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

Album Title Band/Artist Name Label
1Songs of a Simple LifeTim RaybonPinecastle
2My Bluegrass HeartBela FleckRenew
3Fiddler's PastimeBronwyn Keith-HynesSugar Petunia
4Cuttin' Grass - Vol. 1 (Butcher Shoppe Sessions)Sturgill SimpsonHigh Top Mountain
5Barry Abernathy and FriendsBarry AbernathyBilly Blue
6Hitchhiking to CaliforniaAlan Bibey & GrasstowneBilly Blue
7Moxie and MettleBalsam RangeMountain Home
8Time for LoveDonna UlisseBilly Blue
9Take Me BackCarolina BlueBilly Blue
10TribulationAppalachian Road ShowBilly Blue
11For Those Who Care to ListenVolume FiveMissouri Boy
12Ups, Downs and No Name TownsSidelineMountain Home
13Fine Time to Get the BluesTerry BaucomDriving Duke
14All Suited UpThe Kody Norris ShowRebel
15Better DaysDave AdkinsMountain Fever
16That Kind of LonesomeEddie SandersEngelhardt Music Group
17StreamlinerJesse Brock Sound Biscuit
18OriginalistAudie Blaylock and RedlineThe 615 Hideaway
19Wait for the Light to ShineEddie SandersEngelhardt Music Group
20Chaos TheoryDeer Creek BoysMountain Fever
21Old Road New AgainThe DillardsPinecastle
22New Moon over My ShoulderLarry SparksRebel
23Tunes & BalladsTim StaffordHedge Drive
24Breaks to the EdgeSidelineMountain Home
25New ChapterCedar HillMountain Fever
26Somewhere Far Away: Silver AnniversaryBlue HighwayRounder
27Cole Quest and the City PickersCole Quest and The City PickersOmnivore
28Lost & AloneJunior SiskMountain Fever
29Livin' LargeDonna UlisseBilly Blue
30Till the End of the RoadStarlett & Big JohnTurnberry
3140th Anniversary CelebrationGary Brewer & The Kentucky RamblersSelf-Release
32Time Has Made a ChangeJeff Parker & CompanyTruegrass
33Tennessee HeartShannon Bielski & Moonlight DrivePatuxent
34Six Degrees of SeparationWilson Banjo Co.Pinecastle
35The Sunny Side of LifeCarolyn EyerlyPatuxent
36Back to the CountryTim RaybonPinecastle
37Gonna Love AnywayLouisa BranscombCompass
38GatheringAaron RamseyMountain Fever
39Crazy HouseTurning GroundPinecastle
40HindsightFull Cord BluegrassSelf-Release
41Better Late Than NeverBrady StogdillSelf-Release
42The HoleJohn BowmanMountain Home
43Singing Up There: a Tribute to the Easter BrothersThe Lonesome River BandMountain Home
44After All This TimeBlue Moon RisingMountain Fever
45I'm the Happiest when I'm MovingThe Alex Leach BandMountain Home
46Toil, Tears & TroubleThe Po' Ramblin' BoysRounder
47Beyond the Tagus RiverAndre' DalSelf-Release
48All of These YearsSteve Thomas and the Time MachineBonfire
49HeydayThe Lonesome River BandMountain Home
50The Way I See ItDaniel CrabtreeBell Buckle
51High Peaks & New GroundSteve GulleyRural Rhythm
52TimelessWood Family TraditionTurnberry
5330Larry Stephenson BandWhysper Dream
54Back to the OzarksLillyanne McCoolSelf-Release
55JealousyDewey & Leslie Brown and The Carolina GentlemenBell Buckle
56I Hear Bluegrass Calling MeCarolina BluePinecastle
57Retrospective (LSB Live)Larry Stephenson BandWhysper Dream
58Have at ItSerene GreenPatuxent
59Any Fair NumberTugalo HollerSelf-Release
60As Yall Like It: Songs from Kentucky ShakespeareAaron BibelhauserSelf-Release
61Almost ProudDel McCoury BandSelf-Release
62New Time & Old AcousticJohn ReischmanSelf-Release
63West of West VirginiaProfessor Dan BonerDaysight
64Linda LayLinda LayMountain Fever
65Benny's TV RepairIrene KelleyMountain Fever
66Tracks and TrainsLou Reid & CarolinaSelf-Release
67ChoreomaniaFull Cord BluegrassSelf-Release
68All the WayThe Alex Leach BandMountain Home Music
69Smoke & AshesThe Lonely Heartstring BandRounder
70Songs Doc Didn't SingDoc & Merle WatsonFLI
71Silver and GoldClaire LynchRounder
72When the Crops Are Laid byThe Gospel PlowboysBridge Building
73For the RecordJoe Mullins & the Radio RamblersNew Day

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