Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart
2024 (so far)

Compiled by Richard Gillmann
From Playlists Submitted to FOLKDJ-L

TOP ALBUMS of 2024
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 68448 plays from 2368 playlists from 142 Folk DJs

  1: "Gardens Old, Flowers New," Tom Rush [Appleseed, 2/2024] (213)
        "One More Time Around the Sun" (39)
        "Sailing" (35)
        "Glory Road" (22)
        "It All Comes Down to Love" (17)
        "Toy Boat Song" (17)
        "The Harbor" (14)
        "Won't Be Back At All" (13)
        "To See My Baby Smile" (12)
        "Siena's Song" (10)
  2: "American Patchwork Quartet," American Patchwork Quartet [Carolina Jasmine, 1/2024] (195)
        "Beneath the Willow" (29)
        "Wind and Rain" (22)
        "Wayfaring Stranger" (19)
        "Gone for Soldier" (17)
        "The Devil's Nine" (17)
        "Big Sciota" (16)
        "Soul of A Man" (13)
        "Shenandoah" (13)
        "Lazy John" (11)
        "Pretty Saro" (11)
  3: "Polaroid Lovers," Sarah Jarosz [Rounder, 2/2024] (190)
        "Runaway Train" (33)
        "Days Can Turn Around" (33)
        "Columbus & 89th" (26)
        "When the Lights Go Out" (22)
        "Jealous Moon" (15)
        "Take The High Road" (14)
        "The Way It Is Now" (14)
  3: "Simple Motion," Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz [Red Beet, 1/2024] (190)
        "Frost on the South Side" (31)
        "What You Get For Getting Older" (25)
        "Simple Motion" (18)
        "Can't Change the Weather" (18)
        "Adam & Eve" (15)
        "Ramble" (12)
        "Just a Moment" (12)
        "Sea Fever" (11)
        "Burn" (11)
  5: "More Than a Whisper: Celebrating the Music of Nanci Griffith," Various Artists [Rounder, 10/2023] (180)
        "Listen To The Radio," Billy Strings & Molly Tuttle (31)
        "Trouble In The Fields," Lyle Lovett & Kathy Mattea (24)
        "You Can't Go Home Again," Sarah Jarosz (19)
        "Gulf Coast Highway," Brandy Clark (17)
        "Love at the Five & Dime," John Prine & Kelsey Waldon (16)
        "Banks of The Pontchartrain," Iris DeMent (15)
        "More Than A Whisper," Mary Gauthier (12)
  6: "One of These Days," Cris Jacobs [Soundly, 3/2024] (178)
        "Work Song" (34)
        "One Of These Days" (25)
        "Heavy Water" (18)
        "Lifetime to Go" (17)
        "Everybody's Lost" (16)
        "Cold Cold Walls" (16)
        "Poor Davey" (15)
        "Queen of the Avenue" (13)
  6: "Never Too Late," Jim Kweskin [Story, 1/2024] (178)
        "Let's Get Happy Together" (31)
        "What Does the Deep Sea Say" (19)
        "The Sheik Of Araby" (11)
        "Side by Side" (11)
        "Relax Your Mind" (11)
        "The Lone Pilgrim" (10)
  8: "Trail of Flowers," Sierra Ferrell [Rounder, 4/2024] (163)
        "American Dreaming" (28)
        "Lighthouse" (26)
        "Dollar Bill Bar" (18)
        "I Could Drive You Crazy" (15)
        "Money Train" (13)
        "Fox Hunt" (11)
        "Wish You Well" (10)
        "Chittlin' Cookin' Time in Cheatham County" (10)
  9: "Sparrow," Jeff Talmadge [Berkalin, 2/2024] (151)
        "Hurricane" (27)
        "If I Was A Sparrow" (25)
        "Night Train from Milan" (20)
        "Katie's Got a Locket" (15)
        "Little Speck of Dust" (15)
        "Forgiveness" (14)
        "Devil's Highway" (10)
 10: "Diamond Days," Brooks Williams [Red Guitar Blue, 3/2024] (132)
        "Big Sky" (26)
        "London Road" (15)
        "Ring Those Golden Bells" (14)
        "Palomino Gold" (13)
        "Nettie Moore" (12)
        "Train on the Island" (12)
        "Pony" (10)
 11: "Dark Harvest," Malcolm Macwatt [Need To Know, 1/2024] (129)
        "Buffalo Thunder" (20)
        "Strong is the North Wind" (19)
        "Out On The Western Plain" (16)
        "The Church and the Crown" (11)
        "Empire In Me" (10)
        "Dark Harvest" (10)
 11: "Sailing Dreams," Muriel Anderson [Self, 4/2024] (129)
        "Sailing Dream" (23)
        "Let Loose & Fly" (18)
        "Tides" (13)
        "Rainy Harbor" (11)
        "Drunken Wellerman" (11)
        "Perseid" (10)
        "Silver Wind" (10)
 13: "My Black Country," Various Artists [Oh Boy, 4/2024] (128)
        "The Ballad of Sally Anne," Rhiannon Giddens (39)
        "Small Towns," Leyla McCalla (16)
        "Went for a Ride," Adia Victoria (14)
        "Many Mansions," Allison Russell (14)
        "Big Dream," Valerie June (11)
 14: "World Brand New," Mouths of Babes [Wild Awake, 3/2024] (127)
        "World Brand New" (34)
        "Jubilee" (18)
        "Pictures of You" (18)
        "I Am Willing" (17)
        "My Country" (12)
 15: "Ordinary Sunrise," Jay Linden [Americana North, 2/2024] (126)
        "$10 Show" (22)
        "Ordinary Sunrise" (19)
        "Hand Your Heart To The Wind" (12)
        "Boat on a River" (12)
        "Time Higher The Mountain" (11)
 16: "Donegal," Altan [Compass, 2/2024] (123)
        "The Barley and the Rye" (25)
        "The Yellow Tinker" (17)
        "The Letterkenny Blacksmith-John Doherty's Favourite-Scread Na Bealtaine" (13)
        "Liostáil mé le Sáirsint" (12)
        "Faoiseamh a Gheobhadsa" (10)
 16: "Likely Story," Mad Agnes [Self, 2/2024] (123)
        "Holy Well" (22)
        "The Nothing You Can Do" (15)
        "Beauty of This World" (13)
        "A Robin in the Greenwood" (12)
        "Marry the Moon" (11)
 18: "I Kept These Old Blues," Muireann Bradley [Tompkins Square, 12/2023] (122)
        "Candyman" (16)
        "Police Dog Blues" (12)
        "Green Green Rocky Road" (11)
        "Frankie" (11)
        "Freight Train" (11)
        "Buck Dancers Choice" (10)
        "Shake Sugaree" (10)
 19: "By Now," Heather Little [Need to Know, 4/2024] (119)
        "Hands Like Mine" (22)
        "Transistor Radio" (16)
        "Five Deer County" (16)
        "Better By Now" (13)
        "Bones" (10)
 19: "By Request," Mustard's Retreat [Self, 12/2023] (119)
        "Ohio" (12)
        "Motherlode" (12)
        "Part of Me Remembers" (11)
        "Simple Faith" (10)
        "The Minstrel and the Bear" (10)
 21: "Wanderer," Ruth Moody [Blue Muse, 4/2024] (116)
        "Already Free" (26)
        "The Spell Of The Lilac Bloom" (22)
        "North Calling" (19)
        "Seventeen" (10)
        "Comin' Round the Bend" (10)
 22: "Highlander," Missy Raines [Compass, 1/2024] (113)
        "Listen To The Lonesome Wind" (25)
        "I Would Be a Blackbird" (21)
        "Who Needs a Mine?" (17)
        "Fast Moving Train" (12)
        "Cryin' & Singin'" (10)
 23: "Interpretations, Vol. 1," Alice Di Micele [Alice Otter, 1/2024] (112)
        "Give Yourself to Love" (22)
        "Old Man" (18)
        "Harvest Moon" (16)
        "Sugaree" (15)
        "Over My Head" (11)
        "The Hounds of Winter" (11)
        "Square One" (10)
 24: "The Space Between," The Heart Collectors [Spins the Gold, 1/2024] (108)
        "Stand Up" (18)
        "Travellers" (11)
        "Energy" (10)
        "Rocky Mountain" (10)
        "The Garden" (10)
 25: "Bound for Land," Leslie Evers [Self, 1/2024] (105)
        "Along the Rocky Way" (20)
        "Pull Your Heart Away" (13)
        "Genevieve" (12)
        "What Kind of a Heart" (11)
        "Almost in Love" (10)
 25: "Salt Box," Charm City Junction [Self, 1/2024] (105)
        "Roll On John" (19)
        "I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow" (17)
        "Prairie Fire" (15)
        "Happy One Step>Road to Malvern" (11)
        "Minnie Put the Kettle On / Killavil Reel" (11)
 27: "Halfway to Houston," Susan Werner [Self, 1/2024] (104)
        "Halfway To Houston" (25)
        "Lake of Stars" (21)
        "Sisters" (17)
 28: "When the Light Gets In," Runa [Self, 2/2024] (101)
        "The Northwest Passage" (18)
        "The Fox" (11)
 29: "All About the Bones," Chris Smither [Signature Sounds, 4/2024] (100)
        "All About the Bones" (23)
        "Time to Move On" (18)
        "Calm Before The Storm" (12)
        "Digging the Hole" (12)
        "Down in Thibodaux" (10)
 30: "Restless Soul Syndrome," Jon Shain [Flyin', 4/2024] (99)
        "Jersey Barriers" (18)
        "Knock Me Down" (15)
        "Old Bill" (14)
        "Honey Whatcha Like Me to Do" (14)
        "End of the Line" (13)
 30: "Singing to the Moon," Jillian Matundan [Keezamonkee, 3/2024] (99)
        "Worth" (21)
        "You Read My Mind" (14)
        "Frozen" (14)
 32: "Jubilee," Becky Buller [Dark Shadow, 4/2024] (98)
        "Jubilee" (24)
        "Woman" (13)
        "Alone" (11)
 33: "Ordinary Elephant," Ordinary Elephant [Self, 4/2024] (97)
        "Relic of the Rain" (24)
        "Once Upon a Time" (22)
        "I See You" (12)
 34: "All My Friends," Aoife O'Donovan [Yep Roc, 3/2024] (96)
        "All My Friends" (24)
        "Someone to Follow" (16)
        "The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll" (12)
 35: "So Strong," Jaspar Lepak [Self, 1/2024] (93)
        "So Strong" (19)
        "Stay True" (14)
        "Kind" (13)
        "I Am Human" (12)
        "When I Was the Moon" (12)
 36: "Together," Tom Paxton & John McCutcheon [Appalseed, 10/2023] (92)
        "Ukrainian Now" (12)
        "In America" (10)
        "Do the Work" (10)
 37: "The Lonesome Chronicles," Kathy Kallick Band [Live Oak, 9/2023] (91)
        "Souvenirs" (12)
        "It's Lonesome Everywhere I Go" (10)
 37: "Graced by Leaves," Simone Keane [Self, 1/2024] (91)
        "Birds" (13)
        "Kicking up the Leaves" (12)
 39: "Gary Davis Style," Various Artists [Riverlark, 3/2024] (90)
        "I Heard The Angels Singing," William Lee Ellis (9)
 39: "Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90," Various Artists [Legacy, 10/2023] (90)
        "Live Forever," Willie Nelson & Keith Richards (6)
 41: "Sharing in the Spirit," Ana Egge [Story, 5/2024] (88)
        "Don't You Sleep" (21)
        "Where Berries Grow" (19)
        "Door Won't Close" (17)
        "If It Were Up to Me" (11)
 41: "Trees," Laurie Lewis [Spruce & Maple, 5/2024] (88)
        "Just a Little Ways Down the Road" (15)
        "Trees" (12)
        "Why'd You Have to Break My Heart" (12)
        "Long Gone" (11)
        "Texas Wind" (11)
 43: "Little Sun," Charlie Parr [Smithsonian/Folkways, 3/2024] (85)
        "Boombox" (20)
        "Portland Avenue" (16)
        "Little Sun" (11)
        "Ten Watt" (11)
        "Bear Head Lake" (10)
 44: "Bring in the Light," Phoebe Rees [Strictly Country, 4/2024] (81)
        "High On A Mountain With Ola Belle Reed" (23)
        "Freedom Is A Constant Song" (11)
 45: "Even Better on the Bad Days," Scott Sean White [Self, 1/2024] (80)
        "Pulling Weeds" (15)
        "Hope You Never Do" (13)
        "12 Notes And 26 Letters" (11)
 45: "Wanderlust," Elexa Dawson & Stanley Hotel [Turns Out, 1/2024] (80)
        "Lot of Life" (22)
        "Will of the World" (12)
 47: "The Ghost of Tucumcari," Dana Cooper [Self, 5/2024] (79)
        "The Ghost of Tucumcari" (16)
        "Beauty & Ruin" (10)
 48: "North Star," Carole Wise [Soulful Cricket, 2/2024] (78)
        "North Star" (14)
        "Around the Bend" (14)
        "All Those Who Wander" (13)
 49: "No Such Thing as Forever," Josh Fortenbery [Muskeg Collective, 3/2024] (77)
        "Sewing the Same Seam" (16)
        "Bitter" (13)
 50: "As Above Now So Below," Crow and Gazelle [Self, 4/2024] (75)
        "These Are the Days" (18)
        "As Above Now so Below" (11)
        "Blackbird" (10)
        "Under the Same Sun" (10)
 51: "One Guitar Woman," Sue Foley [Stony Plain, 4/2024] (74)
        "Lonesome Homesick Blues" (13)
        "Maybelle's Guitar" (11)
        "Oh Babe It Ain't No Lie" (10)
 51: "A Great Wild Mercy," Carrie Newcomer [Available Light, 9/2023] (74)
        "Take More Time, Cover Less Ground" (14)
        "Path Through The Evening Woods" (12)
        "The Shape Of A Perfect Arc" (12)
 51: "The Living Kind," John Smith [Thirty Tigers, 3/2024] (74)
        "The Living Kind" (27)
 51: "On the Water," Lisa Bastoni [Self, 2/2024] (74)
        "Nora's Guitar" (13)
        "Right Side of the River" (13)
 51: "Ozark Symphony," Kelly Hunt [Compass, 10/2023] (74)
        "On the Bayou" (13)
 51: "Another Heart (," Ann Savoy [Smithsonian, 3/2024] (74)
        "Waterloo Sunset" (21)
        "A Heart Needs a Home" (12)
        "Cajun Love Song" (11)
 57: "Change Is Now: A Tribute to the Byrds," Christian Parker [Edgewater, 5/2024] (73)
        "Chimes of Freedom" (16)
        "Ballad Of Easy Rider" (10)
 58: "Colors & Covers," Brittany Jean [Self, 11/2023] (71)
        "The Dutchman" (12)
        "Streets of London" (11)
 58: "Strange Medicine," Kaia Kater [Free Dirt, 5/2024] (71)
        "The Witch" (14)
        "In Montreal" (13)
        "Fedon" (12)
        "The Internet" (9)
 60: "All Is Song," Misner & Smith [Self, 4/2024] (70)
        "Deep as the Water" (13)
        "Silence of the Sun" (11)
        "Rising Of The Moon" (10)
 60: "The Breath Between," David Francey [Laker, 9/2023] (70)
        "I Called It Love" (10)
        "Narrow Boats" (10)
        "This Morning" (9)
 60: "Critterland," Willi Carlisle [Signature Sounds, 2/2024] (70)
        "Critterland" (21)
        "The Great Depression" (17)
        "Dry County Dust" (13)
 63: "Another Side," Rachael Sage [MPress, 4/2024] (69)
        "Albatross" (15)
        "The Place Of Fun" (11)
 63: "The Fields of Chazy," Claudia Gibson [Self, 2/2024] (69)
        "The Fields of Chazy" (22)
        "Promised Land" (12)
        "Rain" (10)
 65: "The Border," Willie Nelson [Legacy, 3/2024] (68)
        "The Border" (33)
 65: "Sideways," The Steel Wheels [Big Ring, 2/2024] (68)
        "Morning Before Long" (14)
        "Easy On Your Way" (10)
 67: "Seed," Todd Burge [Self, 4/2024] (67)
        "The Growing Season" (25)
 68: "Prayin' for Sunshine," Suzy Bogguss [Loyal Duchess, 11/2023] (66)
        "It's Too Late" (12)
        "It All Falls Down to the River" (9)
        "Sunday Birmingham" (9)
 69: "Speed of Sound," Jesse Lynn Madera [Big Fat Dress, 2/2024] (63)
        "Last Call" (16)
        "No Place to Shine" (11)
 69: "Two Singing Songs," Ben Gage [Self, 11/2023] (63)
        "Company" (14)
        "Messenger Bird" (11)
        "Blue Bird" (10)
 71: "Desert Pavement," Ismay [Tunzi LLC/Singular Record, 1/2024] (62)
        "Stranger in the Barn" (15)
        "Coyote in the Road" (10)
        "The Golden Palomino" (8)
 71: "Used to Ain't Here No More," Ken Tillery [Riverlark, 3/2024] (62)
        "Grandfather's Clock" (11)
        "Carolina Breakdown" (9)
        "Buck Dancer's Choice" (8)
 73: "Whitechapel," West of Eden [Self, 3/2024] (60)
        "Mudlarking" (8)
        "The Ten Bells" (8)
 74: "Dear Future Me," Stella Prince [Self, 5/2024] (59)
        "Dear Future Me" (27)
        "At Seventy" (9)
        "Two Faced" (9)
 74: "City of Gold," Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway [Nonesuch, 7/2023] (59)
        "El Dorado" (10)
        "When My Race Is Run" (9)
        "Where Did All the Wild Things Go?" (8)
 76: "Earl Jam," Tony Trischka [Down The Road, 4/2024] (58)
        "Dooley" (24)
        "Brown's Ferry Blues" (15)
 76: "Every New Beginning," Kim Richey [Yep Roc, 5/2024] (58)
        "A Way Around" (10)
        "Moment In the Sun" (8)
        "Chapel Avenue" (8)
 78: "Leaning In," Open Book [Self, 12/2023] (56)
        "January Knows" (17)
        "A Meadow" (12)
        "Calendars" (7)
 78: "The Returner," Allison Russell [Fantasy, 9/2023] (56)
        "Eve Was Black" (18)
        "The Returner" (14)
 78: "The Robin's Call," Wayne Brereton [Self, 2/2024] (56)
        "Come Rain or Shine" (14)
        "The Mountains of Pomeroy" (10)
        "Shepherd Lad" (8)
        "Keg of Brandy" (7)
 78: "Ever Onward," Bob & Sarah Amos [Bristlecone, 7/2023] (56)
        "The Hills That I Call Home" (9)
        "One Beautiful Day" (9)
        "Dream Of A Miner's Child" (8)
        "On The Sunny Side Of Life" (8)
 78: "One Deep River," Mark Knopfler [EMI, 3/2024] (56)
        "Ahead Of The Game" (11)
        "One Deep River" (7)
 83: "Banjo Jubilations," Benny Bleu [Self, 5/2024] (55)
        "Say Darling Say" (9)
        "Josie-O" (7)
        "Grey Cat On A Tennessee Farm" (7)
 83: "Home," Eliza Gilkyson [Realiza, 6/2023] (55)
        "Home" (10)
        "How Deep" (10)
        "World Keeps On Singing" (9)
        "True North" (7)
 85: "Halfsies," Lizzie No [Thirty Tigers, 2/2024] (54)
        "Halfsies" (10)
        "Sleeping In the Next Room" (9)
        "The Heartbreak Store" (8)
 85: "Morning Sun," Lisa Klotz [Self, 2/2024] (54)
        "Seventh Generation" (12)
        "Ukrainian Now" (8)
        "Raising My Shield" (7)
        "Third Rail Topic Blues" (7)
 85: "Songs of a Lifetime," Stan Rogers [Borealis, 3/2024] (54)
        "The Old Rose & Crown" (7)
 88: "The Best Part," Lisa Redfern [Self, 4/2024] (53)
        "My Favorite Road Not Taken" (10)
        "Slack Tide" (7)
 88: "Far Rockaway - The Songs of Phil Ochs," Phil Odgers & John Kettle [Vinyl Star, 4/2024] (53)
        "The Men Behind the Guns" (7)
        "If I Knew" (7)
        "There But For Fortune" (7)
        "Changes" (7)
 88: "Lavender Moonshine," Tret Fure [Tomboy Girl, 10/2023] (53)
        "Lavender Moonshine" (11)
        "No Place Like Home" (8)
 91: "Au Coeur De l'Aube," Genticorum [Self, 12/2023] (52)
        "Dans les haubans" (6)
 91: "The Other Side," Various Artists [Mpress, 3/2024] (52)
        "The Other Side," The Stetson Family (7)
 91: "Walking Through the Fire," Sultans of String [Indie Download, 11/2023] (52)
        "A Beautiful Darkness" (7)
 94: "Did You Hear the Red-Winged Blackbird?," Annie Gallup [Gallway Bay, 2/2024] (51)
        "Run For Me" (15)
 94: "Ezra," Ezra [Adhyâropa, 3/2024] (51)
        "Garden Gate" (13)
        "Banjaleena" (8)
        "Jarrah" (7)
        "Smoke in the Valley" (7)
 94: "Listen to the World Spin," Paper Wings [Self, 4/2024] (51)
        "Listen to the World Spin" (10)
        "Nine Hundred Miles" (8)
        "Mad Thing" (7)
 94: "The Songs of Tom Gala," The Free Wheelin' Fools [Self, 1/2024] (51)
        "Free Wheelin' Fool" (7)
        "Witch Hazel" (7)

TOP SONGS of 2024
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 68448 plays from 2368 playlists from 142 Folk DJs

1. "Broken Truth" (82)
     from "Broken Truth - single" (Tim Grimm)
2. "The Ballad of Sally Anne" (40)
     from "My Black Country" (Rhiannon Giddens)
3. "One More Time Around the Sun" (39)
     from "Gardens Old, Flowers New" (Tom Rush)
4. "Let's Get Happy Together" (37)
     from "Never Too Late" (Jim Kweskin)
5. "Sailing" (35)
     from "Gardens Old, Flowers New" (Tom Rush)
5. "World Brand New" (35)
     from "World Brand New" (Mouths of Babes)
5. "Work Song" (35)
     from "One of These Days" (Cris Jacobs)
8. "Days Can Turn Around" (34)
     from "Polaroid Lovers" (Sarah Jarosz)
9. "The Border" (33)
     from "The Border" (Willie Nelson)
9. "Rhapsody in Blue" (33)
     from "Rhapsody in Blue" (Béla Fleck)
9. "Runaway Train" (33)
     from "Polaroid Lovers" (Sarah Jarosz)
12. "Brown's Ferry Blues" (31)
     from "Earl Jam" (Tony Trischka)
12. "Frost on the South Side" (31)
     from "Simple Motion" (Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz)
14. "The Growing Season" (30)
     from "Seed" (Todd Burge)
15. "American Dreaming" (29)
     from "Trail of Flowers" (Sierra Ferrell)
15. "Beneath the Willow" (29)
     from "American Patchwork Quartet" (American Patchwork Quartet)
15. "If God Is An Apple" (29)
     from "If God Is An Apple - single" (Erik Balkey & Jessica Smucker)
18. "Already Free" (28)
     from "Wanderer" (Ruth Moody)
19. "Dreaming of Hassan Playing" (27/35)
     from "Dreaming of Hassan Playing - single" (Mike Laureanno)
     also "unreleased {Mike Laureanno}" (Mike Laureanno)
19. "Columbus & 89th" (27)
     from "Polaroid Lovers" (Sarah Jarosz)
19. "Dear Future Me" (27)
     from "Dear Future Me" (Stella Prince)
19. "Dooley" (27)
     from "Earl Jam" (Tony Trischka)
19. "Hurricane" (27)
     from "Sparrow" (Jeff Talmadge)
19. "The Living Kind" (27)
     from "The Living Kind" (John Smith)
25. "Big Sky" (26)
     from "Diamond Days" (Brooks Williams)
25. "Boombox" (26)
     from "Little Sun" (Charlie Parr)
25. "If I Was A Sparrow" (26)
     from "Sparrow" (Jeff Talmadge)
25. "Lighthouse" (26)
     from "Trail of Flowers" (Sierra Ferrell)
29. "The Barley and the Rye" (25)
     from "Donegal" (Altan)
29. "Halfway To Houston" (25)
     from "Halfway to Houston" (Susan Werner)
29. "Lake of Stars" (25)
     from "Halfway to Houston" (Susan Werner)
29. "Listen To The Lonesome Wind" (25)
     from "Highlander" (Missy Raines)
29. "Listen To The Radio" (25)
     from "More Than a Whisper: Celebrating the Music of Nanci Griffith" (Billy Strings & Molly Tuttle)
29. "Relic of the Rain" (25)
     from "Ordinary Elephant" (Ordinary Elephant)
29. "What You Get For Getting Older" (25)
     from "Simple Motion" (Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz)
36. "One Of These Days" (24)
     from "One of These Days" (Cris Jacobs)
36. "Hard to Hate" (24)
     from "Bigger Than in Between" (Sam Robbins)
36. "Holy Well" (24)
     from "Likely Story" (Mad Agnes)
36. "Pickaway" (24)
     from "Blue Skies" (Greg Cahill & Don Stiernberg)
36. "The Spell Of The Lilac Bloom" (24)
     from "Wanderer" (Ruth Moody)
36. "Trouble In The Fields" (24)
     from "More Than a Whisper" (Lyle Lovett & Kathy Mattea)
42. "All About the Bones" (23)
     from "All About the Bones" (Chris Smither)
42. "All My Friends" (23)
     from "All My Friends" (Aoife O'Donovan)
42. "Give Yourself to Love" (23)
     from "Interpretations, Vol. 1" (Alice Di Micele)
42. "High On A Mountain With Ola Belle Reed" (23)
     from "Bring in the Light" (Phoebe Rees)
42. "Roll On John" (23)
     from "Salt Box" (Charm City Junction)
42. "Sailing Dream" (23)
     from "Sailing Dreams" (Muriel Anderson)
42. "When the Lights Go Out" (23)
     from "Polaroid Lovers" (Sarah Jarosz)
49. "$10 Show" (22)
     from "Ordinary Sunrise" (Jay Linden)
49. "The Fields of Chazy" (22)
     from "The Fields of Chazy" (Claudia Gibson)
49. "Glory Road" (22)
     from "Gardens Old, Flowers New" (Tom Rush)
49. "The Great Forgetting" (22)
     from "The Great Forgetting - single" (Natalia Zukerman)
49. "Hands Like Mine" (22)
     from "By Now" (Heather Little)
49. "Lot of Life" (22)
     from "Wanderlust" (Elexa Dawson & Stanley Hotel)
49. "Once Upon a Time" (22)
     from "Ordinary Elephant" (Ordinary Elephant)
49. "Time to Move On" (22)
     from "All About the Bones" (Chris Smither)
49. "Waterloo Sunset" (22)
     from "Another Heart (" (Ann Savoy)
49. "Wind and Rain" (22)
     from "American Patchwork Quartet" (American Patchwork Quartet)
59. "Critterland" (21)
     from "Critterland" (Willi Carlisle)
59. "Don't You Sleep" (21)
     from "Sharing in the Spirit" (Ana Egge)
59. "Girlstown" (21)
     from "Girlstown - single" (Buddy Mondlock)
59. "I Would Be a Blackbird" (21)
     from "Highlander" (Missy Raines)
59. "Portland Avenue" (21)
     from "Little Sun" (Charlie Parr)
59. "Trapped in an Irish Drinking Song" (21)
     from "Trapped in an Irish Drinking Song" (Miranda Hardy)
59. "Worth" (21)
     from "Singing to the Moon" (Jillian Matundan)
66. "Along the Rocky Way" (20)
     from "Bound for Land" (Leslie Evers)
66. "Bluegrass Radio" (20)
     from "Bluegrass Radio" (Alison Brown & Steve Martin)
66. "Buffalo Thunder" (20)
     from "Dark Harvest" (Malcolm Macwatt)
66. "Dollar Bill Bar" (20)
     from "Trail of Flowers" (Sierra Ferrell)
66. "Jubilee" (20)
     from "Jubilee" (Becky Buller)
66. "Letter From A Groundhog" (20)
     from "Letter From a Groundhog - single" (Jeff Cannon)
66. "Night Train from Milan" (20)
     from "Sparrow" (Jeff Talmadge)
66. "Oceans Rising" (20)
     from "Oceans Rising - single" (Kristen Grainger & True North)
66. "Old Man" (20)
     from "Interpretations, Vol. 1" (Alice Di Micele)

TOP ARTISTS of 2024
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 68448 plays from 2368 playlists from 142 Folk DJs

1. Tom Rush (271)
        "Gardens Old, Flowers New" (213)
        "Got a Mind To Ramble" (12)
2. Bob Dylan (267)
        "Dylan" (42)
        "Blood On The Tracks" (13)
        "Planet Waves" (12)
        "The Times They Are A-Changin'" (12)
        "Blonde On Blonde" (11)
        "Highway 61 Revisited" (11)
3. Pete Seeger (240)
        "Songs of Hope and Struggle" (49)
        "Pete" (41)
        "At 89" (12)
        "American Favorite Ballads, Vols. 1-5" (11)
4. Sarah Jarosz (237)
        "Polaroid Lovers" (189)
        "More Than A Whisper: Celebrating The Music Of Nanci Griffith" (19)
5. American Patchwork Quartet (196)
        "American Patchwork Quartet" (193)
6. Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz (184)
        "Simple Motion" (183)
7. Sierra Ferrell (183)
        "Trail of Flowers" (158)
8. Jim Kweskin (181)
        "Never Too Late" (162)
9. Cris Jacobs (176)
        "One of These Days" (171)
10. Tim Grimm (173)
        "Broken Truth - single" (81)
        "The Little In-Between" (36)
        "Heart Land Again" (11)
11. Susan Werner (169)
        "Halfway to Houston" (99)
12. Jeff Talmadge (165)
        "Sparrow" (151)
13. Brooks Williams (159)
        "Diamond Days" (131)
14. Chris Smither (152)
        "All About the Bones" (100)
15. Runa (151)
        "When the Light Gets In" (101)
        "Fado Camoes" (12)
16. Altan (150)
        "Donegal" (123)
17. Rhiannon Giddens (149)
        "You're the One" (43)
        "My Black Country" (39)
        "Freedom Highway" (24)
        "They're Calling Me Home" (14)
18. Stan Rogers (146)
        "Songs of a Lifetime" (54)
        "Home In Halifax" (15)
        "The Very Best Of Stan Rogers" (12)
        "Between The Breaks...Live!" (10)
19. Willie Nelson (143)
        "The Border" (67)
        "Bluegrass" (25)
20. John McCutcheon (139)
        "To Everyone in All the World: A Celebration of Pete Seeger" (13)
        "Cabin Fever" (12)
        "Wintersongs" (12)
        "Gonna Rise Again" (10)
        "Live At Wolf Trap" (10)
21. John Prine (138)
        "Souvenirs" (24)
        "The Tree Of Forgiveness" (21)
21. Mad Agnes (138)
        "Likely Story" (123)
21. Nanci Griffith (138)
        "Other Voices, Other Rooms" (27)
        "Other Voices Too" (17)
        "Once in a Very Blue Moon" (10)
24. Malcolm Macwatt (137)
        "Dark Harvest" (126)
25. Joni Mitchell (134)
        "Joni Mitchell at Newport" (18)
        "Blue" (14)
        "Hits" (14)
        "Court And Spark" (13)
        "Clouds" (10)
26. Mouths of Babes (133)
        "World Brand New" (127)
27. Ruth Moody (132)
        "Wanderer" (115)
28. Muriel Anderson (130)
        "Sailing Dreams" (127)
28. Alice Di Micele (130)
        "Interpretations, Vol. 1" (109)
30. Jay Linden (129)
        "Ordinary Sunrise" (125)
31. Carrie Newcomer (126)
        "A Great Wild Mercy" (74)
31. Joan Baez (126)
        "Whistle Down The Wind" (11)
33. Tim O'Brien (125)
        "Cup of Sugar" (42)
        "The Crossing" (17)
        "Red On Blonde" (13)
34. Eliza Gilkyson (124)
        "Home" (51)
        "Songs From The River Wind" (12)
        "2020" (10)
35. Muireann Bradley (121)
        "I Kept These Old Blues" (121)
35. Mustard's Retreat (121)
        "By Request" (104)
37. Heather Little (119)
        "By Now" (119)
38. Ordinary Elephant (118)
        "Ordinary Elephant" (97)
        "Honest" (12)
39. Laurie Lewis (116)
        "Trees" (86)
40. Charlie Parr (115)
        "Little Sun" (84)
41. Kathy Kallick Band (114)
        "The Lonesome Chronicles" (91)
42. Bruce Cockburn (113)
        "O Sun O Moon" (36)
        "Crowing Ignites" (14)
42. Richard Thompson (113)
        "Ship to Shore" (48)
44. David Francey (112)
        "The Breath Between" (70)
44. The Heart Collectors (112)
        "The Space Between" (104)
46. Phil Ochs (111)
        "There But For Fortune" (20)
47. Charm City Junction (110)
        "Salt Box" (105)
47. Leslie Evers (110)
        "Bound for Land" (105)
47. Si Kahn (110)
        "Been A Long Time" (17)
        "Courage" (16)
        "The Best of the Rest" (10)
        "Thanksgiving" (10)
50. Malcolm Holcombe (109)
        "Bits & Pieces" (37)
        "Tricks Of The Trade" (15)
        "To Drink The Rain" (11)
51. Aoife O'Donovan (108)
        "All My Friends" (91)
51. Melanie (108)
        "Beautiful People" (11)
        "Candles In The Rain" (11)
        "Melanie at Carnegie Hall" (11)
53. Simone Keane (106)
        "Graced by Leaves" (90)
54. Emmylou Harris (105)
        "More Than A Whisper: Celebrating The Music Of Nanci Griffith" (9)
55. Jaspar Lepak (104)
        "So Strong" (93)
56. Ana Egge (103)
        "Sharing in the Spirit" (88)
56. John Smith (103)
        "The Living Kind" (74)
56. Jillian Matundan (103)
        "Singing to the Moon" (99)
59. John Gorka (101)
        "True In Time" (21)
59. Jon Shain (101)
        "Restless Soul Syndrome" (98)
61. Brittany Jean (99)
        "Colors & Covers" (71)
        "All the Love" (14)
61. Peter, Paul And Mary (99)
        "Carry It On" (15)
        "Peter, Paul And Mary" (10)
63. Guy Clark (98)
        "Truly Handmade, Vol. 1" (18)
63. Kaia Kater (98)
        "Strange Medicine" (69)
63. Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway (98)
        "City of Gold" (55)
        "Crooked Tree" (35)
63. Tony Trischka (98)
        "Earl Jam" (52)
        "Brown's Ferry Blues - single" (11)
67. Benny Bleu (96)
        "Banjo Jubilations" (55)
        "Banjo Meditations" (25)
        "March of the Mollusk" (16)
67. Christian Parker (96)
        "Change Is Now: A Tribute to the Byrds" (73)
        "Sweethearts: A Tribute to the Byrds' Sweetheart of the Rodeo" (20)
67. Rachael Sage (96)
        "Another Side" (68)
        "The Other Side" (19)
70. Missy Raines (95)
        "Highlander" (93)
71. Johnny Cash (93)
        "The Essential Johnny Cash" (7)
71. Kelly Hunt (93)
        "Ozark Symphony" (74)
        "Even the Sparrow" (16)
73. Dana Cooper (92)
        "The Ghost of Tucumcari" (79)
73. Iris DeMent (92)
        "Infamous Angel" (27)
        "Workin' on a World" (26)
        "More Than A Whisper" (15)
75. Gordon Lightfoot (91)
        "Gord's Gold" (22)
        "Sundown" (12)
75. Tom Paxton (91)
        "The Best of Tom Paxton" (11)
        "Peace Will Come" (10)
77. Carole Wise (90)
        "North Star" (73)
        "Carole Wise" (10)
77. Joe Crookston (90)
        "Nine Becomes One" (34)
        "Able Baker Charlie And Dog" (12)
        "Darkling & The Bluebird Jubilee" (10)
77. Judy Collins (90)
        "Forever" (7)
80. Pharis & Jason Romero (89)
        "Tell 'Em You Were Gold" (43)
        "Long Gone Out West Blues" (11)
81. Eric Bibb (88)
        "Live at the Scala Theatre" (40)
        "Ridin'" (11)
81. Mark Knopfler (88)
        "One Deep River" (53)
83. Allison Russell (87)
        "The Returner" (55)
        "Outside Child" (15)
        "My Black Country: The Songs of Alice Randall" (14)
83. The Steel Wheels (87)
        "Sideways" (68)
83. Tom Russell (87)
        "Blood And Candle Smoke" (11)
        "Modern Art" (10)
86. Sue Foley (86)
        "One Guitar Woman" (74)
87. Becky Buller (85)
        "Jubilee" (63)
        "Distance And Time" (11)
87. Lisa Bastoni (85)
        "On the Water" (72)
87. Lucy Kaplansky (85)
        "Last Days of Summer" (23)
        "Reunion" (13)
        "The Tide" (12)
90. Scott Sean White (84)
        "Even Better on the Bad Days" (79)
91. The Beatles (83)
        "White Album" (7)
91. Kate Wolf (83)
        "Close To You" (8)
93. Phoebe Rees (81)
        "Bring in the Light" (79)
94. Josh Fortenbery (80)
        "No Such Thing as Forever" (77)
94. Steve Goodman (80)
        "No Big Surprise" (19)
96. Crow and Gazelle (79)
        "As Above Now So Below" (75)
96. Dave Van Ronk (79)
        "Sunday Street" (22)
        "Down in Washington Square" (12)
96. Joe Jencks (79)
        "The Coming of the Years" (22)
        "The Forgotten" (18)
        "Poets, Philosophers Workers & Wanderers" (15)
96. Tom Paxton & John McCutcheon (79)
        "Together" (76)
100. The Lonesome Ace Stringband (77)
        "Try to Make It Fly" (42)
        "Stage Fright - single" (11)
100. Suzy Bogguss (77)
        "Prayin' for Sunshine" (66)
100. Todd Burge (77)
        "Seed" (67)
103. Ann Savoy (76)
        "Another Heart (" (72)
103. Doc Watson (76)
        "Doc Watson" (17)
103. Miranda Hardy (76)
        "The Price of Happiness" (48)
        "Trapped in an Irish Drinking Song" (21)
103. Odetta (76)
        "Lookin for a Home" (15)
103. Willi Carlisle (76)
        "Critterland" (70)

TOP LABELS of 2024
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 68448 plays from 2368 playlists from 142 Folk DJs

1. Rounder (1586)
2. Smithsonian/Folkways (940)
3. Compass (927)
4. Columbia (705)
5. Red House (598)
6. Signature Sounds (532)
7. Appleseed (488)
8. Thirty Tigers (477)
9. Nonesuch (441)
10. Sugar Hill (435)
11. Legacy (410)
12. Oh Boy (323)
13. Warner (315)
14. Rhino (314)
15. Elektra (308)
16. Yep Roc (303)
17. New West (302)
18. Borealis (295)
19. Vanguard (277)
20. Stony Plain (273)
21. Free Dirt (260)
22. Philo (248)
23. Story (221)
24. True North (215)
25. Riverlark (204)
26. Berkalin (199)
27. Flying Fish (197)
28. Capitol (196)
29. RCA (191)
29. Reprise (191)
31. Bear Family (186)
32. Pinecastle (182)
33. Rebel (172)
34. Red Beet (171)
34. Strictly Country (171)
36. Soundly (165)
37. BMG (163)
38. Green Linnet (160)
38. Sony (160)
40. Carolina Jasmine (157)
41. Waterbug (152)
42. Fantasy (147)
43. Vault (141)
44. Topic (139)
45. Shanachie (138)
46. Need To Know (133)
47. Dark Shadow (127)
48. Alligator (125)
48. Tompkins Square (125)
50. Mountain Home (121)
51. Atlantic (120)
52. Mercury (112)
53. Folk-Legacy (106)
54. Hudson Harding (105)
55. Greentrax (103/113)
56. Americana North (101)
57. Wild Awake (100)
58. Billy Blue (97)
59. MCA (96)
59. Red Guitar Blue (96)
61. Live Oak (93)
62. Acony (91)
63. Laker (90)
64. Need to Know (89)
65. Flyin' (85)
66. Alice Otter (84)
67. Available Light (83)
68. Proper (82)
69. ATO (77)
69. Mountain Fever (77)

FOLK DJs - 2024
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 68448 plays from 2368 playlists from 142 Folk DJs

Al Kniola (WVPE-FM, IN)
Allegra Thompson (KALW-FM, CA)
Allen Larman (KPFK-FM, CA)
Angela Page (WJFF-FM & folkmusicnotebook.com, NY)
Annie Keville (WVBR-FM, NY)
Art Menius (WHUP-LP, NC)
Art Podell (KPFK-FM, CA)
Arthur Berman (CiTR-FM & podcast, BC)
Artie Martello (mostlyfolk.org & podcast, NY)
Bill "Rusty" Crowell & Jan Alba (WPPM-FM & mixcloud.com, PA)
Bill Revill (WESU-FM, CT)
Bill Wagman (KDVS-FM, CA)
Bob Heyer (WEJP-LP & WWOV-LP, WV)
Bob McWilliams (Kansas Public Radio)
Bob Weiser (WOMR-FM & soundcloud.com, MA)
Bruce Cameron (2MCE-FM, Australia)
Bruce Swan (WSFM-LP, NC)
Bud Johnson (KNBA-FM & syndicated, AK)
Caroline Doctorow (WPKN-FM, CT)
Carolyn VandeWiele (WFHB-FM, IN)
Charlie Backfish (WUSB-FM, NY)
Cheryl Prashker (folkmusicnotebook.com, ON)
Chris Denerley (beyondradio.co.uk, UK)
Chris Kocher (WHRW-FM, NY)
Chris McGill (WSPN-FM, NY)
Chuck Markowitz (WERU-FM, ME)
Colin Fielding (3INR-FM, Australia)
Cosmic Charlie (WERU-FM, ME)
Craig Huegel (WMNF-FM, FL)
Dan Alloway (KTEP-FM, TX)
Dan Maher (mixcloud.com & folkmusicnotebook.com, WA)
Dan Shramek (KBOO-FM, OR)
Dan Truckey (WNMU-FM, MI)
Daryana Antipova (WFHB-FM, IN)
Dave Aton (WRFG-FM & mixcloud.com, GA)
David John (KAXE-FM & KEOS-FM, MN)
David Sears (WBGU-FM & syndicated, OH)
Denis McGilvray (KPBX-FM, OK)
Dennis Brunnenmeyer (KVMR-FM, CA)
Diane Crowe (WMCB-LP & WXOJ-FM, MA)
Diane Hunt (KBOO-FM, OR)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM, OR)
Dick Hermans (WKZE-FM, NY)
Don Jacobson (KBOO-FM, OR)
Doug Tucker (KWVA-FM, OR)
Ellen Stanley (KFAI-FM, MN)
Gerry Goodfriend (CKUT-FM, QC)
Gordon Nash (folkmusicnotebook.com & mixcloud.com, NY)
Graham & Barbara Dean (WBCR-LP, MA)
Greg Priddy (WJCU-FM, OH)
Harlon Joye (WRFG-FM, GA)
Helen Leicht (folkmusicnotebook.com, PA)
Jack Bohl (KBOO-FM, OR)
Jack Dugan (WIOX-FM, NY)
James Sereda (WUSB-FM, NY)
Jan Vanderhorst (justusfolk.com, ON)
Jared Ingersol (mixcloud.com & syndicated, New Zealand)
Jean Geiger (KSER-FM & mixcloud.com, WA)
Jeannie Holton (WMNF-FM, FL)
Jenny Flux (2BBB-FM, Australia)
Jeremy Butler (Alabama Public Radio)
Jim Canales (WWSP-FM, WI)
Jim Fisher (WGCS-FM, IN)
Jim Gilliland (WRUW-FM, OH)
Jim Marino (CFMU-FM, ON)
Jim Welsh (Radio Summerhall & mixcloud.com, UK)
Joe Pszonek (folkmusicnotebook.com & podcast, SC)
John Platt (WFUV-FM & podcast, NY)
John Rumsey (KVMR-FM, CA)
John Weingart (WPRB-FM, NJ)
Johnny Bazzano (KRCB-FM, CA)
Jon Colcord (Syndicated, NH)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM & soundcloud.com, 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)
Kevin Vance (KALW-FM & KPFA-FM, CA)
Kim Ware (Radio Plastique, GA)
Larry Berger (WRCT-FM & syndicated, PA)
Laurie DesJardins (KVMR-FM, CA)
Leah Wollenberg (KALW-FM, CA)
Len Holton (KUAR-FM & mixcloud.com, AR)
Lilli Kuzma (WDCB-FM, IL)
Mara Noelle (KVMR-FM, CA)
Marc Albert (KMUZ-FM & mixcloud.com, OR)
Marilyn Rea Beyer (WFMT-FM & podcast, IL)
Mark Humphrey (KPFK-FM, CA)
Mark Michaelis (WGDR-FM & WGDH-FM, VT)
Mark Pedersen (WOJB-FM, WI)
Mary Anne Moorman (KBCS-FM & podcast, WA)
Mary Katherine Aldin & Mark Humphrey (KPFK-FM, CA)
Mary Katherine Aldin (KPFK-FM, CA)
Mary Sue Twohy (SiriusXM, DC)
Matt Watroba (WKAR-FM, MI)
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 & KBCO-FM, MA)
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)
Moonshine Brigade (Podcast, IL)
Nick Noble (WICN-FM, MA)
Norm Mast & Al Kniola (WVPE-FM, IN)
Norm Mast (WVPE-FM, IN)
Paul Hartman (WTMD-FM, MD)
Paul Hefti (KUBU-LP, CA)
Paul Porzio (Cox Cable, VA)
Pete Thomas (WAER-FM, NY)
Peter Fraissinet & Sue Ritter (WVBR-FM, NY)
Peter Fraissinet (WVBR-FM & syndicated, NY)
Peter Kernast (WTSR-FM, NJ)
Peter Thompson (KALW-FM, CA)
Richard Gillmann (KBCS-FM & mixcloud.com, WA)
Richard Gordon (WRCT-FM & mixcloud.com, PA)
Richard Howard (KZMU-FM, UT)
Robert Resnik (Vermont Public Radio)
Ron Cooke (KTAL-LP, NM)
Ron Olesko (WFDU-FM & folkmusicnotebook.com, NJ)
Sonny Ochs (folkmusicnotebook.com, NY)
Steve Brockway (KRFC-FM, CO)
Steve Edge (CiTR-FM, BC)
Steve Soucy (WERU-FM, ME)
Steven Morrison (KBOO-FM, OR)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
Sue Kessell (WNUR-FM, IL)
Sully Roddy (KALW-FM, CA)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WWUH-FM & WHUS-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)
Wanda Fischer (WAMC-FM & mixcloud.com, NY)
Wayne Greene (KEOS-FM, TX)


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