Top Americana Albums




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RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistAlbumYearSubgenre(s)Other Genre(s)
1 136 Bruce Springsteen Nebraska 1982 Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
2 270 Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes 2008 Chamber Folk
Indie Folk
3 336 Lucinda Williams Car Wheels on a Gravel Road 1998 Alt-Country
4 343 Bonnie "Prince" Billy I See a Darkness 1999 Alt-Country
Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
5 369 Johnny Cash American Recordings 1994
6 455 Ryan Adams Heartbreaker 2000 Alt-Country
7 689 John Hiatt Bring the Family 1987 Roots Rock
Singer/Songwriter
8 784 Gillian Welch Time (The Revelator) 2001 Contemporary Folk
9 787 Ry Cooder Paradise and Lunch 1974 Roots Rock
10 814 Johnny Cash American III: Solitary Man 2000
11 951 Johnny Cash American IV: The Man Comes Around 2002
12 1009 The Jayhawks Hollywood Town Hall 1992 Alt-Country
Country Rock
13 1062 Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Raising Sand 2007 Country Rock
14 1086 Neko Case Fox Confessor Brings the Flood 2006 Alt-Country
Singer/Songwriter
15 1091 Lucinda Williams Lucinda Williams 1988 Alt-Country
Singer/Songwriter
16 1111 Bruce Springsteen The Ghost of Tom Joad 1995 Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
17 1140 Billy Bragg & Wilco Mermaid Avenue 1998 Alt-Country
Folk Rock
18 1303 Midlake The Trials of Van Occupanther 2006 Folk Rock
Indie Folk
19 1312 Calexico Feast of Wire 2003 Alt-Country
20 1333 Calexico The Black Light 1998 Alt-Country
21 1407 Uncle Tupelo Anodyne 1993 Alt-Country
22 1594 Bill Callahan Dream River 2013 Singer/Songwriter
23 1610 J.J. Cale Naturally 1972 Blues Rock
Country Rock
24 1630 Bonnie "Prince" Billy The Letting Go 2006 Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
25 1756 Ry Cooder Chavez Ravine 2005 Latin American Music
26 1877 Grant Lee Buffalo Fuzzy 1993 Alt-Country
Indie Rock
27 1894 Iron & Wine The Shepherd's Dog 2007 Folk Rock
Indie Folk
Singer/Songwriter
28 1948 The Jayhawks Tomorrow the Green Grass 1995 Alt-Country
29 2035 Phosphorescent Muchacho 2013
30 2210 David Ackles American Gothic 1972 Singer/Songwriter
31 2260 Steve Earle El Corazon 1997 Alt-Country
Country Rock
Singer/Songwriter
32 2292 Bruce Springsteen We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions 2006 American Folk Music
Folk Rock
33 2362 Son Volt Trace 1995 Alt-Country
34 2363 Lambchop How I Quit Smoking 1996 Alt-Country
Chamber Pop
35 2386 Steve Earle Jerusalem 2002 Alt-Country
Country Rock
Singer/Songwriter
36 2515 Los Lobos By the Light of the Moon 1987 Tex-Mex
37 2517 M. Ward Transfiguration of Vincent 2003 Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
38 2553 Bill Callahan Apocalypse 2011 Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
39 2698 Uncle Tupelo No Depression 1990 Alt-Country
Country Rock
40 2776 Gillian Welch The Harrow and the Harvest 2011 Contemporary Folk
41 2796 Johnny Cash American V: A Hundred Highways 2006
42 2870 Gillian Welch Revival 1996 Contemporary Folk


Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Steve Earle Transcendental Blues 2000 Alt-Country
Roots Rock
John Hiatt Slow Turning 1988 Singer/Songwriter
Jason Isbell Southeastern 2013 Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
Rosanne Cash The River & The Thread 2014 Contemporary Country
Bonnie "Prince" Billy Master and Everyone 2003 Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
Uncle Tupelo March 16-20, 1992 1992 Alt-Country
Whiskeytown Stranger's Almanac 1997 Alt-Country
Steve Earle I Feel Alright 1996 Alt-Country
Country Rock
Singer/Songwriter
Giant Sand Chore of Enchantment 2000 Alt-Country
Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball 2012 Heartland Rock
Singer/Songwriter
Josh T. Pearson Last of the Country Gentlemen 2011 Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
Steve Earle The Mountain 1999 Progressive Bluegrass
Johnny Cash Unchained 1996
Ry Cooder Into the Purple Valley 1972 Country Rock
Folk Rock
Gillian Welch Hell Among the Yearlings 1998 Contemporary Folk
The Avett Brothers I and Love and You 2009 Alt-Country
Folk Pop
Nanci Griffith The Last of the True Believers 1986 Contemporary Country
Singer/Songwriter
Robert Plant Band of Joy 2010 Country Rock
Grant Lee Buffalo Mighty Joe Moon 1994 Alt-Country
Alternative Rock
Lucinda Williams Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone 2014 Alt-Country
Roots Rock
Singer/Songwriter
Vic Chesnutt Is the Actor Happy? 1995 Singer/Songwriter
Slowcore
Bonnie "Prince" Billy Ease Down the Road 2001 Alt-Country
Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
Lambchop Aw C'mon 2004 Chamber Pop
Indie Rock
Bonnie "Prince" Billy Lie Down in the Light 2008 Alt-Country
Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
Lambchop No You C'mon 2004 Chamber Pop
Indie Rock
Hurray for the Riff Raff Small Town Heroes 2014 Alt-Country
Contemporary Folk
Ry Cooder Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down 2011 Contemporary Folk
M. Ward Transistor Radio 2005 Contemporary Folk
Hiss Golden Messenger Lateness of Dancers 2014
Vic Chesnutt West of Rome 1992 Alt-Country
Singer/Songwriter
Valerie June Pushin' Against a Stone 2013 Country Soul
Link Wray Link Wray 1971 Country Rock
Roots Rock
Ryan Adams & The Cardinals Cold Roses 2005 Alt-Country
Jolie Holland Escondida 2004 Contemporary Folk
Singer/Songwriter
Steve Earle The Revolution Starts Now 2004 Alt-Country
Country Rock
The Walkabouts Satisfied Mind 1993 Alt-Country
Damien Jurado Where Shall You Take Me? 2003 Indie Folk
Singer/Songwriter
Calexico Garden Ruin 2006 Alt-Country
Folk Rock



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