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
4Love SongsThe Lonesome River Band
5Birmingham Jail (feat. Vince Gill)Barry Abernathy
6Last Train (feat. Sarah Jarosz)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
7I'm Leaving Town TonightTim Raybon
8Hitchhiking to CaliforniaAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
9Grit and GraceBalsam Range
10Santa BarbaraBalsam Range
11Wild WestTim Stafford
12Happy Go LuckyAlan Bibey and Doyle Lawson
13Dixieland for MeMikayla Burrows
14Fast Train (Live)Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band
15Thirty Years (Live)Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band
16Richest ManBalsam Range
17Vertigo (feat. Bryan Sutton, Edgar Meyer, Sam Bush & Stuart Duncan)Bela Fleck
18I Don't MindSturgill Simpson
19Back to the OzarksLillyanne McCool
20Sweet Companion (feat. Herb Pedersen)The Dillards
21Just a Guy in a BarSideline
22Grown ColdCarolina Blue
23Goin' to Bring Her BackAppalachian Road Show
24Both Ends of the TrainBlue Highway
25Gonna Rise and ShineAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
26Way over Yonder in the Minor KeyCole Quest and The City Pickers
27Eli FunklebyNick Chandler & Delivered
28Movin' onTim Raybon
29Take Me Back to West VirginiaLarry Sparks
30Mend This Heart of MineJunior Sisk
31I Wonder Where You Are TonightSteve Thomas and the Time Machine
32Mountain ManAdam Steffey
33Highway SideBalsam Range
34Ostrich TherapyCole Quest and The City Pickers
35MoonshinerShannon Bielski & Moonlight Drive
36Hickory, Walnut & PineThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
37DanaDewey & Leslie Brown and The Carolina Gentlemen
38Open Water (feat. Sierra Hull)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
39Round Rock (feat. Jerry Douglas & Michael Cleveland)Bela Fleck
40LonesomevilleAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
41Cumberland River ShoreThe Lonesome River Band
42All the Pretty ColorsSturgill Simpson
43The Old North WoodsBela Fleck
44Angelina BakerShannon Bielski & Moonlight Drive
45Last RefrainThe Lonely Heartstring Band
46Raining in RoanokeCarolina Blue
47One Leg at a Time (feat. Steve Gulley)Barry Abernathy
48Wheels Up (feat. Molly Tuttle & Sierra Hull)Bela Fleck
49Hello Trouble (feat. James Kee & Tim O'Brien)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
50Short Life of Trouble (feat. Vince Gill)Barry Abernathy
51Just to Hear You Call Me Darlin'Lillyanne McCool
52Fiddler's Pastime (feat. Laura Orshaw)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
53Lost JohnBarry Abernathy
54Big MonJesse Brock
55Hey, SpikedriverJesse Brock
56When the Crow Comes Down (feat. Deanie Richardson & Richard Bennett)Wilson Banjo Co.
57Sour GrapesBela Fleck
58Rooster RockBalsam Range
59If I Still Had YouCole Quest and The City Pickers
60Hello SunshineTim Raybon
61Uncle Bill's StillThe Kody Norris Show
62Ghost in This HouseMarty Raybon
63RoanokeBill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys
64Hendersonville HopBronwyn Keith-Hynes
65North GardenBronwyn Keith-Hynes
66StreamlinerJesse Brock
67Boulderdash (feat. Noam Pikelny & Tony Trischka)Bela Fleck
68Strider (feat. Molly Tuttle & Sierra Hull)Bela Fleck
69This Old Road (feat. Billy Strings & David Grisman)Bela Fleck
70How Deep is the LonesomeCedar Hill
71The TurntableThe Alex Leach Band
72The Bitcoin GamblerCole Quest and The City Pickers
73Standing on the BanksThe Lonesome River Band
74Running WildDel McCoury Band
75Back Home in TennesseeWood Family Tradition
76Follow MeMeadow Mountain
77Shelby Tell MeTim Raybon
78Shut the DoorThe Slocan Ramblers
79Blue Collar BluesAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
80Next Train SouthThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
81Livin' Large in a Little TownDonna Ulisse
82Midnight on the Highway (feat. Alan Bibey & Andrew Crawford)Wilson Banjo Co.
83You Send MeRussell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
84Renae RoseTim Raybon
85Natchez Whistle (feat. Chris Eldridge)Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
86Wonder Could I Live There AnymoreJesse Brock
87RailroadBéla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
88You Don't Know How Lucky You AreRhonda Vincent
89Hey LonesomeClaire Lynch
90Safe HavenClaire Lynch
91Shady GroveThe Crooked Jades
92Riley the Furniture ManThe Slocan Ramblers
93Mississippi Heavy Water BluesThe Slocan Ramblers
94Sun's Gonna Shine in My Back Door SomedayThe Slocan Ramblers
95Sometimes WineSturgill Simpson
96Down Yonder (feat. Byron Berline)Doc & Merle Watson
97Sheeps in the Meadow : Stoney Fork (feat. Mark O'Connor)Doc & Merle Watson
98Rhythm of the RailsAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
997-11 / Foggy Mountain RockCole Quest and The City Pickers
100Black Rock CityJesse Brock
101Old Guitar CaseSideline
102Love Please Come HomeJeff Scroggins & Colorado
103Something 'Bout That SuitcaseBalsam Range
104Ophelia Bill Emerson
105Horseshoe BendBlue Highway
106Don’t Kneel at My GravesideThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
107Widow MaeThe Po' Ramblin' Boys
108Dear KentuckyBlue Highway
109Take the Long Way HomeAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
110Blue Blue Ridge Mountain GirlLinda Lay
111Hello HeartacheBalsam Range
112When I Go All Bluegrass on YouDonna Ulisse
113There's a Higher PowerEddie Sanders
114Just a Few More Miles (feat. Dale Ann Bradley & Dale Perry)Wilson Banjo Co.
115Stacking Up the RocksBalsam Range
116Johnny Don't Get DrunkAdam Steffey
117Who Now Will Sing Me LullabiesAdam Steffey
118Freight TrainBlue Moon Rising
119The Old HometownThe Seldom Scene
120Midnight RainBlue Mafia
121He'll Always Be Papaw to MeNathan Stanley
122Get in Line BuddyJunior Sisk
123The FarmBackline
124River BottomRussell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
125Wolves HowlingHackensaw Boys
126Ramblin Feels GoodJeff Scroggins & Colorado
127Sometimes Dig for TatersJeff Scroggins & Colorado
128GracelandLove Canon
129Dance in Old KentuckyDede Wyland
130Careless HeartMeadow Mountain
131Shadow of a MountainMeadow Mountain
132Caught out on the LineMeadow Mountain
133Tracks and TrainsLou Reid & Carolina
134Just Load the WagonJunior Sisk
135Lost and LonelyCarolina Blue
136Peacock RagLarry Sparks
137Old Road New Again (feat. Don Henley & Herb Pedersen)The Dillards
138Ole CarolinaThe Kody Norris Show
139OutlawTurning Ground
140Bad DealTurning Ground
141Fast As I Can CrawlSideline
142That's LifeThe Lonesome River Band
143Hop HighLillyanne McCool
144Beech CreekTim Stafford
145Messin' with SasquatchAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
146I Don't Know whenAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
147Crime at Quiet DellAlan Bibey & Grasstowne
148Brand New Hit in NashvilleThe Kody Norris Show
149I'm Going Back to the MountainsThe Kody Norris Show
150Let's Go Strollin'The Kody Norris Show
151Rogue River ValleyFull Cord Bluegrass
152Mandy MaeThe Alex Leach Band
153Miss Charlotte's GameSideline
154Slippery Eel (feat. Billy Strings & Chris Thile)Bela Fleck
155You Still Call Me BabySideline
156Jesse's BarnSideline
157Miner's SongSideline
158Tonight I'm Heading SouthBalsam Range
159Sugar Coated LoveStarlett & Big John
160Until I See You AgainBalsam Range
161Up to YouThe Alex Leach Band
162Cascadia (feat. Chris Eldridge, Todd Phillips & Trent Freeman)John Reischman
163On the Lonesome Breeze (feat. Carley Arrowood, Joe Cicero, Sammy Shelor, Travis Book, Wayne Benson & Wendy Hickman)Bluegrass at the Crossroads

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