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    FAR #20 (MAR 2001)  
  1. Gals Of The Big `D' Jamboree (Dragon Street) *DF/*JHa/*JSi/*KC/*RS

  2. Justin Trevino: Travelin' Singin' Man (Lone Star) *KD/*MA/*RM/*SG/*SH/*TA/*WH

  3. Cornell Hurd Band: A Stagecoach Named Desire (Behemoth) *JSn/*TS

  4. Jimmy LaFave: Texoma (Bohemia Beat) *DY/*RD/*TJ/*WR

  5. Jim Stringer & The AM Band: On The Radio (Music Room) *ChL/*MT

  6. Nancy Apple: Outside The Lines (Ringo) *RT

  7. Eric Taylor: Scuffletown (Eminent) *DJ/*DT/*RJ

  8. Rodney Crowell: The Houston Kid (Sugar Hill) *BF

  9. Laura Cantrell: Not The Tremblin' Kind (Diesel Only) *SJ
    Redd Volkaert: No Stranger To A Tele (Hightone) *DC

  10. Red Meat: Alameda County Line (Ranchero)

  11. Split Lip Rayfield: Never Make it Home (Bloodshot) *DN/*JE

  12. Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash: Walk Alone (Ultimatum) *GS/*TF

  13. Delbert McClinton: Nothing Personal (New West) *KR

  14. Frog Holler: Idiots (Record Cellar) *GW/*TW

  15. Clay Blaker: Welcome To The Wasteland (Neobilly)

  16. Jim Lauderdale: Point Of No Return (Westside) *BL/*KF

  17. Tom Russell: Borderland (HighTone) *LW/*MR

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

  19. The Midwesterners: Pretty Little Town (Darlingtone) *PP
    VA: O Brother Where Art Thou? Mercury) *DN
    Jim White: No Such Place (Luaka Bop) *ST

  20. John Evans: Biggest Fool In Town (Shakeabush) *JZ
    Bobby Earl Smith: Rear View Mirror (Muleshoe) *JaH

  21. Ronnie Elliott: Poisonville (Blue Heart)

  22. Martí Brom & Cornell Hurd Band: Feudin' & Fightin' (Goofin') *BR
    The Heymakers: Making Hey (Haystack) *JSp
    King Ernest: Blues Got Soul (Fat Possum) *PR

  23. Blue Mountain: Roots (Black Dog)
    The Domino Kings: Life & 20 (Slewfoot)
    Dolly Parton: Little Sparrow (Sugar Hill) 6
    Charles Sawtelle: Music From Rancho DeVille (Acoustic Disc)
    The Tatters (Knottygirl)

  24. Frank Carlier: Born Again (Eclipse) *ER
    Cave Catt Sammy: Comin' On Strong (Big Bellied) *BC
    Danni Leigh: A Shot Of Whiskey & A Prayer (Monument) *AB
    Shaver: The Earth Rolls On (New West) *MM
    Jack Smith & Rockabilly Planet: Cruel Red (Run Wild) *LG
    Greg Trooper: Straight Down Rain (Eminent) *RC

  25. Clay Greenberg: Tumbleweed (Home Grown)
    Dale Watson: Every Song I Write Is For You (self)

  26. The Calvanes: In Harmony (Hightone) *VL
    Terri Hendrix: Live In San Marcos (Wilory) *PD
    Flaco Jimenez: Sleepytown (Back Porch) *NA
    The Jenny Kerr Band: Itch (Jennyco) *RH
    Pete Krebs & Danny Barnes: Duet For Clarinet & Goat (Cavity Search) *JSm
    Tim Lake: Kentucky Home (Padraig) *JR
    David Lindley & Wally Ingram: Twango Bango II (self) *BW
    Lynwood Lunsford & Misty Valley Boys: A Portrait Of The Blues (Hay Holler) *CrL
    Dave McCann: Woodland Tea (Old Man River Music) *RP
    Leon Payne: Long Way Back To The Bandstand (United States of Texas) *TG
    The Sadies: Tremendous Efforts (Bloodshot) *AL
    Terry Smith: Spokes In The Wheel *BW
    Two Dollar Pistols: Step Right Up (Yep Rec) *JW
    Dale Watson: From the Start (self) *EW

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.   ©2001 John Conquest

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