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Top Albums & Songs of April 2017 (FOLKDJ-L)

Top Albums of April 2017

Tim Grimm
Tim Grimm
1: A Stranger In This Time, Tim Grimm And The Family Band [Vault, 3/17] (89)
2: One Light Many Windows, Merlin Snider [Barking Dog, 10/16] (69)
3: Wild As We Came Here, The Steel Wheels [Big Ring, new] (67)
4: Fading Mystery, Taarka [taarka.com, 1/17] (64)
5: Freedom Highway, Rhiannon Giddens [Nonesuch, 2/17] (59)
5: Where The River Meets The Road, Tim O’Brien [Howdy Skies, 3/17] (59)
7: Eyes Brand New, Zoe And Cloyd [zoeandcloyd.com, new] (57)
7: Jayme Stone’s Folklife, Jayme Stone [Borealis, 4/17] (57)
9: From Where I Started, Sera Cahoone [Lady Muleskinner, 3/17] (55)
9: Tunes From David Holt’s State Of Music 2, Various Artists [High Windy, 4/17] (55)
11: You’ve Been Away So Long (EP), Alice Howe [alicehowe.com, 2/17] (54)
12: Sonny And Brownie’s Last Train, Guy Davis And Fabrizio Poggi [M. C., 3/17] (51)
12: Turn Your Face To The Sun, I Draw Slow [Compass, new] (51)
14: Small Brown Birds, Zoe Mulford [Azalea City, 1/17] (48)
15: Further Down The Line, Scott Cook [scottcook.net, 3/17] (45)
16: Divining Rod, Wyatt Easterling [Phoenix Rising, 3/17] (41)
16: Ironbark, The Waifs [Compass, 3/17] (41)
18: This Is Absolutely Real, Pat Wictor [RiskyDisc, 3/17] (39)
18: Trip To Walden Pond, Hanneke Cassel [hannekecassel.com, new] (39)
20: A Bright Horizon Line, Davey O [H3o, 3/17] (34)
20: Smoke Behind The Clouds, The Bucking Mules [Free Dirt, new] (34)
22: Coming Down The Mountain, Mipso [mipsomusic.com, 4/17] (33)
23: Boat In The Water, Tom Paxton [Pax, 2/17] (32)
23: Americana, Ray Davies [Legacy, new] (32)
23: This Much Is True, Byrd And Street [byrdandstreet.com, 2/17] (32)
23: Wow And Flutter, Amilia K. Spicer [Free Range, new] (32)
27: Escaped The Tide, Russ Rentler [russrentler.bandcamp.com, new] (31)
27: Solomon, Calan [Sain, new] (31)
29: National Parks Centennial Songs EP, Gigi Love [gigilove.com, 6/16] (30)
29: Shake Me Now, Quiles And Cloud [Compass, 3/17] (30)
31: Everything, Darden Smith [Compass, 4/17] (29)
32: Trolling For Dreams, John McCutcheon [Appalsongs, 1/17] (28)
33: Chasing The Ghost, Lydia Sylvia Martin [Dryad, 2014] (27)
33: Gold Castle Masters Radio Sampler, Joan Baez [Razor And Tie, new] (27)
33: The Penny Collector, Carrie Elkin [Self, 3/17] (27)
33: Pretty Little Troubles, Malcolm Holcombe [Gypsy Eyes, new] (27)
37: Brighter In The Dark, Mouths Of Babes [Wild Awake, 3/17] (25)
38: God’s Problem Child, Willie Nelson [Legacy, new] (24)
38: I’ve Never Met A Stranger, Bumper Jacksons [Self, new] (24)
38: Other Love Songs, Front Country [Organic, 4/17] (24)
41: Going Home, Joe Newberry And April Verch [Slab Town, 3/17] (23)
41: Windy City, Alison Krauss [Capitol, 2/17] (23)
43: Dance Across The Sky (EP), Kipyn Martin [Self, 3/17] (22)
43: Every Soul Grows To The Light, Jenny Bienemann [jennybienemann.com, 3/17] (22)
43: The Fool’s Journey, Skinner And T’witch [Self, new] (22)
43: Tennessee Moon, Ray Cardwell [Pinecastle, 1/17] (22)
43: Yearbook, Ryanhood [Self, 3/17] (22)
48: Reach For The Stars, Elaine Mahon [Gatorbone, 2/17] (21)
49: Passing Trains, Annie Moscow [11 Blocks, 1/17] (20)
50: Cider, Gwyneth Moreland [Blue Rose, 3/17] (19)
50: Get Up And Do Right, Cathy Fink And Marcy Marxer
50: Little Movies, Ron Sowell [Mountain Soul, 8/16] (19)
50: Mount Royal, Julian Lage And Chris Eldridge [Free Dirt, 2/17] (19)
50: My Spirit Sister, Joshua James [Self, 4/17] (19)
50: Universal Favorite, Noam Pikelny [Rounder, 3/17] (19)
56: Are You Listening?, Peter Mulvey [Righteous Babe, 4/17] (18)
56: Baby Let’s Take The Long Way Home, Nell Robinson And Jim Nunally Band [Whipporwill Arts, new] (18)
56: Brooks’ Blues, Brooks Williams [Red Guitar Blue, 2016] (18)
56: Waves, Jennifer Cutting’s Ocean Orchestra [Sunsign, 1/17] (18)
56: Workin’s Too Hard, Rayna Gellert [StorySound, 1/17] (18)
61: All These Years, Solas [THL, 2/16] (17)
61: For Better, Or Worse, John Prine [Oh Boy, 9/16] (17)
61: In The Ground, The Gibson Brothers [Rounder, 2/17] (17)
61: No Ordinary Love, Julie Snow [juliesnowsongs.com, 11/16] (17)
61: Roses In The Snow And Drought, Joanne Rand [Self, 1/17] (17)
61: Sleeper Years, Ian Foster [Self, new] (17)
61: TajMo, Taj Mahal And Keb’ Mo’ [Concord, new] (17)
61: Wild Orchid, Colcannon [Self, new] (17)
69: Far Away, Long Ago, Jack Williams [Wind River, 12/16] (16)
69: Jewels And Harmony, Mara Levine [maralevine.com, 2013] (16)
69: Migration Blues, Eric Bibb [Stony Plain, new] (16)
69: Down In The West, Volume 2, Kyle Alden [Self, 2/17] (16)
69: The Wishing Hour, Lisa Bastoni [Self, 1/17] (16)
Top Songs of April 2017

Alice Howe
Alice Howe
1. “Homeland Blues” (24)
by Alice Howe
from You’ve Been Away So Long (EP)
2. “Scrape Me Off The Ceiling” (16)
by The Steel Wheels
from Wild As We Came Here
2. “To The Wild” (16)
by The Steel Wheels
from Wild As We Came Here
4. “Abraham’s Light” (15)
by Merlin Snider
from One Light Many Windows
4. “Gonna Be Great” (15)
by Tim Grimm And The Family Band
from A Stranger In This Time
6. “Always Turn Around” (14)
by Sera Cahoone
from From Where I Started
6. “Sing Me Like A Folk Song” (14)
by The Steel Wheels
from Wild As We Came Here
6. “Time To Give” (14)
by Sera Cahoone
from From Where I Started
6. “Wait On The Rising Sun” (14)
by Jayme Stone
from Jayme Stone’s Folklife
10. “Fly Away Sail Away” (13)
by Merlin Snider
from One Light Many Windows
10. “Further Down The Line” (13)
by Scott Cook
from Further Down The Line
10. “These Rollin’ Hills” (13)
by Tim Grimm And The Family Band
from A Stranger In This Time
13. “Birmingham Sunday” (12)
by Rhiannon Giddens
from Freedom Highway
13. “My Portion” (12)
by I Draw Slow
from Turn Your Face To The Sun
13. “Procrastination Blues” (12)
by Merlin Snider
from One Light Many Windows
16. “My Fence And My Neighbor” (11)
by Cosy Sheridan
from My Fence And My Neighbor
16. “Passing Place/Silver Special” (11)
by Hanneke Cassel
from Trip To Walden Pond
16. “Shake Sugaree” (11)
by Rhiannon Giddens, Dirk Powell, Jason Sypher
from “Tunes From David Holt’s State Of Music 2”
also Tomorrow Is My Turn
19. “13 Years” (10)
by Tim Grimm And The Family Band
from A Stranger In This Time
19. “At The Purchaser’s Option” (10)
by Rhiannon Giddens
from Freedom Highway
19. “Carried Away” (10)
by Taarka
from Fading Mystery
19. “Cold Rain” (10)
by Merlin Snider
from One Light Many Windows
19. “Friday, Sunday’s Coming” (10)
by Tim O’Brien
from Where The River Meets The Road
19. “Knock On The Door” (10)
by Pat Wictor
from This Is Absolutely Real
19. “Make A Fool Out Of Me” (10)
by Alice Howe
from You’ve Been Away So Long (EP)
19. “Maria” (10)
by I Draw Slow
from Turn Your Face To The Sun
19. “You’ve Been Away So Long” (10)
by Alice Howe
from You’ve Been Away So Long (EP)