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FAR #202 (May 2016)
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1 Jim Stringer & The AM Band: Pick It Up (Music Room) *ATC/*BL/*CP/*LB/*MN/*MP/*MT/*TS
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5 The Honeycutters: On The Ropes (Organic) *BF/*BH/*DWB/*MI/*MM
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- Western Centuries: Weight Of The World (Free Dirt) *AB/BW/*OO/*TF
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2 Dave Insley: Just The Way That I Am (self) *TL
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11 Robbie Fulks: Upland Stories (Bloodshot) *BS/*DF/*DP
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- Dallas Wayne: Songs The Jukebox Taught Me (Heart Of Texas) *EW/*GS/*LMG/*TB
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8 Hackensaw Boys: Chaismo (Trade Root) *BM/*JT/*MF
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Al Scorch: Circle Around The Signs (Bloodshot) *JF
Tony Joe White: Rain Crow (Yep Roc) *AMS/*JP/*TG
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- Michael Hearne & Shake Russell: Only As Strong As Your Dreams (Howlin’ Dog) *TR
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- Shoebox Letters: Love Sick Town (self) *GG
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- John Doe: The Westerner (Cool Rock) *BB
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Levi Parham: These American Blues (Music Road) *JB/*GN
Wild Ponies: Radiant (No Evil) *ES
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- Beth Lee & The Break Ups: Keep Your Mouth Shut (self) *OAM
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Cyndi Lauper: Detour (Mutzarella) *KC
Sturgill Simpson: A Sailor’s Guide To Earth (Atlantic) *WC
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CW Stoneking: Gon’ Boogaloo (King Hokum) *DG
Hayes Carll: Lovers & Leavers (Highway 87) *AH
Margo Price: Midwest Farmer’s Daughter (Third Man)
Matt Patershuk: I Was So Fond Of You (Black Hen) *KE
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Dave Gunning: Lift (self) *AA
Kaia Kater: Nine Pin (Kingswood) *DA
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Jimmy LaFave: Trail Five (Music Road) *MB
Parker Millsap: The Very Last Day (Okrahoma) *GRR
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Del McCoury Band: Del And Woody (self) *RV
Landon Dodd: What Comes Natural To A Fool (Heart Of Texas) *SH
Nudie: Everything’s Different In The Night (Nudie)
Peter Wolf: A Cure For Loneliness (Concord) *DS
Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle: Colvin & Earle (Fantasy) *N&T
The Highwaymen: Live; American Outlaws (Columbia Legacy) *RH
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Bentall Taylor Ulrich: Tightrope Walk () *HT
Bob Hillman: Lost Soul (self) *CF
Daniel Meade & The Flying Mules: Let Me Off At The Bottom (At The Helm) *MAP
David Maloney: My Father’s Shoulders (Pelican) *JW
Eric Lindell: Matters Of The Heart (Red Parlor) *DJ
Fruit Bats: Absolute Loser (Easy Sound) *GM
Ginger St James: One For The Money (Busted Flat) *FS
Glenna Bell: Songs And Stories Straight From the Heart of Texas (self) *RJ
Hannah Gill & The Hours: The Water (Foonote) *CTS
Jared Deck (CEN) *AG
Judy Klass: The Brooklyn Cowgirl Rides Again (Warp & Woof) *FH
Kent Rose w/Chris Casello: All That American Night (Kent Rose/Memory Lane) *DV
Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands: The Hazel & Alice Sessions (self) *JA
Mayhemingways: Hunter St. Blues (self) *JR
Michael Fracasso: Here Come The Savages (Blue Door) *GJ
Monica Rizzio: Washashore Cowgirl (self) *MJM
Nate Currin: The Madman And The Poet (Archaic Cannon) *JS
Neal Black & Larry Garner: Guilty Saints (Dixiefrog) *SC
Rebecca Pronsky: Known Objects (Acme Hall) *RN
Richard Dobson & WC Jameson: Plenty Good People (Brambus [Switzerland]) *PP
Robert Rex Waller Jr: Fancy Free (self) *JM
The Westies: Six On The Out (Pauper Sky) *JMF
Tommy Womack: Namaste (self) *RC
VA: I Saw the Light Soundtrack (Legacy) *KP
Yarn: This Is The Year (Ardsley/Red Bush)

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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