TOP ARTISTS OF 2003

Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 161917 airplays from 207 different DJs


1. Bob Dylan (665)
2. Tom Russell (615)
3. Johnny Cash (614)
4. Tim O'Brien (612)
5. Pete Seeger (598)
6. Greg Brown (588)
7. John Gorka (569)
8. Dave Carter And Tracy Grammer (552)
9. Chris Smither (537)
10. John McCutcheon (508)
11. Gillian Welch (502)
12. Alison Krauss (496)
13. Dar Williams (479)
14. Dave Van Ronk (463)
15. Cheryl Wheeler (458)
16. Nanci Griffith (429)
17. Joan Baez (416)
18. Kate Campbell (414)
19. Doc Watson (399)
20. Bruce Cockburn (395)
21. Kate Rusby (390)
22. Rhonda Vincent (388)
23. Emmylou Harris (387)
24. Ricky Skaggs (384)
25. Rani Arbo And Daisy Mayhem (375)
25. Stan Rogers (375)
25. Tom Paxton (375)
28. Lucinda Williams (373)
29. Brooks Williams (369)
30. Patty Larkin (356)
31. Kris Delmhorst (355)
32. Richard Thompson (347)
33. Priscilla Herdman (334)
34. David Francey (321)
35. Harvey Reid (319)
35. Waifs (319)
37. Eva Cassidy (307)
37. Guy Clark (307)
39. Gibson Brothers (302)
40. Fred Eaglesmith (295)
41. John Hartford (291)
42. Richard Shindell (289)
43. John Prine (286)
44. Bill Monroe (277)
45. Woody Guthrie (273)
46. Fourtold (258)
47. Louise Taylor (256)
48. Doyle Lawson (253)
49. Patty Griffin (252)
50. Guy Davis (248)
51. Bill Jones (247)
52. David Wilcox (246)
52. Sweet Honey In The Rock (246)
54. Iris DeMent (244)
54. Tim Grimm (244)
56. Natalie Merchant (242)
56. Solas (242)
56. Stephen Fearing (242)
59. Loudon Wainwright III (241)
60. Peter Mayer (240)
61. Dougie MacLean (239)
61. Joel Mabus (239)
61. Martin Simpson (239)
61. Old Blind Dogs (239)
65. Christine Lavin (233)
65. Lou And Peter Berryman (233)
65. Lynn Morris Band (233)
68. Ralph Stanley (232)
69. Phil Ochs (230)
70. David Olney (229)
70. Steve Earle (229)
72. Jim And Jesse McReynolds (228)
73. Dixie Chicks (227)
74. James Keelaghan (226)
75. Robert Earl Keen (225)
75. Waybacks (225)
77. Joni Mitchell (221)
78. Jack Williams (220)
79. Ray Wylie Hubbard (219)
80. Chuck Brodsky (218)
81. Karan Casey (217)
82. Be Good Tanyas (214)
82. John McCusker (214)
82. Laura Love (214)
85. Greg Trooper (213)
85. Peter Ostroushko (213)
87. Ellis Paul And Vance Gilbert (212)
88. Garnet Rogers (210)
88. Willie Nelson (210)
90. Eve Goldberg (209)
91. Townes Van Zandt (208)
92. Beppe Gambetta (206)
93. Eric Bibb (204)
93. Jez Lowe (204)
95. Lucy Kaplansky (203)
96. Mike Seeger (201)
97. Lyle Lovett (200)
98. Del McCoury Band (198)
99. Kate Wolf (197)
100. Aengus Finnan (196)
100. Bill Staines (196)
102. Fairport Convention (195)
102. Judy Collins (195)
102. Larry Sparks (195)
105. Carrie Newcomer (194)
105. Chieftains (194)
105. Steve Goodman (194)
108. Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson And Ricky Skaggs (192)
108. Jeff Talmadge (192)
110. Jay Ungar And Molly Mason (191)
110. Wayfaring Strangers (191)
112. Andrea Zonn (190)
113. Blue Highway (188)
113. Eliza Gilkyson (188)
115. Nickel Creek (187)
116. Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs (186)
117. Red Clay Ramblers (185)
118. Eddie From Ohio (183)
119. Lonesome River Band (182)
120. Dolly Parton (181)
121. John Hiatt (180)
121. Tim Harrison (180)
121. Tish Hinojosa (180)
124. Hot Club Of Cowtown (179)
125. Pierce Pettis (178)
126. Leo Kottke (177)
126. Ronnie Bowman (177)
128. Ellis Paul (176)
128. Shawn Colvin (176)
130. Mountain Heart (175)
131. Rod MacDonald (174)
132. Arlo Guthrie (173)
132. Patrick Street (173)
134. Country Gentlemen (172)
134. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (172)
136. Cosy Sheridan (171)
136. David Mallett (171)
138. Leadbelly (170)
138. Susan Werner (170)
140. Mary Gauthier (169)
140. Paul Kamm And Eleanore MacDonald (169)
142. Terence Martin (167)
143. April Verch (166)
143. Catie Curtis (166)
143. Ruthie Foster (166)
146. Eric Andersen (165)
146. Finest Kind (165)
146. Terri Hendrix (165)
149. Kim And Reggie Harris (164)
150. Joyce Andersen (163)
150. Natalie MacMaster (163)
152. Jonathan Byrd (162)
153. Hank Williams (160)
153. Jeff Black (160)
153. Mary Chapin Carpenter (160)
156. Carter Family (158)
156. Kennedys (158)
158. Diane Zeigler (156)
159. Jake Armerding (155)
159. Old And In The Gray (155)
161. Enoch Kent (154)
161. Lisa Moscatiello (154)
161. Mike Marshall And Chris Thile (154)
164. Jerry Douglas (153)
165. Gordon Bok (152)
165. Laurie Lewis (152)
165. Zoe Speaks (152)
168. Joe Ely (151)
168. Seldom Scene (151)
170. Dick Gaughan (150)
171. Mad Agnes (149)
171. Mustard's Retreat (149)
173. Wildfire (148)
174. Dana Robinson (147)
174. Lunasa (147)
174. Odetta (147)
174. Robin And Linda Williams (147)
178. Aubrey Haynie (146)
178. Mark Erelli (146)
178. Rock County (146)
181. Marty Raybon (144)
182. Rory Block (143)
183. Josh Ritter (140)
183. Lost And Found (140)
183. Rodney Crowell (140)
186. Maura O'Connell (139)
186. Peggy Seeger (139)
186. Rosanne Cash (139)
186. Tom Rush (139)
190. Slaid Cleaves (138)
191. Jorma Kaukonen (136)
191. Merle Travis (136)
193. Barbara Lamb (135)
193. Hot Rize (135)
193. Peter Mulvey (135)
193. Stacey Earle And Mark Stuart (135)
197. Ani Difranco (134)
197. John Stewart (134)
197. Mary Black (134)
200. Aoife Clancy (133)
200. Dan Crary (133)
200. Po' Girl (133)
203. June Carter Cash (132)
204. Mae Robertson (131)
205. Eric Bogle (130)
206. Cliff Eberhardt (129)
206. Don Rigsby (129)
208. Vance Gilbert (128)
209. Bryan Sutton (127)
209. June Tabor (127)
209. Osborne Brothers (127)
209. Si Kahn (127)
213. Altan (126)
213. Herdman, Hills And Mangsen (126)
215. Battlefield Band (125)
215. Bill Hilly Band (125)
215. Norman Blake (125)
218. Stanley Brothers (124)
219. Holly Near (123)
219. Robinella And The CC Stringband (123)
219. Taj Mahal (123)
222. Caroline Herring (122)
222. Cathy Fink And Marcy Marxer (122)
222. Colleen Sexton (122)
222. Jim Page (122)
222. Lynn Miles (122)
222. Paul Brady (122)
228. Greg Brown, Pete Heitzman, Garnet Rogers and Karen Savoca (121)
228. Magpie (121)
228. Mammals (121)
228. Ramblin' Jack Elliott (121)
232. Chip Taylor And Carrie Rodriguez (120)
232. Danu (120)
232. Honi Deaton And Dream (120)
232. Pat Humphries (120)
236. Marcia Ball (119)
236. Poozies (119)
238. Michael Smith (118)
238. Randy Howard (118)
238. Robin Greenstein (118)
241. Darrell Scott (117)
241. Indigo Girls (117)
241. Kelly Joe Phelps (117)
244. Paddy Keenan And Tommy O'Sullivan (116)
244. Tony Rice (116)
246. Bonnie Raitt (115)
246. Darryl Purpose (115)
246. Harry Manx (115)
246. James King (115)
246. Peter Rowan (115)

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