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

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1Rise SunThe Infamous Stringdusters
2Like ReflectionsGreensky Bluegrass
3Blue Moon over TexasWilliamson Branch
4Waiting on a RideSongs From The Road Band
5A Miner's LifeStoney Creek Bluegrass Band
6Let Me Be the BridgeJerry Salley
7Chicago Barn DanceSpecial Consensus
8A Few Years AgoDaryl Mosley
9Feelin' Bad BluesRy Cooder
10EmmylouDarin & Brooke Aldridge
11I'm Gonna Ride (with Sam Bush, Ned Luberecki, Chris Brown, Todd Parks & Jana Mougin)Stephen Mougin
12Helplessly HopingChris Luquette
13The Barber's FiddleBecky Buller
14A Place for a Fool (with Eric Gibson, Becky Buller, Laura Orshaw, Cory Piatt & Mike Bub)Stephen Mougin
15JulieBand Of Ruhks
16The BartenderThe Steeldrivers
17Finger Picking GoodKristy Cox
18I Found LoveDarin & Brooke Aldridge
19Shots You Never TakeNothin' Fancy
20Falling DownDale Ann Bradley
21Living Like There's No Tomorrow (Live)Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
22The Log Train (feat. Dale Ann Bradley & Tina Adair)Bradley & Adair
23No HeadlightsKristy Cox
24Tell Me So (feat. Bobby Osborne)Old Salt Union
25Tall Fiddler (feat. Flamekeeper & Tommy Emmanuel)Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper
26I Robbed a TrainClaybank
27Norman Rockwell WorldKenny & Amanda Smith
28Ride This Road (feat. Michael Cleveland & Steve Cooley)Aaron Bibelhauser
29I Can Tell by the Way You DanceHammertowne
30I Wanna Go Back (feat. Steve Gulley, Alan Bibey, Jason Burleson, Robert Hale & Steve Wariner)Phil Leadbetter and the All Stars of Bluegrass
31Goodbye Again (feat. Claire Lynch & Ronnie Bowman)The Sharp Flatpickers
32Everybody’s Talkin'The Seldom Scene
33Runaway TrainGena Britt
34They Call It BluegrassLorraine Jordan & Carolina Road
35Tell the TruthBecky Buller
36Old Home PlaceHigh Fidelity
37West Virginia CoalAmanda Cook
38Two TimerNick Chandler & Delivered
39One Way Rider (feat. Steve Gulley, Alan Bibey, Jason Burleson & Robert Hale)Phil Leadbetter and the All Stars of Bluegrass
40Breaking in LonesomeRick Faris
41Bluegrass JunctionLarry Cordle
42Tear-Stained LetterDarin & Brooke Aldridge
43Winding RoadFireside Collective
44PoisonSierra Hull
45The Likes of YouDale Ann Bradley
4625 TripsSierra Hull
47Bill Monroe's Ol' MandolinLorraine Jordan & Carolina Road
48HeadlightDella Mae
49I Gotta GoLindley Creek
50How LongSierra Hull
51The South Bound TrainHigh Fidelity
52Will You Be LeavingAmanda Cook
53In a Country TownDaryl Mosley
54Taxland (feat. Sierra Hull)Justin Moses
55Get Up JohnThe Price Sisters
56Me and Helen (feat. Flamekeeper & Jerry Douglas)Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper
57Shenandoah Breakdown (Live)Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
58Creeping Round My CabinMissy Armstrong
59Bailey's RidgeNothin' Fancy
60Middle of the WoodsSierra Hull
61Man on the RadioWood Belly
62If the Kansas River CanRick Faris
63Bluegrass RadioIrene Kelley
64Someone's EverythingDarin & Brooke Aldridge
65I Can't PretendDella Mae
66Throw the StoneThomm Jutz
67Stop and Smell the RosesThe Farm Hands Bluegrass Quartet
68Blue and Lonesome AgainFast Track
69What You NeedGreensky Bluegrass
70Leavings Up to YouNothin' Fancy
71New Beginnings (with Laura Orshaw, Ned Luberecki, Cory Piatt, Alan Bartram & Rick Faris)Stephen Mougin
72Wake the DeadThe Infamous Stringdusters
73More Heart, Less AttackBecky Buller
74Courage for the RoadGreensky Bluegrass
75Something About a Train SoundIrene Kelley
76First Song DancerDella Mae
77ForgiveThe Steeldrivers
78Heart of GoldCrowe Brothers
79Beautifully out of PlaceSierra Hull
80Big CountryGena Britt
81I May Not Take You Back AgainNothin' Fancy
82I Can’t WaitNick Chandler & Delivered
83No Smoky MountainsSister Sadie
84Callin' Your NameThe Grascals
85I Miss My Miss in MississippiJerry Salley
86The RunPaper Bird
87All About the BanjoRhonda Vincent
88Whole Lotta Laying AroundChris Roberts
89Straighten the CurvesThe Grascals
90Rockin' Alone in an Old Rocking Chair (feat. Dale Ann Bradley & Tina Adair)Bradley & Adair
91Johnson City BluesKenny & Amanda Smith
92Bluebird Blackbird (feat. Avril Smith)Della Mae
93Bad for YouThe Steeldrivers
94Peg MonsterDella Mae
95Pack Up Your SorrowsThe Seldom Scene
96Bend in the RoadChris Jones & the Night Drivers
97LimitlessPaper Bird
98Blind BartimaeusThe Burnett Sisters Band
99Mill Town BluesThomm Jutz
100How Many RiversKenny & Amanda Smith
101Looking out My Back DoorSpecial Consensus
103The Bean SongCrandall Creek
104Head on Down the LineBecky Buller
105Yesterday's HeartacheKristy Cox
106CarolineWood Belly
107Doc Watson Morning (with Bryan Sutton)Peter Rowan
108SirensThe Infamous Stringdusters
109Blue MerleWood Belly
110LessSierra Hull
111Two Acres at a TimeAmanda Cook
112Andy & SusanneHammertowne
113Talking to DaddyValerie Smith
114Calamity JaneBecky Buller
115Calhoun CountyAmanda Cook
116I'll Go with YouWilliamson Branch
117I'm Leaving You This Lonesome SongThe Burnett Sisters Band
118Got a Little LightHigh Fidelity
11999 Year BluesRock Hearts
120Losing You BluesSister Sadie
121Aunt Birdie's Wing Back ChevroletHammertowne
122We'll Be Sweethearts in HeavenJason Barie
123You Made the BreakHigh Fidelity
124Sleep with One Eye Open (feat. Alison Brown & Molly Tuttle)Della Mae
125Big Dreams, Small TalkOld Salt Union
126Can't Get BehindWood Belly
127Mississippi Steamboat BluesRick Faris
128Never Were My BabyThe Church Sisters
129Adams County BreakdownNed Luberecki
130I Cried All the Way to KentuckyAlecia Nugent
131FoxhoundsKathy Kallick Band
132Coon Dog CemeteryMilan Miller
133Anything Worth DoingLarry Cordle
134Heartbreak Hall of FameThe Grascals
135I’ve Never Been So LonesomeDanny Paisley & The Southern Grass
136Untold StoriesGena Britt
137Driving It Home (Live)Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
138Back in My Baby's Arms Again (Live)Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
139I'm Going to Heaven (Live)Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
140Waiting on IsaacJason Barie
141Two Left ShoesJason Barie
142Blue Eyed Darlin'Jason Barie
143Loving You Again (feat. Relic)Aaron Bibelhauser
144The Secret of LifeDaryl Mosley
145Tater Valley ChimesFlashback
146Waltz Through the Ages (feat. Rhonda Vincent)Jerry Salley
147You Can't Hear a Heart BreakJerry Salley
148Wild OneDella Mae
149Who Needs YouThe Grascals
15012 O’Clock BluesThe Steeldrivers
151Point of No ReturnAmanda Cook
152I Like It when You're HomeDella Mae
153Brace for Impact (Live a Little)Sturgill Simpson
154Swing for the Fences (feat. Steve Gulley, Alan Bibey, Jason Burleson & Robert Hale)Phil Leadbetter and the All Stars of Bluegrass
155Nellie Kane (Live)Hot Rize
156High on a Mountain (Live)Hot Rize
157Quick SelectNate Lee
158Be Still MosesSteep Canyon Rangers
159City That DrownedMile Twelve
160Cloud ValleyThe Infamous Stringdusters
161Innocent ManThe Steeldrivers
162Rook RollerNate Lee
163Won't That Be a Happy TimeSpecial Consensus
164You Were MineAmanda Cook
165B N MeBand Of Ruhks
166Trouble in the FieldsDarin & Brooke Aldridge
167Do It AloneGreensky Bluegrass
168In This HouseThomm Jutz
169I'd Like to Wander Back to the Old HomeFast Track
170Gone Are the DaysWood Belly
171The Long GameDella Mae
172Sweet Allis ChalmersNate Lee
173Railroad Man (with Sam Bush, Ned Luberecki, Chris Brown & Todd Parks)Stephen Mougin
174Arkansas (feat. Flamekeeper)Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper
175Sixteen Tons (feat. Avril Smith & Alison Brown)Della Mae
176Oh Darlin' (feat. Dale Ann Bradley & Tina Adair)Bradley & Adair
177I Choose YouThe Steeldrivers
178HoneybabeRick Faris
179How LongRick Faris
180City of New OrleansSpecial Consensus
181Soldier's Joy (feat. Michael Cleveland)Jesse McReynolds
182Time FliesArmchair Boogie
183WonderbatNate Lee
184On the Riverside (with Sam Bush, Ned Luberecki, Chris Brown, Todd Parks, Alan Bartram & Jana Mougin)Stephen Mougin
185Gonna Make It After All (feat. Steve Gulley, Alan Bibey, Jason Burleson & Robert Hale)Phil Leadbetter and the All Stars of Bluegrass
186Mama Says NoThe Steeldrivers
187Just Dreamin'Flashback
188Drivin' Me Insane (feat. Abby Latocha)Crandall Creek
189A Long Time ComingWood Belly
190Back whenLarry Cordle
191Flint Hill SpecialDarren Nicholson
192Those Pictures Mean a Whole Lot More These DaysHammertowne
193Tennessee GypsyClaybank
194Stoneman's RaidRick Faris
195You Better Hold on to Your HeartShannon Slaughter
196She's Gone to L.A. Again (feat. Balsam Range)Aaron Bibelhauser
197Rocky Road BluesThe Burnett Sisters Band
198Moving Up, Moving onThomm Jutz
199Life to My DaysJerry Salley
200Yesterday's Gone (feat. Steve Gulley, Alan Bibey, Jason Burleson & Robert Hale)Phil Leadbetter and the All Stars of Bluegrass

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