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

Album Title Band/Artist Name Label
1ExorcistSelwyn BirchwoodAlligator
2Blu Ja VuTom HambridgeQuarto Valley
3Blood BrothersMike Zito & Albert CastigliaGulf Coast
4Real GoneAlly Venable BandRuf
5Among the InsanitySkylar RogersBlue Heart
6Guitar KingdomDudley TaftSelf-Release
7Live at the PalladiumDamon FowlerLandslide
8Best of MeJoanna ConnorGulf Coast
9What Key is Trouble In?Nick Schnebelen BandVizzTone
10BackboneDeb CallahanBlue Pearl
11Nothing but TimeMonster Mike Welch & Mike LedbetterGulf Coast
12Winter's ComingBridget Kelly BandAlpha Sun
13Electric Church for the Spiritually MisguidedDean ZuccheroPugnacious
14UnchainedThe BluesbonesDonor
15Shout Sister ShoutGhalia VoltRuf
16Gypsy SoulJennifer Lyn & The Groove RevivalJ&R Collective
17The Deep & the DirtyEric JohansonRuf
18Live in Austin Vol. 1Sue FoleySelf-Release
19Fresh TracksBig ShoesQualified
20Far EnoughJimmie BratcherAin't Skeert Tunes
21Lovers Before SunriseBrad "Guitar" WilsonCali Bee
22Nice Ain't Got Me Nothin'Billy The Kid & The Regulatorsindienink
23Peace...Like a RiverGov't MuleConcord
24Buried in the HailDom MartinForty Below
25His-StoryGreg SoverGrounded Soul
26Slow BurnSunny Bleau and The MoonsCoccoMusic
27Blue DiamondsThe Name DroppersHorizon
28Pretty BabyBlues FightersSelf-Release
29That Killer B StingLittle BobbyUntouchable
30Zero - 2 - SixtyScott EllisonLiberation Hall
31Light & DarknessStef PagliaSelf-Release
32Blues in the Barn, Vol. 1Mikey Junior8th-Train
33The Blues, Man, the BluesMick ClarkeRockfold
34Wild & Precious LifeDuane BettsRoyal Potato Family
35Playing in a Rock'n Roll BandAnnika Andersson & the Boiling Blues BandSelf-Release
36For YouTim WoodsSelf-Release
37Devil Won't Get YouChad Rupp and the Sugar RootsLightning In A Bottle
38Death Wish Blues (With Jesse Dayton)Samantha FishRounder
39Raise Your HandsScott Weis BandSelf-Release
40Stomping GroundDionKeeping The Blues Alive
41Goin' BackPierce DipnerSelf-Release
42Blues from the Bayou (feat. Jonathon Boogie Long)The Groove KreweSound Business Services LLC
43Live from the Red ShedKurt AllenTitanium Blue
44Looking for a ChangeAlex LopezMaremil
45Blues All AroundSavoy BrownQuarto Valley
46FatedJeau JamesLord Vinyl
47The Blues AlbumJoanne Shaw TaylorKeeping The Blues Alive
48Ain't Giving UpChris DuarteMascot
49Painting StarsLH ExpressSelf-Release
50The Blues, Man, Rides Again!!Mick ClarkeRockfold
51BabelJhett BlackRumbleStump Entertainment
52A Sound in the DarkSandra BouzaSelf-Release
53This LandGary Clark Jr.Warner Brothers
54Do You Have the Blues or Do the Blues Have YouThe Rev DouglasSelf-Release
55Heavy Load BluesGov't MuleConcord
56Open RoadColin JamesStony Plain
57Dear IllusionSteve HillNo Label
58We HotThe Wicked Lo-DownSelf-Release
59The Sun is Shining DownJohn MayallForty Below
60Colors of JealousyMicke Bjorklof & Blue StripHokahey!
61Need a FriendThe Christopher Dean BandLost World
62Supply Chain BluesBrooks YoungSelf-Release
63Alive in the New World (Live)Alastair GreeneWhiskey Bayou
64Midnight BluesCrystal ShawandaTrue North
654801 South Indiana AvenueJoanna ConnorKeeping The Blues Alive
66First Last TimeGhost HoundsGibson
67EnchantmentUntil The SunSelf-Release
68What's Buggin' You?Omar & The HowlersBig Guitar
69Changing TimesSilent PartnersLittle Village
70FasterSamantha FishRounder
7111 X 1111 Guys QuartetVizzTone
72EquinoxGeminii DragonNepotism
73Rough Around the EdgesLone Star MojoSelf-Release
74Philadelphia MississippiG. Love & Special SauceThirty Tigers
75Crash and Burn (feat. Mike Thomas)The Cadillac Kings33 JAZZ
76BelieveAlbert CummingsMascot
77Modern NostalgiaHughes TaylorThe Bent Note
78Blues in the Barn, Vol. 2Mikey Junior8th-Train
79Dirt on My Diamonds, Vol. 1Kenny Wayne Shepherd BandMascot
80Breakfast Served Cold (feat. the Moons)Sunny Bleau and The MoonsCoccoMusic
81Dumpster FireMean Old FiremanFirst Due
82Child of the StateAyron JonesBig Machine
83ChangeJohnny RileySelf-Reledase
84I Got LoveAlbert CastigliaGulf Coast
85Trying to Keep My Head Above WaterLevee TownHudtone
86Blood Brothers: Live in CanadaMike Zito & Albert CastigliaGulf Coast
87Sonic MojoFoghatSelf-Release
88It's a Mad Mad Bad Dad WorldBad DaddyPiehole
89Tribute to Peter Green: Fleetwood Mac YearsRick BerthodSelf-Release
90Joyful SkyRobin TrowerMascot
91Same PainGarret T. WillieSelf-Release
92DriftingBubba and the Big Bad BluesFullerton Gold
93Let It Bleed Revisited - an Ovation from NashvilleThe Rock House All StarsQualified
94Gin House Wayne NicholsonGrindstone
95Speed of HeatSkunk BaxterBMG
96Boston BananafishBananafishTreated & Released
97The Noir AlbumBig B and The Actual ProofSelf-Release
98Hot MessCoyote KingsTwin Lion
99Preach to My SoulSpencer MackenzieGypsy Soul
100Hangin' at the DeVille LoungeRusty Wright BandSadson Music
101Living in a Burning HouseSelwyn BirchwoodAlligator
102There's Something About the NightScott EllisonLiberation Hall
103On My WayKatie HenryRuf
104Bending the RulesTravellin' Blue KingsNaked
105Southern LightSaverio MaccneVelvet Utopia
106Strat's Got Your TongueGreg KochSelf-Release
107Queen of the HillNiecieRide The Tiger
108Containment BluesAnthony GomesUp 2 Zero
109The Pszenny ProjectThe Pszenny ProjectEarwig
110Delta KreamThe Black KeysNonesuch
111Sound and FuryPhil Coyne And The Wayward AcesSelf-Release
112Talkin AboutWaterstreet Blues BandDeyman, DiDonato, Sapounzi
113BLOWColin LindenHighway 20
114Next StopGary CainSelf-Release
115Be LoveAlexis P. Suter BandHipbone
116Live at the WoodshedChase Walker BandRevved Up
117Plug It inMitch GraingerGent
118Queen of Rock 'n' RollTina TurnerParlophone
119Real BluesJim Dan DeeSelf-Release
120Almost Made ItThe Matt Woods BandSelf-Release
121ResurrectionMike ZitoGulf Coast
122Quarterlife BluesNadine de MacedoSelf-Release
123BoogalatorTim Gibbons and The SwampbustersSelf-Release
124BluesdaddyWill JohnsGaletone
125Just Won't Burn (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)Susan TedeschiConcord
126SlipstreamBonnie RaittRedwing
127Burn It All DownLauren AndersonSelf-Release
128Unusual SuspectsThe Righteous VillainsVillaineousBluesBflo
129TelegramMick ClarkeRockfold
130The Hard LineChris O'LearyAlligator
131Over the PainOrphan Jon and the AbandonedVintage LaNell
132A Night at the Rhythm Room (Live)Until The SunSelf-Release
133Made of ThreeThe Zac Schulze GangFlatiron

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