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

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1Anything You WantRobert Cray
2Mr. SmithDelbert McClinton & Self-Made Men
3No More to GiveMisty Blues
4Troubled Man (feat. Ruthie Foster)The Reverend Shawn Amos
5Coming in HotCoco Montoya
6Don’t Throw It AwayKeb Mo
7Memphis BlueTas Cru
8Come on inThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
9Little Red RoosterReverend Freakchild
10HotRobert Cray
11Uncivil WarShemekia Copeland
12In My BloodJohn Blues Boyd
13Rocking ChairJosh Hyde
14Drive onTas Cru
15What You Gonna Do? (feat. Mavis Staples)North Mississippi Allstars
16Stand Up!Whitney Shay
17Tried to Keep You SatisfiedThe B. Christopher Band
18MasterpieceAlbert Castiglia
19TailwindKenny Wayne Shepherd Band
20A Conversation with AliceJoe Bonamassa
21Crunch TimeThe Wildcat O'Halloran Band
22You Ain't DoneThe Proven Ones
23Counting Down the DaysThe Reverend Shawn Amos
24Bring on the RainAlbert Castiglia
25Last TrainThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
26That Lovin' ThangTas Cru
27Here I ComeJose Ramirez
28Turn It LooseThe Mary Jo Curry Band
29Love So FineThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
30Hot Rod MamaRB Stone
31Shoulda BeenKirsten Thien
32Front Porch (feat. Albert Castiglia)The Mary Jo Curry Band
33We've Got the MusicSouthern Avenue
34Voice of the BluesA Band Called Sam
35I Need You NowCW Ayon
36This ManRobert Cray
37Anyway LoveCW Ayon
38Hoodoo on MeAlbert Castiglia
39Carla (Maybe Someday)CW Ayon
40Come and Get This LoveAvey Grouws Band
41Swing My BluesMisty Blues
42My Baby Likes to BoogalooRobert Cray
43Deck of CardsThe Wildcat O'Halloran Band
44Evil is Going onRyan Perry
45The Thrill is GoneB.B. King
46Half a NothingThe Lucky Losers
47Church House BluesCrystal Shawanda
48Cry outKat Riggins
49Nothin' is EasyThe Mary Jo Curry Band
50I Ain't No Giving TreeMisty Blues
51What My Eyes Have SeenJohn Blues Boyd
52IcemanAlbert Collins
53Newbie’s FunkThe B. Christopher Band
54I Know You RiderReverend Freakchild
5524 Hour BluesVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
56Get LoveThe Proven Ones
57Sactown HeatVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
58Find My Way AgainMisty Blues
59Too Much AlcoholSass Jordan
60Twenty Eight DaysThe B. Christopher Band
61Money Makes You UglyShemekia Copeland
62Nina Come onThe B. Christopher Band
63It Ain't EasyLaura Green
64Don't Send Me HomeMisty Blues
65Burying GroundRobert Cray
66Ain't Afraid to Eat AloneRyan Perry
67Nothing to LoseMisty Blues
68Same MistakesJW-Jones
69Unchained MelodyArlen Roth
70Come and Take ItJohn Németh
71Bouncin' BackRobert Cray
72Lighter Side of the BluesVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
7327 DollarsThe Reverend Shawn Amos
74Keep the Faith, Have Some Fun (feat. Mudbug Brass Band)The Reverend Shawn Amos
75The Devil May CareAvey Grouws Band
76Explaining the BluesThe Mary Jo Curry Band
77Black Cat BoneAlbert Collins
78Gasoline and MatchesJose Ramirez
79Never ForgetJim Gustin & Truth Jones
80I Been Up All NightAlbert Castiglia
81I'm InnocentJoe Kopicki
82Fun Starts HereTomislav Goluban
83Outside of This TownChristone "Kingfish" Ingram
84Getting in My WayWhitney Shay
85Get ReadyDeb Ryder
86Wiltshire GraveVictor Wainwright
87The World is Upside DownPeter Parcek
88Hot Coffee and PainCrooked Eye Tommy
89Sin CityThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
90Cruisin for a Bluesin (Live)Bernard Allison
91Say Goodbye to the Blues (Like You Mean It)Val Starr & The Blues Rocket
92She's DynamiteDavid Rotundo Band
93I Miss You BabyJose Ramirez
94Tell the TruthWhitney Shay
95Good As GoneCasey Hensley
96Follow Me DownMiss Bix
97Easy, Easy Rollin' Down the RoadRen Rice & RB Stone
98Ain't No Man a Good ManWily Bo Walker & Danny Flam
99Lookin' (feat. Andrew Duncanson)The Mary Jo Curry Band
100White LightningJeremiah Johnson
101Bone to PickLaura Green
102Sweet Lost and FoundKirsten Thien
103Rather Be AloneCrystal Shawanda
104It’s AlrightThe B. Christopher Band
105Money TalksTas Cru
106High Risk, Low RewardRyan Perry
107Chicken GreaseBiscuit Miller
108Am I WrongSass Jordan
109Over the HillThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
110Chain BreakerJohn Németh
111Knocked Down LoadedAlbert Castiglia
112Blues CoasterMisty Blues
113Light of DayVince Agwada
114Traveling Riverside BluesJose Ramirez
115Let's BoogieJoe Kopicki
116One Woman ManJose Ramirez
117CryLaura Green
118Blues 99Vince Agwada
119End of My RopeCW Ayon
120Bit O’ ButterThe B. Christopher Band
121Bye ByeThe B. Christopher Band
122Stop Teasing MeJose Ramirez
123Burn Down the GardenJeremiah Johnson
124I’m DrunkThe B. Christopher Band
125Memphis HighKerry Kearney Band
126Memphis LoudVictor Wainwright
127The Pity and the Pain (feat. Kenya Hathaway)The Reverend Shawn Amos
128She’s GoneThe B. Christopher Band
129Free ManMatt Andersen
130Midnight in HarlemTedeschi Trucks Band
131All You Ever Bring Me is the BluesJim Gustin & Truth Jones
132I Wanna FlyVince Agwada
133You're the OneRobert Cray
134Five Time ManKerry Kearney Band
135Blame It on the SugarCrystal Shawanda
136Evil MemoryCrystal Shawanda
137No One Hears My Prayers (feat. Walter Trout)Anthony Geraci
138Honey HushAlbert Collins
139Point of View BluesMojoMama
140Baby You've Got What It TakesPeter Veteska & Blues Train
141Say It out LoudKirsten Thien
142Memphis HotlineBrigitte Purdy
143Blue Moon CallVince Agwada
144Am I Wrong Pretty BabyPeter Veteska & Blues Train
145Death LetterCrooked Eye Tommy
146That's RightLaura Green
147Don't Know WhyLaura Green
148Grass Ain't Greener on the Other SidePeter Veteska & Blues Train
149Perfect CurvesThe B. Christopher Band
150Shookie ShakeTas Cru
151Deep in the Blues AgainJoe Bonamassa
152Far Apart (Still Close)Whitney Shay
153Same Old ThingAlbert Collins
154Crushin' on the BartenderRB Stone
155Sad State of AffairsThe B. Christopher Band
156Good to YaA Band Called Sam
157Change with the TimesWhitney Shay
158Hoodoo TrainRay Fuller and the Bluesrockers
159Snatchin' It BackJW-Jones
160Feel Like Blowin' My HornJoe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz & Giles Robson
161Fool for You (2020 Hindsight)Wily Bo Walker & Danny Flam
162Blue MondayGeorge Benson
163I Ain't Got No Problem with ItKevin Burt
164Long Haired DoneyNorth Mississippi Allstars
165No SaleKat Riggins
166Shame on YouVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
167After I Left Home (Song for Buddy Guy)Kirsten Thien
168Mojo HandRay Fuller and the Bluesrockers
169House is LonelyThe Mary Jo Curry Band
170Stay with Me Tonight (Live)Bernard Allison
171ShowdownJeremiah Johnson
172Got Me Where You Want MeJ.D. Taylor
173ConsequencesRobert Cray
174Payin' Rent on a Broken HomeTony Holiday
175I'd Rather Be BlindKirsten Thien
176Why I Sing the BluesRyan Perry
177HomesickRyan Perry
178Bayou MileAlastair Greene
179Kinda MessTas Cru
180Cold SweatShawn Pittman
181Three YearsJose Ramirez
182Nothing Left to GiveThe Proven Ones
183All Your Lies (feat. Tom Holland)The Mary Jo Curry Band
184Mean Old World (feat. Jason Isbell & Duane Betts)North Mississippi Allstars
185Don't Fight ItPhantom Blues Band
186Promises You Can't KeepRobert Cray
187Bad Luck and TroubleRay Fuller and the Bluesrockers
188I Gotta ManKirsten Thien
189Oh California!John Blues Boyd
190Hole in Your SoulA Band Called Sam
191Let Me Sing My BluesAvey Grouws Band
192Do ItRobert Cray
193Road Trippin'11 Guys Quartet
194Start over AgainPaul Gillings
195I Got Nothin' (feat. Van Morrison & Joe Louis Walker)Dion
196St James Infirmary BluesWily Bo Walker & Danny Flam
197Friend of the DevilReverend Freakchild
198Mississippi River StompKerry Kearney Band
199You Got Me GoodLloyd Jones
200I Believe I Got off CheapChris Cain

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