The Roots Music Report's
Top Contemporary Blues Song Chart
for the Year of 2020

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1Anything You WantRobert Cray
2Mr. SmithDelbert McClinton & Self-Made Men
3No More to GiveMisty Blues
4Troubled Man (feat. Ruthie Foster)The Reverend Shawn Amos
5Coming in HotCoco Montoya
6Don’t Throw It AwayKeb Mo
7Memphis BlueTas Cru
8Come on inThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
9Little Red RoosterReverend Freakchild
10HotRobert Cray
11Uncivil WarShemekia Copeland
12In My BloodJohn Blues Boyd
13Rocking ChairJosh Hyde
14Drive onTas Cru
15What You Gonna Do? (feat. Mavis Staples)North Mississippi Allstars
16Stand Up!Whitney Shay
17Tried to Keep You SatisfiedThe B. Christopher Band
18MasterpieceAlbert Castiglia
19TailwindKenny Wayne Shepherd Band
20A Conversation with AliceJoe Bonamassa
21Crunch TimeThe Wildcat O'Halloran Band
22You Ain't DoneThe Proven Ones
23Counting Down the DaysThe Reverend Shawn Amos
24Bring on the RainAlbert Castiglia
25Last TrainThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
26That Lovin' ThangTas Cru
27Here I ComeJose Ramirez
28Turn It LooseThe Mary Jo Curry Band
29Love So FineThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
30Hot Rod MamaRB Stone
31Shoulda BeenKirsten Thien
32Front Porch (feat. Albert Castiglia)The Mary Jo Curry Band
33We've Got the MusicSouthern Avenue
34Voice of the BluesA Band Called Sam
35I Need You NowCW Ayon
36This ManRobert Cray
37Anyway LoveCW Ayon
38Hoodoo on MeAlbert Castiglia
39Carla (Maybe Someday)CW Ayon
40Come and Get This LoveAvey Grouws Band
41Swing My BluesMisty Blues
42My Baby Likes to BoogalooRobert Cray
43Deck of CardsThe Wildcat O'Halloran Band
44Evil is Going onRyan Perry
45The Thrill is GoneB.B. King
46Half a NothingThe Lucky Losers
47Church House BluesCrystal Shawanda
48Cry outKat Riggins
49Nothin' is EasyThe Mary Jo Curry Band
50I Ain't No Giving TreeMisty Blues
51What My Eyes Have SeenJohn Blues Boyd
52IcemanAlbert Collins
53Newbie’s FunkThe B. Christopher Band
54I Know You RiderReverend Freakchild
5524 Hour BluesVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
56Get LoveThe Proven Ones
57Sactown HeatVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
58Find My Way AgainMisty Blues
59Too Much AlcoholSass Jordan
60Twenty Eight DaysThe B. Christopher Band
61Money Makes You UglyShemekia Copeland
62Nina Come onThe B. Christopher Band
63It Ain't EasyLaura Green
64Don't Send Me HomeMisty Blues
65Burying GroundRobert Cray
66Ain't Afraid to Eat AloneRyan Perry
67Nothing to LoseMisty Blues
68Same MistakesJW-Jones
69Unchained MelodyArlen Roth
70Big City TakedownMatt "Guitar" Murphy
71Come and Take ItJohn Németh
72Bouncin' BackRobert Cray
73Lighter Side of the BluesVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
7427 DollarsThe Reverend Shawn Amos
75Keep the Faith, Have Some Fun (feat. Mudbug Brass Band)The Reverend Shawn Amos
76The Devil May CareAvey Grouws Band
77Rock & RollChristone "Kingfish" Ingram
78Thump TymeMatt "Guitar" Murphy
79Explaining the BluesThe Mary Jo Curry Band
80Black Cat BoneAlbert Collins
81Gasoline and MatchesJose Ramirez
82Never ForgetJim Gustin & Truth Jones
83I Been Up All NightAlbert Castiglia
84I'm InnocentJoe Kopicki
85Fun Starts HereTomislav Goluban
86Outside of This TownChristone "Kingfish" Ingram
87Getting in My WayWhitney Shay
88Get ReadyDeb Ryder
89Wiltshire GraveVictor Wainwright
90The World is Upside DownPeter Parcek
91Hot Coffee and PainCrooked Eye Tommy
92Sin CityThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
93Cruisin for a Bluesin (Live)Bernard Allison
94Say Goodbye to the Blues (Like You Mean It)Val Starr & The Blues Rocket
95She's DynamiteDavid Rotundo Band
96I Miss You BabyJose Ramirez
97Tell the TruthWhitney Shay
98Good As GoneCasey Hensley
99Follow Me DownMiss Bix
100Easy, Easy Rollin' Down the RoadRen Rice & RB Stone
101Ain't No Man a Good ManWily Bo Walker & Danny Flam
102Lookin' (feat. Andrew Duncanson)The Mary Jo Curry Band
103White LightningJeremiah Johnson
104Bone to PickLaura Green
105Sweet Lost and FoundKirsten Thien
106Rather Be AloneCrystal Shawanda
107It’s AlrightThe B. Christopher Band
108Money TalksTas Cru
109High Risk, Low RewardRyan Perry
110Chicken GreaseBiscuit Miller
111Am I WrongSass Jordan
112Over the HillThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
113Chain BreakerJohn Németh
114Knocked Down LoadedAlbert Castiglia
115Blues CoasterMisty Blues
116Light of DayVince Agwada
117Traveling Riverside BluesJose Ramirez
118Let's BoogieJoe Kopicki
119One Woman ManJose Ramirez
120CryLaura Green
121Blues 99Vince Agwada
122End of My RopeCW Ayon
123Bit O’ ButterThe B. Christopher Band
124Bye ByeThe B. Christopher Band
125Stop Teasing MeJose Ramirez
126Burn Down the GardenJeremiah Johnson
127I’m DrunkThe B. Christopher Band
128Memphis HighKerry Kearney Band
129Memphis LoudVictor Wainwright
130The Pity and the Pain (feat. Kenya Hathaway)The Reverend Shawn Amos
131She’s GoneThe B. Christopher Band
132Free ManMatt Andersen
133Midnight in HarlemTedeschi Trucks Band
134All You Ever Bring Me is the BluesJim Gustin & Truth Jones
135I Wanna FlyVince Agwada
136You're the OneRobert Cray
137Five Time ManKerry Kearney Band
138Blame It on the SugarCrystal Shawanda
139Evil MemoryCrystal Shawanda
140No One Hears My Prayers (feat. Walter Trout)Anthony Geraci
141Honey HushAlbert Collins
142Point of View BluesMojoMama
143Baby You've Got What It TakesPeter Veteska & Blues Train
144Say It out LoudKirsten Thien
145Memphis HotlineBrigitte Purdy
146Blue Moon CallVince Agwada
147Am I Wrong Pretty BabyPeter Veteska & Blues Train
148Death LetterCrooked Eye Tommy
149That's RightLaura Green
150Don't Know WhyLaura Green
151Grass Ain't Greener on the Other SidePeter Veteska & Blues Train
152Perfect CurvesThe B. Christopher Band
153Shookie ShakeTas Cru
154Deep in the Blues AgainJoe Bonamassa
155Far Apart (Still Close)Whitney Shay
156Same Old ThingAlbert Collins
157What Have I Done WrongJohn Mayall
158Crushin' on the BartenderRB Stone
159Sad State of AffairsThe B. Christopher Band
160Good to YaA Band Called Sam
161Change with the TimesWhitney Shay
162Hoodoo TrainRay Fuller and the Bluesrockers
163Snatchin' It BackJW-Jones
164Feel Like Blowin' My HornJoe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz & Giles Robson
165I Ain't Got No Problem with ItKevin Burt
166Fool for You (2020 Hindsight)Wily Bo Walker & Danny Flam
167Blue MondayGeorge Benson
168Long Haired DoneyNorth Mississippi Allstars
169No SaleKat Riggins
170Shame on YouVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
171After I Left Home (Song for Buddy Guy)Kirsten Thien
172Mojo HandRay Fuller and the Bluesrockers
173House is LonelyThe Mary Jo Curry Band
174Stay with Me Tonight (Live)Bernard Allison
175ShowdownJeremiah Johnson
176Got Me Where You Want MeJ.D. Taylor
177ConsequencesRobert Cray
178Payin' Rent on a Broken HomeTony Holiday
179I'd Rather Be BlindKirsten Thien
180Why I Sing the BluesRyan Perry
181HomesickRyan Perry
182Bayou MileAlastair Greene
183Kinda MessTas Cru
184Cold SweatShawn Pittman
185Three YearsJose Ramirez
186Nothing Left to GiveThe Proven Ones
187All Your Lies (feat. Tom Holland)The Mary Jo Curry Band
188Mean Old World (feat. Jason Isbell & Duane Betts)North Mississippi Allstars
189Big SixMatt "Guitar" Murphy
190Don't Fight ItPhantom Blues Band
191Promises You Can't KeepRobert Cray
192Bad Luck and TroubleRay Fuller and the Bluesrockers
193I Gotta ManKirsten Thien
194Oh California!John Blues Boyd
195Hole in Your SoulA Band Called Sam
196Let Me Sing My BluesAvey Grouws Band
197Do ItRobert Cray
198Road Trippin'11 Guys Quartet
199Start over AgainPaul Gillings
200I Got Nothin' (feat. Van Morrison & Joe Louis Walker)Dion
201St James Infirmary BluesWily Bo Walker & Danny Flam
202Friend of the DevilReverend Freakchild
203Mississippi River StompKerry Kearney Band
204You Got Me GoodLloyd Jones
205I Believe I Got off CheapChris Cain
206Like Father Like DaughterSkylar Rogers
207Dirty Little SecretAvey Grouws Band
208Carolina TimeBill Blue
209Have You Ever?Doug Duffey And BADD
210The Things We Used to DoDoug Duffey And BADD
211If It Ain't GoodJ.D. Taylor
212Velvet Windows (Tremé Trippin')Wily Bo Walker & Danny Flam
213P.S. It's Not About YouWhitney Shay
214Stranger Than TodayThe Reverend Shawn Amos
215Love Changes Everything (feat. Monster Mike Welch)Anthony Geraci
216Willing to FightGeorge Benson
217Same Old ThingKevin Burt
218Muddy Black WaterJeremiah Johnson
219Funk Force FiveGreg Koch
220I Never Meant to Love HimWhitney Shay
221Emerald City BluesCD Woodbury
222Swamp East BoogieRB Stone
223Save MeTas Cru
224Talkin' Coronavirus BluesJP Williams Blues Band
225Work for LoveJohn Németh
226Up and RollingNorth Mississippi Allstars
227The TruthJim Gustin & Truth Jones
228Catching UpKat Riggins
229Have Mercy on My SoulJP Soars
230The Job is Never DoneThe Reverend Shawn Amos
231I Can See Your Love Light ShineJohn Németh
232EcstasyJeremiah Johnson
233Don't Give Up on the BluesGiles Robson
234The Blues Ain't Nothin'Dave Specter
235Put a Woman in Charge (feat. Rosanne Cash)Keb Mo
236Three ThingsJim Gustin & Truth Jones
237If She Can Get a Man (Anyone Can)Val Starr & The Blues Rocket
238You Give Me LovingPeter Veteska & Blues Train
239When It All Comes DownJW-Jones
240It Just HurtsThe B. Christopher Band
241ShineGhost Town Blues Band
242Hard Times ComingDavid Rotundo Band
243Make It Right!Shawn Pittman
244Two LoversThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
245You Won't Put out This FlameWhitney Shay
246Bigger Than the BluesCrystal Shawanda
247Old SchoolElvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite
248Nobody but the MoonThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
249I Feel So GoodBen Levin
250Angel of MercyCrooked Eye Tommy
251We All Had a Real Good Time (feat. Albert Castiglia)The Mary Jo Curry Band
252Be YouThe Lucky Losers
253American SteelJeremiah Johnson
254Ten Thousand WattsAltered Five Blues Band
255Burn It All DownKat Riggins
256Let the Big Dog EatAlbert Castiglia
257Leaving TrunkSass Jordan
258Two Days off (And a Little Bit of Liquor)Avey Grouws Band
259Mississippi Suitcase (Slight Return)Peter Parcek
260Catch Desire by the TailThe Lucky Losers
261Memphis LightTomislav Goluban
262Big Boss Man (#Metoo)Val Starr & The Blues Rocket
263Just in CasePhantom Blues Band
264Preacher's DaughterJeremiah Johnson
265If You're Doin' What I'm Thinkin'Miss Bix
266Thoughts and PrayersAlbert Castiglia
267Her LetterThe Reverend Shawn Amos
268Dig What You DoAvey Grouws Band
269She'll Never KnowThe Proven Ones
270CocomoJ.D. Taylor
271House of the Rising SunTomislav Goluban
272Albion Blues (feat. Kenya Hathaway)The Reverend Shawn Amos
273I Can't Be SatisfiedReverend Freakchild
274Greenwood, MississippiLisa Mills
275The Things That I Used to DoJW-Jones
276Equal GroundWhitney Shay
277Bad Blood on Mean WhiskeyRB Stone
278Born Under a Bad SignJeremiah Johnson
279The New World BluesAlastair Greene
280I Didn't KnowCD Woodbury
281Long RoadAvey Grouws Band
282Never Givin' inThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
283The Longer That I LiveCurtis Salgado
284On It's WayKat Riggins
285Soul DoctorJimmy Carpenter
286Treat Me Like I WantMisty Blues
287I'll Be GoneThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
288You KnowBen Levin
289Drink It on DownDoug Duffey And BADD
290FunnyA Band Called Sam
291The Big HouseCrooked Eye Tommy
292I Wish I Could Remember Loving You (feat. Teresa James)Lloyd Jones
293Down to the BoneMalaya Blue
294Rise UpAvey Grouws Band
295Right On, Right onAltered Five Blues Band
296The Blues Doesn't Pick or ChooseVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
297Heart of StoneMichael Lee
298Chamomile and CocaineKatie Knipp
299Mister (feat. Monster Mike Welch)Anthony Geraci
300I Heard the Blues SomewhereJohn Blues Boyd

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