Top Country Albums




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RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistAlbumYearSubgenre(s)Other Genre(s)
1 136 Bruce Springsteen Nebraska 1982 Americana Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
2 157 Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison 1968
3 177 Gram Parsons Grievous Angel 1974 Country Rock
Singer/Songwriter
4 270 Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes 2008 Americana Chamber Folk
Indie Folk
5 336 Lucinda Williams Car Wheels on a Gravel Road 1998 Alt-Country
Americana
6 343 Bonnie "Prince" Billy I See a Darkness 1999 Alt-Country
Americana
Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
7 369 Johnny Cash American Recordings 1994 Americana
8 455 Ryan Adams Heartbreaker 2000 Alt-Country
Americana
9 494 Gram Parsons GP 1973 Country Rock
Singer/Songwriter
10 550 Willie Nelson Red Headed Stranger 1975 Outlaw Country
11 562 Wilco Being There 1996 Alt-Country Country Rock
Roots Rock
12 652 Bob Dylan Nashville Skyline 1969 Country Rock
Folk Rock
Singer/Songwriter
13 676 Johnny Cash At San Quentin 1969
14 689 John Hiatt Bring the Family 1987 Americana Roots Rock
Singer/Songwriter
15 784 Gillian Welch Time (The Revelator) 2001 Americana Contemporary Folk
16 787 Ry Cooder Paradise and Lunch 1974 Americana Roots Rock
17 791 The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Will the Circle Be Unbroken 1972 Bluegrass
18 814 Johnny Cash American III: Solitary Man 2000 Americana
19 886 John Prine John Prine 1971 Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
20 933 Cowboy Junkies The Trinity Session 1988 Alt-Country Contemporary Folk
21 951 Johnny Cash American IV: The Man Comes Around 2002 Americana
22 992 k.d. Lang Ingénue 1992 Country Pop Adult Contemporary
Singer/Songwriter
23 1009 The Jayhawks Hollywood Town Hall 1992 Alt-Country
Americana
Country Rock
24 1040 Bill Callahan Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle 2009 Alt-Country Singer/Songwriter
25 1062 Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Raising Sand 2007 Americana Country Rock
26 1071 Steve Earle Guitar Town 1986 Alt-Country Country Rock
27 1086 Neko Case Fox Confessor Brings the Flood 2006 Alt-Country
Americana
Singer/Songwriter
28 1091 Lucinda Williams Lucinda Williams 1988 Alt-Country
Americana
Singer/Songwriter
29 1111 Bruce Springsteen The Ghost of Tom Joad 1995 Americana Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
30 1140 Billy Bragg & Wilco Mermaid Avenue 1998 Alt-Country
Americana
Folk Rock
31 1205 Ryan Adams Gold 2001 Alt-Country Pop Rock
32 1227 Emmylou Harris Wrecking Ball 1995 Alt-Country
33 1297 Loretta Lynn Van Lear Rose 2004 Alt-Country
34 1300 Palace Brothers There Is No-One What Will Take Care of You 1993 Alt-Country Indie Folk
35 1303 Midlake The Trials of Van Occupanther 2006 Americana Folk Rock
Indie Folk
36 1312 Calexico Feast of Wire 2003 Alt-Country
Americana
37 1333 Calexico The Black Light 1998 Alt-Country
Americana
38 1355 Wilco Sky Blue Sky 2007 Alt-Country Alternative Rock
Pop Rock
39 1407 Uncle Tupelo Anodyne 1993 Alt-Country
Americana
40 1417 Dolly Parton Coat of Many Colors 1971
41 1566 Miranda Lambert Crazy Ex-Girlfriend 2007 Contemporary Country
42 1594 Bill Callahan Dream River 2013 Americana Singer/Songwriter
43 1610 J.J. Cale Naturally 1972 Americana Blues Rock
Country Rock
44 1613 The Everly Brothers The Everly Brothers (They're Off and Rolling) 1957 Close Harmony Pop
Rock & Roll
45 1616 Neko Case Blacklisted 2002 Alt-Country Alternative Singer/Songwriter
46 1630 Bonnie "Prince" Billy The Letting Go 2006 Americana Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
47 1635 Shelby Lynne I Am Shelby Lynne 1999 Country Pop
48 1666 Kris Kristofferson Kristofferson/Me and Bobby McGee 1970 Outlaw Country Singer/Songwriter
49 1687 Marty Robbins Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs 1959 Cowboy
50 1756 Ry Cooder Chavez Ravine 2005 Americana Latin American Music
51 1777 Lucinda Williams World Without Tears 2003 Alt-Country
52 1865 Meat Puppets Up on the Sun 1985 Alt-Country Alternative Rock
Cowpunk
53 1868 Waylon Jennings Honky Tonk Heroes 1973 Outlaw Country
54 1877 Grant Lee Buffalo Fuzzy 1993 Alt-Country
Americana
Indie Rock
55 1894 Iron & Wine The Shepherd's Dog 2007 Americana Folk Rock
Indie Folk
Singer/Songwriter
56 1948 The Jayhawks Tomorrow the Green Grass 1995 Alt-Country
Americana
57 1997 Emmylou Harris Pieces of the Sky 1975
58 2018 Johnny Cash Johnny Cash with His Hot and Blue Guitar! 1957 Rockabilly
59 2021 Townes Van Zandt The Late Great Townes Van Zandt 1972 Singer/Songwriter
60 2035 Phosphorescent Muchacho 2013 Americana
61 2086 Willie Nelson Phases and Stages 1974 Outlaw Country
62 2110 Joe Ely Honky Tonk Masquerade 1978 Outlaw Country Country Rock
63 2130 Guy Clark Old No. 1 1975 Outlaw Country Singer/Songwriter
64 2132 Neko Case Middle Cyclone 2009 Alt-Country Singer/Songwriter
65 2210 David Ackles American Gothic 1972 Americana Singer/Songwriter
66 2221 Townes Van Zandt Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas 1977 Singer/Songwriter
67 2236 Michelle Shocked Short Sharp Shocked 1988 Alt-Country Folk Rock
Singer/Songwriter
68 2260 Steve Earle El Corazon 1997 Alt-Country
Americana
Country Rock
Singer/Songwriter
69 2292 Bruce Springsteen We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions 2006 Americana American Folk Music
Folk Rock
70 2327 Shania Twain Come On Over 1997 Country Pop
71 2355 Lambchop Is a Woman 2002 Alt-Country Chamber Pop
72 2359 The Original Soundtrack O Brother, Where Art Thou? 2000 American Folk Music
Film Soundtrack
73 2361 Lucinda Williams Essence 2001 Alt-Country Singer/Songwriter
74 2362 Son Volt Trace 1995 Alt-Country
Americana
75 2363 Lambchop How I Quit Smoking 1996 Alt-Country
Americana
Chamber Pop
76 2386 Steve Earle Jerusalem 2002 Alt-Country
Americana
Country Rock
Singer/Songwriter
77 2390 The Everly Brothers Songs Our Daddy Taught Us 1958 Close Harmony
Country Pop
Folk Pop
78 2438 k.d. Lang Shadowland 1988 Nashville Sound
79 2459 Emmylou Harris Elite Hotel 1975 Progressive Country Country Rock
80 2515 Los Lobos By the Light of the Moon 1987 Americana Tex-Mex
81 2517 M. Ward Transfiguration of Vincent 2003 Americana Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
82 2526 Dwight Yoakam Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc. 1986 Bakersfield Sound
83 2553 Bill Callahan Apocalypse 2011 Americana Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
84 2575 Lyle Lovett Pontiac 1988 Alt-Country
85 2599 Drive-By Truckers Brighter Than Creation's Dark 2008 Alt-Country Country Rock
Southern Rock
86 2637 The Everly Brothers It's Everly Time 1960 Close Harmony Pop
87 2698 Uncle Tupelo No Depression 1990 Alt-Country
Americana
Country Rock
88 2705 The Everly Brothers Roots 1968 Close Harmony
Country Pop
89 2748 Drive-By Truckers Southern Rock Opera 2001 Alt-Country Southern Rock
90 2776 Gillian Welch The Harrow and the Harvest 2011 Americana Contemporary Folk
91 2796 Johnny Cash American V: A Hundred Highways 2006 Americana
92 2797 Ricky Nelson Ricky Sings Again 1959
93 2833 Elvis Presley Elvis Country (I'm 10,000 Years Old) 1971 Nashville Sound
94 2870 Gillian Welch Revival 1996 Americana Contemporary Folk
95 2876 Sturgill Simpson Metamodern Sounds in Country Music 2014 Outlaw Country
96 2931 Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins Rabbit Fur Coat 2006 Alt-Country
97 2964 Blue Rodeo Five Days in July 1993 Alt-Country Country Rock
98 2969 Kacey Musgraves Same Trailer Different Park 2013 Contemporary Country
99 2980 Bright Eyes Cassadaga 2007 Alt-Country Indie Folk
100 2991 Steve Earle Copperhead Road 1988 Alt-Country Country Rock
Singer/Songwriter



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