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    FAR #19 (FEB 2001)  
  1. RODNEY CROWELL: The Houston Kid (Sugar Hill) *BF/*BL/*JoS/*LW/*RC/*RJ/*WR 

  2. Cornell Hurd Band: A Stagecoach Named Desire (Behemoth) *AB/*DC/*JHa/*JHo/*JSn/* KD/*TA/*TS 

  3. Nancy Apple: Outside The Lines (Ringo) *JSp/*RD/*RT/*SJ 

  4. Dolly Parton: Little Sparrow (Sugar Hill) *DoT 

  5. Clay Blaker: Welcome To The Wasteland (Neobilly) *BaW/*GS/*PP 

  6. Kevin Deal: Kiss On The Breeze (Blind Nello) 

  7. VA: O Brother Where Art Thou? (Mercury) 

  8. Justin Trevino: Travelin’ Singin’ Man (Lone Star) *DF/*SH 

  9. Red Meat: Alameda County Line (Ranchero) *JE/*NA 

  10. Johnny Bond: Country & Western (Soundies) *JZ/*WH 

  11. Martí Brom: Feudin’ & Fightin’ With The Cornell Hurd Band (Goofin’) *KF 

  12. Laura Cantrell: Not The Tremblin’ Kind (Diesel Only) *DaT/*KL 

  13. Bobby Earl Smith: Rear View Mirror (Muleshoe) *TF/*TG 

  14. Houston Marchman: Tryin’ For Home (Blind Nello) *KR/*MM 

  15. Robbie Fulks: 13 Hillbilly Giants (Boondoggie) *KC/*ST 

  16. The Domino Kings: Life & 20 (Slewfoot) 
    Don Edwards: Kin To The Wind (Western Jubilee) *RH 

  17. Doug Sahm: The Return Of Wayne Douglas (Tornado) *ChL 

  18. Mark Erelli: Compass and Companion (Signature Sounds) 
    Greg Hawks & The Tremblers: Fool’s Paradise (Yep Roc) *SG 

  19. The Corn Sisters: The Other Women (Mint) *BR 
    Raisins In the Sun
    (Rounder) *GJ 
    Scrimshanders: Longneck (self) *DY 
    Split Lip Rayfield: Never Make it Home (Bloodshot) 

  20. Holmes Brothers: Speaking In Tongues (Alligator) *TJ 
    Jimmy LaFave: Texoma (Bohemia Beat) 
    Ron Lasalle: Too Angry To Pray (PHQ) *RP 
    Joe Maphis: Fire On The Strings (Columbia/Legacy) 
    Tom Ovans: Still In This World (Evangeline) *ER 

  21. Johnny Cash: Solitary Man (American) 
    Tim Easton: The Truth About Us (New West) 
    Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show: In Full Color (Rebel) 

  22. 15-60-75: Jimmy Bell’s Still In Town (Glitterhouse) *AL 
    Tom Armstrong: Sings Heart Songs (Carswell) *MA 
    Clarence ‘Tom’ Ashley: Greenback Dollar (County) *CrL 
    George Barnes Octet: The Complete Transcriptions (Soundies) *MT 
    Richard Buckner: The Hill (Overcoat) *DN 
    Cave Catt Sammy: Comin’ On Strong (Big Bellied) *BC 
    Kathy Chiavola: From Where I Stand (My Label) *EB 
    Ray Condo & His Ricochets: High And Wild (Joaquin) *DN 
    Theryl De’Clouet: The Houseman Cometh (Bullseye) *DT 
    Steve Earle: Transcendental Blues (E-Squared) *DO 
    Denice Franke: Comfort (Certain) *DJ 
    Old 97s: Satellite Rides ()*RB 
    Brian Parton & The Nashville Rebels: Exploitation Natural (self) *LG 
    Willis Prudhomme: Fais Do Do (Louisiana Red Hot) *PR 
    Don Rich & The Buckaroos: Country Pickin’ (Sundazed) *LC 
    Salsa Celtica: The Great Scottish Latin Adventure (Greentrax) *BW 
    Slobberbone: Everything You Thought Was Right (New West) *PD 
    Chris Smither: Live As I’ll Ever Be (Hightone) *MR 
    Joe Wood & The Lonely Ones: The Lonely Ones (Wood Shop) *JP 

  23. Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys: Night Tide (HighTone) 
    Thad Cockrell & The Starlite Country Band (demo) 
    Elizabeth Cook
    (Bro n Sis) 
    Ronnie Elliott: Poisonville (Blue Heart) 
    Ted Roddy & The Tearjoint Troubadors: Tear Time (Music Room) 
    Jack Smith & Rockabilly Planet: Cruel Red (Run Wild) 

  24. Eliza Carthy: Angels & Cigarettes (Warner) 
    Rod Moag: Ah-Haa! Goes Grass (Textracs) 
    VA: Freight Train Boogie (Jackalope) 
    Clarence White: 33 Acoustic Guitar Instrumentals (Sierra)

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 four albums they took most pleasure in playing, one of which can be their Album of the Month (designated by a * and their initials). 

AB: Allen Baekeland, CJSW, Calgary CAN
AL: Aleksandar Lazarevic, M+, Mladenovac YUG
BaW: Barry Wass, 3 Inner, Melbourne AUS
BC: Bill Conner, KNBT, New Braunfels TX
BF: Bill Frater, KRCB, Santa Rosa CA
BiW: Bill Wagman, KDVS, Davis CA
BL: Billy Lee, NEAR/Caroline IRL
BR: Bruce Ross, KZSU, Stanford, CA
CD: Chris Darling, WMPG, Portland, ME
ChL: Chip Lamey, WLFR, Pomona NJ
CrL: Craig Lammers, WBGU, Bowling Green OH
CW: Chad Williams, WCBN, Ann Arbor MI
CZ: Carl Zimring, WRCT, Pittsburgh PA
DB: David Besonen, KNON, Dallas TX
DC: Dave Chamberlain, WRFG, Atlanta, GA
DF: Dan Ferguson, WRIU, Kingston RI
DJ: David John,  KTRU, Houston TX
DN: Doug Neal,  WDBM, East Lansing MI
DO: Dan Orange, KZSC, Santa Cruz CA
DTh: Dwight Thurston,  WWUH, West Hartford CT
DTi: Dave Tilley, WXDU, Durham, NC
DTu: Doug Tucker,  KWVA, Eugene OR
DY: Doug Young, KRCL, Salt Lake City UT
EB: Erika Brady, WKYU, Bowling Green KY
ER: Eddie Russell, OfP, Columbus TX
EW: Eddie White, 2RRR, Sydney AUS
GJ: Greg Johnson, KRXO, Oklahoma City OK
GS: Gerd Stassen, Radio Ems-Vechte-Welle GER
GW: Gus T Williker, KCR, San Diego CA
JaH: Jamie Hoover, KSUT, Ignacio, CO
JB: Jim Beal Jr,  KSYM, San Antonio TX
JE: Julie Espy, KUCI, Irvine CA
JoH: John Hauser,  KOOP, Austin TX
JP: Jana Pendragon KXLU, Los Angeles CA
JR: John Roths, KEOS, College Station TX
JSi: Johnny Simmons, KUSP, Santa Cruz, CA
JSn: Joe Snyder, WDVR, Sergeantsville, NJ
JSp: Jacques Spiry, RCF, Lyon FRA
JZ: Jon Ziegler, WMSE, Milwaukee WI
KC: Kay Clements, KWMR, Point Reyes CA
KD: Ken Date2RRR, Sydney AUS
KF: Kirsty Fitzsimons, Radio Anna Livia, Dublin IRL
KL: Kip Loui, KDHX, St Louis MO
KR: Kim Rogers, KVMR, Nevada City CA
LC: Laura Cantrell, WFMU, East Orange, NJ
LG: Lynne Greenamyre, KKFI, Kansas City MO
LW: Larry Weir,  KDHX, St Louis MO
MA: Mathias Andrieu, NSEO, Paris FRA
MM: Mark Mundy, KNON, Dallas TX
MP: Michel Penard, ISA Radio, Pont de Beauvoisin FRA
MR: Mike Regenstreif, CKUT, Montreal CAN
MT: Mike Trynosky,  WCNI, New London CT
NA: Nancy Apple, WEVL, Memphis, TN
PD: Paul Daly,  KSYM, San Antonio TX
PP: ProfessorPurple, KZMU, Moab UT
RB: Rob Banes, KEOS, College Station TX
RC: Rick Cornell, WXDU, Durham, NC
RD: Renee Dechert, Powell WY
RH: Rolf Hierath, Radio RheinWelle, GER
RJ: Rik James, KGLT, Bozeman MT
RM: Rod Moag, KOOP, Austin TX
RP: Ray Pieters, Radio Milo, Mol BEL
RS: Rob Silverberg,  WCUW, Worcester MA
RT: Raúl Tejeiro, Cabildo-Mas, Montevideo URY
RW: Rein Wortelboer, Radio Venray, NLD
SB: Stu D Baker, KRXS, Globe/Phoenix AZ
SG: Steve Gardner,  WXDU, Durham NC
SH: Steve Hathaway, KKUP, Cupertino CA
SJ: Suzanne Jameson, KXCI, Tuscon AZ
ST: Steve Terrell, KSFR, Santa Fe NM
TA: Tom Ayres, WRUV, Burlington, VT
TF: Tom Funk, KGLP, Gallup NM
TG: Thomas Greener,  KVMR, Nevada City CA
TH: Tristessa Howard, WTTU, Cookeville TN
TJ: Tom Jackson,  WLUW, Chicago IL
TS: Ted Smouse, Radio Del Ray, DC
TT: Troy Tyree, WICN, Worcester, MA
VL: Vida Lee, KKUP, Cupertino CA       
WH: Wade Hockett,  KBOO, OR
WR: Wesley Robertson, KVMR, Nevada City CA

FAR is compiled by John Conquest for 3rd Coast Music Magazine.   ©2000 John Conquest

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