The Roots Music Report's
Top 50 New York Album Chart
for the Week of May 1, 2021

TW LW Album Title Band/Artist Name Label Sub Genre
13WE AREJon BatisteVerveSoul
-22Money Ain’t TimeThe Halley DeVestern BandSelf-ReleaseBlues Rock
34Calla LilyThe Brother BrothersCompassContemporary Folk
48Not My Circus, Not My MonkeyThe Hitman Blues BandNerusDelta Blues
57ObviouslyLake Street DiveNonesuchAlternative Rock
65Have Purpose Live LongJosie BelloSelf-ReleaseContemporary Folk
712Ain't Done YetSavoy BrownQuarto ValleyBlues Rock
814The CornerEarly Times & The High RollersVizzToneBlues Rock
*NEW*9-Cole Quest and the City PickersCole Quest and The City PickersOmnivoreTraditional Bluegrass
1016The New AbnormalThe StrokesRCAAlternative Rock
111Whole Nother WorldPatti ParksVizzToneSoul Blues
126These WallsLinda SussmanSing Out Proud Alternative Folk
139Tales from the PsychedeltaKerry Kearney BandHighlanderContemporary Blues
1432Two SidesKirsten ThienScreen DoorContemporary Blues
1517RiseRoger Street FriedmanPlayroomAmericana Country
1613On the ProwlStratcat Willie & the StraysSelf-ReleaseContemporary Blues
1715Til We Meet AgainNorah JonesBlue NoteCrossover Jazz
*NEW*18-Time out Session 1The AccidentalsSelf-Release Alternative Folk
1920For the RecordVinnie Riccitelli OctetSelf-ReleaseTraditional Jazz
2035Johnny Iguana's Chicago Spectacular!Johnny IguanaDelmarkChicago Blues
-2121Sundrops on the Water - ReflectionsThe Sharp FlatpickersMountain FeverContemporary Bluegrass
2218The Moon is an AshtrayMiss TessTone TreeCountry Blues
2324Revolutionary Love Ani DiFrancoRighteous Babe Alternative Folk
2410Uncivil WarShemekia CopelandAlligatorContemporary Blues
2534BirminghamNescoraSelf-ReleaseRoots Rock
2623BreatheDr. Lonnie SmithBlue NoteClassic Jazz
2725Future ShockMichael WhalenSpoutFusion
-2828I'll Never Be the SameJack BrandfieldGut StringTraditional Jazz
-2929A Billion Little LightsWild PinkRoyal MountainAlternative
-3030DistanceKenny CarrZoozazzFusion
3122Once in a Blue MoonDave Goddess GroupEmotionalAmericana Country
3231Drive onTas CruSubcatContemporary Blues
-3333GeminusKane MathisNyaatoWorld
3440Shall We HopeTony TrischkaShefa Alternative Folk
3541Prove It on MeRory BlockStony PlainAcoustic Blues
36-Black Crow MoanEliza NealsE-HBlues Rock
3711The Good, the Bad and the BetteBette SmithRufSoul Blues
3845Imaginary RoadReza KhanPainted MusicSmooth Jazz
39-Two SaviorsBuck MeekKeeled ScalesContemporary Folk
4038Con MotoBill DiCosimo and Edgar PagánSub CatLatin Jazz
4161Nascentia (Birth)Steve SlaglePanoramaContemporary Jazz
-4242I Just Want to Be HorizontalSamoa Wilson with the Jim Kweskin BandKingswoodRagtime
4382All in AllDan WilenskyPolyglot MusicJazz
4449Fetch the Bolt CuttersFiona AppleEpicAlternative Rock
4550In IsolationElle KingRCAAlternative Rock
4664Kids Like UsThe GrahamsThree SirensRoots Rock
*NEW*47-FlorGretchen ParlatoEditionContemporary Jazz
4836What Comes NextPeter BernsteinSmoke SessionsJazz
4980You Must Believe in SpringSue Anne GershenzonSelf-ReleaseTraditional Jazz
5053I Can Still Hear YouSuzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright RocheStorySoundContemporary Folk

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