Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
April 2024, Week 5

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L

TOP ALBUMS of April 2024, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 1396 plays from 47 playlists from 35 Folk DJs

  1: "Trail of Flowers," Sierra Ferrell [Rounder, 4/2024] (15)
        "Lighthouse" (4)
        "Dollar Bill Bar" (3)
        "I'll Come Off The Mountain" (2)
        "Money Train" (2)
  2: "Diamond Days," Brooks Williams [Red Guitar Blue, 4/2024] (13)
        "Big Sky" (3)
        "Palomino Gold" (2)
        "Nettie Moore" (2)
        "Pony" (2)
  3: "Far Rockaway - The Songs of Phil Ochs," Phil Odgers & John Kettle [Vinyl Star, 4/2024] (11/12)
        "A Year to Go By" (2)
        "If I Knew" (2)
        "Changes" (2)
  4: "By Now," Heather Little [Need to Know, 4/2024] (10)
        "Bones" (3)
        "Landfall" (2)
  4: "My Black Country," Various Artists [Oh Boy, 4/2024] (10)
        "Small Towns," Leyla McCalla (4)
  6: "Another Heart (," Ann Savoy [Smithsonian, 4/2024] (9)
        "A Heart Needs a Home" (3)
        "Waterloo Sunset" (2)
        "Cajun Love Song" (2)
  6: "Ordinary Elephant," Ordinary Elephant [Self, 4/2024] (9)
        "Relic of the Rain" (3)
        "Joy Has Not Forgotten Me" (2)
        "Once Upon a Time" (2)
        "I See You" (2)
  6: "Restless Soul Syndrome," Jon Shain [Flyin', 4/2024] (9)
        "Knock Me Down" (3)
        "Song For Isabella" (2)
  9: "Another Side," Rachael Sage [MPress, 4/2024] (8)
        "Albatross" (3)
        "Whistle Blow" (2)
  9: "Sailing Dreams," Muriel Anderson [Self, 4/2024] (8)
        "Let Loose & Fly" (3)
        "Sailing Dream" (3)
 11: "All About the Bones," Chris Smither [Signature Sounds, 4/2024] (7)
        "All About the Bones" (3)
 11: "Polaroid Lovers," Sarah Jarosz [Rounder, 2/2024] (7)
        "Runaway Train" (5)
 11: "Visitor," John Moreland [Thirty Tigers, 4/2024] (7)
        "Visitor" (2)
 14: "One of These Days," Cris Jacobs [Soundly, 4/2024] (6)
        "Cold, Cold Walls" (2)
 14: "Death's Little Black Train," Roman Barten-Sherman [Riverlark, 4/2024] (6)
        "Eagles on a Half" (2)
        "Mama Don't Allow" (2)
 14: "Wanderer," Ruth Moody [Blue Muse, 4/2024] (6)
        "Already Free" (3)
 14: "World Brand New," Mouths of Babes [Wild Awake, 3/2024] (6)
        "World Brand New" (4)

TOP SONGS of April 2024, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 1396 plays from 47 playlists from 35 Folk DJs

1. "Broken Truth" (6)
     from "Broken Truth - single" (Tim Grimm)
2. "Runaway Train" (5)
     from "Polaroid Lovers" (Sarah Jarosz)
3. "Lighthouse" (4)
     from "Trail of Flowers" (Sierra Ferrell)
3. "Small Towns" (4)
     from "My Black Country: the Songs of Alice Randall" (Leyla McCalla)
3. "World Brand New" (4)
     from "World Brand New" (Mouths of Babes)
6. "All About the Bones" (3)
     from "All About the Bones" (Chris Smither)
6. "Albatross" (3)
     from "Another Side" (Rachael Sage)
6. "Already Free" (3)
     from "Wanderer" (Ruth Moody)

TOP ARTISTS of April 2024, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 1396 plays from 47 playlists from 35 Folk DJs

1. Sierra Ferrell (16)
        "Trail of Flowers" (15)
2. Brooks Williams (14)
        "Diamond Days" (13)
3. Phil Odgers & John Kettle (11/12)
        "Far Rockaway - The Songs of Phil Ochs" (12)
4. Heather Little (10)
        "By Now" (10)
4. Jon Shain (10)
        "Restless Soul Syndrome" (9)
4. Ordinary Elephant (10)
        "Ordinary Elephant" (9)
7. Pete Seeger (9/23)
        "Pete" (6)
7. The Brother Brothers (9/11)
        "Cover to Cover" (4)
        "The January Album" (4)
7. Ann Savoy (9)
        "Another Heart (" (9)
7. Rachael Sage (9)
        "Another Side" (8)
11. Chris Smither (8)
        "All About the Bones" (7)
11. Muriel Anderson (8)
        "Sailing Dreams" (8)
13. The Allman Brothers Band (7/8)
        "A Decade of Hits 1969 - 1979" (6)
13. John Moreland (7)
        "Visitor" (7)
13. Ruth Moody (7)
        "Wanderer" (6)
13. Sarah Jarosz (7)
        "Polaroid Lovers" (7)
13. Tim Grimm (7)
        "Broken Truth - single" (6)
18. Mouths of Babes (6)
        "World Brand New" (6)
18. Richard Thompson (6)
        "Action Packed" (2)
18. Roman Barten-Sherman (6)
        "Death's Little Black Train" (6)
18. Susan Werner (6)
        "Halfway to Houston" (2)

TOP LABELS of April 2024, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 1396 plays from 47 playlists from 35 Folk DJs

1. Rounder (38)
2. Compass (25)
2. Signature Sounds (25)
4. Oh Boy (17)
5. Thirty Tigers (16)
6. Columbia (14)
6. Smithsonian/Folkways (14)
8. Red House (13/15)
8. Red Guitar Blue (13)
10. Riverlark (10)
11. Capitol (9)
12. Elektra (8)
12. Flyin' (8)
12. MPress (8)
12. New West (8)
12. Rhino (8)
12. Strictly Country (8)

FOLK DJs - April 2024, Week 5
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 1396 plays from 47 playlists from 35 Folk DJs

Allen Larman (KPFK-FM, CA)
Bill Revill (WESU-FM, CT)
Bob McWilliams (Kansas Public Radio)
Bob Weiser (WOMR-FM & WFMR-FM, MA)
Charlie Backfish (WUSB-FM, NY)
Colin Fielding (3INR-FM, Australia)
Craig Huegel (WMNF-FM, FL)
Dan Maher (mixcloud.com, WA)
Dan Truckey (WNMU-FM, MI)
David Sears (WBGU-FM & syndicated, OH)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM, OR)
Don Jacobson (KBOO-FM, OR)
Harlon Joye (WRFG-FM, GA)
Helen Leicht (folkmusicnotebook.com, PA)
James Sereda (WUSB-FM, NY)
Jared Ingersol (mixcloud.com & syndicated, New Zealand)
Joe Pszonek (folkmusicnotebook.com, SC)
John Platt (WFUV-FM, NY)
John Weingart (WPRB-FM, NJ)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Kelly Walker (WTSU-FM & podcast, AL)
Kevin Elliott (WEFT-FM, IL)
Laurie DesJardins (KVMR-FM, CA)
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)
Paul Porzio (Cox Cable, VA)
Peter Kernast (WTSR-FM, NJ)
Ron Olesko (WFDU-FM & folkmusicnotebook.com, NJ)
Steve Edge (CiTR-FM, QC)
Sue Kessell (WNUR-FM, IL)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WHUS-FM, CT)
Wally Bowen (KOCF-LP, OR)


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