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
66Nothing to LoseMisty Blues
67Same MistakesJW-Jones
68Ain't Afraid to Eat AloneRyan Perry
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
85Wiltshire GraveVictor Wainwright
86The World is Upside DownPeter Parcek
87Hot Coffee and PainCrooked Eye Tommy
88Sin CityThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
89Get ReadyDeb Ryder
90Say Goodbye to the Blues (Like You Mean It)Val Starr & The Blues Rocket
91She's DynamiteDavid Rotundo Band
92I Miss You BabyJose Ramirez
93Tell the TruthWhitney Shay
94Good As GoneCasey Hensley
95Follow Me DownMiss Bix
96Easy, Easy Rollin' Down the RoadRB Stone
97Ain't No Man a Good ManWily Bo Walker & Danny Flam
98Lookin' (feat. Andrew Duncanson)The Mary Jo Curry Band
99White LightningJeremiah Johnson
100Bone to PickLaura Green
101Sweet Lost and FoundKirsten Thien
102Rather Be AloneCrystal Shawanda
103It’s AlrightThe B. Christopher Band
104Money TalksTas Cru
105High Risk, Low RewardRyan Perry
106Chicken GreaseBiscuit Miller
107Am I WrongSass Jordan
108Over the HillThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
109Chain BreakerJohn Németh
110Knocked Down LoadedAlbert Castiglia
111Blues CoasterMisty Blues
112Light of DayVince Agwada
113Traveling Riverside BluesJose Ramirez
114Let's BoogieJoe Kopicki
115One Woman ManJose Ramirez
116CryLaura Green
117Blues 99Vince Agwada
118End of My RopeCW Ayon
119Bit O’ ButterThe B. Christopher Band
120Bye ByeThe B. Christopher Band
121Stop Teasing MeJose Ramirez
122Burn Down the GardenJeremiah Johnson
123I’m DrunkThe B. Christopher Band
124Memphis HighKerry Kearney Band
125Memphis LoudVictor Wainwright
126The Pity and the Pain (feat. Kenya Hathaway)The Reverend Shawn Amos
127She’s GoneThe B. Christopher Band
128Free ManMatt Andersen
129Midnight in HarlemTedeschi Trucks Band
130All You Ever Bring Me is the BluesJim Gustin & Truth Jones
131I Wanna FlyVince Agwada
132You're the OneRobert Cray
133Five Time ManKerry Kearney Band
134Blame It on the SugarCrystal Shawanda
135Evil MemoryCrystal Shawanda
136No One Hears My Prayers (feat. Walter Trout)Anthony Geraci
137Honey HushAlbert Collins
138Point of View BluesMojoMama
139Baby You've Got What It TakesPeter Veteska & Blues Train
140Say It out LoudKirsten Thien
141Memphis HotlineBrigitte Purdy
142Blue Moon CallVince Agwada
143Am I Wrong Pretty BabyPeter Veteska & Blues Train
144Death LetterCrooked Eye Tommy
145That's RightLaura Green
146Don't Know WhyLaura Green
147Grass Ain't Greener on the Other SidePeter Veteska & Blues Train
148Perfect CurvesThe B. Christopher Band
149Shookie ShakeTas Cru
150Deep in the Blues AgainJoe Bonamassa
151Far Apart (Still Close)Whitney Shay
152Same Old ThingAlbert Collins
153Crushin' on the BartenderRB Stone
154Sad State of AffairsThe B. Christopher Band
155Good to YaA Band Called Sam
156Change with the TimesWhitney Shay
157Hoodoo TrainRay Fuller and the Bluesrockers
158Snatchin' It BackJW-Jones
159Feel Like Blowin' My HornJoe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz & Giles Robson
160Fool for You (2020 Hindsight)Wily Bo Walker & Danny Flam
161Blue MondayGeorge Benson
162I Ain't Got No Problem with ItKevin Burt
163Long Haired DoneyNorth Mississippi Allstars
164No SaleKat Riggins
165Shame on YouVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
166After I Left Home (Song for Buddy Guy)Kirsten Thien
167Mojo HandRay Fuller and the Bluesrockers
168House is LonelyThe Mary Jo Curry Band
169ShowdownJeremiah Johnson
170Got Me Where You Want MeJ.D. Taylor
171ConsequencesRobert Cray
172Payin' Rent on a Broken HomeTony Holiday
173I'd Rather Be BlindKirsten Thien
174Why I Sing the BluesRyan Perry
175HomesickRyan Perry
176Bayou MileAlastair Greene
177Kinda MessTas Cru
178Cold SweatShawn Pittman
179Three YearsJose Ramirez
180Nothing Left to GiveThe Proven Ones
181All Your Lies (feat. Tom Holland)The Mary Jo Curry Band
182Mean Old World (feat. Jason Isbell & Duane Betts)North Mississippi Allstars
183Promises You Can't KeepRobert Cray
184Bad Luck and TroubleRay Fuller and the Bluesrockers
185I Gotta ManKirsten Thien
186Oh California!John Blues Boyd
187Hole in Your SoulA Band Called Sam
188Let Me Sing My BluesAvey Grouws Band
189Do ItRobert Cray
190Road Trippin'11 Guys Quartet
191Start over AgainPaul Gillings
192I Got Nothin' (feat. Van Morrison & Joe Louis Walker)Dion
193Don't Fight ItPhantom Blues Band
194St James Infirmary BluesWily Bo Walker & Danny Flam
195Friend of the DevilReverend Freakchild
196Mississippi River StompKerry Kearney Band
197You Got Me GoodLloyd Jones
198I Believe I Got off CheapChris Cain
199Like Father Like DaughterSkylar Rogers
200Dirty Little SecretAvey Grouws Band

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