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FAR #187 (February 2015)
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1 Rodney Rice: Empty Pockets & A Troubled Mind (Moody Spring) *AA/*AH/*BB/*BM/*CTS/*JS/*JW/*KP/*MI/*MP/*TF/*TG
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17 JD McPherson: Let The Good Times Roll (Rounder) *DC/*DF/*DV/*KC
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16 James McMurtry: Complicated Game (Complicated Game) *AB/*GN/*JP/*OO
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24 6 String Drag: Roots Rock ‘N’ Roll (The Royal Potato Family) *DG/*GM/*JF/*JM/*RC
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23 Steve Earle & The Dukes: Terraplane (New West) *JB/*MB/*MW/*WC
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3 Robert Earl Keen: Happy Prisoner; The Bluegrass Sessions (Dualtone) *HB/*PT
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- VA: Still The King; CelebratingThe Music of Bob Wills & The Playboys (Bismeaux) *MT/*N&T/*TB
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- Bill Hearne & Friends: All That's Real (Howlin' Dog) *TR
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4 Wes McGhee: Bead Mountain, Bad Roads & Borders; The Collection (Steady Boy/Terrapin) *BL/*BW/*MF
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7 The Rizdales: Blue Ain't the Word: A Tribute To The Music Of Ray Price (self) *FS/*LMG
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24 Kevin Deal: Nothin' Left To Prove (Blind Nello) *GS
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2 Gurf Morlix: Eatin' At Me (Rootball) *RA
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- Gretchen Peters: Blackbird (Scarlet Letter) *WB
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Eilen Jewell: Live At The Narrows (self) *PP
Wrinkle Neck Mules: I Never Thought It Would Go This Far (Lower 40) *CF/*RV
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Jim White Vs Packway Handle Band: Take It Like A Man (Yep Roc) *SS
Rhiannon Giddens: Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch) *RJ
Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley; Before The Sun Goes Down (Compass) *DA
The Mavericks: Mono (Valory) *KR
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24 Tom Pacheco: Boomtown (Frogs Claw) *EW
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Jorma Kaukonen: Ain't In No Hurry (Red House) *RH
JP Harris & The Tough Choices: Home Is Where The Hurt Is (Cow Island) *SH
Ryan Bingham: Fear And Saturday Night (Humphead)
The Western Swing Authority: Now Playing (self)
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Slippin' Around with Michael Dart & The Skyline Wranglers (Frogranch) *ATC
Texas Martha & The House of Twang: Long Way From Home (self)
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Annie Lou: Tried And True (self) *DJ
Coby Carter & 5 Miles West: Legends (self) *OAM
Doug Seegers: Going Down To The River (New Rounder) *DWB
Jim Ed Brown: In Style Again (Plowboy) *JT
JJ Grey & Mofro: Ol’ Glory (Provogue/Mascot) *AMS
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Jory Nash: The Many Hats Of Jory Nash (self) *JR
Aaron Watson: The Underdog (Thirty Tigers) *RF
Bobtown: A History Of Ghosts (Blue River) *RN
Dan May: Beacon (self) *GG
Gwyneth Moreland: Ceilings, Floors & Open Doors (self) *CTS
Jake Xerxes Fussell (Paradise Of Bachelors) *MD
James Hill: The Old Silo (Borealis) *MA
Scott & Michelle Danziel: Dragonflies (Gatorbone) *MN
ShAnnie:Blame It On The Moon *FH
Slackeye Slim: Giving My Bones To The Western Lands (self) *ST
Tim Bradford: Drinking Alone (self) *BS

FAR charts are compiled from reports sent in by actual DJs with freeform (i.e. no playlists) radio shows on public, college and community stations 'round the country (and world). Each of them lists the six albums they took most pleasure in playing, one of which can be their Album of the Month (designated by a * and their initials).


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