Top 100 Albums for 2012

by | 17 Feb, 2013

RMRlogoThe latest Roots Music Report lists the top 100 albums for 2012.
The top album on the list comes from Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out and titled, “Prime Tyme”.

Roots Music Report compiles radio airplay data reported online from radio station DJ’s around the globe who play all forms of roots music. Each week they list which independent artists are being played the most on the listed stations.

1RUSSELL MOORE & IIIRD TYME OUTPRIME TYMERURAL RHYTHM
2SIERRA HULLDAYBREAKROUNDER
3CLOSE KINCLOSE KINMOUNTAIN ROADS
4LOU REID & CAROLINACALLIN ME BACK HOMEKMA
5BILL EMERSON & SWEET DIXIETHE TOUCH OF TIMERURAL RHYTHM
6ALISON KRAUSS & UNION STATIONPAPER AIRPLANEROUNDER
7BEARFOOTAMERICAN STORYCOMPASS
8SPECIAL CONSENSUSSCRATCH GRAVEL ROADCOMPASS
9SPRING CREEKHOLD ON MESELF
10THE GRASCALSLIFE FINDS A WAYMOUNTAIN HOME
11BLUE HIGHWAYSOUNDS OF HOMEROUNDER RECORDS
12JUNIOR SISK & RAMBLERS CHOICETHE HEART OF A SONGREBEL
13STEEP CANYON RANGERSNOBODY KNOWS YOUROUNDER
14OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOWCARRY ME BACKATO
15BILL EVANSIN GOOD COMPANYNATIVE & FINE
16THE SPINNEY BROTHERSMEMORIESMOUNTAIN FEVER
17JIM LAUDERDALECAROLINA MOONRISESKY CRUNCH / COMPASS
18LARRY STEPHENSONWHAT REALLY MATTERSCOMPASS
19INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERSSILVER SKYHIGH COUNTRY RECORDINGS
20JIM LAUDERDALEREASON AND RHYMESUGAR HILL
21RICKY SKAGGSMUSIC TO MY EARSSKAGGS FAMILY
22THE MISSY WERNER BANDTHREE KINDS OF LONESOMESELF
23VARIOUS ARTISTLIFE GOES ON – MUSICIANS AGAINST CHILDHOOD CANCERRURAL RHYTHM
24JOE MULLINS & THE RADIO RAMBLERSTHEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONGREBEL
25THE BOXCARSALL INMOUNTAIN HOME MUSIC
26VOLUME FIVECHILDREN OF THE MOUNTAINMOUNTAIN FEVER
27CJ THE DJ & EAST KENTUCKY RAINOLD FRIENDS NEW MEMORIESBIG APPAL RECORDS
28THE HILLBENDERSCAN YOU HEAR ME?COMPASS
29ROBERT HALEPURE & SIMPLEPINECASTLE
30YO-YO MA, STUART DUNCAN, EDGAR MEYER, CHRIS THILETHE GOAT RODEO SESSIONSSONY
31TIM O’BRIEN & DARRELL SCOTTWE’RE USUALLY A LOT BETTER THAN THISFULL LIGHT
32LONESOME RIVER BANDCHRONOLOGY VOLUME ONERURAL RHYTHM
33GIBSON BROTHERSHELP MY BROTHERCOMPASS
34VARIOUS ARTISTFOGGY MOUNTAIN SPECIAL – A BLUEGRASS TRIBUTE TO EARL SCRUGGSROUNDER
35SHANNON SLAUGHTERTHE SIDEMAN STEPS OUTELITE CIRCUIT
36BALSAM RANGEPAPERTOWNMOUNTAIN HOME
37KELLER WILLIAMS WITH THE TRAVELIN’ MCCOURYSPICKSCIFIDELITY
38CUMBERLAND GAP CONNECTIONA WHOLE LOTTA LONESOMEKINDRED
39MARTY RAYBONSOUTHERN ROOTS & BRANCHESRURAL RHYTHM
40BRAND NEW STRINGSSTAY TUNEDRURAL RHYTHM
41KATHY KALLICKTIMELIVE OAK
42BOXCARSTHE BOXCARSMOUNTAIN HOME
43JOHN REISCHMAN & THE JAYBIRDSVINTAGE UNIQUECORVUS
44CAROLINA ROADBACK TO MY ROOTSRURAL RHYTHM
45DARIN & BROOKE ALDRIDGESO MUCH IN BETWEENMOUNTAIN HOME
46NEWFOUND ROADLIVE AT THE DOWN HOMEROUNDER
47RALPH STANLEY IIBORN TO BE A DRIFTERSTANLEY GENERATION
48CHRIS JONES & THE NIGHT DRIVERSLOST SOULS & FREE SPIRITS – THE REBEL COLLECTION OLD & NEWREBEL RECORDS
49NEWTOWNNEWTOWNSELF
50TOWN MOUNTAINLEAVE THE BOTTLEPINECASTLE
51I DRAW SLOWREDHILLSPINECASTLE
52NOAM PIKELNYBEAT THE DEVIL AND CARRY A RAILCOMPASS
53GRASSTOWNEKICKIN’ UP DUSTRURAL RHYTHM
54TRAMPLED BY TURTLESSTARS AND SATELLITESBANJODAD
55LARRY SPARKSALMOST HOMEROUNDER
56CHARLIE SIZEMOREHEARTACHE LOOKING FOR A HOMEROUNDER
57THE HEATHER BERRY & TONY MABE SHOWTHE HEATHER BERRY & TONY MABE SHOWMOUNTAIN FEVER
58NOTHIN FANCYNOTHIN FANCYVIRGINIA DREAMS
59RALPH STANLEYA MOTHER’S PRAYERREBEL
60DEL MCCOURY BANDOLD MEMORIES – THE SONGS OF BILL MONROEMCCOURY MUSIC
61THE GRASCALSDANCE TIL YOUR STOCKINGS ARE HOT AND RAVELIN’ – PRESENT A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOWSAGUARO ROAD
62MILKDRIVEWAVESSELF
63DETOURA BETTER PLACEBLUEGRASS AHEAD
64AUDIE BLAYLOCKHARD COUNTRYRURAL RHYTHM
65THE ROYSLONESOME WHISTLEPEDESTAL RECORDS
66DALE ANN BRADLEYSOMEWHERE SOUTH OF CRAZYCOMPASS
67WAYNE TAYLOR & APPALOOSAIT’S GONNA BE A BEAUTIFUL DAY!RAINCOE MUSIC
68LEFTOVER SALMONAQUATIC HITCHHIKERLOS RECORDS
69TERRY BAUCOMIN A GROOVEJOHN BOY & BILLY
70DAN CRARY & THUNDERATIONPERFECT STORMBLUE NIGHT
71EXPEDITION SHOWTHE EXPEDITION SHOWMOUNTAIN FEVER
72DEHLIA LOWRAVENS & CROWSREBEL
73STEVE MARTIN & THE STEEP CANYON RANGERSRARE BIRD ALERTROUNDER
74EDGAR LOUDERMILKROADS TRAVELLEDMOUNTAIN FEVER
75MICHELLE NIXON & DRIVEA PLACE I BELONGMOUNTAIN FEVER RECORDS
76KEVIN RICHARDSONKEVIN RICHARDSONMOUNTAIN FEVER
77DAILEY & VINCENTTHE GOSPEL SIDE OF DAILEY & VINCENTCRACKER BARREL / ROUNDER
78JIM HURSTINTREPIDNN GUIDO MUSIC
79AUDIE BLAYLOCK & REDLINECRYIN’ HEART BLUESRURAL RHYTHM
80LEE MARCUSGRANDPA’S PONDSELF
81CARRIE HASSLERTHE DISTANCERURAL RHYTHM
82SARAH JAROSZFOLLOW ME DOWNSUGAR HILL
83ACOUSTIC BLUEBEIN’ COUNTRYBISHOP HILL
84JOSH WILLIAMSDOWN HOMEPINECASTLE
85CHRIS THILE & MICHAEL DAVESSLEEP WITH ONE EYE OPENNONESUCH
86CROOKED STILLFRIENDS OF FALLSIGNATURE SOUNDS
87LARRY CORDLEPUD MARCHUM’S HANGIN’INDIE
88KENNY SMITHRETURNSUGARHILL
89CEDAR HILLGOTTA THING ABOUT DOORSBLUE CIRCLE 2010
90TOMMY WEBBFROM ROCK-N-ROLL TO BILL MONROERURAL RHYTHM
91RHONDA VINCENTTAKENINDIE
92RUSSELL JOHNSONANYTIME, ANYPLACE, BUT ONLY YOUNEW TIME
93CLAY HESSRAINKANG
94FREEMAN & WILLIAMSFREEMAN & WILLIAMSMOUNTAIN ROADS
95DOYLE LAWSON & QUICKSILVERLIGHT ON MY FEET, READY TO FLYHORIZON
96NIGHTFLYERNIGHTFLYERINDIE
97GRASS CATSTHE MOUNTAINS, MY BABY & MENEW TIME
98MICHAEL CLEVELAND & FLAMEKEEPERFIRED UPROUNDER RECORDS
99DONNA ULISSEHOLY WATERSHADLEY MUSIC GROUP
100NEXT BEST THINGGRASS THAT I’M PLAYIN’UPPER MANAGEMENT

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