)
        "Blue Bird" (3)
 15: "Halfway to Houston," Susan Werner [Self, 1/2024] (4)
        "Halfway to Houston" (3)
 15: "Under a Cathedral Sky," Ynana Rose [Self, 11/2023] (4)
        "The Downpour" (2)

TOP SONGS of January 2024, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 1491 plays from 48 playlists from 33 Folk DJs

1. "Give Yourself to Love" (4)
     from "Interpretations, Vol. 1" (Alice Di Micele)
1. "Letter from a Groundhog" (4)
     from "Letter from a Groundhog" (Jeff Cannon)
3. "Before the Sun" (3)
     from "Old Ghosts" (Diane Coll)
3. "Blue Bird" (3)
     from "Two Singing Songs" (Ben Gage)
3. "Brand New Key" (3)
     from "Beautiful People: the Greatest Hits of Melanie" (Melanie)
3. "Candles in the Rain" (3)
     from "Candles in the Rain" (Melanie)
3. "Carolina Rolling By" (3)
     from "Carolina Rolling By" (Mipso)
3. "Halfway to Houston" (3)
     from "Halfway to Houston" (Susan Werner)

TOP ARTISTS of January 2024, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 1491 plays from 48 playlists from 33 Folk DJs

1. Melanie (32)
        "Melanie at Carnegie Hall" (11)
2. Alice Di Micele (13)
        "Interpretations, Vol. 1" (12)
3. American Patchwork Quartet (10)
        "American Patchwork Quartet" (10)
3. Jim Kweskin (10)
        "Never Too Late" (9)
5. The Milk Carton Kids (8)
        "I Only See the Moon" (7)
5. Susan Werner (8)
        "Halfway to Houston" (3)
7. Kelly Hunt (7/9)
        "Ozark Symphony" (8)
7. Jaspar Lepak (7)
        "So Strong" (7)
7. Malcolm Macwatt (7)
        "Dark Harvest" (7)
7. Muireann Bradley (7)
        "I Kept These Old Blues" (7)
11. Brittany Jean (6)
        "Colors & Covers" (4)
11. Carrie Newcomer (6)
        "A Great Wild Mercy" (3)
11. Elexa Dawson & Stanley Hotel (6)
        "Wanderlust" (6)
11. Jo-El Sonnier (6)
        "Cajun Life" (3)
11. Scott Sean White (6)
        "Even Better on the Bad Days" (6)
16. Caroline Cotter (5/11)
        "Gently as I Go" (8)
16. Phil Ochs (5/9)
        "Phil Ochs In Concert" (4)
16. Odetta (5/8)
        "Gonna Let It Shine" (2)
16. Lori McKenna (5/6)
        "1988" (2)
16. Windborne (5/6)
        "Of Hard Times & Harmony" (5)
16. Cheryl Wheeler (5)
        "Defying Gravity" (2)
16. Lucinda Williams (5)
        "Blessed" (2)
16. Michael Cleveland (5)
        "Lovin' of the Game" (3)
16. Rhiannon Giddens (5)
        "You're the One" (2)

TOP LABELS of January 2024, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 1491 plays from 48 playlists from 33 Folk DJs

1. Rounder (37)
2. Compass (26)
3. Thirty Tigers (23/27)
4. Rhino (15/17)
5. Nonesuch (13)
6. Yep Roc (12)
7. Red House (10)
7. Story (10)
9. Mountain Fever (8)
10. Alice Otter (7)
10. Elektra (7)
10. Sugar Hill (7)
10. Tompkins Square (7)
14. Acony (6)
14. Free Dirt (6)
14. Legacy (6)
14. Signature Sounds (6)
14. Vanguard (6)

FOLK DJs - January 2024, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 1491 plays from 48 playlists from 33 Folk DJs

Allen Larman (KPFK-FM, CA)
Arthur Berman (CiTR-FM & podcast, BC)
Bill Revill (WESU-FM, CT)
Bob McWilliams (Kansas Public Radio)
Bob Weiser (WOMR-FM & WFMR-FM, MA)
Bud Johnson (KNBA-FM & syndicated, AK)
Chris McGill (WSPN-FM, NY)
Colin Fielding (3INR-FM, Australia)
David Sears (WBGU-FM & syndicated, OH)
Denis McGilvray (KPBX-FM, OK)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM, OR)
Harlon Joye (WRFG-FM, GA)
Helen Leicht (folkmusicnotebook.com, PA)
James Sereda (WUSB-FM, NY)
John Rumsey (KVMR-FM, CA)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Kelly Walker (WTSU-FM & podcast, AL)
Kevin Elliott (WEFT-FM, IL)
Kevin Vance (KALW-FM & KPFA-FM, CA)
Lilli Kuzma (WDCB-FM, IL)
Menachem Vinegrad (Radio Upper Galilee & folkmusicnotebook.com, Israel)
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)
Paul Hefti (KUBU-LP, CA)
Ron Olesko (WFDU-FM & folkmusicnotebook.com, NJ)
Sonny Ochs (folkmusicnotebook.com, NY)
Steve Edge (CiTR-FM, QC)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WHUS-FM, CT)
Wally Bowen (KOCF-LP, OR)


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