TOP SONGS OF 2005

Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 146403 airplays from 272 different DJs


1. "Peace Call" (100)
        by Eliza Gilkyson
        from "Land Of Milk And Honey"
2. "Man Of God" (94)
        by Eliza Gilkyson
        from "Paradise Hotel"
3. "Hiway 9" (84)
        by Eliza Gilkyson
        from "Land Of Milk And Honey"
        also "13 Ways To Live"
4. "Laughlin Boy" (81)
        by Tracy Grammer
        from "Flower Of Avalon"
5. "Gypsy Rose" (65)
        by Tracy Grammer
        from "Flower Of Avalon"
6. "The Waking Hour" (62)
        by David Francey
        from "The Waking Hour"
7. "Death Came A Knockin" (61)
        by The Duhks
        from "The Duhks"
8. "Homeward Bound" (60)
        by Alison Brown
        from "Stolen Moments"
8. "Mercy Now" (60)
        by Mary Gauthier
        from "Mercy Now"
10. "Hey Ho" (59)
        by Tracy Grammer
        from "Flower Of Avalon"
11. "One Voice" (58)
        by Wailin' Jennys
        from "40 Days"
12. "Mother, I Climbed" (56)
        by Tracy Grammer
        from "Flower Of Avalon"
13. "Crazy As A Loon" (55)
        by John Prine
        from "Fair And Square"
13. "Dance Hall Girls" (55)
        by The Duhks
        from "The Duhks"
15. "Long Monday" (52)
        by John Prine
        from "Fair And Square"
16. "Mercy" (50)
        by Kate McDonnell
        from "Where The Mangoes Are"
17. "Arlington" (49)
        by Wailin' Jennys
        from "40 Days"
        also "These Times We're Living In"
17. "Miles Of Blues" (49)
        by Kate Campbell
        from "Blues And Lamentations"
17. "Simple Life" (49)
        by Nanci Griffith
        from "Heart's In Mind"
20. "Fall Down As The Rain" (48)
        by Joe Crookston
        from "Fall Down As The Rain"
21. "Buckets Of Rain" (47)
        by Kris Delmhorst, Jeffrey Foucault And Peter Mulvey
        from "Redbird"
21. "I Love This Town" (47)
        by Nanci Griffith
        from "Hearts In Mind"
21. "Morning Train" (47)
        by David Francey
        from "The Waking Hour"
21. "Wagoner's Lad" (47)
        by The Duhks
        from "The Duhks"
25. "Mists Of Down Below" (46)
        by The Duhks
        from "The Duhks"
25. "Requiem" (46)
        by Eliza Gilkyson
        from "Paradise Hotel"
25. "River Road" (46)
        by Jimmy Lafave
        from "Blue Nightfall"
        also "These Times We're Living In"
28. "Sound Of Summer Running" (45)
        by Alison Brown
        from "Stolen Moments"
28. "Walkin' In My Sleep" (45)
        by Uncle Earl
        from "She Waits For Night"
30. "Chimes Of Freedom" (44)
        by The Kennedys
        from "Half A Million Miles"
30. "Hard To Make It" (44)
        by Tracy Grammer
        from "Flower Of Avalon"
30. "When You Walk On" (44)
        by Eliza Gilkyson
        from "Paradise Hotel"
30. "Woodrow" (44)
        by Tom Russell
        from "Hotwalker"
34. "Borderline" (43)
        by Eliza Gilkyson
        from "Paradise Hotel"
34. "Gentle Arms Of Eden" (43)
        by Dave Carter And Tracy Grammer
        from "Drum Hat Buddha"
        also "Signature Sounds 10th Anniversary"
34. "Glory Of True Love" (43)
        by John Prine
        from "Fair And Square"
34. "Let Em Run" (43)
        by The Bills
        from "Let Em Run"
34. "Tomorrow Is A Long Time" (43)
        by Nickel Creek
        from "Why Should The Fire Die?"
34. "Wheel Inside The Wheel" (43)
        by Mary Gauthier
        from "Mercy Now"
40. "Chicken On A Raft" (42)
        by Ian Robb
        from "Jiig"
40. "Devils And Dust" (42)
        by Bruce Springsteen
        from "Devils And Dust"
40. "Pans Of Biscuits" (42)
        by Kate Campbell
        from "Blues And Lamentation"
40. "That Front Porch Song" (42)
        by Vance Gilbert
        from "Unfamiliar Moon"
44. "Grapevine" (41)
        by Tom Russell
        from "Hotwalker"
44. "Revival" (41)
        by Jimmy Lafave
        from "Blue Nightfall"
44. "We All Need More Kindness In This World" (41)
        by Guy Davis
        from "Legacy"
        also "These Times We're Living In"
47. "Les Amants Du Saint-Laurent" (40)
        by Le Vent Du Nord
        from "Les Amants Du Saint Laurent"
        also "Quebec Traditional Music"
47. "Little Road" (40)
        by Cheryl Wheeler
        from "Defying Gravity"
47. "Love Is The Seventh Wave" (40)
        by The Duhks
        from "The Duhks"
47. "Old Blue Bridge" (40)
        by The Bills
        from "Let Em Run"
51. "Beautiful Dawn" (39)
        by Wailin' Jennys
        from "40 Days"
51. "Calm Before The Storm" (39)
        by Eliza Gilkyson
        from "Paradise Hotel"
51. "Land Of The Living" (39)
        by Lucy Kaplansky
        from "The Red Thread"
        also "These Times We're Living In"
51. "Man Stands Up" (39)
        by J.P. Jones
        from "Thugs And Lovers"
51. "Preston Miller" (39)
        by Tracy Grammer
        from "Flower Of Avalon"
51. "Sing About These Hard Times" (39)
        by Peggy Seeger
        from "Love Call Me Home"
57. "Half A Million Miles" (38)
        by The Kennedys
        from "Half A Million Miles"
57. "Restless" (38)
        by Alison Krauss And Union Station
        from "Lonely Runs Both Ways"
57. "Shadows Of Evangeline" (38)
        by Tracy Grammer
        from "Flower Of Avalon"
60. "When In Rome" (37)
        by Nickel Creek
        from "Why Should The Fire Die?"
61. "Look Down That Lonesome Road" (36)
        by Tim O'Brien
        from "Fiddler's Green"
        also "Prime Cuts Of Bluegrass 77"
61. "Louisiana Storm" (36)
        by Bill Staines
        from "The Second Million Miles"
        also "Bridges"
61. "Nowhere To Be" (36)
        by The Bills
        from "Let Em Run"
61. "Paradise Hotel" (36)
        by Eliza Gilkyson
        from "Paradise Hotel"
61. "Riverside" (36)
        by John Gorka
        from "These Times We're Livin In"
        also "Old Futures Gone"
61. "Sugar Babe" (36)
        by Uncle Earl
        from "She Waits For Night"
67. "Morning Train" (35)
        by John Prine
        from "Fair And Square"
67. "Think About You" (35)
        by Eliza Gilkyson
        from "Paradise Hotel"
67. "When I Go" (35)
        by Dave Carter With Tracy Grammer
        from "When I Go"
        also "Before Their Time, Volume III"
70. "The Art Of Virtue" (34)
        by Adrienne Young And Little Sadie
        from "The Art Of Virtue"
70. "California Cotton Fields" (34)
        by Phil Leadbetter
        from "Slide Effects"
70. "Christmas In The Trenches" (34)
        by John McCutcheon
        from "Live At Wolf Trap"
        also "Winter Solstice"
70. "Dangerous Times" (34)
        by Chuck Brodsky
        from "Color Came One Day"
70. "Hillbilly Hollywood" (34)
        by Jim Photoglo
        from "Sparks In The Radio"
70. "Railroad Bill" (34)
        by Kate McDonnell
        from "Where The Mangoes Are"
70. "Verdant Mile" (34)
        by Tracy Grammer
        from "Verdant Mile"
70. "Waist Deep In The Big Muddy" (34)
        by Richard Shindell
        from "Vuelta"
70. "Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key" (34)
        by Joel Rafael Band
        from "Woodyboye"
        also "Folkscene Collection III"
79. "Beauty Way" (33)
        by Ray Wylie Hubbard
        from "Delirium Tremolos"
79. "Evacuation Route" (33)
        by Michelle Shocked
        from "Don't Ask Don't Tell"
        also "Acoustic Rainbow 22"
79. "Highway 95" (33)
        by David Francey
        from "The Waking Hour"
79. "Is It Like Today" (33)
        by Eliza Gilkyson
        from "Paradise Hotel"
79. "Louisiana 1927" (33)
        by Marcia Ball
        from "Live! Down The Road"
        also "Let Me Play With Your Poodele"
79. "Prayer Wheel" (33)
        by Alison Brown
        from "Stolen Moments"
79. "Shelter From The Storm" (33)
        by Rodney Crowell
        from "The Outsider"
79. "Ships" (33)
        by Kris Delmhorst, Jeffrey Foucault And Peter Mulvey
        from "Redbird"
79. "Sparks In The Radio" (33)
        by Jim Photoglo
        from "Sparks In The Radio"
79. "Weather And Water" (33)
        by The Greencards
        from "Weather And Water"
89. "How Will I Ever Be Simple Again" (32)
        by Kennedys
        from "Half A Million Milels"
89. "It's The Phone" (32)
        by Cheryl Wheeler
        from "Defying Gravity"
89. "Lighthouse" (32)
        by The Waifs
        from "A Brief History"
        also "Up All Night"
89. "Listen To The Radio" (32)
        by Northern Lights
        from "New Moon"
93. "Freedom Train" (31)
        by Kate Campbell
        from "Blues And Lamentation"
93. "Hank And Fred" (31)
        by Loudon Wainwright III
        from "Here Come The Choppers"
93. "Hold On" (31)
        by Tim O'Brien
        from "Cornbread Nation"
93. "Lucky Ones" (31)
        by Rod MacDonald
        from "Tale Of Two Americas"
93. "Pretty Boy Floyd" (31)
        by Tim Grimm
        from "Names"
93. "Stillhouse Road" (31)
        by Julie Lee
        from "Stillhouse Road"
99. "City Of New Orleans" (30)
        by Arlo Guthrie
        from "Live In Sydney"
        also "Hobo's Lullaby"
99. "Early Morning Rain" (30)
        by Tim O'Brien
        from "Fiddler's Green"
99. "East Of The River" (30)
        by Terence Martin
        from "Lost Hills"
99. "Handsome Molly" (30)
        by Kate MacLeod And The Pancakes
        from "Breakfast"
99. "Pack Up Your Sorrows" (30)
        by Tim Harrison
        from "Grey County"
99. "People's Highway" (30)
        by Tim Grimm
        from "The Back Fields"
99. "Stepstone" (30)
        by Joel Rafael Band
        from "Woodyboye"
99. "This Train Keeps Rollin" (30)
        by Jim Photoglo
        from "Sparks In The Radio"
99. "True Religion" (30)
        by The Duhks
        from "The Duhks"
108. "Everybody Knows" (29)
        by The Duhks
        from "The Duhks"
108. "My Poor Old Heart" (29)
        by Alison Krauss And Union Station
        from "Lonely Runs Both Ways"
108. "Old Man" (29)
        by Wailin' Jennys
        from "40 Days"
108. "So Says The Whipporwill" (29)
        by Richard Shindell
        from "Vuelta"
108. "This Train Is Bound For Glory" (29)
        by Joel Rafael Band
        from "Woodyboye"
113. "Cornbread Nation" (28)
        by Tim O'Brien
        from "Cornbread Nation"
113. "Dancing With My Mother" (28)
        by Rachel Bissex
        from "Don't Look Down"
        also "Remembering Rachel: Songs Of Rachel Bissex"
113. "Game Of All Fours" (28)
        by Kate Rusby
        from "The Girl Who Couldn't Fly"
113. "Green Eyed Girl" (28)
        by Greg Trooper
        from "Make It Through The World"
113. "Hills And Hollers" (28)
        by Adrienne Young And Little Sadie
        from "The Art Of Virtue"
113. "Since You've Been Gone" (28)
        by Cheryl Wheeler
        from "Defying Gravity"
113. "Yellow" (28)
        by Cary Cooper
        from "Yellow"
120. "Any Way I Do" (27)
        by Tracy Grammer
        from "Flower Of Avalon"
120. "Blacktop Train" (27)
        by Ellis Paul
        from "American Jukebox Fables"
120. "Fourth Of July" (27)
        by David Francey
        from "The Waking Hour"
        also "These Times We're Living In"
120. "Heart Of Indochine" (27)
        by Nanci Griffith
        from "Hearts In Mind"
120. "Mary Ellen Carter" (27)
        by Stan Rogers
        from "Between The Breaks...Live!"
        also "Home In Halifax"
120. "Summer's Almost Over" (27)
        by Cheryl Wheeler
        from "Defying Gravity"
120. "Winter When He Goes" (27)
        by Tracy Grammer
        from "Flower Of Avalon"

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