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FOLK DJ CHART FOR January 2018

Compiled from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 14512 plays from 612 playlists from 129 Folk DJs

Folk DJ Chart Top Albums of the Month

Rank Album Artist Plays
1 Open Road, Broken Heart True North 98
2 True in Time John Gorka 91
3 The Art of Forgetting Kyle Carey 87
3 Wishes on a Neon Sign Abbie Gardner 87
5 Ginkgo Johnsmith 85
6 Reunion of Broken Parts Ruth Hill 59
6 After the Flood After the Flood 59
8 Little Red Wagon Elly Wininger 56
9 Letters Never Read Dori Freeman 53
10 Fifteen Wailin' Jennys 52
11 Gut It to the Studs Letitia Vansant 46
12 Big Fat Love Chris Lavancher 40
13 You Are Welcome Here Eric Bannan 39
14 Accomplice One Tommy Emmanuel 37
15 Short Stories Beppe Gambetta 34
15 Freedom Highway Rhiannon Giddens 34
17 A Game of Swans Nancy K Dillon 32
18 Bidin' My Time Chris Hillman 30
18 Echo in the Valley Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn 30
18 Mixtape Mark Erelli 30
21 Rifles and Rosary Beads Mary Gauthier 29
22 While I Was Asleep Darling West 28
22 Usher's Island Usher's Island 28
22 Small Believer Anna Tivel 28
25 Dounia Tabolo Boubacar Traore 26
26 Out in the Open Steep Canyon Rangers 25
26 Rise Molly Tuttle 25
26 Another Life Billy Kemp 25
26 Rare Songs John O'Connor 25
30 If We Dig Any Deeper It Could Get Dangerous Sarah McQuaid 24
30 The Long Awaited Album Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers 24
32 One Go Around Jeffrey Martin 23
32 Poor David's Almanack David Rawlings 23
34 One With the Tide Alice Dimicele 22
34 Poets, Philosophers, Workers and Wanderers Joe Jencks 22
34 Stories I've Told Chuck Williams 22
37 Spirit to the Sea Trout Steak Revival 21
38 Low Tide Tracy Grammer 20
38 Belle of the West Samantha Fish 20
40 Small Brown Birds Zoe Mulford 19
40 Turmoil and Tinfoil Billy Strings 19
40 Folksinger Vol. 2 Willie Watson 19
40 All American Made Margo Price 19
40 Trolling for Dreams John McCutcheon 19
40 A Stranger in This Time Tim Grimm and the Family Band 19
40 Sing Louder Meghan Cary 19
40 Happy Little Trees Kc Groves 19
48 February Simon Linsteadt 18
48 Alastair Moock Alastair Moock 18
48 Further Down the Line Scott Cook 18
48 The Hammer and the Heart Susan Cattaneo 18
52 Folk Hotel Tom Russell 17
52 Not My Monkey Fiddle Whamdiddle 17
54 American Folk (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Joe Purdy and Amber Rubarth 16
54 The Nashville Sound Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit 16
54 Bring Back Home Ange Hardy 16
54 You See This River Janie Barnett and Blue Room 16
54 Call Me Lucky Chris Smither 16
54 Where the River Meets the Road Tim O'Brien 16
60 Horizon Lines Matthew Byrne 15
60 Medicine Songs Buffy Sainte-Marie 15
60 Said Little Sparrow Kim Beggs 15
60 Dog Charlie Parr 15
60 Champion Nora Jane Struthers 15
60 California Calling Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards 15
60 Southern Blood Gregg Allman 15
60 Black Hills Gold Tom Peterson 15
60 Up the Flatland Stairs Bob Livingston 15
69 Revolution Now Emma's Revolution 14
69 The Lights of Paris Rupert Wates 14
69 Before I Go Ordinary Elephant 14
69 Long Hot Summer Days Jim Byrnes 14
69 Wild as We Came Here Steel Wheels 14
69 Song for a Winters Night Reid Jamieson 14
69 On That Other Green Shore John Reischman and the Jaybirds 14
69 Southern Soul Jimmy Arnold 14
69 The Swift House Ken and Brad Kolodner 14
69 Run Away Rebekah Long 14
69 Milestones Volume Five 14

Folk DJ Chart Top Songs of the Month

Rank Song Artist Plays
1 Wallflower Days Abbie Gardner 18
2 From This Valley After the Flood 15
3 Welcome in Another Year Zoe Mulford 14
3 Love This Growing Old Johnsmith 14
5 Jojo's Bread Johnsmith 13
5 Nazarene Guitar John Gorka 13
5 Someone Singing With Me Joe Purdy and Amber Rubarth 13
5 The Ballad of Iris & Pearl John Gorka 13
5 Bright Morning Stars After the Flood 13
10 Boulder to Birmingham Wailin' Jennys 12
10 You Are Welcome Here Eric Bannan 12
10 One-Way Ticket True North 12
10 Another Sparrow Ruth Hill 12
10 For Your Journey Kyle Carey 12
10 If I Could Make You My Own Dori Freeman 12
10 Cold Black Water Abbie Gardner 12
10 Mighty Bourbon True North 12
10 Let Me Sing You a Song Joe Jencks 12
19 Small Wonders True North 11
19 Once the Teardrops Start to Fall Abbie Gardner 11
19 The President Sang Amazing Grace Zoe Mulford 11
19 Siubhail a Ruin Kyle Carey 11
19 Tillie Sage Kyle Carey 11
19 New York Amber Rubarth 11
19 Lucky Duck Johnsmith 11

Folk DJ Chart Top Artists of the Month

Rank Artist Plays
1 John Gorka 105
2 True North 101
3 Kyle Carey 91
4 Abbie Gardner 90
5 Johnsmith 86
6 After the Flood 62
7 Ruth Hill 60
8 Wailin' Jennys 59
9 Elly Wininger 58
10 Dori Freeman 57
11 John McCutcheon 52
12 Tom Russell 50
13 Letitia Vansant 48
14 Bob Dylan 46
14 Tommy Emmanuel 46
16 Chris Lavancher 44
17 Rhiannon Giddens 43
18 Mark Erelli 42
19 Eric Bannan 41
20 Joe Purdy and Amber Rubarth 40
20 Pete Seeger 40
20 Zoe Mulford 40
23 Beppe Gambetta 37
23 Joan Baez 37
23 Mary Gauthier 37
26 Tim O'Brien 35
27 Chris Hillman 34
28 Nancy K Dillon 32
29 Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn 31
29 Anna Tivel 31
29 Joe Jencks 31
29 Tom Paxton 31
33 Gordon Lightfoot 29
34 Usher's Island 28
34 Sarah McQuaid 28
34 Emmylou Harris 28
34 Billy Kemp 28
34 Tracy Grammer 28
34 Darling West 28
34 Infamous Stringdusters 28

Folk DJs

Abby Parks (WLJS-FM, AL)
Al Kniola (WVPE-FM, IN)
Allen Larman (KPFK-FM & syndicated, CA)
Allison Brock (CKUA-FM, AB)
Amanda Lynn Stubley (CHRW, ON)
Amy & Travis Luncan (WYSO-FM, OH)
Angela Page (WJFF-FM, NY)
Anne Fuller (KRNN-FM, AK)
Art Menius (WCOM-FM, NC)
Arthur Berman (CiTR-FM, BC)
Arthur Dean (WCNI-FM, CT)
Artie Martello (WIOX-FM,,, NY)
Bettie Carlson (WCUW-FM, MA)
Bill Hahn (WFDU-FM, NJ)
Bill Revill (WESU-FM, CT)
Bill Stuart (WFIT-FM, FL)
Bill Wagman (KDVS-FM, CA)
Bob Heyer (WWOV-FM, WV)
Bob McWilliams (KANU-FM & KPR, KS)
Bob Weiser (WOMR-FM, MA)
Brad Edmondson (WVBR-FM, NY)
Brenda & Roman Tacik (CJTR-FM, SK)
Bruce Cameron (2MCE-FM, Australia)
Bud Johnson (syndicated, AK)
Carolyn VandeWiele (WFHB-FM, IN)
Charlie Backfish (WUSB-FM, NY)
Chris Kocher (WHRW-FM, NY)
Chris McGill (WSPN, NY)
Cindy Funk (WYSO-FM, OH)
Colin Fielding (3INR-FM, Australia)
Craig Huegel (WMNF-FM, FL)
Dan Alloway (KTEP-FM, TX)
Darwin Davidson (WERU-FM, ME)
David John (KTRU-FM, TX)
David Sears (WBGU-FM, OH)
Dennis Brunnenmeyer (KVMR-FM, CA)
Diane Crowe (WMCB-FM, MA)
Diane Hunt (KBOO-FM, OR)
Diane Karl (KBOO-FM etc, OR)
Dick Hermans (WHDD-FM, CT)
Don Jacobson (KBOO-FM, OR)
Doug Dick (WQCS-FM, FL)
Ed Mellnik (KBOO-FM, OR)
Fred Frawley (WMPG-FN, ME)
Gaye Auxier (WDBX-FM, IL)
Gerry Goodfriend (CKUT-FM, QC)
Graham and Barbara Dean (WBCR-LP, MA)
Greg Priddy (WJCU-FM, OH)
Greg Schatzmann (CJLX-FM, ON)
Hansjoerg Malonek (ISW-FM, Germany)
Harlon Joye (WRFG-FM, GA)
Ian Zolitor (WXPN-FM, PA)
Jan Hall (, ON)
Jared Ingersol (syndicated &, CA)
Jean Geiger (KBCS-FM, WA)
Jeff Robson (CJUM-FM, MB)
Jeff Zolitor (KNYO-FM, CA)
Jenny Flux (2AIR-FM, Australia)
Jeremy Butler (WUAL-FM & APR, AL)
Jim Canales (WWSP-FM, WI)
Jim Fisher (WGCS-FM, IN)
Jim Marino (CFMU-FM, ON)
Jim Rogers (WIUP-FM, PA)
Joe Pszonek (WMSC-FM &, NJ)
John & Maureen Rumsey (KVMR-FM, CA)
John Lupton and George Mercer (WVUD-FM, DE)
John Mazza (WNHU-FM, CT)
John Patterson (WXPI-FM, PA)
John Platt (WFUV, NY)
John Sillberg (CKOL-FM, ON)
John Weingart (WPRB-FM, NJ)
Johnny Bazzano (KRCB-FM, CA)
Jon 'Chip' Colcord (syndicated, NH)
Jon Kiger (WRFG, GA)
Jon Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Juergen Kramer (ZuSa, Germany)
Juliet Youngren (WEFT-FM, IL)
Justin Helmer (KVSC, MN)
Karen Rakos (KEUL-FM, AK)
Kate McNally (NHPR, NH)
Ken Batista (WYEP-FM, PA)
Kevin Elliott (WEFT-FM, IL)
Larry Hillberg (KVMR-FM, CA)
Larry Hoyt (WAER-FM, NY)
Laurie DesJardins (KVMR-FM, CA)
Len Holton (KUAR-FM, AR)
Lilli Kuzma (WDCB-FM, IL)
Lyle D. Skinner (CJUM-FM, MB)
Lyle Skinner (CJUM/UMFM, MB)
Mara Noelle (KVMR-FM & KFOK-LP, CA)
Mark Michaelis (WGDR-FM, VT)
Mark Tobler (WTUL-FM, LA)
Mary Sue Twohy (SiriusXM & syndicated, DC)
Menachem Vinegrad (Upper Galilee-FM, Israel)
Michael Alzo (WSLU-FM, NY)
Michael Kane (WBRS-FM, MA)
Michael Stock (WLRN-FM, FL)
Mike Regenstreif (CKCU-FM, ON)
Mitch Park (Kidnappers, New Zealand)
Naomi Soule and Terry Moses (KCLC-FM, MO)
Nick Barr (WAMC-FM, NY)
Norm Mast (WVPE-FM, IN)
Paul Hartman (WTMD-FM, MD)
Paul Hefti (, CA)
Peter Fraissinet (WVBR-FM, NY)
Peter Kernast (WTSR-FM, NJ)
Ray Baumler (WRUR-FM & WITH-FM, NY)
Rich Warren (WFMT-FM & syndicated, IL)
Richard Howard (KZMU-FM, UT)
Rik James (KGLT-FM, MT)
Robert Resnik (VPR, VT)
Ron Cooke (KTAL-LP, NM)
Ron Olesko (WFDU-FM, NJ)
Sheila Shigley (WPR, WI)
Sonny Ochs (WIOX-FM, NY)
Steve Brockway (KRFC-FM, CO)
Steve Edge (CITR-FM, BC)
Stu Weaver (WFCF-FM, FL)
Sue Kessell (WNUR-FM, IL)
Susan Forbes Hansen (WHUS-FM & WWUH-FM, CT)
Susi Lanagan (PBS-FM, Australia)
Taylor Caffery (WRKF-FM, LA)
Terry Fatseas (2MCE-FM, Australia)
Terry O'Laughlin (WORT-FM, WI)
Tom Druckenmiller (WDIY-FM & syndicated, PA)
Tom Funk (KGLP-FM, NM)
Tom MacArthur (, NB)
Wanda Fischer (WAMC & syndicated, NY)