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
10Remember Those TimesTJ Leonard
11Mountain SongbirdStella Parton
12Lonesome Ol GuitarJohn Riggins
13Holding Up the SunDanny Click
14Living in the CountryMichael Hall
15Last DanceBourbon Express
16The RiverTJ Leonard
17Summer WindsJames Marvell
18Someone Like YouChad Reinert
19Hot Road out of ArkansasScott Sparks
20Thirty-Nine YearsMichael Stosic
21Saturday NightSam Austin
22Spy Drone BountyRowdy House
23Dime Store CowgirlKacey Musgraves
25Brace for Impact (Live a Little)Sturgill Simpson
26Up on That HillTJ Leonard
27Cup of TeaKacey Musgraves
28The Last LieWyley Randall
29We're American ProudRichard Lynch
30ListenDwight Yoakam
31Texas GirlLee Sims
32Summer FallLee Sims
33Two April FoolsTom Cunningham
34Kayla AnnJosh Christina
35The ClothIrlene Mandrell
36Real HeroesLeverton Brothers
37My MarieBobby G Rice
38She's Giving Him the Best Years of My LifeDennis Ledbetter
39Fade AwayEddie Beavers
40Take Me HighEddie Beavers
41Honkytonk Savings TimeEddie Beavers
42I RememberChris Bellamy
43Did You Say That You're from TexasMICHAEL B ROWE
44After All the Good is GoneJim Russ
45I've Got Lovin on My MindMICHAEL B ROWE
46My Field of DreamsJoe Schmidt
47A Day of ReckoningJoyce Shaffer
48Sunshine State of MindRandy Moore
49Honkytonk GirlEddie Beavers
50I Love You More when You're Not at Home Feat. Mack Jackson and Larry RobinsonDennis Ledbetter
51I've Got to ChangeStonewall Jackson
52Open a VeinDennis Ledbetter
53Texas in Another LifeLonnie Spiker
54What I Don’t KnowDwight Yoakam
55Which Wine Goes with My HeartacheBourbon Express
56Second Hand HeartDwight Yoakam
57Amos MosesChris Bellamy
58Cherokee RoseDolly Dunn
59Dreams of ClayDwight Yoakam
60Y'all Girls (Templeton Rye Whiskey)Jake McVey
61Tarzan HoudiniJim Lauderdale
62I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink (Re-Recorded)Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard
63All Around YouSturgill Simpson
64All BlueLuke Bell
65Timing is EverythingJim Lauderdale
66In BloomSturgill Simpson
67Everything's AlrightDanny Click
68Heaven's Gonna Have a Honky TonkDale Watson
69One Big CompanyJim Lauderdale
70Don't Be So GoneJim Lauderdale
71Soul SearchingJim Lauderdale
72Out Among the StarsJohnny Cash
73Reflections of a FoolShavonne
74A Little LightSturgill Simpson
75That GuyColin Axxxwell
76Your ManJosh Turner
77She's Got Me Drinkin' Again (With Billy Yates)Richard Lynch
78Call to ArmsSturgill Simpson
79Guitars, CadillacsDwight Yoakam
80Learning to DanceCraig Wayne Boyd
81Sea StoriesSturgill Simpson
82Are You Sure (feat. Willie Nelson) [Hidden Track]Kacey Musgraves
83Life of SinSturgill Simpson
84Fiddles and WineShavonne
85I'm Turnin' 'Em UpWyley Randall
86Oh SarahSturgill Simpson
87Kentucky RainChad Reinert
88Daddy's RadioRichard Lynch
89Less of MeBonita Mercer
90These ArmsDwight Yoakam
91Go Down to the WaterTim O'Brien
92VoicesSturgill Simpson
93My Own Peculiar WayShavonne
94I'd Follow YouSteve Free
95Breakers RoarSturgill Simpson
96Long White LineSturgill Simpson
97If You're Gonna Leave MeShavonne
98'Til I Get It Right (Single Version)Tammy Wynette
99Let Me off in TexasChuck Cusimano
100I Still Like BolognaAlan Jackson
101I Can't Quit DrinkingJOHNNY PAYCHECK
102Ice in My GlassShavonne
103Things Only a Fool Would KnowLonnie Spiker
104Hurtin' (On the Bottle)Margo Price
105Living the DreamSturgill Simpson
106Lifes ReflectionsShavonne
107Some Day SoonWendy Lynn Snider
108You Don't Have to Rush offCornbread and Ice Tea
109I Wouldn’t Put It Past MeDwight Yoakam
110Wine CountryAndy Joe Stewart
111Keep It Between the LinesSturgill Simpson
112Look out BelowRichard Lynch
113Rose GardenShavonne
114Welcome to Earth (Pollywog)Sturgill Simpson
115If I Could Only Stay AsleepShavonne
116Tennessee WaltzBonita Mercer
117Willie I WillAnn J Morton
118Cage for FoolsEd Mangum
119Home for SaleDwight Yoakam
120He's Your FriendJohn Bowman
121My Empty ArmsAnn J Morton
122The BullfighterLuke Bell
123I Believe in YouKel-Anne Brandt
124Stray Dog SymphonyRazzy Bailey
125Please, Please BabyDwight Yoakam
126Welcome HomeMichael Stosic
127Above and Beyond (Alternate Version)Buck Owens
128If the Good Lords WillingJohnny Cash
129DesperadoRhythm 4 Boots
130One Last MusterAllan Caswell
131You Mean the World to MeGal Holiday
132Good Lookin' CowboyAnn J Morton
133Baby, I'm Wise to YouJimmy Ruggiere
134Ragtime TroublesLuke Bell
135Soldier and the LadyAnna & Elizabeth
136Good TimeAlan Jackson
137Two Doors DownDwight Yoakam
138Homegrown Western Saturday NightCHRIS LEDOUX
139Am I Still Country?Jim Ed Brown

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