Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
April 2024, Week 1

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L

TOP ALBUMS of April 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2852 plays from 104 playlists from 81 Folk DJs

  1: "Gardens Old, Flowers New," Tom Rush [Appleseed, 2/2024] (14)
        "Sailing" (4)
        "Nothin' But a Man" (2)
        "It All Comes Down to Love" (2)
  1: "Whitechapel," West of Eden [Self, 3/2024] (14)
        "The Awful Execution of Charles Christopher Robinson" (4)
        "Mudlarking" (2)
        "Catch Me When You Can, Mr. Lusk" (2)
        "The Ten Bells" (2)
        "Whitechapel Blues" (2)
  3: "All My Friends," Aoife O'Donovan [Yep Roc, 3/2024] (12)
        "America, Come" (3)
        "Over The Finish Line" (2)
        "The Right Time" (2)
  3: "Little Sun," Charlie Parr [Smithsonian/Folkways, 3/2024] (12)
        "Bear Head Lake" (4)
        "Sloth" (3)
        "Portland Avenue" (2)
  5: "Gary Davis Style," Various Artists [Inside Sounds, 4/2024] (11)
        "I Heard The Angels Singing," William Lee Ellis (3)
        "Soon My Work Will All be Done," Dave Van Ronk & Friends (2)
  6: "By Now," Heather Little [Need to Know, 4/2024] (10)
        "Transistor Radio" (5)
  6: "The Fields of Chazy," Claudia Gibson [Self, 2/2024] (10)
        "The Night Visiting Song" (3)
        "Angels Fly" (2)
        "Rain" (2)
  6: "Sailing Dreams," Muriel Anderson [Self, 4/2024] (10)
        "Tides" (3)
  9: "More Than a Whisper: Celebrating the Music of Nanci Griffith," Various Artists [Rounder, 10/2023] (9/11)
        "Love at the Five and Dime," John Prine & Kelsey Waldon (2)
        "Gulf Coast Highway," Brandy Clark (2)
  9: "Restless," Adam Mcintosh [Billy Blue] (9)
        "Girl Behind The Bar" (3)
        "Every Time A Train Goes By" (2)
 11: "American Patchwork Quartet," American Patchwork Quartet [Carolina Jasmine, 1/2024] (8)
        "Shenandoah" (3)
        "Lazy John" (2)
 11: "Trail of Flowers," Sierra Ferrell [Rounder, 4/2024] (8)
        "American Dreaming" (3)
 13: "Likely Story," Mad Agnes [Self, 2/2024] (7/8)
        "Holy Well" (3)
 13: "One Guitar Woman," Sue Foley [Stony Plain, 4/2024] (7)
        "Lonesome Homesick Blues" (2)
 13: "One of These Days," Cris Jacobs [Soundly, 4/2024] (7)
        "Lifetime To Go" (2)
        "Queen of The Avenue" (2)
 13: "The Bard of Aquarius," Zera Starchild [Self, 4/2024] (7)
        "You Grow Through What You Go Through" (3)
 13: "Donegal," Altan [Compass, 2/2024] (7)
        "Liostáil mé le Sáirsint" (2)
 13: "The Living Kind," John Smith [Thirty Tigers, 3/2024] (7)
        "Milestones" (2)
 13: "Sparrow," Jeff Talmadge [Berkalin, 2/2024] (7)
        "Forgiveness" (1)
 20: "Bluegrass Radio," Alison Brown & Steve Martin [Compass, 4/2024] (6)
        "Bluegrass Radio" (6)
 20: "Jubilee," Various Artists [ATO, 4/2024] (6)
        "Ballad of Jubilee Jones," Old Crow Medicine Show (1)
 20: "Mother," The Wandering Hearts [Chrysalis, 3/2024] (6)
        "What Fools Believe" (2)
 20: "Ordinary Sunrise," Jay Linden [Americana North, 2/2024] (6)
        "Good Luck Charm" (2)
 20: "Singing to the Moon," Jillian Matundan [Keezamonkee, 3/2024] (6)
        "Shadows" (2)
 20: "Used to Ain't Here No More," Ken Tillery [Riverlark, 4/2024] (6)
        "Carolina Breakdown" (2)
 20: "World Brand New," Mouths of Babes [Wild Awake, 3/2024] (6)
        "World Brand New" (2)
        "Set You Free" (2)
 27: "Bits & Pieces," Malcolm Holcombe [Need To Know, 6/2023] (5)
        "Hard Luck City" (1)
 27: "Eg Er Framand," Sylvaine [Self] (5)
        "Eg Er Framand" (2)
 27: "Ezra," Ezra [Adhyâropa, 3/2024] (5)
        "Smoke In The Valley" (2)
 27: "Halfway to Houston," Susan Werner [Self, 1/2024] (5)
        "Lake of Stars" (2)
        "Sisters" (2)
 27: "Listen to the World Spin," Paper Wings [Self, 4/2024] (5)
        "Listen to the World Spin" (2)
 27: "Lo," Paula Cole [Self] (5)
        "The Replacements & Dinosaur Jr" (2)
 27: "Ordinary Elephant," Ordinary Elephant [Self, 4/2024] (5)
        "Once Upon a Time" (2)
        "Relic of the Rain" (2)
 27: "Peaceful Means," Peaceful Means [Self, 3/2024] (5)
        "Peaceful Means" (2)
 27: "Setting Sun," The Paul McKenna Band [PMB] (5)
        "The Lurgy Stream" (1)
 27: "A Tickle in My Soul," Jack Williams [Wind River, 2022] (5)
        " When The Light Has Gone" (4)
 27: "Wonder Women of Country," Kelly Willis, Melissa Carper, Brennen Leigh [Bismeaux] (5)
        "Won't Be Worried Long" (2)

TOP SONGS of April 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2852 plays from 104 playlists from 81 Folk DJs

1. "Broken Truth" (7)
     from "Broken Truth - single" (Tim Grimm)
2. "Transistor Radio" (5)
     from "By Now" (Heather Little)
3. "The Awful Execution of Charles Christopher Robinson" (4)
     from "Whitechapel" (West of Eden)
3. "Bear Head Lake" (4)
     from "Little Sun" (Charlie Parr)
3. "The Border" (4)
     from "The Border" (Willie Nelson)
3. "A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request" (4)
     from "Affordable Art" (Steve Goodman)
3. "Sailing" (4)
     from "Gardens Old, Flowers New" (Tom Rush)
3. "Trapped In An Irish Drinking Song" (4)
     from "Trapped In An Irish Drinking Song - single" (Miranda Hardy)
3. " When The Light Has Gone" (4)
     from "A Tickle in My Soul" (Jack Williams)
10. "America, Come" (3)
     from "All My Friends" (Aoife O'Donovan)
10. "American Dreaming" (3)
     from "Trail of Flowers" (Sierra Ferrell)
10. "Bluegrass Radio" (3)
     from "Bluegrass Radio" (Alison Brown & Steve Martin)
10. "Bluegrass Radio" (3)
     from "Bluegrass Radio" (Steve Martin & Alison Brown)
10. "Dreaming of Hassan Playing" (3)
     from "Dreaming of Hassan Playing - single" (Mike Laureanno)

TOP ARTISTS of April 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2852 plays from 104 playlists from 81 Folk DJs

1. Charlie Parr (14)
        "Little Sun" (12)
1. Tom Rush (14)
        "Gardens Old, Flowers New" (14)
1. West of Eden (14)
        "Whitechapel" (14)
4. Malcolm Holcombe (13/32)
        "The RCA Sessions" (6)
        "Bits & Pieces" (5)
        "Tricks Of The Trade" (4)
        "Down The River" (3)
        "To Drink The Rain" (3)
4. Aoife O'Donovan (13)
        "All My Friends" (12)
4. Steve Goodman (13)
        "Affordable Art" (4)
        "No Big Surprise" (3)
7. Altan (10)
        "Donegal" (7)
7. Claudia Gibson (10)
        "The Fields of Chazy" (10)
7. Heather Little (10)
        "By Now" (10)
7. Muriel Anderson (10)
        "Sailing Dreams" (10)
11. Mad Agnes (9/10)
        "Likely Story" (8)
11. Adam Mcintosh (9)
        "Restless" (9)
11. Emmylou Harris (9)
        "Bluebird" (2)
11. John McCutcheon (9)
        "Sermon On The Mound" (3)
11. Rachael Sage (9)
        "Another Side" (4)
        "The Other Side" (4)
11. Richard Thompson (9)
        "1000 Years Of Popular Music" (2)
11. Sierra Ferrell (9)
        "Trail of Flowers" (8)
11. Tim Grimm (9)
        "Broken Truth - single" (6)
19. American Patchwork Quartet (8)
        "American Patchwork Quartet" (8)
19. Bob Dylan (8)
        "More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 14" (2)
19. John Gorka (8)
        "Bright Side Of Down" (2)
19. John Smith (8)
        "The Living Kind" (7)
19. Nanci Griffith (8)
        "Late Night Grande Hotel" (2)
19. Jillian Matundan (8)
        "Singing to the Moon" (6)
25. Cris Jacobs (7)
        "One of These Days" (7)
25. Jack Williams (7)
        "A Tickle in My Soul" (5)
25. Jeff Talmadge (7)
        "Sparrow" (7)
25. Mouths of Babes (7)
        "World Brand New" (6)
25. Ordinary Elephant (7)
        "Ordinary Elephant" (5)
25. Sue Foley (7)
        "One Guitar Woman" (7)
25. Susan Werner (7)
        "Halfway to Houston" (5)
25. The Wandering Hearts (7)
        "Mother" (6)
25. Zera Starchild (7)
        "The Bard of Aquarius" (7)

TOP LABELS of April 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2852 plays from 104 playlists from 81 Folk DJs

1. Rounder (66)
2. Compass (38)
2. Smithsonian/Folkways (38)
4. Columbia (29)
4. Red House (29)
6. Sugar Hill (24)
7. Thirty Tigers (21)
8. Appleseed (20)
8. Signature Sounds (20)
10. Billy Blue (19)
10. Nonesuch (19)
12. True North (16)
13. Yep Roc (15)
14. Riverlark (14)
15. Flying Fish (13)
15. Stony Plain (13)
17. Rhino (12)
18. Borealis (11)
18. Elektra (11)
20. Berkalin (10)
20. Chrysalis (10)
20. Inside Sounds (10)
20. Legacy (10)
20. Philo (10)

FOLK DJs - April 2024, Week 1
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2852 plays from 104 playlists from 81 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 (folkmusicnotebook.com & 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)
Bob Weiser (WOMR-FM & soundcloud.com, MO)
Bruce Cameron (2MCE-FM, Australia)
Carolyn VandeWiele (WFHB-FM, IN)
Charlie Backfish (WUSB-FM, NY)
Chris Denerley (beyondradio.co.uk, UK)
Chris Kocher (WHRW-FM, NY)
Chuck Markowitz (WERU-FM, ME)
Cosmic Charlie (WERU-FM, ME)
Dan Alloway (KTEP-FM, TX)
Dan Maher (mixcloud.com, WA)
Dan Shramek (KBOO-FM, OR)
Dave Aton (WRFG-FM & mixcloud.com, GA)
David John (KAXE-FM, MN)
David Sears (WBGU-FM, OH)
Dennis Brunnenmeyer (KVMR-FM, CA)
Diane Hunt (KBOO-FM, OR)
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)
Harlon Joye (WRFG-FM, GA)
Helen Leicht (folkmusicnotebook.com, PA)
James Sereda (WUSB-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)
Johnny Bazzano (KRCB-FM, CA)
Jon Colcord (Syndicated, NH)
Jon Stein (WISE-AM, NY)
Karen Rakos (KEUL-FM, AK)
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)
Marilyn Rea Beyer (WFMT-FM, IL)
Mark Michaelis (WGDR-FM & WGDH-FM, VT)
Mary Katherine Aldin (KPFK-FM, CA)
Matthew Baya (WERU-FM, ME)
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)
Mitch Park (Radio Kidnappers & folktunefinder.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 Gordon (WRCT-FM & mixcloud.com, PA)
Robert Resnik (Vermont Public Radio)
Ron Cooke (KTAL-LP, NM)
Steve Soucy (WERU-FM, ME)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WWUH-FM & WHUS-FM, CT)
Taylor Caffery (WRKF-FM, LA)
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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