Top Roots Rock Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
57
The Band The Band Country Rock, Folk Rock 1969
2
90
The Band Music from Big Pink Folk Rock 1968
3
191
Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory Swamp Rock 1970
4
362
Creedence Clearwater Revival Green River Swamp Rock 1969
5
406
Bob Dylan and The Band The Basement Tapes Folk Rock 1975
6
425
Creedence Clearwater Revival Willy and the Poor Boys Swamp Rock 1969
7
563
Wilco Being There Alt-Country, Country Rock 1996
8
757
John Hiatt Bring the Family Americana, Singer/Songwriter 1987
9
878
Ry Cooder Paradise and Lunch Americana 1974
10
1120
Los Lobos How Will the Wolf Survive? Tex-Mex 1984
11
1340
Los Lobos Kiko Tex-Mex 1992
12
1509
Bob Dylan/The Band Before the Flood Country Rock, Folk Rock 1974
13
1583
Creedence Clearwater Revival Bayou Country Swamp Rock 1969
14
1902
The Band Rock of Ages Folk Rock 1972
15
2077
Ry Cooder Bop Till You Drop 1979
16
2121
Ry Cooder Chicken Skin Music Blues, Country Rock 1976
17
2174
John Fogerty Centerfield Heartland Rock 1985
18
2267
Graham Parker & The Rumour Heat Treatment Pub Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1976
19
2581
The Blasters Hard Line Rockabilly 1985
20
2843
Dave Edmunds Get It Pub Rock, Rock & Roll 1977
21
2968
Los Lobos By the Light of the Moon Tex-Mex Americana 1987

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Dave Edmunds Repeat when Necessary Rock & Roll 1979
The Blasters The Blasters Rockabilly 1981
The Band Stage Fright Folk Rock 1970
John Fogerty John Fogerty Boogie Rock, Rock & Roll 1975
Dave Edmunds Tracks on Wax 4 Rock & Roll 1978
Creedence Clearwater Revival Pendulum Country Rock 1970
Sheryl Crow Sheryl Crow Pop Rock 1996
Steve Earle Transcendental Blues Alt-Country, Americana 2000
Crazy Horse Crazy Horse 1971
The Tragically Hip Up to Here 1989
Los Lobos The Neighborhood Tex-Mex 1990
Little Feat Little Feat Southern Rock 1970
Green on Red Gas Food Lodging Paisley Underground 1985
Lucinda Williams Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone Alt-Country, Americana, Singer/Songwriter 2014
T-Bone Burnett T-Bone Burnett Alt-Country, Singer/Songwriter 1986
Link Wray Link Wray Americana, Country Rock 1971
The Band Moondog Matinee Folk Rock, Pop Rock 1973
Los Lobos The Town and the City Tex-Mex Heartland Rock, Latin Rock 2006