The Roots Music Report's
Top True Country Song Chart
for the Year of 2016

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1A Better PlaceRichard Lynch
2There's No End to the SkyJim Lauderdale
3Coming out of CloudsScott Sparks
4Uncle JoeLee Sims
5Purple RainDwight Yoakam
6Walking into WallsEddie Beavers
7Rag Top BabyLee Sims
8Tonight We RideLee Sims
9My Texas Dance Hall GirlDoctor G and the Mudcats
10Doing the BestTony Watson
11Remember Those TimesTJ Leonard
12Mountain SongbirdStella Parton
13Lonesome Ol GuitarJohn Riggins
14Holding Up the SunDanny Click
15Living in the CountryMichael Hall
16Last DanceBourbon Express
17The RiverTJ Leonard
18Summer WindsJames Marvell
19Someone Like YouChad Reinert
20Hot Road out of ArkansasScott Sparks
21Thirty-Nine YearsMichael Stosic
22Saturday NightSam Austin
23Spy Drone BountyRowdy House
24Dime Store CowgirlKacey Musgraves
26Brace for Impact (Live a Little)Sturgill Simpson
27Up on That HillTJ Leonard
28Cup of TeaKacey Musgraves
29The Last LieWyley Randall
30We're American ProudRichard Lynch
31ListenDwight Yoakam
32Texas GirlLee Sims
33Summer FallLee Sims
34Two April FoolsTom Cunningham
35Kayla AnnJosh Christina
36The ClothIrlene Mandrell
37Real HeroesLeverton Brothers
38My MarieBobby G Rice
39She's Giving Him the Best Years of My LifeDennis Ledbetter
40Fade AwayEddie Beavers
41Take Me HighEddie Beavers
42Honkytonk Savings TimeEddie Beavers
43I RememberChris Bellamy
44Did You Say That You're from TexasMICHAEL B ROWE
45After All the Good is GoneJim Russ
46I've Got Lovin on My MindMICHAEL B ROWE
47My Field of DreamsJoe Schmidt
48A Day of ReckoningJoyce Shaffer
49Sunshine State of MindRandy C Moore
50Honkytonk GirlEddie Beavers
51I Love You More when You're Not at Home Feat. Mack Jackson and Larry RobinsonDennis Ledbetter
52I've Got to ChangeStonewall Jackson
53Open a VeinDennis Ledbetter
54Texas in Another LifeLonnie Spiker
55What I Don’t KnowDwight Yoakam
56Which Wine Goes with My HeartacheBourbon Express
57Second Hand HeartDwight Yoakam
58Amos MosesChris Bellamy
59Cherokee RoseDolly Dunn
60Dreams of ClayDwight Yoakam
61Y'all Girls (Templeton Rye Whiskey)Jake McVey
62Tarzan HoudiniJim Lauderdale
63I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink (Re-Recorded)Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard
64All Around YouSturgill Simpson
65All BlueLuke Bell
66Timing is EverythingJim Lauderdale
67In BloomSturgill Simpson
68Everything's AlrightDanny Click
69Heaven's Gonna Have a Honky TonkDale Watson
70One Big CompanyJim Lauderdale
71Don't Be So GoneJim Lauderdale
72Soul SearchingJim Lauderdale
73Out Among the StarsJohnny Cash
74Reflections of a FoolShavonne
75Are You Sure (feat. Willie Nelson) [Hidden Track]Kacey Musgraves
76A Little LightSturgill Simpson
77Why You Been Gone So LongLee Sims
78That GuyColin Axxxwell
79Your ManJosh Turner
80She's Got Me Drinkin' Again (With Billy Yates)Richard Lynch
81Call to ArmsSturgill Simpson
82Guitars, CadillacsDwight Yoakam
83Learning to DanceCraig Wayne Boyd
84Sea StoriesSturgill Simpson
85Life of SinSturgill Simpson
86Fiddles and WineShavonne
87I'm Turnin' 'Em UpWyley Randall
88Oh SarahSturgill Simpson
89Kentucky RainChad Reinert
90Daddy's RadioRichard Lynch
91Less of MeBonita Mercer
92These ArmsDwight Yoakam
93Go Down to the WaterTim O'Brien
94VoicesSturgill Simpson
95My Own Peculiar WayShavonne
96I'd Follow YouSteve Free
97Breakers RoarSturgill Simpson
98Long White LineSturgill Simpson
99If You're Gonna Leave MeShavonne
100'Til I Get It Right (Single Version)Tammy Wynette
101Let Me off in TexasChuck Cusimano
102I Still Like BolognaAlan Jackson
103I Can't Quit DrinkingJohnny Paycheck
104Ice in My GlassShavonne
105Things Only a Fool Would KnowLonnie Spiker
106Hurtin' (On the Bottle)Margo Price
107Living the DreamSturgill Simpson
108Lifes ReflectionsShavonne
109Some Day SoonWendy Lynn Snider
110You Don't Have to Rush offCornbread and Ice Tea
111I Wouldn’t Put It Past MeDwight Yoakam
112Wine CountryAndy Joe Stewart
113Keep It Between the LinesSturgill Simpson
114Look out BelowRichard Lynch
115Rose GardenShavonne
116Welcome to Earth (Pollywog)Sturgill Simpson
117If I Could Only Stay AsleepShavonne
118Tennessee WaltzBonita Mercer
119Willie I WillAnn J Morton
120Cage for FoolsEd Mangum
121Home for SaleDwight Yoakam
122He's Your FriendJohn Bowman
123My Empty ArmsAnn J Morton
124The BullfighterLuke Bell
125I Believe in YouKel-Anne Brandt
126Stray Dog SymphonyRazzy Bailey
127Please, Please BabyDwight Yoakam
128Welcome HomeMichael Stosic
129Above and Beyond (Alternate Version)Buck Owens
130If the Good Lords WillingJohnny Cash
131DesperadoRhythm 4 Boots
132One Last MusterAllan Caswell
133You Mean the World to MeGal Holiday
134Good Lookin' CowboyAnn J Morton
135Baby, I'm Wise to YouJimmy Ruggiere
136Ragtime TroublesLuke Bell
137Soldier and the LadyAnna & Elizabeth
138Good TimeAlan Jackson
139Two Doors DownDwight Yoakam
140Homegrown Western Saturday NightCHRIS LEDOUX
141Am I Still Country?Jim Ed Brown

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