Top Jamaican Music Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
149
Bob Marley and The Wailers Catch a Fire Roots Reggae 1973
2
162
Bob Marley and The Wailers Natty Dread Roots Reggae 1974
3
204
Bob Marley and The Wailers Exodus Roots Reggae 1977
4
363
Bob Marley and The Wailers Live! Roots Reggae 1975
5
498
The Wailers Burnin' Roots Reggae 1973
6
580
Burning Spear Marcus Garvey Roots Reggae 1975
7
646
The Congos Heart of the Congos Roots Reggae 1977
8
676
Augustus Pablo King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown Dub 1977
9
1077
The Upsetters Super Ape Dub, Roots Reggae 1976
10
1167
Toots and The Maytals Funky Kingston Roots Reggae 1973
11
1168
Bob Marley and The Wailers Soul Revolution/African Herbsman Roots Reggae 1971
12
1250
Culture Two Sevens Clash Roots Reggae 1977
13
1437
Upsetters Blackboard Jungle Dub Dub 1973
14
1495
Bunny Wailer Blackheart Man Roots Reggae 1976
15
1525
Peter Tosh Legalize It Roots Reggae 1976
16
1559
Serge Gainsbourg Aux armes et caetera Reggae 1979
17
1663
Black Uhuru Red Roots Reggae 1981
18
1689
Buju Banton Til Shiloh Ragga 1995
19
1705
Sizzla Black Woman & Child Ragga, Roots Reggae 1997
20
1747
Bob Marley and The Wailers Babylon by Bus Roots Reggae 1978
21
1797
Augustus Pablo East of the River Nile Reggae 1977
22
1823
The Bug London Zoo Dancehall Dubstep 2008
23
1834
Big Youth Screaming Target Deejay, Roots Reggae 1972
24
1883
UB40 Signing Off Reggae 1980
25
1974
Linton Kwesi Johnson Forces of Victory Dub Poetry 1979
26
1996
Linton Kwesi Johnson Bass Culture Dub Poetry 1980
27
2078
Bob Marley and The Wailers Uprising Roots Reggae 1980
28
2080
The Mighty Diamonds Right Time Roots Reggae 1976
29
2312
Bob Marley and The Wailers Kaya Roots Reggae 1978
30
2386
Steel Pulse Handsworth Revolution Roots Reggae 1978
31
2552
Peter Tosh Equal Rights Roots Reggae 1977
32
2567
The Abyssinians Forward Onto Zion/Satta Masa Gana Roots Reggae 1976
33
2735
Bob Marley and The Wailers Rastaman Vibration Roots Reggae 1976
34
2803
Max Romeo & The Upsetters War ina Babylon Roots Reggae 1976
35
2878
U-Roy Version Galore Deejay 1970
36
2926
Keith Hudson Pick a Dub Dub 1974
37
2979
Bob Marley and The Wailers Survival Roots Reggae 1979
38
2987
Gregory Isaacs Night Nurse Lovers Rock 1982

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Lee Perry Roast Fish Collie Weed & Corn Bread Roots Reggae 1978
Burning Spear Marcus' Children/Social Living Roots Reggae 1978
The Heptones Party Time Roots Reggae 1977
Poet and the Roots Dread, Beat an' Blood Dub Poetry 1978
Mark Stewart + Maffia Learning to Cope with Cowardice Dub Post-Punk 1983
UB40 Labour of Love Pop Reggae 1983
Burning Spear Garvey's Ghost Dub 1976
The Heptones Night Food Reggae 1976
Keith Hudson Flesh of My Skin, Blood of My Blood Roots Reggae 1975
Sly and Robbie Rhythm Killers Ragga Hip Hop, Synth Funk 1987
Junior Murvin Police & Thieves Roots Reggae 1977
Horace Andy In the Light Roots Reggae 1977
Bob Marley and The Wailers Soul Rebels Roots Reggae 1970
Luciano Where There Is Life Roots Reggae 1995
Finley Quaye Maverick a Strike Reggae 1997
Dennis Brown Wolf & Leopards Roots Reggae 1977
Lee 'Scratch' Perry & Dub Syndicate Time Boom x De Devil Dead Dub 1987
Justin Hinds & The Dominoes Jezebel Roots Reggae 1976
David Lindley El Rayo-X Pop Reggae Rock & Roll 1981
The Maytals Monkey Man Reggae 1970
Black Uhuru Sinsemilla Roots Reggae 1980
Dr. Alimantado Best Dressed Chicken in Town Deejay, Roots Reggae 1978
Burning Spear Dry & Heavy Roots Reggae 1977
Rhythm & Sound W/ the Artists Dub 2003
Linton Kwesi Johnson Tings an' Times Dub Poetry 1991
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Dancehall, Pop Reggae 2002
I-Roy Presenting I-Roy Deejay 1973
Peter Tosh Bush Doctor Roots Reggae 1978
Ras Michael and The Sons of Negus Rastafari Nyahbinghi, Roots Reggae 1975
The Cables What Kind of World Rocksteady 1970
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