TOP ARTISTS OF 2015
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 165326 airplays from 194 different DJs

1. John McCutcheon
2. Bob Dylan
3. Pete Seeger
4. Pharis And Jason Romero
5. Chuck Brodsky
6. Tom Paxton
7. Robert Earl Keen
8. Spuyten Duyvil
9. The Honey Dewdrops
10. Joel Mabus
10. The Stray Birds
12. Anna And Elizabeth
13. Jonathan Edwards
14. Jorma Kaukonen
15. Jayme Stone
16. Sue Massek
17. The Burns Sisters
18. The Gibson Brothers
19. April Verch
19. Heather Pierson
19. The Steel Wheels
22. Altan
23. Tim O'Brien
23. Tom Russell
25. Harpeth Rising
25. Peter Mayer
27. Peter, Paul And Mary
28. Christine Lavin
29. John Gorka
30. Eliza Gilkyson
31. Richard Thompson
32. Old Man Luedecke
33. Rhiannon Giddens
34. Dar Williams
34. Greg Brown
36. Steve Earle
37. Eilen Jewell
37. Guy Davis
39. Moors And McCumber
40. Joni Mitchell
41. Bumper Jacksons
42. Gillian Welch
43. Della Mae
44. Danny Schmidt
45. Neptune's Car
46. John Prine
47. Michael Jerome Browne
48. Donna Ulisse
48. Happy Traum
48. Johnny Cash
51. Cheryl Wheeler
52. Alison Brown
53. Doc Watson
53. Joe Crookston
55. Norman Blake
56. Hot Rize
57. Rani Arbo And Daisy Mayhem
58. Red Molly
59. Joan Baez
60. Tim Grimm
61. Emmylou Harris
61. Iris DeMent
61. Phil Ochs
64. The Sweet Lowdown
65. Nanci Griffith
66. Bill Monroe
67. Katie Dahl
67. Leonard Cohen
69. Bela Fleck And Abigail Washburn
70. The Foghorn String Band
70. John Hartford
72. Lindsay Lou And The Flatbellys
73. Si Kahn
74. Dan Weber
74. David Roth
74. Judy Collins
74. Patty Griffin
78. Brother Sun
78. Ellis Paul
78. Jimmy Lafave
81. Free The Honey
82. Buffy Sainte-Marie
82. Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell
82. Hungrytown
85. Ana Egge
86. Sarah McQuaid
87. Boxcar Lilies
87. Seldom Scene
89. Carrie Newcomer
89. Willie Nelson And Merle Haggard
91. Jez Lowe
91. Stan Rogers
93. Amy Speace
94. Steep Canyon Rangers
95. Laurie Lewis And Kathy Kallick
95. Robin And Linda Williams
97. Weavers
98. Steve Martin And Edie Brickell
99. The Levins
100. Alison Krauss
100. Cosy Sheridan
100. Greg Blake
100. Lowell Levinger
100. The Slocan Ramblers
105. Dave Carter And Tracy Grammer
105. Le Vent Du Nord
105. Natalie MacMaster And Donnell Leahy
108. Elaine Romanelli
109. Archie Fisher
110. Bill Staines
110. Caroline Cotter
110. Mary Chapin Carpenter
113. Anne Hills
113. Jory Nash
115. Woody Pines
116. Chris Smither
116. The Nields
118. David Grisman
119. Jean Ritchie
119. The Pine Hill Project
121. Noel Paul Stookey
121. Trout Steak Revival
123. The Railsplitters
124. Asleep At The Wheel
124. Punch Brothers
124. Sandy Ross
127. Corinne West
127. Dave Van Ronk
127. Erynn Marshall And Carl Jones
127. Kathy Kallick Band
127. Richard Shindell
132. Arlo Guthrie
132. John Roberts And Debra Cowan
134. Kaia Kater
134. Leadbelly
134. Lucinda Williams
134. Mandolin Orange
138. Qristina And Quinn Bachand
138. Woody Guthrie
140. Jesse Winchester
140. Neil Young
140. Susan Werner
143. The Duhks
143. Jefferson Ross
143. Tom Rush
146. Beppe Gambetta And Tony McManus
147. Dubl Handi
147. Joel Rafael
149. Loudon Wainwright III
150. Kim And Reggie Harris
151. Guy Clark
151. Mark Erelli
153. Gordon Lightfoot
153. The Kennedys
153. Old Crow Medicine Show
156. Avery Hill
156. James Keelaghan
156. Steve Spurgin
159. Gene And Gayla Mills
160. Tom Pacheco
161. Pokey Lafarge
162. David Francey
162. Gretchen Peters
162. Peter Keane
165. Dave Crossland
165. David Mallett
165. Johnsmith
165. Steve Goodman
169. Crow And The Canyon
169. Peter Mulvey
171. Lucy Kaplansky
171. Vance Gilbert
173. Rosanne Cash
174. Brooks Williams
174. Cassie And Maggie
174. John Byrne Band
177. Barnstar!
177. Darrell Scott
177. Garnet Rogers
177. Kate Rusby
181. James McMurtry
181. Kelly Bosworth
181. Runa
181. Solas
185. Battlefield Band
185. Cahalen Morrison And Eli West
185. Mary Gauthier
188. Chuck Pyle
188. Dan Schatz
188. Del McCoury Band
188. George Mann
188. The Hillbenders
188. Smithfield Fair
194. Adam Michael Rothberg
194. The Milk Carton Kids
194. Ruth Moody
194. The Waifs
198. Freebo
198. Roy Schneider
200. Rita Hosking
201. Chieftains
201. Karrnnel Sawitsky And Daniel Koulack
201. Martin Sexton
201. Scott And Michelle Dalziel
205. Bruce Cockburn
205. Ry Cooder
207. Billy Strings And Don Julin
207. Chris Rosser
207. Dick Gaughan
207. James Taylor
207. Kate Wolf
207. Lyle Lovett
207. Mike Agranoff
207. Natasha Borzilova
207. Ray Wylie Hubbard
207. The Steeldrivers
207. Wailin' Jennys
218. Art Thieme
218. Lauren Sheehan And Zoe Carpenter
218. The New Basement Tapes
221. Doyle Lawson
221. Louise Mosrie
221. Shawn Colvin
224. The Revelers
224. Tim May And Steve Smith
226. Antje Duvekot
226. Jason Isbell
228. Bobtown
228. The Early Mays
228. Krista Detor
228. Terry Kitchen
232. Bruce Springsteen
232. Burning Bridget Cleary
232. Cathy Fink And Marcy Marxer
232. Jackson Browne
232. Kate Campbell
232. The Lied To's
232. Linda McRae
232. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
232. Norah Rendell
232. The Onlies
242. Dave Rawlings Machine
242. Dry Branch Fire Squad
244. Catie Curtis
244. Fred Gillen Jr
244. Rachael Sage
244. Tony Rice
248. Good Lovelies
248. Jack Williams
248. Peggy Seeger
248. Simon And Garfunkel

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