The Roots Music Report's
Top Contemporary Blues Song Chart
for the Year of 2018

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1Bob's BoogieElvin Bishop
2Wiltshire GraveVictor Wainwright
3Hell in a HandbasketCurtis Salgado and Alan Hagar
4The High Cost of Low LivingNick Moss
5Devil Don't SleepJim Allchin
6She Said She SaidChris Smither
7Found the OneBen Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
8Love and TrustBen Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
9Prayer for PeaceNorth Mississippi Allstars
10Love Lives onDana Fuchs
11What's That Say About YouJaniva Magness
12Crazy Mixed Up BabyNick Moss
13Sound of a Broken ManTinsley Ellis
14Something Smells Funky ‘Round HereElvin Bishop
15Matter of TimeSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
16What Would I Do Without YouMarcia Ball
17TrainVictor Wainwright
18HealingVictor Wainwright
19Little Miss Night and DayBoz Scaggs
20This End of the RoadTom Hambridge
21Note on the DoorNick Moss
22Same SunlightDana Fuchs
23Shine BrightMarcia Ball
24Gone for GoodSamantha Fish
25Before the Bullets FlyCoco Montoya
26The Sum of SomethingJohn Mayall
27(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and HigherElvin Bishop
28The Blues Got a Hold on MeJP Williams Blues Band
29I Can’t Be SatisfiedCurtis Salgado and Alan Hagar
30I Want My Dog to Live Longer (The Greatest Wish)Curtis Salgado and Alan Hagar
31Hoodoo on MeAlbert Castiglia
32They Call Me MudMud Morganfield & Kim Wilson
33MovedThe Reverend Shawn Amos
34Live Every DayTommy Castro
35The Jean GenieThe Reverend Shawn Amos
36Heal My SoulTas Cru
37I'm Living off the Love You GiveJeff Jensen
38Get Your Hands out of My PocketsNick Moss
39One More MileColin James
40Take the Long RoadThe Lucky Losers
41Give It UpJim Allchin
42I Can't Help MyselfMiss Tess
43Two Bad Dreams (feat. Bobby Rush)Jim Allchin
44Born in CaliforniaJP Soars
45I Love the Life I LiveGregg Allman
46Gamblin' ManTinsley Ellis
47Why Did You Have to Go (feat. Sugar Ray Norcia & Monster Mike Welch)Anthony Geraci
48Back to BlueJaniva Magness
49Knocked Down LoadedAlbert Castiglia
50Backstreet BabyDana Fuchs
51Nobody's Fault but MineDana Fuchs
52I Been Up All NightAlbert Castiglia
53Junkyard DogThe Bennett Brothers
54Bluz CrazyTom Hambridge
55Get Right Before You Get LeftNick Moss
56Thank You LucilleVictor Wainwright
57Mailbox MoneyDownchild
58I'm Glad I Did What I DidMarcia Ball
59I'll Start TomorrowVictor Wainwright
602017The Reverend Shawn Amos
61World Keep on TurningPeter Parcek
62Hold HandsThe Reverend Shawn Amos
63Bleach Blonde Bottle BluesLarkin Poe
64Slipped, Tripped and Fell in LoveSouthern Avenue
65Snuggle UpJim Allchin
66Memphis SongTas Cru
67Don't the Grass Look Greener (feat. Sugaray Rayford, Kid Ramos & Monster Mike Welch)Anthony Geraci
68Sad SolutionDana Fuchs
69Hesitation BluesBruce Katz Band
70Fried Food / Hard Liquor (feat. Freddi Gowdy)Chris Daniels & The Kings
71Ready for LoveGina Sicilia
72Whiskey GhostTom Hambridge
73More Soul Than I Can ControlJP Williams Blues Band
74The Blame's on MeChris Smither
75Sticks and StonesTommy Castro
76Make Things RightBruce Katz Band
77Supernatural BluesThe Lucky Losers
78The RiverThe Lucky Losers
79Another MuleElvin Bishop
80Delores' BoyfriendAllen Toussaint
81You Got to MoveCurtis Salgado and Alan Hagar
82Everything I NeedVictor Wainwright
83Sure As Hell Ain't Foolin' MeJP Soars
84Cheat or LoseKat Riggins
85Put a Woman in Charge (feat. Rosanne Cash)Keb Mo
86Sometime Tuesday MorningJohnny A.
87Sweatin' Like a Pig, Singin' Like an AngelVanessa Collier
88Jimmy's BoogieJim Allchin
89Feel Like Blowin' My HornJoe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz & Giles Robson
90Blue MondayPeter Veteska & Blues Train
91She’s GoneThe B. Christopher Band
92BeekeeperHurricane Ruth
93Voodoo DollJim Allchin
94All Night DinerNick Moss
9595 SouthAlbert Castiglia
96Autumn RunTinsley Ellis
97Don't Wanna Leave MemphisPeter Veteska & Blues Train
98Fool for the BluesTas Cru
99Hammer (feat. Charlie Musselwhite)Janiva Magness
100Little ThingsTom Hambridge
101Stolen CadillacJP Williams Blues Band
102Me and CharlieTom Hambridge
103Do Me RightVictoria Ginty
104Deep EllumNorth Mississippi Allstars
105Freight Train (feat. Jaimoe)Bruce Katz Band
106Blues Been Mighty Good to MeTom Hambridge
107Worried Life BluesPeter Veteska & Blues Train
108Raised in Muddy WaterMarkey Blue Ric Latina Project
109Down in VirginiaBoz Scaggs
110The Fault LineVanessa Collier
111On the Way DownLong Tall Deb
112Big Town PlayboyJohn Mayall
113A Storm's ComingDeb Ryder
114Radiator 110Boz Scaggs
115Nothing but FineTinsley Ellis
116Blues in the MorningShaun Murphy
117Dixie HighwayNew Orleans Suspects
118Come on Rock Little Girl (Live)Jimmie Vaughan
119IcemanAlbert Collins
120Memory Foam MattressJames Harman
121I Love EverythingTom Hambridge
122Here in BabylonTeresa James & The Rhythm Tramps
123Not So Nice AnymoreDave Keyes
124Mama Don't Like ItSandy Carroll
125AlibiPeter Veteska & Blues Train
126Black NightColin James
127My SoulElvin Bishop
128Cleo Mood (Live)Jimmie Vaughan
129The Thrill is GoneB.B. King
130MoneyVictor Wainwright
131I Like Me Better when I'm with YouJoseph Veloz
132Give a Little UpTas Cru
133By the RiverPeter Veteska & Blues Train
134(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and UnderstandingThe Reverend Shawn Amos
135Ain't Gonna Name NamesThe Reverend Shawn Amos
136Boogie DepressionVictor Wainwright
137One More Whiskey (Live)Ghost Town Blues Band
138Dig Myself a HoleColin James
139Don't Say You Love MeSamantha Fish
140Mississippi Woman, Mississauga ManDownchild
141Life of the PartyMarcia Ball
142Temporary InsanityDeb Ryder
143Dirty BluesHeather Newman
144Ain't That the BluesKeith Stone
145Sittin' on Top of the WorldChris Smither
146I Will Not SurrenderCurtis Salgado and Alan Hagar
147The Other Side of the Pillow (feat. Charlie Musselwhite)Walter Trout
148Beggars Can't Be ChoosersKathy & The Kilowatts
149Tight Grip on Your LeashNick Moss
150RumbleSouthern Avenue
151DelilahAlbert Castiglia
152I Want to Shout About ItCoco Montoya
153The Wind Cries MaryJohnny A.
154MaybelleneChris Smither
155Rock BottomTommy Castro
156Mules for Biles (Blues for Miles)Joseph Veloz
157You Got Me to That PlaceAlbert Castiglia
158Hip BoneJohnny A.
159Something I've DoneDownchild
160Bouncin' BackRobert Cray
161Poor Side of TownJohnny A.
162Old Habits Are Hard to BreakCoco Montoya
163Sittin' onDana Fuchs
164Up from the BottomRuss Green
165Get InsideJohnny A.
166The Things You Do to MeRobert Cray
167Share Your LoveHeather Newman
168Sweet Memphis (feat. Freddi Gowdy)Chris Daniels & The Kings
169ConsequencesRobert Cray
170SatisfiedTinsley Ellis
171StealinNorth Mississippi Allstars
172Can't Get No Grindin'Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson
173Mint ConditionAltered Five Blues Band
174Goodbye BabyDeb Ryder
175Premonition of LoveKathy & The Kilowatts
176Frame for the Blues (Live)Jimmie Vaughan
177I’ve Just Got to KnowBoz Scaggs
178Running out of TimePeter Veteska & Blues Train
179Nothin to LoseDeb Ryder
180Ain't No Dania BeachJP Soars
181Whole Lotta RosieHurricane Ruth
182When the Mardi Gras is overMarcia Ball
183Steal Your JoyBob Corritore
184FineprintJames Harman
185He Walked with Giants (Ode to Barrelhouse Chuck)Nick Moss
186Get Your Groove (feat. Jaimoe)Bruce Katz Band
187Southbound I-95JP Soars
188100 Years of BluesElvin Bishop
189The Blues Found MeVictoria Ginty
190Mean Old Used Car BluesJP Williams Blues Band
191Two Steps Away from the Blues (feat. Michelle "Evil Gal" Willson & Monster Mike Welch)Anthony Geraci
192I Will RemainColin James
193Boogie Man (feat. Gary Clark Jr.)Eric Gales
194Honey HushAlbert Collins
195Beef JerkyBruce Katz Band
196One Night OnlyCurtis Salgado and Alan Hagar
197Ace in the HoleElvin Bishop
198See That My Grave is Kept CleanPeter Parcek
199All These QuestionsKathy & The Kilowatts
200Party at Red'sFiona Boyes

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