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No Depression Top 40 Retail Chart - Retail Chart from Issue #35 Sept-Oct 2001

No Depression Top 40 Retail Chart

1 Lucinda Williams, Essence (Lost Highway)
2 Various Artists, O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack (Mercury)
3 Whiskeytown, Pneumonia (Lost Highway)
4 Alejandro Escovedo, A Man Under The Influence (Bloodshot)
5 Nickel Creek, self-titled (Sugar Hill)
6 Bob Dylan, Essential (Columbia)
7 Steve Earle, Transcendental Blues (E-Squared/Artemis)
8 Old 97′s, Satellite Rides (Elektra)
9 Ani DiFranco, Revelling/Reckoning (Righteous Babe)
10 Dolly Parton, Little Sparrow (Sugar Hill)
11 Gram Parsons, Sacred Hearts & Fallen Angels: The Gram Parsons Anthology (Rhino)
12 Emmylou Harris, Anthology: The Warner/Reprise Years (Rhino)
13 Blind Boys Of Alabama, Spirit Of The Century (Real World)
14 Mary Chapin Carpenter, Time Sex Love (Columbia)
15 Cowboy Junkies, Open (Zoë)
16 Shaver, The Earth Rolls On (New West)
17 Ron Sexsmith, Bad Boy (Cooking Vinyl/SpinArt)
18 Ryan Adams, Heartbreaker (Bloodshot)
19 Buddy Guy, Sweet Tea (Silvertone)
20 Kasey Chambers, The Captain (Asylum)
21 Various Artists, Avalon Blues: A Tribute To The Music Of Mississippi John Hurt (Vanguard)
22 John Hammond, Wicked Grin: Songs Of Tom Waits (Point Blank/Virgin)
23 Fred Eaglesmith, Ralph’s Last Show (Signature)
24 Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer, Drum Hat Buddha (Signature)
25 Pernice Brothers, The World Won’t End (Ashmont)
26 Various Artists, A Nod To Bob: An Artists’ Tribute To Bob Dylan On His 60th Birthday (Red House)
27 Eva Cassidy, Songbird (Blix Street)
28 Bonnie Prince Billy, Ease Down The Road (Palace)
29 Joe Henry, Scar (Mammoth)
30 Calexico, Even My Sure Things Fall Apart (Quarterstick)
31 Keb’ Mo’, Big Wide Grin (Okeh)
32 Various Artists, Songcatcher soundtrack (Vanguard)
33 Shuggie Otis, Inspiration Information (Luaka Bop)
34 Cash Brothers, How Was Tomorrow (Zoë)
35 Greg Brown, Over & Under (Trailer)
36 Shelby Lynne, I Am Shelby Lynne (Mercury)
37 Scott Miller & the Commonwealth, Thus Always To Tyrants (Sugar Hill)
38 Delbert McClinton, Nothing Personal (New West)
39 Shawn Colvin, Whole New You (Columbia)
40 Emmylou Harris, Red Dirt Girl (Nonesuch)

Reporting Stores: Aardvark (Bloomington, MN), Amoeba Music (San Francisco, CA), Aron’s Records (Los Angeles, CA), Basement Discs (Melbourne, Australia), Book Cellar (Waupaca, WI), CD Central (Lexington, KY), CD Spectrum (Conifer, CO), Country Rock Specialisten (Gothenberg, Sweden), Dave’s Music Mine (Pittsburgh, PA), Disc Exchange (Knoxville, TN), Encore Records (Kitchener, Ontario), For The Record (Amherst, MA), Grass Roots Books & Music (Corvallis, OR), Groovacious (Cedar City, UT), Hear’s Music (Tucson, AZ), House Of Records (Eugene, OR), The Landing (Seattle, WA), Laser’s Edge (Birmingham, AL), Mad City Music (Madison, WI), Main Street Music (Philadelphia, PA), Malmo Skivhandel (Malmo, Sweden), Miles Of Music (mail order), Music Millennium (Portland, OR), Narragansett Disc (Narragansett, RI), Park Ave. CDs (Winter Park, FL), Plan 9 (Richmond, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, VA), Premier CDs (Pittsburgh, PA), Record Archive (Rochester, NY), Record Emporium (Chicago, IL), Rock-A-Billys (Shelby Township, MI), Rockin’ Rudy’s (Missoula, MT), Sal’s Music Emporium (Iowa City, IA), Sonic Boom (Seattle, WA), Sounds Familiar (Myrtle Beach, SC), Soundscapes (Toronto, Canada), Treehouse Records (Minneapolis, MN), Twist & Shout (Denver, CO), Uncle Buck’s Records (Oxford, MS), Virgin Megastore (Denver, CO), Waterloo Records (Austin, TX), Wherehouse Music #8016 (Houston, TX), Wuxtry Records (Decatur, GA).

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