The Roots Music Report's
Top Americana Country Song Chart
for the Year of 2016

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1Train in the DistanceDon Henley
2Let's Get DrunkThe Honeycutters
3TravellerChris Stapleton
4Hard to PleaseThe Black Lillies
5Wonderin' WhereJoe Ely
6One Last TimeSara Watkins
7The Year We Tried to Kill the PainBob Woodruff
8The Traveling KindEmmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
9Nobody to BlameChris Stapleton
10Cabin in the SkyRoy Schneider
11Way BackCoral Creek
12Walkin' Shoes BluesLew Card
13Those DiamondsFreddy Jones Band
14ZCarrie Rodriguez
15ParachuteChris Stapleton
16Take off My DressAna Egge
17Let's RockBill Kirchen & Austin de Lone
18Alabama at NightRobbie Fulks
19Something Left to SayJared Rabin
20Just Someone I Used to Know (with Nikki Lane)Buddy Miller
21Weight of the GunCorb Lund
22Shirley JeanKiefer Sutherland
23Better Than You Found ItTyller Gummersall
24ScarecrowCounting Crows
25Girl Next DoorBrandy Clark
26Glory BoundThe Grahams
27Bottom of the SeaSean McConnell
28Ease My MindMichaela Anne
29TreasureEdge Of The West
30Ode to ThinkingBobby Long
31On the RopesThe Honeycutters
32RadioReckless Kelly
33Sea of LightsBoo Ray
34RattlesnakeDolly Shine
35Surrender to LoveLarry Campbell & Teresa Williams
36Like It Used to BeAllison Moorer
37I Hear Ya Talkin' (with Amos Lee)Asleep At The Wheel
38Double or NothingWestern Centuries
39Something in the WaterPokey LaFarge
40I'm Going InsideCharlie Greene
41How Much TimeNo Fuss and Feathers
42Mama's RadioC. Daniel Boling
43Love is Our Cross to BearJohn Gorka
44(When I Know) I'm Not the Only OneTerry Winchell
45Drivin'Robert Ellis
46Still a ChildDori Freeman
47DogThe Bottle Rockets
48Everything I Can't HaveRob Heath
49Living Without YouMichaela Anne
50It Takes What It TakesLauren Adams
51They Can't Take That Away from MeWillie Nelson
52They'll Never Find MeBlood on the Harp
53Brand New RoadKenny Davin Fine & The Tennessee Texans
54Fading TailightsDave Murphy
55Under My SkinVicky Emerson
56Under the Belly of the NightCorin Raymond
57Lost and Found LoveJim Chesnut
58That GuyJ. Micheal Laferty
59Midnight HighwayLarry Campbell & Teresa Williams
60HallelujahThe Honeycutters
61S Lazy HCorb Lund
62Bad Luck and MoonshineDan Whitaker & The Shinebenders
63Rock in the RiverChatham County Line
64Love Can Go to HellBrandy Clark
65Lopsided MoonNancy Cassidy
66LeaveAlice Wallace
67The Wild OneThe Grahams
68Walk (Back to Your Arms)Tami Neilson
69A Hundred MilesTHE RIFTERS
70T for Texas (with Lyle Lovett)Robert Earl Keen
7199 Years for One Dark Day (with Peter Rowan)Robert Earl Keen
72Take a Picture of ThisDon Henley
73RunawayThe Hello Strangers
74ColoradoRebecca Folsom
75UndergroundPokey LaFarge
76Dirty HoundCicada Rhythm
77Come on Let's DanceTim Hockenberry
78Come Home to MeNancy Cassidy
79Knockin' the Dust off the Rust Belt TonightPokey LaFarge
80Roll with ItRoss Kennedy
81SmashedMark Brown
82La Última VezCarrie Rodriguez
83AnastasiaJim Andralis
84I Wanna Find outMike Beck
85Long Night MoonReckless Kelly
86Watch 'em FallThe Loudermilks
87It Ain't Necessarily SoWillie Nelson
88That's How I Got to MemphisKarl Blau
89Blacktop BluesLeft Arm Tan
90I Really Don't Miss You at AllWhistler's Father
91Wild Horses (with Shawn Colvin)Buddy Miller
92But You Like Country MusicSunny Sweeney
93You Remind MeBeth Lee and the Breakups
94Merle, Hank & JohnnyDan Bern
95Faded GloryvilleLindi Ortega
96Bayview DriveLauren Adams
97Somebody Loves MeWillie Nelson
98I Got RhythmWillie Nelson
99Everything It Takes (feat. Elvis Costello)Loretta Lynn
100Laugh 'Til We CryLori Yates
101Can't You Hear Them HowlLucero
102Perfect StrangersRobert Ellis
103Something GoodThe Bottle Rockets
104I'm Old (Amy's Song)Judy Nazemetz
105Still Crazy After All These YearsRobert Ellis
106I Love You a Thousand WaysBrennen Leigh
107Clyde and His ClippersLyal Strickland
108It's Not My Fault You're BeautifulKenny Davin Fine & The Tennessee Texans
109Seminole WindLauren Adams
110Old MotelJack Ingram
111Empty RoomsThe Time Jumpers
112Color of LoveBirds Of Chicago
113Any WonderDori Freeman
114A Girl in Longview TexasKeith Rea
115My TownMichael Reno Harrell
116The Love That We NeedHayes Carll
117Lead Me to the WaterThe Looking
118The Woman in the WingsAndy May
119Wild Texas WindThe Flyin' A's
120The Long, Long RoadAllan Frank
121Should Have Loved YouThe Nouveaux Honkies
122All Night LongPokey LaFarge
123OutlawThe Staves
124Not That Kind of GirlSusie Glaze and The Hilonesome Band
125Polka Dots and MoonbeamsBob Dylan
126Lumberjack BluesKeegan McInroe
127Elmore JamesTim Easton
128A Long Way HomeThe Good Intentions
129AngelenoSam Outlaw
130Ghost TownSam Outlaw
131PennyElise Davis
133Long GoneVicky Emerson
134TwinkleJim Libby Band
135Born with a Broken HeartFootfall
136My Girl & Me in '93Lucero
137Mr. & Mrs. Used to Be (feat. Iris Dement)John Prine
138Back RowThe Honeycutters
139More GoodbyeWard Davis
140Picture of a LifeProvince Of Thieves
141Color of the Blues (feat. Susan Tedeschi)John Prine
142Second BestNatasha James
143TenderheartedSara Watkins
144I'll Be There (If You Ever Want Me) [feat. the Time Jumpers]Willie Nelson
145Coming Home to YouShalo Lee
146No One else but LonelyMax Stalling
147Get the Angle RightDennis Dougherty
148The Last LaughBlood on the Harp
149Estrella GoodbyeBirds Of Chicago
150One More HellHailey Whitters
151I Got TroubleKeegan McInroe
152Somewhere elseLauren Adams
153Only TearsTami Neilson
154Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas (with Robert Earl Keen & Ray Benson)Asleep At The Wheel
155You Used toOsborne Jones
156Sing AlongRobert Ellis
157You SayDori Freeman
158500 PiecesThe Honeycutters
159Enough About Hard TimesCaitlin Canty
160Blue BesidesThe Honeycutters
161Short Walk to HellRodney Rice
162Count on MeThe Statesboro Revue
163Country Music OutlawsKeegan McInroe
164Night's Pay in My BootMax Stalling
166I'm in Love with a GirlLucero
167Dens of YarrowSusie Glaze and The Hilonesome Band
168Cry CryGrant Lee Phillips
169Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and BurningLarry Campbell & Teresa Williams
170Fallin RainKarl Blau
171Black is the ColorRhiannon Giddens
172The Truth Won't Set Us FreeSara Watkins
173I Got a SongAllan Frank
174Useless MemoriesThe Honeycutters
175Rock'em Sock'em CowboysBennett Jackson and the Ranch Hands
176Coming HomeBlood on the Harp
177Dim Lights, Thick Smoke, and Loud, Loud Music (feat. Amanda Shires)John Prine
178Left by OneBlood on the Harp
179Truth in Your EyesKiefer Sutherland
180Time and TimesBirds Of Chicago
181Ornaments in TranslationBlood on the Harp
182Smoke and SparksGrant Lee Phillips
183To the Bottom of Lake BufordBlood on the Harp
184Southern Railroad BluesLew Card
185Wedding SongThe Honeycutters
186Falling in Love Again (feat. Allison Krauss)John Prine
187You, You Make Me FeelEddy Mann
188Move MeSara Watkins
189I Just Wanted to See You So BadEmmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
190JukeboxThe Honeycutters
191Long Come to JesusHailey Whitters
192Le Danse De La JoieEmmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
193Blue Jeans and HeelsRoss Kennedy
194The Empty PageKevin Brown
195LullabyDori Freeman
196Llano EstacadoCarrie Rodriguez
197Hoochie WomanTony Joe White
198LetterJJ McGuigan
199Lift Me UpAllan Frank
200Deep in the EvergladesAllan Frank

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