Top Country Rock Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
54
Neil Young After the Gold Rush Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1970
2
55
The Band The Band Folk Rock, Roots Rock 1969
3
95
Neil Young Harvest Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1972
4
116
Eagles Hotel California Pop Rock 1976
5
155
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Rust Never Sleeps Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1979
6
194
The Byrds Sweetheart of the Rodeo 1968
7
196
Neil Young Tonight's the Night Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1975
8
206
Gram Parsons Grievous Angel Country, Singer/Songwriter 1974
9
225
The Flying Burrito Bros The Gilded Palace of Sin 1969
10
231
Neil Young with Crazy Horse Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere Singer/Songwriter 1969
11
423
Grateful Dead American Beauty Folk Rock 1970
12
477
Grateful Dead Workingman's Dead Folk Rock 1970
13
486
Neil Young On the Beach Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1974
14
525
Gram Parsons GP Country, Singer/Songwriter 1973
15
566
Wilco Being There Alt-Country, Roots Rock 1996
16
684
Bob Dylan Nashville Skyline Country, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1969
17
859
Gene Clark No Other Singer/Songwriter 1974
18
1040
The Jayhawks Hollywood Town Hall Alt-Country, Americana 1992
19
1079
Meat Puppets Meat Puppets II Cowpunk Alternative Rock 1984
20
1082
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Raising Sand Americana 2007
21
1095
Linda Ronstadt Heart Like a Wheel Soft Rock 1974
22
1097
Steve Earle Guitar Town Alt-Country 1986
23
1382
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Live Rust Singer/Songwriter 1979
24
1468
Eagles Desperado 1973
25
1480
The Kinks Muswell Hillbillies Pop Rock 1971
26
1500
Bob Dylan/The Band Before the Flood Folk Rock, Roots Rock 1974
27
1568
Neil Young Harvest Moon Acoustic Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1992
28
1572
Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Folk Rock 1966
29
1805
J.J. Cale Naturally Americana, Blues Rock 1972
30
1841
Drive-By Truckers Decoration Day Southern Rock 2003
31
1877
Violent Femmes Hallowed Ground Cowpunk Alternative Rock, Folk Punk 1984
32
2015
Mekons Fear and Whiskey Cowpunk Post-Punk 1985
33
2094
Meat Puppets Up on the Sun Cowpunk Alt-Country, Alternative Rock 1985
34
2129
Ry Cooder Chicken Skin Music Blues, Roots Rock 1976
35
2216
Joe Ely Honky Tonk Masquerade Outlaw Country 1978
36
2296
Stephen Stills Manassas Folk Rock 1972
37
2420
J.J. Cale Troubadour Blues Rock 1976
38
2449
Steve Earle El Corazon Alt-Country, Americana, Singer/Songwriter 1997
39
2594
Steve Earle Jerusalem Alt-Country, Americana, Singer/Songwriter 2002
40
2638
Eagles Eagles 1972
41
2719
Emmylou Harris Elite Hotel Progressive Country 1975
42
2795
Drive-By Truckers Brighter Than Creation's Dark Alt-Country, Southern Rock 2008
43
2885
Uncle Tupelo No Depression Alt-Country, Americana 1990
44
2994
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Psychedelic Pill Psychedelic Rock 2012

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Steve Earle Copperhead Road Alt-Country, Singer/Songwriter 1988
Blue Rodeo Five Days in July Alt-Country 1993
Sir Douglas Quintet Mendocino 1969
Eagles One of These Nights 1975
Creedence Clearwater Revival Pendulum Roots Rock 1970
Hank Williams, Jr. Hank Williams Jr. & Friends Country 1975
The Decemberists The King Is Dead Indie Folk 2011
Neil Young Time Fades Away 1973
Gene Clark Gene Clark/White Light Singer/Songwriter 1971
The Flying Burrito Bros Burrito Deluxe 1970
Dan Penn Nobody's Fool Country Soul 1973
Steve Earle I Feel Alright Alt-Country, Americana, Singer/Songwriter 1996
The Byrds (Untitled) Folk Rock 1970
Jason & The Scorchers Fervor EP Cowpunk 1983
Ry Cooder Into the Purple Valley Americana, Folk Rock 1972
Robert Plant Band of Joy Americana 2010
Neil Young Prairie Wind Folk Rock 2005
Euphoria A Gift from Euphoria Psychedelic Rock 1969
Lucinda Williams The Ghosts of Highway 20 Americana, Singer/Songwriter 2016
The Marshall Tucker Band Searchin' for a Rainbow Southern Rock 1975
Elvis Costello & The Imposters The Delivery Man Blues Rock 2004
Lone Justice Lone Justice Pop Rock 1985
Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen Live from Deep in the Heart of Texas Western Swing 1973
Link Wray Link Wray Americana, Roots Rock 1971
Michael Nesmith Magnetic South Singer/Songwriter 1970
Steve Earle The Revolution Starts Now Alt-Country, Americana 2004
The Beau Brummels Bradley's Barn Folk Rock 1968