Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
March 2024, Week 3

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L

TOP ALBUMS of March 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2503 plays from 82 playlists from 68 Folk DJs

  1: "Donegal," Altan [Compass, 2/2024] (22)
        "The Barley and the Rye" (7)
        "The Letterkenny Blacksmith-John Doherty's Favourite-Scread Na Bealtaine" (4)
        "The Yellow Tinker" (3)
  2: "Gardens Old, Flowers New," Tom Rush [Appleseed, 2/2024] (15)
        "One More Time Around the Sun" (8)
        "Sailing" (2)
  3: "When the Light Gets In," Runa [Self, 2/2024] (13)
        "Northwest Passage" (3)
        "Until Morning" (2)
        "Hug Air A Bonaid Mhoir" (2)
        "The Fox" (2)
  4: "The Crossing," Tim O'Brien [Alula, 1999] (10)
        "Ireland's Green Shore" (5)
        "The Crossing" (2)
  4: "Sparrow," Jeff Talmadge [Berkalin, 2/2024] (10)
        "If I Was A Sparrow" (3)
        "Katie's Got a Locket" (3)
        "The Sound Of Falling Snow" (2)
  6: "World Brand New," Mouths of Babes [Wild Awake, 3/2024] (9)
        "Pictures of You" (3)
        "One for Me" (2)
  7: "I Kept These Old Blues," Muireann Bradley [Tompkins Square, 12/2023] (8)
        "Police Sergeant Blues" (1)
  7: "No Such Thing as Forever," Josh Fortenbery [Muskeg Collective, 3/2024] (8)
        "Heirlooms" (2)
  7: "Trapped in an Irish Drinking Song," Miranda Hardy [Self, 3/2024] (8)
        "Trapped in an Irish Drinking Song" (8)
 10: "Bits & Pieces," Malcolm Holcombe [Need To Know, 6/2023] (7)
        "Bits and Pieces" (2)
        "Ev'ry Soul is There" (2)
 10: "Ordinary Sunrise," Jay Linden [Americana North, 2/2024] (7)
        "$10 Show" (4)
 10: "Simple Motion," Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz [Red Beet, 1/2024] (7)
        "Ramble" (2)
 10: "Singing to the Moon," Jillian Matundan [Keezamonkee, 3/2024] (7)
        "Frozen" (2)
 10: "Songs of a Lifetime," Stan Rogers [Borealis, 3/2024] (7/8)
        "45 Years" (1)
 15: "Bound for Land," Leslie Evers [Self, 1/2024] (6)
        "Someday When I'm Losing You" (1)
 15: "The Fields of Chazy," Claudia Gibson [Self, 2/2024] (6)
        "The Fields of Chazy" (3)
 15: "The Robin's Call," Wayne Brereton [Self, 2/2024] (6)
        "The Diamantina Drover" (1)
 15: "Whitechapel," West of Eden [Self, 3/2024] (6)
        "Sweet Violets" (2)
 19: "The Essential Chieftains," The Chieftains [Legacy] (5/8)
        "The Green Fields of America" (1)
 19: "Graced by Leaves," Simone Keane [Self, 3/2024] (5/6)
        "Kicking Up The Leaves" (2)
 19: "All My Friends," Aoife O'Donovan [Yep Roc, 3/2024] (5)
        "Over the Finish Line" (2)
        "Someone to Follow" (2)
 19: "Fire of Freedom," Black 47 [SBK] (5)
        "James Connolly" (1)
 19: "Forever," Old Dogs New Tricks [Self, 3/2024] (5)
        "And Yet" (1)
 19: "If It Wasn't for Longing," Serene Green [Pxrec.Com] (5)
        "If It Wasn't For Longing" (1)
 19: "Little Sun," Charlie Parr [Smithsonian/Folkways, 3/2024] (5)
        "Bear Head Lake" (2)
        "Boombox" (2)
 19: "My Black Country," Rhiannon Giddens [Oh Boy, 3/2024] (5)
        "The Ballad of Sally Anne" (5)
 19: "On the Water," Lisa Bastoni [Self, 3/2024] (5)
        "Nora's Guitar" (2)
        "Bluebonnets" (2)
 19: "Polaroid Lovers," Sarah Jarosz [Rounder, 2/2024] (5)
        "Take the High Road" (2)
 19: "Sideways," The Steel Wheels [Big Ring, 2/2024] (5)
        "Easy On Your Way" (2)
 30: "Dark Harvest," Malcolm Macwatt [Need To Know, 1/2024] (4)
        "Buffalo Thunder" (2)
 30: "El Viejo," Corb Lund [New West] (4)
        "It Takes Practice" (2)
 30: "The Great Irish Songbook," Dervish [Rounder, 2020] (4)
        "The Rambling Irishman" (1)
 30: "Likely Story," Mad Agnes [Self, 2/2024] (4)
        "Holy Well" (2)
 30: "Live in Kyoto," Lunasa [Lunasa Music.com] (4)
        "Cabin In The woods" (2)
 30: "North Star," Carole Wise [Soulful Cricket, 2/2024] (4)
        "Together on the Train" (2)
 30: "Ordinay Elephant," Ordinary Elephant [Self, 3/2024] (4)
        "Once Upon a Time" (3)
 30: "Peaceful Means," Peaceful Means [Self, 3/2024] (4)
        "Let It Be So" (1)
 30: "Salt Box," Charm City Junction [Self, 1/2024] (4)
        "I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow" (2)
 30: "So Strong," Jaspar Lepak [Self, 1/2024] (4)
        "Kind" (3)
 30: "The Space Between," The Heart Collectors [Spins the Gold, 1/2024] (4)
        "Hold On" (2)
 30: "Visions," Norah Jones [Blue Note] (4)
        "Queen Of The Sea" (1)
 30: "Walking Through the Fire," Sultans of String [Indie Download, 11/2023] (4)
        "Chanson De Riel" (2)
 30: "American Patchwork Quartet," American Patchwork Quartet [Carolina Jasmine, 1/2024] (4)
        "Gone for Soldier" (2)

TOP SONGS of March 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2503 plays from 82 playlists from 68 Folk DJs

1. "One More Time Around the Sun" (8)
     from "Gardens Old, Flowers New" (Tom Rush)
1. "Trapped in an Irish Drinking Song" (8)
     from "Trapped in an Irish Drinking Song" (Miranda Hardy)
3. "The Barley and the Rye" (7)
     from "Donegal" (Altan)
4. "The Ballad of Sally Anne" (5)
     from "My Black Country" (Rhiannon Giddens)
4. "If God Is An Apple" (5)
     from "If God Is An Apple - single" (Erik Balkey & Jessica Smucker)
4. "Ireland's Green Shore" (5)
     from "The Crossing" (Tim O'Brien)
7. "$10 Show" (4)
     from "Ordinary Sunrise" (Jay Linden)
7. "The Letterkenny Blacksmith-John Doherty" (4)
     from "Donegal" (Altan)
7. "Won't Be Worried Long" (4)
     from "Willis Carper Leigh" (Wonder Women of Country)
10. "Bluegrass Radio" (3)
     from "Bluegrass Radio" (Alison Brown)
10. "The Fields of Chazy" (3)
     from "The Fields of Chazy" (Claudia Gibson)
10. "If I Was A Sparrow" (3)
     from "Sparrow" (Jeff Talmadge)
10. "Katie's Got a Locket" (3)
     from "Sparrow" (Jeff Talmadge)
10. "Kind" (3)
     from "So Strong" (Jaspar Lepak)

TOP ARTISTS of March 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2503 plays from 82 playlists from 68 Folk DJs

1. Altan (29)
        "Donegal" (22)
2. Malcolm Holcombe (22)
        "Bits & Pieces" (7)
        "To Drink The Rain" (3)
3. The Chieftains (21)
        "The Essential Chieftains" (7)
4. Tim O'Brien (18)
        "The Crossing" (10)
4. Tom Rush (18)
        "Gardens Old, Flowers New" (15)
6. Runa (16)
        "When the Light Gets In" (13)
7. Stan Rogers (13)
        "Songs of a Lifetime" (7)
8. Jeff Talmadge (10)
        "Sparrow" (10)
8. Solas (10)
        "All These Years" (3)
10. John Doyle (9)
        "Evening Comes Early" (2)
10. Mouths of Babes (9)
        "World Brand New" (9)
10. Nanci Griffith (9)
        "One Fair Summer Evening" (3)
13. Josh Fortenbery (8)
        "No Such Thing as Forever" (8)
13. Lunasa (8)
        "Live in Kyoto" (4)
        "The Story So Far?" (3)
13. Miranda Hardy (8)
        "Trapped in an Irish Drinking Song" (8)
13. Muireann Bradley (8)
        "I Kept These Old Blues" (8)
17. Black 47 (7)
        "Fire of Freedom" (5)
17. The Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem (7)
        "Irish Drinking Songs" (3)
17. Dervish (7)
        "The Great Irish Songbook" (4)
17. Dubliners (7)
        "All The Best Irish Pub" (1)
17. Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz (7)
        "Simple Motion" (7)
17. Jay Linden (7)
        "Ordinary Sunrise" (7)
17. Jillian Matundan (7)
        "Singing to the Moon" (7)

TOP LABELS of March 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2503 plays from 82 playlists from 68 Folk DJs

1. Compass (76)
2. Rounder (39)
3. Smithsonian/Folkways (28)
4. Shanachie (24)
5. Appleseed (22)
6. Green Linnet (20)
6. Signature Sounds (20)
8. Red House (19)
9. Columbia (17)
9. Sugar Hill (17)
11. Borealis (16)
12. Nonesuch (15)
12. RCA (15)
14. Elektra (14)
15. New West (13)
16. Berkalin (12)
17. Alula (10)
17. Capitol (10)
17. Oh Boy (10)
17. Rhino (10)
17. Yep Roc (10)

FOLK DJs - March 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2503 plays from 82 playlists from 68 Folk DJs

Allen Larman (KPFK-FM, CA)
Art Menius (WHUP-LP, NC)
Artie Martello (mostlyfolk.org & podcast, NY)
Bill Revill (WESU-FM, CT)
Bob Heyer (WEJP-LP & WWOV-LP, WV)
Bruce Cameron (2MCE-FM, Australia)
Bruce Swan (WSFM-LP, NC)
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 (mixcloud.com, WA)
Dan Shramek (KBOO-FM, OR)
Daryana Antipova (WFHB-FM, IN)
David John (KAXE-FM & KEOS-FM, MN)
David Sears (WBGU-FM, OH)
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)
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)
Joe Pszonek (folkmusicnotebook.com, SC)
Johnny Bazzano (KRCB-FM, CA)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Justin Helmer (KVSC-FM, MN)
Karen Rakos (KEUL-FM, AK)
Kate McNally (New Hampshire Public Radio)
Kelly Walker (WTSU-FM & podcast, AL)
Ken Batista (WRCT-FM, PA)
Kevin Elliott (WEFT-FM, IL)
Larry Berger (WRCT-FM & syndicated, PA)
Laurie DesJardins (KVMR-FM, CA)
Len Holton (KUAR-FM & mixcloud.com, AR)
Marc Albert (KMUZ-FM & mixcloud.com, OR)
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 Kidnappers & newfolkrecords.com, 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 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 & WHUS-FM, CT)
Taylor Caffery (WRKF-FM, LA)
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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