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As of May 23, 2017


WERU sends weekly reports of our top-played albums to the Americana Music Association, Friday Morning Quarterback and the North American College & Community Chart.  These charts are sent around the world to various corners of the music industry.  These lists are also sent to record companies as well as independent promoters, public relations firms and artist management companies as well as record stores and musicians themselves.

Below are our most recent top album reports for the past week.

Station Playlists for WERU-FM 89.9, May 23, 2017





Pokey LaFarge

Manic Revelations

Valerie June

The Order of Time

North Mississippi Allstars

Prayer For Peace

Justin Townes Earle

Kids In The Street

Todd Rundgren

White Knight


Transient Lullaby

Jeffrey Halford

Lo-Fi Dreams

Jamie Lidell

Building a Beginning

Mountain Goats



Or (Eyelids)

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers


I Draw Slow

Turn Your Face to the Sun

Fred Eaglesmith

Standard (Fred Eaglesmith)

Tim O'Brien

Where The River Meets the Road

Jeb Loy Nichols

The Country Hustle

Sylvan Esso

What Now

Amy Black

Memphis (Amy Black)

Front Country

Other Love Songs

King Washington

Potential (King Washington)


Best of... So Far

New Pornographers

Whiteout Conditions

Old 97's

Graveyard Whistling

Rodney Crowell

Close Ties

Ruby Friedman Orchestra


Ruthie Foster

Joy Comes Back

Selwyn Birchwood

Pick Your Poison

Suitcase Junket

Pile Driver

Willie Nelson

God's Problem Child

Old Crow Medicine Show

50 Years of Blonde on Blonde

Hardened and Tempered

The Trailer Sessions

Tony Furtado

Cider House Sessions




Fading Mystery

Rhiannon Giddens

Freedom Highway

Garland Jeffreys

14 Steps To Harlem

Andre Cymone

1969 (Andre Cymone)

Rev. Sekou

In Times Like These

Son Volt

Notes Of Blue

Real Estate

In Mind


Silver Eye

Robert Cray

Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm

Aimee Mann

Mental Illness

Two Tracks

Postcard Town

Father John Misty

Pure Comedy

Sera Cahoone

From Where I Started

Jocelyn & Chris Arndt

Go (Jocelyn & Chris Arndt)


Thirteen (BoDeans)




Coming Down The Mountain

Chastity Brown

Silhouette of Sirens

Joan Shelley

Joan Shelley

Hurray For The Riff Raff

The Navigator

Beth Hart

Fire On The Floor

Laura Marling

Semper Femina

Craig Finn

We All Want The Same Things

Ray Davies

Americana (Ray Davies)

Deep Pocket Thieves

Deep Pocket Thieves



Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo'


Timothy Seth Avett as Darling

IV (Timothy Seth Avett as Darling)

Brooks Long

Mannish Boys

Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally

Baby Let's Take The Long Way Home



Lillie Mae

Forever And Then Some

Angaleena Presley


Ron Sexsmith

The Last Rider

Dustbowl Revival

The Dustbowl Revival

Bruce Robison And The Back Porch Band

Bruce Robison And The Back Porch Band



                WERU Top Electronic Recording(as determined by actual on-air “spins”)

1.     JAMIE LIDELL, Building A Beginning, (Self-Released)

2.     THUNDERCAT, Drunk, (Brainfeeder)

3.     JOHAN AGEBJORN & MIKAEL OGREN, We Never Came To The Right Sea, (Spotted Peccary)



WERU Electronic “Adds”

1.      NYM, Lilac Chaser, (Self-Released)

2.     NINA MIRANDA, Freedom Of Movement, (Six Degrees)

3.     RANDY LOCKE, “Diary” [single], (Self-Released)



WERU Top Jazz Recordings (as determined by actual on-air “spins”)

1.      LEIGH PILZER, Strunkin’, (Self-Released)

2.     TROMBONE SHORTY, Parking Lot Symphony, (Universal)

3.     REBECCA HENNESSY’S FOG BRASS BAND, Two Calls, (Self-Released)

4.     STEVE DAVIS, Think Ahead, (Smoke Sessions)

5.     AARON SHRAGGE, Innocent When You Dream:  Dirt In The Ground, (Self-Released)

6.     ANNA DANES, Find Your Wings, (Self-Released)

7.     BRETT GOLD NEW YORK JAZZ ORCHESTRA, Dreaming Big, (GoldFox)

8.     CAROL MORGAN QUARTET, Post Cool, (Self-Released)

9.     JON STICKLEY TRIO, Maybe Believe, (Self-Released)

10.  PARIS COMBO, Tako Tsubo, (Waterfront)



WERU Jazz “Adds” 

1.      TAL COHEN AND DANIELLE WERTZ, Intertwined, (Self-Released)

2.     TAREK YAMANI, Peninsular, (Edict)

3.     CHRIS GREENE QUARTET, Boundary Issues, (Single Malt)

4.     LEIGH PILZER, Strunkin’, (Self-Released)

5.     SWEET LU OLUTOSIN, Meet Me At The Crossroads, (Self-Released)



WERU Top World Recordings (as determined by actual on-air “spins”)

1.      CELTIC COLOURS LIVE 2016 – VOLUME FOUR, various artists, (Celtic Colours International Festival)

2.     ALEX CUBA, Lo Unico Constante, (Caracol)

3.     DAYME AROCENA, Cubafonia, (Brownswood)

4.     DOWALLY, Dowally, (Self-Released)

5.     AO MUSIC, Asha, (Abbeywood)

6.     CALAN, Solomon, (Sain)

7.     CHUCK FOSTER, Last Call, (Catch Me Time)

8.     CIRO HURTADO, Selva, (Inti)

9.     DELPHINE, Blue Soul, (Self-Released)

10.  DIVANHANA, Live In Mostar, (Self-Released)



WERU World “Add”

1.      NINA MIRANDA, Freedom Of Movement, (Six Degrees)



WERU Top Hip Hop Recordings (as determined by actual on-air “spins”)

1.      TRIBE CALLED QUEST, We Got It From Here…      Thank You 4 Your Service, (Epic)

2.     CEO CLEEZY, I Accept Your Apology, (4DELF)

3.     SADISTIK, Altars, (Equal Vision)




WERU Hip Hop “Add”

1.      ROSS JACK, Self Medicated, (Radikal)

2.     RANDY LOCKE, “Diary” [single], (Self-Released)


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