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Top 30 Chart: September 25 – October 1, 2022


Check out the top played albums of the week!

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    30. Scone Cash Players: Brooklyn to Brooklin (Daptone)
    29. Danielle Ponder: Some Of Us Are Brave (Future Classic)
    28. Peter Nolan: Igrewupina John Lennon World (Independent)
    27. Ben l’Oncle Soul: Red Mango (Enchante)
    26. Lake Street Dive: Fun Machine: The Sequel (Fantasy)
    25. Leyla McCalla: Breaking The Thermometer (ANTI-)
    24. Ben Harper: Bloodline Maintenance (Chrysalis)
    23. Reuben and the Dark: In Lieu of Light (Arts & Crafts)
    22. Skinny Dyck: Palace Waiting (Sound Asleep)
    21. Watkins Family Hour: Vol. II (Family Hour)

Dawn Pemberton spoke with family man, and father to many Nolan’s, Peter Nolan, about the album title, the track ‘9000’, and the creation of Igrewupina John Lennon World

    20. Zoon: Big Pharma (Paper Bag)
    19. Nuela Charles: Nuela Charles (Independent)
    18. David Myles: It’s Only A Little Loneliness (Turtlemusik)
    17. Valerie June: Under Cover (Fantasy)
    16. Kokoroko: Could We Be More (Brownswood)
    15. Bellegarde: Pastourelle (Independent)
    14. Jesse Northey: Onion Knight (Victory Pool)
    13. Son Little: Like Neptune (ANTI-)
    12. iskwé & Tom Wilson: Mother Love (Independent)
    11. Harrison Kennedy: Thanks For Tomorrow (Electro-Fi)

Jesse Northey dives in to all things, Onion Knight. What does the title mean, who worked on on it, who played on it, and why Jesse goes with the flow.

    10. Mariel Buckley: Everywhere I Used To Be (Birthday Cake)
    9. Status / Non-Status: Surely Travel (You’ve Changed)
    8. King Stingray: King Stingray (Cooking Vinyl)
    7. Marlon Williams: My Boy (Dead Oceans)
    6. Digging Roots: Zhawenim (Ishkode)
    5. Colleen Brown: Winging It (Flatcar)
    4. King of Foxes: Twilight of the Empire (Crystal Baby)
    3. Cynthia Hamar: Joint & Marrow (Neon Moon)
    2. Blue Moon Marquee: Scream, Holler & Howl (Independent)
    1. Crystal Shawanda: Midnight Blues (True North)

Dawn Pemberton chats with Crystal Shawanda, and shares the news that Midnight Blues is #1. Hear more about being on the road, Shawanda’s thoughts on The Blues, and what Midnight Blues means, as well as the process of creating the album.

Tune in to On The Rise with Dawn Pemberton and Brendan Cross every Friday from noon-3pm MT when they connect the musical dots, taking a peek at CKUA chart history, chat with great artists, and, of course, count down the Top 30 albums every week.