The Roots Music Report's
Top Alternative Country Song Chart
for the Year of 2021

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1Bad Trick (feat. Ringo Starr, Don Was, Joe Walsh & Chris Robinson)Ray Wylie Hubbard
2Young ManJamestown Revival
3I've Been AroundJohnny Cash
4Too Many PlacesThe Brothers Comatose
5Gone Gone GoneThe Brothers Comatose
6AnymoreBeth Bombara
7AfraidLeah Blevins
8White County ShineStephen Flatt
9Speed of the Sound of LonelinessNanci Griffith
10Heaven on EarthJoe Troop
11HorizonJoe Troop
12The MoneyCharlie Mars
13Dreamer in My DreamsWilco
14Last CallIan Jones
16Carry You with MeLiam Purcell & Cane Mill Road
17RootsLiam Purcell & Cane Mill Road
18Low Down LadyGrayson Jenkins
19Love Along the Way (feat. Tim O'Brien)Joe Troop
20EvergreensIan Jones
21Red, White & Blues (feat. Tim O'Brien)Joe Troop
22PrisioneroJoe Troop
23MagnoliasLeah Blevins
24Colorado RiverTrout Steak Revival
25Going Going GoneGregg Allman
26Why Would You Wanna LiveWilco
27Rattlesnake Shakin’ Woman (feat. Larkin Poe)Ray Wylie Hubbard
28Oh GraceKasey Chambers
29Don't Stop Me This TimeKevin Gordon
30The Needle Has LandedNeko Case
31Play a Train SongThe Hard Working Americans
32Boundary CountyEilen Jewell
33Sunken TreasureWilco
34Transcendental BluesSteve Earle
35Margaret Vs. PaulineNeko Case
36Hold On, Hold onNeko Case
37John Saw That NumberNeko Case
38Hey Mama, My Time Ain't LongRay Wylie Hubbard
39Another TownSteve Earle
40MantraKeller Williams
41Fought the Blues and WonThe Deslondes
44Robert ColeBrent Best
45Jesus Would've Let Me Pick the RestaurantLilly Hiatt
46A Widow's ToastNeko Case
47That Teenage FeelingNeko Case
48Fox Confessor Brings the FloodNeko Case
49Muddy WaterThe Deslondes
50Mon DieuThe Yawpers

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