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

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name Sub Genre
1She Moves MeKeith GreeningerFolk Rock
2None'yaHayes CarllContemporary Folk
3This Too Shall PassJamestown RevivalContemporary Folk
4EveSarah JaroszContemporary Folk
5Make It LastDarling WestContemporary Folk
6Just Like OvernightTodd SniderFolk Rock
7Part WolfJohn Craigie Alternative Folk
8No Time for Love SongsThe MastersonsContemporary Folk
9The Good Old DaysJohn Paul WhiteFolk Rock
10The MountainAlec Lytle & Them RoundersContemporary Folk
11I Don't Wanna LieYolaFolk Rock
12Don't AskJohn Craigie Alternative Folk
13JohnnySarah JaroszContemporary Folk
14Howl at the MoonIndigo GirlsContemporary Folk
15Olympia, WAMolly Tuttle Alternative Folk
16Magic of the MusicJosie BelloContemporary Folk
17BluebirdJamestown RevivalContemporary Folk
18The CureWatkins Family Hour Alternative Folk
19EnemyThe Dustbowl RevivalContemporary Folk
20I Remember EverythingJohn PrineContemporary Folk
21Have Purpose Live LongJosie BelloContemporary Folk
22It's Your Voodoo WorkingEilen JewellContemporary Folk
23I Bleed HumanJosie BelloContemporary Folk
24MadnessGiriffin SwankContemporary Folk
25End of the DayAaron Lee TasjanFolk Rock
26All It Takes is TimeJosie BelloContemporary Folk
27Please ExplainCatie CurtisContemporary Folk
28Billie JeanAlexandr Misko Alternative Folk
29Sailing to PhiladelphiaMark KnopflerFolk
30Put It Back TogetherStoll VaughanContemporary Folk
31One More TimeJackdaw Alternative Folk
32The Very Last Cowboy in ParisJackdaw Alternative Folk
33Sing You MineJackdaw Alternative Folk
34Nine Foot ProblemOtis Gibbs Alternative Folk
35Paris, TexasRy CooderFolk
36RealityAntoine DufourFolk
37RagamuffinMichael HedgesFolk
38Beautiful ImperfectionGuthrie GovanFolk
39Sweet Child O' MineLuca StricagnoliFolk
40Low LonesomeDuke LevineFolk
41Aerial BoundariesMichael HedgesFolk
42RylynnAndy McKeeFolk
43TryNeil YoungContemporary Folk
44Dark, Dark, DarkGregory Alan IsakovContemporary Folk
45ForgivenessChristie McCarthyFolk Rock
46Every HighwayJames Lee Stanley Alternative Folk
47Don't DenyJohn Craigie Alternative Folk
48Perfect Girls of PopElizabeth CookFolk Rock
49Ernest Tubb Had Fuzzy SlippersMatt PatershukContemporary Folk
50What in the World..Michael McDermott Alternative Folk
51One Foot in the GraveKieran Kane & Rayna GellertContemporary Folk
52Chasin' That TrainLinda SussmanContemporary Folk
53Please Don't Bury MeJohn PrineContemporary Folk
54HomesickTrae SheehanFolk
55Mi FamiliaDavid G Smith Alternative Folk
56Where is the MedicineDavid G Smith Alternative Folk
57Pass It on DownLinda SussmanContemporary Folk
58Cryin'Linda SussmanContemporary Folk
59For YouAngus & Julia StoneContemporary Folk
60Party with the SaintsJosie BelloContemporary Folk
61Hole in My LifeJosie BelloContemporary Folk
62Season of the WitchDonovanFolk
63The Last MixLinda SussmanContemporary Folk
64Send You My LoveLiz LongleyContemporary Folk
65World Without WallsAztec Two-Step 2.0Folk Rock
66Bright Morning StarsThe Wailin' JennysFolk
67Take Me HomeNick JusticeFolk Rock
68Ocean (Live)John Butler TrioFolk
69Now and the EvermoreColin Hay Alternative Folk
70WonderThe Lone BellowFolk
71Grace is GoneDave Matthews BandContemporary Folk
72Windows Are Rolled DownAmos LeeFolk
73Trouble and WoeRuth MoodyFolk
74The Lament of Eustace ScrubbThe Oh HellosFolk
75Barton HollowThe Civil WarsFolk
76Wishing WellThe Oh HellosFolk
77ViolinAmos LeeFolk
78Only LoveBen HowardFolk
79Nica Libres at DuskBen HowardContemporary Folk
80WatercolorsMichelle Qureshi Alternative Folk
81Judgment DayNick JusticeFolk Rock
82Long Violent HistoryTyler ChildersTraditional Folk
83Rest of My LifeNickel CreekCeltic
84Bullet HolesGregory Alan IsakovContemporary Folk
85DiamondsBen Howard Alternative Folk
86Talking Tales of WanderingKen DunnContemporary Folk
87Was I Just Another OneGregory Alan IsakovContemporary Folk
88That Western SkylineDawesFolk Rock
89I Have Made MistakesThe Oh HellosFolk
90CavesGregory Alan IsakovContemporary Folk
91The Devil's TearsAngus & Julia StoneContemporary Folk
92A Little Bit of EverythingDawesFolk Rock
93Let Her GoPassengerFolk Rock
94Other Side of Town (Live)John PrineFolk
95CopperlineJames TaylorContemporary Folk
96Old PineBen HowardFolk
97Yellow Brick RoadAngus & Julia StoneContemporary Folk
98Love of MineNickel CreekCeltic
99Down CountryNick JusticeFolk Rock
100The Road Not TakenNick JusticeFolk Rock
101You Didn't Love Me AnywayNick JusticeFolk Rock
102Apocalypse (Now!)Aztec Two-Step 2.0Folk Rock
103MaggieSarah JaroszContemporary Folk
104The DancerLinda SussmanContemporary Folk
105Just for You (feat. Dan Kassel)Gordon Thomas Ward Alternative Folk
106When I Get to HeavenJohn PrineContemporary Folk
107Conversational SnowEric SelbyContemporary Folk
108Every RoadLinda SussmanContemporary Folk
109Part of ItEric SelbyContemporary Folk
110Diamonds on the InsideBen HarperFolk
111Into Me You See (Here & Now)Raveis KoleContemporary Folk
112Dancin'Pete BernhardTraditional Folk
113False ProphetBob DylanTraditional Folk
114LegacyMichael JohnathonContemporary Folk
115PatientlyEric SelbyContemporary Folk
116MatamorosJames Kahn Alternative Folk
117King High TideKen DunnContemporary Folk
118ShineDavid G Smith Alternative Folk
119SunriseLarry CarltonFolk
120Wanderin'Justin Townes EarleFolk
121Harder DaysTrae SheehanFolk
122Lost in RioGuthrie GovanFolk
123Mr. JohnDuke LevineFolk
124Red and Purple TooKen DunnContemporary Folk
125Harley's LamentJames Kahn Alternative Folk
126Ripples in the Dance FloorJames Lee Stanley Alternative Folk
127Friend of the SkyCej Alternative Folk
128Friend I Never HadMean MaryContemporary Folk
129Come Back JoniKen DunnContemporary Folk
130Andy's SongJackdaw Alternative Folk
131Live It Up NowJames Lee Stanley Alternative Folk
132So Long the RiverJames Kahn Alternative Folk
133Deep in the HiveKen DunnContemporary Folk
134The Ballad of Joseph Martin (feat. Eric Troyer)Gordon Thomas Ward Alternative Folk
135Skipping StonesMichelle Qureshi Alternative Folk
136What Would the Indians SayAztec Two-Step 2.0Folk Rock
137Thanksgiving (Feel Like Home) [Nashville Sessions]Raveis KoleContemporary Folk
138MichiganThe Milk Carton KidsFolk
139Big Grey DogJigJamContemporary Folk
140Of the HarvestMichelle QureshiFolk
141Holding Onto a RainbowRaveis KoleFolk Rock
142All My TrialsArt and PaulTraditional Folk
143MoonshinerArt and PaulTraditional Folk
144Désirée (feat. Eric Troyer)Gordon Thomas Ward Alternative Folk
145Five More MinutesThe War and TreatyContemporary Folk
146Dark RoadJames Lee Stanley Alternative Folk
147All the Pretty Little HorsesArt and PaulTraditional Folk
148Wish I Didn't Miss Her SoArt and PaulTraditional Folk
149Devilish MaryArt and PaulTraditional Folk
150Vagabond WindJackdaw Alternative Folk
151Can't Find YouPete BernhardTraditional Folk
152You MatterKerry Patrick ClarkContemporary Folk
153Satellites (feat. Eric Troyer)Gordon Thomas Ward Alternative Folk
154Eiderdown (feat. Caroline Cotter, Eric Troyer, Ian Rankine & Michael Mitsch)Gordon Thomas Ward Alternative Folk
155What You're Made ofGracious MeContemporary Folk
156I Never Give UpJim Patton & Sherry BrokusContemporary Folk
157Mortal FlamesJohn Dennis Alternative Folk
158Three Feet off the EarthTrae SheehanFolk
159Won't Abandon ShipGracious MeContemporary Folk
160DreamingThe Dustbowl RevivalContemporary Folk
161CementedThomas HineContemporary Folk
162Piety of Thieves (feat. Eric Troyer)Gordon Thomas Ward Alternative Folk
163Don't Let Me DisappearBen HarperContemporary Folk
164The RealistDerek Bodkin Alternative Folk
165I Knew YouPete BernhardTraditional Folk
166Angel from MontgomeryRaveis KoleContemporary Folk
167ButterflyKelly's LotContemporary Folk
168The WireShovels & RopeFolk
169A Good Chord on a Bad GuitarKathy ForsteFolk Rock
170Walkin' on the WaterKathy ForsteFolk Rock
171Best Bad ThingKathy ForsteFolk Rock
172Cannonball RoadKathy ForsteFolk Rock
173God, Guns, and GuitarsKathy ForsteFolk Rock
174More Than I ShouldDuff Ferguson Alternative Folk
175Open Your EyesDuff Ferguson Alternative Folk
176The Hurting TimesBarnaby Bright Alternative Folk
177Hearts TownThe War and TreatyContemporary Folk
178AbandonThomas HineContemporary Folk
179Anxious ZenEric SelbyContemporary Folk
180Eyes Open WideThe MastersonsContemporary Folk
181Old County RdJim Patton & Sherry BrokusContemporary Folk
182Walking ThroughThomas HineContemporary Folk
183What Becomes a MemoryDuff Ferguson Alternative Folk
184A Little Bit of HeavenLinda SussmanContemporary Folk
185Scully's RedemptionJames Kahn Alternative Folk
186Precipice Forgiveness (Flow is On)Raveis KoleFolk Rock
187LullabyLinda SussmanContemporary Folk
188No SummerCinder WellContemporary Folk
189Say DieDavid G Smith Alternative Folk
190Black Eyed DogBen Harper Alternative Folk
191First LightJohn Dennis Alternative Folk
192Straw HousesDavid G Smith Alternative Folk
193It Ain't Workin'EllaHarpContemporary Folk
194Solomon's ShantyJames Kahn Alternative Folk
195Everyone's Welcome HereKerry Patrick ClarkContemporary Folk
196Ain’t No Stopping Us NowKerry Patrick ClarkContemporary Folk
197HometownSarah JaroszContemporary Folk
198Rebels Without ApplauseJim Patton & Sherry BrokusContemporary Folk
199I Contain MultitudesBob DylanTraditional Folk
200The Walls Come Tumbling DownKerry Patrick ClarkContemporary Folk
 

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