Here are the top 30 bluegrass songs for October 2022, as compiled for the Bluegrass Unlimited National Bluegrass Survey by Lee Michael Demsey.  For more details, including songwriter and album information, plus a list of the top 15 bluegrass albums of the month, subscribe to Bluegrass Unlimited magazine.

Hear the top 30 songs on the Lee Michael Demsey Show on the last Saturday of every month, and the Chris Teskey Show on the following Friday.

  1. Hank – Laura Orshaw (#3 last month, 6 months on the chart)
  2. One by One – Dale Ann Bradley with Danny Paisley (2, 8)
  3. Livin’ Large in a Little Town – Donna Ulisse (4, 9)
  4. Red Daisy – Billy Strings (1, 10)
  5. Patches on my Heart – Junior Sisk (6, 7)
  6. Leaving Cleveland – Tim Raybon Band (7, 6)
  7. Honky Tonk Nights – Del McCoury Band feat. Vince Gill (8, 5)
  8. Before You Miss Me – Authentic Unlimited (12, 4
  9. 100 Degrees in the Shade – Breaking Grass (10, 7)
  10. I’ll Be Lovin’ You – Greg Blake (11, 8)
  11. Mary Ann Is a Pistol – Lonesome River Band (15, 5)
  12. Everything to Me – Kenny and Amanda Smith (13, 6)
  13. You Can’t Stop Me from Stayin’ – Jaelee Roberts (14, 7)
  14. I Wanna Be Where You Are – Junior Sisk (5, 12)
  15. Grand Ole Circle – Darin & Brooke Aldridge (18, 5)
  16. Highway Side – Balsam Range (9, 11)
  17. Take My Ashes to the River – Po’ Ramblin’ Boys (23, 4)
  18. Sad Songs – Jaelee Roberts (26, 2)
  19. Railroad Town without a Train – Jr. Williams (22, 6)
  20. Hello Blues – Terry Baucom’s Dukes of Drive (21, 5)
  21. I Can’t Settle Down – Laura Orshaw (25, 3)
  22. Bluegrass Survival – Pam Gadd w/ Sam Bush, Kenny Smith (28, 2)
  23. What I Didn’t Say – Volume Five (24, 4)
  24. Blue Ridge Mountain Baby – Appalachian Road Show (30, 2)
  25. I’m Warming Up a New Flame – Tennessee Bluegrass Band (-, 1)
  26. On the Roof of the World – Blue Highway (-, 1)
  27. The Song That Made Hank Williams Dance – Peter Rowan (-, 1)
  28. One Last Goodbye – Woody Platt (29, 2)
  29. Midnight Highway – Ashby Frank (-, 1)
  30. We’re All Crazy – Dave Adkins (-, 1)