The Roots Music Report's
Top Roots Rock Album Chart
for the Year of 2020

Album Title Band/Artist Name Label
1El DoradoMarcus KingConcord
2And It’s Still AlrightNathaniel RateliffStax
3ReunionsJason Isbell and the 400 UnitSoutheastern
4Kingdom in My MindThe Wood BrothersThirty Tigers
5The Land That Time ForgotChuck ProphetYep Roc
6Letter to YouBruce SpringsteenSelf-Release
7Turn off the News (Build a Garden)Lukas Nelson & Promise of the RealFantasy
8StrangerThe Band of HeathensBOH
9Down to the RiverThe Allman Betts BandBMG
10Trouble and StrifeJoan OsborneWomanly Hips
11LamentationsAmerican AquariumNew West
12The Third GleamThe Avett BrothersLoma Vista
13Tides of a TeardropMandolin OrangeYep Roc
14Full Circle & then SomeTrigger HippyTurkey Grass
15Night Without LoveWebb WilderLandslide
16The WalkBonnie BishopPlan BB
17I Wanna Go with YouWide Mouth MasonWe Are Busy Bodies
18Darrell Scott Sings the Blues of Hank WilliamsDarrell ScottSoundly Music
19LickskilletThe SubdudesSelf-Release
20SinematicRobbie RobertsonUMG
21Desert DoveMichaela AnneYep Roc
22ExpectationsKatie PruittRounder
23Western StarsBruce SpringsteenColumbia
24Saturn ReturnThe Secret SistersNew West
25Buddha and the BluesAnders OsborneSelf-Release
26TwelfthOld 97'sATO
27Fires for the ColdJonah TolchinYep Roc
28They're Coming for MeJake La BotzHi-Style/Free Dirt
29Tell the Truth & Shame the DevilRod PicottWelding Rod
30Fog & BlingShinyribsMustard Lid
31Lightning, Show Us Your StuffGrant Lee PhillipsYep Roc
32The UnravelingDrive-By TruckersATO
33June is Short, July is LongJeb Loy NicholsCompass
34DragonsDrew Holcomb & The NeighborsThirty Tigers
35KeeperElliott BroodSix Shooter
36PiecesJason Lee McKinney BandBonfire Music Group
37From Another WorldJim LauderdaleYep Roc
38Pine Needle FireRandall BramblettNew West Records
39Logan LedgerLogan LedgerRounder
40Kids Like UsThe GrahamsThree Sirens
41Singing for My SupperEarly JamesNonesuch
42Bone StructureRon PopeBrooklyn Basement
43All We HaveTaylor Scott BandSelf-Release
44South Front StreetGrayson CappsRoyal Potato Family
45Early Morning RainSteve ForbertBlue Rose Music
46The Third MindThe Third MindYep Roc
47On the Widow's WalkThe White BuffaloSnakefarm
48One Night in November (Live)Jocelyn & Chris ArndtBridge Road
49West Towards SouthJeffrey Halford & the HealersFloating Records
50Holy Smokes Future JokesBlitzen TrapperYep Roc
51My GetawayDustin Arbuckle & the DamnationsSelf-Release
52American Love SongRyan BinghamAxster Bingham
53Country SquireTyler ChildersHickman Holler
54The RoadAnthony AryaSelf-Release
55Fall Like RainMartin SextonKitchen Table
56From Liberty StreetMapacheYep Roc
57I Am Afraid to DieFreddy & FrancineBrad Paul Media
58Impossible BlueGurf MorlixRootball
59I'm the OneCarrington MacDuffiePointy Head
60Wildflowers: All the RestTom Petty & The HeartbreakersWarner
61Songs from the ExileDalton DominoLightning Rod
62Other GirlsLillie MaeThird Man
63Wild FlowerTyler T.Self-Release
64Servants of the SunChris Robinson BrotherhoodSilver Arrow
65Bitter Ballads & Cynical PrayersChris MoyseSelf-Release
66Goats Head Soup (2020)The Rolling StonesPromotone B.V
67All the Misery Money Can BuyGasoline LollipopsSoundly Music
68Any Kind of AngelJenny ReynoldsPrettyOkay
69A Glimmer on the OutskirtsBen DickeyDualtone
70Kindred SpiritsLarkin PoeTricki Woo
71The Great DivideJD & The Straight ShotSelf-Release
72Los DosNoconaMule Kick
73The Hidden Hills SessionsCarla Olson & Todd WolfeRed Parlor
74My Sister, My Brother (feat. Sean McConnell & Garrison Starr)My Sister, My BrotherSoundly
75Spirit of 74Spirit of 74Self-Release
77Human QuestionThe YawpersBloodshot
78Cheers to SolitudeThe Two TracksThe Two Tracks
79Who Works for Who?BeauwaterSelf-Release
80The End is NewThe Suitcase JunketRenew
81Troubled MindThe LiberatorsSelf-Release
82PrimatesThe GreyhoundsNine Mile
83Love & DesperationRick SheaTres Pescadores
84Double Funeral, Vol. 1Last Call RomanceSelf-Release
85Always Smilin'Oliver WoodHoney Jar
86AbsolutionGann BrewerSelf-Release
87The Nashville CallingBen ReelSelf-Release
88ColoradoNeil Young & Crazy HorseReprise
89Showbiz Kids: the Steely Dan Story 1972-1980 ((Remastered))Steely DanUMG
90Band TogetherThe Whiskey Treaty RoadshowBlackwing
91KicksRickie Lee JonesThity Tigers
92Long Time ComingSierra FerrellRounder
93Tasjan! Tasjan! Tasjan!Aaron Lee TasjanNew West
94The Saint of Lost CausesJustin Townes EarleNew West
95Moments of SilverSarah LevecqueSelf-Release

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