Tuesday, May 8, 2012

AUSTRALIAN BLUES/ROOTS AIRPLAY CHART #28 - April 2012

Here are the 25 most-played new and reissued CD's from Australian Blues/roots artists in the month of April 2012

This month’s chart compiled from playlists contributed by:

Alive 90.5 - Baulkham Hills, NSW - Ross Fear
Alive 90.5 - Baulkham Hills, NSW - Frank Dengate
ArtSound FM 92.7 Canberra, ACT - Peter Crossing
BayFM 99.9 - Byron Bay, NSW - Anthony Moulay / Ken Hughes / Mary Canon / Gary Street / Les Taylor
Cairns FM89.1 - Cairns, Qld - Irene Barrett
Jazz Radio 94.1FM, Surfers Paradise, Qld - Brian Elliott
Hawkesbury Radio 89.9 FM, Windsor - Cathy Vaughan
My105.9FM  - MacKay, Qld - Dennis Heape
RPPFM 98.7, Mornington, VIC - Ray Reid
Salty Dog Blues N Roots -  Dennis Trevarthen
Star FM - St Helens, Tasmania - Dave Barker
Three D Radio 93.7 FM Adelaide, SA - Mick Young
UUU FM Shoalhaven Community Radio - Nowra, NSW - Margaret Gillespie

2RDJ FM 88.1 Burwood, NSW - Hugo Pfandler
2RRR 88.5 - Ryde, NSW - Colin Briscoe
3WAY 103.7 -Warrnambool, Vic - Garry Dalton
3WAY 103.7 -Warrnambool, Vic - Martin Dunstan
4ZZZ 102.1 - Brisbane, Qld - Mark Doherty
4NSA FM 101.3 - Noosa Community Radio. Noosa Junction, QLD - Gerry Blain
5EFM - Victor Harbor, SA - Geoff Pegler
5GTR FM 100.1 - Mt. Gambier, SA - John Marshall
5GTR FM 100.1 - Mt. Gambier, SA - Dougie Baker
89.7 FM - Twin Cities FM Perth, WA - Derek Cromb
89.7 FM - Twin Cities FM Perth, WA - Duncan Smith
92.1 RTRFM - Perth, WA - Steve Pike
98.9FM Brisbane, Qld - Shaun Bindley


Monthly Chart #28 April 2012



This Month / (Place Last Month) / Artist /  Album / (Label) / website

1    (3)    WARD'S XPRESS    Five Lanes (EP)    (Independent)    www.reverbnation.com/rosswardwardsxpress
2    (1)    PJ O'BRIEN    Jefferson Blues    (Independent/Only Blues Music)    www.pjobrienblues.com/home.cfm
3    (12)    JD LOVE    Two Days    (Only Blues Music)    www.myspace.com/revjdlove
4    (6)    MARK EASTON    Grind    (Plastic Donut Records)    www.markeaston.com.au
5    (7)    8 BALL AITKEN    Alive In Tamworth     (Independent)    www.8ballaitken.com
6    (5)    JIMI HOCKING'S BLUES MACHINE    Live In The Moment    (Sommersault Music/Independent)    www.jimihocking.com
7    (2)    THE MOJO WEBB BAND    The Cat    (Emdub Records/Black Market Music)    www.mojowebb.com
8    (4)    ALI PENNEY & THE MONEY MAKERS    Wait A Minute    (Independent)    www.reverbnation.com/alipenneyandthemoneymakers
9    (11)    RAY BEADLE    Spellbound    (Ray Beadle Music/Independent)    www.raybeadle.com
10    (9)    DALLAS FRASCA    Soundpainter    (SpankBetty)    www.dallasfrasca.com
11    (22)    DARREN JACK    Better Place    (Independent)    www.darrenjack.com/
12    (10)    FIONA BOYES    Blues For Hard Times    (Blue Empress/VizzTone)    www.fionaboyes.com
13    (15)    TIM GRIFFIN    Castle Hill Blues    (Independent/Black Market Music)    www.facebook.com/pages/Tim-Griffin-Blues
14    (-)    KIM CHURCHILL    Detail Of Distance    (Indica Records)    www.kimchurchill.com
15    (-)    LIZ STRINGER    Warm In The Darkness    (Vitamin records)    www.lizstringer.com
16    (14)    BACKSLIDERS    Starvation Box    (Independent/ ABC Music)    www.backsliders.com.au/
17    (-)    MARSHALL OKELL    Sugar    (Independent)    http://marshallokell.com/
18    (-)    OWEN CAMPBELL    Sunshine Road    (Independent)    www.owencampbell.com.au
19    (-)    FINN RHYTHM & BLUES    10 Years Old    (Front Room Records)    www.jfinn.net
20    (-)    DUKESY & THE HAZZARDS    Ain't Coming Back to you    (Independent)    www.myspace.com/dukesyandthehazzards
21    (-)    TRANSVAAL DIAMOND SYNDICATE    Sins of the blessed    (Independent)    www.transvaaldiamondsyndicate.com
22    (-)    MISSISSIPPI SHAKEDOWN    5th    (Independent)    www.mississippishakedown.com.au
23    (13)    BLUE SHADDY    Across the Road    (Independent/Only Blues Music)    www.blueshaddy.com
24    (-)    BLUESVILLE STATION    Snakebit N' Boogie    (Ranch Records)    www.bluesvillestation.com.au
25    (24)    THE BLACK SORROWS    Crooked Little Thoughts    (JazzHead Records)    www.theblacksorrows.com.au





CONTACTS:(www. bluesbeatradio.com/ozcontributors.htm)
2RDJ FM 88.1 Burwood, NSW - Hugo Pfandler
2RRR 88.5 - Ryde, NSW - Colin Briscoe
3WAY 103.7 -Warrnambool, Vic - Martin Dunstan / Garry Dalton
4ZZZ 102.1 - Brisbane, Qld - Mark Doherty
4NSA FM 101.3 - Noosa Community Radio. Noosa Junction, QLD - Gerry Blain
5EFM - Victor Harbor, SA - Geoff Pegler
5GTR FM - Mt Gambier, SA - John Marshall / Dougie B
89.7 FM - Twin Cities FM Perth, WA - Derek Cromb / Duncan Smith
92.1 RTRFM - Perth, WA - Steve Pike
98.9FM Brisbane, Qld - Shaun Bindley
Alive 90.5 - Baulkham Hills, NSW - Ross Fear / Frank Dengate
ArtSound FM 92.7 Canberra, ACT - Peter Crossing
BayFM 99.9 - Byron Bay, NSW - Anthony Moulay
Blues 'n' Roots Podcast - Syndication: Radio Port Douglas 90.9 FM - "Salty Dog" Dennis Trevarthen
Cairns FM 89.1 - Cairns, Qld - Irene Barrett
Hawkesbury Radio 89.9 FM, Windsor - Cathy Vaughan
Heritage FM 107.3FM & Rock Blues Radio- Gosnells, WA - Natasha Hanjin
Jazz Radio 94.1FM, Surfers Paradise, Qld - Brian Elliott
My105.9FM  - MacKay, Qld - Dennis Heape
Radio 2RDJ FM 88.1 Burwood, NSW - Hugo Pfandler
RPP FM Mornington, Vic - Ray Reid
Star FM - St Helens, Tasmania - Dave Barker
Three D Radio 93.7 FM Adelaide, SA - Mick Young
Triple T FM 103.9 Townsville, QLD - Mark-o Ledger
UUU FM Shoalhaven FM Nowra, NSW - Margaret Gillespie