TOP SONGS OF 2009

Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 166046 airplays from 195 different DJs

1. "There's A Bright Side Somewhere" (106)
        by Jorma Kaukonen
        from "River Of Time"
2. "Better Off Broke" (92)
        by Danny Schmidt
        from "Instead The Forest Rose To Sing"
3. "Better Times Will Come" (69)
        by Diana Jones
        from "Better Times Will Come"
3. "The Loving Kind" (69)
        by Nanci Griffith
        from "The Loving Kind"
5. "Pointing At The Sun" (68)
        by Cheryl Wheeler
        from "Pointing At The Sun"
6. "Twenty One" (66)
        by Ben Bedford
        from "Land Of The Shadows"
7. "Deeper Well" (65)
        by The Wailin' Jennys
        from "Live At The Mauch Chunk Opera House"
7. "I Know A Bird" (65)
        by Eric Brace And Peter Cooper
        from "You Don't Have To Like Them Both"
7. "Rocks And Water" (65)
        by Bill Evans And Megan Lynch
        from "Let's Do Something"
10. "Casey Jones" (64)
        by Tom Rush
        from "What I Know"
10. "Daddy Played The Banjo" (64)
        by Steve Martin
        from "The Crow"
12. "River Song" (63)
        by Tom Rush
        from "What I Know"
13. "Hazy Shade Of Winter" (61)
        by Susan Werner
        from "Classics"
13. "Steamboat Captain" (61)
        by Guy Davis
        from "Sweetheart Like You"
13. "Swing Me Down" (61)
        by Danny Schmidt
        from "Instead The Forest Rose To Sing"
16. "Pound A Week Rise" (57)
        by Liz Carroll And John Doyle
        from "Double Play"
17. "Come On Up To The House" (56)
        by Sarah Jarosz
        from "Song Up In Her Head"
18. "Cry" (54)
        by Slaid Cleaves
        from "Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away"
19. "Haven't Learned A Thing" (53)
        by Amy Speace
        from "The Killer In Me"
20. "Folk Radio" (52)
        by Steve James
        from "Short Blue Stories"
20. "Grampa Built Bridges" (52)
        by Danny Schmidt
        from "Instead The Forest Rose To Sing"
20. "Preachin' On The Old Campground" (52)
        by Jorma Kaukonen
        from "River Of Time"
23. "House Of Cards" (51)
        by James Keelaghan
        from "House Of Cards"
23. "Long Road" (51)
        by Cliff Eberhardt
        from "500 Miles: The Blue Rock Sessions"
23. "Turn Turn Turn" (51)
        by Susan Werner
        from "Classics"
26. "Long Hot Summer Days" (49)
        by Sara Watkins
        from "Sara Watkins"
27. "Song Up In Her Head" (48)
        by Sarah Jarosz
        from "Song Up In Her Head"
28. "Hello Stranger" (47)
        by Catie Curtis
        from "Hello, Stranger"
28. "Scotch Pine" (47)
        by Johnsmith
        from "Gravity Of Grace"
30. "Modern World" (46)
        by David Wilcox
        from "Open Hand"
30. "Serenity Road" (46)
        by Annie And Rod Capps
        from "My Blue Garden"
32. "Tell Me True" (45)
        by Sarah Jarosz
        from "Song Up In Her Head"
33. "Angeline The Baker's Gone" (44)
        by Euphonia
        from "Old Jawbone"
33. "Ring That Bell" (44)
        by Johnsmith
        from "Gravity Of Grace"
33. "River Of Time" (44)
        by Jorma Kaukonen
        from "River Of Time"
36. "Buckets Of Rain" (43)
        by Bop Ensemble
        from "Between Trains"
36. "Grandmother Moon" (43)
        by Drew Nelson
        from "Dusty Road To Beulah Land"
36. "Pancho And Lefty" (43)
        by Steve Earle
        from "Townes"
36. "Summer Fly" (43)
        by Cheryl Wheeler
        from "Pointing At The Sun"
36. "Too Many Memories" (43)
        by Tom Rush
        from "What I Know"
36. "Unbound" (43)
        by The Refugees
        from "Unbound"
42. "Green Rolling Hills Of West Virginia" (42)
        by Emmylou Harris And Mary Black
        from "Singing Through The Hard Times: A Tribute To Utah Phillips"
42. "Sweetheart Like You" (42)
        by Guy Davis
        from "Sweetheart Like You"
42. "Wild Rose Of The Mountain" (42)
        by Mara Levine
        from "Mara's Gems"
45. "Cotton" (41)
        by Sam Baker
        from "Cotton"
45. "Highway 2" (41)
        by Drew Nelson
        from "Dusty Road To Beulah Land"
45. "Juggler Out In Traffic" (41)
        by Richard Shindell
        from "Not Far Now"
45. "Long Way" (41)
        by Antje Duvekot
        from "The Near Demise of the High Wire Dancer"
45. "My Blue Garden" (41)
        by Annie And Rod Capps
        from "My Blue Garden"
50. "Across America" (40)
        by Nanci Griffith
        from "The Loving Kind"
50. "Bless Your Foolish Heart" (40)
        by Jesse Winchester
        from "Love Filling Station"
50. "One Step At A Time" (40)
        by Cheryl Wheeler
        from "Pointing At The Sun"
50. "Pretty Flowers" (40)
        by Steve Martin
        from "The Crow"
50. "Safe Home" (40)
        by James Keelaghan
        from "House Of Cards"
50. "Toe The Line" (40)
        by Ben Bullington
        from "White Sulphur Springs"
56. "Free To Fall" (39)
        by Beaucoup Blue
        from "Free To Fall"
56. "Hallelujah Song" (39)
        by Pierce Pettis
        from "That Kind Of Love"
56. "I Think Of You" (39)
        by John Gorka
        from "So Dark You See"
56. "Springhill" (39)
        by Brian Vardigans
        from "Springhill"
60. "100 Miles" (38)
        by Catie Curtis
        from "Hello, Stranger"
60. "Am I Right" (38)
        by Joel Mabus
        from "No Worries Now"
60. "Get Up Clara" (38)
        by Richard Shindell
        from "Not Far Now"
60. "Grandmother Song" (38)
        by Vienna Teng
        from "Inland Territory"
60. "Last Love Letter" (38)
        by Cosy Sheridan
        from "Eros"
60. "Links In A Chain" (38)
        by Joe Jencks
        from "Links In A Chain"
60. "Logical Song" (38)
        by Joe Crookston
        from "Able Baker Charlie And Dog"
60. "Southland Street" (38)
        by Danny Schmidt
        from "Instead The Forest Rose To Sing"
60. "Trono" (38)
        by Cori Brewster
        from "Buffalo Street"
69. "American Tune" (37)
        by Darrell Scott
        from "Modern Hymns"
69. "East Of Woodstock, West Of Viet Nam" (37)
        by Tom Russell
        from "Blood And Candle Smoke"
69. "Is It Me?" (37)
        by Jim Photoglo
        from "Is It Me"
69. "Shakin' All Over" (37)
        by Eilen Jewell
        from "Sea Of Tears"
73. "Bird By Bird" (36)
        by Joe Crookston
        from "Able Baker Charlie And Dog"
73. "East Of Eden" (36)
        by Tom Rush
        from "What I Know"
73. "Fall Into The Night" (36)
        by Tom Rush
        from "What I Know"
73. "Girls Like Us" (36)
        by Rhythm Angels
        from "Girls Like Us"
73. "Land Of The Shadows" (36)
        by Ben Bedford
        from "Land Of The Shadows"
73. "Lord Won't You Help Me" (36)
        by Sara Watkins
        from "Sara Watkins"
73. "Ring The Bell" (36)
        by The Gibson Brothers
        from "Ring The Bell"
73. "Waist Deep In The Big Muddy" (36)
        by Pete Seeger
        from "At 89"
73. "Weight Of The World" (36)
        by Amy Speace
        from "The Killer In Me"
82. "Dakota Lullaby" (35)
        by Albert And Gage
        from "Dakota Lullaby"
82. "Gentle Arms Of Eden" (35)
        by Dave Carter And Tracy Grammer
        from "Drum Hat Buddha"
82. "Her Bright Smile Haunts Me Still" (35)
        by Eric Brace And Peter Cooper
        from "You Don't Have To Like Them"
82. "Mountain" (35)
        by Richard Shindell
        from "Not Far Now"
82. "Serpentine Cycle Of Money" (35)
        by Danny Schmidt
        from "Instead The Forest"
82. "Surprise, Surprise" (35)
        by Chris Smither
        from "Time Stands Still"
82. "Wondering Where The Lions Are" (35)
        by Bruce Cockburn
        from "Slice O Life: Live Solo"
82. "Yesterdays And Used To Be's" (35)
        by Eric Brace And Peter Cooper
        from "You Don't Have To Like Them Both"
90. "Sweet And Shiny Eyes" (34)
        by Gretchen Peters With Tom Russell
        from "One To The Heart, One To The Head"
90. "I Am Nothing" (34)
        by Pierce Pettis
        from "That Kind Of Love"
90. "Dream Again" (34)
        by David Wilcox
        from "Open Hand"
90. "Hoedown At Alice's" (34)
        by Steve Martin
        from "The Crow"
90. "Right Into Love" (34)
        by Johnsmith
        from "Gravity Of Grace"
90. "True And Fine" (34)
        by Drew Nelson
        from "Dusty Road To Beulah Land"
96. "Choose Joy" (33)
        by Buskin And Batteau
        from "Red Shoes And Golden Hearts"
96. "Crooked Man" (33)
        by Chris Stuart And Backcountry
        from "Crooked Man"
96. "Hot Tonight" (33)
        by Tom Rush
        from "What I Know"
96. "Mississippi River Runnin' Backwards" (33)
        by Tom Russell
        from "Blood And Candle Smoke"
96. "Night's Beginning To Shine" (33)
        by Danny Schmidt
        from "Instead The Forest Rose To Sing"
96. "Spencer The Rover" (33)
        by Cara Dillon
        from "Hill Of Thieves"
96. "Stranger" (33)
        by Drew Nelson
        from "Dusty Road To Beulah Land"
96. "To Live Is To Fly" (33)
        by Steve Earle
        from "Townes"
104. "7 Pies" (32)
        by Still On The Hill
        from "Ozark: A Celebration In Song"
104. "Any Old Time" (32)
        by Sara Watkins
        from "Sara Watkins"
104. "Cherry Mine" (32)
        by Ben Bedford
        from "Land Of The Shadows"
104. "Drift Away" (32)
        by Tom Rush
        from "What I Know"
104. "Forky On The Water" (32)
        by Alison Brown
        from "The Company You Keep"
104. "Green Mountains And Me" (32)
        by Slaid Cleaves
        from "Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away"
104. "Honey, Sugar, Baby, Mine" (32)
        by Annie And Rod Capps
        from "My Blue Garden"
104. "How Can I Keep From Singing" (32)
        by Joel Mabus
        from "No Worries Now"
104. "Joy On The Other Side" (32)
        by Ruthie Foster
        from "The Truth According To Ruthie Foster"
104. "Mother Jones On The Line" (32)
        by Ben Bedford
        from "Land Of The Shadows"
104. "Peace Like A River" (32)
        by Bop Ensemble
        from "Between Trains"
104. "Robber Barons" (32)
        by Battlefield Band
        from "Zama Zama: Try Your Luck"
104. "We Will Adjust" (32)
        by Tom Chapin
        from "Let The Bad Times Roll"
104. "When I Go" (32)
        by Dave Carter With Tracy Grammer
        from "When I Go"
118. "America's Waiting" (31)
        by John Flynn
        from "America's Waiting"
118. "Blue Car" (31)
        by Greg Brown
        from "Dream City: Essential Recordings, 1997-2006"
118. "Driving" (31)
        by The Wailin' Jennys
        from "Live At The Mauch Chunk Opera House"
118. "Ignorance And Privilege" (31)
        by John Gorka
        from "So Dark You See"
118. "It's A Shame About Him" (31)
        by Jesse Winchester
        from "Love Filling Station"
118. "Morningside" (31)
        by Bill Evans And Megan Lynch
        from "Let's Do Something"
118. "Pray Tell" (31)
        by The Pines
        from "Tremolo"
118. "Rattlin' Bones" (31)
        by Kasey Chambers And Shane Nicholson
        from "Rattlin Bones"
118. "Safe Home" (31)
        by Johnsmith
        from "Gravity Of Grace"
118. "Sangamon" (31)
        by Ben Bedford
        from "Land Of The Shadows"
118. "Santa Ana Wind" (31)
        by Tom Russell
        from "Blood And Candle Smoke"
118. "Slow Down" (31)
        by Shout Sister Shout
        from "Hit That Jive"
118. "Tennessee Jed" (31)
        by Levon Helm
        from "Electric Dirt"
118. "Wind" (31)
        by Susan Werner
        from "Classics"

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