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

 
Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1My Sweet Little GirlCole Quest and The City Pickers
2Goodbye MarieTim Raybon
3Rivers, Rains and Runaway TrainsBalsam Range
4Baby Blue EyesVince Gill
5Birmingham Jail (feat. Vince Gill)Barry Abernathy
6From Life's Other SideLee Ann Womack
7Last Train (feat. Sarah Jarosz)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
8I'm Leaving Town TonightTim Raybon
9Hitchhiking to CaliforniaAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
10Grit and GraceBalsam Range
11Santa BarbaraBalsam Range
12Wild WestTim Stafford
13Happy Go LuckyAlan Bibey and Doyle Lawson
14Dixieland for MeMikayla Burrows
15Fast Train (Live)Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band
16Thirty Years (Live)Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band
17Richest ManBalsam Range
18Vertigo (feat. Bryan Sutton, Edgar Meyer, Sam Bush & Stuart Duncan)Bela Fleck
19I Don't MindSturgill Simpson
20Back to the OzarksLillyanne McCool
21Sweet Companion (feat. Herb Pedersen)The Dillards
22Just a Guy in a BarSideline
23Grown ColdCarolina Blue
24Goin' to Bring Her BackAppalachian Road Show
25Both Ends of the TrainBlue Highway
26Gonna Rise and ShineAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
27Way over Yonder in the Minor KeyCole Quest and The City Pickers
28Eli FunklebyNick Chandler & Delivered
29Movin' onTim Raybon
30Take Me Back to West VirginiaLarry Sparks
31Mend This Heart of MineJunior Sisk
32I Wonder Where You Are TonightSteve Thomas and the Time Machine
33Mountain ManAdam Steffey
34Highway SideBalsam Range
35Ostrich TherapyCole Quest and The City Pickers
36MoonshinerShannon Bielski & Moonlight Drive
37Hickory, Walnut & PineThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
38DanaDewey & Leslie Brown and The Carolina Gentlemen
39Open Water (feat. Sierra Hull)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
40Round Rock (feat. Jerry Douglas & Michael Cleveland)Bela Fleck
41LonesomevilleAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
42Modern Day JezebelJason Davis
43All the Pretty ColorsSturgill Simpson
44The Old North WoodsBela Fleck
45Angelina BakerShannon Bielski & Moonlight Drive
46Last RefrainThe Lonely Heartstring Band
47Raining in RoanokeCarolina Blue
48One Leg at a Time (feat. Steve Gulley)Barry Abernathy
49Wheels Up (feat. Molly Tuttle & Sierra Hull)Bela Fleck
50Hello Trouble (feat. James Kee & Tim O'Brien)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
51Short Life of Trouble (feat. Vince Gill)Barry Abernathy
52Just to Hear You Call Me Darlin'Lillyanne McCool
53Fiddler's Pastime (feat. Laura Orshaw)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
54Lost JohnBarry Abernathy
55Big MonJesse Brock
56Hey, SpikedriverJesse Brock
57When the Crow Comes Down (feat. Deanie Richardson & Richard Bennett)Wilson Banjo Co.
58Sour GrapesBela Fleck
59Rooster RockBalsam Range
60If I Still Had YouCole Quest and The City Pickers
61Swing Low Sweet ChariotDon Reno & Benny Martin
62Hello SunshineTim Raybon
63Uncle Bill's StillThe Kody Norris Show
64Ghost in This HouseMarty Raybon
65RoanokeBill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys
66Hendersonville HopBronwyn Keith-Hynes
67North GardenBronwyn Keith-Hynes
68StreamlinerJesse Brock
69Boulderdash (feat. Noam Pikelny & Tony Trischka)Bela Fleck
70Strider (feat. Molly Tuttle & Sierra Hull)Bela Fleck
71This Old Road (feat. Billy Strings & David Grisman)Bela Fleck
72How Deep is the LonesomeCedar Hill
73The TurntableThe Alex Leach Band
74The Bitcoin GamblerCole Quest and The City Pickers
75Standing on the BanksThe Lonesome River Band
76Working Hard Aint Hardly Working AnymoreJason Davis
77Running WildDel McCoury Band
78Back Home in TennesseeWood Family Tradition
79Follow MeMeadow Mountain
80Ridin' That Midnight TrainAdam & Mikayla & the Bluegrass Tradition
81Banjo StretchThe Blue Grass Travelers
82Shelby Tell MeTim Raybon
83Keep on the Sunny SideThe Whites
84I'm Walkin'J.D. Crowe & The New South
85Shut the DoorThe Slocan Ramblers
86Blue Collar BluesAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
87Next Train SouthThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
88Goodbye WheelingBobby Osborne
89Nine Pound HammerTony Rice
90Livin' Large in a Little TownDonna Ulisse
91Midnight on the Highway (feat. Alan Bibey & Andrew Crawford)Wilson Banjo Co.
92You Send MeRussell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
93Renae RoseTim Raybon
94Natchez Whistle (feat. Chris Eldridge)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
95Wonder Could I Live There AnymoreJesse Brock
96RailroadBéla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
97Deep River BluesDoc Watson
98You Don't Know How Lucky You AreRhonda Vincent
99Hey LonesomeClaire Lynch
100Safe HavenClaire Lynch
101Shady GroveThe Crooked Jades
102CindyPete Wernick
103Riley the Furniture ManThe Slocan Ramblers
104Mississippi Heavy Water BluesThe Slocan Ramblers
105Sun's Gonna Shine in My Back Door SomedayThe Slocan Ramblers
106Ten DegreesJ.D. Crowe & The New South
107Spring BreakPete Wernick
108Sometimes WineSturgill Simpson
109Down Yonder (feat. Byron Berline)Doc & Merle Watson
110Sheeps in the Meadow : Stoney Fork (feat. Mark O'Connor)Doc & Merle Watson
111Rhythm of the RailsAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
1127-11 / Foggy Mountain RockCole Quest and The City Pickers
113Black Rock CityJesse Brock
114Old Guitar CaseSideline
115Love Please Come HomeJeff Scroggins & Colorado
116Something 'Bout That SuitcaseBalsam Range
117Eight More MilesBobby Osborne
118Ophelia Bill Emerson
119RuthiePete Wernick
120Horseshoe BendBlue Highway
121Don’t Kneel at My GravesideThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
122Widow MaeThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
123Dear KentuckyBlue Highway
124Take the Long Way HomeAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
125Modern Day Jezebel (feat. Dan Tyminski)Jason Davis
126Blue Blue Ridge Mountain GirlLinda Lay
127Designated Recreation Hour // Cold FrontMeadow Mountain
128Hello HeartacheBalsam Range
129When I Go All Bluegrass on YouDonna Ulisse
130There's a Higher PowerEddie Sanders
131Just a Few More Miles (feat. Dale Ann Bradley & Dale Perry)Wilson Banjo Co.
132Stacking Up the RocksBalsam Range
133Johnny Don't Get DrunkAdam Steffey
134Who Now Will Sing Me LullabiesAdam Steffey
135Freight TrainBlue Moon Rising
136The Old HometownThe Seldom Scene
137Midnight RainBlue Mafia
138He'll Always Be Papaw to MeNathan Stanley
139Get in Line BuddyJunior Sisk
140The FarmBackline
141Deep Elem BluesConnie & Babe & The Backwoods Boys
142River BottomRussell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
143Wolves HowlingHackensaw Boys
144Ramblin Feels GoodJeff Scroggins & Colorado
145I Wonder Where You Are TonightThe Bluegrass Cardinals
146Sometimes Dig for TatersJeff Scroggins & Colorado
147It Ain't Gonna Rain No MoreGid Tanner & The Skillet Lickers
148My Rough and Rowdy WaysJimmie Rodgers
149Blue Ridge Mountain RefugeeSi Kahn and the Looping Brothers
150GracelandLove Canon
151Dance in Old KentuckyDede Wyland
152Careless HeartMeadow Mountain
153Shadow of a MountainMeadow Mountain
154Caught out on the LineMeadow Mountain
155Just Load the WagonJunior Sisk
156Lost and LonelyCarolina Blue
157Snowden's Jig [Genuine Negro Jig]Carolina Chocolate Drops
158Peacock RagLarry Sparks
159Shanty BoatThe Tillers
160Old Road New Again (feat. Don Henley & Herb Pedersen)The Dillards
161Ole CarolinaThe Kody Norris Show
162OutlawTurning Ground
163Bad DealTurning Ground
164Fast As I Can CrawlSideline
165Hop HighLillyanne McCool
166John HurtDoc & Merle Watson
167Rockin' DaddyEddie Bond
168Blue Moon BluesLouisa Branscomb
169Beech CreekTim Stafford
170Poor Boy's DelightTravis Book
171Messin' with SasquatchAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
172I Don't Know whenAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
173Crime at Quiet DellAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
174Blind Love BluesLizzy Plotkin & Natalie Spears
175Brand New Hit in NashvilleThe Kody Norris Show
176I'm Going Back to the MountainsThe Kody Norris Show
177Let's Go Strollin'The Kody Norris Show
178Rogue River ValleyFull Cord Bluegrass
179Mandy MaeThe Alex Leach Band
180Indian HillByron Berline
181Miss Charlotte's GameSideline
182FairlaneEvergreen
183Medley: Spanish Two Step / Steel Guitar BluesThe Earls of Leicester
184It's a Beautiful DayJim Hurst
185Coprnbread & ButterbeansCarolina Chocolate Drops
186Country BluesDock Boggs
187The Engineers Don't Wave from the Trains AnymoreEarl Scruggs
188Slippery Eel (feat. Billy Strings & Chris Thile)Bela Fleck
189I Shot the SheriffBlue Mule
190You Still Call Me BabySideline
191Jesse's BarnSideline
192Miner's SongSideline
193Tonight I'm Heading SouthBalsam Range
194Sugar Coated LoveStarlett & Big John
195Until I See You AgainBalsam Range
196Red Rockin' ChairDon Reno
197Bear TracksJ.D. Crowe
198Up to YouThe Alex Leach Band
199Cascadia (feat. Chris Eldridge, Todd Phillips & Trent Freeman)John Reischman
200On the Lonesome Breeze (feat. Carley Arrowood, Joe Cicero, Sammy Shelor, Travis Book, Wayne Benson & Wendy Hickman)Bluegrass at the Crossroads
 

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