The Roots Music Report's
Top Soul Blues Song Chart
for the Year of 2016

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1High NoteMavis Staples
2Work So HardLaura Rain and the Caesars
3Carry onNorah Jones
4Every MinuteJJ Grey & Mofro
5ActionMavis Staples
6Born to the BluesJohnny Rawls
7Come TogetherTweed Funk
8Party All Night (To the Blues)McDowell Brothers
9Soul GrooveMcDowell Brothers
10Raw SugarJJ Thames
11Runaway Blues (feat. Brother Jacob)McDowell Brothers
12Left Me in the Cold (feat. Brother Jacob & Jamiah Rodgers)McDowell Brothers
13Delta Interlude (feat. Fernando Jones)McDowell Brothers
14It's Time You Made Up Your MindDave Keller
15FlipsideNorah Jones
16Slow TrainDave Keller
17Love Ain't EasyTweed Funk
18I Can't LeaveBenny Turner
19Red CadillacJohnny Rawls
20Don't Stop My ShineJJ Thames
21Right Back AtchaDave Keller
22Mississippi Poor BoyOtis Clay
23Standin' Before the KingJack Mack & The Heart Attack
24Tiger in a CageJohnny Rawls
25One LoveMavis Staples
26Jigsaw HeartJoyann Parker
27Pathway to GloryMcDowell Brothers
28Bad ManJJ Thames
29Beast of BurdenJohnny Rawls
30Raggedy and DirtyAnnika Chambers
31Love and TrustMavis Staples
32Your Love is Lifting Me (Higher and Higher)Johnny Rawls
33With You I'm Born AgainMcDowell Brothers
34Hattie PearlJJ Thames
35Who is ThisTweed Funk
36Country FunkVaneese Thomas
37CherThe Soul of John Black
38I Don't Feel NothingJJ Thames
39Every Woman Needs a Working ManJohnny Rawls
40Muddy WaterEbony Jo-Ann
41Honest ManMatt Andersen
42Woman ScornedJJ Thames
43City in the SkyAnnika Chambers
44You're Somebody Else's Baby TooFrank Bey
45Open Up the DoorRegina Bonelli
462 Am TalksDave Keller
47A Little Bit More (feat. Ben Racine)Dawn Tyler Watson
48Light Up the NightTweed Funk
49Born Under a Bad SignWilliam Bell
50Can't NobodyDawn Tyler Watson
51Upset the Status QuoAlabama Mike
52Serves Me RightJack Mack & The Heart Attack
53BurnNorah Jones
54Better Things to DoAnnika Chambers
55Give Up MyselfAnnika Chambers
56Having a PartyJohnny Rawls
57Somethin' in the WaterJack Mack & The Heart Attack
58Reckless HeartJohnny Rawls
59I'm Leavin'JJ Thames
60Now I See (Ooh Wee)Kat Riggins
61I SeeDawn Tyler Watson
62My MoneyEddie Cotton
63What Happened to MeJoyann Parker
64One at a TimeEddie Cotton
65Gentrification BluesTerrie Odabi
66One and OnlyTasha Taylor
67Shine on (feat. Patrick Lehman)Dawn Tyler Watson
68Murphy's LawKat Riggins
69Just RainEbony Jo-Ann
70LeftoversJJ Thames
71West Side RideBilly Seward
72Crooked LegThe Soul of John Black
73How Dare YouTerrie Odabi
74Evil HeartedJoyann Parker
75Green to GoneJason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch
76Strreets of HeavenDebra Power
77Change is Gonna ComeKat Riggins
78More RoomsWilliam Bell
79Why MeAnnika Chambers
80Mystical LoveRegina Bonelli
81This is Where I LiveWilliam Bell
82Is That It?Wee Willie Walker and The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
83MississippiEddie Cotton
84SSI BluesAlabama Mike
85Blues is My BusinessKat Riggins
86Let Me inJack Mack & The Heart Attack
87Mother (feat. Kerry Junior)McDowell Brothers
88Right Around the CornerNightowls
89I Can't KeepTerrie Odabi
90Southern HoneyJohnny Rawls
91Live My LifeTerrie Odabi
92Young GirlRaphael Wressnig
93Take Us BackMavis Staples
94Blues is the New BlackKat Riggins
95Help! (feat. Curtis Salgado)Wee Willie Walker and The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
96Cybersex BluesRegina Bonelli
97Don't Wanna Leave You LonelyNightowls
98Be CarefulEddie Cotton
99Walking on a TightropeWilliam Bell
100The Blues is BackSlam Allen
101Is She Waiting on You?Jaye Hammer
102Change My WaysJack Mack & The Heart Attack
103Mama Raised a Sweet ThingRegina Bonelli
104BulletTweed Funk
105Filling Me with PleasureEddie Cotton
106You Can't StopLaura Rain and the Caesars
107Wedding BellsTasha Taylor
108Misery Loves Company (Take Me Down)Billie Williams
109Who (feat. Jason Ricci)Billy The Kid & The Regulators
110Reap What You SowKingdom Brothers
111Purple RainSlam Allen
112The House Always WinsWilliam Bell
113I Prefer YouAnnika Chambers
114Never Too LateJack Mack & The Heart Attack
115Shake It Like JelloBiscuit Miller
116Read Between the LinesWee Willie Walker and The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
117Loved, Blessed & BluesLady A
118BoneyardJon Cleary
119Mr. DJBiscuit Miller
120Better DealEddie Cotton
121Strange How I Miss YouBilly Seward
122RealityAnnika Chambers
123GreenbacksDawn Tyler Watson
124CirclesDave Keller
125Another Murder in New OrleansBobby Rush
126RottenDawn Tyler Watson
127Don't Give UpTweed Funk
128Forever SummerDave Keller
129Single Mother, Single LifeRegina Bonelli
130GoldLaura Rain and the Caesars
131Unchain My HeartAl Corte’
132The Blue Don't Have to Be SadKingdom Brothers
133Burnin' WorldEbony Jo-Ann
134Mississippi-Arkansas BridgeWilliam Bell
135Identity Theft (feat. Jerry Jemmott, Jim Pugh, Derrick D'mar Martin & Bob Welsh)Alabama Mike
136Soul RockinTweed Funk
137Deeper Than the Eye Can SeeDave Keller
138TomorrowMavis Staples
139Not Gonna WorryKingdom Brothers
140I've Been Watching YouWee Willie Walker and The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
141Put the Sugar to BedAnnika Chambers
142No-La-Fun-KyRaphael Wressnig
143That's What Love Will Make You DoAl Corte’
144Even Red Heads Get the BluesDebra Power
145Ball and ChainTerrie Odabi
146Say What You Want (feat. Suzy Starlite & Simon Campbell)Starlite Campbell Band
147Don't Rush offTasha Taylor
148Daddy I'm a Big Girl NowRegina Bonelli
149Can You Fill His ShoesRegina Bonelli
150The Very First DayRegina Bonelli
151Ego at Your DoorEddie Cotton
152Hold Up the LightTerrie Odabi
153Six Nights and a DayAnnika Chambers
154Pay to PlayLaura Rain and the Caesars
155Ain't Nothing You Can DoArtie Blues Boy White
156Please Save Your Love for MeEbony Jo-Ann
157Keep It LooseJohnny Rawls
158Tootsie Roll BluesDawn Tyler Watson
159MuseTweed Funk
160Feel These BluesSlam Allen
161Usin'Regina Bonelli
162I FellRegina Bonelli
163Raise Your HandLaura Rain and the Caesars
164Turn LooseJJ Grey & Mofro
165Funky WayWee Willie Walker and The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
166Japanese KnotweedMa Polaine's Great Decline
167LucyJohnny Rawls
168Lonely No MoreJack Mack & The Heart Attack
169Love Ain't Nothing but a BusinessBilly Seward
170Plan B (Abortion Blues)JJ Thames
171NosybodyEbony Jo-Ann
172Don't Let Her GoJack Mack & The Heart Attack
173Hot Wired My HeartArtie Blues Boy White
174Somebody to TrustJack Mack & The Heart Attack
175Good GoodStevie J Blues
176Smoked MeatDawn Tyler Watson
177TemptationDebra Power
178You Bring out the LoverDebra Power
179What's It Gonna Take?Dave Keller
180Somewhere Down the LineAlabama Mike
181Will You Still Love MeTerrie Odabi
182Baltimore WoesBridget Kelly Band
183Crazy LucyLara Price
184Good Girl BluesKat Riggins
185Hymn for Lonely HeartsWee Willie Walker and The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
186Dirty FlowersRae Gordon Band
187Too Much SugarRae Gordon Band
188When You Love MeTerrie Odabi
189Doin' What You WantKingdom Brothers
190Love You TonightAna Popovic
191Heartbreak in the First DegreeThe Soulfixers
192I Wanna Know (feat. Kara)McDowell Brothers
193Little ThingsKingdom Brothers
194Backseat Blues (Live)Michael Hornbuckle
195Family TreeTasha Taylor
196Piece by PieceAnnika Chambers
197Home at LastRaphael Wressnig
198That Party SongStevie J Blues
199Think (feat. Jim Pugh, Jerry Jemmott, Derrick D'mar Martin & Bob Welsh)Alabama Mike
200Bottle of Whiskey Bottle of WineBiscuit Miller

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