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    FAR #118  (MAY 2009)  

 

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Slaid Cleaves: Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away (Music Road) *AA/*BP/*GG/*GM/*LW/*MDT/*TR/*TW

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Dave Alvin & The Guilty Women (Yep Roc) *BF/*BW/*CP/*MT/*OO/*RS
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Wayne Hancock: Viper Of Melody (Bloodshot) *BS/*DT/*DV/*KD/*PP/*SH
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Li’l Mo & The Monicats: On The Moon (Cow Island) *ATC/*BL/*HA/*RT
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Eilen Jewell: Sea Of Tears (Signature Sounds) *BR/*CF/*JP/*MM/*RMT
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Steve Earle: Townes (New West) *AB/*RJ/*SC/*SG
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VA: Man Of Somebody’s Dreams; A Tribute To Chris Gaffney(Yep Roc) *AN/*RMP
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The Flatlanders: Hills And Valleys (New West) *AG/*KR/*LB
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Arty Hill & The Long Gone Daddys: Back On The Rail (Cow Island) *DA
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Leaving, TX: Late Gettin’ Started (Lucky Range) *GS/*RH
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Scott H Biram: Something’s Wrong/Lost Forever (Bloodshot) *DF/*JT/*TPR
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BettySoo: Heat Sin Water Skin (Sweet Papaya) *ES/*JA/*XE
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Ruthie & The Wranglers: Americana Express (Azalea City) *MN/*TS
Todd Snider: The Excitement Plan (Yep Roc) *BB/*BJ
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Gina Villalobos: Days On Their Side (Face West) *AOK/*CR
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John Doe & The Sadies: Country Club (Yep Roc)
Drew Nelson: Dusty Road To Beulah Land (Waterbug) *CS/*JMB
Dale Watson: The Truckin’ Sessions Vol 2 (Hyena) *JM
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Bob Dylan: Together Through Life (Columbia) *HP/*TJ
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Albert & Gage: Dakota Lullaby (Moon House) *DJ
Gurf Morlix: Last Exit To Happyland (Rootball)
Jerry Sires Band: Live At Jovita’s (Caliche Pit) *LMG
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Romi Mayes: Achin’ In Yer Bones (Factor) *FS
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Tim Easton: Porcupine (New West) *RF
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The Mystix: Down To The Shore (Mystix Eyes) *DS
VA: Keep Your Soul: A Tribute to Doug Sahm (Vanguard)
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Sara Watkins (Nonesuch)
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Leeroy Stagger: Everything Is Real (Boompa) *SR
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Scott Miller: For Crying Out Loud (FAY) *JH
Angie Stevens: Queen Of This Mess (Boss Kaola) *JB
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Bourgeois Gypsies: Faulty Fairytales (Kaiam) *GF
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The Further Adventures Of Los Straitjackets (Yep Roc)
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Justin Townes Earle: Midnight At The Movies (Bloodshot) *DN
Diana Jones: Better Times Will Come (Proper) *KW
The Radio Kings (Gibraltar) *DG
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Beaucoup Blue: Free To Fall (self) *BK
Vince Bell: One Man's Music (self) *MF
Camille Bloom & The Recovery: Ten Thousand Miles (self) *RG
Jim Bryson: Live At The First Baptist Church (Kelp) *JR
JJ Cale: Roll On (Rounder) *N&T
David Davis & Warrior River Boys: Two Dimes & A Nickel (Rebel) *CL
Kat Edmonson: Take To The Sky (Convivium) *TB
Matt Flinner Trio: Music Du Jour (Compass) *EB
Steve Forbert: The Place And The time (429) *SB
Genuine Cowhide: Paint The Ponies (self) *TM
Floramay Holliday: Dreams (Roseneath) *EW
Iron & Wine: Around The Well (Sub Pop) *R78
Kris Kehr & Stone Poets: Notes From The Crossroads (Woobie Cat) *TF
Michael Weston King & Lou Dalgliesh: My Darling Clementine (ARC) *KC
Alex McMurray: How To Be A Cannonball (ThreadHead) *DWT
Chuck Mead: Journeyman's Wager (Grassy Knoll) *RC
Buddy & Julie Miller: Written In Chalk (New West)
Vanessa Peters: Sweetheart Keep Your Chin Up (self) *RE
Session Americana: Diving For Gold (self) *3RC
Amanda Shires: West Cross Timbers (self)
Leigh Sloggett: Looking For The Clues (self) *LH
Slow Rollin' Lows: Erie Street (self) *HT
Putnam Smith: Goldrush (Itchy Sabot) *GG
The Soul Of John Black: Black John (Eclecto Groove) *OB
Devon Sproule: I Don't Speak For Heaven (Tin Angel) *MB
Keith Sykes: Country Morning Music (self) *NA
Tejas Brothers (Smith Entertainment) *TG
Traditional Sounds Of Norville Dollar Now! (Sand Mountain) *RW
VA: American Primitive Vol II (Revenant) *JW
Vulture Whale (Ol’ Elegante) *ML
Barrance Whitfield: Raw Raw Rough (Blood Red) *JF
 
 

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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