Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
April 2024, Week 3

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L

TOP ALBUMS of April 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2649 plays from 97 playlists from 71 Folk DJs

  1: "One of These Days," Cris Jacobs [Soundly, 4/2024] (18)
        "Work Song" (10)
  2: "Trail of Flowers," Sierra Ferrell [Rounder, 4/2024] (17)
        "American Dreaming" (3)
  3: "My Black Country," Various Artists [Oh Boy, 4/2024] (15)
        "Small Towns," Leyla McCalla (3)
        "The Ballad of Sally Anne," Rhiannon Giddens (3)
        "Went for a Ride," Adia Victoria (2)
        "Big Dream," Valerie June (2)
        "Many Mansions," Allison Russell (2)
  3: "Sailing Dreams," Muriel Anderson [Self, 4/2024] (15)
        "Tides" (3)
        "Let Loose & Fly" (3)
        "Rainy Harbor" (2)
        "Perseid" (2)
  5: "One Guitar Woman," Sue Foley [Stony Plain, 4/2024] (14)
        "Lonesome Homesick Blues" (3)
        "Maybelle's Guitar" (3)
        "Nothing in Rambling" (2)
        "Oh, Babe It Ain't No Lie" (2)
  5: "Another Side," Rachael Sage [MPress, 4/2024] (14)
        "Albatross" (5)
        "Whistle Blow" (2)
        "Deepest Dark" (2)
  7: "Diamond Days," Brooks Williams [Red Guitar Blue, 4/2024] (13)
        "London Road" (3)
        "Big Sky" (3)
        "Pony" (2)
  7: "Restless Soul Syndrome," Jon Shain [Flyin', 4/2024] (13)
        "Old Bill" (3)
        "Living With Regret" (2)
        "Gotta Get Along" (2)
        "Knock Me Down" (2)
  9: "All Is Song," Misner & Smith [Self, 4/2024] (12)
        "Tears and Ink" (2)
        "Compose" (2)
        "Deep as the Water" (2)
        "Threadbare" (2)
  9: "By Now," Heather Little [Need to Know, 4/2024] (12)
        "Hands Like Mine" (4)
        "Five Deer County" (3)
        "Better By Now" (3)
 11: "The Best Part," Lisa Redfern [Self, 4/2024] (9)
        "My Favorite Road Not Taken" (2)
        "Angels and Allies" (2)
 11: "Gardens Old, Flowers New," Tom Rush [Appleseed, 2/2024] (9)
        "One More Time Around the Sun" (2)
        "Sailing" (2)
        "It All Comes Down to Love" (2)
 11: "Little Sun," Charlie Parr [Smithsonian/Folkways, 3/2024] (9)
        "Stray" (3)
        "Portland Avenue" (2)
 14: "All About the Bones," Chris Smither [Signature Sounds, 4/2024] (8)
        "Time to Move On" (3)
        "Digging the Hole" (2)
        "All About The Bones" (2)
 14: "Bring in the Light," Phoebe Rees [Strictly Country, 4/2024] (8)
        "Freedom Is A Constant Song" (2)
        "High On A Mountain With Ola Belle Reed" (2)
        "Moonshine Moon" (2)
 14: "Did You Hear the Red-Winged Blackbird?," Annie Gallup [Gallway Bay, 3/2024] (8)
        "Run For Me" (2)
 14: "Leaning In," Open Book [Self, 12/2023] (8)
        "A Meadow" (3)
        "Leaning In" (2)
 14: "Ordinary Sunrise," Jay Linden [Americana North, 2/2024] (8)
        "Boat on a River" (4)
        "They're Sending a Crew to the Moon" (2)
 19: "Another Heart (," Ann Savoy [Smithsonian, 4/2024] (7)
        "Cajun Love Song" (3)
        "Waterloo Sunset" (2)
 19: "Out of the Darkness," Nina Jo Smith [Redwood River, 4/2024] (7)
        "John Prine Last Night" (2)
 19: "Seed," Todd Burge [Self, 4/2024] (7)
        "The Growing Season" (3)
 22: "All My Friends," Aoife O'Donovan [Yep Roc, 3/2024] (6)
        "Crisis" (2)
 22: "Live at the Scala Theatre," Eric Bibb [Stony Plain, 4/2024] (6)
        "Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie" (2)
        "Rosewood" (2)
 22: "Simple Motion," Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz [Red Beet, 1/2024] (6)
        "What You Get For Getting Older" (2)
 25: "One Deep River," Mark Knopfler [EMI, 4/2024] (5)
        "Two Pairs of Hands" (2)
 25: "Comfort Food," Kiran Ahluwalia [Kiran Music.com] (5)
        "Tera Jugg" (2)
 25: "Likely Story," Mad Agnes [Self, 2/2024] (5)
        "Beauty of This World" (2)
 25: "Macguffin," Tipps & Obermiller [Self, 4/2024] (5)
        "Interupting Tumbleweeds" (1)
 25: "No Such Thing as Forever," Josh Fortenbery [Muskeg Collective, 3/2024] (5)
        "Another Existential Crisis" (1)
 25: "Polaroid Lovers," Sarah Jarosz [Rounder, 2/2024] (5)
        "Days Can Turn Around" (1)
 25: "Skydancers," Martin Simpson [Topic] (5)
        "Deportee" (1)
 25: "Visitor," John Moreland [Thirty Tigers, 4/2024] (5)
        "The Future Is Coming Fast" (2)
 25: "Whitechapel," West of Eden [Self, 3/2024] (5)
        "Whitechapel Blues" (2)
 25: "World Brand New," Mouths of Babes [Wild Awake, 3/2024] (5)
        "World Brand New" (2)

TOP SONGS of April 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2649 plays from 97 playlists from 71 Folk DJs

1. "Broken Truth" (20)
     from "Broken Truth - single" (Tim Grimm)
2. "Work Song" (10)
     from "One of These Days" (Cris Jacobs)
3. "Albatross" (5)
     from "Another Side" (Rachael Sage)
3. "Oceans Rising" (5)
     from "Oceans Rising - single" (Kristen Grainger & True North)
5. "Already Free" (4)
     from "Wanderer" (Ruth Moody)
5. "Boat on a River" (4)
     from "Ordinary Sunrise" (Jay Linden)
5. "Hands Like Mine" (4)
     from "By Now" (Heather Little)
5. "Seventh Generation" (4)
     from "Morning Sun" (Lisa Klotz)
5. "That Lightfoot Sound" (4)
     from "That Lightfoot Sound - single" (John Ludgate)
5. "Time to Move On" (4)
     from "All About the Bones" (Chris Smither)
5. "We Are Turning Gold" (4)
     from "We Are Turning Gold - single" (Joe Crookston)
12. "Five Deer County" (3)
     from "By Now" (Heather Little)
12. "American Dreaming" (3)
     from "Trail of Flowers" (Sierra Ferrell)
12. "The Ballad of Sally Anne" (3)
     from "My Black Country" (Rhiannon Giddens)
12. "Better By Now" (3)
     from "By Now" (Heather Little)

TOP ARTISTS of April 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2649 plays from 97 playlists from 71 Folk DJs

1. Tim Grimm (33)
        "Broken Truth - single" (20)
2. Cris Jacobs (17)
        "One of These Days" (17)
2. Sierra Ferrell (17)
        "Trail of Flowers" (15)
4. Brooks Williams (15)
        "Diamond Days" (12)
4. Muriel Anderson (15)
        "Sailing Dreams" (15)
4. Rachael Sage (15)
        "Another Side" (14)
7. Sue Foley (14)
        "One Guitar Woman" (14)
8. Jon Shain (13)
        "Restless Soul Syndrome" (12)
8. Tom Rush (13)
        "Gardens Old, Flowers New" (9)
10. Chris Smither (12)
        "All About the Bones" (8)
10. Heather Little (12)
        "By Now" (12)
12. Misner & Smith (11)
        "All Is Song" (11)
13. Annie Gallup (10)
        "Did You Hear the Red-Winged Blackbird?" (8)
14. Charlie Parr (9)
        "Little Sun" (9)
14. Lisa Redfern (9)
        "The Best Part" (9)
16. Ann Savoy (8)
        "Another Heart (" (7)
16. Eric Bibb (8)
        "Live at the Scala Theatre" (6)
16. Jay Linden (8)
        "Ordinary Sunrise" (8)
16. Pete Seeger (8)
        "Pete" (3)
16. Phoebe Rees (8)
        "Bring in the Light" (8)
16. Rhiannon Giddens (8)
        "My Black Country" (3)
16. Tim O'Brien (8)
        "The Crossing" (3)
23. Allison Russell (7)
        "Outside Child" (4)
23. Aoife O'Donovan (7)
        "All My Friends" (6)
23. Bruce Cockburn (7)
        "The Charity of Night" (2)
23. John Smith (7)
        "The Living Kind" (4)
23. Martin Simpson (7)
        "Skydancers" (5)
23. Nina Jo Smith (7)
        "Out of the Darkness" (7)
23. Open Book (7)
        "Leaning In" (7)
23. Phil Ochs (7)
        "There But For Fortune" (3)
23. Todd Burge (7)
        "Seed" (7)

TOP LABELS of April 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2649 plays from 97 playlists from 71 Folk DJs

1. Rounder (48)
2. Smithsonian/Folkways (39)
3. Compass (28)
3. Vault (28)
5. Columbia (23)
6. Appleseed (22)
6. Stony Plain (22)
8. Oh Boy (21)
9. Signature Sounds (20)
10. Legacy (19)
11. Sugar Hill (18)
11. Thirty Tigers (18)
13. Red House (15)
14. Elektra (14)
14. New West (14)
14. Soundly (14)
14. Strictly Country (14)
18. Rhino (13)
19. Flyin' (12)
19. MPress (12)
19. Red Guitar Blue (12)
19. Warner (12)

FOLK DJs - April 2024, Week 3
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2649 plays from 97 playlists from 71 Folk DJs

Al Kniola (WVPE-FM, IN)
Allen Larman (KPFK-FM, CA)
Angela Page (WJFF-FM & folkmusicnotebook.com, NY)
Art Podell (KPFK-FM, CA)
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 Weiser (WOMR-FM & WFMR-FM, MA)
Bruce Swan (WSFM-LP, NC)
Carolyn VandeWiele (WFHB-FM, IN)
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 Alloway (KTEP-FM, TX)
Dan Maher (mixcloud.com, WA)
Dan Shramek (KBOO-FM, OR)
David John (KEOS-FM & KAXE-FM, MN)
David Sears (WBGU-FM, OH)
Dennis Brunnenmeyer (KVMR-FM, CA)
Diane Crowe (WMCB-LP & WXOJ-FM, MA)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM, OR)
Dick Hermans (WKZE-FM, NY)
Gerry Goodfriend (CKUT-FM, QC)
Graham & Barbara Dean (WBCR-LP, MA)
Greg Priddy (WJCU-FM, OH)
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 Marino (CFMU-FM, ON)
Joe Pszonek (folkmusicnotebook.com, SC)
John Weingart (WPRB-FM, NJ)
Johnny Bazzano (KRCB-FM, CA)
Jon Colcord (Syndicated, NH)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Karen Rakos (KEUL-FM, AK)
Kelly Walker (WTSU-FM & podcast, AL)
Ken Batista (WRCT-FM, PA)
Kevin Elliott (WEFT-FM, IL)
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 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, New Zealand)
Nick Noble (WICN-FM, MA)
Paul Hartman (WTMD-FM, MD)
Peter Kernast (WTSR-FM, NJ)
Richard Howard (KZMU-FM, UT)
Robert Resnik (Vermont Public Radio)
Ron Cooke (KTAL-LP, NM)
Steve Brockway (KRFC-FM, CO)
Steve Edge (CiTR-FM, BC)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WHUS-FM & WWUH-FM, CT)
Taylor Caffery (WRKF-FM, LA)
Tim Forsman (WMHB-FM, ME)
Tom Druckenmiller (WDIY-FM & podcast, PA)
Tom Funk (KGLP-FM, NM)
Wally Bowen (KOCF-LP, OR)


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