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Radio 2 Top 20: make room for Blackie and the Rodeo Kings
By
Editorial Staff

Published

January 17, 2014

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By Garvia Bailey

Do not adjust your compass

The kings of Canadian-made Americana are on the chart with their countrified soul music. Blackie and the Rodeo Kings enter the chart at number 20, with the title track from their new album, South. We dug into the vaults and pulled out this gorgeous bit of storytelling from the band. This is "Stoned," circa 2009.

He truly is the Boss

Bruce Springsteen is making a run up the charts, but he's also making a big play for some laughs. He's a serious musician who isn't afraid to have a little fun. Check out his latest appearance on Jimmy Fallon, as the Boss spoofs the news story known as Bridgegate. Bruuucce (as he's known in Jersey) is on the charts at number three with "High Hopes."

The chart:

1. Serena Ryder, "Fall" (same)

2. Broken Bells, "Holding on for Life" (up four)

3. Bruce Springsteen, "High Hopes" (up two)

4. The Treasures, "Gonna Wait" (up four)

5. U2, "Ordinary Love" (down three)

6. Haim, "The Wire" (up three)

7. Arcade Fire, "Afterlife" (down three)

8. Kings of Leon, "Temple" (down five)

9. Boy and Bear, "Southern Sun" (up three)

10. Alejandra Ribera, I Want (re-entry)

11. Sam Roberts Band, "We're All in This Together" (down four)

12. Kodaline, "Love Like This" (up four)

13. Luke Nicholson, Wait A Minute" (new entry)

14. Roseanne Cash, "Modern Blue" (new entry)

15. Sharon Jones, "Stranger to My Happiness" (down 2)

16. Jake Bugg, "Me and You" (down one)

17. Blue Rodeo, "New Morning Sun (down seven)

18. Jay Malinowski & the Deadcoast, "Patience Phipps" (new entry)

19. City and Colour, "Commentators" (up one)

20. Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, "South" (new entry)

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