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FAR #173 (December 2013)
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10 Copper & Coal (self) *ATC/*MP/*PP/*RH
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5 Mandy Barnett: I Can’t Stop Loving You (Rounder) *KP/*LMG/*MT
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18 VA: Midnight; The Death Of Hank Williams (Blue Yodel) *FS/*PGS/*RA
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7 Paul Burch: Fevers (Plowboy) *HB/*OO
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DB Rielly: Cross My Heart + Hope To Die (Shut Up & Play!) *JF/*RS
The Deadfields: Often Wrong, Never In Doubt (self) *HT
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4 Billie Joe + Norah: Foreverly (Reprise) *GS
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19 Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash: New Old Story (Randm) *CS/*EW/*RV
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18 Fred Eaglesmith: Tambourine (Major Label) *MB/*TF
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- Miss Tess & The Talkbacks: The Love I Have For You (Signature Sounds) *DG/*TG
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19 Brandy Clark: 12 Stories (Slate Creek) *DF/*LB
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- Tim Grimm: The Turning Point (Cavalier) *AA/*MJM
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10 Brennen Leigh & Noel McKay: Before The World Was Made (DIY) *BS
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- Nick Lowe: Quality Street (Yep Roc) *RC
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Blue Yonder: Bittersweet Road (Javelina) *TJ
Hard Working Americans (Melvin) *TL
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Blackie & The Rodeo Kings: South (File Under: Music) *AB
VA: Inside Llewyn Davis (Nonesuch) *N&T
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18 Donna Ulisse: Showin’ My Roots (HMG) *MF
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Blue Rodeo: In Our Nature (Warner [Canada])
Jim Lauderdale: Black Roses (Sky Crunch) *BB
Willie Nelson: To All The Girls (Legacy) *RJ
The Railsplitters (self) *JT
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Howlin’ Brothers: The Sun Session EP (Ready Made) *AG
Eric Lambert & Friends: Maiden Voyage (self)
Tony Joe White: Hoodoo (Yep Roc)
ilyAIMY: Another Life/Another Live (self) *RN
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C Daniel Boling: Sleeping Dogs (Berkalin) *FH
The Bottle Rockets: The Bottle Rockets/The Brooklyn Side (Bloodshot) *JM
Brushfire Stankgrass: Microclimates (self) *WR
Rosanne Cash: The River And The Thread (Blue Note)
Dakota Sid & Travers Clifford: Written In Stone (self) *TR
Pierce Edens & The Dirty Work: Live (self) *AMS
Honey Don't: Heart Like A Wheel (2Dolla) *GRR
Hot Texas Swing Band: 'Bout Time (self) *CP
Jimmer: The Would-Be Plans *SR
Lydia Loveless: Boy Crazy (Bloodshot)
Tom Mank & Sera Jane Smolen: Swimming In The Dark (Ithaca) *RG
Owen Temple: Stories They Tell (El Paisano) *GG
Mick Trapper: Technicolor (Starlit) *CF
Two Cow Garage: The Death Of The Self-Preservation Society (Last Chance) *GM
VA: Christine Lavin Presents Just One Angel Volume 2 (Yellow Dog) *MN
VA: Songs For Slim; Rockin' Here Tonight; Benefit Compilation for Slim Dunlap (New West) *DJ
Warren Hood Band (Red Parlor) *JB
The Whiskey Gentry: Holly Grove (self) *AH

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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