Top Albums from USA (Texas)

Rank All Time
ArtistAlbumYearGenresBuy from
1 179 Janis Joplin Pearl 1971 Blues Rock
2 252 Big Brother and The Holding Company Cheap Thrills 1968 Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock
3 314 St. Vincent St. Vincent 2014 Art Pop          
4 378 Ornette Coleman The Shape of Jazz to Come 1959 Avant-Garde Jazz
5 386 The Crickets The "Chirping" Crickets 1957 Rockabilly
6 463 At the Drive-In Relationship of Command 2000 Post-Hardcore
7 497 Meat Loaf Bat out of Hell 1977 Pop Rock, Rock Opera
8 535 St. Vincent Strange Mercy 2011 Art Pop, Indie Pop          
9 550 Willie Nelson Red Headed Stranger 1975 Outlaw Country
10 593 Spoon Kill the Moonlight 2002 Indie Rock
11 664 Ornette Coleman Free Jazz 1961 Free Jazz
12 777 Spoon Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga 2007 Indie Rock
13 806 ZZ Top Tres Hombres 1973 Blues Rock, Southern Rock
14 828 The 13th Floor Elevators The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators 1966 Acid Rock
15 877 Pantera Vulgar Display of Power 1992 Groove Metal, Thrash Metal
16 890 ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Source Tags & Codes 2002 Indie Rock, Post-Hardcore
17 941 Okkervil River Black Sheep Boy 2005 Indie Folk, Indie Rock
18 950 Spoon They Want My Soul 2014 Indie Rock          
19 980 ZZ Top Eliminator 1983 Hard Rock, Southern Rock
20 1023 Beyoncé Beyoncé 2013 Contemporary R&B          
21 1050 Willie Nelson Stardust 1978 Standards
22 1071 Steve Earle Guitar Town 1986 Alt-Country, Country Rock
23 1076 Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Texas Flood 1983 Blues Rock, Electric Texas Blues
24 1139 The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium 2003 Progressive Rock
25 1224 Spoon Girls Can Tell 2001 Indie Rock
26 1240 Norah Jones Come Away with Me 2002 Jazz Pop, Vocal Jazz
27 1303 Midlake The Trials of Van Occupanther 2006 Americana, Folk Rock, Indie Folk
28 1310 William Basinski The Disintegration Loops 2002 Ambient, Minimalism, Tape Music          
29 1322 Spoon Gimme Fiction 2005 Indie Rock
30 1423 Ornette Coleman Change of the Century 1960 Avant-Garde Jazz
31 1466 Buddy Holly Buddy Holly 1958 Rockabilly
32 1534 Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 1976 Adult Contemporary, Blue Eyed Soul, Pop Rock
33 1566 Miranda Lambert Crazy Ex-Girlfriend 2007 Contemporary Country
34 1666 Kris Kristofferson Kristofferson/Me and Bobby McGee 1970 Outlaw Country, Singer/Songwriter
35 1711 St. Vincent Actor 2009 Indie Pop          
36 1718 Okkervil River The Stage Names 2007 Folk Rock, Indie Rock
37 1768 Roy Orbison Mystery Girl 1989 Pop Rock
38 1830 Stephen Stills Stephen Stills 1970 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
39 1868 Waylon Jennings Honky Tonk Heroes 1973 Outlaw Country
40 1881 The 13th Floor Elevators Easter Everywhere 1967 Psychedelic Rock
41 1902 Ornette Coleman Dancing in Your Head 1977 Avant-Garde Jazz, Jazz Fusion
42 2021 Townes Van Zandt The Late Great Townes Van Zandt 1972 Country, Singer/Songwriter
43 2050 Albert Collins Ice Pickin' 1978 Electric Texas Blues
44 2082 Butthole Surfers Locust Abortion Technician 1987 Experimental Rock, Noise Rock
45 2086 Willie Nelson Phases and Stages 1974 Outlaw Country
46 2110 Joe Ely Honky Tonk Masquerade 1978 Country Rock, Outlaw Country
47 2130 Guy Clark Old No. 1 1975 Outlaw Country, Singer/Songwriter
48 2135 Stephen Stills Manassas 1972 Country Rock, Folk Rock
49 2165 Jimmy Giuffre 3 Thesis/1961 1961 Cool Jazz, Third Stream
50 2201 Ornette Coleman Something Else!!!! 1958 Hard Bop
51 2203 Erykah Badu New Amerykah, Pt. 2 (Return of the Ankh) 2010 Neo-Soul          
52 2221 Townes Van Zandt Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas 1977 Country, Singer/Songwriter
53 2225 Ornette Coleman At the Golden Circle, Volume One 1966 Avant-Garde Jazz
54 2236 Michelle Shocked Short Sharp Shocked 1988 Alt-Country, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
55 2260 Steve Earle El Corazon 1997 Alt-Country, Americana, Country Rock, Singer/Songwriter
56 2286 Lightnin' Hopkins The Roots of Lightnin' Hopkins/Lightnin' Hopkins 1959 Acoustic Texas Blues
57 2318 Phil Ochs Pleasures of the Harbor 1967 Baroque Pop, Chamber Folk, Singer/Songwriter
58 2384 Jimmy Giuffre 3 Fusion/1961 1961 Cool Jazz, Third Stream
59 2386 Steve Earle Jerusalem 2002 Alt-Country, Americana, Country Rock, Singer/Songwriter
60 2432 Stars Of The Lid And Their Refinement Of The Decline 2007 Ambient, Drone
61 2452 Ornette Coleman This Is Our Music 1961 Avant-Garde Jazz
62 2455 Johnny Winter Second Winter 1969 Blues Rock, Electric Texas Blues
63 2532 Boz Scaggs Boz Scaggs 1969 Blue Eyed Soul
64 2557 Phil Ochs I Ain't Marching Anymore 1965 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
65 2575 Lyle Lovett Pontiac 1988 Alt-Country
66 2586 The Red Krayola The Parable of Arable Land 1967 Experimental Rock, Psychedelic Rock
67 2587 ZZ Top Degüello 1979 Blues Rock, Southern Rock
68 2615 The Mars Volta Frances the Mute 2005 Art Rock, Experimental Rock, Progressive Rock
69 2644 Ornette Coleman Science Fiction 1972 Free Jazz
70 2659 Jimmy Giuffre Jimmy Giuffre 3 1957 Cool Jazz
71 2744 Roy Orbison In Dreams 1963 Blue Eyed Soul
72 2798 Jimmy Giuffre Free Fall 1963 Free Jazz
73 2887 Sir Douglas Quintet Mendocino 1969 Country Rock
74 2936 Shearwater Rook 2008 Folk Rock, Indie Rock     
75 2969 Kacey Musgraves Same Trailer Different Park 2013 Contemporary Country          
76 2976 Freddie King Let's Hide Away and Dance Away with Freddie King 1961 Electric Texas Blues
77 2991 Steve Earle Copperhead Road 1988 Alt-Country, Country Rock, Singer/Songwriter
78 2995 Beyoncé 4 2011 Contemporary R&B, Pop          

Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Steve Earle Transcendental Blues 2000 Alt-Country, Americana, Roots Rock
Jimmi Dale & The Flatlanders All American Music/More a Legend Than a Band 1972 Country     
Townes Van Zandt Our Mother the Mountain 1969 Contemporary Folk, Country, Singer/Songwriter
Micah P. Hinson Micah P. Hinson & The Gospel of Progress 2004 Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter          
Buck Owens and His Buckaroos Carnegie Hall Concert 1966 Bakersfield Sound
Phil Ochs All the News That's Fit to Sing 1964 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter     
Willie Nelson Shotgun Willie 1973 Outlaw Country     
George Jones I Am What I Am 1980 Nashville Sound
Scarface The Fix 2002 Gangsta Rap          
Don Henley The End of the Innocence 1989 Pop Rock
Matthew Dear Asa Breed 2007 Microhouse, Synthpop          
Ornette Coleman At the Golden Circle, Volume Two 1966 Avant-Garde Jazz
Dixie Chicks Home 2002 Bluegrass, Contemporary Country
Spoon Transference 2010 Indie Rock          
Albert Collins, Robert Cray, Johnny Copeland Showdown! 1985 Electric Texas Blues
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Madonna 1999 Indie Rock, Post-Hardcore
Don Henley Building the Perfect Beast 1984 Pop Rock
George Jones The Grand Tour 1974 Nashville Sound
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Couldn't Stand the Weather 1984 Blues Rock, Electric Texas Blues     
Butthole Surfers Psychic...Powerless...Another Man's Sac 1984 Noise Rock
Dixie Chicks Wide Open Spaces 1998 Contemporary Country, Country Pop     
Beyoncé Dangerously in Love 2003 Contemporary R&B, Pop
Ornette Coleman Skies of America 1972 Avant-Garde Jazz, Modern Classical, Third Stream
Steve Earle I Feel Alright 1996 Alt-Country, Americana, Country Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Lyle Lovett Lyle Lovett 1986 Progressive Country, Singer/Songwriter
Beyoncé B'Day 2006 Contemporary R&B, Pop
Ornette Coleman Ornette on Tenor 1962 Free Jazz
Josh T. Pearson Last of the Country Gentlemen 2011 Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter          
Pantera Far Beyond Driven 1994 Groove Metal     
Steve Earle The Mountain 1999 Americana, Progressive Bluegrass
Secret Machines Now Here Is Nowhere 2004 Alternative Rock
Phil Ochs Phil Ochs in Concert 1966 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Destiny's Child The Writing's on the Wall 1999 Contemporary R&B     
John Handy Recorded Live at the Monterey Jazz Festival 1966 Modal Jazz
Pantera Cowboys from Hell 1990 Groove Metal, Thrash Metal
Julius Hemphill Dogon A.D. 1972 Free Jazz          
Johnny "Guitar" Watson Ain't That a Bitch 1976 Funk
Jimmie Dale Gilmore After Awhile 1991 Alt-Country, Progressive Country
Spoon A Series of Sneaks 1998 Indie Rock     
The Crusaders Crusaders 1 1972 Jazz-Funk
Nanci Griffith The Last of the True Believers 1986 Americana, Contemporary Country, Singer/Songwriter
Harold Land The Fox 1959 Jazz
Kenny Dorham Round About Midnight at the Cafe Bohemia 1956 Hard Bop
Clint Black Killin' Time 1989 Contemporary Country
Waylon Jennings Dreaming My Dreams 1975 Outlaw Country
St. Vincent Marry Me 2007 Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Miranda Lambert Platinum 2014 Contemporary Country          
Destiny's Child Survivor 2001 Contemporary R&B          
Johnny Winter Johnny Winter 1969 Blues Rock
Ornette Coleman The Art of the Improvisers 1970 Free Jazz
Explosions in the Sky The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place 2003 Post-Rock     
Willie Nelson Across the Borderline 1993 Country
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Worlds Apart 2005 Indie Rock
Booker Ervin The Freedom Book 1964 Post-Bop
Michael Nesmith And the Hits Just Keep On Comin' 1972 Country, Singer/Songwriter     
Johnny Winter Johnny Winter And 1970 Blues Rock
Ornette Coleman Sound Grammar 2006 Free Jazz
White Denim Fits 2009 Psychedelic Rock          
Nanci Griffith Other Voices, Other Rooms 1993 Contemporary Folk, Country, Singer/Songwriter
John Handy & Ali Akbar Khan Karuna Supreme 1975 Jazz Fusion          
Okkervil River The Stand Ins 2008 Folk Rock, Indie Rock     
Ornette Coleman & Charlie Haden Soapsuds Soapsuds 1979 Free Jazz
The Polyphonic Spree The Beginning Stages of... 2002 Chamber Pop, Neo-Psychedelia
The Crusaders Street Life 1979 Jazz Pop
Phil Ochs Rehearsals for Retirement 1969 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter     
Roy Orbison A Black and White Night Live 1989 Pop Rock
Alejandro Escovedo The Boxing Mirror 2006 Alternative Rock
Okkervil River The Silver Gymnasium 2013 Indie Folk, Indie Rock          
The D.O.C. No One Can Do It Better 1989 Hardcore Hip Hop     
The Harold Land/Blue Mitchell Quintet Mapenzi 1977 Jazz
Townes Van Zandt Townes Van Zandt 1969 Contemporary Folk, Country, Singer/Songwriter     
Jolie Holland Escondida 2004 Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Miranda Lambert Revolution 2009 Contemporary Country          
Ornette Coleman Ornette! 1962 Free Jazz
Ornette Coleman Tomorrow Is the Question! 1959 Hard Bop
Nelly Country Grammar 2000 Pop Rap
Michael Nesmith Magnetic South 1970 Country Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Dixie Chicks Taking the Long Way 2006 Country Pop, Pop Rock
Steve Earle The Revolution Starts Now 2004 Alt-Country, Americana, Country Rock
Waylon Jennings The Taker/Tulsa 1971 Outlaw Country
White Denim Workout Holiday 2008 Indie Rock     
Albert Collins The Cool Sound of Albert Collins/Truckin' with Albert Collins 1965 Electric Texas Blues
Explosions in the Sky All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone 2007 Post-Rock
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead So Divided 2006 Art Rock, Indie Rock
Nelly Nellyville 2002 Pop Rap
Jason Moran Black Stars 2001 Avant-Garde Jazz          
Secret Machines Ten Silver Drops 2006 Indie Rock
Jolie Holland Springtime Can Kill You 2006 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter