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100 Reactions from Europe's Most Influential DJ's - October 10, 2011

Hi Amy
I am delighted to be able to send you your 100 reactions for your track on Hotdisc.  I hope you find the comments useful and constructive. 
The ratings are marked as follows...

10 Excellent; 8 Very Good; 6 Good; 4 Fair; 2 Below Average.
Your song has already been in the Hotdisc Most Popular Tracks Chart as voted for by the most influential DJs in Europe and some even further afield. Only the elite tracks from the recent Hotdiscs deemed good enough by the DJs get into this chart on merit so this is a great achievement.
You will have received your chart positions in our newsletter which we send every Sunday or Monday. You can follow these at our website at - the charts are updated every Sunday and an archive of all charts are available.

We now make our Top 40 chart show available to click and listen from our website at so please feel free to listen to it. The new show is online every Sunday.
It has been a pleasure working with you and we look forward to working with you again.

If you ever have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

Best Wishes
Stuart Cameron


Ref / Reviewer / Comments / Points / Airplay
1 Barry Dixon, Now Dig This Magazine, UK Pleasant track 6 N/A
2 Otto Waldoft, Radio Gladsaxe, Denmark Fine 6 Yes
3 Ian Ashcroft, Linedance DJ, UK Like this, good song 7 Yes
4 Sean Green, Shine FM, Ireland, UK  4 
5 Robert MacMillan, Nevis Radio, UK  5 
6 Lee Williams, CMR Nashville Radio, UK This is very good 8 Yes
7 Herbert Fischer, Midtfjord Radio, Denmark Great  9 Yes
8 John Morris, Trust AM Radio, UK  6 
9 Veronica Capaldi, WHCR Radio, UK  6 Yes
10 John Brookfield, Pathfinder Magazine, UK Nice happy sound, my kind of song 8 N/A
11 Gordon Davies, Radio Maldwyn, UK  7 
12 Olov Lindgren, Kountry Korral Magazine, Sweden  5 N/A
13 Brian Sharman, Wycombe Radio, UK This is excellent 10 Yes
14 Phil Walsh, CRMK Radio, UK  6 Yes
15 Graham Lees, Creative FM, UK  6 Yes
16 Marie Crichton, BBC Radio Shropshire, UK Not keen on this at all – vocals are a little off tune too 2 
17 Gerry Warren, 974 Radio, Australia  6 Yes
18 Bjarne Hesselbjerggaard, Radio Sindal, Denmark Very good and original track 8 Yes
19 Patrick Molis, Radio IDFM, France  6 Yes
20 Goran Ohlzon, Enkoping FM Radio, Sweden  4 Yes
21 Brian Lewis, Hobart FM, Tasmania Bright, breezy, clear voice 6 Yes
22 Lorraine Pfitzner, Radio 2 You FM, Australia  6 Yes
23 Bart Van der Pol, VLOK Radio, Holland  6 
24 Urbain van Geerteruy, Radio Beeiard, Belgium Very good 8 Yes
25 Pietro Scazzola, Radio Gold, Italy  7 
26 Adrian Clark, Country Music News International magazine, UK Poor lyrics and sounds dated.  3 N/A
27 Dave Walker, Cross Country Magazine, UK  8 N/A
28 Maurice Hope, RocknReel Magazine, UK Bright n breezy and though she is unlikely to be taken to heart by the traditionalist I like her 7 N/A
29 John Harrold, BCR FM Radio, Ireland  7 
30 Per Rodal, Radio Midt – Norge, Norway  4 
31 Hans Mair. Radio Osttirol, Austria This girl and this song you either love or you hate. No in between here. I love her and the song. At least the song will not be forgotten! 8 Yes
32 Myriam Perdaens, Cool FM, Belgium Great stuff 8 Yes
33 Alex Pijnen, Zuidwest Radio, Holland Very good 8 Yes
34 Stewart Fenwick, Celtic Music Radio, UK Catchy but not for my show 5 
35 Gerd Stassen, EVW Radio, Germany  8 Yes
36 Eric Pimlatt, Cheshire FM, UK  6 
37 Rein Wortelboer, Peelgrass Radio, Holland  8 Yes
38 Erwin Schapendonk, Centraal FM, Holland Sorry – not impressed with this. 2 
39 Ray James, Somervalley FM, UK Started off promising, then deflates 4 
40 Marion LaCroix, Radio Arc-en-Ciel, France  8 Yes
41 Maurice Needham, Live Country DJ, UK  8 Yes
42 Ted Munslow, Linedance DJ, UK  7 Yes
43 Ray Pannach, Coast FM, Australia
 Superb song – well done for taking a risk 10 Yes
44 Petur Rouch, Faroya Radio, Faroe Islands  6 
45 Alan Potter, Tempo FM Radio, UK Novelty sound but very good  8 Yes
46 Etienne Berthels, Radio Terre Franche, Belgium  4 
47 Dieter Trenkler, Radio Welle Niederrhein, Germany No in-betweens here. You either get this or you don’t. I got it! More please 8 Yes
48 John Bjoersvik, Radio Sotra, Norway  8 Yes
49 Gerry Ford, 2 Sea FM, Australia  5 
50 Erik Topholm, Country Kanalen, Radio, Denmark  5 
51 Keith Greentree, BBC Radio Norfolk, UK 4 
52 Helen MacPherson, Moray Firth Radio, UK  6 
53 Tommy Truesdale, West Sound Radio, UK  4 
54 David Callister, Manx Radio, UK  5 
55 Derrick Mulford, Linedance DJ, UK  6 
56 Richard Kirk, Linedancer Magazine, UK Not for me I’m araid 4 N/A
57 Gilles Martin,  Radio Aria, France  5 
58 Mike Penard, ISA Radio, France  6 
59 Barry Gower, Coast FM Radio, Australia  6 
60 Nigel Rennie, BFBS Radio, Cyprus Like it – different for sure 7 Yes
61 Phil Roberts, KCR Radio, UK  7 yes
62 Colin Roke, CMR Nashville, UK Very good 8 yes
63 Alan Staniland, Radio Warrington, UK  6 
64 Colin Thorpe, Erewash Sound Radio, UK  7 
65 Irene Tradewell, Country Routes Magazine, UK  6 N/A
66 Allan Watkiss, UK Country Radio, UK  6 Yes
67 Sandy Watt, Waves Radio, UK  6 
68 Bob Birch, Venture Radio, UK Likeable charming performance 7 Yes
69 Dave Cash, BBC Radio Kent, UK  6 
70 Joe Fish, BBC Radio Lancashire, UK  7 
71 Paul Hazell, Radio Uckfield FM. UK  6 
72 Ann Hinder, Southern Country magazine, UK  7 N/A
73 Tom Lambert, Variety Radio, UK Nice one Amy 8 Yes
74 Ros Ray, Forest FM Radio, UK  5 
75 Steve Snelling, Radio Hafren, UK More from this gal please – she has attitude and nothing wrong with that 8 Yes
76 Jackie Storrar, CMR Nashville Radio, UK  5 
77 Paul West, Hope FM, UK  7 
78 Peter Anderl, ORF Radio, Austria  5 
79 Peter Hills, Waves Radio, France  6 
80 Henry Garfath, Linedance DJ, UK Great number, 8 Yes
81 Jacques Dufour, Radio Lyon 1, France  7 Yes
82 Arno Beirings, Eagle Radio, Holland Very good 8 Yes
83 Michael Schroeter, Radio Herford, Germany  6 Yes
84 Dann Hansen, Radio Roskilde, Denmark Amy is able to get us in a good mood with his fine song 8 Yes
85 Bernie Birch, 7 Waves Radio, UK  6 Yes
86 Martin van der Laan, Radio Compagnie, Holland  4 
87 Max Achatz, Country Circle Magazine, Germany  6 N/A
88 Al Field, Shoalhaven FM Radio, Australia Great novelty cut  10 Yes
89 Tom Robinson, Kingstown Radio, UK Enjoyed this tongue in cheek song from Amy, just too close to the knuckle lyrics for air play 6 
90 Eddie Ford, Phoenix FM, Australia  7 Yes
91 Kurt Gabriel, Radio Theben, Austria Interesting voice and music 10 Yes
92 Graham McLeod, Black Diamond FM, UK Not for my show, sorry 6 
93 Jackie Blair, Country Music & Dance Magazine, UK  6 N/A
94 Alen Priestley, Linedance DJ, UK Sorry not for us 4 
95 Ricky Lee, Warminster Radio, UK Very good 8 Yes
96 June Williams, KHBW Radio, USA  8 Yes
97 Friendrich Hog, Radio Free FM, Germany  8 Yes
98 Brette Dominique, Triangle FM, France Great 8 Yes
99 John Murray, Leith FM, UK  4 
100 Lorraine Pfitzner, Radio 2 You FM, Australia Very good 8 Yes

Amy's Daughter Releases Single - October 2, 2011

Jackie Martinez, the oldest child of Amy Ames, is releasing her pop single, "Look But Don't Touch," nationally and globally to over 2600 radio stations.  To view the video go to

Dominating The Charts July 2011 - July 14, 2011

APD Global Radio Indicator Charts ™
  • Top 50 APD Americana / AAA Albums - July 2011 (as of 8:02am Thursday, July 14th 2011)
Result Image Track Name Downloads Creds
1 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Amy Ames 312 10
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Texas (TX)
2 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Jessica Stiles - The Latest Stiles 241 8
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
3 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Charlie Roth 230 11
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Minnesota (MN)
4 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Roz Brown 222 11
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Colorado (CO)
5 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Earl Parker - Rock & Roll Cowboy 122 11
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:California (CA)
6 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Angela Easterling 100 10
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:South Carolina (SC)
7 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  John Gaar 100 2
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Texas (TX)
8 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Tim & Savannah Finch with The Eastman String Band 92 15
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Maryland (MD)
9 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Larry Cordle 78 78
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
10 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Red Dirt Rangers - Ranger Motel - Luna Chica Records 56 39
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Oklahoma (OK)
11 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Stephen Foster & Howler "Howl At The Moon" 51 8
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Florida (FL)
12 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Twistable Turnable Man - Shel SilversteinTribute 48 60
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
13 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Asleep At The Wheel 46 42
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Texas (TX)
14 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Yarn Leftovers Volume 1 40 8
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:New York (NY)
15 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Rob Lytle 38 2
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Massachusetts (MA)
16 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Whitney Wolanin 1 37 4
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Florida (FL)
17 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  The Malpass Brothers 37 26
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:North Carolina (NC)
18 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Amy Black 36 19
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Massachusetts (MA)
19 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Stephen Foster & Howler "Demo Blues" 28 2
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Florida (FL)
20 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Steeldrivers 27 63
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
21 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Americana 441 24 7
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Georgia (GA)
22 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  The Black Lillies 23 6
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
23 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Brian Molnar and the Naked Hearts-Of The Fall 22 11
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:New Jersey (NJ)
24 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  The Western Swing Authority 22 21
Location: AMERICA NORTH: Canada:Ontario
25 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Chip Taylor Carrie Rodriguez 20 35
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:New York (NY)
26 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Pure Grain - Sowing Seeds 20 22
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Indiana (IN)
27 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Don Whitcher 19 3
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Arizona (AZ)
28 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Rick Malis 17 3
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Pennsylvania (PA)
29 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  A Tribute To The Unsung Heroes of Rock N' Roll 16 12
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:New York (NY)
30 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Abigail Washburn - City Of Refuge 16 33
Location: UNKNOWN (not entered)
31 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Audrey Auld 14 55
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
32 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Americana Media Productions Sampler 14 13
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Pennsylvania (PA)
33 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Loney Hutchins 14 29
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
34 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  The Local Strangers 14 1
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Washington (WA)
35 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Randy Kohrs - Quicksand 14 24
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
36 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Songlines Ltd. 14 130
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
37 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Mary Beth Cross 14 14
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Colorado (CO)
38 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Elizabeth Cook 14 68
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
39 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Roosta Records 14 7
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Missouri (MO)
40 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Roger Salloom Music 14 2
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Massachusetts (MA)
41 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  John Mellencamp 13 129
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Massachusetts (MA)
42 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Del McCoury Band and Preservation Hall Jazz Band 13 95
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
43 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  JANN BROWNE 13 3
Location: UNKNOWN (not entered)
44 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Brian Ashley Jones 12 10
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
45 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Rosanne Cash - The List 12 95
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
46 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Songs of Fox Hollow 12 36
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
47 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Brett Ryan - Salvation Radio 12 12
Location: AMERICA NORTH: Canada:Nova Scotia
48 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Carly Jamison 12 1
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:New York (NY)
49 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  Kathleen Edwards - Asking For Flowers 12 1
Location: UNKNOWN (not entered)
50 no-repeat center center;" rowspan="2">  The Boxcar Lilies - Heartwood 11 23
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Massachusetts (MA)
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#3 Album on APD Global Radio Chart - June 30, 2011

On the APD Global Radio Indicator Chart of the Top 50 Albums for Thursday, June 30th, is Amy Ames.  Scroll down to see the top 50.  And it's Amy's 1st day out.

APD Global Radio Indicator Charts ™

  • Top 50 Albums - Today, (as of 8:38pm Thursday, June 30th 2011)



Track Name






Tracy Lawrence



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)



Doris Hays



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Illinois (IL)



Amy Ames



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Texas (TX)



Birkla Music Enterprises



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:New Mexico (NM)



The Bankesters



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Illinois (IL)



Michael Martin Murphey - Tall Grass & Cool Water



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Texas (TX)



Cumberland River



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Kentucky (KY)



Great Stuff Radio Network



Location: UNKNOWN (not entered)



WHP Digital Compilation Vol. 115



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Arizona (AZ)



Tedeschi Trucks Band



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Florida (FL)



Dave Caley



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Indiana (IN)



Jerry Mac & Friends Volume 1 - 11



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Pennsylvania (PA)



Johnathan East



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)



WHP Digital Compilation Vol. 116



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Arizona (AZ)



Red Dirt Rangers - Ranger Motel - Luna Chica Records



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Oklahoma (OK)



Faith In God Compilation Vol. 23



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Maine (ME)



WHP Digital Compilation Vol. 117



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Arizona (AZ)



Tim Montana



Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)

#11 on the TOP 50 Charts - June 30, 2011

Scroll down to see that 85 Airplay Direct Radio Station Members have downloaded Amy's album thus far, which puts her at # 11 today on AirPlay Direct's Top-50 Albums Chart.  Congratulations!  
Kacey Jones

Wow!!! Out of Nashville - June 30, 2011

"No Beer Here," the new single by Amy Ames, has been released nationally and globally to Country and Americana radio stations!  AirPlay Direct Radio Station Members can download "No Beer Here" and the rest of  Amy's new album entitled, "I Miss Minnesota" here:  
Attention Radio Programmers: to schedule a phone interview with Amy Ames, please contact Radio Mavens Promotion:

Merry Christmas - December 23, 2010

To my relatives in England and in Ireland, may I say, "Merry Christmas." 

To my friends and family in Mexico may I say, Felic Navidad."

To my relatives I've never met in Germany, may I say, "Froliche Weihnachten! Frohe Weihnachten!

To my family in Russia, may I say, "Hristos Razdajetsja."

To my relatives in Canada may I say, "Joyeuses Fetes"

To my business partners and friends in Tiawan may I say, "Shengdan Kuai le."

To my best friend's parents in Japan may I say, "Ho, Ho Ho Merry Christmas and would you like to go to the North Pole?"

To my relatives in Norway may I say, "Gledelig Jul Occitan."

To all in the USA, "Merry Christmas."




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