3rd Coast Music Magazine FREEFORM AMERICAN ROOTS CHART REAL MUSIC PLAYED FOR REAL PEOPLE BY REAL DJs
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    FAR #8 (MAR 00)  
  
  1. Jimmie Dale Gilmore: One Endless Night (Windcharger) *EB/*KF/*JHo/*JS

  2. James Hand: Evil Things (Cold Spring) *TG/*RM/*PP/*RS/*MT

  3. Neko Case & Her Boyfriends: Furnace Room Lullaby (Bloodshot)
    *AB/*SG/*WH/*CZ

  4. Bad Livers: Blood & Mood (Sugar Hill) *PD/*ST

  5. Blaze Foley: Live At The Austin Outhouse (Lost Art) *DN/*DO

  6. Marti Brom & Her Barnshakers: Snake Ranch (Goofin') *KC

  7. Dave Stuckey & The Rhythm Gang: Get A Load Of This (HMG) *SH

  8. The Hollisters: Sweet Inspiration (Hightone) *LB

  9. Marah: Kids In Philly (E2)
    VA: The I-10 Chronicles (Back Porch)

  10. Handsome Family: In The Air (Carrot Top) *DF
        David Olney: Omar's Blues (Dead Reckoning) *DJ
        Davis Raines: Big Shiny Cars (Crossfield) *GS
        Johnny Staats Project: WIres & Wood (Giant) *KR

  11. Charline Arthur: Welcome To The Club (Bear Family) *JE
        Patty Booker: I Don't Need All That (PMS) *CH
        BR5-49: Coast to Coast Live *JZ
        Filé: Hang On To Your Chapeau  *JB
        Sara Hickman: Spiritual Appliances (Shanachie) *TJ
        James Intveld: Somewhere Down The Road (Mollenaart) *JP
        Peter Keane: Another Kind Of Blue (Broken White) *DTu
        Brian Lillie & The Squirrel Mountain Orchestra: Good Luck Firechief (Thursday) *CW
        Mark David Manders & Nueva Tejas: Chili Pepper Sunset (Blind Nello) *MM   
        Moon  Mullican & The Showboys: Showboy Special (Westside) *JHa
        Stop The Truck: The 2 Step Program (STT) *KD
        Cary Swinney: Martha (Johnson Grass) *ER
        James Talley: Woody Guthrie And Songs Of My Oklahoma Home (Cimarron) *BW
        3 Balls Of Fire: Friday Night At Ego's Lounge (Deep Eddy) *VL
        Trailer Park Troubadors: Double Wide & Dangerous (Rio Star) *GW
        Walt Wilkins:  *BF

  12. Carter & Grammer: Tanglewood Tree (Signature Sounds)
        Kevin  Deal: Honky Tonks -N- Churches (Blind Nello)
        The Very Best Of Robbie  Fulks (Bloodshot)
        Cornell Hurd Band: At Large (Behomoth)
        Phil Lee: The Mighty King Of Love (Shanachie)
        Li'l Mo & The Monicats: Hearts In My Dreams (Passin Fancy)
        Myshkin: Who Do All The Country Girls Leave? (Binky)
        Jim Roll: Lunette (New West)
        Jerry Sires & The Bucolic Plague: Looking For A Good Time (Twang & Swang)
        Dale Watson: People I've Known, Places I've Been
        Randy Weeks: Madeline (Hightone)
        Wylie & The Wild West: Ridin The Hi-Line (Rounder)
        Steve Young: Primal Young (Appleseed)

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). 

THIS MONTH'S CAST OF CHARACTERS:
AB: Allen Baekeland, CJSW, Canada
EB: Erika Brady, WKYU, KY
JB: Jim Beal Jr,  KSYM, TX
LB: Len Brown,  WDVR, NJ
BC: Bill Conner, KNBT, TX
KC: Kay Clements, KWMR, CA
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
KF: Kirsty Fitzsimons, Anna Livia, Ireland
SG: Steve Gardner,  WXDU, NC
TG: Thomas Greener,  KVMR, CA
CH: Clint Holley, WERE, OH
JHa: John Hauser,  KOOP, TX
JHo: Jamie Hoover,  KGLP, NM
SH: Steve Hathaway, KKUP, CA
WH: Wade Hockett,  KBOO, OR
DJ: David John,  KTRU, TX
TJ: Tom Jackson,  WLUW, IL
AL: Aleksandar Lazarevic, Radio M+, Yugoslavia
VL: Vida Lee, KKUP, CA
MM: Mark Mundy, KNON, TX
RM: Rod Moag, KOOOP, TX
DN: Doug Neal,  WDBM, MI
DO: Dan Orange, KZSC, CA
JO: Joe O’Rourke, WRNX, MA
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
GS: Gerd Stassen, UKW, Germany
JS: Johnny Simmons,  KUSP, CA
PS: Peter Schiffman, KDVS, CA
RS: Rob Silverberg,  WCUW, MA
DT: Dwight Thurston,  WWUH, CT
DTu: Doug Tucker,  KWVA, OR
MT: Mike Trynosky,  WCNI, CT
ST: Steve Terrell, KSFR, NM
BW: Bill Wagman, KDVS, CA
CW: Chad Williams, WCBN, MI
GW: Gus T Williker, KCR, CA
LW: Larry Weir,  KDHX, MO
CZ: Carl Zimring, WRCT, PA
JZ: Jon Ziegler, WMSE, WI

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

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