1. What If We All Stopped Paying Taxes? by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings on Soul Time! (Daptone)
  2. Ramble by Link Wray on Wraymen Unbound (Boomtown Boomers)
  3. Stono River Blues by Shovels and Rope on Swimmin' Time (Dualtone)
  4. Ain't Got No / I Got Life by Nina Simone on Feeling Good: Her Greatest Hits and Remixes (Verve)
  5. Kingdom of Izzness by Dr. John on Locked Down (Nonesuch)
  6. I'm Not to Blame by T'Monde on Making Believe (Swallow Records)
  7. I Gotta Go by Robert Earl Keen on Ready for Confetti (UMG)
  8. Deep Blue Sea by Odetta on It's Impossible! Live at The Best of Harlem (Four Leaf Clover Records)
  9. Red River Blues by King Oliver on Back'o'town (Riverside/King Oliver)
  10. Long Gone Lonesome Blues by Hank Williams on The Legendary Hank Williams (Oldies Inc)
  11. Let the Mermaids Flirt With Me by Mississippi John Hurt on Complete Studio Sessions (Vanguard)
  12. Workin Woman Blues by Valerie June on Pushin Against A Stone (June Tunes/Concord Music Group)
  13. Crawdad Hole by Jessie Mae Hemphill on She-wolf (Highwater Records)
  14. Green River Blues by Charley Patton on Pony Blues (Wolf Records)
  15. Get On The Floor by C. W. Stoneking on Gon' Boogaloo (King Hokum records)
  16. This Feeling by Alabama Shakes on Sound and Color (ATO)
  17. Forky Dear by The Black Twig Pickers and Charlie Parr on Even to Win is to Fail (Fourth Eye/BMI)
  18. Be Here to Love Me by Townes van Zandt on Be Here to Love Me (Fat Possum)
  19. Are You Sure by Kacey Musgraves and Willie Nelson on Pageant Material (Mercury/UMG)
  20. Graceland by Justin Townes Earle on Just A Moment/Graceland (New West Records)
  21. Livin' in the Woods in a Tree by Blaze Foley on The Dawg Years 1975-1978 (Fat Possum)
  22. I Asked for Water by Lucinda Williams on Lucinda Williams (Rough Trade)
  23. Sweet Revenge by John Prine on Sweet Revenge (Atlantic)
  24. Cascade by Chet Atkins on the Master and His Music (BMG)
  25. Green River by Creedence Clearwater Revival on The Complete Studio Albums (Concord Music Group)
  26. Muddy Water by The Deslondes on Hurry Home (New West Records)
  27. Hurtin' (on the Bottle) by Margo Price on Midwest Farmer's Daughter (Third Man Records)
  28. Big River by Johnny Cash on The Best of the Sun Years (Charly Records)
  29. Deep River Blues by Doc Watson on Doc Watson (Vanguard)
  30. If the River Was Whiskey by Charlie Poole on American Epic: This is Country (Sony)
  31. Silly Bill by Mountain Ramblers on Sounds of the South (Atlantic)
  32. Delta Momma by Hurray for the Riff Raff on My Dearest Darkest Neighbor (This is American Music)
  33. Searching the Desert for the Blues by Blind Willie McTell on Blind Willie McTell: the Ultimate Collection (Goldenlane Records)
  34. Rascal's Got Fire by Lil Rascals Brass Band on Buck It Like A Horse (Mardi Gras Records)
  35. I Don't Know by Ruth Brown on The Essentials: Ruth Brown (Rhino Entertainment)
  36. Going to the River by Fats Domino on The Fats Domino Jukebox: 20 Greatest Hits (Capitol)
  37. Down by the Riverside by Dirty Dozen Brass band on Funeral for a Friend (Ropeadope Entertainment)
  38. Moon River by Louis Armstrong on Hello Dolly! (UMG)