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No Depression Top 40 Retail Chart - Retail Chart from Issue #32 March-April 2001

No Depression Top 40 Retail Chart

1 Johnny Cash, American III: Solitary Man (American)
2 Emmylou Harris, Red Dirt Girl (Nonesuch)
3 John Hiatt, Crossing Muddy Waters (Vanguard)
4 Merle Haggard, If I Could Only Fly (Anti/Epitaph)
5 Ryan Adams, Heartbreaker (Bloodshot)
6 Various Artists, O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack (Mercury)
7 Steve Earle, Transcendental Blues (E-Squared/Artemis)
8 John Prine, Souvenirs (Oh Boy)
9 Willie Nelson, Milk Cow Blues (Island)
10 Various Artists, Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska (Sub Pop)
11 Keb’ Mo’, The Door (Okeh)
12 Greg Brown, Covenant (Red House)
13 Dwight Yoakam, Tomorrow’s Sounds Today (Reprise)
14 Billy Bragg & Wilco, Mermaid Avenue Vol. II (Elektra)
15 Garcia/Grisman, The Pizza Tapes (Acoustic Disc)
16 Neil Young, Road Rock, Vol. 1 (Reprise)
17 Kasey Chambers, The Captain (Asylum)
18 Sam Bush, Ice Caps: Peaks Of Telluride (Sugar Hill)
19 Greg Brown, Over And Under (Trailer)
20 Bob Dylan, Essential (Columbia)
21 Sonny Landreth, Levee Town (Sugar Hill)
22 Dave Alvin, Public Domain (HighTone)
23 Tony Rice, Unit Of Measure (Rounder)
24 Various Artists, Down To The Promised Land (Bloodshot)
25 Dar Williams, The Green World (Razor & Tie)
26 Mark Olson & The Original Harmony Ridge Creek Dippers, My Own Jo Ellen (HighTone)
27 Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks, Beatin’ The Heat (Surfdog)
28 Will Kimbrough, This (Waxy Silver)
29 Allison Moorer, The Hardest Part (MCA)
30 Shelby Lynne, I Am Shelby Lynne (Mercury)
31 Gram Parsons, Another Side Of This Life (Sundazed)
32 16 Horsepower, Secret South (Razor & Tie)
33 Pat Haney, Wrong Rite Of Passage (Freefall)
34 Johnny Cash, Love God Murder (Sony Legacy)
35 Richard Buckner, The Hill (Overcoat)
36 Various Artists, Big Mon: The Songs Of Bill Monroe (Skaggs Family)
37 Neko Case, Furnace Room Lullaby (Bloodshot)
38 Van Morrison & Linda Gail Lewis, You Win Again (Point Blank/Virgin)
39 Laura Cantrell, Not The Trembling Kind (Diesel Only)
40 Nick Drake, Way To Blue: An Introduction To Nick Drake (Ryko)

Reporting Stores: Aardvark Records (Bloomington, MN), Almost Blue (Asheville, NC), Amoeba Music (San Francisco, CA), Aron’s Records (Los Angeles, CA), Basement Discs (Melbourne, Australia), Book Cellar (Waupaca, WI), Cactus Music & Video (Houston, TX), CD Spectrum (Conifer, CO), Country Rock Specialisten (Gothenburg, Sweden), Disc Exchange (Knoxville, TN), Django’s Cellophane Square (Seattle, Bellevue, Bellingham, WA), Encore Records (Kitchener, Ontario), Ernie November (Sioux Falls, SD), For The Record (Amherst, MA), Gem City (Dayton, OH), Great Escape (Bowling Green, KY), Groovacious (Cedar City, UT), Horizon (Greenville, SC), Laser’s Edge (Birmingham, AL), Local Flavor (mail order) Mad City Music (Madison, WI), Main Street Music (Philadelphia, PA), Malmo Skivhandel (Malmo, Sweden), Maximum Music (San Rafael, CA), Miles Of Music (mail order), Music Millennium (Portland, OR), Narragansett Disc (Narragansett, RI), Oar Folkjokeopus (Minneapolis, MN), Phil’s CDs (Ft. Thomas, KY), Plan 9 (Richmond, Charlottsville, Harrisonburg, VA), Planet Of Sound (Chicago, IL), Premier CDs (Pittsburgh, PA), Record Emporium (Chicago, IL), Rock-A-Billy’s (Shelby Township, MI), Rockin’ Rudy’s (Missoula, MT), Sal’s Music Emporium (Iowa City, IA), Salt City CDs (Salt Lake City, UT), Sounds Familiar (Myrtle Beach, SC), Twist & Shout (Denver, CO), Uncle Buck’s (Oxford, MS), Virgin Megastore (Denver, CO), Wherehouse Music (Houston, TX), Wildman Steve’s (Auburn, AL), Wuxtry Records (Decatur, GA).

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