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

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1Anything You WantRobert Cray
2Mr. SmithDelbert McClinton & Self-Made Men
3No More to GiveMisty Blues
4Troubled Man (feat. Ruthie Foster)The Reverend Shawn Amos
5Coming in HotCoco Montoya
6Don’t Throw It AwayKeb Mo
7Memphis BlueTas Cru
8Come on inThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
9Little Red RoosterReverend Freakchild
10HotRobert Cray
11Uncivil WarShemekia Copeland
12In My BloodJohn Blues Boyd
13Rocking ChairJosh Hyde
14Drive onTas Cru
15What You Gonna Do? (feat. Mavis Staples)North Mississippi Allstars
16Stand Up!Whitney Shay
17Tried to Keep You SatisfiedThe B. Christopher Band
18MasterpieceAlbert Castiglia
19TailwindKenny Wayne Shepherd Band
20A Conversation with AliceJoe Bonamassa
21Crunch TimeThe Wildcat O'Halloran Band
22You Ain't DoneThe Proven Ones
23Counting Down the DaysThe Reverend Shawn Amos
24Bring on the RainAlbert Castiglia
25Last TrainThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
26That Lovin' ThangTas Cru
27Here I ComeJose Ramirez
28Turn It LooseThe Mary Jo Curry Band
29Love So FineThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
30Hot Rod MamaRB Stone
31Shoulda BeenKirsten Thien
32Front Porch (feat. Albert Castiglia)The Mary Jo Curry Band
33We've Got the MusicSouthern Avenue
34Voice of the BluesA Band Called Sam
35I Need You NowCW Ayon
36This ManRobert Cray
37Anyway LoveCW Ayon
38Hoodoo on MeAlbert Castiglia
39Carla (Maybe Someday)CW Ayon
40Come and Get This LoveAvey Grouws Band
41Swing My BluesMisty Blues
42My Baby Likes to BoogalooRobert Cray
43Deck of CardsThe Wildcat O'Halloran Band
44Evil is Going onRyan Perry
45The Thrill is GoneB.B. King
46Half a NothingThe Lucky Losers
47Church House BluesCrystal Shawanda
48Cry outKat Riggins
49Nothin' is EasyThe Mary Jo Curry Band
50I Ain't No Giving TreeMisty Blues
51What My Eyes Have SeenJohn Blues Boyd
52IcemanAlbert Collins
53Newbie’s FunkThe B. Christopher Band
54I Know You RiderReverend Freakchild
5524 Hour BluesVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
56Get LoveThe Proven Ones
57Sactown HeatVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
58Find My Way AgainMisty Blues
59Too Much AlcoholSass Jordan
60Twenty Eight DaysThe B. Christopher Band
61Money Makes You UglyShemekia Copeland
62Nina Come onThe B. Christopher Band
63It Ain't EasyLaura Green
64Don't Send Me HomeMisty Blues
65Burying GroundRobert Cray
66Ain't Afraid to Eat AloneRyan Perry
67Nothing to LoseMisty Blues
68Same MistakesJW-Jones
69Unchained MelodyArlen Roth
70Come and Take ItJohn Németh
71Bouncin' BackRobert Cray
72Lighter Side of the BluesVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
7327 DollarsThe Reverend Shawn Amos
74Keep the Faith, Have Some Fun (feat. Mudbug Brass Band)The Reverend Shawn Amos
75The Devil May CareAvey Grouws Band
76Rock & RollChristone "Kingfish" Ingram
77Explaining the BluesThe Mary Jo Curry Band
78Black Cat BoneAlbert Collins
79Gasoline and MatchesJose Ramirez
80Never ForgetJim Gustin & Truth Jones
81I Been Up All NightAlbert Castiglia
82I'm InnocentJoe Kopicki
83Fun Starts HereTomislav Goluban
84Outside of This TownChristone "Kingfish" Ingram
85Getting in My WayWhitney Shay
86Get ReadyDeb Ryder
87Wiltshire GraveVictor Wainwright
88The World is Upside DownPeter Parcek
89Hot Coffee and PainCrooked Eye Tommy
90Sin CityThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
91Cruisin for a Bluesin (Live)Bernard Allison
92Say Goodbye to the Blues (Like You Mean It)Val Starr & The Blues Rocket
93She's DynamiteDavid Rotundo Band
94I Miss You BabyJose Ramirez
95Tell the TruthWhitney Shay
96Good As GoneCasey Hensley
97Follow Me DownMiss Bix
98Easy, Easy Rollin' Down the RoadRen Rice & RB Stone
99Ain't No Man a Good ManWily Bo Walker & Danny Flam
100Lookin' (feat. Andrew Duncanson)The Mary Jo Curry Band
101White LightningJeremiah Johnson
102Bone to PickLaura Green
103Sweet Lost and FoundKirsten Thien
104Rather Be AloneCrystal Shawanda
105It’s AlrightThe B. Christopher Band
106Money TalksTas Cru
107High Risk, Low RewardRyan Perry
108Chicken GreaseBiscuit Miller
109Am I WrongSass Jordan
110Over the HillThorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado
111Chain BreakerJohn Németh
112Knocked Down LoadedAlbert Castiglia
113Blues CoasterMisty Blues
114Light of DayVince Agwada
115Traveling Riverside BluesJose Ramirez
116Let's BoogieJoe Kopicki
117One Woman ManJose Ramirez
118CryLaura Green
119Blues 99Vince Agwada
120End of My RopeCW Ayon
121Bit O’ ButterThe B. Christopher Band
122Bye ByeThe B. Christopher Band
123Stop Teasing MeJose Ramirez
124Burn Down the GardenJeremiah Johnson
125I’m DrunkThe B. Christopher Band
126Memphis HighKerry Kearney Band
127Memphis LoudVictor Wainwright
128The Pity and the Pain (feat. Kenya Hathaway)The Reverend Shawn Amos
129She’s GoneThe B. Christopher Band
130Free ManMatt Andersen
131Midnight in HarlemTedeschi Trucks Band
132All You Ever Bring Me is the BluesJim Gustin & Truth Jones
133I Wanna FlyVince Agwada
134You're the OneRobert Cray
135Five Time ManKerry Kearney Band
136Blame It on the SugarCrystal Shawanda
137Evil MemoryCrystal Shawanda
138No One Hears My Prayers (feat. Walter Trout)Anthony Geraci
139Honey HushAlbert Collins
140Point of View BluesMojoMama
141Baby You've Got What It TakesPeter Veteska & Blues Train
142Say It out LoudKirsten Thien
143Memphis HotlineBrigitte Purdy
144Blue Moon CallVince Agwada
145Am I Wrong Pretty BabyPeter Veteska & Blues Train
146Death LetterCrooked Eye Tommy
147That's RightLaura Green
148Don't Know WhyLaura Green
149Grass Ain't Greener on the Other SidePeter Veteska & Blues Train
150Perfect CurvesThe B. Christopher Band
151Shookie ShakeTas Cru
152Deep in the Blues AgainJoe Bonamassa
153Far Apart (Still Close)Whitney Shay
154Same Old ThingAlbert Collins
155Crushin' on the BartenderRB Stone
156Sad State of AffairsThe B. Christopher Band
157Good to YaA Band Called Sam
158Change with the TimesWhitney Shay
159Hoodoo TrainRay Fuller and the Bluesrockers
160Snatchin' It BackJW-Jones
161Feel Like Blowin' My HornJoe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz & Giles Robson
162I Ain't Got No Problem with ItKevin Burt
163Fool for You (2020 Hindsight)Wily Bo Walker & Danny Flam
164Blue MondayGeorge Benson
165Long Haired DoneyNorth Mississippi Allstars
166No SaleKat Riggins
167Shame on YouVal Starr & The Blues Rocket
168After I Left Home (Song for Buddy Guy)Kirsten Thien
169Mojo HandRay Fuller and the Bluesrockers
170House is LonelyThe Mary Jo Curry Band
171Stay with Me Tonight (Live)Bernard Allison
172ShowdownJeremiah Johnson
173Got Me Where You Want MeJ.D. Taylor
174ConsequencesRobert Cray
175Payin' Rent on a Broken HomeTony Holiday
176I'd Rather Be BlindKirsten Thien
177Why I Sing the BluesRyan Perry
178HomesickRyan Perry
179Bayou MileAlastair Greene
180Kinda MessTas Cru
181Cold SweatShawn Pittman
182Three YearsJose Ramirez
183Nothing Left to GiveThe Proven Ones
184All Your Lies (feat. Tom Holland)The Mary Jo Curry Band
185Mean Old World (feat. Jason Isbell & Duane Betts)North Mississippi Allstars
186Don't Fight ItPhantom Blues Band
187Promises You Can't KeepRobert Cray
188Bad Luck and TroubleRay Fuller and the Bluesrockers
189I Gotta ManKirsten Thien
190Oh California!John Blues Boyd
191Hole in Your SoulA Band Called Sam
192Let Me Sing My BluesAvey Grouws Band
193Do ItRobert Cray
194Road Trippin'11 Guys Quartet
195Start over AgainPaul Gillings
196I Got Nothin' (feat. Van Morrison & Joe Louis Walker)Dion
197St James Infirmary BluesWily Bo Walker & Danny Flam
198Friend of the DevilReverend Freakchild
199Mississippi River StompKerry Kearney Band
200You Got Me GoodLloyd Jones

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