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"Bar of Gold" Debuts at #1 on Freeform American Roots chart!

Posted by htwigg85 on Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Passing another message along from Arty Hill:

Our new CD, "Bar of Gold," debuted at # 1 on the February 2008 Freeform American Roots (FAR) Chart !  Per the FAR wesbite: "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 six albums they took most pleasure in playing, one of which can be their Album of the Month (designated by a * and their initials)."  Ten DJs designated "Bar of Gold" as their Album of the Month !  Preacher's Jack's "Pictures from Life's Other Side" (also on Cow Island) posted at # 11.  The complete February 2008 FAR chart is below.

#1 Arty Hill & The Long Gone Daddys: Bar Of Gold (Cow Island) *AA/*BP/*CP/*DB/*JF/*JZ/*OO/*PP/*RS/*TF

2 Dave Insley: West Texas Wine (DIR) *HT/*JT/*MF/*MM/*TM
3 The Border Blasters: Blast From The Past (Boquillas) *DR/*RMT/*RT
4 Ray Bonneville: Goin’ By Feel (Red House) *JH
Drive-By Truckers: Brighter Than Creation’s Dark (New West) *AN/*DN/*PTT
The Steeldrivers (Rounder) *AB/*CS/*KR
7 Caroline Herring: Lantana (Signature Sounds) *BR/*DF
8 Eric Taylor: Hollywood Pocketknife (Blue Ruby) *DJ/*DT
9= Jesse Dayton & Brennen Leigh: Holdin’ Our Own (Stag) *EB
Jim Lauderdale & The Dream Players: Honey Songs (Yep Roc)
Gary Louris: Vagabonds (Ryko) *HA/*MB
10= Ronny Elliott: Jalopypaint: (Blue Heart) *RC
Waco Brothers: Waco Express—Live (Bloodshot) *JM/*TW
11 Preacher Jack: Pictures From Life’s Oth

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