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
23Tiger in a CageJohnny Rawls
24One LoveMavis Staples
25Jigsaw HeartJoyann Parker
26Pathway to GloryMcDowell Brothers
27Bad ManJJ Thames
28Beast of BurdenJohnny Rawls
29Love and TrustMavis Staples
30Raggedy and DirtyAnnika Chambers
31Your Love is Lifting Me (Higher and Higher)Johnny Rawls
32With You I'm Born AgainMcDowell Brothers
33Hattie PearlJJ Thames
34Who is ThisTweed Funk
35Country FunkVaneese Thomas
36CherThe Soul of John Black
37I Don't Feel NothingJJ Thames
38Every Woman Needs a Working ManJohnny Rawls
39Muddy WaterEbony Jo-Ann
40Honest ManMatt Andersen
41Woman ScornedJJ Thames
42You're Somebody Else's Baby TooFrank Bey
43Open Up the DoorRegina Bonelli
44City in the SkyAnnika Chambers
452 Am TalksDave Keller
46A Little Bit More (feat. Ben Racine)Dawn Tyler Watson
47Light Up the NightTweed Funk
48Born Under a Bad SignWilliam Bell
49Can't NobodyDawn Tyler Watson
50Upset the Status QuoAlabama Mike
51BurnNorah Jones
52Having a PartyJohnny Rawls
53Somethin' in the WaterJack Mack & the Heart Attack Horns
54Reckless HeartJohnny Rawls
55I'm Leavin'JJ Thames
56Now I See (Ooh Wee)Kat Riggins
57I SeeDawn Tyler Watson
58My MoneyEddie Cotton
59What Happened to MeJoyann Parker
60One at a TimeEddie Cotton
61Gentrification BluesTerrie Odabi
62One and OnlyTasha Taylor
63Shine on (feat. Patrick Lehman)Dawn Tyler Watson
64Murphy's LawKat Riggins
65Give Up MyselfAnnika Chambers
66Just RainEbony Jo-Ann
67LeftoversJJ Thames
68West Side RideBilly Seward
69Crooked LegThe Soul of John Black
70How Dare YouTerrie Odabi
71Evil HeartedJoyann Parker
72Green to GoneJason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch
73Strreets of HeavenDebra Power
74Change is Gonna ComeKat Riggins
75More RoomsWilliam Bell
76Why MeAnnika Chambers
77Mystical LoveRegina Bonelli
78This is Where I LiveWilliam Bell
79Is That It?Wee Willie Walker and The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
80MississippiEddie Cotton
81SSI BluesAlabama Mike
82Blues is My BusinessKat Riggins
83Better Things to DoAnnika Chambers
84Mother (feat. Kerry Junior)McDowell Brothers
85Right Around the CornerNightowls
86I Can't KeepTerrie Odabi
87Southern HoneyJohnny Rawls
88Live My LifeTerrie Odabi
89Young GirlRaphael Wressnig
90Take Us BackMavis Staples
91Blues is the New BlackKat Riggins
92Help! (feat. Curtis Salgado)Wee Willie Walker and The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
93Cybersex BluesRegina Bonelli
94Don't Wanna Leave You LonelyNightowls
95Be CarefulEddie Cotton
96Walking on a TightropeWilliam Bell
97The Blues is BackSlam Allen
98Is She Waiting on You?Jaye Hammer
99Mama Raised a Sweet ThingRegina Bonelli
100BulletTweed Funk
101Filling Me with PleasureEddie Cotton
102You Can't StopLaura Rain and the Caesars
103Wedding BellsTasha Taylor
104Misery Loves Company (Take Me Down)Billie Williams
105Who (feat. Jason Ricci)Billy The Kid & The Regulators
106Reap What You SowKingdom Brothers
107Purple RainSlam Allen
108The House Always WinsWilliam Bell
109I Prefer YouAnnika Chambers
110Never Too LateJack Mack & the Heart Attack Horns
111Read Between the LinesWee Willie Walker and The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
112Loved, Blessed & BluesLady A
113BoneyardJon Cleary
114Better DealEddie Cotton
115Strange How I Miss YouBilly Seward
116RealityAnnika Chambers
117GreenbacksDawn Tyler Watson
118CirclesDave Keller
119Another Murder in New OrleansBobby Rush
120RottenDawn Tyler Watson
121Don't Give UpTweed Funk
122Forever SummerDave Keller
123Single Mother, Single LifeRegina Bonelli
124GoldLaura Rain and the Caesars
125Unchain My HeartAl Corte’
126The Blue Don't Have to Be SadKingdom Brothers
127Burnin' WorldEbony Jo-Ann
128Mississippi-Arkansas BridgeWilliam Bell
129Identity Theft (feat. Jerry Jemmott, Jim Pugh, Derrick D'mar Martin & Bob Welsh)Alabama Mike
130Soul RockinTweed Funk
131Deeper Than the Eye Can SeeDave Keller
132TomorrowMavis Staples
133Not Gonna WorryKingdom Brothers
134I've Been Watching YouWee Willie Walker and The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
135Put the Sugar to BedAnnika Chambers
136No-La-Fun-KyRaphael Wressnig
137That's What Love Will Make You DoAl Corte’
138Even Red Heads Get the BluesDebra Power
139Ball and ChainTerrie Odabi
140Say What You Want (feat. Suzy Starlite & Simon Campbell)Starlite Campbell Band
141Don't Rush offTasha Taylor
142Daddy I'm a Big Girl NowRegina Bonelli
143Can You Fill His ShoesRegina Bonelli
144The Very First DayRegina Bonelli
145Ego at Your DoorEddie Cotton
146Hold Up the LightTerrie Odabi
147Pay to PlayLaura Rain and the Caesars
148Ain't Nothing You Can DoArtie Blues Boy White
149Please Save Your Love for MeEbony Jo-Ann
150Keep It LooseJohnny Rawls
151Tootsie Roll BluesDawn Tyler Watson
152MuseTweed Funk
153Feel These BluesSlam Allen
154Usin'Regina Bonelli
155I FellRegina Bonelli
156Raise Your HandLaura Rain and the Caesars
157Turn LooseJJ Grey & Mofro
158Funky WayWee Willie Walker and The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
159Japanese KnotweedMa Polaine's Great Decline
160LucyJohnny Rawls
161Love Ain't Nothing but a BusinessBilly Seward
162Plan B (Abortion Blues)JJ Thames
163NosybodyEbony Jo-Ann
164Hot Wired My HeartArtie Blues Boy White
165Somebody to TrustJack Mack & the Heart Attack Horns
166Good GoodStevie J Blues
167Smoked MeatDawn Tyler Watson
168TemptationDebra Power
169You Bring out the LoverDebra Power
170What's It Gonna Take?Dave Keller
171Somewhere Down the LineAlabama Mike
172Will You Still Love MeTerrie Odabi
173Baltimore WoesBridget Kelly Band
174Crazy LucyLara Price
175Good Girl BluesKat Riggins
176Hymn for Lonely HeartsWee Willie Walker and The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
177When You Love MeTerrie Odabi
178Doin' What You WantKingdom Brothers
179Love You TonightAna Popovic
180Heartbreak in the First DegreeThe Soulfixers
181I Wanna Know (feat. Kara)McDowell Brothers
182Little ThingsKingdom Brothers
183Backseat Blues (Live)Michael Hornbuckle
184Family TreeTasha Taylor
185Piece by PieceAnnika Chambers
186Home at LastRaphael Wressnig
187That Party SongStevie J Blues
188Think (feat. Jim Pugh, Jerry Jemmott, Derrick D'mar Martin & Bob Welsh)Alabama Mike
189Honey Hush (A Tribute to Elnora)Lady A
190Take It AllBilly Seward
191Leap of FaithAl Corte’
192While You Were GoneTad Robinson
193Je Ne Sais QuoiEddie Cotton
194Getcha GoGo JuiceJon Cleary
195Fair Weather LoverEddie Cotton
196Lonely GirlLaura Rain and the Caesars
197Guilty MeLaura Rain and the Caesars
198MississippiAlabama Mike
199Son of a GunDawn Tyler Watson
200I Love 'EmBig James & The Chicago Playboys

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