TOP SONGS OF 1998

Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L radio playlists
Based on 104920 airplays.


1. "Howlin' At The Moon" (52)
        by Sam Bush
        from "Howlin' At The Moon"
2. "Caleb Meyer" (47)
        by Gillian Welch
        from "Hell Among The Yearlings"
3. "Time Between Trains" (46)
        by Susan Werner
        from "Time Between Trains"
4. "Are You Out There" (45)
        by Dar Williams
        from "End Of The Summer"
4. "Christians And The Pagans" (45)
        by Dar Williams
        from "Mortal City"
6. "5 Days In May" (44)
        by Salamander Crossing
        from "Bottleneck Dreams"
6. "Get Up John" (44)
        by Ricky Skaggs
        from "Bluegrass Rules"
8. "Things In Life" (43)
        by Jerry Douglas
        from "Restless On The Farm"
9. "William Is Well" (42)
        by Julie Hoest
        from "At Daybreak"
9. "Royal Blues" (42)
        by Rachel Bissex
        from "I Used To Be Nice"
9. "Visions Of Plenty" (42)
        by Kate Campbell
        from "Visions Of Plenty"
12. "By Way Of Sorrow" (41)
        by Dar Williams, Lucy Kaplansky And Richard Shindell
        from "Cry Cry Cry"
13. "Don't Fix Up The Doghouse" (39)
        by Tom Rozum
        from "Jubilee"
14. "Turn You Radio On" (38)
        by John Hartford
        from "Aeroplain"
14. "Cold Missouri Waters" (38)
        by Dar Williams, Lucy Kaplansky And Richard Shindell
        from "Cry Cry Cry"
16. "What Kind Of Person" (37)
        by Salamander Crossing
        from "Bottleneck Dreams"
17. "Blue Days, Sleepless Nights" (36)
        by Laurie Lewis
        from "Seeing Things"
18. "Midnight Storm" (35)
        by Blue Highway
        from "Midnight Storm"
19. "I'd Rather Be A Lonesome Pine" (34)
        by Blue Highway
        from "Midnight Storm"
19. "Jenny Dreamed Of Trains" (34)
        by Maria Sangiolo
        from "Blue Earth"
19. "Rex's Blues" (34)
        by Ramblin' Jack Elliott
        from "Friends Of Mine"
19. "St. Caffeine" (34)
        by John Gorka
        from "After Yesterday"
23. "Fly" (33)
        by Vance Gilbert
        from "Shaking Off Gravity"
23. "So Long, So Wrong" (33)
        by Alison Krauss And Union Station
        from "So Long So Wrong"
23. "To Live Is To Fly" (33)
        by Maria Sangiolo
        from "Blue Earth"
26. "Crazy In Alabama" (31)
        by Kate Campbell
        from "Visions Of Plenty"
26. "Here In California" (31)
        by Lucinda Williams
        from "Treasures Left Behind: Remembering Kate Wolf"
26. "In The Middle" (31)
        by Rachel Bissex
        from "I Used To Be Nice"
26. "Kiss Me Before I Die" (31)
        by Laurie Lewis
        from "Seeing Things"
26. "Our Town" (31)
        by Iris Dement
        from "Folkscene Collection"
26. "Water Is Wide" (31)
        by John Gorka
        from "Where Have All The Flowers Gone?: The Songs Of Pete Seeger"
32. "Watermelon Hanging On The Vine" (30)
        by Bill Monroe
        from "Live Recordings"
32. "Fast As I Can Crawl" (30)
        by Mark Newton
        from "Living A Dream"
32. "Glory Bound" (30)
        by Martin Sexton
        from "Black Sheep"
32. "Pacing The Cage" (30)
        by Bruce Cockburn
        from "Folkscene Collection"
32. "Pikeville Flood" (30)
        by Blue Highway
        from "Midnight Storm"
32. "Red Clay Halo" (30)
        by Nashville Bluegrass Band
        from "American Beauty"
32. "River And The Rain" (30)
        by Salamander Crossing
        from "Bottleneck Dreams"
39. "Indigo Rose" (29)
        by Salamander Crossing
        from "Bottleneck Dreams"
39. "Let The Bird Go Free" (29)
        by Laurie Lewis
        from "Seeing Things"
39. "Shades Of Gray" (29)
        by Dar Williams, Lucy Kaplansky And Richard Shindell
        from "Cry Cry Cry"
39. "Sweet Love" (29)
        by John Gorka
        from "Treasures Left Behind: Remembering Kate Wolf"
39. "Wilder Than Her" (29)
        by Dar Williams
        from "What Do You Hear In These Sounds"
44. "Blue Dress" (28)
        by Annie Gallup
        from "Courage My Love"
44. "Give Yourself To Love" (28)
        by Kathy Mattea
        from "Treasures Left Behind: Remembering Kate Wolf"
44. "Run The Wild Country" (28)
        by Louise Taylor
        from "Ride (Louise Taylor)"
47. "Hey Lah Dee Dah Song" (27)
        by Vance Gilbert
        from "Shaking Off Gravity"
47. "When I Was A Boy" (27)
        by Dar Williams
        from "Honesty Room"
49. "Am I A Fool" (26)
        by Lonesome River Band
        from "Finding The Way"
49. "Billy From The Hills" (26)
        by Greg Brown
        from "Slant 6 Mind"
49. "Devil Had A Hold Of Me" (26)
        by Gillian Welch
        from "Hell Among The Yearlings"
49. "Enola Gay" (26)
        by Kate McDonnell
        from "Next"
49. "I Should've Known Better" (26)
        by Carrie Newcomer
        from "My True Name"
49. "If I Wrote You" (26)
        by Dar Williams
        from "End Of The Summer"
49. "Katy Hill" (26)
        by Bobby Hicks
        from "Fiddle Patch"
49. "Next Best Western" (26)
        by Richard Shindell
        from "Reunion Hill"
49. "Saints" (26)
        by Denice Franke
        from "You Don't Know Me"
49. "Taking It All To Tennessee" (26)
        by Vance Gilbert
        from "Shaking Off Gravity"
49. "Y'all Come" (26)
        by Bill Monroe
        from "Live Recordings"

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