The Roots Music Report's
Top Contemporary Bluegrass Album Chart
for the Year of 2019

Album Title Band/Artist Name Label
1Rise SunThe Infamous StringdustersTape Time
2All for MoneyGreensky BluegrassBig Blue Zoo
3The Hard WayDale Ann BradleyPinecastle
4If You Can't Stand the HeatFrank Solivan & Dirty KitchenCompass
5Royal TravellerMissy RainesCompass
6Glory BoundThe WooksGnar Vector
7Sister Sadie IISister SadiePinecastle
8Myths We Tell Our YoungUnspoken TraditionMountain Home
9Hills and HomeHigh FidelityRebel
10Love Hard, Work Hard, Play HardDeanie RichardsonPinecastle
11Where the Dogs Don't BiteOld Salt UnionCompass
12Rivers and RoadsSpecial ConsensusCompass
13Point of No ReturnAmanda CookMountain Fever
14The Butcher ShoppeDella MaeRounder
15Chronicle: Friends and MusicGena BrittPinecastle
16Tall FiddlerMichael Cleveland and FlamekeeperCompass
17Horrible WorldKathy Kallick BandLive Oak
18That's Why I'm LonesomeDanny Paisley & The Southern GrassPatuxent
19The HillbendersThe HillbendersCompass
20Time Changes EverythingNothin' FancyMountain Fever
21SteamDeeper Shade Of BlueMountain Fever
22Breaking in LonesomeRick FarisDark Shadow
23Mountains, Mamas and MemoriesBig Country BluegrassRebel
24No EscapeClaybankMountain Fever
25Outside Looking inThe Lonesome River BandMountain Home
26PicturesHammertowneMountain Fever
27Straighten the CurvesThe GrascalsCrossroads
28RicochetKristy CoxMountain Fever
29The Choosing RoadChris Jones & the Night DriversMountain Home
30AuthenticBand Of RuhksRebel
31Gonna Rise and ShineAlan Bibey & GrasstowneMountain Fever
32Salem TownBacklineMountain Fever
33The Golden AngleDavid BenedictShelton
34On TimeColebrook RoadEisenbise
35Didn’t He Ramble: Songs of Charlie PooleDavid Davis & The Warrior River BoysRounder
36Crêpe Paper HeartBecky BullerDark Shadow
37North CountryDanny BurnsBonfire
38UndeniableNothin' FancyMountain Fever
39New Freedom BluesTown MountainTone Tree
40City on a HillMile TwelveDelores the Taurus
41Waiting on a RideSongs From The Road BandLDT
42MilestonesVolume FiveMountain Fever
43ChangesThe Seldom SceneRounder
44BowerbirdAubrey Eisenman & The ClydesMountain Fever
45Laws of GravityThe Infamous StringdustersCompass
46Tales from East KentuckyLarry CordleSelf-Release
47Old WorldNewTownMountain Home
48A Thousand WishesBacklinePoor Mountain
49Life is a StoryDoyle Lawson & QuicksilverMountain Home
50North of DespairWood & WireBlue Corn
51Lonesome Riverboat Blues (feat. Jeff Autry)Edgar LoudermilkRural Rhythm
52Before BreakfastThe GrascalsMountain Home
53RenaissanceBilly DrozeRural Rhythm
54Happy Together - SingleThe GrascalsMountain Home
55Breakin' EasyDonna UlisseMountain Home
56Roadsigns and HighwaysClaybankMountain Fever
57Things Kids and Dogs KnowBrandon RickmanVoxhall
58FreeWilliamson BranchPinecastle
59I Hope You Have a Good LifeGina FurtadoMountain Home Music Company
60PiecesJason BarieBilly Blue
61Live in Prague, Czech RepublicDoyle Lawson & QuicksilverBilly Blue
62Classy. Sassy. Bluegrassy.Williamson BranchPinecastle
63The Bull Mountain Moonshiners' WayJesse McReynoldsSelf-Release
64The RailScott SlayBonfire
65Front Porch PhilosophyJerry SalleyVery Jerry
66The Storyteller in MeDaniel CrabtreeCodel
67BlueThe CleverlysMountain Home
68Fret a SpellDarren NicholsonSelf-Release
69Come See About Me (A Benefit for the Ibma Trust Fund)The Mountain Home FamilyMountain Home Music
70Spirits in the HillsWilson Banjo Co.Pinecastle
71Footprints in a SongCirca BlueBell Buckle
72Heart Wide OpenKristi StanleyUnion House
73The Big PictureChristian DavisSelf-Release
74Deep WaterAmanda CookMountain Fever
75Good ThingsThe Farm Hands Bluegrass QuartetPinecastle
76ModernusCircus No. 9Self-Release
77Spirit to the SeaTrout Steak RevivalSelf-Release
78Never Standing StillShannon SlaughterSelf-Release
79Memories of HomeThe Farm Hands Bluegrass QuartetPinecastle
80Illusion & DoubtThe Dead SouthCurve
81The Stories We Can TellNu-BluVoxhall
82Time and PlaceGeorge JacksonSelf-Release
83Old Salt UnionOld Salt UnionCompass
84Mayhayley's HouseThe Lonesome River BandMountain Home
85Hot Rize's 40th Anniversary Bash (Live)Hot RizeTen In Hand
86Dale Ann BradleyDale Ann BradleyPinecastle
87Ronnie BowmanRonnie BowmanEngelhardt Music Group
88In the GroundThe Gibson BrothersRounder
89No HeadlightsKristy CoxSelf-Release
90BanjophonyDamien O'Kane & Ron BlockPure
91Wyoming Child - SingleAaron BibelhauserSnake River
92Warning SignsBreaking GrassMountain Fever
93Plays Well with OthersNate LeeSelf-Release
94Every Bit of MeAli ShumateHadley Music Group
95Midnight & DawnDeer Creek BoysMountain Fever
96It's a Good FeelingNothin' FancyMountain Fever
97One Tear - SingleNu-BluVoxhall
98TimepieceMilan MillerSelf-Release
99Inner JourneyDarin & Brooke AldridgeRounder
100Calling After MeNo Time FlattSelf-Release
101From the Crow's NestJohn Jorgenson Bluegrass BandCleopatra
102OnwardsMile TwelveDelores The Taurus
103Ride This Road - SingleAaron BibelhauserSelf-Release
104Mountain Standard TimeChris RobertsEngelhardt Music Group
105McKay & LeighMcKay & LeighVoxhall
106Echo in the ValleyBéla Fleck & Abigail WashburnRounder
107“The Long-Awaited Album”Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon RangersRounder
108Roll the DiceDeadgrassDesert Rock
109Carolina Red Vintage 1978Red WineClass Act
110I Wanna Go Back - SinglePhil LeadbetterPinecastle
111Like I Could - SingleRhonda VincentUpper Management
112Lovin' & Leavin - a Bluegrass Tribute to Mickey Clark - SingleAaron BibelhauserSelf-Release
113Perfect FitPatrick McAvinueSelf-Release
114Denver SnowFlashbackPinecastle
115Bluegrass Legends: Live at the RymanRhonda VincentUpper Management
116To Whom It May ConcernBilly DrozeRural Rhythm
117North Carolina SongbookSteep Canyon RangersYep Roc
118Brothers and HeroesFeller & HillSony
119From Texas to TennesseeThe Family SowellPoor Mountain
120RiseMolly TuttleSelf-Release
121Faster & FartherDarin & Brooke AldridgeMountain Home
122Grass StainsCarson Peters & Iron MountainFCP Productions
124What Does Time Care?Armchair BoogieGlueBrass
125Run AwayRebekah LongLuk
126Harlan RoadNewTownMountain Home
127Route 3Route 37flat
128All the Rage, Vol. OneRhonda VincentUpper Management
129Burn Another CandleJenni LynSelf-Release
130All I Ever WantedThe Kevin Prater BandPatuxent Music
131Whole Lotta Laying Around - SingleChris RobertsEngelhardt Music Group
132On That Other Green ShoreJohn Reischman & The JaybirdsCorvus
133FavoritesDoug Flowers Discmakers
134Patriots and PoetsDailey & VincentDreamlined
135Crazy if You Let ItThomm JutzMountain Fever
136OriginalBobby OsborneCompass
137The Way I View the WorldChris LuquetteSelf-Release
138Ragin' LiveRhonda VincentRounder
139Travelin'Larry SparksRebel
140Write Bill a Letter - Single  Cedar HillNickeltown
141A Storyteller's MemoryRemington RydePinecastle
142Bluegrass OutlawsBluegrass OutlawsSelf-Release
143Welcome HomeRex WisemanDixie Dawg
144Oh Darlin'Bradley & AdairPinecastle
145World of Our OwnBluegrass MartinsSelf-Release
146All Grassed UpEddy Raven, Eddy Raven with Carolina RoadPinecastle
147Bound for NowhereRandy Murphy & Clay Hess7flat
148Grandpa Built a Church HouseCedar HillNickeltown
149Setting Me Up - SingleRobert HaleUnknown
150Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves - SingleDani FlowersSelf-Release
151Della MaeDella MaeRounder
152Southern SkiesTroy EngleRocky Glenn
15340th Anniversary BashHot RizeTen In Hand
154The Bluegrass DiariesJim LauderdaleSky Crunch
155Hamilton County RamblersHamilton County RamblersSelf-Release
156Where Do I Go from HereDiamond CreekNew Time
157A Little Girl...A Big Four-LaneAlecia NugentRounder
158Sister SadieSister SadiePinecastle
159Part of MeKristy CoxPisgah Ridge
160The Road That WindsAudie Blaylock and RedlinePatuxent
161Playing It ForwardThe Savage HeartsSelf-Release
162Rented Room on BroadwayWildfirePinecastle
163Chapter 3Lawson & WilliamsMountain Home
164Next New HeartbreakBrad HudsonPinecastle
165This Ole TowneDestination Bluegrass BandSelf-Release
166American GrandstandRhonda Vincent & Daryle SingletaryUpper Management
167The Choosing RoadThe Lonesome River BandMountain Home
168Hold on to Your HeartShannon SlaughterSelf-Release
169MonticelloThe Hard Road TrioDesert Night Music
170Deep WaterMile TwelveDelores the Taurus
171After All This TimeBand Of RuhksRebel
172Deep WatersThe Lonely Heartstring BandRounder
173When I'm FreeHot RizeTen In Hand Records
174I Sang the Song (Life of the Voice with a Heart)Mac WisemanMountain Fever
175Band of RuhksBand Of Ruhks101 Ranch Records
176Hillbilly HeroesHammertowneMountain Fever
177Ep3Crowe BrothersMountain Fever
178BanjophonyDamien O'KaneUnknown
179From the HeartDonna HughesRunning Dog
180'Tween Earth and SkyBecky BullerDark Shadow
181Forty Years OldCrowe BrothersMountain Fever Records
182TakenRhonda VincentUpper Managment
183Heartache Looking for a HomeCharlie SizemoreRebel
184Just Another MemoryEmily KirschRabbit's Foot
185Back to the WellDaughters of BluegrassBlue Circle Records BCR003
186Showing My AgeJerry SalleyVery Jerry Records
187FoxhoundsKathy Kallick BandLive Oak
188Georgia MapleEdgar LoudermilkPinecastle
189Take Me BackKyle PerkinsSelf-Release
190Little BirdBecky BullerSelf-Release
191Foxhounds & FiddlesFlashbackPinecastle
192Red GrassIlya ToshinskiyHadley Music Group
193Rollin' onLou Reid & CarolinaKMA
194The Price SistersThe Price SistersRebel
195NightbirdThe BankestersCompass
196Bluegrass FiddlerCorrina Rose LogstonPatuxent Music
197Young Heart, Old SoulThe Garrett Newton BandPinecastle
198By RequestCedar HillSelf-Release
199Turn Back the YearsBluegrass MartinsSelf-Release
200Songs from Lyon CountyDennis DuffGracey Holler
201Bluegrass HeadquartersJussi Syren & the GroundbreakersBluelight
202Man on the RadioWood Belly857910 Records DK
203Give Me JesusLarry CordleMightyCord
204Wonderful World OutsideThe Piedmont Melody MakersVigortone
205Take FiveNed LubereckiSelf-Release
206Fiddler's DreamMichael Cleveland and FlamekeeperCompass
207These HillsIrene KelleyMountain Fever
208Over the Linejeff scroggins and coloradoPatuxent Music
209All My Tears - SingleJaelee RobertsEuphony
210409Tom Mindte, Mason Via and Ben SomervillePatuxent
211Love Hard, Work Hard, Play HardDeannie RichardsonPinecastle
212Fret a SpellDarin & Brooke AldridgeSelf-Release
213Heart Wide OpenKristi Stanley & Running BlindUnknown
214Southern CrescentTown MountainSelf-Release
215Wrong Side UpBonnie & the ClydesSelf
216Didn't He RambleDavid Davis & The Warrior River BoysUnknown
217Bidin' My TimeChris HillmanRounder
218Silver LiningRoger GirkeUnknown
219Wide OpenMountain HeartSkaggs Family Records, Inc
220The RailScott Slay & the RailSelf- Release
221Walking Song Ron BlockRounder
222The Walls of TimePeter RowanSugar Hill
223Eat the MoonFY5Self-Release
224All-Star DuetsLarry CordleMightyCord
225Coming HomeO'Connor BandRounder
226Béla Fleck & Abigail WashburnBéla Fleck & Abigail WashburnRounder
227So LuckyThe Lucky SistersPatio Records
228Family, Friends & HeroesFrank Solivan & Dirty KitchenCompass
229Blue SkiesMountain HeartCompass
230The More I LearnBryan SuttonSugar Hill
231Paper BirdPaper BirdThirty Tigers
232Peter RowanPeter RowanFlying Fish
233The Mind of a TravelerFlat River BandEBR
234Man About a HorseMan About a HorseSelf-Release
235Kanawha County FlatpickingTyler GrantGrant Central Records

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