The Roots Music Report's
Top Americana Country Song Chart
for the Year of 2017

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1Broken HalosChris Stapleton
2Let's Get DrunkThe Honeycutters
3RadioReckless Kelly
4Hey KarmaMichael Gaither
5RattlesnakeDolly Shine
6Shoot the MoonRoger Street Friedman
7Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Live)Old Crow Medicine Show
8This Changes EverythingJim Lauderdale
9Bottom of the SeaSean McConnell
10Promise the WorldSon Volt
11Deeper DownGurf Morlix
12A Place in Your HeartRay Davies
13Lucky PennyJD McPherson
14Short Hair WomanJustin Townes Earle
15Worth the FightAustin Hanks
16Bluebonnet HighwayVandoliers
17Better Than You Found ItTyller Gummersall
18Back Against the WallSon Volt
19Already GoneSlaid Cleaves
20Desperate LoveJD McPherson
21Lucky I AmJared Tyler
22Ghost of MyselfThe Steel Wheels
23Fight for LoveDrew Holcomb & The Neighbors
24Solving ProblemsBrent Cobb
25Old MotelJack Ingram
26If I Can't ResistJim Lauderdale
27One Last TimeSara Watkins
28Hard to PleaseThe Black Lillies
29Circuit RiderJim Chesnut
31So You Wannabe an OutlawSteve Earle & The Dukes
32The Angel Mary and the Rounder JimRick Shea & The Losin' End
33Paid My Dues (feat. Jack Ingram)Bruce Robison & The Back Porch Band
34Lookin' for a WomanSteve Earle & The Dukes
35Wrote You offNo Good Sister
36Elmore JamesTim Easton
37Way BackCoral Creek
38Must Be a ReasonPokey LaFarge
39Second One to KnowChris Stapleton
40The Town Where I LiveRick Shea & The Losin' End
41It Takes What It TakesLauren Adams
42Reckless HeartBap Kennedy
43Sea of LightsBoo Ray
44You Are So WonderfulJim Chesnut
45CaliforniaRobert Ellis
46TravellerChris Stapleton
47The Year We Tried to Kill the PainBob Woodruff
48California Callin'Bill Wence
49Up to No Good Livin'Chris Stapleton
50Diamond in the RoughAmanda Anne Platt
51Heck Yeah, Dang RightBig State
52Old MachineFred Eaglesmith
53Cabin in the SkyRoy Schneider
54Champagne CorollaJustin Townes Earle
558 Degrees in RenoRon Christopher
56Kamikaze HeartPaul Nipper
57Either WayChris Stapleton
58The Blackest CloudAmy Black
59Young As We Will Ever BeWill Hoge
60Me Oh MyGreg Wickham
61Different Kind of Groove Some TimeJim Lauderdale
62Same Kind of BlueSam Baker
63ThornKelly's Lot
64Always Turn AroundSera Cahoone
65Still Crazy After All These YearsRobert Ellis
66A Little More You and a Little Less MeJim Chesnut
67TroubleSam Outlaw
68EdenAmanda Anne Platt
69Savage on the DownhillAmber Cross
70Yellow Rose of Santa FeDrew Holcomb & The Neighbors
71The Long, Long RoadAllan Frank
72Always Wrong from the StartEileen Kozloff
73It Don't Feel Like LeavingSurrender Hill
74Rock 'N' Roll CowboysRay Davies
75Birthday SongAmanda Anne Platt
76Forever on My MindRandy Thompson
77Rodeo QueenMike Younger
78I Got a SongAllan Frank
79San Francisco AngelSilver Lake 66
80HomeJJ McGuigan
81What's She Crying forJustin Townes Earle
82Mental Cruelty (feat. Kacey Musgraves)John Prine
83Into the WestRon Christopher
84Red Clay Halo (Revival Outtake)Gillian Welch
85The Woman in the WingsAndy May
86Heart of LovePhoebe Legere
87Just Wait and SeeMark Heyes
88SparrowsMatt Patershuk
89ReasonsMike Amabile
90Riot in the StreetsPokey LaFarge
91Cowboy's BlessingAdam Mitchell
92Me TimeGrant Maloy Smith
93On the RopesThe Honeycutters
94What's the Matter with MeMoot Davis
95The Only Game in TownGill Landry
96Train in the DistanceDon Henley
97Give It Away AgainMJ Bishop
98Paper Wings (Alternate Mix)Gillian Welch
99I'm GoneMatt Urmy
100Quick to FireVandoliers
101Miss EdieRyan Koenig
102Perfect StrangersRobert Ellis
103Puffs of SmokeRoger Street Friedman
104Pretty FlowersThe Texas Gentlemen
105Mr. & Mrs. Used to Be (feat. Iris Dement)John Prine
106Hot StuffESOEBO
107TomorrowRoger Street Friedman
108The Rocky RoadChris Gardner
109In It's Own TimeDavey O.
110Spin Me RoundMipso
111EverydayRoger Street Friedman
112Falling in Love Again (feat. Allison Krauss)John Prine
113All I Need is YouEddy Mann
114Drivin'Robert Ellis
115Absolutely Sweet Marie (Live)Old Crow Medicine Show
116The RiverESOEBO
117Seven YearsMike Amabile
118Real LoveClaudia Gibson
119Watching from a DistanceDavid Ramirez
120Never Say NeverMike Laureanno
121House of Broken DreamsAmy Speace
122HideawayRoger Street Friedman
123She's GoneMJ Bishop
124Honky Tonk BabyBap Kennedy
125I Come from AmericaGrant Maloy Smith
126Country in the CityLesley Kernochan
127I Wish You Were BeerKevin Fisher
128The WordsNora Jane Struthers
129ParachuteChris Stapleton
130Polka Dots and MoonbeamsBob Dylan
131They Can't Take That Away from MeWillie Nelson
132Barroom Girls (Live Radio)Gillian Welch
133ZombieLanghorne Slim
134Somewhere elseLauren Adams
135Dry Town (Demo)Gillian Welch
136Deep in the EvergladesAllan Frank
137StormsMerlot Embargo
138Never Seen the RainGrant Maloy Smith
139No DaylightBorn n' Bred
140Drunken Barber's HandSlaid Cleaves
141Wonderin' WhereJoe Ely
142Shirley JeanKiefer Sutherland
143A Night in BuffaloAllan Frank
144Lift Me UpAllan Frank
145PennyElise Davis
146Chalk It UpSteve Hussey
147A Little PainMargo Price
148BarricadeElijah Ocean
149Shadows in the SunEllie Zwart
150Boss of Bad DecisionsShoebox Letters
151T for Texas (with Lyle Lovett)Robert Earl Keen
152TreasureEdge Of The West
153My TownMichael Reno Harrell
154One Too ManyAlan Turner
155Lonely Women Make Good LoversThe Revelers
156I Feel NothingSurrender Hill
157MojoRobert Cline, Jr.
158Old Time Religion (Revival Outtake)Gillian Welch
159Let's RockBill Kirchen & Austin de Lone
160Somewhere I Went RightMichael Gaither
161Staying Away from JoeThe Hooten Hallers
162Light Turns to DaySteven Graves
163There Was Nothing I Could DoTim Bennett
164Sing AlongRobert Ellis
165Fallin RainKarl Blau
166On Saturday and SundayMichael Gaither
167Hot Knuckle BluesMatt Patershuk
168My TownLee Palmer
169Lies I Chose to BelieveJohn Moreland
170What We've GotAmanda Anne Platt
171Ease My MindMichaela Anne
172Maybe a MomentJustin Townes Earle
173Dim Lights, Thick Smoke, and Loud, Loud Music (feat. Amanda Shires)John Prine
174That's How I Got to MemphisKarl Blau
175Black CrowBrent Cobb
176Little Angels EverywhereMichael Gaither
177Troubled ManSimon Kinny-Lewis
178It's Nothing Personal (The Layoff Song)Michael Gaither
179Same Old FaceSimon Kinny-Lewis
180Find It in the Next TownSimon Kinny-Lewis
181Seminole WindLauren Adams
182The Ghost for YouLines West
183Only LoveSimon Kinny-Lewis
184LadybugSera Cahoone
185Something in the WaterPokey LaFarge
186I Don't Want to Go Downtown (Revival Outtake)Gillian Welch
187Still a ChildDori Freeman
188I Wanna Find outMike Beck
189News from ColoradoSteve Earle & The Dukes
190Pledging My Time (Live)Old Crow Medicine Show
191A Long Way HomeThe Good Intentions
192In All Honesty (feat. Scott Spriggs)JJ McGuigan
193We Really Shouldn't Be Doing ThisJim Lauderdale
194BenghaziRowdy House
195Tears for 2Shoebox Letters
196Bring It on Down to My HouseKarl Shiflett & Big Country Show
197Love Remains UnbrokenGurf Morlix
198I'm Old (Amy's Song)Judy Nazemetz
199Dirt RoadTim Hassler
200She Darked the SunJohn McEuen

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