Here are the top 30 bluegrass songs for October 2020, as compiled for the Bluegrass Unlimited National Bluegrass Survey by Lee Michael Demsey.  For more details, including songwriter and album information, and 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.

  1. Bill Monroe’s Ol’ Mandolin – Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road (#2 last month, 6 months on the chart)
  2. When I Go All Bluegrass on You – Donna Ulisse (1, 7)
  3. Hooked on Bluegrass – Junior Sisk (4, 7)
  4. Goin’ To Bring Her Back – Appalachian Road Show (5, 6)
  5. Chicago Barn Dance – Special Consensus (6, 5)
  6. The Barber’s Fiddle – Becky Buller (8, 4)
  7. Oh Darlin’ – Bradley & Adair (3, 8)
  8. Grown Cold – Carolina Blue (9, 5)
  9. Richest Man – Balsam Range (13, 3)
  10. Emmylou – Darin & Brooke Aldridge (11, 6)
  11. The Southbound Train – High Fidelity (15, 4)
  12. A Few Years Ago – Daryl Moseley (17, 4)
  13. Down in Union County – Larry Sparks (7, 14)
  14. Bacon in My Beans – Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers (10, 8)
  15. Fall Like Rain – Justin Moses (20, 4)
  16. I Found Love – Darin & Brooke Aldridge (12, 9)
  17. Let Me Be the Bridge – Jerry Salley (29, 2)
  18. Return to Windy Mountain – Sideline (21, 5)
  19. From a Distance – Valerie Smith (24, 4)
  20. No Headlights – Kristy Cox (22, 5)
  21. Finger Pickin’ Good – Kristy Cox (30, 2)
  22. Julie – Band of Ruhks (25, 3)
  23. Norman Rockwell World – Kenny & Amanda Smith (27, 2)
  24. Thing about Kindness – Dave Adkins (26, 3)
  25. Both Ends of the Train – Blue Highway (18, 12)
  26. Just Load the Wagon – Junior Sisk (-, 1)
  27. Walking Home to Wexford – Milan Miller & Tim O’Brien (-, 1)
  28. Tear-Stained Letter – Darin & Brooke Aldridge (-, 1)
  29. I Ain’t Been Nowhere – Rhonda Vincent (-, 1)
  30. Hello Sunshine – Merle Monroe (-, 1)