Top Blues Albums

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RankAll Time
ArtistAlbumYearSubgenre(s)Other Genre(s)
1 350 John Mayall Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton 1966 British Blues Blues Rock
2 389 B.B. King Live at the Regal 1965 Electric Blues
3 561 Howlin' Wolf Howlin' Wolf 1962 Chicago Blues
4 721 Muddy Waters Muddy Waters at Newport 1960 1960 Chicago Blues
5 817 Albert King Born Under a Bad Sign 1967 Electric Blues
6 892 Howlin' Wolf Moanin' in the Moonlight 1959 Chicago Blues
7 962 Dr. Feelgood Down by the Jetty 1975 British Blues Pub Rock
8 965 Blind Faith Blind Faith 1969 British Blues Blues Rock
9 1068 Cream Fresh Cream 1966 British Blues Blues Rock
Psychedelic Rock
10 1076 Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Texas Flood 1983 Electric Texas Blues Blues Rock
11 1173 Muddy Waters Hard Again 1977 Chicago Blues
12 1237 Junior Wells' Chicago Blues Band Hoodoo Man Blues 1965 Chicago Blues
13 1414 The Paul Butterfield Blues Band The Paul Butterfield Blues Band 1965 Electric Blues
14 1437 Ali Farka Touré with Ry Cooder Talking Timbuktu 1994 Mande Music
Songhai Music
15 1447 Bloomfield - Kooper - Stills Super Session 1968 Electric Blues Blues Rock
16 1449 Eric Clapton Unplugged 1992 Acoustic Blues Acoustic Rock
17 1493 John Lee Hooker The Healer 1989 Electric Blues
18 1600 Magic Sam West Side Soul 1967 Chicago Blues
19 1678 Ali Farka Touré Savane 2006 Mande Music
Songhai Music
20 1695 Bob Dylan Bob Dylan 1962 Country Blues Contemporary Folk
21 1785 Muddy Waters Folk Singer 1964 Delta Blues
22 1787 Ry Cooder Chicken Skin Music 1976 Country Rock
Roots Rock
23 1842 The Animals The Animals 1964 British Blues Rhythm & Blues
24 1917 Dr. Feelgood Stupidity 1976 British Blues Pub Rock
25 2013 Fleetwood Mac Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac 1968 British Blues Blues Rock
26 2050 Albert Collins Ice Pickin' 1978 Electric Texas Blues
27 2177 Dr. Feelgood Malpractice 1975 British Blues Pub Rock
28 2286 Lightnin' Hopkins The Roots of Lightnin' Hopkins/Lightnin' Hopkins 1959 Acoustic Texas Blues
29 2399 B.B. King Live in Cook County Jail 1971 Electric Blues
30 2455 Johnny Winter Second Winter 1969 Electric Texas Blues Blues Rock
31 2606 The Animals Animalisms/Animalization 1966 British Blues Rhythm & Blues
32 2716 Champion Jack Dupree Blues from the Gutter 1959 New Orleans Blues
Piano Blues
33 2734 Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed at Carnegie Hall 1961 Chicago Blues
34 2839 Skip James Today! 1966 Delta Blues
35 2846 B.B. King Singin' the Blues 1957 Electric Blues
36 2875 Ry Cooder Paris, Texas 1985 Acoustic Blues Film Score
37 2976 Freddie King Let's Hide Away and Dance Away with Freddie King 1961 Electric Texas Blues
38 2987 Taj Mahal The Natch'l Blues 1968

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
The Animals Animal Tracks 1965 British Blues Blues Rock
Otis Rush Right Place, Wrong Time 1976 Electric Blues
Hound Dog Taylor and the Houserockers Hound Dog Taylor and the Houserockers 1971 Electric Blues
B.B. King Completely Well 1969 Electric Blues Blues Rock
Albert King Live Wire/Blues Power 1968 Electric Blues
Lonnie Johnson with Elmer Snowden Blues and Ballads 1960 Acoustic Blues
Gary Moore Still Got the Blues 1990 Electric Blues Blues Rock
Albert Collins, Robert Cray, Johnny Copeland Showdown! 1985 Electric Texas Blues
Willie Dixon I Am the Blues 1970 Chicago Blues
Mississippi Fred McDowell Delta Blues 1964 Delta Blues
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Couldn't Stand the Weather 1984 Electric Texas Blues Blues Rock
Otis Spann Otis Spann Is the Blues 1960 Piano Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson (II) Down and Out Blues 1959 Chicago Blues
Fenton Robinson Somebody Loan Me a Dime 1974 Chicago Blues
B.B. King Indianola Mississippi Seeds 1970 Electric Blues
Charlie Musselwhite Stand Back! Here Comes Charlie Musselwhite's South Side Band 1967 Chicago Blues
R.L. Burnside A Ass Pocket of Whiskey 1996 Electric Blues Blues Rock
Hot Tuna Hot Tuna 1970 Acoustic Blues
John Mayall The Turning Point 1969 British Blues
B.B. King The Blues 1958 Electric Blues
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers Beware of the Dog! 1976 Electric Blues
Bobby Bland Here's the Man!!! 1962 Soul
Koko Taylor Koko Taylor 1969 Chicago Blues
John Lee Hooker Mr. Lucky 1991 Electric Blues
Memphis Slim At the Gate of Horn 1959 Piano Blues
Reverend Gary Davis Pure Religion and Bad Company 1957 Acoustic Blues Gospel
Eric Clapton From the Cradle 1994 Blues Rock
Taj Mahal Taj Mahal 1968 Electric Blues
Bukka White The Legacy of the Blues 1969 Delta Blues
Johnny Copeland Copeland Special 1981 Blues Rock
Corey Harris Greens from the Garden 1999
B.B. King There Must Be a Better World Somewhere 1981 Blues Rock
Skip James Devil Got My Woman 1968 Delta Blues
Robert Nighthawk Live on Maxwell Street 1964/And This Is Maxwell Street 1988
Albert Collins The Cool Sound of Albert Collins/Truckin' with Albert Collins 1965 Electric Texas Blues