The Roots Music Report's
Top Bluegrass Album Chart
for the Year of 2023

Album Title Band/Artist Name Label Sub Genre
1Me / and / DadBilly StringsRounderProgressive Bluegrass
2Crooked TreeMolly TuttleNonesuchContemporary Bluegrass
3Lovin' of the GameMichael Cleveland and FlamekeeperCompassContemporary Bluegrass
4City of GoldMolly TuttleNonesuchContemporary Bluegrass
5Radio John: Songs of John HartfordSam BushSmithsonian FolkwaysTraditional Bluegrass
6The Future of the PastThe Tennessee Bluegrass BandBilly BlueTraditional Bluegrass
7Lowdown HoedownJason CarterFiddlemanTraditional Bluegrass
8Heartache and TroubleFast TrackEngelhardt MusicContemporary Bluegrass
9DetailsNick DumasSkylineContemporary Bluegrass
10A Miner's LifeStoney Creek Bluegrass BandCalv'ryContemporary Bluegrass
11Something You Didn't Count onJaelee RobertsMountain HomeContemporary Bluegrass
12Snow White MemoriesIrene KelleySelf-ReleaseProgressive Bluegrass
13On BanjoAlison BrownCompassProgressive Bluegrass
14Living in the SouthStarlett & Big JohnRebelContemporary Bluegrass
15KarmaVolume FiveMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
16HeydayThe Lonesome River BandMountain HomeTraditional Bluegrass
17Never Slow DownThe Po' Ramblin' BoysSmithsonian FolkwaysContemporary Bluegrass
18Old Road New AgainThe DillardsPinecastleTraditional Bluegrass
19Authentic UnlimitedAuthentic UnlimitedBilly BlueContemporary Bluegrass
20Things That I LikeMickey HarrisSelf-ReleaseContemporary Bluegrass
21Solitary DiamondLaura OrshawDark ShadowContemporary Bluegrass
22Gospel Sessions, Vol. 1Authentic UnlimitedBilly BlueContemporary Bluegrass
23Leaving is BelievingAshby FrankMountain HomeContemporary Bluegrass
24That Kind of LonesomeEddie SandersEngelhardt Music GroupTraditional Bluegrass
25Lost & AloneJunior SiskMountain FeverTraditional Bluegrass
26Just a Little Talk with MyselfSteven MooreSelf-ReleaseProgressive Bluegrass
27The Next MountainRick FarisDark ShadowsContemporary Bluegrass
28River WildJeremy GarrettOrganicContemporary Bluegrass
29This Life We're Livin'Darin & Brooke AldridgeBilly BlueContemporary Bluegrass
30God Fearing HeathenDan Tyminski8 Track Ent.Contemporary Bluegrass
31Quiet Country TownWildfirePinecastleContemporary Bluegrass
32Losing GameDavid Peterson & 1946Self-ReleaseContemporary Bluegrass
33What You Need to ProveThomas CassellMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
34ChangesAmanda CookMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
35Hold onFrank Solivan & Dirty KitchenCompassContemporary Bluegrass
36Shades of BlueKristy CoxBilly BlueContemporary Bluegrass
37It's Just MeLarry SparksRebelContemporary Bluegrass
38RosesJackson HollowMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
39From Sulphur Springs to Rising Fawn : the Songs of Norman BlakeBob MinnerEngelhardtTraditional Bluegrass
40Make Each Second LastChris Jones & the Night DriversMoutain HomeContemporary Bluegrass
41From the Ground UpJim HurstPinecastleContemporary Bluegrass
42Ridin' Through the CountryShannon SlaughterElite CircuitContemporary Bluegrass
43The American FiddlerAndy LeftwichMountain Home MusicContemporary Bluegrass
44Rare and Fine-uncommon Tunes of Bill MonroeMike ComptonTaterbugTraditional Bluegrass
45Somewhere BeyondBreaking GrassMountain FeverProgressive Bluegrass
46I'll Come BackAJ Lee & Blue SummitOld White HorseContemporary Bluegrass
47Accomplice TwoTommy EmmanuelCGP SoundsContemporary Bluegrass
48Darkest HourThe Gibson BrothersBull RunContemporary Bluegrass
49Lost VoicesTim Stafford & Thomm JutzMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
50Maria with a "J"Marija DrozeRBR EntContemporary Bluegrass
51Great Blue NorthSpecial ConsensusCompass         Contemporary Bluegrass
52Here in the CountryTerry BaucomSelf-ReleaseTraditional Bluegrass
53Music is What I SeeRhonda VincentUpper ManagementContemporary Bluegrass
54RadioactiveJason BarieBilly BlueContemporary Bluegrass
55Mighty PoplarMighty PoplarFree DirtContemporary Bluegrass
56RoundtableDoyle Lawson & QuicksilverBilly BlueContemporary Bluegrass
57Almost ProudDel McCoury BandSelf-ReleaseTraditional Bluegrass
58Uncommon SkyRick FarisDark ShadowContemporary Bluegrass
59Livin' LargeDonna UlisseBilly Blue Traditional Bluegrass
60BanjophonicsDamien O'Kane & Ron BlockPureContemporary Bluegrass
61A Tribute to Flatt & ScruggsThe Infamous StringdustersAmericana VibesProgressive Bluegrass
62RenewalBilly StringsRounderContemporary Bluegrass
63Pick Your PoisonBensonMountain HomeContemporary Bluegrass
64JubilationAppalachian Road ShowBilly BlueTraditional Bluegrass
65We're All CrazyDave AdkinsMountain FeverTraditional Bluegrass
66A Life Well LivedDaryl MosleyPinecastleContemporary Bluegrass
67Get Yourself OutsideYonder Mountain String BandFrog PadContemporary Bluegrass
68Kentucky for MeDale Ann BradleyPinecastleContemporary Bluegrass
69New ChapterCedar HillMountain FeverTraditional Bluegrass
70Up All NightThe GrascalsMountain HomeContemporary Bluegrass
71Black BanjoTray WellingtonMountain HomeContemporary Bluegrass
72Last Chance to WinEast Nash GrassMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
73Morning ShiftSteep Canyon RangersYep RocContemporary Bluegrass
74Bridges and BackroadsJerry SalleyVery JerryContemporary Bluegrass
75Ups, Downs and No Name TownsSidelineMountain HomeTraditional Bluegrass
76Toward the FrayThe Infamous StringdustersAmericana VibesContemporary Bluegrass
77Hitchhiking to CaliforniaAlan Bibey & GrasstowneBilly BlueTraditional Bluegrass
78To Willie from BillyBill and the BellesSelf-ReleaseTraditional Bluegrass
79Pay Your DuesSongs From The Road BandCharles Humphrey IIIContemporary Bluegrass
80Small Town DreamerDaryl MosleyPinecastleContemporary Bluegrass
81East Nash GrassEast Nash GrassLamb LyfeContemporary Bluegrass
82Let Time RideJoe Mullins & the Radio RamblersBilly BlueTraditional Bluegrass
83Jesse SmathersJesse SmathersSelf-ReleaseTraditional Bluegrass
84All for the SongRailroad EarthBag O' SeedProgressive Bluegrass
85Rhinestone RevivalThe Kody Norris ShowRebelTraditional Bluegrass
86Lead and IronHenhouse ProwlersDark ShadowContemporary Bluegrass
87Man on a MissionDarren NicholsonMountain HomeContemporary Bluegrass
88Family ReunionDella MaeSoundlyContemporary Bluegrass
89Brand New Good Old DaysLeftover SalmonCompassContemporary Bluegrass
90Walk on FaithThe King James BoysPinecastleGospel Bluegrass
91Things She Couldn't Get overDale Ann BradleyPinecastleContemporary Bluegrass
92Hell on Church StreetPunch BrothersNonesuchProgressive Bluegrass
93CambiumFull Cord BluegrassDark ShadowProgressive Bluegrass
94Ministry in SongLarry SparksRebelGospel Bluegrass
95Six Degrees of SeparationWilson Banjo Co.PinecastleTraditional Bluegrass
96Alone and ForsakenLou ReidSelf-ReleaseTraditional Bluegrass
97In Dreams I Go BackSeth Mulder & Midnight RunMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
98You Can Learn a Lot from a SongHammertowneMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
99Where the Trees Know My NameLarry CordleSelf-ReleaseContemporary Bluegrass
100Stress DreamsGreensky BluegrassBig Blue ZooProgressive Bluegrass
101Kinetic ToneBalsam RangeMountain HomeTraditional Bluegrass
102A Little Bit of BluegrassLorraine Jordan & Carolina RoadPinecastleTraditional Bluegrass
103If Not Now, Who?Joe K. WalshAdhyâropaContemporary Bluegrass
104Triple ShotShannon Leigh ReynoldsSelf-ReleaseContemporary Bluegrass
105Greener GrassBilly SwinsonSelf-ReleaseContemporary Bluegrass
106Easy Listening for Jerks, Pt. 1The Dead SouthSix ShooterProgressive Bluegrass
107Round Feet, Chrome SmileRagged UnionShining CastleContemporary Bluegrass
108Greener PasturesThe Waymores Chicken RanchContemporary Bluegrass
109Tina AdairTina AdairEngelhardt MusicContemporary Bluegrass
110Lend Me a HandThe String Cheese IncidentSCI FidelityProgressive Bluegrass
111One Step AwayCasey PennMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
112Between the LinesThe Price SistersMcCouryTraditional Bluegrass
113Here Within My HeartTina AdairEnglehardt Music GroupContemporary Bluegrass
114Modern TimesPaul Adkins & The Borderline BandRebelContemporary Bluegrass
115WandererDarren NicholsonMountain HomeContemporary Bluegrass
116Pages in Your HandChris Jones & the Night DriversMountain Home Music CompanyContemporary Bluegrass
117School ProjectCory WalkerMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
118Songs of Hope & InspirationDarren NicholsonSelf-ReleaseContemporary Bluegrass
119How I Hear ItJeremy StephensRebelContemporary Bluegrass
120The FretlinersThe FretlinersSelf-ReleaseTraditional Bluegrass
121The Tim Shelton SyndicateThe Tim Shelton Syndicate10.26Traditional Bluegrass
122My Bluegrass HeartBela FleckRenewTraditional Bluegrass
123Dreams for SaleTheo & BrennaMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
124My Farm, My BluegrassMarty FalleSelf-ReleaseContemporary Bluegrass
125Bluegrass DNATim Graves & the Farm HandsPinecastleTraditional Bluegrass
126EqualityThe Sweet LilliesAmericana VibesContemporary Bluegrass
127No FearSister SadieMountain Home Music CompanyContemporary Bluegrass
128Into the BlueThe String Cheese IncidentSCI FidelityProgressive Bluegrass
129If You Hadn't NoticedThe Goodwin BrothersPinecastleContemporary Bluegrass
130Memory LaneWilson Banjo Co.PinecastleContemporary Bluegrass
131Long Hill to ClimbWolfpen BranchSelf-ReleaseContemporary Bluegrass
132Railroad TownJr WilliamsMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
133I Could Get Used to ThisTim Raybon BandPinecastleTraditional Bluegrass
134Whispers in the WindLindley CreekPinecastleContemporary Bluegrass
135Silver BirdNick Chandler & DeliveredPinecastleContemporary Bluegrass
136ExcelsiorAlan MundePatuxentContemporary Bluegrass
137Covers for a CauseThe Barefoot MovementPinecastleProgressive Bluegrass
138The Broken Circle SessionsHayde Bluegrass OrchestraSelf-ReleaseContemporary Bluegrass
139Distance and TimeBecky BullerDark ShadowContemporary Bluegrass
140Walking in Those ShoesEddie SandersEngelhardt Music GroupGospel Bluegrass
141Shadow of the CrossThe ChurchmenMountain FeverGospel Bluegrass
142I Built a WorldBronwyn Keith-HynesSelf-ReleaseTraditional Bluegrass
143New HorizonsMason ViaMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
144Straight from the HeartlandLori King & Junction 63Self-ReleaseContemporary Bluegrass
145People, Places, and SongsGreg BlakeTurnberryContemporary Bluegrass
146The Secret of LifeDaryl MosleyPinecastleContemporary Bluegrass
147Caroline OwensCaroline OwensSkylineContemporary Bluegrass
148Smoky Mountain FavoritesBoone & FosterMountai FeverContemporary Bluegrass
149Great Big SkiesWood BellyAmericana VibesContemporary Bluegrass
150Apple & SetserApple & SetserBell BuckleContemporary Bluegrass
151Tryin' to Have a Good TimeTyler GrantAmericana VibesContemporary Bluegrass
152100 Years of HankHaymakersTOPToneContemporary Bluegrass
153The SongwriterJerry SalleyVery JerryContemporary Bluegrass
154Songs of the Sunrise FoxAndy ThornThornpipeTraditional Bluegrass
155Losing TimeRoute 3PinecastleContemporary Bluegrass
156Imaginary LinesUnspoken TraditionMountain HomeContemporary Bluegrass
157Book of FoolsMipsoSelf-ReleaseContemporary Bluegrass
158Lonesome ChroniclesKathy Kallick BandLive OakContemporary Bluegrass
159Lively Times (Live at the Anza Club!)The Lonesome Ace StringbandSelf-ReleaseContemporary Bluegrass
160Crowe & WassonJ.D. Crowe & Rickey WassonTruegrassTraditional Bluegrass
161It Never Gets OldChosen RoadThoroughbredGospel Bluegrass
162Shiny Side UpThe Dirty Grass PlayersSelf-ReleaseContemporary Bluegrass
163Heroes & FriendsDaniel GrindstaffBonfireContemporary Bluegrass
164Gotta Lotta LonesomeCarson Peters & Iron MountainBilly BlueContemporary Bluegrass
165WelcomeThe Arcadian WildSelf-ReleaseProgressive Bluegrass
166Live in AshevilleThe JackTown RamblersLitte RubyContemporary Bluegrass
167Here We Go AgainNothin' FancyMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
168Waking UpGraber GryassSpaceman OrbitsContemporary Bluegrass

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