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

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1Rise SunThe Infamous Stringdusters
2Like ReflectionsGreensky Bluegrass
3Blue Moon over TexasWilliamson Branch
4Waiting on a RideSongs From The Road Band
5A Miner's LifeStoney Creek Bluegrass Band
6Let Me Be the BridgeJerry Salley
7Chicago Barn DanceSpecial Consensus
8A Few Years AgoDaryl Mosley
9Feelin' Bad BluesRy Cooder
10EmmylouDarin & Brooke Aldridge
11I'm Gonna Ride (with Sam Bush, Ned Luberecki, Chris Brown, Todd Parks & Jana Mougin)Stephen Mougin
12Helplessly HopingChris Luquette
13The Barber's FiddleBecky Buller
14A Place for a Fool (with Eric Gibson, Becky Buller, Laura Orshaw, Cory Piatt & Mike Bub)Stephen Mougin
15JulieBand Of Ruhks
16The BartenderThe Steeldrivers
17Finger Picking GoodKristy Cox
18I Found LoveDarin & Brooke Aldridge
19Shots You Never TakeNothin' Fancy
20Falling DownDale Ann Bradley
21Living Like There's No Tomorrow (Live)Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
22The Log Train (feat. Dale Ann Bradley & Tina Adair)Bradley & Adair
23No HeadlightsKristy Cox
24Tell Me So (feat. Bobby Osborne)Old Salt Union
25Tall Fiddler (feat. Flamekeeper & Tommy Emmanuel)Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper
26I Robbed a TrainClaybank
27Norman Rockwell WorldKenny & Amanda Smith
28Ride This Road (feat. Michael Cleveland & Steve Cooley)Aaron Bibelhauser
29I Can Tell by the Way You DanceHammertowne
30Get on BoardAmanda Cook
31I Wanna Go Back (feat. Steve Gulley, Alan Bibey, Jason Burleson, Robert Hale & Steve Wariner)Phil Leadbetter and the All Stars of Bluegrass
32Goodbye Again (feat. Claire Lynch & Ronnie Bowman)The Sharp Flatpickers
33Cherokee FiddleLarry Cordle
34Everybody’s Talkin'The Seldom Scene
35Runaway TrainGena Britt
36They Call It BluegrassLorraine Jordan & Carolina Road
37Tell the TruthBecky Buller
38Old Home PlaceHigh Fidelity
39West Virginia CoalAmanda Cook
40Two TimerNick Chandler & Delivered
41One Way Rider (feat. Steve Gulley, Alan Bibey, Jason Burleson & Robert Hale)Phil Leadbetter and the All Stars of Bluegrass
42Breaking in LonesomeRick Faris
43Bluegrass JunctionLarry Cordle
44Tear-Stained LetterDarin & Brooke Aldridge
45Winding RoadFireside Collective
46PoisonSierra Hull
47The Likes of YouDale Ann Bradley
4825 TripsSierra Hull
49Bill Monroe's Ol' MandolinLorraine Jordan & Carolina Road
50HeadlightDella Mae
51I Gotta GoLindley Creek
52How LongSierra Hull
53The South Bound TrainHigh Fidelity
54Will You Be LeavingAmanda Cook
55In a Country TownDaryl Mosley
56Taxland (feat. Sierra Hull)Justin Moses
57Get Up JohnThe Price Sisters
58Me and Helen (feat. Flamekeeper & Jerry Douglas)Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper
59Shenandoah Breakdown (Live)Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
60Creeping Round My CabinMissy Armstrong
61Bailey's RidgeNothin' Fancy
62Middle of the WoodsSierra Hull
63Man on the RadioWood Belly
64If the Kansas River CanRick Faris
65Bluegrass RadioIrene Kelley
66Someone's EverythingDarin & Brooke Aldridge
67Breakin' on the Jimmy RidgeLarry Cordle
68I Can't PretendDella Mae
69Throw the StoneThomm Jutz
70Stop and Smell the RosesThe Farm Hands Bluegrass Quartet
71Blue and Lonesome AgainFast Track
72What You NeedGreensky Bluegrass
73Soppin' the GravyDeanie Richardson
74Leavings Up to YouNothin' Fancy
75New Beginnings (with Laura Orshaw, Ned Luberecki, Cory Piatt, Alan Bartram & Rick Faris)Stephen Mougin
76Wake the DeadThe Infamous Stringdusters
77More Heart, Less AttackBecky Buller
78Courage for the RoadGreensky Bluegrass
79Something About a Train SoundIrene Kelley
80First Song DancerDella Mae
81ForgiveThe Steeldrivers
82Heart of GoldCrowe Brothers
83Beautifully out of PlaceSierra Hull
84Big CountryGena Britt
85I May Not Take You Back AgainNothin' Fancy
86I Can’t WaitNick Chandler & Delivered
87No Smoky MountainsSister Sadie
88Callin' Your NameThe Grascals
89I Miss My Miss in MississippiJerry Salley
90The RunPaper Bird
91All About the BanjoRhonda Vincent
92Whole Lotta Laying AroundChris Roberts
93Straighten the CurvesThe Grascals
94Rockin' Alone in an Old Rocking Chair (feat. Dale Ann Bradley & Tina Adair)Bradley & Adair
95Johnson City BluesKenny & Amanda Smith
96Bluebird Blackbird (feat. Avril Smith)Della Mae
97Bad for YouThe Steeldrivers
98Peg MonsterDella Mae
99Pack Up Your SorrowsThe Seldom Scene
100Bend in the RoadChris Jones & the Night Drivers
101LimitlessPaper Bird
102Blind BartimaeusThe Burnett Sisters Band
103Mill Town BluesThomm Jutz
104How Many RiversKenny & Amanda Smith
105Looking out My Back DoorSpecial Consensus
107The Bean SongCrandall Creek
108Head on Down the LineBecky Buller
109Yesterday's HeartacheKristy Cox
110CarolineWood Belly
111Doc Watson Morning (with Bryan Sutton)Peter Rowan
112SirensThe Infamous Stringdusters
113Blue MerleWood Belly
114LessSierra Hull
115Two Acres at a TimeAmanda Cook
116Andy & SusanneHammertowne
117Talking to DaddyValerie Smith
118Calamity JaneBecky Buller
119Calhoun CountyAmanda Cook
120I'll Go with YouWilliamson Branch
121I'm Leaving You This Lonesome SongThe Burnett Sisters Band
122Got a Little LightHigh Fidelity
12399 Year BluesRock Hearts
124Losing You BluesSister Sadie
125Aunt Birdie's Wing Back ChevroletHammertowne
126We'll Be Sweethearts in HeavenJason Barie
127You Made the BreakHigh Fidelity
128PrideThe Farm Hands Bluegrass Quartet
129Sleep with One Eye Open (feat. Alison Brown & Molly Tuttle)Della Mae
130Big Dreams, Small TalkOld Salt Union
131Can't Get BehindWood Belly
132Mississippi Steamboat BluesRick Faris
133Never Were My BabyThe Church Sisters
134Adams County BreakdownNed Luberecki
135I Cried All the Way to KentuckyAlecia Nugent
136FoxhoundsKathy Kallick Band
137Coon Dog CemeteryMilan Miller
138Anything Worth DoingLarry Cordle
139Heartbreak Hall of FameThe Grascals
140I’ve Never Been So LonesomeDanny Paisley & The Southern Grass
141Untold StoriesGena Britt
142Driving It Home (Live)Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
143Back in My Baby's Arms Again (Live)Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
144I'm Going to Heaven (Live)Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
145Waiting on IsaacJason Barie
146Two Left ShoesJason Barie
147Blue Eyed Darlin'Jason Barie
148Loving You Again (feat. Relic)Aaron Bibelhauser
149The Secret of LifeDaryl Mosley
150Tater Valley ChimesFlashback
151Waltz Through the Ages (feat. Rhonda Vincent)Jerry Salley
152You Can't Hear a Heart BreakJerry Salley
153Wild OneDella Mae
154Who Needs YouThe Grascals
15512 O’Clock BluesThe Steeldrivers
156Point of No ReturnAmanda Cook
157I Like It when You're HomeDella Mae
158Brace for Impact (Live a Little)Sturgill Simpson
159Swing for the Fences (feat. Steve Gulley, Alan Bibey, Jason Burleson & Robert Hale)Phil Leadbetter and the All Stars of Bluegrass
160Nellie Kane (Live)Hot Rize
161High on a Mountain (Live)Hot Rize
162Quick SelectNate Lee
163Be Still MosesSteep Canyon Rangers
164City That DrownedMile Twelve
165Cloud ValleyThe Infamous Stringdusters
166Innocent ManThe Steeldrivers
167Rook RollerNate Lee
168Won't That Be a Happy TimeSpecial Consensus
169You Were MineAmanda Cook
170B N MeBand Of Ruhks
171Trouble in the FieldsDarin & Brooke Aldridge
172Do It AloneGreensky Bluegrass
173In This HouseThomm Jutz
174I'd Like to Wander Back to the Old HomeFast Track
175Gone Are the DaysWood Belly
176The Long GameDella Mae
177Sweet Allis ChalmersNate Lee
178Railroad Man (with Sam Bush, Ned Luberecki, Chris Brown & Todd Parks)Stephen Mougin
179Arkansas (feat. Flamekeeper)Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper
180Sixteen Tons (feat. Avril Smith & Alison Brown)Della Mae
181Oh Darlin' (feat. Dale Ann Bradley & Tina Adair)Bradley & Adair
182I Choose YouThe Steeldrivers
183HoneybabeRick Faris
184How LongRick Faris
185City of New OrleansSpecial Consensus
186Soldier's Joy (feat. Michael Cleveland)Jesse McReynolds
187Time FliesArmchair Boogie
188WonderbatNate Lee
189On the Riverside (with Sam Bush, Ned Luberecki, Chris Brown, Todd Parks, Alan Bartram & Jana Mougin)Stephen Mougin
190Gonna Make It After All (feat. Steve Gulley, Alan Bibey, Jason Burleson & Robert Hale)Phil Leadbetter and the All Stars of Bluegrass
191Mama Says NoThe Steeldrivers
192Just Dreamin'Flashback
193Drivin' Me Insane (feat. Abby Latocha)Crandall Creek
194A Long Time ComingWood Belly
195Back whenLarry Cordle
196Flint Hill SpecialDarren Nicholson
197Those Pictures Mean a Whole Lot More These DaysHammertowne
198Tennessee GypsyClaybank
199Stoneman's RaidRick Faris
200You Better Hold on to Your HeartShannon Slaughter

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