1. Red Clay Halo by Gillian Welch on Time the Revelator (Acony)
  2. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds by David West on Best of the Bluegrass Mandolin (CMH Records)
  3. I Cast A Lonesome Shadow by Charley Crockett on Lil GL's Honky Tonk Jubilee (Son of Davy)
  4. Yellow Moon by The Neville Brothers on Uptown Rulin: Best of the Neville Brothers (A&M Records)
  5. Georgia by Brittany Howard on Jaime (ATO)
  6. Breakers Roar by Sturgill Simpson on A Sailor's Guide to Earth (Atlantic)
  7. Honey it Must Be Love by Blind Willie McTell, Curley Weaver on Midnight Hours (Mentirosa)
  8. Liza Jane by Nora Brown, Blind Boy Paxton on Sidetrack My Engine (Jalopy Records)
  9. Buck's Step Up by Buckwheat Zydeco (Rounder Records)
  10. Tipitina by Professor Longhair on New Orleans Piano (Atlantic)
  11. Aberdeen Mississippi Blues by Bukka White on The Complete Bukka White (Sony)
  12. Fortune Teller by Robert Plant, Alison Kraus on Raising Sand (Rounder Records)
  13. Boogie Children by John Lee Hooker on Whiskey & Wimmen: John Lee Hooker's Finest (Concord Music Group)
  14. The Man Comes Around by Johnny Cash on American IV: The Man Comes Around (American Recording Company)
  15. Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning by Blind Willie Johnson on The Best of Blind Willie Johnson (American Epic)
  16. Street Blues by Elizabeth Cotten on When I'm Gone (Smithsonian Folkways)
  17. You Call Everybody Sweetheart But Me by Snooks Eaglin on The Imperial Recordings (ReUp)
  18. Killing Floor by Howlin Wolf on The Millennium Collection: the Best of Howlin Wolf (UMG)
  19. Do I Move You by Nina Simone on Nina Simone Sings the Blues (Sony)
  20. Cross Cut Saw by Albert King on the Definitive Albert King on Stax (Concord Music Group)
  21. Lungs by Townes van Zandt on the Best of Townes van Zandt (Fat Possum)
  22. Ruby Are You Mad at Your Man? by Carolina Chocolate Drops on Leaving Eden (Nonesuch)
  23. Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor by Mississippi John Hurt on Rediscovered (Vanguard)
  24. On the Sunny Side of the Street by James Booker on Junco Partner (Rykodisc)
  25. Angel from Montgomery by John Prine on John Prine (Atlantic)
  26. Joy by Lucinda Williams on Car Wheels on a Gravel Road (Mercury)
  27. The Dawg Years by Blaze Foley on Let Me Ride in Your Big Cadillac (Fat Possum)
  28. Like A Ship by Pastor T.L. Barrett and the Youth for Christ Choir on Like A Ship Without A Sail (Numero Group)
  29. Safe to Run by Esther Rose, Hurray for the Riff Raff on Safe to Run (New West Records)
  30. A Taste of Honey by Chet Atkins on the Master and His Music (BMG Entertainment)
  31. Darktown Strutters Ball by Alberta Hunter on Amtrak Blues (Sony)
  32. Texas Sun by Khruangbin, Leon Bridges on Texas Sun (Sony)
  33. Blue Moon by Billie Holiday on The Complete Billie Holiday on Verve Recordings 1945-1959 (UMG)
  34. I Fall to Pieces by Patsy Cline, the Jordanaires on 20 Number Ones: Classic Country (UMG)
  35. I'll Have A New Body I'll Have A New Life by Hank Williams on Country Nostalgia (Remember That Records)
  36. Carroll County Blues by Doc Watson, Clarence Ashley on Original Folkways Recordings of Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley (Smithsonian Folkways)
  37. Fit to Kill and Going Out in Style by Billy Joe Shaver on The Essential Billy Joe Shaver (Sony)