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  1999 FAR and Away List
  1. The Big D Jamboree (Dragon Street) *JE/*SG/*JHa/*WH/*ER

  2. Martí Brom & Her Barnshakers: Snake Ranch (Goofin’) *LB/*SH/*TJ

  3. Slaid Cleaves: Broke Down (Philo) *PD/*DJ

  4. Chris Gaffney: Live And Then Some (Tres Pescadores) *MT
    Katy Moffatt: Loose Diamond (Hightone) *DO

  5. The Very Best Of Robbie Fulks (Bloodshot) *BF/*WR

  6. Two Dollar Pistols with Tift Merritt (Yeproc) *DN

  7. Phil Lee: The Mighty King Of Love (Shanachie) *KR

  8. Chuck Prophet: Apology (Hightone)

  9. Barn Burners: Alibi (Run Wild) *JP
    Brooklyn Cowboys: Doin’ Time On Planet Earth (Leap) *PP
    Kevin Deal: Honky Tonks -N- Churches (Blind Nello) *TG
    Gideon Freudmann: Hologram Crackers *DTu
    Hayseed: Melic (Watermelon) *RS
    Tom House: ’Til You’ve Seen Mine (Catamount) *DF
    Dana Lyons: Cows With Guns (Reigning) *BW
    Mark David Manders & Nuevo Tejas: Chili Pepper Sunset (Blind Nello) *MM
    Hank Williams: Live At The Grand Ole Opry (Mercury) *JS
    Bradley Jaye Williams: Tex-Mex Gumbo (Lazy SoB) *JHo

  10. Ed Burleson: My Perfect World (Tornado)
    Deke Dickerson & The Ecco-Fonics: More Million Sellers (Hightone)
    Blaze Foley: Live At The Austin Outhouse (Lost Art)
    Michael Reno Harrell: Second Wind (Rank)
    Pee Wee King: Pee Wee King's Country Hoedown (Bloodshot/Soundies)
    Lil’ Mo & The Monicats: Hearts in My Dream (Passin Fancy)
    Teddy Morgan & The Pistolas: Lost Love & Highways (Hightone)
    Sally Timms: Cowboy Sally’s Twilight Laments For Lost Buckaroos (Bloodshot)
    Hank Williams III:  Risin' Outlaw (Curb)

Accident Clearinghouse; Johnnie Allen; Tom Armstrong; Belle Starr; Blackie & the Radio Kings; Norman Blake; Brave Combo; Greg Brown & Friends; Adam Carroll; Johnny Cash; Ani DiFranco; Richard Dobson; The Ex Husbands; Geezinslaws; Sax Gordon; Handsome Family; Kelly Hogan; The Hollisters; Cornell Hurd Band; Paul Kamm & Eleanor MacDonald; Big Bill Lister; Dean Martin; Morotpsychos; Heather Myles; Mike Ness; Bonnie Owens; Dolly Parton; All Petteway & Amy White; John Prine; Jerry Reed; Rice, Rice, Hillman & Pedersen; Bruce Robison; Kristi Rose; Buck Sawtooh; Seela; Sisters Morales; Chip Taylor; Texas Plainsmen w/ Yodelin Donnie Walser; Three Bad Jacks; Truckadelic; Townes Van Zandt; Doughboys, Playboys & Cowboys; Poor Little Knitter on the Road; Velvetone; Rhonda Vincent; Roger Wallace; Dale Watson; West Coast Pinups; Paul Williams & the Victory Trio: Robin & Linda Williams; The Wichitas

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 in Australia).  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). 

JB: Jim Beal Jr,  KSYM, TX
LB: Len Brown,  WDVR, NJ
KD: Ken Date,  2RRR, Austrailia
PD: Paul Daly,  KSYM, TX
JE: Julie Espy, KUCI, CA
BF: Bill Frater, KRCB, CA
DF: Dan Ferguson, WRIU, RI
SG: Steve Gardner,  WXDU, NC
TG: Thomas Greener,  KVMR, CA
JHa: John Hauser,  KOOP, TX
JHo: Jamie Hoover,  KGLP, NM
SH: Steve Hathaway, JJUP, CA
WH: Wade Hockett,  KBOO, OR
DJ: David John,  KTRU, TX
TJ: Tom Jackson,  WLUW, IL
MM: Mark Mundy, KNON, TX
DN: Doug Neal,  WDBM, MI
DO: Dan Orange, KZSC, CA
JP: Jana Pendragon KXLU, CA
PP: Professor Purple,  KZMU, UT
KR: Kim Rogers, KVMR, CA
WR: Wesley Robertson, KVMR, CA
ER: Eddie Russell,  RPEM/JRRI
JS: Johnny Simmons,  KUSP, CA
RS: Rob Silverberg,  WCUW, MA
DT: Dwight Thurston,  WWUH, CT
DTu: Doug Tucker,  KWVA, OR
MT: Mike Trynosky,  WCNI, CT
BW: Bill Wagman, KDVS, CA
LW: Larry Weir,  KDHX, MO

FAR is compiled by John Conquest for 3rd Coast Music Magazine.   ©1999 John Conquest

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