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FOLK DJ CHART FOR February 2018

Compiled from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 12024 plays from 477 playlists from 133 Folk DJs

Folk DJ Chart Top Albums of the Month

Rank Album Artist Plays
1 Ghost Light John McCutcheon 149
2 Low Tide Tracy Grammer 100
3 See You Around I'm With Her 85
4 Time to Fly Mare Wakefield and Nomad 76
5 American Folk (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Various Artists 64
6 True in Time John Gorka 63
7 Ginkgo Johnsmith 62
8 Open Road, Broken Heart True North 61
9 Wishes on a Neon Sign Abbie Gardner 53
10 The Art of Forgetting Kyle Carey 47
11 Rifles and Rosary Beads Mary Gauthier 45
12 Time Is Everything Vivian Leva 41
13 Settling Scores, Vol. II Grant Peeples and the Peeples Republik 39
13 Call Me Lucky Chris Smither 39
15 The Promise of Strangers The Fugitives 37
16 Skeins Andrew and Casey Calhoun 35
17 Out in the Open The Steep Canyon Rangers 31
17 Big Fat Love Chris LaVancher 31
17 Lord of the Desert 3hattrio 31
20 Letters Never Read Dori Freeman 30
21 A Heart Never Knows The Price Sisters 29
22 Gut It to the Studs Letitia VanSant 28
22 Whistle Down the Wind Joan Baez 28
22 The Orphan King Ed Romanoff 28
25 February Simon Linsteadt 26
25 Home on the River Caroline Cotter 26
25 Short Stories Beppe Gambetta 26
25 Fifteen The Wailin' Jennys 26
25 Little Red Wagon Elly Wininger 26
25 After the Flood After the Flood 26
31 Accomplice One Tommy Emmanuel 24
31 Reunion of Broken Parts Ruth Hill 24
33 One With the Tide Alice DiMicele 23
34 While I Was Asleep Darling West 22
34 Echo in the Valley Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn 22
36 Poets, Philosophers, Workers and Wanderers Joe Jencks 21
37 Turmoil and Tinfoil Billy Strings 20
37 Arkansas John Oats 20
37 You Are Welcome Here Eric Bannan 20
40 Heartbreak Song for the Radio Lynnes 19
40 Live at Club 47 Doc Watson 19
40 Rise Molly Tuttle 19
40 Spaghettification Christine Lavin 19
40 Mixtape Mark Erelli 19
45 Bidin' My Time Chris Hillman 18
45 Go Gloria Attoun 18
45 Rare Songs John O'Connor 18
48 Ukulele Crimes Joel Mabus 17
49 The Nashville Sound Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit 16
50 A Game of Swans Nancy K Dillon 15
50 Pirate Michael Johnathon 15
50 At the End of the Day Bett Padgett 15
50 Laws of Gravity The Infamous Stringdusters 15
54 Small Brown Birds Zoe Mulford 14
54 String Theory We Banjo 3 14
54 Gettin' Handy With the Blues: A Tribute to the Legacy of W.C. Handy Jon Shain 14
54 Freedom Highway Rhiannon Giddens 14
54 Evermore Smithfield Fair 14
54 Sing Louder Meghan Cary 14
54 The Gap of Dreams Altan 14
61 Countries Van William 13
61 Love Ia an Army Janiva Magness 13
61 True Enough Larry Kaplan 13
61 The Long-Awaited Album Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers 13
61 The Family Feast Uncle Bonsai 13
61 California Calling Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards 13
61 Another Life Billy Kemp 13
68 Happy Little Trees KC Groves 12
68 Sunshiner Mammals 12
68 Small Believer Anna Tivel 12
68 If We Dig Any Deeper It Could Get Dangerous Sarah McQuaid 12
68 Spirit to the Sea Trout Steak Revival 12

Folk DJ Chart Top Songs of the Month

Rank Song Artist Plays
1 Hole Tracy Grammer 27
2 Real Big Love Mare Wakefield and Nomad 22
3 This Road John McCutcheon 21
4 A Perfect Day John McCutcheon 19
5 Good Life Tracy Grammer 16
5 The Machine John McCutcheon 16
7 When My Fight for Life Is Over John McCutcheon 15
7 Ghost Light John McCutcheon 15
9 Ain't That Fine I'm With Her 14
10 February Simon Linsteadt 13
10 She Just Dances John McCutcheon 13
10 Nazarene Guitar John Gorka 13
10 Forty-Niner Tracy Grammer 13
14 Pitchforks and Torches Grant Peeples and the Peeples Republik 12
14 Game to Lose I'm With Her 12
14 Cold Mountains Vivian Leva 12
17 Jojo's Bread Johnsmith 11
17 Dust Devil 3hattrio 11
19 Crescent City I'm With Her 10
19 Me and Jesus John McCutcheon 10
19 The Verdant Mile Tracy Grammer 10
19 Townes Amber Rubarth and Joe Purdy 10
19 Soldiering On Mary Gauthier 10
19 See This Winter Out The Fugitives 10
19 Wilder Than Her True North 10

Folk DJ Chart Top Artists of the Month

Rank Artist Plays
1 John McCutcheon 170
2 Tracy Grammer 101
3 I'm With Her 85
4 John Gorka 84
5 Mare Wakefield and Nomad 76
6 Johnsmith 63
7 True North 61
8 Abbie Gardner 58
9 Mary Gauthier 51
10 Chris Smither 50
11 Kyle Carey 48
11 Joan Baez 48
13 Vivian Leva 41
13 Joel Mabus 41
15 The Wailin' Jennys 40
16 Grant Peeples and the Peeples Republik 39
17 The Fugitives 37
18 The Steep Canyon Rangers 36
18 3hattrio 36
20 Andrew and Casey Calhoun 35
21 Beppe Gambetta 32
21 Chris LaVancher 32
23 Bob Dylan 31
24 Doc Watson 30
24 Dori Freeman 30
24 Mark Erelli 30
27 Joe Purdy and Amber Rubarth 29
27 The Price Sisters 29
27 Christine Lavin 29
30 Ed Romanoff 28
30 Joe Jencks 28
30 Letitia VanSant 28
33 Tommy Emmanuel 27
33 Tom Russell 27
33 Caroline Cotter 27
33 Mara Levine 27
37 Altan 26
37 Elly Wininger 26
37 Simon Linsteadt 26
37 Tom Paxton 26
37 After the Flood 26
37 The Infamous Stringdusters 26

Folk DJs

Abby Parks (WLJS-FM, AL)
Al Kniola (WVPE-FM, IN)
Allison Brock (CKUA-FM, AB)
Amy & Travis Luncan (WYSO-FM, OH)
Angela Page (WJFF-FM, NY)
Anne Fuller and Mike Sakarias (KRNN-FM, AK)
Annie Keville (WVBR-FM, NY)
Art Menius (WCOM-FM, NC)
Arthur Berman (CiTR-FM, BC)
Arthur Dean (WCNI-FM, CT)
Artie Martello (WIOX-FM,,, NY)
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)
Dan Robinson (WPR, WI)
Darwin Davidson (WERU-FM, ME)
Dave Hardy (, MA)
David John (KTRU-FM, TX)
David Sears (WBGU-FM, OH)
Denis McKay (VOX-FM, Australia)
Dennis & Judy Cook (WOBC-FM, OH)
Dennis Brunnenmeyer (KVMR-FM, CA)
Diane Crowe (WMCB-FM, MA)
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)
Fred Knittel (WXPN-FM, PA)
Gail Comfort (UMFM, ON)
Gaye Auxier (WDBX-FM, IL)
Gerry Goodfriend (CKUT-FM, QC)
Graham Rice (WJFF-FM, NY)
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)
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 C. Falstaff (WRFG-FM, GA)
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 Stein (WTBQ-AM, NY)
Juergen Kramer (ZuSa, Germany)
Justin Helmer (KVSC, MN)
Karen Rakos (KEUL-FM, AK)
Kate McNally (NHPR, NH)
Ken Batista (WYEP-FM, PA)
Kevin Elliott (WEFT-FM, IL)
Kevin Vance (KPFA-FM, CA)
Larry Hoyt (WAER-FM, NY)
Laurie DesJardins (KVMR-FM, CA)
Len Holton (KUAR-FM, AR)
Lilli Kuzma (WDCB-FM, IL)
Linda Fahey (WKSU-FM &, NY)
Lyle D. Skinner (CJUM-FM, MB)
Lyle Skinner (CJUM/UMFM, MB)
Mark Michaelis (WGDR-FM, VT)
Mark Tobler (WTUL-FM, LA)
Mary Sue Twohy (SiriusXM & syndicated, DC)
Matt Watroba (WKAR-FM, MI)
Menachem Vinegrad (Upper Galilee-FM, Israel)
Michael Alzo (WSLU-FM, NY)
Michael Kane (WBRS-FM, MA)
Michael Stock (WLRN-FM, FL)
Mike Flynn (KUAF-FM & syndicated, AR)
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 Gordon (WVUD-FM, DE)
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)
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 Coxworth (CKUA-FM, AB)
Tom Druckenmiller (WDIY-FM & syndicated, PA)
Tom Funk (KGLP-FM, NM)
Wanda Fischer (WAMC & syndicated, NY)