Top Songs of the first 10 years

Looking back on the first 10 years of the show, we’ve compiled some totally unscientific and rather unreliable statistics. As best we can figure, these are the most played songs in the show’s 10 year history!

These are the songs that have been played 15 times or more:

Plays Songs Artist Total songs 11792
28 Willie’s Diamond Joe Willie P Bennett/Blackie & The Rodeo Kings/Romi Mayes/Matt Andersen
20 Home soon (the cherry song) Oh Susanna/Sarah Harmer
18 How to Make Gravy Paul Kelly/Rough Shop
17 Light Enough To Travel Geoff Berner/Be Good Tanyas
16 Huntsville Affair NQ Arbuckle
16 Step inside this house Lyle Lovett
16 Waiting Around to Die Townes Van Zandt/Be Good Tanyas/Lemonheads
14 If I Needed You Townes Van Zandt/Eivor/etc…
14 Stone Nathan
14 Sunset chaser Nathan
13 All My Tears Julie Miller/Emmylou Harris/Shannon McNally
13 Feel Much Better Jim Bryson
13 Rosie Scott Nolan
12 Fleetwood Jim Bryson
12 In perfect time Jill Barber
12 Katie Michael Johnston
12 Let him roll Guy Clark/Johnny Cash
12 Merry Christmas from the Family Robert Earl/Mike Plume
12 Mixkin Dancehall Blues NQ Arbuckle
12 Old Man Wailin’ Jennys (NO NEIL YOUNG!)
12 Somewhere Else Jim Bryson/Kathleen Edwards
12 The Lucky Ones Willie P Bennett/Stephen Fearing
12 The waking hour David Francey
12 Wide turn Greg Macpherson
11 49 Tons Fred Eaglesmith/Blackie & The Rodeo Kings
11 Clay Pigeons Blaze Foley/Gurf Morlix/John Prine
11 Motel 6 Bros Cosmoline
11 One Voice Wailin’ Jennys
11 Tecumseh Valley Townes Van Zandt/Steve Earle/Chris Mills
11 That’s How I Got to Memphis Tom T Hall/Buddy Miller/Kelly Willis/Solomon Burke
11 Without Piano Bryson
10 (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace Love and Understanding? Nick Lowe/Steve Earle/Lucy Kaplansky/Elvis Costello
10 12 Bellevue Kathleen Edwards
10 Anne Darren Day
10 Election Day Blaze Foley/Lyle Lovett
10 Giants Paul MacLeod
10 Good-Bye Mary Gauthier
10 Happy Birthday NQ Arbuckle
10 My Favourite Chords Weakerthans
10 Not a drop of rain Robert Earl Keen/Shawn Colvin
10 Over Kate Maki
10 Paperback fantasy Reid Jamieson
10 Reconstruction site The Weakerthans
10 Serena Ryder Hiding Place
10 She’s High Water Matt Epp
10 Simple song Lovett
10 Sleeper Greg Brown / Eliza Gilkyson
10 The Best Job I Ever Had Mike Plume
10 The cape Guy Clark/Eric Bibb
10 The country north of Peterborough Michael Johnston
10 Westby Kathleen Edwards
10 You Come Home Christina Martin

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