Top Country Rock Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
53
Neil Young After the Gold Rush Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1970
2
57
The Band The Band Folk Rock, Roots Rock 1969
3
97
Neil Young Harvest Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1972
4
113
Eagles Hotel California Pop Rock 1976
5
155
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Rust Never Sleeps Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1979
6
192
The Byrds Sweetheart of the Rodeo 1968
7
198
Neil Young Tonight's the Night Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1975
8
210
Gram Parsons Grievous Angel Country, Singer/Songwriter 1974
9
221
The Flying Burrito Bros The Gilded Palace of Sin 1969
10
232
Neil Young with Crazy Horse Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere Singer/Songwriter 1969
11
420
Grateful Dead American Beauty Folk Rock 1970
12
474
Grateful Dead Workingman's Dead Folk Rock 1970
13
480
Neil Young On the Beach Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1974
14
515
Gram Parsons GP Country, Singer/Songwriter 1973
15
563
Wilco Being There Alt-Country, Roots Rock 1996
16
681
Bob Dylan Nashville Skyline Country, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1969
17
854
Gene Clark No Other Singer/Songwriter 1974
18
1025
Linda Ronstadt Heart Like a Wheel Soft Rock 1974
19
1065
Meat Puppets Meat Puppets II Cowpunk Alternative Rock 1984
20
1069
The Jayhawks Hollywood Town Hall Alt-Country, Americana 1992
21
1095
Steve Earle Guitar Town Alt-Country 1986
22
1115
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Raising Sand Americana 2007
23
1405
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Live Rust Singer/Songwriter 1979
24
1443
Eagles Desperado 1973
25
1502
The Kinks Muswell Hillbillies Pop Rock 1971
26
1509
Bob Dylan/The Band Before the Flood Folk Rock, Roots Rock 1974
27
1563
Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Folk Rock 1966
28
1573
Neil Young Harvest Moon Acoustic Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1992
29
1808
J.J. Cale Naturally Americana, Blues Rock 1972
30
1861
Violent Femmes Hallowed Ground Cowpunk Alternative Rock, Folk Punk 1984
31
1889
Drive-By Truckers Decoration Day Southern Rock 2003
32
2050
Mekons Fear and Whiskey Cowpunk Post-Punk 1985
33
2085
Meat Puppets Up on the Sun Cowpunk Alt-Country, Alternative Rock 1985
34
2121
Ry Cooder Chicken Skin Music Blues, Roots Rock 1976
35
2210
Joe Ely Honky Tonk Masquerade Outlaw Country 1978
36
2289
Stephen Stills Manassas Folk Rock 1972
37
2384
J.J. Cale Troubadour Blues Rock 1976
38
2468
Steve Earle El Corazon Alt-Country, Americana, Singer/Songwriter 1997
39
2687
Eagles Eagles 1972
40
2702
Steve Earle Jerusalem Alt-Country, Americana, Singer/Songwriter 2002
41
2748
Emmylou Harris Elite Hotel Progressive Country 1975
42
2865
Uncle Tupelo No Depression Alt-Country, Americana 1990

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Drive-By Truckers Brighter Than Creation's Dark Alt-Country, Southern Rock 2008
Steve Earle Copperhead Road Alt-Country, Singer/Songwriter 1988
Blue Rodeo Five Days in July Alt-Country 1993
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Psychedelic Pill Psychedelic Rock 2012
Sir Douglas Quintet Mendocino 1969
Eagles One of These Nights 1975
Hank Williams, Jr. Hank Williams Jr. & Friends Country 1975
Creedence Clearwater Revival Pendulum Roots Rock 1970
Neil Young Time Fades Away 1973
The Decemberists The King Is Dead Indie Folk 2011
The Flying Burrito Bros Burrito Deluxe 1970
Gene Clark Gene Clark/White Light Singer/Songwriter 1971
Dan Penn Nobody's Fool Country Soul 1973
The Byrds (Untitled) Folk Rock 1970
Steve Earle I Feel Alright Alt-Country, Americana, Singer/Songwriter 1996
Jason & The Scorchers Fervor EP Cowpunk 1983
Ry Cooder Into the Purple Valley Americana, Folk Rock 1972
Euphoria A Gift from Euphoria Psychedelic Rock 1969
Neil Young Prairie Wind Folk Rock 2005
Robert Plant Band of Joy Americana 2010
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