Jump to Content

Welcome! You’re browsing the No Depression Archives

No Depression has been the foremost journalistic authority on roots music for well over a decade, publishing 75 issues from 1995 to 2008. No Depression ceased publishing magazines in 2008 and took to the web. We have made the contents of those issues accessible online via this extensive archive and also feature a robust community website with blogs, photos, videos, music, news, discussion and more.

Close This

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).

Enjoy the ND archives? Consider making a donation with PayPal or send a check to:
No Depression, 460 Bush St., San Francisco, CA 94108

Discuss

Did you enjoy this article? Start a discussion about it, or find out what others are saying in the No Depression Community forum.

Join the Discussion »

Find out what's going on in roots music. Share concert photos and videos, learn about new artists, blog about the music you love.

Join the No Depression Community »

Originally Featured in Issue #35 Sept-Oct 2001

Buy our history before it’s gone!

Each issue is artfully designed and packed full of great photos that you don‘t get online. Visit the No Depression store to own a piece of history.

Visit the No Depression Store »


From the Blogs

  • The Post-Newport Earthquake: Watkins Family Hour
    Did you feel it? That's what everybody in Los Angeles asks each other whenever a shake or quake rattles and rolls through the valleys and flatlands. Sometimes there's just a release of pressure beneath the crust, and other times it's an up and down jolt that lasts only a second. And then you forget about it. Until the next time.  Sunday night […]
  • Chris Isaak's Life Beyond the Sun
    In 2011, Chris Isaak took the long overdue step of recording an album at Sun Studios in Memphis, Tenn. It wasn't just any album, it was faithful interpretations of classic songs by his musical mentors and heroes: Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. It didn’t take much of a leap of imagination to predict that the album would be […]
  • Dave & Phil Alvin & the Guilty Ones – Dakota Jazz Club (Minneapolis, Minn. – July 26, 2014)
    “My brother Dave is a triple threat and I’m so proud of him – singer, songwriter, and guitar player.” That’s what Phil Alvin told a July 26 sellout crowd at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis, Minn. The show was winding down but fans were totally pumped as the Alvin brothers exchanged pleasantries and showed no sign of their famed sibling rivalry after Dave […]
  • Celebrating 40 Years of Schoolkids Records: An Interview with Owner Stephen Judge
    This year marks the 40th anniversary of Watergate. That's not really anything to celebrate, it's not an accomplishment, and what's that got to do with music? Nothing. It simply marks the inevitable passage of time. But, 2014 also marks the 40th anniversary of Raleigh, N.C.'s Schoolkids Records, which is an accomplishment and is definitely […]
  • Getting to Know The Levins, Falcon Ridge Emerging Artists
    Huey Lewis and the News have been known to sing about “The Power of Love” but it was “The Power of Music” that brought Julia and Ira Levin together.  Their collaboration is a mighty one and it sure feels like it was a union that was truly meant to be.  As they state in the interview below, they are committed to making the world a happier place through their […]
  • Ray LaMontagne at the Woods at Fontanel (Nashville, Tenn. – July 25, 2014)
    Ray LaMontagne writes great songs and makes great records. And that's certainly no small feat. His live shows, though, while being technically and musically superlative, really don't leave the audience with a whole lot to hang on to other than the technique and the music. There's no personal engagement on LaMontagne's part. It's as i […]

Shop Amazon by clicking through this logo to support NoDepression.com. We get a percentage of every purchase you make!


Subscribe To the No Depression Newsletter

Subscribe to the No Depression Newsletter