Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
May 2024, Week 2

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L

TOP ALBUMS of May 2024, Week 2
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2574 plays from 95 playlists from 71 Folk DJs

  1: "Sharing in the Spirit," Ana Egge [Story, 5/2024] (21)
        "Don't You Sleep" (7)
        "Door Won't Close" (6)
        "If It Were Up to Me" (3)
  2: "Sailing Dreams," Muriel Anderson [Self, 4/2024] (19)
        "Sailing Dream" (5)
        "Rainy Harbor" (3)
        "Sailing to Yesterday" (3)
  3: "All About the Bones," Chris Smither [Signature Sounds, 4/2024] (15)
        "If Not for the Devil" (4)
        "Calm Before The Storm" (2)
        "Digging the Hole" (2)
        "All About the Bones" (2)
  3: "Dear Future Me," Stella Prince [Self, 5/2024] (15)
        "Dear Future Me" (5)
        "What's Mine" (3)
        "Two Faced" (3)
        "Blue Moon" (2)
  5: "As Above Now So Below," Crow and Gazelle [Self, 4/2024] (14)
        "These Are the Days" (5)
        "As Above Now So Below" (3)
        "Under The Same Sun" (2)
  6: "One of These Days," Cris Jacobs [Soundly, 4/2024] (13)
        "Work Song" (4)
        "One Of These Days" (3)
        "Poor Davey" (2)
  6: "The Ghost of Tucumcari," Dana Cooper [Self, 5/2024] (13)
        "Children Of A Common Mother" (4)
        "The Ghost Of Tucumcari" (4)
        "Falling Star" (2)
        "Rocked in A Country Cradle" (2)
  8: "Diamond Days," Brooks Williams [Red Guitar Blue, 4/2024] (11)
        "Big Sky" (4)
        "Ring Those Golden Bells" (3)
        "Gone and Done It Now" (2)
  8: "Every New Beginning," Kim Richey [Yep Roc, 5/2024] (11)
        "Moment In the Sun" (3)
        "Goodbye Ohio" (2)
        "Chapel Avenue" (2)
  8: "Trail of Flowers," Sierra Ferrell [Rounder, 4/2024] (11)
        "Lighthouse" (2)
        "Dollar Bill Bar" (2)
        "American Dreaming" (2)
        "Why Haven't You Loved Me Yet" (2)
  8: "Wanderer," Ruth Moody [Blue Muse, 4/2024] (11)
        "The Spell Of The Lilac Bloom" (4)
        "Already Free" (3)
  8: "Out of the Darkness," Nina Jo Smith [Redwood River, 4/2024] (11)
        "John Prine Last Night" (2)
        "The Grandmother" (2)
        "Mother" (2)
 13: "The Pie Chart of Love," Rubyjoyful [Self, 5/2024] (10)
        "The Same Day" (2)
 14: "One Guitar Woman," Sue Foley [Stony Plain, 4/2024] (9)
        "Lonesome Homesick Blues" (2)
 14: "Bring in the Light," Phoebe Rees [Strictly Country, 4/2024] (9)
        "High On A Mountain With Ola Belle Reed" (4)
        "Freedom Is A Constant Song" (2)
 14: "My Black Country: The Songs of Alice Randall," Various Artists [Oh Boy, 3/2024] (9)
        "Who's Minding The Garden," Rissi Palmer (3)
        "Girls Ride Horses," Sistastrings (2)
 17: "By Now," Heather Little [Need to Know, 4/2024] (8)
        "Better By Now" (2)
        "Saint Christopher" (2)
 17: "Ordinary Elephant," Ordinary Elephant [Self, 5/2024] (8)
        "Once Upon a Time" (2)
        "Joy Has Not Forgotten Me" (2)
 19: "The Border," Willie Nelson [Legacy, 4/2024] (7)
        "Hanks Guitar" (1)
 20: "Before the Machine," Zoe Fitzgerald Carter [Self, 5/2024] (6)
        "Before the MacHine" (3)
        "Let's Just Stay Friends" (2)
 20: "The Living Kind," John Smith [Thirty Tigers, 3/2024] (6)
        "Trick Of The Light" (2)
 20: "Seed," Todd Burge [Self, 4/2024] (6)
        "Keep Your Clover Bloomin'" (2)
        "Weed" (2)
        "The Growing Season" (2)
 20: "Sparrow," Jeff Talmadge [Berkalin, 2/2024] (6)
        "Katie's Got a Locket" (2)
        "Maybe Next Year" (2)
 20: "Strange Medicine," Kaia Kater [Free Dirt, 5/2024] (6)
        "The Witch" (2)
 20: "Sun Without The Heat," Leyla McCalla [Anti] (6)
        "I Want To Believe" (2)
        "Open The Road" (2)
        "Take Me Away" (2)
 20: "Water This Dark," John Shipe [Self, 5/2024] (6)
        "Unfinished Business" (3)
        "Water This Dark" (2)
 20: "Another Heart (," Ann Savoy [Smithsonian, 5/2024] (6)
        "Tin Angel" (3)
        "Somethings Got A Hold On Me" (2)
 28: "All Is Song," Misner & Smith [Self, 4/2024] (5)
        "Deep as the Water" (2)
 28: "Leaning In," Open Book [Self, 12/2023] (5)
        "The Meadow" (1)
 28: "Les Secrets Du Ciel," Yann Falquet [Self, 5/2024] (5)
        "Les mers et les montagnes" (2)
 28: "Listen to the World Spin," Paper Wings [Self, 5/2024] (5)
        "Listen to the World Spin" (2)
 28: "Live On Mountain Stage - Outlaws & Outliers," Various Artists [Oh Boy] (5)
        "One More Dollar," Gillian Welch & David Rawlings (2)
 28: "Restless Soul Syndrome," Jon Shain [Flyin', 4/2024] (5)
        "Honey Whatcha Like Me To Do" (2)
        "End of the Line" (2)
 28: "Simple Motion," Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz [Red Beet, 1/2024] (5)
        "Arkansas" (1)
 28: "When the Light Gets In," Runa [Self, 2/2024] (5)
        "Jutland Set" (2)

TOP SONGS of May 2024, Week 2
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2574 plays from 95 playlists from 71 Folk DJs

1. "Don't You Sleep" (7)
     from "Sharing in the Spirit" (Ana Egge)
2. "Door Won't Close" (6)
     from "Sharing in the Spirit" (Ana Egge)
3. "Dear Future Me" (5)
     from "Dear Future Me" (Stella Prince)
3. "Sailing Dream" (5)
     from "Sailing Dreams" (Muriel Anderson)
3. "These Are the Days" (5)
     from "As Above Now So Below" (Crow & Gazelle)
6. "Big Sky" (4)
     from "Diamond Days" (Brooks Williams)
6. "Broken Truth" (4)
     from "Broken Truth - single" (Tim Grimm)
6. "Children Of A Common Mother" (4)
     from "The Ghost of Tucumcari" (Dana Cooper)
6. "Every Mother's Prayer" (4)
     from "Every Mother's Prayer - single" (Helen O'Shea)
6. "The Ghost Of Tucumcari" (4)
     from "The Ghost of Tucumcari" (Dana Cooper)
6. "Happy Mother's Day" (4)
     from "Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs, Vol. 2" (Gillian Welch)
6. "High On A Mountain With Ola Belle Reed" (4)
     from "Bring In the Light: Si Kahn's Songs of Courage And Resistance" (Phoebe Rees)
6. "If Not for the Devil" (4)
     from "All About the Bones" (Chris Smither)
6. "Mama's Hungry Eyes" (4)
     from "The Bluegrass Sessions" (Merle Haggard)

TOP ARTISTS of May 2024, Week 2
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2574 plays from 95 playlists from 71 Folk DJs

1. Pete Seeger (23)
        "At 89" (4)
        "More Together Again" (3)
        "Songs of Hope and Struggle" (3)
2. Ana Egge (21)
        "Sharing in the Spirit" (21)
2. Muriel Anderson (21)
        "Sailing Dreams" (19)
4. Chris Smither (17)
        "All About the Bones" (15)
5. Crow and Gazelle (15)
        "As Above Now So Below" (14)
5. Stella Prince (15)
        "Dear Future Me" (15)
7. Cris Jacobs (14)
        "One of These Days" (13)
8. Dana Cooper (13)
        "The Ghost of Tucumcari" (13)
9. Sierra Ferrell (12)
        "Trail of Flowers" (11)
10. Bob Dylan (11)
        "Highway 61 Revisited" (2)
10. Brooks Williams (11)
        "Diamond Days" (11)
10. Kim Richey (11)
        "Every New Beginning" (11)
10. Nina Jo Smith (11)
        "Out of the Darkness" (10)
10. Ruth Moody (11)
        "Wanderer" (11)
15. Rubyjoyful (10)
        "The Pie Chart of Love" (10)
16. John Smith (9)
        "The Living Kind" (6)
16. Phoebe Rees (9)
        "Bring in the Light" (9)
16. Sue Foley (9)
        "One Guitar Woman" (9)
16. Willie Nelson (9)
        "The Border" (7)
20. Carrie Newcomer (8)
        "A Great Wild Mercy" (4)
20. Heather Little (8)
        "By Now" (8)
20. Judy Collins (8)
        "Forever" (2)
20. Leyla McCalla (8)
        "Sun Without The Heat" (6)
20. Ordinary Elephant (8)
        "Ordinary Elephant" (8)
25. Gordon Lightfoot (7/11)
        "Live At Montreaux" (8)
25. Johnny Cash (7)
        "Personal File" (2)
25. Kaia Kater (7)
        "Strange Medicine" (6)
25. Mark Knopfler (7)
        "One Deep River" (3)
25. Tim Grimm (7)
        "Broken Truth - single" (4)
25. Zoe Fitzgerald Carter (7)
        "Before the Machine" (6)

TOP LABELS of May 2024, Week 2
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2574 plays from 95 playlists from 71 Folk DJs

1. Rounder (65)
2. Smithsonian/Folkways (38)
3. Columbia (35)
4. Signature Sounds (22)
5. Red House (21)
5. Thirty Tigers (21)
7. Yep Roc (20)
8. Compass (19)
9. Appleseed (18)
10. Sugar Hill (17/21)
10. New West (17)
10. Stony Plain (17)
13. Legacy (16)
14. Story (14)
15. Free Dirt (13)
16. Elektra (12)
16. Oh Boy (12)
16. Riverlark (12)
19. Bear Family (11)
20. Berkalin (10)
20. Pinecastle (10)
20. Soundly (10)
20. Strictly Country (10)
20. Warner (10)
20. Waterbug (10)

FOLK DJs - May 2024, Week 2
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 2574 plays from 95 playlists from 71 Folk DJs

Allen Larman (KPFK-FM, CA)
Angela Page (WJFF-FM & folkmusicnotebook.com, NY)
Art Menius (WHUP-LP, NC)
Artie Martello (folkmusicnotebook.com & podcast, NY)
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 Maher (mixcloud.com, WA)
Dan Shramek (KBOO-FM, OR)
Dan Truckey (WNMU-FM, MI)
Dave Aton (WRFG-FM & mixcloud.com, GA)
David John (KAXE-FM, MN)
David Sears (WBGU-FM & syndicated, OH)
Denis McGilvray (KPBX-FM, OK)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM, OR)
Dick Hermans (WKZE-FM, NY)
Don Jacobson (KBOO-FM, OR)
Gerry Goodfriend (CKUT-FM, QC)
Graham & Barbara Dean (WBCR-LP, MA)
Greg Priddy (WJCU-FM, OH)
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 Platt (WFUV-FM, NY)
John Rumsey (KVMR-FM, CA)
Johnny Bazzano (KRCB-FM, CA)
Jon Colcord (Syndicated, NH)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Kelly Walker (WTSU-FM & podcast, AL)
Ken Batista (WRCT-FM, 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 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)
Paul Porzio (Cox Cable, VA)
Peter Fraissinet (WVBR-FM, NY)
Peter Kernast (WTSR-FM, NJ)
Richard Gillmann (KBCS-FM & mixcloud.com, WA)
Richard Gordon (WRCT-FM & syndicated, PA)
Richard Howard (KZMU-FM, UT)
Ron Cooke (KTAL-LP, NM)
Steve Edge (CiTR-FM, BC)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WHUS-FM & WWUH-FM, CT)
Taylor Caffery (WRKF-FM, LA)
Terry B. Moses & Naomi Soule (KCLC-FM, MO)
Tim Forsman (WMHB-FM, ME)
Tom Coxworth (CKUA-FM, AB)
Tom Druckenmiller (WDIY-FM & podcast, PA)
Tom Funk (KGLP-FM, NM)
Wally Bowen (KOCF-LP, OR)
Wayne Greene (KEOS-FM, TX)


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