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
74Lovin' and Leavin' (A Bluegrass Tribute to Mickey Clark)Aaron BibelhauserSelf-Release
75Deep WaterAmanda CookMountain Fever
76Good ThingsThe Farm Hands Bluegrass QuartetPinecastle
77ModernusCircus No. 9Self-Release
78Spirit to the SeaTrout Steak RevivalSelf-Release
79Never Standing StillShannon SlaughterSelf-Release
80Memories of HomeThe Farm Hands Bluegrass QuartetPinecastle
81Illusion & DoubtThe Dead SouthCurve
82The Stories We Can TellNu-BluVoxhall
83Time and PlaceGeorge JacksonSelf-Release
84No HeadlightsKristy CoxMountain Fever
85Old Salt UnionOld Salt UnionCompass
86Mayhayley's HouseThe Lonesome River BandMountain Home
87Hot Rize's 40th Anniversary Bash (Live)Hot RizeTen In Hand
88Dale Ann BradleyDale Ann BradleyPinecastle
89Ronnie BowmanRonnie BowmanEngelhardt Music Group
90In the GroundThe Gibson BrothersRounder
91BanjophonyDamien O'Kane & Ron BlockPure
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
103Mountain Standard TimeChris RobertsEngelhardt Music Group
104McKay & LeighMcKay & LeighVoxhall
105Echo in the ValleyBéla Fleck & Abigail WashburnRounder
106“The Long-Awaited Album”Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon RangersRounder
107Roll the DiceDeadgrassDesert Rock
108Carolina Red Vintage 1978Red WineClass Act
109I Wanna Go Back - SinglePhil Leadbetter and the All Stars of BluegrassPinecastle
110Like I Could - SingleRhonda VincentUpper Management
111Perfect FitPatrick McAvinueSelf-Release
112From Texas to TennesseeThe Family SowellPoor Mountain
113Denver SnowFlashbackPinecastle
114Bluegrass Legends: Live at the RymanRhonda VincentUpper Management
115To Whom It May ConcernBilly DrozeRural Rhythm
116North Carolina SongbookSteep Canyon RangersYep Roc
117Brothers and HeroesFeller & HillSony
118RiseMolly TuttleSelf-Release
119Faster & FartherDarin & Brooke AldridgeMountain Home
120Grass StainsCarson Peters & Iron MountainFCP Productions
122What Does Time Care?Armchair BoogieGlueBrass
123Run AwayRebekah LongLuk
124Harlan RoadNewTownMountain Home
125Route 3Route 37flat
126All the Rage, Vol. OneRhonda VincentUpper Management
127Burn Another CandleJenni LynSelf-Release
128All I Ever WantedThe Kevin Prater BandPatuxent Music
129Whole Lotta Laying Around - SingleChris RobertsEngelhardt Music Group
130On That Other Green ShoreJohn Reischman & The JaybirdsCorvus
131FavoritesDoug Flowers Discmakers
132My RemedyMissy ArmstrongMelton & Miller
133Patriots and PoetsDailey & VincentDreamlined
134Crazy if You Let ItThomm JutzMountain Fever
135OriginalBobby OsborneCompass
136The Way I View the WorldChris LuquetteSelf-Release
137Ragin' LiveRhonda VincentRounder
138Travelin'Larry SparksRebel
139Write Bill a Letter - Single  Cedar HillNickeltown
140A Storyteller's MemoryRemington RydePinecastle
141Bluegrass OutlawsBluegrass OutlawsSelf-Release
142Welcome HomeRex WisemanDixie Dawg
143Oh Darlin'Bradley & AdairPinecastle
144World of Our OwnBluegrass MartinsSelf-Release
145All Grassed UpEddy Raven, Eddy Raven with Carolina RoadPinecastle
146Bound for NowhereRandy Murphy & Clay Hess7flat
147Grandpa Built a Church HouseCedar HillNickeltown
148Setting Me Up - SingleRobert HaleUnknown
149Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves - SingleDani FlowersSelf-Release
150Della MaeDella MaeRounder
151Southern SkiesTroy EngleRocky Glenn
15240th Anniversary BashHot RizeTen In Hand
153The Bluegrass DiariesJim LauderdaleSky Crunch
154Hamilton County RamblersHamilton County RamblersSelf-Release
155Where Do I Go from HereDiamond CreekNew Time
156A Little Girl...A Big Four-LaneAlecia NugentRounder
157Sister SadieSister SadiePinecastle
158Part of MeKristy CoxPisgah Ridge
159The Road That WindsAudie Blaylock and RedlinePatuxent
160Playing It ForwardThe Savage HeartsSelf-Release
161Rented Room on BroadwayWildfirePinecastle
162Chapter 3Lawson & WilliamsMountain Home
163Next New HeartbreakBrad HudsonPinecastle
164This Ole TowneDestination Bluegrass BandSelf-Release
165No Summer StormValerie SmithBell Buckle
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
170Bad for YouThe SteeldriversRounder
171Deep WaterMile TwelveDelores the Taurus
172After All This TimeBand Of RuhksRebel
173Deep WatersThe Lonely Heartstring BandRounder
174When I'm FreeHot RizeTen In Hand Records
175I Sang the Song (Life of the Voice with a Heart)Mac WisemanMountain Fever
176Band of RuhksBand Of Ruhks101 Ranch Records
177Hillbilly HeroesHammertowneMountain Fever
178Ep3Crowe BrothersMountain Fever
179BanjophonyDamien O'KaneUnknown
180From the HeartDonna HughesRunning Dog
181'Tween Earth and SkyBecky BullerDark Shadow
182Forty Years OldCrowe BrothersMountain Fever Records
183TakenRhonda VincentUpper Managment
184Heartache Looking for a HomeCharlie SizemoreRebel
185Just Another MemoryEmily KirschRabbit's Foot
186Back to the WellDaughters of BluegrassBlue Circle Records BCR003
187Showing My AgeJerry SalleyVery Jerry Records
188FoxhoundsKathy Kallick BandLive Oak
189Georgia MapleEdgar LoudermilkPinecastle
190Take Me BackKyle PerkinsSelf-Release
191Little BirdBecky BullerSelf-Release
192Foxhounds & FiddlesFlashbackPinecastle
193Red GrassIlya ToshinskiyHadley Music Group
194Rollin' onLou Reid & CarolinaKMA
195The Price SistersThe Price SistersRebel
196NightbirdThe BankestersCompass
197Bluegrass FiddlerCorrina Rose LogstonPatuxent Music
198Young Heart, Old SoulThe Garrett Newton BandPinecastle
199By RequestCedar HillSelf-Release
200Turn Back the YearsBluegrass MartinsSelf-Release
201ProdigalDaryl MosleyOff Row
202Songs from Lyon CountyDennis DuffGracey Holler
203Bluegrass HeadquartersJussi Syren & the GroundbreakersBluelight
204Modern Old Time Sounds for the Bluegrass and Folksong JamboreeThe Lonesome Ace StringbandSelf-Release
205Man on the RadioWood Belly857910 Records DK
206Give Me JesusLarry CordleMightyCord
207Wonderful World OutsideThe Piedmont Melody MakersVigortone
208Take FiveNed LubereckiSelf-Release
209Fiddler's DreamMichael Cleveland and FlamekeeperCompass
210These HillsIrene KelleyMountain Fever
211Over the Linejeff scroggins and coloradoPatuxent Music
212All My Tears - SingleJaelee RobertsEuphony
213409Tom Mindte, Mason Via and Ben SomervillePatuxent
214Love Hard, Work Hard, Play HardDeannie RichardsonPinecastle
215Fret a SpellDarin & Brooke AldridgeSelf-Release
216Heart Wide OpenKristi Stanley & Running BlindUnknown
217Southern CrescentTown MountainSelf-Release
218Wrong Side UpBonnie & the ClydesSelf
219Didn't He RambleDavid Davis & The Warrior River BoysUnknown
220Bidin' My TimeChris HillmanRounder
221Silver LiningRoger GirkeUnknown
222Wide OpenMountain HeartSkaggs Family Records, Inc
223The RailScott Slay & the RailSelf- Release
224Walking Song Ron BlockRounder
225The Walls of TimePeter RowanSugar Hill
226Eat the MoonFY5Self-Release
227All-Star DuetsLarry CordleMightyCord
228Coming HomeO'Connor BandRounder
229Béla Fleck & Abigail WashburnBéla Fleck & Abigail WashburnRounder
230So LuckyThe Lucky SistersPatio Records
231Family, Friends & HeroesFrank Solivan & Dirty KitchenCompass
232Blue SkiesMountain HeartCompass
233The More I LearnBryan SuttonSugar Hill
234Paper BirdPaper BirdThirty Tigers
235Peter RowanPeter RowanFlying Fish
236The Mind of a TravelerFlat River BandEBR
237Man About a HorseMan About a HorseSelf-Release
238Kanawha County FlatpickingTyler GrantGrant Central Records

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