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

Hear the top 30 songs on the Lee Michael Demsey Show on the last Saturday of every month.

  1. Down in Union County – Larry Sparks (#2 last month, 9 months on the chart)
  2. Both Ends of the Train – Blue Highway (1, 7)
  3. Living Like There’s No Tomorrow – Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver (3, 8)
  4. Hickory, Walnut & Pine – Po’ Ramblin’ Boys (7, 6)
  5. Tall Fiddler – Michael Cleveland with Tommy Emmanuel (4, 9)
  6. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry ­– Jason Barie (w/ Del McCoury) (8, 6)
  7. Take Me Back to West Virginia – Larry Sparks (5, 7)
  8. Barefoot Girl – Becky Buller & Russell Moore (11, 7)
  9. Breaking In Lonesome – Rick Faris (10, 11)
  10. Over and Over – Gena Britt (12, 6)
  11.  Everybody’s Talkin’ – Seldom Scene (6, 8)
  12. I’ll Never Find Another You – Donna Ulisse (15, 4)
  13. Oh Darlin’ – Bradley & Adair (21, 3)
  14. Run Fanny Run – Band of Ruhks (17, 5)
  15. I Found Love – Darin & Brooke Aldridge (18, 4)
  16. Lily Dale – Junior Sisk (19, 3)
  17. Bacon in My Beans – Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers (20, 3)
  18. This Town – Merle Monroe (14, 9)
  19. Haggard – The Grascals (9, 11)
  20. Breakin’ on the Jimmy Ridge – Larry Cordle (22, 4)
  21. When I Go All Bluegrass on You – Donna Ulisse (29, 2)
  22. Alabam’ – Ronny Bowman w/ Del McCoury & Bobby Bare (25, 2)
  23. Blue Moon over Texas – Williamson Branch (26, 3)
  24. Hooked on Bluegrass – Junior Sisk (28, 2)
  25. Hard Way Every Time – Dale Ann Bradley (13, 12)
  26. Goin’ To Bring Her Back – Appalachian Road Show (-, 1)
  27. Emmylou – Darin & Brooke Aldridge (-, 1)
  28. Return to Windy Mountain – Sideline (30, 2)
  29. Here Come the Teardrops – Terry Baucom’s Dukes of Drive (-, 1)
  30. Bill Monroe’s Ol’ Mandolin – Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road (-, 1)