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 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
75A Little LightSturgill Simpson
76That GuyColin Axxxwell
77Your ManJosh Turner
78She's Got Me Drinkin' Again (With Billy Yates)Richard Lynch
79Call to ArmsSturgill Simpson
80Guitars, CadillacsDwight Yoakam
81Learning to DanceCraig Wayne Boyd
82Sea StoriesSturgill Simpson
83Are You Sure (feat. Willie Nelson) [Hidden Track]Kacey Musgraves
84Life of SinSturgill Simpson
85Fiddles and WineShavonne
86I'm Turnin' 'Em UpWyley Randall
87Oh SarahSturgill Simpson
88Kentucky RainChad Reinert
89Daddy's RadioRichard Lynch
90Less of MeBonita Mercer
91These ArmsDwight Yoakam
92Go Down to the WaterTim O'Brien
93VoicesSturgill Simpson
94My Own Peculiar WayShavonne
95I'd Follow YouSteve Free
96Breakers RoarSturgill Simpson
97Long White LineSturgill Simpson
98If You're Gonna Leave MeShavonne
99'Til I Get It Right (Single Version)Tammy Wynette
100Let Me off in TexasChuck Cusimano
101I Still Like BolognaAlan Jackson
102I Can't Quit DrinkingJOHNNY PAYCHECK
103Ice in My GlassShavonne
104Things Only a Fool Would KnowLonnie Spiker
105Hurtin' (On the Bottle)Margo Price
106Living the DreamSturgill Simpson
107Lifes ReflectionsShavonne
108Some Day SoonWendy Lynn Snider
109You Don't Have to Rush offCornbread and Ice Tea
110I Wouldn’t Put It Past MeDwight Yoakam
111Wine CountryAndy Joe Stewart
112Keep It Between the LinesSturgill Simpson
113Look out BelowRichard Lynch
114Rose GardenShavonne
115Welcome to Earth (Pollywog)Sturgill Simpson
116If I Could Only Stay AsleepShavonne
117Tennessee WaltzBonita Mercer
118Willie I WillAnn J Morton
119Cage for FoolsEd Mangum
120Home for SaleDwight Yoakam
121He's Your FriendJohn Bowman
122My Empty ArmsAnn J Morton
123The BullfighterLuke Bell
124I Believe in YouKel-Anne Brandt
125Stray Dog SymphonyRazzy Bailey
126Please, Please BabyDwight Yoakam
127Welcome HomeMichael Stosic
128Above and Beyond (Alternate Version)Buck Owens
129If the Good Lords WillingJohnny Cash
130DesperadoRhythm 4 Boots
131One Last MusterAllan Caswell
132You Mean the World to MeGal Holiday
133Good Lookin' CowboyAnn J Morton
134Baby, I'm Wise to YouJimmy Ruggiere
135Ragtime TroublesLuke Bell
136Soldier and the LadyAnna & Elizabeth
137Good TimeAlan Jackson
138Two Doors DownDwight Yoakam
139Homegrown Western Saturday NightCHRIS LEDOUX
140Am I Still Country?Jim Ed Brown

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