3rd Coast Music Magazine FREEFORM AMERICAN ROOTS CHART REAL MUSIC PLAYED FOR REAL PEOPLE BY REAL DJs
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    FAR #22 (MAY 2001)  
  
  1. Roger Wallace: That Kind Of Lonely (Texas Round-Up) *AB/*DF/*JSm/*JZ/*MA/*RH/*RT/*SH

  2. Alejandro Escovedo: A Man Under The Influence  (Bloodshot/Fargo) *GS/*LW/*SG/*TA/*TJ/*TW

  3. Tom Russell: Borderland (HighTone) *EW/*JSp/*SS&DL

  4. Fred Eaglesmith: Ralph's Last Show (Signature Sounds) *BR/*KR/*RD

  5. Jim Lauderdale: The Other Sessions (Dual Tone) *DC/*KC/*KP

  6. Paul Burch: The Last of My Kind (Merge) *BL/*KF/*PP

  7. Audrey: The Fallen (Reckless) *JoH/*RM

  8. Shaver: The Earth Rolls On (New West) *PD

  9. VA: A Nod To Bob (Red House) *DJ/*MR

  10. Cave Catt Sammy: Comin' On Strong (Big Bellied) *BC
    VA: Songcatcher (Vanguard) *JSi

  11. Lucinda Williams: Essence (Lost Highway) *NA/*RJ

  12. Jimmy LaFave: Texoma (Bohemia Beat) *DO

  13. Marcia Ball: Presumed Innocent (Alligator) *PR

  14. Justin Trevino: Travelin' Singin' Man (Lone Star)

  15. Charlie Robison: Step Right Up (Sony) *ChL
    Eric Taylor: Scuffletown (Eminent) *DwT
    The West Coast Pinups: Caution: Swinging Doors (Hard Eight) *BaW

  16. Cornell Hurd Band: A Stagecoach Named Desire (Behemoth) *KD

  17. VA: The Gals Of The Big D Jamboree (Dragon Street)
    Jerry Jeff Walker: Gonzo Stew (Tried & True)

  18. The Starline Rhythm Boys: Better Luck Is A Barroom Away (Tin Town) *GS
    Redd Volkaert: No Stranger To A Tele (Hightone) *TS

  19. Whiskeytown: Pneumonia (Lost Highway)

  20. The Bellfuries: Just Plain Lonesome (ASP) *MT
    Oh Susanna: Sleepy Little Sailor (Catamount/Stella) *AL

  21. VA: Texas Boogie (Hightone)

  22. The Chapmans: Follow Me (Pinecastle) *DoT

  23. Terri Hendrix: Live In San Marcos (Wilory)
    The Jenny Kerr Band: Itch (Jennyco)
    Rod Moag: Ah-Haa! Goes Grass; A Bluegrass Tribute To Bob Wills (Textracs)

  24. Asylum Street Spankers: Spanker Madness (Spanks-A-Lot) *GW
    Bianca: Outlaws & Lovers (O&L) *TF
    Bruno: Down The Road (Culture) *RP
    Calexico: Hot Rail *SJ
    Mark Eitzel: The Invisible Man (Matador) *CZ
    Ronnie Elliott: Poisonville (Blue Heart) *DB
    Howard Fishman Quartet: I Like You A Lot (Monkey Farm) *JW
    Roxy Gordon & Wes McGhee: Townes Asked Did Hank Williams Ever Write Anything As Good As Nothing (Wowapi) *TG
    Ray Wylie Hubbard: Eternal And Lowdown (Philo) *JR
    The Pawtuckets: Dogs Body Factotum (Mad Jack) *DY
    Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys (Rounder) *CrL

  25. Michael Ballew: Rodeo Cool (Soul Of the Heart)
    Johnny Bush: Sings Bob Wills (Lone Star)
    Rodney Crowell: The Houston Kid (Sugar Hill)
    Rosie Flores: Speed Of Sound (Eminent)
    Frog Holler: Idiots (Record Cellar)
    Jim Lauderdale: Point Of No Return (Westside)
    The Sadies: Tremendous Efforts (Bloodshot)
    Jim Stringer & The AM Band: On The Radio (Music Room)
    Tandy: The Bloodroot Transcriptions (Yellow Slipper)

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). 

THIS MONTH'S CAST OF CHARACTERS:
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: Raśl 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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