The Roots Music Report's
Top Contemporary Blues Album Chart
for the Year of 2019

Album Title Band/Artist Name Label
1Tall, Dark, and HandsomeDelbert McClinton & Self-Made MenHot Shot
2OklahomaKeb MoConcord
3KingfishChristone "Kingfish" IngramAlligator
4Nobody Told MeJohn MayallForty Below
5Coming in HotCoco MontoyaAlligator
6Somebody Save MeSugaray RayfordForty Below
7MasterpieceAlbert CastigliaGulf Coast
8The LongshotBrandon SantiniAmerican Showplace
9Sitting on Top of the BluesBobby RushDeep Rush
10Lucky GuyNick MossAlligator
11Ten Thousand WattsAltered Five Blues BandBlind Pig
127 Minutes LateChris O'LearyAmerican Showplace
13Halfway Home by MorningMatt AndersenTrue North
14Bad TattooMighty Mike SchermerVizztone
15Hell Bound for HeavenManx Marriner MainlineStony Plain
16Keep onSouthern AvenueConcord
17Prime BluesJim AllchinSandy Key
18Pay the PriceRay Fuller and the BluesrockersAzuretone
19ContemporaryRick Estrin & the NightcatsAlligator
20Roads That CrossKatarina PejakRuf
21Two Rivers BackThe B. Christopher BandGuitar One
22Let Go of the ReinsJP SoarsWhiskey Bayou
23The TravelerKenny Wayne Shepherd BandConcord
24Don't Give Up on the BluesGiles RobsonAmerican Showplace
25You Tell MeGlen ClarkSelf-Release
26EverblueJP Williams Blues BandGizzifter
27Kiss My SassAnnika ChambersVizzTone
28Tennessee RedemptionTennessee RedemptionEndless Blues
29Walking to New OrleansGeorge BensonProvogue
30ShineGhost Town Blues BandSelf-Release
31Down YonderVaneese ThomasSegue
32Beyond the Blue DoorRonnie Earl & The BroadcastersStony Plain
33The NOLA SessionsTom HambridgeSuperstar
34Out of the BluesBoz ScaggsConcord
35RedemptionJoe BonamassaJ&R Adventures
36On a RollMark CameronCOP
37Rogue HunterVin MottSelf-Release
38Mad LoveDawn Tyler WatsonSelf-Release
39Smokehouse SerenadeKerry Kearney BandHighlander
40Real StreetTad RobinsonSevern
41A Simple Case of the BluesRosie FloresThe Last Record Company
42Miles to GoColin JamesStony Plain
43Bob Corritore & Friends: Do the Hip-Shake Baby!Bob CorritoreVizztone
44Play the BluesDoug Duffey And BADDOut Of The Past
45Steppin' In: a Tribute to Z.Z. HillGrady ChampionMalaco
46Get Here QuickThe Texas HornsSevern
47Queen of My CastleDiana ReinGulf Coast
48Michael LeeMichael LeeRuf
49Bounce The Paul DesLauriers BandBros
50We Don’t Own the BluesMiss Bix & The Blues FixSelf-Release
51Dog Eat DogBilly PriceGulf Coast
52Love at the All Night CafeJon GindickOld Chimney
53Ear WormsDuke RobillardStony Plain
54Rise from the FlamesHeather NewmanVizzTone
55Live!Teresa James & The Rhythm TrampsJesi-Lu
56Leopard Print DressDee Miller BandSelf-Release
57Mississippi BlendGhaliaRuf
58Look for the LightDiane BlueSelf-Release
59Can't Take My SoulKelly's LotSelf-Release
60Up and RollingNorth Mississippi AllstarsNew West
61BlinkRachelle CobaAmerican Showplace
62Reason to TryShaun MurphyVision Wall
63World Full of TroubleBig Al & the HeavyweightsEller Soul
64Chicken GreaseBiscuit MillerAmerican Showplace
65Soul DoctorJimmy CarpenterGulf Coast
66Journeys to the Heart of the BluesJoe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz & Giles RobsonAlligator
67Pocket Full of Nothin'Big Dave McLeanBlack Hen
68Venom & FaithLarkin PoeTricki-Woo
69Dos Hombres WantedRockin' Johnny & Quique GomezVizztone
70Texas Queens 5Bloodest SaxophoneVizztone
71Blues from the Inside outDave SpecterDelmark
72Whitey Johnson - More Days Like ThisGary NicholsonBlue Corn
73High RoadKatie HenrySelf-Release
74Why Did You Have to GoAnthony GeraciShining Stone
75Blue BassoCharlie Wooton ProjectWild Heart
76City SoulRuss GreenCleopatra
77Shaken but Not DeterredPeter V Blues TrainSelf-Release
78Clean Up the BloodAtomic Road KingsBigtone
79Light of DayVince AgwadaRocketnoodle
80Before MeBen LevinVizzTone
81HeadlineKate LushSelf-Release
82Something Smells Funky 'Round HereElvin BishopAlligator
83Solo RideBruce Katz BandAmerican Showplace
84Meet Me in MemphisKing Bee & The StingersHive Talking
85In the Middle of NowhereJohn CliftonRipCat
86Miles of BluesProfessor Louie & The CrowmatixWoodstock
87Drop the HammerKenny "Beedy Eyes" Smith & The House BumpersBig Eye
88Porch SessionsTony HolidayVizzTone
89Voodoo in the ShadowsFiona BoyesReference
90Pickled & AgedMisty BluesSelf-Release
91Rockhouse PartyBig Joe & The DynaflowsSevern
92Been Meaning to Tell YouIna ForsmanRuf
93Rain City BluesArsen ShomakhovSelf-Release
94Left My Soul in MemphisEddie 9VHubbub!
95Victor Wainwright & the TrainVictor WainwrightRuf
96Tired of Talkin'Steve StrongmanSelf-Releae
97Winning HandTinsley EllisAlligator
98Southbound I-95JP SoarsSoars High
99Mr. Little Big ManScreamin' John and TD LindDown In The Alley
100Honey UpVanessa CollierPhenix Fire 
101The GriotGaye AdegbalolaVizztone
102Gracie Curran & Friends: Come UndoneGracie CurranVizzTone
103Uptown CoolBig Harp GeorgeSelf-Release
104In the Boys' ClubKat RigginsBluzpik
105Damn! I Spilled the BluesBrody Buster's One Man BandBooga Music
106Inspired by the BluesKenny "Blues Boss" WayneStony Plain
107Alive & Blue (Live)Nancy WrightVizzTone
108Memphis SongTas CruSubCat
109WilliwawRoss Osteen BandSelf-Release
110Heard the LieGina SiciliaBlue Elan
111Living with Your GhostKara GraingerStation House
112Up All NightAlbert CastigliaRuf
113The Soul of a Blues ManJohn PrimerVizztone
114Been ThereJonas Scott CowanMelrose Hill
115Rise 'n' ShineBrandon IsaakSelf-Release
116Love Lives onDana FuchsGet Along
117Hard TruthCoco MontoyaAlligator
118Shine BrightMarcia BallAlligator
119The High Cost of Low LivingNick MossAlligator
120HomeShady FrankSelf-Release
121GeminiLayla ZoeSelf-Release
122That's How the Cookie CrumblesBlack Cat BiscuitNaked
123Put on Your Red ShoesBobby BlackHatSelf-Release
124Live on the East CoastThe Lee BoysM.C.
125Long Live Them BluesDry JohnsonConnor Ray
126Sweet ThingBonita & The Blues ShacksRhythm Bomb
127Trouble with a Capital TNiecieRide The Tiger
128Blues & AngelsSandy CarrollCatfood
129I Dream of WaterKaty Hobgood RayOut Of The Past
130Blues Caravan 2018Mike Zito, Vanja Sky, Bernard AllisonRuf
131Twist the KnifeThe Forty FoursRip Cat
132Get InsideJohnny A.Self-Release
133Dirty South BluesRobert Connely Farr & the Rebeltone BoysSelf-Release
134VooDoo WomanCrystal ShawandaNew Sun
135Back to the BluesScotty DennisBuddydog
136Keith Stone with Red GravyKeith StoneSelf-Release
137No Mercy in This LandBen Harper & Charlie MusselwhiteAnti
138Here to Make You Feel GoodArthur AdamsCleopatra
139JackpotVegas Strip KingsGutbukit
140Don't Pass Me byLandslideLandslide
141Strong PersuaderThe Robert Cray BandMercury
142Made in TexasMurali CoryellSelf-Release
143Good NewsRonnie Earl & The BroadcastersStony Plain
144If I Die TomorrowTokyo TrampsVagabond
145Can't Stop This LoveJack SempleSelf-Release
146Honest WomanThornetta DavisSelf-Release
147Blues of DesperationJoe BonamassaJ&R Adventures
148I Miss Otis ClayJohnny RawlsThird Street Cigar
149Midnight StrollThe Robert Cray BandThe Island Def Jam
150Blues and the Power of PeaceSmoky GreenwellGreenwell
151Click Click SparkTroy GonyeaSelf-Release
152The Roads We RideWily Bo Walker & E D BrayshawSelf-Release
153Bob Corritore & Friends: Don't Let the Devil Ride!Bob CorritoreVizz Tone
154Due NorthThe Marcus King BandConcord
155Blues PowerJeff Dale and the South WoodlawnersPro Sho Bidness
156Small Blues and Grooves11 Guys QuartetVizzTone
157The Good, the Bad and the BluesThe Good, The Bad and the BluesThird Street Cigar
158Lock Up the LiquorThe Little Red Rooster Blues BandSelf-Release
159Bare Knuckles & BrawnBlue Moon MarqueeSelf-Release
160Live at Electric AndylandDennis Brennan and the White OwlsVizztone
161Holy WaterHeavyDrunk4142 Music
162Sometime Tuesday MorningJohnny A.Self-Release
163Take It with YouKatie KnippSelf-Release
164Wander This WorldJonny LangA&M
165SatisfiedTim GartlandSelf-Release
166City HallLevee TownSelf Release
167That's How I RollDebra PowerSelf-Release
168Charmed and DangerousAltered Five Blues BandBlind Pig
169Resonator BluesDerek DavisSouthern Blood/MTS
170CrossroadsRy CooderWarner Bros.
171Live!The Reverend Shawn Amos & The BrotherhoodPut Together Music
172They Call Me MudMud Morganfield & Kim WilsonSevern
173Me & the OriginatorAl BasileSweetspot
174Toolin Around Woodstock Featuring Levon HelmArlen RothAquinnah
175Right Place, Right TimeMonster Mike Welch & Mike LedbetterDelta Groove
176BonafideLarry GriffithSelf-Release
177Love Makes a WomanThe Knickerbocker All-StarsJP Cadillac
178The Reverend Shawn Amos Breaks It DownThe Reverend Shawn AmosPut Together Music
179Burn It UpCheyenne Ayla JamesSelf-Release
180Something I've DoneDownchild Blues BandLinus Entertainmant
181Love is an ArmyJaniva MagnessBlue Élan
182ContinuumJohn MayerColumbia
183Ice Pickin'Albert CollinsAlligator
184Enjoy the RideDeb RyderVizzTone
185We're All in This TogetherWalter TroutProvogue
186Hand Me Down BluesDurham County PoetsSelf-Release
187BlueDale BandyPlastic Penguin
188Blind SpotThe Lucky LosersDirty Cat
189A Wildfire out of Control (Live Version)Annee 2CU Blues BandSelf-Release
190SanctuaryBryan LeeEarRelevant
191Get Your Groove!Bruce Katz BandAmerican Showplace
192Three for the RoadJohn MayallForty Below
193Beatles Blues BlastGaetano Letizia & the Underworld Blues BandLetizia
194InspiredDavid JuliaVizztone
195Middle of the RoadEric GalesProvogue
196Chills & FeverSamantha FishRuf
197Feelin FreakyJohn NémethMemphis Grease
198Way Down SouthMatt "Guitar" MurphyAntone's
199Blues Like ThatWillie MaySelf-Release
200A Woman Rules the WorldWhitney ShayLittle Village
201Man of Many BluesPaul GabrielSmoke Ring
202Jr.Boy & Kerrie's BluesAndrew "Jr Boy" Jones & Kerrie Lepai JonesGalexc
203Jukebox BluesBig Poppa StampleySelf-Release
204Raised in Muddy WaterMarkey Blue Ric Latina ProjectEllerSoul
205Chicago Plays the StonesVarious Artists - Chicago Plays the StonesRaisin' Music
206No PaintJeff ChazJCP
207What You NeedJimmy ReiterPogo Pop
208InfluencesPeggie PerkinsSelf-Release
209Mystic MudNoah WotherspoonSelf
210Manhattan AlleyBig Apple BluesStone Tone
211Won't Stay DownLauren AndersonSelf
212A Month of SundaysJim Roberts & the ResonantsBo$$ PoGG
213Gotta Have ItThe JimmysBrown Cow
214Let It FlyKate LushSelf-Release
215Blue MetamorphosisJontavious WillisSelf-Release
216BTBilly ThompsonUnknown
217Prayer for PeaceNorth Mississippi AllstarsSongs of the South
218Unfinished BusinessVictoria GintyBlue Door
219Memphis LightTomislav GolubanSpona
220Not Made for HireThe Bennett BrothersAmerican Showplace
221Duck SoupThe Mighty Duck Blues BandSelf-Release
222One More Foot in the QuicksandLes CopelandEarwig
223Puppet ShowAlly Venable BandConnor Ray Music
224All ThisRC and The Moonpie BandHoundsounds
225Wisdom & DecayJeff JensenSwingsuit
226A New DayEG KightBlue South
227Blues Caravan 2017Big Daddy Wilson, Si Cranstoun & Vanessa CollierRuf
228Blues ArisingTomiko DixonGrand Blues
229OfferingsJoseph VelozSelf-Release
230Rise UpScott RammingerArbor Lane Music
231Backstage Pass (Live)Ghost Town Blues BandSelf-Release
232Bob MargolinBob MargolinVizzTone
233Live at the Big BullReverend Raven & The Chain Smokin' Altar BoysNevermore
234Premonition of LoveKathy & The KilowattsNola Blue
235Gravy TrainThe Blues DisciplesSelf-Release
236Stompin' GroundTommy CastroAlligator
237Feel These BluesSlam AllenAmerican Showplace Music
238DragonflyLong Tall DebVizzTone
239BrooksBrooks MasonSelf Released
240Gimme the JimmysThe JimmysBrown Cow Productions
241Almost Transparent BluesWily Bo WalkerMescal Canyon
242The Devil Ain't Got No MusicLurrie BellAria B. G.
243Dashboard JesusBlack Market IIIRip Cat
244Love is BloodFrenchie's Blues DestroyersSelf Released
245Meeting My ShadowVanessa CollierRuf
246LiveJW-JonesSolid Blues
247Deep in the HeartW.C. ClarkAlligator
248Zoltar's WalkOmar & The HowlersBig Guitar Music
249Live at the Sydney Opera HouseJoe BonamassaJ&R Adventures
250DragonflyLong Tall Deb and Colin JohnSelf-Release
251Live (2001)Teresa James & The Rhythm TrampsJesi-Lu
252Shake Your BoogieReverend Raven & The Chain Smokin' Altar BoysNevermore
253The HealingDave KeyesSelf-Release
254Same Old Blues AgainThe Blues DoctorsModern Blues Harmonica
255Simmered & StewedTas CruVizztone
256Hot SauceJon Spear BandSelf-Release
257BelieveThe Keeshea Pratt BandSelf-Release
258MemphisJim Gustin & Truth JonesSelf-Release
259KalamathA.J. FullertonSelf
260Woman on a MissionVal Starr & The Blues RocketSandwich Factory
261Live Music is BetterJon Spear BandSelf-Release
262Don't Wait UpDeb RhymerSelf-Release
263Let the Demons outGhaliaRuf
264This Time, Cap'nAnnee 2CU Blues BandSelf-Release
265Long Black TrainRay Fuller and the BluesrockersAzuretone Rec. & FRRP
266Here in BabylonTeresa James & The Rhythm TrampsJesi-Lu
267Solid GroundAlbert CastigliaRuf
268Get Up and Shake ItThe King BrothersSavoy Records
269New Old StuffJimmie BratcherAin't Skeert Tunes
270UnknownAlbert CollinsUnknown
271Stolen CadillacJP Williams Blues BandGizzifter
272The Son of a BluesmanLucky PetersonJazz Village
273GhostsThe Primitive Noise BandLo-Fi
274The Reverend Shawn Amos Loves YouThe Reverend Shawn AmosPut Together
275Blues Been Good to MeJames ArmstrongCatfood
276Cryin in the RainConnie Hawkins and the BlueswreckersSelf-Release
277Born Under a Bad SignAlbert KingAtlantic
278Ain’t Ready for the GraveHurricane RuthHurricane Ruth
279The River City SessionsJeff JensenUnknown
280Plays the BluesJimmy CarpenterVizzTone
281West Coast ToastMitch KashmarDelta Groove
282It's My LifeBobby KyleSelf-Release
283CabbagetownDelta MoonJumping Jack
284Kids, Dogs & Krazy WomenBob Lanza Blues BandConnor Ray
285Everybody Wants to Go to HeavenPeter ParcekLightnin'
286Rush of BloodGeraint WatkinsLast Music
287Live at C-Boy's (feat. Mike Flanigin & Frosty Smith)Jimmie VaughanSelf-Release
288The Other SideNiecieRide The Tiger
289MysteryWayne Baker BrooksUnknown
290Mojo WomanBarbara Diab & The Smoked Meat BandProductions SMB
291Wicked Girl BluesAnnee 2CU Blues BandSelf-Release
292Durty Howlin' BluesJoel DaSilva and the Midnight HowlUnknown
293Fish Outta WaterKaren LovelySelf-Release
294Takin' & Givin'Levee TownSelf-Release
295Italia SquareEva CarboniMad Ears Productions
296Love SongsUncle NefRopeadope
297Different Shades of BlueJoe BonamassaJ&R Adventures
298Connor Ray ChristmasTrudy LynnConnor Ray
299These Things Shall PassDavis CoenSoundview
300Refuse to LoseJarekus SingletonAlligator

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