The Roots Music Report's
Top 50 Folk Album Chart
for the Week of May 1, 2021

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They're Calling Me Home
by: Rhiannon Giddens

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Label: Nonesuch
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Calla Lily
by: The Brother Brothers

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Label: Compass
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Seeker
by: Brigitte DeMeyer

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Have Purpose Live Long
by: Josie Bello

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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These Walls
by: Linda Sussman

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Label: Sing Out Proud
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Woman in Color
by: Raye Zaragoza

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Label: Art Menius
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Be Here Instead
by: Parker Millsap

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Label: Oklahoma/Thirty Tigers
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Come Around
by: Rob Lutes

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Label: Lucky Bear
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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The River Flows
by: John Hurlbut & Jorma Kaukonen

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Label: Culture Factory
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Annamania
by: Anna Elizabeth Laube

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Label: Ahh...Pockets!
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno
by: Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno

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Label: Free Dirt
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Friend of the Sky
by: Cej

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Label: Gnosong
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Brother Sister
by: Watkins Family Hour

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Label: Family Hour
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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A Dark Murmuration of Words
by: Emily Barker

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Label: Thirty Tigers
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Time out Session 1
by: The Accidentals

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Maybe Key Lime Pie
by: ThorNton Creek

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Girl I Used to Be
by: Garrison Starr

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Label: Soundly Music
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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What a Show
by: Kerry Patrick Clark

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Label: Studio 234
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Whoa!
by: Strung Like a Horse

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Label: Transoceanic
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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A Good Chord on a Bad Guitar
by: Kathy Forste

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Folk Rock
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Coffee & Cake
by: Mark Stoffel

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Label: Mountain Home
Sub Genre: Traditional Folk
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All About the Timing
by: Roland Roberts

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Label: Happy Life
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Long Violent History
by: Tyler Childers

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Label: Hickman Holler
Sub Genre: Traditional Folk
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Euphoric Ouroboric
by: David Wax Museum

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Label: Mark of the Leopard
Sub Genre: Traditional Folk
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There for You
by: Steve Free

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Label: Fraternity
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Calico Jim
by: Pony Bradshaw

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Label: Black Mountain
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Hearts Town
by: The War and Treaty

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Label: Rounder
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Revolutionary Love
by: Ani DiFranco

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Label: Righteous Babe
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Rough and Rowdy Ways
by: Bob Dylan

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Label: Columbia
Sub Genre: Traditional Folk
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Desert Ghosts
by: Jaspar Lepak

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Do, Baby.
by: Eric Selby

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Outside Child
by: Allison Russell

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Label: Fantasy
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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A Field Guide to Loneliness
by: Jamestown Revival

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Label: Thirty Tigers
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Rope the Wind
by: Nick Justice

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Label: Lulu Belle
Sub Genre: Folk Rock
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The Road Not Taken
by: Nick Justice

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Label: Lulu Belle
Sub Genre: Folk Rock
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Bravado
by: Rose Cousins

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Label: Outside Music
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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We'll Never Know Unless We Try
by: Darling West

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Label: Jansen
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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I'm Still Here
by: Travis Linville

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Label: Black Mesa
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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No Cactus
by: Jackdaw

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Label: Cutthroat
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Who Cares
by: David G Smith

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Label: Hey Dave
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Over That Road I'm Bound
by: Joachim Cooder

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Label: Nonesuch
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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The Remains of Sunday
by: Alec Lytle & Them Rounders

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Label: Four Acre
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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It's a Beautiful Day and I Love You
by: Jillette Johnson

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Label: Moss Rose
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Commonplaces
by: Partington & Sweeney

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Label: Trespass Music
Sub Genre: Traditional Folk
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The Martin Gilmore Trio
by: The Martin Gilmore Trio

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Another Sky
by: Kelly's Lot

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Just Like Leaving
by: Bella White

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Traditional Folk
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Wonderland
by: Martha Renaud

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Shall We Hope
by: Tony Trischka

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Label: Shefa
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Flyover Country
by: Chicago Farmer

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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