Top Reggae 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 1979
17
1663
Black Uhuru Red Roots Reggae 1981
18
1705
Sizzla Black Woman & Child Roots Reggae Ragga 1997
19
1747
Bob Marley and The Wailers Babylon by Bus Roots Reggae 1978
20
1797
Augustus Pablo East of the River Nile 1977
21
1834
Big Youth Screaming Target Deejay, Roots Reggae 1972
22
1883
UB40 Signing Off 1980
23
1974
Linton Kwesi Johnson Forces of Victory Dub Poetry 1979
24
1996
Linton Kwesi Johnson Bass Culture Dub Poetry 1980
25
2078
Bob Marley and The Wailers Uprising Roots Reggae 1980
26
2080
The Mighty Diamonds Right Time Roots Reggae 1976
27
2312
Bob Marley and The Wailers Kaya Roots Reggae 1978
28
2386
Steel Pulse Handsworth Revolution Roots Reggae 1978
29
2552
Peter Tosh Equal Rights Roots Reggae 1977
30
2567
The Abyssinians Forward Onto Zion/Satta Masa Gana Roots Reggae 1976
31
2735
Bob Marley and The Wailers Rastaman Vibration Roots Reggae 1976
32
2803
Max Romeo & The Upsetters War ina Babylon Roots Reggae 1976
33
2878
U-Roy Version Galore Deejay 1970
34
2926
Keith Hudson Pick a Dub Dub 1974
35
2979
Bob Marley and The Wailers Survival Roots Reggae 1979
36
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 1976
Keith Hudson Flesh of My Skin, Blood of My Blood Roots Reggae 1975
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 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 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 Pop Reggae Dancehall 2002
I-Roy Presenting I-Roy Deejay 1973
Peter Tosh Bush Doctor Roots Reggae 1978
Ras Michael and The Sons of Negus Rastafari Roots Reggae Nyahbinghi 1975