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

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WE ARE
by: Jon Batiste

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Label: Verve
Sub Genre: Soul
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Money Ain’t Time
by: The Halley DeVestern Band

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Blues Rock
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Calla Lily
by: The Brother Brothers

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Label: Compass
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Not My Circus, Not My Monkey
by: The Hitman Blues Band

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Label: Nerus
Sub Genre: Delta Blues
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Obviously
by: Lake Street Dive

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Label: Nonesuch
Sub Genre: Alternative Rock
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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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Ain't Done Yet
by: Savoy Brown

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Label: Quarto Valley
Sub Genre: Blues Rock
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The Corner
by: Early Times & The High Rollers

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Label: VizzTone
Sub Genre: Blues Rock
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Cole Quest and the City Pickers
by: Cole Quest and The City Pickers

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Label: Omnivore
Sub Genre: Traditional Bluegrass
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The New Abnormal
by: The Strokes

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Label: RCA
Sub Genre: Alternative Rock
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Whole Nother World
by: Patti Parks

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Label: VizzTone
Sub Genre: Soul Blues
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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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Tales from the Psychedelta
by: Kerry Kearney Band

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Label: Highlander
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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Two Sides
by: Kirsten Thien

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Label: Screen Door
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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Rise
by: Roger Street Friedman

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Label: Playroom
Sub Genre: Americana Country
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On the Prowl
by: Stratcat Willie & the Strays

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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Til We Meet Again
by: Norah Jones

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Label: Blue Note
Sub Genre: Crossover Jazz
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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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For the Record
by: Vinnie Riccitelli Octet

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Traditional Jazz
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Johnny Iguana's Chicago Spectacular!
by: Johnny Iguana

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Label: Delmark
Sub Genre: Chicago Blues
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Sundrops on the Water - Reflections
by: The Sharp Flatpickers

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Label: Mountain Fever
Sub Genre: Contemporary Bluegrass
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The Moon is an Ashtray
by: Miss Tess

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Label: Tone Tree
Sub Genre: Country Blues
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Revolutionary Love
by: Ani DiFranco

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Label: Righteous Babe
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Uncivil War
by: Shemekia Copeland

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Label: Alligator
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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Birmingham
by: Nescora

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Roots Rock
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Breathe
by: Dr. Lonnie Smith

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Label: Blue Note
Sub Genre: Classic Jazz
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Future Shock
by: Michael Whalen

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Label: Spout
Sub Genre: Fusion
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I'll Never Be the Same
by: Jack Brandfield

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Label: Gut String
Sub Genre: Traditional Jazz
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A Billion Little Lights
by: Wild Pink

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Label: Royal Mountain
Sub Genre: Alternative
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Distance
by: Kenny Carr

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Label: Zoozazz
Sub Genre: Fusion
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Once in a Blue Moon
by: Dave Goddess Group

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Label: Emotional
Sub Genre: Americana Country
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Drive on
by: Tas Cru

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Label: Subcat
Sub Genre: Contemporary Blues
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Geminus
by: Kane Mathis

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Label: Nyaato
Sub Genre: World
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Shall We Hope
by: Tony Trischka

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Label: Shefa
Sub Genre: Alternative Folk
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Prove It on Me
by: Rory Block

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Label: Stony Plain
Sub Genre: Acoustic Blues
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Black Crow Moan
by: Eliza Neals

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Label: E-H
Sub Genre: Blues Rock
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The Good, the Bad and the Bette
by: Bette Smith

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Label: Ruf
Sub Genre: Soul Blues
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Imaginary Road
by: Reza Khan

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Label: Painted Music
Sub Genre: Smooth Jazz
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Two Saviors
by: Buck Meek

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Label: Keeled Scales
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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Con Moto
by: Bill DiCosimo and Edgar Pagán

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Label: Sub Cat
Sub Genre: Latin Jazz
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Nascentia (Birth)
by: Steve Slagle

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Label: Panorama
Sub Genre: Contemporary Jazz
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I Just Want to Be Horizontal
by: Samoa Wilson with the Jim Kweskin Band

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Label: Kingswood
Sub Genre: Ragtime
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All in All
by: Dan Wilensky

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Label: Polyglot Music
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Fetch the Bolt Cutters
by: Fiona Apple

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Label: Epic
Sub Genre: Alternative Rock
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In Isolation
by: Elle King

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Label: RCA
Sub Genre: Alternative Rock
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Kids Like Us
by: The Grahams

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Label: Three Sirens
Sub Genre: Roots Rock
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Flor
by: Gretchen Parlato

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Label: Edition
Sub Genre: Contemporary Jazz
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What Comes Next
by: Peter Bernstein

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Label: Smoke Sessions
Sub Genre: Jazz
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You Must Believe in Spring
by: Sue Anne Gershenzon

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Traditional Jazz
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I Can Still Hear You
by: Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche

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Label: StorySound
Sub Genre: Contemporary Folk
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