3rd Coast Music Magazine FREEFORM AMERICAN ROOTS CHART REAL MUSIC PLAYED FOR REAL PEOPLE BY REAL DJs
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    FAR #28 (NOV 2001)  
  
  1. Merle Haggard: Roots Volume 1 (Anti/Epitaph) *DN/*JSm/*JSn/*KL/*R&HL

  2. Kelly Hogan: Because It Feel Good (Bloodshot) *CZ/*JSc/*LC/*TA

  3. Wayne Hancock: A-Town Blues (Bloodshot) *BL/*SS&DD

  4. Drive-By Truckers: Southern Rock Opera (Soul Dump) *RD/*ST/*TW

  5. Steve Earle, Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clarke: Together At The Bluebird Cafe (American Originals) *RJ/*SG

  6. Robbie Fulks: 13 Hillbilly Giants (Bloodshot) *DF/*LH

  7. Here Come The Derailers (Sony) *KF

  8. Johnny Bush: Green Snakes (Lone Star) *JHa/*WH

  9. Rice, Rice, Hillman & Pedersen: Running Wild (Rounder) *DY/*PP

  10. Bruce Robison: Country Sunshine (Boar’s Nest) *CM

  11. VA: O Sister! The Women’s Bluegrass Collection (Rounder) *JR/*VP

  12. Demolition String Band: Pulling Up Atlantis (Okra-Tone) *JSp/*TO
    Ginny Hawker: Letters From My Father (Rounder) *CrL/*DT
    Townes Van Zandt: Texas Rain;The Texas Hill Country Recordings (Tomato) *AL/*TG

  13. Kimberly M’Carver: Cross The Danger Line (Prime) *BR

  14. Robert McCreedy: Streamline (Safe House) *CW/*RC

  15. VA: Poet; A Tribute To Townes Van Zandt (FreeFalls) *LW

  16. Libbi Bosworth: Libbiville (Ramble) *SJ
    Cooder Graw: Shifting Gears (Thre-To-One) *MA/*MM

  17. The Stumbleweeds: Pickin’ & Sinnin’ (Rawk)

  18. Neko Case: Canadian Amp (Lady Pilot) *PD
    The Paladins: Palvoline No 7 (Ruf) *DA

  19. Jesse Dayton: Hey Nashvegas! (Stag)
    VA: There is No Eye; Music For Photographs (Smithsonian Folkways)

  20. VA: Rockin’ At The Barn Vol 3 (Dusty) *MP
    VA: Songcatcher (Vanguard) *RW

  21. Bob Dylan: Love And Theft (Columbia)
    Maura O’Connell: Walls And Windows (Sugar Hill)

  22. Michael Fracasso: Back To Oklahoma (India) *NA
    Pat Haney: Ghost Of Things To Come (Freefalls) *RP

  23. The Handsome Family: Twilight (Carrot Top)
    Mark Insley: Tucson (Rustic)

  24. Sons Of The Pioneers: Symphonies Of The Sage (Bloodshot/Soundies) *JZ
    The Uptown Savages: Rocket Drivin’ Daddy (Cuca) *LG

  25. Jeffrey Halford & The Healers: Hunkpapa (Showless)
    Wylie & The Wild West: Paradise (Rounder)

  26. An American Starlet: Sweet Country Lullabies (self) *MTa
    Scotty Anderson: Triple Stop (J-Curve) *MTr
    Bob & Wendy: Behind The Blue (Self) *CD
    Ray Bonneville: Rough Luck (self) *BiW
    Kasey Chambers: Barricades And Brickwalls (EMI) *RB
    Leonard Cohen: Ten New Songs (Columbia) *DT
    Kitty Donohoe: This Road Tonight (Roheen) *SJe
    Elmer: 13 Sweethearts (Dusty) *BC
    Ted Hawkins: Nowhere To Run (Catfish) *DB
    The Ignitors: Speedway Sounds (Hayden’s Ferry) *SB
    Penny Lang: Gather Honey (Borealis) *MR
    Tommy Morrell & The Time Warp Tophands: Stylin’ (self) *DC
    Jonell Mosser: Enough Rope (Siren Songs) *SM
    Provo: Change In Direction (self) *WR
    Chris Richards: Jam The Breeze (Ten High Ranch) *GS
    Earl Scruggs & Friends (MCA) *RH
    Shaver: The Earth Rolls On (New West) *DN
    William Topley: Feasting With Panthers (Lost Highway) *TF
    Dallas Wayne: Here I Am In Dallas (Hightone) *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). 


**NEW**     Here's a schedule of FAR shows online    **NEW**

THIS MONTH'S CAST OF CHARACTERS:
AB: Allen Baekeland, CJSW, Calgary CAN
AL: Aleksandar Lazarevic, Radio Politika YUG
BC: Bill Conner, KNBT, New Braunfels TX
BF: Bill Frater, KRCB, Santa Rosa CA
BL: Billy Lee, NEAR/Caroline IRL
BR: Bruce Ross, KZSU, Stanford, CA
BiW: Bill Wagman, KDVS, Davis CA
BaW: Barry Wass, 3 Inner, Melbourne AUS
CD: Chris Darling, WMPG, Portland ME
CH: Carol Harrison, CIUT, Toronto CAN
ChL: Chip Lamey, WLFR, Pomona NJ
CrL: Craig Lammers, WBGU, Bowling Green OH
CM:Chip Meshew, KCSS, Turlock CA
CW: Chad Williams, WCBN, Ann Arbor MI
CZ: Carl Zimring, WRCT, Pittsburgh PA
DA: Dan Alloway, KTEP, El Paso TX
DB: Dave Bryce, 88 Christchurch NZL
DC: Dave Chamberlain, WRFG, Atlanta GA
DF: Dan Ferguson, WRIU, Kingston RI
DJ: David John,  KTRU, Houston TX
Dan Nemeth, CiTR, Vancouver CAN
DN: Doug Neal,  WDBM, East Lansing MI
DO: Dan Orange, KZSC, Santa Cruz CA
DTi: Dave Tilley, WXDU, Durham, NC
DTu: Doug Tucker,  KWVA, Eugene OR
DTh: Dwight Thurston,  WWUH, West Hartford CT
DY: Doug Young, KRCL, Salt Lake City UT
EB: Erika Brady, WKYU, Bowling Green KY
EW: Eddie White, 2RRR, Sydney AUS
GJ: Greg Johnson, KRXO, Oklahoma City OK
GS: Gerd Stassen, Radio Ems-Vechte-Welle GER
GW: Gus Williker, KCR, San Diego CA
JBa: Julie Bahre, KQMO, Aurora MO
JBe: Jim Beal Jr,  KSYM, San Antonio TX
JE: Julie Espy, KUCI, Irvine CA
JoH: John Hauser,  KOOP, Austin TX
JaH: Jamie Hoover, KSUT, Ignacio, CO
JR: John Roths, KEOS, College Station TX
Jeremy Schaar, WSUM, Madison WI
JSi: Johnny Simmons, KUSP, Santa Cruz, CA
JSm: John Smith, WEBR, Fairfax VA
JSn: Joe Snyder, WDVR, Sergeantsville, NJ
JSp: Jacques Spiry, RCF, Lyon FRA
JW: John Weingart, WPRB, Princeton NJ
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
MK: Mia Karnatz, KCSN, Northridge CA
MM: Mark Mundy, KNON, Dallas TX
MP: Michel Penard, ISA Radio, Pont de Beauvoisin FRA
MR: Mike Regenstreif, CKUT, Montreal CAN
MTa: Mark Taylor, WVUD, Newark DE
MTr: Mike Trynosky,  WCNI, New London CT
NA: Nancy Apple, WEVL, Memphis, TN
PD: Paul Daly,  KSYM, San Antonio TX
PP: ProfessorPurple, KZMU, Moab UT
PR: Peter Rost, WWUH, West Hartford CT
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
R&HL: Roz & Howard Larman, KPIG, WUMB Boston MA, Plains FM NZL
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
SJa: Suzanne Jameson, KXCI, Tuscon AZ
SJe: Steve Jerrett, KOPN, Columbia MO
SS&DD: Steve Scott/Denise DeLeon, KVSF, Santa Fe NM
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
TO: Theo Oldenburg, Radio Winschoten, Holland NLD
TS: Ted Smouse, Radio Del Ray, Washington DC
TT: Troy Tyree, WICN, Worcester, MA
TW: Thom Wodock, WDVR, Sergeantsville NJ
VL: Vida Lee, KKUP, Cupertino CA       
VP: Vicki Pepper, KUCI, Irvine CA
WH: Wade Hockett,  KBOO, Portland 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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