Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
March 2024, Week 1

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L

TOP ALBUMS of March 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3082 plays from 103 playlists from 84 Folk DJs

  1: "Polaroid Lovers," Sarah Jarosz [Rounder, 2/2024] (28)
        "Days Can Turn Around" (7)
        "When the Lights Go Out" (6)
        "Runaway Train" (4)
  2: "American Patchwork Quartet," American Patchwork Quartet [Carolina Jasmine, 1/2024] (23)
        "Wind and Rain" (5)
        "Beneath the Willow" (5)
        "The Devil's Nine" (3)
  3: "Gardens Old, Flowers New," Tom Rush [Appleseed, 2/2024] (18)
        "One More Time Around The Sun" (4)
        "Nothin' But a Man" (3)
  4: "Sparrow," Jeff Talmadge [Berkalin, 2/2024] (17)
        "Hurricane" (3)
        "Night Train From Milan" (3)
  5: "More Than a Whisper: Celebrating the Music of Nanci Griffith," Various Artists [Rounder, 10/2023] (15)
        "Troubles In The Fields," Lyle lovett & kathy mattea (4)
        "Outbound Plane," Shawn Colvin (2)
        "Love at the Five & Dime," John Prince and Kelsey Waldon (2)
        "Gulf Coast Highway," Brandy Clark (2)
  5: "When the Light Gets In," Runa [Self, 2/2024] (15)
        "For All That You Do Set" (2)
        "Liam's Lullaby" (2)
        "Indiana" (2)
        "Midnight Hour" (2)
  7: "Bound for Land," Leslie Evers [Self, 1/2024] (12)
        "Along the Rocky Way" (4)
        "What Kind of a Heart" (2)
        "Pull Your Heart Away" (2)
        "Almost in Love" (2)
  7: "Ordinary Sunrise," Jay Linden [Americana North, 2/2024] (12)
        "$10 Show" (4)
        "Simcoe Mud" (2)
        "Ordinary Sunrise" (2)
  7: "World Brand New," Mouths of Babes [Wild Awake, 3/2024] (12)
        "I Am Willing" (3)
        "World Brand New" (3)
        "Jubilee" (2)
 10: "Donegal," Altan [Compass, 2/2024] (11)
        "The Yellow Tinker" (2)
        "The Letterkenny Blacksmith/John Doherty's Favourite/ Scread na Bealtaine" (2)
        "Faoiseamh a Gheobhadsa" (2)
 10: "I Kept These Old Blues," Muireann Bradley [Tompkins Square, 12/2023] (11)
        "Shake Sugaree" (3)
        "Green Green Rocky Road" (2)
        "Freight Train" (2)
 12: "Desert Pavement," Ismay [Tunzi LLC/Singular Record, 1/2024] (10)
        "The Golden Palomino" (3)
        "Stranger in the Barn" (3)
        "The Shearer and the Darby Ram" (2)
 12: "Likely Story," Mad Agnes [Self, 2/2024] (10)
        "Fulla Yes" (3)
        "Lullaby For RBG" (2)
        "The Changing Room" (2)
 14: "Never Too Late," Jim Kweskin [Story, 1/2024] (9)
        "Never Too Late" (2)
 14: "On the Water," Lisa Bastoni [Self, 3/2024] (9)
        "Hometown" (3)
        "Right Side of the River" (2)
        "Waxwing" (2)
 14: "Peaceful Means," Peaceful Means [Self, 3/2024] (9)
        "Empathy Shuffle" (2)
        "More the Same" (2)
 14: "The Robin's Call," Wayne Brereton [Self, 2/2024] (9)
        "The Mountains Of Pomeroy" (3)
        "Keg of Brandy" (3)
        "Come Rain or Come Shine" (2)
 14: "Salt Box," Charm City Junction [Self, 1/2024] (9)
        "Prairie Fire" (2)
        "My Love Never Sleeps" (2)
 14: "My Black Country," Rhiannon Giddens [Oh Boy, 3/2024] (9)
        "The Ballad of Sally Anne" (7)
        "Went For A Ride" (2)
 20: "No Fear," Sister Sadie [Mountain Home, 3/2024] (8)
        "Pad Thai Karaoke" (2)
 20: "North Star," Carole Wise [Soulful Cricket, 2/2024] (8)
        "North Star" (3)
        "Around the Bend" (2)
 20: "Rhapsody in Blue," Béla Fleck [Thirty Tigers, 2/2024] (8)
        "Rhapsody in Blue" (6)
        "Rialto Ripples" (2)
 20: "Simple Motion," Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz [Red Beet, 1/2024] (8)
        "Simple Motion" (2)
        "Sea Fever" (2)
        "What You Get for Getting Older" (2)
 20: "Speed of Sound," Jesse Lynn Madera [Big Fat Dress, 2/2024] (8)
        "Last Call" (3)
        "No Place To Shine" (2)
        "To The Light" (2)
 25: "Joni Mitchell at Newport," Joni Mitchell [Rhino, 8/2023] (7/8)
        "Carey" (2)
        "Both Sides Now" (2)
 25: "Dark Harvest," Malcolm Macwatt [Need To Know, 1/2024] (7)
        "Out On The Western Plain" (3)
        "Buffalo Thunder" (2)
 25: "Did You Hear the Red-Winged Blackbird?," Annie Gallup [Gallway Bay, 3/2024] (7)
        "Run for Me" (5)
 25: "Graced by Leaves," Simone Keane [Self, 3/2024] (7)
        "Rhiannon Blues" (2)
 25: "Highlander," Missy Raines [Compass, 1/2024] (7)
        "I Would Be a Blackbird" (2)
 25: "Morning Sun," Lisa Klotz [Self, 2/2024] (7)
        "Seventh Generation" (2)
        "Morning Sun" (2)
 25: "No Such Thing as Forever," Josh Fortenbery [Muskeg Collective, 3/2024] (7)
        "Sewing The Same Seam" (2)
 25: "The Other Side," Various Artists [Mpress, 3/2024] (7)
        "Hey Bartender," The Stetson Family (1)
 25: "Rumble Strip," John Leventhal [Rumble Strip, 3/2024] (7)
        "If You Only Knew" (2)
 25: "Singing to the Moon," Jillian Matundan [Keezamonkee, 3/2024] (7)
        "Worth" (2)

TOP SONGS of March 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3082 plays from 103 playlists from 84 Folk DJs

1. "Days Can Turn Around" (8)
     from "Polaroid Lovers" (Sarah Jarosz)
2. "The Ballad of Sally Anne" (7)
     from "My Black Country" (Rhiannon Giddens)
3. "Rhapsody in Blue" (6)
     from "Rhapsody in Blue" (Béla Fleck)
3. "When the Lights Go Out" (6)
     from "Polaroid Lovers" (Sarah Jarosz)
5. "Beneath the Willow" (5)
     from "American Patchwork Quartet" (American Patchwork Quartet)
5. "Run for Me" (5)
     from "Did You Hear the Red-Winged Blackbird?" (Annie Gallup)
5. "Wind and Rain" (5)
     from "American Patchwork Quartet" (American Patchwork Quartet)
8. "$10 Show" (4)
     from "Ordinary Sunrise" (Jay Linden)
8. "One More Time Around The Sun" (4)
     from "Gardens Old, Flowers New" (Tom Rush)
8. "Along the Rocky Way" (4)
     from "Bound for Land" (Leslie Evers)
8. "Broken Plow" (4)
     from "Broken Plow - single" (Ron Fetner)
     also "Defying Gravity" (Ron Fetner)
8. "My Grass is Blue" (4)
     from "My Grass Is Blue" (Kimmi Bitter)
8. "Runaway Train" (4)
     from "Polaroid Lovers" (Sarah Jarosz)
8. "Troubles In The Fields" (4)
     from "More Than a Whisper: Celebrating the Music of Nanci Griffith" (Lyle lovett & kathy mattea)

TOP ARTISTS of March 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3082 plays from 103 playlists from 84 Folk DJs

1. Sarah Jarosz (34)
        "Polaroid Lovers" (28)
2. American Patchwork Quartet (23)
        "American Patchwork Quartet" (23)
3. Tom Rush (22)
        "Gardens Old, Flowers New" (18)
4. Doc Watson (21)
        "At Gerdes Folk City" (4)
        "Doc Watson" (4)
        "The Vanguard Years" (3)
5. Runa (20)
        "When the Light Gets In" (15)
6. Jeff Talmadge (17)
        "Sparrow" (17)
7. Nanci Griffith (13)
        "Other Voices, Other Rooms" (3)
        "Other Voices Too" (3)
7. Stan Rogers (13)
        "Songs of a Lifetime" (4)
        "The Very Best Of Stan Rogers" (3)
9. Altan (12)
        "Donegal" (11)
9. Jay Linden (12)
        "Ordinary Sunrise" (12)
9. Joni Mitchell (12)
        "Joni Mitchell at Newport" (8)
9. Leslie Evers (12)
        "Bound for Land" (12)
9. Mouths of Babes (12)
        "World Brand New" (12)
14. Leo Kottke (11/12)
        "Leo Live" (5)
14. Malcolm Macwatt (11/12)
        "Dark Harvest" (7)
14. Ismay (11)
        "Desert Pavement" (10)
14. Mad Agnes (11)
        "Likely Story" (10)
14. Muireann Bradley (11)
        "I Kept These Old Blues" (11)
14. Rhiannon Giddens (11)
        "My Black Country" (7)
20. Bob Dylan (9)
        "The Cutting Edge 1965-1966" (2)
20. Charm City Junction (9)
        "Salt Box" (9)
20. Jesse Lynn Madera (9)
        "Speed of Sound" (8)
20. Jim Kweskin (9)
        "Never Too Late" (9)
20. The Kennedys (9)
        "Headwinds" (5)
        "Songs Of The Open Road" (3)
20. Lisa Bastoni (9)
        "On the Water" (9)
20. The Steel Wheels (9)
        "Sideways" (6)
20. Wayne Brereton (9)
        "The Robin's Call" (9)
28. Béla Fleck (8)
        "Rhapsody in Blue" (8)
28. Carole Wise (8)
        "North Star" (8)
28. David Francey (8)
        "The Breath Between" (3)
28. Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz (8)
        "Simple Motion" (8)
28. Joan Baez (8)
        "Ring Them Bells" (3)
28. John McCutcheon (8)
        "Gonna Rise Again" (2)
28. Sister Sadie (8)
        "No Fear" (8)

TOP LABELS of March 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3082 plays from 103 playlists from 84 Folk DJs

1. Rounder (102)
2. Compass (48)
3. Smithsonian/Folkways (45)
4. Red House (33)
5. Vanguard (30)
6. Appleseed (27)
7. Columbia (26)
7. Signature Sounds (26)
7. Sugar Hill (26)
10. Carolina Jasmine (21)
11. Thirty Tigers (20)
12. Nonesuch (18)
12. Rhino (18)
14. Rebel (16)
15. BMG (15)
15. Bear Family (15)
15. Berkalin (15)
18. Yep Roc (14)
19. Elektra (13)
19. Pinecastle (13)
19. Warner (13)

FOLK DJs - March 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 3082 plays from 103 playlists from 84 Folk DJs

Allen Larman (KPFK-FM, CA)
Angela Page (WJFF-FM & folkmusicnotebook.com, NY)
Art Menius (WHUP-LP, NC)
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 McWilliams (Kansas Public Radio)
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)
Chuck Markowitz (WERU-FM, ME)
Colin Fielding (3INR-FM, Australia)
Cosmic Charlie (WERU-FM, ME)
Dan Maher (mixcloud.com, WA)
Dan Shramek (KBOO-FM, OR)
Daryana Antipova (WFHB-FM, IN)
David John (KAXE-FM & KBXE-FM, MN)
David Sears (WBGU-FM, OH)
Denis McGilvray (KPBX-FM, OK)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM, OR)
Dick Hermans (WKZE-FM, NY)
Don Jacobson (KBOO-FM, OR)
Ellen Stanley (KFAI-FM, MN)
Gerry Goodfriend (CKUT-FM, QC)
Gordon Nash (folkmusicnotebook.com & mixcloud.com, NY)
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 Marino (CFMU-FM, ON)
Joe Pszonek (folkmusicnotebook.com, SC)
John Platt (WFUV-FM, NY)
John Weingart (WPRB-FM, NJ)
Johnny Bazzano (KRCB-FM, CA)
Jon Colcord (Syndicated, NH)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Justin Helmer (KVSC-FM, MN)
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 & KPFA-FM, CA)
Larry Berger (WRCT-FM & syndicated, PA)
Laurie DesJardins (KVMR-FM, CA)
Len Holton (KUAR-FM & mixcloud.com, AR)
Lilli Kuzma (WDCB-FM, IL)
Marc Albert (KMUZ-FM & mixcloud.com, OR)
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)
Michael S. Stock (WLRN-FM, FL)
Mike Regenstreif (CKCU-FM, ON)
Mitch Park (Radio Hawke's Bay & Radio Kidnappers, New Zealand)
Nick Noble (WICN-FM, MA)
Norm Mast (WVPE-FM, IN)
Paul Hartman (WTMD-FM, MD)
Paul Hefti (KUBU-LP, CA)
Peter Kernast (WTSR-FM, NJ)
Richard Gillmann (KBCS-FM & mixcloud.com, WA)
Richard Gordon (WRCT-FM & syndicated, PA)
Robert Resnik (Vermont Public Radio)
Steve Brockway (KRFC-FM, CO)
Steve Edge (CiTR-FM, BC)
Steve Soucy (WERU-FM, ME)
Steven Morrison (KBOO-FM, OR)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
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 (WAMC-FM & mixcloud.com, NY)


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