The Roots Music Report's
Top Traditional Bluegrass Song Chart
for the Year of 2021

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1My Sweet Little GirlCole Quest and The City Pickers
2Goodbye MarieTim Raybon
3Rivers, Rains and Runaway TrainsBalsam Range
4Birmingham Jail (feat. Vince Gill)Barry Abernathy
5Last Train (feat. Sarah Jarosz)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
6I'm Leaving Town TonightTim Raybon
7Hitchhiking to CaliforniaAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
8Grit and GraceBalsam Range
9Santa BarbaraBalsam Range
10Wild WestTim Stafford
11Happy Go LuckyAlan Bibey and Doyle Lawson
12Dixieland for MeMikayla Burrows
13Fast Train (Live)Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band
14Thirty Years (Live)Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band
15Richest ManBalsam Range
16Vertigo (feat. Bryan Sutton, Edgar Meyer, Sam Bush & Stuart Duncan)Bela Fleck
17I Don't MindSturgill Simpson
18Back to the OzarksLillyanne McCool
19Sweet Companion (feat. Herb Pedersen)The Dillards
20Just a Guy in a BarSideline
21Grown ColdCarolina Blue
22Goin' to Bring Her BackAppalachian Road Show
23Both Ends of the TrainBlue Highway
24Gonna Rise and ShineAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
25Way over Yonder in the Minor KeyCole Quest and The City Pickers
26Eli FunklebyNick Chandler & Delivered
27Movin' onTim Raybon
28Take Me Back to West VirginiaLarry Sparks
29Mend This Heart of MineJunior Sisk
30I Wonder Where You Are TonightSteve Thomas and the Time Machine
31Mountain ManAdam Steffey
32Highway SideBalsam Range
33Ostrich TherapyCole Quest and The City Pickers
34MoonshinerShannon Bielski & Moonlight Drive
35Hickory, Walnut & PineThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
36DanaDewey & Leslie Brown and The Carolina Gentlemen
37Open Water (feat. Sierra Hull)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
38Round Rock (feat. Jerry Douglas & Michael Cleveland)Bela Fleck
39LonesomevilleAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
40All the Pretty ColorsSturgill Simpson
41The Old North WoodsBela Fleck
42Angelina BakerShannon Bielski & Moonlight Drive
43Last RefrainThe Lonely Heartstring Band
44Raining in RoanokeCarolina Blue
45One Leg at a Time (feat. Steve Gulley)Barry Abernathy
46Wheels Up (feat. Molly Tuttle & Sierra Hull)Bela Fleck
47Hello Trouble (feat. James Kee & Tim O'Brien)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
48Short Life of Trouble (feat. Vince Gill)Barry Abernathy
49Just to Hear You Call Me Darlin'Lillyanne McCool
50Fiddler's Pastime (feat. Laura Orshaw)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
51Lost JohnBarry Abernathy
52Big MonJesse Brock
53Hey, SpikedriverJesse Brock
54When the Crow Comes Down (feat. Deanie Richardson & Richard Bennett)Wilson Banjo Co.
55Sour GrapesBela Fleck
56Rooster RockBalsam Range
57If I Still Had YouCole Quest and The City Pickers
58Hello SunshineTim Raybon
59Uncle Bill's StillThe Kody Norris Show
60Ghost in This HouseMarty Raybon
61RoanokeBill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys
62Hendersonville HopBronwyn Keith-Hynes
63North GardenBronwyn Keith-Hynes
64StreamlinerJesse Brock
65Boulderdash (feat. Noam Pikelny & Tony Trischka)Bela Fleck
66Strider (feat. Molly Tuttle & Sierra Hull)Bela Fleck
67This Old Road (feat. Billy Strings & David Grisman)Bela Fleck
68The TurntableThe Alex Leach Band
69The Bitcoin GamblerCole Quest and The City Pickers
70Standing on the BanksThe Lonesome River Band
71Running WildDel McCoury Band
72Back Home in TennesseeWood Family Tradition
73Follow MeMeadow Mountain
74Shelby Tell MeTim Raybon
75Shut the DoorThe Slocan Ramblers
76Blue Collar BluesAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
77Next Train SouthThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
78Livin' Large in a Little TownDonna Ulisse
79Midnight on the Highway (feat. Alan Bibey & Andrew Crawford)Wilson Banjo Co.
80You Send MeRussell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
81Renae RoseTim Raybon
82Natchez Whistle (feat. Chris Eldridge)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
83Wonder Could I Live There AnymoreJesse Brock
84RailroadBéla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
85You Don't Know How Lucky You AreRhonda Vincent
86Hey LonesomeClaire Lynch
87Safe HavenClaire Lynch
88Shady GroveThe Crooked Jades
89Riley the Furniture ManThe Slocan Ramblers
90Mississippi Heavy Water BluesThe Slocan Ramblers
91Sun's Gonna Shine in My Back Door SomedayThe Slocan Ramblers
92Sometimes WineSturgill Simpson
93Down Yonder (feat. Byron Berline)Doc & Merle Watson
94Sheeps in the Meadow : Stoney Fork (feat. Mark O'Connor)Doc & Merle Watson
95Rhythm of the RailsAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
967-11 / Foggy Mountain RockCole Quest and The City Pickers
97Black Rock CityJesse Brock
98Old Guitar CaseSideline
99Love Please Come HomeJeff Scroggins & Colorado
100Something 'Bout That SuitcaseBalsam Range
101Ophelia Bill Emerson
102Horseshoe BendBlue Highway
103Don’t Kneel at My GravesideThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
104Widow MaeThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
105Dear KentuckyBlue Highway
106Take the Long Way HomeAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
107Hello HeartacheBalsam Range
108When I Go All Bluegrass on YouDonna Ulisse
109There's a Higher PowerEddie Sanders
110Just a Few More Miles (feat. Dale Ann Bradley & Dale Perry)Wilson Banjo Co.
111Stacking Up the RocksBalsam Range
112Johnny Don't Get DrunkAdam Steffey
113Who Now Will Sing Me LullabiesAdam Steffey
114Freight TrainBlue Moon Rising
115The Old HometownThe Seldom Scene
116Midnight RainBlue Mafia
117He'll Always Be Papaw to MeNathan Stanley
118Get in Line BuddyJunior Sisk
119The FarmBackline
120River BottomRussell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
121Wolves HowlingHackensaw Boys
122Ramblin Feels GoodJeff Scroggins & Colorado
123Sometimes Dig for TatersJeff Scroggins & Colorado
124GracelandLove Canon
125Dance in Old KentuckyDede Wyland
126Careless HeartMeadow Mountain
127Shadow of a MountainMeadow Mountain
128Caught out on the LineMeadow Mountain
129Just Load the WagonJunior Sisk
130Lost and LonelyCarolina Blue
131Peacock RagLarry Sparks
132Old Road New Again (feat. Don Henley & Herb Pedersen)The Dillards
133Ole CarolinaThe Kody Norris Show
134OutlawTurning Ground
135Bad DealTurning Ground
136Fast As I Can CrawlSideline
137Hop HighLillyanne McCool
138Beech CreekTim Stafford
139Messin' with SasquatchAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
140I Don't Know whenAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
141Crime at Quiet DellAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
142Brand New Hit in NashvilleThe Kody Norris Show
143I'm Going Back to the MountainsThe Kody Norris Show
144Let's Go Strollin'The Kody Norris Show
145Rogue River ValleyFull Cord Bluegrass
146Mandy MaeThe Alex Leach Band
147Miss Charlotte's GameSideline
148Slippery Eel (feat. Billy Strings & Chris Thile)Bela Fleck
149You Still Call Me BabySideline
150Jesse's BarnSideline
151Miner's SongSideline
152Tonight I'm Heading SouthBalsam Range
153Sugar Coated LoveStarlett & Big John
154Until I See You AgainBalsam Range
155Up to YouThe Alex Leach Band
156Cascadia (feat. Chris Eldridge, Todd Phillips & Trent Freeman)John Reischman
157On the Lonesome Breeze (feat. Carley Arrowood, Joe Cicero, Sammy Shelor, Travis Book, Wayne Benson & Wendy Hickman)Bluegrass at the Crossroads

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