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Just Plain Folks Awards 2002 Album Nominees
Alternative Album Nominees Artist Location
Always Open Picnic CA
Blink Lazarus Heart CA
Catfight Leigh Silver & Bitter Things CA
dirty little secrets ali handal CA
Dusk a girl named jaen CA
Madame Static All The Queens Men MA
shift jennifer tefft MA
The Dirty Side Up Neycha NY
Amercana Album Nominees Artist Location
Bare Bones John Beland Australia
Blue Souvenirs Amelia White TN
Delectric Delectric CA
Fly Straight Home Jim Photoglo TN
Mobius Jerree Small CT
Row The Believers WA
We Built A Fire Donal Hinely TN
Your Own Backyard Tom Dean NH
Blues Album Nominees Artist Location
57 Miles From Mexico Steve White CA
Finger Lickin' Blues Forrest McDonald GA
Handy Andy The Plummer Viki "G" CA
Lost in Mississippi Funky Blues Messiahs FL
Slender Man Blues Dave Mackenzie TN
The Best of Calvin Owens Calvin Owens & TCOBO TX
The Promise Highway Mark Cook GA
Trouble E.G. Kight TN
Cabaret Album Nominees Artist Location
Blessed are the Sheepherders Zen for Primates PA
Both of Me Lisa Koch WA
Christines Refrigerator John Margolis NY
First Steps Kathryn Gauthier IL
Fishbone, Wishbone, Funnybone Zoe Lewis MA
Gonna Lay My Heart On The Line Anne Phillips NY
Love Me Like Candy Rebecca Kyler Downs CA
Tea Pot Lady Marilyn Rucker TX
why do all the country girls leave? Myshkin OR
Celtic Album Nominees Artist Location
at the Parting Glass Hair of the Dog NY
Contented Minds Cucanandy NC
Gra Morning Star NY
Lassie Wi' the Lint-white Locks Christina Harrison Canada
Mortal Daze Shenanigan Canada
Superstition Highway Gypsy Soul WA
The Raven Project Anna Schaad WA
Whoze Counting Tintangel CA
Childrens Album Nominees Artist Location
18 Family Favorites Bob King Canada
Fun Time for Kids Artie Kaplan FL
Kidtunes Various CA
Little Animals Mark Weakland PA
Lullabies for all ages Dream With Me Tonight TN
Maxwell The Dancing Dog Jeff Moyer OH
Peek-A-Boo Hap Palmer CA
The Land of Nod Ellen & Brian Godula OR
Classical Album Nominees Artist Location
Bach Complete Lute Suites I Tomo Iwakura Germany
Canyonlands Suite Kristen Larsen UT
Classax 3: Rolling Over the Classics The Rhythm and Bluefield Band CO
Moonlight Julianne Markavitch AZ
Romeo and Juliet Emilian Sichkin NY
Svenson Plays Bach Magnus Svensson WA
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra Ukraine
The Art of the Fugue Peter ElyakimTaussig MA
The Piano Artistry of … Polusmiak, Shelest, Sysun KY
College Rock Album Nominees Artist Location
Blue Mike Farley OH
Designer Fetish Rich Cox PA
humblecreatures Einstein's Sister IL
My Element Front Line ID
notwithstanding Seth Horan CA
Sugareen 19 Wheels IL
The Circus Is In Town Nick Dastardly & The Escape Artists DC
the inbetween time Common Children TN
The Trouble With Being Nice Household Names TX
Cont. Christian Album Noms Artist Location
All Eyes On Him Superphat GA
Christian Country V.1 Various TN
Desert Rain Desert Rain TX
Do You Know Who I Am? Olive Carpet FL
Lucky Like Me Chuck Oliver KS
The Ultimate Distraction Tom Kell and the Mission CA
Widows Mite Tammy Edwards IA
Wildflower Traysee CA
Contemporary Album Nominees Artist Location
Corrinne May Corrinne May CA
Eclipse Eclipse UT
Flowerchild With The Blues Don Campbell ME
Green Eyed Radio Peter Mayer TN
Heart Made Of Wind Cherie Call UT
How Could Life Be Better Than This Greg Tamblyn MO
I talk to the Stars Kellee Bradley WA
Liz Pappademas Liz Pappademas TX
Power of Positive Music V.1 Gravity, Clydene Jackson Edwards, Harold Payne (compilation) CA
Country Album Nominees Artist Location
Beautiful World Sheri Porter MO
Eddie Cunningham Eddie Cunningham CA
For All It's Worth Michael Mason TN
If You Have A Dream Tom Fisch TN
Living In Your World Troy Olsen AZ
Shoulda' Loved Me Melody Guy OR
Steve Fox Steve Fox TN
Witness Cindy Kalmenson TN
Dance Album Nominees Artist Location
Euromantique Ganymede MD
Highwave DJ Mozy UK
I Wish You ArX Italy
Noise Tank Noise Tank NJ
Paloma Paloma Canada
Perfect Tears Color Theory CA
Prince Dred Prince Dred PA
Electronica Album Nominees Artist Location
Close Your Eyes dial M NJ
David Z's Beatbank David Z's Beatbank MD
Fuse Soundhole CA
In Porn We Trust Weird Uncle Betty NY
Mystic Maah Seroya DC
Out of the Anonymous Out of the Anonymous FL
Remember the Future NASA MD
Sequentiagite John Lakveet Spain
Ethnic-World Album Nominees Artist Location
Be Right Balla Tounkara MA
Daylight Rika Shinohara Japan
Deep In Didge Tribal Trance Australia
Flight of the Surf Guitar The Atlantics Australia
La robe de Rosalie The Cajun Company the Netherlands
Maron di mar Ze Manel CA
Light From Heaven Rak-smey Khemera MN
the blessing Rivertribe Australia
Waiting for the Sky Lisa Haley & The Zydekats CA
Yeraz Gor Mkhitarian Armenia
Female S/S Album Nominees Artist Location
amazing ordinary things Anne McCue CA
becoming April McLean TN
Fable Amy Speace NJ
Five Stories Kris Delmhorst MA
hello out there Michelle Malone GA
little victory Kerry Getz CA
Not Quite So Low lisa richards TX
painting of a painting Rachael Sage NY
pieces of me Lori McKenna MA
soul on fire jenny bruce NY
sound travels up atoosa NY
Three Miles From Odessa Colleen McFarland NJ
Gospel Album Nominees Artist Location
Confession Elder RC Washington & EVG Germany
Constantly Rev. Clay Evans & AARCMC IL
Enter the Synagogue Tommy T CA
Heaven At The Hope Mount Hope Church MI
He'll Lift You Up Minister Isaac L. Mullins Jr. GA
Infectious Organisms Infectious Organisms PA
Miracles Eva Diaz CA
The Freedom Music Project Peri Smilow NY
Hard Rock Album Nominees Artist Location
6 Pack of Shame Battery Apple MD
All This Rock & Roll Cola MA
Bloodroot Bloodroot NY
Cannibal Shoeless Joe NH
Dropped Consolidated OR
Energy Pimps (ep) Pope Syndicate NY
Head Gregg Burns CA
Sleep Downside CA
Holiday Album Nominees Artist Location
A Bluegrass Christmas Timothy P. Irvin & TRMSS CO
A Little Christmas Gift Muriel Anderson & Jean Felix Lalanne TN
Have A Bootyful Christmas Scambooty CA
Holiday Cityscape PA
Merry & Bright - Harp for the Holidays Jennifer Pratt-Walter and Vale WA
Stars and Promises Peter Mayer TN
The Spirit of Christmas Tracy Zeliadt TN
Tis The Season V.3 Jamie deRoy & Friends NY
Industrial Album Nominees Artist Location
D{elEcTROnIc]T Various Artists: Detroid Electronica Coalition MI
Digital Wings 1 The CyberDen Compilation CA
Hexometa Speorg OH
Ideology W!CK MI
Lot 49 Vertigo Productions MI
Tales of Agony KX NY
Technophiliacs The Diamond Galaxy CA
You and Me Kusser TX
Instrumental Album Nominees Artist Location
Ahmad Jamal with Assai Quartet Ahmad Jamal CT
Clive Manor Michael Hedstrom IL
Conversations Susquehanna Ensemble PA
Moving Spaces John Sprague MA
No Words Jimmy Jackson & Pull String Angel CA
Open Sky Jeanette Alexander WA
Scenes Oakwood Chamber Players WI
Twilight Zenaida LA
Jazz Inst. Album Nominees Artist Location
Chris Dundas Chris Dundas CA
Out of the Way Roy Dunlap Group NY
Quantegy Dan Weiner MA
Swinging Big Band Megan West CA
Tumid The Duggs Trio NY
The Exchange Antonio Parker & Sounds of the City MD
The Golem Shuffle Dan Gottshall Germany
The Ties That Blind Stan Harrison NY
Jazz Vocal Album Nominees Artist Location
Born to Be Blue Anne Phillips NY
Smitty: It's About Time Smitty Canada
Here I Am Ronnie Wells & Ron Elliston SC
Here's To You Beverley Staunton Canada
Jump Yer Bones Mondo Heptet GA
Let's Misbehave Sharon Montgomery TX
Slow Down Michelle Walker MD
My Little Crime Erika Luckett CA
Live Album Nominees Artist Location
Bayne Gibby Bayne Gibby NY
By George! The Amber deLaurentis Band NJ
Felt Like Making A Live Record Josh Clayton MA
Live Maria Butterly CA
Live David M. Bailey VA
Live at Midnight Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys WV
Live at the Belcourt Theater Quinn Loggins And The Inbetwee TN
Live at the Velvet Lounge The Velvet Janes CA
Male S/S Album Noms Artist Location
big senorita Steve Tannen NY
Coney Island greg tannen NY
Felt Like Making A Live Record Josh Clayton MA
Fidelity Is The Enemy Jim Boggia PA
kissing rock stars breck alan CO
Like It Or Not Bob Malone CA
Mobilize Grant-Lee Phillips CA
Rockwells and Picassos Joe Rathburn CA
shine Dave Pahanish PA
teeter gregory douglas VT
This Twisted Road Severin Browne CA
Wishing Well Motel Rob Lamothe Canada
Metal Album Nominees Artist Location
Circus Therapy Jerkstore SD
Double Live/Studio Lofofora France
drunk with power drunk with power CA
et le monde serameilleur enhancer France
Find Yourself CORE FL
Insomniacs Awake Angry Hill MA
Katty Wompus KattyWompus CA
Solidified Simple Machine WI
Modern Rock Album Nominees Artist Location
bird york bird york CA
Colin Velvet Jones UK
Digital Killed The Analog Star Love Star Delux CA
Giddyup Craig Northey Canada
I can see your house from here The Scooters UK
small fires adrienne pierce Canada
The Electric Chair Pfilbryte CA
The Second Coming Picnic CA
New Folk Album Nominees Artist Location
1000 Steps Sean Wiggins CA
air mail blue Craig Carothers TN
Dream In Red Holly Figueroa WA
Paper Wings & Halo Lori McKenna MA
Selected Words of Friction Butch Ross PA
these are the roots diane zeigler VT
trading snakeoil for wolftickets Gary Jules CA
Traveler Johnsmith WI
Novelty Album Nominees Artist Location
Bayne Gibby Bayne Gibby NY
burnt Throwing Toasters CA
Chrome Throwing Toasters CA
Classy Trash Faust & Lewis OR
Mike the Headless Chicken Timothy P. Irvin CO
Please No Dancing Scambooty CA
Salesman David Kleiner and Liz Pagan NJ
The Funny Side Of… Cahal Dunne PA
Opera/Theater Album Noms Artist Location
A.B.C. Adler, Bock & Coleman CA
Angels Wine: Songs of John Dowland Zoe Vandermeer CA
Georgetta Psaros Georgetta Psaros CA
How Can I Keep From Singing? The Bellefield Singers PA
Kings: A New Musical Esta Cassway, Elliot Weiss PA
Lemons Descending Clark, Haimovitz MA
Loves Greatest Gift The Cache Valley Easter Choir & Orchestra UT
Surprise! The Musical Karen S. Javitch NE
Pop Album Nominees Artist Location
What I Wouldn't Give Todd Herzog CA
appearances nikkole CA
Be Brooke Ramel CA
Big Muff Lava Baby NY
Day Dreaming Chin Canada
Dirty Dishes Kelly Brock Canada
hereandnow Nefertiti Jones CA
We're in a small flight Little Viking Japan
R&B Album Nominees Artist Location
David David Jones DC
Goatskinwishes Glenys Rogers LA
Here It Comes Again Little Sister CA
Martha Redbone Martha Redbone NY
Ritual Dance The Gurus CA
The Songs of Cynthia Biggs Cynthia Biggs PA
Velvet Underground Hugo FL
Welcome to Satisfaction Leonard Moss Jr. CA
Rap Album Nominees Artist Location
When Poets Shout Jamil Mustafa KS
5 Minutes of Fame NWT Entertainment CA
Break Yourself Poopan Hooligan CA
Never Forget Ta-Ta NJ
Out of Control Ordinary Peoples OH
Slave to the Groove Cobalt Party Revolution MI
Strictly 'A' Class MOSS Canada
The Funk Squad Compilation Various Artists CA
Reggae Album Nominees Artist Location
Elsewhere Marlon Cherry NY
Gimedemusic Stream Reggae ME
It Is Original Arawak Jah FL
Music and Me Tony Chin CA
One World, One Light Nelson Gill IL
Reggae Rock MoBay Jamaica
This is Acid Reggae Matt Jenson MA
Unconditional Love LA CAT CA
Rock Album Nominees Artist Location
Gertrude Gertrude IL
Grift Grift KY
Five Hollowbody CO
Jimmy 2 Times Jimmy 2 Times CA
Marshmallow Pie Spookie Daly Pride MA
Please. Quiet. Recording Paging Raymond IN
Slang Melody Sons of Servants CA
The Juleps The Juleps IL
Roots Album Nominees Artist Location
1968-1973 Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys WV
Above the Misery Line Bailey Jester GA
Appalachian Blues Stella TN
Compass & Companion Mark Erelli MA
drum hat buddha Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer MA
Grandpa's Advice Adie Grey TN
Old Stuff BanjerDan DC
Waiting for the Fall Clay County CA
Solo Inst. Album Nominees Artist Location
Blue Wheels… Jim Volk OH
Crystal Spirit Yatri MA
Egypticat Patrick Hadley NV
Reaching In Todd Haygood GA
Riverdawn Catherine Marie Charlton DE
Tempest Julianne Markavitch AZ
The Big Stretch Jim Self CA
The Dance of the Black Panther Raj Rathor NV
The Long Ride Home Becky Archibald IN
Spoken Word Album Nominees Artist Location
2NU2 2NU2 WA
Afrodeezyackz/Mumblings of a Madman Sekou (tha Misfit) CA
Live on Frenchmen Street Poet Lee Meitzen Grue LA
Mood Swings Hot Tea CA
Moonology Moonroom CA
Steady Rollin' Man John Sinclair MA
The Mack Man Mack Dennis CA
Welcome to Willieworld Maggie Dubris & Andy Teirstein NY
Traditional Folk Album Nominees Artist Location
Fair Breeze Christie Cook TX
Gravity… Byron Hill TN
Hellbound Shandy Lawson CT
Love, Work and Play Richard Berman MA
Reclining With Age Greg Jacobs OK
Sweeter Than Sugar Too Michael Schwarte IN
Twisting Sophia John Downing MN
Walkin' Around Lucky Robert and Janita Baker CA
Compilation Album Nominees Artist Location
Freight Train Boogie Various CA
Hollywood Goes Wild Various MA
Songbook (Songs of Matthew Lee) Various CA
Wildfire Various CA
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