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
4Love SongsThe Lonesome River Band
5Baby Blue EyesVince Gill
6Birmingham Jail (feat. Vince Gill)Barry Abernathy
7From Life's Other SideLee Ann Womack
8Last Train (feat. Sarah Jarosz)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
9I'm Leaving Town TonightTim Raybon
10Hitchhiking to CaliforniaAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
11Grit and GraceBalsam Range
12Santa BarbaraBalsam Range
13Wild WestTim Stafford
14Happy Go LuckyAlan Bibey and Doyle Lawson
15Dixieland for MeMikayla Burrows
16Fast Train (Live)Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band
17Thirty Years (Live)Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band
18Richest ManBalsam Range
19Vertigo (feat. Bryan Sutton, Edgar Meyer, Sam Bush & Stuart Duncan)Bela Fleck
20I Don't MindSturgill Simpson
21Back to the OzarksLillyanne McCool
22Sweet Companion (feat. Herb Pedersen)The Dillards
23Just a Guy in a BarSideline
24Grown ColdCarolina Blue
25Goin' to Bring Her BackAppalachian Road Show
26Both Ends of the TrainBlue Highway
27Gonna Rise and ShineAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
28Way over Yonder in the Minor KeyCole Quest and The City Pickers
29Eli FunklebyNick Chandler & Delivered
30Movin' onTim Raybon
31Take Me Back to West VirginiaLarry Sparks
32Mend This Heart of MineJunior Sisk
33I Wonder Where You Are TonightSteve Thomas and the Time Machine
34Mountain ManAdam Steffey
35Highway SideBalsam Range
36Ostrich TherapyCole Quest and The City Pickers
37MoonshinerShannon Bielski & Moonlight Drive
38Hickory, Walnut & PineThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
39DanaDewey & Leslie Brown and The Carolina Gentlemen
40Open Water (feat. Sierra Hull)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
41Round Rock (feat. Jerry Douglas & Michael Cleveland)Bela Fleck
42LonesomevilleAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
43Modern Day JezebelJason Davis
44Cumberland River ShoreThe Lonesome River Band
45All the Pretty ColorsSturgill Simpson
46The Old North WoodsBela Fleck
47Angelina BakerShannon Bielski & Moonlight Drive
48Last RefrainThe Lonely Heartstring Band
49Raining in RoanokeCarolina Blue
50One Leg at a Time (feat. Steve Gulley)Barry Abernathy
51Wheels Up (feat. Molly Tuttle & Sierra Hull)Bela Fleck
52Hello Trouble (feat. James Kee & Tim O'Brien)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
53Short Life of Trouble (feat. Vince Gill)Barry Abernathy
54Just to Hear You Call Me Darlin'Lillyanne McCool
55Fiddler's Pastime (feat. Laura Orshaw)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
56Lost JohnBarry Abernathy
57Big MonJesse Brock
58Hey, SpikedriverJesse Brock
59When the Crow Comes Down (feat. Deanie Richardson & Richard Bennett)Wilson Banjo Co.
60Sour GrapesBela Fleck
61Rooster RockBalsam Range
62If I Still Had YouCole Quest and The City Pickers
63Swing Low Sweet ChariotDon Reno & Benny Martin
64Hello SunshineTim Raybon
65Uncle Bill's StillThe Kody Norris Show
66Ghost in This HouseMarty Raybon
67RoanokeBill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys
68Hendersonville HopBronwyn Keith-Hynes
69North GardenBronwyn Keith-Hynes
70StreamlinerJesse Brock
71Boulderdash (feat. Noam Pikelny & Tony Trischka)Bela Fleck
72Strider (feat. Molly Tuttle & Sierra Hull)Bela Fleck
73This Old Road (feat. Billy Strings & David Grisman)Bela Fleck
74How Deep is the LonesomeCedar Hill
75The TurntableThe Alex Leach Band
76The Bitcoin GamblerCole Quest and The City Pickers
77Standing on the BanksThe Lonesome River Band
78Working Hard Aint Hardly Working AnymoreJason Davis
79Running WildDel McCoury Band
80Back Home in TennesseeWood Family Tradition
81Follow MeMeadow Mountain
82Ridin' That Midnight TrainAdam & Mikayla & the Bluegrass Tradition
83Banjo StretchThe Blue Grass Travelers
84Shelby Tell MeTim Raybon
85Keep on the Sunny SideThe Whites
86I'm Walkin'J.D. Crowe & The New South
87Shut the DoorThe Slocan Ramblers
88Blue Collar BluesAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
89Next Train SouthThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
90Goodbye WheelingBobby Osborne
91Nine Pound HammerTony Rice
92Livin' Large in a Little TownDonna Ulisse
93Midnight on the Highway (feat. Alan Bibey & Andrew Crawford)Wilson Banjo Co.
94You Send MeRussell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
95Renae RoseTim Raybon
96Natchez Whistle (feat. Chris Eldridge)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
97Wonder Could I Live There AnymoreJesse Brock
98RailroadBéla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
99Deep River BluesDoc Watson
100You Don't Know How Lucky You AreRhonda Vincent
101Hey LonesomeClaire Lynch
102Safe HavenClaire Lynch
103Shady GroveThe Crooked Jades
104CindyPete Wernick
105Riley the Furniture ManThe Slocan Ramblers
106Mississippi Heavy Water BluesThe Slocan Ramblers
107Sun's Gonna Shine in My Back Door SomedayThe Slocan Ramblers
108Ten DegreesJ.D. Crowe & The New South
109Spring BreakPete Wernick
110Sometimes WineSturgill Simpson
111Down Yonder (feat. Byron Berline)Doc & Merle Watson
112Sheeps in the Meadow : Stoney Fork (feat. Mark O'Connor)Doc & Merle Watson
113Rhythm of the RailsAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
1147-11 / Foggy Mountain RockCole Quest and The City Pickers
115Black Rock CityJesse Brock
116Old Guitar CaseSideline
117Love Please Come HomeJeff Scroggins & Colorado
118Something 'Bout That SuitcaseBalsam Range
119Eight More MilesBobby Osborne
120Ophelia Bill Emerson
121RuthiePete Wernick
122Horseshoe BendBlue Highway
123Don’t Kneel at My GravesideThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
124Widow MaeThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
125Dear KentuckyBlue Highway
126Take the Long Way HomeAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
127Modern Day Jezebel (feat. Dan Tyminski)Jason Davis
128Blue Blue Ridge Mountain GirlLinda Lay
129Designated Recreation Hour // Cold FrontMeadow Mountain
130Hello HeartacheBalsam Range
131When I Go All Bluegrass on YouDonna Ulisse
132There's a Higher PowerEddie Sanders
133Just a Few More Miles (feat. Dale Ann Bradley & Dale Perry)Wilson Banjo Co.
134Stacking Up the RocksBalsam Range
135Johnny Don't Get DrunkAdam Steffey
136Who Now Will Sing Me LullabiesAdam Steffey
137Freight TrainBlue Moon Rising
138The Old HometownThe Seldom Scene
139Midnight RainBlue Mafia
140He'll Always Be Papaw to MeNathan Stanley
141Get in Line BuddyJunior Sisk
142The FarmBackline
143Deep Elem BluesConnie & Babe & The Backwoods Boys
144River BottomRussell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
145Wolves HowlingHackensaw Boys
146Ramblin Feels GoodJeff Scroggins & Colorado
147I Wonder Where You Are TonightThe Bluegrass Cardinals
148Sometimes Dig for TatersJeff Scroggins & Colorado
149It Ain't Gonna Rain No MoreGid Tanner & The Skillet Lickers
150My Rough and Rowdy WaysJimmie Rodgers
151Blue Ridge Mountain RefugeeSi Kahn and the Looping Brothers
152GracelandLove Canon
153Dance in Old KentuckyDede Wyland
154Careless HeartMeadow Mountain
155Shadow of a MountainMeadow Mountain
156Caught out on the LineMeadow Mountain
157Tracks and TrainsLou Reid & Carolina
158Just Load the WagonJunior Sisk
159Lost and LonelyCarolina Blue
160Snowden's Jig [Genuine Negro Jig]Carolina Chocolate Drops
161Peacock RagLarry Sparks
162Shanty BoatThe Tillers
163Old Road New Again (feat. Don Henley & Herb Pedersen)The Dillards
164Ole CarolinaThe Kody Norris Show
165OutlawTurning Ground
166Bad DealTurning Ground
167Fast As I Can CrawlSideline
168That's LifeThe Lonesome River Band
169Hop HighLillyanne McCool
170John HurtDoc & Merle Watson
171Rockin' DaddyEddie Bond
172Blue Moon BluesLouisa Branscomb
173Beech CreekTim Stafford
174Poor Boy's DelightTravis Book
175Messin' with SasquatchAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
176I Don't Know whenAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
177Crime at Quiet DellAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
178Blind Love BluesLizzy Plotkin & Natalie Spears
179Brand New Hit in NashvilleThe Kody Norris Show
180I'm Going Back to the MountainsThe Kody Norris Show
181Let's Go Strollin'The Kody Norris Show
182Rogue River ValleyFull Cord Bluegrass
183Mandy MaeThe Alex Leach Band
184Indian HillByron Berline
185Miss Charlotte's GameSideline
187Medley: Spanish Two Step / Steel Guitar BluesThe Earls of Leicester
188It's a Beautiful DayJim Hurst
189Coprnbread & ButterbeansCarolina Chocolate Drops
190Country BluesDock Boggs
191The Engineers Don't Wave from the Trains AnymoreEarl Scruggs
192Slippery Eel (feat. Billy Strings & Chris Thile)Bela Fleck
193I Shot the SheriffBlue Mule
194You Still Call Me BabySideline
195Jesse's BarnSideline
196Miner's SongSideline
197Tonight I'm Heading SouthBalsam Range
198Sugar Coated LoveStarlett & Big John
199Until I See You AgainBalsam Range
200Red Rockin' ChairDon Reno

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