Here are the top 30 bluegrass songs for December 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 (#1 last month, 8 months on the chart)
  2. Chicago Barn Dance – Special Consensus (3, 7)
  3. Hooked on Bluegrass – Junior Sisk (2, 9)
  4. Richest Man – Balsam Range (4, 5)
  5. The Barber’s Fiddle – Becky Buller (5, 6)
  6. Grown Cold – Carolina Blue (6, 7)
  7. A Few Years Ago – Daryl Moseley (8, 6)
  8. The Southbound Train – High Fidelity (9, 6)
  9. Let Me Be the Bridge – Jerry Salley (12, 4)
  10. Hello Sunshine – Merle Monroe (21, 3)
  11. When I Go All Bluegrass on You – Donna Ulisse (7, 9)
  12. Goin’ To Bring Her Back – Appalachian Road Show (10, 8)
  13. From a Distance – Valerie Smith (12, 6)
  14. Emmylou – Darin & Brooke Aldridge (11, 8)
  15. Finger Pickin’ Good – Kristy Cox (17, 4)
  16. Norman Rockwell World – Kenny & Amanda Smith (18, 4)
  17. Walking Home to Wexford – Milan Miller & Tim O’Brien (19, 3)
  18. Just Load the Wagon – Junior Sisk (20, 3)
  19. Fall Like Rain – Justin Moses (13, 6)
  20. Creeping Round My Cabin Door – Missy Armstrong (26, 2)
  21. Hitchhiking to California – Alan Bibey and Grasstowne (30, 2)
  22. I Ain’t Been Nowhere – Rhonda Vincent (24, 3)
  23. Tear-Stained Letter – Darin & Brooke Aldridge (25, 3)
  24. They Don’t Make ‘Em like my Daddy Anymore – Alicia Nugent (27, 2)
  25. Return to Windy Mountain – Sideline (16, 7)
  26. I Gotta Go – Lindley Creek (29, 2)
  27. Too Wet To Plow – Carolina Blue (-, 1)
  28. Oh Darlin’ – Bradley & Adair (14, 10)
  29. Grit and Grace – Balsam Range (-, 1)
  30. (tie) Love Bug – The Kody Norris Show (-, 1)
  31. (tie) Banjo Player’s Blues – High Fidelity (-, 1)