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

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Raisin' Cain
by: Chris Cain

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Label: Alligator
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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Seeker
by: Brigitte DeMeyer

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Rare Bird
by: Sara Petite

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Label: JTM Music
Sub Genre: Outlaw Country
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You Gotta Have It
by: Tia Carroll

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Label: Little Vilage
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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From an Old Guitar: Rare and Unreleased Recordings
by: Dave Alvin

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Label: Yep Roc
Sub Genre: Americana Country
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Restless
by: Wild & Blue

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Label: New Favorite
Sub Genre: Americana Country
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Stand Up!
by: Whitney Shay

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Label: Ruf
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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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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The Well
by: Katie Knipp

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Label: Heart Songs
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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Long Lost
by: Lord Huron

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Label: UMG
Sub Genre: Alternative
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Good Luck with Whatever
by: Dawes

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Label: HUB
Sub Genre: Alternative Rock
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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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Good As Gone
by: Casey Hensley

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Label: Vizztone
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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Found! One Soul Singer
by: Sonny Green

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Label: Little Village Foundation
Sub Genre: Soul Blues
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100 Years of Blues
by: Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite

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Label: Alligator
Sub Genre: Classic Blues
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Uncommon Measures
by: Lyle Workman

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Label: Blue Canoe
Sub Genre: Fusion
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The New World Blues
by: Alastair Greene

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Label: Whiskey Bayou
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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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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By No Means
by: Jim Keller

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Label: Orange Mountain Music
Sub Genre: Roots Rock
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Good at Being Lonely
by: Hank & Ella with the Fine Country Band

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Americana Country
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Mileposts
by: Doug Schmude

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Label: Lost Hubcap
Sub Genre: Americana Country
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Lightning, Show Us Your Stuff
by: Grant Lee Phillips

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Label: Yep Roc
Sub Genre: Roots Rock
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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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Hot Coffee and Pain
by: Crooked Eye Tommy

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Label: Blue Heart
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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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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Chilombo
by: Jhené Aiko

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Label: Def Jam
Sub Genre: Soul
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Love & Desperation
by: Rick Shea

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Label: Tres Pescadores
Sub Genre: Roots Rock
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Blues in a Bucket
by: The Forrest McDonald Band

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Label: World Talent
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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Godless Land
by: The Lucky Losers

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Label: VizzTone
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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Lessons Learned
by: Jim Gustin & Truth Jones

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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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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Work Hard and Be Nice
by: Michael Franti & Spearhead

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Label: Boo Boo Wax
Sub Genre: Alternative Rock
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Ones Upon a Time
by: Paul Brown

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Label: Woodward Avenue
Sub Genre: Contemporary Jazz
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The Land That Time Forgot
by: Chuck Prophet

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Label: Yep Roc
Sub Genre: Roots Rock
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The Supporting Character
by: Emily Kinney

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Label: Jullian
Sub Genre: Singer/Songwriter
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What My Eyes Have Seen
by: John Blues Boyd

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Label: Gulf Coast
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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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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Caught in the Groove
by: Nils

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Label: Baja
Sub Genre: Contemporary Jazz
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Is It You, is It Me
by: The Dustbowl Revival

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Label: Thirty Tigers
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Invisible Time
by: Ghost Jazz Trio

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Jazz
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The Real McCoy
by: Alex Dixon's Vintage Dixon

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Label: Dixon Landing Music
Sub Genre: Chicago Blues
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Lil G.L.'s Blue Bonanza
by: Charley Crockett

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Label: Son of Davy
Sub Genre: Classic Blues
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Somebody Save Me
by: Sugaray Rayford

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Label: Forty Below
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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Solitaire
by: Ted Russell Kamp

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Label: PoMo
Sub Genre: Americana Country
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Down in the Den
by: Ted Russell Kamp

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Label: PoMo
Sub Genre: Americana Country
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Crossroads
by: Ry Cooder

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Label: Warner Bros.
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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Blue Eyes, the Harlot, the Queer, the Pusher & Me
by: Waylon Payne

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Label: Carnival
Sub Genre: Americana Country
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Promenade Blue
by: Nick Waterhouse

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Label: Innovative Leisure
Sub Genre: Soft Rock
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Matamoros
by: James Kahn

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Label: Words and Music
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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