The Roots Music Report's
Top Traditional Bluegrass Song Chart
for the Year of 2020

 
Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1DanaDewey & Leslie Brown
2Goin' to Bring Her BackAppalachian Road Show
3Both Ends of the TrainBlue Highway
4I Don't MindSturgill Simpson
5Digging My Own GraveSideline
6Return to Windy MountainSideline
7Somewhere Far AwayBlue Highway
8River of TearsTrinity River Band
9Richest ManBalsam Range
10That Child Was Born (Christmas in West Virginia)Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band
11A Lot Like the WhippoorwillDeer Creek Boys
12EarthmanThe Dillards
13Keep on the Sunny SideThe Whites
14Too Wet to PlowCarolina Blue
15Hooked on BluegrassJunior Sisk
16When I Go All Bluegrass on YouDonna Ulisse
17Sweet Companion (feat. Herb Pedersen)The Dillards
18Hitchhiking to CaliforniaAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
19Oh Lovin' BabeAppalachian Road Show
20Grown ColdCarolina Blue
21Hello SunshineMerle Monroe
22Next Train SouthThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
23Movin' onMerle Monroe
24Mend This Heart of MineJunior Sisk
25Me and Lonesome AgainBlue Moon Rising
26Roll on BluesSideline
27Love BugThe Kody Norris Show
28Dixieland for MeMikayla Burrows
29Last TrainBronwyn Keith-Hynes
30Down in Union CountyLarry Sparks
31Take Me Back to West VirginiaLarry Sparks
32Just Load the WagonJunior Sisk
33Lily DaleJunior Sisk
34Widow MaeThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
35Heart of RosineDonna Ulisse
36High on a MountainFrances Mooney & Fontanna Sunset
37Get in Line BuddyJunior Sisk
38Bacon in My BeansJoe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers
39Lover's FarewellJunior Sisk
40I Want to Know More About My LordJoe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers
41Hello TroubleBronwyn Keith-Hynes
42West Virginia RailJoe Hott
43Ice on the TimberThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
44WhippoorwillMerle Monroe
45When Jesus Swings the Wrecking BallAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
46Cabbage HeadIrene Kelley
47Old New Borrowed and BlueThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
48New LifeAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
49There's a Record BookThe Chigger Hill Boys & Terri
50No One Ever Cared for Me Like JesusThe Gospel Plowboys
51The Bluegrass AuctioneerThe Kody Norris Show
52I'm Going ThereJunior Sisk
53Ashes of LoveJB & Jamie Dailey
54Love is an Awful ThingAudie Blaylock and Redline
55Sally SundayDaniel Crabtree
56I Can't Think of OneBlue Highway
57I Hear Bluegrass Calling MeCarolina Blue
58Fast Train (Live)Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band
59In Texas TonightBlue Highway
60Square Dance TownSideline
61Open WaterBronwyn Keith-Hynes
62Don't Want to Die in the StormAppalachian Road Show
63There's a New Moon over My ShoulderLarry Sparks
64Hop BottomSerene Green
65Banjo StretchThe Blue Grass Travelers
66Coal Minin' ManThe Kody Norris Show
67I'll Follow YouMerle Monroe
68Cryin Holy Unto the LordThe Gospel Plowboys
69Good 'Cause I'm GoneBackline
70Take Me out to the Ballgame (feat. Mark O'Connor)Doc & Merle Watson
71Nobody's Darlin' but MineJB & Jamie Dailey
72I Only ExistLarry Sparks
73BitterweedsLarry Sparks
74TennesseeJimmy Martin
75Are You Tired of Me My DarlingRussell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
76Toy HeartBill Monroe
77Hit the HighwayPam Gadd
78Pickin' Grinnin'Dewey & Leslie Brown
79A Brand New Shade of BlueJunior Sisk
80West of West VirginiaProfessor Dan Boner
81Rusty RailsCarolina Blue
82True GrassLorraine Jordan & Carolina Road
83Longing for the OzarksThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
84I'm Really LeavingLarry Sparks
85Leave Me to CryAudie Blaylock and Redline
86Silverthorn MountainJohn Bowman
87I'll Talk It All over with HimJohn Bowman
88Hold Whatcha GotThe Kody Norris Show
89Best Female ActressJunior Sisk
90Lucky ManSteve Thomas and the Time Machine
91Grandma's PianoThe Family Sowell
92There's a Higher PowerEddie Sanders
93Ophelia Bill Emerson
94Between a Rock and a Hard PlaceTugalo Holler
95The Girl Who Invented the WheelBalsam Range
96The Spirit of AppalachiaAppalachian Road Show
97Waltz of the AngelsAdam & Mikayla & the Bluegrass Tradition
98Fiddler's PastimeBronwyn Keith-Hynes
99Wabash BluesAllison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves
100Key of LoveThe Family Sowell
101Things Can Only Get BetterLove Canon
102Wish the Wars Were All overAppalachian Road Show
103March Around JerichoCarolina Blue
104Dear KentuckyBlue Highway
105Watauga MinerMike Scott
106This TownMerle Monroe
107Later in the EveningSerene Green
108Louisville RamblerBlue Moon Rising
109This Old Guitar and MeAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
110The Hills of HomeIrene Kelley
111Dance in Old KentuckyDede Wyland
112Music on the WindDede Wyland
113Hello HeartacheBalsam Range
114What Goes AroundJunior Sisk
115Fried Taters and OnionsCarolina Blue
116Don’t Know WhyAudie Blaylock and Redline
117Huckleberry’s HopeAudie Blaylock and Redline
118Leaning Toward LeavingSteve Gulley
119He Died a Rounder at 21Junior Sisk
120Goodbye WheelingBobby Osborne
121Raining in RoanokeCarolina Blue
122Mule Skinner BluesBill Monroe
123Will You Be Satisfied That WayLarry Sparks
124Loving You Too WellLarry Sparks
125That Janie BakerMarty Raybon
126Drivin' NailsRhonda Vincent
127You'll Be a Lost BallThe Chapmans
128Talk is CheapBlue Highway
129Don't You Call My NameLarry Efaw and the Bluegrass Mountaineers
130Little Mountain HomeLarry Efaw and the Bluegrass Mountaineers
131AngelineBlue Moon Rising
132Silver and GoldClaire Lynch
133Lonesome Old Homesick BluesMatt Wallace
134The Boy from ValdeseBuddy Melton & Milan Miller
135Letter from My DarlingLarry Sparks
136Shadows of My MindJames King
137My Heart Skips a BeatLynn Morris
138Five More Days of RainBlue Moon Rising
139All American Bluegrass GirlRhonda Vincent
140Forever Ain't That Long AnymoreRhonda Vincent
141God Bless the SoldierRhonda Vincent
142JoleneRhonda Vincent
143Who Knows What Tomorrow May BringClaire Lynch
144When It Comes to YouKristy Cox
145Old Brown County BarnLarry Efaw and the Bluegrass Mountaineers
146Tennessee Hound DogPam Gadd
147Aim HighSteve Gulley
148I Know What I KnowJoe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers
149Pick the BanjoThe Spinney Brothers
150Deceitful KindSteve Gulley
151Not NowSteve Gulley
152LivingSteve Gulley
153Good RoadSteve Gulley
154Closer to the ShoreSteve Gulley
155Common Man's Train of ThoughtSteve Gulley
156Foggy Mountain TopKristin Scott Benson
157In DespairRalph Stanley
158How Can You Refuse Him NowOpen Road
159Lord of All MenSideline
160Frost on the PumpkinKenny Baker
161The Road to ColumbusKenny Baker
162Wicked Path of SinBlue Highway
163What a Way to GoJunior Sisk
164We Live in Two Different WorldsMark Kuykendall & Bobby Hicks
165When I Get the Money MadeThe Kody Norris Show
166John HenryRalph Stanley
167Drowned in SorrowSteve Gulley
168West Virginia My HomeAngelica Grim
169Little MaggieRicky Skaggs
170Truck Drivers QueenThe Kody Norris Show
171Those Old MountainsDewey & Leslie Brown
172Old Time WaySideline
173Do You Ever Think of MeHighland Travelers
174No Mountain GirlDewey & Leslie Brown
175The Whiskey & the GuitarJunior Sisk
176Lonesome Road BluesBrennen Ernst
177Is the Grass Any BluerRhonda Vincent
178Ain't Nothin' Wrong with ThatJunior Sisk
179The Traveling KindJunior Sisk
180What Would Lester Say? (feat. Logan Ledger & Glen Duncan)Eddie Sanders
181They Call Me TroubleTerry Baucom
182Love Letters in the SandJerry Wicentowski
183Are You Coming Back to MeJerry Wicentowski
184Could You Love Me One More TimeDede Wyland
185Let It Be MeDede Wyland
186Gonna Rise and ShineAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
187West Virginia SongbirdRay Edwards
188Let My Life Be a LightBalsam Range
189Why Baby WhyNathan Stanley
190The Cold Hard Facts of LoveRay Edwards
191Walk with Me TodayIrene Kelley
192Blessed CityMerle Monroe
193DadMerle Monroe
194He Will Roll You over the TideMerle Monroe
195The Kindest ManMerle Monroe
196I Was WrongLarry Sparks
197I’d Rather Have JesusAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
198Things Will Get BetterLarry Sparks
199Here and NowJoe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers
200Lonliness and TimeVolume Five
201God isThe Chigger Hill Boys & Terri
202One Day I WillThe Gospel Plowboys
203Heavenly TrainThe Gospel Plowboys
204My Whole World is Standing StillDonna Ulisse
205When We've Got Time for LoveDonna Ulisse
206Red Top Mountain RoadDonna Ulisse
207Southern WindSideline
208Will I Ever KnowTrack 145
209Wondrous LoveTrack 145
210Tracks and TrainsLou Reid & Carolina
211Missing You TonightLou Reid & Carolina
212I'm Ready to Go HomeThe Kody Norris Show
213I'm Movin' onThe Kody Norris Show
214What Love Looks Like to MeThe Chigger Hill Boys & Terri
215I'm Lonesome and BlueJunior Sisk
216Silence or TearsFrances Mooney & Fontanna Sunset
217I Wonder Where You Are TonightSteve Thomas and the Time Machine
218My Heart is Always Headed Back to YouSteve Thomas and the Time Machine
219Stupid HeartFrances Mooney & Fontanna Sunset
220Matthew 24Eddie Sanders
221I've Got a Friend (His Name is Jesus)Eddie Sanders
222Put Your Hand in the HandEddie Sanders
223I Can't Run off with You DarlingGary Brewer & The Kentucky Ramblers
224Take Me to the MountainsCarolina Blue
225Blue GrassCarolina Blue
226Ballad of Mary AnnCarolina Blue
227Number 73987Carolina Blue
228Lost and LonelyCarolina Blue
229I'm Gonna Wait on JesusCarolina Blue
230Will the Angels Play Their Harps for MeJB & Jamie Dailey
231PrayingJB & Jamie Dailey
232JealousyDewey & Leslie Brown
233Any Fair NumberTugalo Holler
234Marriage HymnAaron Bibelhauser
235Till the River Starts to RiseEddie Sanders
236I Don't Know WhyBronwyn Keith-Hynes
237It's Me Again LordFrances Mooney & Fontanna Sunset
238Ole CarolinaThe Kody Norris Show
239Tumbleweed TownBalsam Range
240October FallThe Alex Leach Band
241If Teardrops Were PenniesLynn Morris
242That Old WheelJoe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers
243That Sounds More Like Heaven to MeBlue Highway
244Old RattlerGrandpa Jones
245Ghost in This HouseMarty Raybon
246Mississippi Heavy Water BluesThe Slocan Ramblers
247Buffalo GalsAllison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves
248All the Way to the BottomVolume Five
249Johnson City BluesGary Brewer & The Kentucky Ramblers
250Windy & WarmDoc & Merle Watson
251Hendersonville HopBronwyn Keith-Hynes
252Natchez WhistleBronwyn Keith-Hynes
25320/20 Vision / Clinch Mountain BackstepCrary, Evans and Barnick
254Backseat BluesTim Stafford
255Your Selfish HeartSideline
256Something 'Bout That SuitcaseBalsam Range
257I WonderSturgill Simpson
258The 15th of OctoberVolume Five
259Have at ItSerene Green
260Orville’s WebbBlue Highway
261Mountain ManAdam Steffey
262SomewhereVolume Five
263Crash Course in the BluesSideline
264Tell Me TrueJoe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers
265You Can't Stop a Fool from Holding onVolume Five
266Same Kind of DifferentThe Family Sowell
267Sing Songs About JesusRalph Stanley
268Are You Missing MeNathan Stanley
269Prodigal SonAudie Blaylock and Redline
270All the Pretty ColorsSturgill Simpson
271RailroadBéla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
272Something About a SoldierLeona Williams, Ron Williams & Bluegrass Martinss
273Just to KnowThe Slocan Ramblers
274Hill to ClimbThe Slocan Ramblers
275Lost on the RiverDede Wyland
276Gonna Love Anyway (feat. Molly Tuttle)Louisa Branscomb
27799 Years and One Dark DayAppalachian Road Show
278Love Please Come HomeJeff Scroggins & Colorado
279Sweet Mary of the MountainsBlue Mafia
280LawnmowerDavid Benedict
281Help Me to Hold onBalsam Range
282Zig ZagJeff Scroggins & Colorado
283Faster Than Angels Could FlyIrene Kelley
284My White ConvertibleThe Hall Brothers
285Eight More MilesBobby Osborne
286Goin' Up Shell Creek (feat. the Travelin' McCourys)Gary Brewer & The Kentucky Ramblers
287Nine Pound HammerTony Rice
288A Place I've Never SeenBlue Highway
289The Story of Simon LoweVolume Five
290Good ConversationSerene Green
291Free Born ManJimmy Martin
292Beautiful Hills of HomeRalph Stanley II & the Clinch Mountain Boys
293When the Highway DoesDeer Creek Boys
294SummercampThe Infamous Stringdusters
295Trains I MissedBalsam Range
296Leaving Crazy TownSteve Gulley
297She's a TakerSteve Gulley
298So Good to Be GoneDeer Creek Boys
299Ramblin Feels GoodJeff Scroggins & Colorado
300You Are My SunshineNorman Blake
 

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