The Roots Music Report's
Top Blues Album Chart
for the Year of 2021

Album Title Band/Artist Name Label Sub Genre
1662Christone "Kingfish" IngramAlligatorContemporary Blues
2Damage ControlCurtis SalgadoAlligatorContemporary Blues
3Raisin' CainChris CainAlligatorContemporary Blues
4Tommy Castro Presents a Bluesman Came to TownTommy CastroAlligatorContemporary Blues
5You Ain’t UnluckyVeronica LewisBlue HeartContemporary Blues
6Holler if You Hear MeAltered Five Blues BandBlind PigContemporary Blues
7Little Black FliesEddie 9VRufContemporary Blues
8Tempting FateCarolyn WonderlandAlligatorContemporary Blues
9Pinky's BluesSue FoleyStony PlainBlues Rock
10Living in a Burning HouseSelwyn BirchwoodAlligatorBlues Rock
11Open RoadColin JamesStony PlainBlues Rock
1275 and AliveJohnny Tucker Featuring Kid Ramos And The AllstarsBlue HeartClassic Blues
13Rose-Colored Glasses, Vol. 1Teresa James & The Rhythm TrampsBlue HeartContemporary Blues
14BLOWColin LindenHighway 20Blues Rock
15Memphis MoonlightDeb RyderVizzToneContemporary Blues
16Out of the DarkJoyann ParkerSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
17ResurrectionMike ZitoGulf CoastBlues Rock
18Porch Sessions, Vol. 2Tony HolidayBlue HeartClassic Blues
19Supramundane BluesReverend FreakchildTreated & ReleasedContemporary Blues
20The Reckless OneSamantha Martin & Delta SugarGypsy SoulSoul Blues
21Try It...You Might Like It: GA-20 Does Hound Dog TaylorGA-20Karma ChiefChicago Blues
22Bob Corritore & Friends: Spider in My StewBob CorritoreVizzToneClassic Blues
23Layla Revisited (Live at LOCKN') [feat. Trey Anastasio]Tedeschi Trucks BandConcordSoul Blues
24Bang at the DoorDonna HerulaSelf-ReleaseAcoustic Blues
25Uncivil WarShemekia CopelandAlligatorContemporary Blues
26SurrenderClarence SpadyNola BlueContemporary Blues
27FasterSamantha FishRounderBlues Rock
28None More BlueMisty BluesSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
29Alafia MoonDamon FowlerLandslideBlues Rock
30JP & EkatJP Williams Blues BandSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
31Where and whenKelly's LotSelf-ReleaseAcoustic Blues
32The Cause of It AllThe Reverend Shawn AmosPut TogetherClassic Blues
33Under Your SpellTito JacksonGulf CoastContemporary Blues
34The Forgiver and the RunawayA.J. FullertonVizzToneContemporary Blues
35Be Ready when I Call YouGuy DavisM.C.Acoustic Blues
36I'm HungryJimmie BratcherAin't Skeert TunesContemporary Blues
37100 Years of BluesElvin Bishop & Charlie MusselwhiteAlligatorClassic Blues
38Blues Without BordersDebbie BondBlues RootsContemporary Blues
39Delta KreamThe Black KeysNonesuchBlues Rock
40Stronger Than StrongJohn NémethNola BlueContemporary Blues
41Money Ain't TimeThe Halley DeVestern BandSelf-ReleaseBlues Rock
42Long As I Got My GuitarZac HarmonCatfoodSoul Blues
43Bayou LibertyTiffany Pollack & Co.Nola BlueContemporary Blues
44Sharecropper's SonRobert FinleyEasy Eye SoundContemporary Blues
45You Gotta Have ItTia CarrollLittle VilageContemporary Blues
46Dance Songs for Hard TimesThe Reverend Peyton's Big Damn BandSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
47Rusty Ends Blues BandRusty Ends Blues BandEarwigClassic Blues
48Fire It UpSteve CropperProvogueSoul Blues
49FirebreatherSkylar RogersBlue HeartContemporary Blues
50Just Say the WordGabe StillmanVizzToneContemporary Blues
51Soulful DistancingAdam SchultzBlue HeartSoul Blues
52Take Me BackKim WilsonM.C.Classic Blues
53Let’s Have a PartyGerald McClendonDelta RootsSoul Blues
54Mississippi SuitcasePeter ParcekSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
55One Eye OpenKat DanserBlack HenAcoustic Blues
56Lindsay Beaver & Brad StiversLindsay Beaver & Brad StiversVizzToneContemporary Blues
57Grass Ain't Greener on the Other SidePeter Veteska & Blues TrainSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
58Express ConnectionTomislav GolubanBlue HeartContemporary Blues
59Heart of FireAlly Venable BandRufBlues Rock
60One Woman BandGhalia VoltRufBlues Rock
61Live on Beale Street: a Tribute to Bobby “Blue” BlandRodd Bland And The Members Only BandNola BlueSoul Blues
62Hope Dies LastSteve MarrinerStony PlainBlues Rock
63Stomping GroundDionKeeping The Blues AliveBlues Rock
64Back from the EdgeMark CameronCOPContemporary Blues
65Serve It to Me HotChickenbone SlimVizzToneContemporary Blues
66One More MileDave ThomasBlonde On Blonde DirectContemporary Blues
67Blues Bash!Duke RobillardStony PlainContemporary Blues
68Tales from the PsychedeltaKerry Kearney BandHighlanderContemporary Blues
69B-Side of My LifeJon Spear BandSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
70Sugar Hip Ya YaDionne BennettHunniaSoul Blues
71Up NextJoe Lewis BandSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
72Not My Circus, Not My MonkeyThe Hitman Blues BandNerusDelta Blues
73Ain't Done YetSavoy BrownQuarto ValleyBlues Rock
74Trio in Tokyo (Feat. Elena Kato & Hiroshi Eguchi)Rob StoneBlue HeartAcoustic Blues
75The Blues Never EndElly WiningerEarwigAcoustic Blues
76Rising UpAlex LopezMaremilBlues Rock
77City Country CityRicci / KrownGulf CoastContemporary Blues
78What We Did (Live)Chris Daniels & Hazel MillerMoon VoyageContemporary Blues
79So Much TroubleDavid Rotundo BandDreams We ShareContemporary Blues
80Peace in TroubleSunday wildeSelf-ReleaseAcoustic Blues
81How Blue Can You GetGary MooreMascotContemporary Blues
82Papa Didn't Raise Me RightThe Porkroll ProjectRoadhouse RedemptionBlues Rock
83Live on StageThe BluesbonesNakedBlues Rock
84Buffalo NicholsBuffalo NicholsFat PossumAcoustic Blues
85Good LifeHurricane RuthAmerican ShowplaceBlues Rock
86Whole Nother WorldPatti ParksVizzToneSoul Blues
87Six String Soul: 30 Years on DelmarkDave SpecterDelmarkChicago Blues
88You Can't Fall off the FloorThe Wildcat O'Halloran BandSelf-ReleaseBlues Rock
89A Satchel Full of BluesBlind Lemon PledgeOfehAcoustic Blues
90That's What I HeardRobert CrayNozzleContemporary Blues
91Blacktop RunSonny LandrethProvogueAcoustic Blues
92Bless Your HeartThe Allman Betts BandBMGBlues Rock
93The Good, the Bad and the BetteBette SmithRufSoul Blues
94In a Roomful of BluesRoomful of BluesAlligatorElectric Blues
95That's What I'm Talkin About - Tribute to Hubert SumlinSean ChambersQuarto ValleyBlues Rock
96Silver CupDavid GogoCordova BayAcoustic Blues
97Memphis LoudVictor WainwrightRufContemporary Blues
98Live Acoustic Session (Live)Little G WeevilHunniaAcoustic Blues
99The Trio SessionsEG KightBlues SouthContemporary Blues
100FlatheadSeth Lee JonesHortonBlues Rock
101Found! One Soul SingerSonny GreenLittle Village FoundationSoul Blues
102Not in My LifetimeWee Willie Walker and The Anthony Paule Soul OrchestraBlue DotSoul Blues
103Blues All over My ShoesHanna PKVizzToneContemporary Blues
104Johnny Iguana's Chicago Spectacular!Johnny IguanaDelmarkChicago Blues
105HardwareBilly F GibbonsConcordBlues Rock
106More from the LeveeChris SmitherSignature SoundsAcoustic Blues
107It is Well with My SoulSoulful FemmeSkydogSoul Blues
108The New World BluesAlastair GreeneWhiskey BayouContemporary Blues
109Backyard BluesBlues Society of Central PennsylvaniaBlue HeartContemporary Blues
110Tell Tale HeartAvey Grouws BandNavy HouseContemporary Blues
111Wildroots Sessions, Vol. 1The WildRootsSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
112Straight to You: Live at RockpalastKenny Wayne Shepherd BandProvogueContemporary Blues
113The CornerEarly Times & The High RollersVizzToneBlues Rock
114What is RealTrevor B. Power BandFarm 189Blues Rock
115In My HandsSteve KeenanSelf-ReleaseBlues Rock
116Dear AmericaEric BibbProvogueAcoustic Blues
117Keep Moving onDexter AllenEndless BluesSoul Blues
118On the ProwlStratcat Willie & the StraysSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
119Below Sea LevelEric JohansonNola BlueBlues Rock
120Still Here Ben LevinVizzToneClassic Blues
121Put a Lid on ItDiane Durrett & Soul SugaBlooming TunesSoul Blues
122Two SidesKirsten ThienScreen DoorContemporary Blues
123Slippin' and Slidin'The Immediate FamilyQuarto ValleyBlues Rock
124Sonic DeparturesJW-JonesSolid BluesContemporary Blues
125Hound Dog Georgia RandallSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
126The WellKatie KnippHeart SongsContemporary Blues
127Best ofThorbjorn Risager & The Black TornadoRufBlues Rock
128Blue SkyThe Reverend Shawn AmosPut Together MusicContemporary Blues
129Bad News RisingChris 'Bad News' BarnesVizzToneBlues Rock
130New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers - Volume 2New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom RockersStony PlainClassic Blues
131LIVE at the IsabelMiss EmilySelf-ReleaseSoul Blues
132Keep on Climbin'West Side Joe & The Men of SoulJynContemporary Blues
133Til the Money's GoneGuitar Jack WargoWar GodContemporary Blues
13450Polly O'Keary and the Rhythm MethodSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
135Soul ShakerRobbin Kapsalis and Vintage #18Bird SongSoul Blues
136Welcome to the LandMemphissippi SoundsSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
137TributeJack de KeyzerBlue StarBlues Rock
138The Moon is an AshtrayMiss TessTone TreeCountry Blues
139Modern NostalgiaHughes TaylorThe Bent NoteBlues Rock
140Love on the RocksLauren AndersonSelf-ReleaseBlues Rock
141Printers AlleyStacy MitchhartSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
142Rawer Than RawBobby RushDeep RushAcoustic Blues
143Moe Betta BluesMiss Lady BluesSelf-ReleaseSoul Blues
144Stand Up!Whitney ShayRufContemporary Blues
145Drive onTas CruSubcatContemporary Blues
146BluesdaddyWill JohnsGaletoneBlues Rock
147LagniappeKirk Nelson & Jambalaya WestSelf-ReleaseJazzy Blues
148Volume OneThe Atomic 44'sBird DogBlues Rock
149Daydreams in BlueAnthony GeraciShining StoneContemporary Blues
150The Call of the BluesWhitey SomersMotorhomeBlues Rock
151Wasted YouthMick KolassaEndless BluesClassic Blues
152Heavy Load BluesGov't MuleConcordBlues Rock
153Royal TeaJoe BonamassaJ&R AdventuresContemporary Blues
154Bloodstains & TeardropsBig Chief Monk BoudreauxWhiskey BayouSoul Blues
155Plug in and PlayTommy ZSouth BlossomBlues Rock
156The Blues AlbumJoanne Shaw TaylorKeeping The Blues AliveBlues Rock
157Be the Love You WantSouthern AvenueRenewContemporary Blues
158Whiskey, Women & TroubleKurt AllenTitanium BlueBlues Rock
159Traveler's BluesBlues TravelerRound HillBlues Rock
160Hollerin' out LoudMalcolm Wells and the Two-TimersSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
161Broke Down Busted UpTas CruSubcatAcoustic Blues
162Deep Dark DemonMark May BandGulf CoastBlues Rock
163Let Loose Those ChainsHector AnchondoVizToneAcoustic Blues
164The Coldwater SessionsJ.D. TaylorVizzToneContemporary Blues
165Cry outKat RigginsGulf CoastContemporary Blues
166Hot Coffee and PainCrooked Eye TommyBlue HeartContemporary Blues
167Godless LandThe Lucky LosersVizzToneContemporary Blues
168In My MindIlana Katz KatzSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
169The RemedyToo Slim & the TaildraggersVizzToneBlues Rock
170Dark Side of the Blues (Live in Prague)Pat FulgoniChocolate FireguardContemporary Blues
171The Isolation BluesMike Goudreau BandSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
172Do Right, Say RightMississippi MacDonaldAnother PlanetContemporary Blues
173Better DaysSugar Queen and the Straight Blues BandSelf-ReleaseChicago Blues
174Tennessee RunLloyd JonesVizzToneContemporary Blues
175The TriangleLisa MillsBMGContemporary Blues
176The Gypsy Woman Told MeJohn Primer & Bob CorritoreVizztoneContemporary Blues
177You Get What You GiveDave KellerTastee ToneSoul Blues
178Rocket RideBroke FuseSelf-ReleaseBlues Rock
179Tryin' to Get HomeAndy CohenEarwig MusicAcoustic Blues
180I'm All BurnCathy Grier and the TroublemakersSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
181Now Dig ThisCrystal ThomasDialtoneContemporary Blues
182Ice Cream in HellTinsley EllisAlligatorBlues Rock
183Soft Hard & LoudDennis JonesBlue RockBlues Rock
184Change in MeEddie Turner7-14 productionsContemporary Blues
185Blood CashLea McIntoshShark ParkContemporary Blues
186All in the BluesWillie JacksonSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
187Carryout or DeliveryBen LevinVizzToneContemporary Blues
188Let's Get Happy TogetherMaria MuldaurStony PlainJazzy Blues
189I Be TryingCedric BurnsideSingle LockBlues Rock
190Flame Still BurnsShaun MurphyVision WallContemporary Blues
191Containment BluesAnthony GomesUp 2 ZeroBlues Rock
192Stone CrazyKevin BurtGulf CoastContemporary Blues
193Soul Garage Experience "Counterfeited Soulstice" Vol. 1Fabrizio Grossi & Soul Garage ExperienceSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
194Peace in PiecesThe Betty Fox bandSelf-ReleaseSoul Blues
195Joseph and the VeloziansJoseph VelozSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
196Spirits in the WaterDione TaylorMatayContemporary Blues

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